Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Venezuela, High Prices Strangle Population http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21274&SEO=venezuela-high-prices-strangle-population Por Luis BeatonCaracas, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The rising trend of prices in basic products is currently strangling the population and has become already the main problem to be handled by the Venezuelan authorities. The week that recently concluded, attorneys from the National Superintendence for the Defense of the Socioeconomic Rights (Sundde) ordered to lower from 20 percent to 10 percent the prices of the vegetables, meat and charcuterie, which are sold in the market of Quinta Crespo in Caracas. Chile Looking for President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21189&SEO=chile-looking-for-president By Fausto TrianaSantiago de Chile (Prensa Latina) If the surveys conducted in the last ten months are right, the conservative magnate Sebastian Piñera will be president of Chile once again, although a second round of elections might be required. Possible Negotiation between Zimbabwe Government and Armed Forces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21146&SEO=possible-negotiation-between-zimbabwe-government-and-armed-forces Pretoria, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The possible negotiation between Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe and commanders of the Armed Forces who control the country, could be on its way for a peaceful transference of power, according to press reports circulating today in this capital. French Ex-Minister Declared Guilty of Defaming Rafael Nadal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21144&SEO=french-ex-minister-declared-guilty-of-defaming-rafael-nadal Paris, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) French justice today declared former Minister of Sports Roselyne Bachelot guilty of defamation for having accused Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal of doping in a television program in 2016. Venezuela under Alarm Once Again http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21067&SEO=venezuela-under-alarm-once-again Por Luis BeatónCaracas (Prensa Latina) Once again the alarm sounds in the Venezuela of Simon Bolivar, the government tries to stop the onslaught of an economic aggression that seems to have no end, but hyperinflation devastates. Crisis in Zimbabwe Rises as Struggle to Succeed Mugabe Deepens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21066&SEO=crisis-in-zimbabwe-rises-as-struggle-to-succeed-mugabe-deepens Harare, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The struggle to succeed Zimbabwe''s President Robert Mugabe, 93, has deepened after the nonagenarian leader fired last week his onetime allied and enforcer Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a stalwart veteran of the liberation struggle and popular with the country''s security forces. Zimbabwe Ruling ZANU-PF Says It Will not Give in to Military Pressure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21044&SEO=zimbabwe-ruling-zanu-pf-says-it-will-not-give-in-to-military-pressure Harare, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party stressed on Tuesday it would never give in to military pressure and accused the head of the armed forces of treasonable conduct after armored vehicles were seen heading towards the capital Harare. Continental Event of Solidarity in Uruguay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21001&SEO=continental-event-of-solidarity-in-uruguay Montevideo, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Yaniska Lugo, of the Martin Luther King Center, assured here the Continental Day for Democracy and against Neoliberalism will be a meeting committed to the solidarity of peoples submitted to struggle. Ecuador Vicepresident Insists on his Innocence and Defends Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20939&SEO=ecuador-vicepresident-insists-on-his-innocence-and-defends-revolution Quito, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador Vicepresident, Jorge Glas, on whom pends trial for illegal association, insisted today on his innocence and defends so-called Winning Decade, the 10 years of Citizen Revolution led by former president Rafael Correa. ECLAC Meeting in Uruguay: in Search of Inclusive Social Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20931&SEO=eclac-meeting-in-uruguay-in-search-of-inclusive-social-development Montevideo (Prensa Latina) The 2nd Meeting of the Regional Conference on Social Development of Latin America and the Caribbean, held in Uruguay, acknowledged progress in the region in the last decade but also warned about the risk of regression. Chilean Presidential Candidates to Last Proselytizing Days http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20905&SEO=chilean-presidential-candidates-to-last-proselytizing-days Santiago de Chile, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Chilean presidential candidates will take on an intense agenda this weekend in their last proselytizing sessions before the elections on November 19, according to the Pulso newspaper''s digital portal. Xi's Ideas Better than Trump's at APEC Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20855&SEO=xis-ideas-better-than-trumps-at-apec-summit Da Nang (Vietnam), Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The speeches delivered today at the Summit of the Asia-Pacific Cooperation Forum (APEC) by the presidents of the United States, Donald Trump, and China, Xi Jinping, were at the antipodes of a globalized world. Panama President Admits Odebrecht Made Donations to his Party http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20852&SEO=panama-president-admits-odebrecht-made-donations-to-his-party Panama, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) A political storm of unpredictable consequences was unleashed today by the admittance of president Juan Carlos Varela, who received indirect donations of Odebrecht for elections through his party. Bachelet Outlines World Collaboration in Light of Challenges, Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20798&SEO=bachelet-outlines-world-collaboration-in-light-of-challenges-threats Por Fausto Triana, special envoyHanoi, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Michelle Bachelet today outlined a panorama of world collaboration in all fields, a sort of imperative in light of the challenges and threats caused by climate change, protectionism and natural disasters. The Trump Administration Ignores the World; Hardens Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20786&SEO=the-trump-administration-ignores-the-world-hardens-blockade-on-cuba Washington, (Prensa Latina) Despite the international community overwhelmingly urging at the UN Washington ought to put an end to the economic, financial and trade blockade on Cuba, the US government has otherwise announced harsher restrictions for Americans interested in doing business with Cuba and traveling to the island, in compliance with the presidential memorandum that reverses important aspects of the rapprochement between the two countries. UK Postpones Release of Documents on Exit from the EU http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20741&SEO=uk-postpones-release-of-documents-on-exit-from-the-eu London, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Despite claims by the opposition Labor Party, the British government announced that it will take about three weeks to publish documents on the economic impact of the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU). North Korean Newspaper Condemns Military Exercises Next to its Coasts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20726&SEO=north-korean-newspaper-condemns-military-exercises-next-to-its-coasts Pyongyang, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) newspaper Rodong Sinmun condemned Tuesday the joint military exercises by the United States and the Republic of South Korea, and regarded this action as ''an aggravating circumstance for the crisis in the Korean Peninsula.'' French Intellectual Recalls U.S. Experience with Acoustic Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20710&SEO=french-intellectual-recalls-u.s.-experience-with-acoustic-attacks Paris, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The French intellectual Maurice Lemoine today recalled the United States'' broad experience in terms of acoustic attacks, but not as a victim, but just the opposite. French Justice Investigates Threats against Weekly Charlie Hebdo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20676&SEO=french-justice-investigates-threats-against-weekly-charlie-hebdo Paris, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) French justice opened an investigation into the recent death threats received by the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, whose headquarters was already the target of an attack two years ago. UN Experts Request US to Suspend Execution of Mexican http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20669&SEO=un-experts-request-us-to-suspend-execution-of-mexican United Nations, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) UN experts on human rights urged the US government to suspend the execution in Texas of Mexican Rubén Cárdenas, expressing doubts about the transparency of the process that led to that conviction.