Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina 2018: critical year to consolidate peace in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23754&SEO=2018-critical-year-to-consolidate-peace-in-colombia More than a year after the historic agreement with the FARC-EP, strengthening its implementation and advancing negotiations with the ELN insurgent constitute challenges in search of a total peace for Colombia. Russia describes U.S. president’s position as aggressive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23702&SEO=russia-describes-u.s.-presidents-position-as-aggressive The representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Serguei Lavrov, analized the geopolitical relations in 2017 and its implications with Russia. Lavrov insisted on the need to double down the diplomatic efforts with the United States Brooklyn Bridge: a symbol of New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23656&SEO=brooklyn-bridge-a-symbol-of-new-york The Brooklyn Bridge, located in the city of New York, connects the districts of Manhattan and Brooklyn. We have the history of that emblematic construction of the United States. Musician Arturo O’Farrill gives concert in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23642&SEO=musician-arturo-ofarrill-gives-concert-in-havana The four times Grammy winner Arturo O’Farrill is in Havana and has shared scenario with Cuban musicians at the club La Zorra y el Cuervo. The composer offered an exclusive interview to PLTV. Tea: An Essential Drink in Chinese Culture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23591&SEO=tea-an-essential-drink-in-chinese-culture The Chinese tea was the origin of a drink that has been extended worldwide ... the exportation of the tea plant started over 2000 years ago and in the Asian giant has evolved into a complete cultural tradition. Cuba to host Esperanto congress in 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23551&SEO=cuba-to-host-esperanto-congress-in-2018 Esperanto is a modern language... its purpose is to achieve the understanding of human beings. Currently it is one of the 64 languages included in the Google translator and in Wikipedia; it occupies the 22 position ahead of the Arabic and the Danish. Ecological houses built in Brasilia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23473&SEO=ecological-houses-built-in-brasilia 30 kilometers from the center of Brasilia, the movement of workers without ceiling started the construction of ecological houses for the inhabitants of the favela sol naciente, one of the largest in Brazil. Our correspondent Adriana Robreno was there and brings us details of this project. Ecological houses built in Brasilia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23469&SEO=ecological-houses-built-in-brasilia 30 kilometers from the center of Brasilia, the movement of workers without ceiling started the construction of ecological houses for the inhabitants of the favela sol naciente, one of the largest in Brazil. Our correspondent Adriana Robreno was there and brings us details of this project. Egyptian presidential elections to be held in March http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23430&SEO=egyptian-presidential-elections-to-be-held-in-march The presidential elections of Egypt will have their first voting round at the end of March, as the national electoral authority announced this week. The entity stated that the procedures previous to this process will initiate at the end of January. Vivir del cuento wins the hearts of the Cuban public http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23252&SEO=vivir-del-cuento-wins-the-hearts-of-the-cuban-public The Cuban sitcom Vivir del Cuento has won the hearts of the public. Its characters provide weekly a fun and enjoyable episode. International situation affected world economy in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23211&SEO=international-situation-affected-world-economy-in-2017 The world’s economy growth estimates in 2017 are expected to be slightly above the 3% after several years of deceleration. Still too slow to guarantee the fulfillment of the citizen’s expectation in the advanced and emergent countries. Which will stop the progress towards the Objectives of Sustainable Development, mainly the eradication of extreme poverty and the creation of decent employment for everyone. The journalist Edisvel Perez Borrego summarizes the topic in the following report. Foreign investment and tourism in Egypt decrease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23192&SEO=foreign-investment-and-tourism-in-egypt-decrease The deterioration of the economic and financial situation was one of the events that marked Egypt this 2017… since 2011 the arab nation started to suffer the effects of the decrease of the foreign investments alongside a deep depresion of the touristic area, however the government has attempted to mitigate with several measures the effect of the foreign currencies shortage. Science and environment in 365 days http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=22996&SEO=science-and-environment-in-365-days In this 2017 the caribbean region has been hit by strong hurricanes. Earthquakes have shaken entire countries, climate change continues to take its toll on everyone on earth, even those who fight for a better planet. More details of the environmental and science and technical events in the following summary of the journalist Sahay Etayo. Cuba, PL TV, Prensa Latina, hurricanes, climate change China: unemployment rate registered record low since 2008 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=22784&SEO=china-unemployment-rate-registered-record-low-since-2008 The uneymploment rate in chinese cities registered in the three point ninety five percent at the end of the third quarter of the year, setting the lowest level since 2008. The figures are a result of several policies introduced by the chinese government in order to stop the uneymploment in the country. more details with our colleague Isaura Diez Meeting impressionism at Musée d’Orsay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=22183&SEO=meeting-impressionism-at-musee-dorsay Paris, the capital of France exhibits must-see places ... Art has its place in the Musée d'Orsay that shows the most relevant art of the nineteenth century. Let's see the following work by the journalist Luisa María González. Strikes in Brazil for pension’s reform http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=22176&SEO=strikes-in-brazil-for-pensions-reform In Brasilia, representatives of the movement of small farmers are in a hunger strike against the reform of the pensions that the president Michel Temer wants to approve. The government claims that the resources for the social security system are not sufficient, but exempts foreign companies from the payment of taxes. Brasilia: civil servants demonstrate against pension reform http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21992&SEO=brasilia-civil-servants-demonstrate-against-pension-reform More than two thousand Brazilian public officials protested this week outside the chamber of deputies against the reform of pensions that the government of Michel Temer intends to implement. Our correspondent in Brasilia Adriana Robreño brought us the information. Multinational company Nestlé strengthens its presence in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21932&SEO=multinational-company-nestle-strengthens-its-presence-in-cuba The agrifood company Nestlé has had a presence in Cuba since 1908. In the last two decades, ties with the Caribbean nation include the production of mineral waters, non-alcoholic beverages and ice cream. The entity plans to consolidate its relationship with the island through the creation of a new factory west of Havana. The details in the following report. Venezuela’s Elections to Be Held in December http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21897&SEO=venezuelas-elections-to-be-held-in-december The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is preparing for an important democratic exercise, the municipal elections. The details in the following interview by colleague Lianet Cruz Pareta. Cuba Hosts Latin American Medicine Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21881&SEO=cuba-hosts-latin-american-medicine-day Cuban medicine is one of the most prestigious one in the continent. The achievements of this discipline since the revolutionary triumph have benefited the people. Let's see the following story.