Caracas_ Venezuelan authorities keep alert to prevent robberies and sabotages on the basic services to the population, which in holidays cause displeasure in the country, Prensa Latina reports.

Beijing_  China will work along with other countries in 2018 to consolidate peace and establish new models of cooperation and world governance that will generate socio-economic progress everywhere, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said, Prensa Latina publishes.

Moscow_Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denied that Russia has plans to establish military bases abroad, including in Latin America, Prensa Latina reported today.

Tehran_ The speaker of the Iranian Parliament, Ali Lariyani, described as a plain lie the United States' accusation against Tehran about the launching of missiles from Yemen against Saudi Arabia, according to statements broadcast here today, Prensa Latina reports.

Ottawa_ Canada announced $19.8 million in new funding today to help millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa ravaged by severe drought and conflict deal with 'extreme levels of food insecurity in Cameroon, Chad, Ethiopia, Niger, Nigeria, South Sudan and Uganda, Prensa Latina publishes.

Barcelona_ The separatist parties of Catalonia got, this Thursday, the absolute majority in the regional parliament in the crucial elections held in that autonomous community of Spain, according to the first official data.