Caracas_ The review of the signatures gathered by the Venezuelan opposition to carry out a recall referendum against President Nicolás Maduro began today at the National Electoral Council (CNE, in Spanish), Prensa Latina reports.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ A scientific day will session in Mayabeque in occasion of the celebration  this year of the Fourth International Congress Controlling Diabetes and its more severe complications, publishes the digital site of Radio Camoa.

Artemisa, Cuba_ The First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel visited different productive and social centers in Artemisa, the digital site of Radio Reloj publishes.

United States_ Ted Cruz announced his retirement from the US presidential race in the Republican Party. "It seems the path to victory has been foreclosed," he said.

Havana, Cuba_ Manuel Marrero, Cuban minister of Tourism, officially opened the 36th International Tourism Fair, FITCuba 2016 yesterday, May 3, with a gala event in Havana's Alicia Alonso Grand Theater, Radio Reloj publishes.

Madrid_ King Felipe VI on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the General Courts (bicameral parliament) and called new general elections on June 26, after the failure in the negotiations to create a government in Spain, Prensa Latina reports.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ The Itinerary Exhibition, Fidel Among Us, (Fidel entre Nosotros) with photographs of the passage of Commander in Chief through Mayabeque as well as objects donated by personalities and worldwide personalities to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, opened today at the Museum of Bejucal, the digital newspaper site of Mayabeque’s newspaper publishes.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ The Great Master of Mayabeque, Leinier Dominguez returned to the classic chess tournament where he lost with his Russian counterpart Ernesto Inarkiev in its initial presentation of the chessmen party of the Russian league.

United Nations_ UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded today to stop the attacks on hospitals and medical personnel in war zones, actions he described as shameful and unjustifiable, Prensa Latina reports.