Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Free Universe, Yoko Ono's Exhibition, Opens in Ecuador (+Photos) http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30050&SEO=free-universe-yoko-onos-exhibition-opens-in-ecuador-photos Quito, June 24 (Prensa Latina) ''Free Universe'', a retrospective exhibition by the Japanese artista Yoko Ono, the widow of the former Beatle musician John Lennon, opened in this capital. Ocean's 8 Film Soundtrack Available on Digital Platform http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30010&SEO=oceans-8-film-soundtrack-available-on-digital-platform Los Angeles, USA, June 22 (Prensa Latina) The soundtrack for the film Ocean''s 8, entirely designed by British composer Daniel Pemberton, is now available on digital platforms. International Contest of Young Singers of Boleros Begins in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29986&SEO=international-contest-of-young-singers-of-boleros-begins-in-cuba Havana, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) Within the context of the Festival Boleros de Oro, the 5th International Competition of young singers of the genre begins this Friday in this capital in the Covarrubias Hall of the National Theater of Cuba to promote new talents. John Malkovich Will Play Hercules Poirot for BBC http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29976&SEO=john-malkovich-will-play-hercules-poirot-for-bbc London, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) American actor John Malkovich will play the legendary detective Hercules Poirot in a new production of the British BBC channel based on the novel ''The ABC Murders'' by the writer Agatha Christie, according to specialized media. Broadway Will Produce Musical about Michael Jackson's Life http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29915&SEO=broadway-will-produce-musical-about-michael-jacksons-life Los Angeles, USA, June 21 (Prensa Latina) Broadway will produce a musical based on Michael Jackson''s life, adapted by the award-winning American playwright Lynn Nottage, according to several media. Robert Zemeckis to Direct New Version of Roald Dahl's The Witches http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29902&SEO=robert-zemeckis-to-direct-new-version-of-roald-dahls-the-witches Los Ángeles, USA Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Director Robert Zemeckis is in final negotiations to direct Warner Bros.'' adaptation of Roald Dahl''s classic book ''The Witches,'' studio sources tell Variety. Big Win for 'Black Panther' at 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards Show http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29895&SEO=big-win-for-black-panther-at-2018-mtv-movie-and-tv-awards-show Los Ángeles, USA,Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Superhero movie ''Black Panther'' made a killing at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Saturday (June 16) in an awards show shown on television on Monday (June 18) that also recognized gays, women and those who stand up to bullying. North American Actor Awards Young Man Who Stopped Shooting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29886&SEO=north-american-actor-awards-young-man-who-stopped-shooting Los Angeles, USA, June 20 (Prensa Latina) After receiving the Best Actor statuette at the MTV Movie TV Awards 2018, Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman presented the award to a young man who stopped a gunfight in the USA, media reports today. Foreign Presence at the CorHabana 2018 Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29884&SEO=foreign-presence-at-the-corhabana-2018-festival Havana, June 20 (Prensa Latina) Vocal groups from Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Argentina and the United States confirmed their attendance at the 13th International Choir Festival CorHabana 2018, organizers announced today. Reggaeton Duo Gente de Zona Confirms Laura Pausini's Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29850&SEO=reggaeton-duo-gente-de-zona-confirms-laura-pausinis-visit-to-cuba Havana, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) The popular Cuban reggaeton duo Gente de Zona confirmed on social networks that the Italian singer Laura Pausini will perform with them at the July concert in this capital, digital media highlight today. Gilberto Santa Rosa and El Canario in Festival in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29837&SEO=gilberto-santa-rosa-and-el-canario-in-festival-in-cuba Havana, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican Gilberto Santa Rosa and Dominican Jose Alberto El Canario are heading the poster for the artists to attend the Josone Varadero Beach Jazz and Salsa Festival in Cuba, from July 12 to 15 in Varadero Beach. Smoking Rate Declines in US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29824&SEO=smoking-rate-declines-in-us Washington, June 19 (Prensa Latina) The rate of adult smoking in the United States dropped 1.6 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released today. Several Japanese Schools Introduce LGBT Friendly Uniforms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29819&SEO=several-japanese-schools-introduce-lgbt-friendly-uniforms Tokyo, June 19 (Prensa Latina) Several Japanese schools are introducing today uniforms without gender identification in an effort to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students. Steven Spielberg and British Director to Shoot War Drama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29814&SEO=steven-spielberg-and-british-director-to-shoot-war-drama Los Angeles, USA, June 19 (Prensa Latina) The famous North American filmmaker Steven Spielberg and British filmmaker Sam Mendes will screen the war drama entitled 1917, which recounts events from the First World War, the specialized media Deadline highlighted today. Evo Morales Concludes Visit to China, Presents Autobiographic Book http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29788&SEO=evo-morales-concludes-visit-to-china-presents-autobiographic-book Beijing, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales concluded his visit to China today by launching a Chinese-language version of the autobiographic book ''My Life, from Orinoca to the Quemado Palace'', which shows his life as a trade union and political leader. North American Composer Charles Fox to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29780&SEO=north-american-composer-charles-fox-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The North American composer and singer Charles Fox, author of the hit Killing me softly with this song, will give a concert on July 1 at the Gran Teatro de La Habana ''Alicia Alonso'', organizers reported today. 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. Film The Incredibles 2 Reaches U.S. Box-Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29752&SEO=film-the-incredibles-2-reaches-u.s.-box-office Los Angeles, USA, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The children's animated film The Incredibles is now at the top of the US cinema box office ranking, marking a new success among Disney-Pixar's blockbuster films. 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. One Dead, 20 Injured in Shooting at New Jersey Art All Night Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29702&SEO=one-dead-20-injured-in-shooting-at-new-jersey-art-all-night-festival Washington, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Shooting broke out at an all-night art festival in Trenton, New Jersey early on Sunday, sending people stampeding from the scene and leaving one suspect dead and 20 people injured, a local prosecutor said.