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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.

Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of more than 130 Cuban organizations are participating on Friday in the 15th Civil Society Forum, a space where they will ratify the condemnation to the U.S.-imposed economic, commercial and financial blockade against the Caribbean nation.

Rome, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl from the pastoral government of the Archdiocese of Washington, United States, the Holy See informed.

United Nations, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, lamented on Thursday the numerous losses of human lives in Nigeria due to recent floods in areas of the Niger and Benue rivers.

Washington, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence asked leaders from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador on Thursday to convey to their citizens that if they have no way to legally come to the United States, ''then don''t come at all.

Santiago, Chile, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Highly revered in Madrid and Barcelona, Pablo Neruda is a prominent figure in the world of letters, but in his homeland, Chile, he still waiting for a more preponderant place in society.

Santo Domingo, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic singer-songwriter Vicente Garcia will record a merengue with the renowned Juan Luis Guerra, whose name and release date will be announced soon, was announced Thursday in this capital.

Caracas, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has denounced on Thursday the subordination of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the hostile policy promoted by the United States against the South American nation.

Washington, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Over 358,000 families and businesses are currently without electricity in the U.S. state of Florida due to the scourge of Hurricane Michael, which as a tropical storm is currently advancing over South Carolina.

Damascus, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Authorities announced on Thursday that the works of cleaning rubble and the reconstruction of the facilities in the area of the Yarmouk camp, in the Damascus suburbs, continue.

United Nations, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, is drawing attention on Thursday to the need to expand opportunities so girls can access more jobs and on equal terms in the future.