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North America

Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Sunday that the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States damages the Cuban people and attempts against the countries'' sovereignty and interests.


Managua, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Solidarity and trade union groups in Nicaragua ratified their support for the Cuban Revolution, condemned the US blockade, and expressed support for the constitutional reform in the Caribbean island.


United Nations, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the deadly attacks on an electoral rally in the province of Takhar and in the office of a candidate in Herat, Afghanistan.


Bogota, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States'' blockade of Cuba is the longest genocide in history, the Communist Party of Colombia denounced.


Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Saturday that the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States is the main impediment to the country''s economic progress.


United Nations, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres reiterated on Friday his support for the efforts to prevent an escalation in Gaza undertaken by the UN Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace, Nickolay Mladenov.


Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) International organizations with representations in Cuba have demanded the end of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island.


Ottawa, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian Government is ready to start consultations with several sectors of the country on an eventual ban on firearms sales and possession, as part of a national strategy to fight violence.


Beirut, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The sanctions imposed by the United States will affect the healthcare sector in Lebanon if the Islamic Resistance or Hezbollah takes over the Health Ministry in the next government, local media reported on Friday.


Beijing, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) China rejected today and demanded to withdraw accusations on an alleged espionage and cyber attacks, the last in a saga of accusations that submerge both powers in an unending dispute.


Buenos Aires, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) ''As long as the United States continues attacking the Cuban people as if the Cold War continued, it will be attacking the right of all peoples to peace, sovereignty and development,'' Nobel Prize winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel stressed in Buenos Aires.