Caracas_ The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, named 2018 as the year of the Economic Revolution, and assured that from today important changes will be implemented in the Financial Recovery Program, Prensa Latina reports.

Brasilia_ The omission that Brazilian television broadcasters practice until today with the presidential candidacy of the former dignitary, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, constitutes an illegal discrimination, according to lawyer Dalmo Dallari, Radio Habana Cuba publishes.

Quito_ Ecuador announced that it is withdrawing from the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), Radio Habana Cuba publishes.

Washington_ More than 520 undocumented immigrant children continue to be separated from their parents in the United States today, when almost a month of the term given to the Government by a federal judge to reunite the families is met, Prensa Latina reports.

Washington_The negative impact of the reduction of personnel in the US embassy in Cuba ordered by the Trump Administration was today reflected in a memorandum from the Congressional Research Service (CRS), Prensa Latina reports.

Tehran_ The leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, Ali Khamenei, explained the reasons why his country refuses to renegotiate with the United States in any field, Prensa Latina reports.