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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.

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.

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Por Waldo Mendiluza

Paris, (Prensa Latina) Finally, the Euro 2020 cup is taking place. The most awaited event in soccer after the World Cup guarantees a top-notch show, with 13 of the first 20 teams ranked in the list of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) in competition, several of them with real chances for the title.

Bogota, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The Permanent Peoples' Tribunal (TPP) today blamed the Colombian State for crimes against peace and political genocide against movements, peasants, social leaders and women.

Havana, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Thursday reported 1,418 new Covid-19 cases, and the number of contagions has not decreased over the past few days, Dr. Francisco Duran, national director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), said at his daily press briefing on television.

Lima, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban hero Fernando Gonzalez thanked Peruvians virtually for their solidarity against the United States blockade against his country, and pointed out that that criminal policy will fail in its objective of subduing his homeland.

Moscow, Jun 17 8Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Serguey Lavrov, and his Venezuelan counterpart, Jorge Arreaza, will meet on June 22 in this city, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.

Havana, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday recalled the 116th anniversary of the death of Maximo Gomez, a Dominican pro-independence fighter who became a general during the Cuban liberation struggles.

Chile implements plan to recuperate music sectorSantiago, Chile, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Chile's Ministry of Arts, Culture and Heritage is seeking to reactivate the music industry, so it is implementing a plan to bring afloat the depressed sector due to the pandemic Covid-19.

Celestino Award honors work of Latin American writer in CubaHolguin, Cuba, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The 22nd edition of the Celestino Short Story Award on Thursday began its third day with a lecture about Latin American short story, as a tribute to Augusto Monterroso, one of its greatest references.

Congress to debate US president's war powersWashington, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The Lower House of the Congress of the United States will vote a bill on Thursday to revoke the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), which allowed the aggression against Iraq in 2002, and support for the president's war powers.