Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Bipartisan Support for Ties with Cuba Continues in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15836&SEO=bipartisan-support-for-ties-with-cuba-continues-in-u.s. Por Martha Andrés RománWashington, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The bipartisan support to engagement with Cuba has strongly increased in the United States over the past two years and we will continue seeing it in the future, said the president of a coalition that promotes ties with the Caribbean island. Venezuela: The Opposition's Threats Escalate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15772&SEO=venezuela-the-oppositions-threats-escalate Caracas, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) After an apparently calmed weekend, violence returned to the Venezuelan capital on Tuesday, perhaps as the prelude to the ''zero hour'' that the opposition leaders are proclaiming. Elections in Angola: Six for a Chair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15664&SEO=elections-in-angola-six-for-a-chair Por Roberto HernandezLuanda (Prensa Latina) Angola will have a new president when on August 23 the more than 25,000 polling stations set up by the National Electoral Commission close and the party with more representatives elected then choose the top executive. The winner will come from a list of six candidates, none of whom is a woman. Consensus of Our America, Response to Imperial Offensive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15650&SEO=consensus-of-our-america-response-to-imperial-offensive Managua, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Before the present geopolitical situation in Latin America and the Caribbean, social movements and leftwing parties of the region decided to respond with a programatic document as strujggle strategy in defense of unity. Coffee Growing in Cuba, Advancing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15628&SEO=coffee-growing-in-cuba-advancing Por María Julia MayoralHavana (Prensa Latina) Still far from its maximum potential, coffee growing in Cuba is moving towards revival to reach eight thousand tons of gold coffee in 2017, according to an executive in the sector. After almost four years of investments, the main result is the transformation of plantations, which has led to the gradual increase of harvests, said engineer Elexis Legrá to Prensa Latina. Caricom Summit: Problems, Commitments and Agreements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15580&SEO=caricom-summit-problems-commitments-and-agreements Georgetown (Prensa Latina) The 15 member countries of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) have recently began to implement the commitments adopted on July 7 in the capital of Grenada during the 38th summit of that organization. Lula and Legal Procedures as a Weapon of War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15546&SEO=lula-and-legal-procedures-as-a-weapon-of-war Por Moises Perez MokBrasilia, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) For Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva''s defense attorneys, the former Brazilian president, who was sentenced to prison, became a long time ago a victim of what international studies define as lawfare. La Estrella de Panama Challenges Clinton List http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15486&SEO=la-estrella-de-panama-challenges-clinton-list Panama, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Without giving in to the extraterritorial sanctions imposed by the United States, the newspapers La Estrella de Panama and El Siglo (GESE) will continue operating in an open challenge to the Clinton List. Italy Tries to Stop What Seems Unstoppable http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15429&SEO=italy-tries-to-stop-what-seems-unstoppable Por Frank GonzálezRome, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Pressured by the growing flow of migrants and its political, economic and social impact, the Italian government is trying again to stop a phenomenon that seems to be unstoppable, without giving up its policy of saving lives at sea. Michel Temer: No worries? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15422&SEO=michel-temer-no-worries By Moisés Pérez Mok Brasilia, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The vote favorable to the admission of the report for passive corruption presented by clerk Sergio Zveiter, must have fallen like a bucket of ice water on the back of president Michel Temer. Bolivia demonstrates its pacifist vocation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15362&SEO=bolivia-demonstrates-its-pacifist-vocation Por Carmen Esquivel SarríaLa Paz, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) After repatriating two carabineers who violated the national territory to Chile, Bolivia ratified its pacifist vocation and the defense of dialogue as a possible way to solve old disputes between the two countries. The US War against Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15337&SEO=the-us-war-against-venezuela Buenos Aires (Prensa Latina) The terrorist air attack using a helicopter stolen at the airport of La Carlota against the Ministry of the Interior, Justice and Peace and the Supreme Court of Justice, firing and also throwing grenades of Colombian origin and coming from Israel, shows the desperate race of Washington before the impossibility to overthrow the president Nicolas Maduro and put an end to the Bolivarian revolution. Cubans in U.S., A Firm Decision to Strengthen Ties and Break Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15277&SEO=cubans-in-u.s.