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Cuba

Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The survival of critically ill newborns and infant mortality are among the health services that currently maintain first-world indicators in this central Cuban province.


Sports

Jakarta, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Minister of Sports of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Won Kil-u, assured here today that Pyongyang and Seoul should form joint teams in more sports, if possible, and expand cooperation in that sector.


Science

Sidney, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Drought in Australia could limit agricultural production in the country, Australian Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe told a parliamentary committee today.


Opinion

By Waldo Mendiluza*

Havana (PL) From August 13 to November 15, the Cuban inhabitants will have the chance to express their opinions and issue criteria on the draft of a new Constitution, a text that, if approved in a referendum, would replace the current constitution in force since 1976.


Culture

Havana, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The company Acosta Dance opens today at the Havana''s Grand Theater Alicia Alonso its Summer season, featuring works by choreographers from the United Kingdom, Spain and Cuba.


Economy

La Paz, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will export quinoa to China when it takes part next November in the import fair of Shanghai, according to the Minister of Rural Development and Lands, Cesar Cocarico.