Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina New Book Reveals Pablo Escobar Links with CIA and DEA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15850&SEO=new-book-reveals-pablo-escobar-links-with-cia-and-dea Panama, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The disappeared Colombian drug trafficker Pablo Escobar had business with the US Intelligence and anti drug agencies, revealed today here his son Juan Pablo, who included an investigation in this regard in his recent book. Humans Have Produced 8,3 Billion Metric Tonnes of Plastic Since 1950 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15842&SEO=humans-have-produced-83-billion-metric-tonnes-of-plastic-since-1950 Washington, July 20 (Prensa Latina) Humans has produced 8,3 billion metric tonnes of plastic by 2015, most of which now resides in landfills or in the sea, according to a research published today in the Science Advances magazine. Bipartisan Support for Ties with Cuba Continues in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15836&SEO=bipartisan-support-for-ties-with-cuba-continues-in-u.s. Por Martha Andrés RománWashington, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The bipartisan support to engagement with Cuba has strongly increased in the United States over the past two years and we will continue seeing it in the future, said the president of a coalition that promotes ties with the Caribbean island. Canada: 46,000 People Evacuated in British Columbia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15816&SEO=canada-46000-people-evacuated-in-british-columbia Ottawa, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Wildfires affecting the central area of the Canadian province of British Columbia forced the evacuation up to today of roughly 46,000 persons, since the declaration of the state of emergency last July 7. Authorities Tighten Security in Flights from Canada to USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15815&SEO=authorities-tighten-security-in-flights-from-canada-to-usa Ottawa, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Canadian authorities warned passengers of commercial flights to the United States about more restrictive security measures at all airports in the country, as part of the counter-terrorist battle. United Nations Welcomes Inter-Korean Negotiation Proposal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15814&SEO=united-nations-welcomes-inter-korean-negotiation-proposal United Nations, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed today the proposal by South Korea of resuming the military dialogue with neighboring Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Defense Council Supports Measures in Defense of Venezuela Sovereignty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15813&SEO=defense-council-supports-measures-in-defense-of-venezuela-sovereignty Caracas, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Deputy President Tareck El Aissami supported today the measures passed by the National Defense Council (CDN) given the threats posed by the United States to take economic sanctions against Venezuela. UN: Africa Presents Demands for Regional Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15804&SEO=un-africa-presents-demands-for-regional-peace United Nations, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) presented its vision of the needs for the continent to play a more active role in preventing and finding the solution for its conflicts, in the United Nations Security Council Wednesday. Kenny Rogers Announces Retirement Concert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15800&SEO=kenny-rogers-announces-retirement-concert Los Ángeles,Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) A blow-out all-star concert will celebrate country icon and ''The Gambler''-famous crossover singer Kenny Rogers'' 60-year career. Syrian Army Recovers More Oil Fields in Southern Raqqa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15799&SEO=syrian-army-recovers-more-oil-fields-in-southern-raqqa Damascus, July 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army and allied militias have recovered the town of Rmelian, 15 oil wells, a gas field and two processing plants in southern Raqqa province, according to military reports. Jamaica to Host Denbigh Show http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15797&SEO=jamaica-to-host-denbigh-show Kingston, July 19 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Agriculture and Health has officially opened today the Denbigh Show, considered the main commercial agricultural, industrial and food show in the English-speaking Caribbean, as confirmed by the President of Jamaica Agriculture Society (JAS), Norman Grant. Regional Climate Center Established in Barbados http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15790&SEO=regional-climate-center-established-in-barbados Bridgetown, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Barbados is now home of the first Regional Climate Center (RCC) in the Western hemisphere, according to the CARICOM secretariat. Wildfires in California Affect Thousands of People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15789&SEO=wildfires-in-california-affect-thousands-of-people Washington, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Over 5,000 Californians have so far left their homes in the center of this US western state due to a huge wildfire which began three days ago and uncontrollable for firefighters. Costa Rican Minister Defends UN Comprehensive Vision of Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15788&SEO=costa-rican-minister-defends-un-comprehensive-vision-of-development United Nations, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica''s Environment and Energy Minister, Edgar Gutierrez, has called today at the United Nations, to move towards sustainable development with a comprehensive vision that interweaves its economic, social and environmental dimensions. Mexican Congress Ready to Face NAFTA Renegotiation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15784&SEO=mexican-congress-ready-to-face-nafta-renegotiation Mexico, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Congress has stated today its rejection to the United States'' pretensions to face the controversial trade measures in relation to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Iran Promises a Respond to US Sanctions by Missile Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15765&SEO=iran-promises-a-respond-to-us-sanctions-by-missile-program Tehran, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Iran has condemned today the new US sanctions for its ballistic missile program and promised to carry out reciprocal actions against US natural and legal people who have taken action against this nation and other Muslim countries. USA: Three Republicans Refuse to Repeal Obamacare without Replacement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15757&SEO=usa-three-republicans-refuse-to-repeal-obamacare-without-replacement Washington, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Three Republican senators announced today that they will vote against the process to repeal Obamacare, which represents the end for the Republican party''s efforts to abolish that health regulation. UN: Mandela Represents the Best of Human Race http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15753&SEO=un-mandela-represents-the-best-of-human-race United Nations, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) President of the United Nations General Assembly Peter Thomson said today that the late South African leader Nelson Mandela represents the best of human race and an endless source of inspiration. Canada Fights 160 Wildfires in British Columbia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15750&SEO=canada-fights-160-wildfires-in-british-columbia Ottawa, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Around 160 fires are currently active in the Canadian province of British Columbia (BC), where according to preliminary reports, more than 1,880 square kilometers of woods have been devastated since April 1. Venezuela Rejects Threats From the USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15745&SEO=venezuela-rejects-threats-from-the-usa Caracas, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry rejected Tuesday the threats for economic sanctions by the US government, and announced that it would deeply revise its relations with Washington. New Study Shows That Only About 25% Of Our DNA is Functional http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15744&SEO=new-study-shows-that-only-about-25-of-our-dna-is-functional Washington,Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) University of Houston evolutionary biologist Dan Graur has published new calculations showing that a maximum of one-quarter of the human genome is functional. New Model Projects an Increase in Dust Storms in the U.S.A http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15742&SEO=new-model-projects-an-increase-in-dust-storms-in-the-u.s.a Washington, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina)Could the storms that once engulfed the Great Plains in clouds of black dust in the 1930's once again wreak havoc in the U.S.? New U.S. Strategy to Renegotiate NAFTA Studied in Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15734&SEO=new-u.s.-strategy-to-renegotiate-nafta-studied-in-canada Ottawa, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Canadian ambassador in Washington, David MacNaughton, presents today before provincial Prime Ministers the strategy of U.S. president, Donald Trump, to renegotiate the North America Free Trade Agreement (Nafta). Legislative Steps in California to Fight Global Warming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15733&SEO=legislative-steps-in-california-to-fight-global-warming Washington, July 18 (Prensa Latina) The US state of California is currently having strict steps to fight global warming till 2030 thanks to the stance taken by local lawmakers. Cuba Hosts 4th International Festival of Social Communication http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15729&SEO=cuba-hosts-4th-international-festival-of-social-communication Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The 4th International Festival of Social Communication, a space for the exchange of experiences among professionals of this science, is taking place as of today at the Conference Center in this capital. USA Says Iran Complies with Nuke Deal, but Vows New Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15728&SEO=usa-says-iran-complies-with-nuke-deal-but-vows-new-sanctions Washington, July 18 (Prensa Latina) The US Government has acknowledged that Iran has been complying with the US-agreed nuclear program and with other five nations by 2015, but it is still threatening more sanctions on Persian territory. Canada Stops Processing Thousands of Asylum Petitions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15705&SEO=canada-stops-processing-thousands-of-asylum-petitions 17 de julio de 2017, 18:56Ottawa, Jul 17 (Prensda Latina) Thousands of immigrants in Canada have as of today their audiences for applications of political asylum in this country suspended indefinitely due to the incapacity of federal agencies to handle the cases in the established time limits. Is this Gulf of Mexico Tubeworm the Longest Living Animal in World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15698&SEO=is-this-gulf-of-mexico-tubeworm-the-longest-living-animal-in-world Washington,Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Large tubeworms living in the cold depths of the Gulf of Mexico may be among the longest living animals in the world. Canadian Gov't and Opposition Join Forces to Help Displaced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15694&SEO=canadian-govt-and-opposition-join-forces-to-help-displaced Ottawa, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Public Security and Preparation for Emergencies Ralph Goodale, is joining their efforts to the ones by opposition leader Todd Doherty, with the aim to take care of the evacuated people by fires in the Canadian province of British Columbia. MPs to Focus on Chevron-Affected Areas in Ecuador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15690&SEO=mps-to-focus-on-chevron-affected-areas-in-ecuador Quito, July 17 (Prensa Latina) A mission of the European Parliament is continuing a visit to Ecuador so as to verify the damage caused by the US Multinational Energy Corporation Chevron (formerly Texaco), which is the reason for the trial carried out by the indigenous communities. 67-Percent US Citizens Rejects Trump's Twitter Habits http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15688&SEO=67-percent-us-citizens-rejects-trumps-twitter-habits Washington, July 17 (Prensa Latina) 67 percent of US citizens disapproved of President Donald Trump''s unconventional Twitter habits to comunicate with the people, according to ABC News and The Washington Post. Civilian Casualties Rise in Syria and Iraq During Trump's Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15685&SEO=civilian-casualties-rise-in-syria-and-iraq-during-trumps-government Washington, July 17 (Prensa Latina) The number of civilian casualties in the Coalition air raid against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq has significantly increased since US President Donald Trump´s Inauguration, according to a report released today. Russia: U.S. Conditions to Return Properties Are Unacceptable http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15673&SEO=russia-u.s.-conditions-to-return-properties-are-unacceptable Moscow, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia said today that the imposition of conditions to unblock its diplomatic properties in New York and Washington are unacceptable, and called for dialogue in that regard between the two countries'' foreign ministries. South Sudan Admits Launching Offensives in Rebel Stronghold http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15659&SEO=south-sudan-admits-launching-offensives-in-rebel-stronghold Abuja,Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) South Sudan government admitted that its forces launched offensives to take control of Pagak, a stronghold of rebels loyal to former First Vice-President Riek Machar. Former FBI Director James Comey is Writing a Book http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15653&SEO=former-fbi-director-james-comey-is-writing-a-book Washington,Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director who was fired in May by President Trump, is writing a book about his experience in public service, including his tumultuous and brief tenure in the Trump administration. Treaty Provokes Agricultural Disaster in Mexico, Editorial Alert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15632&SEO=treaty-provokes-agricultural-disaster-in-mexico-editorial-alert Mexico, July 15 (Prensa Latina) The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) caused an agricultural disaster in Mexico, an editorial in the daily La Jornada warns. Climate Change May Make it Too Hot to Fly, Study Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15619&SEO=climate-change-may-make-it-too-hot-to-fly-study-says Washington, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The rise of the temperatures caused by global warming will bring up problems for the taking off of planes in the next decades, predicted a study made by the University of Columbia, published today. Ravens, Like Humans and Apes, Can Plan For The Future http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15613&SEO=ravens-like-humans-and-apes-can-plan-for-the-future Washington,Jul 14 (Prensa Latina)All of us know how tough it can be to delay gratification. But human civilization was built around our supposedly unique ability to planâ€''to anticipate future needs and sacrifice now to reap the rewards later. Venezuelan FM Denounces US Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15609&SEO=venezuelan-fm-denounces-us-attack Caracas, July 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Samuel Moncada, has denounced today the US intentions to increase its attacks against the sovereignty of the South American nation through pressure to other countries. US Activist Calls to Increase Pressure Against Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15608&SEO=us-activist-calls-to-increase-pressure-against-blockade-of-cuba New York, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Ike Nahem, coordinator of solidarity with Cuba in New York, has called today to increase pressure in the United States and the world against the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade to the island. Seventh Round of the Intra-Syrian Dialogue Ends in Geneva http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15593&SEO=seventh-round-of-the-intra-syrian-dialogue-ends-in-geneva United Nations, July 14 (Prensa Latina) The seventh round of the UN-sponsored dialogue between Syrian government and opposition representatives ends today in Geneva, and the mediator of the process, Staffan de Mistura, will report to the Security Council. Iran Urges US to Reconsider Negative Approach towards Nuclear Deal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15592&SEO=iran-urges-us-to-reconsider-negative-approach-towards-nuclear-deal New York, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Iran''s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the US to reconsider its negative approach towards the nuclear deal as it is an international agreement. Pastors for Peace Members to Pay Tribute to Lucius Walker in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15590&SEO=pastors-for-peace-members-to-pay-tribute-to-lucius-walker-in-cuba Havana, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The 28th United States-Cuba Friendship Caravan, led by Pastors for Peace, will pay tribute here today to the founder of that interreligious platform, Rev. Lucius Walker, who passed away in 2010. Caravan of Pastors for Peace Begins Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15574&SEO=caravan-of-pastors-for-peace-begins-visit-to-cuba Havana, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The 28th Caravan of the United States-Cuba Friendship, led by Pastors for Peace, arrived today to Cuba, seeking to support the calls for the end of the economic, financial and commercial blockade set up by the United States. Iraqi Children in Mosul Pay the Price of War; Unicef http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15570&SEO=iraqi-children-in-mosul-pay-the-price-of-war-unicef 13 de julio de 2017, 14:47United Nations, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children Fund (Unicef) has warned that about 650,000 children in the Iraqi city of Mosul are paying with their suffering the terrible price of the last three years of terrorist war. Bolivia 360 Music Festival to Defend Latin Folklore http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15566&SEO=bolivia-360-music-festival-to-defend-latin-folklore La Paz, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) In its first edition, the Bolivia 360 Music Festival will gather representatives of Latin American folklore in August 5 and 6, announced the organizers of the event here Thursday. Cuban Foreign Minister Welcomes UN Human Rights Expert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15564&SEO=cuban-foreign-minister-welcomes-un-human-rights-expert Havana, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla welcomed the United Nations independent expert on human rights and international solidarity, Virginia Dandan Thursday, at the Cuban Foreign Ministry headquarters. Chile to Request Extradition of Dictatorship Assassin in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15563&SEO=chile-to-request-extradition-of-dictatorship-assassin-in-usa Santiago de Chile, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The Chilean Supreme Court gave green light to the petition to the United States to extradite Armando Fernandez Larios, ex-Army officer accused of participation in several assassinations. Tillerson Left Persian Gulf Apparently without Resolving Qatar Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15562&SEO=tillerson-left-persian-gulf-apparently-without-resolving-qatar-crisis Cairo, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left Doha on Thursday with no breakthrough reported in resolving the month-long dispute, which pits the Saudi-led Arab quartet against Qatar. USA Preventing Inspection of Chemicals Weapons in Syria, Says Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15560&SEO=usa-preventing-inspection-of-chemicals-weapons-in-syria-says-russia Moscow, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The United States by all means tries to prevent the sending of experts to investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria, denounced today Mikhail Ulianov, director of the arms control department of the Russian Foreign Ministry. Chuck Blazer, Key Figure in FIFA Corruption Scandal, Dies at 72 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15552&SEO=chuck-blazer-key-figure-in-fifa-corruption-scandal-dies-at-72 New York,Jul 13 (Prensa Latina)Chuck Blazer,72, the disgraced North American soccer executive whose admissions of corruption set off a global scandal that ultimately toppled FIFA president Sepp Blatter, has died. South Africa, United States Announce Joint Military Exercises http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15551&SEO=south-africa-united-states-announce-joint-military-exercises 13 de julio de 2017, 10:47Pretoria, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The South African National Defense Forces (SADF) will carry out military maneuvers with the United States from July 17 to August 4, announced the government''s Communication Department today. U.S. Artist Distances Himself from Trump, Exhibits Works in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15541&SEO=u.s.-artist-distances-himself-from-trump-exhibits-works-in-cuba Por Martha SanchezHavana, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. artist Ben Jones has criticized the stance taken by President Donald Trump against strengthening relations between his country and Cuba, where he is holding a personal exhibition. Panamanian Gov't Takes Distance from U.S. Sanctions on Local Media http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15542&SEO=panamanian-govt-takes-distance-from-u.s.-sanctions-on-local-media 13 de julio de 2017, 09:23Panama, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian government confirmed today it distances from the extraterritorial sanction of the United States against dailies La Estrella and El Siglo (Gese), reiterating it is an issue between its owners and U.S. authorities. South Africa Will Conduct Peacekeeping Drill with US Forces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15536&SEO=south-africa-will-conduct-peacekeeping-drill-with-us-forces Pretoria, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The South African National Defense Force and United States troops are set for the bilateral peace support operation exercise for the third time since 2011, SA News reported Thursday. Cuban Jews Call for Closer Ties with the US Community http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15521&SEO=cuban-jews-call-for-closer-ties-with-the-us-community Havana, July 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Jewish leaders have today called on their US counterparts to hold and strengthen ties between both communities that is also beneficial for others. Four Young US Men to Kayak from Cuba to the United States. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15510&SEO=four-young-us-men-to-kayak-from-cuba-to-the-united-states. Havana, July 12 (Prensa Latina) The US citizens, Andy Cochrane, Wyatt Roscoe, Wesley Preston and Christopher Rodel began to kayak from this capital to Key West, Florida, and sent a message of friendship to the world. Syrian Army Recaptures Important Oil Field in Homs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15509&SEO=syrian-army-recaptures-important-oil-field-in-homs Damascus, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army was able to recaptured control over the oil field of Al Heil, in the province of Homs, about 200 kilometers from the capital, reported military sources today. Former BSI Banker Yeo Jiawei Sentenced to Additional Jail Time http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15499&SEO=former-bsi-banker-yeo-jiawei-sentenced-to-additional-jail-time Singapur, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) A Singapore court jailed a former wealth manager of Swiss bank BSI for four and a half years today for money laundering and cheating in a case linked to an investigation involving the Malaysian fund 1MDB. Lebanese Hizbulah Accuses USA of Creating ISIS, Praises Mosul Victory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15497&SEO=lebanese-hizbulah-accuses-usa-of-creating-isis-praises-mosul-victory Beirut, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The resistance movement Hizbulah accused the United States of creating the Islamic State (ISIS) and gave the green light to countries in the area to finance and support the terrorist group, Lebanese media stressed today. Russia and China to Veto US Resolution Against North Korea at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15492&SEO=russia-and-china-to-veto-us-resolution-against-north-korea-at-un Moscow, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Russia and China will veto a US draft resolution in the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), released the media here today. US Consortium Involved in Aggression vs. Venezuelan Ambassador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15487&SEO=us-consortium-involved-in-aggression-vs.