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Kampala, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The presidents of Zambia, Edgar Lungu; Uganda, Yoweri Museveni and Malawi, Peter Mutharika, expressed their commitment to supporting the efforts to eradicate child marriage in Africa by 2030, local press reported today.


Paris, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Maria has hit the French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe, located in the Caribbean Sea, in the last few hours, and it is heading today towards the territories of St. Barts and St. Martin.


Kiev, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The Ukrainian population fell by 128,500 people in the first eight months of this year, according to data from the official statistics service of this nation, known today in this capital.


London, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Scientists of the British universities of Plymouth and Surrey presented a report, published today, in favor of reducing the threats by ocean plastic pollution.


Madrid, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The blood of African migrants arriving in Europe is contaminated with toxic metals because of the technological trash sent to Africa by developed countries, said a study by magazine Environmental Pollution.


San Juan, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosello declared this country in state of emergency today due to the Hurricane Maria, which is expected to be ''more devastating than Irma''.


Matanzas, Cuba, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice-President Ramiro Valdés said today that the country is advancing in the recovery phase, after being severely affected by Hurricane Irma along the north coast of the country.


Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 25,000 residents in this central Cuban city benefit today from the restoration of the pipeline that supplies water to the southern part of the city, interrupted after Hurricane Irma hit the country.


Geneva, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 680 suspected cases of cholera have been reported in Yemen, the World Health Organization (WHO), which is negotiating with the Yemeni government to start a vaccination campaign, said today.


Havana, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) A ship from the Dominican Republic''s Navy arrived in this capital today laden with a humanitarian aid to help Cubans during the recovery works after Hurricane Irma hit the country.


Mexico, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) There has been more than 2,000 aftershocks following the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Oaxaca and other Mexican states, Oaxaca governor Alejandro Murat said today. The emergency in Oaxaca has passed, but aftershocks of the huge tremor that caused nearly a hundred dead and great destruction continue, Murat said in a television interview.