Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Drum dance, China’s national treasure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12050&SEO=drum-dance-chinas-national-treasure In times of war in Imperial China, the Ansai Waist Drum Dance was used to encourage the warriors in the fight. At the moment this artistic manifestation is considered national treasure of China. From there our correspondent Isaura Diez offers more details. Temer gives ground on pension reform http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11906&SEO=temer-gives-ground-on-pension-reform To obtain greater support in the congress to approve the reform of the pension system, the president of Brazil Michel Temer, announced he would yield in some aspects. Nevertheless, analysts and sectors of the left warn that this is only a strategy, as the essence of the reform continues. Our correspondent in Brasilia explains further in the following report. Declaration of socialist character of the Revolution remembered in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11806&SEO=declaration-of-socialist-character-of-the-revolution-remembered-in-cuba From Havana, specifically from the corner of 23 Ave and 12 street in Vedado, we contact journalist Claudia Ojeda who recalls an event that took place there and also transformed the Latin American history. South Africa and Cuba cooperate in the cultural sector http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11738&SEO=south-africa-and-cuba-cooperate-in-the-cultural-sector South Africa lacks of a ballet company that represents it therefore it doesn’t have a school of its own. A beautiful project in collaboration with Cuba could shape the work on this topic a report from the African nation. Cuban cultural week: a great offer in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11725&SEO=cuban-cultural-week-a-great-offer-in-france The Week of the Cuban Culture was celebrated in France with the participation of several artists representing the talent, mastery and charisma of the creators of the Caribbean nation. VERDE OLIVO PUBLISHING HOUSE PRESENTS SPECIAL EDITION TO HONOR FIDEL CASTRO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11422&SEO=verde-olivo-publishing-house-presents-special-edition-to-honor-fidel-castro Editorial house Verde Olivo made the special presentation of a new edition dedicated to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro. Moscow university holds forum on Latin America and Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11396&SEO=moscow-university-holds-forum-on-latin-america-and-cuba The Faculty of History of Moscow State University, Lomonosov held lectures on the current situation in Cuba and other Latin American nations. Actions in China against government corruption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11295&SEO=actions-in-china-against-government-corruption Since 2012, China launched an intense campaign to face corruption in the highest areas of the government and the communist party. More than 1 million cases have been tried in the courts, and a survey carried out reveals that almost 93% of those polled are satisfied with the campaign. Children's Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11237&SEO=childrens-day They say that childhood is the most treasured treasure, perhaps because in Cuba our society devotes great attention to the care and love it offers its children. In this way we prepare the new generations for the challenges that lie ahead. We invite you to discover an emblematic hotel of Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11128&SEO=we-invite-you-to-discover-an-emblematic-hotel-of-havana We invite you to discover an emblematic hotel of HavanaIn the busy corner of 23rd Street and L in Havana we can find one of the most emblematic Hotels of the Cuban capital. The Habana Libre hotel, founded six decades ago, stands with impressive beauty. Prensa Latina Television invites you to discover the stories and curious facts of this well-known hotel located at the heart of the city. Enjoy the musical proposal of El Niño y la Verdad http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11121&SEO=enjoy-the-musical-proposal-of-el-nino-y-la-verdad Enjoy the musical proposal of El Niño y la Verdad. Llegó la verdad and Más duro are the two albums released by theorchestra El niño y la verdad, which was founded 4 years ago. Its director, Emilio Frías, offered an exclusive interview to our colleague Danay Galletti and talked about his new project, which promotes popular dance music like the previous ones. China builds national park for giant Gandari pandas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11067&SEO=china-builds-national-park-for-giant-gandari-pandas In China the project for the construction of a national park for giant pandas, symbol of the country, was recently approves. The park will be aimed at the protection of the species and the conservation of its habitat. On the importance of these animals for the Asian nation a report by Isaura Diez. Cuba, leading destination in the Paris tourism hall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10975&SEO=cuba-leading-destination-in-the-paris-tourism-hall Cuba has become a leading destination at international level during its participation in the World Tourism Hall in Paris, an event to which Cuba attended as guest country. Details by Luisa Maria González. Cuba and the Caribbean keep cooperation ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10927&SEO=cuba-and-the-caribbean-keep-cooperation-ties Beyond economics and politics, Cuba and the Caribbean maintain ties and areas of exchange in sectors such as health, culture and sport. More