-venezuelan-ambassador Caracas, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Gabriel Manzano and Tatiana Low, the attackers of Venezuelan diplomat Rafael Ramirez, hold executive positions in the U.S. consortium Citibank, stated as one of the main actors in the financial war against Venezuela, media announced today. Ramirez, current Venezuelan ambassador to the United Nations, recently denounced that two people attacked several members of his family in New York City, La Tabla website posted. La Estrella de Panama Challenges Clinton List http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15486&SEO=la-estrella-de-panama-challenges-clinton-list Panama, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Without giving in to the extraterritorial sanctions imposed by the United States, the newspapers La Estrella de Panama and El Siglo (GESE) will continue operating in an open challenge to the Clinton List. Trump UK Visit Postponed till 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15462&SEO=trump-uk-visit-postponed-till-2018 London, July 11 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump's visit to the United Kingdom (UK) will take place next year, as reported by Sky News. Parliament Supports Cuban Stance against New US Guidelines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15459&SEO=parliament-supports-cuban-stance-against-new-us-guidelines Havana, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Parliament expressed its support to the Government Statement about the guidelines by US President Donald Trump regarding the island nation that represent a step backwards in the process for rapprochement between both countries. Qatar and USA Sign Agreement against Financing Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15458&SEO=qatar-and-usa-sign-agreement-against-financing-terrorism Doha, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Qatar and the United States signed a memorandum of understanding today to fight the financing of terrorism, just as the two countries and Kuwait assessed the possible consequences of the current political crisis in the Persian Gulf. UN Condemns Israel's Plans to Colonize East Jerusalem http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15457&SEO=un-condemns-israels-plans-to-colonize-east-jerusalem United Nations, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations condemned today the plans of Israel to increase the colonization of East Jerusalem by building new settlements in occupied Palestinian territories. US-led War Games in Black Sea Directed against Russia, Warns Analyst http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15448&SEO=us-led-war-games-in-black-sea-directed-against-russia-warns-analyst 11 de julio de 2017, 14:36Moscow, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) A massive military manoeuvre led by US with over 25,000 troops from 16 countries off the coast of Ukraine in the Black Sea is a show of force directed against Russia, particularly Crimea, warned political analyst Alexander Khrolenko. Canadian Commissioner Marilyn Poitras Resigns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15447&SEO=canadian-commissioner-marilyn-poitras-resigns 11 de julio de 2017, 13:36Ottawa,Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) One of the five commissioners appointed by the federal Liberal government to preside over the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women has resigned, saying she could not accept the way the process has been organized. Canada Wildfires: 14,000 People Evacuated in British Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15444&SEO=canada-wildfires-14000-people-evacuated-in-british-colombia 11 de julio de 2017, 13:00Ottawa, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) More than 14,000 people are under evacuation orders as firefighters battle more than 231 wildfires covering 320 square kilometres in the B.C. Interior. UN Expert Talks to Cuban Civil Society Representatives http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15441&SEO=un-expert-talks-to-cuban-civil-society-representatives 11 de julio de 2017, 12:34Havana, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The independent expert on human rights and international solidarity of the United Nations Virginia Dandan spoke here today with representatives of the Cuban civil society. Colombia Welcomes UN Verification Commission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15434&SEO=colombia-welcomes-un-verification-commission 11 de julio de 2017, 11:53Bogota, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Different sectors of the Colombian society, led by the government, are now grateful for the establishment of a second UN verification commission, approved by the UN Security Council. Venceremos Brigade Receives Recognition of Cuban City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15433&SEO=venceremos-brigade-receives-recognition-of-cuban-city 11 de julio de 2017, 11:29New York, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Young members of the Venceremos Brigade received here the seal of the eastern Cuban city of Guantánamo for their solidarity with the island and its causes. New York Activists Agree On New Solidarity Actions for Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15424&SEO=new-york-activists-agree-on-new-solidarity-actions-for-cuba New York, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Activists of solidarity with Cuba from organizations based in this city, have agreed new actions for the coming months, during a meeting that ended on Monday night. US-led War Games Build Up Tensions in Black Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15423&SEO=us-led-war-games-build-up-tensions-in-black-sea 11 de julio de 2017, 09:46Moscow, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) US-led military manoeuvres with the participation of 16 countries off the coast of Ukraine are building up tensions in the Black Sea, as Washington is deploying missile warships, Navy Seals squads. Independent UN Expert Begins Working Agenda in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15416&SEO=independent-un-expert-begins-working-agenda-in-cuba 11 de julio de 2017, 08:42Havana, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Virginia Dandan, Independent Expert on Human Rights and International Solidarity at the United Nations, has begun today her working agenda in Cuba with a meeting with representatives of the country''s civil society. US Senatorial Republicans to Present New Bill on Health Care http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15409&SEO=us-senatorial-republicans-to-present-new-bill-on-health-care 11 de julio de 2017, 00:26Washington, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) US Senator John Cornyn asserted that the republicans in the Senate wanted to present a new bill on health care in the coming days, with the purpose of putting it to the vote next week. High-Level Political Forum to Hold a Sitting in UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15407&SEO=high-level-political-forum-to-hold-a-sitting-in-un 11 de julio de 2017, 00:22United Nations, 11 July (Prensa Latina) The high-level political forum was held today at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) headquarters in order to oversee the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Rex Tillerson Arrives in Kuwait for Talks on Qatar Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15388&SEO=rex-tillerson-arrives-in-kuwait-for-talks-on-qatar-crisis 10 de julio de 2017, 15:57Kuwait, July 10 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has debated today possible scenarios with Kuwaiti authorities to resolve the political crisis triggered by the cutoff of diplomatic relations with Qatar by Saudi Arabia and Arab allies. Canadian Armed Forces Supporting Emergency Response to Wildfires B.C http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15382&SEO=canadian-armed-forces-supporting-emergency-response-to-wildfires-b.c Ottawa,Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have sent air assets, liaison and personnel to support the ongoing emergency response to the wildfires in British Columbia. USA Agents in Charge of Coup Plan in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15375&SEO=usa-agents-in-charge-of-coup-plan-in-venezuela Caracas, July 10 (Prensa Latina) Journalist Jose Vicente Rangel has affirmed today that the coup d''Etat in progress in Venezuela has been worked in U.S. war laboratories by specialists in destabilizing activities. Iran Assures It Is Ready to Address US inappropriate measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15368&SEO=iran-assures-it-is-ready-to-address-us-inappropriate-measures Tehran, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Iran is well prepared to deal with any inappropriate measure taken by Washington, specially directed to hinder the nuclear deal with the world major powers, Foreign Ministry spokesman stressed. Canada Evacuates Thousands People due to Forest Fire http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15351&SEO=canada-evacuates-thousands-people-due-to-forest-fire Ottawa, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) The nearly 200 forest fires in the Canadian province of British Columbia have damaged up to 12,000 hectares and caused the evacuation of about 7,000 people. Trumps:This is the Moment to Move Forward in US-Russia Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15344&SEO=trumpsthis-is-the-moment-to-move-forward-in-us-russia-ties Washington, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump said today this is the moment to move forward in a constructive relation with Russia, after the recent meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin in Hamburg, Germany, venue of G-20 summit. France Wins World Volleyball League http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15343&SEO=france-wins-world-volleyball-league Brasilia, July 9 (Prensa Latina) Brazil was dropped by France 3-2 victory in the final, being the European squad champion of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League. Xi Jinping Urges Trump to Maintain Steady Links for World Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15338&SEO=xi-jinping-urges-trump-to-maintain-steady-links-for-world-peace Beijing, July 9 (Prensa Latina) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged his US counterpart, Donald Trump, to strengthen relations in the interests of stability and prosperity of both nations and the international community, the official press reported today. The US War against Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15337&SEO=the-us-war-against-venezuela Buenos Aires (Prensa Latina) The terrorist air attack using a helicopter stolen at the airport of La Carlota against the Ministry of the Interior, Justice and Peace and the Supreme Court of Justice, firing and also throwing grenades of Colombian origin and coming from Israel, shows the desperate race of Washington before the impossibility to overthrow the president Nicolas Maduro and put an end to the Bolivarian revolution. Cuba Celebrates Anniversary of Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15334&SEO=cuba-celebrates-anniversary-of-canada Havana, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The Minor Basilica of the Convent of Saint Francis of Assisi in Havana will host a concert today to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the foundation of Canada and the 85th birthday of pianist Glenn Gould. Russia, USA and Jordan to Work on Demilitarization Zone in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15315&SEO=russia-usa-and-jordan-to-work-on-demilitarization-zone-in-syria Moscow, July 8 (Prensa Latina) Russian police, in cooperation with the United States and Jordan, will patrol a demilitarized zone in southern Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today at the G20 Summit. DPRK Rejects US Accusation on Ballistic Missile Nature http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15313&SEO=dprk-rejects-us-accusation-on-ballistic-missile-nature 07 de julio de 2017, 18:04Pyongyang, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) rejected accusations by the United States of being a threat to the world, due to the ballistic missile tests, with self-defensive nature against frequent military provocations. Former Beatle Ringo Starr Announces New Album 'Give more Love' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15312&SEO=former-beatle-ringo-starr-announces-new-album-give-more-love 07 de julio de 2017, 18:02Los Angeles, July 7 (Prensa Latina) British musician and composer Ringo Starr has announced today his 19th solo album ''Give more Love'', scheduled for release on September 15th. USA, France, UK Reject Ban on Nuclear Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15306&SEO=usa-france-uk-reject-ban-on-nuclear-weapons 07 de julio de 2017, 17:21United Nations, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Permanent missions to the United Nations from the United States, France and the United Kingdom rejected today the agreement taken here to ban nuclear weapons. Trump Repeats Intention to Make Mexico Pay for Border Wall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15304&SEO=trump-repeats-intention-to-make-mexico-pay-for-border-wall 07 de julio de 2017, 16:51Hamburg, Germany, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The president of the United States, Donald Trump, reiterated today the intention of his government to make Mexico pay for the construction of a Wall in the common boreder, after meeting his peer Enrique Peña Nieto. Trump Repeats Intention to Make Mexico Pay for Border Wall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15303&SEO=trump-repeats-intention-to-make-mexico-pay-for-border-wall 07 de julio de 2017, 16:47Hamburg, Germany, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The president of the United States, Donald Trump, reiterated today the intention of his government to make Mexico pay for the construction of a Wall in the common boreder, after meeting his peer Enrique Peña Nieto. Vladimir Putin Denies a Russian State Role in US Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15302&SEO=vladimir-putin-denies-a-russian-state-role-in-us-elections 07 de julio de 2017, 16:30Hamburg, Germany, July 7 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied once again that his nation had meddled in 2016 US elections after his US counterpart, Donald Trump, referred to the issue. NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Joins Protests at G20 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15300&SEO=ny-mayor-bill-de-blasio-joins-protests-at-g20-summit 07 de julio de 2017, 16:09Hamburg, Germany, July 7 (Prensa Latina) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is jetting off to Germany on Thursday to protest protest US President Donald Trump and other world leaders attending the G20 Summit meeting. Ex-Guantanamo Omar Khadr to Get Apology and Pay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15295&SEO=ex-guantanamo-omar-khadr-to-get-apology-and-pay 07 de julio de 2017, 15:36Ottawa, July 7 (Prensa Latina) Canada has apologized today to Canadian-born Omar Khadr who was imprisoned for a decade at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, southeastern Cuba, and also reached a financial agreement with him. P.R. Danny Rivera to Give Two Concerts and Record Two CDs in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15291&SEO=p.r.-danny-rivera-to-give-two-concerts-and-record-two-cds-in-cuba Havana, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican singer and composer Danny Rivera will offer two concerts in Cuba and will record two CDs next August, revealed today the National Center of Art Schools of this Caribbean country. UN Adopts Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15287&SEO=un-adopts-treaty-banning-nuclear-weapons United Nations, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Around 130 countries adopted a treaty today banning nuclear weapons, a multilateral instrument negotiated without the participation of States possessing such devices, by consensus at the United Nations. Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Adopted at UN by Vote http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15286&SEO=treaty-banning-nuclear-weapons-adopted-at-un-by-vote By Waldo Mendiluza Putin, Trump Holds First Meeting; They Agree It Was Good http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15284&SEO=putin-trump-holds-first-meeting-they-agree-it-was-good Hamburg, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Presidents Vladimir Putin, of Russia, and Donald Trump, of the United States, held today in Hamburg, Germany, a much-anticipated first meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit, and said it was good and they would continue to meet. European Union Warns US on Custom Duties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15283&SEO=european-union-warns-us-on-custom-duties Hamburg, Germany, July 7 (Prensa Latina) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned the United States on the possibility of taking countermeasures if President Donald Trump imposes custom duties on steel from the Old Continent. Cubans in U.S., A Firm Decision to Strengthen Ties and Break Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15277&SEO=cubans-in-u.s.-a-firm-decision-to-strengthen-ties-and-break-blockade Por Diony Sanabia *Washington (Prensa Latina) In light of a new context in bilateral relations, organizations of Cuban residents in the United States have maintained their firm decision to favor rapprochement between the two countries, beyond what they consider political mistakes by the White House. WHO Warns on Increased Resistance to Antibiotics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15274&SEO=who-warns-on-increased-resistance-to-antibiotics Geneva, July 7 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) today warned of an increase in antibiotic resistance to the contagious gonorrhea disease, which affects 78 million people worldwide. United Nations on the Brink of Banning Nuclear Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15269&SEO=united-nations-on-the-brink-of-banning-nuclear-weapons United Nations, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The conference to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons is concluding today at the United Nations, where the adoption of that instrument is expected. Nuclear-Weapon-Ban Treaty is Set to be Adopted in UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15260&SEO=nuclear-weapon-ban-treaty-is-set-to-be-adopted-in-un United Nations, July 7 (Prensa Latina) Elayne Whyte, president of the United Nations conference to negotiate a treaty banning possession and use of nuclear weapons, has said today that this multilateral instrument is set to be adopted today. Microsoft To Dismiss Thousands of Workers in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15259&SEO=microsoft-to-dismiss-thousands-of-workers-in-the-world Washington, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Microsoft announced a global reshuffle of the company to boost its growth on the cloud, something that represents up to 3,000 workers dismissed in various places in the world. Canadian Scientists Create Sensor to Detect Cancer Cells http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15258&SEO=canadian-scientists-create-sensor-to-detect-cancer-cells Ottawa, July 7 (Prensa Latina) Canadian scientists have announced the development of a portable sensor that will allow surgeons to accurately detect all cancer cells in real time during brain, colon, skin and lung operations, according to the press. UN Expert on Human Rights and Solidarity to Visit Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15256&SEO=un-expert-on-human-rights-and-solidarity-to-visit-cuba Havana, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) independent expert on human rights and international solidarity, Virginia Dandan, will visit Cuba in response to an invitation by the Cuban Government, the foreign ministry in this country reported today. Merkel and Trump on Dialogue before G20 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15250&SEO=merkel-and-trump-on-dialogue-before-g20-summit 06 de julio de 2017, 16:22Hamburg, Germany, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel met US President Donald Trump Thursday, who arrived in Hamburg from Poland to take part in the Summit of the Group of the 20 (G-20) starting Friday. UN Expert Admits Pressure Regarding Investigations on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15246&SEO=un-expert-admits-pressure-regarding-investigations-on-syria United Nations, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Edmond Mulet, head of the Joint Investigation Mechanism (JIM) on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, admitted here Thursday that he is receiving pressure to work on the results of the investigations and adapt them to political interests. New Tropical Depression Taking Shape in Central Atlantic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15238&SEO=new-tropical-depression-taking-shape-in-central-atlantic Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Meteorology Institute (ISMET) Prediction Center highlighted today in its website the formation of a new tropical depression in the central Atlantic, the fourth this season. Calm Lakes on Titan Could Mean Smooth Landing for Future Space Probes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15234&SEO=calm-lakes-on-titan-could-mean-smooth-landing-for-future-space-probes Washington,Jul 6 (Prensa Latina ) The lakes of liquid methane on Saturn''s moon, Titan, are perfect for paddling but not for surfing. Parents of Undocumented Children Risk Going to Jail in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15232&SEO=parents-of-undocumented-children-risk-going-to-jail-in-u.s. Washington, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Parents of undocumented children arriving at the U.S. without being accompanied by a relative, face today the risk of being arrested after the enactment of a memorandum of the Secretary of Homeland Security, John Kelly. Cuba Strongly Rejects Resolution Adopted by European Parliament http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15226&SEO=cuba-strongly-rejects-resolution-adopted-by-european-parliament Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s National Assembly considers ''unacceptable'' the resolution on the Caribbean island adopted by the European Parliament on July 5, in a statement issued by its Committee on International Relations. Sports Experts Highlights in USA Fidel Castro's Love for Baseball http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15216&SEO=sports-experts-highlights-in-usa-fidel-castros-love-for-baseball Washington, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, was a great promoter of baseball in Cuba and one of his most faithful followers, scholars Ismael Sene and Yasel Porto highlighted in Washington. Over 40 US States Refuse to Give Voter Data to Trump Commission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15181&SEO=over-40-us-states-refuse-to-give-voter-data-to-trump-commission Washington, July 5 (Prensa Latina) Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has today joined leaders of over 40 US States refusing to provide certain types of voter information to the Trump administration´s election integrity commission. Two Civilians Die in Afghanistan Due to Missile Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15175&SEO=two-civilians-die-in-afghanistan-due-to-missile-attack Kabul, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) At least two civilians were killed and one was wounded Wednesday in the west of this capital, after the impact of a missile in a housing area, informed the Ministry of the Interior of Afghanistan. FAO Supports Rural Development in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15174&SEO=fao-supports-rural-development-in-colombia Rome, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Jose Graziano da Silva, general director of the United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO) outlined here the significance of rural development for the peace process in Colombia. Lawsuit Reveals Gauguin Painting Was Not World's Most Expensive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15171&SEO=lawsuit-reveals-gauguin-painting-was-not-worlds-most-expensive London, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina)A legal dispute has revealed that a painting thought to be the world''s most expensive artwork is not the most expensive one after all. Huge Ice Block About to Break Away From Antarctica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15158&SEO=huge-ice-block-about-to-break-away-from-antarctica London,Jul 5(Prensa Latina)A very huge sheet of ice is expected to break away from Antarctica''s mainland in the coming weeks due to rapidly warming sea water, UK scientists have warned. Syria Opens Exhibition on Red Cross Works http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15157&SEO=syria-opens-exhibition-on-red-cross-works 05 de julio de 2017, 10:57Damascus, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) An exhibition on the 50th anniversary of the start of humanitarian work in Syria by the International Red Cross in cooperation with the Arab Red Crescent was inaugurated today in this capital. US Military Trains Peruvian President's Escort http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15146&SEO=us-military-trains-peruvian-presidents-escort Lima, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has closed today a security course at the government palace with about 20 U.S. soldiers to his escort and other personnel from the headquarters. Canada to Pay Omar Khadr 10.5M For Suffering at Guantanamo US Prision http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15126&SEO=canada-to-pay-omar-khadr-10.5m-for-suffering-at-guantanamo-us-prision Ottawa,Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian government is going to apologize and give millions to a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who pleaded guilty to killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan when he was 15, with Canada''s Supreme Court later ruling that officials had interrogated him under ''oppressive circumstances''according to The National Post. IAAF Says Athletes With High Testosterone Have Advantages http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15116&SEO=iaaf-says-athletes-with-high-testosterone-have-advantages Montecarlo, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) The International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) has said today that women with high level of testosterone have a competitive advantage in certain athletics disciplines. Confronting Cuba in Baseball is Thermometer for USA: Paul Seiler http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15113&SEO=confronting-cuba-in-baseball-is-thermometer-for-usa-paul-seiler Cary, North Carolina, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) Despite winning the last four games against Cuba, the executive director of USA Baseball, Paul Seiler, says that to confront Cubans in this popular sport is a thermometer for the United States. Study Sheds New Light on Extinction Risk in Mammals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15112&SEO=study-sheds-new-light-on-extinction-risk-in-mammals Washington,Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) Researchers have long assumed that habitat fragmentation contributes to extinction risk for animals, but until now, they have not been able to measure it for a major group of animals on a global scale. FAO Conference Examines Food and Agriculture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15107&SEO=fao-conference-examines-food-and-agriculture Rome, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) The current state of food and agriculture in the context of the debate on climate change and food security is today the agenda of the fortieth FAO conference. Painters from Santiago de Cuba to Attend US International Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15095&SEO=painters-from-santiago-de-cuba-to-attend-us-international-fair Santiago de Cuba, July 4 (Prensa Latina) Naive painters from Bayate group, based in the Julio Antonio Mella municipality, Santiago de Cuba province, will have the opportunity to attend the International Folk Art Fair, which will be held in the next few days, in Santa Fe, USA. Japan, USA and South Korea Agree to Put More Pressure on DPRK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15092&SEO=japan-usa-and-south-korea-agree-to-put-more-pressure-on-dprk Tokyo, July 4 (Prensa Latina) New strategies to destabilize the present situation in the Korean peninsula are currently cropping up, following the announcement of a Trilateral Summit between South Korea, Japan and the United States to put more pressure on North Korea. Cuban Theater Group to Attend Festival of Puppets in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15091&SEO=cuban-theater-group-to-attend-festival-of-puppets-in-usa 04 de julio de 2017, 00:22Matanzas, Cuba, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban group Teatro Las Estaciones will participate in the National Festival of Puppeteers of the United States, to be held in Minnesota from July 17th to 24th, said sources today here. I would Love to Practice Medicine as They Do in Cuba, Says US Studen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15081&SEO=i-would-love-to-practice-medicine-as-they-do-in-cuba-says-us-studen 03 de julio de 2017, 15:41Washington, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) I would love to practice medicine as they do in Cuba, deeply rooted in the community, said a young US citizen that is studying in the island nation, in an interview published today bya newspaper in this country. Cuban-Americans in USA Prepare new Actions Against US Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15080&SEO=cuban-americans-in-usa-prepare-new-actions-against-us-blockade 03 de julio de 2017, 15:35Washington, July 3 (Prensa Latina) The ''Alianza Martiana'' coalition, which is made up of several Cuban emigre organizations in Miami, Florida, is planning new actions in favor of ending the US blockade against Cuba. Cuban Chamber of Commerce Wants to Keep on Working with US Firms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15076&SEO=cuban-chamber-of-commerce-wants-to-keep-on-working-with-us-firms Havana, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Cuba expressed its ''permanent rediness to keep on working with US entities and firms'' in its Monday declaration in this capital. Iran Able to Present Successful Plans for Environmental Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15069&SEO=iran-able-to-present-successful-plans-for-environmental-issues Teherán,Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The Head of the Iranian Department of Environment (DoE) Masoumeh Ebtekar said today that Iran is able to introduce successful plans, such as reforestation and lake revival, whose example is the Lake Urmia, to counter particles pollution. Havana: The Spearhead of Cuban Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15067&SEO=havana-the-spearhead-of-cuban-tourism Havana, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) In the growing spiral of Cuban tourism, the capital, Havana, is occupying a fundamental position, not only by official statements but also by the opinions, repeated by travellers coming from different parts of the world. Somalia After the Black Hawk Was Downed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15061&SEO=somalia-after-the-black-hawk-was-downed Mogadishu, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The war in Somalia has today the same sign of destruction and death as before the 1993 defeat of the troops from the United States, a country that is still responsible for that situation, although without a considerable presence after leaving that country resoundingly at the time. Oil Prices Rise Before Fall in U.S. Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15059&SEO=oil-prices-rise-before-fall-in-u.s.-production London, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The price of crude dawned today on the rise before the ralentization of fuel extraction in the United States, whose continuous increase torpedoed efforts of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to stabilize the market. Chinese President Warns of US Missile Shield Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15052&SEO=chinese-president-warns-of-us-missile-shield-threat Beijing, July 3 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping warned today that the deployment of the advanced US anti-missile shield, THAAD, in South Korea seriously damages the strategic security interests of this country, Russia and other nations in the region. Negotiation to Ban Nuclear Weapons Enters Final Week http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15047&SEO=negotiation-to-ban-nuclear-weapons-enters-final-week United Nations, July 3 (Prensa Latina) The second United Nations conference to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons enters today its final week, with the expectation that the international instrument could be agreed on Friday. Cuba and United States Start Friendly Fight in Baseball http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15041&SEO=cuba-and-united-states-start-friendly-fight-in-baseball Por By Alfredo Boada MolaRaleigh, North Carolina, July 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States are starting today in several North Carolina locations the sixth baseball cap, considered a national sport and cultural heritage in both countries. Evo Morales Criticizes US-Chilean Military Maneuvers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15036&SEO=evo-morales-criticizes-us-chilean-military-maneuvers La Paz, July 2 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales criticized the joint US-Chilean naval maneuvers Teamwork South 2017 carried out on the South American coast of Chile. US: Activists Prepare to Defend Undocumented Youth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15031&SEO=us-activists-prepare-to-defend-undocumented-youth Washington, July 2 (Prensa Latina) Immigrant rights activists are preparing today to fight against several US states calling for the elimination of the DACA program for Deferred Action for Children Arrivals. Trudeau Celebrates Canadian Confederation and Calls for Better Future http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15025&SEO=trudeau-celebrates-canadian-confederation-and-calls-for-better-future Ottawa, Jul 1 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated all the Canadian citizens for the 150th anniversary of the Confederation and called to celebrate the achievements of the past and look boldly for a better future. Cuban and U.S. People Come Together in Rumba Night http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15015&SEO=cuban-and-u.s.-people-come-together-in-rumba-night By Diony Sanabia UN Peacekeeping Budget to Be Cut by $600 Million http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15005&SEO=un-peacekeeping-budget-to-be-cut-by-600-million United Nations, June 30 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly has passed today a $600 million cut from peacekeeping budget. Colombia Pledges in UN to Foster Peace and Overcome Challenges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15002&SEO=colombia-pledges-in-un-to-foster-peace-and-overcome-challenges United Nations, June 30 (Prensa Latina) Colombia''s Ambassador to the UN, Maria Emma Mejia, has expressed today in the Security Council the commitment of the South American country to the peace strengthening and the readiness to overcome all challenges. Evo Morales Wants Reciprocity in Elimination of Visas For US Citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15000&SEO=evo-morales-wants-reciprocity-in-elimination-of-visas-for-us-citizens La Paz, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales stated Friday that he is ready to eliminate the visas for US citizens, but always if the US are reciprocal with Bolivian citizens at the same time. Bob Dylan This Weekend in Jazz Festival in Montreal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14999&SEO=bob-dylan-this-weekend-in-jazz-festival-in-montreal Ottawa, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Today''s concert of legendary American singer Bob Dylan will open an intense weekend of activities at the prestigious Montreal International Jazz Festival in Montreal, 2017. World Taekwondo Championships Conclude in South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14994&SEO=world-taekwondo-championships-conclude-in-south-korea Muju,South Korea,Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) South Korea finish in the first place with 5 golds,one silver and 4 bronze medals in the World Taekwondo Championship that ended today here. Syrian Army Completely Frees Road Between Raqqa and Hama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14993&SEO=syrian-army-completely-frees-road-between-raqqa-and-hama Damascus, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army units supported by the Hezbollah Allied forces and Iraqi brigades managed to control the entire road between Raqqa and Hama, military sources reported today. German Police Increases Pressure on Activists Due to G-20 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14991&SEO=german-police-increases-pressure-on-activists-due-to-g-20-summit Berlin, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) In the run-up to the G20 summit in Germany, police is increasing pressure on critics of the alliance, which in addition, announced massive protests in the city of Hamburg. Floridita Restaurant an Emblematic Destiny of Visitors to Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14990&SEO=floridita-restaurant-an-emblematic-destiny-of-visitors-to-havana Varadero, Cuba, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Havana''s bar-restaurant Floridita, is standing out in the space of Cuban gastronomy dedicated to this place in the 9th Varadero Gourmet Festival, finishing Friday in this tourist resort. Colombian President Rejects Peace Process Criticism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14988&SEO=colombian-president-rejects-peace-process-criticism Bogota, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) President Juan Manuel Santos has rejected some criticisms to the FARC-EP''s disarmament process, which has just been concluded this week, by former Defense Minister and former U.S. ambassador, Juan Carlos Pinzon. Cuba Gets Even More Support Since US Policy Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14986&SEO=cuba-gets-even-more-support-since-us-policy-change Havana, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) The members of the World Council Project of International Solidarity Jose Marti, supported today the message of the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC), in favor of good relations between United States and this country. Trump Migratory Executive Order Questioned in Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14982&SEO=trump-migratory-executive-order-questioned-in-canada Ottawa, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Civil rights organizations and the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are trying to determine today if the implementation on Canadian soil of the controversial executive order of US President Donald Trump on immigration is legal. China Urges US to Stop Selling Weapons to Taiwan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14972&SEO=china-urges-us-to-stop-selling-weapons-to-taiwan Beijing, Jun 30 (PL) US arms sales to Taiwan and the new sanctions against Chinese companies, agencies and individuals hurt mutual confidence, stresses a statement of Beijing''s government. Trump and Putin to Hold Meeting at G-20 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14967&SEO=trump-and-putin-to-hold-meeting-at-g-20-summit Washington, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump will hold a meeting next week with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, said the White House. UN Concerned with Thousands of Children Trapped in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14966&SEO=un-concerned-with-thousands-of-children-trapped-in-mosul United Nations, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Fund for Children (UNICEF) expressed its concern for the luck of thousands of children trapped in the old part of the Iraqi city of Mosul, a place where the offensive against the Islamic State (ISIS) is being intensified. Business Opportunities with Cuba Arise Expectation in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14961&SEO=business-opportunities-with-cuba-arise-expectation-in-usa Washington, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador Jose Ramon Cabanas participated today in a business round table in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana, during which the participants on the US side showed interest in the opportunities that the island nation offers. UN Security Council Keeps Pressure on Libya UN Security Council Keep http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14959&SEO=un-security-council-keeps-pressure-on-libya-un-security-council-keep United Nations, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council adopted unanimously today the resolution 2362 to keep the pressure on Libya, because it believed that the situation in that North African country was a threat to international peace. Carnival Paradise Cruise Makes an Opening Trip to Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14951&SEO=carnival-paradise-cruise-makes-an-opening-trip-to-havana 29 de junio de 2017, 16:38Washington, June 29 (Prensa Latina) The Carnival Paradise Cruise has made its first trip to Havana from Tampa Bay, Florida. US Travel Ban Partially Enforceable http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14948&SEO=us-travel-ban-partially-enforceable 29 de junio de 2017, 16:10Washington, June 29 (Prensa Latina) Parts of the US President Donald Trump''s order restricting travel from six Muslim-majority nations will come into effect today at 20:00 local time. Minnesota Musicians to Perform at Dolores Hall in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14944&SEO=minnesota-musicians-to-perform-at-dolores-hall-in-santiago-de-cuba 29 de junio de 2017, 15:59Santiago de Cuba, June 29 (Prensa Latina) The Minnesota Youth Symphony (MSY) will perform today at the Dolores Hall in this city, as part of its performances in the Caribbean nation. H2-Oh! Scientists Show Water Can Exist as Two Different Liquids http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14939&SEO=h2-oh-scientists-show-water-can-exist-as-two-different-liquids Washington,Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Water is one of the most fundamental molecules on Earth, and yet scientists are only just beginning to wrap their heads around how bizarre the substance really is. R2-D2 Robot From 'Star Wars' Sold for US $2.75 Million http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14938&SEO=r2-d2-robot-from-star-wars-sold-for-us-2.75-million Los Ángeles, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) For decades, fans of the beloved ''Star Wars'' franchise have gone far and wide to pay tribute to the world that George Lucas has created. Canada Extends Anti ISIS Mission to 2019 Says Defence Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14937&SEO=canada-extends-anti-isis-mission-to-2019-says-defence-minister Ottawa,Jun 29 (Prensa Latina)The federal government of Canada says the Canadian military will remain in Iraq for at least two more years as part of an international coalition fighting the so-called Islamic State,ISIS. Antarctica's Ice Free Areas to Increase by 25 Percent by 2100: Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14936&SEO=antarcticas-ice-free-areas-to-increase-by-25-percent-by-2100-study London,Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Areas of Antarctica devoid of ice could increase by up to 25 percent by the end of the century because of climate change, leading to drastic changes in the continent''s biodiversity, according to new research. Cholera Kills Nearly 200 People in South Sudan in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14935&SEO=cholera-kills-nearly-200-people-in-south-sudan-in-2017 Juba, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) About 200 people have died in southern Sudan from cholera this year, a situation aggravated by the outbreak reported in Namurunynag, east Equatoria state. Are Smartphones Making Us Stupid? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14934&SEO=are-smartphones-making-us-stupid Washington,Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Cognitive capacity and overall brain power are significantly reduced when your smartphone is within glancing distanceâ€''even if it''s turned off and face downâ€''according to a recent study. Syrian Army Advances East of the Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14931&SEO=syrian-army-advances-east-of-the-country Damascus, June 29 (Prensa Latina) Units of the Al Taha regiment of the Syrian special forces seized control of the major oil well Dreihem from the Islamic State or Daesh in Arabic, military sources reported. Cuba: Blind Tasting Contests in Varadero 2017 Gourmet International http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14927&SEO=cuba-blind-tasting-contests-in-varadero-2017-gourmet-international Varadero, Cuba, June 29 (Prensa Latina) The blind tasting contests of Cuban rums; cocktails, beers and taps; New cocktails; and Cuban Classics, close their respective competitions here today at the 9th Varadero Gourmet Festival 2017. Guatemala Asks US Ambassador to Implement the Vienna Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14925&SEO=guatemala-asks-us-ambassador-to-implement-the-vienna-convention Guatemala, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) The Guatemalan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked current U.S. ambassador, Todd Robinson, to enact the content of Article 41 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, media reports today. Syria Denounces US Threats of Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14921&SEO=syria-denounces-us-threats-of-aggression Damascus, June 29 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates denounces today that the United States'' disinformation campaign about the intentions of the Syrian government to launch a chemical attack lacks grounds. UN Reduces Peace Operations Budget due to U.S. Pressures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14917&SEO=un-reduces-peace-operations-budget-due-to-u.s.-pressures 29 de junio de 2017, 10:08United Nations, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) United Nations reduced in almost 600 million dollars its Budget for peace-keeping operations amid pressures of the U.S., confirmed today diplomatic sources. France Rejects Visit of US President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14916&SEO=france-rejects-visit-of-us-president Paris, 29 Jun (Prensa Latina) Following the confirmation of President Donald Trump''s visit to France, many politicians, organizations, and citizens are showing their discontent and growing rejection. Lavrov Warns about U.S. Pretexts to Attack Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14914&SEO=lavrov-warns-about-u.s.-pretexts-to-attack-syria Moscow, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned the United States about the need to prevent pretexts like the use of chemical weapons to justify an attack on Syrian troops, sources from the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Stanford Symphony Orchestra Joined Cultures in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14911&SEO=stanford-symphony-orchestra-joined-cultures-in-havana Havana, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Music once again proved its ability to join cultures and being an effective diplomatic mechanism in the interesting concert program offered by the Stanford Junior Symphony Orchestra (SJS) in this capital. Syria Condemns as False US Allegations over Likely Chemical Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14908&SEO=syria-condemns-as-false-us-allegations-over-likely-chemical-attack 29 de junio de 2017, 08:31Damascus, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Syria has strongly denied as ''misleading, false and baseless'' US allegations about Syrian government''s intention to launch a chemical attack. Russia Warns over US Preparing to Intervene in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14907&SEO=russia-warns-over-us-preparing-to-intervene-in-syria 29 de junio de 2017, 08:20Moscow, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) The US information campaign on Syria is a warning sign that an American-led intervention may be in the works, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has warned Thursday. Alert Raised for Lethal Drug in Houston, USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14895&SEO=alert-raised-for-lethal-drug-in-houston-usa Washington, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) A dangerous drug that can be consumed in Houston, Texas, raised the alert of authorities, said today the local media. South Korea-USA Alliance on Negotiating Table http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14893&SEO=south-korea-usa-alliance-on-negotiating-table 29 de junio de 2017, 00:20Seoul, June 29 (Prensa Latina) There have been a great expectation with the South Korea''s President Moon Jae-in´s official visit to the United States, where, according to specialists, he will try to win the confidence of his US counterpart, President Donald Trump, for the future of the alliance. US: Fire Affects Wide Wood Area in Arizona http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14881&SEO=us-fire-affects-wide-wood-area-in-arizona Washington, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Half a thousand firemen are still fighting to put out a fire that quintuplicated its own size in the last hours in the US state of Arizona, and has already consumed 73 square kilometers (28.1 square miles) of the Prescott National Park. UN Warns of Opposition Group Crimes in Raqqa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14879&SEO=un-warns-of-opposition-group-crimes-in-raqqa 28 de junio de 2017, 15:21United nations, June 28 (Prensa Latina)UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra''ad Zeid al-Hussein, has said today that he has some reports of crimes committed by opposition groups in Raqqa, Syria. NATO Increases Military Budget http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14874&SEO=nato-increases-military-budget Brussels, 28 jun (Prensa Latina) The Seretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg, informed today that Canada and its European partners will raise in 2017 their military expenses. Syrian Army Rejects Terrorist Attacks in Quneitra http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14873&SEO=syrian-army-rejects-terrorist-attacks-in-quneitra Damascus, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army rejected four continuous attacks by terrorists of the Board for the Salvation of the Levant, led by former Al Nusra near Al Baath in the Golan Heights region, reported military sources today. Iran Criticizes Double Standards of US By Showing Causes of Terror http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14869&SEO=iran-criticizes-double-standards-of-us-by-showing-causes-of-terror Tehran, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Iran stated today that the United States is turning a blind eye to terrorism by ignoring that in its own territory is the main cause of acts of that nature, even though it criminalizes Muslim-majority countries. USA-Trial of Accused Leaker Reality Winner Set for October 23 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14868&SEO=usa-trial-of-accused-leaker-reality-winner-set-for-october-23 Washington, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Among the possible evidence in the government''s case against former federal contractor Reality Winner is a notebook with information handwritten in Farsi, according to CNN, prosecutors said in court today. UNESCO Defends Main Role of Education in 2030 Agenda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14866&SEO=unesco-defends-main-role-of-education-in-2030-agenda United Nations, June 28 (Prensa Latina) The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, defended today the main role of education in the implementation of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. AIDS Drug Tested in Patients in Kenya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14862&SEO=aids-drug-tested-in-patients-in-kenya Nairobi, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) At least 20,000 AIDS patients in Kenya are currently receiving a generic version of the new drug against the disease, making it the first African country to use it. The Popular Mojito Drink, Present in Varadero Gourmet 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14859&SEO=the-popular-mojito-drink-present-in-varadero-gourmet-2017 Varadero, Cuba, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Mojito, a popular Cuban cocktail, stands out today among the attractions of the 9th International Varadero Gourmet Festival 2017, which runs until June 30 in this city. Life Above The Clouds in the Andes, 7,000 Years Ago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14853&SEO=life-above-the-clouds-in-the-andes-7000-years-ago London,Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) In the Andes Mountains of Peru, the air is gaspingly thin, the climate harsh. US Gov't Sanctions Fourth Company in 2017 to Worsen Blockade Against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14851&SEO=us-govt-sanctions-fourth-company-in-2017-to-worsen-blockade-against-cuba Washington, June 28 (Prensa Latina) The US Treasury Department has imposed four fines this year on companies of this country and abroad for alleged violations of the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba. Lila Downs Supports Cuba against US Policy Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14839&SEO=lila-downs-supports-cuba-against-us-policy-change Havana, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Renowned Mexican folk singer, Lila Downs, has expressed today her support to a message sent by the National Association of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) and denounced the recent change of policy of the United States government towards this Caribbean country. Russian Lawmaker Warns US Might Attack Syria Again http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14833&SEO=russian-lawmaker-warns-us-might-attack-syria-again Moscow, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) When the United Nations is offering to welcome a dialogue for peace in Syria, the United States is reportedly considering a pre-emptive attack on Syrian government troops thus further escalating the conflict in that Arab country and the region. Iranian Parliament Prepares Document to Respond to US Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14831&SEO=iranian-parliament-prepares-document-to-respond-to-us-measures Tehran, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The national security and foreign affairs commission of the Majlis (Parliament) of Iran stated today that a motion was concluded to respond to what the Government describes as adventurous and terrorist actions of the United States. Colloquium on US Scientific Museums links with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14830&SEO=colloquium-on-us-scientific-museums-links-with-cuba Havana, June 28 (Prensa Latina) The history regarding scientific relations between the Cuba´s natural history museums and New York´s, dating back over 160 years, will be exhibited at a colloquium to be held next week. New Draft Bill to Ban Nuclear Weapons Presented at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14825&SEO=new-draft-bill-to-ban-nuclear-weapons-presented-at-un United Nations, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) The president of the second UN conference to negotiate an instrument that prohibits nuclear weapons, Elayne Whyte, presented today the second draft bill of the treaty that could be approved on July 7. UN Reiterates Concern by Progress of Cholera in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14819&SEO=un-reiterates-concern-by-progress-of-cholera-in-yemen United Nations, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations reiterated its concern because of the progress of cholera in Yemen, a country where more than 200,000 cases and 1,300 fatal victims, have been reported. UN Willing to Facilitate Direct Talks to End Syrian Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14818&SEO=un-willing-to-facilitate-direct-talks-to-end-syrian-conflict United Nations, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura expressed his willingness to facilitate direct talks between the Government and the opposition to reach a political solution for the conflict in this country. Indian Opposition Slams USA-India Joint Statement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14817&SEO=indian-opposition-slams-usa-india-joint-statement New Delhi, June 27 (Prensa Latina) The Indian opposition has strongly criticized the recent USA-India joint statement for allegedly being too close to the US view on Islamist terror, and termed it as ''disappointing'' and lacking ''new or big ideas'' in the relationship between both nations. Poll Shows Disapproval to Trump out of the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14814&SEO=poll-shows-disapproval-to-trump-out-of-the-us Washington, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) The perfomance and the image of US President Donald Trump is taking high levels of disapproval out of the US, according to a poll mentioned by press media Tuesday. Exhibition Reveals Details on Native Population in Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14810&SEO=exhibition-reveals-details-on-native-population-in-canada Ottawa, Jun 27 (Prensxa Latina) An exhibition called ''Hidden at Simple Sight: The Metis'' is showing many of the general festures and details of the life of this Canadian indigenous community, one of the greatest in Canada. UN Calls to Take Advantage of Cypriot Reunification http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14809&SEO=un-calls-to-take-advantage-of-cypriot-reunification United Nations, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres called today to take good advantage of the chance represented by a conference on Cyprus scheduled for Wednesday, for the reunification of the European island as the main issue. Lab Grown Human Colons Made Out of Stem Cells http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14807&SEO=lab-grown-human-colons-made-out-of-stem-cells Washington, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate human embryonic colons in a laboratory that function much like natural human tissues when transplanted into mice, according to new research,published in Cell Stem Cell. Airlines in Mexico Fined for Illegal Charges to Passengers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14806&SEO=airlines-in-mexico-fined-for-illegal-charges-to-passengers Mexico, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) The Federal Attorney''s Office of Consumer (PROFECO) has imposed fines on Volaris, Interjet, Aeroméxico, VivaAerobus and JetBlue Airways for improper charges to passengers, it was known today. China Defends Economic Globalization for Inclusive Growth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14800&SEO=china-defends-economic-globalization-for-inclusive-growth Beijing, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Tuesday called on all countries to defend economic globalization unconditionally to achieve inclusive growth. Syrian President Visits Russian Base in Latakia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14799&SEO=syrian-president-visits-russian-base-in-latakia Damascus, June 27 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad reportedly visited the Russian base in Hmeymim, Latakia, about 300 kilometers northwest of Damascus. Rwanda President Challenges US Commercial Reprisals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14798&SEO=rwanda-president-challenges-us-commercial-reprisals Kigaki, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Rwandan President Paul Kagame reiterated today that his country will stop importing second hand clothes from the United States, despite commercial reprisals from that country''s authorities. Varadero Gourmet Begins, a Festival That Highlights Tourism in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14795&SEO=varadero-gourmet-begins-a-festival-that-highlights-tourism-in-cuba Varadero, Cuba, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) With the beginning today in this resort of the 9th International Varadero Gourmet Festival, the tourism authorities in this island intend to emphasize their aspiration to increase the quality of services. U.S. Health Reform, Senate's Dilemma http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14791&SEO=u.s.-health-reform-senates-dilemma By Martha Andrés Román Syrian Refugees in Turkey Exceed 3 Million http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14789&SEO=syrian-refugees-in-turkey-exceed-3-million Ankara, June 27 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish authorities presented their latest report on the number of refugees in the country, published today by the daily Birgün, and in the case of Syrian nationals, it exceeded 3 million. Iraqi Troops Fight in Strategic Areas of West Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14787&SEO=iraqi-troops-fight-in-strategic-areas-of-west-mosul Baghdad, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Combined forces of the Iraqi government combed recently released areas in western Mosul considered strategic to deliver the final blow to the Islamic State (IS), against which sporadic fighting in Tanak and Yarmuk are taking place today. Sea Level to Damage Two Billion People by 2100 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14763&SEO=sea-level-to-damage-two-billion-people-by-2100 Washington, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Near two billion people might turn into refugees due to the climate, for the increased sea level, said a research published today by a journal. Storms Causes Massive Antarctic Sea Ice Loss http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14761&SEO=storms-causes-massive-antarctic-sea-ice-loss Washington, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) A series of unprecedented storms over Antarctica likely caused the most dramatic decline in Antarctic sea ice seen so far, according to a study published today in Geophysical Research Letters. Immigrants from USA Face Serious Difficulties in Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14755&SEO=immigrants-from-usa-face-serious-difficulties-in-canada Ottawa, June 26 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of foreigners, who fled to Canada from the United States for US President Donald Trump''s migration policy, are currently facing serious difficulties due to delays in processing their cases. Trump Declares Clear Victory after Travel Ban Ruling http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14748&SEO=trump-declares-clear-victory-after-travel-ban-ruling Washington, June 26 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump has described the Supreme Court decision to pass his travel ban and the entry into force. UNESCO Designated Peruvian Magaly Solier as Artist for Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14743&SEO=unesco-designated-peruvian-magaly-solier-as-artist-for-peace Paris, June 26 (Prensa Latina) UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova officially designated today Peruvian actress and singer Magaly Solier as an Artist for Peace in recognition of her commitment to protect and promote indigenous culture. Cuban Emigrees to Discuss New US Policy against the Island http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14742&SEO=cuban-emigrees-to-discuss-new-us-policy-against-the-island Washington, June 26 (Prensa Latina) The Alianza Martiana coalition, which groups together various organizations of Cuban emigration in the US city of Miami, Florida, summoned today a conference to discuss Washington''s new policy against the island. Salvadorian Deputy Denounces US Congressmen Plot Against FMLN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14739&SEO=salvadorian-deputy-denounces-us-congressmen-plot-against-fmln San Salvador, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran deputy Blandino Nerio denounced today the recurrent plot of US congressmen to affect the electoral processes of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN). Climate Change Could Bring Tropical Virus To Europe and USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14738&SEO=climate-change-could-bring-tropical-virus-to-europe-and-usa London,Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) The mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya is usually found in tropical areas according to Scientific Reports. Supreme Court Partially Allows Trump's Travel Ban http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14737&SEO=supreme-court-partially-allows-trumps-travel-ban Washington, June 26 (Prensa Latina) The US Supreme Court accepted today the case of President Donald Trump''s travel ban and decided to enforce parts of the controversial executive order until the final ruling. Climate Change Could Threaten Up To 2 Billion Refugees By 2100 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14736&SEO=climate-change-could-threaten-up-to-2-billion-refugees-by-2100 Washington, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Charles Geisler, a sociologist at Cornell University, spent much of his career researching where poor people go when rich corporations swoop in and buy the land out from under their feet. Transformers 5 Tops US Box Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14734&SEO=transformers-5-tops-us-box-office Los Ángeles,Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Transformers 5: The Last Knight scored a franchise-low debut but still easily topped the US box office with an estimated 43.5 million US dollars (Âú33.9 million) in ticket sales over the weekend. Myanmar Penalizes Hundreds of Soldiers for the Use of Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14733&SEO=myanmar-penalizes-hundreds-of-soldiers-for-the-use-of-children Naypyidaw, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Myanmar Army has reportedly taken drastic measures today against more than 400 soldiers for the use and recruitment of children as soldiers. South Korea Confirms THAAD Deployment Amid Concerns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14732&SEO=south-korea-confirms-thaad-deployment-amid-concerns Seoul,Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) South Korea's newly appointed foreign minister said today in Seoul has no intention of rolling back the decision to deploy the U.S. THAAD battery, the U.S. missile defense system strongly opposed by China. Rising Right Whale Death Toll Could Be Catastrophic: Marine Biologist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14728&SEO=rising-right-whale-death-toll-could-be-catastrophic-marine-biologist Ottawa, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) A marine mammal expert says the fate of a critically endangered species could hang in the balance with the death of six North Atlantic right whales found floating in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. DPRK Reaffirms Nuclear Arsenal Is for Self-defense http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14725&SEO=dprk-reaffirms-nuclear-arsenal-is-for-self-defense Pyongyang, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has condemned today South Korea's orchestrated manipulation campaign against the real purpose of what Pyongyang stresses is its fully self-defensive nuclear arsenal. World Peace Council Denounces US Interference on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14710&SEO=world-peace-council-denounces-us-interference-on-cuba Havana, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) The World Peace Council has denounced today the aggressive policy of the new U.S. administration against Cuba, which resorts to threats and blackmail to try to reverse the revolutionary process on the island. Trump's Policy towards Cuba Doomed to Fail, French Intellectual Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14705&SEO=trumps-policy-towards-cuba-doomed-to-fail-french-intellectual-says Paris, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) French intellectual Salim Lamrani has considered that the hostile policy announced by U.S. President, Donald Trump, towards Cuba is doomed to fail, according to an article published today. Costa Ricans Condemn Trump's Measures against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14694&SEO=costa-ricans-condemn-trumps-measures-against-cuba San Jose, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Cuba Solidarity Committee in the Costa Rican province of Cartago on Sunday condemned the measures recently announced by U.S. President Donald Trump against the Caribbean island. Young Cuban Intellectuals Condemn Trump's Announcement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14686&SEO=young-cuban-intellectuals-condemn-trumps-announcement Havana, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) Young Cuban artists and writers, brought together in the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS), have joined several organizations that have condemned the policy change towards the Caribbean island announced by U.S. President Donald Trump recently. Many US People in Favor of Rapprochement with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14672&SEO=many-us-people-in-favor-of-rapprochement-with-cuba By Martha Andrés Román Correspondent Washington, June 24 (Prensa Latina) Republican and Democrat lawmakers, business and scientific groups, Cuban-Americans, non-profit organizations: so many voices criticized the US President Donald Trump´s decision to reverse some progress in the rapprochement with Cuba . U.S. Company of only One Cruiser starts Traveling to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14668&SEO=u.s.-company-of-only-one-cruiser-starts-traveling-to-cuba Havana, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) The small U.S. company Victory Cruise Lines of only one ship received the approval to navigate to Cuba, to the ports of Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santiago and María La Gorda, informed today a digital source. US Congresspeople Could Vote New Laws against Undocumented People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14666&SEO=us-congresspeople-could-vote-new-laws-against-undocumented-people Washington, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) Republican members of the US House of Representatives are getting ready to vote two bills next week, seeking hardening the regulations against illegal immigration, according to the website Politico.com. US Writers to Attend Festival of Poetry in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14663&SEO=us-writers-to-attend-festival-of-poetry-in-cuba Havana, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) US artists will participate in the Traveling World Festival of Poetry of Our America, to be held from July 9th to 15th in Cuba seeking to promote cultural exchange between the two countries, said the media. More US Citizens Believe Comey over Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14659&SEO=more-us-citizens-believe-comey-over-trump 23 de junio de 2017, 16:23Washington, June 23 (Prensa Latina) Twice as many US citizens say they are more likely to believe former FBI Director James Comey than President Donald Trump,according to a new poll. Danny Glover Rejects Change of US Policy Towards Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14650&SEO=danny-glover-rejects-change-of-us-policy-towards-cuba Havana, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) North American actor Danny Glover today backed the message from the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (Uneac) against the change of United States policy proclaimed by President Donald Trump. Ghana-Agreement With US on Prisoners in Guantánamo is Null http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14648&SEO=ghana-agreement-with-us-on-prisoners-in-guantanamo-is-null Accra, June 23 (Prensa Latina) The agreement reached with the United States to receive prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay military prison by the government of former President John Dramani Mahama was unconstitutional, the Supreme Court of Justice ruled today. Cuban Farmers Repudiate Interventionist Policy of Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14646&SEO=cuban-farmers-repudiate-interventionist-policy-of-donald-trump Havana, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The National Association of Small Farmers has repudiated the speech made by U.S. President, Donald Trump, which they described as interventionist, rhetorical, manipulative and out of context. Cuban Wrestlers to Leave for 2017 Canada Cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14644&SEO=cuban-wrestlers-to-leave-for-2017-canada-cup Havana, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban freestyle wrestlers who will represent their country in the coming 2017 Canada Cup will leave for the northern country on Sunday to train and compete there. Italian Senator Criticizes US Policy Towards Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14643&SEO=italian-senator-criticizes-us-policy-towards-cuba Rome, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) Senator of the ruling Democratic Party, Daniela Valentini, today described as irresponsible the policy raised by U.S. President Donald Trump on Cuba. Lifting the Blockade, the U.S. Best Possible Deal with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14631&SEO=lifting-the-blockade-the-u.s.-best-possible-deal-with-cuba Por Martha Andres RomanWashington, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) If U.S. President Donald Trump wants a ''better deal'' with Cuba, he should continue the rapprochement and lift all aspects of the blockade, the journalist and activist Cheryl LaBash said here. Five Polemic Cuban Issues Seen by Two Writers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14630&SEO=five-polemic-cuban-issues-seen-by-two-writers Laura Becquer Paseiro* More than 200 Million People Used Drugs in 2015, Says UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14621&SEO=more-than-200-million-people-used-drugs-in-2015-says-un United Nations, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) At least 250 million people used drugs in 2015, with almost 30 million of them affected by drug abuse problems, according to a report issued by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDC). Gente de Zona to Perform in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14619&SEO=gente-de-zona-to-perform-in-usa Los Angeles, June 23 (Prensa Latina) The well-known Cuban reggaeton group, Gente de Zona, has announced on its official website that will embark on its first-ever US summer tour to promote its latest album ''Visualízate''. Obama Considers Republican Health Care Bill to Benefit Wealthiest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14613&SEO=obama-considers-republican-health-care-bill-to-benefit-wealthiest Washington, June 22 (Prensa Latina) Former US President Barack Obama has said today that the health care bill proposed by Republican senators is a wealth transfer from poor families and middle class to wealthy people. Trump Denies Recording Tapes of Former FBI Director http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14609&SEO=trump-denies-recording-tapes-of-former-fbi-director Washington, June 22 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump denied on Thursday having surreptitiously recorded conversations with Ex-FBI Director, James Comey, after many days of speculation about the existence of such tapes. Romeo Santos to Celebrate His Birthday by Releasing New Album Golden http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14602&SEO=romeo-santos-to-celebrate-his-birthday-by-releasing-new-album-golden Los Ángeles,Jun 22 (Prensa Latina)Latin singer Romeo Santos will be celebrating big on July 21. Cuban Caricaturist Among the Best of the Cartoon Movement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14595&SEO=cuban-caricaturist-among-the-best-of-the-cartoon-movement Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) The cartoon ''Fronteras'' (Brothers) by Cuban graphic comedian Osvaldo Gutiérrez ''Osval'' is among the top 10 of the Cartoon Movement digital platform. UN Security Council Begins Visit to Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14594&SEO=un-security-council-begins-visit-to-haiti United Nations, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council began today a three-day visit to Haiti, seeking to pave the way for a new relation between the organization and the Caribbean country. Russia Denounces Lack of Antiterror Cooperation by USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14592&SEO=russia-denounces-lack-of-antiterror-cooperation-by-usa Moscow, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Ministry denounced today the United States'' lack of cooperation in the real fight against terrorism in Syria and in Afghanistan, as denunciations of its support for the Islamic State (IS) increase. Uganda World Summit to Help Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14591&SEO=uganda-world-summit-to-help-refugees Kampala, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) Head of states and government began today here an extraordinary world summit aimed at gathering funds to make life less tragic to the displaced who have found sanctuary in this country. Shameful Stance of Mexican Gov' Towards Venezuela, Senators http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14585&SEO=shameful-stance-of-mexican-gov-towards-venezuela-senators Mexico, June 22 (Prensa Latina) The government of President Enrique Peña Nieto must end the interventionist policy that is being applied against Venezuela, Mexican senators demanded at a press conference. Germany Supports EU Trade Agreements with Mexico and MERCOSUR http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14584&SEO=germany-supports-eu-trade-agreements-with-mexico-and-mercosur Berlin, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries ratified her country''s support to the trade agreements negotiated between the European Union (EU) and Mexico, the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR), and Japan. Women Denounce Trump's Terror Policy on Cuban People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14582&SEO=women-denounce-trumps-terror-policy-on-cuban-people Havana, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) The members of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) have denounced the current terror policy made by U.S. President, Donald Trump, against the population of the Caribbean island. Montreal Warms Up for its International Jazz Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14567&SEO=montreal-warms-up-for-its-international-jazz-festival Ottawa, June 22 (PL) The new edition of the world-famous International Jazz Festival will be held from June 28 through July 7, 2017, in Montreal. United States: The Walls and Wars of Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14561&SEO=united-states-the-walls-and-wars-of-donald-trump Havana (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump seems willing to deal violently or through diplomatic and political pressures with a wide range of organizations or countries that threaten Washington''s hegemonic ambitions. UN Supports Deployment of African Anti-terrorist Troops in Sahel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14560&SEO=un-supports-deployment-of-african-anti-terrorist-troops-in-sahel United Nations, June 21 (PL) The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted today resolution 2359 to support the deployment of African anti-terrorist troops in the Sahel. Donald Trump´s Senior Adviser Meets with Israeli Prime Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14557&SEO=donald-trumpas-senior-adviser-meets-with-israeli-prime-minister Tel Aviv, June 21 (Prensa Latina) One of US President Donald Trump´s Senior Advisers, his son-in-law Jared Kushner, has held a meeting in Israel on Wednesday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to debate on the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Cuba-USA Expedition Ends Coral Reef Research http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14556&SEO=cuba-usa-expedition-ends-coral-reef-research Havana, June 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and US scientists have ended a joint exploration along the island''s coral reefs, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA) reported today. Former FARC-EP Guerrillas to Train as Bodyguards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14548&SEO=former-farc-ep-guerrillas-to-train-as-bodyguards Bogota, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The training or formation of 300 former members of the Colombia Revolutionary Armed Forces-People''s Army (FARC-EP)to become the bodyguards of their leaders in the rebel movement, will start in the town of Facatativa, said Commander Carlos Antonio Lozada. China,USA Schemists Create 3-D Printed Graphene Foam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14546&SEO=chinausa-schemists-create-3-d-printed-graphene-foam Washington,Jun 21 (Prensa Latina)Nanotechnologists from Rice University and China''s Tianjin University have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene. OAS: From Interference to Irrelevance in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14545&SEO=oas-from-interference-to-irrelevance-in-venezuela Mexico, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The 47th OAS General Assembly, which concludes today in Cancún, has gone from interference to irrelevance in attempts to pass a resolution against Venezuela, the editorial of the Mexican daily La Jornada says today. US Congresswoman Calls for Uniting Efforts for Engaging Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14544&SEO=us-congresswoman-calls-for-uniting-efforts-for-engaging-cuba Washington, June 21 (Prensa Latina) Democratic Congresswoman Yvette Clarke is one of the lawmakers who calls today in the United States for engaging Cuba, despite the new restrictions announced by President Donald Trump. Jamaica Opens Process for Workers Abroad http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14543&SEO=jamaica-opens-process-for-workers-abroad 21 de junio de 2017, 13:05Kingston, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The Jamaican Ministry for Labour and Social Security will carry out processes for lease (or contract) to participate in the Overseas Employment Program from June 26 to July 17, according to Jamaican newspaper The Observer. Lt. Governor of Minnesota, US, Promotes Trade Relations in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14539&SEO=lt.-governor-of-minnesota-us-promotes-trade-relations-in-cuba San Jose, Cuba, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, Tina Smith, accompanied by a large delegation, visited the western Cuban province of Mayabeque, mainly agricultural, to promote business and trade relations, local radio reported. Chinese Premier to Attend Summer Davos http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14535&SEO=chinese-premier-to-attend-summer-davos Beijing,Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Premier Li Keqiang will attend the opening ceremony of the 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions, also known as Summer Davos, from June 26-28 in China''s northeastern coastal city Dalian, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang announced today. Record 141 Million People in Need of Humanitarian Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14530&SEO=record-141-million-people-in-need-of-humanitarian-aid United Nations, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) An unprecedented 141 million people in 37 countries need help to survive, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned today. UNESCO Underlines Importance of Education to Eradicate Poverty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14528&SEO=unesco-underlines-importance-of-education-to-eradicate-poverty Paris, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Global poverty could be reduced by half if all adults had the possibility of completing secondary education, according to the results of an investigation released today by UNESCO. Iran Supports Iraq's Antiterrorist Struggle, Palestinian Resistance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14527&SEO=iran-supports-iraqs-antiterrorist-struggle-palestinian-resistance Tehran, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Wednesday guaranteed its support for the struggle against the Islamic State (ISIS), but underlined that the fight against terrorism cannot relegate the resistance against Israel''s Zionism and the liberation of Jerusalem. FBI Arrests Former Puerto Rican Minister Involved in Fraud http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14524&SEO=fbi-arrests-former-puerto-rican-minister-involved-in-fraud San Juan, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) arrested today former Puerto Rican minister of Export, Ramon Orta, involved in a scheme of corruption linked to the Federal Education Department. Russia Warns over NATO Fighter Approaching Minister Plane http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14521&SEO=russia-warns-over-nato-fighter-approaching-minister-plane Moscow, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) A Russian SU-27 fighter plane reportedly chased away a NATO F-16 fighter jet that tried to approach Russia''s Defense Minister''s plane over neutral waters of the Baltic Sea. Indian Space Agency, NASA build Reconnaissance Satellite http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14515&SEO=indian-space-agency-nasa-build-reconnaissance-satellite New Delhi, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The India''s Space Research Organization (ISRO) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the United States (NASA) started building components to jointly make a Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) dedicated to monitoring the Earth. Canadian Mayors Meets in Montreal to Fight Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14505&SEO=canadian-mayors-meets-in-montreal-to-fight-climate-change 20 de junio de 2017, 15:49Ottawa, June 20 (Prensa Latina) Montreal Mayor, Denis Coderre, has confirmed on Tuesday the willingness of government officials -nearly 100 cities- to fight climate change despite the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. FMLN Rejects Trump Interference Policy Against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14498&SEO=fmln-rejects-trump-interference-policy-against-cuba San Salvador, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) The Farabundo Martí for National Liberation Front (FMLN) ratified today its solidarity with Cuba and rejected the intervention measures recently announced by US President Donald Trump. Canada New Coin Glows in the Dark http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14493&SEO=canada-new-coin-glows-in-the-dark Ottawa, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Canada''s new glow-in-the-dark, two-dollar coin sure does glitter. Cuba Hosts First International Junior High School Workshop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14490&SEO=cuba-hosts-first-international-junior-high-school-workshop Havana, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) With a tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, the 1st International Junior High School Workshop ‘For an inclusive school'' was opened today at the Conference Center in this capital, with the participation of about 200 delegates. China Seeks Positive Results in Security Talks with USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14487&SEO=china-seeks-positive-results-in-security-talks-with-usa Beijing, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Chinese foreign ministry stated today that this country will work with US for positive results during the first diplomatic and security dialogue. Panama-Varela Suggests Trump to Make Progress in Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14484&SEO=panama-varela-suggests-trump-to-make-progress-in-relations-with-cuba Panama, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) President Juan Carlos Varela stated to his U.S. peer, Donald Trump, the opportunity to make progress on what has been achieved in the bilateral ties with Cuba. OAS Assembly Without Consensus on Proposal Against Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14482&SEO=oas-assembly-without-consensus-on-proposal-against-venezuela Mexico, June 20 (Prensa Latina) The 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States begins today its plenary sessions, in an environment marked by the lack of consensus on two proposals on Venezuela. Syrian Army Moves Forward Despite Terrorist Opposition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14478&SEO=syrian-army-moves-forward-despite-terrorist-opposition Damascus, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army units and Allied militias move forward in Raqqa province in front of terrorist groups and the recent bombing of the coalition led by the United States, military sources reported today. Trump to Meet Ukrainian President at White House http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14476&SEO=trump-to-meet-ukrainian-president-at-white-house Washington, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) President Donald Trump will meet today with his Ukrainian peer, Piotr Poroshenko, at the White House, in a meeting that was included at the last minute to the host president''s agenda. Cuba Defends in the UN Right of Puerto Rico to Self-determination http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14472&SEO=cuba-defends-in-the-un-right-of-puerto-rico-to-self-determination United Nations, June 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ana Silvia Rodríguez, reiterated her country''s support for the end of the colonial status of Puerto Rico, a Caribbean nation subject to five centuries of foreign domination. Cuban Students Repudiate Reactionary Speech by Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14473&SEO=cuban-students-repudiate-reactionary-speech-by-donald-trump Havana, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Federation of Middle School Students have repudiated the recent speech made by U.S. President Donald Trump and described as a circus act his political stance toward the island. Scientists Alert to Worse Heat Waves http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14462&SEO=scientists-alert-to-worse-heat-waves Washington, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Experts said today that the 74 percent of the world population will be exposed to heat waves by 2100 if carbon dioxide rate increases at the same current pace. USA Intends to Re-establish Military Communication with Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14456&SEO=usa-intends-to-re-establish-military-communication-with-russia Washington, June 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States will intend to re-establish military communication with Russia to avoid clashes in Syria, according to Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. US Policy against Cuba will Fail, Says Ralph Gonsalves http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14452&SEO=us-policy-against-cuba-will-fail-says-ralph-gonsalves Havana, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Ralph Gonsalves said today that the policy of the United States against Cuba has failed for more than 50 years and will continue to fail again. Cuban FM Says Donald Trump's Anti-Cuba Policy is Unsustainable http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14450&SEO=cuban-fm-says-donald-trumps-anti-cuba-policy-is-unsustainable Vienna, June 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, has said on Monday that US President Donald Trump´s policy that is aimed at hardening US blockade against Cuba is absolutely unsustainable over the time. Cuba in Favor of Continued Dialogue with USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14449&SEO=cuba-in-favor-of-continued-dialogue-with-usa Havana, June 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba maintains its willingness to hold talks with the United States on the basis of respect, reciprocity and without giving up its principles or making concessions inherent to its sovereignty and independence, the Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez stated . Long Before the Internet, Cats Charmed Stone Age Humans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14444&SEO=long-before-the-internet-cats-charmed-stone-age-humans London,Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Long before they conquered ancient Egypt, cats seduced Stone Age farmers who launched the worldwide feline takeover of human homes and hearts, a DNA study showed today. Lopez Rivera Denounces Impact of Colonialism on Puerto Rico at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14442&SEO=lopez-rivera-denounces-impact-of-colonialism-on-puerto-rico-at-un United Nations, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The Puerto Rican pro-independence leader Oscar Lopez Rivera today denounced at the United Nations the impact of the colonial presence of the United States on that Caribbean island since 1898. Cuban Cyclist Marlies Mejias Wins 2nd in USA North Star Grand Prix http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14441&SEO=cuban-cyclist-marlies-mejias-wins-2nd-in-usa-north-star-grand-prix Minneapolis, US, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban cylist Marlies Mejias, competing for professional club Shimano Ladies Power Team, won the 5th stage, and with that, the second place in the general classification list of the North Star Grand Prix in Minneapolis, US. Cuba Defends Right to Grant Asylum to U.S. Civil Rights Fighters http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14439&SEO=cuba-defends-right-to-grant-asylum-to-u.s.