Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Jamaica's Prime Minister Calls to Increase Popular Empowerment 18 de julio de 2018, 16:08Kingston, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica''s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, urged to promote popular empowerment and strengthen local governments, in the interest of prosperity that the country needs today. Cuba, ECLAC Discuss Preparations for Sustainable Development Forum 18 de julio de 2018, 15:37United Nations, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, presided today a working meeting of the member States of the Latin American and Caribbean Forum for Sustainable Development. Cuban Foreign Minister Chairs Delegation to Nicaraguan National Event 18 de julio de 2018, 15:33Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez heads the delegation of Cuba that will attend the central event in Nicaragua for the 39th anniversary of the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution, diplomatic sources said today. Dominican Authorities Dismantle Clandestine Visa Office Santo Domingo, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Dominican authorities dismantled a clandestine office in Santo Domingo West where U.S. visas were forged, local press reported today. 250 Bartenders Will Attend 22th Pan-Am Cocktail Tournament in Cuba Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Executive Secretary of the Association of Cuban Bartenders (ACC), Lizbeth Elias Muñoz, stated today that about 250 professionals have confirmed their attendance at the 22nd Pan-American Cocktail Competition IBA 2018 in Havana. Salaries to be Cut to More Than 35,000 Public Officials in Mexico Mexico, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 35,000 Mexican officials exceed the salary limit announced by President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who substantially slashed the salary of the next head of state, announced today. Evo Morales Thanks Sao Paulo Forum for Support for 2019 Candidacy La Paz, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales expressed gratitude for the support from the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum for his candidacy for a new term in his country''s elections in 2019. Another Police Officer Killed by Terrorists in Nicaragua Managua, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Another police officer was killed by alleged terrorists in the city of Masaya, besieged by the violence of criminal groups in the context of the sociopolitical crisis that continues today in Nicaragua. Nicaragua Rejects Statements of UN High Commissioner Managua, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan government called as biased the declarations of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights regarding the socio-political crisis which is still raging in the country. March today in Panama Radicalizes Protests AgaInst Power Tariff Hike Panamá, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Radicalization of protests due to ''tariff hike'' in electricity started a month ago and today continues with a march of people's organizations demanding nationalization of the sector and abolish the increase measure, until now only suspended. Haiti: Expert Warns on Negative Impact of Protests for Fuel Port of Prince, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Violent demonstrations on July 6 and 7 due to hike in fuel prices in Haiti, will have negative consequences for its economy, declared specialist Etzer Emile. Left Wing Is Still Struggling in Latin America and Caribbean Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Amid an offensive by the right wing with its neoliberal policies and the stepping up of hegemonic stance of the United States, progressive and left-wing forces from Latin America and the Caribbean noted here that they are still struggling. Multibillionaire Debt of Costa Ricans with Credit Cards San José, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Debt of Costa Ricans with credit cards soared to over 1.2 billion colons last April, revealed the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Trade (MEIC). Climate Change Effects Increasingly Affect Mexico Mexico, July 18 (Prensa Latina) Some consequences of climate change such as rising temperature, going up cyclones of category three or more and stiffer droughts increasingly affect today Mexico, according to a report published here. Cuba Ratifies Its Commitment to Support Noble Causes Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel ratified today the island''s commitment to support the noble causes of the world and the progressive forces in order to build an anti-hegemonic platform. Nicaraguans Involved in Wave of Violence Accused of Terrorism Managua, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan Public Prosecutor's Office accused today two citizens of this country of terrorism, organized crime and murder, as they were involved in acts of violence perpetrated here since April 18. Unity is the Best Tribute to Fidel Castro, Says President Diaz-Canel Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel affirmed here today that the unity of left parties and political movements in Latin America and the Caribbean is the best tribute to the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Latin American Leaders Ratify Solidarity with Nicaragua in Cuba Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Presidents of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, and El Salvador, Salvador Ceren, reaffirmed today their solidarity with Nicaragua and the government led by Daniel Ortega at the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum. Cuba Defends Unity Within Diversity in CELAC By Luisa Maria Gonzalez Brussels, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Abelardo Moreno called today for the rescuing of the founding principles of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), resulting in the search for unity within diversity. Best Tribute to Fidel Is Joining and Not Giving Up, Says Evo Morales Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is the mother of revolutions and the best tribute to the Revolution´s leader Fidel Castro is to achieve Latin American unity, maintain the principles and never give up, said today the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales.