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US Blockade Impacts Cuba's TelecommunicationsHavana, (Prensa Latina) The US embargo against Cuba caused an estimated $65 million in losses in the telecommunications sector just in the past 12 months, with measures ranging from blocking online platforms to financial persecution.

Cuban residents in Europe reiterate support for CubaParis, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban residents in the Czech Republic and the Netherlands on Friday ratified their support for Cuba facing challenges such as the blockade imposed by the United States and the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Indian News site highlights vaccine development in CubaNew Delhi, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) 'Cuba has remained faithful to Che Guevara's values of international solidarity and people-oriented medicine,' with its development of five COVID-19 vaccines, highlighted the Peoples Dispatch website.

Member of the South African Parliament condemns the US blockade to CubaPretoria, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Solomon Lechesa Tsenoli, member of the African National Congress (ANC) and the Central Committee of the South African Communist Party (SACP), expressed here his energic condemnation of the blockade imposed by the US to Cuba.

Covid-19 strain causes alarm in GermanyBerlin, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The Delta strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is generating great concern among the health authorities of Germany, where about half of the population has been vaccinated against the disease.

18 de junio de 2021, 7:26Tehran, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi highlighted the importance of participation in the presidential elections that are taking place in Iran this Friday, thereby a message of dignity to the world is sent.

Members of Ukrainian Parliament learn more about US blockadeKiev, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship with Cuba in Ukraine were updated on the impact of the intensification of the US blockade against the island during the Covid-19 pandemic, as per diplomatic sources.

18 de junio de 2021, 7:25Damascus, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Arab troops on Friday increasingly combed the extensive desert region of al-Badiyeh after recent sporadic DAESH attacks.

UN chief appointment tops General AssemblyUnited Nations, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly will address this Friday the draft resolution about the appointment for the next secretary-general, a position in which the current head of the multilateral organization, Antonio Guterres, is seeking a second term.

Nine injured in reported drive-by shootings in metro PhoenixWashington, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) At least nine people were injured Thursday in drive-by shootings in three cities of Phoenix and authorities were trying to determine whether a detained suspect was responsible for all of the incidents, the CNN reported.

18 de junio de 2021, 7:24New Delhi, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) India is still alert Friday to about 10,000 l oil spill off the eastern coast of the country, the Portuguese-flagged container ship MV Devon reported.