-civil-rights-fighters Vienna, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez today defended his country''s right to grant political asylum to U.S. civil rights fighters, and made it clear that those people will not be returned to the United States. Ebola Vaccine Developed in Canada Shows Promising Results http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14436&SEO=ebola-vaccine-developed-in-canada-shows-promising-results Ottawa, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) A phase 1 randomized controlled trial has found an Ebola virus disease (EVD) vaccine, developed in Canada, was well-tolerated with no safety concerns, and high antibodies were present in participants 6 months after immunization. Cuba Highlights Strong Rejection to Trump's Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14435&SEO=cuba-highlights-strong-rejection-to-trumps-policy Vienna, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Monday highlighted the strong rejection of the policy announced recently by U.S. President Donald Trump regarding the Caribbean island. Cuba Repeats Willingness to Continue Respectful Dialogue with U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14433&SEO=cuba-repeats-willingness-to-continue-respectful-dialogue-with-u.s. Vienna, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba maintains its willingness to continue a respectful dialogue and cooperation in matters of common interest with the United States, and to negotiate pending bilateral issues, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez stressed here on Monday. Russia: Trump's Rhetoric on Cuba Withdraws to Cold War Era http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14431&SEO=russia-trumps-rhetoric-on-cuba-withdraws-to-cold-war-era Moscow, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The new policy on Cuba announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, takes us back to the forgotten rhetoric ''Cold War'' style, denounced today the Russian foreign ministry in an official communique. Puerto Ricans Attend UN with New Political Scene http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14430&SEO=puerto-ricans-attend-un-with-new-political-scene San Juan, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Ricans are attending today the United Nations Committee on Decolonization in New York, in a bankruptcy scenario and the U.S. imposition of a fiscal control board. Cuba Denounces Systematic Human Rights Violations in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14428&SEO=cuba-denounces-systematic-human-rights-violations-in-u.s. Vienna, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Monday denounced systematic human rights violations in the United States. Nicaragua Reiterates Brotherhood with Cuba Again US Aggressive Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14412&SEO=nicaragua-reiterates-brotherhood-with-cuba-again-us-aggressive-policy Managua, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua today rejected the decision of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to reverse the process of normalization of relations with Cuba begun by his predecessor, Barack Obama. US Intensifies Support to Armed Groups in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14404&SEO=us-intensifies-support-to-armed-groups-in-syria Damascus, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The United States intensifies military and operational support to armed groups of the Kurdish Popular Protection Units of Syria and other opposition groups, press media denounced in the Syrian capital Sunday. More Than 168 Million Children Are Victims of Child Labor, ILO Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14403&SEO=more-than-168-million-children-are-victims-of-child-labor-ilo-says La Habana, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Child labor continues to be claimed by 168 million victims worldwide, 85 million of which are doing dangerous work, the International Labor Organization (ILO) warns today. China, US to Dialogue on Diplomacy and Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14392&SEO=china-us-to-dialogue-on-diplomacy-and-security Beijing, June 18 (Prensa Latina) China and the United States will hold their first dialogue on diplomacy and security in Washington next Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry informed. Spain Urged to Defend Cuba's Sovereignty in View of US Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14387&SEO=spain-urged-to-defend-cubas-sovereignty-in-view-of-us-policy Madrid, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of Spain (PCE) asked today the Government of Mariano Rajoy to denounce before the international institutions the willingness of President of the United States Donald Trump to resume interfering and offensive policies against Cuba. Lack of Funds Threatens UNICEF Assistance to Syrian Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14378&SEO=lack-of-funds-threatens-unicef-assistance-to-syrian-children United Nations, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today that the lack of financial resources jeopardizes its programs to assist more than nine million Syrian children within the Levant and in neighboring states. Trump Is Wrong about Cuba, Mexican Press Highlights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14377&SEO=trump-is-wrong-about-cuba-mexican-press-highlights Mexico, June 17 (Prensa Latina) Mexico''s media outlets are addressing today Cuba''s response to the announcement by US President Donald Trump of going back in relations with the island. Trump and his Presumed Russian Links, Accusations and Defense http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14376&SEO=trump-and-his-presumed-russian-links-accusations-and-defense By Diony Sanabia Abadia Cuba Rejects Trump's Hostile Policy; Insists on Civilized Coexistence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14375&SEO=cuba-rejects-trumps-hostile-policy-insists-on-civilized-coexistence Havana, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump''s hard line decision of hardening the blockade by reverting crucial measures taken by the previous administration of Barack Obama to engage with the island. U.S. Lawmakers will Try to Mitigate Damage from Cuba Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14369&SEO=u.s.-lawmakers-will-try-to-mitigate-damage-from-cuba-policy 16 de junio de 2017, 17:50Washington, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba Working Group (CWG) in the U.S. Congress said on Friday that in the next few days, it will get deeply involved with federal agencies to mitigate the harmful consequences of the new policy on the Caribbean island. Trump's Cuba Policy to Affect U.S. Travelers and Companies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14368&SEO=trumps-cuba-policy-to-affect-u.s.-travelers-and-companies 16 de junio de 2017, 16:36Washington, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The Engage Cuba coalition noted today that the changes announced by President Donald Trump regarding his Cuba policy will affect U.S. citizens interested in traveling to the neighboring island. Trump will Cancel Obama's Agreement on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14367&SEO=trump-will-cancel-obamas-agreement-on-cuba 16 de junio de 2017, 16:15Miami, U.S., Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he was canceling the last administration''s completely one-sided deal with Cuba, despite the opposition of an overwhelming majority of U.S. citizens who support the continuation of the rapprochement between the two countries. Drug Use in USA Also Damages Central American Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14365&SEO=drug-use-in-usa-also-damages-central-american-countries 16 de junio de 2017, 16:00Washington, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) U.S. National Security Secretary John Kelly admitted Friday during a high-level meeting on Central American nations in Miami, Florida, that drug use in his country causes violence in the south. Tribute Paid to Septeto Santiaguero in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14357&SEO=tribute-paid-to-septeto-santiaguero-in-santiago-de-cuba 16 de junio de 2017, 14:53Por Tomas ArmenteroBy Marta Cabrales Merkel Condemns US Extraterritorial Sanctions against Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14354&SEO=merkel-condemns-us-extraterritorial-sanctions-against-russia Berlin, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned today the extraterritoriality of new US sanctions against Russia, which affect European interests, according to EU leaders. Power Plant in Syrian City of Daraa Out of Service http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14353&SEO=power-plant-in-syrian-city-of-daraa-out-of-service Damascus, June 16 (Prensa Latina) Al Naimah power station, which supplies the city of Daraa, was reportedly shut down after suffering a terrorist attack. Djibouti On Alert as Eritrea Occupies Territory Abandoned by Qatar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14346&SEO=djibouti-on-alert-as-eritrea-occupies-territory-abandoned-by-qatar Djibuti,Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) Djibouti accused neighbouring Eritrea on Friday of occupying a disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew its peacekeepers. McDonalds Ends Olympics Sponsorship Three Years Earlier http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14339&SEO=mcdonalds-ends-olympics-sponsorship-three-years-earlier Laussanne, Switzerland,Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) McDonald''s has ended its longtime Olympic sponsorship, the International Olympic Committee announced today. Obama's Ex-Advisor Says Trump's Cuba Policy will Fail http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14340&SEO=obamas-ex-advisor-says-trumps-cuba-policy-will-fail Washington, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The changes that U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to make in Washington''s Cuba policy will fail, according to Ben Rhodes, a former advisor of President Barack Obama (2009-2017). US Lawmakers Criticize Trump's Announcement Against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14338&SEO=us-lawmakers-criticize-trumps-announcement-against-cuba Washington, June 16 (Prensa Latina) Several US lawmakers have already expressed their disagreement with President Donald Trump''s announcement today of a policy change to Cuba, which would include travel and trade restrictions. US Warships in Qatar for Naval Maneuvers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14332&SEO=us-warships-in-qatar-for-naval-maneuvers Doha, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) Two US warships are in Qatar now to conduct joint training with that Arab Emirate at the brink of a diplomatic and political crisis with its neighbors of the Persian Gulf and other Islamic States. Prensa Latina: Always Committed to Truth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14328&SEO=prensa-latina-always-committed-to-truth Por Nayara Tardo*Havana (Prensa Latina) When in 1959 the big media monopolies published distorted news about Cuba and its revolutionary process, Prensa Latina spread the truth about the Caribbean island around the world. Trump to Reverse Measures to Approach Cuba Despite Great Opposition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14325&SEO=trump-to-reverse-measures-to-approach-cuba-despite-great-opposition Washington, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) President Donald Trump will announce today some changes to Cuba policy that contradict the wishes and interests of many sectors and the majority of U.S. citizens. US Reveals Serious Shortcoming in New Aircraft carrier of US Fleet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14322&SEO=us-reveals-serious-shortcoming-in-new-aircraft-carrier-of-us-fleet Washington, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The new US aircraft carrier USS Gerald Ford (CVN-78) today has serious shortcomings in aircraft take-off and landing mechanisms, despite its total cost exceeding 13 billion dollars. Poverty also Reaches Children in Rich Countries, UNICEF Warns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14321&SEO=poverty-also-reaches-children-in-rich-countries-unicef-warns United Nations, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) Poverty and lack of food are phenomena that also affect countries with advanced economic development, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned. UN General Assembly Elects 18 Economic and social Council Members http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14317&SEO=un-general-assembly-elects-18-economic-and-social-council-members United Nations, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) General Assembly elected or ratified today 18 member countries to shape up the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), starting from 2018. US Coalition Deplores Trump's Announcement on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14315&SEO=us-coalition-deplores-trumps-announcement-on-cuba Washington, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The Engage Cuba coalition condemned today President Donald Trump''s announcement of new restrictions on US travel to and trade with Cuba. Donald Trump Expected to Restrict Travel and Trade with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14312&SEO=donald-trump-expected-to-restrict-travel-and-trade-with-cuba Washington, June 15 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump''s announcement on the situation with Cuba will be focused possibly on tightening restrictions on travel and banning commercial transactions with Cuban state-owned companies, according to the Politico.com US political-journalism company. UN Creates New Anti-terrorist Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14310&SEO=un-creates-new-anti-terrorist-office United Nations, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly adopted today a resolution creating a new Anti-Terrorism Office in the organization. Cuban Minister of Industries to Visit Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14302&SEO=cuban-minister-of-industries-to-visit-canada Havana, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban delegation, headed by the Minister of Industries, Salvador Pardo, continues today its visit in Canada. Stanford Classic: Maria Sharapova Gets Wildcard Entry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14296&SEO=stanford-classic-maria-sharapova-gets-wildcard-entry California, USA, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has received an invitation to play at the WTA Stanford tournament at the end of next month as the Russian star continues her return from a doping suspension. USA Handling of Ghanian Deportees is Innhuman http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14295&SEO=usa-handling-of-ghanian-deportees-is-innhuman Accra, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The Member of Parliament for South Tongo constituency in the Volta region Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has condemned the inhumane treatment of Ghanaian deportees from the USA. 31 Killed in Al-Shabab Attack on Restaurant in Somali Capital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14288&SEO=31-killed-in-al-shabab-attack-on-restaurant-in-somali-capital Mogadiscio, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina)The death toll in an overnight attack by al-Shabab terrorists on a popular restaurant in Somalia''s capital has risen to 31, according to local media. Putin Jokes About Possible Asylum for Former FBI Director http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14282&SEO=putin-jokes-about-possible-asylum-for-former-fbi-director Moscow, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin today joked about granting political asylum to the former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), James Comey, after he talked about his recordings of his conversations with Donald Trump. The West Has Always Sought to Contain Russia With Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14280&SEO=the-west-has-always-sought-to-contain-russia-with-sanctions Moscow, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Russia has always been under pressure of sanctions from abroad to halt its development, even before the triumph of the Socialist October Revolution, pointed out today president Vladimir Putin. Reversing Rapprochement between U.S. and Cuba, Many Negative Results http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14279&SEO=reversing-rapprochement-between-u.s.-and-cuba-many-negative-results Por Martha Andres RomanWashington, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) While press reports continue pointing out that President Donald Trump will reverse the rapprochement between the United States and Cuba, most analyses reach one conclusion: taking a step backward in the opening would bring about many negative results. Conference in the US on Prosperity and Security in Central America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14272&SEO=conference-in-the-us-on-prosperity-and-security-in-central-america Washington, June 15 (Prensa Latina) The Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America opens two days of debates in the US city of Miami, Florida, to outline strategies for development in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. U.S. Intensifies Actions against Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14270&SEO=u.s.-intensifies-actions-against-syria Por Pedro Garcia HernandezDamascus, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The United States'' actions against Syria continue intensifying amid a new crisis in the Middle East between Qatar and Saudi Arabia that evidently seems a maneuver to distort its real objectives. UN Official for Syria Expects New Inter-Syrian Talks in July http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14263&SEO=un-official-for-syria-expects-new-inter-syrian-talks-in-july United Nations, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said he expected to call, in July, the seventh round of talks in Geneva, between the Government and opposition representatives. Russia Concerned about New Promotion of US Unilateral Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14262&SEO=russia-concerned-about-new-promotion-of-us-unilateral-sanctions Moscow, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia expressed today its concern about the possibility of new promotion of unilateral sanctions against it by the the United States, after learning about a bill in this reference presented in the US Congress. US City Calls for Lifting Blockade against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14255&SEO=us-city-calls-for-lifting-blockade-against-cuba Washington, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) The city of Helena, capital city of Montana state, urged the US Congress to lift the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba, said a Cuban diplomat today. US Congress Leaders Call for Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14248&SEO=us-congress-leaders-call-for-unity Washington, June 14 (Prensa Latina) Top leaders of the US House of Representatives have called for the unit on Wednesday after a shooting of lawmakers at a baseball practice field in Alexandria, Virginia. UN Calls for Quick Diplomatic Solution to Qatar Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14244&SEO=un-calls-for-quick-diplomatic-solution-to-qatar-crisis 14 de junio de 2017, 15:28United Nations, June 14 (Prensa Latina) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra''ad al-Hussein, has called for a quick solution on Wednesday to debate on the Qatar diplomatic crisis. IOC Proposes Ban Ki-Moon to Preside Ethics Commission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14242&SEO=ioc-proposes-ban-ki-moon-to-preside-ethics-commission Lauzanne, Switzerland, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Former secretary general of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon was proposed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board as candidate to preside its Ethics Commission, IOC announced Wednesday. Marawi Siege: US Special Forces Aiding Philippine Army http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14239&SEO=marawi-siege-us-special-forces-aiding-philippine-army Manila,Jun 14 (Prensa Latina)The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) confirmed that it sought the assistance of the United States as Filipino troops continue to battle Islamist militants in Marawi City. ''We asked for their assistance because we do not have the kind of technical capability we sought. If we had it, we would not have done so,'' Brig.Gen. Restituto Padilla, spokesman of the AFP, said in a text message. DPRK Reasserts Position for Reunification with S.Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14238&SEO=dprk-reasserts-position-for-reunification-with-s.korea Pyongyang, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) reaaserted Wednesday its position to establish talks without foreign interference, to reach the reconciliation, reunification and pacific coexistence with South Korea. Montreal to Host North America's Biggest Street Arts Festival in July http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14237&SEO=montreal-to-host-north-americas-biggest-street-arts-festival-in-july Ottawa,Jun 14 (Prensa Latina)Montreal will host North America''s biggest street-arts festival in July. Dust Around Active Black Holes More Compact Than Thought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14236&SEO=dust-around-active-black-holes-more-compact-than-thought Washington, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Using observations from NASA''s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, researchers have found that the dust surrounding active, ravenous black holes is much more compact than previously thought. Most Civilian Deaths During Wars Occur in Cities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14233&SEO=most-civilian-deaths-during-wars-occur-in-cities Geneva, June 14 (Prensa Latina) Half of civilian deaths in wars in 2010-2015 occurred in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen, and most of them died in urban centers, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) reported today. Tooth Found in Mexico Suggests Mammals Migrated Across America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14232&SEO=tooth-found-in-mexico-suggests-mammals-migrated-across-america Washington, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Late in the afternoon on a hot March day in central Mexico, a paleontologist uncovered a jawbone and called over to Jack Tseng. Pullman Cayo Coco Hotel Preferred by Canadians and Europeans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14229&SEO=pullman-cayo-coco-hotel-preferred-by-canadians-and-europeans Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) The Pullman Cayo Coco Hotel located in the north of Ciego de Avila, one of the central provinces of the island of Cuba, is now in the preference of Canadian and European tourists, with a high occupation percent. Cuba Ratifies Its Commitment to the Man and the Biosphere Programme http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14228&SEO=cuba-ratifies-its-commitment-to-the-man-and-the-biosphere-programme Paris, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to UNESCO, Dulce Buergo, ratified her country''s commitment to the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB), speaking at the 29th meeting of the International Coordination Council of that project. More US Travelers Visit Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14224&SEO=more-us-travelers-visit-cuba Havana, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) The National Bureau of Statistics and Information (ONEI) has reported today that about 284,565 Americans visited Cuba until late May this year, making it the same amount of those who came in 2016. Putin Warns about Russia's Response to NATO Challenges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14218&SEO=putin-warns-about-russias-response-to-nato-challenges Moscow, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned about Russia''s plans to respond to the challenges to its security posed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). U.S. and Cuba: Will Trump Ignore the Calls from the Majority? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14203&SEO=u.s.-and-cuba-will-trump-ignore-the-calls-from-the-majority Washington (Prensa Latina) Reversing the recent policies on Cuba would bring economic damage, isolation and national security problems to the United States, according to several sectors that demand that President Donald Trump maintain the rapprochement to the Caribbean island. ILO World Summit to Discuss Women at Work http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14197&SEO=ilo-world-summit-to-discuss-women-at-work Geneva, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) The 106th International Labor Organization (ILO) Conference -still in session- will hold a world summit on Thursday to discuss the way to shape a better future for women in their jobs. The New York Times Publishes List of Best Films of the 21st Century http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14196&SEO=the-new-york-times-publishes-list-of-best-films-of-the-21st-century New York, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) The 2007 fiction film ''There Will Be Blood'' is the first on the list of the 25 best films so far this century that published by the newspaper The New York Times. US-Canada Commercial Dispute on Timber Taxes Continues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14194&SEO=us-canada-commercial-dispute-on-timber-taxes-continues Ottawa, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) The governments of Canada and the United States have not resolve their commercial dispute, because Washington has imposed taxes up to 24 percent on timber imports from its northern neighboring country. Tillerson Signals Donald Trump Administration Stance on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14188&SEO=tillerson-signals-donald-trump-administration-stance-on-cuba Washington, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said on Tuesday that Donald Trump´s government continues to review its policy towards Cuba and declined to confirm whether President Donald Trump will make a formal announcement on Friday, in Miami. US Recognizes Progress of Taliban Movement in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14183&SEO=us-recognizes-progress-of-taliban-movement-in-afghanistan Washington, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of Defense James Mattis recognized the progress of the Taliban Movement in Afghanistan and the problems of his country in the conflict with that Asian nation. US Democratic Senators Ask to Expand Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14172&SEO=us-democratic-senators-ask-to-expand-relations-with-cuba Washington, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) A group of 14 Democratic senators urged the administration of Donald Trump to maintain and expand the US economic and political approach to Cuba, when local media today show the possibility of a reversal. Increase in Oil Demand to Help Market Balance, According to OPEC http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14160&SEO=increase-in-oil-demand-to-help-market-balance-according-to-opec London, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) The increase of 2.1 percent in crude oil demand will favor a rebalancing of the market, but in the second half of 2017, a pace slower than expected, OPEC reported today. France Demands End of US Subsidies to Boeing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14154&SEO=france-demands-end-of-us-subsidies-to-boeing Paris, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) France today demanded the end of the subsidies granted by the United States to the aeronautical company Boeing, considering that they are an obstacle to the rules of fair trade. UN-Cuba Denounces That US Blockade is Still in Force http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14153&SEO=un-cuba-denounces-that-us-blockade-is-still-in-force United Nations, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has denounced today at the United Nations that the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade and its extraterritorial scope, recently expressed in a fine to a Canadian subsidiary corporation of the American Honda Finance Corporation (AHFC). EU Trusts U.S. will Comply with Nuclear Agreement with Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14151&SEO=eu-trusts-u.s.