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 Cuba announces candidacy for Human Rights Council 2021-2023Geneva, Switzerland, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez announced this Tuesday Cuba's candidacy for the Human Rights Council in the 2021-2023 period.

25 de febrero de 2020, 10:20Lome, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé defended the cleanliness of the elections in which he was reelected, and urged his fierce rival, Agbéyomé Kodjo, to respect the results.

WHO acknowledges Vietnam as example of confrontation with COVID-19Hanoi, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam was the first country to apply medical protocols and adopt a preventive level higher than the one recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) to face the coronavirus, as the international organization acknowledged.

 Chilean president's call generates criticism in political sectorsSantiago, Chile, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) President Sebastian Piñera's call for a national agreement against violence and democracy has generated reactions from Chilean politicians who insisted that he still doesn't hear people of the street.

 Former Peruvian prime minister arrested for alleged corruptionLima, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Ex-Prime Minister Yehude Simon was included in the list of former Peruvian presidents and politicians who have been arrested for alleged corruption, as he was detained for ten days, after which the imprisonment may be extended.

 President Duque under investigation in ColombiaBogota, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Accusation Commission of the House of Representatives of Colombia opened an investigation on Monday into President Ivan Duque, after charges were filed due to statements by former Congresswoman Aida Merlano, who is a fugitive of Colombian justice.

 Margarita Cedeño, candidate for vice presidency of Dominican RepublicSanto Domingo, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The presidential candidate from the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD), Gonzalo Castillo, said here on Monday that Margarita Cedeño will run with him for the vice presidency of the Republic.

25 de febrero de 2020, 9:26Bogotá, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian party Common Revolutionary Alternative Force (FARC) has convened a pot-banging in favor of life and peace, amid growing denounces for the murders of some 190 former guerrilla members from the former FARC-EP.

Mon Laferte takes social protests to Viña del Mar in ChileSantiago, Chile, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Exceeding all expectations, singer Mon Laferte led with her presence the social protests on the stage of Quinta Vergara, on the second night of the Viña del Mar Song Festival.

 Panel in Human Rights Council centered on women's empowermentGeneva, Switzerland, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The second day of the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council began with a panel dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration concerning the equality of men and women.

 China reports better results in battle against Covid-19Beijing, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) China reported 23 provinces without new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus and 27,323 patients who have recovered on Tuesday, a sign of better results in its mechanism of prevention and epidemiological control.