Pretoria_ The persistent students protests in South African universities continue at the center of the media attention, marking the national news pattern for the third consecutive week, Prensa Latina reports.

Caracas_ The Foreign Minister of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, called today to the immediate rising of the North American blockade against Cuba, measure that she described as criminal, Granma newspaper publishes.

Caracas_ The Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro affirmed that he will approve by decree to be afterwards presented to the Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) the budget of the country for the year 2017, given the condition of nullity for contempt that weighs on the directive of the National Assembly, an opposition-controlled parliament in its majority.

Washington_ The United States’ government is temporarily suspending deportations of Haitians after the catastrophe provoked by the hurricane Matthew on the Caribbean island, Prensa Latina published.

Caracas_ The United Socialist Party of Venezuela, PSUV, continues today the process of swearing-in of political municipal and parochial teams with the purpose of speeding the project of the Bolivarian Revolution, Radio Reloj publishes.

Moscow_ The Russian marine will transform its facilities in the port of Tartus, northwest of Syria, in a Russian permanent naval base, the deputy minister of Defense, Nikola Pankov announced, Radio Havana Cuba publishes.