-a-firm-decision-to-strengthen-ties-and-break-blockade Por Diony Sanabia *Washington (Prensa Latina) In light of a new context in bilateral relations, organizations of Cuban residents in the United States have maintained their firm decision to favor rapprochement between the two countries, beyond what they consider political mistakes by the White House. Venezuela's Independence, A Clarion Call for South American Freedom http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15160&SEO=venezuelas-independence-a-clarion-call-for-south-american-freedom Por Miguel Fernández MartínezCaracas, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) A day after Simon Bolivar demanded before the Patriotic Board to lay ''without fear the foundation stone of South American freedom'', Venezuela''s independence from the Spanish rule was declared, 206 years ago today. The United States is in Syria and Escalates Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15145&SEO=the-united-states-is-in-syria-and-escalates-aggression By Pedro Garcia Hernandez Venezuela: The False Negative of the Constituent Assembly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15045&SEO=venezuela-the-false-negative-of-the-constituent-assembly By Livia Rodríguez Delis Limits to Neoliberal Restoration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15040&SEO=limits-to-neoliberal-restoration By Andrés Mora Ramírez* The Bay of Havana and the Risk of Waste Oils http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15012&SEO=the-bay-of-havana-and-the-risk-of-waste-oils Havana (Prensa Latina) Waste oils are a real danger to human, animal and plant life and also damage the environment. Is the Islamic State Collapsing in Syria? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15003&SEO=is-the-islamic-state-collapsing-in-syria By Pedro Garcia Hernandez G20 Summit in Hamburg, a Fire in Dry Grass http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14977&SEO=g20-summit-in-hamburg-a-fire-in-dry-grass Por Luis Antonio Gómez Pérez *Hamburg, Germany (Prensa Latina) In July, Hamburg will host the 12th Summit of the Group of 20 (G20), an event that will attract global attention due to the debates among the world''s most developed countries and the strong opposition to the meeting by broad sectors. Buen Abad: End of the Cycle of the Left Wing, a Myth to Discourage Us http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14861&SEO=buen-abad-end-of-the-cycle-of-the-left-wing-a-myth-to-discourage-us Por Orlando Oramas León *Mexico (Prensa Latina) Fernando Buen Abad might hold many titles, although he prefers to be introduced as an academic. Icíar Bollaín to Shoot in Cuba Film about Dancer Carlos Acosta http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14871&SEO=iciar-bollain-to-shoot-in-cuba-film-about-dancer-carlos-acosta Por Martha SánchezHavana (Prensa Latina) The Spanish director Icíar Bollaín confirmed in Havana she will direct a film inspired by the life of the famous Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta. filming will begin in Autumn this year. Poll Shows Disapproval to Trump out of the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14814&SEO=poll-shows-disapproval-to-trump-out-of-the-us Washington, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) The perfomance and the image of US President Donald Trump is taking high levels of disapproval out of the US, according to a poll mentioned by press media Tuesday. Syrian President Strengthens Contacts with the People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14780&SEO=syrian-president-strengthens-contacts-with-the-people Por Pedro Garcia HernandezDamascus, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Just at the end of the sacred Muslim month of Ramadan, Syrian President Bashar Al Assad is intensifying his contacts with the people, meeting with the injured and relatives amid the antiterrorist fight and favoring a harmony that he himself practices. Political Chess Game Begins in Argentina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14711&SEO=political-chess-game-begins-in-argentina Buenos Aires, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) After the deadline to register as pre-candidates for the parties that will participate in the Open, Simultaneous and Compulsory Primaries (PASO, in Spanish) prior to the legislative election, the political chess game and the strategies have begun in Argentina. History and Legend of the only Woman in Che's Guerrilla http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14667&SEO=history-and-legend-of-the-only-woman-in-ches-guerrilla La Paz (Prensa Latina) In her short and intense life she had to adopt different personalities and names like Haydée, Tamara, Vittoria, Marta and Laura, but the internationalist revolutionary who followed Che''s route through the Bolivian jungle went down in history as Tania the Guerrilla Fighter. United States: The Walls and Wars of Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14561&SEO=united-states-the-walls-and-wars-of-donald-trump Havana (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump seems willing to deal violently or through diplomatic and political pressures with a wide range of organizations or countries that threaten Washington''s hegemonic ambitions. Syria Tries to Restore Harmony Amid Brutal War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14485&SEO=syria-tries-to-restore-harmony-amid-brutal-war Por Pedro Garcia HernandezDamascus, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Amid a war aimed at destroying the nation, Syria expects to achieve harmony among all citizens, something that used to characterize the region, rather than tolerance and reconciliation. Trump and his Presumed Russian Links, Accusations and Defense http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14376&SEO=trump-and-his-presumed-russian-links-accusations-and-defense By Diony Sanabia Abadia The Risk of Exercising Journalism in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14370&SEO=the-risk-of-exercising-journalism-in-guatemala Por Isabel Soto MayedoGuatemala (Prensa Latina) Since June 2016, 11 journalists have been murdered in nine departments in Guatemala, where the general context of insecurity tends to increase, according to the Center of Informative Reports on Guatemala (Cerigua). Prensa Latina: Always Committed to Truth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14328&SEO=prensa-latina-always-committed-to-truth Por Nayara Tardo*Havana (Prensa Latina) When in 1959 the big media monopolies published distorted news about Cuba and its revolutionary process, Prensa Latina spread the truth about the Caribbean island around the world. Reversing Rapprochement between U.S. and Cuba, Many Negative Results http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14279&SEO=reversing-rapprochement-between-u.s.-and-cuba-many-negative-results Por Martha Andres RomanWashington, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) While press reports continue pointing out that President Donald Trump will reverse the rapprochement between the United States and Cuba, most analyses reach one conclusion: taking a step backward in the opening would bring about many negative results. U.S. Intensifies Actions against Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14270&SEO=u.s.-intensifies-actions-against-syria Por Pedro Garcia HernandezDamascus, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The United States'' actions against Syria continue intensifying amid a new crisis in the Middle East between Qatar and Saudi Arabia that evidently seems a maneuver to distort its real objectives. U.S. and Cuba: Will Trump Ignore the Calls from the Majority? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14203&SEO=u.s.-and-cuba-will-trump-ignore-the-calls-from-the-majority Washington (Prensa Latina) Reversing the recent policies on Cuba would bring economic damage, isolation and national security problems to the United States, according to several sectors that demand that President Donald Trump maintain the rapprochement to the Caribbean island. Iran: Rouhani's Re-election Disappoints Foes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14004&SEO=iran-rouhanis-re-election-disappoints-foes Por Ulises Canales*Beirut (Prensa Latina) With a domestic scenario eager for socio-economic changes, Hassan Rouhani assumes his second consecutive term committed to furthering Iran''s progress without undermining allegiance to the Islamic Revolution, nor sparing in defrauding enemies. SCO Shaping a New Trade Order http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13990&SEO=sco-shaping-a-new-trade-order Astana, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) With the formal entry of India and Pakistan, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a multilateral grouping, is consolidating its economic and political might while shaping a new trade order following the steps of the Belt and Road Initiative China is pushing forward. Election in Angola: The Table Is Served http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13902&SEO=election-in-angola-the-table-is-served Luanda, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) After the party''s places in the ballots and the time to make political propaganda on radio and television are defined, the table is served for general election in Angola on August 23. Persian Gulf: Qatar Is Isolated and Its Neighbors Are Shackled http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13849&SEO=persian-gulf-qatar-is-isolated-and-its-neighbors-are-shackled Por Ulises CanalesBeirut, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have bet on isolating Qatar totally in an action whose leitmotiv was terrorism but which neither takes anyone by surprise nor reveals the real reasons for the breaking-off of relations. ZED Mariel Envisioning a Greater Role in Cuban Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13833&SEO=zed-mariel-envisioning-a-greater-role-in-cuban-economy Por María Julia Mayoral *Havana (Prensa Latina) The Special Development Zone (ZED) Mariel in Cuba, with barely three and a half years of existence, is now the focus of the regional and international market, says its director general, Ana Teresa Izarga. Temer and the GDP, a Hen's Flight http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13778&SEO=temer-and-the-gdp-a-hens-flight Por Moisés Pérez MokBrasilia, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Crowed about as the end to recession by President Michel Temer, the modest growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Brazil in the first trimester of 2017 was compared by economists with a hen''s flight. Venezuela's Constituent Assembly, a Bet on the Future http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13775&SEO=venezuelas-constituent-assembly-a-bet-on-the-future Por Miguel Fernández MartínezCaracas, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Many wonder today why to call a National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela, taking into account that the 1999 Constitution, promoted by Commander Hugo Chavez, was one of the most complete and advanced in the world. Islands of Urban Heat, A Costly Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13770&SEO=islands-of-urban-heat-a-costly-threat