-will-comply-with-nuclear-agreement-with-iran Oslo, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) The European Union''s high representative for Foreign Policy and Common Security, Federica Mogherini, said today that she is confident that the United States will keep its commitment to the nuclear agreement with Iran, despite its criticisms of the pct. T&T Hosts Second Phase of 2017 Tradewinds Exercises http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14131&SEO=tt-hosts-second-phase-of-2017-tradewinds-exercises Washington, June 13 (Prensa Latina) The second phase of 2017 Tradewinds exercises, that brings together security forces and regional civilian agencies from 20 participating nations, is set to take place today in Trinidad and Tobago, according to the US Department of Defense. US Attorney General to Appear Before Senate Committee http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14127&SEO=us-attorney-general-to-appear-before-senate-committee Washington, June 13 (Prensa Latina) US Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in an open hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, according to the committee´s leaders. G-7 Reiterates, without US Support, Commitment to Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14122&SEO=g-7-reiterates-without-us-support-commitment-to-paris-agreement Rome, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Environment ministers from the G-7 countries reaffirmed today their commitment to the swift and effective implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, without the United States'' support. Appeals Court Rejects to Resume Trump´s Travel Ban http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14118&SEO=appeals-court-rejects-to-resume-trumpas-travel-ban 12 de junio de 2017, 16:16Washington, June 12 (Prensa Latina) The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has dealt on Monday a harsh blow to US President Donald Trump''s travel veto in deciding to block the revised travel ban. UN Secretary-General Supports UNRWA after Criticism by Israel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14117&SEO=un-secretary-general-supports-unrwa-after-criticism-by-israel 12 de junio de 2017, 16:15United Nations, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guiterres ratified his support to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called to dismantle it. 2016: The Deadliest Year for the US LGBT Community http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14106&SEO=2016-the-deadliest-year-for-the-us-lgbt-community Washington, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) The year 2016 was the deadliest for the LGBT community in the United States due to alarming figures including the victims of the Orlando massacre, whose first anniversary is commemorated today. About 65 percent of US Population Support Stronger Ties with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14104&SEO=about-65-percent-of-us-population-support-stronger-ties-with-cuba Washington, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) About 65 percent of the U.S. voters, among them more than 6 of 10 Republicans, reportedly support the relations with Cuba, re-established by the administration of former U.S. President Barack Obama (2009-2017). Brain Architecture: Scientists Discover 11 Dimensional Structures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14102&SEO=brain-architecture-scientists-discover-11-dimensional-structures Washington,Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Scientists studying the brain have discovered that the organ operates on up to 11 different dimensions, creating multiverse-like structures that are ''a world we had never imagined.'' Qatar Hosted Taliban at U.S.A Request http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14100&SEO=qatar-hosted-taliban-at-u.s.a-request Doha, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) A senior Qatari official says Qatar hosted the Taliban based on a request from the United States, whose president, along with a number of Arab regimes, have been pressuring Doha over what they say is its support for extremist groups. Canada: Businessmen, Politicians Attend Montreal Conference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14095&SEO=canada-businessmen-politicians-attend-montreal-conference Ottawa, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) The twenty-third edition of the Montreal Conference will begin today in that Canadian city with the presence of about 4,000 representatives of governments, civil society and the private sector of a dozen countries. Annexation of Puerto Rico Fails, Poor Participation in Plebiscite http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14083&SEO=annexation-of-puerto-rico-fails-poor-participation-in-plebiscite San Juan, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) The participation of 23 percent of 2.2 million Puerto Rican voters in the plebiscite on the status held on Sunday is a resounding failure for the annexationist government of Ricardo Rossello Nevares. Poll Shows US Citizens Trust James Comey over Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14065&SEO=poll-shows-us-citizens-trust-james-comey-over-trump Washington, June 11 (Prensa Latina) The US citizens are currently finding former FBI Director James Comey to be more trustworthy than President Donald Trump, according to a new Huffington Post poll. Septeto Santiaguero to Kick Off New Tour of the United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14060&SEO=septeto-santiaguero-to-kick-off-new-tour-of-the-united-states Santiago de Cuba, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) Septeto Santiaguero will kick off its fourth tour of the United States in July, sources from the musical group told Prensa Latina. General Motors Ordered to Respect Labor Rights in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14053&SEO=general-motors-ordered-to-respect-labor-rights-in-venezuela Caracas, Jun 10 (Prensa Latina) The Constitutional Hall of the Supreme Court of Venezuela ordered the U.S. company General Motors to respect the workers'' right during the embargo imposed on April 14. UN Announces New Debates on Cyprus Reunification http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14031&SEO=un-announces-new-debates-on-cyprus-reunification United Nations, June 10 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretariat Antonio Guterres has announced the resumption of dialogue between Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities on the reunification of the island on June 28, in Geneva. Donald Trump Ducks Answering If There Are Recordings with Comey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14028&SEO=donald-trump-ducks-answering-if-there-are-recordings-with-comey 09 de junio de 2017, 16:59Washington, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump has ducked responding whether there were recordings of his dialogues with former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) James Comey. US Republicans Send Letter to Trump Urging Cuba Remain Open http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14023&SEO=us-republicans-send-letter-to-trump-urging-cuba-remain-open 09 de junio de 2017, 16:15Washington, June 9 (Prensa Latina) Seven House Republicans have sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking for Cuba to remain open as a matter of US national security, ABC News reported. UN Received more than 1,200 Commitments with Ocean Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14017&SEO=un-received-more-than-1200-commitments-with-ocean-protection 09 de junio de 2017, 15:45United Nations, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) Secretary-General of the UN Ocean Conference, Wu Hongbo, announced today that more than 1,200 voluntary commitments have been sent by the international community for the protection and sustainable management of these marine areas. Cuba for Second Baseball Match in Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14014&SEO=cuba-for-second-baseball-match-in-canada 09 de junio de 2017, 15:13Trois-Riviÿres, Canada, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban baseball team competing in the Canadian-American Independent Baseball League (Can-Am League) will play its 2nd match against the Trois-Rivieres Eagles, after they won its first match against this Canadian team by 8-2. UK- Aerosmith Ready to Rock at Download Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14009&SEO=uk-aerosmith-ready-to-rock-at-download-festival London,Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) North American rockers Aerosmith said they would put aside security concerns following the Manchester bombing to headline the Download Festival in England on Sunday, insisting the show must go on. One of Every Four Children Under Five Suffer Anemia in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14008&SEO=one-of-every-four-children-under-five-suffer-anemia-in-colombia Bogota, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) Anemia during childhood affects one of every four children under five in Colombia, a serious problem for public health, Cromos magazine warns today. Usain Bolt Says Breaking Records Not a Priority http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14007&SEO=usain-bolt-says-breaking-records-not-a-priority Kingston,Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) Usain Bolt says breaking records is not a priority and dedicates tomorrow''s farewell performance to fans. Having established two individual world records Usain Bolt said he would not be attempting to break his 9.58 and 19.19 clocking times to end his final season in glory.''I have already said it, this season is for the fans,'' said Bolt, during a JN Racers Grand Prix press briefing yesterday at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Terrorists Killed in Fights in Afghan Province of Nangarhar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14006&SEO=terrorists-killed-in-fights-in-afghan-province-of-nangarhar Kabul, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) The Afghan Army''s Silab body reported today that 15 members of the Islamic State (IS) were killed during Hamza''s operations in Nangarhar province. Bolivia Refuses to Participate in Military Drills With US in Amazonia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14005&SEO=bolivia-refuses-to-participate-in-military-drills-with-us-in-amazonia La Paz, June 9 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia refused to participate in the military maneuvers planned for November on the triple border of Brazil, Colombia, and Peru, with the presence of the United States Army, Defense Minister Reymi Ferreira said today. North Korea Kim Jong Un Tests New Land-Sea Missile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14002&SEO=north-korea-kim-jong-un-tests-new-land-sea-missile Pyongyang, June 9 (Prensa Latina) Kim Jong Un, the leader of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), led the test launch of the land-sea cruise missile developed by the National Defense Academy of Sciences. Plastic Wastes, the Oceans' Number-One Enemy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14001&SEO=plastic-wastes-the-oceans-number-one-enemy Por Waldo MendiluzaUnited Nations, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) For over a century, plastic has accompanied human beings in a wide range of forms and uses, but its wastes are threatening as no other material one of humankind''s most precious resources, the oceans. More Than 160 Million Children Are Victims of Child Labor, ILO Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13997&SEO=more-than-160-million-children-are-victims-of-child-labor-ilo-says Geneva, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) Child labor continues to be claimed by 168 million victims worldwide, 85 million of which are doing dangerous work, the International Labor Organization (ILO) warns today. Uruguay Prioritizes Science, Environment Within the Antarctic Treaty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13993&SEO=uruguay-prioritizes-science-environment-within-the-antarctic-treaty Montevideo, June 9 (Prensa Latina) Science and the environment will be two of the main priorities of work to be promoted by the Uruguayan Albert Lluberas, after becoming the first Latin American elected to assume the Executive Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty. UN Calls for Sustainable Management of World Oceans Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13978&SEO=un-calls-for-sustainable-management-of-world-oceans-day United Nations, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) On the World Oceans Day, senior officials of the United Nations called for their protection and sustainable management. Comey Discribed as Disturbing Conversations with Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13976&SEO=comey-discribed-as-disturbing-conversations-with-trump Washinton, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Former U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey refused today to say that U.S. President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice but said his talks with the president were disturbing. UN: Islamic State Gives Way but Still a Serious Danger http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13975&SEO=un-islamic-state-gives-way-but-still-a-serious-danger 08 de junio de 2017, 14:55United Nations, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman warned today in the Security Council that the Islamic State (ISIS) continues to represent a serious threat, despite the blows it suffered in recent years months. US Women Travel on Windsurf Board from Cuba to USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13974&SEO=us-women-travel-on-windsurf-board-from-cuba-to-usa Havana, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Inspired by the love between peoples, the U.S. citizens Cynthia Aguilar, Aimee Spector and Karen Figueroa began a trip from Havana to Key West, Florida, swimming on a windsurf board (paddle board). USA MIT Students Design Mission to Huge Asteroid Apophis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13967&SEO=usa-mit-students-design-mission-to-huge-asteroid-apophis Washington,Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a close-range mission to analyze the huge asteroid Apophis, which will pass extremely close to Earth in 2029. Another Puerto Rican former Governor Calls to Boycott Plebiscite http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13965&SEO=another-puerto-rican-former-governor-calls-to-boycott-plebiscite San Juan, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican ex-governor Aníbal Acevedo joined today the call to boycott the plebiscite of status to be held next Sunday, promoted by the annexationist New Progressive Party (PNP). Costa Rica Defines Actions to Improve Oceans' Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13959&SEO=costa-rica-defines-actions-to-improve-oceans-health San Jose, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) About 100 high political, civil society and academia representatives are participating today and tomorrow in the Global Dialogue on Oceans, an event that Costa Rica hosts to define actions aimed at improving the health of that part of the planet. China: Second Largest Direct Investor Abroad in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13958&SEO=china-second-largest-direct-investor-abroad-in-2016 Beijing, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) China became the second country with the largest direct investment abroad in 2016, according to a report released today by official sources. UN Analyzes Terrorist Threat Posed By Islamic State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13948&SEO=un-analyzes-terrorist-threat-posed-by-islamic-state United Nations, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Security Council today analyzes the terrorist threat posed by the Islamic State (EI) and actions to counteract them. 25,000 troops to take part in largest US-led Black Sea drills in July http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13938&SEO=25000-troops-to-take-part-in-largest-us-led-black-sea-drills-in-july Moscow, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Troops from the US, NATO and other allied nations will take part in largest Washington-led Black Sea drills in July, Russian Today reports Thursday. UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic Pollution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13933&SEO=un-declares-war-on-ocean-plastic-pollution By Waldo Mendiluza US Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13924&SEO=us-condemns-terrorist-attacks-in-iran Washington, June 7 (Prensa Latina) The United States condemned today the terrorist attacks carried out in Tehran that killed 12 people and wounded 42, and expressed its condolences to the victims and their families. Salvadoran Govt. to Protect Emigrants Threatened in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13919&SEO=salvadoran-govt.-to-protect-emigrants-threatened-in-usa San Salvador, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) The government of El Salvador ratified today that it will support the 190,000 compatriots who emigrated to the United States and could lose the benefits of the Temporary Protection Status (TPS). Cuba Shares Experiences of Preservation of Marine Spaces at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13913&SEO=cuba-shares-experiences-of-preservation-of-marine-spaces-at-un United Nations, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, José Fidel Santana, presented today the Cuban experiences in the preservation of its marine spaces, as the United Nations Conference on Oceans continues. Steven Spielberg's Pentagon Papers Movie Fills Out Its Cast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13909&SEO=steven-spielbergs-pentagon-papers-movie-fills-out-its-cast Los Ángeles, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Steven Spielberg is doing a new film called The Papers, formerly known as The Post. UN-Cuba Urged the Developed World to Protect the Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13908&SEO=un-cuba-urged-the-developed-world-to-protect-the-oceans United Nations, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba demanded today at the United Nations Conference on Oceans the support of the developed world to the countries of the South with funding and technology to guarantee the protection and sustainable management of these marine areas. Command Forces Allied to Syria Condemn US Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13904&SEO=command-forces-allied-to-syria-condemn-us-attack Damascus, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) The Command forces allied to Syria condemned the recent aggression by the United States-led coalition, which it described as a ''cowardly act'' and demonstrative of Washington''s support to terrorists, according to a statement released today . Putin Predicts War with US Would Have No Survivors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13885&SEO=putin-predicts-war-with-us-would-have-no-survivors Moscow, June 7 (Prensa Latina) President Vladimir Putin predicted today a war without survivors, in the event of a war between Russia and the United States, in an interview with the American film director Oliver Stone. Protected Marine Reserves can Mitigate Climate Effects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13882&SEO=protected-marine-reserves-can-mitigate-climate-effects Washington, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Marine reserves highly protected can help mitigate the effects of climate change, said an international research published today by a specialized magazine. Russia To Summon Extraordinary Security Council Meeting on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13877&SEO=russia-to-summon-extraordinary-security-council-meeting-on-syria Moscow, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Russia will summon an extraordinary meeting of the UN Security Council (SC) after a new attack by the United States against Syrian governmental forces, said today Senator Frants Klintsevich. Canada to Step up to Play a Leadership Role on the World Stage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13873&SEO=canada-to-step-up-to-play-a-leadership-role-on-the-world-stage Ottawa, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has promised today to the House of Commons of the federal parliament that Canada will step up its leadership role on the world stage as the United States turns inward to focus on its own national interests. UN Requests Cooperation in Areas with Cross-Border Waters http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13872&SEO=un-requests-cooperation-in-areas-with-cross-border-waters United Nations, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called the international community today to foster dialogue and cooperation in areas with cross-border waters, as a way to prevent conflicts. USA- More Than 59.000 Deaths by Drugs in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13859&SEO=usa-more-than-59.000-deaths-by-drugs-in-2016 Washington, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The crisis for the abuse of and addiction to opioids that affects the United States today left more than 59,000 deaths in 2016,the largest annual jump ever recorded in the United States, according to preliminary data compiled by The New York Times. Germany is Concern of G20 Joint Statement on Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13858&SEO=germany-is-concern-of-g20-joint-statement-on-climate-change Berlin, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Germany expressed today its concern about the possibility to issue a joint statement regarding climate change, trade and migration flows. US Filmmaker Michael Moore Launches Trumpileaks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13857&SEO=us-filmmaker-michael-moore-launches-trumpileaks Washington, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) US filmmaker and writer Michael Moore launched a website titled Trumpileaks, in which people interested in denouncing, can share information in a protected way about the administration of US President Donald Trump. UN: Israeli Occupation of Palestine Generates Humanitarian Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13855&SEO=un-israeli-occupation-of-palestine-generates-humanitarian-crisis United Nations, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The Israeli occupation of Palestine is half a century old today, a situation that generates chronic needs, warned UN humanitarian coordinator Robert Piper. Cuba Increases Private Accommodation for Tourists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13850&SEO=cuba-increases-private-accommodation-for-tourists Havana, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Private accommodation in Cuba has increased services and scope according to data from the American company Airbnb, specialized in tourism in private homes. Evo Morales Chairs UN Debate on Conflict Prevention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13847&SEO=evo-morales-chairs-un-debate-on-conflict-prevention United Nations, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales is presiding over today a session of the United Nations Security Council dedicated to conflict prevention in cross-border water scenarios. Puerto Rican Filmmaker Arrested by Federal Agents http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13841&SEO=puerto-rican-filmmaker-arrested-by-federal-agents San Juan, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Renowned Puerto Rican filmmaker Tito Roman Rivera was arrested by federal agents after participating yesterday in a protest outside the main building of the United States in San Juan. UN Debates How to Protect the Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13844&SEO=un-debates-how-to-protect-the-oceans United Nations, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Conference on Oceans enters into its second day today with association dialogues and speeches from senior officials of the five continents on how to protect marine spaces. Russian Fighter Jet Intercepts US Bomber over Baltic Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13838&SEO=russian-fighter-jet-intercepts-us-bomber-over-baltic-sea Moscow, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) A Russian SU-27 fighter jet has intercepted and escorted an American B-52 bomber today, flying off the Russian coast over the Baltic Sea, the Defense Ministry reported. The Russian fighter jet accompanied the B-52 bomber until it left for international airspace and then returned safely to its aerodrome, the source said. The incident occurred at 10:00 (local time). Cuba Will Host International Workshop on Inclusive Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13824&SEO=cuba-will-host-international-workshop-on-inclusive-education Havana, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will host the First International High School Workshop that will be held in this capital from June 19-23, with the participation of experts from 10 countries, the organizing committee reported today. Evo Morales Denounces in UN Bolivian Economic Impact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13822&SEO=evo-morales-denounces-in-un-bolivian-economic-impact United Nations, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President, Evo Morales, has denounced today in the UN that the 138 years as a landlocked State has been a severe economic impact for the nation. Bob Dylan Accepts Nobel Prize for Literature 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13816&SEO=bob-dylan-accepts-nobel-prize-for-literature-2016 Stockholm, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) The Swedish Academy said today that US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan delivered his lecture to accept the Nobel Prize of Literature, a requirement necessary to be given the prize money. CARICOM Criticizes US Withdrawal From Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13803&SEO=caricom-criticizes-us-withdrawal-from-paris-agreement Georgetown, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) criticized the decision by the US government to abandon the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Jamaica Observer newspaper reported today. UN Demands Political Will to Protect Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13800&SEO=un-demands-political-will-to-protect-oceans United Nations, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Presidents attending the UN Conference on Oceans, Fuji Prime Minister, Josaia Vorege Bainimarama and Swedish minister Isabella Lovin will call today for political will to protect and ensure sustainable management of the seas. Paramedics Responsible for Child Deaths to be Tried in South Sudan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13797&SEO=paramedics-responsible-for-child-deaths-to-be-tried-in-south-sudan Juba, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Members of a paramedical team responsible for the death of 15 children vaccinated with contaminated syringes will be tried, official sources announced here today. Storm Destroys 1,000 Refugee Homes in Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13795&SEO=storm-destroys-1000-refugee-homes-in-nigeria Abuja,Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Torrential rains and wind destroyed 1,000 makeshift homes in northeast Nigeria over the weekend, aggravating conditions for the thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said. Syrian Army Fights Terrorists in Deir Ezzor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13793&SEO=syrian-army-fights-terrorists-in-deir-ezzor Damascus, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) For the third day in a raw, strong fighting by the Syrian Army continued against groups of the Islamic State, Daesh in Arabic, near the city of Deir Ezzor, military sources confirmed today. About 100,000 Children Live at Risk in Mosul, UNICEF Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13791&SEO=about-100000-children-live-at-risk-in-mosul-unicef-says United Nations, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the 100,000 Iraqi children who remain in the Old City, considered the last stronghold of the Islamic State (EI) in western Mosul, are living under extremely dangerous conditions. Pope Francis Reminds That the Environment is a Collective Good http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13789&SEO=pope-francis-reminds-that-the-environment-is-a-collective-good Rome, June 5 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francisco called today in a message through his Twitter account, to never forget that the environment is a collective good, the patrimony of all humanity and the responsibility of everyone. Our Planet Celebrates World Environment Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13785&SEO=our-planet-celebrates-world-environment-day Havana, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) To remember the importance of preserving the environment for human development is the objective of this day, which is celebrated throughout the world with actions aimed to make the international community more sensitive to this matter. More Hurricanes Predicted This Season in the Atlantic Ocean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13783&SEO=more-hurricanes-predicted-this-season-in-the-atlantic-ocean Washington, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Meteorologists at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center said today that the Atlantic Ocean could face another hurricane season above normal this year. ILO Debates on Global Employment Problems http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13782&SEO=ilo-debates-on-global-employment-problems Geneva, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Unemployed people worldwide could surpass 201 million in 2017, while the disorderly emigration in search of labor options increases, with this background panorama, an international debate on the subject began today. UN Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attack in London http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13774&SEO=un-condemns-deadly-terrorist-attack-in-london United Nations, Jun 4 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned today the terrorist attack that killed seven people and wounded nearly 50 in London. Putin Denounces US Interference in Affairs of Other Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13773&SEO=putin-denounces-us-interference-in-affairs-of-other-countries Moscow, June 5 (Prensa Latina) US interference in the internal affairs of others covers most of the world''s countries, however, only Russia is accused of this practice, President Vladimir Putin denounced today. Islands of Urban