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Third list of the main issues of Prensa Latina

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Publisher: Alberto Corona

CUBA: Fire in Matanzas in Liquidation Phase

Experts from the Fire Department assured that the fire in this provincial capital is still in the liquidation phase and there is no possibility of propagation or new explosions.

BOLIVIA: Book on Repression of Indigenous People Qualified as Contribution

The former president of Bolivia Evo Morales described today on his Twitter account as an important contribution the book A blood and fire! The Warning against the Indigenous Rebellions, by Juan Ramón Quintana and Loreta Tellería.

BRAZIL: Democracy defended in historic acts

Hundreds of representatives of social, student, and union movements, as well as jurists, academics, artists, and politicians listened today to a pro-democracy manifesto in Brazil, in a central historical act at the University of Sao Paulo.

COLOMBIA: Delegation travels to Cuba to explore dialogue with ELN

A delegation from the Colombian government traveled to Cuba today to “make contacts” with the leadership of the National Liberation Army (ELN), in order to advance towards peace negotiations.

PERU: Castillo calls for popular support and the Prosecutor’s Office opens a new investigation

The Peruvian president, Pedro Castillo turned his gaze towards the popular sectors in the face of the serious crisis he is facing, aggravated today when the Prosecutor’s Office formalized a fifth investigation of the president for alleged corruption.

GUATEMALA: Another day of protests against corruption

Guatemala today lives another day of mobilizations against corruption, the high cost of living, the co-optation of the State and the criminalization of protest.

HAITI: Situation is worse than in 2010, according to economist

The situation in Haiti is worse than in 2010 after the devastating earthquake, and even worse than in 1991 after the coup against Jean Bertrand Aristide, economist Thomas Lalime said today.

HONDURAS: Agreement Negotiated for Arrival of Doctors from Cuba

The arrival of doctors from Cuba to Honduras is still under negotiation between the parties, the island’s ambassador to this country, Juan Roberto Loforte, said today.

PANAMA: Wingo airline will fly to Havana in September

The airline Wingo, a subsidiary of Copa Holding, will begin direct flights from this capital to Havana, Cuba, next September, company authorities confirmed today.

USA: Traditional political parties lose popularity

The proportion of citizens who express unfavorable views of the two main parties in the United States has increased over the past few decades, according to the results of a survey available today.

BELGIUM: Call for solidarity with Cuba launched

Solidarity associations from Belgium and Cuban and Latin American residents today launched a joint call to accompany the island in the face of the consequences of the fire that hit the Matanzas Supertanker Base.

FRANCE: Fires destroyed almost 60 thousand hectares of forests

At least 57,700 hectares of forests have disappeared so far this year in France due to the scourge of forest fires, statistics from the European fire information system reflect today.

SERBIA: President warns of danger for nationals in Kosov

The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, warned today about the danger to the lives of national citizens living in northern Kosovo.

SOMALIA: More than a million displaced by drought

The persistent drought that has affected Somalia for several months has caused the displacement of more than a million people to date, humanitarian organizations warned today.

ECONOMY

INFLATION: Consumer Price Index increased 7.4 percent in Argentina

The general level of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Argentina increased 7.4 percent in July compared to the previous month and 71 year-on-year points, reported today the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec).

CULTURE

LITERATURE: The work of Brazilian writer José Amado is remembered in Cuba

Casa de las Américas, in Cuba, recalled today the work of the writer José Amado, considered a benchmark of Brazilian and Latin American literature, on the 110th anniversary of his birth.

MUSIC: Billboard Magazine Will Honor Vocalist Chayanne With Icon Award

Puerto Rican singer Chayanne will receive the 2022 Icon Award presented by the American magazine Billboard dedicated to the Latin music industry, the event’s organizing committee confirmed today.

SCIENCE AND TECHNIQUE

HEALTH: Costa Rica achieves complete genome sequencing of monkeypox

The Costa Rican Institute for Research and Teaching in Nutrition and Health (Inciensa) sequenced the complete genome of the first case of monkeypox detected in Costa Rica, the Ministry of Health reported today.

SPORTS

CYCLING: Uruguayan Moreira entered second in Tour of Portugal

The Uruguayan cyclist Mauricio Moreira (Glassdrive-Q8) entered second today in the sixth stage of 160 kilometers, between the towns of Águeda and Maia, of the Tour of Portugal.

FOOTBALL: Coach confident in Mbappé’s quick entry into rhythm

PSG coach Christophe Galtier today showed confidence in a quick recovery of the pace of play by star attacker Kylian Mbappé, who missed the first two official matches of the new football season.

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