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Minuto a minuto

Rome, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) A total of two people killed, 39 wounded, 2, 600 evacuees and considerable material damage is the balance today of the quake that shook the Italian island of Ischia.


Quito, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) About 31 environmental projects are opting for the Latin American Green Awards, whose fourth edition starts today in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil.


Madrid, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) The four arrested people for their alleged involvement in the Catalonia terror attacks last week appear today before the National Court (AN), a Spanish court specializing in organized crimes as terrorism.


Buenos Aires, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) The General Confederation of Labor (CGT), and the CTA and the autonomous CTA trade unions are leading today a new rally at the emblematic Plaza de Mayo against the government''s economic measures, with the participation of trade unions and social organizations.


Bridgetown, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The 13th edition of the Caribbean Arts Festival (CARIFESTA) was inaugurated in Barbados, with the presence of Irwin La Rocque, secretary general of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).


Havana, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban organizations have ratified their support for Venezuela, whose government is facing the fury of hegemonic forces to overthrow democracy.


Damascus, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army and the Lebanese resistance have retaken control of the bordering town of Shebet Ako, in the region of Qalamoun, after expelling members of the terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS) from the area.


New Delhi, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) In a landmark ruling, India''s Supreme Court today declared unconstitutional Triple Talaq, a controversial Muslim divorce law, stating that it is illegal, retrograde and unworthy.


New Delhi, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Islamic State (ISIS) recruiters in India was killed in a suicide bombing in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the center of an offensive by an Arab-Kurdish coalition, said today the terrorist group.


Islamabad, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Opposition Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Imran Khan rejected US President Donald Trump''s accusations against his country while criticizing the ''deeply flawed and failed policy'' from Washington to Afghanistan.


Kampala, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) 30 percent of the Ugandan population will be urban by 2035 and made up mostly of children and young people, a social segment that is currently accounting for 57 percent of the country''s inhabitants, a report said.