Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Okinawa Governor To Take Legal Action To Stop New US Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12128&SEO=okinawa-governor-to-take-legal-action-to-stop-new-us-base Tokyo,Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga says he will take every possible legal measure, including filing a fresh law suit, to halt work to build a new US military base in the prefecture. Onaga was speaking to reporters as the Defense Ministry''s regional bureau began work on Tuesday to build seawalls off the coast of Henoko in Nago City. The site is to be reclaimed to build an alternative facility for the US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station. Climate Change May Alter Human Physical Activity Patterns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12126&SEO=climate-change-may-alter-human-physical-activity-patterns Washington, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Regular physical activity supports healthy human functioning. Might climate changeâ€''by modifying the environmental determinants of human physical activityâ€''alter exercise rates in the future. Extreme Weather Linked to Greenhouse Gases, Global Warming, Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12125&SEO=extreme-weather-linked-to-greenhouse-gases-global-warming-study Washington, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Weird weather and climate warming are two separate things, but a Stanford team is linking them. UN Demands End of Fighting, Blockade on Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12123&SEO=un-demands-end-of-fighting-blockade-on-yemen United Nations, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations human rights independent experts today demanded the end of the fighting in Yemen and the naval blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia, as urgent actions to help millions of people at risk of famine. UNICEF Seeks to Immunize Somali Children Against Measles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12122&SEO=unicef-seeks-to-immunize-somali-children-against-measles Mogadishu,Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) and its partners today kicked off an emergency campaign to immunize 30,000 children against measles in Baidoa, one of the hardest-hit areas in southern Somalia. Cuba Welcomes Two Decades of Chemical Weapons Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12117&SEO=cuba-welcomes-two-decades-of-chemical-weapons-convention Havana, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will mark the two decades of the Chemical Weapons Convention with a Day for the Protection against these devices, and a commemorative event for the 20th anniversary of that international agreement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today. Indigenous People Debate on their Rights in the UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12100&SEO=indigenous-people-debate-on-their-rights-in-the-un United Nations, April 24 (Prensa Latina) Over 1,000 international delegates have opened the 16th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, which will tackle the progress and challenges to their full social inclusion. JetBlue Willing to Fly from Boston City to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12095&SEO=jetblue-willing-to-fly-from-boston-city-to-cuba 24 de abril de 2017, 16:12Washington, April 24 (Prensa Latina) US airline JetBlue is willing to fly from Boston to Cuba, insisting on applying for a permit to the US Government to be able open that flight, the Boston Globe newspaper reported. Cuban Duo Buena Fe to Give Concerts in Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12089&SEO=cuban-duo-buena-fe-to-give-concerts-in-canada Havana, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Following an intense tour across Cuba, Buena Fe duo will give several concerts in Canada to promote its recently released album ''Sobreviviente'' (Survivor), they wrote in their Facebook account. MIT Selling 8 Million of Coveted IPv4 Addresses http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12083&SEO=mit-selling-8-million-of-coveted-ipv4-addresses Washington,Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) The Mass. Institute of Techology,MIT, is selling half of its 16 million valuable IPv4 addresses, an increasingly scarce stash it has held since the birth of the Internet. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi Chosen to Test World's First Malaria Vaccine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12081&SEO=ghana-kenya-and-malawi-chosen-to-test-worlds-first-malaria-vaccine Gineva,Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Three African countries have been chosen to test the world''s first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced today. Men Say Inappropriate Jokes About Women When They Feel Threatened http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12079&SEO=men-say-inappropriate-jokes-about-women-when-they-feel-threatened Washington,Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) A new study suggests that these jokes are a way for some men to reaffirm their shaky sense of self, especially when they feel their masculinity is being threatened. Science Record Set on International Space Station http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12078&SEO=science-record-set-on-international-space-station Washington,Apr 24 (Prensa Latina)The astronauts of Expedition 50 have done just that by setting a new record for most time spent on scientific research on the International Space Station. FAO: 20 Million People in Africa Are at Risk of Dying From Hunger http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12077&SEO=fao-20-million-people-in-africa-are-at-risk-of-dying-from-hunger 24 de abril de 2017, 12:13Rome, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva warned that about 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, northern Nigeria and Yemen are at risk of dying from hunger. US Marlon Daniel to Conduct Symphony Orchestra of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12075&SEO=us-marlon-daniel-to-conduct-symphony-orchestra-of-cuba Havana, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) US Marlon Daniel will conduct for the first time in the Cuban capital the National Symphony Orchestra, in a presentation scheduled for the April 30, that entity confirmed today. The event will take place in Covarrubias hall of the National Theater, at 11:00 a.m. (local time), and will also feature pianist Gérard Aimontch. South Korea Increases Military Options http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12071&SEO=south-korea-increases-military-options Seoul, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) South Korea has announced today the development of a new radar to detect artillery, amid fears about the future of the Korean Peninsula. More than 25 Million Children out of School in Conflict Zones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12067&SEO=more-than-25-million-children-out-of-school-in-conflict-zones United Nations, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) More than 25 million children between the ages of 6 and 15 are out of school in 22 conflict-affected countries, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. China and the U.S. Advocate for Greater Bilateral Coordination http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12061&SEO=china-and-the-u.s.-advocate-for-greater-bilateral-coordination Beijing, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president Xi Jinping and his U.S. peer, Donald Trump, agreed today over the telephone to increase coordination in global issues. Empress of the Seas Docks in Havana Harbor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12054&SEO=empress-of-the-seas-docks-in-havana-harbor Havana, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) The arrival in Havana of the Empress of the Seas cruise ship is a further sign of the favorable image the island has as a destination and the growing interest of US companies in doing business on this activity. Bolivian President Deplores Increase of the US Military Expenditure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12048&SEO=bolivian-president-deplores-increase-of-the-us-military-expenditure La Paz, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President deplored today the US Government decision to increase in more than $54 billion USD the budget for the arms race. US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis Visits Djibouti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12037&SEO=us-defence-secretary-jim-mattis-visits-djibouti Djibuti,Apr 23(Prensa Latina) US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived today for a short visit to Djibouti, a strategically important country on the Horn of Africa which hosts the United States'' only permanent military base on the African continent. Kuwait Declared as Malaria Free Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12036&SEO=kuwait-declared-as-malaria-free-country 23 de abril de 2017, 09:16Kuwait, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Health of Kuwait affirmed today that Kuwait is currently a malaria-free zone with 388 cases treated in 2016. Syrian Army Takes Terrorist Strongholds in Hama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12035&SEO=syrian-army-takes-terrorist-strongholds-in-hama Damascus, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army, with the help of allied militias, expelled terrorist groups from the strategic city of Halfaya, the biggest bastion of former Al Nusra Front at the north of the province of Hama, military sources confirmed here Sunday. Trump's Fiscal Reform to be Announced Lacks Details http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12030&SEO=trumps-fiscal-reform-to-be-announced-lacks-details Washington, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) U.S.President Donald Trump will announce his promised fiscal reform next week, consisting in the big picture and priorities of his plans on tax code but without much detail, revealed news media this weekend. Evo Morales Condemns US Policy towards Syria and Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12020&SEO=evo-morales-condemns-us-policy-towards-syria-and-venezuela La Paz, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s President Evo Morales reiterated his condemnation of the United States'' attacks on Syria and the threats against Venezuela, and insisted that the policy is aimed at seizing oil. UN Celebrates International Day of Mother Earth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12018&SEO=un-celebrates-international-day-of-mother-earth United Nations, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations celebrates today the International Day of Mother Earth with a call to move towards sustainable development in harmony with nature. USA: the Role of Science in Society Must Be Respected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12010&SEO=usa-the-role-of-science-in-society-must-be-respected Washington, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people will take to the streets of most states today to demand respect for science and policies that support their financing for the benefit of society. Cuba and Morocco Resume Diplomatic Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11999&SEO=cuba-and-morocco-resume-diplomatic-relations 21 de abril de 2017, 17:35United Nations, April 21 (Prensa Latina) The official ceremony of the Signing of Agreement on the Resumption of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Cuba and the Kingdom of Morocco was held Friday at the headquarters of the Cuban Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN). Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean Rose in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11997&SEO=remittances-to-latin-america-and-the-caribbean-rose-in-2016 21 de abril de 2017, 16:58Washington, April 21 (Prensa Latina) Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean rose in 2016, a fact that contrasts with what have occurred in other regions of the world, according to the World Bank. Global CEOs Call G-20 for Greater Disclosure of Climate Risks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11987&SEO=global-ceos-call-g-20-for-greater-disclosure-of-climate-risks Geneva,Apr 21 (Prensa Latina)The heads of major global businesses are urging G20 governments to formally accept that companies should disclose climate-related financial risks. Syrian Villages of Zabadani and Madaya Free From Extremist Groups http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11986&SEO=syrian-villages-of-zabadani-and-madaya-free-from-extremist-groups Damascus, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Syrian settlements in Zabadani and Madaya, less than 50 kilometers from Damascus and near the northeast border of Lebanon, were declared free from extremist groups, authorities confirmed today. Bigote Gato, Curious Havana Restaurant http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11983&SEO=bigote-gato-curious-havana-restaurant Havana, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) A curious restaurant in Havana catches travelers mainly from Europe who are traveling the streets of the Cuban capital these days, its peculiar name is Bigote Gato. Turkey in Final Stage of Buying Russian S-400 Anti-missile System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11981&SEO=turkey-in-final-stage-of-buying-russian-s-400-anti-missile-system 21 de abril de 2017, 11:55Ankara,Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Turkey''s talks with Russia to purchase the advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile system have reached the final stage, the country''s defense minister said. Ex-Costa Rican Soccer Chief Banned For Life by FIFA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11980&SEO=ex-costa-rican-soccer-chief-banned-for-life-by-fifa San José, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) The former president of the Costa Rican Football Association, Eduardo Li, was banned from the game for life by FIFA''s independent Ethics Committee today, the organization said. U.S., Israel Continue to Fuel Anti-Syria Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11979&SEO=u.s.-israel-continue-to-fuel-anti-syria-campaign Tel Aviv, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Without presenting any evidence, the United States and Israel accused again the Syrian government today of still using chemical weapons as part of a campaign to justify any aggression against that Arab country. Syrian Army Makes Progress in Eastern Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11976&SEO=syrian-army-makes-progress-in-eastern-damascus Damascus, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) After intense air force and artillery bombing, Syrian army units have dismantled shelters and tunnels of terrorist groups in the Qabun region in eastern Damascus, according to military sources. Iraqi Troops Recapture Several Neighborhoods West of Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11975&SEO=iraqi-troops-recapture-several-neighborhoods-west-of-mosul Baghdad, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi government forces have recaptured other neighborhoods in western Mosul, including Tanek, where they released a girl from the Yazidi ethnic group who was kidnapped and sold as a slave by the Islamic State (IS). President Trump Invites Vietnam's PM to Visit USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11972&SEO=president-trump-invites-vietnams-pm-to-visit-usa Hanoi, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly invited Vietnam''s Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, to visit the United States where Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met with government officials yesterday. USA Blocks Investigation on Attack, Syrian President Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11970&SEO=usa-blocks-investigation-on-attack-syrian-president-says Damascus, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) The United States has blocked the requested inquiries on an alleged chemical attack on a town in Idleb province, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview with Russia''s Sputnik News. World Bank's Credibility at Stake if Climate Change Ignored http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11967&SEO=world-banks-credibility-at-stake-if-climate-change-ignored Washington, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) World Bank (WB) President Jim Yong Kim said: ''if we turn our backs on science and ignore climate change, we would lose all our credibility,'' prior to his meeting with the IMF. Cuba Calls at UN to Stop Israeli Abuses against Palestines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11962&SEO=cuba-calls-at-un-to-stop-israeli-abuses-against-palestines United Nations, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has advocated Tuesday at the UN Security Council for concrete actions to put an end to Israel''s abuses against the people of Palestine. Democratic Korea is Ready to Repel US Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11960&SEO=democratic-korea-is-ready-to-repel-us-attack Pyongyang, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has warned Washington that it is ready to repel any ''super-mighty preemptive strike'' by the United States, according to Rodong Sinmun newspaper. Retired US Military Demands Closer Ties with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11959&SEO=retired-us-military-demands-closer-ties-with-cuba Washington, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) More than a dozen retired U.S. military members urged today President Donald Trump''s National Security Adviser, H.R. McMaster, to continue on the path towards normalizing relations with Cuba. Problems to Cover Credit Increase Stress Among US Citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11952&SEO=problems-to-cover-credit-increase-stress-among-us-citizens Washington, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) U.S. citizens have higher levels of stress today than they did 10 years ago, and most of them point to problems to cover their credits as responsible for that situation. Canadian Environment Minister Sued For Failing to Protect Caribou http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11950&SEO=canadian-environment-minister-sued-for-failing-to-protect-caribou Ottawa, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is being sued for not protecting boreal woodland caribou. Facebook Works on Mind-reading Technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11948&SEO=facebook-works-on-mind-reading-technology California, United States, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The social networking site Facebook is working on a technology for people to write their thoughts through brainwaves without the need for a keyboard. Will Smith In Talks For Genie Role In Disney's Live-Action ‘Aladdin' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11945&SEO=will-smith-in-talks-for-genie-role-in-disneys-live-action-aaladdin Los Ángeles,Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Will Smith is in talks to take on the genie role made famous by the late Robin Williams in Disney''s live-action Aladdin from Director Guy Ritchie. Germany Refutes US Criticism for 2016 Surplus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11944&SEO=germany-refutes-us-criticism-for-2016-surplus Berlin, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Germany''s trade surplus in 2016 reached 252 million euros, to which the United States made strong criticisms refuted today by the country''s economy minister, Brigitte Zypries, in the newspaper Bild. The Neuro Anatomical Basis of Forgiveness Revealed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11942&SEO=the-neuro-anatomical-basis-of-forgiveness-revealed Rome,Apr 20 (Prensa Latina)Researchers studied the areas of the brain involved in processes which prompt us to forgive those who have seriously, but unintentionally, messed up. US Defense Secretary Meets with Egyptian President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11940&SEO=us-defense-secretary-meets-with-egyptian-president Cairo, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in the capital today, where he met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. Vietnam Asks Monsanto to Take Responsibility for War Sequels http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11939&SEO=vietnam-asks-monsanto-to-take-responsibility-for-war-sequels Vietnam, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam reaffirmed today that the US companies involved and Monsanto, in particular, must take responsibility for supporting efforts to address the consequences of the agent orange/dioxin spread in this country during the war. Iran Refutes Saudi-US Accussation of Destabilizing the Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11938&SEO=iran-refutes-saudi-us-accussation-of-destabilizing-the-region Tehran, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Iran''s political and military authorities refuted today what they considered repeated and unfounded accusations by Saudi Arabia and the United States of destabilizing the Persian Gulf region and considered them part of the ''anti-Iranian bragging.'' Trade in the Foreground of Pence Tour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11931&SEO=trade-in-the-foreground-of-pence-tour Bangkok, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Amid expectations concerning Washington''s economic policies regarding protectionism, the attention of markets focuses today on this country and the visit of U.S. Vicepresident, Mike Pence. South African Minister of Finance Begins Tour of the U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11926&SEO=south-african-minister-of-finance-begins-tour-of-the-u.s. Pretoria, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) South African Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, starts today a tour of U.S. cities, where he will attend meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB), reported the local media. Antonio Guterres to Visit Washington http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11918&SEO=antonio-guterres-to-visit-washington United Nations, April 19 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General  has ruled out that his official visit to Washington DC next weekend included a meeting with the US President Donald Trump or with high-ranking officials. UN Alerts on Growing Power of Armed Groups In Libya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11915&SEO=un-alerts-on-growing-power-of-armed-groups-in-libya United Nations, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Martin Kobler, special representative of the United Nations for Libya, warned in the UN Security Council Wednesday that the growing power of armed groups in Libya, is curbing the aspirations for peace in that country. Controversy in US over Wrong Info on Aircraft Carriers Whereabouts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11911&SEO=controversy-in-us-over-wrong-info-on-aircraft-carriers-whereabouts Washington, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) The US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which the White House said more than a week ago it was close to the Korean Peninsula, might be now heading to that destination. Democratic Korea Demands USA, S Korea Quit Military Adventures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11905&SEO=democratic-korea-demands-usa-s-korea-quit-military-adventures Pyongyang, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) South Korea is carrying out a ''joint fire training 2017'' at the Phochon camp in Kyonggi province, denounced today the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Prince Track is Released Ahead of One-year Anniversary of His Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11902&SEO=prince-track-is-released-ahead-of-one-year-anniversary-of-his-death Los Ángeles,Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Friday marks one year since the sudden death of Prince at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota. Fort McMurray Firefighters Still Suffering a Year After Blaze, Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11900&SEO=fort-mcmurray-firefighters-still-suffering-a-year-after-blaze-study Ottawa, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) A year after the big fire in Fort McMurray, in the Canadian province of Alberta, firefighters who participated in its extinction have physical and mental damages, a report says. Scientists Blame Global Warming for Phenomenon Called River Piracy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11898&SEO=scientists-blame-global-warming-for-phenomenon-called-river-piracy Ottawa,Apr 19 Prensa Latina) The massive Kaskawulsh Glacier in northern Canada has retreated about a mile up its valley over the past century. Saudi Arabia, USA Ratify Strategic Defense Relation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11895&SEO=saudi-arabia-usa-ratify-strategic-defense-relation Riyadh, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reaffirmed here today their commitment to expand and consolidate strategic military and security cooperation. Evacuation of Syrian Villagers From Fua and Kefraya Continues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11891&SEO=evacuation-of-syrian-villagers-from-fua-and-kefraya-continues Damascus, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of evacuated people from the villages of Fua and Kefraya arrived in the city of Aleppo as around 500 extremists and relatives left the town of Zabadani on their way to Idleb, authorities said today. Canada Supports Peace Process in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11890&SEO=canada-supports-peace-process-in-colombia Bogota, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Canada has expressed its support for Colombia''s peace process through the Mechanism for Political, Economic and Human Rights Consultations between the ministries of foreign affairs of the two countries, a communique released in this capital said today. Guatemala Opens Regional Military Exercises with USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11887&SEO=guatemala-opens-regional-military-exercises-with-usa Guatemala, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Military Deputy Commander of U.S. Southern Command, Lieutenant General of the Army (LTG) Joseph P. DiSalvo, will open today in Guatemala the regional military exercises called Humanitarian Allied Forces (FAHUM), in which several countries are participating. UN Calls for Commitment to Sustainable Financing for Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11865&SEO=un-calls-for-commitment-to-sustainable-financing-for-development United Nations, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) UN General Assembly President Peter urged to guarantee the necessary funding for the implementation of 17 objectives of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Underwater Landscape Unveiled in Céspedes Park, Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11858&SEO=underwater-landscape-unveiled-in-cespedes-park-santiago-de-cuba Santiago de Cuba, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The sunken treasures of the bay Santiago de Cuba, are now visible through the photographic exhibition An Immersion in History, with pieces from the archaeological underwater park Naval Battle of Santiago de Cuba 1898. In the central park Céspedes, heart of the city, are exhibited those impressive images captured mainly by photographers Vicente González Díaz and Vicente González Portuondo in the depths of the coast of Santiago. Classical Musicians to Play in Upcoming Cuban Concert Series http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11856&SEO=classical-musicians-to-play-in-upcoming-cuban-concert-series Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Virtuous instrumentalists from a dozen countries will promote classical music in historic spaces of this capital through a series of concerts with a select international and Cuban repertoire. Regional Strategy to Fight Violence and Extremism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11851&SEO=regional-strategy-to-fight-violence-and-extremism Manama, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Arab countries of the Persian Gulf will start tomorrow here to discuss the adoption of a joint strategy to promote moderation and combat violence and extremism, official sources of Bahrain announced today. Cuban and US Experts to Exchange on Multiple Sclerosis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11850&SEO=cuban-and-us-experts-to-exchange-on-multiple-sclerosis Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States will discuss here on multiple sclerosis and the possibilities of stem cell treatment during a scientific clinical exchange on May 4 and 5. Jamaican Violet Mosse Brown Now World's Oldest Human http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11849&SEO=jamaican-violet-mosse-brown-now-worlds-oldest-human Kingston, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The 10 oldest persons in the planet are all women, with Jamaican Violet Mosse Brown being the world''s oldest human since yesterday after the passing of Italian Emma Morano, who was born on November 29, 1899. U.S. Marines Arrive in Australia as Part of Rotation Training Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11848&SEO=u.s.-marines-arrive-in-australia-as-part-of-rotation-training-program Washington,Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 1,250 U. S. Marines today arrived in Darwin as part of a rotation of forces to be stationed in northern Australia. Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells to Fight Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11846&SEO=nanoparticles-reprogram-immune-cells-to-fight-cancer Washington Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have developed biodegradable nanoparticles that can be used to genetically program immune cells to recognize and destroy cancer cellsâ€''while the immune cells are still inside the body. Trump Congratulates President Erdogan on Turkish Referendum Victory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11822&SEO=trump-congratulates-president-erdogan-on-turkish-referendum-victory Ankara, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The office of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reported today on the telephone conversation between him and his US counterpart Donald Trump on the occasion of the victory in the referendum held in the country. Nearly Half Million Iraqis Flee Mosul Fighting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11813&SEO=nearly-half-million-iraqis-flee-mosul-fighting United Nations, April 17 (Prensa Latina) Nearly half a million people have fled Mosul, Iraq, in the past few months as a result of fighting between the Iraqi army and Islamic State (IS), the UN reported. Number of Mexicans Crossing U.S. Border Decreases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11796&SEO=number-of-mexicans-crossing-u.s.-border-decreases Mexico, April 17 (Prensa Latina) The boycott by Mexicans on U.S. businesses along the border has reportedly caused a fall in the number of Mexicans crossing the border. South Korea Announces Early Deployment of THAAD Anti-missile System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11795&SEO=south-korea-announces-early-deployment-of-thaad-anti-missile-system Seoul, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) South Korean PM, Hwang Kyo-ahn announced today the early deployment of the US anti-missile system THAAD on national territory following recent military maneuvers by the DPRK. More Arrests of Undocumented without Criminal Records in US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11784&SEO=more-arrests-of-undocumented-without-criminal-records-in-us Washington, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The administration of US President Donald Trump shows more immigrant detention figures than last year, with a notable increase in the number of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record. Syria Calls on UN to Condemn Attack on Evacuated Persons in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11778&SEO=syria-calls-on-un-to-condemn-attack-on-evacuated-persons-in-aleppo Damascus, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates called on the United Nations to condemn the attack that left a toll of more than 120 dead and 200 wounded persons, including 68 children, in the vicinity of Aleppo, press media published today in Damascus. Iran Labels Illegal Use of US Super-bomb in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11769&SEO=iran-labels-illegal-use-of-us-super-bomb-in-afghanistan Tehran, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, Ali Shamkhani, today considered illegal the launching by Washington of its most lethal non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan, an action that he assured would not improve U.S. National security. UN Condemns Attack against Refugee Caravan in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11751&SEO=un-condemns-attack-against-refugee-caravan-in-syria United Nations, April 16 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned today a terrorist attack in Syria against a convoy of buses evacuating 5,000 civilians and armed opponents who decided to leave their terrorist-besieged towns. The car-bomb left over 110 dead. Septeto Santiaguero's Performance in New York Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11744&SEO=septeto-santiagueros-performance-in-new-york-highlighted 15 de abril de 2017, 12:34Los Angeles, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) The Lehman Center for the Performing Arts of New York highlighted the performance by the Cuban renowned musical group Septeto Santiaguero, along with the Dominican singer Jose Alberto, El Canario. Possible Hackers' Attacks Make International Headlines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11741&SEO=possible-hackers-attacks-make-international-headlines London, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Possible hackers'' attacks were reported in the week ending today in relation to the British referendum to leave the European Union (Brexit) and the possible interference by a United States agency in international banking information. Russia, Syria and the Fears of the West http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11739&SEO=russia-syria-and-the-fears-of-the-west 15 de abril de 2017, 11:26Moscow, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) As more clarity is demanded in the investigation into what happened in the Syrian province of Idlib, the West gets more nervous, above all, after the discussions here at a meeting among the foreign ministers from Syria, Iran and Russia. Rapporteur's Visit Shows Cuba's Zero Tolerance of Human Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11734&SEO=rapporteurs-visit-shows-cubas-zero-tolerance-of-human-trafficking Havana, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) The recent official visit by United Nations Rapporteur María Grazia Giammarinaro, showed Cuba''s political will to fight human trafficking and its commitment to protecting the victims. 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. USA-China: Is a New Course Possible? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11728&SEO=usa-china-is-a-new-course-possible By Martha Andrés Román * Russia Rejects USA Manipulations to Justify Attack on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11727&SEO=russia-rejects-usa-manipulations-to-justify-attack-on-syria Moscow, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Ministry (MINDEF) rejected today US intelligence manipulation to justify attacks on sovereign countries such as the recent attack on Syria''s air base Al Shairat, in Homs. US Arrests Fugitive on Charges of Writing Anti-Trump Text http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11724&SEO=us-arrests-fugitive-on-charges-of-writing-anti-trump-text Washington, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) US authorities arrested fugitive Joseph Jakubowski, who was the target of a national persecution since April 4 on charges of armed robbery and writing a manifesto against President Donald Trump. China Insists on Dialogue as Solution to Korean Peninsula Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11718&SEO=china-insists-on-dialogue-as-solution-to-korean-peninsula-conflict Beijing, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi insisted today that dialogue is the only solution to the conflict in the Korean peninsula and strongly opposed any gesture likely to increase tension in that area. Turkey, Russia Backs Independent Probe Into Use of Chemical Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11711&SEO=turkey-russia-backs-independent-probe-into-use-of-chemical-weapons Ankara, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Turkey have agreed to support an independent investigation into the use of chemical weapons in northern Syria. You Will Never Break Out Spirit, Said US Immigrants Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11706&SEO=you-will-never-break-out-spirit-said-us-immigrants-children Washington, April 14 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of children, stemming from several US states, have mobilized to the White House to send a message against US President Donald Trump''s crackdown on illegal immigration that bring about the separation of families. Syrian President Says US Is on the Side of Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11703&SEO=syrian-president-says-us-is-on-the-side-of-terrorists Damascus, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) ''Our impression is that the West, mainly the United States, is on the side of terrorists, and they set up a story as a pretext for the attack on Syria,'' President Bashar al-Assad said in statements released today in Damascus. UN Rapporteur Concludes in Cuba Agenda on Human Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11702&SEO=un-rapporteur-concludes-in-cuba-agenda-on-human-trafficking Havana, April 14 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, concluded her official program in Cuba with a press conference where she will set forth her criteria on struggling against human trafficking. Outside Africa No One Supported Namibia as Much as Cuba, Geingob Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11701&SEO=outside-africa-no-one-supported-namibia-as-much-as-cuba-geingob-says Windhoek, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) No other country outside of Africa contributed as selflessly as Cuba to the freedom that Namibia enjoy today, President Hage Geingob said. International Congress on Intensive Care URGRAV 2017 Concludes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11700&SEO=international-congress-on-intensive-care-urgrav-2017-concludes Havana, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The analysis of the impact of zika and H1N1 influenza in Latin America, from the perspective of intensive medicine, marks the last day of the International Congress of the specialty, URGRAV 2017, concluding here today. Cuban Residents in the USA Reopen Cultural Club http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11699&SEO=cuban-residents-in-the-usa-reopen-cultural-club Washington, April 14 (Prensa Latina) Cubans living in Washington and in Maryland, Virginia and Louisiana states reopened today, along with Cuban diplomats, a cultural club as a perfect setting to highlight unity among fellow Cubans. ELAM Increases the Health Family with More Specialists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11698&SEO=elam-increases-the-health-family-with-more-specialists Washington, April 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, with thousands of graduates from the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM), increased more health specialists to its supportive family, as stated by a US graduate. Syrian Army Rejected Terrorists Attacks in Hama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11697&SEO=syrian-army-rejected-terrorists-attacks-in-hama Hama, Syria, April 14 (Prensa Latina) Syrian armed forces and support militia fought off an attack by former Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Cham from Houla region to various Syrian army areas in Qurmusa. 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. USA Drops Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11677&SEO=usa-drops-largest-non-nuclear-bomb-in-afghanistan 13 de abril de 2017, 15:53Washington, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The United States dropped in Afghanistan the largest ever built non-nuclear bomb available in its arsenal, military sources confirmed. MAVEN Spacecraft Detected Metal Ions in Mars Atmosphere http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11675&SEO=maven-spacecraft-detected-metal-ions-in-mars-atmosphere Washington, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) NASA''s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN) spacecraft, in orbit around the Red Planet since 2014, has detected metal ions in Mars'' upper atmosphere, marking the first detection of metal in the atmosphere of a world other than Earth. Cholera Spreading in Somalia, 50,000 Cases Foreseen: WHO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11672&SEO=cholera-spreading-in-somalia-50000-cases-foreseen-who Geneva, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) More than 25,000 people in famine-threatened Somalia have been struck by cholera or acute watery diarrhoea and the deadly epidemic should double by this summer, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said today. Glowing Bacteria Offer Hope For Safe Detection of Landmines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11670&SEO=glowing-bacteria-offer-hope-for-safe-detection-of-landmines London,Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) A team of researchers at an Israeli university has successfully tested a technology using fluorescent bacteria and lasers that could become a safer system for detecting buried landmines. UN Rapporteur Visits Cuban Sex Education Center http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11668&SEO=un-rapporteur-visits-cuban-sex-education-center Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur María Grazia Giammarinaro was informed today about details of the work of the National Center for Sex Education (Cenesex), during a meeting in that institution held in the context of her official visit to Cuba. Important International Science Congress in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11666&SEO=important-international-science-congress-in-cuba Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) A total of 350 scientific works were received by the 7th International Congress on Medical Urgencies, Emergencies and Intensive Care (URGRAV 2017) in its second day at the Havana Convewntion Center Thursday. China Urges US, Russia to Avoid Conflicts Related to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11664&SEO=china-urges-us-russia-to-avoid-conflicts-related-to-syria Beijing, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) China urged the United States and Russia to increase communication, in order to avoid an escalation of tensions in the Syrian crisis. Foreign Humanitarian Organizations in Turkey Under Scrutiny http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11663&SEO=foreign-humanitarian-organizations-in-turkey-under-scrutiny Ankara, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Turkey''s Interior Ministry has ended the activities of four foreign nongovernmental organizations operating in Turkey on the grounds of ''national security,'' including the United States-based Mercy Corps, a Turkish official told the Hürriyet Daily News. Youngsters Reject US Policies Against Undocumented Immigrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11660&SEO=youngsters-reject-us-policies-against-undocumented-immigrants Washington, April 13 (Prensa Latina) A caravan of 40 children and young people, who left three days ago the city of Miami, Florida, arrived here today with a message against deportations of undocumented immigrants. UN Decides to End Blue Helmets Mission in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11659&SEO=un-decides-to-end-blue-helmets-mission-in-haiti United Nations, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Security Council decided unanimously Thursday to end the Mission of Stabilization in Haiti (Minustah) in October, to give birth and space to a new kind of relation between Port-au-Prince and the UN. Panama Tries to Save Bank Sanctioned by USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11656&SEO=panama-tries-to-save-bank-sanctioned-by-usa Panama, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) In a last-minute attempt to save the closure of Balboa Bank, the Panamanian regulating institution extended today for 30 days the forced liquidation due to an extraterritorial sanction of the United States. Chemical Fumes of US-Led Coalition Attack Killed Hundreds in Syiria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11655&SEO=chemical-fumes-of-us-led-coalition-attack-killed-hundreds-in-syiria Damascus, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) An air strike by the U.S.-led coalition in Deir Ezzor, Syria, hit a weapon depot with chemical substances stockpiled by ISIS terrorists, and the explosions left hundreds of dead, civilians among them, the General Command of the Syrian Armed Forces reported. Cuban Province of Camaguey Host of Conference on Mind Sports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11642&SEO=cuban-province-of-camaguey-host-of-conference-on-mind-sports Camagüey, Cuba, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Specialists of various nationalities will meet in this Central-Eastern Cuban city at the International Conference on Mind Sports (Cidem 2017), scheduled from May 3 to 5. Canadian Journalist Urges PM to Disengage from Actions against Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11638&SEO=canadian-journalist-urges-pm-to-disengage-from-actions-against-syria Ottawa, April 12 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau''s alignment with US actions to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is nowadays a dangerous game and an inconsistent approach to Donald Trump, according to The Toronto Star newspaper. UN: Russia Calls to Keep Syrian Political Situation Preserved http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11637&SEO=un-russia-calls-to-keep-syrian-political-situation-preserved 12 de abril de 2017, 18:06United Nations, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Russia called on Wednesday, at the United Nations Security Council, to preserve the choice of a political way out to the Syrian conflict, in the middle of a scalation of the actions by western countries to impose a change of regime in Syria. Donald Trump Harps on Construction of Border Wall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11632&SEO=donald-trump-harps-on-construction-of-border-wall 12 de abril de 2017, 16:21Washington, April 12 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. government will decide soon on the project to build a big wall all over the Mexican border, US President Donald Trump said. Venezuela Condemns OAS Inaction Against Opposition Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11629&SEO=venezuela-condemns-oas-inaction-against-opposition-violence 12 de abril de 2017, 16:15Caracas, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López criticized the leadership of the Organization of American States (OAS) today, for being reluctant to condemn vandalic actions carried out by the opposition in recent demonstrations. Japan,UN to Work Jointly on Natural Disasters http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11624&SEO=japanun-to-work-jointly-on-natural-disasters Tokyo, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) A group of Japanese lawmakers pledged to work with the United Nations to promote international contributions, in order to deal with natural disasters, the press reported Wednesday. Guitarist John Geils Jr. is Found Dead in His Massachusetts Home http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11622&SEO=guitarist-john-geils-jr.-is-found-dead-in-his-massachusetts-home Los Ángeles, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Guitarist John Warren Geils Jr., founder of The J. Geils Band known for such hits as ''Love Stinks,'' ''''Freeze Frame'' and ''Centerfold,'' has died in his Massachusetts home at the age of 71. Fernando Alonso to Miss Monaco Grand Prix to Compete in Indy 500 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11621&SEO=fernando-alonso-to-miss-monaco-grand-prix-to-compete-in-indy-500 London,Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Fernando Alonso will miss this year''s Monaco Grand Prix after it was confirmed by McLaren that he will compete at the blue-riband Indianapolis 500 event instead. Better Detection May Explain Higher Child Cancer Numbers:Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11619&SEO=better-detection-may-explain-higher-child-cancer-numbersstudy London,Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Global childhood cancer rates jumped 13 percent in the decade to 2010 compared to the 1980s, according to a UN-backed study released Wednesday that says the increase may be due in part to improved detection,according to The Lancet. US Citizens Want to Sail to Cuba Freely http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11618&SEO=us-citizens-want-to-sail-to-cuba-freely Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) US recreational sailors want to travel freely to Cuba and influence the government of Washington to lift all kinds of restrictions against Havana, Commodore José Miguel Díaz Escrich said today. Zika Virus: Themis Initiates Worldwide First Study of Zika Vaccine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11617&SEO=zika-virus-themis-initiates-worldwide-first-study-of-zika-vaccine Vienna,Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) A promising vaccine for the Zika virus is now being tested by Themis Bioscience GmbH, a specialized biotech company developing prophylactic vaccines against emerging tropical infectious diseases. UN Ready for New Round of Inter-Syrian Talks Despite Tensions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11616&SEO=un-ready-for-new-round-of-inter-syrian-talks-despite-tensions United Nations, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura said today that the organization is ready to resume the peace talks in Geneva in May, despite the escalating tensions in recent days. Turkey Calls for Use of Force to Overthrow Syrian President Assad http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11611&SEO=turkey-calls-for-use-of-force-to-overthrow-syrian-president-assad Ankara, April 12 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Foreign Minister Omer Celik called on the southern city of Adana today to use force against Damascus government to prevent atrocities against the civilian population. Putin Criticizes West for Blind Support Against Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11610&SEO=putin-criticizes-west-for-blind-support-against-syria Moscow, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday criticized leaders of Western countries for their blind support for the United States attack on a Syrian air base, under arguments of dubious origin. NASA Image of Jupiter Shows Planet in Unprecedented Detail http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11608&SEO=nasa-image-of-jupiter-shows-planet-in-unprecedented-detail Washington, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Jupiter''s gorgeous bands and raging storms are on full display in a jaw-dropping new photo by NASA''s Hubble Space Telescope. Trump Says was 'Very Good' Call with Chinese President Xi http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11607&SEO=trump-says-was-very-good-call-with-chinese-president-xi Washington, April 12 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump called a recent telephone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping over the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea as very good. 