Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina United Russia is the most popular party in election process In the first stage of the direct Russian gubernatorial elections 75 candidates from 14 national parties were presented. New positions were also defined in local administrations, regional councils and other places of Russian jurisdiction Brazilians defend the Amazon and the environment In Brazil, representatives of the civil society carried out a meeting in the national congress in defense of the Amazon and the environment. Our correspondent Adriana Robreño, elaborate the information. A new breath of life between cyclone winds Hurricane Irma affected the infrastructure of several hospitals in Havana, which maintained service to the population even in the midst of the storm. From the cardiocenter William Soler comes the story of Néstor Enrique, a small three months old boy, operated during the storm. China attempts to reduce air contaminant particles The china environmental protection authority announced that 28 cities of the north of the country have set as a target to reduce in a 15% the contaminant particle indicators in the air this winter, season in which pollution increases the most. More details with our correspondent in Beijing, Isaura Diez. Egypt builds a technical school of nuclear energy In the governance of Matrouh, northwest of Egypt a technical school of nuclear energy is being built, in it will be formed several of the workers of the nuclear power supply which with support of Russia is being manufactured in the country. More details in the following report. Hayde Milanés presents new record production with her father Pablo Milanés The album Amor, Haydée Milanés to duet with Pablo Milanés, is the most recent record production of the singer-songwriter and Cuban musical producer. Journalist Danay Galletti Hernández offers the details in the following work. Matanzas reaches its 325th anniversary founded full of history and tradition Matanzas, is one of the most known provinces of Cuba, for having among its attractions one of the most visited and admired beaches: Varadero. It reaches its 325 years founded full of history and tradition. Let's see an approach, from the look of our journalist Ania Ortega. China evaluates water quality China's water quality has improved in the last years but progress has been unequal in the different regions of the country. Vertical growth derivatives have left great part of the water greasly contaminated by agricultural factories and fertilizers wastes. Our partner Isaura Diez offers more details China evaluates water quality China's water quality has improved in the last years but progress has been unequal in the different regions of the country. Vertical growth derivatives have left great part of the water greasly contaminated by agricultural factories and fertilizers wastes. Our partner Isaura Diez offers more details Ecuatoguinean bridge connects continental cities The Obiang Nguema Mbasogo bridge located in the mainland of Equatorial Guinea was inaugurated in 2012. This building links two important cities of the country. Let's see… Beijing summer palace: harmonious historical monuments In the Summer Palace of Beijing, China. The man made elements have been perfectly adapted to the natural landscape of hills and ponds. This adaptation has resulted in the creation of a harmonious and aesthetically extraordinary monumental set. Our colleague Isaura Diez with more details. Reynier Llanes, the coffee painter Reynier Llanes considers that in addition to being an artist, he is a reporter, because of his constant need to investigate, to know current issues and to give his work a global dimension. Innovative health techniques promoted in Cuba With more than four decades since its creation, the penile implant technique has been highly developed. An alternative to this surgical procedure is being implemented in Cuba by Italian specialists in the Cira Garcia Clinic in Havana. International camp in Russia: an attractive option for children Artek is the Largest international summer camp for boys and girls. In the last three years, the Russian government has increased the number of infants from different parts of the world. Russia rescues summer camp in Crimea After the reunification of Crimea and Russia, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Eurasian country started a development program with the aim to rescue the most popular summer camp during the times of the Soviet Union. Cuban food industry has a gradual recovery The Cuban food industry recovery program started in two thousand fourteen. The modernization of the Scientific Centers and the training of the human resources are some of the measures aimed towards the improvement of the sector. The following report with the details. Government of Equatorial Guinea promotes tourist sites The development of the touristic places in Equatorial Guinea is one of the priorities of the government of the Central African country. Let’s see the following report. Fair of products free of chemical substances held in Brazil The landless farmer’s movement of Brazil regularly holds organic products fairs. This week a location outside Brasilia received the producers of the foods free of chemicals substances, grown in lands given by the Agricultural Reform. MINREX reports diplomatic incident with United States Cuba has never, nor would it ever, allow that the Cuban territory be used for any action against accredited diplomatic agents or their families, without exception. The statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of that country is replicated today in dissimilar national and foreign media. China returns to Confucius’ philosofy The concepts of the Chinese Philosopher Confucius have grown strong in the modern China despite of being from about five hundred years before Christ. In the city of Nanjing, the old capital of China, the citizens pay tribute to Confucius in the temple dedicated to the philosopher. From there with the details, our correspondent Isaura Diez Russia reacts to Washington’s new measures Reactions in Russia for new measures approved by the North American Congress continue. In accordance to the Russian Foreign Affairs Vice Minister, Serguei Riabkov, his country will not yield to the interest of Washington. Equatorial Guinea Promotes Tourism Industry Equatorial Guinea is committed to turn the Tourism industry into the main lifeline of its economy, which after the drop in oil prices, it has become its main financial source. Let’s see the next report. The Necropolis of Columbus has more than 130 years of existence The Necropolis of Christopher Columbus is one of 21 existing in the city of Havana in Cuba. This cemetery is declared National Monument of the island, and with its 57 hectares, is the most important in the country. Cuban songwriter Luis Franco presents his debut album Pop music takes hold of places as uncommon as the “Casa del Alba Cultural”, in Havana, with the presentation of the album "Que no me faltes" by the songwriter Luis Franco. This is the first album of the composer that sings his songs. That's how He likes to be called. Malabo national park, a natural attraction of Equatorial Guinea The Malabo National Park in the capital of Equatorial Guinea was inaugurated on June 4, 2017. With around 84 hectares of area for the enjoyment of visitors, the facility exhibits lush vegetation. Bogota Celebrates about 5 Centuries of Foundation Bogotá the Colombian capital treasures almost 500 years of history. Next August this city will celebrate its birthday. Let's see the next work of reporter Claudia Ojeda. Telesur Celebrates its twelfth anniversary On July the 24th of 2005, TeleSUR was born as an initiative of commanders Hugo Chávez and Fidel Castro to spread the truth of the peoples of Latin America, the Caribbean and the world. This new anniversary is marked by a special moment: the HD broadcasts to show a sharper truth from the South. Increased the number of foreign vacationers to Cuba The introduction of a Turkish airline and the expansion of flights and new frequencies capacities towards Havana contributed to the fact that the number of revenues in the tourist sector exceeded that experienced in the same period of the previous year. The following work gives the details. Russia Slams Western Media Distortion of Reality Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has called Russophobia the way Western media is manipulating news against Russia. This issue does not only worries his government but also the rest of the Russian people. Yonlay’s Art in the Ludwig Foundation The space “Inventario”, of the Ludwig Foundation of Havana, received this month the personal exposition of the artist Yonlay Cabrera. Las Maravillas de Florida, 70 years in the heart of the village In 1948, one of the best-positioned groups in Cuba's sound landscape emerges in Camagüey: Las Maravillas de Florida. Also cataloged as the second oldest group of popular music in the country. The details in the following report of the journalist Lianet Cruz. New technologies will be introduced in the construction sector in Cuba One of the most serious problems in the world is the housing deficit. Cuba is not exempt from this socio-economic phenomenon, although since January the 1st of 1959, the priority has been to guarantee a dignified home for families on the island. The following work proposes an approach to the subject. World's greatest conservation center works in Egypt On the outskirts of Cairo the conservation center of the great museum of Egypt has been operating for some years. The installation, considered the largest in the world, has about 32 thousand square meters, and its specialists have great experience in the restoration of thousands of pieces of different periods. Yosbel Bullaín extends us. New discographic production by Mauricio Figueiral The young Cuban songwriter Mauricio Figueiral prepares for the upcoming months a new discographic production in which He will pay homage to the Cuban Music. Egypt builds the world´s biggest museum At the beginning of next year, the great museum of Egypt will be inaugurated partially, as a cultural complex that expects to become the biggest of the world, and where the greatest treasures of antiquity can be displayed. Yosbel Bullaín, tell us about. Silvio Rodríguez on tour throughout the Cuban capitol neighborhoods The troubadour Silvio Rodríguez continues his tour throughout the different neighborhoods of Havana. The famous singer, a symbol of the “Nueva Trova” has kept this project for many years. Havana Capitol one of the most emblematic of Cuba A building marks the kilometer zero of all the distances in Cuba. It is the Capitol of Havana which recently arrived at 88 years of existence and stands as National Monument. China studies law on soil contamination control and prevention China studies a draft of the first law of the country on the control and prevention of soil contamination, that has been converted in an imminent environmental challenge for the Asian giant The chicha, drink crafts with more than a century of history Many indigenous traditions are still alive nowadays. Spain donates historical relics to the national archives of Cuba The documentary collections of a historical period are firsthand witnesses in the reconstruction of a nation. So has been considered, for more than two decades, by the archives of Madrid and Havana by collaborating mutually to the enrichment of their heritage Gulf and Egypt countries qualify Catar responses as negative The ministers of foreign affairs of Saudi Arabia, United Arab emirates, Bahrain and Egypt met this Wednesday in Cairo to discuss next movements in its dispute with Qatar, the meeting was developed a month after those countries broke the diplomatic ties with Doha. Russian economic strategy weakens wall of European sanctions Russia and Belarus maintain a close historical relationship, after the expulsion of the nazis invaders of Minsk 73 years ago. Currently, both countries have diplomatic nexuss despite the political and economic context created with the measures of the European Union and its allies against the Russians. The cathedral of Cuban ice cream Have you ever heard about the famous Cuban ice-cream parlor Coppelia? Do you have any story related to this iconic place? We bring you the following report by the Journalist Danay Galletti Hernández on the also called Ice Cream Cathedral. Celebrates Radio Reloj station its 70 years Radio Reloj is a Cuban station founded in 1947. Since that time, it transmits live, minute by minute, 24 hours a day, making it the only one of its kind in the world. Egypt will adopt measures to improve the level of life of its people Egyptian authorities are implementing measures to improve the standard of living of the poorest people. Initiatives, according to the government, aim to "lift the economic burdens suffered by the average citizen." IMF Confirms Economic Growth in China The International Monetary Fund said China has the potential to maintain rapid economic growth in the medium term. According to the institution, the economy of this country is expected to grow by 6.7 percent in 2017, a figure higher than that predicted by the government. Spain donates historical relics to the national archives of Cuba The documentary collections of a historical period are firsthand witnesses in the reconstruction of a nation. So has been considered, for more than two decades, by the archives of Madrid and Havana by collaborating mutually to the enrichment of their heritage. New penalties imposed on Crimea New sanctions of the European Council and its allies were launched on Crimea. However, Russia's support has neutralized the effects of this policy of economic asphyxia. Regional unit against US interventionism The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean show the reestablishment of US hegemony and the application of strategies to subvert the internal order in the region. The News Station Latinoamerican ICAIC, jewel of Cuban cinematography The Latinoamerican ICAIC News was one of the most significant cinematographic experiences in Cuba and America, sui generis for experimental and social concern. A Real Project of Cuban Youth Cuba is an important place for the development and evolution of jazz. The genre seduces young musicians like those of Real Project, who stand out for the technical quality and interpretive virtuosity. Premier in Cuba of the documentary "A Coastal Legend" Inspirational and retrospective is the documentary "A Coastal Legend ". The audiovisual reflects the love for the sublime, simple and adverse of a couple of Cuban artists, united by more than half a century of life. Tea houses are disappearing In China, there were Tea Houses the citizens used to meet with families and friends. These places are disappearing even though tea is the drink most consumed by Chinese. Baracoa city recovers its former splendor after passing of hurricane Mathew Our newscast arrived in Baracoa, Guantanamo to confirm the recovery process that city is experiencing after Hurricane Mattew. Modern oil tanker operates in Egypt Ahmed Fadel is the name of the innovative oil service vessel in Egypt. Suez channel modernizes its regional and international maritime navigation service with this ship. 10th edition of the FIFA confederations cup A new identification system and movement is implemented in Russia to enjoy the games. The registration method gives the fans advantages and safety. BRUGES, A MILLENNIAL CITY FULL OF LIFE The city of Bruges, located in Belgium, is about to celebrate its first millennium and is nowadays one of the main tourist sites in Europe. FRANCE STRENGTHENS LINKS WITH LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN In France the Week of the Latin America and the Caribbean became a bridge between the two nations. The event is meant to strengthen the cultural and the diversity of the region. Our correspondent in Paris Luis Maria González with more. Pride parade advocates inclusion in U.S. capital Thousands of people participated at the Gay Pride parade in Washington DC, a celebration the LGBT community convenes to promote inclusion. The Brazilian chamber of deputies proposes general elections amendment In Brazil the In Brazil, the constitution and justice commission of the Chamber of Deputies tried to vote this week on an amendment proposal that would allow direct elections for president in the event it is s vacant position. However, followers of Michel Temer´s government obstructed the debate. Prensa Latina turns 58 years “at the service of truth” Prensa Latina reaches its 58th anniversary. With the following material we put an end to the series of reports "The Faces behind the Success" made by journalist Nayara Tardo. Cuban Company Acosta Danza will premiere ¨Imponderable¨ After several international presentations the Cuban Company Acosta Danza will return to the Havana Grand Theater Alicia Alonso in September, in order to premiere the play Imponderable with choreography by Goyo Montero and music by Silvio Rodriguez Egypt: One of the countries breaking ties with Qatar Egypt was one of 9 Arab countries that broke the diplomatic relations with Qatar this week. All of them accuse that nation of supporting terrorism, which Doha strongly rejects. United States leaves Paris climate agreement On the occasion of the recent commemoration of the World Environment Day it is pertinent to analyze Donald Trump´s position to leave the Paris Climate Agreement, which has been headlines in the last days. According to theory, Chinese arrived in America before Europeans China reached its glory much earlier than Europe, during the Ming dynasty, in the 15th Century. There is even a theory that the Chinese arrived in America 74 years before Europeans did. Isaura Diez will tell us more about it. Brazilian workers seek solutions to crisis The Brazil People´s Front, involving social movements, trade unions and left political parties presented in Brasilia 10 emergency proposals to leave the economic crisis. Details in the following report by Adriana Robreño. Musical theater returns to Cuban charts Musical theater is a genre with a tradition of more than a century in Cuba. After a long period of silence on the stage, the musical genre is rescued in the country. Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski, a luxurious building in Havana. We continue today with the second part of La Manzana de Gómez, one of the commercial centers that made time in the last century and that belonged to the extended Gómez Mena family. After a thorough remodeling, it has now become the most luxurious hotel in Havana and the only one of its kind in the region. Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski, a luxurious building in Havana We continue today with the second part of La Manzana de Gómez, one of the commercial centers that made time in the last century and that belonged to the extended Gómez Mena family. After a thorough remodeling, it has now become the most luxurious hotel in Havana and the only one of its kind in the region. Russian economic strategy debilitates European sanctions After the participation of the President of the United States, Donald Trump at the G7 meeting to intensify the policies of sanctions against Russia, that government creates new ways to raise the course of its economy. Bolivia assumes pro tempore presidency of the UN Security Council From Jun 1, the Plurinational State of Bolivia assumed the Pro Tempore Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, an international organization aimed to ensure peace and security in the world. World Health Organization impedes Taiwan to participate in its annual assembly The World Health Org has recently impeded Taiwan to participate in its annual assembly, a position China praised as it considers the island belongs to that people’s republic with its central government in Beijing. Celebrate 58th Anniversary of Prensa Latina Our news agency turns 58 years. In line with the event, from this edition we will offer a series of chronicles by journalist Nayara Tardo, to pay homage to all those who in one way or another make of Prensa Latina, an agency in the service of truth. The stadium Saint Petersburg arena in Russia will be ready for the Confederations Cup The delay in the construction of the St. Petersburg Arena, selected among the stadiums for the FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 World Cup, is another of the cards that the Western press is attempting to play in discredit of the Russian organizing committee of both events. Farmavenda for more inclusion in Cuban society Farmavenda, is an Italian company that focuses on quality products in various fields. The pharmaceutical, agricultural, industrial and more forcefully the food sectors form the recommendation letter of Farmavenda in Cuba. Know the history of the Apple of Gómez Today, we present the first part of two reports on the Block of Gómez. This building, built in 1917 in front of the Central Park, was originally designed for commerce and offices. Today it is once again one of the most important in the country. Let's get to know part of your story with our journalist Ania Ortega.  Know the history of the Apple of Gómez Today, we present the first part of two reports on the Block of Gómez. This building, built in 1917 in front of the Central Park, was originally designed for commerce and offices. Today it is once again one of the most important in the country. Let's get to know part of your story with our journalist Ania Ortega. Specialists look for increasing quality in Cuban gastronomy The transformations of the Cuban economic model involve training human resources and the strengthening wholesale trade from foreign investment. The following report with more details. China integrates regional ethnics on the silk route China is one of the nations with more ethnic diversity in the world, each of them with their own dialect, strengthening their bonds with the new silk route. Brazilians want Michel Temer to resign More than 150 thousand Brazilian arrived in the capital of that country to demand the removal of President Michel Temer as well as direct elections. A few hours after the demonstration began the police forces repression started and the government called the federal forces to act. Nestle Train Young Cuban Chefs Nestlé's global value-sharing platform YOCUTA supports students between 18 and 26 years old dedicated to culinary, providing them with a specialized guide for making food outside home. Chinese Govt. Guarantees Work to New Graduates In China 7,95 million university students will be graduated in2017, so the Government takes measures to guarantee work offers for that population at a moment of changes in that nation. Rights over the Falkland Islands From the south of the American continent voices claim for Argentina’s rights over the Malvinas Islands Mexican Art in Cairo The travelling sculpture “Wings of Mexico” by Jorge Marin, one of the greatest exponent of the contemporary figurative art in Mexico is being exhibited in Egypt as part of its first stop in the African continent. Donald Trump Reaches His First 100 Days in Government Our journalist Ania Ortega has been covering US issues, and today she proposes an interview with our correspondent in that nation Marta Andres, particularly on the first 100 days of Donald Trump in the White House. House of Representatives of Brazil to Vote on Retirement Pensions Reform The President of Brazil Michel Temer authorized municipalities to divide into 200 months the payment of the social security debt. Legislators and unionists see this action as part of Temer's strategy to exchange votes for his support to the retirement reform, scheduled to be voted next week at the House of Representatives. North Korea Will Severely Try Detained Americans In exclusive interview with Prensa Latina North Korean Ambassador to Cuba Pak Chang Yul said his country will severely try detained Americans, and underlined the stance of his country on the current situation in the Korean peninsula. China implements reform on health sector Beijing makes a historical reform in the medicine sector which separates the medical treatments in public hospitals from the medicine sales, medical expenses and the improvement of services for patients. China implements reform on health sector Beijing makes a historical reform in the medicine sector which separates the medical treatments in public hospitals from the medicine sales, medical expenses and the improvement of services for patients. Ciego de Avila Exhibits Remains of Its Historical and Cultural Heritage The province of Ciego de Avila in Cuba treasures in its museum the history and heritage of the city in its different exhibition rooms. The following work by the journalist Edisvel Pérez brings us closer to the subject, let's see. Caribbean traditions preserved in Cuba Descendants and natives of Caribbean countries promote educational and recreational activities in Cuba with the purpose of spreading the traditions, culture and history of that region. 85% of Brazilian citizens call for conducting early elections In Brazil the National Congress analyzes two projects of political reform, one in the Chamber of Deputies and another one in the Senate. As part of that process it was proposed a Constitutional Amendment that could postpone the presidential elections scheduled for 2018. Challenges of the new president of France Following the victory of Emmanuel Macron in the presidential elections runoff, France will soon have the youngest president in its history. Chinese bicycle companies enjoying a boom again In China the use of bicycles as a mean of transport has developed with growing force in the last two years. The citizens prefer them because they are economic, easy to use and ecologic, but this has also been a boost to companies that offer a new service related to this means of transportation. Egypt remembers leader Gamal Abdel Nasser The legacy of the leader Gamal Abdel Nasser continues in Egypt. A man that for his revolutionary ideas is considered as the pioneer of the Pan-Arabism and the Arab Socialism. Biography of Cuban Ballerina Viensay Valdes Presented in Havana Ballet lovers can enjoy the biography of the Cuban first dancer Viengsay Valdés in the book De Acero y Nube, by Carlos Tablada. International seminar “Excelencias Gourmet” to highlight patrimonial values of cuban gastronomy For three days Havana will host the International Excellence Gourmet Seminar bringing together more than 300 culinary professionals. Also companies related to the food and beverage sector will present their products and solutions, a unique opportunity to learn firsthand the innovations that transform the industry. China is the Largest World Exporter China is the largest world exporter of products, a position it has held for 8 consecutive years according to the world trade organization. China takes advantage of the increase of its exports to promote the brand Made in China, currently present in several parts of the world. Details by Isaura Diez. Gibara, Cuba's New Tourist Destination From May 2 to 6, Holguin will host the International Tourism Fair Fit Cuba 2017. The opening will take place in Gibara, city to be presented as a colonial destination. The different potentialities of this city will be presented on May 2. China Works for More Regional Trade in Silk Road The initiative of the strip and the route China is defending is an example of economic globalization and free trade for the Asia and other continents. Since 2013 this project stands for being one of the most important opposition to the commercial protectionism of western powers like the United States. More details by Isaura Diez. Discovery in Egypt of ancient statues As part of the International Day for Monuments and Sites celebrated on April 18, in Luxor, Egypt, the unveiled of statues and some discoveries inspired to be consciousness in the conservation and protection of the cultural heritage of humanity. Rehabilitating and important hydraulic work in Cuba The reduction of freshwater basins is a situation many countries are facing nowadays. Protecting this important natural resource cannot be postponed. Let us see in the following report what Cuba is doing in this regard. Drum dance, China’s 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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% 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 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 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 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 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.