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Por Odette Díaz Fumero

Caracas, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The growth of Latin American and Caribbean integration took off on a day like today 24 years ago, with the first meeting in Havana between Commander Fidel Castro and then Lieutenant Colonel Hugo Chavez.

Havana, (Prensa Latina) The year 2019 is considered by many analysts as a trial period for the economic integration process in Latin America, as during the next few months it will be exposed to trade tensions generated worldwide and at the same time, to the effects of a sensitive weakening of the global economy.

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) , Human Rights Day, could not be unnoticed by the U.S. Government and its anti-Cuba crusade, a letter and Twitter were this time the scenario set up from Washington.

Havana,  (PL) Cuba is celebrating this Monday Human Rights Day with progress and achievements recognized worldwide in health, education, culture, citizen participation and adherence to international governing instruments.

By Pedro Garcia Hernandez

Damascus,  (Prensa Latina) A few days before the end of 2018, Syria, under the consolidated leadership of President Bashar Al Assad, the national army and allied forces, has faced challenges in defending sovereignty against a war imposed for almost eight years.

Brazilia, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian Commission of Human Rights and Deputies Chamber offered apologies this Friday to Cuban physicians for the questioning and disrespectful stance of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro.

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.