Heat, A Costly Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13770&SEO=islands-of-urban-heat-a-costly-threat By María Julia Mayoral Crater on Mars Could Have Been Habitable For 700 Million Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13747&SEO=crater-on-mars-could-have-been-habitable-for-700-million-years Washington,Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) The Curiosity Rover is earning its keep, sending back more and more valuable information about the Red Planet. Canada, Vietnam Trade Exchange Grows http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13746&SEO=canada-vietnam-trade-exchange-grows Ottawa, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Comercial exchange between Canada and Vietnam amounted to $ 70 million in the first quarter of 2017, representing a significant increase compared to the same period last year. Connecting the Dots Between Dreams and Brain Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13745&SEO=connecting-the-dots-between-dreams-and-brain-disease 03 de junio de 2017, 11:27Ottawa, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have unveiled a connection between sleep disorders and neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson''s Disease. Scientists Discover a Sixth Sense On The Tongue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13743&SEO=scientists-discover-a-sixth-sense-on-the-tongue Washington, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Viewed under a microscope, your tongue is an alien landscape, studded by fringed and bumpy buds that sense five basic tastes: salty, sour, sweet, bitter, and umami. Julian Assange Still Trapped in Legal Labyrinth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13742&SEO=julian-assange-still-trapped-in-legal-labyrinth Havana, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) After seven years of investigation, the Swedish prosecutor''s office withdrew charges of alleged violation against Julian Assange, founder of the Wikileaks website, but he remains trapped in a legal labyrinth that prevents him from leaving the embassy of Ecuador in London. Syria: Hideaways and Warehouses of Terrorists Found in Homs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13741&SEO=syria-hideaways-and-warehouses-of-terrorists-found-in-homs Damascus, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Groups of Syrian technicians and sappers from the Army found hideways and a home made bomb factory in the neighborhood of Al Waer, city of Homs, from where the last armed terrorists recently came from. Air Strike by the Coalition Kills More Than 40 in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13740&SEO=air-strike-by-the-coalition-kills-more-than-40-in-syria Damascus, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) More than 40 dead and dozens injured in the Syrian city of Raqqa by an aviation bombing of the international coalition led by the United States, reported the media in Damascus today. Canada Helps Communities Attract Job Creating Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13738&SEO=canada-helps-communities-attract-job-creating-investment Ottawa, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) International trade and investment are vital to Canada''s economic growth and prosperity. More international investments in Canada mean more jobs for Canadian workers, more growth for our economy and a stronger middle class. PH, Malaysia, Indonesia to Start Joint Patrols Off Mindanao http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13734&SEO=ph-malaysia-indonesia-to-start-joint-patrols-off-mindanao Singapur, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia will launch joint patrols in waters off the Mindanao region this month to counter threats from Islamic State group militants, Malaysia''s defense minister said today. USA-March for Truth Organizers Have a Simple Demand,Investigate Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13731&SEO=usa-march-for-truth-organizers-have-a-simple-demandinvestigate-trump Washington,Jun 3 (Prensa Latina)Some 135 US cities will carry out thew March for Truth during this weekend to demand transparecy after Trum fired FBI Director James Comey. US Ben Jones to Exhibit at Fine Arts Museum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13726&SEO=us-ben-jones-to-exhibit-at-fine-arts-museum Havana, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) U.S plastic artist Ben Jones will exhibit his inedit work at the Fine Arts Museum of Cuba from next Juliy 21, the institution announced. US Secretary of State, Brazilian FM Met in Washington http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13723&SEO=us-secretary-of-state-brazilian-fm-met-in-washington 02 de junio de 2017, 16:14Washington, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Brazilian Foreign Minister Alyoso Nunes Ferreira held talks today in this capital on relations between their countries. US-led Coalition Admits Having Killed 484 Civilians in Syria, Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13715&SEO=us-led-coalition-admits-having-killed-484-civilians-in-syria-iraq Damascus, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) US-led coalition air strikes in Syria and Iraq have killed at least 484 civilians, growing by more than a third, according to a new report by Operation Inherent Resolve known here. WikiLeaks Embarrasses the CIA Again http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13708&SEO=wikileaks-embarrasses-the-cia-again London, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The Wikileaks website, founded by Julian Assange, has published more data on a covert cyberspace program from the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which has had an impact on the Internet today. U.S.: A Pariah Country After Withdrawing From Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13704&SEO=u.s.-a-pariah-country-after-withdrawing-from-paris-agreement Por Waldo MendiluzaUnited Nations, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The term pariah state given by the Irish ex-president and former United Nations special envoy for climate change, Mary Robinson, summarizes in a great extent the world condemnation of the U.S. government''s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Children Behave Worse When Parents are Distracted by Smartphones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13700&SEO=children-behave-worse-when-parents-are-distracted-by-smartphones Washington,Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Children behave worse when parents spend too much time on their smartphones or tablets, research suggests. United Kingdom Disappointed with Trump Decision on Climate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13698&SEO=united-kingdom-disappointed-with-trump-decision-on-climate London, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The British Prime Minister, Theresa May told US President Donald Trump her disappointment for the withdrawal of that country from the Paris Accord on Climate Change, reported today a government spokesperson. Ecuador Calls for a Global Alliance Against Poverty at Monaco Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13697&SEO=ecuador-calls-for-a-global-alliance-against-poverty-at-monaco-forum United Nations, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian ambassador to the United Nations, Horacio Sevilla, has proposed at the 15th International Forum in Monaco of the Convention of Independent Financial Advisors (CIFA) to set up a global alliance against poverty and hunger, diplomatic sources stressed here today. Trump's Decision on Climate Strongly Criticized in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13694&SEO=trumps-decision-on-climate-strongly-criticized-in-france Paris, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) French government authorities and politicians from different trends strongly criticized the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw his country from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. European Union Rules Out Renegotiating Paris Agreement with U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13691&SEO=european-union-rules-out-renegotiating-paris-agreement-with-u.s. Brussels, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The president of the European Union (EU), Jean-Claude Juncker, on Friday ruled out the renegotiation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, after the withdrawal of the United States. States and Cities Challenge Trump on Climate Change Issue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13688&SEO=states-and-cities-challenge-trump-on-climate-change-issue Washington, June 2 (Prensa Latina) In addition to criticism received internationally for his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Accord, President Donald Trump faces today strong opposition from US cities and territories. German Politicians Reject Trump Decision over Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13686&SEO=german-politicians-reject-trump-decision-over-paris-agreement Berlin, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of German political parties today rejected the decision of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to withdraw his country from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Air Pollution Kills More than 7,000 Canadians Each Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13681&SEO=air-pollution-kills-more-than-7000-canadians-each-year Ottawa, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Some 7,700 Canadians die prematurely each year, due to diseases associated to air pollution, a research study has alerted. UN Affirms Most of the World Supports Paris Climate Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13676&SEO=un-affirms-most-of-the-world-supports-paris-climate-agreement United Nations, June 1 (PL) UN General Assembly President, Peter Thomson, has downplayed today the impact of the eventual US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement on the grounds that such an initiative has a clear global support. Canadian NGO Warns over NAFTA Bad Consequences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13675&SEO=canadian-ngo-warns-over-nafta-bad-consequences Ottawa, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Non-governmental organization Common Frontiers warned the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has destroyed entire sectors of local economy, such as agriculture in Mexico or the exploitation of natural resources in Canada. UN Warns of Risk of Inaction to Face Loss of Biodiversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13671&SEO=un-warns-of-risk-of-inaction-to-face-loss-of-biodiversity United Nations, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and the Environment, John Knox, urged today the international community to protect biological diversity and avoid irreversible damage to the human-nature relationship. DPRK Urges USA to End Military Exercises http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13669&SEO=dprk-urges-usa-to-end-military-exercises Pyongyang, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has urged again the United States to end the offensive military exercises in the East Sea of Korea, where Washington deployed Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan nuclear aircraft carriers. Reverting Cuba Policy Would Cost Millions to US Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13667&SEO=reverting-cuba-policy-would-cost-millions-to-us-economy Washington, June 1 (Prensa Latina) A turnabout of policies taken on Cuba by the Barack Obama administration (2009-2017) would cost $6.6 billion USD to the US economy, according to a coalition of business groups, economists and experts. Evo Morales to Chair UN Security Council Debate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13665&SEO=evo-morales-to-chair-un-security-council-debate United Nations, June 1 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s Head of State, Evo Morales, will chair a UN Security Council session on June 6 on preventive diplomacy and transboundary waters, ambassador Sacha Llorenti announced today. Cuba Ratifies Commitment to Promote Sustainable Development at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13663&SEO=cuba-ratifies-commitment-to-promote-sustainable-development-at-un United Nations, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today endorsed its commitment to the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and its 17 objectives aimed at promoting inclusive human progress and harmony with nature. Big Business Wants Trump to Stick With Paris Climate Accord http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13656&SEO=big-business-wants-trump-to-stick-with-paris-climate-accord Washington, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) The heat is on: President Donald Trump says he will decide soon whether to stick with the landmark Paris climate accord. Venezuela: Henrique Capriles Is Involved in Odebrecht's Bribes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13648&SEO=venezuela-henrique-capriles-is-involved-in-odebrechts-bribes Caracas, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) A top executive of the Brazilian firm Odebrecht in Venezuela, Euzenando Azevedo, pointed to the extreme right-wing opposition leader Henrique Capriles as a beneficiary of illegal financing for his presidential campaign in 2012. Renewable Energies, Cuba and the Caribbean Main Objective http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13643&SEO=renewable-energies-cuba-and-the-caribbean-main-objective Havana, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The Ninth International Conference on Renewable Energy, Energy Saving and Energy Education, CIER 2017, continues today its work with an agenda in which Cuba and the Caribbean are the main objective. Cuban Artists Sing to the Beatles in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13642&SEO=cuban-artists-sing-to-the-beatles-in-havana Havana, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) With a concert in the capital John Lennon Park, Cuba remembers today The Beatles, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the album Sgt. Pepper''s Lonely Hearts Club Band, considered the best album of the legendary British band. UNESCO Highlights Revolutionary Work of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13641&SEO=unesco-highlights-revolutionary-work-of-fidel-castro Paris, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Spanish intellectual Ignacio Ramonet has highlighted today at UNESCO the broad revolutionary work of Fidel Castro, who boosted deep transformations in Cuba and also in countries of other continents. China Concerned About Entry of THAAD Launchers in South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13640&SEO=china-concerned-about-entry-of-thaad-launchers-in-south-korea Beijing, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) China expressed its concern today over the arrival in the Republic of Korea of ​​four additional mobile launchers of the advanced US missile defense system (THAAD). Controversial Bilderberg Club Holds Annual Meeting in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13639&SEO=controversial-bilderberg-club-holds-annual-meeting-in-u.s. Washington, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The controversial Bilderberg Club, made up of members of the world political and economic elite, is opening a four-day meeting in the U.S. state of Virginia on Thursday to discuss issues like the Donald Trump Administration. Island States Demand UN Commitment to Protect Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13637&SEO=island-states-demand-un-commitment-to-protect-oceans By Waldo Mendiluza Putin: Russophobia Is Linked to Confirmation of Multipolar World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13635&SEO=putin-russophobia-is-linked-to-confirmation-of-multipolar-world Por Antonio Rondón García, Special EnvoySaint Petersburg, Russia, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The gradual confirmation of a multipolar world determines the escalation of Russophobia, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. Bolivia Assumes Presidency of the UN Security Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13634&SEO=bolivia-assumes-presidency-of-the-un-security-council United Nations, June 1 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia assumes today the monthly presidency of the UN Security Council in the midst of serious conflicts and challenges for world peace. UN: Rejection of Israel as General Assembly Vicepresident http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13622&SEO=un-rejection-of-israel-as-general-assembly-vicepresident 31 de mayo de 2017, 18:05United Nations, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Iran, Qatar and Syria rejected the election of Israel as one of the State Vice Presidents of the General Assembly. AOSIS Concerned about Eventual US Exit of Climate Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13617&SEO=aosis-concerned-about-eventual-us-exit-of-climate-agreement United Nations, May 31 (PL) The Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) expressed today concern about the eventual exit of the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. Inquiry on Death of Indigenous Canadians Demanded http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13612&SEO=inquiry-on-death-of-indigenous-canadians-demanded Ottawa, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Leaders from Canadian First Nations have demanded today to dissolve the Board of Police Services in Thunder Bay and instruct the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to investigate the deaths of indigenous people in this town of Ontario. North Korea Accuses US of Fanning Tensions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13609&SEO=north-korea-accuses-us-of-fanning-tensions Pyongyang, May 31 (Prensa Latina) North Korea''s Government has reportedly accused US media and military leaders of urging the Donald Trump administration of fanning the fire of tensions over the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Nigeria,Niger: Fighting the Worst Meningitis C Outbreak Since 2008 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13603&SEO=nigerianiger-fighting-the-worst-meningitis-c-outbreak-since-2008 Gineva,May 31 (Prensa Latina) The Meningitis C outbreak in Nigeria and Niger since the end of 2016 has infested 17 thousand persons and kileed 1,300 according to Doctors Without borders. Jardines del Rey Tourist Resort: Conditions for Summer Getting Ready http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13602&SEO=jardines-del-rey-tourist-resort-conditions-for-summer-getting-ready Ciego de Avila, Cuba, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuban tourist destination Jardines del Rey (northern coastline of Ciego de Avila) is adjusting conditions in its tourist installations for the summer season, when the demand of the national market starts growing. UNICEF Urges Governments to Close Data Gaps on Vulnerable Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13601&SEO=unicef-urges-governments-to-close-data-gaps-on-vulnerable-children United Nations,May 31 (Prensa Latina) At least 2,7 million children live in foster houses accordind to UNICEF. Chicago Harp Quartet to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13600&SEO=chicago-harp-quartet-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, May 31 (Prensa Latina) The Harp Quartet of Chicago, United States, will hold two concerts in Cuba along with the local Symphony Orchestra of Amadeo Roldán Conservatory, the Cuban Music Institute reported. World Final of Programming Competition in US, an Ovation for Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13597&SEO=world-final-of-programming-competition-in-us-an-ovation-for-cuba Washington, May 31 (Prensa Latina) An ovation filled the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in the American town of Rapid City when the Cuban team of the University of Havana (UH) was Latin American champion in an international university competition of programming. Iran to Operate Arak Nuclear Reactor in Three or Four Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13592&SEO=iran-to-operate-arak-nuclear-reactor-in-three-or-four-years Tehran, May 31 (Prensa Latina) The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) affirmed today that the redesign of the Arak nuclear reactor is in line with the planned schedule so that it could be operational at the latest within four years. Trump to Withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13588&SEO=trump-to-withdraw-the-us-from-the-paris-agreement Washington, May 31 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw his nation from the Paris Agreement and works with the director of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, to take that step, local media reported today. Cuba Expects High Foreign Participation in Energy Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13569&SEO=cuba-expects-high-foreign-participation-in-energy-forum Havana, May 31 (Prensa Latina) About 200 delegates from some 20 countries will participate in the Ninth International Conference on Renewable Energy, Energy Saving and Energy Education, CIER 2017, that opened here today, a source of the event stated. US Stanford Youth Orchestra to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13547&SEO=us-stanford-youth-orchestra-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The US Stanford Youth Orchestra will offer a concert in Cuba, together with the Havana Camerata Orchestra on June 28, announced Dayana Garcia, director of the Havana Camerata here Wednesday. Mental Illnesses Increase in Canadian Universities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13545&SEO=mental-illnesses-increase-in-canadian-universities Ottawa, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Canadian universities face an increase in the mental illness of their students and an explosion of requests for help from students with depression and suicidal tendencies, revealed a report released today. FAO: Increase Food Production without Damaging the Environment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13543&SEO=fao-increase-food-production-without-damaging-the-environment Brussels,May 30 (Prensa Latina) ''To achieve sustainable development we must transform current agriculture and food systems, including by supporting smallholders and family farmers, reducing pesticide and chemical use, and improving land conservation practices'', FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today addressing European lawmakers. Drug Cartels Fight for Control of Reynosa,Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13542&SEO=drug-cartels-fight-for-control-of-reynosamexico Mexico, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican city of Reynosa in the border with the US is becoming now a battle field by organized crime members, with at leats 36 homicides last month. THAAD Launchers Brought in S. Korea without Notifying New President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13541&SEO=thaad-launchers-brought-in-s.-korea-without-notifying-new-president Seoul, May 30 (Prensa Latina) President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in, has ordered the investigation of the secret entry and deployment in the country of four new launchers of the THAAD anti-missile defense system, Yonhap news agency reported. Soil Microbes Could Accelerate Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13540&SEO=soil-microbes-could-accelerate-climate-change Washington, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have known that microbes living in the ground can play a major role in producing atmospheric carbon that can accelerate climate change. DPRK Rejects Joint Statement Issued at G-7 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13538&SEO=dprk-rejects-joint-statement-issued-at-g-7-summit Pyongyang, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) rejected today the joint statement issued at the G-7 Summit, which it considers to distort the self-defense objective implicit in the country''s nuclear development. Power Plant that Registered US Worst Nuclear Accident to Close http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13537&SEO=power-plant-that-registered-us-worst-nuclear-accident-to-close Washington, May 30 (Prensa Latina) North America's leading competitive energy provider Exelon Corporation announced today that it will close the Three Mile Island atomic power plant in 2019, the site of the worst commercial nuclear accident in US history. German Politician Calls Trump a Values Destroyer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13532&SEO=german-politician-calls-trump-a-values-destroyer Berlin, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the German Social democratic Party (SDP) and chancellery candidate, Martin Schulz considered today the US president Donald Trump destroyer of Western values. WHO: Tobacco Causes More Than Seven Million Deaths Every Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13531&SEO=who-tobacco-causes-more-than-seven-million-deaths-every-year Geneva, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Smoking causes more than seven million deaths annually, as well as significant economic and environmental losses in all countries of the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned today. Cuban Capital to Host International Festival Danzón Habana 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13530&SEO=cuban-capital-to-host-international-festival-danzon-habana-2017 Havana, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The International Festival Danzón Habana 2017 will be held from June 21 to 25 in this capital, where participants will pay homage to the musician and composer Dámaso Pérez Prado on the centenary of his birth, local media informed today. World Tourism Organization Highlights El Salvador Potential http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13528&SEO=world-tourism-organization-highlights-el-salvador-potential San Salvador, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), confirmed today that Latin America represents the future of this sector, and highlighted the potential of El Salvador. Trump Criticizes Germany's Policies toward the United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13521&SEO=trump-criticizes-germanys-policies-toward-the-united-states Washington, May 30 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump criticized Germany''s trade and military policies on his country today and predicted a change in the situation. German Social Democrats Criticize Donald Trump's Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13515&SEO=german-social-democrats-criticize-donald-trumps-policy Berlin, May 30 (Prensa Latina) After German Chancellor Angela Merkel has strongly criticized President Donald Trump, the German Social Democrats joined that position today by taking sides against the US president. New Immigration Talks Between Cuba and Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13512&SEO=new-immigration-talks-between-cuba-and-canada Havana, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The 2nd Round of Migration Talks between Cuba and Canada is scheduled to be held in Ottawa on June 1-2 to evaluate the exchange in this area, the Cuban Foreign Ministry announced. First Picture of Jupiter Rings Taken from Inside Exhibited http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13509&SEO=first-picture-of-jupiter-rings-taken-from-inside-exhibited Washington, May 29 (Prensa Latina) US National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA) today exhibited a photo captured by space probe Juno from the inside of the rings of Jupiter. DPRK Denounces Joint Drill Plans of USA, South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13498&SEO=dprk-denounces-joint-drill-plans-of-usa-south-korea Pyongyang, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) denounced today the United States and South Korea for trying to develop a joint military drill in June. Australia Increases Afghanistan Troop Numbers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13491&SEO=australia-increases-afghanistan-troop-numbers Canberra, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Australia will increase its troop commitment to Afghanistan by 30 to a total of 300. Syrian Army Frees Villages and Advances in Eastern Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13490&SEO=syrian-army-frees-villages-and-advances-in-eastern-aleppo Aleppo, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army and allied militias continued military anti-terrorist operations east of the province of Aleppo, where they expelled the Islamic State from 22 villages, military sources confirmed today. Cuba Remembers The Beatles and Reiterates Call for Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13489&SEO=cuba-remembers-the-beatles-and-reiterates-call-for-peace Havana, May 29 (Prensa Latina) To pay tribute to The Beatles from Havana today is an acknowledgment of the cultural movement they originated and an opportunity to reiterate the Cuban people''s call for peace, said journalist and critic Guille Vilar. Parties to FAO's Treaty Against Illegal Fishing Meet in Norway http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13487&SEO=parties-to-faos-treaty-against-illegal-fishing-meet-in-norway Oslo, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The first meeting of the Parties to the new international treaty of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, aimed at combating illegal fishing, began today in Norway. Study Questions U.S. Nuclear Safety http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13484&SEO=study-questions-u.s.