Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Havana Film Festival to Pay Tribute to James Ivory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21333&SEO=havana-film-festival-to-pay-tribute-to-james-ivory 21 de noviembre de 2017, 00:16Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The 39th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema, which will take place in this capital city from December 8th to 17th, will pay tribute to U.S. director James Ivory with eight films from his fruitful career, said organizers today. More Plot Details Revealed for Quentin Tarantino's Manson Family Film http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21312&SEO=more-plot-details-revealed-for-quentin-tarantinos-manson-family-film Los Ángeles, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina)Just before the news of Charles Manson''s death, Sony confirmed that it has secured the distribution rights to Quentin Tarantino''s Manson Family movie. Cuban Delegation Holds Exchanges in South African Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21307&SEO=cuban-delegation-holds-exchanges-in-south-african-province Pretoria, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and the South African province of Free State held exchanges on the island''s collaboration in human settlements and the possibility of extending it to the public works sector. Santiago de Cuba Ready for 32nd International Choir Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21306&SEO=santiago-de-cuba-ready-for-32nd-international-choir-festival Santiago de Cuba, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) The 32nd edition of the International Choir Festival will ratify this city as a significant place of that event, when the event will gather Cuban and foreign groups from December 6 to 10. Giant Copy of Fidel Castro's Cap in Route From Argentina to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21304&SEO=giant-copy-of-fidel-castros-cap-in-route-from-argentina-to-cuba Buenos Aires, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) A copy of the emblematic olive green cap worn by the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, built in metal and weighing 30 kilos, departed today from the Buenos Aires International Airport to Havana. Cuban Music Groups Raise Funds for Humanitarian Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21280&SEO=cuban-music-groups-raise-funds-for-humanitarian-aid Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Various Cuban music groups perform today in the great cultural event ''Voy por ti'' to raise funds and help cancer patients and those affected by Hurricane Irma. MARABANA Marathon to be Run Tomorrow in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21259&SEO=marabana-marathon-to-be-run-tomorrow-in-havana La Habana,Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Almost 5 thousand runners, 262 of them visitors from 68 countries will run tomorrow the 31 Edition of MARABANA with distance of 21 and 42,195 kilometers, being the most important running activitiy in Cuba. Cuban Support to the Struggle of Syrian People Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21258&SEO=cuban-support-to-the-struggle-of-syrian-people-highlighted Damascus, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Local media said that Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla had a meeting with the Syrian Ambassador to Havana Idris Mayya in this capital, in which Rodriguez reiterated the Cuban support to the struggle of the Syrian people against terrorism. Planet Records Congratulates PR Star Olga Tañon for Latin Grammy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21257&SEO=planet-records-congratulates-pr-star-olga-tanon-for-latin-grammy Los Ángeles, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina)Planet Records congratulates Puerto Rico Star Olga Tañon and Cuban Composer and Producer Osmany Espinosa for the Latin Grammy won with the album ''Olga Tañon y Punto'' in the category ''Best Tropical Fusion Album''. China- HK-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Will Be Ready by Year's End http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21253&SEO=china-hk-zhuhai-macao-bridge-will-be-ready-by-years-end Beijing,Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The world''s longest bridge-tunnel complex, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, is ''95 percent complete'', according to the chief engineer for the bridge''s island and tunnel project. Merengue Week in Dominican Republic Announced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21246&SEO=merengue-week-in-dominican-republic-announced Santo Domingo, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Culture Minister in the Dominican Republic announced that on November 20-26, the Week of Merengue would be held in this country. Stanford Researchers Find New Types of Bacteria in Dolphin Mouths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21230&SEO=stanford-researchers-find-new-types-of-bacteria-in-dolphin-mouths 17 de noviembre de 2017, 13:34Washington,Nov 17 (Prensa Latina)Researchers of U.S. Stanford University have discovered a new bacteria that were never seen before, which were described as ''a dark matter of the biological world,'' said a study released today. Cuban Researchers Debate on the Thought of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21222&SEO=cuban-researchers-debate-on-the-thought-of-fidel-castro Guantanamo, Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban researchers, professors and students are debating here today about the legacy of Fidel Castro for Cuba and the world during the first national event on the revolutionary leader''s thought in contemporary times. Haydée Milanés Joins With Lila Downs to Enrich New Album Amor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21219&SEO=haydee-milanes-joins-with-lila-downs-to-enrich-new-album-amor Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Haydée Milanés published a version of the popular song La vida no vale nada (Life is worth nothing), on digital music platforms, performed by her and the renowned Mexican folklorist Lila Downs. Puerto Rico, a Protagonist in Latin Grammy Ceremony http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21196&SEO=puerto-rico-a-protagonist-in-latin-grammy-ceremony Las Vegas, USA, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rico, the Caribbean island that continues devastated today after the passing of Hurricane Maria, was the protagonist in the 2017 Latin Grammy Awards through music and solidarity messages to that territory with colonial status. During the ceremony held last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in addition to the awarding ceremony and performances of renowned artists, the defense of immigrant rights and the examples of support to the island stood out. Egypt Displays Previously Unseen King Tutankhamun Artefacts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21172&SEO=egypt-displays-previously-unseen-king-tutankhamun-artefacts Cairo,Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Egypt opened an exhibition today to display previously unseen treasures from King Tutankhamun''s famed tomb. Guns N' Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Iron Maiden, in Belgium's Graspop Fest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21171&SEO=guns-n-roses-ozzy-osbourne-iron-maiden-in-belgiums-graspop-fest Brussels, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting has announced a line-up of some rather spiffing bands. Check out the list below of who you can see from Friday 22nd until Sunday 24th June next year. President Michelle Bachelet Enacts Public Education Law in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21161&SEO=president-michelle-bachelet-enacts-public-education-law-in-chile Santiago de Chile, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Chile now has a public education law that will transfer the administration of 6,500 schools and kindergartens to the government, based on the initiative of President Michelle Bachelet. Young Jazz Musicians Competition Begins in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21155&SEO=young-jazz-musicians-competition-begins-in-havana Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Young Jazz Band, directed by maestro Joaquin Betancourt, is the main star of the opening gala of the 20th edition of the Young Jazz Musicians Competition (Jojazz), to be held until November 19. 2017 Cervantes Prize Won by Nicaraguan Writer Sergio Ramírez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21153&SEO=2017-cervantes-prize-won-by-nicaraguan-writer-sergio-ramirez Madrid, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramírez won the 2017 Cervantes Prize, a recognition granted annually by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, announced today the minister of that portfolio, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo.