Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Elders Ask U.S. and DPRK to Calm Down and Respect Mutually United Nations, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) The group of experienced politicians, called The Elders, urged the United States and the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today to commit themselves to taking a stance that will prevent the escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula. Uruguay Rejects Military Intervention in Latin America at UN United Nations, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) Uruguayan Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa urged here today to shun all rhetoric of violence, and rejected any hint of military intervention in Latin America. Trump Has Made More to Split USA Up Washington, Sept 24 (Prensa Latina) The American President Donald Trump has made more to divide the country than to unite it, according to the 60 percent of the population, a survey reveals today. Syrian Situation Discused with UN Secretary General Damasco, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem,informed the General Secretary of the United Nations, António Guterres, that the Syrian Army and its allies are advancing in the struggle against the terror groups according to media. U.S. Blockade Against Cuba Strongly Condemned at the United Nations United Nations, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) Russia, El Salvador, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Sao Tome and Principe, Vanuatu, Tuvalu and Guinea Bissau strongly condemned the U.S. blockade against Cuba at the UN General Assembly. Earthquake Early Warning System to be Developed in Canada Ottawa, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) Although the Canadian province of British Columbia implements an earthquake monitoring and early warning system, rising people''s awareness is key to mitigate damages. Trump Announces New US Sanctions against DPRK Washington, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump announced today new sanctions against the Democratic people''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), just two days after threatening at UN to destroy the Asian country. Antigua & Barbuda Leader to Address Climate Change at UN Saint John, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Antigua and Barbuda''s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, will speak today on climate change and its effects in the Caribbean before the United Nations General Assembly, official media reported. World Leaders Demand in UN End of U.S. Blockade Against Cuba United Nations, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Latin American, Caribbean, African and Asian leaders have called for an end to the U.S. blockade against Cuba at the UN General Assembly, which is today holding its third day. Canada: Immigration Fraud Investigation Continues in British Columbia Ottawa, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) continues to probe criminal activities of fake immigration consultants who deceived over 1,600 undocumented people for over five years UN Declares Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty Open for Signature United Nations, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has declared open today the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons for signature, an instrument that will come into force once 50 States ratify. Puerto Rico next on Hurricane Maria's Demolishing Path San Juan, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) After lashing at Dominica and battering again the Leeward Islands, hurricane Maria is making landfall on Puerto Rico on Wednesday morning. UN Debates Must Focus on Peace, Miroslav Lajcak Says United Nations, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) United Nations General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak said today at the 72nd Session that peace and the prevention of conflicts should be the focus the UN work. UN Confirms that Near 130 Leaders will Attend High-level Forum United Nations, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Secretariat said that 90 heads of State and 39 heads of Government will participate in the high-level period of the General Assembly, which will hold its forum from September 19th to 25th. As Category 5, Hurricane Maria Pounded Dominica San Juan, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Maria with a pounding force of Category 5 storm, the highest in the Saffir-Simpson scale, hammered Dominica by midnight while hitting, too, nearby islands of the eastern Caribbean. Cuban Foreign Minister Travels to New York to Attend UN Debate United Nations, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez is in New York to participate in the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly, scheduled from September 10 to 25. UN Awards Indigenous Leaders for Environmental Protection Initiative United Nations, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Indigenous leaders from around the world who won the 2017 UN Equatorial Prize have reaffirmed their commitment to the conservation of nature and sustainable development. Representatives from Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, Brazil, Mali, Kenya, Indonesia, Thailand, Kazakhstan, India and Pakistan will receive Sunday the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) award in New York, which they considered a stimulus to continue in the struggle for the construction of a planet in keeping with the environment. Hunger Grows Worldwide, UN Says Rome, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) A report by the United Nations (UN) has stated today that hunger increased again in 2016 after years of decline, affecting about 815 million people. UN Holds Urgent Meeting after New Missile Launch by DPRK United Nations, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting today following the launch of a new missile by the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), which argues its right to defend itself against the U.S. hostility in the region. Revealed in Canada Illegal Monitoring of Cellphone Communications Ottawa, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) used illegally in several occasions between 2011 and 2016 technology to monitor communications with cellphones, revealed a report published here. Evo Condemns again U.S. Military Bases in Latin America La Paz, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales has today recalled the significance of having closed the U.S. military base in Chimore, so as to regain sovereignty, when speaking at an official ceremony on the 33rd anniversary of that municipality. Book and Photo Exhibition Honor Fidel Castro in New York New York, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Diplomats accredited to the United Nations and members of the solidarity movement with Cuba have paid tribute to Fidel Castro in New York during an evening that included the launching of a book and a photo exhibition about the revolutionary leader. Hillary Clinton Says Trump is a Clear and Present Danger to USA Washington, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Hillary Clinton, former US democrat to 2016 presidential elections, has warned that the United States is nowadays in danger under Republican President Donald Trump´s administration. Trump Tries to Calm Down Undocumented Immigrant Youngsters Washington, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump said today that beneficiaries of an initiative for undocumented immigrant youngsters, rescinded two days ago, should be worry-free for the next six months. USA: Senator Supports Bernie Sanders Health Bill Washington, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren became the newest member of her party to support the Medicare For All project promoted by fellow US Sen. And also member of the Upper House, Bernie Sanders. Natural Disasters Quadrupled Since 1970, Says UN United Nations, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) Natural disasters have quadrupled in the world since 1970, a scenario that confirms the importance of handling climate change, said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. South Korean Entrepreneurial Group Defends Free Trade Agreement Seoul, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in South Korea, made up of 700 companies, today favored the free trade agreement with the United States, which Washington has threatened to abandon. US Calls on the UN to Take Drastic Sanctions Against DPRK United Nations, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) The United States called on the UN Security Council today to adopt drastic sanctions that would force the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to abandon its nuclear program. UN Holds Emergency Meeting on DPRK Nuclear Test United Nations, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting today to address the sixth nuclear test carried out by the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Russia Summons U.S. Diplomat over Search of Its Properties Moscow, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the minister-counselor of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Anthony Godfrey, today to deliver a letter of protest for the search of offices of this country''s commercial mission in Washington. JetBlue Opens Two Offices in Cuba Havana, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) JetBlue has opened two commercial offices in Cuba, after one year of having become the first U.S. airline to fly regularly to this Caribbean country in more than 50 years. Search and Rescue Operation Continue in Texas After Harvey Washington, Sept 1 (Prensa Latina) Rescue and search operations continue today for those affected by hurricane Harvey, that left catastrophic floods in Texas, USA. Actor Mark Ruffalo Joins March Against White Supremacy in USA Washington, Sept 1 (Prensa Latina)North American actor Mark Ruffalo joined activists who continue marching against white supremacy, marchers started on Monday from Charlottesville, Virginia, and they will arrive on September 6 to the nation''s capital. Russia Wants to Normalize Ties with USA, But Rejects Santions Moscow, Sep 1st (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reiterated today the government''s willingness to cooperate in normalizing relations with the United States, but assured they would react to any action that would be harmful to his country. World's Scientists Alerted On Asteroid Florence Washington, Sept 1 (Prensa Latina) World''s scientists will be alerted today on asteroid Florence, the largest special body of its kind to approach so much to Earth since they have recorded. Canada Economy Expands Most Since 2011 on Spending Spree Ottawa,Aug 31 (Prensa Latina)Canada''s economy unexpectedly accelerated at a 4.5 percent pace in the second quarter, tops among Group of Seven countries, led by the biggest binge in household spending since before the 2008-2009 global recession. FAO Calls for Sustainable Response to Refugee Crisis in Uganda Kampala, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva has called here for a sustainable response to the refugee crisis in Uganda, after concluding a visit to refugee settlements in the country''s north. UN Calls for Protection of Civilians in the Fight Against IS United Nations, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra''ad Al-Hussein today has called for the protection of civilians during the fight to expel the Islamic State (IS) from the Syrian cities of Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor. Giant Asteroid Approaches the Earth on Friday Washington, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) Florence asteroid of 4,4 kilometers of diameter, will approach the Earth on Friday without colliding risk, estimated today National Aeronautical Space Administration (NASA). UN Office Report Minimizes Opposition Violence in Venezuela United Nations, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Office has today issued a report on the current situation in Venezuela, playing down violence unleashed by opposition groups. Trump's Lawyer Emailed Kremlin on Real State Project During Campaign Moscow, Aug 30 (PL) Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump''s personal lawyer, e-mailed Vladimir Putin''s spokesman during the 2016 US presidential campaign asking for help with a Trump real estate project in Moscow, Russian PM spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday. UN Experts Call to End Forced Disappearances United Nations, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) UN independent experts called the international community today to work for a world without forced disppearances, a phenomenon that is present in all continents. Pakistan Suspends Talks with US after Trump's Allegations Islamabad, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan has suspended talks with the United States in protest against President Donald Trump''s recent statements about Islamabad''s alleged support for radical groups, today revealed official sources. Military Finds Tunnel From Tijuana, Mexico to San Diego, California Mexico, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina)Mexican Military found a tunnel from Tijuana Mexican city to San Diego, southwest of the US, this route was employed for drug-trafficking and undocumented migrants, security authorities reported today. US Scientists Recommend Moderate Exercise During Pregnancy Washington, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Moderate exercise during pregnancy is safe and convenient for the fetus and mother, as published today by the American Medical Association journal today. Unburied Dead Bodies of Somalia-US Operation Mogadishu, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The bodies of the dead in joint military operation of Somali and US troops this week are still unburied by the will of their relatives, who demand an excuse. Venezuela's FM Blames US, Opposition for Economic Woes Moscow, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has underlined the cynicism of the US imposing sanctions, called for the opposition, and blaming the government of Nicolas Maduro for the country''s economic woes. USA Builds Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela, Arreaza denounces United Nations, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) The United States is maneuvering to manufacture a humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and seeks to starve its people, said the country''s foreign minister, Jorge Arreaza. Canada's Deportation Numbers Soar Amid Influx of Asylum Seekers Ottawa, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian authorities have increased deportations of immigrants, mainly from Mexico and Haiti, during the first eight months of 2017, amid influx of asylum seekers crossing from the United States. Interior Recommends Trump on Shrinking Some National Monument Areas Washington, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Donald Trump alter at least three national monuments established by his immediate predecessors, including two in Utah, a move expected to reshape federal land and water protections and certain to trigger major legal fights or change the way others are handled, the Washington Post reported today. UN Secretary General Welcomes Venezuelan Foreign Minister United Nations, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is welcoming today Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, at a meeting in which dialogue is expected to focus on the situation in the South American country. Trump Defends Confederate Statues, Berates His Critics Washington, Aug. 24 (Prensa Latina) A descendant of Gen. Robert E. Lee tore into US President Donald Trump for defending Confederate statues, amid today''s debate in the United States on racism and monuments depicted those figures. USS John S. McCain Sailor Corpse Found After Collision Off Singapore Singapore, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The remains of a missing US sailor has been found and identified after the collision between the US destroyer John McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore, the US Navy said. USA Withhold Real Numbers of Troops in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan Washington, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The United States may have much more troops in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan than it publicly declares, given different reasons, some troops are absent from the official count. UN Asks US Government to Clearly Condemn Racism United Nations, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination called on the United States government to unequivocally and unconditionally condemn racism and hate crimes. US Environmentalists Welcome Decision on Gas Pipeline Project Washington, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) US ecologist groups welcomed today the decision by a court of appeals that rejected federal approval of the Southeast Market Pipeline Project for considering the environmental analysis of a gas pipeline as incomplete. Storm Causes Damages, Power Cuts in Montreal, Canada Ottawa, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Some 20,000 homes and businesses in Montreal and its surroundings remain today without electricity due to the effects of a storm that caused severe material damages. Afro-Canadian Parliamentarians Worried About Racist Actions Ottawa, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The presence of groups that defends racist and xenophobic ideas in public is today a growing concern to members of the Canada-Africa Parliamentary Association. NY Stock Exchange in the Red After Trump's Statements New York, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has opened today in the red due to investors'' concerns, following US President Donald Trump''s statements on the construction of a wall along the US border with Mexico. Canada Calls on Allies for More Surveillance Over Far-Right Groups Ottawa, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Canada has recently asked US intelligence services and allies to keep a close surveillance on far-right groups, the Globe and Mail newspaper reported today. Border Wall Again at Center Stage in U.S. Washington,  (Prensa Latina) The intention of president Donald Trump to build a wall at the U.S. border with Mexico returned today to center stage after threat of closing up government in order to carry out the polemic construction. Survey: Canadians Blame Trump for Tensions on Korean Peninsula Ottawa, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Most of Canadians agree US President Donald Trump is guilty about tensions on the Korean peninsula and doubt his ability to handle this situation, according to a poll released today. US Ex-Prosecutors Call for Strong Response to White Supremacy Washington, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) A group of 66 state attorneys general have urged US leaders, including President Donald Trump, to firmly respond to the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacies, local media reported. US General Attorneys Call for Strong Action on White Supremacists Washington, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) A group of 66 former Attorney Generals called on U.S. leaders, among them President Donald Trump, to respond with force to Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacists, local media said today. Confederate Monuments Are Still Coming Down Across USA Washington, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Workers of the University of Texas are bringing down Confederate statues on the campus of this University, media reports said. China Hails Canadian Initiative Commemorating Nanjing Massacre Beijing, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry stated this Monday that the country favorably welcomes the legislative bill in the Canadian province of Ontario to designate December 13 as the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Day. US Forces on Alert, Says Trump Washington, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) A day after the terrorist attacks in the Spanish cities of Barcelona and Cambrills, US President Donald Trump said today that his country''s security forces are on alert and watch over any problems. Obi-Wan Kenobi Film Set to Join Star Wars Universe Los Ángeles, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) A standalone adventure focused on the character played by Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor is in the works, with Stephen Daldry in talks to direct Syria Found Evidence U.S., U.K. Supplied Toxic Agents to Terrorists Damascus, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Evidence found in Aleppo and Damascus suburbs about the U.S. and U.K. might have been supplying toxic agents to terrorist groups fighting the Syrian government rises as a relevant issue in the conflict. Shaping US Congress Extremism-Prevention Panel Requested Washington, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The US Congress needs a two-party panel that debates and adopts concrete actions against violent extremism, a columnist asserted today, faced with the recent incidents of intolerance in Charlottesville, Virginia. UN Experts Warn that Racism and Xenophobia Are on the Rise in U.S. United Nations, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) United Nations experts in human rights today expressed concern about the escalation of racism and xenophobia in the United States, in the wake of the far-right demonstrations and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. China Reiterates Drawbacks of US Trade Protectionism Beijing, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) China is currently insisting that any action of U.S. trade protectionism against this country could damage the bilateral economic and trade relations. Canada-Armenians Urge to Stop Export of Armoured Cars to Azerbaijan Ottawa, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Canada''s Armenian community has launched a campaign to convince the Trudeau government to cancel export permits for the sale of Canadian-made armoured personnel carriers to Azerbaijan. Donald Trump Considers Pardoning Joe Arpaio Washington, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The possible forgiveness of US President Donald Trump to former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio seems to gain more force today with a new allusion from the president to the case. Tropical Storm Gert Not a Threat For U.S. East Coast and Bermuda La Habana,Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Tropical Storm Gert has a chance to become a hurricane, but will remain well off the East Coast this week, with increased wave action the only reminder for some US East Coast residents. New Journey Against White Supremacy in the U.S. Washington, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States will live today another day of events in solidarity with the city of Charlottesville and condemnation of white supremacism, after a week that aroused alarm before that ideology. Colombian City Receives US Vice President Bogota, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The security arrangements scheduled to receive US Vice President Mike Pence in the Colombian Caribbean resort of Cartagena de Indias, will be as much deep as those for Heads of State and Government. White Supremacist Demonstration Triggers Rejection in Virginia, USA Washington, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of white supremacists with torches demonstrated last night outside the US University of Virginia as the prelude to a broad demonstration scheduled for today despite the outrage of politicians and local population. Trump Warned over Hawkish Rhetoric against North Korea Washington, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) As bellicose rhetoric and tensions step up between Washington and Pyongyang, former president Barack Obama''s political adviser Susan Rice stressed U.S. can tolerate nuclear-armed North Korea, thus blasting Donald Trump. Senators Caution Trump Not to Blockade Venezuela's Oil Industry Washington, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Four Republican senators have reportedly cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump not to blockade the Venezuelan oil sector, fearing the sanctions may harm the U.S. economy. IS Leader Killed in Afghanistan Clashes Kabul, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) A leader of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS) was killed today in a clash with Taliban militants in Jawzjan province. Venezuela Rejects New US Sanctions Against its Democracy Caracas, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry has rejected today the new unilateral sanctions applied by the US government, this time against eight members of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC). Cuba Guarantees Diplomatic Security with Severity and Seriousness Havana, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The Foreign Ministry (MINREX) of the Republic of Cuba has reaffirmed today its pledge to guarantee with severity and seriousness the security for diplomatic corps accredited on the Caribbean island. US LGTB Activist Lawyers Bring Lawsuit after Anti-Transgender Ban Washington, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Lawyers to two US LGTB activist organizations announced today that they had brought a lawsuit against a policy announced by President Donald Trump to prohibit the presence of transgender people in the Armed Forces. US Charges Mexican Personalities with Drug Traffcking Mexico, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The Department of Treasury of the United States informed Wednesday that Mexican soccer player Rafael Márquez, captain of the national team, and singer Julión Álvarez, among the most popular here, were sanctioned for alleged drug trafficking, it was known here. Canadian Army Sets Up Camp for Irregular Migrants Ottawa, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian Army is setting up today a camp in the province of Quebec in order to house up to 500 irregular migrants coming from the United States. Trumps Avoids Declaring Emergency due to Opioid Crisis Washington, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump lacks short-term plans to decree a national public health emergency due to the opioid crisis affecting the country, despite the recommendations made by a specialized panel. Canada Concerned Canadian-made Armoured Vehicles Use Against Saudis Ottawa, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland expressed today deep concern about recent videos showing Canadian-made armored vehicles in alleged Saudi Arabia government operations against the population. Constant USA Attack Against Venezuela Denounced Caracas, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Samuel Moncada, has denounced the constant U.S. aggression against his country''s democracy and criticized his insistence on ignoring the National Constituent Assembly. Canada Highlights Importance of Its Links with ASEAN Ottawa, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Canada reaffirmed today its interest in strengthening relations with the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) on the basis of ties between peoples, as well as economic and security cooperation. Trump Attacks Media and Denies Polls Giving Him Low Support Washington, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President, Donald Trump, attacked today the news media and democrat Senator Richard Blumenthal in a series of morning messages, in which he also celebrated what he considers successes of his administration. Indonesia to Work With Google to Fight Terrorism Jakarta, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Indonesia will cooperate with Google to counter the spread of terrorism in cyber media, following a series of suicide attacks in that country which used the Internet, Minister of Communication and Information, Rudiantara, said today. Whale Deaths Alarm Scientific Community in Canada Ottawa, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) In the Canadian scientific community alarm is growing today due to the high number of deaths of free whales, in the order of 10 during the last two months. Trump Makes Congress Responsible for State of Relations with Russia Washington, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump made Congress responsible today for the state of relations with Russia, a day after signing a law of sanctions against Moscow which he described as defective. China Concerned about Incident at Consulate in Los Angeles Beijing, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) China has declared today that it attaches great importance to the shooting incident occurred outside the Chinese Consulate General in the U.S. city of Los Angeles. Russia Iterates Rejection of New US Sanctions Moscow, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Government announced today its rejection of the implementation of a new package of sanctions imposed by the United States against this country and denounced the negative consequences of those measures for bilateral relations, as well as their impact on Europe. Canadian Government Demands More Support for The Red Cross Ottawa, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian government has asked for more support for the Red Cross in order to give protection to the people affected by the wave of wild fires in British Columbia province. Trump's Immigration Policy Harms Children Washington, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) Young children of immigrants are anxious due to the policies by President Donald Trump about their parents, according to a study quoted by media today. UN Agencies Warn that Breastfeeding Should Increase United Nations, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) UN agencies have warned today that breastfeeding globally scarcely reaches about 40 percent of children under six months of age, a problem to be overcome depending on the health of the future generations. Egypt