Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Mexico: The Ghosts Looming over Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23653&SEO=mexico-the-ghosts-looming-over-andres-manuel-lopez-obrador Mexico._ (Prensa Latina) Old and new ghosts return to accompany the electoral campaign of Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador in his third attempt to reach the presidency of Mexico, this time leading the National Regeneration Movement (Morena) and in alliance with two other parties. Violence, an Erupting Volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23634&SEO=violence-an-erupting-volcano-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo Por Julio MorejónHavana (Prensa Latina) Violence persists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as an erupting volcano, with sources that feed it and threaten to transform the country into a failed state. 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. Syria Protests Strongly against U.S. Training Troops on its Territory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23592&SEO=syria-protests-strongly-against-u.s.-training-troops-on-its-territory Damascus, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. government's decision to train 30,000 soldiers in northern Syria, on the border with Turkey, has raised strong reactions this week in this Middle East region, especially in Damascus and Ankara. 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. Pope Says Mass in Iquique and Dialogues with Dictatorship Victims http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23518&SEO=pope-says-mass-in-iquique-and-dialogues-with-dictatorship-victims By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Talkative with youths, incisive in the mea culpa of the Catholic Church for sexual abuses and with strong messages on the world's inequity, Pope Francis says goodbye today to Chile. Pope's Visit to Peru: Logistic, Political and Security Challenges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23516&SEO=popes-visit-to-peru-logistic-political-and-security-challenges Lima, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian authorities are putting the finishing touches on the plan to welcome Pope Francis, who will visit the country from January 18 to 21, and whose stay has become a true logistic, political and security challenge. Venezuela: Left-Wing on Alert While Opposition Adrift in 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23507&SEO=venezuela-left-wing-on-alert-while-opposition-adrift-in-2018 By Luis Beatón Caracas (Prensa Latina) The right-wing in Venezuela is divided and adrift at the beginning of 2018, after three impressive victories won at the polls by leftist forces led by the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). Russia Willing to Mediate in Arab-Israeli Dispute http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23495&SEO=russia-willing-to-mediate-in-arab-israeli-dispute Moscow, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said his country is willing to mediate for the establishment of a dialogue between Palestinians and Israelis in different international squares. Pope Francis Faces Sexual Abuse Issue in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23452&SEO=pope-francis-faces-sexual-abuse-issue-in-chile By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis faced head-on the delicate issue of sexual abuses by ministers of the Catholic Church in Chile, for many he listened to the claims with a vertical position. Cuba on Route to Economic Growth amidst Multiple Tensions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23445&SEO=cuba-on-route-to-economic-growth-amidst-multiple-tensions Por María Julia MayoralHavana (Prensa Latina) Cuba projects an economic growth of around two percent by 2018, after keeping the positive sign of its GDP in 2017 despite severe financial, material and climatic tensions, the government announced. Xi Asks Trump to Profit from Inter-Korean Contact to Solve Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23391&SEO=xi-asks-trump-to-profit-from-inter-korean-contact-to-solve-crisis Beijing, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president Xi Jinping, exhorted today his U.S. peer, Donald Trump, to profit from the approach between the People''s Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK) and South Korea to solve the crisis in the neighboring peninsula. Cuba and World Food Program Strengthen Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23385&SEO=cuba-and-world-food-program-strengthen-relations Rome, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The relationships between Cuba and the World Food Program (WFP) are reinforced by concrete cooperation actions, such as the emergency aid provided to the island following the passing of Hurricane Irma in September 2017. India Confirms High-Level Meeting with Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23179&SEO=india-confirms-high-level-meeting-with-pakistan New Delhi, (Prensa Latina) The Indian government confirmed today a recent secret meeting between senior officials of this country and Pakistan in Thailand to address several conflictive issues. Russia-Iran: A Necessary Dialogue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23159&SEO=russia-iran-a-necessary-dialogue Por Antonio Rondón GarcíaMoscow, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Amid the United States'' approved interfere in Iran''s internal affairs, Foreign Minister Mohamed Jabad Zarif''s visit to Russia seems to be the propitious occasion for a very timely dialogue. Summit in Cambodia on Development of Lancang-Mekong Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23112&SEO=summit-in-cambodia-on-development-of-lancang-mekong-nations Phnom Penh, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) It is called Lancang when it emerges in the Chinese Tibetan plateau, but it runs through five other countries and flows into the East Sea, where it is called Mekong. Low Productivity Slows Down Chilean Economy, States OECD Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23088&SEO=low-productivity-slows-down-chilean-economy-states-oecd-study Santiago de Chile, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Chile exhibits solid macroeconomic management with growths above the Latin American average, but insufficient productivity and high dependence on natural resources are holding up the country''s performance, an international organization said today. Pharmaceutical Laboratories Expand Its Potential in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23026&SEO=pharmaceutical-laboratories-expand-its-potential-in-cuba By Martha Cabrales Arias Santiago de Cuba, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) Laboratorios DALMER S.A. is expanding its potentialities for Cuban and foreign medicine, even when is already one of the leaders in this export sector in Cuba, said its director, Dr. Rafael Gámez. US Secretary of State Denies Rumors on Imminent Quit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=22945&SEO=us-secretary-of-state-denies-rumors-on-imminent-quit Washington, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson assured that he intends to remain in office during the year, discarding reports that allude to an imminent dismissal from his post by President Donald Trump. Advanced Launching of Polemic Book Fire and Fury on Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=22925&SEO=advanced-launching-of-polemic-book-fire-and-fury-on-trump Washington, (Prensa Latina) Publishers of the book Fire and Fury, containing revelations of the former strategist of the White House Steve Bannon, advanced launching for today, before a possible legal demand from President Donald Trump''s lawyers.