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Caracas, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza described as 'distance prefabricated plagiarism' the report from a United Nations fact-finding mission on human rights in Venezuela, the Foreign Ministry said in a communiqué on Thursday.

Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The economic, commercial and financial US blockade has damaged the Cuban health system for over 160 million dollars, according to the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).

Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Immunoassay Center highlighted the advances the country is showing today, where over four million newborns were studied as part of congenital hypothyroidism program.

Tehran, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The United States on Thursday threatened to punish the International Relations Council, a non-profitable organization based in New York and Washington, for inviting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Yavad Zarif.

Port of Spain, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) on Thursday questioned in Trinidad and Tobago the reasons and timing of the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo´s official visit to Guyana this week.

Santiago de Chile, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The Mapuche spiritual leader Celestino Cordova was transferred to his community on Thursday amid strong security measures, in compliance with the agreement with the government to end his hunger strike.

Moscow, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) A Russian Su-27 fighter ended on Thursday a new Western air provocation with the flight of reconnaissance planes from the United States and Sweden over the Baltic Sea, near the Russian coasts.

Caracas, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Internal fractures in the ranks of Venezuelan opposition are weakening that option as a political force against the Bolivarian Government led by President Nicolas Maduro, sociologist and analyst Maryclen Stelling said on Thursday.

Beirut, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) President of Lebanon Michel Aoun and designated Prime Minister Mustapha Adib agreed on Thursday to hold more consultations and to have time to find a solution to the dispute over which party will lead the Ministry of Finance.

Ramallah, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The spokesman for the Palestinian Authority (PA), Nabil Abu Rudaineh, affirmed that the US policy of blackmail, intimidation and pressure aimed at the PA leadership is doomed to fail.

Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Paulo Cesar, a 13-month-old boy, is the first minor registered in the Civil Registry of Cuba as the son of two persons of the same sex: Cuban psychologist Dachelys Valdes and US anthropologist Hope Bastian.