Assumes Rotating Presidency of UN Security Council United Nations, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) Egypt assumes today the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council, amid conflicts causing international concern. US President Removes Scaramucci from His White House Post Washington, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump removed Anthony Scaramucci from his post as communications director to the White House, only 10 days after appointing him for that post, local media oputlets reported. US and Japan Talk on Korean Ballisitic Missile Washington, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) the President of the United States, Donald Trump, and Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, talked by phone about the new launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile in the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Tropical Storm Emily Makes Landfall Along Florida Gulf Coast Havana, July 31 (Prensa Latina) The fifth Tropical Storm Emily has formed in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast west-central Florida, United States, as reported by the Cuba´s Meteorological Institute. At UN, Bolivia Described Security Council as Anti-Democratic United Nations, Jul 28 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s permanent representative to the UN, Sacha Llorenti, has described today the Security Council as anti-democratic and anachronistic, calling for a reform in favor of world peace and stability. US Attorney General Travels to El Salvador Washington, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) US Attorney General c will travel to El Salvador today to tackle issues related to the fight against international criminal groups, said the Justice Department. Fire Evacuee Return Home in Canada Ottawa, Jul 26 (Prensa Latina) Canadian authorities have authorized the return home of almost half of the more than 46,000 people evacuated from the fires that affected British Columbia (BC), officials sources reported today. UN Assesses Human Rights Situation in Honduras Tegucigalpa, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Andrew Gilmour, will arrive in Honduras today to assess the progress of the Central American country in the fight against impunity. UN Points Out Challenges for Peace in West Africa and Sahel United Nations, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council pointed out today the challenges jeopardizing peace and stability in West Africa and Sahel, including political conflicts and terrorism. Trump's Son-in-law Denies Acts of Collusion with Russia Washington, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Jared Kushner, son-in-law and adviser to US President Donald Trump, said he did not commit acts of collusion with Russia during his father-in-law''s campaign to reach the White House. US Congress Seeks to Avoid Sanctions against Russia Washington, July 23 (Prensa Latina) The US House of Representatives will vote on July 25 a bipartisan bill that seeks to limit the ability of President Donald Trump''s administration to lift unilateral sanctions against Russia, as reported by some local media. Violence and Cholera Epidemics, Lethal Combination Affecting Yemen United Nations, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) United Nations (UN) agencies warned today about the devastating impact on the Yemeni population of the violence and the cholera epidemics that are affecting that country in the Arabian peninsula. Authorities Tighten Security in Flights from Canada to USA Ottawa, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Canadian authorities warned passengers of commercial flights to the United States about more restrictive security measures at all airports in the country, as part of the counter-terrorist battle. USA: Three Republicans Refuse to Repeal Obamacare without Replacement Washington, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Three Republican senators announced today that they will vote against the process to repeal Obamacare, which represents the end for the Republican party''s efforts to abolish that health regulation. USA Says Iran Complies with Nuke Deal, but Vows New Sanctions Washington, July 18 (Prensa Latina) The US Government has acknowledged that Iran has been complying with the US-agreed nuclear program and with other five nations by 2015, but it is still threatening more sanctions on Persian territory. Canadian Gov't and Opposition Join Forces to Help Displaced Ottawa, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Public Security and Preparation for Emergencies Ralph Goodale, is joining their efforts to the ones by opposition leader Todd Doherty, with the aim to take care of the evacuated people by fires in the Canadian province of British Columbia. 67-Percent US Citizens Rejects Trump's Twitter Habits Washington, July 17 (Prensa Latina) 67 percent of US citizens disapproved of President Donald Trump''s unconventional Twitter habits to comunicate with the people, according to ABC News and The Washington Post. Former FBI Director James Comey is Writing a Book Washington,Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director who was fired in May by President Trump, is writing a book about his experience in public service, including his tumultuous and brief tenure in the Trump administration. Seventh Round of the Intra-Syrian Dialogue Ends in Geneva United Nations, July 14 (Prensa Latina) The seventh round of the UN-sponsored dialogue between Syrian government and opposition representatives ends today in Geneva, and the mediator of the process, Staffan de Mistura, will report to the Security Council. Pastors for Peace Members to Pay Tribute to Lucius Walker in Cuba Havana, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The 28th United States-Cuba Friendship Caravan, led by Pastors for Peace, will pay tribute here today to the founder of that interreligious platform, Rev. Lucius Walker, who passed away in 2010. Tillerson Left Persian Gulf Apparently without Resolving Qatar Crisis Cairo, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left Doha on Thursday with no breakthrough reported in resolving the month-long dispute, which pits the Saudi-led Arab quartet against Qatar. Four Young US Men to Kayak from Cuba to the United States. Havana, July 12 (Prensa Latina) The US citizens, Andy Cochrane, Wyatt Roscoe, Wesley Preston and Christopher Rodel began to kayak from this capital to Key West, Florida, and sent a message of friendship to the world. Canadian Armed Forces Supporting Emergency Response to Wildfires B.C Ottawa,Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have sent air assets, liaison and personnel to support the ongoing emergency response to the wildfires in British Columbia. Canada Evacuates Thousands People due to Forest Fire Ottawa, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) The nearly 200 forest fires in the Canadian province of British Columbia have damaged up to 12,000 hectares and caused the evacuation of about 7,000 people. UN Adopts Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons United Nations, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Around 130 countries adopted a treaty today banning nuclear weapons, a multilateral instrument negotiated without the participation of States possessing such devices, by consensus at the United Nations. Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Adopted at UN by Vote By Waldo Mendiluza Putin, Trump Holds First Meeting; They Agree It Was Good Hamburg, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Presidents Vladimir Putin, of Russia, and Donald Trump, of the United States, held today in Hamburg, Germany, a much-anticipated first meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit, and said it was good and they would continue to meet. United Nations on the Brink of Banning Nuclear Weapons United Nations, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The conference to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons is concluding today at the United Nations, where the adoption of that instrument is expected. Cuban System of Environmental Information Almost Ready Havana, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Experts of the Institute of Tropical Geography (IGT in Spanish) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (Citma), lead a project to create the system of environmental information of Cuba 2017-2021. Nuclear-Weapon-Ban Treaty is Set to be Adopted in UN United Nations, July 7 (Prensa Latina) Elayne Whyte, president of the United Nations conference to negotiate a treaty banning possession and use of nuclear weapons, has said today that this multilateral instrument is set to be adopted today. UN Expert Admits Pressure Regarding Investigations on Syria United Nations, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Edmond Mulet, head of the Joint Investigation Mechanism (JIM) on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, admitted here Thursday that he is receiving pressure to work on the results of the investigations and adapt them to political interests. Japan, USA and South Korea Agree to Put More Pressure on DPRK Tokyo, July 4 (Prensa Latina) New strategies to destabilize the present situation in the Korean peninsula are currently cropping up, following the announcement of a Trilateral Summit between South Korea, Japan and the United States to put more pressure on North Korea. Negotiation to Ban Nuclear Weapons Enters Final Week United Nations, July 3 (Prensa Latina) The second United Nations conference to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons enters today its final week, with the expectation that the international instrument could be agreed on Friday. US: Activists Prepare to Defend Undocumented Youth Washington, July 2 (Prensa Latina) Immigrant rights activists are preparing today to fight against several US states calling for the elimination of the DACA program for Deferred Action for Children Arrivals. Trudeau Celebrates Canadian Confederation and Calls for Better Future Ottawa, Jul 1 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated all the Canadian citizens for the 150th anniversary of the Confederation and called to celebrate the achievements of the past and look boldly for a better future. Trump Migratory Executive Order Questioned in Canada Ottawa, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Civil rights organizations and the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are trying to determine today if the implementation on Canadian soil of the controversial executive order of US President Donald Trump on immigration is legal. US: Fire Affects Wide Wood Area in Arizona Washington, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Half a thousand firemen are still fighting to put out a fire that quintuplicated its own size in the last hours in the US state of Arizona, and has already consumed 73 square kilometers (28.1 square miles) of the Prescott National Park. USA-Trial of Accused Leaker Reality Winner Set for October 23 Washington, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Among the possible evidence in the government''s case against former federal contractor Reality Winner is a notebook with information handwritten in Farsi, according to CNN, prosecutors said in court today. Lila Downs Supports Cuba against US Policy Change Havana, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Renowned Mexican folk singer, Lila Downs, has expressed today her support to a message sent by the National Association of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) and denounced the recent change of policy of the United States government towards this Caribbean country. Russian Lawmaker Warns US Might Attack Syria Again Moscow, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) When the United Nations is offering to welcome a dialogue for peace in Syria, the United States is reportedly considering a pre-emptive attack on Syrian government troops thus further escalating the conflict in that Arab country and the region. New Draft Bill to Ban Nuclear Weapons Presented at UN United Nations, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) The president of the second UN conference to negotiate an instrument that prohibits nuclear weapons, Elayne Whyte, presented today the second draft bill of the treaty that could be approved on July 7. Indian Opposition Slams USA-India Joint Statement New Delhi, June 27 (Prensa Latina) The Indian opposition has strongly criticized the recent USA-India joint statement for allegedly being too close to the US view on Islamist terror, and termed it as ''disappointing'' and lacking ''new or big ideas'' in the relationship between both nations. U.S. Health Reform, Senate's Dilemma By Martha Andrés Román Immigrants from USA Face Serious Difficulties in Canada Ottawa, June 26 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of foreigners, who fled to Canada from the United States for US President Donald Trump''s migration policy, are currently facing serious difficulties due to delays in processing their cases. Cuban Emigrees to Discuss New US Policy against the Island Washington, June 26 (Prensa Latina) The Alianza Martiana coalition, which groups together various organizations of Cuban emigration in the US city of Miami, Florida, summoned today a conference to discuss Washington''s new policy against the island. South Korea Confirms THAAD Deployment Amid Concerns Seoul,Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) South Korea's newly appointed foreign minister said today in Seoul has no intention of rolling back the decision to deploy the U.S. THAAD battery, the U.S. missile defense system strongly opposed by China. Many US People in Favor of Rapprochement with Cuba By Martha Andrés Román Correspondent Washington, June 24 (Prensa Latina) Republican and Democrat lawmakers, business and scientific groups, Cuban-Americans, non-profit organizations: so many voices criticized the US President Donald Trump´s decision to reverse some progress in the rapprochement with Cuba . Danny Glover Rejects Change of US Policy Towards Cuba Havana, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) North American actor Danny Glover today backed the message from the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (Uneac) against the change of United States policy proclaimed by President Donald Trump. Canadian Prime Minister Honors Terror Victims Ottawa, Jun2 3 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today reminded the hundreds of victims of terrorism of this nation and called for the unity of local and foreigners to confront this scourge. Lifting the Blockade, the U.S. Best Possible Deal with Cuba Por Martha Andres RomanWashington, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) If U.S. President Donald Trump wants a ''better deal'' with Cuba, he should continue the rapprochement and lift all aspects of the blockade, the journalist and activist Cheryl LaBash said here. Five Polemic Cuban Issues Seen by Two Writers Laura Becquer Paseiro* US Congresswoman Calls for Uniting Efforts for Engaging Cuba Washington, June 21 (Prensa Latina) Democratic Congresswoman Yvette Clarke is one of the lawmakers who calls today in the United States for engaging Cuba, despite the new restrictions announced by President Donald Trump. Russia Warns over NATO Fighter Approaching Minister Plane Moscow, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) A Russian SU-27 fighter plane reportedly chased away a NATO F-16 fighter jet that tried to approach Russia''s Defense Minister''s plane over neutral waters of the Baltic Sea. OAS Assembly Without Consensus on Proposal Against Venezuela Mexico, June 20 (Prensa Latina) The 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States begins today its plenary sessions, in an environment marked by the lack of consensus on two proposals on Venezuela. Cuba Defends in the UN Right of Puerto Rico to Self-determination United Nations, June 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ana Silvia Rodríguez, reiterated her country''s support for the end of the colonial status of Puerto Rico, a Caribbean nation subject to five centuries of foreign domination. USA Intends to Re-establish Military Communication with Russia Washington, June 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States will intend to re-establish military communication with Russia to avoid clashes in Syria, according to Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Cuba in Favor of Continued Dialogue with USA Havana, June 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba maintains its willingness to hold talks with the United States on the basis of respect, reciprocity and without giving up its principles or making concessions inherent to its sovereignty and independence, the Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez stated . Lopez Rivera Denounces Impact of Colonialism on Puerto Rico at UN United Nations, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The Puerto Rican pro-independence leader Oscar Lopez Rivera today denounced at the United Nations the impact of the colonial presence of the United States on that Caribbean island since 1898. Cuba Defends Right to Grant Asylum to U.S. Civil Rights Fighters Vienna, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez today defended his country''s right to grant political asylum to U.S. civil rights fighters, and made it clear that those people will not be returned to the United States. Lack of Funds Threatens UNICEF Assistance to Syrian Children United Nations, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today that the lack of financial resources jeopardizes its programs to assist more than nine million Syrian children within the Levant and in neighboring states. Cuba Rejects Trump's Hostile Policy; Insists on Civilized Coexistence Havana, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump''s hard line decision of hardening the blockade by reverting crucial measures taken by the previous administration of Barack Obama to engage with the island. Obama's Ex-Advisor Says Trump's Cuba Policy will Fail Washington, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The changes that U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to make in Washington''s Cuba policy will fail, according to Ben Rhodes, a former advisor of President Barack Obama (2009-2017). US Lawmakers Criticize Trump's Announcement Against Cuba Washington, June 16 (Prensa Latina) Several US lawmakers have already expressed their disagreement with President Donald Trump''s announcement today of a policy change to Cuba, which would include travel and trade restrictions. US Reveals Serious Shortcoming in New Aircraft carrier of US Fleet Washington, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The new US aircraft carrier USS Gerald Ford (CVN-78) today has serious shortcomings in aircraft take-off and landing mechanisms, despite its total cost exceeding 13 billion dollars. Poverty also Reaches Children in Rich Countries, UNICEF Warns United Nations, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) Poverty and lack of food are phenomena that also affect countries with advanced economic development, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned. UN General Assembly Elects 18 Economic and social Council Members United Nations, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) General Assembly elected or ratified today 18 member countries to shape up the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), starting from 2018. US Coalition Deplores Trump's Announcement on Cuba Washington, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The Engage Cuba coalition condemned today President Donald Trump''s announcement of new restrictions on US travel to and trade with Cuba. UN Official for Syria Expects New Inter-Syrian Talks in July United Nations, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said he expected to call, in July, the seventh round of talks in Geneva, between the Government and opposition representatives. ILO World Summit to Discuss Women at Work Geneva, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) The 106th International Labor Organization (ILO) Conference -still in session- will hold a world summit on Thursday to discuss the way to shape a better future for women in their jobs. US Democratic Senators Ask to Expand Relations with Cuba Washington, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) A group of 14 Democratic senators urged the administration of Donald Trump to maintain and expand the US economic and political approach to Cuba, when local media today show the possibility of a reversal. UN-Cuba Denounces That US Blockade is Still in Force United Nations, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has denounced today at the United Nations that the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade and its extraterritorial scope, recently expressed in a fine to a Canadian subsidiary corporation of the American Honda Finance Corporation (AHFC). T&T Hosts Second Phase of 2017 Tradewinds Exercises Washington, June 13 (Prensa Latina) The second phase of 2017 Tradewinds exercises, that brings together security forces and regional civilian agencies from 20 participating nations, is set to take place today in Trinidad and Tobago, according to the US Department of Defense. US Attorney General to Appear Before Senate Committee Washington, June 13 (Prensa Latina) US Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in an open hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, according to the committee´s leaders. G-7 Reiterates, without US Support, Commitment to Paris Agreement Rome, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Environment ministers from the G-7 countries reaffirmed today their commitment to the swift and effective implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, without the United States'' support. 2016: The Deadliest Year for the US LGBT Community Washington, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) The year 2016 was the deadliest for the LGBT community in the United States due to alarming figures including the victims of the Orlando massacre, whose first anniversary is commemorated today. About 65 percent of US Population Support Stronger Ties with Cuba Washington, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) About 65 percent of the U.S. voters, among them more than 6 of 10 Republicans, reportedly support the relations with Cuba, re-established by the administration of former U.S. President Barack Obama (2009-2017). Plastic Wastes, the Oceans' Number-One Enemy Por Waldo MendiluzaUnited Nations, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) For over a century, plastic has accompanied human beings in a wide range of forms and uses, but its wastes are threatening as no other material one of humankind''s most precious resources, the oceans. Balearic Islands Parliament in Spain Condemns Blockade on Cuba Madrid, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) The Balearic Islands parliament urged the Spanish government today to express its rejection of a possible reversal of the agreements adopted by the former U.S. administration of Barack Obama to normalize relations with Cuba. Comey Discribed as Disturbing Conversations with Trump Washinton, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Former U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey refused today to say that U.S. President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice but said his talks with the president were disturbing. US Women Travel on Windsurf Board from Cuba to USA Havana, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Inspired by the love between peoples, the U.S. citizens Cynthia Aguilar, Aimee Spector and Karen Figueroa began a trip from Havana to Key West, Florida, swimming on a windsurf board (paddle board). UN Analyzes Terrorist Threat Posed By Islamic State United Nations, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Security Council today analyzes the terrorist threat posed by the Islamic State (EI) and actions to counteract them. UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic Pollution By Waldo Mendiluza US Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Iran Washington, June 7 (Prensa Latina) The United States condemned today the terrorist attacks carried out in Tehran that killed 12 people and wounded 42, and expressed its condolences to the victims and their families. Canada to Step up to Play a Leadership Role on the World Stage Ottawa, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has promised today to the House of Commons of the federal parliament that Canada will step up its leadership role on the world stage as the United States turns inward to focus on its own national interests. UN Requests Cooperation in Areas with Cross-Border Waters United Nations, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called the international community today to foster dialogue and cooperation in areas with cross-border waters, as a way to prevent conflicts. USA- More Than 59.000 Deaths by Drugs in 2016 Washington, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The crisis for the abuse of and addiction to opioids that affects the United States today left more than 59,000 deaths in 2016,the largest annual jump ever recorded in the United States, according to preliminary data compiled by The New York Times. US Filmmaker Michael Moore Launches Trumpileaks Washington, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) US filmmaker and writer Michael Moore launched a website titled Trumpileaks, in which people interested in denouncing, can share information in a protected way about the administration of US President Donald Trump. Evo Morales Chairs UN Debate on Conflict Prevention United Nations, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales is presiding over today a session of the United Nations Security Council dedicated to conflict prevention in cross-border water scenarios. UN Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attack in London United Nations, Jun 4 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned today the terrorist attack that killed seven people and wounded nearly 50 in London. USA-March for Truth Organizers Have a Simple Demand,Investigate Trump Washington,Jun 3 (Prensa Latina)Some 135 US cities will carry out thew March for Truth during this weekend to demand transparecy after Trum fired FBI Director James Comey. WikiLeaks Embarrasses the CIA Again London, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The Wikileaks website, founded by Julian Assange, has published more data on a covert cyberspace program from the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which has had an impact on the Internet today. U.S.: A Pariah Country After Withdrawing From Paris Agreement Por Waldo MendiluzaUnited Nations, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The term pariah state given by the Irish ex-president and former United Nations special envoy for climate change, Mary Robinson, summarizes in a great extent the world condemnation of the U.S. government''s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. States and Cities Challenge Trump on Climate Change Issue Washington, June 2 (Prensa Latina) In addition to criticism received internationally for his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Accord, President Donald Trump faces today strong opposition from US cities and territories. UN Warns of Risk of Inaction to Face Loss of Biodiversity United Nations, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and the Environment, John Knox, urged today the international community to protect biological diversity and avoid irreversible damage to the human-nature relationship. Inquiry on Death of Indigenous Canadians Demanded Ottawa, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Leaders from Canadian First Nations have demanded today to dissolve the Board of Police Services in Thunder Bay and instruct the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to investigate the deaths of indigenous people in this town of Ontario. Trump to Withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement Washington, May 31 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw his nation from the Paris Agreement and works with the director of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, to take that step, local media reported today. Mental Illnesses Increase in Canadian Universities Ottawa, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Canadian universities face an increase in the mental illness of their students and an explosion of requests for help from students with depression and suicidal tendencies, revealed a report released today. Trump Criticizes Germany's Policies toward the United States Washington, May 30 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump criticized Germany''s trade and military policies on his country today and predicted a change in the situation. New Immigration Talks Between Cuba and Canada Havana, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The 2nd Round of Migration Talks between Cuba and Canada is scheduled to be held in Ottawa on June 1-2 to evaluate the exchange in this area, the Cuban Foreign Ministry announced. Study Questions U.S. Nuclear Safety Washington, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The regulatory agency of nuclear energy in the United States underestimates the risk of a catastrophe, a study by the University of Princeton revealed on Monday. U.S. Secretary of Defense Says Trump Is Open to Climate Change Washington, May 28 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump is very open to the issue of climate change while he assesses the Paris Agreement, said Secretary of Defense James Mattis in an interview that was broadcast entirely on Sunday. UN Concerns over Civilians in IS-Controlled Mosul Areas United Nations, May 27 (Prensa Latina) UN Deputy Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O''Brien, has today expressed his concern over the lives of tens of thousands of civilians remaining in IS-controlled Mosul