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Cuba

FotosPL:Diony Sanabria

Washington, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Members of the solidarity movement with Cuba are visiting the US Congress on Monday and Tuesday to urge legislators to support laws that end restrictions on travels and trade imposed on the neighboring island.


Sports

Monaco,  (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas and Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce are the only two Latin American and Caribbean female athletes nominated for the 2019 IAAF Female Athlete of the Year Award.


Science

Washington, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that the number of new cases of tuberculosis decreased steadily in recent years, but is still high among marginalized and low-income populations.


Opinion

By Hugo Rius Blein

Montevideo,  (Prensa Latina) The Frente Amplio (Broad Front, FA) of Uruguay will need to secure over 40 percent of the vote to avoid a right-wing government coalition following the upcoming presidential elections, according to analysis released in this capital.


Culture

Santa Clara, Cuba, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Culture Minister Alpidio Alonso highlighted the unity of Cubans in culture and homeland when speaking at the gala on occasion of the 15th anniversary of the creation of the Jose Marti Art Teachers Brigade by the Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro.


Economy

Minsk, oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Director General for Asia, Africa and Latin America of the Belarus Foreign Ministry, Nikolai Borisevich, received Vice President of the Cuban government, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, upon his arrival at this capital, reported today diplomatic sources.