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Havana, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, reiterated today the intention of the EU bloc to promote the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement signed with Cuba.

Washington, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Explosive cyclogenesis, peculiar in Mediterranean areas, keeps inhabitants of mid- or extratropical latitudes in suspense today due to their rapid formation due to a drop in atmospheric pressure in 24 hours or less.

Abuja, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) A major fire caused at least millionaire damage to properties in the Nigerian state of Enugu (southeast), the national press reported today.

San Salvador, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The homicide rate in El Salvador decreased 25 percent last year, compared to 2016, revealed today the director general of the National Civilian Police (PNC), Howard Cotto. The statistics of 1,326 less dead is a reality, despite the intentions of criminals to want to take control through violence in the country, the source said.

Bogota, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos ordered the National Department of Statistics (DANE) to include disabled people in the national census that will begin next week.

Washington, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale shook the San Francisco Bay Area, specifically on the border between Oakland and Berkeley, in the United States.

Santiago de Chile, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Less than a month before the end of the legislative period, the Chilean government is speeding up in the Senate today to bill of the Higher Education project, which will establish free education as a public policy.

Mexico, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The application of the Internal Security Law implies the de facto suspension of constitutional rights in Mexico, according to a study by the Belisario Dominguez Institute (IBD) of the Senate, released today.

Brasilia, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Brazil''s economic recovery shows mixed signs with a decline in service activity in December for the third consecutive month, as the manufacturing sector advanced, the IHS Markit consultancy revealed today.

Tokyo, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Japan registered 3,694 traffic fatalities in 2017, the lowest figure since 1949, according to data from the National Police Agency published today.

Luzaka, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The eruption of an outbreak of cholera that has killed 50 people forced to postpone the resumption of the school year in this South African country, authorities announced today.