areas. More than 50 US Senators Reintroduce Travel Law to Cuba Washington, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) has applauded the reintroduction in the U.S. Senate of the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act, an initiative supported by 54 legislators. Holland America Line Cruise Company Authorized to Sail to Cuba Washington, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The US Holland America Line cruise company, based in Seattle, Washington, is joining the growing list of cruise lines offering voyages from the USA to Cuba. US Court Keeps Trump's Travel Ban on Hold Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The 4th Circuit of the Appeal Court ruled today that the executive order by President Donald Trump that seeks to ban travels from Muslim-majority countries to the United States should be on hold. UN Calls for Action to Protect Civilians in Conflict Zones United Nations, May 25 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for actions today to ensure the protection of civilians in areas of conflict, including full respect for international humanitarian law. Two Bombers Missing during Second World War Found Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Two US B-25 bombers missing in the Pacific Ocean during the Second World War more than 70 years ago were found offshore Papua New Guinea, said sources today. US Companies Ask Trump to Maintain and Expand Trips to Cuba Washington, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Over 40 companies and associations from the United States have sent a letter to US President Donald Trump to urge him to maintain and expand travels to Cuba. US Rapper Talib Kweli in Live Cuban Concert Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) US rapper Talib Kweli is preparing in Cuba the concert he will give at the Rumba Palace on Friday. Canada: Reports on Adolescent Sexual Extortion Increase Ottawa, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Canadian experts on minors exploitation and extortion confirmed there is an increase on the reports on sexual extortion through the Internet, in which some adolescents are involved. USA Prevents German Orchestra from Performing on US-Mexico Border Washington, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The United States Government has denied permission to the German Dresden Symphony Orchestra to perform on both sides of the US-Mexico border, according to local press. A Total of 740,000 People still in the US after Visa Expiring Washington,May 22 (Prensa Latina) Almost 740,000 foreign visitors, less than 2 percent of the whole total of travelers who arrived in the US legally in 2016, were still in the country after their visas expired, reported the US Department of National Security Monday. Self Ventilating Workout Suit Keeps You Cool and Dry Washington, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have invented a latex fabric that opens ventilation flaps when your body gets hot and closes when we are cooler. This allows air to circulate, helping to remove sweat, and also to lower the body''s temperature. USA Finances Destabilizing Campaigns in Venezuela Por By Miguel Fernández MartínezCaracas, May 22 (Prensa Latina) A group of influential right-wing politicians and artists in Venezuela are involved in programs funded by the United States government to stimulate violent actions aimed at overthrowing the Bolivarian government. Libya: UN Chief Urges All Sides to Restore Calm,Stop Violence United Nations,May 21 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is deeply concerned about the military escalation at the Brak al-Shati air base in southern Libya and calls on all parties to exercise restraint and restore calm, the UN chief''s spokesman said today. Saudi King Discusses Trade and Military Cooperation with Donald Trump Riyadh, May 20 (Prensa Latina) King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia discussed today with US President Donald Trump the state of bilateral relations, particularly cooperation in the commercial and military sectors. Jury Finds Tulsa Police Officer Not Guilty in Shooting of Unarmed Man Washington, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Betty Shelby, the Tulsa police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty Wednesday of first-degree manslaughter. Messages on WhatsApp Fail for a Second Time Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) WhatsApp, the messaging application by Internet with more than 2 billion users all over the world, presented once again problems in its service this month, this time the 2nd. US Former Analyst Chelsea Manning Released from Prison Washington, May 17 (Prensa Latina) U.S. intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was released from jail today after former President Barack Obama issued a commutation last January of a 35-year prison sentence for sending secret files to the WikiLeaks portal. UN Security Council Holds Venezuela Consultations United Nations, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council holds today its first closed-door consultations on the situation in Venezuela, a meeting requested by the United States. Venezuela Celebrates Release of Puerto Rican Fighter Lopez Rivera Caracas, May 17 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolas Maduro has celebrated today the definitive release of leader Oscar Lopez Rivera, after 35 years in U.S prison for fighting for the independence in Puerto Rico. Bullying Affects Heart Health of the Victim and the Agressor Washington, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Psycho-social and heart problems might arise as consequence of school harassment or ''bullying'', since it affects both the victim and his or her aggressor, a study published at a specialized magazine points out. Uruguay Reveals Evidences of CIA Participation in Espionage Montevideo, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Investigation Commission created in Uruguay to investigate espionage during the democratic period, Gerardo Núñez, revealed that there are indications of CIA participation in those events, which were extended until 2004. USA Prepares to Ban Laptops on Flights from Europe Brussels, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) and the United States will debate next Wednesday on the possible ban on in-flight laptops and tablets in certain flights from EU, according to the European Commission (EC). Global Cyber-Attack Causes No Damage to US Federal Systems Washington, May 15 (Prensa Latina) No US federal system was damaged by the recent global cyber-attack with a ransomware virus, the Homeland Security Advisor to the White House, Tom Bossert, asserted today. FAO Adopts New Guidelines for Tackling Climate Change Rome, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced new guidelines aimed at supporting countries in meeting their commitments to tackle climate change. USA: Acting FBI Director Contradicts Gov't on Comey Washington, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Andrew McCabe, acting director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), denied today the statements issued by the Government saying that the FBI''s employees lost confidence in former director James Comey. Donald Trump and Russian FM Debate on Syria and Bilateral Ties Washington, May 10 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have held talks about several international issues such as the present situation in Syria and also about their bilateral relations, according to the Russian diplomat. Canada, Barbados Renew Air Agreement Bridgetown, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The governments of Barbados and Canada signed today a new Air Transport Agreement that gives airlines in both countries flexibility to operate without directional or geographical limitations. FBI Director's Dismissal Captures Headlines in the U.S. Washington, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The dismissal of the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), James Comey, captures today the headlines of U.S. news media, highlighting the unexpected event, searches into the reasons and reflects Congress reactions. Cuban Ambassador Sees Kentucky Businessmen interest in Cuba Washington, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to the United States, José Ramón Cabañas, confirmed the interest of business representatives and other sectors of the state of Kentucky in increasing ties with the island, reported the diplomatic delegation of the Caribbean country. Philippines, USA Hold Military Drills Manila, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Philippine and US forces began joint exercises today in several areas of this Southeast Asian archipelago, focusing on humanitarian aid and fighting natural disasters, official sources informed. UN General Assembly President Begins African Tour United Nations, May 7 (Prensa Latina) UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson begins today a tour in Nairobi, Kenya, in addition to the Central African Republic and Uganda. Russia Criticizes Cold War Reactions of US Generals Moscow,May 6 (Prensa Latina) According to the head of special operations Command U.S. army General Raymond Thomas about the fact that Russia is one of the main threats to his country based on stereotypes of the cold war. US Lower House Narrowly Approves ObamaCare Repeal Washington, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The US House of Representatives approved today by the narrowest margins to repeal the 2010 healthcare reform known as ObamaCare. UN Describes Astana Memorandum on Syrian Conflict as Positive United Nations, May 4 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura described the signing of a memorandum in Astana, seeking to establish a safe zone in Syria, as positive and promising. USA and Mexico to Talk about Battle against Organized Crime Washington, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Mexican and US government top representatives will meet in this capital on May 18 to talk about a possible strategy against the organized crime, US State Secretary Rex Tillerson rpeorted today. It is Time to End the Israeli Occupation, Says Palestinian President Washington, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said today in this capital that it was time for Israel to put an end to occupation of Palestinian territories and reiterated the need for a negotiated solution to the conflict between both countries, based on the concept of two States. United Nations Celebrates World Press Freedom Day United Nations, May 3 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted the role of journalists and other media professionals who raise their voices to give it to those who do not have it. Venezuela Wins Lawsuit in US against Oil Company Caracas, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The US Supreme Court of Justice voted in favor of Venezuela in a demand imposed by US oil company Helmerich & Payne, which was accusing Venezuela of illegal expropriation on 11 drilling towers. Trump Lies When he Minimizes Climate Change; Nobel Peace Prize Says Mexico, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump is lying when he minimizes climate change, stressed Dr. Rajendra Kumar, Nobel Peace Prize, in an interview here today. U.S.A. Distorts Nuclear Deterrent, asserts DPRK Newspaper Pyongyang, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) An important newspaper of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) noted today that by distorting and exaggerating the reality about nuclear deterrence, the United States seeks to stigmatize the country and justify its campaign to crush it. UN Calls to Renew Commitment to Chemical Weapon Eradication United Nations, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was in favor today of renewing the international community''s commitment to a world free of chemical weapons. Saudi Arabia, USA Discuss Efforts in the Struggle against IS Riyadh, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia''s defense minister, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, discussed here today with a US special envoy for military issues efforts in the international offensive against the Islamic State (EI). Okinawa Governor To Take Legal Action To Stop New US Base Tokyo,Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga says he will take every possible legal measure, including filing a fresh law suit, to halt work to build a new US military base in the prefecture. Onaga was speaking to reporters as the Defense Ministry''s regional bureau began work on Tuesday to build seawalls off the coast of Henoko in Nago City. The site is to be reclaimed to build an alternative facility for the US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station. Indigenous People Debate on their Rights in the UN United Nations, April 24 (Prensa Latina) Over 1,000 international delegates have opened the 16th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, which will tackle the progress and challenges to their full social inclusion. More than 25 Million Children out of School in Conflict Zones United Nations, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) More than 25 million children between the ages of 6 and 15 are out of school in 22 conflict-affected countries, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. China and the U.S. Advocate for Greater Bilateral Coordination Beijing, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president Xi Jinping and his U.S. peer, Donald Trump, agreed today over the telephone to increase coordination in global issues. HostelCuba Fair to Exhibit Gastronomic Novelties Havana (Prensa Latina) The second edition of HostelCuba Fair will be attended by some 200 foreign companies, and will exhibit the Showcooking (a gastronomic novelty) for the first time in the country, according to the organizing committee. U.S., Israel Continue to Fuel Anti-Syria Campaign Tel Aviv, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Without presenting any evidence, the United States and Israel accused again the Syrian government today of still using chemical weapons as part of a campaign to justify any aggression against that Arab country. President Trump Invites Vietnam's PM to Visit USA Hanoi, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly invited Vietnam''s Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, to visit the United States where Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met with government officials yesterday. World Bank's Credibility at Stake if Climate Change Ignored Washington, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) World Bank (WB) President Jim Yong Kim said: ''if we turn our backs on science and ignore climate change, we would lose all our credibility,'' prior to his meeting with the IMF. Cuba Highlights MNOAL's Validity at UN Geneva, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba highlighted the validity and relevance of the founding principles of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries (MNOAL) at a difficult moment in the world at the UN headquarters in Geneva. Vietnam Asks Monsanto to Take Responsibility for War Sequels Vietnam, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam reaffirmed today that the US companies involved and Monsanto, in particular, must take responsibility for supporting efforts to address the consequences of the agent orange/dioxin spread in this country during the war. Antonio Guterres to Visit Washington United Nations, April 19 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General  has ruled out that his official visit to Washington DC next weekend included a meeting with the US President Donald Trump or with high-ranking officials. Controversy in US over Wrong Info on Aircraft Carriers Whereabouts Washington, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) The US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which the White House said more than a week ago it was close to the Korean Peninsula, might be now heading to that destination. Cuba Hosts International Meeting for Peace without Military Bases By Nuriem De Armas Big Attendance to World Accounting Forum in Cuba Expected Havana, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Some 400 experts of Mexico, Ecuador, Cuba, Colombia and other nations will participate in the 11th International Meeting on Accounting, Audit and Finances, to be held on May 22 to 24, informed an official source. UN Calls for Commitment to Sustainable Financing for Development United Nations, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) UN General Assembly President Peter urged to guarantee the necessary funding for the implementation of 17 objectives of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. More Arrests of Undocumented without Criminal Records in US Washington, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The administration of US President Donald Trump shows more immigrant detention figures than last year, with a notable increase in the number of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record. UN Condemns Attack against Refugee Caravan in Syria United Nations, April 16 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned today a terrorist attack in Syria against a convoy of buses evacuating 5,000 civilians and armed opponents who decided to leave their terrorist-besieged towns. The car-bomb left over 110 dead. Rapporteur's Visit Shows Cuba's Zero Tolerance of Human Trafficking Havana, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) The recent official visit by United Nations Rapporteur María Grazia Giammarinaro, showed Cuba''s political will to fight human trafficking and its commitment to protecting the victims. USA-China: Is a New Course Possible? By Martha Andrés Román * Russia Rejects USA Manipulations to Justify Attack on Syria Moscow, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Ministry (MINDEF) rejected today US intelligence manipulation to justify attacks on sovereign countries such as the recent attack on Syria''s air base Al Shairat, in Homs. MAVEN Spacecraft Detected Metal Ions in Mars Atmosphere Washington, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) NASA''s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN) spacecraft, in orbit around the Red Planet since 2014, has detected metal ions in Mars'' upper atmosphere, marking the first detection of metal in the atmosphere of a world other than Earth. UN Rapporteur Visits Cuban Sex Education Center Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur María Grazia Giammarinaro was informed today about details of the work of the National Center for Sex Education (Cenesex), during a meeting in that institution held in the context of her official visit to Cuba. Youngsters Reject US Policies Against Undocumented Immigrants Washington, April 13 (Prensa Latina) A caravan of 40 children and young people, who left three days ago the city of Miami, Florida, arrived here today with a message against deportations of undocumented immigrants. Chemical Fumes of US-Led Coalition Attack Killed Hundreds in Syiria Damascus, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) An air strike by the U.S.-led coalition in Deir Ezzor, Syria, hit a weapon depot with chemical substances stockpiled by ISIS terrorists, and the explosions left hundreds of dead, civilians among them, the General Command of the Syrian Armed Forces reported. Canadian Journalist Urges PM to Disengage from Actions against Syria Ottawa, April 12 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau''s alignment with US actions to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is nowadays a dangerous game and an inconsistent approach to Donald Trump, according to The Toronto Star newspaper. Japan,UN to Work Jointly on Natural Disasters Tokyo, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) A group of Japanese lawmakers pledged to work with the United Nations to promote international contributions, in order to deal with natural disasters, the press reported Wednesday. US Citizens Want to Sail to Cuba Freely Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) US recreational sailors want to travel freely to Cuba and influence the government of Washington to lift all kinds of restrictions against Havana, Commodore José Miguel Díaz Escrich said today. UN Ready for New Round of Inter-Syrian Talks Despite Tensions United Nations, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura said today that the organization is ready to resume the peace talks in Geneva in May, despite the escalating tensions in recent days. UNICEF Condemns Use of Children in Suicidal Attacks by Boko Haram United Nations, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) denounced today the increasing use of children by fundamentalist Sect Boko Haram, to carry out suicidal attacks in countries of the Chad Lake Basin. Xi and Trump Discuss Situation in Korean Peninsula and Syria Beijing, April 12 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping discuss today via telephone with his US counterpart Donald Trump the problems in the Korean peninsula and Syria. U.S. Secretary of State Arrives in Russia Moscow, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, will meet this Wednesday with his Russian peer, Serguei Lavrov to discuss among other issues the situation in Syria, Ukraine, security and anti-terrorism. US Sen. Mike Lee Urged Trump to Present Bill to Congress Washington, April 11 (Prensa Latina) Rep. Senator Mike Lee today urged to approve the bill that would require the White House to get approval from the US Congress before deploying any military operation abroad. Bolivia Says the World is in Debt to Haiti United Nations, April 11 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s Ambassador to the UN, Sacha Llorenti, said today that the entire world is indebted to Haiti, so all necessary support to its people must be guaranteed. U.S. Extraterritorial Sanction will Sell Off Panamanian Bank Panama, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Extraterritorial sanctions of the United States could provoke the forced sale or liquidation of Panama Balboa Bank, whose Washington temporary permit expire don April 7 without extension of its license, it was known today. Pastors for Peace to Set Forth in USA the Cuban Reality Washington, April 11 (Prensa Latina) Pastors for Peace Caravan members will reportedly speak on April 26 in Asheville, North Carolina, about the Cuban reality and relations with the United States. UN Special Rapporteur Begins Official Visit to Cuba Havana, April 10 (Prensa Latina) The Special Rapporteur of the United Nations (UN) on the human rights of Human Trafficking victims, especially women and children, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, will begin today an official visit to Cuba. US Attack on Syria Sends Message to Other Countries, Says Tillerson Washington, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that the missile attack on an air base in Syrian should be taken by other nations as a message on the consequences of breaking international laws. Tillerson: US Attack in Syria Sends Message to Other Countries Washington, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that the missile attack on a Syrian air base should serve other nations as a message on the consequences of violating international standards. Collateral Damage from US Attack on Syrian Air Base Damascus, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Of the 59 Tomahawk-type US missiles launched at Shayrat''s Syrian air base, 23 hit targets and the rest killed at least nine people and wounded others in nearby villages, military sources said. Diosdado Cabello: OAS Signs its Death Certificate in Venezuela Caracas, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The OAS signed its death certificate, assured here the first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, after the regional body did not recognize Bolivia as the pro tempore presidency of the Permanent Council. Suitability of Staying in OAS Analyzed in Venezuela Caracas, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Political and academic circles are focusing today on analyzing the suitability of Venezuela staying as a member of the Organization of American States (OAS), due to that forum''s attacks on the Bolivarian Revolution. USA to Accelerate Deportation of Imprisoned Immigrants Washington, March 31 (Prensa Latina) Immigrants convicted for a federal crime in the United States are facing the risk of faster deportations following a measure announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Chinese President to Meet Trump in U.S. Beijing, March 30 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet for the first time next week with his United States counterpart, Donald Trump, in Florida, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said here today. Trump Calls Story about His Alleged Ties with Russia a Farce Washington, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday described as a farce the story about his alleged links with Russia, and suggested that the Intelligence Committee of the House of Representatives investigate Bill and Hillary Clinton. UN Warns Nuclear Weapons Are an Unacceptable Risk to Humanity United Nations, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) The President of the General Assembly of the UN, Masud Bin Momen, has warned today that the existence of nuclear weapons constitutes an unacceptable risk to humanity. Bill Proposed on Visitor Registry to Trump Residences Washington, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) Four democrat senators introduced a bill of law to force president Donald Trump to publish the registers of visitors of the White Houjse and his winter residence at Mar-a-Lago, published todah portal The Hill. National Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba Begins in New York New York, March 25 (Prensa Latina) The National Conference for the Full Normalization of Relations between Cuba and the United States begins today two days of sessions with the participation of dozens of activists of solidarity with the island. US Authorizes Construction of Pipeline Keystone XL Washington, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) The administration of US President Donald Trump granted a permission to company TransCanada to construct the polemic pipeline Keystone XL, a project that was rejected by the government of Barack Obama. U.S. Tightens Visa Process on Visitors Washington, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) The administration of the United States decreed to toughen the process of visa emission to millions of visitors with the enactmnent of new measures, informed today daily The New York Times. Bolivian Team to Participate in Annual NASA Competition La Paz, mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Six students of the Universidad Mayor de San Andres (UMSA) of Bolivia will participate from March 30 through April 1st in the yearly NASA competition: Human Exploration Rover Challenge. Los Angeles US City Protects Immigrants Washington, March 22 (Prensa Latina) The US city of Los Angeles, California, today has an order from its mayor, Eric Garcetti, against any action by the federal government aimed at separating families of immigrants. DPRK Bets on Nuclear Arsenal as Guarantee against US Threats Pyongyang, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) once again defended the existence of its nuclear arsenal, considering it a guarantee for national security against the military threats of the United States and its allies. Merchandise for 578 Million Dollars Seized in Mexico Mexico, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Products for the value of 578 million dollars were seized in the Mexico-US mutual border last year, as revealed by Mexican specialists Tuesday. UN Expert Calls on Israel to Stop Hostility against Activists 21 de marzo de 2017, 14:00United Nations, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, Michael Lynk, has urged Israel today to stop pursuing and criminalizing activists who report on Tel Aviv''s violations. US Bans Electronic Devices from Cabins on Flights from 8 Countries 21 de marzo de 2017, 13:25 Washington, March 21 (Prensa Latina) Passengers from eight Muslim-majority countries are prohibited from bringing to the United States electronic devices larger than a cell phone, according to a ruling that came into force today. Mexico Condemns US Discrimination against Migrants Mexico, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Mexico''s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) has condemned the United States'' discriminatory immigration policy, on occasion of the celebration today of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. UN to Pay Tribute to Recently Deceased Russian Ambassador United Nations, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The General Assembly of the United Nations will hold a session of tribute today, dedicated to the recently deceased Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, announced today its oresident, Peter Thomson. UN Calls to Fight all Forms of Discrimination United Nations, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra''ad Al Hussein called to fight all forms of racial discrimination, xenophobia and speeches and racism crimes. Last Film by Orson Welles to be Concluded and Restored Los Angeles, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) ''The other side of the wind'', unfinished film by famous director and scriptwriter Orson Welles will be restored and completed by Netflix, said today the media. Venezuela Rejects OAS Intervention Report Caracas, March 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro repudiated the report on the nation presented by the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, that ''ignores the institutional processes and principles of the organization.'' USA Criticizes Attempt to Separate Undocumented Parents, Children Washington, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) About 25 US Democrats Congressmen rejected today the proposal analyzed by the Department of Homeland Security to