By María Julia Mayoral U.S.: A Pariah Country After Withdrawing From Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13704&SEO=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. Michel Temer's Failed Castling http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13591&SEO=michel-temers-failed-castling Por Moisés Pérez MokBrasilia, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Put on the rack by a businessman whom he secretly received at the Jaburu Palace and later accused of being a loudmouth, Michel Temer is now upset by a failed government castling. Venezuelan People on the Street Defending Nicolas Maduro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13558&SEO=venezuelan-people-on-the-street-defending-nicolas-maduro Caracas, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan people are on the street defending Nicolas. It is the shout that is heard today in the capital from early hours in response to attempts by opposition extremist groups to bring violence to the center of the city. France and Russia, a New Era in Bilateral Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13522&SEO=france-and-russia-a-new-era-in-bilateral-relations Por Luisa María GonzálezParis, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The recently-elected president of France, Emmanuel Macron, received his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Versailles Palace, where they held a meeting that was described as ''frank and direct'' and that seems to open a new era in bilateral relations. Venezuela: From Hatred to War Is Just One Small Step http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13465&SEO=venezuela-from-hatred-to-war-is-just-one-small-step Por Luis BeatonCaracas, May 28 (Prensa Latina) There exists the perception among some Venezuelans today that the government has reached its limit of tolerance, so a strong response is necessary to those who promote terrorism and hatred among people. Syria and the Holy Month of Ramadan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13389&SEO=syria-and-the-holy-month-of-ramadan Por Pedro Garcia HernandezDamascus, May 26 (Prensa Latina) In the next 24 hours, Syria will enter the sixth year of celebrations of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan as a clear demonstration that confessional foundations are a pretext to destroy a country. Venezuela: An Analysis of the Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13312&SEO=venezuela-an-analysis-of-the-aggression Por Luis Beaton*Caracas (Prensa Latina) Due to many reasons, Venezuela is today the focus of analysts, fortunetellers and a wide range of speakers and writers who brag about knowing what is going on in this country, some of them are paid from the north, hundreds kilometers from here, and others live the everyday reality of a convulsed country. Trump's Proposal: The Budget of Those Who Pay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13274&SEO=trumps-proposal-the-budget-of-those-who-pay Por Martha AndresWashington, May 24 (Prensa Latina) While lawmakers and analysts criticize the U.S. Government''s draft budget due to its unrealistic predictions and social cuts, the Donald Trump Administration defends it as an initiative focused on those ''who pay''. Chile's Frente Amplio Wants to Build Dialogue with Citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13268&SEO=chiles-frente-amplio-wants-to-build-dialogue-with-citizens Por Fausto TrianaSantiago, Chile, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Founded less than a year ago, but with a surprising popularity, Frente Amplio (Broad Front) wants to build a bridge of dialogue with citizens and to introduce itself as an alternative in November''s presidential election. New Block of Leftist Organizations Presented in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13163&SEO=new-block-of-leftist-organizations-presented-in-peru Lima, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The birth of a new leftist bloc, named Juntos por el Peru (Together for Peru), was confirmed today by its members, including the two communist parties and other progressive groups that intend to compete united in the electoral field. Venezuela Remains Firm in Fight against Economic Warfare http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13096&SEO=venezuela-remains-firm-in-fight-against-economic-warfare Por Luis BeatonCaracas, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is strongly facing an economic warfare sponsored by foreign powers with complicity with the domestic right-wing opposition, which is striving to overthrow the constitutional government of President Nicolas Maduro. Colombian Paramilitary Groups Plot Against Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13066&SEO=colombian-paramilitary-groups-plot-against-venezuela Caracas, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The arrests of six Colombian paramilitary elements during vandalistic acts perpetrated by the right-wing opposition on Tuesday in the state of Tachira confirms denunciations of the participation of these groups in the aggression against the Venezuelan people. The Caiman and the Crocodile; Timor Leste and Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12960&SEO=the-caiman-and-the-crocodile-timor-leste-and-cuba Por Loro Horta*Havana, (Prensa Latina) The map of Timor Leste has the shape of a crocodile, while the map of Cuba has the shape of a Cayman. Both countries fought long and hard for their independence and continue to fight against neo colonial tendencies. They share the Catholic faith and a common Iberian legacy. Cuba Introduces Bioelectrical