Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina EU Supports Security in Africa's Sahel Region as Priority http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29778&SEO=eu-supports-security-in-africas-sahel-region-as-priority 18 de junio de 2018, 18:06Brussels, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The High Representative for Foreign Policy of the European Union (EU), Federica Mogherini, said today that the fight against criminal organizations operating in the Sahel region constitutes a priority for the bloc. WHO Classifies Video Gaming Addiction as Mental Disorder http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29777&SEO=who-classifies-video-gaming-addiction-as-mental-disorder 18 de junio de 2018, 17:19Geneva, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The fact of spending too much time playing videogames qualifies as a mental health problem, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today. British Lords Approve Amendment to Brexit Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29772&SEO=british-lords-approve-amendment-to-brexit-law 18 de junio de 2018, 15:52London, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The House of Lords, in the United Kingdom, reiterated today its support for an amendment to the European Union (EU) Withdrawal Bill with the aim of guaranteeing to Parliament the final decision on Brexit. Puerto Rican Independentist Asks UN to Respect His Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29767&SEO=puerto-rican-independentist-asks-un-to-respect-his-country United Nations, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar Lopez Rivera denounced today the disastrous impact on Puerto Rico''s economy, culture and society of the U.S. imposition of a colonial model. Russia's World Cup- Keeping it Safe, Keeping it Fun http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29766&SEO=russias-world-cup-keeping-it-safe-keeping-it-fun Moscow, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Nevertheles than 50 thousand Mexican fans took the streets after wining the game against Germany, the Russian police only applied securty measures against 2 British fans that were creating caos in the train. Turkey Jobless Rate At 22-Month Low http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29762&SEO=turkey-jobless-rate-at-22-month-low Ankara, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Turkey''s unemployment rate decreased further in March to the lowest level in nearly two years, the Turkish Statistical Institute reported today. Audi Chief Arrested in Germany Over Diesel Scandal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29760&SEO=audi-chief-arrested-in-germany-over-diesel-scandal BerlĂ­n, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The chief executive of Audi has been arrested, the most senior Volkswagen official to be taken into custody over the emissions cheating scandal. Caster Semenya to Challenge Discriminatory IAAF Testosterone Rule http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29758&SEO=caster-semenya-to-challenge-discriminatory-iaaf-testosterone-rule Johannesburgo, Jun 18(Prensa Latina) Two-time gold medallist and world champion Caster Semenya will head to the Court of Arbitration (CAS) for Sport today to challenge new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rules. European Commission Assesses Relevance of English for the Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29755&SEO=european-commission-assesses-relevance-of-english-for-the-economy London, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Commission (EC) assessed today the importance of the English language in different areas of the economy, wages, employment and technology. British Government Recognizes Errors in Preventing Terror Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29754&SEO=british-government-recognizes-errors-in-preventing-terror-attacks London, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The British Ministry of the Interior revealed today that errors committed by some of its agencies prevented an attempt on the subway in 2017, which injured more than 30 people. France Les RĂ©publicains Party Announces Dismissal of Vice President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29750&SEO=france-les-republicains-party-announces-dismissal-of-vice-president Paris, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The French right-wing Republican Party (LR) announced today the dismissal of its vice-president, Virginie Calmels, a fact considered a sign of the crisis within the company. Lula Debuts Today as World Cup Commentator http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29741&SEO=lula-debuts-today-as-world-cup-commentator Brasilia, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will make his debut today as a commentator for the World Football Cup, Russia 2018, and will do so for the Workers TV (TVT), in Sao Paulo. EU Extends Sanctions On Crimea, Sevastopol http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29739&SEO=eu-extends-sanctions-on-crimea-sevastopol Moscow, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) extended sanctions for Crimea and the special city of Sevastopol, headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, until June 23, 2019, the TV of this capital reported today. 104 Arrested under Anti-mafia Operation in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29736&SEO=104-arrested-under-anti-mafia-operation-in-italy Rome, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Italian police authorities in the southern city of Bari and the homonymous province arrested 104 people accused of being member of two clans of the local mafia infiltrated in the economic and social fabric of the territory. South Korean President to Make State Visit to Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29726&SEO=south-korean-president-to-make-state-visit-to-russia Seoul, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) South Korean President Moon Jae-in will make a state visit to Russia on Thursday, where he will meet with his counterpart Vladimir Putin to strengthen bilateral relations between, the presidential office confirmed Monday. More Trains Cancelled in France due to Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29722&SEO=more-trains-cancelled-in-france-due-to-strike Paris, Jun18 (Prensa Latina) Train traffic continues awol in France due to the workers' strike against the reform of the sector boosted by the government, which already received the go ahead of parliament for its implementation. Mercosur Concludes Opening to the World in Paraguay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29721&SEO=mercosur-concludes-opening-to-the-world-in-paraguay Asuncion, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The Summit of presidents of the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) that is taking place today in the Paraguayan city of Luque is leaving behind a semester of cross-border negotiations that corroborate the bloc''s opening to the world. Cuba Wins Award at Beijing's Tourist Expo, BITE 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29716&SEO=cuba-wins-award-at-beijings-tourist-expo-bite-2018 Beijing, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba won today the prize for Best Organizing Team in the 15th edition of the Beijing International Tourism Fair (BITE 2018), which was held over three days with almost a thousand national and international participants. Noam Chomsky, Other Intellectuals Support Petro in Colombia Election http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29714&SEO=noam-chomsky-other-intellectuals-support-petro-in-colombia-election Bogota, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) A few hours before the new Colombian President is let known, US renowned linguist Noah Chomsky expressed his support to Colombian center-left candidate Gustavo Petro. Tourist Arrested for Stealing a Fragment of the Roman Coliseum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29710&SEO=tourist-arrested-for-stealing-a-fragment-of-the-roman-coliseum Rome, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Italian police arrested a young 17 years old Austrian tourist here today, accused of illegally appropriating cultural property belonging to the state.