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. Russia Upholds US Missile Attack on Syria Unlawful http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11605&SEO=russia-upholds-us-missile-attack-on-syria-unlawful Moscow, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) As US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, visits Moscow, Russia''s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accused Washington of carrying out an unlawful missile attack against a Syrian military airfield. UNICEF Condemns Use of Children in Suicidal Attacks by Boko Haram http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11604&SEO=unicef-condemns-use-of-children-in-suicidal-attacks-by-boko-haram United Nations, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) denounced today the increasing use of children by fundamentalist Sect Boko Haram, to carry out suicidal attacks in countries of the Chad Lake Basin. Russia Seeks Precisions for Antiterrorist Cooperation with U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11601&SEO=russia-seeks-precisions-for-antiterrorist-cooperation-with-u.s. Moscow, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) We seek cooperation with the United States in such issues as the creation of a broad antiterrorist front and we always abide with international law in our bilateral ties, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today. UN Rapporteur Maria Grazia Giammarinaro Continues Program in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11599&SEO=un-rapporteur-maria-grazia-giammarinaro-continues-program-in-cuba Havana, April 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Special Rapporteur, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, continues her official visit to Cuba today, where she develops a program of activities to confirm the work in the fight against human trafficking. Xi and Trump Discuss Situation in Korean Peninsula and Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11597&SEO=xi-and-trump-discuss-situation-in-korean-peninsula-and-syria Beijing, April 12 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping discuss today via telephone with his US counterpart Donald Trump the problems in the Korean peninsula and Syria. U.S. Secretary of State Arrives in Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11594&SEO=u.s.-secretary-of-state-arrives-in-russia Moscow, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, will meet this Wednesday with his Russian peer, Serguei Lavrov to discuss among other issues the situation in Syria, Ukraine, security and anti-terrorism. US Sen. Mike Lee Urged Trump to Present Bill to Congress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11589&SEO=us-sen.-mike-lee-urged-trump-to-present-bill-to-congress Washington, April 11 (Prensa Latina) Rep. Senator Mike Lee today urged to approve the bill that would require the White House to get approval from the US Congress before deploying any military operation abroad. Bolivia Says the World is in Debt to Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11588&SEO=bolivia-says-the-world-is-in-debt-to-haiti United Nations, April 11 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s Ambassador to the UN, Sacha Llorenti, said today that the entire world is indebted to Haiti, so all necessary support to its people must be guaranteed. UN Designates Ghanaian President as Sustainable Development Promoter http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11586&SEO=un-designates-ghanaian-president-as-sustainable-development-promoter United Nations, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced today the appointment of Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, as one opf the 17 promoters of the Sustainable Development Goals. UNICEF Praises Impact of Bolivian Social Bonds http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11584&SEO=unicef-praises-impact-of-bolivian-social-bonds 11 de abril de 2017, 17:36La Paz, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The representative to Bolivia for the United Nations International Children''s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), said payment of the social bonds Juancito Pinto and Juana Azurduy have had a positive impact on children in this country. Antonio Guterres Proposes to Shut Down UN Mission in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11583&SEO=antonio-guterres-proposes-to-shut-down-un-mission-in-haiti 11 de abril de 2017, 16:42United Nations, April 11 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today proposed the Security Council to close the 13-year-old UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) in October this year, on the grounds of progress in this Caribbean country. Lake Chad Basin:A Crisis Rooted in Hunger, Poverty and Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11571&SEO=lake-chad-basina-crisis-rooted-in-hunger-poverty-and-climate-change Rome,Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The crisis afflicting the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin is rooted in decades of neglect, lack of rural development and the impact of climate change, and the only way to ensure a lasting solution is to address these including through investments in sustainable agriculture, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, said today. UN Dag Halvor Nylander Visits Caracas,Guyana for Border Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11568&SEO=un-dag-halvor-nylander-visits-caracasguyana-for-border-talks United Nations,Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The Personal Representative of the UN Secretary-General on the Esequibo Border Controversy between Guyana and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Mr. Dag Halvor Nylander, will visit Caracas and Georgetown until Thursday for the first time to hold high-level meetings with national authorities on the way forward in the Good Offices Process. Tennis: Haas Edges Through, Monaco Out in ATP Houston http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11565&SEO=tennis-haas-edges-through-monaco-out-in-atp-houston Houston,USA, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Tommy Haas claimed a long-awaited win as defending champion Juan Monaco bowed out of the US Men''s Clay Court Championship. ALBA Countries Denounce U.S. Economic Aggression Against Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11561&SEO=alba-countries-denounce-u.s.-economic-aggression-against-nicaragua Havana, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The 15th Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas-People''s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) on Tuesday denounced the intentions by U.S. congress people to imposed an economic blockade on Nicaragua. Special Meeting on Syria Favors Political Solution to Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11559&SEO=special-meeting-on-syria-favors-political-solution-to-conflict Rome, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Participants in the special meeting on Syria, held today in the city of Lucca, agreed on the need for a political solution to the conflict in that country, Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said. Most Europeans Consider Trump Is a Global Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11557&SEO=most-europeans-consider-trump-is-a-global-threat Moscow, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Most people in the main European countries and Brazil consider that President Donald Trump''s taking office in the United States poses a threat to global security, according to a survey published here today. U.S. Extraterritorial Sanction will Sell Off Panamanian Bank http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11547&SEO=u.s.-extraterritorial-sanction-will-sell-off-panamanian-bank Panama, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Extraterritorial sanctions of the United States could provoke the forced sale or liquidation of Panama Balboa Bank, whose Washington temporary permit expire don April 7 without extension of its license, it was known today. Pastors for Peace to Set Forth in USA the Cuban Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11542&SEO=pastors-for-peace-to-set-forth-in-usa-the-cuban-reality Washington, April 11 (Prensa Latina) Pastors for Peace Caravan members will reportedly speak on April 26 in Asheville, North Carolina, about the Cuban reality and relations with the United States. UN Secretary General Congratulates Ecuadorian President Elect http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11538&SEO=un-secretary-general-congratulates-ecuadorian-president-elect United Nations, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has congratulated Ecuadorian president-elect Lenin Moreno, and wished him a success in his executive mandate. US Congressman Acknowledges Policy Failure against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11537&SEO=us-congressman-acknowledges-policy-failure-against-cuba Washington, April 10 (Prensa Latina) Rep. Congressman Roger Marshall today said that the US isolation policy against Cuba has dramatically failed and restricted the openings for Americans to have any relation with Cuba. Russia Avoids Comments on Possible sanctions by USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11531&SEO=russia-avoids-comments-on-possible-sanctions-by-usa Moscow, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Presidency avoided today to make comments on a possible US sanction package against this country, due to the attitude assumed in the conflict with Syria, where it is fighting terrorist groups. Iranian President Defends Peaceful Solution in Syria, Condemns Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11527&SEO=iranian-president-defends-peaceful-solution-in-syria-condemns-attack 10 de abril de 2017, 15:59Tehran, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said today that a peaceful solution is the essential and final way to end the crisis in Syria, and condemned the U.S. attack, which he described as inconsistent with international law. Turkish Defense Minister to Meet his US Counterpart http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11526&SEO=turkish-defense-minister-to-meet-his-us-counterpart 10 de abril de 2017, 15:58Ankara, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik announced his trip to Washington Monday to meet his US counterpart James Mattis to talk about the Syrian situation as part of their agenda. Cuban Music to Light Up New Orleans Jazz Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11523&SEO=cuban-music-to-light-up-new-orleans-jazz-festival 10 de abril de 2017, 15:34Guantanamo, Cuba Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Musicians of the Cuban ensemble ''Changüí Guantanamo'' are readying themselves to delight the audience attending the 47th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, at the end of this month in the United States. No Joint Declaration in G-7 Energy Ministers Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11515&SEO=no-joint-declaration-in-g-7-energy-ministers-meeting 10 de abril de 2017, 13:10Rome, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The G-7 meeting of energy officials concluded today without the announced joint statement, due to contradictions between the United States and its allies on climate change. 20 Suspected Terrorists Arrested in Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11514&SEO=20-suspected-terrorists-arrested-in-russia 10 de abril de 2017, 13:06Moscow,Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Russian security authorities detained 20 persons suspected of carring out terrorists activities in Nayabersk, Yamala-Nenetsk Siberian district. Toyota Announces Record $1.33 Billion Investment in Kentucky Plant http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11513&SEO=toyota-announces-record-1.33-billion-investment-in-kentucky-plant 10 de abril de 2017, 12:42Washington, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina)The future of automobile production is now. A $1.33 billion investment- the highest of any automaker in Kentucky and the second-largest in state history- will make Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. Japan Led Researchers Prepare to Drill Down to Earth's Mantle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11511&SEO=japan-led-researchers-prepare-to-drill-down-to-earths-mantle Tokyo, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Aiming for the world''s first-ever direct excavation of the Earth''s mantle, an international research group led by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) will conduct a preliminary study in the waters off Hawaii in September,according to Japan News. UN Security Council Discusses Climate Change Impact on Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11509&SEO=un-security-council-discusses-climate-change-impact-on-security United Nations, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council held a meeting today under the Arria Formula to discuss the impact of climate change on international stability, a forum focused on the threat of sea level increase. World Trade Is Facing a 'Critical' Moment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11507&SEO=world-trade-is-facing-a-critical-moment Berlin, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank (WB) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) recognized today that international trade is at a ''critical'' moment. USA to Sell War Planes to Nigeria to Fight Boko Haram http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11505&SEO=usa-to-sell-war-planes-to-nigeria-to-fight-boko-haram Washington, April 10 (Prensa Latina) The United States Government will continue with the intention of selling high-tech aircraft to Nigeria to fight against the Boko Haram terrorist group, officials reported today. UN Special Rapporteur Begins Official Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11497&SEO=un-special-rapporteur-begins-official-visit-to-cuba Havana, April 10 (Prensa Latina) The Special Rapporteur of the United Nations (UN) on the human rights of Human Trafficking victims, especially women and children, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, will begin today an official visit to Cuba. G-7 Foreign Ministers Begin Meeting in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11496&SEO=g-7-foreign-ministers-begin-meeting-in-italy Rome, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) G-7 Foreign Ministers begin today their two-day annual meeting in the Italian city of Lucca with an agenda focused on confronting terrorism and eradicating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. US Attack on Syria Sends Message to Other Countries, Says Tillerson http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11482&SEO=us-attack-on-syria-sends-message-to-other-countries-says-tillerson Washington, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that the missile attack on an air base in Syrian should be taken by other nations as a message on the consequences of breaking international laws. Tillerson: US Attack in Syria Sends Message to Other Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11479&SEO=tillerson-us-attack-in-syria-sends-message-to-other-countries Washington, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that the missile attack on a Syrian air base should serve other nations as a message on the consequences of violating international standards. Bolivia Condemns US Southern Command Statements on Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11468&SEO=bolivia-condemns-us-southern-command-statements-on-venezuela La Paz, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed resounding condemnation and rejection for the interfering statements made by admiral Kurt W. Tidd, leader of US Southern Command, about Venezuela, seeking to justify actions to destabilize the region. Iran Reiterates Support for Syria in View of US Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11464&SEO=iran-reiterates-support-for-syria-in-view-of-us-attack Damascus, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) The US attack sought to strengthen terrorists, said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Hasan Rohani, who reiterated his country´s support, said today the media. International Probe Must Be Launched in Syrian Attack: Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11445&SEO=international-probe-must-be-launched-in-syrian-attack-iran Teherán,Apr 8 (Prensa Latina)Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for the formation of an impartial international fact-finding committee to look into a purported chemical attack in Syria''s Idlib Province. Russia Notifies Suspension of Direct Telephone Line to The Pentagon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11435&SEO=russia-notifies-suspension-of-direct-telephone-line-to-the-pentagon 07 de abril de 2017, 20:33Moscow, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry notified the Pentagon today of the direct telephone communication services for emergencies, especially during missions in Syrian airspace. Venezuela Deplores Interference of US Southern Command Leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11433&SEO=venezuela-deplores-interference-of-us-southern-command-leader 07 de abril de 2017, 17:49Caracas, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Venezuela deplored today the statements by admiral Kurt Tidd, leader of the US Southern Command, who suggested a regional solution for an alleged humanitarian crisis. Several Cuban Players to PLay in Can-Am League http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11429&SEO=several-cuban-players-to-play-in-can-am-league 07 de abril de 2017, 17:22Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Several Cuban baseball players will integrate the payrolls of the teams of the Canadian-American Independent League (Can-Am), said today sources of the National Federation of the sport. Trump Places very High Value on Meeting with Xi Xinping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11419&SEO=trump-places-very-high-value-on-meeting-with-xi-xinping 07 de abril de 2017, 16:07Washington, April 7 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump said that it has been quite interesting to meet with the President of the People''s Republic of China, Xi Xinping, as part of a two-day meeting. Medvedev Sees Trump's Lack of Independence in Attack on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11415&SEO=medvedev-sees-trumps-lack-of-independence-in-attack-on-syria 07 de abril de 2017, 15:29Moscow, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev considered today a demonstration of lack of independence the order by U.S. President Donald Trump to attack with cruise missiles the Syrian air base at Al Shairat in Homs. Bolivia Calls for UN Emergency Meeting on US Missile Strikes in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11411&SEO=bolivia-calls-for-un-emergency-meeting-on-us-missile-strikes-in-syria 07 de abril de 2017, 15:19United Nations, April 7 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia has requested to convene an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss unilateral actions taken by the United States against Syria. Cuba Celebrates World Health Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11408&SEO=cuba-celebrates-world-health-day Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba joins today the day for World Health Day with a program of activities dedicated to the care of depression, a mental illness that is the center of attention this year. Bolivia:Chemical Weapons in Syria, is Only an Excuse for Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11407&SEO=boliviachemical-weapons-in-syria-is-only-an-excuse-for-aggression La Paz, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales today considered that the United States used the excuse of chemical weapons in Syria for military intervention. Actors,Intellectuals Demand Guatemala to Respect Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11404&SEO=actorsintellectuals-demand-guatemala-to-respect-venezuela Guatemala, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The Network of Intellectuals and Artists in Defense of Humanity, chapter Guatemala, today requested the Government of Jimmy Morales to respect the right to self-determination and sovereignty of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. UN Report Describes Humanitarian Crisis in the Gaza Strip http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11402&SEO=un-report-describes-humanitarian-crisis-in-the-gaza-strip 07 de abril de 2017, 11:39United Nations, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) A UN report reflects today the daily hardships faced by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, a territory under a decade of the Israeli blockade and devastating bombings in recent years. North American Doctor Recognizes High Quality of Cuban Cardiology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11401&SEO=north-american-doctor-recognizes-high-quality-of-cuban-cardiology Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) American doctor, Roberto Lang, of the American Society of Echocardiography, has stressed today in this capital the level of the Cuban cardiology and the preparation of professionals in this branch of medicine. Chinese President Expresses Willingness to Work with Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11398&SEO=chinese-president-expresses-willingness-to-work-with-trump Beijing, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president, Xi Jinping assured his willingness to work with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in order to boost relations between the two countries from a new starting point, broadcast the government media here. USA Allies Support Attack on Syria, other Nations Condemn It http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11394&SEO=usa-allies-support-attack-on-syria-other-nations-condemn-it Washington, April 7 (Prensa Latina) The main international allies of the United States expressed today support for the launching of missiles against an air base in Syria, while other nations considered it a violation of international law. Iran Says U.S. Attack on Syria Damages Regional Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11391&SEO=iran-says-u.s.-attack-on-syria-damages-regional-security Tehran, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Friday described the U.S. attack on Syria as dangerous, destructive and a violation of the fundamental rights of international law, and warned that it will damage security in the Middle East. Collateral Damage from US Attack on Syrian Air Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11387&SEO=collateral-damage-from-us-attack-on-syrian-air-base Damascus, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Of the 59 Tomahawk-type US missiles launched at Shayrat''s Syrian air base, 23 hit targets and the rest killed at least nine people and wounded others in nearby villages, military sources said. Havana Hosts Meeting Cuba-USA on Echocardiography http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11368&SEO=havana-hosts-meeting-cuba-usa-on-echocardiography 06 de abril de 2017, 16:53Havana, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The Hospital Hermanos Ameijeiras, in this capital city, hosts from today until next Saturday the 1st Meeting Cuba-USA on Advanced Echocardiography, with over 320 participants. USA Congratulates Lenin Moreno´s Presidential Election Victory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11364&SEO=usa-congratulates-lenin-morenoas-presidential-election-victory 06 de abril de 2017, 15:37Washington, April 6 (Prensa Latina) The United States congratulated today Lenin Moreno for his victory in the second round of Ecuador''s presidential election on April 2. India Demands Permanent UN Security Council Seat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11359&SEO=india-demands-permanent-un-security-council-seat 06 de abril de 2017, 13:21New Delhi,Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Expressing confidence that India would become a permanent member of the UN Security Council, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said the country expected that the new members would have the same rights, including the veto power, as the existing permanent members. Drought, Cholera Kills Over 400 People in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11356&SEO=drought-cholera-kills-over-400-people-in-somalia 06 de abril de 2017, 12:51Mogadishu, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Over 400 people, including children, have died from drought and a cholera outbreak since 2017 in southern and central Somalia. UN Special Rapporteur on Human Trafficking to Visit Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11354&SEO=un-special-rapporteur-on-human-trafficking-to-visit-cuba 06 de abril de 2017, 12:30Havana, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) UN official Maria Grazia Giammarinaro will pay an official visit to Cuba from April 10 to 14, the Foreign Ministry informed today. New York Film Festival Pays Homage to Cuban Director Juan Padron http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11351&SEO=new-york-film-festival-pays-homage-to-cuban-director-juan-padron 06 de abril de 2017, 12:15New York, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The 18th edition of the Havana Film Festival in New York is paying tribute to Cuban cartoon director, Juan Padron, who today described as exciting the organizers'' deference. Brazil Host South-South Event on Sustainable Production, Consumption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11349&SEO=brazil-host-south-south-event-on-sustainable-production-consumption 06 de abril de 2017, 11:52Brasilia, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) More than 40 countries, and about 100 authorities and specialists are participating here today in the Conference on South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Production and Consumption, promoted by the UN Environment Program. Transgenic Soya Planting Suspended in Mexican Mayan Communities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11348&SEO=transgenic-soya-planting-suspended-in-mexican-mayan-communities 06 de abril de 2017, 11:50Mexico, April 6 (Prensa Latina) The second chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) ordered the suspension of the sowing of transgenic soya in four communities in the municipality of Bacalar, Quintana Roo, for a period of six months, it was reported today. Syrian Foreign Minister Rejects the Use of Chemical Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11347&SEO=syrian-foreign-minister-rejects-the-use-of-chemical-weapons 06 de abril de 2017, 11:35Damascus, April 6 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem reiterated today that Syria categorically rejects the use of chemical weapons in the province of Idleb and denounced that such events are part of a manipulated and false campaign. Chilean Columnists Warn of Conspiracy in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11346&SEO=chilean-columnists-warn-of-conspiracy-in-venezuela 06 de abril de 2017, 11:32Santiago, Chile, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Two well-known Chilean columnists, the lawyer and ex diplomat Eduardo Contreras and the journalist Marcel Garces, warned of a conspiracy against the Venezuelan Government. Hussein Execution was Moved Forward Because of Gaddafi Rescue Plans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11345&SEO=hussein-execution-was-moved-forward-because-of-gaddafi-rescue-plans 06 de abril de 2017, 11:29Baghdad, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was accelerated due to the belief that the then Libyan leader, Muammar El-Gaddafi, had a plan to rescue him from prison, Judge Mounir Haddad revealed today. Governor Deplores Closure of University of Puerto Rico Due to Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11344&SEO=governor-deplores-closure-of-university-of-puerto-rico-due-to-strike 06 de abril de 2017, 11:25San Juan, April 6 (Prensa Latina) The indefinite strike decreed by the students of the state University of Puerto Rico (UPR) is not a solution to their fiscal precariousness, said Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares when deploring the action. Cuban and US Nautical Authorities To Exchange Experiences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11319&SEO=cuban-and-us-nautical-authorities-to-exchange-experiences Havana, April 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Authorities for recreational nautical activity and directors of Cruising World Magazine exchanged insights for a growing US interest in sailing across this archipelago. UN Recognizes Colombian Government and FARC-EP Commitment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11315&SEO=un-recognizes-colombian-government-and-farc-ep-commitment 05 de abril de 2017, 17:52United Nations, April 5 (Prensa Latina) The members of the UN Security Council recognized today Colombian government and the FARC-EP commitment to stopping the internal conflict in Colombia. Russia Accuses London of Using Security Council against Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11306&SEO=russia-accuses-london-of-using-security-council-against-syria 05 de abril de 2017, 16:03United Nations, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Russia accused today the United Kingdom (UK) of trying to use the United Nations Security Council as an instrument to impose a change of regime in Syria. Danza Ñáñiga to Celebrate International Jazz Day in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11294&SEO=danza-naniga-to-celebrate-international-jazz-day-in-cuba 05 de abril de 2017, 13:28Havana, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The voice of Cuban singer Omara Portuondo, accompanied by Chucho Valdés on the piano, defends today the jazz sonorities in the theme Danza Ñáñiga that promotes the celebration of the World Day of that genre. Videoart Festival Continues in Cuban Province of Camaguey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11292&SEO=videoart-festival-continues-in-cuban-province-of-camaguey 05 de abril de 2017, 13:15Camagüey, Cuba, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) A selection of 79 works will be presented today at the 7th International Camagüey Videoart Festival (Fivac), which will run until April 9 in this central-eastern city of Cuba. The First North American Invention: How Clovis Made Fluted Arrow Tips http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11291&SEO=the-first-north-american-invention-how-clovis-made-fluted-arrow-tips 05 de abril de 2017, 13:14Washington, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The Clovis people first crossed the icy land bridge between Asia and North America about 13,500 years ago, bringing stone-tipped hunting weapons with them. Nasa's Cassini to End 20 Year Mission by Crashing into Saturn http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11290&SEO=nasas-cassini-to-end-20-year-mission-by-crashing-into-saturn 05 de abril de 2017, 13:02Washington,Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) After 22 orbits between the planet and its rings, Nasa plans for Cassini to ‘break apart, melt, vaporize and become part of the very planet it left Earth to explore'' Study Reveals 10,000 Years of Genetic Continuity in North America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11289&SEO=study-reveals-10000-years-of-genetic-continuity-in-north-america 05 de abril de 2017, 12:48Washington,Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Studies corroborate the veracity of oral natives traditions,that say that the natives living today in Alask are decendant from groups that arrived there 10 thousand years ago. Terrorists Abduct 4 Aid Workers in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11288&SEO=terrorists-abduct-4-aid-workers-in-somalia 05 de abril de 2017, 12:35Mogadiscio, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina)Suspected Al-Shabaab militants kidnapped four World Health Organisation, WHO, workers in southern Somalia on Tuesday, police said. Cuba Brings its Rhythm to New Orleans Jazz Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11287&SEO=cuba-brings-its-rhythm-to-new-orleans-jazz-festival Washington, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Dozens of Cuban artists will make a distinctive note this year at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, recognized as one of the most important of its kind today in the world. Diosdado Cabello: OAS Signs its Death Certificate in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11281&SEO=diosdado-cabello-oas-signs-its-death-certificate-in-venezuela Caracas, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The OAS signed its death certificate, assured here the first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, after the regional body did not recognize Bolivia as the pro tempore presidency of the Permanent Council. Foreign Experts Discuss Geological Sciences in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11280&SEO=foreign-experts-discuss-geological-sciences-in-cuba Havana, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Experts from around the world are debating today at the 7th Cuban Earth Science Convention about the contribution of this field to sustainable development. U.S. Invasion of Panama Was Aimed at Controlling the Canal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11269&SEO=u.s.-invasion-of-panama-was-aimed-at-controlling-the-canal Por Osvaldo Rodriguez MartinezPanama, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Revelations from a secret U.S. document confirm that the true objective of Washington''s military invasion of Panama in 1989 was to abolish the Canal Treaties, and that the capture of Manuel Noriega was just an excuse. UN Security Council Analyzes Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11267&SEO=un-security-council-analyzes-use-of-chemical-weapons-in-syria 05 de abril de 2017, 10:20United Nations, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council is analyzing today the situation in Syria, a session focused on allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Idleb, with an alleged number of casualties. Malaysia Rejects Trump's Statements on Trade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11265&SEO=malaysia-rejects-trumps-statements-on-trade Kuala Lumpur, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia has rejected today some statements made by U.S. President, Donald Trump, in which he attributes the U.S. deficit in that field to alleged unfair trade practices. 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. Cuban Participation in Can-Am Baseball League http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11249&SEO=cuban-participation-in-can-am-baseball-league 04 de abril de 2017, 16:51Havana, April 4 (Prensa Latina) Canadian officials will arrive in Cuba to evaluate the participation of a Cuban baseball team in the independent Can-Am League and the possible Cuban ballplayers hiring. UN Called for Financial Support after US Funding Withdrawal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11246&SEO=un-called-for-financial-support-after-us-funding-withdrawal 04 de abril de 2017, 16:36United Nations, April 4 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged grantors to increase their financial support to the Population Fund (UNFPA), following the US decision to end funding for this agency. Cuba Defends at UN a Broader and More Representative Security Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11240&SEO=cuba-defends-at-un-a-broader-and-more-representative-security-council 04 de abril de 2017, 16:04United Nations, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuba advocated today at the United Nations General Assembly a Security Council of at least 26 members and with a representation that guarantees greater presence of developing countries. Florida Aquarium Helps Create Underwater Coral Nursery in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11235&SEO=florida-aquarium-helps-create-underwater-coral-nursery-in-cuba Washington,Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) An international team of divers from The Florida Aquarium and the National Aquarium of Cuba constructed an underwater staghorn coral nursey in Cuba waters,according local media today. India Rejects U.S. Mediation in Dispute with Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11233&SEO=india-rejects-u.s.-mediation-in-dispute-with-pakistan New Delhi, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) India today rejected the United States mediation in the dispute against Pakistan, pointing out that this is a bilateral issue. UN Rapportour Demands Australia to Improve Indigenous Treatment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11226&SEO=un-rapportour-demands-australia-to-improve-indigenous-treatment United Nations, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, urged the Australian government to respect the self-determination of indigenous people and to combat racism against them. Cuban Symphony Orchestra in Concert with Italian Artists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11225&SEO=cuban-symphony-orchestra-in-concert-with-italian-artists Havana, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Italian orchestra director Francesco Belli will direct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra (OSN) next Sunday, in a concert to be performed at the Covarrubias Hall of the National Theater of Havana, in which they will perform works written by famous authors like Beethoven, Schumann and Stravinski. USA to Strengthen Security Controls on Friendly Countries Travelers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11223&SEO=usa-to-strengthen-security-controls-on-friendly-countries-travelers Washington, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The US Administration is considering implementing measures of greater control to tourists and travelers from countries considered friendly, according to press reports released today. Mexican Capital Implements Aid Plan for Those Deported http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11221&SEO=mexican-capital-implements-aid-plan-for-those-deported Mexico, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The Government of the Mexican capital implements from today and until April 22 the Migrante Welcome to Mexico City operation, which will serve citizens deported from the United States. Senior Citizens' Priority at Cuban Health System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11217&SEO=senior-citizens-priority-at-cuban-health-system Havana, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Alberto Fernandez, head of the Elderly Care Department at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), has recognized today the priority the Cuban health system has provided to the care of the elderly in the island . Protests against Cuts to US Environmental Agency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11204&SEO=protests-against-cuts-to-us-environmental-agency Washington, April 4 (Prensa Latina) Several organizations in the US state of New York are mobilized today outside the office of Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer to protest against what they consider President Donald Trump''s attacks on the environment. Economic Growth Uncertain, IMF Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11193&SEO=economic-growth-uncertain-imf-says Washington, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said today that mid-term production prospects are very uncertain in the world. US Air Force Bombings in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11192&SEO=us-air-force-bombings-in-yemen 03 de abril de 2017, 17:43Washington, April 3 (Prensa Latina) US air force carried out about 20 bombings this weekend in Yemen against Al Qaeda terrorist organization in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), according to the US Department of Defense. Syria Dscusses with UNHCR Delegation Increasing Joint Projects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11170&SEO=syria-dscusses-with-unhcr-delegation-increasing-joint-projects 03 de abril de 2017, 13:04Damasco, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Daraa Governor Mohammad Khaled al-Hanous discussed on Monday with the delegation of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), headed by Fadela Novak-Irons, means to increase joint projects and follow up on implementing others that target displaced families and terrorism-affected people. World Chefs Association Recognizes Merits of Cuban Cuisine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11166&SEO=world-chefs-association-recognizes-merits-of-cuban-cuisine Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) The World Association of Chefs Societies (WorldChefs) has declared the island''s cuisine a World Intangible Heritage, spokesmen of the Federation of Culinary Associations of the Republic of Cuba (FACRC) reported today. Russia Rejects Versions on Plans to Attack Lithuania http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11161&SEO=russia-rejects-versions-on-plans-to-attack-lithuania Moscow, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Russia rejected today statements about an alleged intention to attack Lithuania and denounced them as a clear expression of Russo-phobia of that nation with coasts in the Baltic Sea. Suitability of Staying in OAS Analyzed in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11156&SEO=suitability-of-staying-in-oas-analyzed-in-venezuela Caracas, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Political and academic circles are focusing today on analyzing the suitability of Venezuela staying as a member of the Organization of American States (OAS), due to that forum''s attacks on the Bolivarian Revolution. Cuban Cinema Opens Window to New York Moviegoers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11131&SEO=cuban-cinema-opens-window-to-new-york-moviegoers New York, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuban feature-length films, documentaries and cartoons are today offering New Yorkers a window into the island''s cinema, in the framework of the fourth day of the 18th Havana Cinema Festival in New York. China Urges U.S. to Comply with International Trade Regulations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11127&SEO=china-urges-u.s.-to-comply-with-international-trade-regulations Beijing, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) China urged the United States to comply with international regulations after Washington made a revision of commercial ties with this Asian country and other partners, the Chinese government announced on Sunday. Bernie Sanders Points out Dilemma of US Democratic Party http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11120&SEO=bernie-sanders-points-out-dilemma-of-us-democratic-party Washington, April 1 (Prensa Latina) US Senator Bernie Sanders said that the result of last November''s election was rather due to a defeat of Democrats than to a Republican triumph, according to local media. USA to Chair UN Security Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11112&SEO=usa-to-chair-un-security-council United Nations, April 1 (Prensa Latina) The United States took on the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council amid some expectations on US aboutface for the organization, including on the budget sector. Cuba-USA Closer Rapprochement Thanks to NY Havana Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11104&SEO=cuba-usa-closer-rapprochement-thanks-to-ny-havana-film-festival 31 de marzo de 2017, 19:21New York, March 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States have a way to strengthen their rapprochement by the Havana Film Festival in New York, according to the organizer of the event Carole Rosenberg. DPRK Blames USA for any Possibility of War Outbreak http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11099&SEO=dprk-blames-usa-for-any-possibility-of-war-outbreak 31 de marzo de 2017, 16:57Pyongyang, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) made the US Government responsible for exacerbating the crisis in the Korean Peninsula and putting the region a nd the world on the verge of a military confrontation. Denounced Damages by Canadian Mining in Central America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11098&SEO=denounced-damages-by-canadian-mining-in-central-america 31 de marzo de 2017, 16:56Ottawa, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of specialists and human rights defenders from Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador recently denounced the negative impacts of Canadian mining operations on Central America today. US Senate Committee Rejects Trump's Request for Immunity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11089&SEO=us-senate-committee-rejects-trumps-request-for-immunity 31 de marzo de 2017, 15:44Washington, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) The United States Senate Intelligence Committee has rejected Michael Flynn''s request for immunity for the time being, the U.S. media reported today. Cuban Film Opens New York Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11079&SEO=cuban-film-opens-new-york-festival New York, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuban film ''Esteban'' has opened the 18th Havana Cinema Festival in New York with a welcoming reception by the audience at an event in which more than 35 films will be shown. First Negotiations to Ban Nuclear Weapons Conclude at U.N. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11075&SEO=first-negotiations-to-ban-nuclear-weapons-conclude-at-u.n. United Nations, Mar 31(Prensa Latina) The first round of talks to reach a binding agreement that bans nuclear weapons concludes today at the U.N., after a week of debates with the participation of 115 countries. China-US Military Relations Developing Steadily http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11071&SEO=china-us-military-relations-developing-steadily Beijing, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Relations between the Chinese and U.S. militaries have been developing steadily today, Wu Qian, spokesperson for China''s Ministry of National Defense, said. USA to Accelerate Deportation of Imprisoned Immigrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11063&SEO=usa-to-accelerate-deportation-of-imprisoned-immigrants Washington, March 31 (Prensa Latina) Immigrants convicted for a federal crime in the United States are facing the risk of faster deportations following a measure announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. US Republicans and Democrats See Dee Division in their Parties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11035&SEO=us-republicans-and-democrats-see-dee-division-in-their-parties 30 de marzo de 2017, 15:29Washington, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Republican and Democrat voters in United States agree today that their respective parties are experiencing a deep internal split, according to an NBC News and Survey Monkey poll. US Senators Want Better Links with Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11033&SEO=us-senators-want-better-links-with-mexico 30 de marzo de 2017, 15:08Washington, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) A group of US Republican and Democrat presented a resolution Thursday, for the US Senate to promote the links between US and Mexico, with mutual respect. Putin Denies Intention to Wage a War or Compete with U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11026&SEO=putin-denies-intention-to-wage-a-war-or-compete-with-u.s. 30 de marzo de 2017, 13:23Moscow, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Russia in no way wants to wage a war or compete with the United States, the country with the largest military expenditures in the world, President Vladimir Putin said today at an international forum on the Artic. 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. Judge of Hawaii Indefinitely Blocks Trump's Immigration Veto http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11011&SEO=judge-of-hawaii-indefinitely-blocks-trumps-immigration-veto Washington, March 30 (Prensa Latina) The executive order that seeks to prevent the entry into the United States of people from six Muslim-majority nations was indefinitely blocked today following the ruling of a federal judge in Hawaii. Israel Cuts Again Contributions to UN Agencies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11010&SEO=israel-cuts-again-contributions-to-un-agencies Tel Aviv, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Israel will again cut its contribution to the United Nations in 2017 in retaliation for recent resolutions adopted by the Human Rights Council, which Tel Aviv calls ''anti-Israelis''. Iraq: UN Secretary-General Reviews Humanitarian Aid to Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11006&SEO=iraq-un-secretary-general-reviews-humanitarian-aid-to-mosul Baghdad, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday demanded here to turn the protection of civilian victims of the war against the terrorism by the Islamic State (IS) into ''an absolute priority'', particularly in Mosul. Chinese President to Meet Trump in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11000&SEO=chinese-president-to-meet-trump-in-u.s. Beijing, March 30 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet for the first time next week with his United States counterpart, Donald Trump, in Florida, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said here today. Lack of Sanitation Worsens Situation in Famine-Threatened Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10993&SEO=lack-of-sanitation-worsens-situation-in-famine-threatened-countries 29 de marzo de 2017, 19:52United Nations, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations International Children''s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) warned today that lack of sanitation and diseases were worsening the situation of children threatened by famine in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia. Two-Party Rejection to Build Border Wall Grows in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10990&SEO=two-party-rejection-to-build-border-wall-grows-in-usa 29 de marzo de 2017, 17:46Washington, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) The US legislative movement against the construction of a wall between their country and Mexico is growing in Congress, said today the leader of the democratic minority in the Senate, Charles E. Schumer. DPRK Defends its Peaceful Role Before US Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10984&SEO=dprk-defends-its-peaceful-role-before-us-campaign 29 de marzo de 2017, 16:16Pyongyang, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today defended itself against what it considers a defamation campaign carried out by the United States and its allies, by calling itself as a ''trustworthy defender of peace.'' António Guterres Announces Appointments in WFP and Disarmament http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10978&SEO=antonio-guterres-announces-appointments-in-wfp-and-disarmament 29 de marzo de 2017, 15:49UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of David Beasley as the new executive director of the World Food Program (WFP) and Japan''s Izumi Nakamitsu as his representative for disarmament. U.S. Coalition Admits Possible Role in Civilian Deaths in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10968&SEO=u.s.-coalition-admits-possible-role-in-civilian-deaths-in-mosul Baghdad, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) The U.S.-led international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq admitted its ''probable'' responsibility for the deaths of 100 civilians in western Mosul, military sources said today. Trump's Economic Policy Impact in U.S. Uncertain http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10963&SEO=trumps-economic-policy-impact-in-u.s.