Plants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12858&SEO=cuba-introduces-bioelectrical-plants Por Roberto SolomonHavana, (Prensa Latina) Bioelectrical plants -among the main sources to take advantage of the energy potential of sugarcane biomass- are today the elite program of this industry worldwide. Lebanon and Cuba Review Promising Moment in Bilateral Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12839&SEO=lebanon-and-cuba-review-promising-moment-in-bilateral-relations Por Ulises CanalesBeirut, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Cuban First Deputy Foreign Minister Marcelino Medina reviewed here the state of bilateral relations in several fields. Bolivian Stable Economy Tops Growth in South America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12720&SEO=bolivian-stable-economy-tops-growth-in-south-america Por Claudia DupeirónLa Paz, (Prensa Latina) The stability of the Bolivian economy made the country rank as number one in economic growth in South America in 2016, an achievement that the Government plans to maintain this year, based on dynamic financial activity and social protection programs. The Huge Task of Emmanuel Macron, France's Next President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12615&SEO=the-huge-task-of-emmanuel-macron-frances-next-president Por Luisa María GonzálezParis, May 8 (Prensa Latina) After being elected the youngest president in France''s history, Emmanuel Macron is facing ''a huge task'' in the next five years, as he admitted when celebrating his victory. Oil Exploration on the Increase in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12610&SEO=oil-exploration-on-the-increase-in-cuba Por Roberto SalomónHavana, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Manuel Marrero, an advisor at Cuba''s Energy and Mines Ministry (Minem in Spanish), told Prensa Latina that the nation ''needs foreign investment in order to develop, particularly in expensive and high risk sectors such as oil exploration and production.'' Chinese Initiative Belt and Route in the Sight of Many http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12416&SEO=chinese-initiative-belt-and-route-in-the-sight-of-many By Damy Vales Beijing, (Prensa Latina) The First Forum of Intetnational Cooperation of the Belt and the Reoute to be held here in a few days in this capital, is recognized for the benefits it will bring to all the countries and is today in the sight of many nations. More Efforts Needed for Korean Stability, Denuclearization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12304&SEO=more-efforts-needed-for-korean-stability-denuclearization Beijing, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) More efforts should be made to achieve stability, denuclearization and sustainable peace on the Korean Peninsula, which has witnessed a continued escalation of tensions over the past months, China Government stressed Saturday. French Film Festival Celebrates Two Decades in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12223&SEO=french-film-festival-celebrates-two-decades-in-cuba Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) An exhibition of the best French motion pictures will take place in Cuba''s movie theaters in May, when the 20th French Film Festival will take place. Undocumented in the United States: the Heavy Load of Anguish http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12190&SEO=undocumented-in-the-united-states-the-heavy-load-of-anguish Washington, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Constant fear of separation from her mother, who has an order of deportation and risks being detained by authorities, forms part of the life of Leah, an 11 year-old girl of the U.S. Financing Development, a Matter of Political Will http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12164&SEO=financing-development-a-matter-of-political-will Por Waldo MendiluzaUnited Nations, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an ambitious platform of human progress that needs huge resources for its implementation, but, above all, it requires political will. Syria and the Dismemberment of the Arab World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12129&SEO=syria-and-the-dismemberment-of-the-arab-world By Pedro García Hernández Temer and the Coup: Confession of Guilt http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12024&SEO=temer-and-the-coup-confession-of-guilt Brasilia (Prensa Latina) The eve of the day a year ago that many in Brazil will remember as ''Day of Shame'', Michel Temer recognizes now that the coup perpetrated against constitutional President Dilma Rousseff, was a consequence of not submitting to Eduardo Cunha''s blackmail. Socialist Candidacy in France: Chronicle of a Fiasco Foretold http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11936&SEO=socialist-candidacy-in-france-chronicle-of-a-fiasco-foretold Por Luisa María GonzálezParis, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) After ruling for five years with François Hollande as the president of the republic, the Socialist Party (SP) of France might get the worst results over the past few decades in the upcoming elections. Emmanuel Macron Might Become the Youngest President in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11886&SEO=emmanuel-macron-might-become-the-youngest-president-in-france Por Luisa María GonzálezParis, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Several pre-election surveys in France show that Emmanuel Macron, leader of the centrist En Marche! movement, is one of the favorites candidates and is likely to become the youngest president in the country''s history. Ecuador: Vote