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Mexico, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Lynchings, especially of thieves, are growing in Mexico today, according to a study by the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) related to social violence.

La Paz, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) To commemorate today the anniversary of the creation of the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF), Bolivian President Evo Morales talked about the policies implemented in the country in favor of children.

Beijing, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) China has expressed its willingness to strengthen cooperation with Cuba''s biopharmaceutical industry, with growing global recognition due to the scientific results and the achievement of effective products in the treatment of several diseases.

Por Laura Becquer Paseiro*

Havana(Prensa Latina) After the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, there was a mass exodus of health professionals. History shows that 50 percent of 6,000 doctors left the country.

Havana, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The incorporation of Photovoltaic energy to the Electric network is today one of the most debated issues of the VII CubaFV International Workshop, as well as the scientific, technical and innovation contributions to the subject.

Puerto au Príncipe, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Institute of Statistics and Information (IHSI) under the patronage of the Primature has officially announced the 5th General Census of Population and the Habitat, planned to begin in October 2018.

Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba should be proud of its achievements against the HIV-AIDS epidemic, but it is still necessary to act to encourage safe sexual practices and avoid infection, epidemiologist Luis Estruch said.

Kingston, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) More than 5,500 Haitians were deported by the administration of US President Donald Trump during the fiscal year 2017, compared to only 310 in 2016, the digital portal News America reported today.

Jakarta, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Tropical cyclone Cempaka, which ravaged Java island since late last month, has claimed dozens of lives and forced thousands to evacuate following floods, landslides and strong winds in 28 regencies and municipalities on Indonesia''s most populated island.

Jakarta, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian health authorities will launch an immunization drive next week to contain a sharp rise in cases of diphtheria, which has killed at least 32 people, including many children, in the world''s fourth most populous country this year. The health ministry said at least 591 cases had been reported since January, a 42 percent increase from last year, and called the outbreak an ''extraordinary event''.

Buenos Aires, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The beautiful Argentine city of Bariloche, in the province of Río Negro, welcomes today the 13th Regional Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba of Patagonia Camilo Cienfuegos, attended by the ambassador of that island in Argentina, Orestes Pérez.