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Port-au-Prince, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Two months after the withdrawal of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support, the Haitian National Police force was reinforced on Thursday with 656 officers, who received intensive training for seven months.

Seoul, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) South Korea's Minister of National Defense, Jeong Kyeong Doo, and US Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper, ratified this Friday their military alliance against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (PDRK).

Caracas, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the association between China National Petroleum Cooperation (CNPC) and Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) to operate the Orinoco oil improvement plant.

Moscow, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Ministry called the US ambassador for consultation today to denounce the interference of that mission in the national Russian electoral process.

La Paz, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Each Bolivian citizen currently has shares in the state-run Bolivian Oil Fields (YPFB) worth US$8,200 thanks to nationalization, Hydrocarbons Minister Luis Alberto Sanchez said.

Washington, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Retired US Navy officer Joseph Maguire was appointed by President Donald Trump as acting director of National Intelligence, prior to the upcioming resignation of current director, Dan Coats.

Quito, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Harrison Salcedo, lawyer for former Vice President Jorge Glas, denounced Thursday that the Ecuadorian presidency had hired an international company to indict officials of former President Rafael Correa''s government.

Geneva, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The global demand for passenger air transportation grew 5% in June compared to the same month in 2018, compared to 4.7% for May, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported.

Beijing, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Chinese commerce and exports are overcoming the challenges posed by the trade war initiated by the United States, and the two sectors grew in the first seven months of 2019, authorities reported on Thursday.

Caracas, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Despite the evident sympathies of a political sector that praises the executive order of the U.S. government against Venezuela, various opposition actors have categorically rejected the blockade that Washington intends to impose.

Santiago de Chile, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Sebastian Piñera criticized this Thursday the ''brutal impact'' on the international economy of the trade and tariff war between the United States and China.