-uncertain Washington, March 29 (Prensa Latina) The impact of US President Donald Trump''s policies on the economy is still too uncertain, said Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve''s governor. Dominican Congresspersons Respond to US Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10961&SEO=dominican-congresspersons-respond-to-us-threat Santo Domingo, March 29 (Prensa Latina) Dominican congresspersons responded today to US Senator Marcos Rubio, who threatened to cut assistance to the Dominican Republic if it did not defend Washington''s position in the Organization of American States (OAS) against Venezuela. US Internet User Data Still Unprotected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10957&SEO=us-internet-user-data-still-unprotected Washington, March 29 (Prensa Latina) US Internet access providers still have today the possibility to sell their customers'' personal data to third parties without the obligation to obtain explicit permission. Trump's Wall Threatens Hundreds of Animal Species http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10954&SEO=trumps-wall-threatens-hundreds-of-animal-species Mexico, March 29 (Prensa Latina) The wall that President Donald Trump intends to raise on the border with Mexico will have a strong ecological impact and would endanger more than 800 animal species, La Jornada newspaper reported today. Intense Heat to Cause More Fatalities by Mid-century http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10946&SEO=intense-heat-to-cause-more-fatalities-by-mid-century Washington, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) Fatalities caused by intense heat will keep on growing, even when most countries manage to control global warming at the rates agreed, said a research published today by a specialized journal. G20 Asked at UN to Respect Human Rights in Business Field http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10941&SEO=g20-asked-at-un-to-respect-human-rights-in-business-field 28 de marzo de 2017, 18:04United Nations, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Independent experts from the United Nations urged today the Group of 20 (G20) to foster respect and protect human rights in the production and supply chains. UN: For Sponsoring Role of Sport as Peace Instrument http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10935&SEO=un-for-sponsoring-role-of-sport-as-peace-instrument By Waldo Mendiluza United Nations, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Activists and representatives of international federations today called on the United Nations to promote the use of sports, as an instrument of peace and unity among human beings. Donald Trump Turns Down Obama's Clean Energy Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10934&SEO=donald-trump-turns-down-obamas-clean-energy-policy 28 de marzo de 2017, 16:28Washington, March 28 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to revert Obama´s plan for enhancing clean energy management and lessening climate change. US Mayor Visits Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10933&SEO=us-mayor-visits-cuban-institute-of-friendship-with-the-peoples 28 de marzo de 2017, 16:16Havana, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), Fernando Gonzalez, welcomed Ras J. Baraka, the mayor the city of Newark, in New Jersey, the United States, this Government agency''s press release said today. UN Condemns Civilian Death in Mosul, Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10913&SEO=un-condemns-civilian-death-in-mosul-iraq United Nations, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra''ad Al Hussein, condemned today the mass killing of civilians in recent days in Mosul, Iraq, where an offensive is continuing to drive the Islamic State (IS) out. Mexican Afrodescendants Suffer Structural Discrimination http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10908&SEO=mexican-afrodescendants-suffer-structural-discrimination 28 de marzo de 2017, 11:01 Mexico, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) The Afro-descendant population suffers a ''structural discrimination'' that makes them the most vulnerable and invisible sector in Mexico, according to a report that was released here today. Caracas People to Condemn OAS Interference in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10907&SEO=caracas-people-to-condemn-oas-interference-in-venezuela Caracas, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of demonstrators participate here today in a march condemning the interventionist and interference policy of the Organization of American States (OAS) against the people and the Bolivarian Government of Venezuela. Trump Calls Story about His Alleged Ties with Russia a Farce http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10897&SEO=trump-calls-story-about-his-alleged-ties-with-russia-a-farce Washington, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday described as a farce the story about his alleged links with Russia, and suggested that the Intelligence Committee of the House of Representatives investigate Bill and Hillary Clinton. Nahem Advocates US Must Break the Siege of Disinformation on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10893&SEO=nahem-advocates-us-must-break-the-siege-of-disinformation-on-cuba New York, March 28 (Prensa Latina) Activist Ike Nahem said today that one of the priorities of solidarity with Cuba in the United States must be to break the siege of disinformation on the island in the northern country. Lat Am is an Inspiration for Nuclear Disarmament, Says Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10891&SEO=lat-am-is-an-inspiration-for-nuclear-disarmament-says-cuba United Nations, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba said that Latin America and the Caribbean is an inspiration for other regions in nuclear disarmament at the United Nations in an event for the 50th year of the Tlatelolco agreement. US Senate Panel to Interview Donald Trump Advisor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10884&SEO=us-senate-panel-to-interview-donald-trump-advisor 27 de marzo de 2017, 16:49Washington, March 27 (Prensa Latina) The US Senate Intelligence Committee will question Jared Kushner, Donald Trump´s adviser and son-in-law, on his alleged links with Russian officials, local media reported. Costa Rica Champions in UN a World With no Nuclear Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10875&SEO=costa-rica-champions-in-un-a-world-with-no-nuclear-weapons 27 de marzo de 2017, 15:43United Nations, March 27 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica championed a world free of nuclear weapons at the UN General Assembly, when a conference to negotiate the legally binding instrument guaranteeing that goal was set up. UN Warns Nuclear Weapons Are an Unacceptable Risk to Humanity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10867&SEO=un-warns-nuclear-weapons-are-an-unacceptable-risk-to-humanity United Nations, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) The President of the General Assembly of the UN, Masud Bin Momen, has warned today that the existence of nuclear weapons constitutes an unacceptable risk to humanity. Bill Proposed on Visitor Registry to Trump Residences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10833&SEO=bill-proposed-on-visitor-registry-to-trump-residences Washington, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) Four democrat senators introduced a bill of law to force president Donald Trump to publish the registers of visitors of the White Houjse and his winter residence at Mar-a-Lago, published todah portal The Hill. Coalition Led by USA Investigates Killing of 200 Civilians in Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10832&SEO=coalition-led-by-usa-investigates-killing-of-200-civilians-in-iraq 25 de marzo de 2017, 18:26Washington, Mar 25 (Prensa Latina) The international coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) investigates the alleged killing of 200 civilians in Iraq by its air strikes, said US sources today. Activists Gathered in New York Condemn Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10830&SEO=activists-gathered-in-new-york-condemn-blockade New York, Mar 25 (Prensa Latina) Activists from more than 20 states in the United States and Canadian provinces that participate in a meeting of solidarity with Cuba condemned today the US blockade against Cuba. National Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba Begins in New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10812&SEO=national-meeting-of-solidarity-with-cuba-begins-in-new-york New York, March 25 (Prensa Latina) The National Conference for the Full Normalization of Relations between Cuba and the United States begins today two days of sessions with the participation of dozens of activists of solidarity with the island. UN Urges not to Forget the Slavery Dark Chapter http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10806&SEO=un-urges-not-to-forget-the-slavery-dark-chapter 24 de marzo de 2017, 17:43United Nations, March 24 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the world community to bear in mind the dark chapter of human history represented by slavery and the transatlantic slave trade. Donald Trump Suffers a Defeat on Health Bill Pull-Out http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10804&SEO=donald-trump-suffers-a-defeat-on-health-bill-pull-out 24 de marzo de 2017, 17:18Washington, March 24 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump suffered his first legislative defeat after Republicans rebuffed the health bill due to the lack of necessary votes for being approved. US Authorizes Construction of Pipeline Keystone XL http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10790&SEO=us-authorizes-construction-of-pipeline-keystone-xl Washington, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) The administration of US President Donald Trump granted a permission to company TransCanada to construct the polemic pipeline Keystone XL, a project that was rejected by the government of Barack Obama. U.S. Tightens Visa Process on Visitors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10779&SEO=u.s.-tightens-visa-process-on-visitors Washington, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) The administration of the United States decreed to toughen the process of visa emission to millions of visitors with the enactmnent of new measures, informed today daily The New York Times. Bolivian Team to Participate in Annual NASA Competition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10777&SEO=bolivian-team-to-participate-in-annual-nasa-competition La Paz, mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Six students of the Universidad Mayor de San Andres (UMSA) of Bolivia will participate from March 30 through April 1st in the yearly NASA competition: Human Exploration Rover Challenge. G-77 Plus China Demand Commitment by Rich Countries with Paris Accord http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10770&SEO=g-77-plus-china-demand-commitment-by-rich-countries-with-paris-accord United Nations, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The Group of 77 plus China were in favor today here of full compliance with the Paris Agreement by developed countries, faced with the need to respect the principle of historic and common, but responsibilities. Republicans Continue With no Agreement on US Health Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10763&SEO=republicans-continue-with-no-agreement-on-us-health-law 23 de marzo de 2017, 16:48Washington, March 23 (Prensa Latina) The most conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives left the White House without getting a definitive agreement on the health bill promoted by US President Donald Trump. World Bank Recognizes Socioeconomic Advances of Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10758&SEO=world-bank-recognizes-socioeconomic-advances-of-vietnam 23 de marzo de 2017, 15:43Hanoi, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Bank (WB) recognized today that Vietnam''s success responds to solid policies, when repeating the will to work with the Indochinese countryh to support its economic growth boost. Fifth Round of Talks on Syria Begins in Geneva http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10729&SEO=fifth-round-of-talks-on-syria-begins-in-geneva United Nations, March 23 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations headquarters in Geneva is hosting the fifth round of negotiations between the Syrian government and opposition, a dialogue aimed at ending six years of conflict. UN Confirms Restart of Dialogue on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10726&SEO=un-confirms-restart-of-dialogue-on-syria United Nations, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations confirmed that the negotiations in Geneva between the Syrian government and its oppoents in the nation, would be restarted today, with the guidance of UN Special Envoy Steffan de Mistura. UN Offers Total Support to Cuba for Sustainable Water Management http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10724&SEO=un-offers-total-support-to-cuba-for-sustainable-water-management 22 de marzo de 2017, 18:17Havana, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Organization (UN) expressed today its total support to Cuba in order to contribute to sustainable management of the country''s water resources, faced with challenges as drought and food security. Strong Republican Opposition to Health Project in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10721&SEO=strong-republican-opposition-to-health-project-in-usa 22 de marzo de 2017, 17:19Washington, March 22 (Prensa Latina) Over 25 members of Freedom Caucus, one US Congress´s most conservative groups, are still rebuffing the health bill despite pressures from President Donald Trump. USA Condemns London Terror Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10716&SEO=usa-condemns-london-terror-attack 22 de marzo de 2017, 16:15Washington, March 22 (Prensa Latina) The United States government condemned the terror attack in the vicinity of the British Parliament, in which four people died and at least 20 injured. Preparation of New Talks on Syria Analyzed by Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10714&SEO=preparation-of-new-talks-on-syria-analyzed-by-russia 22 de marzo de 2017, 16:01Moscow, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Minister, Serguei Lavrov, analyzed today with the special envoy of the UN for Syria, Steffan de Mistura, the preparation of the fifth round of negotiations on the Levantine country, in Geneva. One in Four Children Will Live with Water Shortages, by UNICEF http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10713&SEO=one-in-four-children-will-live-with-water-shortages-by-unicef 22 de marzo de 2017, 15:53United Nations, March 22 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) said that one in four children worldwide, about 600 million, will be living in regions with water scarcity. Los Angeles US City Protects Immigrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10696&SEO=los-angeles-us-city-protects-immigrants Washington, March 22 (Prensa Latina) The US city of Los Angeles, California, today has an order from its mayor, Eric Garcetti, against any action by the federal government aimed at separating families of immigrants. Cuban Theater Group El Publico Applauded in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10695&SEO=cuban-theater-group-el-publico-applauded-in-usa By Diony Sanabia Maduro Calls for Massive March against US Interference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10690&SEO=maduro-calls-for-massive-march-against-us-interference Caracas, March 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro called for a great popular mobilization for the next Sunday in defense of the homeland and to express rejection before the interfering pretensions of the United States, in collusion with right-wing opposition groups. USA Banns Mobile Devices in Flights from Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10674&SEO=usa-banns-mobile-devices-in-flights-from-turkey 21 de marzo de 2017, 18:04Istanbul, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The main airline Turkish Airlines (THY) accepted today the ban set by the United States on passengers flying to that country, so they will not be able to carry electronic devices bigger than cellphones. UN Agencies Send 15 Ambulances to Mosul, Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10665&SEO=un-agencies-send-15-ambulances-to-mosul-iraq 21 de marzo de 2017, 16:35United Nations, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Food Program (WFP) sent 15 ambulances to Iraq by plane to assist wounded people during combats in the west of Mosul, the United Nations said today. Latin America and the Caribbean Remember Vitaly Churkin http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10661&SEO=latin-america-and-the-caribbean-remember-vitaly-churkin 21 de marzo de 2017, 16:20United Nations, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The group of Latin American and Caribbean in the United Nations (UN) recognized the legacy of recently deceased Russian representative in the organization, Vitaly Churkin, in a special session Tuesday. DPRK Bets on Nuclear Arsenal as Guarantee against US Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10653&SEO=dprk-bets-on-nuclear-arsenal-as-guarantee-against-us-threats Pyongyang, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) once again defended the existence of its nuclear arsenal, considering it a guarantee for national security against the military threats of the United States and its allies. Merchandise for 578 Million Dollars Seized in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10652&SEO=merchandise-for-578-million-dollars-seized-in-mexico Mexico, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Products for the value of 578 million dollars were seized in the Mexico-US mutual border last year, as revealed by Mexican specialists Tuesday. UN Expert Calls on Israel to Stop Hostility against Activists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10647&SEO=un-expert-calls-on-israel-to-stop-hostility-against-activists 21 de marzo de 2017, 14:00United Nations, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, Michael Lynk, has urged Israel today to stop pursuing and criminalizing activists who report on Tel Aviv''s violations. US Bans Electronic Devices from Cabins on Flights from 8 Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10643&SEO=us-bans-electronic-devices-from-cabins-on-flights-from-8-countries 21 de marzo de 2017, 13:25 Washington, March 21 (Prensa Latina) Passengers from eight Muslim-majority countries are prohibited from bringing to the United States electronic devices larger than a cell phone, according to a ruling that came into force today. U.S. and Cuban Scientists Study Hurricanes of the Past http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10642&SEO=u.s.-and-cuban-scientists-study-hurricanes-of-the-past Havana, Mar 21(Prensa Latina) U.S. and Cuban researchers analyze the frequency and intensity of hurricanes that ravaged the island in the past, during a workshop being held today in this capital, informs daily Granma. Mexico Condemns US Discrimination against Migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10635&SEO=mexico-condemns-us-discrimination-against-migrants Mexico, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Mexico''s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) has condemned the United States'' discriminatory immigration policy, on occasion of the celebration today of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. UN to Pay Tribute to Recently Deceased Russian Ambassador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10624&SEO=un-to-pay-tribute-to-recently-deceased-russian-ambassador United Nations, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The General Assembly of the United Nations will hold a session of tribute today, dedicated to the recently deceased Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, announced today its oresident, Peter Thomson. UN Iterates Alarm after Escalation of Combats in Libya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10615&SEO=un-iterates-alarm-after-escalation-of-combats-in-libya 20 de marzo de 2017, 17:33United Nations, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Te United Nations (UN) expressed today to be alarmed, due to the escalation of combats in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, and other cities in that country, specially because then impact of the confrontations on the civil population. FBI and NSA Denied Alleged Russian Cyberattacks to Change US Votes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10605&SEO=fbi-and-nsa-denied-alleged-russian-cyberattacks-to-change-us-votes 20 de marzo de 2017, 15:19Washington, March 20 (Prensa Latina) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the US National Security Agency (NSA) denied that alleged Russian cyberattacks brought about voting changes in last November''s election. Trump Describes as False News Alleged Ties with Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10595&SEO=trump-describes-as-false-news-alleged-ties-with-russia Washington, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) President Donald Trump has referred today to the alleged ties of his campaign team with Russia as a false news and everyone knows, he said. UN Calls to Fight all Forms of Discrimination http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10590&SEO=un-calls-to-fight-all-forms-of-discrimination United Nations, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra''ad Al Hussein called to fight all forms of racial discrimination, xenophobia and speeches and racism crimes. Two Commanders of the Pakistani Taliban Killed by US Drones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10576&SEO=two-commanders-of-the-pakistani-taliban-killed-by-us-drones 19 de marzo de 2017, 11:04Islamabad, Mar 19 (Prensa Latinos) Two commanders of the outlaw radical organization Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were killed in an attack by a US dron in tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, reported the media today. Latinos Celebrations in US Suspended In front of Government Policies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10574&SEO=latinos-celebrations-in-us-suspended-in-front-of-government-policies Washington, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The organizers of the Carnival of Puebla, a celebration of Latin American culture in the North American city of Philadelphia, was decided to cancel this year in front of the current concerns today about the government''s migration policies. World Baseball Classic, the Moment of Truth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10573&SEO=world-baseball-classic-the-moment-of-truth San Diego, United States, March 19 (Prensa Latina) Out of the WBC 16 teams only four of them have gotten through the semifinals one day before the so-called moment of truth. Iran Calls for UN Action to Prevent Further Israeli Attacks on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10563&SEO=iran-calls-for-un-action-to-prevent-further-israeli-attacks-on-syria Tehran, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Saturday described as a flagrant aggression against Syria the recent air bombing by Israeli, and demanded that the United Nations exercise all its authority to prevent the repetition of actions that violate regional peace and security. US Majority Rejects Immigrant Deportations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10551&SEO=us-majority-rejects-immigrant-deportations 18 de marzo de 2017, 00:16Washington, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) Most of the US citizens prefers ways to grant legal status to undocumented immigrants over mass deportations, according to poll results published today. 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. Trump Reiterates US Support To NATO in Meeting with Merkel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10543&SEO=trump-reiterates-us-support-to-nato-in-meeting-with-merkel 17 de marzo de 2017, 17:07Washington, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump reiterated his country''s support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Venezuelan Minister Defends Peace and Solidarity at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10532&SEO=venezuelan-minister-defends-peace-and-solidarity-at-un 17 de marzo de 2017, 15:19United Nations, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Minister of Women, Blanca Eekhout, called today to achieve a world with a predominance of peace and solidarity, instead of wars and domination postures. Costa Rican President Talks in USA on Fight vs. Drug Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10527&SEO=costa-rican-president-talks-in-usa-on-fight-vs.-drug-trafficking Washington, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica''s President, Luis Guillermo Solis, who is concluding today a five-day working visit to the United States, talked with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, about the fight against drug trafficking. UN: Cuba Shares Achievements and Experiences in Women's Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10495&SEO=un-cuba-shares-achievements-and-experiences-in-womens-progress 16 de marzo de 2017, 16:02United Nations, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s UN permanent representative, Anayansi Rodríguez, spoke today of the island''s achievements and experiences on women empowering, in the continuation here of the Commission for Legal and Social Condition of Women. Cuba Calls in UN for Women's Access to Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10493&SEO=cuba-calls-in-un-for-womens-access-to-education 16 de marzo de 2017, 15:39United Nations, March 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba championed in the United Nations the women´s access to quality education as a key tool for their empowerment. Canada Issues New Drone Restrictions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10490&SEO=canada-issues-new-drone-restrictions 16 de marzo de 2017, 15:00Ottawa, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced new restrictions on the use of unmammned air vehicles or drones, forbidding their use at less than 9 kilometers from airports and in places where there are a lot of people. Russia Denies Any Involvement with Cyber Attack to Yahoo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10489&SEO=russia-denies-any-involvement-with-cyber-attack-to-yahoo 16 de marzo de 2017, 14:47Moscow, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia has rejected today the existence of any link between the Federal Security Service (FSB) and the cyber attacks against Yahoo or any other US server. Trump Cuts Environment Funds to Increase Defense Expending http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10483&SEO=trump-cuts-environment-funds-to-increase-defense-expending 16 de marzo de 2017, 13:29Washington, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) In its first budget proposal, of 1.1 trillion dollars, the Trump Administration is cutting funds for environmental protection and other programs to augment appropriations to Defense. Trudeau Defends Support for Foreigners in the USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10473&SEO=trudeau-defends-support-for-foreigners-in-the-usa Washington, March 16 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recalled the need today to support foreigners during the performance of a musical at a theater in Broadway, New York. Last Film by Orson Welles to be Concluded and Restored http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10460&SEO=last-film-by-orson-welles-to-be-concluded-and-restored Los Angeles, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) ''The other side of the wind'', unfinished film by famous director and scriptwriter Orson Welles will be restored and completed by Netflix, said today the media. Bolivia and Cuba Highlighted for Highest Percent of Women in Parliame http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10458&SEO=bolivia-and-cuba-highlighted-for-highest-percent-of-women-in-parliame United Nations, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia and Cuba are the second and third countries, respectively, with highest percent of women in their Parliaments, according to a world political map issued here by the UN-Women and the Inter-parliamentarian Union (IPU). Arab Women Condemned Trump's Immigration Veto http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10453&SEO=arab-women-condemned-trumps-immigration-veto 15 de marzo de 2017, 18:08United Nations, March 15 (Prensa Latina) Activists, participating in the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), condemned the immigration veto imposed by US President Donald Trump, a measure affecting the annual forum. Most Swedish Express Rejection towards Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10442&SEO=most-swedish-express-rejection-towards-donald-trump Stockholm, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) The 80 percent of Swedish citizens, expresses their rejection towards US President Donald Trump, according to a survey published by radio station Swedish Radio Wednesday. Venezuela Rejects OAS Intervention Report http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10425&SEO=venezuela-rejects-oas-intervention-report Caracas, March 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro repudiated the report on the nation presented by the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, that ''ignores the institutional processes and principles of the organization.'' Delay in US Congress to Debate Trade with Cuba Decried http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10412&SEO=delay-in-us-congress-to-debate-trade-with-cuba-decried Washington, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Republican representative for Kentucky James Comer lamented today the slow pace of US Congress to move towards allowing trade with Cuba and lift the economic, commercial and financial blockade that Washington has been enforcing against the island for over 50 years. USA Begins Surprise Attack Maneuver Against DPRK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10411&SEO=usa-begins-surprise-attack-maneuver-against-dprk Pyongyang, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States and South Korea are making dangerous movements amidst the active stage of their nuclear drills against the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), reported the government. USA Criticizes Attempt to Separate Undocumented Parents, Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10402&SEO=usa-criticizes-attempt-to-separate-undocumented-parents-children Washington, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) About 25 US Democrats Congressmen rejected today the proposal analyzed by the Department of Homeland Security to separate children and parents when they are detained for migrating without documents. USA to Seek 50 Percent Cuts in Funding for UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10400&SEO=usa-to-seek-50-percent-cuts-in-funding-for-un Washington, March 13 (Prensa Latina) President Donald Trump is seeking to cut 50 percent of his country''s funding for United Nations programs, says local media. Russia Warns on New Accusation of Interference in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10398&SEO=russia-warns-on-new-accusation-of-interference-in-usa Moscow, March 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia has warned today of a new attempt to blame this country with an alleged intrusion into the US electoral and political process with the release of a CNN report on President Vladimir Putin. Putin and Trump Could Meet at Hamburg G-20 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10393&SEO=putin-and-trump-could-meet-at-hamburg-g-20-summit Moscow, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian president, Vladimir Putin and his United States peer, Donald Trump, could meet next July at the Summit of the Group of 20 (G-20) in Hamburg, the Kremlin indicated. Canadian Prime Minister´s Immigration Policy Criticized http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10392&SEO=canadian-prime-ministeras-immigration-policy-criticized Ottawa, March 14 (Prensa Latina) The immigration policies carried out by Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau has been criticized by the public opinion given the increased amount of immigrants coming from the United States across the mutual border. New Film on King Kong Becomes Box-office Hit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10381&SEO=new-film-on-king-kong-becomes-box-office-hit 13 de marzo de 2017, 17:02Los Angeles, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) A new film on King Kong became a box-office hit in US movie theaters taking more than $61 million USD last weekend. CELAC Warns at UN about Obstacles for Women´s Empowerment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10380&SEO=celac-warns-at-un-about-obstacles-for-womenas-empowerment 13 de marzo de 2017, 17:00United Nations, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador, on behalf of the Community of Caribbean and Latin American States (Celac) warned today at the United Nations about the political, cultural and socioeconomic obstacles hindering the empowerment of women and girls. G-77 Supports Women Victims of Poverty and Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10378&SEO=g-77-supports-women-victims-of-poverty-and-violence 13 de marzo de 2017, 16:31United Nations, March 13 (Prensa Latina) The Group of 77 + China backed up women stricken by poverty, violence and inequality, at the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). A New Senate Bill to End US Blockade To Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10374&SEO=a-new-senate-bill-to-end-us-blockade-to-cuba Washington, March 13 (Prensa Latina) The Engage Cuba coalition celebrated that US Senator Jerry Moran introduced a bill in Congress to effectively lift the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by Washington against Cuba. Trump Policy Affects Canadian prime Ministers Plans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10372&SEO=trump-policy-affects-canadian-prime-ministers-plans Ottawa, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Policies of US President Donald Trump threaten to negatively impact Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau''s plans for economic inequality, according to an article in the Toronto Star newspaper. National Security on Agenda for Aussie Attorney-General on U.S. Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10363&SEO=national-security-on-agenda-for-aussie-attorney-general-on-u.s.-visit Canberra,March 13 (Prensa Latina) Australia''s Attorney-General George Brandis will discuss key aspects of national security cooperation when he meets with counterparts in the United States this week. US Nobel of Chemistry 2003 Joins the Academy of Sciences of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10362&SEO=us-nobel-of-chemistry-2003-joins-the-academy-of-sciences-of-cuba Havana, March 13 (Prensa Latina) US biologist and academic Peter Agre, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003, joined the corresponding member list of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC), local media reported today. UN Expert Talks of Progress in Haiti, But Much Remains to Be Done Yet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10351&SEO=un-expert-talks-of-progress-in-haiti-but-much-remains-to-be-done-yet United Nations, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) UN Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Haiti, Gustavo Gallón, pointed out today that there is significant progress in the Caribbean country, but much remains to be done in socio- economic and politics. Republican Project will Affect Trump Voters, Warns Daily http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10336&SEO=republican-project-will-affect-trump-voters-warns-daily Washington, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Voters who led President Donald Trump to victory will be among the most affected by the Republican legislative project to substitute the Obamacarte, according to a study published by Los Angeles Times. UN Warns of Humanitarian Impact of Israeli Colonization in Palestine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10333&SEO=un-warns-of-humanitarian-impact-of-israeli-colonization-in-palestine United Nations,Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The establishment and expansion of Israeli settlements are a source of vulnerability in the Palestinian population, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned today. Binational Tribe in Resistance against Trump Wall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10330&SEO=binational-tribe-in-resistance-against-trump-wall Mexico, March 12 (Prensa Latina) The binational tribe Tohono O''odham (people of the desert), declared a resistance against the wall that President Donald Trump intends to raise on the US-Mexico border, transcended today. U.S. Congress Asks Trump for Evidence of Wire Tapping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10329&SEO=u.s.-congress-asks-trump-for-evidence-of-wire-tapping Washington, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The Intelligence Committee of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress asked Donald Trump''s administration to present evidence of alleged telephone tapping during the election campaign, published today local media. Pesticides Cause 200,000 Deaths a Year, UN Warns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10312&SEO=pesticides-cause-200000-deaths-a-year-un-warns Geneva, Mar 11 (Prensa Latina) Countries around the world must augment controls over the use of pesticides for they are causing 200,000 deaths a year due to poisoning, UN experts have warned. Russia Expects Definition of US Policy to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10304&SEO=russia-expects-definition-of-us-policy-to-syria 10 de marzo de 2017, 18:54Moscow, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) Russia expects a definition of the US policy regarding the conflict in Syria, after the indecision shown by the administration of former President Barack Obama, said today the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zajarova. Mexican Politician File Demand to Regain Territories Annexed by USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10290&SEO=mexican-politician-file-demand-to-regain-territories-annexed-by-usa Mexico, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) Former Mexican presidential candidate Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas and lawyer Guillermo Hadman filed a demand that seeks to annul the agreement by which Mexico was forced to give up more than 50 percent of its national territory to the United States. Potatoes Can Grow in Mars Like Conditions, Says a New NASA Experiment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10289&SEO=potatoes-can-grow-in-mars-like-conditions-says-a-new-nasa-experiment Washington, March 10 (Prensa Latina) The NASA-backed ''Potatoes on Mars'' project just grew tubers in Mars-like conditions. Cuba Warns of Greater Economic Risks for the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10286&SEO=cuba-warns-of-greater-economic-risks-for-the-caribbean Havana, March 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba warned today that the countries of the Caribbean basin are exposed to greater economic risks by increasing protectionism in trade and the development of exclusionary and repressive migration policies. U.S. Congress to Discuss Bill Against Sending Troops to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10280&SEO=u.s.-congress-to-discuss-bill-against-sending-troops-to-syria Washington, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) Democrat U.S. Congress member Barbara Lee introduced today a bill of law to block the deployment of land troops to Syruia, after the arrival to that country of a contingent of the Marine Infantry Corps (USMC). Anti-Russian Campaign Continues despite WikiLeaks Revelations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10278&SEO=anti-russian-campaign-continues-despite-wikileaks-revelations 10 de marzo de 2017, 10:47Moscow, March 10 (Prensa Latina) The media campaign against Russia will continue, despite WikiLeaks revelations about the cyber espionage of a department of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Foreign Ministry denounced today. UN Discuses Measures Against sexual Abuses in Peacekeeping Missions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10275&SEO=un-discuses-measures-against-sexual-abuses-in-peacekeeping-missions 10 de marzo de 2017, 10:21United Nations, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly discusses today actions to prevent and fight against sexual abuse committed by members of peacekeeping missions, deployed or not under the organization banner. US Press Criticizes Head of Environmental Agency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10273&SEO=us-press-criticizes-head-of-environmental-agency Washington, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) The statements by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) director, Scott Pruitt, in which he denies that carbon dioxide is the main contributor to global warming, is generating criticism in U.S. press today. Venezuelan People Ready to Resist, Says Ambassador Chaderton http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10269&SEO=venezuelan-people-ready-to-resist-says-ambassador-chaderton Caracas, March 10 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan people is prepared to face and resist any scenario of aggression, the Venezuelan former ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Roy Chaderton said today. US Business Leaders Show Business Interest with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10261&SEO=us-business-leaders-show-business-interest-with-cuba 09 de marzo de 2017, 18:20Washington, March 9 (Prensa Latina) Business leaders from different US states voiced their interest in strengthening business ties with Cuba and searching out Cuban business openings. UN Boosts New Measures against Sexual Abuse by Blue Helmets http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10258&SEO=un-boosts-new-measures-against-sexual-abuse-by-blue-helmets 09 de marzo de 2017, 17:36United Nations, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) Antonio Guterres, secretary general of the United Nations, launched today a new strategy to handle the sexual abuse and exploitation perpetrated by blue helmets, an initiative that includes prevention and harsh response to the scourge. US Marines Arrive in Syria to Join Anti-IS War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10253&SEO=us-marines-arrive-in-syria-to-join-anti-is-war 09 de marzo de 2017, 16:28Washington, March 9 (Prensa Latina) The deployment of US Marine Corps units in Syria is marking a new escalation in the anti-IS war in that region, as reported by The Washington Post. Julian Assange Says Leaks Show CIA 'Devastating Incompetence' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10245&SEO=julian-assange-says-leaks-show-cia-devastating-incompetence 09 de marzo de 2017, 13:15London,March 9 (Prensa Latina) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday accused the CIA of ''devastating incompetence'' for failing to protect its hacking secrets and said he would work with tech companies to develop fixes for them. Terrorist Attacks Injure Six in Damascus, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10244&SEO=terrorist-attacks-injure-six-in-damascus-syria 09 de marzo de 2017, 12:50Damascus, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) At least six people were injured and material damage caused by terror attacks on the suburbs of Barzeh and Harasta in Damascus, according to sources in the Syrian capital. US Norwegian Cruise Company Starts Operations in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10243&SEO=us-norwegian-cruise-company-starts-operations-in-cuba Havana, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has started operations in Cuba with the arrival of more than 1,000 passengers from Florida, the United States, where the company has its operating base. Steven Spielberg, JJ Abrams Team for Female Syrian Refugee Drama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10242&SEO=steven-spielberg-jj-abrams-team-for-female-syrian-refugee-drama Los Ángeles,March 9 (Prensa Latina) Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams are teaming up to produce a film based on the harrowing real-life story of a Syrian refugee, FIFA Reminds US About World Cup Obligations Amid Travel Ban http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10239&SEO=fifa-reminds-us-about-world-cup-obligations-amid-travel-ban London, March 9 (Prensa Latina) FIFA President Gianni Infantino reminded the United States today that they would have to guarantee full access to the country for players, officials and supporters if they bid for the 2026 World Cup. 