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Havana, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) The Chilean academic Alejandro Vera received the 2018 Casa de las Americas Musicology Award for his rigorous research and exhaustive management of unpublished sources that reflect the musical history of his country during the colonial period.

Moscow, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia today declared 23 British diplomats personas non grata and suspended the opening of a consulate of the United Kingdom in Saint Petersburg and the activities of the British Council in this country, as punitive measures against London.

Canberra, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Australia and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed today to join forces to fight terrorism and violence, at a special summit held here.

La Paz, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales thanked his Spanish counterpart, Mariano Rajoy, for his words on Twitter, where he wrote that Bolivian residents ''represent an added value'' for Spain.

Havana, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) The first fair on rural women''s learning and experiences in Cuba was held here with the aim of confirming the progress of women''s empowerment in rural areas.

Havana, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba received a Chinese fund worth 36 million dollars to carry out six projects to benefit key sectors such as livestock, renewable energies and hydraulic infrastructure, both governments confirmed.

Caracas, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) decided at the ministerial meeting to exempt Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda from their contributions to this organization, due to the severe damage caused by hurricanes in 2017.

Havana, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) The flautist and professor José Luis Cortés, artistically known as El Tosco, will receive the 2017 National Music Award of Cuba today, as an acknowlegdment of his vast career and contributions to the country''s culture.

Washington, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump repeated his intention to meet with the leader of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong-Un, in late May, the White House reported.

Camagüey, Cuba, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban long-jumper Juan Miguel Echevarría proved that his 8.40-meter jump at the World Indoor Athletic Championships on Friday was not a fluke.

Kabul, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Afghan military forces move to the northern province of Faryab with operational services to expel the Taliban from that territory.