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Brasilia,  (Prensa Latina) The number of poor people in Brazil has grown from 2016 to 2017 and now it reaches 54.8 million Brazilians, out of the country''s 207 million inhabitants, according to official data published in Brasilia on Wednesday.

Mexico,  (Prensa Latina) Writer Elena Poniatowska considered that the speech of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, at his presidential inauguration, a judgement of previous governments, telling the truth about corruption.

Madrid, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The more than three thousand polling stations opened their doors on Sunday in Andalusia for elections which will set an intense calendar in Spain and the strategies of the main political parties in the short and medium term.

Vatican City, (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis expressed here on Saturday that drug addiction is a social wound that traps many people who lose their freedom to a dependency that he defined as chemical.

Beirut,  (Prensa Latina) Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Thursday condemned the efforts to eliminate the right to return to land usurped or occupied by Israel, during the International Day of Solidarity with the People of Palestine, which is marked today.

By Luis Beatón

Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump will face a thorny scenario at the G-20 Summit in Argentina, qualified by the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and relations with China.

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The parliamentary commission in charge of drafting the new Cuban Constitution is putting the finishing touches on the document on the basis of the proposals made at popular consultations, the vice president of the National Assembly, Ana Maria Mari Machado, said on Friday.

Brasilia,  (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian people and political and social organizations have reacted to the end of the Cuban presence in the More Doctors Program due to the hostile attitude of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, and recognized the work by the Cuban physicians.