details in the next report. The Quinta de Los Molinos, stage of the National Orchid Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10854&SEO=the-quinta-de-los-molinos-stage-of-the-national-orchid-festival Havana hosted de 5th edition of the National Orchid Festival which brought together institutions, collectors, researchers and general public interested in the cultivation of these plants. More details in the story coming right now. In the historic center of Havana there is a new character http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10783&SEO=in-the-historic-center-of-havana-there-is-a-new-character Another personality has returned to Havana: Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Gabo, as many used to call him, was brought back to life thanks the work of the outstanding Cuban sculptor Jose Villa Soberón. China works for more commercial integration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10700&SEO=china-works-for-more-commercial-integration The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road is one of the most debated topics during the Chinese legislative sessions. This project seeks to strengthen economic links between China and the Middle East, Africa and Europe, but some experts believe that the initiative could be extended to Latin America by developing several economic corridors and building the corresponding infrastructure. Russia waiting for us definition on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10658&SEO=russia-waiting-for-us-definition-on-syria Russia expects a definition of the US policy on the conflict in Syria, after the zigzagging showed by the administration of former President Barack Obama, stated the spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zajarova Chinese government priorizes consumption to strengthen economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10443&SEO=chinese-government-priorizes-consumption-to-strengthen-economy Since 2014, consumption has become the primary engine of the chinese economy, and the past year contributed in a 64.6 percent to the growth of the gross domestic product with 4.9 percentage points over the level of 2015. Isaura Diez with the details. MIG-35 is a unique aircraft in the world http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10213&SEO=mig-35-is-a-unique-aircraft-in-the-world The MIG aircraft construction corporation now has the new MIG-35 lightweight fighter, after being released at a test airfield in Luxovitsi, outside Moscow. More details in the next report. Confucius Ideas Present in Modern China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10007&SEO=confucius-ideas-present-in-modern-china The ideas of the Chinese philosopher Confucius are retaken with greater force in modern China even when his precepts are from nearly 500 years before Christ. From Beijing our correspondent Isaura Diez with details. Bet Cuba for a responsible paternity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9954&SEO=bet-cuba-for-a-responsible-paternity Cuba shows favorable results in responsible parenthood. The subject is brought to us by journalist Edisvel Perez in the following work. Madiba under the light of remembrance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9816&SEO=madiba-under-the-light-of-remembrance This February marks another anniversary of the release of the anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela. Prensa Latina has dedicated a space to remember this honorable man, let's see. Modern times: more than eight decades later http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9794&SEO=modern-times-more-than-eight-decades-later The film Modern Times, directed and starring Charles Chaplin shows us the difference of classes, the workers' struggle and the impact of the industrial revolution on the society of the 30's of the last century. About the validity of this film, more than 80 years after its release will try the following work. Conical hat: symbol of vietnamese culture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9723&SEO=conical-hat-symbol-of-vietnamese-culture The Asian conical hat, also known as Asian rice hat, is one of the distinctive symbols of Vietnam. Its craftwork is recognized as one of the oldest and most beautiful traditions of the Southeast Asian country. Latin American unity faces a new political scene in the region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9626&SEO=latin-american-unity-faces-a-new-political-scene-in-the-region The economic, political and social impact in Latin America of Donald Trump´s assumption of power and the challenges facing the area to consolidate unity and integration are some of the topics the ambassador of Guatemala, Juan León, addressed during an interview given to Prensa Latina Television. Cuba to host congresses on responsible aesthetics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9535&SEO=cuba-to-host-congresses-on-responsible-aesthetics Aesthetics continues to be a concern in the scientific field. The affections to the skin for the use of cosmetics and beauty products, as well as the professional intrusiveness will be some of the topics to be debated by specialists in Cuba. Details by journalist Hansell Oro. Buena Fe Will Present New Record http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9491&SEO=buena-fe-will-present-new-record Buena Fe will release a new album in the month of March. To know more about the subject, the journalist Hansell Oro brings us details of the exclusive interview that the leaders of the band offered to Prensa Latina. China hosts ice and snow festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9392&SEO=china-hosts-ice-and-snow-festival Every year an ice and snow festival in China brings together the families celebrating the arrival of the new lunar year. The occasion also favors the approach of foreigners to the Chinese traditions. More details with our correspondent in Beijin, Isaura Diez. Cuba held packaging and graphic arts fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9340&SEO=cuba-held-packaging-and-graphic-arts-fair Pabexpo fairground in the Cuban capital hosted the first edition of Pacgraf Cuba, a monographic fair for packaging and graphic arts. First Cuban “Hugo R. Chavez Frias” taekwondo cup pays homage to Venezuelan leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9283&SEO=first-cuban-hugo-r.