Caracas - The Electoral Candidacy Committee to elect the new members of the National Electoral Council (CNE) was installed in Venezuela on Monday, after the unanimous election of its members, Bloque de la Patria leader Francisco Torrealba said.
La Paz - Hundreds of protesters gathered in El Alto city to condemn the evasive stance of self-proclaimed Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Añez, on police repression of which they were victims.
Geneva - Pharmaceutical companies are investigating the effectiveness of four possible vaccines and some 30 medicines are being tested to counteract the deadly effects of Covid-19, according to a report issued on Monday by the press.
Geneva - The World Health Organization affirms that the global death rate from the disease caused by the new coronavirus is 3.4% — far deadlier than the seasonal flu. The warning came as the number of coronavirus deaths outside of China surpassed the number inside China for the first time.
Caracas - The United States is increasing measures against Venezuela after being accused of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court (ICC) by the South American nation.
Rome - The Italian government is preparing to enact new measures to face the emergency in hopes of reaching a turning point in the epidemic of the coronavirus in the next few days.
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