separate children and parents when they are detained for migrating without documents. USA to Seek 50 Percent Cuts in Funding for UN Washington, March 13 (Prensa Latina) President Donald Trump is seeking to cut 50 percent of his country''s funding for United Nations programs, says local media. Putin and Trump Could Meet at Hamburg G-20 Summit Moscow, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian president, Vladimir Putin and his United States peer, Donald Trump, could meet next July at the Summit of the Group of 20 (G-20) in Hamburg, the Kremlin indicated. A New Senate Bill to End US Blockade To Cuba Washington, March 13 (Prensa Latina) The Engage Cuba coalition celebrated that US Senator Jerry Moran introduced a bill in Congress to effectively lift the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by Washington against Cuba. Trump Policy Affects Canadian prime Ministers Plans Ottawa, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Policies of US President Donald Trump threaten to negatively impact Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau''s plans for economic inequality, according to an article in the Toronto Star newspaper. Republican Project will Affect Trump Voters, Warns Daily Washington, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Voters who led President Donald Trump to victory will be among the most affected by the Republican legislative project to substitute the Obamacarte, according to a study published by Los Angeles Times. U.S. Congress Asks Trump for Evidence of Wire Tapping Washington, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The Intelligence Committee of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress asked Donald Trump''s administration to present evidence of alleged telephone tapping during the election campaign, published today local media. Pesticides Cause 200,000 Deaths a Year, UN Warns Geneva, Mar 11 (Prensa Latina) Countries around the world must augment controls over the use of pesticides for they are causing 200,000 deaths a year due to poisoning, UN experts have warned. U.S. Congress to Discuss Bill Against Sending Troops to Syria Washington, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) Democrat U.S. Congress member Barbara Lee introduced today a bill of law to block the deployment of land troops to Syruia, after the arrival to that country of a contingent of the Marine Infantry Corps (USMC). Lavrov: US Used 'Traces' of Hackers to Blame Russia Moscow, March 9 (Prensa Latina) US intelligence agencies keep ''traces'' of hackers from other countries and, as in the case of Russia, use them against other nations, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denounced today. UN Secretary General Calls for Women's Empowerment United Nations, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General, António Guterres called on International Women''s Day today to empower women, as the only way to protect their rights and ensure that they reach their full potential. Growing Actions against Trump Immigration Order Washington, March 7 (Prensa Latina) The call for resistance, announcements of lawsuits and campaigns in social networks are initiatives that various sectors of the United States promote today to condemn the new immigration order of President Donald Trump. Cholera Outbreak Kills Nearly 200 People in Somalia Mogadishu, March 6 (Prensa Latina) An outbreak of cholera unleashed since the beginning of 2017 in Somalia has caused the death of 196 people so far, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). USA Suspending Premium Visas for Professionals Washington, Mar 4 (Prensa Latina) The US Government will temporarily suspend, starting next April 3, the premium processing for all H-1B visas granted to professionals interested in temporary posts in American companies and universities. Women in USA to Join International Strike on March 8 Washington, Mar 4 (Prensa Latina) The organizers of the march that took the streets in this capital on January 21 are currently preparing separate actions for March 8, including joining the international mobilization ''A Day without a Woman.'' USA Reiterates Priority to Renegotiate Trade Agreement Washington, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) One of the priorities of the government of Donald Trump will be the renegotiation of the NAFTA with Mexico and Canada, Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, said today. Sherritt Extracts One-Third of the Oil Cuba Produces Havana, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) Canadian company Sherritt International Corporation, the largest direct investor in Cuba, currently extracts about a third of the oil produced by this island, according to company president and CEO David Pathe. USA Assesses its Military Power against North Korea Washington, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) The US Government is considering the options to use its military power or a change of regime in the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), according to a report circulated by several local media outlets. Immigration to Canada from the USA Increases Ottawa, March 2 (Prensa Latina)The promise of US President Donald Trump to expel undocumented immigrants has led today to a significant increase in the influx of immigrants to Canada and puts local authorities in a state of tension, officials said. Democrats Call for the US Attorney General Resignation Washington, March 2 (Prensa Latina) Democratic leaders demanded today the resignation of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the context of new attacks on the administration of Donald Trump for alleged links with Russia. UN Expert Defends Right to Decent, Accessible Housing United Nations, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Leilani Farha, defended today the right of all human beings to a decent and accessible roof, regardless of their socio-economic status. Russia Informs on Agreement for Putin-Trump Meeting Soon Moscow, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Federation Council President, or Russian Senate, Valentina Matvienko reported on Monday that there was an agreement for a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump. Trump Seeks to Cause Fear and Terror, Undocumented Immigrant Says Washington, March 1 (Prensa Latina) Donald Trump''s speech seeks to cause fear and terror in communities around the country, undocumented immigrant Astrid Silva, who was chosen to deliver the Democratic response in Spanish to the US president''s speech, said today. Trump Says Obama Is Behind Protests Against Him Washington, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump said his predecessor, Barack Obama, is behind the protests against him and different Republican lawmakers in various parts of the country. UN Deputy Secretary-General Assumes Her Position United Nations, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian Amina Mohammed swears today as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, a spokeswoman confirmed. Trump Will Host US Governors Annual Ball, Wont Watch Oscars Washington, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) As millions of people around the world will be watching today´s Oscars Ceremony, US President Donald Trump, formerly a former follower of such event, will be busy at the US Governors Annual Ball. Debates on Migration Policy are Increasingly Topical in the US Washington, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Debates on President Donald Trump''s inmigration policy, in particular, its new directives to accelerate the detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants, are today becoming increasingly topical and becoming the major news story in the United States. Trump Accused in India of Hate Crime in US New Delhi, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The families of an Indian engineer killed and another wounded in a hate crime in the United States today accused President Donald Trump of the incident because of his xenophobic rhetoric. RT Television Network Denounces Alleged Democrat Plan to Oust Trump Moscow, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) RT (formerly called Russia Today), a state-run Russian television network, denounced today the existence of an alleged Democratic Party plan to remove US President Donald Trump, who appeared as a Republican candidate in the November election. US Senator in Favor of Lifting Blockade vs. Cuba Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Senator Joseph Scarnotti, Republican leader of the Pennsylvania Senate, United States, said today that there is much to do between his state and Cuba, as asking the federal Government to lift the blockade. Mexican Negotiation with USA will be a Long Process Mexico, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The dialogue between Mexico and Donald Trump administration will be a long and not easy process, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said during a press conference with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Peruvian President to Meet Trump at the White House Lima, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, will travel today to the United States for a meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump at the White House. USA Prepares New Plan to Send Ground Troops to Syria Washington, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) US military command is preparing today a new plan to increase the military presence on Syrian territory, without the consent of Damascus authorities, to strengthen operations against the Islamic State (IS). UN Rapporteur on Indigenous Rights to Visit USA United Nations, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, will start today a ten-day visit to the United States to assess the situation of indigenous people. Malnutrition Threatens 1.4 Million Children in Many Countries, UNICEF United Nations, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) More than 1.4 million children are in imminent danger of suffering from malnutrition in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. Michael Moore Publishes Platform of Protests against Trump Washington, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The outstanding American filmmaker Michael Moore announced today the creation of a webpage in Internet, under the motto ''Calendar of Resistance'', to plan protest activities against US President Donald Trump in the United States. Cuban and US Port Workers for Extending Trade Links Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Port Management and the board of directors of the Pascagoula port, and the gulf of the US state of Mississippi, signed today two memorandums of understanding to establish and consolidate their trade relations. USA Demands NATO Members to Increase Military Spending Brussels, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The United States demanded today that the other member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) increase military expenditures and contributions to the alliance before the end of 2017. New York Times Calls to Stop Trump's Anti-immigrant Fever Washington, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The New York Times calls in an editorial today to stop the anti-immigrant fever unleashed by US President Donald Trump, whose first month of administration is labeled malevolent incompetence. Ecuador Leads Actions in Defense Rights of Migrants in U.S. Quito, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador leads actions in defense of rights of migrants living in the United States, where the new government harshens policies against that sector. US Secretary Holds Talks with Chinese Counterpart Berlin, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson spoke with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi in the first meeting of high-level representatives of the two largest world economies during Donald Trump''s tenure. USA Plans to Send More Combat Units to Syria Washington, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The United States plans to send hundreds of troops from its armed forces to Syria, without the consent of the authorities in Damascus, to combat the Islamic State (EI), reported the Military Times. USA Conditions Its Role in NATO to the Allies Financial Contribution Brussels, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The participation of the United States in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will depend on an increase in the financial contribution to the bloc by its allies, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said here today. US Academics Support Mexico Against President Trump Mexico, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) More than 400 scholars and researchers from the United States issued a statement today in support of Mexico, facing the ''aggressive policy'' by US President Donald Trump. UN: Unprecedent Request for Resources for Human Rights Program United Nations, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations launched today a request for an additional 253 million dollars to its regular budget of 2017 to fund human rights programs, an unprecedented figure in the organization''s history. US Freezes Current Assets of Venezuelan Vice President Washington, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The US Government has frozen Tuesday assets of Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami on allegations he''s involved with drug-trafficking, accusation rejected by the Government of Venezuela. US Democrats Urge Congress to Look into Michael Flynn's Resignation Washington, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Two US Congressional Democrats called for a closed-door hearing at the Capitol on the resignation of White House National Security Adviser, retired general Michael Flynn, The Hill newspaper reports today. Scientist Calls on UN to Seize Opportunity to Save the Oceans United Nations, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Marine scientist Lisa Speer urged today the international community to take advantage of the opportunity to save the oceans from irrational use and guarantee future generations the enjoyment of their valuable resources. Canada's Prime Minister to Begin Official Visit to the USA Washington, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau starts an official visit to the United States today and will hold his first meeting with President Donald Trump, where the discussions on economic and security issues will prevail. Donald Trump: Undocumented Migrant Raids Fulfill Campaign Promise Washington, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump justified today repressive actions against hundreds of undocumented people across the country and said the operatives were in line with his campaign promises. Russian Foreign Minister Confirms Political Dialogue with the USA Moscow, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed the beginning of the first contacts with the United States for a political dialogue with the new administration of President Donald Trump. Russia Refuses to Deliver NSA Former Agent Snowden to US Moscow, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia has not even thought of delivering former National Security agent Edward Snowden to the US, said his legal representative, Anatoli Kucheren, contending press reports on that regards. Demand in UN for Full Access to Education by Girls United Nations, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) The President of the General Assembly of the UN, Peter Thomson, called to ensure full access of girls to education, so that all are able to express their potential and contribute to the scientific development. Trump Rejects Court Decision Against His Executive Orders Washington, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump described the unanimous decision of three judges of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to maintain the suspension of his immigration decree as embarrassing. Presidents of China and US Agree to Promote Cooperation and Links Beijing, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed today to stimulate mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields and develop a constructive bilateral relationship. China to Clear Uncertainty on Relations with the USA Beijing, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Since Donald Trump inauguration on January 20, China''s government has insisted on clearing up uncertainty over relations between the world''s two largest economies. Constructive ties between the United States and China will remain strong and flourish in the end, although Trump, one of the U.S. presidents with least public office experience, needs time to get familiar with foreign policy affairs, especially with the complexities of U.S.-China ties, according to experts. US: Hispanic Caucus Members Ask Congress Session Washington, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Congressional Hispano Caucus of the US Congress requested today the leaders of the House of Representatives and the Senate to invite the Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, to intervene before a joint meeting. US Senate is Asked to Analyze Trump's Immigration Measures Washington, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) US Senator Dick Durbin has called for legislative hearings to examine questions about the ''morality and legality'' of President Donald Trump''s executive orders on immigration. Russia and the USA Discuss Cooperation to Prevent Incidents in Syria Moscow, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The Russian-American high-level task force to comply with the memorandum on how to avoid air incidents on Syrian soil held today a video conference on cooperation in that area. Trump Asks for Immigration Veto on the Grounds of National Security Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump called today on the appeals court to maintain his executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries on the grounds of national security. Mexico: Trump Wall to Have Ecological Costs Mexico, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The wall that President Donald Trump ordered to build on the US-Mexico border will have ecological costs, asserted today Gerardo Ceballos from the Institute of Ecology of the Mexico National Autonomous University (UNAM). US Republican Leader Reiterates Intent to Repeal Obamacare Washington, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) United States House Speaker Paul Ryan stated today that Republicans are acting urgently to repeal the health law known as Obamacare and replace it with a ''patient-centered'' reform. US Ex-Officials File Affidavit Against Trump Immigration Order Washington, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Several former US officials filed an affidavit against the immigration order signed by President Donald Trump, saying it made the country less secure, local media reported today. Trump Reiterates Allegations about U.S. Election Fraud Washington, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) United States President Donald Trump maintains today his claim that millions of people voted illegally in the November 8 election when he beat Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton. Russia: Kiev Wants to Win U.S. Support in Ukrainian Crisis Moscow, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Russian Senator Alexei Pushkov today denounced Kiev''s efforts to involve U.S. President Donald Trump in the crisis in southeastern Ukraine by proposing the issue as crucial to the White House. US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The United States government imposed sanctions on Iran today in response to a missile test carried out by the Persian country five days ago. USA President Insists on Pressures on Iran Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The US president, Donald Trump considered today that ''Iran is playing with Fire'' amid bilateral contradictions after the test of a missile carried out by the Persian nation five days ago. American Airlines Opens Its First Office in Havana Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The US air company American Airlines (AA) that recently began flying to Cuba has opened its first commercial office in Havana, reported in Twitter Josefina Vidal, head of the USA General Division of the Cuban Foreign Ministry. UN Group on Force Disappearances to Examine 600 Cases From 42 Nations United Nations, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Working Group on Force Disappearances has announced today that it will examine almost 600 reported cases of missing people from 42 countries next week. Spanish Government Defends Action against Hard Measures of Trump Madrid, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Criticized by several opposition parties, the conservative government of Spain defended today its action against the harsh migratory dispositions announced by the president of the United States, Donald Trump. Forum in France Criticizes Donald Trump's Protectionist Policy Paris, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Participants at an event in France on trade, growth and inequality criticized today US President Donald Trump''s protectionist and unilateral policies, which he considered a risk to the world. US Tech Companies Criticize Trump 30 de enero de 2017, 11:21 Washington, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Among the noisiest economic repercussions today against the immigration policy announced by US President Donald Trump, appear those of major technology companies in this country, which criticized his decisions. Attack on Mosque in Canada Encourages Refugee Issue Ottawa, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) An attack on a mosque in the Canadian city of Quebec killed six people and wounded eight others, local media reported today, while encouraging controversy over refugees among traditional host countries, including France and Germany. Canada to Host Victims of Persecution, Terror and War Ottawa, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Canada will welcome people fleeing persecution, terror and war regardless of their faith, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. German Federal Chancellor Criticizes Trump's Migration Measures Berlin, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized the temporary veto imposed by US President Donald Trump on the arrival of citizens of several Muslim-majority nations. IOM Urges USA To Receive Refugees after Trump's Decision United Nations, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urged today the US Government to keep its programs to receive such vulnerable people. Trump Charges against Mexico, Anteroom of Latin America Mexico, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Without defining today his policies towards Latin America and the Caribbean, the president of the United States, Donald Trump continues announcing measures that go against the country with the southern region bordering the continent: Mexico. NASA Joins Federal Agency Network against Trump Policy Washington, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) As part of a growing trend, NASA employees created today a network of unofficial accounts on the Twitter platform as a form of resistance to President Donald Trump. Trump and His Protectionism to Affect Latin America Brussels, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The commercial protectionism defended by the President of the United States, Donald Trump, can greatly harm many Latin American countries, said the president of the Group Eurolat, Ramon Jauregui, in his Wednesday statements. Alleged Fraud in USA Presidential Elections Will Be Investigated Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) US president Donald Trump called for a major investigation into alleged fraud in the November 8 elections. New US Government Receives Lowest Approval Ratings Washington, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Donald Trump''s early days as U.S. president have the historically lowest approval ratings, according to polls released today. Tillerson Closer to US Secretary of State Washington, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Rex Tillerson, the former director general of ExxonMobil oil and gas giant, is closer today to his confirmation as Secretary of State after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted in his favor. Guterres for Whistle-blowers´Protection at UN United Nations, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres today adopted the strengthening of the organization´s policy in order to protect whistleblowers from potential irregularities and people who help investigations and audits. United States Leaves Trans-Pacific Economic Agreement Washington, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The President of the United States, Donald Trump, today signed an executive order to withdraw his country from the Trans-Pacific Agreement of Economic Partnership (TPP, acronym in English). Razzies 2017: Zoolander 2 Leads Losers With Nine Nominations Los Ángeles, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The nominees for the Golden Raspberry awards, also known as the Razzies, have been announced, and it looks like it will be a titanic battle to the death between the superhero smackdown movie and the cameo-bedecked fashion-industry satire. Cuba Ratifies Commitment to the Objectives of the United Nations United Nations, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s permanent representative to the United Nations, Anayansi Rodríguez, affirmed today the island''s commitment to the organization''s objectives, including peace and sustainable development without exclusion. US Defence Budget is Skyrocketing Washington, Jan. 23 (Prensa Latina) US Sen. John McCain is leading today a plan to increase the Defense budget by $50 billion for the next fiscal year. Russia to Seek Anti-terrorist Cooperation with New US Government Moscow, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Russia will seek bilateral cooperation, mainly, in the fight against terrorism with the new administration of US President Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today. Asia on Alert before the New US Administration Tokyo, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Asian nations began the week with multi-level alerts, ahead of the new US trade policy, and expectations about the immediate financial future. German Foreign Minister Expresses Reservations on Trump's Government Berlin, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier sees a strong censorship of transatlantic relations after the inauguration of President Donald Trump in the United States. US-Mexico Summit Could Ease Pressure on Peso Mexico, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The summit between the presidents of Mexico and the United States announced by Donald Trump for January 31st and a meeting with senior executives of both governments, could give a respite to the Mexican peso, which starts today another week of uncertainty. Anti-Trump Protests in Dozens of U.S. Cities Washington, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people are participating today in demonstrations in cities throughout the United States, in solidarity with the Women''s March Day in this capital to protest against the agenda and rhetoric of President Donald Trump. Serbian Women Call for Protest over Trump's Assumption Belgrade, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Serbian Feminist activists will be holding today a solidarity march alongside US women on after Donald Trump´s inauguration and the sexist, homophobic and racist ideology set forth during his campaign. Protesters Block Several Trump Inauguration Checkpoints Washington, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Groups of protesters against Donald Trump blocked several security checkpoints today to prevent access to the inauguration of the billionaire as the new president of the United States. Bolivian President Expects Respectful Relations with Trump La Paz, Bolivia, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s President Evo Morales said he hopes to maintain diplomatic relations of respect with the government of President-elect Donald Trump, who is now the forty-fifth president of the United States. Trump: President's Inauguration Brings Stress in USA Washington, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) One day before the inauguration of President-Elect, Donald Trump, about 35 percent of Americans say they are suffering additional stress from the magnate''s inauguration, a poll released today stated. CIA Director Describes as Repugnant Accusations of Trump Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) John Brennan, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), today considered disgusting that US President-elect Donald Trump said he felt ''in Nazi Germany.'' Cuba, USA to jointly fight terrorism, drug-trafficking, money-launder Havana, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Following a constructive policy, Cuba has managed to strike despite the ongoing economic blockade 18 mutually beneficial cooperation deals with the US Government on fields of common interest such as national security. Russia Refuses to Link Nuclear Reduction with Sanctions Moscow, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia today rejected the possibility of discussing with the United States a relationship between the reduction of nuclear weapons and the suspension of unilateral sanctions against it, as Donald Trump''s team would propose. One China Policy Is Not Negotiable, Warns Beijing to US Beijing, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese government reiterated to the United States that the One China policy is the fundamental principle of bilateral relations and is ''non-negotiable,'' the Foreign Ministry said today on its website. Trump Suggests he Could Lift Sanctions on Russia Washington, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) President elect of the United States, Donald Trump, suggested today he could eliminate sanctions