'Godfather' Stars to Celebrate Movie's 45th Anniversary at Tribeca http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10236&SEO=godfather-stars-to-celebrate-movies-45th-anniversary-at-tribeca Los Ángeles,Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) Robert De Niro announced today that surviving Godfather cast members will reunite for a special event at this year''s Tribeca Film Festival. China Criticizes Human Rights Situation in United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10228&SEO=china-criticizes-human-rights-situation-in-united-states Beijing, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) China released today a report on the human rights situation in the United States in response to reports from the United States. Lavrov: US Used 'Traces' of Hackers to Blame Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10223&SEO=lavrov-us-used-traces-of-hackers-to-blame-russia Moscow, March 9 (Prensa Latina) US intelligence agencies keep ''traces'' of hackers from other countries and, as in the case of Russia, use them against other nations, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denounced today. Paris Asks Company to Reflect Before Collaborating with Trump Wall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10222&SEO=paris-asks-company-to-reflect-before-collaborating-with-trump-wall Paris, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) French Foreign Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault called on the Franco-Swiss company LafargeHolcim to reflect well before collaborating with the construction of the border wall planned by US President Donald Trump. USA Is Denounced for Financing Subversive Actions against Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10221&SEO=usa-is-denounced-for-financing-subversive-actions-against-venezuela Caracas, March 9 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the United Socialist Party (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, denounced the use of one million 611 thousand dollars to undertake destabilizing actions in Venezuela during 2016, from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Cuban Pianist Aldo López-Gavilán to Begin a Tour around the USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10217&SEO=cuban-pianist-aldo-lopez-gavilan-to-begin-a-tour-around-the-usa Havana, March 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban pianist and composer Aldo López-Gavilán will begin a tour around the United States on Friday, which includes presentations with prestigious orchestras from that country. UN Security Council Analyzes Missile Launch by DPRK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10215&SEO=un-security-council-analyzes-missile-launch-by-dprk 08 de marzo de 2017, 17:44United Nations, March 8 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council analyzed today the recent launch of four missiles by the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), which attributes that position to its right to defend itself against US aggression. WikiLeaks Promises to Release more Leaked Documents on CIA Espionage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10214&SEO=wikileaks-promises-to-release-more-leaked-documents-on-cia-espionage 08 de marzo de 2017, 16:58London, March 8 (Prensa Latina) WikiLeaks has promised to release more leak documents about a covert cyber spying program from the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Damien Chazelle's Neil Armstrong Biopic Gets Released Date http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10204&SEO=damien-chazelles-neil-armstrong-biopic-gets-released-date 08 de marzo de 2017, 12:48Los Ángeles, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) The recent Oscar winner Damien Chazelle, will direct a biopic of US astronaut who is the first human been to walk on the moon, according to Universal Pictures. Foreign Artists Share Experiences in Cuban Drum Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10203&SEO=foreign-artists-share-experiences-in-cuban-drum-festival Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) US percussionists, Craig Haynes and Nanny Assis and Brazilian Marcus Santos will conduct two master classes as part of the program of the XVI International Festival of Drum. Men Prefers Women at Work: ILO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10200&SEO=men-prefers-women-at-work-ilo Geneva, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) A report published today by the International Labor Organization (ILO) on International Women''s Day indicates that 66 percent of men prefer women at work outside the home. Panamanian Justice Opens Files on US Invasion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10198&SEO=panamanian-justice-opens-files-on-us-invasion Panama, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) After nearly three decades of the United States'' invasion to Panama in 1989, the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) opened its files to the commission investigating the truth about the events. UN Secretary General Calls for Women's Empowerment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10190&SEO=un-secretary-general-calls-for-womens-empowerment United Nations, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General, António Guterres called on International Women''s Day today to empower women, as the only way to protect their rights and ensure that they reach their full potential. German Fair of Tourism Warns about Trump´s Policies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10184&SEO=german-fair-of-tourism-warns-about-trumpas-policies Berlin, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Organizers of the International Fair of Tourism ITB Berlin warned today about the negative effects that the US President Donald Trump´s immigration policies might have on tourism. US Congressmen Interested in Agricultural Exchange with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10180&SEO=us-congressmen-interested-in-agricultural-exchange-with-cuba Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) US Congressmen visiting Cuba reportedly voiced their interest on knowing about the potential of the island''s agriculture with view to launching bilateral negotiations on this key sector. Sudan Reports Significant Damage Due to US Economic Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10178&SEO=sudan-reports-significant-damage-due-to-us-economic-sanctions 07 de marzo de 2017, 18:38Khartoum, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The Sudanese Government said today that the measures imposed by the United States against this country since 1997 had affected its economy and caused the loss of $45 billion USD, as reported by the local website Ashorooq Net. Cuban Baseball Team to Play at Can-Am League in Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10173&SEO=cuban-baseball-team-to-play-at-can-am-league-in-canada 07 de marzo de 2017, 17:49Havana, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban baseball team will make its debut before Canadian Trois Rivieres in the Canadian-American Independent League (Can-Am), a tournament in which the Cuban players will participate for the 2nd consecutive time. UN Increases New Camps for Displaced by Offensive in Mosul, Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10172&SEO=un-increases-new-camps-for-displaced-by-offensive-in-mosul-iraq 07 de marzo de 2017, 17:38United Nations, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced that it is preparing for possible movement and is ready to provide further shelter to displaced Iraqis in camps in the western part of Mosul, Iraq, where the army is carrying out an anti-terrorist offensive . World Economic Recovery at Stake, Says OECD http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10171&SEO=world-economic-recovery-at-stake-says-oecd 07 de marzo de 2017, 17:36Washington, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Political uncertainty could derail the slight world economic recovery, said today the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), in reference to the greatest protectionism planned by the Government in the United States. US Begins Shipping Controversial Anti-Missile System to South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10161&SEO=us-begins-shipping-controversial-anti-missile-system-to-south-korea 07 de marzo de 2017, 13:29Seoúl, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The South Korean Defence Ministry informed today that the first elements of the THAAD, which stands for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense,which is an anti-missile system have arrived in the country. WikiLeaks Reveals Secret CIA Cyber Attack Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10154&SEO=wikileaks-reveals-secret-cia-cyber-attack-program 07 de marzo de 2017, 12:20London, March 7 (Prensa Latina) WikiLeaks unleashed today details of an undercover cyber attack program by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Cuba Submits Report to the Committee Against Forced Disappearance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10153&SEO=cuba-submits-report-to-the-committee-against-forced-disappearance 07 de marzo de 2017, 12:09Geneva, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba presented its initial report to the Committee against Forced Disappearance to the UN headquarters here, in which it shows the broad system of laws on the subject, diplomatic sources reported today. Terrorists Murder a Woman in Southern Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10151&SEO=terrorists-murder-a-woman-in-southern-damascus 07 de marzo de 2017, 11:38Damascus, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Elements of the Khaled Ibn al-Walid group, subordinated to the Islamic State, Daesh by its acronym in Arab, murdered a woman for ''apostasy to Islam'' in the village of Qusser, near the border with Jordan, according to video released today in Damascus. Turkish Military Chief Meets with Russian, US Counterparts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10150&SEO=turkish-military-chief-meets-with-russian-us-counterparts Ankara, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Turkey''s chief of staff Hulusi Akar met with his Russian counterparts Valery Gerasimov and US President Joseph Dunford in the southern city of Antalya on Wednesday to discuss regional issues. Growing Actions against Trump Immigration Order http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10134&SEO=growing-actions-against-trump-immigration-order Washington, March 7 (Prensa Latina) The call for resistance, announcements of lawsuits and campaigns in social networks are initiatives that various sectors of the United States promote today to condemn the new immigration order of President Donald Trump. Manfred Confirms Negotiations between Cuba and Major League Baseball http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10132&SEO=manfred-confirms-negotiations-between-cuba-and-major-league-baseball By Yasiel Cancio Vilar, special envoy Tokyo, March 7 (Prensa Latina) US Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed here today that negotiations between his organization and Cuba are underway. Uncertainty Jeopardizes USA-Mexico Economic Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10126&SEO=uncertainty-jeopardizes-usa-mexico-economic-ties 06 de marzo de 2017, 18:17Washington, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Scholars and specialists on financial subjects said today that uncertainty about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has a negative effect on the Mexican economy. Donald Trump Signs New-Travel Ban Order http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10123&SEO=donald-trump-signs-new-travel-ban-order 06 de marzo de 2017, 16:50Washington, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order placing a 120-day ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries. Almost 50,000 Displaced because of Clashes in Western Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10118&SEO=almost-50000-displaced-because-of-clashes-in-western-mosul United Nations, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 50,000 people left their homes in western Mosul, Iraq, where the army and allied forces are trying to expel the Islamic State (ISIS) from the city, said a spokesman from the United Nations Monday. Canada Investigates Alleged Corruption in Liberal Party http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10112&SEO=canada-investigates-alleged-corruption-in-liberal-party Ottawa, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Officials of the ruling Liberal Party of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are under investigation in the province of British Columbia (BC) for alleged approval of illegal donations for the election campaign. Bolivia to Protect Peace Fom the Security Council, asserted Linera http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10110&SEO=bolivia-to-protect-peace-fom-the-security-council-asserted-linera La Paz, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian acting President, Álvaro García Linera assured today that the country''s position in the Security Council will always be to protect world peace and promote brotherhood of peoples. Fights Continue Against the Terrorists Near the Syrian Capital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10108&SEO=fights-continue-against-the-terrorists-near-the-syrian-capital Damascus, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Battles against terrorist groups continued today in the Qabum area, a suburb less than five kilometers from the center of the Syrian capital, according to military sources. Study Shows Benefits of Soybean in Women with Breast Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10107&SEO=study-shows-benefits-of-soybean-in-women-with-breast-cancer Washington, March 6 (Prensa Latina) The consumption of soybean and its derivatives is associated with increased survival in many breast cancer patients, specialized sources published today. Cholera Outbreak Kills Nearly 200 People in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10105&SEO=cholera-outbreak-kills-nearly-200-people-in-somalia Mogadishu, March 6 (Prensa Latina) An outbreak of cholera unleashed since the beginning of 2017 in Somalia has caused the death of 196 people so far, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). USA Hosts International Forum on Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10096&SEO=usa-hosts-international-forum-on-energy Washington, March 6 (Prensa Latina) CERAWeek 2017 Energy Fair will gather from today until March 10 in the US city of Houston, Texas, dozens of senior officials from leading environmental, technology, financial, industrial, and energy organizations worldwide. USA Suspending Premium Visas for Professionals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10076&SEO=usa-suspending-premium-visas-for-professionals Washington, Mar 4 (Prensa Latina) The US Government will temporarily suspend, starting next April 3, the premium processing for all H-1B visas granted to professionals interested in temporary posts in American companies and universities. UN Secretary-General will Travel to Kenya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10067&SEO=un-secretary-general-will-travel-to-kenya United Nations, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel on Sunday to Kenya to pay a two-day visit, his spokesman, Stephane Dujarric announced today. Women in USA to Join International Strike on March 8 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10066&SEO=women-in-usa-to-join-international-strike-on-march-8 Washington, Mar 4 (Prensa Latina) The organizers of the march that took the streets in this capital on January 21 are currently preparing separate actions for March 8, including joining the international mobilization ''A Day without a Woman.'' Russia Denounces Attempt to Divide Security Council Over Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10053&SEO=russia-denounces-attempt-to-divide-security-council-over-syria Moscow, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denounced the intentionally attempt by France and the United Kingdom to split the UN Security Council by proposing a controversial resolution against Syria. USA Reiterates Priority to Renegotiate Trade Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10052&SEO=usa-reiterates-priority-to-renegotiate-trade-agreement Washington, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) One of the priorities of the government of Donald Trump will be the renegotiation of the NAFTA with Mexico and Canada, Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, said today. Emma Watson To Star at New Beauty and The Beast Saga http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10047&SEO=emma-watson-to-star-at-new-beauty-and-the-beast-saga Los Ángeles, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) US actress Emma Watson will star in the new saga Beauty and The Beast while her pictures in a fashion magazine have develop some polemics. Sherritt Extracts One-Third of the Oil Cuba Produces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10036&SEO=sherritt-extracts-one-third-of-the-oil-cuba-produces Havana, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) Canadian company Sherritt International Corporation, the largest direct investor in Cuba, currently extracts about a third of the oil produced by this island, according to company president and CEO David Pathe. NASA Warns about California´s Subsidence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10018&SEO=nasa-warns-about-californiaas-subsidence 02 de marzo de 2017, 17:24Washington, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) The report issued by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States warned today about the devastating effects of the consumption of underground water. USA Assesses its Military Power against North Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10006&SEO=usa-assesses-its-military-power-against-north-korea Washington, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) The US Government is considering the options to use its military power or a change of regime in the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), according to a report circulated by several local media outlets. Terrence Malick Directed a Perfume Ad Starring Angelina Jolie http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10001&SEO=terrence-malick-directed-a-perfume-ad-starring-angelina-jolie 02 de marzo de 2017, 13:21Los Ángeles,Mar 2 (Prensa Latina)Film Director Terrence Malick made possible that Angelina Jolie to act for him in a new perfume clip, according to local media. Yale Led Team Puts Dark Matter On the Map http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9997&SEO=yale-led-team-puts-dark-matter-on-the-map Washington, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) A Yale-led team has produced one of the highest-resolution maps of dark matter ever created, offering a detailed case for the existence of cold dark matter, sluggish particles that comprise the bulk of matter in the universe. Immigration to Canada from the USA Increases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9996&SEO=immigration-to-canada-from-the-usa-increases Ottawa, March 2 (Prensa Latina)The promise of US President Donald Trump to expel undocumented immigrants has led today to a significant increase in the influx of immigrants to Canada and puts local authorities in a state of tension, officials said. WTO Ready to Discuss US Trade Concerns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9991&SEO=wto-ready-to-discuss-us-trade-concerns Geneva, March 2 (Prensa Latina) The World Trade Organization (WTO) is ready to discuss with the United States its trade concerns and the system for resolving differences, the entity''s head Roberto Azevedo said in a statement today. Democrats Call for the US Attorney General Resignation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9989&SEO=democrats-call-for-the-us-attorney-general-resignation Washington, March 2 (Prensa Latina) Democratic leaders demanded today the resignation of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the context of new attacks on the administration of Donald Trump for alleged links with Russia. UN Expert Defends Right to Decent, Accessible Housing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9961&SEO=un-expert-defends-right-to-decent-accessible-housing United Nations, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Leilani Farha, defended today the right of all human beings to a decent and accessible roof, regardless of their socio-economic status. International Seminar Highlights Ties Between Habano and Art http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9952&SEO=international-seminar-highlights-ties-between-habano-and-art Havana, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) The International Seminar of the 19th Habano Festival pointed out today the relation of Cuban Premium tobacco with art, through talks and historical notes, at the Havana Convention Center. Turkey Uses Incirlik Airbase as a Tool to Put Pressure on Washington http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9951&SEO=turkey-uses-incirlik-airbase-as-a-tool-to-put-pressure-on-washington Ankara, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Turkey could deny the use of the Incirlik airbase to the United States if Kurdish militias in northern Syria participate in the offensive against Raqqa in the hands of the Islamic State (EI), according to newspaper Yeni Safak reports. Trump Delays Visit to UK to Avoid Protests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9948&SEO=trump-delays-visit-to-uk-to-avoid-protests London, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump agreed with the British government to delay his visit to the United Kingdom for after the summer to minimize the risk of protests in the country, reported The Sun newspaper today. FAO Cooperates with Cuba in Pasture Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9942&SEO=fao-cooperates-with-cuba-in-pasture-development Havana, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is cooperating today in Cuba in the development of pastures, like moringa and other protein plants. Russia Informs on Agreement for Putin-Trump Meeting Soon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9939&SEO=russia-informs-on-agreement-for-putin-trump-meeting-soon Moscow, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Federation Council President, or Russian Senate, Valentina Matvienko reported on Monday that there was an agreement for a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump. Syrian Radio Station Enters Guinness Book of Records http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9938&SEO=syrian-radio-station-enters-guinness-book-of-records 01 de marzo de 2017, 10:55Damascus, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Fuse FM radio station has entered the Guinness Book of Records after breaking the world record for the longest radio program with 91.1-hour broadcasting, it was officially reported today in Damascus. Cuba, China and Canada Tighten Ties for Brain Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9935&SEO=cuba-china-and-canada-tighten-ties-for-brain-study Havana, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, China and Canada tighten relations for the study of the center of the nervous system, official sources informed today here. Turkey Uses Incirlik Air Base to Put Pressure on Washington http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9933&SEO=turkey-uses-incirlik-air-base-to-put-pressure-on-washington Ankara, March 1 (Prensa Latina) Turkey could deny the use of Incirlik Air Base to the United States if Kurdish militias in northern Syria participate in the offensive against Raqqa in the hands of the Islamic State (IS), according to Yeni Safak. Trump Seeks to Cause Fear and Terror, Undocumented Immigrant Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9927&SEO=trump-seeks-to-cause-fear-and-terror-undocumented-immigrant-says Washington, March 1 (Prensa Latina) Donald Trump''s speech seeks to cause fear and terror in communities around the country, undocumented immigrant Astrid Silva, who was chosen to deliver the Democratic response in Spanish to the US president''s speech, said today. Trump Exposes His Approach to US Economy Problems http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9923&SEO=trump-exposes-his-approach-to-us-economy-problems Washington, March 1 (Prensa Latina) The United States needs the joint work of Republicans and Democrats beyond party differences to solve pressing economic problems, President Donald Trump said before the Congress. Value of Cuba-USA Cultural Exchange Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9909&SEO=value-of-cuba-usa-cultural-exchange-highlighted 28 de febrero de 2017, 17:35Havana, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The renowned U.S. musician Frank London pointed out today the importance of the cultural exchange between his country and Cuba, by participating in the premier of Hatuey, a work he composed for the company Opera de la Calle. Former Soviet Gymnast Olga Korbut Sells Her Olympic Medals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9906&SEO=former-soviet-gymnast-olga-korbut-sells-her-olympic-medals 28 de febrero de 2017, 16:58Washington, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The former Soviet gymnastics star Olga Korbut, who dazzled the world the 1972 Olympic Games of Munich, sold her Olympic medals after turning out to be wrapped in financial difficulties in the United States, a country where she is living at present. Trump´s US 2018 Federal Budget Proposal Rejected. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9905&SEO=trumpas-us-2018-federal-budget-proposal-rejected. 28 de febrero de 2017, 16:37Washington, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump''s 2018 federal budget proposal was motionless from the very beginning, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said. Guyana Warns About Impact of US Migratory Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9902&SEO=guyana-warns-about-impact-of-us-migratory-measures 28 de febrero de 2017, 15:54Georgetown, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Guyana is preparing to respond to the emergency caused by the new immigration policy decreed by the United States President Donald Trump, stated today an expert of the Caribbean country''s foreign ministry. UN: Russia Denounces Crusade for Change of Regime in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9898&SEO=un-russia-denounces-crusade-for-change-of-regime-in-syria 28 de febrero de 2017, 15:36United Nations, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Russia condemned today at the UN Security Council a crusade by Western countries to force a regime change in Syria, which includes the attempt to impose sanctions for an alleged use of chemical weapons. China Invites US Secretary of State to Beijing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9897&SEO=china-invites-us-secretary-of-state-to-beijing 28 de febrero de 2017, 15:29Washington, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi invited United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to visit his country today during a meeting where the importance of a constructive bilateral relationship was highlighted. Regatta between Cuba and the US Restarted after 60 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9894&SEO=regatta-between-cuba-and-the-us-restarted-after-60-years Washington, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) For the 1st time in 60 years a group of sailboat navigators are travelling from the US city of St. Petersburgh towards the island of Cuba, in a regatta that started Tuesday morning. Terrorists Launch Mortar Attacks Against Damascus Neighborhood http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9889&SEO=terrorists-launch-mortar-attacks-against-damascus-neighborhood Damascus, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The Police Command confirmed that seven people were wounded by mortar attacks in Al Adawi neighborhood, east of Damascus, where they also caused damage to homes and public buildings. SpaceX Plans 2018 First Flight Circling the Moon With Tourists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9887&SEO=spacex-plans-2018-first-flight-circling-the-moon-with-tourists Washington,Feb 28 (Prensa Latina)The Space Exploration Technologies Corp.,SPACEX, plans to send two private citizens on a tourist trip around the moon late next year. Venezuelan Media Highlights FM Denunciation at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9886&SEO=venezuelan-media-highlights-fm-denunciation-at-un Caracas, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Media has highlighted today the speech made by Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, at the United Nations Human Rights Council, before which she denounced the continued aggression by the international right against Venezuela. Trump Says Obama Is Behind Protests Against Him http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9885&SEO=trump-says-obama-is-behind-protests-against-him Washington, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump said his predecessor, Barack Obama, is behind the protests against him and different Republican lawmakers in various parts of the country. Protests in Canada Due to Inauguration of Trump Tower http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9877&SEO=protests-in-canada-due-to-inauguration-of-trump-tower Ottawa, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of activists from Canadian social organizations will participate in a protest against the opening of a building with the name of US President Donald Trump in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. Trump Justifies Increased Military Spending with Stronger Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9865&SEO=trump-justifies-increased-military-spending-with-stronger-economy Washington, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The 54 billion dollars proposed as additional Defense spending in the next US budget will be offset by a stronger economy, President Donald Trump said today. Russia Accuses US of Trying to Impose an Economic Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9863&SEO=russia-accuses-us-of-trying-to-impose-an-economic-blockade Moscow, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Russia accused the US Congress of trying to impose a kind of economic blockade on it by pushing for a bill to prevent President Donald Trump from easing sanctions against the country. UNICEF Calls for Action to Protect Migrant Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9862&SEO=unicef-calls-for-action-to-protect-migrant-children UNITED NATIONS, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) called today for concrete action to ensure the safety of migrant children after hundreds were killed in 2016 on the Mediterranean Sea route. UN Deputy Secretary-General Assumes Her Position http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9857&SEO=un-deputy-secretary-general-assumes-her-position United Nations, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian Amina Mohammed swears today as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, a spokeswoman confirmed. Under Investigation William Ryan Owens´s Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9856&SEO=under-investigation-william-ryan-owensas-death 27 de febrero de 2017, 17:31Washington, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The White House announced that the Pentagon will conduct an investigation into US Navy SEAL William Rayan Owens´s death in Yemen, who was killed in the first military mission approved by President Donald Trump. Mexico Could Abandon Tlcan if US Insists on Tariffs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9850&SEO=mexico-could-abandon-tlcan-if-us-insists-on-tariffs 27 de febrero de 2017, 16:06Mexico, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexico could withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement (Tlcan) if the United States insists on renegotiating it on the basis of imposing tariffs or quotas on Mexican products, authorities warned today. SETI Has Already Tried Listening to TRAPPIST-1 for Aliens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9840&SEO=seti-has-already-tried-listening-to-trappist-1-for-aliens 27 de febrero de 2017, 12:09Washington, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The Trappist-1 system has been featured in the news quite a bit lately. In May of 2016, it appeared in the headlines after researchers announced the discovery of three exoplanets orbiting around the red dwarf star. Cuban Delegation at Rio 2016 Receives IOC Olympic Button http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9838&SEO=cuban-delegation-at-rio-2016-receives-ioc-olympic-button Havana, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban delegation that attended the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 will receive today the Olympic Button of the International Olympic Committee at the Morro-Cabaña complex in Havana. NASA Officials Discuss 2019 Moon Mission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9837&SEO=nasa-officials-discuss-2019-moon-mission 27 de febrero de 2017, 11:53Washington, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) NASA has launched a feasibility study to see what the risks and benefits would be if the agency added two astronauts to the first test flight of a new rocket and capsule. Premier of Alberta, Canada, Visits the USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9836&SEO=premier-of-alberta-canada-visits-the-usa Ottawa, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Premier of Alberta Rachel Notley officially visited today Washington DC to discuss with the US authorities the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). FARC-EP, Gov't, UN Profile Steps to Comply with Guerrilla Disarmament http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9835&SEO=farc-ep-govt-un-profile-steps-to-comply-with-guerrilla-disarmament Bogota, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the FARC-EP, the Colombian government and the United Nations (UN) observer mission will outline today the agenda to comply with the guerrilla''s disarmament plan, media confirmed. Number of Migrants Returned to Guatemala Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9832&SEO=number-of-migrants-returned-to-guatemala-increase Guatemala, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The number of people returned by the United States to Guatemala has increased to 3,756 since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, reports noted today. Increase in Defense Spending in US Budget http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9829&SEO=increase-in-defense-spending-in-us-budget 27 de febrero de 2017, 10:57Washington, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The budget plan for the next fiscal year in the United States will see a sharp increase in defense spending, according to press reports released today. Churches of Mexico and USA Join Forces to Support Migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9825&SEO=churches-of-mexico-and-usa-join-forces-to-support-migrants 27 de febrero de 2017, 09:54Mexico, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The episcopal conferences of Mexico and the United States are strengthening bilateral cooperation in support of migrants facing the policies by Donald Trump, it was reported today. Iran Reiterates Criticism of Trump by Praising Oscar for The Salesman http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9824&SEO=iran-reiterates-criticism-of-trump-by-praising-oscar-for-the-salesman 27 de febrero de 2017, 09:45Tehran, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Iran received today the Oscar won by director Asghar Farhadi with ''The Salesman'' as another triumph for his cinematography and an occasion to lash out at US President Donald Trump''s immigration policy. Indian Paper Accuses Trump of Promoting Xenophobic Campaign in US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9819&SEO=indian-paper-accuses-trump-of-promoting-xenophobic-campaign-in-us 27 de febrero de 2017, 08:15New Delhi, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump''s anti-immigrant and xenophobic policies are partly responsible for the recent killing of an Indian citizen there, today reported The Hindu newspaper. Trump Will Host US Governors Annual Ball, Wont Watch Oscars http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9811&SEO=trump-will-host-us-governors-annual-ball-wont-watch-oscars Washington, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) As millions of people around the world will be watching today´s Oscars Ceremony, US President Donald Trump, formerly a former follower of such event, will be busy at the US Governors Annual Ball. Russia Condemned Bloody Terror Attacks in Homs,Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9808&SEO=russia-condemned-bloody-terror-attacks-in-homssyria Moscow, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Russia condemned the terrorist attacks in the Syrian city of Homs, killing at least 34 people and dozens of wounded, and also called for a halt to the negotiations in Geneva. Ceremony for the Oscar Awards Comes Up With Polemics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9804&SEO=ceremony-for-the-oscar-awards-comes-up-with-polemics Los Angeles, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The Oscar Awards are coming to the decisive day. Moonlight Sweeps 32nd Independent Spirits with 6 Awards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9801&SEO=moonlight-sweeps-32nd-independent-spirits-with-6-awards 26 de febrero de 2017, 08:40Los Ángeles, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina)On the eve of the Oscars, the Film Independent Spirit Awards winners have been announced, Barry Jenkins'' phenomenal Moonlight sweeping six awards. Delay and Treachery to Sabotage Peace Negotiations on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9799&SEO=delay-and-treachery-to-sabotage-peace-negotiations-on-syria Damascus, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The fourth round of peace negotiations for Syrian in Geneva, Switzerland, is once again the object of procrastination and perfidy of terrorism-sponsoring groups, reflected in weak political actions of the opposition and attacks and sabotage of armed extremists. Fast Construction of Controversial Oil Pipeline in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9790&SEO=fast-construction-of-controversial-oil-pipeline-in-u.s. Washington, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The controversial oil pipeline Dakota Access in the United States, could be operative before expected due to the advance of construction facilitated by president Donald Trump, it became known this week. François Hollande Asks Trump to Refrain from Criticizing Paris http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9784&SEO=francois-hollande-asks-trump-to-refrain-from-criticizing-paris Paris, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) French President François Hollande urged today his American counterpart, Donald Trump, to refrain from criticizing Paris, an unfriendly attitude among friendly countries, he said. Debates on Migration Policy are Increasingly Topical in the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9783&SEO=debates-on-migration-policy-are-increasingly-topical-in-the-us Washington, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Debates on President Donald Trump''s inmigration policy, in particular, its new directives to accelerate the detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants, are today becoming increasingly topical and becoming the major news story in the United States. Oscar-nominated Filmmakers Condemn US and other Countries Problems http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9779&SEO=oscar-nominated-filmmakers-condemn-us-and-other-countries-problems Los Angeles, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Directors of 2017 Oscar-nominated Best Foreign Language Films disapprove of the climate of fanaticism and nationalism, which in their opinion, is seen in the United States and other countries. Trump Accused in India of Hate Crime in US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9775&SEO=trump-accused-in-india-of-hate-crime-in-us New Delhi, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The families of an Indian engineer killed and another wounded in a hate crime in the United States today accused President Donald Trump of the incident because of his xenophobic rhetoric. CNN and NY Times Barred from White House Press Briefings http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9763&SEO=cnn-and-ny-times-barred-from-white-house-press-briefings 24 de febrero de 2017, 16:57Washington, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) In a upward trend of President Donald Trump''s war against US press, the White House banned CNN and other news media from participating in a meeting at the US executive mansion. Trump Promises to Expedite Construction of US-Mexico Border Wall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9761&SEO=trump-promises-to-expedite-construction-of-us-mexico-border-wall 24 de febrero de 2017, 16:28Washington, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) United States President Donald Trump has bowed to start building a large wall on the Mexican border ''soon, way ahead of schedule'', while defended his policy of massive deportation of undocumented immigrants. Mexico Against Receiving Foreigners Deported from USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9754&SEO=mexico-against-receiving-foreigners-deported-from-usa 24 de febrero de 2017, 14:51Mexico, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Secretary of the Interior, Miguel Angel Osorio, stressed that Mexico will not accept foreign migrants who have been deported by the United States. UNICEF Calls to Eradicate Shameful Soldier Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9753&SEO=unicef-calls-to-eradicate-shameful-soldier-children 24 de febrero de 2017, 14:34United Nations, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations International Children''s Fund (UNICEF) called today the international community to play a decisive role in eradicating the soldier-children phenomenon. Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars for Young People of Limited Resources http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9747&SEO=van-halen-donates-75-guitars-for-young-people-of-limited-resources 24 de febrero de 2017, 12:55Los Angeles, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Dutch musician Eddie Van Halen donated today 75 guitars to a US foundation that helps young people with limited financial resources to study music. Recognized UNICEF Support To Cuban Territories Affected by Hurricane http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9744&SEO=recognized-unicef-support-to-cuban-territories-affected-by-hurricane Guantanamo, Cuba, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities recognized the support of the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) in the recovery of areas affected by Hurricane Matthew in the Cuban east, officials said. Google Rules Out Security Breach in Users' Identification http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9742&SEO=google-rules-out-security-breach-in-users-identification 24 de febrero de 2017, 12:33Washington, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) American company Google has acknowledged today that a problem is affecting the identification of the accounts of some users, but ruled out that the incident is due to a security breach. Russia Appoints Petr Ilichev Ambassador to the UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9737&SEO=russia-appoints-petr-ilichev-ambassador-to-the-un 24 de febrero de 2017, 12:21Moscow, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Russian government has appointed Petr Ilichev Ambassador to the United Nations to fill the void left by the sudden death of Vitaly Churkin, whose funeral takes place today in this capital. Inequalities Accentuate Challenges to Face Food Crisis, Says FAO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9682&SEO=inequalities-accentuate-challenges-to-face-food-crisis-says-fao Rome, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) presented 15 trends and 10 challenges that its member countries must take into account today to confront the global food crisis. Uruguayan Senator Backs Cuba's Decision on OAS Secretary General http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9734&SEO=uruguayan-senator-backs-cubas-decision-on-oas-secretary-general Montevideo, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Senator of the Broad Front (Frente Amplio), Leonardo de Leon, has said he fully supports Cuba''s decision to deny the entry visa into the Caribbean country of OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro. Scientist Encourages to Take Advantage of the Astronomy Boom in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9733&SEO=scientist-encourages-to-take-advantage-of-the-astronomy-boom-in-chile 24 de febrero de 2017, 11:03Santiago de Chile, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Dr. Leonor Huerta was today in favor of taking advantage of the contribution of the giant telescopes installed in Chile to further develop the level of astronomy in the southern country. Cuban Viengsay Valdes Shares Experiences in US Ballet Contest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9731&SEO=cuban-viengsay-valdes-shares-experiences-in-us-ballet-contest 24 de febrero de 2017, 10:48Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Viengsay Valdes, a leading dancer of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), is sharing professional experiences with young participants in the semi-finals of the Youth American Grand Prix contest, in the United States. RT Television Network Denounces Alleged Democrat Plan to Oust Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9729&SEO=rt-television-network-denounces-alleged-democrat-plan-to-oust-trump Moscow, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) RT (formerly called Russia Today), a state-run Russian television network, denounced today the existence of an alleged Democratic Party plan to remove US President Donald Trump, who appeared as a Republican candidate in the November election. Russia Rejects Trump's Position of Ignoring Start-3 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9724&SEO=russia-rejects-trumps-position-of-ignoring-start-3 24 de febrero de 2017, 08:28Moscow, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Russia rejected today the position of US President Donald Trump, who described as unilateral the agreement to reduce and limit strategic offensive weapons (Start-3). US Senator in Favor of Lifting Blockade vs. Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9707&SEO=us-senator-in-favor-of-lifting-blockade-vs.-cuba Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Senator Joseph Scarnotti, Republican leader of the Pennsylvania Senate, United States, said today that there is much to do between his state and Cuba, as asking the federal Government to lift the blockade. Mexican Negotiation with USA will be a Long Process http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9706&SEO=mexican-negotiation-with-usa-will-be-a-long-process Mexico, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The dialogue between Mexico and Donald Trump administration will be a long and not easy process, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said during a press conference with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Boxing Helps Strengthening Links between Cuba and US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9704&SEO=boxing-helps-strengthening-links-between-cuba-and-us Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The boxing dual meet between a Cuban provincial team, and a team from the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, showed that sport exchanges between Cuba and the US are opening ways for normalization of bilateral relations. UNICEF Prioritizes Actions to Prevent Use of Child Soldiers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9694&SEO=unicef-prioritizes-actions-to-prevent-use-of-child-soldiers 23 de febrero de 2017, 14:32By Waldo Mendiluza Geneva Holds New Inter-Syrian Round of Peace Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9686&SEO=geneva-holds-new-inter-syrian-round-of-peace-talks 23 de febrero de 2017, 12:09United Nations, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Syrian government and opposition delegations started today a new round of peace talks at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, after 10 months of the failure of the last attempt to end the conflict. Proposed Planet Definition Means Solar System Has 110 Planets http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9684&SEO=proposed-planet-definition-means-solar-system-has-110-planets Washington,Feb 23 (Prensa Latina)The International Astronomical Union currently defines a planet as: Cuba Starts 2017 Salsa Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9681&SEO=cuba-starts-2017-salsa-festival Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The Salsa Festival convenes today in this capital many of the most popular dance music orchestras in Cuba, in order to visualize those dances and sounds that win followers around the world. Evo Admires Cuban People for Stopping Interference from the Empire http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9679&SEO=evo-admires-cuban-people-for-stopping-interference-from-the-empire La Paz, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales has expressed his admiration for the Cuban people today after stoping the interference of the empire and thwarting a planned provocation by right-wing organizations of the region. British Senior Official Concerned over Trump's Rhetoric http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9675&SEO=british-senior-official-concerned-over-trumps-rhetoric 23 de febrero de 2017, 10:12London, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) A senior official of the European Central Bank (ECB) showed today in this city his concern about the simple narrative of US President Donald Trump. Mexico: Dialogue with Trump Officials without Impositions, Videgaray http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9670&SEO=mexico-dialogue-with-trump-officials-without-impositions-videgaray Mexico, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government will not accept provisions that one government unilaterally wants to impose on the other, said Secretary of Foreign Affairs Luis Videgaray before meeting here today with top US officials. Unemployment Insurance Offered to Mexicans Deported by USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9662&SEO=unemployment-insurance-offered-to-mexicans-deported-by-usa Mexico, Feb 23 (Prensa latina) The Secretariat of Labor and Promotion of Employment (STFE) of Mexico said that 357 people deported by the United States joined the program Unemployment Insurance from last December up to date. Peruvian President to Meet Trump at the White House http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9660&SEO=peruvian-president-to-meet-trump-at-the-white-house Lima, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, will travel today to the United States for a meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump at the White House. UN Calls for Pressing Actions on Famine Risk http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9656&SEO=un-calls-for-pressing-actions-on-famine-risk 22 de febrero de 2017, 16:49United Nations ,Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for a first-priority response from the international community to save over 20 million people threatened with famine in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia and Nigeria. Progress in Cuba-US Relation Must Consolidate, Say Congressmen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9643&SEO=progress-in-cuba-us-relation-must-consolidate-say-congressmen Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from the United States congress visiting Cuba since last Sunday reaffirmed today the willingness of most members of the Capitol to consolidate relations between the United States and the Caribbean nation. Oscars Poll: 60 Percent of Americans Know Little of Oscars http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9641&SEO=oscars-poll-60-percent-of-americans-know-little-of-oscars Los Ángeles, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) A THR and National Research Group survey reveals how little the average movie-going citizen knows about this year''s Oscars, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Cubans in Nicaragua Against US Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9638&SEO=cubans-in-nicaragua-against-us-blockade 22 de febrero de 2017, 12:28Managua, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Cuban Residents in Nicaragua is preparing its 6th national meeting, in support of its country in the fight against the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States. Martin Scorsese's Next Movie Is Heading To Netflix http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9635&SEO=martin-scorseses-next-movie-is-heading-to-netflix Los Ángeles, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Netflix has acquired its most prestigious title yet: a Martin Scorsese movie. 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. Global Food Security at Risk, FAO Warns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9625&SEO=global-food-security-at-risk-fao-warns 22 de febrero de 2017, 11:18Rome, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Increasing pressures on natural resources, social inequalities and the effects of climate change threaten mankind''s ability to feed itself, FAO warned today. USA Prepares New Plan to Send Ground Troops to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9619&SEO=usa-prepares-new-plan-to-send-ground-troops-to-syria Washington, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) US military command is preparing today a new plan to increase the military presence on Syrian territory, without the consent of Damascus authorities, to strengthen operations against the Islamic State (IS). Raul Castro Receives US Congressmen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9616&SEO=raul-castro-receives-us-congressmen Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) President Raul Castro has received here a delegation from the United States Congress, led by Democrat Senator from Vermont, Patrick Leahy, and Republican Senator from Mississippi, Thad Cochran. UN Rapporteur on Indigenous Rights to Visit USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9603&SEO=un-rapporteur-on-indigenous-rights-to-visit-usa United Nations, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, will start today a ten-day visit to the United States to assess the situation of indigenous people. US Actor Tom Hanks Makes Debut as a Writer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9599&SEO=us-actor-tom-hanks-makes-debut-as-a-writer 21 de febrero de 2017, 17:09Los Angeles, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) A winner of the Oscar as an actor two times, US actor Tom Hanks will make his debut as a writer, by publishing a short-story book in October, said his editorial firm Tuesday. Extension of Temporary Protection to Salvadorans in USA Negotiated http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9598&SEO=extension-of-temporary-protection-to-salvadorans-in-usa-negotiated 21 de febrero de 2017, 17:02San Salvador, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador negotiates with US officials the extension to 18 months of the Temporary Protection Status (TPS), which benefits 190,000 Salvadorans and concludes in March 2018, said official sources today. USA for Sweeping Plans to Deport Undocumented Immigrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9592&SEO=usa-for-sweeping-plans-to-deport-undocumented-immigrants 21 de febrero de 2017, 15:56Washington, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The US Department of Justice disclosed several documents setting forth how US President Donald Trump''s executive orders on immigration and border security will ensure increased illegal immigration deportations. UN Secretary-General Calls for Conflict Prevention in Europe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9590&SEO=un-secretary-general-calls-for-conflict-prevention-in-europe United Nations, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged to avoid one-sided actions sparking off or worsening the European conflicts. Mexico Arrests DEA Most Wanted Drug Trafficker http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9579&SEO=mexico-arrests-dea-most-wanted-drug-trafficker 21 de febrero de 2017, 13:42Mexico, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) One of the most wanted drug traffickers by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Mexican authorities was arrested in this capital, reported the Attorney General''s Office (PGR). Russia Condemns Ukrainian Blockade of Resolution to Honor Churkin http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9567&SEO=russia-condemns-ukrainian-blockade-of-resolution-to-honor-churkin Moscow, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia condemned today Ukraine''s decision to block a UN Security Council resolution devoted to honor the country''s late ambassador to the international body, Vitali Churkin. American Professional Association Awards Cuban Feature Films http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9566&SEO=american-professional-association-awards-cuban-feature-films 21 de febrero de 2017, 10:35Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban feature films ''Bailando con Margot'' (Dancing with Margot) and ''El acompañante'' (The Companion) won the Best First Work and Best Screenplay awards delivered by the Association of Latin Entertainment Critic (ACE) of New York. China Urged US to Contribute to Peace in the South Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9564&SEO=china-urged-us-to-contribute-to-peace-in-the-south-sea 21 de febrero de 2017, 10:17Beijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) China''s Foreign Ministry has called on the United States to take action to contribute to peace and stability in the South Sea as a strike group of US aircraft carriers patrol the area. Zika Virus Could Cause Abortions, Study Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9563&SEO=zika-virus-could-cause-abortions-study-says Washington, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Zika virus could cause abortions in early-stage pregnancies or cause soft brain tissue in babies, according to a new study released today by Johns Hopkins Center in the United States. Malnutrition Threatens 1.4 Million Children in Many Countries, UNICEF http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9558&SEO=malnutrition-threatens-1.4-million-children-in-many-countries-unicef United Nations, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) More than 1.4 million children are in imminent danger of suffering from malnutrition in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. UN Official Praises Cuban Women Empowerment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9546&SEO=un-official-praises-cuban-women-empowerment 20 de febrero de 2017, 18:46Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) International Coordinator of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Rafael Cuesta, praised today in this capital the strong presence of Cuban women in decision-making posts. US Boxing Team Arrives in Cuba for Bilateral Meet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9543&SEO=us-boxing-team-arrives-in-cuba-for-bilateral-meet 20 de febrero de 2017, 17:24Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) A boxing team coming from the US city of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) arrived in Cuba Monday, where the US fighters will have a bilateral (dual-meet) meeting against fighters from the Cuban western province of Pinar del Rio. Grief because of Death of Russian Ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9541&SEO=grief-because-of-death-of-russian-ambassador-to-un-vitaly-churkin 20 de febrero de 2017, 16:44United Nations, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) United Nations officials, diplomats and former ambassadors from several nations, expressed their grief for the sudden death of Russian permanent representative in the UN, Vitaly Churkin. 