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Mexican Physician Awarded UNESCO's José Martí International Prize

París, January 22 (RHC-Notimex).- Mexican physician Alfonso Herrera Franyutti has been awarded UNESCO's José Martí International prize for 2016 for his contribution to the promotion of peace, solidarity and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean.

UNESCO's executive director Irina Bokova announced the winner of the prize, which she said was chosen from a selection of various candidates, representing Latin American and Caribbean nations.

The world organization said in a communique the prize giving ceremony will take place on the 28th of January in Havana, Cuba, during the 2nd International Conference on José Martí entitled 'With All and for the Good of All' or (Con Todos y para el Bien de Todos).

Edited by Lena Valverde Jordi
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