Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Colombia to Progress in Sustainable Development 16 de julio de 2018, 17:25United Nations, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Colombia hopes today to continue advancing in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), beyond what is considered by a current president and always with the support of the civil society. Cases of Children with Visual Problems Increase in Paraguay 16 de julio de 2018, 16:42Asuncion, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Paraguayan ophthalmologists detected that between 40 and 50 percent of the children seen in the clinic presented visual problems, health authorities reported today. Solidarity Is Important for Lula's Release, Says PT President 16 de julio de 2018, 16:40By Cosset Lazo Perez Argentine Senator Asks For Report On Entry of U.S. Troops 16 de julio de 2018, 15:56Buenos Aires, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Argentine Senator Magdalena Odarda presented a request for a report to the Upper House on information that U.S. troops will arrive here to instruct the security forces ahead of the upcoming G20 summit. Cuba Deems As Vital to Advance in CELAC-EU Cooperation 16 de julio de 2018, 15:33Brussels, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Abelardo Moreno today deemed as vital to advance in cooperation between the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU) despite the differences between the two regions. Delegates Denounce Media War Against the Left in Sao Paolo Forum 16 de julio de 2018, 15:29Havana, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Delegates to the 24th Meeting of the Forum of Sao Paolo denounced today in this capital the media aggression that the United States and other power centers carried out against the Latin American revolutionary and progressive governments and their leaders. Venezuela's President Highlights Police Forces' Commitment 16 de julio de 2018, 15:24Caracas, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro today led the graduation ceremony of new police officers from the National Experimental Security University (UNES) and highlighted their commitment to peace in the South American country. Venezuelan Women Stand Out in Defense of Life and its Revolution 16 de julio de 2018, 14:51Havana, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan women in the midst of imperial hostility come out every day to defend life and the Bolivarian Revolution, assured today the leader of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Blanca Eekhout. FARC Leader Ivan Marquez Declines to Take Office in Congress 16 de julio de 2018, 14:47Bogota, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Popular Revolutionary Alternative Force (FARC) party, Ivan Marquez, declined today to take office as a senator in Colombia, after alleging that ''peace is trapped in the networks of treason.'' Transpacific Partnership Chief Negotiators to Meet in Japan 16 de julio de 2018, 13:42Tokyo, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina)Chief negotiators from the 11 countries that signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement will hold talks in Japan this week. Ecuador Ex FM Denounces in Cuba Persecution of Latin Leftist Leaders 16 de julio de 2018, 12:26Havana, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Former Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo PatiƱo denounced today in this capital the political and judicial persecution against Latin American progressive and leftist leaders and called the Sao Paulo Forum (SPF) to show solidarity with these people. Infant Mortality Grows in Brazil for the First Time Since 1990 16 de julio de 2018, 11:54Brasilia, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) For the first time since 1990, the infant mortality rate in Brazil increased by five percent in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to preliminary UNICEF data released here today. Ministerial Meeting between EU and CELAC Opens in Brussels Brussels, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The foreign ministers of the European Union (EU) and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) are meeting here today under the slogan ''Building bridges and reinforcing our association to face global challenges''. Gov't, Parliament and Leaders with Little Approval Rating in Peru 16 de julio de 2018, 10:59Lima, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) A private survey revealed today that President, Martin Vizcarra, the parliament under right-wing control and the main political leaders in Peru, have little approval and majority disapproval. Sao Paulo Forum Debates Latin American Integration Havana, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum is taking place today in Havana, where more than 430 delegates are debating the need for Latin American and Caribbean integration. Judge Involved in Corruption Scandal in Peru Arrested 16 de julio de 2018, 09:51Lima, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Chief Justice Walter Rios was arrested Monday for a corruption scandal and improper negotiations, after resigning due to some audio tapes that prove the accusations. Bolivia Celebrates 209th Anniversary with 124 New Works La Paz, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian department of La Paz celebrates today its 209th anniversary with multiple events and the inauguration of 124 social and economic works that benefit its inhabitants. Ralph Gonsalves Asks for Defense for Latin Countries Havana, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, called today in this capital to defend the governments of Nicaragua and Venezuela, and to support the people of Brazil. UN Condemns Threats Against Researcher at University of Brasilia 15 de julio de 2018, 11:02Brasilia, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations system in Brazil has condemned today the hate speech and threats made against the researcher and professor at the University of Brasilia (UnB), Debora Diniz, an active defender of women''s rights. Eight Months of No News From the Argentinean Submarine ARA San Juan Buenos Aires, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Eight months of suffering for relatives, of mystery in the waters of the Atlantic, as if the sea did not want to return them, while fathers, wives and mothers continue to struggle to know what happened to the Argentinean submarine ARA San Juan, in which 44 sailors were travelling.