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. Cuban and US Port Workers for Extending Trade Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9534&SEO=cuban-and-us-port-workers-for-extending-trade-links Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Port Management and the board of directors of the Pascagoula port, and the gulf of the US state of Mississippi, signed today two memorandums of understanding to establish and consolidate their trade relations. USA Demands NATO Members to Increase Military Spending http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9530&SEO=usa-demands-nato-members-to-increase-military-spending Brussels, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The United States demanded today that the other member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) increase military expenditures and contributions to the alliance before the end of 2017. Japanese Exports Slow Down Compared to Last Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9526&SEO=japanese-exports-slow-down-compared-to-last-year 20 de febrero de 2017, 12:47Tokyo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Japanese exports increased last January at a slower pace than the same month of 2016, reported today the Japanese Ministry of Finances. Moonlight and Arrival Take Top Honors at the Writers Guild Awards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9524&SEO=moonlight-and-arrival-take-top-honors-at-the-writers-guild-awards Los Ángeles, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina)At its annual awards show - one of the final indicators of which way the winds of Oscar buzz may be blowing before the Academy Awards - the Writers Guild of America honored ''Moonlight,'' a drama about a african american living in Miami, and the sci-fi film ''Arrival.'' IMF to Offer Emergency but Conditioned Credits to Mongolia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9523&SEO=imf-to-offer-emergency-but-conditioned-credits-to-mongolia Ulan Bator, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed to offer emergency loans to Mongolia for 5.5 billion dollars, although the country must make concessions, it was informed here. 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. New York Times Calls to Stop Trump's Anti-immigrant Fever http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9495&SEO=new-york-times-calls-to-stop-trumps-anti-immigrant-fever Washington, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The New York Times calls in an editorial today to stop the anti-immigrant fever unleashed by US President Donald Trump, whose first month of administration is labeled malevolent incompetence. Carnival Paradise to Increase Cruises to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9483&SEO=carnival-paradise-to-increase-cruises-to-cuba Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. company Carnival Corporation will increase its cruise travels to Cuba as of June 29, after becoming the first U.S. company to resume in 2016 that kind of tourist service to the island nation in more than 40 years, according to media reports. International Book Fair Demands End to U.S. Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9473&SEO=international-book-fair-demands-end-to-u.s.-blockade-on-cuba Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The voices of writers, artists and other participants came together to call for an end to the U.S. blockade on Cuba, at the International Book Fair, held in this capital. Ecuador Leads Actions in Defense Rights of Migrants in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9470&SEO=ecuador-leads-actions-in-defense-rights-of-migrants-in-u.s. Quito, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador leads actions in defense of rights of migrants living in the United States, where the new government harshens policies against that sector. US Espionage on France Elections in 2012 Revealed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9461&SEO=us-espionage-on-france-elections-in-2012-revealed 17 de febrero de 2017, 17:30Paris, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) US Intelligence spied on presidential candidates of France in 2012 elections, particularly Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande, said data revealed by the French media. UN Condemns Lethal ISIS Attack in Baghdad http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9451&SEO=un-condemns-lethal-isis-attack-in-baghdad 17 de febrero de 2017, 15:29United Nations, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations condemned today a terrorist attack carried out Thursday by members of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Baghdad, capital of Iraq, a place in which 50 dead people and more than 60 injured were reported. Palestine Calls for Global Efforts to End Israeli Occupation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9443&SEO=palestine-calls-for-global-efforts-to-end-israeli-occupation United Nations, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, today called for a global mobilization at all levels of society to end the Israeli occupation this year. Mexican Businesspeople Committed to Contribute to the Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9442&SEO=mexican-businesspeople-committed-to-contribute-to-the-country México, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The Business Coordinating Council (CCE in Spanish) of México committed with millionaire investments in the country, that faces todaty an uncertain situation in its links with its main trading and investment partner, the United States. Legislator Charges CNN with Conspiracy Against Venezuela Sovereignty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9438&SEO=legislator-charges-cnn-with-conspiracy-against-venezuela-sovereignty Caracas, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) National Assembly (AN) deputy Tania Díaz accused CNN today of leading a media propaganda to the service of the international right, which violates the sovereignty and stability of Venezuela. Russia-U.S. Ties, a Story to Be Told http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9431&SEO=russia-u.s.-ties-a-story-to-be-told Por Antonio RondónMoscow (Prensa Latina) Relations between the United States and Russia are a blank sheet on which there is a lot to be told with Donald Trump in the White House and clear signs of business as usual in the case of Moscow. New Air Route Connects China, USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9429&SEO=new-air-route-connects-china-usa Beijing, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) A new air route connects China and the United States this week with a direct flight from Fuzhou City, capital of eastern Fujian province, to New York, the Atlantic coast of the United States. US Secretary Holds Talks with Chinese Counterpart http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9425&SEO=us-secretary-holds-talks-with-chinese-counterpart Berlin, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson spoke with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi in the first meeting of high-level representatives of the two largest world economies during Donald Trump''s tenure. G20 Foreign Ministers Discuss Development and Peacekeeping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9423&SEO=g20-foreign-ministers-discuss-development-and-peacekeeping Bonn, Germany, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting will end today after two days of sessions which focused on sustainable development and global conflicts. UN Officials Assess Situation in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9422&SEO=un-officials-assess-situation-in-syria 17 de febrero de 2017, 08:37Damascus, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Executives from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) assessed in Damascus to increase support and respond to the needs on the issue in Syria, mass media reports today. Palestine Reiterates Support for Two-States Solution at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9404&SEO=palestine-reiterates-support-for-two-states-solution-at-un 16 de febrero de 2017, 17:02United Nations, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Riyad Mansour, Palestine Ambassador to the United Nations, said today that the occupied Arab people remain committed to the solution of the two States, even when Israel seems determined to make it disappear. US Senate Confirms White House Management and Budget Director http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9395&SEO=us-senate-confirms-white-house-management-and-budget-director Washington, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The US Senate has confirmed Mick Mulvaney as new Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of the White House, with 51 votes in favor and 49 against. German Chancellor Criticizes US Espionage Against Her Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9387&SEO=german-chancellor-criticizes-us-espionage-against-her-country Berlin, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized today US National Security Agency (NSA) espionage to her country, where even her cell phone was infiltrated. Uncertainty at G-20 Meeting Due to New US Diplomacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9386&SEO=uncertainty-at-g-20-meeting-due-to-new-us-diplomacy Berlin, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) G-20 Group meeting of foreign ministers shows today a growing uncertainty about US diplomacy and its influence on fundamental economic issues. US Chief of Staff to Visit Turkey for Talks on the Raqqa Offensive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9379&SEO=us-chief-of-staff-to-visit-turkey-for-talks-on-the-raqqa-offensive Ankara, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Joseph Dunford will pay a visit to Turkey on Feb. 17 for discussions on the Raqqa offensive, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık has stated. Jamaican Nesta Carter Appeals Doping Penalty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9378&SEO=jamaican-nesta-carter-appeals-doping-penalty Bern, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina)Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter is appealing the ruling that cost him, Usain Bolt and the rest of the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. CNN Spanish Service Suspension in Venezuela is Legitimate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9377&SEO=cnn-spanish-service-suspension-in-venezuela-is-legitimate Caracas, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Andres Eloy Mendez, director of the National Telecommunications Commission, CONATEL, has stated today that the suspension of CNN''s Spanish-language service in the South American nation is a legitimate and constitutional decision. USA Plans to Send More Combat Units to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9375&SEO=usa-plans-to-send-more-combat-units-to-syria Washington, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The United States plans to send hundreds of troops from its armed forces to Syria, without the consent of the authorities in Damascus, to combat the Islamic State (EI), reported the Military Times. Cuban Hotels Among Best All-Inclusive Resorts of the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9373&SEO=cuban-hotels-among-best-all-inclusive-resorts-of-the-caribbean Varadero, Cuba, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Two hotels in this resort, the largest and most important in Cuba, stand out today in the All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean region, a prestigious website specializing in tourism reported. Angola-Brazil-US, Underwater Cable Makes Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9372&SEO=angola-brazil-us-underwater-cable-makes-progress Luanda, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The works of submarine fiber optic cable that will join Angola, Brazil and the United States are now 46 percent execution, reported the company in charged in a communique. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rejects USA Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9362&SEO=venezuelan-foreign-minister-rejects-usa-attacks Caracas, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has rejected new attacks against her country from the United States government, according to her Twitter account. Cuba Ready to Belong to the Caribbean Series, but USA Prevents it http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9351&SEO=cuba-ready-to-belong-to-the-caribbean-series-but-usa-prevents-it Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has everything ready to be a full member of the Caribbean Baseball Series, the acting baseball national commissioner Yosvani Aragon said. European Union Points out Differences with the United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9348&SEO=european-union-points-out-differences-with-the-united-states 15 de febrero de 2017, 18:02Brussels, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The High Representative of the Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs Policy and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, pointed out differences with the United States, after her recent visit to that country, according to reports today. USA Conditions Its Role in NATO to the Allies Financial Contribution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9342&SEO=usa-conditions-its-role-in-nato-to-the-allies-financial-contribution Brussels, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The participation of the United States in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will depend on an increase in the financial contribution to the bloc by its allies, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said here today. US Blockade on Cuba Denounced at Havana Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9341&SEO=us-blockade-on-cuba-denounced-at-havana-book-fair Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The International Book Fair of Havana (FIL) heard today voices against the blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba through the presentation of several books on this relevant political issue. EU and Canada Approve Trade Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9332&SEO=eu-and-canada-approve-trade-agreement Brussels, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The Euro Chamber approved today the polemic trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Canada, after a long debate and having as background the protectionist barrier of U.S. President Donald Trump. Around 300 Gens Provoke Male Baldness http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9328&SEO=around-300-gens-provoke-male-baldness 15 de febrero de 2017, 13:26Washington, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Male pattern baldness can have substantial psychosocial effects, and it has been phenotypically linked to adverse health outcomes such as prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease. Kosovar Parliament Takes Army Decision http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9326&SEO=kosovar-parliament-takes-army-decision Belgrade, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) With the boycott of the Serbian List party, Kosovo''s parliament passed a draft at first instance, on the conversion of police forces into an army, highlighted the media today. US Academics Support Mexico Against President Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9325&SEO=us-academics-support-mexico-against-president-trump Mexico, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) More than 400 scholars and researchers from the United States issued a statement today in support of Mexico, facing the ''aggressive policy'' by US President Donald Trump. Syrian President: 'The Future is Decided by the People Themselves' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9324&SEO=syrian-president-the-future-is-decided-by-the-people-themselves Damasco, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said today in a meeting with religious groups that any step linked to the future of the country is decided only by its own people. Tennis- Qatar Open Women's Singles Results http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9323&SEO=tennis-qatar-open-womens-singles-results Doha, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Puertorrican tennis player Mónica Puig advanced to quarte finals at the Qatar Open after winning over German Laura Siegemund and Yulia Putintseva, in that order. United Nations Supports Responsible Parenthood in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9320&SEO=united-nations-supports-responsible-parenthood-in-cuba Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Population Fund has been committed to the development of families where children have stronger maternal and paternal guides, Rafael Cuestas, a representative of the international organization in Cuba, told Prensa Latina today. Major Store Chains Stop Selling Trump Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9318&SEO=major-store-chains-stop-selling-trump-products Washington, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Significant store chains such as Sears and Kmart stopped selling Trump-branded products on the Internet in the midst of an uncertainty that keeps US companies looking forward to the economic future of this country. UN: Unprecedent Request for Resources for Human Rights Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9314&SEO=un-unprecedent-request-for-resources-for-human-rights-program United Nations, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations launched today a request for an additional 253 million dollars to its regular budget of 2017 to fund human rights programs, an unprecedented figure in the organization''s history. Kremlin Rejects Links between Trump and Russian Intelligence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9308&SEO=kremlin-rejects-links-between-trump-and-russian-intelligence Moscow, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The Kremlin rejected today the versions on a supposed link between US president Donald Trump''s team and the Russian intelligence, considering that it has no basis at all. Secretary General Announces UN Top-Level Appointments http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9305&SEO=secretary-general-announces-un-top-level-appointments 14 de febrero de 2017, 18:12United Nations, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced today the designation of four officials for top-level posts in the organization, in the areas of peace and security, with three of them ratified in their posts. US Freezes Current Assets of Venezuelan Vice President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9304&SEO=us-freezes-current-assets-of-venezuelan-vice-president Washington, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The US Government has frozen Tuesday assets of Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami on allegations he''s involved with drug-trafficking, accusation rejected by the Government of Venezuela. Study Shows Men's Negative Impact on Climate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9293&SEO=study-shows-mens-negative-impact-on-climate London, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Human beings cause the climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces, according to a study by an international team published today. First Sommelier Cuban Woman Writes About Her Impressions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9292&SEO=first-sommelier-cuban-woman-writes-about-her-impressions Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The first Cuban sommelier woman, presents her impressions of this work in a text that appears today at the 26th International Book Fair 2017, based in the Morro-Cabaña tourist complex of this city. Syrian Army Retakes Major Gas Plant in Homs Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9291&SEO=syrian-army-retakes-major-gas-plant-in-homs-province 14 de febrero de 2017, 13:03Damascus, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army units and allied militias resumed control of the major oil and gas plant in Hayyan, located in the eastern central province of Homs, 160 kilometers north of Damascus. Syria Issues Documents on Armed Extremists Crimes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9286&SEO=syria-issues-documents-on-armed-extremists-crimes Damascus, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Justice Minister, Najem Hamad Al-Ahmad announced today the creation of a commission to provide evidence for the crimes committed by armed terror groups, especially in the Aleppo province. Homage to Bola de Nieve, an Unmistakable Voice of Cuban Music http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9285&SEO=homage-to-bola-de-nieve-an-unmistakable-voice-of-cuban-music Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Bola de Nieve, one of the unmistakable voices of Cuban music, returns to Havana scene in a homage dedicated to him by the Camerata Vocale Sine Nomine tomorrow, the organizers of the concert announced today. Space- Scientists Discover 60 New Extrasolar Planets http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9282&SEO=space-scientists-discover-60-new-extrasolar-planets Washington, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The significant haul of new worlds includes a potentially habitable ''super-Earth'' with a rocky surface. Cuba Calls On UN for a Multilateral, Arranged Response to Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9277&SEO=cuba-calls-on-un-for-a-multilateral-arranged-response-to-terrorism United Nations, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today called on the UN Security Council for a multilateral and arranged response to the phenomenon of terrorism, which moves away from unilateral actions and double standards. United Kingdom Confirms Trump's Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9275&SEO=united-kingdom-confirms-trumps-visit London, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The British government confirmed today that US President Donald Trump will make a state visit in the coming months to the United Kingdom, despite the controversy generated in the country by this invitation. US Democrats Urge Congress to Look into Michael Flynn's Resignation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9273&SEO=us-democrats-urge-congress-to-look-into-michael-flynns-resignation Washington, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Two US Congressional Democrats called for a closed-door hearing at the Capitol on the resignation of White House National Security Adviser, retired general Michael Flynn, The Hill newspaper reports today. Scientist Calls on UN to Seize Opportunity to Save the Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9270&SEO=scientist-calls-on-un-to-seize-opportunity-to-save-the-oceans United Nations, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Marine scientist Lisa Speer urged today the international community to take advantage of the opportunity to save the oceans from irrational use and guarantee future generations the enjoyment of their valuable resources. SA, USA Committed to Strengthening Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9269&SEO=sa-usa-committed-to-strengthening-relations Pretoria, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) - President Jacob Zuma and his United States counterpart, Donald Trump, have reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the already strong bilateral relations between the two countries. Trump's Policies Lead to Unemployment in Northern Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9266&SEO=trumps-policies-lead-to-unemployment-in-northern-mexico Mexico, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Although official data indicate that January was a month of job creation in Mexico, the contrary happened in the border ending 2016 due to the actions and threats by U.S. President, Donald Trump. Military Maneuvers Begin in Thailand with Troops from 29 Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9262&SEO=military-maneuvers-begin-in-thailand-with-troops-from-29-countries 14 de febrero de 2017, 08:16Bangkok, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The military maneuvers Cobra Dorada 2017 began today at Sattahip Thai naval base with the participation of 8,000 troops from 29 nations, including the United States. US Young Orchestra to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9254&SEO=us-young-orchestra-to-perform-in-cuba Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Chicago Consort Orchestra, considered one of the leading music student ensembles in the United States, will perform in three Cuban cities, reported today the Cuban provincial music company Rafael Somavilla in Matanzas. UN Secretary-General Condemns Launching of Missile by DPRK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9248&SEO=un-secretary-general-condemns-launching-of-missile-by-dprk 13 de febrero de 2017, 16:26United Nations, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres condemned today the launch of a ballistic missile by the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), which insists on its right to defend itself from the US hostility on the Korean peninsula. Boxing Dual Meet between Cuba and US Announced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9247&SEO=boxing-dual-meet-between-cuba-and-us-announced 13 de febrero de 2017, 16:11Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Boxing Federation announced Monday that there will be a dual meet among fighters from the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio and the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on February 22. Cuban Chucho Valdés: Adds Another Grammy to His Great Music Career http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9234&SEO=cuban-chucho-valdes-adds-another-grammy-to-his-great-music-career Los Ángeles, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban famous pianist and songwriter Chucho Valdes won another Grammy Award adding just another victory to his long career thanks to his album in homage of the Iraqueres music band,which was founded by him. USA Deported More Than One Million Mexicans in Five Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9230&SEO=usa-deported-more-than-one-million-mexicans-in-five-years Mexico, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) In the last five years, 1 million 372 thousand 883 Mexicans were repatriated from the United States, according to data from the Interior Ministry (Segob) released today. 19th Edition of the Habano Festival Starts Feb 27 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9229&SEO=19th-edition-of-the-habano-festival-starts-feb-27 Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) With the 19th Edition of the Habano Festival this month in the Cuban capital, Cuba''s quality products industry marks a very lucrative road, with many fans from all over the world. Rajoy Denies Mediator Role Between Latin America and Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9223&SEO=rajoy-denies-mediator-role-between-latin-america-and-donald-trump Madrid, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy denied today he did not offer Donald Trump to be a mediator between the United States and Latin America during a recent telephone conversation with the US president. Preservation and Sustainable Management of Oceans Focuses UN Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9219&SEO=preservation-and-sustainable-management-of-oceans-focuses-un-forum United Nations, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) About 300 parliamentarians from five continents are participating as of today here in a two-day forum on the preservation and sustainable management of the oceans. Chacabuco Rises against Protectionism and Walls http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9218&SEO=chacabuco-rises-against-protectionism-and-walls Santiago de Chile, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The celebration by Chile and Argentina of the 200 years of the battle of Chacabuco also served to emit clear signs of rejection of protectionism and the idea of rising walls. Canada's Prime Minister to Begin Official Visit to the USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9213&SEO=canadas-prime-minister-to-begin-official-visit-to-the-usa Washington, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau starts an official visit to the United States today and will hold his first meeting with President Donald Trump, where the discussions on economic and security issues will prevail. Donald Trump: Undocumented Migrant Raids Fulfill Campaign Promise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9205&SEO=donald-trump-undocumented-migrant-raids-fulfill-campaign-promise Washington, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump justified today repressive actions against hundreds of undocumented people across the country and said the operatives were in line with his campaign promises. Trump Expresses Support for Peace Process in Colombia, Says Santos http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9197&SEO=trump-expresses-support-for-peace-process-in-colombia-says-santos Bogota, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) ''US President Donald Trump expressed support for the peace process and his willingness to have the best relations with Colombia,'' said Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. Russian Foreign Minister Confirms Political Dialogue with the USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9193&SEO=russian-foreign-minister-confirms-political-dialogue-with-the-usa Moscow, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed the beginning of the first contacts with the United States for a political dialogue with the new administration of President Donald Trump. Federal Authorities Arrest Hundreds of Immigrants in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9187&SEO=federal-authorities-arrest-hundreds-of-immigrants-in-usa 11 de febrero de 2017, 15:03Washington, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) The US federal authorities confirmed today the arrest of hundreds of undocumented immigrants in recent days throughout the country, especially in Arizona, California, Georgia, New York, Florida and Texas. Mexican President Contends Speculations about His Govt. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9176&SEO=mexican-president-contends-speculations-about-his-govt. Mexico, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Mexico''s President Enrique Peña Nieto has called today on the people to have confidence on his Government in the face of revolving speculations about its relations with the USA. Russia Refuses to Deliver NSA Former Agent Snowden to US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9175&SEO=russia-refuses-to-deliver-nsa-former-agent-snowden-to-us Moscow, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia has not even thought of delivering former National Security agent Edward Snowden to the US, said his legal representative, Anatoli Kucheren, contending press reports on that regards. Santos to Talk to Trump to Strengthen Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9174&SEO=santos-to-talk-to-trump-to-strengthen-relations Bogota, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will talk to his US counterpart Donald Trump on the phone, in order to strenghten bilateral relations, said Casa de Nariño (Colombian presidential house) here Saturday. New Study Alerts about Increasing Levels of Waste in the Arctic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9171&SEO=new-study-alerts-about-increasing-levels-of-waste-in-the-arctic London, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) a German study warns in an article published today on the increase in the concentration of sea waste in the Arctic Ocean. Demand in UN for Full Access to Education by Girls http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9170&SEO=demand-in-un-for-full-access-to-education-by-girls United Nations, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) The President of the General Assembly of the UN, Peter Thomson, called to ensure full access of girls to education, so that all are able to express their potential and contribute to the scientific development. More than 17 Million Yemenis with No Food http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9162&SEO=more-than-17-million-yemenis-with-no-food 10 de febrero de 2017, 17:03United Nations, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) United Nations agencies warned Friday that more than 17 million Yemeni citizens are finding very hard to get food in a scenery propitiated by the conflict in Yemen. Trump Welcomes Japanese Prime Minister at White House http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9160&SEO=trump-welcomes-japanese-prime-minister-at-white-house 10 de febrero de 2017, 16:39Washington, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump held a meeting today at the White House with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who began a two-day official visit to this country. Senator Stresses in Cuba Importance of Canadian Writers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9158&SEO=senator-stresses-in-cuba-importance-of-canadian-writers 10 de febrero de 2017, 16:05Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Canadian Senate George Furey stated today in Cuba that writers are the true ambassadors of his country beyond borders. European Parliament Rejects Pressure from Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9157&SEO=european-parliament-rejects-pressure-from-trump 10 de febrero de 2017, 15:55Brussels, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, today rejected pressure from the US administration of Donald Trump. Trump Rejects Court Decision Against His Executive Orders http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9145&SEO=trump-rejects-court-decision-against-his-executive-orders Washington, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump described the unanimous decision of three judges of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to maintain the suspension of his immigration decree as embarrassing. Presidents of China and US Agree to Promote Cooperation and Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9144&SEO=presidents-of-china-and-us-agree-to-promote-cooperation-and-links Beijing, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed today to stimulate mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields and develop a constructive bilateral relationship. Margaret Atwood Launches Compilation of Canadian Texts in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9140&SEO=margaret-atwood-launches-compilation-of-canadian-texts-in-cuba Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Relevant Canadian writer, Margaret Atwood, is launching today an anthology of 23 stories from her country at the 25th International Book Fair held in Cuba. China to Clear Uncertainty on Relations with the USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9139&SEO=china-to-clear-uncertainty-on-relations-with-the-usa Beijing, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Since Donald Trump inauguration on January 20, China''s government has insisted on clearing up uncertainty over relations between the world''s two largest economies. Constructive ties between the United States and China will remain strong and flourish in the end, although Trump, one of the U.S. presidents with least public office experience, needs time to get familiar with foreign policy affairs, especially with the complexities of U.S.-China ties, according to experts. Oscar Lopez Arrives in Puerto Rico after 35 Years in Prison http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9125&SEO=oscar-lopez-arrives-in-puerto-rico-after-35-years-in-prison 09 de febrero de 2017, 18:20San Juan, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Pro-independence activist Oscar Lopez Rivera arrived in Puerto Rico after 35 years in prison, in the United States, to finish his sentence, commuted by former President Barack Obama before concluding his term of office. US: Hispanic Caucus Members Ask Congress Session http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9114&SEO=us-hispanic-caucus-members-ask-congress-session Washington, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Congressional Hispano Caucus of the US Congress requested today the leaders of the House of Representatives and the Senate to invite the Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, to intervene before a joint meeting. German Scientists Test Detects Zika Virus in Less Than 15 Minutes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9105&SEO=german-scientists-test-detects-zika-virus-in-less-than-15-minutes 09 de febrero de 2017, 13:46Washington, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) German scientists reported today the creation of a novel assay that detects Zika virus in less than 15 minutes and could facilitate testing of pregnant women in rural and low-resource settings. Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul, to Stop Singing Live http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9097&SEO=aretha-franklin-the-queen-of-soul-to-stop-singing-live Los Angeles, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) US singer, Aretha Franklin, nicknamed the Queen of Soul, has announced her intention to retire from live music in September following the release of a final album with Stevie Wonder. Warning of Transatlantic Conflict Due to New US Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9095&SEO=warning-of-transatlantic-conflict-due-to-new-us-policy 09 de febrero de 2017, 11:03Berlin, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The policy of the new US government could provoke a major clash with the European Union (EU), German politician Wolfgang Ischinger, president of the Munich Security Conference, warned today. US Senate is Asked to Analyze Trump's Immigration Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9089&SEO=us-senate-is-asked-to-analyze-trumps-immigration-measures Washington, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) US Senator Dick Durbin has called for legislative hearings to examine questions about the ''morality and legality'' of President Donald Trump''s executive orders on immigration. Russia and the USA Discuss Cooperation to Prevent Incidents in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9084&SEO=russia-and-the-usa-discuss-cooperation-to-prevent-incidents-in-syria Moscow, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The Russian-American high-level task force to comply with the memorandum on how to avoid air incidents on Syrian soil held today a video conference on cooperation in that area. United States Insists on Building Conflictive Oil Pipeline http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9076&SEO=united-states-insists-on-building-conflictive-oil-pipeline Washington, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) U.S. administration insisted today on the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota, despite the opposition of the indigenous population of that region. Seminar in Santiago de Cuba Will Be another Approach to Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9071&SEO=seminar-in-santiago-de-cuba-will-be-another-approach-to-canada Santiago de Cuba, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The 9th International Seminar on Canadian Studies, which will be held from April 10th to 11th, will represent a new approach to Canada, the President of Canadian Study Department (Cecan) of the University of Oriente, María Bárbara Couso stated. Executive Orders by US President Called Illegal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9067&SEO=executive-orders-by-us-president-called-illegal 08 de febrero de 2017, 17:52Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) condemned today in this capital the recent executive orders by US President Donald Trump regarding migration, calling them illegal and contrary to the obligations of the United States. UN and Humanitarian Partners Call for Resources to Help Yemenis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9048&SEO=un-and-humanitarian-partners-call-for-resources-to-help-yemenis United Nations, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) UN and its humanitarian partners requested today 2.1 billion dollars to assist about 12 million Yemenis in urgent need this year. UN Investigator: Violence in Myanmar is Horrifying http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9047&SEO=un-investigator-violence-in-myanmar-is-horrifying 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:36Naipyido, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The testimony of the Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar to Bangladesh was described today as ''absolutely horrifying'' and ''shocking'' by a UN investigator, according to statements made by the country''s media. UN Celebrates 20 Years of Mandate on Children and Armed Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9044&SEO=un-celebrates-20-years-of-mandate-on-children-and-armed-conflict 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:11United Nations, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly celebrates today the creation two decades ago of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. US Insists on Building Conflicting Oil Pipeline http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9042&SEO=us-insists-on-building-conflicting-oil-pipeline 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:06Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The US administration insists today in the construction of a pipeline in North Dakota, despite the opposition of indigenous people of that region. Stanford Students Recreates 5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9040&SEO=stanford-students-recreates-5000-year-old-chinese-beer-recipe 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:02Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) A beer recipe that was drunk in China 5,000 years ago was recreated by students as of the examination of residues found in pottery containers, Stanford University reported today. Syria Rejects Amnesty International Report on Executions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9038&SEO=syria-rejects-amnesty-international-report-on-executions 08 de febrero de 2017, 11:51Damascus, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Justice described as false and unfounded a report by Amnesty Internation on alleged executions in Sednaya prison in a statement issued today in Damascus. Trump Asks for Immigration Veto on the Grounds of National Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9031&SEO=trump-asks-for-immigration-veto-on-the-grounds-of-national-security Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump called today on the appeals court to maintain his executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries on the grounds of national security. More than 30 Canadian Writers to Attend Book Fair in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9019&SEO=more-than-30-canadian-writers-to-attend-book-fair-in-cuba Havana, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) More than 30 Canadian writers and 18 publishing houses from that country will participate in the 26th International Book Fair of Havana (FIL), Cuba, the Canadian embassy in this country reported. UN: Humanitarian Situation Improves in Eastern Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9016&SEO=un-humanitarian-situation-improves-in-eastern-mosul 07 de febrero de 2017, 17:17United Nations, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The humanitarian situation improves in the oriental part of the Iraqi city of Mosul, after the expulsion of the Islamic State (EI), assured today the agency of the UN entrusted to attend the victims of conflicts and disasters. António Guterres Rebuffed Israeli Act on Palestine-Occupied Territory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9013&SEO=antonio-guterres-rebuffed-israeli-act-on-palestine-occupied-territory 07 de febrero de 2017, 16:15United Nations, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres rebuffed the Israeli Parliament´s Act regarding the colonization of the occupied Palestinian territories. Islamic State Loses Ground but Remains Being A Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9006&SEO=islamic-state-loses-ground-but-remains-being-a-threat 07 de febrero de 2017, 15:09United Nations, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The UN Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, warned today that the Islamic State (IS) looses territories, and military and financial capacity, but continues to be a terrorist threat. Mother of Murdered Backpacker Condemns Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9003&SEO=mother-of-murdered-backpacker-condemns-trump 07 de febrero de 2017, 13:12London,Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The mother of a woman who was stabbed to death in an Australia, backpackers hostel last year has publicly condemned US President Donald Trump for including her on a White House list of terror attacks. Presidential Spokesman: Mexico is not Invalid In front of USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9002&SEO=presidential-spokesman-mexico-is-not-invalid-in-front-of-usa 07 de febrero de 2017, 13:01Mexico, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is not invalid in front of US, stressed today the Mexican presidency spokesman, Eduardo Sanchez, during a TV interview. Mexico: Trump Wall to Have Ecological Costs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8987&SEO=mexico-trump-wall-to-have-ecological-costs Mexico, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The wall that President Donald Trump ordered to build on the US-Mexico border will have ecological costs, asserted today Gerardo Ceballos from the Institute of Ecology of the Mexico National Autonomous University (UNAM). Trump Protectionist Policy Puts Germany on Alert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8986&SEO=trump-protectionist-policy-puts-germany-on-alert Berlin, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The high tariffs that United States intends to impose on imported products will hurt everyone in the medium term and will lead to a climate of insecurity, said German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries. Trump Wall to Benefit Human Traffickers, La Jornada Newspaper Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8984&SEO=trump-wall-to-benefit-human-traffickers-la-jornada-newspaper-says Mexico, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The wall that President Donald Trump intends to raise on the Mexican border could benefit human traffickers (polleros, Mexican term) who will increase their rates and profits, newspaper La Jornada reported today. A mRNA-based Vaccine, Possible Candidate against Zika http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8972&SEO=a-mrna-based-vaccine-possible-candidate-against-zika Washington, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) A single-dose mRNA-based vaccine shows positive results in the experimental pharmacology against Zika, informed Nature journal through a research published today. Lady Gaga Will Arrive First to Barcelona on Her Next European Tour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8971&SEO=lady-gaga-will-arrive-first-to-barcelona-on-her-next-european-tour Los Angeles, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The American artist Lady Gaga chose Palau Sant Jordi of Barcelona as the first stage of her presentation in Europe during her next world tour, promoter Live Nation announced today. Iran to Study Sanctions against US Individuals and Comanies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8961&SEO=iran-to-study-sanctions-against-us-individuals-and-comanies 06 de febrero de 2017, 16:46Tehran, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Bahram Qassemi said today that his country would study a sanction plan against several US individuals and companies, as a response to recent measures adopted by Washington. US Republican Leader Reiterates Intent to Repeal Obamacare http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8957&SEO=us-republican-leader-reiterates-intent-to-repeal-obamacare Washington, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) United States House Speaker Paul Ryan stated today that Republicans are acting urgently to repeal the health law known as Obamacare and replace it with a ''patient-centered'' reform. Hackers Publish Illegal Content from Dark Web http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8951&SEO=hackers-publish-illegal-content-from-dark-web 06 de febrero de 2017, 15:28Washington, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Dark Web, the darkest part of so-called Deep Web, was hacked to expose pages with enormous amounts of children''s pornography to the authorities, Motherboard platform reported Monday. Grounded: Nearly Two Thirds of US Navy's Strike Fighters Can't Fly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8941&SEO=grounded-nearly-two-thirds-of-us-navys-strike-fighters-cant-fly 06 de febrero de 2017, 12:19Washington, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The US Navy''s F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet strike fighters are the tip of the spear, embodying most of the fierce striking power of the aircraft carrier strike group, according to Defence News. US Ex-Officials File Affidavit Against Trump Immigration Order http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8940&SEO=us-ex-officials-file-affidavit-against-trump-immigration-order Washington, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Several former US officials filed an affidavit against the immigration order signed by President Donald Trump, saying it made the country less secure, local media reported today. Described as Improvised Measures of President Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8938&SEO=described-as-improvised-measures-of-president-donald-trump 06 de febrero de 2017, 11:41Washington,Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The rejection to a series of executive orders of President Donald Trump made his main advisers to reconsider his ''improvised methods of governing'', says today an article in daily The New York Times. Singapour Looks to New Forms of Cooperation Before TPP Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8937&SEO=singapour-looks-to-new-forms-of-cooperation-before-tpp-reality 06 de febrero de 2017, 11:38Singapour, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Singapour authorities asserted today that after U.S. withdrawal from TPP, the other 11 participants in the Pact must study the new balance of benefits and analyze the value of the pact. UN Calls for Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8936&SEO=un-calls-for-eradicating-female-genital-mutilation 06 de febrero de 2017, 11:32United Nations, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) During the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, UN entities and senior officials called today for the eradication of a scourge that affects about 200 million women and girls. More Than 20 Thousand Displaced Persons Return to Quneitra,Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8935&SEO=more-than-20-thousand-displaced-persons-return-to-quneitrasyria 06 de febrero de 2017, 11:26Damascus, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Governor of Quneitra Ahmad Sheikh Abdul Qader announced the gradual return to their homes of 25 000 residents of the Syrian province, about 70 kilometers southwest of Damascus. Cuban UN Ambassador Expresses Gratitude for Tribute to Fidel in NY http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8910&SEO=cuban-un-ambassador-expresses-gratitude-for-tribute-to-fidel-in-ny New York, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Permanent Representative at the United Nations Anayansi Rodriguez expressed gratitude here for the tribute paid by New Yorkers to revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Harlem. Trump Reiterates Allegations about U.S. Election Fraud http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8909&SEO=trump-reiterates-allegations-about-u.s.