Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Lebanese Film Receives Oscar Nomination http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23753&SEO=lebanese-film-receives-oscar-nomination Beirut, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Ziad Doueiri''s film ''The Insult'' became the first Lebanese film to be nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film Category. Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria Presidents Meet in Abuja http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23748&SEO=equatorial-guinea-nigeria-presidents-meet-in-abuja Abuja, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The presidents of Equatorial Guinea, Theodore Obiang Nguema, and Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, met today behind closed doors in the Buhari''s Government House. Global Foreign Direct Investment Stepped Back in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23747&SEO=global-foreign-direct-investment-stepped-back-in-2017 Geneva, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The global flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2017 fell by 16 percent, from 1.8 billion dollars in 2016 to 1.5 billion, according to a new report released by UNCTAD. Italian Survey Predicts Youth Abstention Rate by Almost 50 Percent http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23741&SEO=italian-survey-predicts-youth-abstention-rate-by-almost-50-percent Rome, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Some 48 percent of Italians between 18 and 25 years old will abstain from participating in the legislative elections on March 4, according to the results of a survey released here today. Barça Announces Mascherano Farewell http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23739&SEO=barca-announces-mascherano-farewell Barcelona, Spain, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Barcelona Club announced today that tomorrow will be the institutional farewell of Argentine footballer Javier Mascherano, who this week will become part of the Chinese Hebei Fortune. A North American and a Czech Die in an Accident in Kenya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23736&SEO=a-north-american-and-a-czech-die-in-an-accident-in-kenya Nairobi, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) A citizen of the United States and another of the Czech Republic died today in a paragliding accident in the Kerio Valley Reserve, in western Kenya. Angola Finds Largest Colorful Diamond in Lulo Mine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23735&SEO=angola-finds-largest-colorful-diamond-in-lulo-mine Luanda, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Australian Lucapa Diamond Company announced today the discovery of the largest colorful diamond extracted from the Lulo mine in the northern Angolan province of Lunda Norte. Band Slayer Says Goodbye To Stages with World Tour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23715&SEO=band-slayer-says-goodbye-to-stages-with-world-tour 22 de enero de 2018, 17:43Los Angeles, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Famous US thrash metal band Slayer announced today a world tour with which the band would end its 30-year career. UN Secretary-General Guterres Lauds Reopening of War and Peace Museum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23689&SEO=un-secretary-general-guterres-lauds-reopening-of-war-and-peace-museum United Nations, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres celebrated the reopening of the Museum of War and Peace, in the French department of the Ardennes, and stressed the need to spread more about history. ECLAC Praises Leap in China-LatAm and Carribean Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23682&SEO=eclac-praises-leap-in-china-latam-and-carribean-ties Santiago de Chile, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) ECLAC praised today the qualitative and quantitative leap in the links between Latin America and the Caribbean and China, with regard to the II Cooperation Forum between the two parties in this capital. Venezuela to Consolidate Integration with LatAm Peoples in 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23681&SEO=venezuela-to-consolidate-integration-with-latam-peoples-in-2018 Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s ambassador to Cuba, Ali Rodriguez, affirmed today that the strengthening of integration with the peoples of Latin America is one of the main challenges of the Bolivarian Revolution for 2018. Organizers are Satisfied with Closure of FITUR 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23680&SEO=organizers-are-satisfied-with-closure-of-fitur-2018 Madrid, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The organizers of the International Tourism Fair of Spain Fitur 2018 today showed satisfaction with the results of this meeting that ended past weekend with a broad presence of professionals and the public. Successful Cuban Habanosommelier to Guarantee International Contest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23677&SEO=successful-cuban-habanosommelier-to-guarantee-international-contest Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The celebration in this capital of the national Habanosommelier contest is today a guarantee for the international competition, scheduled for late February and early March. Virtuous Cuban Musician Closes Jazz Plaza Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23672&SEO=virtuous-cuban-musician-closes-jazz-plaza-festival By Alain Valdes Sierra Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Roberto Fonseca, a multifaceted and virtuous Cuban musician, closed the 33rd International Jazz Plaza Festival, an event that gathered in Cuba many outstanding figures of that musical universe. Parallel Universes from Jazz Plaza 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23658&SEO=parallel-universes-from-jazz-plaza-2018 Havana, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Kono and the Boys of Cuba was one of the participating groups in the 33rd edition of the Jazz Plaza International Festival, which ends today in this Caribbean country. Venezuela Pays Tribute to Cuban National Hero Jose Marti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23654&SEO=venezuela-pays-tribute-to-cuban-national-hero-jose-marti Caracas, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government and society will dedicate an broad program to honor Cuban National Hero Jose Marti, according to the People''s Power Ministry of Culture. Buena Vista Social Club at 2018 Int'l Jazz Plaza Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23651&SEO=buena-vista-social-club-at-2018-intl-jazz-plaza-festival Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The performance by the world-famous band Buena Vista Social Club on Saturday night is undoubtedly the great attraction at the 33rd International Jazz Plaza Festival, which will conclude on Sunday. UNESCO Expresses Willingness to Strengthen Cooperation with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23649&SEO=unesco-expresses-willingness-to-strengthen-cooperation-with-cuba Paris, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The UNESCO Assistant director-general for Social and Human Sciences, Nada Al-Nashif, today expressed the organization''s desire to strengthen cooperation with Cuba, and highlighted the significance of those ties beyond the bilateral sphere. Bobby Carcasés: Jazz Plaza, a Success in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23640&SEO=bobby-carcases-jazz-plaza-a-success-in-santiago-de-cuba Santiago de Cuba, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The renowned Cuban musician Bobby Carcasés, founder of the International Jazz Plaza Festival, stated that the second edition in this eastern city has been a success, three days after highly-acclaimed performances began. Swiss Journalist Presents Book with Photos of Che in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23637&SEO=swiss-journalist-presents-book-with-photos-of-che-in-cuba Por Cosset Lazo PérezHavana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Swiss journalist René Lechleiter presented a book containing 60 photos of the Cuban-Argentinean guerrilla fighter Ernesto Guevara and entitled ''Che: 1ros Años. Fotos Inéditas 1959/1964''. (Che: 1st Days, Unpublished Photos 1959/1964).