imposed by the Barack Obama administration on the Russian Government. In declarations to the Wall Street Journal, Trump admitted those measujres would be in force ''for at least some time'', but estimated it would be senseless to maintain them if there are good relations and Moscow collaborates with Washington. Trump is Informed about Ending of Immigration Privileges for Cubans Washington, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) White House officials confirmed that President-elect Donald Trump''s Transition Team is updated on the US government''s decision to eliminate migrant privileges for Cubans. Cuba Finds Obama's Migration Decision Positive Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba considers a positive step forward in improving relations with the USA an agreement announced yesterday by President Barack Obama to secure regular, safe and orderly migration between the two countries. Hollywood Actors Sing 'I Will Survive' to Donald Trump Los Angeles, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) A group of Hollywood actors today shared a video dedicated to US President-elect Donald Trump in social media, in which they interpret the anthological theme ''I will survive''. Russia Denounces at UN Sequels of Global Interference United Nations, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Russia denounced today in the United Nations Security Council the global instability and violence generated by the interventionist policy that characterizes the United States. António Guterres to Open Dialogue on Cyprus in Geneva United Nations, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres will inaugurate the conference on the reunification of Cyprus scheduled for Thursday in Geneva, announced his spokesman Stephane Dujarric. UN Expert Warns on Social Impact of Austerity in Puerto Rico United Nations, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The UN independent expert on external debt and human rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, has warned that an increase in austerity measures in Puerto Rico will trigger poverty and a desperate situation for many people. Trump Considered a Threat to the Mexican Automotive Industry Mexico, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The presidency of Donald Trump in the United States will be a threat to the Mexican auto industry, local sources say here today. Meryl Streep Criticizes Trump in the Golden Globe Awards Ceremony Washington, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The multi-award-winning American actress Meryl Streep criticized US President-elect Donald Trump during her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. De Mille Award at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. US Airline Alaska Flights to Cuba Havana, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The American company Alaska Air Group began commercial flights to Cuba with the transfer of about 170 passengers from Los Angeles to this capital. Sale of Firearms to Civilians in US Reaches Record High in 2016 Washington, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The sale of firearms to civilians in the US reached a all time record in 2016, according to a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) published. Obama Must Move Guantanamo Prison Inmates, NY Times Says Washington, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) President Barack Obama, in his last days in the White House, must transfer the prisoners at the Guantanamo prison authorized to leave, according to an editorial in The New York Times. António Guterres Begins Work In His UN Office United Nations, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) New United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres has started work today at his new office on the 38th floor of the organization''s New York headquarters, after taking office on January 1st. UN Rejects Discriminatory Profiling in Anti-terrorist Fight United Nations, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) UN experts on human rights rejected today the selection of targets in the fight against terrorism based on racial and religious profiles. Putin Announces Ceasefire and Reduction of Russian Troops in Syria Moscow, Dec 29(Prensa Latina) The Russian President, Vladimar Putin, has today announced an agreement between the government and the opposition in Syria to cease hostilities. The number of Russian troops in Syria will also be reduced. China Challenges US Inclusion of Chinese Companies in Black List Beijing, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) China''s Ministry of Commerce said today that the USA blacklist that includes Chinese companies is irresponsible and non-objective. US Judge Orders Preservation of CIA Torture Report Washington, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina)U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth issued the order Wednesday, of the report that describes the abuses and tortures that the CIA gave to those suspected of being terrorrists. Filmmaker Michael Moore Calls to Challenge Trump Government Washington, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) American filmmaker Michael Moore called through his Facebook page to challenge the government that will lead Donald Trump from January 20th. Republican Politician Calls for UN Headquarters to Exit USA Washington, Dec 27 (Xinhua) Ex Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee said today that United Nations headquarters must leave the United States after the Security Council passed a resolution against Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory. Maduro Requests Obama Free Lopez Rivera Caracas, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has requested his American counterpart Barack Obama free the Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar López Rivera, who has been imprisoned in the United States for 35 years. USA: Donald Trump Strongly Criticizes UN Washington, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) US President-elect Donald Trump said that the UN is today a simple club of people who come together to have a good time; he also reiterated his threats against that international organization. Petition Signed by 200,000 Calls for IMF Director to be Punished Paris, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) More than 200,000 people have signed a petition calling for a sentence to be imposed against Christine Lagarde, the director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). US: Star Wars Saga Leads Box Office Los Angeles, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The most recent episode of the Star Wars saga, Rogue One, leads the US box office today with 120 million dollars earned during screenings from December 21st to 26th. Death of George Michael Remains Unexplained London, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) British pop singer and songwriter George Michael has died at the age of 53 at his home in London; the cause of death is unknown. New Specie of Desert Bees Discovered Washington, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) US entomologist Zach Portman has identified nine new species of bee, two of which are quite similar to ants, Utah State University has reported today. Syria: 21 Civilians Killed by Terrorists in Aleppo Damascus, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Syrian authorities are currently trying to identify 21 bodies of civilians killed by terrorists before the city of Aleppo was evacuated. Chicago: Seven Killed in Violence Over Christmas Weekend Washington, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Over the Christmas weekend in Chicago, seven people were reportedly killed and 20 injured as a result of street violence, according to the Chicago police department. Palestinians Celebrate UN Condemnation of Israeli Setlements Ramallah, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) The Palestinian leadership on Saturday welcomed Resolution 2334, recently adopted by the United Nations Security Council to call for an end to Israel''s illegal settlements on the occupied Palestinian territories. Malaysia Describes UN Voting as Victory for Palestinian People Kuala Lumpur, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak described the voting of a resolution at the United Nations Security Council that demands that Israel stop building settlements in the West Bank as a victory for the Palestinian people, local media reported on Saturday. Mike Pompeo and the Arduous Task of Cleaning CIA's Face By Roberto Garcia Hernandez Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Republican Congressman Mike Pompeo faces today a complex challenge, because if the Senate confirms him as next CIA director, he will have to lead an agency under harsh criticism of president elect Donald Trump, say experts. Kirk Douglas Cinema Show in Cuba Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Cinematheque will today inaugurate a cinema show dedicated to the centenary of the American actor Kirk Douglas. Oil Prices Tumble As Dollar Goes Up London, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The strengthening of the dollar hurt today oil prices as the rise makes commodities traded in that currency more expensive. Italy Confirms Death in Milan of Berlin Truck Attack Terrorist Rome, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Italian Interior Minister, Marco Minitti confirmed that Anis Amri, the Tunisian citizen wanted for the terrorist truck attack in Berlin was shot dead during an exchange of gunfire with police in Milan. USA: Anti-nuclear Groups Alarmed by Message from Donald Trump Washington, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) A message published on Twitter by US President-elect Donald Trump keeps alarmed the international community and groups defending control over nuclear weapons. Walmart Sued in U.S. for Selling Bullets Used in Murder Washington, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) A lawyer and several politicians of the city of New York supported today a group of plaintiffs that accuse the shoppi ng chain Walmart for selling bullets used in the murder of three persons. Discussion on Nomination of New US Attorney General Grows Washington, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) More than 150 US progressive groups are currently carrying out a campaign against republican Senator Jeff Sessions, nominated by President elect Donald Trump for Attorney General in his cabinet, which will take up office on January 20. Serbia in Military Agreement with Russia Belgrade, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) An agreement for Russia to supply modern combat aircraft and other weapons to Serbia is being widely discussed by politicians, experts and the media. Outstanding Concert by Awarded Cuban Classical Guitarist Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban guitarist Rubén González Avila will perform in a concert in Matanzas today. Cuban Pianist Frank Fernández Plays Beethoven in Concert Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The prestigious Cuban pianist Frank Fernández will play two of the most famous works by German genius Ludwig van Beethoven during a concert at the National Theater today. Cuba, U.S. Agree to Cooperate on Meteorology Washington, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Authorities from Cuba and the United States have signed an understanding memorandum on Wednesday to cooperate on the exchange of information and conduct research on meteorology and the weather. Japan Cuts Budget for 2020 Olympic Games Tokyo, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The organizing committee of the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games has announced today that the total cost of the event will be between 13 and 15 billion dollars. Lizt Alfonso Company to Perform in Central Cuban Province Ciego de Avila, Cuba Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The dancing company of Lizt Alfonso, Dance Cuba, will present its show Cuba Vibra! from today until Friday Dec 23rd at the Teatro Principal in Ciego de Avila During her stay in Ciego de Avila, about 430 kilometers east of Havana, Alfonso will give a didactic class to students on artistic education, to recall the summer workshops offered at the beginning of the last decade to children and young people. Oil Prices Rise 10 Percent This Month London, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices accumulate a 10 percent rise so far this month and are still progressing due to predictions of a drop in crude oil inventories in the United States. Cuba Defends International Cooperation Without Conditions Havana, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba defends the principle of international cooperation without economic, political and social conditions that will imply interference in internal affairs or undermines sovereignty of a country. Argentinian Singer Charly García Admitted in Hospital Buenos Aires, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Argentine rocker Charly Garcia, one of the living legends of the genre in Latin America, was admitted urgently today due to dehydration and high fever. Extremists Hinder Again Evacuation in Aleppo, Syria Damascus, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Disagreements and clashes between terrorist groups have again put an end to the evacuation process of the eastern districts of the Syrian city of Aleppo, military sources reported. Bolivian Justice Requests US Extradition of Wanted Opposition Leaders La Paz, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Opposition leader and former president Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada and his closest collaborators are expected to return to Bolivia to report their actions to justice, political and judicial officials declare today. Cuba, USA Cooperate to Conserve Protected Land Areas Washington, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation and Exchange in Conservation of Wildlife and Protected National Land Areas. G-77+China praises Fidel Castro United Nations (Prensa Latina) The Group-77+China praised today at the U.N. Fidel Castro as an extraordinary Statesman at a tribute at the General Assembly to the late Cuban revolutionary leader. Cuba Rewards its Best Athletes in 2016 Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The three-time Olympian Greco-Roman wrestler Mijaín López and world judo and sub-judo champion Idalis Ortiz will receive their prize today for the best Cuban athletes in 2016. Cuban Circus CirkaCuba Conquers Paris Paris, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The impressive technique of the circus mixed with the flavor of Cuban music and dances in the CirkaCuba show, has been a real success in Paris. Young Cuban Singer Awarded by France Announces Concert in Havana Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Luna Manzanares will today perform her first major concert after receiving the Order of Arts and Letters of France, where she stared in a musical based on the literary work, ''Carmen''. Erdogan: Assassination of Russian Ambassador is a Provocation Ankara, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sent his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, his condolences for the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey. World Groundwater Depletion Linked to Climate Change La Habana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The volume of usable water in the world is declining due to intense droughts and other problems related to climate change, according to Ibrahim Plaza, a specialist at the Cuban Business Group for Hydraulic Use Arrest Made for Shots Fired at US Embassy in Turkey Ankara, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Turkish police have arrested today a man who is suspected of firing several times at the US embassy in the capital just a few hours after the Russian ambassador was killed. Terror, Syria Issue Bring Together, Russia, Turkey and Iran in Moscow Moscow, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) A few hours after the shocking assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, the foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran are meeting here to discuss the fight against terrorism and the Syrian conflict. UN General Assembly Honors Fidel Castro United Nations, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations General Assembly has paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, who died on November 25th. WWF Reports 163 New Species in Mekong Region Washington, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) A group of 163 species, including nine amphibians and 14 reptiles, were discovered this year in the Mekong region, one of the areas with most biodiversity in the world, said a WWF report. Cuba Denounces US Economic Blockade at WTO Geneva, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba denounced today at the World Trade Organization (WTO) that the blockade of the United States prevails almost unchanged, which remains the main obstacle to the development of Cuba. UN Requests Urgent Financial Help for 1.6 Million Palestinians Jerusalem, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations requested the international community for financial contribution, to help 1.6 million Palestinians in a situation of high vulnerability, something that will require at least 547 million dollars. UN Celebrates National Consensus Government Formed in Lebanon United Nations Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, celebrated today the formation in Lebanon of a national consensus government and urged its political leaders to advance to the nation''s unity. Iberostar Will Manage an Iconic Hotel in Havana Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish chain Iberostar Hotels and Resorts has announced today it will manage, starting in Januray 2017, the Riviera Hotel, an iconic establishment in Havana from the 1950''s. USA deports over 145,000 Mexican migrants Mexico City, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The US Government deported over 145,000 Mexican migrants between January and August this year, according to an official report here of the Ministry of Government. Trump Questioning of One-China Policy Extensively Rejected By Damy Vales Beijing, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Statements by US President elect Donald Trump about his possible distance from the One-China policy, defended by this country, are causing more rejection than support, according to Chinese media. UN Calls to Save Two-State Solution in Palestinian Issue United Nations, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Countries of the five continents urged at the UN Security Council today to save through concrete actions the two-state solution, one Palestinian and another one Israeli, living peacefully under internationally recognized borders. Turkey to Cooperate with Iran in Evacuating Aleppo Ankara, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Turkish prime minister, Binali Yildrim has talked by telephone today with the first deputy president of Iran, Eshaq Jahangiri to offer his help in search of a solution for the evacuation of the Syrian city of Aleppo. Sex-abuse Scandal Hits U.S. Gymnastics Washington, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The world has been left shocked today after learning that 368 US gymnasts have been sexually abused by coaches and managers over the last 20 years. Oil Prices At 17-Month High London, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices rose today to near 17-month high on expectations of a reduction in global supply if producing nations abide by the OPEC agreement. Chucho Valdes Opens 32th International Jazz Festival in Cuba Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The 32nd edition of the International Jazz Plaza Festival has began in Cuba, with a performance by legendary pianist, Chucho Valdes, which was described as historical and unrepeatable. Havana Film Festival Delivers Awards Today Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The organizing committee of the 38th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema will today announce the winners of the Coral Awards chosen from among the more than 100 films in the competition. FAO Discusses Rural Women's Role Rome, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The potential of rural women to tackle world hunger and poverty is the theme in Rome, today, of a high-level event sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). UN Security Council Discusses Israeli-Palestinian Conflict United Nations, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council is celebrating today its monthly analysis of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, in a scenario marked by the existence of two draft resolutions aimed at resolving the dispute. US Drug Companies Accused of Price Fixing Washington, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Attorney Generals from 20 US states accused today six drug companies of planning price fixing of an antibiotic and a drug against diabetes. Governor Surprised by Silence of US Government on Oscar Lopez San Juan, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Governor of Puerto Rico Alejandro Garcia Padilla questioned today the silence of the United States Government regarding the pardon requested for political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera, after gathering more than 100,000 signatures. China Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform in Cuba Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The China Philharmonic Orchestra, considered as one of world''s 10 best symphonic orchestras, will give today the first of two concerts in Cuba at Teatro Nacional de Cuba. UN Coordinator to Visit Cuban Areas Affected by Hurricane Matthew Guantanamo, Cuba Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Cuba, Myrta Kaulard, will visit some of the territories affected by Hurricane Matthew last October. Struggle in US Senate to Confirm New State Secretary Predicted Washington, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Nomination of John Bolton as the new State undersecretary by president elect Donald Trump threatens to start a ''total war'' in the senatorial process to confirm the official appointed, the website Politico said today. US Schools Report more than 200 Shootings Since Sandy Hook Washington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) US schools have experienced more than 200 shootings since the massacre at Sandy Hook Primary School that occurred four years ago today. Cuba and USA Hold Fourth Meeting on Regulation Issues Washington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has reiterated the need to end the economic blockade of the United States against Cuba, which has lasted 54 years. Cuban Music Band Sintesis Celebrates 40 Anniversary Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) One of the emblematic and contemporary Cuban music bands, Sintesis, celebrates today four decades of career with a concert in which the group will review his works, influenced by jazz, rock and Afro-Cuban rhythms. Nicolas Maduro in Cuba to Celebrate 12 Years of ALBA Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro arrived today in Cuba on the occasion of the celebration of the twelfth anniversary of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA), reported the national television. Cuban Emigrants in Miami to Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro Washington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Alianza Martiana (Mart's Alliance) coalition, consisting of Cuban emigrants living in the United States, convened a patriotic activity in Miami, to pay tribute to the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, on December 18th. Lebanon, US Talk About Terrorism, Refugees and Aleppo Beirut, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) US Undersecretary of State for Middle Eastern Affairs, Anne Patterson analyzed today the situation of Syrian refugees in Lebanon at times of systematic terrorist activity and worsening of the situation in Aleppo. New South American Directors Present Their Films in Havana Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) ''You will never be alone'', by Chilean Alex Anwandter, and ''Francisco Sanctis''s Long night'', by Argentineans Andrea Testa and Francisco Márquez, will face each other today in the contest to win the First Work Award at the Havana''s 36th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema. About 75 Percent of Americans Support Relations with Cuba Washington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) About 75 percent of Americans have favored the normalization of relations between the United States and Cuba, and 73 percent have supported an end to the economic blockade on the island, according to a Pew Research Center polling. Cuba Rejects Double Standards of Some Arms Producing Nations Geneva, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Rodolfo Benitez, head of the Cuban delegation to the Fifth Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons has released a statement, which says that Cuba rejects the double standard of some weapon-producing countries, who produce weapons that have devastating effects, but at the same time try to limit the purchase of less sophisticated weapons for self-defense purposes. Havana Film Festival Screens Golden Globes Nominated Films Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Several films screened at the 38th Festival of New Latin American Cinema today have been nominated for a Golden Globe in the United States. Cuba and EU in a New Stage of Bilateral Relations Brussels, 13 Dec (Prensa Latina) After the signing of a Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement, Cuba and the European Union (EU) are opening a new stage in bilateral relations in which they will seek to boost ties on the basis of equality, reciprocity and respect. China Is Upset by Duty Evasion of WTO Members Beijing, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) China on Tuesday expressed discontent with the members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) that are eluding their obligations of abandoning the substitute country consideration when calculating the antidumping measures against Chinese exports. Communist Leader Denounces India-US Military Agreement New Delhi, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The secretary general of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sitaram Yechury, has denounced a military agreement between his country and the United States today, saying that it violates national sovereignty and strategic autonomy. Trump Nominates Exxon Mobil CEO as the Next US Secretary of State Washington, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) US President-elect Donald Trump announced today that he has chosen Exxon Mobil CEO, Rex Tillerson, as Secretary of State for his Cabinet. Tillerson will take office on January 20th. UN Increases Emergency Funds Request United Nations, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, will make his annual request for funds for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), a mechanism that is aimed at alleviating suffering caused by conflicts and disasters. Millions of US Citizens would Lose Health Insurance without Obamacare Washington, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Some 52 million US citizens under 65 years old with pre-existing health problems could remain without health insurance if the health legislation known as Obamacare is eliminated, said a report today. Antonio Guterres Sworn in as UN Secretary General United Nations, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Antonio Guterres, from Portugal, was sworn in today as the ninth Secretary General in the history of the United Nations, a post that he will take on January 1st, 2017 for five years. Agreement with Cuba is a Strong EU Statement, Mogherini Says Brussels, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) has issued a strong statement today after signing the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement with Cuba and finally abolishing the ''common position'', the bloc''s diplomat, Federica Mogherini, said today. Evo Morales: Relations With the US Have to Be Based on Mutual Respect La Paz, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales today expressed his country''s willingness to have diplomatic relations with the entire world, including the United States, provided they are based on mutual respect and non-interference in internal affairs. Sonia Braga Attends Latin American Film Festival Havana, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian actress, Sonia Braga, is today appearing at the 38th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, in the film ''Aquarius''. Evo Morales: The Capitalist System Has Failed La Paz, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s president Evo Morales today called the capitalist model a failure and criticized the policies of domination, intervention and looting in several countries around the world. Court to Decide on Fast Tracking Peace Laws in Colombia Bogotá, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian Constitutional Court will today announce its decision on the use of fast tracking to process and issue peace laws, a decision considered key to both the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP). Cuban Doctors Are An Example to Imitate, Affirms David Nabarro United Nations, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations expert in development and health, David Nabarro, today said that Cuban doctors, who serve in several parts of the world, are an example to follow as they make an important contribution to humanity. Mexico Gets Ready to Deal with Future Government of Donald Trump Mexico, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is preparing in several fields to deal with Donald Trump''s future government in the United States, as he announced policies that may affect this country. UN Hopes to Control Cholera in Haiti by 2018 United Nations, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations hopes to have cholera under control in Haiti by 2018 with a newly launched strategy against the epidemic, said health expert David Nabarro. Russia and Venezuela Condemn UN Resolution against Syria United Nations, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Venezuela criticized here a resolution passed to allegedly end the humanitarian conflict in Syria, while pointing out the lack of assessment and the double standards on the issue. USA: Baltimore Condemns Trump's Rhetoric on Upcoming Visit Washington, Dic 9 (Prensa Latina) The Baltimore city council has unanimously voted for condemning the rhetoric used by U.S. President-Elect, Donald Trump, who will make a visit to the city tomorrow, local media reported. Ignacio Ramonet Denounces Reprisals for Book on Fidel Castro Mexico, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The journalist and Spanish intellectual, Ignacio Ramonet, who is based in France, has condemned the repression he has suffered as a result of his book ''One Hundred Hours with Fidel'', according to the daily, La Jornada. China Opposes Military Ties Between US and Taiwan Beijing, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) - Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Lu Kang has reiterated that his Government''s position with regards to military relations between the United States and Taiwan, as well as the sales of US arms to China, is coherent, clear and well-known by the international community. Russia Criticizes Arms Supplies From US to Terrorists in Syria Moscow, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Russia has criticized the lifting of the ban on the supply of weapons to extremist formations in Syria by the United States. Trump May Affect Bilateral Relationship, Warns Bank of México Nexico, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Bank of Mexico considered ''important to recognize'' that the election of the businessman Donald Trump as president of the United States may affect the relationship with that country, was known today. UNICEF: More Than 530 Million Children Live in Crisis Scenarios United Nations, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) About 535 million children, one in four on the planet, live in countries affected by conflicts or disasters, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. Cuba Deplores Manipulation of Humanitarian Issues at UN United Nations, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba deplored today at the United Nations the manipulation of the humanitarian issue, used as means to stage attacks and interfere in internal affairs of sovereign countries. Russia Exhibits Cuban Pharmaceutical Products Moscow, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medicine displayed its best progress and competitive qualities during a special exhibition in the framework of Health Week in Russia, an event held at the Expocenter exhibition center. Obama Reveals Frustrations during His Two Presidential Terms Washington, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Barack Obama admitted that his discrepancies with Congress to have them approve reforms in matters related to health care and the use of firearms were his greatest frustrations during his stay in the White House. Cuba Reaffirms Willingness to Continue Relations with USA Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has reaffirmed the desire to progress in relations with the United States and create beneficial ties, based on mutual respect and without abandoning principles that govern the actions of the Caribbean nation. Iran Takes Dispute with US to the UN Tehran, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Iran has given instructions to its permanent representative to the United Nations, Gholamali Khoshrou, to make an official protest about the US decision to extend sanctions against Iran, a move which violates a nuclear agreement. Time Magazine Considers Donald Trump Person of the Year 2016 Washington, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Time magazine selected President-elect Donald Trump as the person of the year, following his unexpected victory in the November 8th election. Scientists Request Trump to Pay Attention to Climate Change Washington, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) A letter signed by 800 scientists and addressed to President-elect Donald Trump calls for the new US government to be aware of the effects of climate change and not abandon immediate actions to face its effects. Anti-Russian Campaign Rise in US Denounced Moscow, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Russia has called a new stage of a ''witch hunt'' the US policy against this country since it is accusing it not only of meddling in electoral matters, but also of influencing the Congress. Havana FIART Opens with Cuban and International Arts and Crafts Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) This year''s International Crafts Fair Crafts (FIART) has now opened at the PABEXPO exhibition hall, in western Havana. More Than 200,000 Mexicans Deported from USA This Year Mexico, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Mexican immigration authorities have repatriated more than 200,000 from the United States this year, it was reported today. Obama Must Respond to Petition for Oscar Lopez' Freedom Washington, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) More than 104,000 people around the world have signed a petition addressed to US President Barack Obama in favor of the immediate release of Puerto Rican patriot Oscar López Rivera, surpassing the required figure of 100,000. UN Warns on Complex Global Humanitarian Situation United Nations, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Wars, political unstability and the actions by terrorist groups incerase human suffering to unprecedented levels in the last 7 decades, United Nations stated Monday. UN Unable to Access Occupied Eastern Areas in Syrian Aleppo United Nations, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The United nations (UN) and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent continue unable to access, with humanitarian aid, the eastern areas in Aleppo, which continue occupied by armed groups, a spokesperson said here today. Bob Dylan to Provide Speech for Nobel Prize Ceremony Stockolm, Dic 5 (Prensa Latina) Bob Dylan''s on-again, off-again flirtation with the Nobel prize is back on, though he''s keeping his distance, with hand-holding but no kissing. Sanders Welcomes Decision to Stop Works in U.S. Oil Pipeline Washington, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Former Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders described as positive the U.S. government''s decision to stop the construction works of the oil pipeline in North Dakota, a project that has caused mass protests by local Native American communities. Trump Is a Threat to the US Constitution, According to the NY Times Washington, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) President-elect Donald Trump is a threat to the US Constitution because he ignores its content and aims to be placed above the law, according to an article in The New York Times. Donald Trump Attacks China Through Twitter Washington, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The US President-elect Donald Trump has criticized China''s financial and military policy in a message posted on Twitter, which could endanger decades of diplomatic relationships between the two countries. Cuba Thanks Global Solidarity in New York after Fidel's Death United Nations, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador, Ana Silvia Rodriguez, has thanked today the examples of sorrow, admiration and solidarity received from the five continents at the island''s Permanent Mission to the UN on the death of Fidel Castro. UN Experts Call for Ending Exploitation of Children United Nations, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) United Nations human rights experts called today for ending abuse and exploitation of children. Human Ancestor Lucy Spent Much of Her Time in Trees, Study Says Washington,Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) ''Lucy'', the ancient ancestor of modern humans, probably spent at least a third of her day nesting in trees, according to new research unveiled today. OPEC Accepts Reduction of Oil Production Vienna, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to cut daily crude production by 1.2 million barrels, as President Mohammed Al-Sada reported. US Officials Sign Book of Condolence for Fidel Castro United Nations, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) US officials to the United Nations signed today the book of condolences opened yesterday by the Permanent Mission of Cuba due to the death of the Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Trump Alerted of Risk of Reversing Relations with Cuba Washington, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The United States government warned President elect, Donald Trump, to not reverse the process of approaching relations with Cuba due to the high diplomatic, economic and cultural cost it would entail. Fidel Castro We Are Going to Miss You, Says Ramsey Clark United Nations, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark said today that for his greatness, historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, who died on Friday at 90 years, will be missed in the world. US Congressmen Send Condolences to Cuba Washington, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) US Congressmen sent condolences to Cuba following the death of the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, to whom many people in the world are paying tribute today. United Nations' Members Pay Tribute to Fidel United Nations, Nov. 28 (Prensa Latina) Diplomats from dozens of countries have expressed their sorrow over the death of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, at the island''s Permanent Mission to the UN, where a book of condolences has been opened today. Head of UNESCO Signs Condolences Book After Fidel's Death Paris, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) UNESCO''s Director-general Irina Bokova today signed the book of condolences opened at the Cuban embassy in France on the occasion of the death of the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Trump Finalizes List of Cabinet Members, Amid Criticisms Washington, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) US President-elect, Donald Trump has readjusted the list of possible members of the new administration, amid criticisms of some of his appointments. Majority of Voters Dissatisfied with US Democratic System Washington, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Majority of US voters are unsatisfied with how their country''s democracy works, revealed a survey of the CNN broadcaster and ORC pollster published today. South African President Regrets Fidel Castro's Death Pretoria, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) South African President Jacob Zuma on Saturday expressed sorrow over the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Syrian President Conveys Condolences over Fidel Castro's Death Damascus, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Under Fidel Castro''s leadership, Cuba succeeded in resisting hard sanctions and unfair campaigns in recent times, and it is a beacon for the freedom of the peoples all over the world, says the message of condolences sent by Syrian President . American Actress Florence Henderson Died Los Angeles, Nov. 25 (Prensa Latina) The American actress Florence Henderson, well-known for her work in The Brady Brunch series, died at 82 from heart failure, her manager said today. For The First Time, Living Cells Have Formed Carbon-silicon Bonds Washington, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have managed to coax living cells into making carbon-silicon bonds, demonstrating for the first time that nature can incorporate silicon, one of the most abundant elements on Earth, into the building blocks of life. Mega Earthquakes Preferentially Occur on Flat Faults: Study Washington, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Mega-earthquakes, magnitude 8.5 and stronger, preferentially occur where faults are mostly flat, a new study said today. UN: Violence against Women Is Serious Violation of Human Rights United Nations, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has reiterated today that gender violence represents a serious violation of human rights and has called for an end to it through a collective action. Warning of Drastic Changes in U.S. Deportations Washington, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) The proposals of Kris Kobach, candidate of the U.S. president elect, Donald Trump, for the post of Secretary of Home Security, could drastically change the deportation regime that exists today in the United States. Plácido Domingo Gives an Open Rehearsal for Art Students in Cuba Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo will offer an open rehearsal today at the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso to students of art schools and members of the Teatro Lírico de Cuba. The Sahara Desert Was Turned to Humid, says Study Washington, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) As recently as 5,000 years ago, the Sahara â€'' today a vast desert in northern Africa, spanning more than 3.5 million square miles â€'' was a verdant landscape, with sprawling vegetation and numerous lakes. Unasur Reiterates Concern over US' President-elect Posture Quito, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The Union of South American Nations (Unasur) today continues to express concern after the victory of Donald Trump in the recent US election and how his win could affect the region. Most Americans Reject Construction of Border Wall with Mexico Washington, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Most Americans reject the idea of building a border wall with Mexican in order to avoid immigrants entering the United States, according to a poll by Quinninpiac University. Cuban Expert Calls for Global Commitment to End Gender Violence United Nations, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban sexologist, Mariela Castro, called today for the political will of all States worldwide to lead major and decisive efforts to eradicate violence against women. Trump Rejects Recent Support by White Supremacists Washington, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) President-elect Donald Trump today rejected the recent support by white supremacists who celebrated his triumph with Nazi greetings, and denied that he intended to energize America''s extreme right wing. Free Trade Agreement with U.S. does not Favor Mexico, Lawmaker Says Mexico, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), signed by the United States, Canada and Mexico, does not favor the latter at all, a Mexican lawmaker said. Mexico to Seek Bilateral Agreements if Transpacific Treaty Breaks Mexico, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will seek bilateral agreements to strengthen ties with the Asia-Pacific region if the Trans-Pacific Economic Cooperation Treaty (TTP) fails, the government warned today. Puerto Rico: Fight for Releasing Oscar Lopez to be Strengthened Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The law team in charge of the case of pro-independence Puerto Rican fighter Oscar Lopez, imprisoned unfairly in the United States, will strengthen the fight for his release, said today here lawyer Jose Juan Nazario. Mexico Responds to Trumps' Threat to Leave TTP Mexico, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has responded to US President-elect Donald Trump''s announcement that he will be leaving the Trans-Pacific Association Agreement (TTP). US: 47 Percent of Americans are Victims of Harassment on the Internet Washington, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) 47 percent of Americans have been victims of harassment on the Internet, according to a study by the Institute of Social Research and the Center for Innovative Public Health Research in the United States. Cuban Painter Michel Mirabal Donates Work of Art to ICAO in Montreal Ottawa, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) A work of art donated by painter Michel Mirabal, which includes elements of the Cuban flag, is now part of the collection of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), in Montreal. United States is Politically and Socially Divided, Polls Say Washington, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) A poll by Gallup after the presidential elections in the United States has revealed that 77 percent of Americans think the country is politically and socially divided. Donald Trump Announces that the United States will Leave TPP Washington, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) US President-elect Donald Trump has reaffirmed his decision to withdraw the country from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) immediately after taking office in January 2017. Mariela Castro Regards LGBTI People's Rights in Cuba's Social Justice By Waldo Mendiluza United Nations, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban parliamentarian and sexologist, Mariela Castro, has regarded today the actions in favor of the rights of the island's LGBTI people in the causes of social justice defended by the 1959 Revolution. Expectations about China-U.S. Trade Talks Beijing, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The 27th session of the China-United States Joint Commission on Trade and Business, which opened today in Washington, and the strengthening of economic ties between the world''s two major economies attract the attention of international analysts. NY Museum Opens to Public an Exhibit on Cuban Biodiversity New York, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The New York Museum of Natural History has opened today to local and foreign public the expected special exhibition ''Cuba'', an unprecedented tour of the rich biodiversity and culture of the Caribbean nation. UN Urges Inclusive Economic Growth in Africa United Nations, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Africa Industrialization Day economic growth that will enable all people on the continent to realize their potential. US Activists Insist on Repealing Trump Presidency Washington, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Civil rights groups in the United States are continuing preparations for a campaign aimed at persuading members of the Electoral College to reverse the results of the November 8 presidential election. UN Claims Human Right to Sanitation United Nations, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, demanded in the World Day of Sanitation, commemorated Saturday, the access of all human beings to bathrooms, in order to stop the sanitary crisis in the planet. Inauguration of New Tourist Village in Eastern Cuba Maisi, Cuba, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) A new tourist installation by Grupo Empresarial Isla Azul was inaugurated Friday next to the emblematic lighthouse of Maisi, Paso de los Vientos, southeastern part of the island of Cuba. Humanism in Work of Cuban Hisotrian Eusebio Leal Highlighted Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The huge work of Eusebio Leal in order to investigate and restore all possible things about the Cuban capital, Havana, is centered on human beings, assured here Adolfo Rubio, president of the Mexican Congress for World Patrimony Friday. FARC-EP on Peace Process: It's Plural and Definite Bogota, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Timoleon Jimenez, leader of Colombian rebel group Revoluionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP) stated that the recently signed peace agreement with the Colombian government, is plural, definite, inclusive and with a possible implementation. FIFA Gianni Infantino Suggests 32 Team Club World Cup in 2019 Barn, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) FIFA President Gianni Infantino says the Club World Cup could expand to a 32-team tournament played in June. Cuban Duo Gente de Zona Wins Latin Grammy Again Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Fans of the Cuban duo Gente de Zona today celebrated the win of a Latin Grammy award for the album Visualizate, the fourth award they have received in recent years. Bolt Increases Lead in Vote for Best Latin American Athlete Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Usain Bolt has increased his lead in Prensa Latina''s competition to elect the best athlete of the year. Canada's Prime Minister Concludes Official Visit to Cuba Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, concludes today an official visit to Cuba, where he confirmed President Raul Castro his interest in strengthening economic and trade relations with Cuba. British Autistic Hacker Fears His Extradition to USA London, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) British autistic hacker Lauri Love called today ''a kick in the stomach'' the approval of his extradition to the United States, where he would face charges for accessing sensitive data bases in that country. Bruno Mars New Album 24K Magic : 2016 Release Date Los Ángeles,Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) It''s been nearly four years since Bruno Mars treated his fans with a new album, after 2012''s Unorthodox Jukebox topped charts the world over. Varadero Registered Increase in Quality Standards Varadero, Cuba, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) More than 3,000 rooms at Varadero increased their quality standards with a view to the tourist season. Climate Change Summit, a Questioned Reality Marrakech, Morocco, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Summit on Climate Change (COP22) is a reality with participation of more than 60 heads of State and Government and the general will to boost the Paris Agreement, but with many questions. UN Body Warns of Growing Food Shortage in Syria Rome, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) About 9.4 million Syrians need help in the face of a reduction in food production caused by war and unfavorable weather conditions, warned the United Nations agencies: FAO and WFP. UN: Accused US Authorities Of Use of Force Against Natives United Nations, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai has accused the US authorities of excessive use of force against natives people protesting against a pipeline project that would cross their lands in North Dakota. West Decline Has Begun Says Ignacio Ramonet Panama, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The decline of the West has began and is shown in the campaign slogan of President-elect Donald Trump, ''Making the United States Great Again'', the French political scientist Ignacio Ramonet, who is visiting Panama, said today. Mexico Fears Massive Deportation of its Migrants from the US Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has begun seriously contemplating the possibility that millions of its migrants may be deported back from the United States. US Entrepreneurs Seek Investment Opportunities in Ecuador Quito, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of 12 companies from the United States are visiting Ecuador today to learn about the portfolio of opportunities offered by this South American country in trade and investment. Ban Ki-moon Calls on Trump to Recognize Climate Change Urgency The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said he hopes that Donald Trump understands the urgency and severity of climate change and the fight against it. U.S. and Cuban Doctors, Surgeons to Meet in Havana Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Doctors and surgeons from the U.S. and Cuba will meet for the first time from today until 16th, to discuss topics as the accreditation of services, announced here organizers of the event. Rock'n'roll Legend Leon Russell Dies at 74 Los Ángeles, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Leon Russell, an America rock''n''roll hall of famer, died in his sleep at the age of 74 in Nashville, Tennessee according to his family. 53rd Edition of the Prensa Latina Sports Poll Starts Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The 53rd edition of the sports poll of Cuban news agency Prensa Latina Starts Monday, to at the end, award the perfor5mances by the best athletes of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016. Swedish Attorney General's Office Questions Assange in London London, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Swedish Attorney General''s Office is interrogating the founder of the website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, at the Ecuadorian embassy in this capital, where he has been a refugee for more than four years. Japan to Share Costs of Troops Deployment with USA Tokyo, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Amid people''s discontent caused by attempts to change the peaceful Japanese Constitution, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asserted today his country would properly share the costs of their troops deployed here with the United States. Penelope Cruz Joins Murder On The Orient Express Los Ángeles, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina)Oscar Winner Penelope Cruz is boarding Murder on the Orient Express with a growing and powerful ensemble cast that now includes Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena, Judi Dench and Josh Gad along with Kenneth Branagh who is starring as detective Hercule Poirot and also helming the film, according to media. Trump Appoints Steve Bannon as Strategic Advisor Washington, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) US President-elect Donald Trump was harshly criticized today for naming Steve Bannon as Chief of Strategy. Puerto Rico: Request for Freedom of Political Prisoner Intensifies San Juan, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Requests for the release of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera have intensified today after the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. CIA Internal Warfare after 1961 Cuba Invasion Revealed Washington, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The declassification of part of a secret report from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) about the military invasion of Cuba by a mercenary brigade in 1961 has revealed the internal warfare at the U.S. espionage agency. Chinese President in Talks with U.S. President-Elect Trump Beijing, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president, Xi Jinping will hold telephone talks with US President-elect, Donald Trump, according to local media. UN Makes Calls to Promote Diabetes Prevention Policies United Nations, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) On World Diabetes Day, the UN has made calls to promote policies aimed at preventing and treating diabetes, a disease that affected 422 million people in 2014. Trump Eases Tone of Criticisms of Obamacare Washington, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday eased the tone of his criticisms of the so-called Obamacare, a healthcare program that he promised to eliminate and that he is proposing to improve now. Iraqi Elite Forces Resume Offensive and Enter Mosul Baghdad, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi Counter-Terrorist Service (CTS) troops resumed today the military operations in Mosul and entered several neighborhoods in that city, supported by the international air forces , while terrorist executed dozens of civilians. Cuban Alicia Alonso Honored in Veracruz, Mexico Mexico, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The Director of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), and icon of the world ballet, Alicia Alonso, today received the key of the city from the Town Hall of Boca Rio, in the Eastern Mexican State of Veracruz. Bolivia to Denounce Almagro's Interventionist Stance Before OAS La Paz, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Diego Pary, said today that his government will denounce the organization''s secretary general, Diego Almagro, due to his intervention in internal affairs. FARC-EP Optimistic About Final Pact with Colombian Government Bogota, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP''s chief spokesperson, Iván Márquez affirmed today that the extraordinary effort made at the dialogue table with the Colombian government will soon be awarded with a definitive peace agreement. Pope Francis Addresses Current Issues in an Interview Rome, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The situation of refugees and immigrants is today the main concern for Pope Francis, who expressed his interest in the immigration crisis in an interview with the newspaper La Repubblica, published today. Merkel Talks with Trump to Maintain Germany-US Relations Berlin, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on the telephone today with newly elected US President Donald Trump to establish common ground in future bilateral relations. Philippine President Promises to Continue What He Started Manila, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The Filipino President, Rodrigo Duterte today ruled out that a change of government in the United States would affect his decision to build stronger alliances with China, Russia and Southeast Asian countries. Food Prices Rise, Says FAO Rome, Nov 11(Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported a 0.7 percent increase in the overall food price index in October compared to September. Russia Denounces Catastrophic Humanitarian Situation in Mosul, Iraq Moscow, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia denounced the catastrophic humanitarian situation in the Iraqi city of Mosul, described by UN agencies as more serious than the one in the Syrian city of Aleppo, said today the Foreign Ministry. President Obama Holds Meeting with Trump at the White House Washington, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama held today a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at the White House as part of the