-chavez-frias-taekwondo-cup-pays-homage-to-venezuelan-leader Cuba held the first Taekwondo Cup Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías in tribute to the Bolivarian leader. From the base the future athletes of this sport are arranged in the island. Let's look at the details in the next report. Cuba celebrates the 26th International Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9258&SEO=cuba-celebrates-the-26th-international-book-fair In Cuba is celebrated these days the largest cultural event in the country. The international book fair dedicated to Dr. Armando Hart Dávalos, has Canada as a guest country of honor. Let's see more details in the following report. Knowing the life of a living statue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9190&SEO=knowing-the-life-of-a-living-statue Among the original Living Statues that we find in the old part of Havana, stands out for its originality a character known as the Billetero. French intellectual Paul Estrade awarded medal of friendship by Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9153&SEO=french-intellectual-paul-estrade-awarded-medal-of-friendship-by-cuba French intellectual Paul Estrade received the medal of friendship granted by the council of state of Cuba, recognition to a man whose career shows him as a sincere friend of the caribbean nation. International Book Fair in Egypt, the world's second largest book fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9107&SEO=international-book-fair-in-egypt-the-worlds-second-largest-book-fair The International Book Fair in Egypt will take place until Feb. 10. It is considered one of the most ancient in the middles east. This cultural event is celebrated despite the difficult economic situation in the country. China celebrates spring festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9050&SEO=china-celebrates-spring-festival China is celebrating the arrival of the new lunar year with the spring party, a moment for family reunification and festivities throughout the nation. More details with our correspondent in Beijing, Isaura Diez. Casa de las Americas, another venue for FIL 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9005&SEO=casa-de-las-americas-another-venue-for-fil-2017 The International Book Fair of Havana, with its traditional headquarter in San Carlos de la Cabaña, will this year count with other spaces, such as Casa de las Americas. let´s see. Brazilian senate and congress elect new president http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8960&SEO=brazilian-senate-and-congress-elect-new-president Brazilian senate elected Eunicio Oliveira as the new president. From now on he is also leading the congress, which means that he is heading both cameras. Details about the voting process by our correspondent Adriana Robreño. Cuban posters exhibited at UNESCO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8898&SEO=cuban-posters-exhibited-at-unesco A large exhibition of posters created in Cuba was presented at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, as an example of the intense cultural activity promoted in the Caribbean nation after the triumph of the Revolution. Paraiso yoghurt, LABIOFAM´s leading product http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8879&SEO=paraiso-yoghurt-labiofams-leading-product The probiotic yogurt Paraíso, the nutritional food that incorporates living organisms in its formula, is one of the most relevant products of the Cuban Business Group LABIOFAM. Let us see the following report .... Russia hopes for U.S. cooperation in anti-terror fight http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8801&SEO=russia-hopes-for-u.s.-cooperation-in-anti-terror-fight Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov welcomed the meeting on Syria in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, with the presence of a representative of the new U.S. government, a very significant element, according to Russia, to intensify the fight against terrorism. Social inequality and economy, challenges in Dominican Republic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8777&SEO=social-inequality-and-economy-challenges-in-dominican-republic Despite the economic growth, inequalities in the Dominican Republic are reduced at a very slow pace and health and education indicators are still below the regional averages. Marti´s pro-integration thought still present in Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8685&SEO=martis-pro-integration-thought-still-present-in-latin-america The independence and unity ideas defended by José Martí set new standards in the Latin American continent. The following report brings us closer to the thought of the Cuban Apostle and his dream of continental integration, on the occasion of the 164th anniversary of his birth. CELAC calls for regional unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8666&SEO=celac-calls-for-regional-unity With the adoption of the political declaration of Punta Cana