Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina North American Activist Calls for Ending Blockade Against Cuba Havana, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) The coordinator of the National Network of Solidarity with Cuba in the United States, Cheryl Labash, demanded today that her country''s government lifts the blockade it maintains on the island for more than 50 years. Syrian President Congratulates His Counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel Damascus,April 24(Prensa Latina) Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad has sent Tuesday a congratulatory message to Miguel Diaz-Canel on behalf of the Syrian government and people for his election as president of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba. Cuba, Venezuela Strengthen Alliance With Nicolas Maduro's Visit Havana, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Venezuela strengthened their alliance with the official visit carried out by President Nicolas Maduro during the weekend, the first president to travel to the island to congratulate newly elected Head of State, Miguel Diaz-Canel. Bolivia's President Evo Morales Reaffirms Support for Cuba Havana, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President, Evo Morales, who is beginning an official visit to Cuba today, confirmed in this capital the support and solidarity of his country to the Caribbean nation. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Develops Tight Agenda in Cuba Havana, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who arrived yesterday in Havana on an official visit, has a tight agenda that includes talks with his counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel. Venezuelan President Announces Official Visit to Cuba Caracas, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro today announced an official visit to Cuba, where he plans to meet with the new Cuban head of State, Miguel Diaz-Canel. Cuban Will Continue to Be an Example Lima, April 20 (Prensa Latina) The prize winning poet Hildebrando Perez Grande noted that Cuba will continue to be an example of sovereignty and dignity after the election of Miguel Diaz-Canel as the Cuban president, demonstrating a legitimate expression of the people''s will. Belarusian President Congratulates Diaz-Canel Minsk, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Bealrusian President Alexander Lukashenko congratulated the new President of the Councils of State and of Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez on Thursday. Unity of Cubans the Main Weapon, Affirm Raul Castro and Díaz-Canel Havana, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The unity of the people constitutes the main defense weapon of the Cuban Revolution, the deputies Raúl Castro and Miguel Díaz-Canel, president of the outgoing and incoming Councils of State and Ministers, agreed here, respectively. Russia Demands End to U.S. Policy on Cuba Moscow, Ap 19 (Prensa Latina) Russia demanded an end to the irrational and totally destructive policy by the United States against Cuba, the head of the Latin America Department at the Russian Foreign Ministry, Alexander Shetnin, said today. Raul Castro Expresses Confidence in New Cuban President Havana, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Raul Castro today expressed confidence in the new president of the Councils of State and of Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, and lauded his fidelity to the Revolution and his political strength. Cuban Parliamentarians Support Independent and Sovereign Cuba Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The speaker of the People's Power National Assembly (Parliament), Esteban Lazo, today noted that unity was a key element to continue to build an independent, socialist and democratic society. Cuban Lawmakers Are a Redoubt of Dignity, Abel Prieto Says Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Culture Minister Abel Prieto said today that all 605 Cuban lawmakers in the People''s Power National Assembly are a redoubt of dignity amid the convulsive international political situation marked by corruption. Esteban Lazo Re-elected Speaker of Cuban Parliament (+Photos) Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Esteban Lazo has been re-elected Wednesday as Speaker of the 9th Legislature of the Cuban Parliament that was inaugurated today. Esteban Lazo Proposed as Speaker of Cuban Parliament Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The National Candidacy Commission proposed Wednesday Esteban Lazo as Speaker of the 9th Legislature of the newly-inaugurated Cuban Parliament, nomination that will have to be ratified by direct and secret vote by the 605 lawmakers. Cuba Expresses Solidarity with Algeria after Plane Crash Havana, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities signed a book of condolences at the Algerian Embassy in Havana, in which they expressed their solidarity with that African country after the crash of a military plane. Cuba Moves Forward Constituent Session of New Legislature Havana, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The Council of State of Cuba announced on Monday that the constituent session of the 9th Legislature of the National Parliament, initially scheduled for Thursday 19, has been moved forward to Wednesday 18. The Installation of Parliament Closes Electoral Process in Cuba Havana, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is preparing the next April 19 for the installation of the IX Legislature of the National Assembly of People''s Power (Parliament), action that concludes the general elections process. Brazil, Mexico and Cuba Dominate Prix Versailles of Architecture By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Brazil, México and Cuba conquered the main awards of the Prix Versailles of architecture in the American continent, a gala that for the first time left Paris, its original scenario. New Parliament will Energize Unity of Cubans, Asserts Legislator Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The People's Power National Assembly will install next April 19 its Ninth Legislature with the mission of strengthening unity around the revolution in the island, asserted here today Parliament Member Digna Guerra.