transition of power process. US Airlines to Start Daily Flights to Cuba Havana, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The US company Delta Air Lines will begin to operate daily non-stop flights to this capital for the first time in almost 55 years, an executive of the company confirmed today. Famous Paintings Exhibited for Blind People in Rome Rome, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Tactile versions of paintings by Caravaggio, Raphael and Correggio will be exhibited for the blind people from November 19 to December 18 at Rospigliosi Palace in the Roman town of Zagarolo. Official in California Reelected in Spite of Being Dead Washington, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Gary Ernst, treasurer of the US city of Ocean City, California, was reelected on his post in the elections of November 8, despite his death in last September, said local media here Thursday. Cuba to Help Bolivia in Creating School for Athletes La Paz, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) ''Cuba can help Bolivia in the sports sector,'' said to Prensa Latina Alberto Juantorena, who won both the 400m and 800m titles in Montreal 1976. Russia Against Humanitarian Pause to Arm Terrorists in Syria Moscow, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Minister rejected the idea to prolong with humanitarian pauses in the Syrian city of Alepo to allow the rearm of terrorists, instead of using the pauses, to supply help for the civilians. Roger Federer, Del Potro Honoured at 2016 ATP Awards Montecarlo, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina)Former World No. 1 Roger Federer has won the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for the 12th time in his career. Evo Asks Trump to End US Blockade Against Cuba La Paz, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales requested today United States President-elect Donald Trump to end the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed to Cuba for more than half a century. Giuliani Claims He is Ready to be US Attorney General Washington, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Former mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani said today that probably nobody knows the Department of Justice better than he does, in reference to a possible appointment as Attorney General of the United States. Obama Prepares Details on the Transition of Power With Trump Washington, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) President Barack Obama is meeting today the President-elect Donald Trump in the White House to discuss how to secure the complex transition of powers, the preparations for which began several months ago. Venezuela Reiterates Willingness for Respectful Relationship with US Caracas, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has reiterated his willingness to improve ties between his country country and the United States as well as to establish diplomatic relations in line with the UN Charter. Trump Win Raises Fears for the Future of US/Africa Trade Pretoria, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The victory of Republican Donald Trump in Tuesday''s US elections throws the United States today on a new and uncertain path, warn some observers here who are fearful of the future of trade relations with Africa. UN Celebrates World Science Day for Peace United Nations, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations today celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development with a call for its dissemination as a tool to improve the lives of humanity. Trump's Unity Message has not Neutralized his Message of Hate Washington, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Calls for unity and promises of inclusion from the newly elected US President, Donald Trump, appear not to have neutralized his message of hate and division, according to tens of thousands of protesters across the US. Trump's Stance in Climat Change Causes Fear By Fausto TrianaSantiago de Chile, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Politicians and experts in Chile have openly expressed fears about the presidency of Donald Trump, which they feel could have a serious impact on the crusade against climate change. WHO Worried about Consequences of the Battle for Mosul United Nations, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed its concern about the impact on the population of the fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul. UN Recognizes Progress in Liberation of Mosul From the Islamic State United Nations, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The UN Special Representative for Iraq Jan Kubis today congratulated the authorities in Iraq for their progress in the offensive to free Mosul from the Islamic State (IS). Cuba and UNESCO Evaluate Existing Relations Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Cuba Government currently have good relations. Mission Impossible 6 to Hit Theaters in Summer 2018 Los Angeles, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Mission Impossible 6, the latest film by the well-known action-thriller franchise will hit the theaters in the summer of 2018, Paramount announced today. Obama Calls for Unity After Trump Victory Washington, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) In his first message after the electoral victory of Republican Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama has called on US citizens to come together in unity, inclusion and respect. Russian Senators Expect to Improve Relations With US Moscow, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Senate Vice President, Ilias Umiljanov expressed today his hope of an improvement of relations between his country and United States, after a clear deterioration in that sense with the outgoing administration. Twitter Campaign Favors Peace Pact With Colombian Guerrilla Bogota, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Colombian politicians have been promoting from social networks a campaign to support the current phase of talks between the government and the insurgent FARC-EP in order to persevere in these talks until an agreement is urgently reached. Surveys, the Big Losers in U.S. Elections Washington, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The victory of Republican Donald Trump in U.S. elections, besides being a defeat for Hillary Clinton, is today the setback for surveys that along all the campaign gave the democrat candidate as favorite. Hillary Recognizes Defeat with Call, Trump Says Washington, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President-Elect, Donald Trump, has said today that Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, called him to recognize his victory in the November 8 elections. Republicans Hold Majority in US Senate Washington, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Republicans announced today through Twitter that they managed to keep the majority in the US Senate by winning seats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Indiana, Arizona, Missouri and Florida. Putin Congratulates Trump on Winning U.S. Presidential Elections Moscow, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in U.S. presidential elections, and expressed his country''s willingness to rebuild bilateral relations. Trump Calls for Unity of Americans Washington, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) US President-elect Donald Trump called on Americans to join and promised that he would be the leader of all his compatriots. Climate Agreement Generates Investment Opportunities Washington, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The global agreement on climate change, approved last year in Paris, has generated investments close to USD 23 billion until 2030 in emerging markets. Cuba and UNESCO Organize International Jazz Day Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have held meetings on the preparations for the 6th edition of International Jazz Day, the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today. US Museum to Open Exhibition on Cuban Biodiversity Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The American Museum of Natural History of New York (AMNH) will open an exhibition on Cuban biodiversity on Monday, said Maritza Garcia, an official from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba (Citma). Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba Celebrates Success in USA Tour Los Angeles, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban dancer and choreographer Lizt Alfonso is very pleased with the ongoing tour of her group across the United States, which includes performances in Michigan, Georgia, North Carolina and California. Trump Votes at a New York Voting Center Washington, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump cast his ballot at a New York voting center today, surrounded by a security detail. TV Stations, the Big Winners in U.S. Elections Washington, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The big TV stations are the main winners in the presidential elections in the United States, with estimated revenues of billions of dollars. Evo: USA Demonizes Democracies Forged by the People La Paz, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales today condemned the United States'' intention to demonize democracies legitimately forged by the people, following criticism by the White House of the Nicaraguan electoral process. Clinton Casts Vote in USA Elections Washington, DC, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The democratic candidate Hillary Clinton voted today in the elections that could make her the first woman president of the United States. Obama Complies with His Electoral Ritual: Playing Basketball Washington, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) President Barack Obama has already performed his old ritual that has given him luck on election day, hoping it will also help Hillary Clinton win the presidency of the United States: playing basketball. 370 Economists Consider that Trump is a 'Destructive Option' Washington, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) A letter signed by 370 economists calls on Americans to refuse to vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, considering him a destructive and dangerous option for the country. Donald Trump Finishes His Election Campaign in Michigan Washington, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised today that he will bring change to the Americans and heal a divided nation that has been exposed to one of the most ugly and dramatic elections in modern history. Putin Open to Dialogue with Winner to US Presidential Elections Moscow, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his willingness to dialogue with whomever is the winner of today''s presidential elections in the United States, especially with those whomever is willing to develop bilateral ties. US: Clinton with 90 Percent Chance of Winning the Elections Washington, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) A poll by Reuters / Ipsos / States of the Nation predicted that the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is 90 percent likely to reach victory today at the polls. Southern Countries Demand Security Council Reform at UN United Nations, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Saint Lucia defended today on behalf of more than 40 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia for an immediate reform of the United nations (UN) Security Council, to adjust it to the current international situation. A Ton of CO2 Eliminates Three Square Meters of Arctic Ice Washington, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) For each ton of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by a person on our planet 3 three square meters of Arctic sea ice disappears, according to a study published today in Science magazine. Gebrselassie, New President of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation Addis Ababa, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The legendary Ethiopian runner Haile Gebrselassie was elected to a four-year term as president of the Athletics Federation of his country, reported the national media today. Hollywood Ceremony Turns into Space for Discussing Politics Los Angeles, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The 20th edition of the Hollywood Film Awards ceremony became the main topic of the specialized media after becoming a space where several celebrities discussed about the US elections. Free Transit Does Not Exist, Says President Evo Morales La Paz, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, today called once again to international organizations to verify the serious harm caused to the exports and imports of the country by obstacles in the territory of Chile. Former US Attorney General Janet Reno Dies in Miami Washington, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Janet Reno, the first female attorney general of the United States, died today in Miami, Florida, aged 78. UN: Debate on Threats to Peace Caused by Internal Conflicts United Nations, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The Security Council of the UN today celebrates an open debate to address responses to the challenges posed by internal conflicts during the terrorist groups and their asymmetric courses of action. Time Ending for Democratas and Republicans to Promote Candidates Washington, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Less than 48 hours before electing the new President of the United States, Republicans and Democrats occupy today the main TV spaces, in a last attempt to convince undecided voters. USA: Economy, Hottest Issue in Hillary-Trump Campaigns Washington, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) The economy is one of the most outstanding topics in the dispute between candidates to the U.S. Presidency, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. USA: Lizt Alfonso in Chicago with Cuba Vibra! New York, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) The company Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba is visiting the United States with a work that has already been praised in this country: ''Cuba vibra!'', which will have two performances next weekend in Chicago. International Science Convention Closes in Cuba Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) With the closing ceremony of the congress INFO 2016 and the Workshop on Information and Communications for Sustainable Development, the 1st International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation is concluding today in Havana. Paris Agreement on Climate Change Now in Force United Nations, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Almost a year after being being signed, the Paris Agreement on climate change comes into effect today, limiting the emission of greenhouse gases, which lead to global warming. Clinton Leads Trump by 1.3 Points Four Days Before Elections Washington, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Just four days before the presidential elections in the United States, the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, maintains a slight lead of 1.3 points over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, according to an average of all the national polls. Cuba Urges USA to Comply with Duties as UN Host United Nations, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba called the United States today to comply with its obligations as the host country of the United Nations (UN) lifting the selective and discriminatory measures applied against Cuban diplomats. Why do U.S. Economists Reject Trump's Candidacy? New York, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Accused of a pronounced ignorance of the economy and inability to listen to experts, Donald Trump is rejected by a significant group of economists in his candidacy for the presidency of the United States. US: Resignation of FBI Director James Comey Requested Washington, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) FBI Director James Comey, should immediately resign his position to preserve the integrity of the federal agency and the American democratic process, according to the daily, The Hill. Elephant Poaching Affects Africa's Economy Luanda, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Elephant poaching impacts the economies of African countries, losing them 25 million dollars in annual tourism revenue, according to results of a new scientific study, cited in Luanda today. USA: Clinton Three Points Ahead of Trump Washington, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, has a three-point lead over Republican opponent, Donald Trump, just five days before the presidential election, a survey released today reveals. The Biggest Super Moon in 70 Years on Nov 14th Washington, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The inhabitants of the Earth will have the unique opportunity to observe the brightest super moon on November 14th, according to the US National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA). Shoigu: NATO Forcing Russia to Take Reciprocal Defensive Measures Minsk, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The US and NATO are building up their offensive capabilities on the Western borders of Russia and its ally Belarus, prompting Moscow to take reciprocal measures, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said. Cuba: Computer Engineers Union, a Platform for Scientific Exchange Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The recently created Computer Engineers Union of Cuba (UIC, in Spanish) intends to establish itself as a platform for exchange at the First International Convention on Science, Technology and Information, said today the national president of that institution, Eilyn Febles. Panamanian Government Defends Local Banks Panama, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) In a counterattack against what many consider a slandering campaign against the Panamanian financial system, government authorities informed that 20 investigations into money laundering were carried out in two years, and many inquiries are still underway today. Govt.-Opposition Dialogue in Venezuela Eases Tension in UNASUR Quito, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The negotiation table installed in Venezuela recently is a solution to ease tensions and iron out the differences between the government and the opposition, according to UNASUR Secretary General Ernesto Samper. Cuban Adjustment Act Remains as an Aggressive US Policy Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Adjustment Act, applied by the United States for 50 years, has continued today as one of the aggressive policies of the northern nation to the island at the migration level. New Poll Shows Tie Between Clinton and Trump Washington, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) Less than a week before the US election polls poorly define picture, when one of them speaks today of a tie between Republican, Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. Cuba to Offer More Opportunities for Foreign Investment Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has been presenting today more opportunities for potential foreign investment at the Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, attended by more than 3,500 exhibitors from 73 countries. Cuban Actor Reynaldo Miravalles, Farewell to a Giant of Cuban Culture Por Charly Morales ValidoHavana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) ''There are no longer stories for old people'', Reynaldo Miravalles confessed to me without bitterness on the rainy afternoon when he welcomed Prensa Latina in his home in Havana''s El Vedado, the same house where he passed away on Monday at the age of 93. Newspaper Denounces Constant Rise of Price of Insulin in US Washington, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The history of insulin show one of the baffling complexities of the US pharmaceutical market, being a long-lasting drug that becomes more expensive over time, noted today the Washington Post. Cuban Cinema Mourns Death of Actor Reynaldo Miravalles Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban cinema has regretted today the death of actor, Reynaldo Miravalles, who worked almost until the end of his days because he felt he could not stay away from the big screen, one of his passions in life. FBI Checks New Emails Linked to Investigation on Clinton Washington, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The FBI uses a special software to determine whether the newly discovered emails from an assistant of the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton contain classified information, The New York Times reported today. United States Abstention at UN Shows its Isolation, Expresses France Paris, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Abstention of United States at UN Vote on the US Blockade against Cuba shows its isolation in the international arena, considered today the French writer and university professor, Salim Lamrani. The New York Times: Trump Evaded Taxes in the '90s Washington, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Republican candidate for the US presidency, Donald Trump, avoided reporting hundreds of millions of dollars in taxable income in the early 1990s, accodring to The New York Times. Cuban Pianist Lopez-Gavilan with Joshua Bell in USA New York, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban pianist and composer Aldo Lopez-Gavilan are making a tour of the United States, which includes a presentation along with the award-winning violinist Joshua Bell, today at the Lincoln Center in New York. FBI Director Criticized After Reopening Investigation Against Clinton Washington, Oct 31 (PL) The Democrat Steve Cohen, representative of the US state of Tennessee, today called for the resignation of FBI Director James Comey, after he announced on Friday the reopening of an investigation into Hillary Clinton. Colombian Minister Optimistic on New Peace Agreement Bogota, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Colombian Interior Minister, Juan Fernando Cristo, expressed confidence today that to outline a new peace agreement with the FARC-EP, which summarize the views by most of citizens, will be possible. Protests in Belgium against European Trade Agreement with Canada Brussels, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) Detractors of the comprehensive trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Canada, known as CETA, protested today outside the headquarters of the European Council in this capital. The Martha Graham Company Shines in the Cuban Ballet Festival Havana, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) The US company Martha Graham shook the stage of the Mella Theater in this capital with an exquisite program in reverence to modern dance that today returns to that coliseum. Trump Worries about Progress of Independent Candidate in Utah Washington, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) The presidential candidate Donald Trump attacked his contender Evan McMullin by calling him a ''puppet'' and with accusations of endangering the Republican nomination, in case the independent wins in the state of Utah. A Pleasant Workplace Reduces Menopause Symptoms Washington, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) The phase when menstruation is getting irregular in women until it disappears, known as menopause, generates discomfort that will be less traumatic depending on the environment, especially at work, according to a recent research. Costa Ricans Welcome UN Rejection of U.S. Blockade of Cuba San Jose, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican outstanding artists, academics and groups of solidarity with Cuba on Saturday welcomed the new condemnation at the United Nations General Assembly of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba. Cuba Joins Continental Event for Democracy Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) With a demonstration for the defense of sovereignty, Cuba will join the continental event for Democracy and against Neoliberalism on November 4, local press reported on Saturday. China Calls for Stronger Coop between UN, Regional Organizations Beijing, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) China called for a stronger partnership between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in the fields of peace and security, the government informed here on Saturday. UN Condemns Attack on Russian Embassy in Syria Moscow, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Security Council condemned a mortar attack on the Russian Embassy in Damascus from zones controlled by the Syrian armed opposition, local television reported on Saturday. Clinton Fails to Contain E-mail Crisis Washington, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, has failed to contain the damage caused by the release of thousands of personal e-mails of the head of her campaign, John Podesta, published today The Hill newspaper in it digital version. Why Ice Ages Occur Every 100,000 Years London, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) Experts from Cardiff University have offered up an explanation as to why our planet began to move in and out of ice ages every 100,000 years. Obama Commutes More Prison Sentences Than His 11 Predecessors Combine Washington, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) Barack Obama today commuted 98 new prison sentences raising to 827 the total of sentences he has commuted since he assumed presidency of the United States, a number which exceeds the total number of pardons issued by his 11 predecessors. Clinton Raises Twice as Much Funds as Trump Washington, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic candidate for the U.S. presidency, Hillary Clinton, has raised twice the amount of money for her presidentail campaign as has her Republican opponent, Donald Trump, after raising $101 million USD in October''s first weeks. Fourteen Members of the UN Human Rights Council to be Elected United Nations, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly is electing the 14 members of the Human Rights Council, who will take up the management of the entity for the period 2017-2019. Scientists Expose Surface of the Tomb of Jesus Christ Washington, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) An international team of scientists have exposed, for the first time in centuries, the original surface of what is traditionally considered the tomb of Jesus Christ, according to the National Geographic Society. Election Panorama in Florida, USA, Still Uncertain Washington, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The State of Florida seems not to have made up its mind about who to vote for in November 8 elections, as a survey gave yesterday the lead to Republican candidate Donald Trump and another poll published today sees in a better situation Democrat Hillary Clinton. U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Wounds Cuban Sovereignty Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The most recent order by US President Barack Obama on U.S. policy towards Cuba, contains contradictory elements, among them, the policy linked to the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo. Obama's Advisor Hails US Change on Blockade of Cuba Washington, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The advisor to President Barack Obama on Foreign Affairs, Ben Rhodes, today welcomed the abstention by the United States in a vote against the Cuban blockade, which has been maintained by his country since 1962, despite world rejection. Opportunities Lost in Sanctions on Russia Recognized in the U.S. Moscow, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The United States lost all opportunities by applying a policy of unilateral sanctions against Russia, as these were far from causing the desired effect, recognized today a U.S. news media quoted in this capital. Philippines' Duterte Wants US Troops Out in Two Years Tokyo,Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said today he wants US troops out of his country in the next two years and is willing to scrap bilateral pacts with Washington if necessary. A Chunk of Ice is Orbiting The Sun In The Wrong Direction Washington, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Beyond the orbit of Neptune, the farthest recognized-planet from our sun, lies the mysteries population known as the Trans-Neptunian Object (TNOs). USA to Abstain in UN Resolution Of Blockade on Cuba United Nations, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The United States will abstain today in its vote of the draft resolution presented by Cuba on the necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade on the island, American ambassador at UN, Samantha Power, announced today. Mexico and Cuba Agree to Multi-Destination Tourism Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The capitals of Mexico and Cuba agreed a letter of intent for touristic promotion with an eye on mufti-destination travels, authorities reported today. Obama Might Use UN Vote to Press Congress Washington, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) President Barack Obama could use the vote at the United Nations to press the US Congress and get the blockade against Cuba lifted, an expert of the dispute between these countries. Necessity of Ending Blockade for 25th Occasion Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) For 25th occasion, Cuba will submit today to the UN approval the draft resolution on the necessity of ending the blockade policy imposed by the United States. The World Claims the US Ends Blockade against Cuba United Nations, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly today takes a stand on another draft resolution calling for the lifting of the US blockade against Cuba, an initiative similar to the one overwhelmingly supported by that forum since 1992. Sanders will try to Prevent Clinton from Committing to Republicans Washington, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Senator Bernie Sanders will try to prevent Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton from committing to the Republican Party if she is elected President of the United States, he said in an interview published in The Washington Post. Cuba Obtained Grand Prix at Cultural Festival in Bahamas Nassau, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban artists and craftsmen obtained the Grand Prix during the 21st edition of the International Cultural Festival of The Bahamas, the Cuban embassy announced today. Cuban Duetto Gente de Zona to Sing in Latin Grammys Los Angeles, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban rap group Gente de Zona will perform on November 16 at the gala ''2016 Personna'' of the Latin Grammys this year, decicated in this edition to famous salsa singer Marc Anthony. Meryl Streep Appears at 29th Tokyo International Film Festival Tokyo,Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The 29th Tokyo International Film Festival marked its opening Tuesday afternoon with a traditional red carpet ceremony that was heavy on Asian stars and filmmakers. Turkey Offers Istanbul as Host for United Nations' Headquaters Istanbul, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has asked the UN to take the lead in the fight against terrorism and offered Istanbul as the city to host the headquarters of the multinational institution, according to the news agency, Anadolu. Harsh Criticism Against Japan in International Whaling Commission Tokyo, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Japan has received heavy criticism during the summit of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Slovenia, for its program of capturing whales for alleged scientific purposes, which for many represents an excuse, according to sources. Iran Demands Respect for Iraqi Sovereignty Tehran, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Iran has repeated its call to respect Iraq''s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and criticized Turkey''s military presence there against Baghdad''s will under the pretext of fighting terrorism. Cuba Supports Establishing Binding Obligations on Transnational Corps Geneva, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to Geneva, Anayansi Rodriguez, has expressed support for establishing binding obligations on transnational corporations not only in national legislation but also International Law, diplomatic sources reported. The Economic Blockade is an Obstacle in Cuba-US Relations Washington, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The economic, commercial and financial blockade of the US against Cuba is the main obstacle for the normalization of relations between Havana and Washington, said the Cuban ambassador here, Jose Ramon Cabañas. Cuba Confident of New UN Rejection of US Blockade United Nations, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Permanent Mission at United Nations has expressed confidence today that the General Assembly will reject tomorrow the U.S.