Brasilia - Former President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva would surpass the far-right president Jair Bolsonaro in the 2022 elections, according to a recent survey that measures the voting potential for 10 possible candidates.
United Nations - As many as 168 million children around the world have been away from schools due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a video displayed at the main entrance of the UN building.
Caracas - Venezuelan leader Diosdado Cabello reported the arrest of nine people who were planning to kidnap him and hand him over to the United States.
Brasilia - According to data from the Brazilian Council of State Health Secretariats (Conass), the country registered, in the last seven days,1,205 deaths due to the coronavirus, which implied a record in the Brazilian country.
Caracas - Venezuela is carrying out the Bolivarian Shield Exercise "Supreme Commander Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías 2021" -- from today, Friday, until Sunday, the 7th. The exercise is taking place within the framework of the eighth anniversary of the death of the Commander of the Bolivarian Revolution.
Brasilia - Brazil's Federal Public Ministry (MPF) is investigating Renan Bolsonaro, the youngest son of President Jair Bolsonaro, for questionable private deals and possible illegal contracts with the federal government.
Havana - Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Sunday congratulated a group of Cuban artists and intellectuals who were awarded the Alejo Carpentier Medal for their contributions to national culture.Read More
Geneva - Cuba denounced Thursday at the 46th regular session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva that its enemies are using culture as a weapon to try to subvert the country’s internal order.Read More
Havana, March 2 (RHC)-- Singer-songwriter Raúl Torres has released a new tune entitled “Patria o Muerte por la Vida” (Homeland or Death for Life), a patriotic song in response to a group of musicians of Cuban origin, who have used their art and their voice to attack their homeland.Read More