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WHO honors Bolivia's work to reduce child malnutrition
| BOLIVIA NUTRITION | 27 de noviembre de 2015
La Paz, Nov 27 (EFE).- The World Health Organization honored Friday the work done by Bolivia to reduce child malnutrition in a country where the scourge has dropped from 23.2 percent to 12 percent over the past eight years.
Belgium, Britain tied 1-1 after first day of Davis Cup final
| TENNIS DAVIS CUP | 27 de noviembre de 2015
International Sports Desk, Nov 27 (EFE).- Belgium's David Goffin and British world No. 2 Andy Murray both lived up to expectations in Friday's opening singles in the Davis Cup final, although the former had to rally from a two-set deficit to give the hosts the early 1-0 lead.
Paraguay's head of indigenous affairs fired for kicking Indian
| PARAGUAY INDIANS | 27 de noviembre de 2015
Asuncion, Nov 27 (EFE).- Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes dismissed Friday the head of the National Indigenous Institute, or Indi, after the official was caught on videotape kicking an Indian woman at a protest.
Cubans protest at Ecuadorian Embassy over new visa requirement
| CUBA ECUADOR | 27 de noviembre de 2015
Havana, Nov 27 (EFE).- Some 300 Cubans gathered Friday in front of the Ecuadorian Embassy in Havana to express their displeasure at Quito's decision to impose a visa requirement on tourists from Cuba.
Bolivian wins Gabriel Garcia Marquez short-story prize
| COLOMBIA LITERATURE/AWARD | 27 de noviembre de 2015
Bogota, Nov 27 (EFE).- Bolivian author Magela Baudoin won the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Spanish American Short Story Award on Friday for her collection "La composicion de la sal" (Salt's Composition), the jury in this capital said.