-election-fraud Washington, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) United States President Donald Trump maintains today his claim that millions of people voted illegally in the November 8 election when he beat Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton. Japan Wants to Invest More in Mexico despite Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8908&SEO=japan-wants-to-invest-more-in-mexico-despite-trump Mexico, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Japan is interested in boosting trade and investments in Mexico, despite the protectionist wave that may come from the United States, Japanese Ambassador Akira Yamada stated here. Russia: Kiev Wants to Win U.S. Support in Ukrainian Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8907&SEO=russia-kiev-wants-to-win-u.s.-support-in-ukrainian-crisis Moscow, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Russian Senator Alexei Pushkov today denounced Kiev''s efforts to involve U.S. President Donald Trump in the crisis in southeastern Ukraine by proposing the issue as crucial to the White House. Iran to Grant Visas to U.S. Wrestlers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8904&SEO=iran-to-grant-visas-to-u.s.-wrestlers Tehran, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Iran will grant visas to U.S. wrestlers who will participate in an international competition, after a federal judge in Seattle suspended the ban on citizens from seven Muslim countries to enter U.S. territory. Harlem Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8902&SEO=harlem-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro New York, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) The New York neighborhood of Harlem hosted a tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, until Saturday night, at the emblematic Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center. Robotic Surgery Experts Thank for Visiting Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8891&SEO=robotic-surgery-experts-thank-for-visiting-cuba Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) World-renowned specialists in robot-assisted surgery thanked today the chance of visiting Cuba to share experiences in this field. Donald Trump Administration Reviews U.S. Policies to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8867&SEO=donald-trump-administration-reviews-u.s.-policies-to-cuba 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:02Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Donald Trump administration is conducting a comprehensive review of all U.S. policies to Cuba, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said today. Cuban Foreign Ministry Welcomes Governor of Colorado http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8864&SEO=cuban-foreign-ministry-welcomes-governor-of-colorado 03 de febrero de 2017, 16:16Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Officials of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs were holding talks today with the U.S. Governor of Colorado, John Hickenlooper, who is officialy visiting the island. UN Report Reflects Crimes against Rohingyas in Myanmar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8862&SEO=un-report-reflects-crimes-against-rohingyas-in-myanmar 03 de febrero de 2017, 16:00United Nations, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) A UN report released today shows serious human rights violations against the Rohingya minority communities in the state of Rakhine, Myanmar, including killings and sexual abuse. 100 Thousand Visas Revoked After US Order on Immigration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8859&SEO=100-thousand-visas-revoked-after-us-order-on-immigration 03 de febrero de 2017, 15:31Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Over 100,000 visas have been revoked by US authorities as a result of an executive order that prevents citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries from entering the United States, the Washington Post reported today. Most Mexicans Have Bad Opinion On Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8858&SEO=most-mexicans-have-bad-opinion-on-donald-trump Mexico, Feb 3 (Prensa LatinaL) US President Donald Trump, today arouses widespread rejection in the Mexican population, according to data from a survey reported here Friday. US Imposes Sanctions On Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8856&SEO=us-imposes-sanctions-on-iran Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The United States government imposed sanctions on Iran today in response to a missile test carried out by the Persian country five days ago. Cuba in Campaign Against Skin Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8850&SEO=cuba-in-campaign-against-skin-cancer 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:22Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) A campaign of prevention against dermatological injuries is taking place today in Cuba as part of the actions to celebrate the World Day to Fight Cancer. Iran to Deny Visas to US Wrestlers for World Cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8849&SEO=iran-to-deny-visas-to-us-wrestlers-for-world-cup Tehran, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Iran announced today that it will deny visas to US wrestlers to the World Cup in retaliation for US President Donald Trump''s decision to veto the nation''s entry of citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. Cuban Business Delegation Completes Visit to the United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8846&SEO=cuban-business-delegation-completes-visit-to-the-united-states 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:08Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) A business delegation from Cuba concluded today a 12-day visit to the United States, during which it reaffirmed its interest in strengthening economic and trade ties between the two countries, mainly in the maritime and port sector. CITMATEL Announces Proposals for the Cuban Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8840&SEO=citmatel-announces-proposals-for-the-cuban-book-fair 03 de febrero de 2017, 11:33Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban company for Information Technologies and Telematic Services (Citmatel) announced today some of the proposals reserved for the 26th Havana Book Fair, from February 9 to 19, with exhibitors from 35 countries. US Blockade on Cuba Continues After 55 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8838&SEO=us-blockade-on-cuba-continues-after-55-years 03 de febrero de 2017, 11:26Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba continues today after 55 years of imposition, despite the recognition in the own nation of its failure as a policy. Mexico: Automotive Industry Mobilizes after Trump Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8835&SEO=mexico-automotive-industry-mobilizes-after-trump-threats 03 de febrero de 2017, 10:46 Mexico, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Giant Motors Latin America (UGML) will produce Chinese cars in Mexico, despite the threats facing today the Mexican automotive sector by US President Donald Trump. USA President Insists on Pressures on Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8833&SEO=usa-president-insists-on-pressures-on-iran Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The US president, Donald Trump considered today that ''Iran is playing with Fire'' amid bilateral contradictions after the test of a missile carried out by the Persian nation five days ago. Cuba, USA Surgeons Attend Laparoscopy and Robotics Workshop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8831&SEO=cuba-usa-surgeons-attend-laparoscopy-and-robotics-workshop By Ana Laura Arbesu Colombia: Nobel Prizewinners Reject US Migratory Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8826&SEO=colombia-nobel-prizewinners-reject-us-migratory-measures Bogota, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) A number of renowned international figures participating in the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, whose sessions will continue today in this capital, rejected the recent immigration measures adopted by US President Donald Trump. American Airlines Opens Its First Office in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8823&SEO=american-airlines-opens-its-first-office-in-havana Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The US air company American Airlines (AA) that recently began flying to Cuba has opened its first commercial office in Havana, reported in Twitter Josefina Vidal, head of the USA General Division of the Cuban Foreign Ministry. Cuban Business Delegation Signs Memorandum with US Port http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8815&SEO=cuban-business-delegation-signs-memorandum-with-us-port 02 de febrero de 2017, 17:06Washington, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuban business delegation, travelling to U.S. on an official visit, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Port of Mobile, Alabama, during a conference of the American Association of Port Authorities. American Airlines Executives Bet on Cuban Market http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8808&SEO=american-airlines-executives-bet-on-cuban-market 02 de febrero de 2017, 15:37Havana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The opening of the first American Airlines office in Cuba was described by its directors as a historic moment, and an evidence of its commitment to the Cuban market and the development of aeronautical services on the island. US Senators Interested in Boosting Agricultural Exports to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8806&SEO=us-senators-interested-in-boosting-agricultural-exports-to-cuba Washington, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Two US senators have reintroduced a two-party project aimed at lifting private financing restrictions for agricultural exports to Cuba. UN Envoy: ISIS Caliphate Days in Iraq are Numbered http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8805&SEO=un-envoy-isis-caliphate-days-in-iraq-are-numbered United Nations, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The UN representative in Iraq, Jan Kubis, stated at the Security Council today that the days of the caliphate of the Islamic State (ISIS) in that country are numbered, due to the advance of the governmental offensive. Trump Insists On Renegotiating Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8803&SEO=trump-insists-on-renegotiating-trade-agreement-with-mexico-and-canada Washington, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump reiterated his intentions of renegotiating North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Mexico and Canada. American Airlines Opens its First Office in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8797&SEO=american-airlines-opens-its-first-office-in-havana Havana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The American company American Airlines opened its first office in this capital, said today Josefina Vidal, an official of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, in her Twitter account. Kiev Trying To Extort US, EU Cash By Playing The Victim,Says Putin http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8795&SEO=kiev-trying-to-extort-us-eu-cash-by-playing-the-victimsays-putin Moscow,Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The Kiev government provoked the latest escalation of violence in east Ukraine as it needs money from its Western partners, which is easier to achieve when a nation pretends to be a victim and facing aggression, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said today. Jamaica to Hold Talks with USA on Migratory Issue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8792&SEO=jamaica-to-hold-talks-with-usa-on-migratory-issue 02 de febrero de 2017, 12:40Kingston, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica''s Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Ruel Reid, announced today that the Government of Jamaica will maintain a direct dialogue with his US counterpart on migration issues. Syria Denounces at UN Aggressions Made by Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8791&SEO=syria-denounces-at-un-aggressions-made-by-turkey 02 de febrero de 2017, 12:38Damascus, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Foreign Ministry sent today messages to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Security Council, condemning the continuing Turkish aggression against the Syrian people and national sovereignty. European Parliament Rejects US Ambassador Proposed by Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8790&SEO=european-parliament-rejects-us-ambassador-proposed-by-trump 02 de febrero de 2017, 12:34Brussels, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The rejection of the European Parliament to the proposal of Donald Trump for US ambassador to the European Union, candidate Ted Malloch, stands out today as one of the most controversial issues in the old continent. Controversy in Australia by Trump Rejection of Migration Deal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8789&SEO=controversy-in-australia-by-trump-rejection-of-migration-deal Canberra, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Trunbull remarked today that the agreement to give asylum in the United States for 1,600 migrants that Australia maintains in overseas detention centers is still under way. First Quantum Computer Prototype Build in UK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8787&SEO=first-quantum-computer-prototype-build-in-uk London, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from several countries announced today the construction of the first quantum computer prototype to revolutionize the industry, science and commerce of traditional computers. UN Group on Force Disappearances to Examine 600 Cases From 42 Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8785&SEO=un-group-on-force-disappearances-to-examine-600-cases-from-42-nations United Nations, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Working Group on Force Disappearances has announced today that it will examine almost 600 reported cases of missing people from 42 countries next week. Colombian Scientific Exploration Advances in Antarctica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8782&SEO=colombian-scientific-exploration-advances-in-antarctica Bogotá, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) In their third expedition to Antarctica, Colombian scientists gather data on the effects of climate change, the behavior of marine mammals and the adaptation of humans to extreme environments, news informed today. Mexico Refutes Versions of Trump's Military Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8773&SEO=mexico-refutes-versions-of-trumps-military-threats Mexico, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Foreign Ministry refuted today that President Donald Trump threatened to send troops to Mexico, according to the version released by an US news agency and reproduced here by national media. US Scientists to March against Trump Policies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8760&SEO=us-scientists-to-march-against-trump-policies 01 de febrero de 2017, 18:02Washington, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The US scientific community has risen up against decisions by the Donald Trump Administration that are affecting the sector, and announced today that it would call to a demonstration similar to that of Women''s March in January. Rex Tillerson Confirmed as US Secretary of State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8757&SEO=rex-tillerson-confirmed-as-us-secretary-of-state 01 de febrero de 2017, 17:38Washington, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The US Senate confirmed former director general of ExxonMobil Rex Tillerson as the new US Secretary of State, despite attempts by Democratic lawmakers to halt the appointment. US Pentagon Seeks to Boot its Spending in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8756&SEO=us-pentagon-seeks-to-boot-its-spending-in-2017 01 de febrero de 2017, 17:26Washington, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) United States Defense Secretary James Mattis ordered today the Pentagon to request more money for this fiscal year on the grounds of facing new requirements in the campaign against the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS). Iranian Govt Responds to Trump´s Rigid Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8753&SEO=iranian-govt-responds-to-trumpas-rigid-measures 01 de febrero de 2017, 17:21Tehran, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Yavad Zarif stated today that Iran will apply reciprocity to the recent measures issued by the United States regarding the denial of visas to citizens of Muslim countries. Guterres Committed with Conflicts in Syria and South Sudan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8748&SEO=guterres-committed-with-conflicts-in-syria-and-south-sudan 01 de febrero de 2017, 16:39United Nations, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres assured Wednesday that he is committed with the political solution of the conflicts in Syria and South Sudan, responsible for thousands of dead people and millions of displaced. António Guterres Calls On Trump to Veto Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8745&SEO=antonio-guterres-calls-on-trump-to-veto-refugees 01 de febrero de 2017, 15:18UNITED NATIONS, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged US President Donald Trump today to lift the veto imposed on the entry of refugees from several Muslim-majority countries. Canadian Theater Director to Present Her Second Work in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8742&SEO=canadian-theater-director-to-present-her-second-work-in-cuba 01 de febrero de 2017, 13:08Havana, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Canadian theater director Jennifer Capraru is preparing today in Cuba the premiere of See you, a polemic play on the interaction of people in social networks. Trinidad and Tobago Confirms Links of Nationals to Terrorist Groups http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8739&SEO=trinidad-and-tobago-confirms-links-of-nationals-to-terrorist-groups 01 de febrero de 2017, 12:30Port of Spain, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has confirmed the link of more than 100 nationals to terrorist activities and groups abroad, the Guardian newspaper informed today. Moon is on Collision Course with Earth, Say Scientists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8738&SEO=moon-is-on-collision-course-with-earth-say-scientists 01 de febrero de 2017, 12:28Washington,Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Eventually the Moon and Earth will collide in an event that will be catastrophic for both celestial bodies. Coastal Wetlands Mitigate Global Warming, Study Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8737&SEO=coastal-wetlands-mitigate-global-warming-study-says 01 de febrero de 2017, 12:19Washington, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from the University of Maryland demonstrated in a study released today the positive impact of coastal wetlands in mitigating the effects of global warming. USA Not Complaying with Human Rights Obligations, Says United Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8733&SEO=usa-not-complaying-with-human-rights-obligations-says-united-nations 01 de febrero de 2017, 11:49United Nations, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) UN experts warned today that President Donald Trump''s executive order to veto the entry of Muslims from various countries is affecting Washington''s human rights obligations. Spain Deplores New Israeli Settlements in Palestinian Lands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8732&SEO=spain-deplores-new-israeli-settlements-in-palestinian-lands 01 de febrero de 2017, 11:42Madrid, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Spain today condemned Israel''s decision to authorize the construction of three thousand houses for settlements in the Palestinian territories under Zionist occupation. Japan Rejects US Financial Accusations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8725&SEO=japan-rejects-us-financial-accusations Tokyo, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Japanese authorities rejected today the US accusation on currency manipulation and said they comply with the G-20 Group''s agreement to avoid competitive currency devaluations. Aeromexico Applies New Fare on Flights Between Mexico, USA, Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8721&SEO=aeromexico-applies-new-fare-on-flights-between-mexico-usa-canada Mexico, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Aeromexico announced that from today passengers traveling between Mexico, the United States or Canada will have to pay 500 pesos (about 25 dollars) for the first documented suitcase. Spanish Government Defends Action against Hard Measures of Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8720&SEO=spanish-government-defends-action-against-hard-measures-of-trump Madrid, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Criticized by several opposition parties, the conservative government of Spain defended today its action against the harsh migratory dispositions announced by the president of the United States, Donald Trump. UNASUR Secretary General Warns of US Government Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8718&SEO=unasur-secretary-general-warns-of-us-government-threats Quito, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) In an urgent alert at the close of his term as UNASUR Secretary General Ernesto Samper warned of the threats to South America of the complicated agenda outlined by the new US government under the president, Donald Trump. Cuban Business Delegation Holds Meetings in Washington http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8713&SEO=cuban-business-delegation-holds-meetings-in-washington Washington, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban business delegation visiting the USA has continued to hold working meetings here, being the latest with executives of the US Chamber of Commerce (USCC), port authorities and Members of Congress. UN Warns Deterioration of Safety Situation in Eastern Ukraine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8708&SEO=un-warns-deterioration-of-safety-situation-in-eastern-ukraine 31 de enero de 2017, 18:04United Nations, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations stated today to be concerned on the deterioration of the safety situation in eastern Ukraine, based on its humanitarian consequences. Bob Dylan Announces Release of His First Triple-Album http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8707&SEO=bob-dylan-announces-release-of-his-first-triple-album 31 de enero de 2017, 17:48Los Angeles, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan announced today the presentation of his first triple album that includes thirty new classic songs of his country. President of the European Council Describes Trump as a Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8706&SEO=president-of-the-european-council-describes-trump-as-a-threat 31 de enero de 2017, 17:41Brussels, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) European Council President Donald Tusk has described the administration of United States President Donald Trump as a new existential threat to Europe. Sundance Film Festival Concludes Politically Committed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8705&SEO=sundance-film-festival-concludes-politically-committed 31 de enero de 2017, 17:08Los Angeles, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Although it was devoted to stimulate independent cinema, the Sundance Film Festival stressed its political commitment to selecting 120 titles from 32 countries, specialized media outlets published today. Jamaican Chancellor Calls for Calm Against Trump´s Orders http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8704&SEO=jamaican-chancellor-calls-for-calm-against-trumpas-orders 31 de enero de 2017, 17:02Kingston, 31 Jan. (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Chancellor Kamina Johnson urged her compatriots to calm down against US President Donald Trump´s hot orders. UN Calls for Cessation of Discrimination Against Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8700&SEO=un-calls-for-cessation-of-discrimination-against-refugees 31 de enero de 2017, 15:56United Nations, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres demanded today the end of discrimination against refugees and also warned that blind measures against terrorism have proven to be ineffective. US Airlines Seek to Preserve Air Service to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8694&SEO=us-airlines-seek-to-preserve-air-service-to-cuba 31 de enero de 2017, 14:34Washington, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) US airlines will be arguing in favor of preserving the reopened US-Cuba regular air service in August 2016, The Hill digital portal broadcasted. Companies Reject USA President's Order Against Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8681&SEO=companies-reject-usa-presidents-order-against-refugees 31 de enero de 2017, 12:18Washington, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Famous companies have joined the voices that continue their rejection to the immigration policies of US President Donald Trump today. WHO Grants Public Health Award to Cuban Henry Reeve Contingent http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8679&SEO=who-grants-public-health-award-to-cuban-henry-reeve-contingent Geneva, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has awarded today the Henry Reeve Cuban Medical Contingent, in recognition of its international solidarity efforts to confront natural disasters and serious epidemics. ECLAC Expects Economic Growth of 1.3 % in Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8677&SEO=eclac-expects-economic-growth-of-1.3-in-latin-america United Nations, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, pointed today here that in 2017 a growth of 1.3 percent in regional gross domestic product. Day of Demostrations and Chaos in Mexican Streets and Avenues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8676&SEO=day-of-demostrations-and-chaos-in-mexican-streets-and-avenues 31 de enero de 2017, 11:41Mexico, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Road blocks and advance of contingents in marches of protests characterize today this capital, where a national day against the rise in the prices of fuels or gasolinazo will take place. Ecuador Calls in UN for Youth Promoting Sustainable Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8672&SEO=ecuador-calls-in-un-for-youth-promoting-sustainable-development 31 de enero de 2017, 11:12United Nations, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador has defended today at the United Nations the role of youth in promoting sustainable development, based on the experience accumulated by the South American country since the emerge of the Citizen Revolution one decade ago. US Federal Reserve Alert to Trump's Economic Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8669&SEO=us-federal-reserve-alert-to-trumps-economic-policy Washington, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The uncertainty generated by the monetary policy of US President Donald Trump keeps the Federal Reserve (FED) alert, which expects a more favorable scenario before making new fiscal decisions. Cuba Thanks Support for Marti Sculpture Project in New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8668&SEO=cuba-thanks-support-for-marti-sculpture-project-in-new-york New York, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuban officials have thanked today in this city the support of institutions and New Yorkers to the project to take to the island a replica of the statue of the pro-independence hero, Jose Marti, located in the Central Park. Havana Historian Talks on Jose Marti's Relationship with New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8667&SEO=havana-historian-talks-on-jose-martis-relationship-with-new-york New York (Prensa Latina) Havana historian, Eusebio Leal, has spoken here about the presence of Cuban National Hero, Jose Marti (1853-1895), in New York and the legacy he left with his pen and tireless action in favor of the island''s independence. Forum in France Criticizes Donald Trump's Protectionist Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8662&SEO=forum-in-france-criticizes-donald-trumps-protectionist-policy Paris, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Participants at an event in France on trade, growth and inequality criticized today US President Donald Trump''s protectionist and unilateral policies, which he considered a risk to the world. Canada Will Not Face Violence with More Violence, Says Head of State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8649&SEO=canada-will-not-face-violence-with-more-violence-says-head-of-state 30 de enero de 2017, 18:20Ottawa, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today that Canadians would not be intimidated by the attack last night against a mosque in this country, or would face violence with more violence. Barack Obama Backs Up US Protests Against Trump´s Order http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8645&SEO=barack-obama-backs-up-us-protests-against-trumpas-order 30 de enero de 2017, 16:57Washington, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) US former president Barack Obama stated today his support for demonstrators protesting in several American cities against Donald Trump´s orders on immigration. Created New US State Council to Promote Links with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8644&SEO=created-new-us-state-council-to-promote-links-with-cuba 30 de enero de 2017, 16:56Washington, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Leaders of Virginia state, USA, launched today a bipartisan state council to promote ties with Cuba and urge Congress to lift its blockade against the island. UN Upheld Youth´s Leading Role for Global Changes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8637&SEO=un-upheld-youthas-leading-role-for-global-changes 30 de enero de 2017, 15:19United Nations, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson upheld today the role of youth in building up a world with no poverty and with a sustainable development. Iranian Director to Skip Oscar Awards to Protest Trump's Ban http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8636&SEO=iranian-director-to-skip-oscar-awards-to-protest-trumps-ban 30 de enero de 2017, 15:17Tehran, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, an Oscar nominee for his film The Salesman, declined today to attend the awards ceremony as he considers unfair the United States President Donald Trump''s policy for Muslim migrants. UN: Cuba Advocates for Regional Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8633&SEO=un-cuba-advocates-for-regional-unity 30 de enero de 2017, 14:32United Nations, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuba advocated here Monday for the regional unity to face the socioeconomic challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean, during the 22nd Period of Sessions of the Plenary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Cepal, Eclac in English). USA Authorities Hinder to Clearify Political Leader Murder in PR http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8630&SEO=usa-authorities-hinder-to-clearify-political-leader-murder-in-pr 30 de enero de 2017, 13:40San Juan, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Complicity of US authorities hinder the clarification of the murder in Puerto Rico of the 38 years old Cuban left-wing leader, Carlos Muniz, assured the writer, Ricardo Fraga. Russian Bombers Destroy Terrorist Targets in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8629&SEO=russian-bombers-destroy-terrorist-targets-in-syria Moscow, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Russia destroyed today two police command, store of weapons, personnel and combat techniques of the Islamic State (EI) terrorist movement with six TU-22M3 bombers in the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zor. Anti-Trump Expressions Dominate Artist Awards Gala in the U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8628&SEO=anti-trump-expressions-dominate-artist-awards-gala-in-the-u.s. Los Angeles, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Expressions against the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump were the main dish at the gala of the Artists Tradeunion Awards of this country, highlights today the local media. Trump Going against International Law and Mexican Sovereignty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8626&SEO=trump-going-against-international-law-and-mexican-sovereignty Mexico, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The National Authonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) stated Monday that US President Donald Trump is taking decisions and actions going against the international law and the Mexican sovereignty and self determination. Puerto Rico's Governor Rejects Exclusion of Foreigners by Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8625&SEO=puerto-ricos-governor-rejects-exclusion-of-foreigners-by-trump 30 de enero de 2017, 13:07San Juan, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rico''s governor, Ricardo Rossello, rejected U.S. President Donald Trump''s decision to suspend the entry of citizens from seven countries of Africa and the Middle East. More Than One Million Britons Reject Trump's Visit to UK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8622&SEO=more-than-one-million-britons-reject-trumps-visit-to-uk 30 de enero de 2017, 12:57London, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) More than one million Britons have signed a petition against U.S President Donald Trump''s visit to the United Kingdom. OIC Concerned Of U.S. Restrictions on Entry of Citizens of 7 Members http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8616&SEO=oic-concerned-of-u.s.-restrictions-on-entry-of-citizens-of-7-members 30 de enero de 2017, 12:29Riad, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) today expressed ''grave concern'' at an executive order signed by the U.S. president banning nationals of seven OIC member states from entering the United States. Split is Now on Track to Become The Most Profitable Film of 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8613&SEO=split-is-now-on-track-to-become-the-most-profitable-film-of-2017 Los Ángeles, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) It was another cracking weekend at the box-office for director M. Night Shyamalan, as his horror/thriller Split showed seriously strong legs to hold the top spot in the US for the second consecutive week with a profit of 59,6 millon dolares and not even the release on Firday of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter could move the thriller and stayed in second place. US Tech Companies Criticize Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8611&SEO=us-tech-companies-criticize-trump 30 de enero de 2017, 11:21 Washington, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Among the noisiest economic repercussions today against the immigration policy announced by US President Donald Trump, appear those of major technology companies in this country, which criticized his decisions. France Condemns Terrorist Attack in Quebec http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8610&SEO=france-condemns-terrorist-attack-in-quebec 30 de enero de 2017, 11:04Paris, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) President François Hollande has condemned today the terrorist attack in the Canadian city of Quebec, which he described as an odious action. Attack on Mosque in Canada Encourages Refugee Issue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8608&SEO=attack-on-mosque-in-canada-encourages-refugee-issue Ottawa, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) An attack on a mosque in the Canadian city of Quebec killed six people and wounded eight others, local media reported today, while encouraging controversy over refugees among traditional host countries, including France and Germany. Canada to Host Victims of Persecution, Terror and War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8604&SEO=canada-to-host-victims-of-persecution-terror-and-war Ottawa, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Canada will welcome people fleeing persecution, terror and war regardless of their faith, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. German Federal Chancellor Criticizes Trump's Migration Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8603&SEO=german-federal-chancellor-criticizes-trumps-migration-measures Berlin, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized the temporary veto imposed by US President Donald Trump on the arrival of citizens of several Muslim-majority nations. Minister: Malaysia To Step Up Trade With ASEAN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8594&SEO=minister-malaysia-to-step-up-trade-with-asean Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia will step up trade with Asean countries with the official withdrawal of the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on January 23. IOM Urges USA To Receive Refugees after Trump's Decision http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8587&SEO=iom-urges-usa-to-receive-refugees-after-trumps-decision United Nations, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urged today the US Government to keep its programs to receive such vulnerable people. Trump Criticizes Major US Newspapers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8584&SEO=trump-criticizes-major-us-newspapers Washington, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump criticized the New York Times and Washington Post newspapers, among the country''s most influential and important media. Protectionism May Affect US Economy, Says Expert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8582&SEO=protectionism-may-affect-us-economy-says-expert Berlin, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) President of the German Institute of Economics (DIW), Marcel Fratzscher, warned that the protectionism proclaimed by the US president, Donald Trump, can be reversed against that nation, the world''s first economy. Mexican President, Lawmakers Join Common Front before Trump´s Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8574&SEO=mexican-president-lawmakers-join-common-front-before-trumps-threats Mexico, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) President Enrique Peña Nieto, senators and deputies of several political parties agreed on a common front to defend Mexicans in the United States and the country in the face of threats by Donald Trump. France and Germany Concerned over New Measures in the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8570&SEO=france-and-germany-concerned-over-new-measures-in-the-us Paris, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault today welcomed his German counterpart, Sigmar Gabriel, in Paris, where they had a meeting in which exchanged their concern about the United States'' new restrictions on refugees and migrants. Trump Confirms He Talked to Peña Nieto for an Hour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8569&SEO=trump-confirms-he-talked-to-pena-nieto-for-an-hour 27 de enero de 2017, 15:29Washington, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump confirmed that he talked on the phone with his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto, for an hour. The Holy See Concerned by U.S.-Mexico Wall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8568&SEO=the-holy-see-concerned-by-u.s.-mexico-wall 27 de enero de 2017, 15:27Rome, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The Holy See is utterly concerned about ''the global headline'' regarding the construction of a wall on the border between Mexico and the United States, Pope Francis´s collaborator stated today. Trump´s Wall Wants to Separate Us, Says Singer Joan Manuel Serrat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8561&SEO=trumps-wall-wants-to-separate-us-says-singer-joan-manuel-serrat Mexico, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Donald Trump´s wall between the U.S. and Mexico intends to separate both the American continent and those who believe in a better future, the Spanish singer-songwriter Joan Manuel Serrart stated today. Another US Port Cancels Memorandum of Understanding with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8559&SEO=another-us-port-cancels-memorandum-of-understanding-with-cuba 27 de enero de 2017, 13:32Washington, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The port of Palm Beach, in Florida, cancelled the signing of an understanding memorandum with a Cuban business delegation, because of the threatens by Republican Governor Rick Scott. Mexico Will Maintain Relations with the US, Says Secretary of Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8557&SEO=mexico-will-maintain-relations-with-the-us-says-secretary-of-economy Mexico, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will maintain its relations with the government of the United States despite the cancellation of the meeting between Presidents Enrique Peña Nieto and Donald Trump, said today the Minister of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo. Peña Nieto Calls for Meeting Before Offering Response to Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8554&SEO=pena-nieto-calls-for-meeting-before-offering-response-to-trump Mexico, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will meet today with Senatorsc and the Governors of the Mexican States, to define the official response to the bilateral relationship exchange arranged by now US President Donald Trump. The Roots of Alzheimer's Disease Can Extend As Far Back as The Womb http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8553&SEO=the-roots-of-alzheimers-disease-can-extend-as-far-back-as-the-womb Washington,Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Biochemical reactions that cause Alzheimer''s disease could begin in the womb or just after birth if the fetus or newborn does not get enough vitamin A, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. US Ambassador Is Threatening on Arrival at United Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8551&SEO=us-ambassador-is-threatening-on-arrival-at-united-nations 27 de enero de 2017, 12:14United Nations, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The United States ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, began her management today at the headquarters of the 193-country organization, where she gave a brief but threatening speech on her arrival. Cuban Ambassador Notes Advances and Obstacles in Relations with USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8550&SEO=cuban-ambassador-notes-advances-and-obstacles-in-relations-with-usa Washington, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to the United States, José Ramón Cabañas, said that in the past two years, both countries have achieved unprecedented levels of negotiations with considerable progress, although serious obstacles still remain. US Experts Protect Climate Data out of Fear of Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8546&SEO=us-experts-protect-climate-data-out-of-fear-of-trump Washington, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The University of California (UCLA) is today the epicenter of the preservation of data on climate change, fearing that this information will be removed by the Trump administration. Economic Analysts Consider Trump against the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8545&SEO=economic-analysts-consider-trump-against-the-world New York, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) A great part of the economic and commercial analysis suggests today that US President Donald Trump is against the world because of his protectionist policy and other ideas. United Nations Pays Tribute to Victims of the Nazi Holocaust http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8541&SEO=united-nations-pays-tribute-to-victims-of-the-nazi-holocaust United Nations, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations commemorates today the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Holocaust, which includes a session of the General Assembly with interventions by senior officials. Trump Charges against Mexico, Anteroom of Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8539&SEO=trump-charges-against-mexico-anteroom-of-latin-america Mexico, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Without defining today his policies towards Latin America and the Caribbean, the president of the United States, Donald Trump continues announcing measures that go against the country with the southern region bordering the continent: Mexico. Trump's Wall is Inhuman Interference, Mexican Church Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8538&SEO=trumps-wall-is-inhuman-interference-mexican-church-says Mexico, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The wall that President Donald Trump ordered to build on the Mexican border is an ''inhuman interference,'' dignitaries of the Catholic Church of this country said here today. Japan and US Prepare Summit for February http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8535&SEO=japan-and-us-prepare-summit-for-february Tokyo, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese government confirmed today that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump are preparing details for their first summit scheduled for early February. Peña Nieto Supported in Mexico against Donald Trump's Arrogance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8530&SEO=pena-nieto-supported-in-mexico-against-donald-trumps-arrogance 26 de enero de 2017, 16:37Mexico, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) President Enrique Peña Nieto''s decision to cancel his meeting at the White House with Donald Trump wins supporters, when many voices call for defending the sovereignty and dignity of Mexico in view of the arrogance shown by the United States. U.S. Mayors Dare Trump After Order Against Sanctuary Cities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8528&SEO=u.s.-mayors-dare-trump-after-order-against-sanctuary-cities 26 de enero de 2017, 16:21Washington, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Mayors from the called sanctuary cities in the United States are actually daring Donald Trump after his order to withdraw some funds from those cities refusing to deport illegal immigrants. Cuba, Willing and Independent in its Ties with the U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8523&SEO=cuba-willing-and-independent-in-its-ties-with-the-u.s. 26 de enero de 2017, 14:41Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa latina) The respect to Cuban sovereignty and independence remains today as the essential base to continue negotiating those unresolved bilateral issues with the United States, that is currently boasting a less than one-week administration in power. Puerto Rican Unions Opposed to Measures Passed by the Federal Board http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8521&SEO=puerto-rican-unions-opposed-to-measures-passed-by-the-federal-board 26 de enero de 2017, 13:58San Juan, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Anticipating '' the dire consequences for the Puerto Rican people'', several unions rejected today the demands of the financial control board to governor Ricardo Rosselló to close the deficit gap from 2016 to 2019. Syrians Demand Punishment of Terrorists That Cut Water Supply http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8518&SEO=syrians-demand-punishment-of-terrorists-that-cut-water-supply 26 de enero de 2017, 13:32Damascus, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Residents of the Syrian capital demanded the punishment of the terrorists who cut the supply of drinking water to the city and handed a letter to Hadiya Abbas, president of the National Parliament. CELAC: a Mechanism for Concerted Action, Unity and Dialogue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8516&SEO=celac-a-mechanism-for-concerted-action-unity-and-dialogue Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The Fifth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), held in the Dominican Republic, was consolidated as the mechanism for concerted action, unity and political dialogue of the whole of Our America. Iranian Actress Refuses to Attend the Oscars Because of Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8514&SEO=iranian-actress-refuses-to-attend-the-oscars-because-of-trump Tehran, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Taraneh Alidoosti, Iranian star of the Oscar-nominated film ‘The Salesman,'' declined today to attend the Oscar awards ceremony in the United States in protest against President Donald Trump''s project for Muslim migrants. Peña Nieto Cancels Meeting with Trump in the White House http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8515&SEO=pena-nieto-cancels-meeting-with-trump-in-the-white-house Mexico, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto informed today through Twitter that he will no travel to the White House next week to meet with his United States counterpart Donald Trump. UNESCO Calls for Joining Forces to Prevent Crimes Like the Holocaust http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8510&SEO=unesco-calls-for-joining-forces-to-prevent-crimes-like-the-holocaust Paris, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) UNESCO is holding a day to commemorate the International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, with the premise of increasing and coordinating efforts in the world to avoid repetition of such events. Donald Trump Puts Conditions to Meet Mexican President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8503&SEO=donald-trump-puts-conditions-to-meet-mexican-president 26 de enero de 2017, 11:35Washington, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump will meet his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto next week, with the condition that Mexico agrees to pay for the construction of a wall in the mutual border between these two countries. Carlos Martí to Lead Cuban Team in World Baseball Classic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8502&SEO=carlos-marti-to-lead-cuban-team-in-world-baseball-classic Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Carlos Martí will be the manager of the Cuban team for the fourth World Baseball Classic, which will begin next March 6. Evo Morales Environmental Initiatives are Presented at FAO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8500&SEO=evo-morales-environmental-initiatives-are-presented-at-fao La Paz, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales'' projects to guarantee water and irrigation in Bolivia are currently under the attention of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Pentagon and CIA to Decide on Illegal Interrogation Methods http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8496&SEO=pentagon-and-cia-to-decide-on-illegal-interrogation-methods Washington, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The possible US decision to reintroduce illegal interrogation methods to prisoners falls today to the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), according to President Donald Trump. Scholars Outline US Trade Protectionism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8495&SEO=scholars-outline-us-trade-protectionism Washington, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Economists and researchers are reminded today that the new US president, Donald Trump, is far from being the first president of this protectionist nation. NASA Joins Federal Agency Network against Trump Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8494&SEO=nasa-joins-federal-agency-network-against-trump-policy Washington, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) As part of a growing trend, NASA employees created today a network of unofficial accounts on the Twitter platform as a form of resistance to President Donald Trump. Mexicans Join Voices to Cancel Meeting Peña Nieto-Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8490&SEO=mexicans-join-voices-to-cancel-meeting-pena-nieto-trump Mexico, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Despite the position expressed by president Enrique Peña Nieto to promote dialogue, but without impositions to the United States, new voices join here today to cancel his meeting with that country''s ruler, Donald Trump. Trump and His Protectionism to Affect Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8488&SEO=trump-and-his-protectionism-to-affect-latin-america Brussels, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The commercial protectionism defended by the President of the United States, Donald Trump, can greatly harm many Latin American countries, said the president of the Group Eurolat, Ramon Jauregui, in his Wednesday statements. Trump Authorizes Building Controversial Wall at Border with Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8480&SEO=trump-authorizes-building-controversial-wall-at-border-with-mexico 25 de enero de 2017, 17:52Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump signed today the executive order that authorizes the construction of a wall at the border with Mexico, as an answer to his reiterated and controversial promise during his campaign. Greenpeace Asks for Resistance against President Trump Measure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8479&SEO=greenpeace-asks-for-resistance-against-president-trump-measure 25 de enero de 2017, 17:31Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Members of the ecologist organization GREENPEACE put a poster close to the White House Wednesday, in which they call for resistance against now US President Donald Trump. Cuba Pleads at UN for a World Order Favorable to Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8467&SEO=cuba-pleads-at-un-for-a-world-order-favorable-to-peace 25 de enero de 2017, 14:35United Nations, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba called on today at the United Nations General Assembly to establish an order and international relations conducive to sustainable peace. The Ancient Pueblo Indians Had Knowledge of Geometry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8460&SEO=the-ancient-pueblo-indians-had-knowledge-of-geometry 25 de enero de 2017, 12:24Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Professor Sherry Towers of Arizona State University, examined the temple of the Sun in the national Park Mesa Verde in Colorado,and came to the conclusion that this structure build by the Pueblo Indians showed that they had a deep knowledge of geometry. Balance in the World Oil Market Due to Lower Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8457&SEO=balance-in-the-world-oil-market-due-to-lower-production 25 de enero de 2017, 11:49Kuwait, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Kuwait''s oil minister, Essam al Marzuk, said today that the oil market is well balanced due to the decline in production since the end of last year. Trump Complys with Election Promises on Immigration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8456&SEO=trump-complys-with-election-promises-on-immigration 25 de enero de 2017, 11:46Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) With only five days after assuming office, Donald Trump is preparing to comply with his electoral promises on immigration with the signing as of today of several executive orders. Mexican Senators Close Ranks on US Negotiations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8448&SEO=mexican-senators-close-ranks-on-us-negotiations 25 de enero de 2017, 10:11Mexico, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The political parties represented in the Mexican Senate are closing ranks today in support of the defense of interests to the negotiations started by government representatives before the government of Donald Trump. Alleged Fraud in USA Presidential Elections Will Be Investigated http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8447&SEO=alleged-fraud-in-usa-presidential-elections-will-be-investigated Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) US president Donald Trump called for a major investigation into alleged fraud in the November 8 elections. Concerned US Companies About the Future http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8444&SEO=concerned-us-companies-about-the-future 25 de enero de 2017, 09:19Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump''s economic and trade policy is currently facing the country''s most important companies, worried about the immediate future. Mexico to Difficult Negotiations with Trump's Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8443&SEO=mexico-to-difficult-negotiations-with-trumps-government 25 de enero de 2017, 08:57Mexico, 25 (Prensa Latina) Mexico and the United States are starting talks today that could redefine key issues on the bilateral agenda, including the modification or conclusion of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). World Bank Expects Oil Prices to Rise in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8434&SEO=world-bank-expects-oil-prices-to-rise-in-2017 Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The average price of the oil barrel for 2017 will be around US$ 55, a 26% higher than the previous year, the World Bank stressed today. G-77 Calls For UN Global Alliance to Carry Out 2030 Agenda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8431&SEO=g-77-calls-for-un-global-alliance-to-carry-out-2030-agenda 24 de enero de 2017, 17:46United Nations, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The Group of 77 (G-77) plus China called today at the United Nations for a global alliance that fosters the implementation of 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Willingness to Strengthen Ties with Cuba Expressed in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8429&SEO=willingness-to-strengthen-ties-with-cuba-expressed-in-usa 24 de enero de 2017, 17:40Washington, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Sylvester Turner, mayor of Houston, expressed to a delegation of Cuban businesspeople the willingness of this US city to strengthen trade ties with Cuba. UN Condemns Deadly Attack against Blue Helmets in Mali http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8427&SEO=un-condemns-deadly-attack-against-blue-helmets-in-mali 24 de enero de 2017, 17:27United Nations, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) strongly condemned today the attack against a camp of its Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), where a Chadioan blue helmet died and two were wounded. Without Benefits, Mexico Could Stay out of NAFTA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8420&SEO=without-benefits-mexico-could-stay-out-of-nafta 24 de enero de 2017, 16:39Mexico, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Mexico could be out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) if it does not receive benefits in the negotiations that would be held soon with the United States, Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo announced today. Trump Criticized for Allowing Progress of Controversial Pipelines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8414&SEO=trump-criticized-for-allowing-progress-of-controversial-pipelines 24 de enero de 2017, 16:03Washington, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) US Congress members, ecologist organizations and indigenous groups criticized that the country''s new president, Donald Trump, authorized to resume the projects of the controversial pipelines Dakota Access (DAPL) and Keystone XL. U.S. and Cuba, Take Steps for Normalizing Their Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8409&SEO=u.s.-and-cuba-take-steps-for-normalizing-their-relations Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) U.S. and Cuba have adopted up to now 22 instruments since December 17th of 2014, when the process for normalizing their relations started. Roman Polanski Won't Preside Over César Film Awards in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8408&SEO=roman-polanski-wont-preside-over-cesar-film-awards-in-france París, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) After protests from French feminist groups, the director Roman Polanski will not preside next month over the César awards ceremony, the French equivalent of the Academy Awards, his lawyer said today. Trump Signs Orders Reviving Enviormental Polemic Pipeline Projects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8406&SEO=trump-signs-orders-reviving-enviormental-polemic-pipeline-projects Washington, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) President Trump signed executive orders today effectively reviving the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, which had been stalled by the Obama administration under pressure from environmental and other groups. Brewing Beer On The Moon - The Next Giant Leap? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8404&SEO=brewing-beer-on-the-moon-the-next-giant-leap 24 de enero de 2017, 12:51Washington,Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) A team of University of California San Diego engineering students are working on an experiment to brew the first beer on the lunar surface, and it may fly by the end of this year. New US Government Receives Lowest Approval Ratings http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8401&SEO=new-us-government-receives-lowest-approval-ratings Washington, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Donald Trump''s early days as U.S. president have the historically lowest approval ratings, according to polls released today. German Concern Over Trump, Brexit Trade Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8397&SEO=german-concern-over-trump-brexit-trade-policy 24 de enero de 2017, 12:17Berlin, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) German Deputy Foreign Minister and Economy Minister, Sigmar Gabriel said today that US President Donald Trump''s trade policy and Brexit are troubling for his country. Russian Bombers Destroy Again Terrorist Targets in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8396&SEO=russian-bombers-destroy-again-terrorist-targets-in-syria 24 de enero de 2017, 12:16Moscow, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Russia attacked today ammunition and explosives factories, as well as combat equipment of the terrorist organization Islamic State in the Syrian town of Saljiaj, with six strategic TU-22M3 bombers. Terrorists Kill Civilians in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8389&SEO=terrorists-kill-civilians-in-mosul United Nations, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The Islamic State is killing civilians in areas of eastern Iraq recaptured by the Iraqi government, warned today the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Beijing Demands US Caution on the Issue of China Southern Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8387&SEO=beijing-demands-us-caution-on-the-issue-of-china-southern-sea Beijing, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) China''s Foreign Ministry once again demanded the United States to act with caution with regard to the China Southern Sea, an issue that only concerns the parties directly involved, he said. Concrete Results Made at Syrian Meeting in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8386&SEO=concrete-results-made-at-syrian-meeting-in-astana Astana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) ''The armed formations and the government of Syria achieved today concrete results for a solution to the conflict in the talks in this capital,'' said the ambassador of Syria to the UN, Bashar Al Jaafari. Top UNESCO Representative Stresses Cuba-Africa Close Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8384&SEO=top-unesco-representative-stresses-cuba-africa-close-relations Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has currently maintained a close relationship with Africa, where it has given support in important moments such as the struggle against apartheid, Ali Moussa, director of History and Culture department at UNESCO, said. Mexico City Offers Care Programs for Returnees from US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8383&SEO=mexico-city-offers-care-programs-for-returnees-from-us Mexico City, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) ''Today Mexico City has programs ready to assist migrants returning from the United States,'' Miguel Ángel Mancera, head of the government of the capital, said. Tillerson Closer to US Secretary of State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8378&SEO=tillerson-closer-to-us-secretary-of-state Washington, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Rex Tillerson, the former director general of ExxonMobil oil and gas giant, is closer today to his confirmation as Secretary of State after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted in his favor. Guterres for Whistle-blowers´Protection at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8363&SEO=guterres-for-whistle-blowersaprotection-at-un United Nations, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres today adopted the strengthening of the organization´s policy in order to protect whistleblowers from potential irregularities and people who help investigations and audits. Dialogue without Confrontation or Submission with USA, Says President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8358&SEO=dialogue-without-confrontation-or-submission-with-usa-says-president 23 de enero de 2017, 15:35Mexico, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will diversify its ties with the world while redefining ties with the United States, said today President Enrique Peña Nieto. U.S. President to Reinstitute Anti-abortion Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8354&SEO=u.s.-president-to-reinstitute-anti-abortion-policy 23 de enero de 2017, 14:55Washington, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) United States President Donald Trump has reinstated a policy to prohibit the delivery of funds to international organizations that provide or promote abortion. UN Calls on Astana to Consolidate Ceasefire in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8352&SEO=un-calls-on-astana-to-consolidate-ceasefire-in-syria 23 de enero de 2017, 14:37Astana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, called today for the consolidation of the ceasefire in Syria, as a key step in the dialogue aimed at finishing almost six years of conflict. Cuba Hosts International Sympossium on Cardiovascular Lung Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8351&SEO=cuba-hosts-international-sympossium-on-cardiovascular-lung-disease 23 de enero de 2017, 14:05Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The International Sympossium of the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI) opened its sessions in this capital Monday, with the participation of prestigious specialists from Cuba, US and Europe. United States Leaves Trans-Pacific Economic Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8350&SEO=united-states-leaves-trans-pacific-economic-agreement Washington, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The President of the United States, Donald Trump, today signed an executive order to withdraw his country from the Trans-Pacific Agreement of Economic Partnership (TPP, acronym in English). President Trump Sued Over Foreign Payment to His Firm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8349&SEO=president-trump-sued-over-foreign-payment-to-his-firm 23 de enero de 2017, 14:00Washington, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) United States President Donald Trump violates the Constitution by accepting payments from foreign governments through his business empire, stated today a court filing. Razzies 2017: Zoolander 2 Leads Losers With Nine Nominations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8348&SEO=razzies-2017-zoolander-2-leads-losers-with-nine-nominations Los Ángeles, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The nominees for the Golden Raspberry awards, also known as the Razzies, have been announced, and it looks like it will be a titanic battle to the death between the superhero smackdown movie and the cameo-bedecked fashion-industry satire. Violence in Myanmar Displaces Some 87 Thousand People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8346&SEO=violence-in-myanmar-displaces-some-87-thousand-people 23 de enero de 2017, 12:57Naipyidó, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Statistics on displaced people due to internal conflicts in Myanmar have hit public opinion today, with 87000 people fleeing their homes since the beginning of military operations in Rakhine. Cuba Ratifies Commitment to the Objectives of the United Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8345&SEO=cuba-ratifies-commitment-to-the-objectives-of-the-united-nations United Nations, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s permanent representative to the United Nations, Anayansi Rodríguez, affirmed today the island''s commitment to the organization''s objectives, including peace and sustainable development without exclusion. US Defence Budget is Skyrocketing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8340&SEO=us-defence-budget-is-skyrocketing Washington, Jan. 23 (Prensa Latina) US Sen. John McCain is leading today a plan to increase the Defense budget by $50 billion for the next fiscal year. Russia to Seek Anti-terrorist Cooperation with New US Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8339&SEO=russia-to-seek-anti-terrorist-cooperation-with-new-us-government Moscow, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Russia will seek bilateral cooperation, mainly, in the fight against terrorism with the new administration of US President Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today. WHO Alerts on H5N6 Bird Flu Expansion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8337&SEO=who-alerts-on-h5n6-bird-flu-expansion 23 de enero de 2017, 11:59Geneva, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has called today the international community to pay attention to the outbreak of avian flu, with new strains, spread since late 2016 by almost 40 countries in Europe and Asia. ‘Rogue One' Blasts Past $1Billion At Global Box Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8335&SEO=arogue-one-blasts-past-1billion-at-global-box-office 23 de enero de 2017, 11:43Los Ángeles,Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story''s rag-tag band of rebels zoomed across the $1Billion threshold at the global box office. Trump Suspends Argentine Lemons Imports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8332&SEO=trump-suspends-argentine-lemons-imports 23 de enero de 2017, 11:16Buenos Aires, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Argentine media reflect today the order of the new US President, Donald Trump, to postpone for 60 days the final decision for the imports of lemons from this nation to that country. Asia on Alert before the New US Administration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8326&SEO=asia-on-alert-before-the-new-us-administration Tokyo, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Asian nations began the week with multi-level alerts, ahead of the new US trade policy, and expectations about the immediate financial future. German Foreign Minister Expresses Reservations on Trump's Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8325&SEO=german-foreign-minister-expresses-reservations-on-trumps-government Berlin, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier sees a strong censorship of transatlantic relations after the inauguration of President Donald Trump in the United States. US-Mexico Summit Could Ease Pressure on Peso http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8322&SEO=us-mexico-summit-could-ease-pressure-on-peso Mexico, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The summit between the presidents of Mexico and the United States announced by Donald Trump for January 31st and a meeting with senior executives of both governments, could give a respite to the Mexican peso, which starts today another week of uncertainty. Serbian Women Express Solidarity with U.S. peers against Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8298&SEO=serbian-women-express-solidarity-with-u.s.-peers-against-trump 21 de enero de 2017, 13:09Belgrade, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Women''s activists from Serbia protested on Saturday against the discriminatory policies announced by U.S. President Donald Trump and in solidarity with their peers in the United States, who are marching in dozens of cities today. UNESCO Highlights the Meeting on African History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8261&SEO=unesco-highlights-the-meeting-on-african-history Paris, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The forthcoming meeting, which will be held in Havana, for the preparation of the 9th volume of the General History of Africa, has a special importance resulting of the historical bonds between Cuba and Africa, a Unesco´s high representative stated today. Merkel Calls to Encourage Diplomatic Relations with U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8297&SEO=merkel-calls-to-encourage-diplomatic-relations-with-u.s. Berlin, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted on Saturday on the importance of Germany to encourage diplomatic relations with the United States after Donald Trump''s presidential inauguration. Cuban Entrepreneurial Delegation Starts Visit to U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8295&SEO=cuban-entrepreneurial-delegation-starts-visit-to-u.s. Washington, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of Cuban entrepreneurs will start a visit to the United States on Saturday until February 3 to discuss business opportunities and foreign investment in the Caribbean island. Anti-Trump Protests in Dozens of U.S. Cities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8294&SEO=anti-trump-protests-in-dozens-of-u.s.-cities Washington, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people are participating today in demonstrations in cities throughout the United States, in solidarity with the Women''s March Day in this capital to protest against the agenda and rhetoric of President Donald Trump. Putin to Congratulate Trump after Presidential Inauguration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8283&SEO=putin-to-congratulate-trump-after-presidential-inauguration Moscow, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin will call up his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, soon to congratulate him for his official inauguration as the U.S. president, Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov said on Saturday. Serbian Women Call for Protest over Trump's Assumption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8282&SEO=serbian-women-call-for-protest-over-trumps-assumption Belgrade, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Serbian Feminist activists will be holding today a solidarity march alongside US women on after Donald Trump´s inauguration and the sexist, homophobic and racist ideology set forth during his campaign. Exacerbated Nationalism and Paranoia, Says Mexican PT about Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8278&SEO=exacerbated-nationalism-and-paranoia-says-mexican-pt-about-trump 20 de enero de 2017, 17:50Mexico, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Labor Party (PT) appeared concerned today about what it called exacerbated nationalism and paranoia from US President Donald Trump, judging by the speech he read during his inauguration. A Hundred Participants in Protests against Trump Arrested http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8271&SEO=a-hundred-participants-in-protests-against-trump-arrested 20 de enero de 2017, 16:34Washington, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Local authorities of Washington used pepper spray, and arrested almost 100 participants in the protests against the swear-in ceremony of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States Friday. Humans, Not Climate Change, Wiped Out Australian Megafauna http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8263&SEO=humans-not-climate-change-wiped-out-australian-megafauna 20 de enero de 2017, 13:36Canberra,Jan 20 (Prensa Latina)New evidence involving the ancient poop of some of the huge and astonishing creatures that once roamed Australia indicates the primary cause of their extinction around 45,000 years ago was likely a result of humans, not climate change. Russia and Syria to Extend Agreements on Tartus Naval Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8262&SEO=russia-and-syria-to-extend-agreements-on-tartus-naval-base 20 de enero de 2017, 13:24Moscow, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Syria signed today a bilalteral agreeement to expand the logistics bbase at Tartus for 49 more years with automatic extensions every 25 years. Mexico Sends Back to Cuba Group of 91 Irregular Migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8260&SEO=mexico-sends-back-to-cuba-group-of-91-irregular-migrants 20 de enero de 2017, 13:02México, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Mexican authorities informed today of the repatriation of 91 Cuban citezens who were in an irregular situation in Mexico. Cuba and the United States Sign Memorandum on Plant and Animal Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8258&SEO=cuba-and-the-united-states-sign-memorandum-on-plant-and-animal-health 20 de enero de 2017, 12:43Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of Cuba and the United States signed today a memorandum of understanding for the bilateral cooperation in plant and animal health care sphere, media reports said today. Celine Dion Sings Again 'The Beauty and the Beast' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8254&SEO=celine-dion-sings-again-the-beauty-and-the-beast 20 de enero de 2017, 11:54Los Angeles, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The American company Walt Disney will premiere next March ''The Beauty and the Beast'' in real action and the Canadian singer Celine Dion will sing the main song of the film, it was confirmed today. Cosmic Catastrophes That Could Wipe Out Life on Earth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8253&SEO=cosmic-catastrophes-that-could-wipe-out-life-on-earth 20 de enero de 2017, 11:52Washington,Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The dangers coming from outer space made astronmers write a list about cosmic events that could wipe life on Earth, according to The Conversation. Protesters Block Several Trump Inauguration Checkpoints http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8250&SEO=protesters-block-several-trump-inauguration-checkpoints Washington, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Groups of protesters against Donald Trump blocked several security checkpoints today to prevent access to the inauguration of the billionaire as the new president of the United States. Few World Stars in Prior Concert to Trump's Swearing-in http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8248&SEO=few-world-stars-in-prior-concert-to-trumps-swearing-in 20 de enero de 2017, 11:20Washington, Jan. 20 (Prensa Latina) A recent greeting concert to US President-elect Donald Trump, featured fewer world-renowned artists than those who celebrated to welcome his predecessor, Barack Obama, local media said today. PAHO/FAO: Cuba With Lowest Regional Prevalence of Low Weight at Birth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8247&SEO=pahofao-cuba-with-lowest-regional-prevalence-of-low-weight-at-birth 20 de enero de 2017, 11:17Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is the country in the region with the lowest prevalence of low birth weight, reporting a rate of 5.3 percent, Granma newspaper states. IMF Alerts on Economic Protectionism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8246&SEO=imf-alerts-on-economic-protectionism 20 de enero de 2017, 11:12Davos, Switzerland, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, alerted here on protectionist policies announced by the President elect of the United States, Donald Trump, assuming his post this Friday. Bolivian President Expects Respectful Relations with Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8243&SEO=bolivian-president-expects-respectful-relations-with-trump La Paz, Bolivia, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s President Evo Morales said he hopes to maintain diplomatic relations of respect with the government of President-elect Donald Trump, who is now the forty-fifth president of the United States. UNESCO Condems Syria's Cultural Destruction by Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8242&SEO=unesco-condems-syrias-cultural-destruction-by-terrorists Paris, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Unesco Director-General, Irina Bokova, condemned today the destruction caused by the Islamic State of several patrimonial places in the Syrian city of Palmira, which she described as a war crime. Lat Am Politicians and Entrepreneurs Envisage Actions before Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8241&SEO=lat-am-politicians-and-entrepreneurs-envisage-actions-before-trump 20 de enero de 2017, 10:46Guatemala, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Business leaders and politicians from Latin America and the Caribbean are trying to draw up an action plan to face up the challenge posed by Donald Trump''s inauguration as a president of the United States. Peña Nieto Promises Defending Mexico After Trump's Taking Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8240&SEO=pena-nieto-promises-defending-mexico-after-trumps-taking-office Mexico, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) President Enrique Peña Nieto reaffirmed he will defend the interests of Mexico and a constructive agenda with the United States, in statements that transcended today, when Donald Trump will assume the presidency of the United States. Paul McCartney Tries to Recuperate Beatles Songs Copyrights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8228&SEO=paul-mccartney-tries-to-recuperate-beatles-songs-copyrights 19 de enero de 2017, 17:20Los Angeles, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Famous British songwriter Paul Mc Cartney, one of the member of famous rock and pop group The Beatles, still alive, is trying to recuperate the copyrights of 267 songs of the famous rock and pop band, by means of a demand presented to the Sony Corporation before a federal court in New York. IT Specialist Arrested in Spain Linked to Dispute Russia-U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8226&SEO=it-specialist-arrested-in-spain-linked-to-dispute-russia-u.s. 19 de enero de 2017, 16:32Moscow, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States seems to open today a new sphere of controntation with the arrest in Spain of IT specialist Stanislav Lisov, of whom his previous partners have the best opinion as a professional. Trump to Take Office as US President under Protests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8224&SEO=trump-to-take-office-as-us-president-under-protests 19 de enero de 2017, 16:18Washington, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Donald Trump will take office as the 45th President of the US Friday , but he will have the company of many protests in the US capital and other places in the 50 US states, plus another 32 nations of the world, local media assured in this capital Thursday. UN Demands Respect for People's Will in Gambia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8222&SEO=un-demands-respect-for-peoples-will-in-gambia 19 de enero de 2017, 15:59United Nations, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) Security Council adopted unanimously the resolution 2337, which demands full respect in Gambia for people''s will, expressed at the polls in December. Pentagon Head Admits Inconvenience of Intervention in Syria and Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8221&SEO=pentagon-head-admits-inconvenience-of-intervention-in-syria-and-iraq Washington, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter recognized today that a military intervention by the United States, with thousands of soldiers in Iraq and Syria to fight the Islamic State (IS) would be counterproductive. Cuban in USA Handed Over Condolence Book for Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8216&SEO=cuban-in-usa-handed-over-condolence-book-for-fidels-death Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Cubans emigrated to the United States, members of the Martiana Alliance (AM), handed over today a book of condolences with signatures collected in the city of Miami, after the death of the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Recent Data Highlight Cuban Tourism Industry Booming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8213&SEO=recent-data-highlight-cuban-tourism-industry-booming 19 de enero de 2017, 13:35Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The most recent official data on tourism in Cuba today predicts that the travel industry has a growing spiral that can put this country at the forefront of the sector in the Caribbean. ECLAC Recommends Mexico a Strategy for Foreign Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8211&SEO=eclac-recommends-mexico-a-strategy-for-foreign-investment 19 de enero de 2017, 13:03Davos, Switzerland, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcenas, recommended here today that Mexico uses a strong strategy to keep foreign investment. Cuba and U.S. Sign Memorandum For Sea Water Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8210&SEO=cuba-and-u.s.-sign-memorandum-for-sea-water-protection 19 de enero de 2017, 12:56Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) A memorandum of understanding on the protection of marine waters, coral reefs and environmental education was signed here by specialists from Cuba''s National Aquarium and Research Institute for Studies of the Gulf of Mexico (Harte). UN Expert Urges Nigeria to Ensure Safety to Those Displaced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8208&SEO=un-expert-urges-nigeria-to-ensure-safety-to-those-displaced United Nations, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) UN human rights expert, Cecilia Jimenez-Damary urged the Nigerian government on Monday to ensure the safety of internally displaced persons,following the bombing by mistake of a camp that sheltered displace people. IT Specialist Arrested in Spain Linked to Dispute Russia-U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8207&SEO=it-specialist-arrested-in-spain-linked-to-dispute-russia-u.s. 19 de enero de 2017, 12:42Moscow, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States seems to open today a new sphere of controntation with the arrest in Spain of IT specialist Stanislav Lisov, of whom his previous partners have the best opinion as a professional. Democratic Korea Condemns US Position http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8206&SEO=democratic-korea-condemns-us-position 19 de enero de 2017, 12:37Pyongyang, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) condemned today the interference of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during his speech at the Davos Forum. Rivera's Amnesty, Evidence of the Need for Puerto Rican Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8205&SEO=riveras-amnesty-evidence-of-the-need-for-puerto-rican-unity 19 de enero de 2017, 12:35San Juan, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Ex-minister of Interior Ingrid Vila Biaggi said today that the amnesty of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera by Barack Obama shows the need for unity in the fight for just causes. Pakistan Was Unaware of Bin Laden Presence, Former Diplomat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8202&SEO=pakistan-was-unaware-of-bin-laden-presence-former-diplomat Islamabad, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Former US ambassador in Pakistan, Cameron Munter, denied that Pakistan knew about the presence in the country of Al Qaeda founder, Osama Bin Laden, a criterion that adds to today''s many hypotheses about the Saudi death. Ellen DeGeneres Breaks Record For Most People's Choice Awards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8200&SEO=ellen-degeneres-breaks-record-for-most-peoples-choice-awards 19 de enero de 2017, 12:21Los Ángeles,Jan 19 (Prensa Latina)The comedian, actress and TV host Ellen DeGeneres was honored for her 20 People''s Choice Awards as she became the most decorated winner in the show''s history. Europe to Suffer More Terrorist Attacks, says Germany http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8199&SEO=europe-to-suffer-more-terrorist-attacks-says-germany Berlin, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Germany and Europe in general will be targets of terrorist attacks in the short and medium term, said the president of the German secret services of the interior, Hans-Georg Maassen. Syrian President Expresses Hopes for Dialogues in Kazakhstan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8198&SEO=syrian-president-expresses-hopes-for-dialogues-in-kazakhstan 19 de enero de 2017, 11:46Damascus, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar al-Assad expressed hopes of establishing a platform for dialogue at the conference on Syria that will take place in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, the press reported today in Damascus. Cienaga de Zapata and Everglades National Parks Agreement Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8197&SEO=cienaga-de-zapata-and-everglades-national-parks-agreement-highlighted Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The national parks Cienaga de Zapata (Zapata Swamp) (Cuba) and Everglades (United States) have signed a twinning agreement aimed at achieving better indicators in the environmental management of these protected areas, media reported today. Cuba Hosts Calixto 2017 Pre-Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8196&SEO=cuba-hosts-calixto-2017-pre-convention Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The issues of the events prior to the International Convention, Calixto 2017, include different branches of medicine in order to raise the quality of life of patients, the organizing committee said here today. Trump: President's Inauguration Brings Stress in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8190&SEO=trump-presidents-inauguration-brings-stress-in-usa Washington, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) One day before the inauguration of President-Elect, Donald Trump, about 35 percent of Americans say they are suffering additional stress from the magnate''s inauguration, a poll released today stated. US Wet Foot-Dry Foot Policy Did Not Make Sense, Says Obama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8178&SEO=us-wet-foot-dry-foot-policy-did-not-make-sense-says-obama 18 de enero de 2017, 17:44Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama said today that the wet foot-dry foot policy maintained toward Cuba until few days ago ''did not make sense in this day and age particularly as we are opening up travel between the two countries.'' Terrorism: Main Threat to Stability, Says Mali http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8176&SEO=terrorism-main-threat-to-stability-says-mali 18 de enero de 2017, 17:05United Nations, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Mali''s Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop told the UN Security Council today that the actions of terrorist and extremist groups are the main threat to the country. US President Says Sentence to Manning was Disproportionate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8172&SEO=us-president-says-sentence-to-manning-was-disproportionate 18 de enero de 2017, 16:24Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama said the sentence given to the former intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning for leaking classified information to the website WikiLeaks. Assange Makes His Extradition Conditional on USA Guaranteeing Right http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8167&SEO=assange-makes-his-extradition-conditional-on-usa-guaranteeing-right 18 de enero de 2017, 15:43London, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The founder of the website WikiLeaks, journalist Julian Assange, asserted today that he would accept his extradition to the United States if his rights were guaranteed. Moth Named For US Soon-To-Be President Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8166&SEO=moth-named-for-us-soon-to-be-president-donald-trump 18 de enero de 2017, 15:38Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) A new species of moth was dedicated to Donald trump due to the yellowish scales topping moth´s head resemble US President-elect´s hairstyle, the University of California informed today. 2016 Registered as Warmest Year in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8165&SEO=2016-registered-as-warmest-year-in-the-world 18 de enero de 2017, 15:26Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The world standard temperature in 2016 was the highest since registers started in 1880, reported US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Wednesday. Japan Allows USA to Deploy F-35 Fighter Jets at Iwakuni Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8162&SEO=japan-allows-usa-to-deploy-f-35-fighter-jets-at-iwakuni-base 18 de enero de 2017, 15:03Tokyo, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Japan allowed today the United States to deploy several F-35 fighter jets at Iwakuni Air Station, Yamaguchi prefecture (west), despite the concerns of many citizens about the danger of such operations for national security. US-Cuba Agreement on Search and Rescue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8158&SEO=us-cuba-agreement-on-search-and-rescue 18 de enero de 2017, 14:19Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) US and Cuba signed today a Maritime-Aeronautical Search and Rescue Agreement, so as to strengthen the cooperation for aiding people in danger. 5.8 Earthquake Causes Considerable Aftershocks Near Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8156&SEO=5.8-earthquake-causes-considerable-aftershocks-near-santiago-de-cuba 18 de enero de 2017, 13:31Santiago de Cuba, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) About 183 aftershocks in the Pilón-Chivirico area, on the south-eastern coast of Cuba, caused an earthquake of 5.8 magnitude that shook the eastern part of Cuba, official sources noted today. Activists Celebrate in USA López Rivera Sentence Commutation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8153&SEO=activists-celebrate-in-usa-lopez-rivera-sentence-commutation 18 de enero de 2017, 12:57Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Paz, Justicia y Dignidad a los Pueblos International Committee celebrated today the sentence commutation, announced yesterday, of the Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar López Rivera, who was considered an example of dignity. ''We received with great happiness and joy the news of the commutation by President Barack Obama of Oscar''s sentence. We know that in here and around the world many people fought for his freedom,'' said to Prensa the coordinator of the Committee in the United States, Alicia Jrapko. Cuban Theater End Didactical Functions Villanueva http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8152&SEO=cuban-theater-end-didactical-functions-villanueva 18 de enero de 2017, 12:19Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) With two unique functions this weekend, one of dramatic choreography, and the other on a puppeteer''s text for adults of the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca, will close here the didactical Villanueva Functions of Cuban theater. Cuba, United States Sign Search and Rescue Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8151&SEO=cuba-united-states-sign-search-and-rescue-agreement 18 de enero de 2017, 12:14Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and United States governments signed today an agreement on aeronautical and maritime search and rescue aimed at strengthening cooperation in providing assistance to people at risk by events in that sphere. Fighting Continues Around Syrian City of Deir Ezzor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8149&SEO=fighting-continues-around-syrian-city-of-deir-ezzor 18 de enero de 2017, 11:55Damascus, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Battles around the northern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor continue to intensify after Syrian army units destroyed a suicide car bomb, an armored car and two tanks, according to military sources. French Intellectual Praises Cuban Revolution's Social Achievements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8144&SEO=french-intellectual-praises-cuban-revolutions-social-achievements 18 de enero de 2017, 11:34Paris, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Revolution, led by its leader Fidel Castro, has established a social protection system that has been unanimously considered an example to follow, French intellectual, Salim Lamrani, said in statements released today. Obama Pardons MLB Duke Snider Tax Evasion Fraud Charge http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8143&SEO=obama-pardons-mlb-duke-snider-tax-evasion-fraud-charge 18 de enero de 2017, 11:31Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) US Baseball legend Donald ''Duke'' Snider (1926-2011) is among those pardon by President Barack Obama,3 days before expiring is presidency. Human Rights Respect at US -Mexico Border to Be Monitored http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8141&SEO=human-rights-respect-at-us-mexico-border-to-be-monitored 18 de enero de 2017, 11:01Mexico, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) has announced it will strengthen its regional offices located at Mexico''s border with the United States, it was reported today. China Urges Joint Efforts to Build Stable Links With US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8140&SEO=china-urges-joint-efforts-to-build-stable-links-with-us 18 de enero de 2017, 10:57Beijing, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) China urged US for joint efforts to build a lasting,stable and cooperative relation that satisfy the two nations interests and the world,according to the government press. CIA Director Describes as Repugnant Accusations of Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8135&SEO=cia-director-describes-as-repugnant-accusations-of-trump Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) John Brennan, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), today considered disgusting that US President-elect Donald Trump said he felt ''in Nazi Germany.'' China Urges to Avoid Taiwan's Officials in Trump's Inauguration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8130&SEO=china-urges-to-avoid-taiwans-officials-in-trumps-inauguration Beijing, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called today the U.S. government not to allow that Taiwan representatives attend the inauguration ceremony of President-elect, Donald Trump, on January 20. Obama Commutes Sentence to Chelsea Manning http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8121&SEO=obama-commutes-sentence-to-chelsea-manning 17 de enero de 2017, 18:16Washington, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama commuted today the remaining time of the sentence to Chelsea Manning, former Army intelligence analyst, who is serving 35 years in prison for leaking secret files to the website WikiLeaks. Obama Gives Indult to Puerto Rican Independentist Oscar Lopez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8120&SEO=obama-gives-indult-to-puerto-rican-independentist-oscar-lopez 17 de enero de 2017, 17:48Washington, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama gave the indult to Puerto Rican independentist leader Oscar Lopez Rivera, a man who is taking more than 35 years in prison in the United States, because of his ideas. Cuba for ending Occupied Palestian Territories http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8119&SEO=cuba-for-ending-occupied-palestian-territories United Nations, (Prensa Latina) Cuba demanded today to UN Security Council the adoption of necessary decisions to cease Israeli occupation and other crimes against Palestians. US Young People Fear To Be Worse with Trump´s Management, Says Survey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8116&SEO=us-young-people-fear-to-be-worse-with-trumpas-management-says-survey 17 de enero de 2017, 17:30Washington, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Young US people have a pessimistic view of their life prospects with the management of Donald Trump, who on Friday will become the 45th president of the United States, said a survey issued today. Palestine: Israel Must Decide Between Peace and Occupation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8102&SEO=palestine-israel-must-decide-between-peace-and-occupation 17 de enero de 2017, 15:00United Nations, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, affirmed today at the Security Council that Israel has the opportunity to choose the path of peace and to leave behind the one of the occupation and oppression. US Groups Ask Trump to Continue Normalization With Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8101&SEO=us-groups-ask-trump-to-continue-normalization-with-cuba 17 de enero de 2017, 13:43Washington, 17 Jan (Prensa Latina) Several US organizations sent today a memorandum to President-elect Donald Trump to urge him to continue normalizeng relations with Cuba. CBO Report: Obamacare Repeal Would Lead to 32 Million More Uninsured http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8100&SEO=cbo-report-obamacare-repeal-would-lead-to-32-million-more-uninsured 17 de enero de 2017, 13:24Washington, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The report estimates what would likely happen if the partial repeal bill Republicans passed in 2015, but which was vetoed by President Barack Obama, actually became law without any replacement. Superheros Suits Up for Auction http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8098&SEO=superheros-suits-up-for-auction 17 de enero de 2017, 12:47Los Ángeles, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Michael Keaton''s suit from Batman Returns and Christopher Reeve''s Superman costume from the original 1978 film are up for auction, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Case of Conflict of Interest in Future Trump Cabinet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8096&SEO=case-of-conflict-of-interest-in-future-trump-cabinet 17 de enero de 2017, 12:15Washington, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic minority of the US Senate resumed today its claim to investigate Donald Trump''s candidate for Secretary of Health, Tom Price, who promoted legislation that favored him financially. 'I Will Survive' Will Return, Now as an Anti-Trump Anthem http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8093&SEO=i-will-survive-will-return-now-as-an-anti-trump-anthem Washington, Jan. 17 (Prensa Latina) ''I Will Survive'', the disco music classic popularized by Gloria Gaynor and adopted by the gay community of the United States, revives today as an anthem of resistance to face the imminent presidency of Donald Trump. Continuation of US Investments in Mexico is Predicted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8092&SEO=continuation-of-us-investments-in-mexico-is-predicted 17 de enero de 2017, 11:54Mexico, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Investments of high-tech manufacturing companies in Mexico are ''long-term and quite robust'', so they should be maintained, according to statements by a business manager published today. Trump:One of The Most Unpopular US presidents, According to Poll http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8090&SEO=trumpone-of-the-most-unpopular-us-presidents-according-to-poll Washington, Jan. 17 (Prensa Latina) President-elect Donald Trump, who will take office next Friday, will be one of the most unpopular leaders in US history, Released a poll today. Democratic Boycott for Trump's Inauguration Grows http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8087&SEO=democratic-boycott-for-trumps-inauguration-grows 17 de enero de 2017, 11:10Washington, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) More Democratic congressmen have joined today the boycott against the inauguration on January 20th of U.S. President-elect, Donald Trump, due to his ''divisive and prejudiced'' run for the White House. Cuba, USA to jointly fight terrorism, drug-trafficking, money-launder http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8085&SEO=cuba-usa-to-jointly-fight-terrorism-drug-trafficking-money-launder Havana, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Following a constructive policy, Cuba has managed to strike despite the ongoing economic blockade 18 mutually beneficial cooperation deals with the US Government on fields of common interest such as national security. Russia for Talks with Syria with Real Actors on the Ground http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8081&SEO=russia-for-talks-with-syria-with-real-actors-on-the-ground 17 de enero de 2017, 10:18Moscow, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia expressed itself today for the participation in the meeting on the Syrian conflict in Astana of real opposition actors in the field, with real control of territories, and Government representatives. Russia Expects to Coordinate Anti-terror Cooperation with Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8080&SEO=russia-expects-to-coordinate-anti-terror-cooperation-with-trump Moscow, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) We expect cooperation with the new administration of US President-elect Donald Trump in the fight against terrorism, but without being very hopeful or pessimistic, stated today the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Russia against Imposition on Others of Western Values http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8076&SEO=russia-against-imposition-on-others-of-western-values 17 de enero de 2017, 09:22Moscow, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia rejects the attempts of Western powers to impose their very specific values on others in a kind of exporting them and against the national interests of the states, said Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov. Cuauhtemoc Cardenas Demands a Mexican Patriotic Stance against Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8075&SEO=cuauhtemoc-cardenas-demands-a-mexican-patriotic-stance-against-trump 17 de enero de 2017, 09:00Mexico, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Former Presidential Candidate Cuauhtemoc Cardenas has demanded a firm and patriotic attitude facing the threats launched against Mexico by the next President of the United States, Donald Trump. Russia Refuses US Interference in Other Countries' Affairs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8074&SEO=russia-refuses-us-interference-in-other-countries-affairs Moscow, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The United States should end its interference in other countries affairs, and the world could avoid many misfortunes, Maria Zajarova, spokeswoman at the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said today. German Economic Institute Looks to Dialogue with Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8070&SEO=german-economic-institute-looks-to-dialogue-with-trump Berlin, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The president of the German Economic Institute (Ifo), Clemens Fuest, demanded Germans and Europeans to establish dialogue with president elect of the United States, Donald Trump. Europe Decides Its Own Destiny, Says Merkel to Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8065&SEO=europe-decides-its-own-destiny-says-merkel-to-trump 16 de enero de 2017, 16:30Berlin, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today that Europe decides its own destiny in response to the criticism expressed by US President elect Donald Trump. 300 US Marines Arrive in Norway http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8062&SEO=300-us-marines-arrive-in-norway 16 de enero de 2017, 16:15Oslo, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Some 300 US Marines arrived in Norway today as part of a military agreement that envisages the deployment of US marines for a year in that country neighboring Russia, said a military spokesman. New US Fines Ratify Validity of Anti-Cuban Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8053&SEO=new-us-fines-ratify-validity-of-anti-cuban-blockade Havana, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The recent fines imposed by the United States against a non-profit organization and a bank today show the existence of the blockade that Washington has been maintaining against Cuba since 1962, despite the global rejection. Obamacare Repealing Would Affect Latinos, Warns Congressmen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8051&SEO=obamacare-repealing-would-affect-latinos-warns-congressmen 16 de enero de 2017, 14:29Washington, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Hispanic Caucus of the US Congress warned that repealing the health law known as Obamacare without proper replacement would hurt disproportionately Latino families, local press reported today. Mexican Actor Bernal Awarded in the USA for role in Neruda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8047&SEO=mexican-actor-bernal-awarded-in-the-usa-for-role-in-neruda 16 de enero de 2017, 14:14Los Angeles, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The 28th Palm Spring International Film Festival in the United States awarded today the most recent work by Mexican actor Gael García Bernal, one of the leading actors in the film ''Neruda''. Cuba, USA Talks on Sanctions vs. Human Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8045&SEO=cuba-usa-talks-on-sanctions-vs.-human-trafficking Havana, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and the United States have held in Washington the fourth bilateral meeting on human trafficking, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Caribbean island reported today. Russia Refuses to Link Nuclear Reduction with Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8035&SEO=russia-refuses-to-link-nuclear-reduction-with-sanctions Moscow, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia today rejected the possibility of discussing with the United States a relationship between the reduction of nuclear weapons and the suspension of unilateral sanctions against it, as Donald Trump''s team would propose. One China Policy Is Not Negotiable, Warns Beijing to US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8021&SEO=one-china-policy-is-not-negotiable-warns-beijing-to-us Beijing, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese government reiterated to the United States that the One China policy is the fundamental principle of bilateral relations and is ''non-negotiable,'' the Foreign Ministry said today on its website. Ecuador to Promote New World Order from G-77 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8020&SEO=ecuador-to-promote-new-world-order-from-g-77 14 de enero de 2017, 15:54United Nations, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador assumed on Friday the annual presidency of the Group of 77 plus China, with the promise of promoting, from its heart, a new world order and fair trade for the countries in the South. Cuba Ratifies Commitment to Right of Cubans to Emigrate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8017&SEO=cuba-ratifies-commitment-to-right-of-cubans-to-emigrate 14 de enero de 2017, 14:41Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Government ratified its commitment to the right of its citizens to emigrate, a universal phenomenon that is normally present in this country, thanks to measures adopted exactly four years ago today. Trump Suggests he Could Lift Sanctions on Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8010&SEO=trump-suggests-he-could-lift-sanctions-on-russia Washington, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) President elect of the United States, Donald Trump, suggested today he could eliminate sanctions imposed by the Barack Obama administration on the Russian Government. In declarations to the Wall Street Journal, Trump admitted those measujres would be in force ''for at least some time'', but estimated it would be senseless to maintain them if there are good relations and Moscow collaborates with Washington. Venezuela Gets Ready in Face US Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8009&SEO=venezuela-gets-ready-in-face-us-threats 14 de enero de 2017, 11:04Caracas, January 14 (Prensa Latina) The people and the Armed Forces of Venezuela are getting ready before the constant threats by the US against the South American nation, which Washington considers ''an unusual and extraordinary threat to national security''. Obama´s Management Assessed at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7993&SEO=obamaas-management-assessed-at-un 13 de enero de 2017, 15:50United Nations, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power assessed today here the management of President Barack Obama. Bahamas Praises Immigration Agreement between Cuba and USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7992&SEO=bahamas-praises-immigration-agreement-between-cuba-and-usa 13 de enero de 2017, 15:42Nassau, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Bahamas praised today the end of the US policy known as ''dry feet-wet feet'' and the parole program for health specialists, which encouraged illegal immigration of Cubans to the United States. Cuban National Ballet Extends its Nutcracker Season http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7984&SEO=cuban-national-ballet-extends-its-nutcracker-season 13 de enero de 2017, 13:11Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban National Ballet (BNC) announced today that due to the functions of Nutcracker have set a new record of attendance, the BNC will extend its functions at the Sala García Lorca of the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso. Mexico Bets for Renegotiating NAFTA in Equality with U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7983&SEO=mexico-bets-for-renegotiating-nafta-in-equality-with-u.s. 13 de enero de 2017, 13:07México, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo, admitted today there is uncertainty in its links with the United States, but advanced they would have to dialogue with the Donald Trump administration. Japan Questions Trump's View on Trade Pacts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7982&SEO=japan-questions-trumps-view-on-trade-pacts 13 de enero de 2017, 13:04Tokyo, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said Tuesday that his country should try to do more to transmit to the next US administration, led by Donald Trump, the reality of its investments and its commercial operations in the United States. Calle 13's Singer Rene Perez Premieres First Solo Video Clip http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7979&SEO=calle-13s-singer-rene-perez-premieres-first-solo-video-clip 13 de enero de 2017, 12:44Los Angeles, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican singer Rene Perez (Resident), of the rap and rock band Calle 13, has premiered today the video clip ‘Somos anormales'', his first solo single. Republican Leader Rules Out Massive Deportations with Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7978&SEO=republican-leader-rules-out-massive-deportations-with-trump 13 de enero de 2017, 12:40Washington, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Paul Ryan, the head of the US House of Representatives, ruled out that President-elect Donald Trump would keep his promise to deport 11 million immigrants. UN Appoints Deputy Representative for Colombia Peace Process http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7976&SEO=un-appoints-deputy-representative-for-colombia-peace-process 13 de enero de 2017, 12:33Bogota, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The appointment provided by the new Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, of Tania Patriota, as his Deputy Special Representative for Colombia, is now widely recognized by the national media. Canada Will Defend its Principles Despite Trump, Trudeau http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7975&SEO=canada-will-defend-its-principles-despite-trump-trudeau 13 de enero de 2017, 12:26Ottawa, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Canada''s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has ratified the right to equal rights in his government, regardless of the projection of President-elect Donald Trump. Mexican Newspaper Stressed the Decision of Repealing Cuban Policy Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7974&SEO=mexican-newspaper-stressed-the-decision-of-repealing-cuban-policy-law 13 de enero de 2017, 12:23Mexico, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The decision of the president of the United States, Barack Obama, of putting an end to the special Immigration policy for Cubans, known as ''wet foot, dry foot'', was stressed today by the Mexican newspaper La Jornada. Armed Terrorists to Withdraw From Area Near Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7968&SEO=armed-terrorists-to-withdraw-from-area-near-damascus 13 de enero de 2017, 11:16Damascus, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Armed terrorists will withdraw today from Wadi Baradá valley area, after negotiating to that end, said governor of Damascus province, Alaá Ibrahim. Cuban Vice President Meets US Religious Leaders http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7965&SEO=cuban-vice-president-meets-us-religious-leaders Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban First Vice-President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, met with Protestant American church leaders visiting this Caribbean country, official sources report today. Trump is Informed about Ending of Immigration Privileges for Cubans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7961&SEO=trump-is-informed-about-ending-of-immigration-privileges-for-cubans Washington, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) White House officials confirmed that President-elect Donald Trump''s Transition Team is updated on the US government''s decision to eliminate migrant privileges for Cubans. Cuba Finds Obama's Migration Decision Positive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7955&SEO=cuba-finds-obamas-migration-decision-positive Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba considers a positive step forward in improving relations with the USA an agreement announced yesterday by President Barack Obama to secure regular, safe and orderly migration between the two countries. US Policy in the Middle East is a Total Failure, Says Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7946&SEO=us-policy-in-the-middle-east-is-a-total-failure-says-russia 12 de enero de 2017, 16:08Moscow, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zajarova said today that the foreign policy of the United States in the Middle East was a total failure during the management of President Barack Obama. Septeto Santiaguero Harvests Successes in United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7943&SEO=septeto-santiaguero-harvests-successes-in-united-states 12 de enero de 2017, 16:01By Martha Cabrales Arias US: New Law Project against Blockade to Cuba Presented http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7939&SEO=us-new-law-project-against-blockade-to-cuba-presented 12 de enero de 2017, 15:17Washington, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) US Republican congressmen Tom Emmer, Mark Sanford, Ted Poe and Justin Amash, along with Democrats Kathy Castor, Don Beyer, Jim McGovern and Mark Pocan, presented a new proposal for legislation to lift the blockade of the United States against Cuba. Russia Criticizes US Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7937&SEO=russia-criticizes-us-sanctions 12 de enero de 2017, 14:43Moscow, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zajarova stated today that it is difficult to comment on proposals from U.S. politicians to impose sanctions against this country, as they seem to be made by people in need of care in health institutions. Tillerson Proposes Trump to Maintain US Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7915&SEO=tillerson-proposes-trump-to-maintain-us-blockade-on-cuba Washington, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The candidate for Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, said he would recommend President-Elect Donald Trump to veto any legislation seeking to lift the U.S. economic blockade on Cuba. Hollywood Actors Sing 'I Will Survive' to Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7931&SEO=hollywood-actors-sing-i-will-survive-to-donald-trump Los Angeles, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) A group of Hollywood actors today shared a video dedicated to US President-elect Donald Trump in social media, in which they interpret the anthological theme ''I will survive''. UN Reaffirms its Support to Dialogues on Syria in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7929&SEO=un-reaffirms-its-support-to-dialogues-on-syria-in-astana United Nations, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The special UN envoy in Syria, Staffan de Mistura, reaffirmed today the UN support to dialogues taking place in Astana on January 23 between the government and the opposition seeking to cease fire and to start a political process in that country. Mexican Peso Loses Ground While Trump Struggle Grows http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7927&SEO=mexican-peso-loses-ground-while-trump-struggle-grows México, Jan12 (Prensa Latina) The rift Donald Trump-México is framed in the wall that the next President of the United States wants to lift and charge on this country, whose national currency is until now the main victim of the wrong. Biden Warns of Danger of Increasing US Nuclear Arsenal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7925&SEO=biden-warns-of-danger-of-increasing-us-nuclear-arsenal 12 de enero de 2017, 10:09Washington, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) US Vice President Joe Biden warned US President-elect Donald Trump not to invest money in accumulating nuclear weapons, something that would be reminiscent of the Cold War. Biden spoke last night before a group of experts gathered at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, from where he issued the warning to the new administration that will take office next January 20th. US National Director of Intelligence Meets Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7918&SEO=us-national-director-of-intelligence-meets-donald-trump 12 de enero de 2017, 09:23Washington, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) National Intelligence Director James Clapper spoke with US President-elect Donald Trump about recent news reports leaked to the press that he described as corrosive and harmful. UN Report Ratifies Humanitarian Impact of Palestine Colonization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7917&SEO=un-report-ratifies-humanitarian-impact-of-palestine-colonization 12 de enero de 2017, 08:37United Nations, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) A UN report released today has confirmed the humanitarian impact and vulnerability of Israeli settlements in the West Bank by expanding settlements in the Palestinian communities. Audio Confirms US Support to Terrorists in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7916&SEO=audio-confirms-us-support-to-terrorists-in-syria 12 de enero de 2017, 08:30Washington, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Wikileaks has published an audio recording in which the Secretary of State John Kerry admits US support for terrorist gangs to overthrow the Syrian government. UN Readies to Help Civilians in Mosul, Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7912&SEO=un-readies-to-help-civilians-in-mosul-iraq United Nations, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The UN is creating conditions to help the civilian population in the western section of the sieged city of Mosul, which is still occupied by the Islamic State (ISIS), the organization''s humanitarian coordinator in Iraq Lise Grande said. Russia Awaits End of Spiral of Sanctions from the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7908&SEO=russia-awaits-end-of-spiral-of-sanctions-from-the-us 11 de enero de 2017, 17:22Moscow, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia has stated that they are awaiting the end of the spiral of sanctions from the United States and have added that new restrictions proposed by US senators, will cause considerable damage to US-Russian bilateral relations and the global economy. UN Awaits Invitation to Dialogue in Astana on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7904&SEO=un-awaits-invitation-to-dialogue-in-astana-on-syria 11 de enero de 2017, 16:08United Nations, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations has not received the invitation to participate in the dialogue between the Syrian Government and the opposition to be held in Astana on January 23rd, said today a spokesperson. Danny Glover in Santiago de Cuba: Marti, Fidel and Young People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7902&SEO=danny-glover-in-santiago-de-cuba-marti-fidel-and-young-people 11 de enero de 2017, 15:51Santiago de Cuba, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) A tribute to Jose Marti and Fidel Castro at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery and a meeting with university students and young artists marked the visit to this city until today of US actor Danny Glover. Increased Number of US Visitors to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7896&SEO=increased-number-of-us-visitors-to-cuba 11 de enero de 2017, 14:33Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) U.S. arrivals to Cuba grew by 74 percent from 2015 to 2016, with an additional 284,937 visitors last year, according to a senior Foreign Ministry official. Mexico Ready to Receive Thousands of Deportees from US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7892&SEO=mexico-ready-to-receive-thousands-of-deportees-from-us 11 de enero de 2017, 11:46Mexico, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government has capacity today to take back up to 600,000 illegal migrants who can be deported from the United States, according to the Secretariat of the Interior (SEGOB). US Religious People Plead for End of Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7890&SEO=us-religious-people-plead-for-end-of-blockade-on-cuba Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) John McCoollogh, Church World Service CEO, has reiterated the need to put an end to the economic, financial and trade blockade imposed by the White House on Cuba more than 50 years ago. Trump Generates Negative Environment, says OCED Secretary General http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7887&SEO=trump-generates-negative-environment-says-oced-secretary-general Mexico, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of Donald Trump to the White House generates today nervousness and a negative environment, asserted the Secretary General of the Organization for Cooperation and Economic Development (OCED, Jose Angel Gurría. Cuban Health Experts to Help Poor Communities in Chicago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7877&SEO=cuban-health-experts-to-help-poor-communities-in-chicago Washington, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health experts will work with local specialists in assessing health care for vulnerable communities and limited resources in the American city of Chicago, the island''s diplomatic sources stated. Russia Denies Having Compromising Information against Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7876&SEO=russia-denies-having-compromising-information-against-trump Moscow, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia denied having any compromising information against US President-elect Donald Trump, as the American press affirmed, the Kremlin said. Bolivia Points out Interventionism as Worst Threat to Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7863&SEO=bolivia-points-out-interventionism-as-worst-threat-to-peace United Nations, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia pointed out, at the United Nations (UN) Security Council, interventionism as the main threat to world peace and defended respect for sovereignty and non-intervention. Russia Denounces at UN Sequels of Global Interference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7859&SEO=russia-denounces-at-un-sequels-of-global-interference United Nations, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Russia denounced today in the United Nations Security Council the global instability and violence generated by the interventionist policy that characterizes the United States. Brazilian Literature with Record in Casa de las Americas Award 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7855&SEO=brazilian-literature-with-record-in-casa-de-las-americas-award-2017 Havana, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Casa de las Americas Literature Award received a record number of works this year in the section of Brazilian fiction literature, with 135 works, and even today new proposals are coming to Cuba. Assange: Brazil is Among the Countries Most Spied by the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7850&SEO=assange-brazil-is-among-the-countries-most-spied-by-the-us Brasilia, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Brazil is one of the Latin American countries most spied by US intelligence services, Wikileaks founder Julián Assange said in an interview published here today. Senator Highlights Colonialism's Bankruptcy in Puerto Rico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7837&SEO=senator-highlights-colonialisms-bankruptcy-in-puerto-rico San Juan, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The sustained economic contraction and fiscal crisis in Puerto Rico reveal the bankruptcy of the colonial regime imposed by the United States, declared the Senator Juan Dalmau Ramírez of the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP). António Guterres to Open Dialogue on Cyprus in Geneva http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7835&SEO=antonio-guterres-to-open-dialogue-on-cyprus-in-geneva United Nations, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres will inaugurate the conference on the reunification of Cyprus scheduled for Thursday in Geneva, announced his spokesman Stephane Dujarric. UN Calls for not Forgetting the Suffering of Palestinian Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7828&SEO=un-calls-for-not-forgetting-the-suffering-of-palestinian-refugees 09 de enero de 2017, 16:50United Nations, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Pierre Krahenbuhl, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), called today here for not forgetting the support needed by 5,200,000 Palestinians. Film 'La La Land' Awarded Seven Golden Globes Prizes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7826&SEO=film-la-la-land-awarded-seven-golden-globes-prizes 09 de enero de 2017, 16:17Los Angeles, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The film ''La La Land'' (USA) was awarded the unprecedented amount of seven Golden Globes Prizes, granted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Cuba, USA Strengthen Oil Spill Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7824&SEO=cuba-usa-strengthen-oil-spill-cooperation 09 de enero de 2017, 15:25Havana, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States signed a cooperation agreement on the preparation and response to pollution caused by spills of hydrocarbons and other potentially dangerous noxious substances. Cuba: 25 Years After a Crime Moved by US Politics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7823&SEO=cuba-25-years-after-a-crime-moved-by-us-politics Havana, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Twenty-five years ago, Cuba was the victim of one of the most brutal crimes, motivated by the permanent policy of the United States to illegally promote immigration from Cuba to that northern country. The End of Ideology in Cuba? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7822&SEO=the-end-of-ideology-in-cuba By Arnold August, for Firmas Selectas (Prensa Latina) Montreal, (PL) In 1960, the American sociologist and academic Daniel Bell (1919-2011) published The End of Ideology. It became a classic book in official political science. The publication was listed by Times Literary Supplement as one of the 100 most influential non-fiction books in the second half of the 20th century. UN Expert Warns on Social Impact of Austerity in Puerto Rico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7820&SEO=un-expert-warns-on-social-impact-of-austerity-in-puerto-rico United Nations, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The UN independent expert on external debt and human rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, has warned that an increase in austerity measures in Puerto Rico will trigger poverty and a desperate situation for many people. Trump Considered a Threat to the Mexican Automotive Industry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7816&SEO=trump-considered-a-threat-to-the-mexican-automotive-industry Mexico, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The presidency of Donald Trump in the United States will be a threat to the Mexican auto industry, local sources say here today. US to Deploy More Troops in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7811&SEO=us-to-deploy-more-troops-in-afghanistan 09 de enero de 2017, 09:30Kabul, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The US government will send 300 marines to the Afghan province of Helmand to train local security forces in their fight against the Taliban movement, official sources confirmed today. Meryl Streep Criticizes Trump in the Golden Globe Awards Ceremony http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7809&SEO=meryl-streep-criticizes-trump-in-the-golden-globe-awards-ceremony Washington, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The multi-award-winning American actress Meryl Streep criticized US President-elect Donald Trump during her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. De Mille Award at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. Trump's Advisor Denies Immediate Replacement of Obamacare http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7800&SEO=trumps-advisor-denies-immediate-replacement-of-obamacare 08 de enero de 2017, 12:18Washington, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) The policy advisor to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway, denied today that the administration that will take office on January 20 will replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. UN Secretary General Sets Up Task Force to Fight Sexual Abuse http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7773&SEO=un-secretary-general-sets-up-task-force-to-fight-sexual-abuse 06 de enero de 2017, 17:00United Nations, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres set up today a task force that will have the goal of proposing strategies seeking to provide the United Nations with urgent methods to prevent and fight sexual abuse. Campaign on Russian Hacking to USA is a Witch Hunt, Says Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7772&SEO=campaign-on-russian-hacking-to-usa-is-a-witch-hunt-says-trump 06 de enero de 2017, 16:59Washington, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) US President-elect Donald Trump said today that the ''storm'' about Russia''s alleged hacking into the US electoral system is a political witch hunt led by the opposition. Trump Reiterates Project to Build a Wall along US-Mexico Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7770&SEO=trump-reiterates-project-to-build-a-wall-along-us-mexico-border 06 de enero de 2017, 16:49Washington, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) President-elect Donald Trump stated today that Mexico will reimburse the United States for the costs of the border wall to obstruct the passage of undocumented people, although initially local funds will be used to expedite the completion of the work. Total of 18,500 Migrants Died in the Last Three Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7763&SEO=total-of-18500-migrants-died-in-the-last-three-years 06 de enero de 2017, 15:46United Nations, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) At least 18,500 migrants lost their life during the last three years, 7,496 of them in 2016, according to preliminary data by the International Organization for Migrations (IOM). Greek Jannis Kounellis Opens in Cuban Gallery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7759&SEO=greek-jannis-kounellis-opens-in-cuban-gallery 06 de enero de 2017, 12:49La Habana, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Greek artist, Jannis Kounellis has been given a privileged space in the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center for his first solo exhibition in Cuba, which will be open to the public until the end of this month. New York Times-- The Most Attractive Caribbean Destinations in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7758&SEO=new-york-times-the-most-attractive-caribbean-destinations-in-2017 06 de enero de 2017, 12:44Washington, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The New York Times includes three Caribbean tourist destinations in Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Belize among the 52 best places to visit in 2017. China Reiterates Importance of Stable Links With US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7757&SEO=china-reiterates-importance-of-stable-links-with-us Beijing, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry today reiterated the importance that China and the United States maintain stable relations, an idea supported by the international community. Casa Dranguet House in Santiago de Cuba Launches Website http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7755&SEO=casa-dranguet-house-in-santiago-de-cuba-launches-website 06 de enero de 2017, 12:12Santiago de Cuba, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Casa Dranguet, the Center for Interpretation and Dissemination of the Cultural Heritage of Coffee, will today publish an official blog as a way of promoting the knowledge of coffee, which recognized by UNESCO. A Star for Amy Adams on the Hollywood Walk of Fame http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7751&SEO=a-star-for-amy-adams-on-the-hollywood-walk-of-fame Los Angeles, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Italian-born American actress Amy Adams, currently a Golden Globe nominee, is celebrating her upcoming inclusion in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. French Parliamentarian States That Syria is Not Our Enemy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7747&SEO=french-parliamentarian-states-that-syria-is-not-our-enemy Paris, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Thierry Mariani a French parliamentarian has stated that the government of Syria is not the enemy of France. Russia Reacts to US Accusations Against Its Media http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7744&SEO=russia-reacts-to-us-accusations-against-its-media Moscow, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Russia Today (RT) has criticized US intelligence chief James Clepper''s for his accusation that Russia has disrespected the US political system. US Airline Alaska Flights to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7739&SEO=us-airline-alaska-flights-to-cuba Havana, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The American company Alaska Air Group began commercial flights to Cuba with the transfer of about 170 passengers from Los Angeles to this capital. Sean Penn Promotes New Film with Javier Bardem, Charlize Theron http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7733&SEO=sean-penn-promotes-new-film-with-javier-bardem-charlize-theron Los Angeles, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Actor and film director Sean Penn is promoting today a trailer of his new film The Last Face, which has Spanish Javier Bardem and South African Charlize Theron in the leading roles. US Republicans Prepare Plan to Deactivate Obamacare in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7731&SEO=us-republicans-prepare-plan-to-deactivate-obamacare-in-2017 05 de enero de 2017, 17:52Washington, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan stated today that Republicans will have their plan ready this year to deactivate the health program approved by President Barack Obama in 2010, known as Obamacare. Effectiveness of Experimental Vaccine against Malaria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7730&SEO=effectiveness-of-experimental-vaccine-against-malaria 05 de enero de 2017, 17:18Washington, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) US researchers revealed in a study published today the effectiveness of an experimental vaccine,elaborated with parasites genetically modified, against the malaria, a potentially deadly disease. UN Backs School Over Ban on Offensive Book on Slavery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7728&SEO=un-backs-school-over-ban-on-offensive-book-on-slavery 05 de enero de 2017, 17:15United Nations, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent has backed today a U.S. school that decided to remove from its teaching program an ''offensive'' book with distortions in the treatment of slavery. Cuba to Export Vegetal Carbon to the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7722&SEO=cuba-to-export-vegetal-carbon-to-the-us Havana, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban enterprise CUBAEXPORT signed an international selling-buying contract with US company Coabana Trading Llc, for the export of handicraft vegetal carbon made from marabu plants, starting this month. China asks USA to Maintain Results of Bilateral Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7718&SEO=china-asks-usa-to-maintain-results-of-bilateral-cooperation 05 de enero de 2017, 12:17Beijing, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) China''s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, asked the United States today to work together in order to carefully maintain the results reached in bilateral cooperation and continue the development of their relations in the correct direction. Swedish Prosecutor Receives Transcript of Assange Interrogation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7716&SEO=swedish-prosecutor-receives-transcript-of-assange-interrogation 05 de enero de 2017, 12:13Stockholm, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The Swedish prosecutor today reported that he had received the transcript of the interrogation of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, with regards to a rape charge filed against him in 2010 in Sweden. Syrian President Holds Meeting with Iraqi Special Envoy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7715&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meeting-with-iraqi-special-envoy 05 de enero de 2017, 11:57Damascus, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met today with Faleh al Fayad, a National Security adviser and special envoy of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi. More Than 4.000 People Laid Down Their Weapons in Syria in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7712&SEO=more-than-4.000-people-laid-down-their-weapons-in-syria-in-2016 05 de enero de 2017, 11:39Damascus, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Justice announced today that more than 4,700 armed and wanted people have surrendered to the authorities as part of the national reconciliation process in Syria. Colombia: Former President Criticizes Trump's Threatening Policies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7707&SEO=colombia-former-president-criticizes-trumps-threatening-policies Bogota, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Former Colombian President Ernesto Samper said today that the protectionism proclaimed by US President-elect Donald Trump represents a threat to Latin America. Bolivia Begins its Functions in UN With Congo Issue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7698&SEO=bolivia-begins-its-functions-in-un-with-congo-issue La Paz, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia began its activities on the United Nations Security Council with the approval of a document concerning the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, local press reported today. Sale of Firearms to Civilians in US Reaches Record High in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7694&SEO=sale-of-firearms-to-civilians-in-us-reaches-record-high-in-2016 Washington, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The sale of firearms to civilians in the US reached a all time record in 2016, according to a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) published. CIA Ex-Spokesperson Says USA will be Less Safe Under Trump's Gov't http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7687&SEO=cia-ex-spokesperson-says-usa-will-be-less-safe-under-trumps-govt 04 de enero de 2017, 17:24Washington, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) George Little, the former spokesperson for the CIA and the Pentagon, said today that the United States would be less safe after President-elect Donald Trump takes up his post on January 20th. Financial War against Venezuela Leaves Significant Losses http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7682&SEO=financial-war-against-venezuela-leaves-significant-losses 04 de enero de 2017, 16:42Caracas, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) As a result of the economic war staged against the Bolivarian Government of Venezuela from the United States, the country lost more than $6 million USD last year, said the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) today. United Nations Concerned about Humanitarian Crisis in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7681&SEO=united-nations-concerned-about-humanitarian-crisis-in-mosul 04 de enero de 2017, 16:40United Nations, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Stephen O''Brien, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, today expressed concern over the suffering of the people who are living in the Iraqi city of Mosul, where the army is trying to drive out members of the Islamic State (ISIS). Russia Defends Fairness of Mission in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7676&SEO=russia-defends-fairness-of-mission-in-syria 04 de enero de 2017, 14:58Moscow, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Russia has defended today the fairness of its mission in Syria against the terrorist formations, thus countering allegations by the United States of supposed massive raids in that Arab country. NASA Will Explore for the First Time Peculiarities of Black Holes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7674&SEO=nasa-will-explore-for-the-first-time-peculiarities-of-black-holes 04 de enero de 2017, 12:28Washington, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced today a scientific mission to investigate for the first time the particularities of black holes, as well as neutron stars. Syrian President Holds Meetings with Iranian and Armenian Delegation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7673&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meetings-with-iranian-and-armenian-delegation 04 de enero de 2017, 12:21Damascus, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad held separate meetings today with a political delegation from Iran and the Armenian Orthodox Church, whose representatives dealt with the current situation in the country. Obama Must Move Guantanamo Prison Inmates, NY Times Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7664&SEO=obama-must-move-guantanamo-prison-inmates-ny-times-says Washington, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) President Barack Obama, in his last days in the White House, must transfer the prisoners at the Guantanamo prison authorized to leave, according to an editorial in The New York Times. António Guterres Begins Work In His UN Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7642&SEO=antonio-guterres-begins-work-in-his-un-office United Nations, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) New United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres has started work today at his new office on the 38th floor of the organization''s New York headquarters, after taking office on January 1st. Bolivia to Work in UN to Avoid Wars http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7634&SEO=bolivia-to-work-in-un-to-avoid-wars La Paz, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Preventing wars and invasions and working for the right of development are today Bolivia''s priorities as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Antonio Guterres Assumes Office as Ninth UN Secretary General http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7609&SEO=antonio-guterres-assumes-office-as-ninth-un-secretary-general 01 de enero de 2017, 14:11United Nations, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres assumed today the post of United Nations Secretary General, the ninth figure that occupies that post in 71 years of history of the organization. UN Security Council Has Five New Members http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7606&SEO=un-security-council-has-five-new-members 01 de enero de 2017, 12:12United Nations, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia, Ethiopia, Italy, Kazakhstan and Sweden joined today the United Nations Security Council as non-permanent members, posts that they will occupy for two years. Latins in Cabinet of New United Nations Secretary General http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7605&SEO=latins-in-cabinet-of-new-united-nations-secretary-general United Nations, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Maria Luiza Ribeiro and Chilean Fabrizio Hochschild form part ofr the inner circle of the new Secretary General of United Nations, Antonio Guterres, who assumed today the post for the term 2017-2021. Russia, Turkey Promote Resolution on Cease-Fire in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7566&SEO=russia-turkey-promote-resolution-on-cease-fire-in-syria 30 de diciembre de 2016, 14:42United Nations, 30 Dec (Prensa Latina) Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin stated today that his country and Turkey submitted a draft resolution to the Security Council on their support for the cessation of hostilities in Syria, which is expected to be voted tomorrow. Putin Discards Expulsion of U.S. Diplomats from Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7558&SEO=putin-discards-expulsion-of-u.s.-diplomats-from-russia Moscow, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) President Vladimir Putin discarded today the expulsion, for the moment, of 35 U.S. diplomats in response to an equal measure applied by Washington to Russian officials, under the pretext of an alleged cybernetic attack of this country against the U.S. Democratic Party.. Putin Makes Rational Decision to Avoid Diplomatic Fray with USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7554&SEO=putin-makes-rational-decision-to-avoid-diplomatic-fray-with-usa Moscow, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Russia''s President Vladimir Putin has decided, for the time being, not to retaliate Washington''s unprecedented action of expelling 35 Russian diplomats and closing Moscow''s properties in New York and Maryland. Syrian President Interview with Italian TV Channel Released http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7553&SEO=syrian-president-interview-with-italian-tv-channel-released Damascus, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar al-Assad in an interview released today said, ''We cannot yet speak of the end of the war; it will end when all the terrorists are eliminated, and unfortunately they are still receive support from several countries.'' Luna Manzanares to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7548&SEO=luna-manzanares-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer, Luna Manzanares, will perform in a concert tonight, celebrating 10 years of her career, which has included the challenge of performing a musical in Paris. Russia Readying Response to US Diplomatic Assault http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7546&SEO=russia-readying-response-to-us-diplomatic-assault Moscow, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Russia''s Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov, has proposed expelling 31 US diplomats from Moscow and 4 from the US Consulate in St Petersburg in retaliation for a similar measure taken by Washington. Israel Sets Record Executing Demolitions of Palestinian Structures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7540&SEO=israel-sets-record-executing-demolitions-of-palestinian-structures 29 de diciembre de 2016, 16:51United Nations, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Israel demolished or seized this year 1,089 Palestinian structures in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, an unprecedented figure, said today the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).