Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Merengue Week in Dominican Republic Announced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21246&SEO=merengue-week-in-dominican-republic-announced 18 de noviembre de 2017, 00:24Santo Domingo, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Culture Minister in the Dominican Republic announced that on November 20-26, the Week of Merengue would be held in this country. Stanford Researchers Find New Types of Bacteria in Dolphin Mouths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21230&SEO=stanford-researchers-find-new-types-of-bacteria-in-dolphin-mouths 17 de noviembre de 2017, 13:34Washington,Nov 17 (Prensa Latina)Researchers of U.S. Stanford University have discovered a new bacteria that were never seen before, which were described as ''a dark matter of the biological world,'' said a study released today. Cuban Researchers Debate on the Thought of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21222&SEO=cuban-researchers-debate-on-the-thought-of-fidel-castro Guantanamo, Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban researchers, professors and students are debating here today about the legacy of Fidel Castro for Cuba and the world during the first national event on the revolutionary leader''s thought in contemporary times. Haydée Milanés Joins With Lila Downs to Enrich New Album Amor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21219&SEO=haydee-milanes-joins-with-lila-downs-to-enrich-new-album-amor Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Haydée Milanés published a version of the popular song La vida no vale nada (Life is worth nothing), on digital music platforms, performed by her and the renowned Mexican folklorist Lila Downs. Puerto Rico, a Protagonist in Latin Grammy Ceremony http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21196&SEO=puerto-rico-a-protagonist-in-latin-grammy-ceremony Las Vegas, USA, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rico, the Caribbean island that continues devastated today after the passing of Hurricane Maria, was the protagonist in the 2017 Latin Grammy Awards through music and solidarity messages to that territory with colonial status. During the ceremony held last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in addition to the awarding ceremony and performances of renowned artists, the defense of immigrant rights and the examples of support to the island stood out. Egypt Displays Previously Unseen King Tutankhamun Artefacts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21172&SEO=egypt-displays-previously-unseen-king-tutankhamun-artefacts Cairo,Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Egypt opened an exhibition today to display previously unseen treasures from King Tutankhamun''s famed tomb. Guns N' Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Iron Maiden, in Belgium's Graspop Fest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21171&SEO=guns-n-roses-ozzy-osbourne-iron-maiden-in-belgiums-graspop-fest Brussels, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting has announced a line-up of some rather spiffing bands. Check out the list below of who you can see from Friday 22nd until Sunday 24th June next year. President Michelle Bachelet Enacts Public Education Law in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21161&SEO=president-michelle-bachelet-enacts-public-education-law-in-chile Santiago de Chile, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Chile now has a public education law that will transfer the administration of 6,500 schools and kindergartens to the government, based on the initiative of President Michelle Bachelet. Young Jazz Musicians Competition Begins in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21155&SEO=young-jazz-musicians-competition-begins-in-havana Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Young Jazz Band, directed by maestro Joaquin Betancourt, is the main star of the opening gala of the 20th edition of the Young Jazz Musicians Competition (Jojazz), to be held until November 19. 2017 Cervantes Prize Won by Nicaraguan Writer Sergio Ramírez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21153&SEO=2017-cervantes-prize-won-by-nicaraguan-writer-sergio-ramirez Madrid, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramírez won the 2017 Cervantes Prize, a recognition granted annually by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, announced today the minister of that portfolio, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo. Nearly Half a Million Syrian Children Received Education in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21149&SEO=nearly-half-a-million-syrian-children-received-education-in-turkey Ankara, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Nearly half a million Syrian children schooled the Turkish Ministry of Education in the current academic year, according to a report published today by the Anadolu agency based on official data. Russia, Argentina Seek to Strengthen Ties and Political Dialogue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21139&SEO=russia-argentina-seek-to-strengthen-ties-and-political-dialogue Moscow, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Argentina reinforce today their ties with the meeting of their Foreign Ministers, Serguei Lavrov and Jorge Faurie, who agreed on the need to prepare the 2018 bilateral agenda. Havana Celebrates 498 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21131&SEO=havana-celebrates-498-years Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Havana today celebrates 498 years of existence in the midst of a particular revelry that not only adds to its habitual inhabitants, but also to travelers from all over the world. London Mayor Launches New Anti-knife Crime Movement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21101&SEO=london-mayor-launches-new-anti-knife-crime-movement London,Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Some of London''s most influential young artists and campaigners, from grime and rap stars to poets, bloggers and photographers, - today joined the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to launch a new anti-knife crime campaign: London Needs You Alive - don''t carry a knife. The Bells Toll for Havana on Its 498th Birthday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21092&SEO=the-bells-toll-for-havana-on-its-498th-birthday Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The bells of the Royal Force Castle, churches and old belfries in this capital are tolling today as part of a vigil to celebrate the 498th anniversary of Havana. Unesco Defends Multilateralism in Complex Times http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21075&SEO=unesco-defends-multilateralism-in-complex-times Paris, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Unesco member states joined their voices during the 39th General Conference of the organization to defend multilateralism as key element in building peace, when the planet faces complex times. Latin American, European Art at 5th Biennal in Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21061&SEO=latin-american-european-art-at-5th-biennal-in-bolivia La Paz, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The V Biennial of the Bolivian Cartel (BICeBé) reserves from November 20 to 25 almost twenty exhibitions of Latin American and European artists in cultural spaces of this city, organizers told today. Ecuador, Turkey Consolidate Cultural Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21047&SEO=ecuador-turkey-consolidate-cultural-links Quito, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador and Turkey are moving forward today in the consolidation of their relations in the field of art and culture after the signing of a collaboration agreement in this capital. Michaelangelo Divine Draftsman and Designer Exhibition in New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21034&SEO=michaelangelo-divine-draftsman-and-designer-exhibition-in-new-york New York,Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), a towering genius in the history of Western art, is the subject of this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition opens today until Feb. The World's First Floating City Will Emerge in 2020 in the Pacific http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21028&SEO=the-worlds-first-floating-city-will-emerge-in-2020-in-the-pacific Washington,Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The world''s first floating nation will set sail in the Pacific Ocean off the island of Tahiti in 2020, it has been claimed.