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United Nations, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned today that the world is living in an unacceptable and unsustainable scenario of inequality, which must be reversed urgently with the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


Washington, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The islands of the Lesser Antilles are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Maria today, which could gain strength and cause considerable damage, according to a report from the US National Hurricane Center (NHC).


United Nations, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The complex issue of the UN reform is today focusing on a high-level forum of this organization, an event promoted by the United States that apparently dozens of nations will be unable to attend to.


Moscow, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov and his U.S. counterpart, Rex Tillerson, have held an informal meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to deal with the current situation in Syria and the Ukrainian crisis, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry.


Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley has announced the donation of 1.5 million dollars in food, and a food aid valued at 5.7 million dollars for those affected by Hurricane Irma.


United Nations, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez is in New York to participate in the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly, scheduled from September 10 to 25.


United Nations, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Indigenous leaders from around the world who won the 2017 UN Equatorial Prize have reaffirmed their commitment to the conservation of nature and sustainable development. Representatives from Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, Brazil, Mali, Kenya, Indonesia, Thailand, Kazakhstan, India and Pakistan will receive Sunday the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) award in New York, which they considered a stimulus to continue in the struggle for the construction of a planet in keeping with the environment.


Bogota, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The UN Mission in Colombia recognized the peace will of the government and the FARC-EP, after the two former warring sides finished removing armaments and ammunition from deposits.


Havana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and U.S. authorities have talked to coordinate bilateral cooperation in law enforcement, Cuban Foreign Ministry reports on its website.


Washington, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Smart phones are increasing Internet traffic in the United States, while access from tablets and computers is dropping, according to a report published by Adobe Analitics.


Havana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso theater confirmed today the concert by the US singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright on September 24th.