-imposed blockade to the island. Lavrov Condemns US Blockade against Cuba Moscow, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba which, he said, is still in force today despite the restoration of the diplomatic ties between Washington and Havana. British Deputies Reject Extradition of Autistic Hacker to USA London, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 members of the Britain parliament demanded today the United State government to withdraw the extradition order against British autistic hacker Lauri Love, accused of infiltrating US security and defense data banks US Blockade Stops Cuba's Sport Development Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The US economic, commercial and financial blockade against the island of Cuba for more than 50 years, limits the Cuban sports development , beside causing deep affectations to the Cuban economy and society. Democrat Chances to Control House of Representatives Still Slim Washington, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Although the campaign of Republican candidate to the Presidency, Donald Trump seems to affect his party´s control of seats in Congress, it is still improbable today that Democrats recover majority in the House of Representatives. American Documentary Filmmaker Michael Moore Criticizes Trump New York, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The documentary filmmaker and writer Michael Moore shows in theaters in his country a new film that is a satire against the Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump. Acosta Danza Declared as New Sadler's Well Company Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The dance company of Cuban dancer, Carlos Acosta''s was today named as a new international company associated with Sadler''s Wells in London. CO2 Levels in Atmosphere Increase Again in 2016 Washington, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere rose again this year and are expected to remain above the limit of 440 parts per million (ppm) throughout 2016. Hotel Industry Congress in Cuba Highlights Charms of Old Havana Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The 26th Pan-American Congress of Schools of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism (CONPEHT) attended by 500 people from 20 countries started today with an early morning tour of Havana''s old district. UN: Extraterritoriality of Blockade Against Cuba is Scandalous United Nations, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Alfred de Zayas, an independent UN expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, has described the extraterritoriality of the U.S. blockade on Cuba as ''scandalous''. Cuban Residents in US Denounce Persistence of Blockade Washington, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The main topic included in the final declaration of the 3rd Meeting of Cuban Residents in the United States was a public denounce of the hostile policy that it is the illegal and inhumane economic blockade imposed by the US on Cuba. Trump Insists on Building Anti-Immigrant Wall in Mexican Border Washington, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rei8terated his decision, in case he wins the election to build a wall along the border with Mexico which the U.S. will pay for, but it will be reimbursed by the neighboring nation. Obama Charges at Marco Rubio for Supporting Trump Washington, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Barack Obama blasted Senator Marco Rubio for his willingness to vote for Donald Trump, after discredit the presidential candidate again and again when aspiring to the Republican nomination for the White House. UN Expert Defends Compensations to Cuba for Blockade Damage United Nations, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The independent expert in fostering an international democratic and equitable order, Alfred de Zayas, defended here today that Cuba received compensations for the damage the economic, trade and financial blockade imposed by the United States has caused. Madrid Vibrates to the Rhythm of Cuban Music Madrid, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Palacio de los Deportes in Madrid has hosted a memorable concert with Cuban musicians such as Descemer Bueno and el Septeto Santiaguero, in a culmination of the Cubana festival in honor of Cuban Culture Day. Drug Tunnel Found Near Tijuana Airport, Mexico Mexico, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) A tunnel used for transferring drugs from Mexico to the United States has been found near the International Airport of Tijuana, Baja California, the Ministry of State Security confirmed today. US Blockade Hinders Cuba's Development United Nations, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade has been affecting Cuba''s development in all sectors, the island''s permanent representative to the UN, Rodolfo Reyes, claimed today. Allegations of Spying by Former NSA Agent to be Confirmed Washington, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) A District Court in Baltimore will hear charges against Harold T. Martin III, a former contractor of the National Security Agency (NSA), who was arrested in August for violating the US Espionage Act. US Blockade Affects Cuban Mining Production 20 de octubre de 2016, 17:52 Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Imports of raw materials for the production of salt and gold in Cuba get more expensive every year, by increased freight rates up to 30 percent, due to the blockade of the United States, it was reported today. Cuba Advocates at the UN for Reparation of Crimes such as Slavery United Nations, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba urged today at the UN General Assembly to a greater commitment to repair the crimes against humanity such as slavery and the transatlantic slave trade. Obama May Still Weaken the Blockade against Cuba Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) President Barack Obama may still take several steps to weaken the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States to Cuba, affirmed authorities, the people and the media in this Caribbean country. Turkey Blocks Funds Bound for Cuba Naming US Law Ankara, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The banking system in Turkey, using US laws as pretext, has prohibited the Cuban Embassy from carrying out a transfer to Cuba, according to a complaint filed today by the Cuban diplomatic mission. Influential media Calls Trump most Dangerous Man in U.S. Washington, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Influential news portal Huffington Post defined Donald Trump today as the most dangerous man in the U.S., after the Republican candidate denied to accept an eventual election defeat. US: Hillary Clinton Wins Third Presidential Debate Washington, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) A survey by the CNN news network recognized the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as the winner of the third debate held last night in Las Vegas, with 52 percent of the votes of the electors. Trump Avoids Committing to Accept Election Results Washington, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would evaluate the results of the November elections in due time, in answer to a question leveled at him during the debate held last night in Las Vegas. US Secretary of Health and Human Services Visits Cuba Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell, begins a working visit to Cuba today, to be run until Saturday, October 22. Antonio Guterres Listens to Member State's Proposals United Nations, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The next UN Secretary General, Portuguese António Guterres, listened to the visions and proposals of the international community here today in order to effectively exercise his office, facing the challenges of the humanity. US Experts Deny that US Elections Could be Hacked Washington, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Electoral officials and computer science experts in the US, have assured the country that it is practically impossible to influence the results of the US presidential elections, according to the CNN website. Crimea Warns Of Serious Deterioration in Int'l Relations Por Antonio Rondon, Special EnvoySimferopol, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The crisis of international relations included this time a reduction in the limit to use nuclear weapons in the world, Georgui Muradov, vice president of the government of the Republic of Crimea, said today. Russian Parliament Rejects US Blockade on Cuba Moscow, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The State Duma (Russia''s lower house of parliament) approved today a resolution rejecting the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba. US Scientist Praises Immunology Development in Cuba Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) US researcher Kelvin Lee acknowledged here today the development achieved by Cuba in the field of immunology, which is known internationally. Obama Did Publicly What Carter Tried to Do Secretly Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Four decades ago, James Carter tried to do in secret what Barack Obama finally achieved publicly and in a less adverse context: to start a process to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba. Cuba Denounces at UN Persistence of US Blockade Despite New Measures United Nations, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Permanent Mission to the UN denounced today the persistence of the economic, trade and financial blockade of Cuba by the United States, despite the new measures announced by the President Barack Obama to change it. US Physician Praises Development of Cuban Biotechnology Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) U.S. physician, Kelvin Lee, has highlighted Cuba''s development in biotechnology, especially Cuban lung cancer vaccines, according to CubaDebate. France Confirms High-level Mosul Meeting Paris, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed today that a ministerial meeting will be held on Thursday 19th in Paris on the subject of the retake of Mosul. US: Clinton Maintains Advantage over Trump 20 Days before Elections Washington, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton today expanded her advantage in nine points against the Republican contender Donald Trump, according to the latest CBS News poll, released 20 days before the elections in the United States. Ministers of Coalition vs. IS to Hold Meeting in Paris Paris, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Various defense ministers from the countries of the international coalition led by the United States against the terrorist Islamic State (IS) will hold a meeting on October 25 in this capital city, said today the French Government. Research Issues Warning on Increased Heat in Antarctica Washington, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) A US team issued a warning in a recent research on the increased intense heating processes ahead in Antarctica, the fourth largest continent, after Asia, America and Africa, said sources today. Hillary Clinton Takes Lead in Election Race Polls Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is leading the race against her Republican opponent Donald Trump by nearly seven points, according to the latest survey revealed by the site Polls Show Clinton as Winner of the Second Debate Washington, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Democrat Hillary Clinton beat Republican Donald Trump in the second presidential debate between the two, according to a survey of Politico and Morning Consult released today, while new WikiLeaks revelations threat her career to the Oval Office. Hezbollah Believes that US Elections Influence Regional Crises Beirut, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The Resistance movement, Hezbollah, said today that the political paralysis in Lebanon and other Middle Eastern crises depends on the upcoming presidential elections in the US and ruled out positive changes until then. Wife of U.S. Vice President Arrives in Cuba Today Havana, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Doctor Jill Biden, wife of US Vice President, arrives today in Cuba heading a delegation to meet with government officials and representatives of the society of the island. US: Clinton leads by six Points to Trump, Survey Finds Washington, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) US Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, has six points (46-40 percent) over his Republican rival, Donald Trump, in intentions of votes nationwide, revealed a survey released today. Cuba and U.S. Negotiate Six New Cooperation Agreements Washington, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States are negotiating six new cooperation agreements in sectors of mutual interest, said Cuban Foreign Ministry official Josefina Vidal after the fourth meeting of the Bilateral Commission on Friday. Washington Sets up Cuba-US Bilateral Commission Meeting By Waldo Mendiluza, special Correspondent Polls Confirm Hillary's Superiority after Presidential Debate Washington, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Almost half of those who watched the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump believe that the Democratic candidate looked better than the Republican, the Huffington Post published today. Obama to Attend Shimon Peres' Funeral Washington, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Israel on Thursday to attend the funeral of former Prime Minister Shimon Peres, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 93. US Democrats Gain Support from Historical Republican newspaper Washington, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) The Arizona Republic newspaper highlighted today that Hillary Clinton has the temperament and experience to be president of the United States, first support of this traditionally Republican newspaper in its 126-year history. Antonio Guterres Leads UN Poll to Define Secretary General Proposal United Nations, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) Portuguese former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was leading today again the poll by the UN Security Council to define its proposal of next Secretary General of the organization. Houston Mayor Highlights Cuba's Potential for Trade Havana, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) Biotechnology, health, transport, energy and agriculture are some of the sectors in which Cuba and the U.S. city of Houston, Texas, can jointly work at present.. Trump-Clinton,First Presidential Debate in Dead Heat Washington, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (Democrat) and Donald Trump (R) today arrive in dead heat the first debate to be held on Monday, according to a survey released by The Washington Post and ABC News. Dream of Changing the World Marks Concert against Poverty By Martha Andres New York, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) The idea that people today have the power to change the world was repeated again and again at the Global Citizen Festival celebrated here with the presence of thousands of activists against poverty. US Voters Consider Trump a Nuclear Danger Washington, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Forty-six percent of American voters believe that the Republican Donald Trump would use a nuclear weapon to attack US enemies abroad, a SurveyMonkey poll revealed today. Tulsa Officer Accused of Killing Unarmed African-American Washington, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) The Attorney''s Office of the U.S. city of Tulsa filed today charges with first-degree manslaughter against Betty Shelby, the officer who killed African-American citizen, Terence Crutcher. Clinton Leads in US Polls Before Presidential Debate Washington, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) The Democrat presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton will take part in the first presidential debate with her Republican rival, Donald Trump, with an advantage lead, according to polls. US Police Kill 194 Afro-Americans in 2016 Washington, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) With the recent killing of Keith Lamar Scott the death toll of Afro-Americans killed by the police this year in the United States rose to 194, according to statistics issued by The Guardian newspaper. Nearly a Dozen Policemen Injured During Clashes in the US Washington, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Nearly a dozen policemen were injured during clashes with demonstrators after an officer killed an African-American, the authorities reported today. UN General Debate Rejects Blockade on Cuba United Nations, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The first day of high-level debate of the UN General Assembly rejected once again the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba. Extraterritorial Effects of U.S. Blockade on Cuba Persist Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The extraterritorial effects of U.S. blockade on Cuba persist until today, despite the constant denunciations of the small Caribbean island for it to cease. Trump and Clinton in Virtual Tie Washington, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Presidential candidates Donald Trump (Republican) and Hillary Clinton (Democrats) are nearly tied in for Florida''s electoral votes, a state that could tilt the scale next November. New Explosions Raise Alarm in US Washington, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The explosion of a bomb outside a train station in New Jersey today has raised the alarm among US citizens after similar incidents over the weekend in that state, New York and Minnesota. NY Mayor Rules Out Threats on City after Explosion Washington, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday ruled out that the city is under any specific or credible threat after a deliberate explosion as a result of which 29 people were injured on Saturday. Trump Says He Will Reverse Improved U.S. Relations with Cuba Washington, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed to reverse improved U.S. relations with Cuba if he wins the elections next November. Important Republican Voters Still Far From Trump 16 de septiembre de 2016, 11:30 Washington, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) A considerable number of Republicans, including prominent figures, are today at a distance from voting next November for the party''s candidate, Donald Trump. Clinton and Trump Remain Even Ahead of U.S. Presidential Elections Washington, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican rival Donald Trump are technically even at the national level, only two months ahead of the presidential elections next November 8th, a poll published today revealed. US Assigns Unprecdented Amount of Money to Israel for Security Washington, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States today signed a new agreement on security with Israel that grants Tel Aviv 38 billion dollars per year for a decade, the biggest agreement of this kind in the history of the North American country. USA Blockade Remains in Force, Cuba Denounces at UN United Nations, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba denounced here that despite the bilateral approach, the United States has maintained its full implementation of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on the island for more than 50 years. Body of Law on Blockade against Cuba Still Unchanged Havana, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Measures and regulations that make the economic, financial and commercial blockade of the US against Cuba a body of law remain valid today despite the provisions of President Barack Obama. US: Clinton´s Electoral Campaign Complicated Washington, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The presidential campaign of Democrat Hillary Clinton seems complicated after symptoms of poor health and inappropriate statements about the followers of his Republican rival, Donald Trump. Comments on Hillary Clinton´s Health Go Viral in U.S. Washington, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Comments and analysis on the health of Democrat candidate to presidential elections in November, catch the attention of political circles and news media in the United States and the world. Clinton Is Likely to Win U.S. Elections Washington, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Democrat Hillary Clinton is favored to win the U.S. presidency on November 8th based on the latest state and national polls, the New York Times reports today. Putin Talks with Obama at G20 Summit in China 05 de septiembre de 2016, 10:11 Moscow, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on Monday to his US counterpart, Barack Obama, parallel to the G20 summit in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, according to reports on Russian television. China and US Agree to Manage Differences and Respect Common Interests Beijing, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president Xi Jinping and U.S. counterpart Barack Obama, who is here to attend the G20 summit, in Hangzhou, agreed to effectively manage their differences and respect each other''s core interests to strengthen bilateral ties. US President in China for G20 Summit Beijing, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama arrived in the Chinese city of Hangzhou to attend the 11th G20 Summit, scheduled to begin on Sunday with the expectations about the recovery of the world economy. Immigration Discourse Impacts Trump's Campaign 02 de septiembre de 2016, 09:44 Washington, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) A recent speech by the Republican candidate for the US presidency, Donald Trump, has caused great discomfort among the ranks of his party and among sectors that support him. First US-Cuba Scheduled Flight in Decades Lands in Cuba Santa Clara, Cuba, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) The first regularly scheduled flight between Cuba and the United States in over 50 years took off from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and landed today in Santa Clara in central Cuba. Canadian Prime Minister Visits China to Expand Ties 30 de agosto de 2016, 09:32 Beijing, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, today began his first official visit to China to promote economic ties between the two countries and bilateral relations, and attend the G20 Summit. US Transportation Secretary to Visit Havana 30 de agosto de 2016, 00:10 Havana, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will travel to Cuba tomorrow to hold a meeting with authorities in the island, Cuban Transportation Development Vice Minister Eduardo Rodriguez confirmed. UN Claims for Murder of Bolivian Official to be Investigated United Nations,Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) The UN demanded to be investigated the murder of Deputy Minister of Interior Regime, Rodolfo Illanes, whose life was taken last Thursday after being brutallty hit by alleged mining cooperativists in that Andean country. President Obama Demands Congress Priiority in Debate on Zika Virus 27 de agosto de 2016, 11:23 Washington, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) US President Brarack Obama asked today that the debate of financing a campaign to fight against the Zika Virus, must be a priority of the US Congress when the current break finishes. Brazil: Last Witnesses of the Defense of Dilma Rouseeff Testify 27 de agosto de 2016, 10:26 Brasilia, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The last two witnesses summoned by the defense of Dilma Rousseff will appear today before the plenary one of the Federal Senate of Brazil, which takes forward the political judgment of the President for alleged offense of responsibility. USA: Clinton Leads Trump Nationwide and in Key States 27 de agosto de 2016, 00:03 Washington, Aug, 27 (Prensa Latina) The US Democratic candidate for the November presidential elections, Hillary Clinton maintains a six point lead at the national level (47-41 percent) over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, according to the Real Clear Politics website ( RCP). US Government to Check for Zika in All Blood Donations 26 de agosto de 2016, 13:21 Washington, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised testing for Zika virus in all donated blood and blood components in the United States, due to the increase in reported cases of the disease. Saudi King and Kerry Discuss Security in Middle East 25 de agosto de 2016, 10:20 Riyadh, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) The armed conflicts in Syria and Yemen were at the heart of the talks held on Thursday in Jeddah between King Salman bin Abdulaziz and US Secretary of State John Kerry, diplomatic sources said. US Survey: Hillary Clinton Leads Donald Trump by Eight Points 24 de agosto de 2016, 00:02 Washington, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic candidate for the US presidential elections in November, Hillary Clinton, is eight points ahead (50-42 percent) of her Republican rival, Donald Trump, at the national level, as revealed by a survey published today. Jimmy Carter to Vote for Hillary Clinton Despite Her Unpopularity 23 de agosto de 2016, 11:30 Washington, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The US former president, Jimmy Carter has asserted that although presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (Democrat) and Donald Trump (Republican) are not very appreciated by voters, he will vote in favor of the former State Secretary. Brazilian Police: U.S. Swimmers Lied About Robbery 19 de agosto de 2016, 13:44 Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) No apologies from them or the other athletes are needed,'' said Mario Andrada, a spokesman for the Rio Olympics organizing committee. Survey: Most US Soldiers Prefer Donald Trump as President 18 de agosto de 2016, 00:05 Washington, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Republican candidate, Donald Trump, exceeds by 10 points (51-41 percent) to Democrat candidate, Hillary Clinton, regarding voting intentions of the American soldiers in general and their relatives, a survey released today stated. Trump to Receive Briefing on US National Security Issues 17 de agosto de 2016, 11:11Washington, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The Republican presidential candidate to the November elections, Donald Trump, will receive on Wednesday an briefing on secret national security issues at the offices of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Manhattan, New York. Milwaukee Decrees Curfew to Curb Violence 16 de agosto de 2016, 11:51 Washington, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The US city of Milwaukee today remains under a curfew as authorities seek to curb outbreaks of violence that have occurred since last Saturday after a policeman shot dead an African American. Firearms Control goes to the Polls in the US 14 de agosto de 2016, 01:48Washington, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Voters in four US states will decide at the polls if they will adopt or not stricter measures on weapons control in the elections to be held next November 8th, official sources indicate.