Lima - The candidate of the Peru Libre party, Pedro Castillo, leads the elections held on Sunday in the South American country, however, his percentage of votes obtained is insufficient to win the presidency in the first electoral round.
Nursultan - Russia will react to any hostile measure by the United States, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned in Kazakhstan on a working visit to this capital.
Tel Aviv - Israel will tell the International Criminal Court (ICC) it does not recognise the authority of the tribunal, which is planning to investigate possible war crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said.
Moscow - Kremlin Spokesman Dmitri Peskov on Wednesday said that restrictions for the use of the US platform Zoom in Russia must trigger the development of national alternatives.
Geneva - Some 26 million jobs have been lost in Latin America and the Caribbean as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a new report from the International Labor Organization (ILO) states.
Caracas - The Sectoral Vice President for Sovereignty, Security and Peace and Minister of Defense of Venezuela, General in Chief Vladimir Padrino López, affirmed that Colombia seeks to install bases for drug trafficking in Venezuelan territory in order to destabilize the nation with violent armed groups and provoke a civil war.
Paris - Cuba's permanent representative to UNESCO, Yahima Esquivel, on Monday denounced the impact of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against her country in the sphere of competence of the multilateral organization.Read More
Havana - Some 250 Cuban and foreign writers, representing 40 nations, will participate in the International Poetry Festival that will be held online from May 25th through the 30th from Havana.
Organized by the CubaPoesía cultural center, the National Association of Writers and Artists (UNEAC), the Cuban Book Institute and the Cuban Ministry of Culture, the event is presided over by Cuban National Literature Prize laureate Nancy Morejón.Read More
Although theater dance groups and soloists were in charge of giving notable life to the XIV edition of El Carnaval de la Escena event, based in Caimito, creators of all the demonstrations joined this online event, which had the participation of representatives from Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia and the host nation, also represented by Teatro del Estro, from Mayabeque province.Read More