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Cuba

Photo: Presidency of Cuba
Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the Republic Salvador Valdes ratified on Tuesday that Cuban government efforts are focused on satyisfying the people's needs and, therefore, on continuing to advance towards a prosperous socialist society.


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

Tokyo,  (Prensa Latina) The number of victims of Typhoon Hagibis in Japan rose today to 68 dead and 15 missing, Japanese authorities reported.


Opinion

By Hugo Rius Blein

Montevideo, Oct 16 (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

FotoPL: Manuel Muñoa
Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) After a hundred concerts and as a gift to this capital on its 500th anniversary, Galician singer Roi Casal today presents the show 'Son galego, son cubano,' at the Alicia Alonso Grand Theater of Havana.


Economy

Caracas, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday announced the reorganization of the Bolivarian Government's priorities in five key sectors, focused on economic development.