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According to the ruling released on Friday, Argentine Vice President Cristina Kirchner and her two children, Florencia and Máximo, were acquitted for the non-existence of a crime in a case investigating alleged money laundering.

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Latin America

Cuban diplomat Marlen Redondo pointed out at the ongoing session of the United Nations Organization for Industrial Development (UNIDO) in Vienna, that Cuba still faces important challenges and obstacles to achieve sustainable development.

More than 800 Haitian women, including 165 pregnant, were deported from the Dominican Republic during November, local press reported.

America TV announced for this Sunday a new report on Castillo, which shows images of the exterior of the president's house, taken at night with an infrared camera, and a voice asking for support for Castillo's presidency.

Criteria and Pulso Ciudadano polls show that more voters will vote for the Apruebo Dignidad candidate.

World

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S counterpart Joe Biden agreed to meet via videoconference. The talks will focus on bilateral affairs and relevant international issues, including Iran, Afghanistan, Libya and the crisis in Ukraine.

 

The China-Laos Railway, a landmark project of high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, started operation on Friday.

The World Health Organization stated, "So far, Omicron has been reported in 38 countries in all six WHO regions, and  foresees a possible increase of infection for the next two weeks."

Although the norm establishes that women must consent to marriage, it does not specify a minimum age for marriage nor does it guarantee rights in matters related to work and education.

Sport

"The Winter Olympics are a great event for athletes from around the world... They are not a platform for political manipulation," Chinese diplomat Wang Wenbin said.

The U.S. has organized disinformation and political campaigns to disrupt the holding of the Olympic Games in countries that do not obey Washington's commands.

This Venezuelan woman, who holds the world record for women's triple jump, is an Olympic champion, a two-time World Champion, and two-time World Indoor Champion.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ping-Pong Diplomacy, China and the U.S. will join forces at the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships.

Culture

In a meeting postponed since 2020, the International Book Fair of Argentina announced today its return to life in person in April of next year, with Havana as the guest of honor.

Dozens of people attended the premiere of the documentary "Cuba's Life Task, Combating Climate Change," exhibited at the University of Glasgow as a collateral event to the Conference of the Parties (COP26).

From 1976 to 1983, al least 5,000 people were abducted, imprisoned, and tortured in one of the clandestine facilities of the Argentine Navy.

The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) will participate in the "Danza Solidaria" Encounter of Bolivarian and Caribbean Countries, an event that unites 15 Latin American companies through the art of movement.

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