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Cuba

Havana, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reported today 1,233 new infections with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, eight deaths and the granting of 1,155 medical discharges for a total of 116,660 recovered patients from Covid-19.


Sports

Moscow, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Chess players from the Republic of Buryatia, in Russia, lost to a Cuban team, in an online contest organized by the Russian Society of Friendship with Cuba (SRAC), according to its official website.


Science

Beijing, May 15 (Prensa Latina) China's Tianwen-1 probe successfully landed on Saturday on the surface of Mars to undertake scientific research, making the country the third to achieve similar feat, after Russia and the United States.


Opinion


Por Osvaldo Cardosa

Brasilia, (Prensa Latina) Convinced that unity leads to victory, former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva began a five-day visit to Brasilia on May 3 to re-establish ties with different political tendencies in the run-up to the 2022 elections in Brazil.


Culture

Brasilia, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The eleventh edition of the traditional Pachamama Border Film Festival begins on Saturday in Brazil in online format because of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the presentation of more than 50 Latin American films.


Economy

16 de mayo de 2021, 0:10 

Por Yolaidy Martinez

Beijing, May 16 (Prensa Latina) China's bid to turn Hainan into the largest free trade zone led to the organization of the first international consumer goods expo in that region, with the idea of consolidating its attraction as an emerging shopping paradise.