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San Salvador, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale shook much of the Salvadoran territory today, without reports of casualties or property damage, according to the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN).

Mexico, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Poor air quality continues to be recurrent today in the Valley of Mexico, particularly in three Mexican municipalities.

Addis Ababa, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia''s Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, announced today that his government will release all political prisoners and close its Maekelawi detention center in this capital.

Kiev, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Ukrainian authorities reported a breakdown in the second block of the nuclear power plant in Jmelinsk province, local television reported.

México, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) The Volcanic Field in the Biosphere Reserve ''El Pinacate'' in Sonora, will host the training of astronauts for the multinational mission of humanity Mars 2030, Reported the Mexican Space Agency (AEM).

United Nations, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) In his message on the New Year, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is calling for unity among the global community to tackle overwhelming challenges and defend values shared by all.

Kinshasa, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) Congo security forces shot dead two men here where the Catholic church had called banned marches against President Joseph Kabila staying in power.

United Nations, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) The US blockade to Cuba hampers the payment of Cuban financial contributions to the United Nations and stops Cuba from fulfilling in time its own monetary commitments with different international organizations.

Singapore, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) Singapore''s economy grew by 3.5 per cent in 2017, more than double the initial forecast - and incomes rose across the board, especially for low- and middle-income earners, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today.

Monrovia, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) Liberian President-elect George Weah declared the country open to investment and pledged to tackle entrenched corruption, in his first speech to the nation since decisively winning an election this week.

Manila, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) President Rodrigo Duterte today called on Filipinos to ''embrace this coming year''s uncertainty with a glimmer of hope'' despite several natural and man-made calamities that devastated the Philippines in 2017.