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Cuba

Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from about 15 countries are attending from Wednesday to Friday, October 19, in Havana the 8th International Congress, Abogacia 2018, sponsored by the National Organization of Collective Law Offices (ONBC) of Cuba.


Sports

Mexico, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) A goal against the blockade was the soccer match that Mexicans and Cubans dedicated in this capital to solidarity with the island and in rejection of the policy of siege imposed by the United States, it was reported on Monday.


Science

Georgetown, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Caribbean countries that depend on tourism and fishing are preparing to test the acidity of the regional seas, associated with the increased absorption of greenhouse gases, official sources announced.


Opinion

By Ibis Frade Brito

United Nations, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) All over the world grow questioning and critics against the United Nations, a country that declares itself defender of human rights while encouraging policies to put minors in jail or segregate immigrants.


Culture

Bayamo, Cuba, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Historians and artists from the most diverse cultural expressions are participating in the 24th Cuban Identity Festival, which opened in Bayamo, the capital of eastern Granma province, on Wednesday, to celebrate the National Culture Day. As every year, the event takes place in Bayamo, and the program includes about 230 activities related to music, theater, dance, visual arts, cinema, literature and photography, among others.


Economy

Santiago de Chile, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Eclac) reduced to 1,3 percent and not far better perspectives for 2019, with 1.8 percent.