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Cuba

Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the Republic, Salvador Valdés, said the eve in the TV program Round Table, that new measures related to domestic trade, aim to strengthen national industry, order imports, while reducing costs and sales prices to the population.


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

Matanzas, Cuba,  (Prensa Latina) The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) will perform on October 18 and 19 at the prestigious Sauto Theater in this city, following its recent reopening, the company confirmed this Tuesday.


Economy

Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The Minister-President of Cuba's Central Bank (BCC), Irma Margarita Martinez, stated that the national banking system is ready to support the measures recently adopted to boost the country's economy.