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Paris, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Thursday recommended Latin America to improve health coverage and social protection to achieve a solid recovery after coronavirus´ strong impact.

New York, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices rose on Thursday to the highest level in nearly a month, after jumping 5% in the previous session, driven by increased demand forecasts from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as major economies recover from the pandemic.

United Nations, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Islamic Development Bank (ISDB) allocated US$500 million to fight hunger and climate change in poor communities, the UN reported Thursday.

United Nations, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock on Thursday announced that the international body will allocate US$1 million to support Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Washington, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The former Minnesota police officer accused of killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop Sunday spent just five minutes in front of a judge during her first court appearance Thursday.

United Nations, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Permanent Representative to the United Nations Pedro Luis Pedroso stressed on Thursday the US blockade impact on the country´s transportation sector.

Washington, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) About 5,800 people who have been vaccinated against coronavirus have become infected anyway, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today.

Washington, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) US unemployment compensation claims dropped last week to their lowest level in more than a year, the Labor Department reported Thursday, a significant sign that the world's largest economy is advancing sharply as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.

Washington, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) US President Joe Biden will host South Korean President Moon Jae-in for meeting in the second half of May, the White House announced Thursday.

Geneva, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday warned that the global shortage of innovative antibiotics is fueling emergence and spread of drug-resistance in the most dangerous bacteria.

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Holguin, Cuba, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Promoting the potentials of Holguin as a tourist destination in the foreign market will be one of the fundamental working guidelines of the Tourist Observatory in this eastern Cuban province, after it starts working on Friday.