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Havana (Prensa Latina) Thanks to the work done for decades, today Cuba has a wide international support in human rights promotion, which refutes repeated attempts to discredit the island.

Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Army General Raul Castro Ruz, President of the Cuban Councils of State and Ministers, went Friday night to the José Martí International Airport of Havana, to say good by to the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, Granma newspaper reported today.

Moscow, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The government of the United States is creating new rebel or extremist groups on the base of defeated terrorist movement Islamic State (ISIS) in refugee camps, said the Russian Center for Reconciliation with Syria today.

Lima, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Proceedings to force out Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for impeachment began in a countdown that might conclude next Thursday when the Parliament votes for his resignation.

Santiago, Chile, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) What will happen on next Sunday''s presidential election in Chile can be used as an ideological thermometer in Latin America and the Caribbean, in a very tight dispute between the center-left and the right.

Moscow, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The top leader of the Council of the Federation (Russian Senate), Valentina Matvienko, said today that the next presidential election will be held on March 18, and promised to invite a record number of international observers.

Rome, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales extolled his meeting today Pope Francis at the Vatican and thanked him for the support of the High Pontiff to the change process and the sea claim of the Andean-Amazonic nation.

United Nations, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Security Council is holding a ministerial-level meeting to address the threats the nuclear weapons pose and devotes special attention to the crisis on the Korean Peninsula.

Damascus, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Syrian Commission for Family Affairs, Mohammed Akram al-Qash, has assured today that Syria''s population is approximately 28 million inhabitants, 21 million of them are currently living within the country and around seven million are abroad.

Caracas, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) First Vicepresident of the Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (Psuv), Diosdado Cabello, confirmed Chavism will defend one only candidate in the presidential elections of 2018.