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Caracas, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, assured the nation is ready to defend constitutionality of the new mandate term, to begin next January 10.

Havana, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Cigars, packaging, agriculture, literature and trade will star in some of the events to be held in Cuba during the year just beginning.

Managua, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua has accused OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro of illegally maneuvering to attempt to apply the organization''s Democratic Charter to this Central American nation.

Havana, (Prensa Latina) Cuba arrives in 2019 with the commitment to continuing to defend peace and multilateralism in a scenario marked by bloody conflicts and US aggressiveness, particularly against Latin American progressive governments.

Washington, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) President Donald Trump''s lawyer, Rudolph Giuliani, urged Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller on Sunday to publish his final report on the President''s investigation and his relations with Russia during the election campaign.

Dhaka, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Bangladesh began voting Sunday in its 11th parliamentary election since gaining independence from Pakistan in 1971, to elect its public representatives to form the country''s government for the next five years.

Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) The referendum scheduled on February 24 for Cubans to vote on the new Constitution of the Republic takes shape today with the appointment of the electoral authorities in charge of the referendum.

Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba intends to close 2019 with 5.1 million foreign visitors, representing its twelfth year of growth, predicted Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero.

Santiago de Chile, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Young people are today one of the most critical sectors of Chilean society before the main events that marked the life of the country in 2018, such as the Mapuche problem, the crisis of the Catholic Church or the migration policy.

By Benito Joaquin Milanes *

Pyongyang (Prensa Latina) Denuclearization on the Korean peninsula went through 2018 between the efforts of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and US blackmail and coercion.

By Antonio Rondon *

Moscow (Prensa Latina) Relations between Russia and the United States experienced a dangerous deterioration in 2018 with unilateral impositions of sanctions on this nation, threats of disarmament agreements and ephemeral meetings at the highest level.