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Cuba

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Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The British-flagged sailing yacht Fidelis, registered in Grand Cayman, on Monday became the first vessel of its kind to visit Havana during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Sports

Madrid, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish team Movistar on Monday officially presented Cuban cyclist Arlenis Sierra as one of its members for the next season of the international circuit.


Science

Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, ratified Cuba's commitment to strengthening the strategy to guarantee the care of the environment.


Opinion

Beirut (Prensa Latina) Deployments of tanks and exchanges of gunfire today turned the capital city of Tayouneh, in Lebanon, into a war zone reminiscent of the 1975-1990 civil war.


Culture

Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Seven outstanding exponents of Cuban culture will receive on Monday the Maestro de Juventudes Award by the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS), immersed in the celebrations for its 35th anniversary.


Economy

Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) China reported an economic growth of 4.9 percent during the third quarter of 2021, lower than expected due to the outbreak of Covid-19 in the summer and the real estate and energy sectors crises.