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Cuba

Santiago de Cuba, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The 16th ExpoCaribe International Trade Fair, which will last until Saturday with the participation of more than 20 countries, opened on Wednesday with a tribute to Fidel Castro at Santa Ifigenia cemetery.


Sports

Caracas, June 19 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro highlighted the historic goalless draw against Brazil, which today keeps the national team with options to advance to the quarterfinals of the America Cup soccer competition.


Science

Havana, June 19 (Prensa Latina) The achievements of the Cuban maternal and child care program are among the topics of the XVII Congress of the Cuban Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in which experts from 16 nations participate.


Opinion

By Alain Valdes Sierra

Managua, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The Title III of the Helms-Burton Act trespasses on Cubans´ human rights, and is immoral and disastrous, as affirmed by the Nicaraguan evangelical protestant minister Sixto Ulloa.


Culture

Beijing, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The rapprochement between China and the Vatican continues on Wednesday through contacts in the academic and cultural sectors that illustrate the growing mutual trust after an interim agreement was signed in September 2018.


Economy

Havana, June 19 (Prensa Latina) The Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM), in western Cuba, prioritizes environmental sustainability and the use of renewable sources for electricity generation in its work plans.