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Cuba

Havana, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) The renowned Cuban intellectual Roberto Fernandez Retamar, president of Casa de las Americas, died in Havana on Saturday at the age of 89, local television reported.


Sports

Lima, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ten-strong boxing team aspires to dominate the sports program at the Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru, from from July 26 to August 11, Jit magazine reported on Sunday.


Science

Addis Ababa,  (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian Public Health Minster Amir Amman has declared the local cholera outbreak diagnosed weeks ago is now under control, in several zones of this African nation.


Opinion

Beijing, July 21 (Prensa Latina) China on Sunday defended the northwestern Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang as an inseparable part of its territory, and rejected the attempts at undermining its sovereignty and national integrity.


Culture

Havana, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba (OSN) will give a concert on Sunday in this capital to record the seventh and final installment of the Popularly Symphonic project. The concert will be given entirely by the orchestra, which will be directed by Maestro Enrique Perez Mesa, and they will record iconic songs from Cuban popular music, including Santa Cecilia, by Manuel Corona; Ojos Malignos, by Adolfo Pichardo; Esas no Son Cubanas, by Ignacio Piñeiro; La Lupe, by Juan Almeida Bosque; Para Barbara, by Santiago Feliu, and Tal Vez, by Juan Formell.


Economy

Havana, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Several media reports and messages from the Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) summarize the development of hotels in the Cuban capital, as a distinctive sign of the boom of the tourism industry.