Recount Legitimizes Continuation of Citizen Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11883&SEO=ecuador-vote-recount-legitimizes-continuation-of-citizen-revolution By Sinay Cespedes Moreno François Fillon, the Surprise Candidate in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11842&SEO=francois-fillon-the-surprise-candidate-in-france Por Luisa Maria GonzalezParis, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) François Fillon has made headlines in France over the past few months, first due to the miracle of winning the primaries to become the right wing''s presidential candidate and later because he was involved in an unprecedented scandal. Brazil: Gone With the Coup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11839&SEO=brazil-gone-with-the-coup Por Moises Perez MokBrasilia, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) One year after the day that various sectors from society agreed on calling the ''Day of Infamy'', Brazil is suffering the horrible consequences of the parliamentary judicial coup against Constitutional President Dilma Rousseff. Turkey Will Not Be the Same, following Historic Referendum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11774&SEO=turkey-will-not-be-the-same-following-historic-referendum Ankara, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The winning ''Yes'' in the historic constitutional referendum on Sunday paves the way for Turkey changing its political system from Parliamentary to a Presidential Republic, thus dramatically expanding President Recep Tayyid Erdogan''s powers. Cuba's Recreational Nautical Activities and Its Flagship Club http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11729&SEO=cubas-recreational-nautical-activities-and-its-flagship-club Por Roberto F. CamposHavana, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) As visits by tour operators are aimed today at Cuba''s recreational nautical activities, its flagship club is celebrating its 25th anniversary while implementing more programs to meet the demands from those who increasingly want to set sail in Cuban waters. Fifty-six Aprils after the Playa Giron Victory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11692&SEO=fifty-six-aprils-after-the-playa-giron-victory Por Marta Denis Valle*Havana (Prensa Latina) The freedom and the future of the Cuban people were at stake in Playa Giron (Bay of Pigs) 56 years ago, when Cuba defeated, in a lightning counteroffensive, the operation best prepared by the United States in Latin America. Meeting Lavrov-Tillerson: Differences Persist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11652&SEO=meeting-lavrov-tillerson-differences-persist By Antonio Rondón García The Challenges of the Left in Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11606&SEO=the-challenges-of-the-left-in-latin-america Por Orlando Oramas León*Mexico (Prensa Latina) A left-wing president in Mexico would not be good for the United States or even for Mexico, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said recently in Washington. Exaggerated Dangers in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11495&SEO=exaggerated-dangers-in-venezuela Por Luis BeatonCaracas, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Exaggerating the dangers that exist today in Venezuela seems to be part of the strategy to root the image of insecurity in order to justify a foreign intervention that will allegedly save the country''s stability. EU: Brexit Negotiation Will Be Slow and Careful http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11321&SEO=eu-brexit-negotiation-will-be-slow-and-careful Brussels, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The search for an agreement on the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, known as the Brexit, will be a slow, complex and organized process. Venezuelans on Alert in Light of Coup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11262&SEO=venezuelans-on-alert-in-light-of-coup Por Luis BeatonCaracas, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The people and authorities of Venezuela on Tuesday showed that they are prepared to counter the coup plans designed in a script written by several authors who want to break the country''s constitutional order. Peace: The Most Precious Asset for Angolans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11218&SEO=peace-the-most-precious-asset-for-angolans Por Roberto HernándezLuanda, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) ''One million deaths, four million displaced people and huge destruction were the results of 27 years of an armed conflict in Angola. Today, peace is the most precious asset for Angolans. Lenin Moreno will Walk alongside Ecuadoreans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11155&SEO=lenin-moreno-will-walk-alongside-ecuadoreans Por Sinay Cespedes MorenoQuito, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Singing the verses written by Antonio Machado, with music by Joan Manuel Serrat: ''Walker there is no path, you make the path as you go'', Ecuadorean President-elect Lenin Moreno promised before thousands of people to keep the path of the Citizen''s Revolution. Xi and Trump: An Announcement of an Expected China-U.S. Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11024&SEO=xi-and-trump-an-announcement-of-an-expected-china-u.s.