Chile's protests leave detainees, material damages

Santiago, Chile - At least a score of detainees, a burned bus and other material damages are the preliminary result of the protests occurred Monday afternoon and evening in Santiago and other Chilean cities.

As the first anniversary of the October 18, 2019 social outbreak, which generated an unprecedented popular movement in the country, is approaching, protests have increased.

Those protests worsened after the October 2 events, when a 16-year-old boy was seriously injured. This action also triggered the demands so that General Mario Rozas, director of Chile's national police, Carabineros, who was highly questioned by the repeated police violence, resign or removed from office.

The Plaza de la Dignidad (Baquedano) in Santiago was the center, as usual, of those mobilizations, where hundreds of people gathered with flags, banners and banging pots.

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Díaz -Canel congratulates Orquesta Aragón on its Latin Grammy

Havana - Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel congratulated the emblematic Orquesta Aragón, winner of the 2020 Latin Grammy award in the category of Traditional Tropical Album.

On Twitter, the president celebrated the charanga's musical triumph, one of the nation's cultural ambassadors and flagship groups. The album Ícono, released by the Puntilla Music label, marked the group's 80th anniversary.

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A book on Fidel Castro's visits in Ecuador to be launched

Quito - The book 'Fidel, cuatro visitas a Ecuador' (Fidel, four visits to Ecuador), which collects details of the visits the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, made to this South American country, will be launched this Wednesday in Quito.

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Cuban Foreign Minister congratulates to UNESCO National Commission

Havana - Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez congratulated on Tuesday the National Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on its 73rd anniversary.

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