Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina 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. Pope Francis in Peru: Reality Exceeded Expectations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23670&SEO=pope-francis-in-peru-reality-exceeded-expectations Lima, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis'' visit to Peru from January 18 to 21 exceeded the most optimistic predictions in terms of people''s participation, organization and the way in which the Holy Father dealt with the national situation. Syrian Opposition Supports Upcoming Dialogue Conference in Sochi http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23667&SEO=syrian-opposition-supports-upcoming-dialogue-conference-in-sochi Damascus, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Several political forces and opposition parties have pledged to attend the Syrian National Dialogue Conference, to be held in the Russian city of Sochi late this month, TV networks reported. Russia to Cooperate with Syria in Construction http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23665&SEO=russia-to-cooperate-with-syria-in-construction Damascus, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Russian company Stroy Expert reportedly signed an agreement with Syrian Public Works and Housing Ministry to help build infrastructure and push ahead housing projects in several Syrian cities. Cubans, French Highlight Potential to Increase Bilateral Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23659&SEO=cubans-french-highlight-potential-to-increase-bilateral-ties Paris, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Cubans and French expressed their interest in working together to expand and reinforce the historic bilateral relations, was released in a meeting organized by the Cuba Cooperation France Association (CubaCop). Putin Retains Majority of Support in Electoral Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23611&SEO=putin-retains-majority-of-support-in-electoral-campaign Moscow, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Vladimir Putin''s popularity remains close to 80 %, in the middle of the electoral campaign ahead of the presidential elections in March, for which no more than 17 candidates are presented. Russia Warns that Ukraine Seeks to Evade Responsibilities in Donbass http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23564&SEO=russia-warns-that-ukraine-seeks-to-evade-responsibilities-in-donbass Moscow, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia warned today about attempts by Ukraine of evading its responsibilities for outrages against civilians in Donetsk and Lugansk, to blame third parties for these events, after approving the so-called Donbass reintegration law. EU Continues Fighting Terrorist Propaganda on Social Networks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23561&SEO=eu-continues-fighting-terrorist-propaganda-on-social-networks Brussels, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) reported today that efforts continue to combat the presence of terrorist propaganda on social networks and the reduction of these online materials by 90 percent. Russian Defense Minister Welcomes Turkish Military Delegation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23556&SEO=russian-defense-minister-welcomes-turkish-military-delegation Moscow, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu received the Chief of the Turkish General Staff, General Huluci Akar, in this capital; and the director of the intelligence service, Hakan Fidan. Both Turkish officials are making a working visit to this country, an official note reported. Ukraine Authorizes Military Maneuvers with Foreign Participation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23548&SEO=ukraine-authorizes-military-maneuvers-with-foreign-participation Kiev, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian unicameral parliament) approved today an authorization for the presence of foreign troops, including the United States, in their military maneuvers planned for this year. Spanish Government Set on Preventing Investiture of Puigdemont http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23531&SEO=spanish-government-set-on-preventing-investiture-of-puigdemont Madrid, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Vicepresident Soraya Saenz de Santamaria assured today that the Spanish Government will closely attend to decisions of the Catalonian parliament and will do everything possible to prevent the investiture of Carles Puigdemont as president of the Generalitat. Incident in Italian Court Due to Cultural Prejudice http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23502&SEO=incident-in-italian-court-due-to-cultural-prejudice Rome, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) An Italian judge of the Regional Administrative Court (TAR) of Emilia Romagna demanded today a young lawyer of Moroccan origin to shed the veil that covered her head to participate in a public hearing. New Ministerial Position in the UK to Tackle Loneliness http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23498&SEO=new-ministerial-position-in-the-uk-to-tackle-loneliness London, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) To solve the problem of loneliness affecting more than 9 million people in the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Theresa May today confirmed the creation of a Secretary of State. Turkey Welcomes almost 3.5 Million Syrian Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23496&SEO=turkey-welcomes-almost-3.5-million-syrian-refugees Ankara, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The latest figures on the number of Syrian refugees sheltered in Turkey are close to three and a half million, according to the General Directorate of Migration, which reports to the Ministry of Interior. New Artificial Retina That Can Be Used in Transplants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23462&SEO=new-artificial-retina-that-can-be-used-in-transplants London, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) An international group of scientists created the first artificial retina that can replace a damaged one, the specialized journal Nano Letters published on Wednesday. Another Papal Challenge: the Mapuche Issue in Francis' Visit to Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23454&SEO=another-papal-challenge-the-mapuche-issue-in-francis-visit-to-chile Temuco, Chile, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The mass that Pope Francis will say in this southern Chilean city will pose another challenge to the Bishop of Rome on his second day of events in this South American country. German Population Increases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23441&SEO=german-population-increases Berlin, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Federal Statistical Office of Germany has reported today that the population reached 82.5 million by late 2016. One Million Signatures Support Putin's Nomination for Coming Election http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23424&SEO=one-million-signatures-support-putins-nomination-for-coming-election Moscow, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Over one million signatures have collected to this day the organizations of volunteers involved in the presidential campaign of Vladimir Putin, who in March this year will look to be reelected to another six-year mandate. Czech Prime Minister Charged with Corruption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23419&SEO=czech-prime-minister-charged-with-corruption Prague, Jan 16 (PL) Charged with fraud with European funds, the Czech Prime Minister, Andrej Babis, requested today that Parliament withdraw immunity to defend himself against the charges against him. Summit on North Korea Begins in Vancouver,Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23416&SEO=summit-on-north-korea-begins-in-vancouvercanada Ottawa, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Foreign ministers from 20 countries are meeting in Vancouver today to discuss ways to promote a peaceful resolution to the North Korea crisis.