-summit Beijing, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) A few hours after it was announced today that Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, will hold their first meeting next week, the leaders of the world''s two largest economies are making headlines worldwide. The Perfidious Evolution of the former Al Nusra Front http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10747&SEO=the-perfidious-evolution-of-the-former-al-nusra-front Por Pedro García HernándezDamascus, March 23 (Prensa Latina) Like the lizards of the vast Syrian desert, the terrorist group Al Nusra Front moves between terror and fright, and maintains a perfidious evolution of its public characteristics without changing its power goals. Canadians Trust More in Scientists and the Press http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10544&SEO=canadians-trust-more-in-scientists-and-the-press Ottawa, (Prensa Latina) Canadians trust much more in the scientific community or the communication media than in their own federal government, as revealed by a poll by Campaign Research published Friday. Modi reinforces his Image in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10337&SEO=modi-reinforces-his-image-in-india By Roberto Castellanos Fernandez New Delhi, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The electoral marathon in five Indian states had a clear winner, Prime MinisteNarendra Modi who came out strengthened for the general elections of 2019 and consolidated his position as main figure of national politics. ACS, a Space for the Caribbean's Shared Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10038&SEO=acs-a-space-for-the-caribbeans-shared-development Por Ernesto Vera MelladoHavana, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) From March 8 to 10, Cuba will host several meetings of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) with the objective of identifying and promoting consultations, cooperation and concerted actions among member countries. Association of Caribbean States Seeks Common Paths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9988&SEO=association-of-caribbean-states-seeks-common-paths Havana, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) is seeking common paths for the region, so it will focus on fighting climate change and on the need for interconnection at its upcoming ministerial and cooperation meetings. Trump before Congress: Another Tone, Same Proposals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9953&SEO=trump-before-congress-another-tone-same-proposals By Martha Andrés Washington (PL) The speech of president Donald Trump before Congress, marked by ambitious proposals and repeated nationalistic criteria, will surely revive the debate in U.S. society on the road taken by the present Government. South Africa: Xenophobia, Why? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9890&SEO=south-africa-xenophobia-why Por Deisy Francis MexidorPretoria, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The community of Jeppestown, in Johannesburg, was the scenario, for the second night in a row, of looting and intimidation, as the latest incident in an outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa. Elections in France: Towards the Elimination of Big Parties? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9869&SEO=elections-in-france-towards-the-elimination-of-big-parties Por Luisa Maria GonzalezParis, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The latest polls on the elections in France show that the extreme rightwing candidate Marine Le Pen and the centrist contender Emmanuel Macron are the favorites, a new panorama in the country. Argentineans Face Further Price Hikes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9718&SEO=argentineans-face-further-price-hikes Buenos Aires, (Prensa Latina) The cost of electricity, toll, transportation and private healthcare services in Argentina rose further in February, and there seems to be no end in sight to such sustained increases. OAS, Donald Trump and the bad advisers of Luis Almagro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9634&SEO=oas-donald-trump-and-the-bad-advisers-of-luis-almagro By Roberto García Hernández Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump to power seems to stimulate some sectors in Washington who try to reactivate their anti-Latin American stands, closer to the new airs blowing in the White House. Vietnam and Russia Ready to Develop Broader Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9627&SEO=vietnam-and-russia-ready-to-develop-broader-ties Por Teresita Vives RomeroHanoi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Relations between Vietnam and Russia are stronger today following a visit here by Federation Council Chairwoman Valentina Matvienko, marked by the reaffirmation of the common will to continue to expand ties. Colombia: Life in a Guerrilla Concentration Zone http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9608&SEO=colombia-life-in-a-guerrilla-concentration-zone Por Felix AlbizuBogota (Prensa Latina) For any guerrilla fighter, a FARC-EP transition area or concentration zone, as it is also known, does not make a big difference from their insurgent camps, where they operated before the peace agreement between the Colombian government and that armed movement. Michael Moore Publishes Platform of Protests against Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9536&SEO=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. Russia's Lessons in Munich http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9516&SEO=russias-lessons-in-munich Por Antonio Rondón GarcíaMoscow, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Like a decade ago, Russia, in the voice of its foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, once again taught a lesson of rapprochement, good neighborhood and ideas about a new world order to the West, which is determined to keep the Cold War.