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Bogota, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) More than 800 experts from 115 countries are meeting in Medellin, capital of the Colombian department of Antioquia, in a world summit focused on examining the current state of biodiversity on the planet.

By Yolaidy Martinez Ruiz

Beijing, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States continues approving laws and measures that appear to be aimed at creating a confrontation with China, instead of benefiting bilateral ties, even though Beijing favors dialogue to resolve any differences.

Cuba´s actions to protect the environment and to fight climate change are among the topics discussed in the latest issue of  The Havana Reporter, dated March 16.

 This issue also includes articles on the island´s tourism, culture and sports. Moreover, relations between the United States and Mexico and China´s growing investments in Latin America and the Caribbean are also discussed.

Havana, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Programmers, software developers and other specialists in the world of information and communications technologies (ICT) encourage as of today the Convention and International Fair of that discipline, expected every two years for its products and services.

Addis Abeba, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, will not attend the Summit of the African Union (AU) on the area of free trade, confirmed today the regional bloc through a communique.

Havana, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban National Electoral Commission (CEN) reported that, after carrying out the final update of the list of voters for the Sunday, March 11, legislative elections the turnout was 85.65 percent.

Le Hague, Netherlands, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia, as plaintiff in the demand against Chile to make it negotiate in good faith its petition of a sovereign outlet to the sea, opened here today the first round of exposing its argument.

Caracas, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Government is readying its mightiest and fearsome force to repel an aggression against the country, the militia, Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino wrote in Twitter.

Port-au-Prince, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Haitian-American singer Jason Derulo remains today in Haiti to record Colors, the official anthem of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

Caracas, mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States will insist this week on the implementation of the Democratic Charter against Venezuela, within the Organization of American States (OAS), Venezuelan journalist and political analyst Eleazar Díaz reported.

Mexico, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Most of the victims of the growing Mexican violence are youngsters, according to figures released here today.