culminated the 5th summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), which took place in Bávaro; Dominican Republic. With details on the results of the meeting, journalist Hansell Gold. Dancing in Cuba, rescues traditional Cuban dances http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8600&SEO=dancing-in-cuba-rescues-traditional-cuban-dances A new audiovisual space creates the expectation in the homes of Cubans. Dancing in Cuba is the latest proposal of RTV Commercial and Cuban Television. With details the journalist Hansell Oro. Student of the University of Computer Science, feels a great inclination for the world of the plastic arts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8577&SEO=student-of-the-university-of-computer-science-feels-a-great-inclination-for-the-world-of-the-plastic-arts Javier Castillo, a student at the University of Computer Science, feels a great inclination for the world of plastic arts. Self-taught, the young artist reflects using psychology and social themes to convey a message in each of his works. Crease in Egypt prices of medicines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8526&SEO=crease-in-egypt-prices-of-medicines Thank you very much Hansell for your report. And going from South America to Africa, in Egypt, in the last months the imports of medications have decreased as well as the raw materials used in the production of drugs. This has directly affected in the poor population. More details from Cairo by our correspondent, Yosbel Bullaín. French and cuban people consider Fidel a leader of revolutionary activists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8469&SEO=french-and-cuban-people-consider-fidel-a-leader-of-revolutionary-activists Lead: In Paris, hundreds of people paid homage to Fidel Castro at the 58th anniversary of the Caravan of Victory´s arrival in Havana, a few days after the triumph of the Revolution. Monument to Reconciliation, a symbol for deepening peace in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8428&SEO=monument-to-reconciliation-a-symbol-for-deepening-peace-in-el-salvador Salvadoran President Salvador Sánchez Cerén inaugurated the Monument to Reconciliation in that capital. Our correspondent Odalys Troya with more details. Cooperation and environment in the coming CELAC summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8364&SEO=cooperation-and-environment-in-the-coming-celac-summit Dominican Republic will host the 5th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States. In connection with this great event, Prensa Latina Television talked with the Cuban ambassador, Joaquín Gerónimo. International Book Fair to be celebrated in Cuba soon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8291&SEO=international-book-fair-to-be-celebrated-in-cuba-soon In February Cuba will host the 36 edition of the International Book Fair, this time it is dedicated to Dr. Armando Hart Dávalos and Canada will be the guest country. Let's see Russia consolidates replacement of military-related imports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8259&SEO=russia-consolidates-replacement-of-military-related-imports The Russian Federation consolidates the substitution of imports of equipment and parts for its military-technical industry, forced by the severe sanctions imposed by the West in that sphere. Our correspondent in Moscow, Julio César Mejías with details. Cuba hosts 2nd international symposium against violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8201&SEO=cuba-hosts-2nd-international-symposium-against-violence Cuba will host the 2nd International symposium on gender violence, prostitution, sexual tourism and human trafficking. More information in the following report. Brazilian economy down by 3.49% http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8160&SEO=brazilian-economy-down-by-3.49 2016 was a complex year for the Brazilian economy, which suffered a decrease of 3.49 percent. According to expects the prospects for 2017 are not encouraging. RUSSIAN ECONOMY ASPIRES TO TAKE OFF AGAIN IN 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7857&SEO=russian-economy-aspires-to-take-off-again-in-2017 Russia is aimed to return to the path of the economic growth in 2017 after two years of recession. A recession influenced by the fall in prices of its main export item, oil, sanctions imposed by the West, and also deficient internal strategies. From  Moscow, our correspondent Julio Cesar Mejías. 2016: impeachment of the Brazilian president Dilma Rouseff http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7790&SEO=2016-impeachment-of-the-brazilian-president-dilma-rouseff The impeachment that led to the destitution of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff was an event that marked the socio-political panorama of Brazil in 2016. Without proving any crime of responsibility, the Brazilian right implemented another coup in Latin America. Migration conflicts and terrorism, issues for Europe and Asia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7762&SEO=migration-conflicts-and-terrorism-issues-for-europe-and-asia Migratory conflicts, signs of terrorism, political indecision; those were realities that marked Eurasia in this 2016. Russia will not allow the undermining of anti-terrorist fight http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7719&SEO=russia-will-not-allow-the-undermining-of-anti-terrorist-fight Russia will not allow that criminal actions like the murder of its ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, to undermine the fight against terrorism, on the contrary, the answer is to intensify it. This was s statement of President Vladimir Putin himself.