Moscow- President Vladimir Putin praised the role of the Church in the defense and preservation of moral and family values in society by congratulating the Russians on Orthodox Christmas.
Mexico - The National Regeneration Movement (Morena) in Mexico City announced protests against the increase in gasoline prices.
Damascus - The death toll in the city of Jableh in the Syrian province of Latakia has risen to 15, the authorities confirmed today.
Washington - President Barack Obama, in his last days in the White House, must transfer the prisoners at the Guantanamo prison authorized to leave, according to an editorial in The New York Times.
Moscow - Russia today announced the start of the reduction of their military forces in Syria and also the withdrawal of the aircraft carrier Admiral of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov, which is stationed off the Syrian coast.
Quito - Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa assessed the country''s economy in 2016, based on which he predicted a prosperous 2017 regarding finances.
Havana - Havana Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler, one of Cuba's most renowned intellectuals, died on Friday of a painful illness at the age of 77.
Leal's work was transcendental to the preservation of the legacy of illustrious figures who are paradigms in Cuba and Ibero-America.Read More
Havana - The film Mambo Man, by Cuban musician Edesio Alejandro and British-Iranian film-maker Mo Fini, received today a new award after being chosen as the Best Feature Film of the season at Best Global Shorts festival.Read More
A Greek initiative to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Cuban doctors who are fighting against the Covid-19 in the world was presented in this capital.Read More