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Cuba

Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The National Electoral Commission of Cuba (CEN) is evaluating today the system of work foreseen for the general elections of the upcoming November 26 through a test in the whole country.


Sports

Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Henry Jaen won the Marabana marathon race for the fifth time on Havana streets and avenues, the largest mass sports event in Cuba attended by almost 6,000 long distance runners from 66 countries.


Science

Buenos Aires, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) A specialized team of the Argentine Navy, with the support of several countries, continues the search for the submarine ARA San Juan, which has 44 crew on board.


Opinion

Por Luis Beaton

Caracas, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The rising trend of prices in basic products is currently strangling the population and has become already the main problem to be handled by the Venezuelan authorities. The week that recently concluded, attorneys from the National Superintendence for the Defense of the Socioeconomic Rights (Sundde) ordered to lower from 20 percent to 10 percent the prices of the vegetables, meat and charcuterie, which are sold in the market of Quinta Crespo in Caracas.


Culture

Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Various Cuban music groups perform today in the great cultural event ''Voy por ti'' to raise funds and help cancer patients and those affected by Hurricane Irma.


Economy

La Paz, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Hydrocarbons Minister Luis Alberto Sanchez guaranteed today the success of the 4th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), which will gather in Santa Cruz representatives from various countries, companies and foreign organizations.