Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba Celebrates 123 Years of Resumption of Independence Struggles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24924&SEO=cuba-celebrates-123-years-of-resumption-of-independence-struggles Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today celebrates the 123 anniversary of the resumption of independence struggles and the beginning of the fights known as necessary war, organized by José Martí to achieve the definitive separation of Spain. Preparations for Elections in Cuba Go On Smoothly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24912&SEO=preparations-for-elections-in-cuba-go-on-smoothly Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 23 (Perensa Latina) National Electoral Commission (CEN) Vice President Tomas Amaran highlighted today preparatory works for the the population to vote responsibly, organized and with discipline in the national elections, slated for March 11. Cuban Youth Claim USA Return of Occupied Territory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24901&SEO=cuban-youth-claim-usa-return-of-occupied-territory Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban youths will demand today from social networks the return of the territory illegally occupied by the United States in Guantanamo province, where Washington maintains a naval base and a prison internationally denounced as a center of torture. Cuban University Students to Collaborate in General Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24840&SEO=cuban-university-students-to-collaborate-in-general-elections Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban university students will collaborate in the general elections to be held on the Caribbean island on March 11, an action that will contribute to the transparency of this electoral process, local press reported today. Havana Club to Launch New Version of Rum Tributo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24825&SEO=havana-club-to-launch-new-version-of-rum-tributo Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Havana Club International S.A., informed today that during the 20th Habano Festival (February 26 thru March 2) it will present here the new version of the rum named Tributo (Tribute) of this year. Cuba's Preparations for General Elections Advance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24793&SEO=cubas-preparations-for-general-elections-advance Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The National Electoral Commission (CEN) in Cuba is making preparations today for the general elections to be held on March 11 in the Caribbean island. Namibia Prime Minister Pays Tribute to Heroes in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24767&SEO=namibia-prime-minister-pays-tribute-to-heroes-in-santiago-de-cuba Santiago de Cuba, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The Namibian Prime Minister, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, paid tribute here today to Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, José Martí, Mariana Grajales and Fidel Castro, in the patrimonial cemetery of Santa Ifigenia. Cuban Residents in Ecuador Debate on Current Migration Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24744&SEO=cuban-residents-in-ecuador-debate-on-current-migration-measures Quito, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban diplomatic officials in Ecuador and residents from that Caribbean country in this nation exchanged on the island''s migration measures that recently came into force and its benefits. Cubans Recall National Anthem's Author http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24730&SEO=cubans-recall-national-anthems-author Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Cubans of different generations recall today in the bicentenary of his birth Pedro "Perucho" Figueredo, La Bayamesa´’s author, a patriotic anthem turned into the national anthem. Cuba, Namibia Strengthen Historic Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24716&SEO=cuba-namibia-strengthen-historic-relations Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Namibia strengthened their historic ties this week, following the visit of that nation''s prime minister, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, to this capital. Int'l Congress of Higher Education Concludes in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24660&SEO=intl-congress-of-higher-education-concludes-in-havana Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The constant and inclusive training throughout life and the ecology of knowledge are some of the issues to be discussed today during the last day of the International Congress of Higher Education, Universidad 2018. Habanos S.A. Given Condition as Authorized Economic Operator http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24658&SEO=habanos-s.a.-given-condition-as-authorized-economic-operator Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The recognition given to Habanos S.A. as Authorized Economic Operator (AEO), shows the Cuban commercial panorama reinforces its development model. Internationalizing Curriculum, at Higher Education Congress in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24634&SEO=internationalizing-curriculum-at-higher-education-congress-in-cuba Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The internationalization of the curriculum and the pedagogical models will be issues to debate today during the third day of the International Congress of Higher Education, Universidad 2018, taking place in this capital. Vice President of Cuba Visits Seychelles to Strengthen Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24624&SEO=vice-president-of-cuba-visits-seychelles-to-strengthen-ties Victoria, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the State Council of Cuba Mercedes Lopez Acea began today an official visit to the Republic of Seychelles to strengthen ties with the Government and the people. MEPs to Strengthen Actions against U.S. Blockade to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24618&SEO=meps-to-strengthen-actions-against-u.s.-blockade-to-cuba Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Members of the European Parliament (MEP) reiterated today their willingness to strengthen actions and thus contribute to lift the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba. Cuba and Syria Sign Agreement on Higher Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24617&SEO=cuba-and-syria-sign-agreement-on-higher-education Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Syria signed a collaboration agreement on higher education in this capital Wednesday, with the objective to promote the exchange of experiences in fields such as medicine, pharmaceutical sciences and other academic areas. University of Havana to Improve Links between Cuba and the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24612&SEO=university-of-havana-to-improve-links-between-cuba-and-the-us Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The University of Havana will always have its doors open for academic exchange and deepen relations between the peoples of Cuba and the United States, said the rector of that institution, Gustavo Cobreiro Wednesday. Cuba Celebrates St. Valentine's Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24596&SEO=cuba-celebrates-st.-valentines-day Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) In the warm tropical winter season in Cuba and the legend of Saint Valentine, Cubans are celebrating today Saint Valentine''s Day with several shows of affection among couples, friends and family. Cuban First Vice-President Diaz-Canel Meets Palestinian Leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24591&SEO=cuban-first-vice-president-diaz-canel-meets-palestinian-leader Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez met with the minister of Education and Higher Education of the State of Palestine, Sabri Saidam, in this capital yesterday night, according to an official report in Granma newspaper. Saidam is visiting Cuba as a special envoy and brought a message from Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas to the president of the Councils of State and of Ministers, Raul Castro Ruz, the official press release says. Cuba Categorically Rejects OAS Interventionist Declarations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24572&SEO=cuba-categorically-rejects-oas-interventionist-declarations Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Rogelio Sierra categorically rejected today the recent statements by the Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, which he described as interventionists.