-nuclear-safety Washington, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The regulatory agency of nuclear energy in the United States underestimates the risk of a catastrophe, a study by the University of Princeton revealed on Monday. Terrorists Moral Judgment Probed in Psychology Test http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13483&SEO=terrorists-moral-judgment-probed-in-psychology-test Washington, May 29 (Prensa Latina) A project aiming to ''scientifically understand the mindset of terrorists'' has published insights that the scientists say could have implications for terror prevention. Bilateral Trade an Important Issue in Vietnam-US Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13482&SEO=bilateral-trade-an-important-issue-in-vietnam-us-ties Hanoi, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Trade between Vietnam and the United States has maintained an average annual growth rate of nearly 20 percent since 2001, according to figures released here on the official visit by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to Washington today. Vietnamese Prime Minister Starts U.S. Visit Today http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13467&SEO=vietnamese-prime-minister-starts-u.s.-visit-today Hanoi, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will begin an official visit to the United States today at the invitation of President Donald Trump, during which the two countries will strengthen relations, according to government sources. The Largest Oil Companies in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13456&SEO=the-largest-oil-companies-in-the-world London, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The British press has recently launched its guns to unravel the world''s largest oil companies amid debates over the exploitation of these fossil resources. U.S. Secretary of Defense Says Trump Is Open to Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13450&SEO=u.s.-secretary-of-defense-says-trump-is-open-to-climate-change Washington, May 28 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump is very open to the issue of climate change while he assesses the Paris Agreement, said Secretary of Defense James Mattis in an interview that was broadcast entirely on Sunday. UN Concerns over Civilians in IS-Controlled Mosul Areas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13439&SEO=un-concerns-over-civilians-in-is-controlled-mosul-areas United Nations, May 27 (Prensa Latina) UN Deputy Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O''Brien, has today expressed his concern over the lives of tens of thousands of civilians remaining in IS-controlled Mosul areas. UN Reports 1,530 Migrants Died Trying to Reach Europe this Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13424&SEO=un-reports-1530-migrants-died-trying-to-reach-europe-this-year 27 de mayo de 2017, 00:22United Nations, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Migration Agency (IOM) has reported that 1,530 migrants and refugees have died this year trying to reach Europe. G-7 Summit Opens Without Consensus on Key Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13420&SEO=g-7-summit-opens-without-consensus-on-key-issues 27 de mayo de 2017, 00:08Rome, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The heads of state or government of the G-7 countries began their forty-third summit today in the Sicilian town of Taormina, with no sight consensus on key issues. US Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Law to Trade with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13413&SEO=us-bipartisan-coalition-introduces-law-to-trade-with-cuba 26 de mayo de 2017, 17:10Washington, May 26 (Prensa Latina) A bipartisan coalition introduced in the United States Senate the Freedom to Export to Cuba Act 2017, which would eliminate the current laws restricting the U.S. citizens interesting in negotiating with the island. UN Calls on Israel to Solve Palestinian Prisoner Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13406&SEO=un-calls-on-israel-to-solve-palestinian-prisoner-crisis 26 de mayo de 2017, 15:23United Nations, May 26 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov urged Israel today to resolve the crisis created by the hunger strike of 1,000 Palestinian prisoners for almost two months. UN Concern About Civilian Casualties of Anti-terror Bombings in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13397&SEO=un-concern-about-civilian-casualties-of-anti-terror-bombings-in-syria United Nations, May 26 (Prensa Latina) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra''ad Al Hussein today expressed concern over the impact on the Syrian civilian population of the bombings against positions of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group. WHO Gives Cuban Henry Reeve Contingent the Public Health Award http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13394&SEO=who-gives-cuban-henry-reeve-contingent-the-public-health-award Geneva, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) presented today the Public Health award in the memory of Dr. Lee Jong-wook to the Cuban medical contingent, Henry Reeve, for its work in facing natural disasters and serious epidemics. Syrian Army Destroys Islamic State Convoy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13393&SEO=syrian-army-destroys-islamic-state-convoy Damascus, May 26 (Prensa Latina) In less than 48 hours, the Syrian Army and allied forces destroyed a convoy of the Islamic State, Daesh for its acronym in Arabic, and U.S. Senators Reintroduce Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13384&SEO=u.s.-senators-reintroduce-freedom-to-travel-to-cuba-act Washington, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Two U.S. lawmakers, Jeff Flake (Republican) and Patric Leahy (Democrat), lead the bipartisan group of 54 senators who reintroduced the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act in the Senate. China Condemns US Warship Incursion on South Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13383&SEO=china-condemns-us-warship-incursion-on-south-sea Beijing, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry today expressed a strong protest against a US warship that passed near the Mischief Reef in the South China Sea. More than 50 US Senators Reintroduce Travel Law to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13382&SEO=more-than-50-us-senators-reintroduce-travel-law-to-cuba Washington, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) has applauded the reintroduction in the U.S. Senate of the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act, an initiative supported by 54 legislators. Holland America Line Cruise Company Authorized to Sail to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13380&SEO=holland-america-line-cruise-company-authorized-to-sail-to-cuba Washington, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The US Holland America Line cruise company, based in Seattle, Washington, is joining the growing list of cruise lines offering voyages from the USA to Cuba. Ancient Peruvian Civilization More Complex than Previously Thought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13379&SEO=ancient-peruvian-civilization-more-complex-than-previously-thought Washington, May 26 (Prensa Latina) A civilization that flourished in Peru 15,000 years ago was much more advanced than originally thought and had complex social networks with bureaucracy and religion, the Florida Atlantic University reported today. Cuban Singer Liuba Maria Hevia To Perform Vidas Paralelas in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13377&SEO=cuban-singer-liuba-maria-hevia-to-perform-vidas-paralelas-in-colombia Havana, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer-songwriter Liuba María Hevia will offer a concert in the Colombian city of Medellín on June 2, in which she will play several songs from her album Vidas paralelas, she confirmed today through social networks. US Court Keeps Trump's Travel Ban on Hold http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13373&SEO=us-court-keeps-trumps-travel-ban-on-hold Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The 4th Circuit of the Appeal Court ruled today that the executive order by President Donald Trump that seeks to ban travels from Muslim-majority countries to the United States should be on hold. NATO to Join the US-led coalition in Iraq and Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13372&SEO=nato-to-join-the-us-led-coalition-in-iraq-and-syria Brussels, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The heads of state and government from the 28 nations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have today approved the NATO''s accession to the US-led coalition operating in Syria and Iraq. US Travel Agency Says Cuba Is a Growing Destination http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13360&SEO=us-travel-agency-says-cuba-is-a-growing-destination Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) There is a growing interest in Cuba, a country that is generating good reviews and drawing the attention of travel agencies and tourists around the world as a destination. Day for Cultural Diversity Ends in Camaguey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13357&SEO=day-for-cultural-diversity-ends-in-camaguey Camaguey, Cuba, May 25 (Prensa Latina) A lecture taught by Reynaldo Echemendia, director of the Camaguey Folklore Ballet, qualified the closing of the 7th Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development in this Cuban center-eastern city. NASA Probe on a Fast Track to Reach Metallic Asteroid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13354&SEO=nasa-probe-on-a-fast-track-to-reach-metallic-asteroid Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) NASA announced that it had approved a mission, Psyche, to the asteroid belt. Today, the organization announced a shift in Psyche''s launch schedule -- with big ramifications. UN Calls for Action to Protect Civilians in Conflict Zones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13350&SEO=un-calls-for-action-to-protect-civilians-in-conflict-zones United Nations, May 25 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for actions today to ensure the protection of civilians in areas of conflict, including full respect for international humanitarian law. Cuban Computer Experts Contribute to Economic and Social Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13351&SEO=cuban-computer-experts-contribute-to-economic-and-social-development Matanzas, Cuba, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Cuban Information Technology Union (UIC), Ailyn Febles, said today that the main challenge of this civil society organization is to contribute to the economic and social development of the country. China's President Calls for Modern, Stronger Navy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13348&SEO=chinas-president-calls-for-modern-stronger-navy Beijing, May 25 (Prensa Latina) China''s President Xi Jinping has called for building a stronger and more modern Naval Force to realize the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation and the dream of a powerful Armed Forces. Cruisers Sailing High in the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13342&SEO=cruisers-sailing-high-in-the-caribbean Havana, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has reported that nearly 26 million travelers from around the world will enjoy a cruise ship trip this year according to recent estimates. Business Fair Ends in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13338&SEO=business-fair-ends-in-cuba Havana, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The IV Business Fair ends today after intense days of exchange between the country''s economic actors to facilitate the management of Cuban companies. NASA Says That Five Asteroids Will Come Close to Earth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13337&SEO=nasa-says-that-five-asteroids-will-come-close-to-earth Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina)It is a scene we all dread - an enormous space rock colliding with Earth, causing widespread chaos and destruction. NATO to Join US-Led Coalition That Operates in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13335&SEO=nato-to-join-us-led-coalition-that-operates-in-syria Brussels, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will join the US-led military coalition in Syria against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, the Secretary-General announced today. US Destroyer Sails in Chinese Waters Despite China Objections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13334&SEO=us-destroyer-sails-in-chinese-waters-despite-china-objections Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The US destroyer USS Dewey sailed on the eve less than 20 kilometers from the artificial islands built by Beijing in the waters of the South China Sea, which event was rejected today by the Asian country. Call in Venezuela to Counter Media Campaigns with the Truth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13332&SEO=call-in-venezuela-to-counter-media-campaigns-with-the-truth Caracas, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The deputy minister for International Communication, William Castillo, called today to deploy a global campaign to explain the reality of Venezuela and counter the systematic attacks and criminalization of this South American nation. War on Syria Conference Begins in Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13330&SEO=war-on-syria-conference-begins-in-damascus Damascus, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The conference ''War on Syria, its repercussions and prospects'' reportedly began in Damascus, organized by national leaders of the UK Friendship Association with this nation of the Levant. Two Bombers Missing during Second World War Found http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13317&SEO=two-bombers-missing-during-second-world-war-found Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Two US B-25 bombers missing in the Pacific Ocean during the Second World War more than 70 years ago were found offshore Papua New Guinea, said sources today. UN Warns Against Yemen's Unprecedented Cholera Outbreak http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13311&SEO=un-warns-against-yemens-unprecedented-cholera-outbreak United Nations, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The UN warned today an unprecedented cholera outbreak in Yemen, where 35,000 affected people have been reported in the last three weeks. UN Concerned about Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13307&SEO=un-concerned-about-palestinian-prisoners-on-hunger-strike United Nations, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra''ad Zeid al-Hussein, has been seriously concerned about the present situation of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have been on hunger strike for 38 days. US Companies Ask Trump to Maintain and Expand Trips to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13304&SEO=us-companies-ask-trump-to-maintain-and-expand-trips-to-cuba Washington, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Over 40 companies and associations from the United States have sent a letter to US President Donald Trump to urge him to maintain and expand travels to Cuba. Trump Arrives in Belgium with Strong Security Device http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13299&SEO=trump-arrives-in-belgium-with-strong-security-device Brussels, May 24 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump arrived in Brussels Wednesday afternoon, in the middle of a wide security device, and popular demonstrations against his presence in this European nation. Cuba:Camaguey Increases Charcoal Production for Export to USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13290&SEO=cubacamaguey-increases-charcoal-production-for-export-to-usa Camaguey, Cuba, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban eastern province of Camaguey has exported nearly 3,000 tons of charcoal, a share of it to the US market. US Rapper Talib Kweli in Live Cuban Concert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13288&SEO=us-rapper-talib-kweli-in-live-cuban-concert Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) US rapper Talib Kweli is preparing in Cuba the concert he will give at the Rumba Palace on Friday. Heberprot-p, Reaches Slovakia, First Stop in the European Union http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13284&SEO=heberprot-p-reaches-slovakia-first-stop-in-the-european-union Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of Cuban doctors arrived in Slovakia to bring advisory in the application of Heberprot-p, the only drug in the world for the treatment of diabetic foot, reported today CubaMinrex foreign Ministry''s website. Oil Producers Discuss Cuts in Supplies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13278&SEO=oil-producers-discuss-cuts-in-supplies Vienna, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Producers inside and outside the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are holding meetings prior to an official meeting to discuss the extension of the agreement to reduce oil extraction. Trump's Proposal: The Budget of Those Who Pay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13274&SEO=trumps-proposal-the-budget-of-those-who-pay Por Martha AndresWashington, May 24 (Prensa Latina) While lawmakers and analysts criticize the U.S. Government''s draft budget due to its unrealistic predictions and social cuts, the Donald Trump Administration defends it as an initiative focused on those ''who pay''. Pope Francis Meets US President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13269&SEO=pope-francis-meets-us-president Rome, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis has received here today U.S. President Donald Trump, who is carrying out a few hours visit to this capital. Canada: Reports on Adolescent Sexual Extortion Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13261&SEO=canada-reports-on-adolescent-sexual-extortion-increase Ottawa, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Canadian experts on minors exploitation and extortion confirmed there is an increase on the reports on sexual extortion through the Internet, in which some adolescents are involved. Prime Minister of Vietnam to Visit USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13260&SEO=prime-minister-of-vietnam-to-visit-usa Washington, May 24 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump will welcome Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in this capital on May 31, White House spokesman Sean Spicer announced. Cuba to Discuss Education for Senior Citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13255&SEO=cuba-to-discuss-education-for-senior-citizens 24 de mayo de 2017, 00:08Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban academicians will debate in this capital on education for the elderly in the context of an event that will be held in this capital until May 26th. Countdown to the 37th International Festival of the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13254&SEO=countdown-to-the-37th-international-festival-of-the-caribbean 24 de mayo de 2017, 00:05Santiago de Cuba, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The 37th edition of the International Festival of the Caribbean began its countdown after the constitution of the Organizing Committee, which will be in charge of setting up the event starting next July. US Democrats and Republicans Criticize Donald Trump´s Budget Plan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13248&SEO=us-democrats-and-republicans-criticize-donald-trumpas-budget-plan 23 de mayo de 2017, 16:28Washington, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Democratic and Republican lawmakers harshly rebuffed the budget plan submitted to Congress by US President Donald Trump, considering it is proposing too rough cuts and unrealistic accounting. Cuba: Pork Meat Farming Industry Is a Good Business http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13247&SEO=cuba-pork-meat-farming-industry-is-a-good-business 23 de mayo de 2017, 16:10Havana, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Consumption of pork meat is growing internationally, given its great acceptance and its development is a good business, stated here US pork meat producer Johm Hagenbuch, now a participant in an international forum on this kind of industry held in Cuba. Construction of Metal Fence on US-Mexico Border Continues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13244&SEO=construction-of-metal-fence-on-us-mexico-border-continues 23 de mayo de 2017, 15:38Washington, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The construction of a seven-meter-high metal fence on a portion of the US-Mexico border will culminate in July, U.S. officials said. UN Security Council in Session about DPRK Nuke Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13241&SEO=un-security-council-in-session-about-dprk-nuke-program 23 de mayo de 2017, 15:07United Nations, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Security Council holds today emergency consultations on the nuclear program of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), following the launch of a new ballistic missile. Chevron Threatens with Massive Lay-off in Bangladesh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13235&SEO=chevron-threatens-with-massive-lay-off-in-bangladesh Dacca, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Chevron threatened today to lay off workers protesting the planned sale of its assets in Bangladesh to Chinese investors, delaying the estimated $ 2 billion deal. Woman Responsible For Terror Attacks Arrested in Homs,Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13233&SEO=woman-responsible-for-terror-attacks-arrested-in-homssyria Damascus, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The authorities of the Syrian city of Homs, 162 kilometers north from Dsamascus, arrested Sheala Ahmad al Rasso, a woman who confressed her participation in more than three terror attacks. The Ugandan Troops in CAR Handed Over Security to its Army http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13230&SEO=the-ugandan-troops-in-car-handed-over-security-to-its-army Kampala, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The Ugandan troops in the Central African Republic (CAR) have formally handed over the security in the country''s east to its army at a function held in Obo, some 1,200km east of the capital Bangui. Sandro Rosell Arrested in Anti Money Laundering Operation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13223&SEO=sandro-rosell-arrested-in-anti-money-laundering-operation Barcelona,Spain, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has been arrested as part of a money-laundering investigation. China in Favor of Peaceful and Sustainable Antarctic Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13219&SEO=china-in-favor-of-peaceful-and-sustainable-antarctic-development Beijing, May 23 (Prensa Latina) China reaffirmed its commitment to make more contributions to peace and stability and sustainable development in Antarctic and the international community, according to a report released here today. Palestinian President Reiterates Commitment to Peace Process http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13212&SEO=palestinian-president-reiterates-commitment-to-peace-process Ramallah, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated today, to his US counterpart Donald Trump, his commitment to reaching a historic peace agreement with Israel. USA Prevents German Orchestra from Performing on US-Mexico Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13203&SEO=usa-prevents-german-orchestra-from-performing-on-us-mexico-border Washington, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The United States Government has denied permission to the German Dresden Symphony Orchestra to perform on both sides of the US-Mexico border, according to local press. A Total of 740,000 People still in the US after Visa Expiring http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13199&SEO=a-total-of-740000-people-still-in-the-us-after-visa-expiring Washington,May 22 (Prensa Latina) Almost 740,000 foreign visitors, less than 2 percent of the whole total of travelers who arrived in the US legally in 2016, were still in the country after their visas expired, reported the US Department of National Security Monday. Emblematic Cuban Rumba Group Los Muñequitos Celebrates 65 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13184&SEO=emblematic-cuban-rumba-group-los-munequitos-celebrates-65-years Matanzas, Cuba, May 22 (Prensa Latina) With 65 years and equal number of presentations in Cuban cities, the famous rumba group Los Muñequitos de Matanzas celebrates its six and a half decades of life, Rafael Somavilla Provincial Center of Music (CPMRS) informed today. Former MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden Dies at 35 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13183&SEO=former-motogp-world-champion-nicky-hayden-dies-at-35 Cesena, Italy,May 22 (Prensa Latina) Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden has died at the age of 35 following a cycling accident in Italy last week. Israeli Forces Injured 13 Palestinians During Demonstrations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13182&SEO=israeli-forces-injured-13-palestinians-during-demonstrations Ramallah, May 22 (Prensa Latina) At least 13 Palestinians were wounded today when Israeli troops fired on demonstrations in the occupied West Bank town of Ramallah. OIC Calls for Intensification of Actions Against Cholera in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13181&SEO=oic-calls-for-intensification-of-actions-against-cholera-in-yemen Riyadh, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) demanded today that the international community intensifies efforts to halt the cholera epidemic in Yemen, an Arab country that had been devastated by two years of war. Mystery of Milky Way's 'Alien-Megastructure' Star Unsolved http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13180&SEO=mystery-of-milky-ways-alien-megastructure-star-unsolved Washington, May 22 (Prensa Latina) In a distant spiral arm of our Milky Way galaxy, some 1,480 light-years from Earth, a star, KIC 8462852, but informally called ''Tabby''s Star'' or ''Boyajian''s Star'' is acting in ways the world''s astronomy community has never seen before, defying all known explanations. WTO Chief Defends Free Trade During Tokyo Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13172&SEO=wto-chief-defends-free-trade-during-tokyo-visit Tokyo, May 22 (Prensa Latina) ''Free trade creates jobs and boosts the economy so is important to increase the confidence in the multilateral system of trade and oppose protecionism'', the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said today in Tokyo. The Elders Ask Italy to Endorse Climate Accord at G-7 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13171&SEO=the-elders-ask-italy-to-endorse-climate-accord-at-g-7-summit United Nations, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Experienced politicians from the so called The Elders group has urged today the Italian government to promote solidarity and commitment of the G-7 with the fight against climate change. Self Ventilating Workout Suit Keeps You Cool and Dry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13169&SEO=self-ventilating-workout-suit-keeps-you-cool-and-dry Washington, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have invented a latex fabric that opens ventilation flaps when your body gets hot and closes when we are cooler. This allows air to circulate, helping to remove sweat, and also to lower the body''s temperature. USA Urged Russia to Clarify Alleged Meddling in Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13168&SEO=usa-urged-russia-to-clarify-alleged-meddling-in-elections Moscow, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The United States reportedly asked Russia for clarification on an alleged involvement of hackers of this country in a penetration of the Democratic Party''s computer network. Saudi Kingdom Stronger against Terrorism after Summits with Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13164&SEO=saudi-kingdom-stronger-against-terrorism-after-summits-with-trump Riyadh, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia said that President Donald Trump''s speech at the Arab-Islamic summit held here contained key indicators of the U.S. policy on the Middle East and the horizon of cooperation that exists today with those communities. Syrian Army Knocks Down Three US Drones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13158&SEO=syrian-army-knocks-down-three-us-drones Damascus, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Army units knocked down three American drones on the airspace of the mountainous region of Latakia province, bordering Turkey, military sources in Damascus today reported. USA Finances Destabilizing Campaigns in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13155&SEO=usa-finances-destabilizing-campaigns-in-venezuela Por By Miguel Fernández MartínezCaracas, May 22 (Prensa Latina) A group of influential right-wing politicians and artists in Venezuela are involved in programs funded by the United States government to stimulate violent actions aimed at overthrowing the Bolivarian government. Iranian Foreign Minister Denies Trump Accusations from Saudi Kingdom http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13153&SEO=iranian-foreign-minister-denies-trump-accusations-from-saudi-kingdom Tehran, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has bluntly denied accusations of US President Donald Trump from Saudi Arabia and ironically with the scenario and the circumstances where he made them. Discussion on NAFTA Hits Headlines in Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13150&SEO=discussion-on-nafta-hits-headlines-in-canada Ottawa, May 21 (Prensa Latina) The coming discussion of the North Dominican Jose Reyes Reaches, Then passes 2,000 Hit Plateau http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13149&SEO=dominican-jose-reyes-reaches-then-passes-2000-hit-plateau New York,May 21 (Prensa Latina) There was a time in Jose Reyes'' career when he thought he''d easily get to 2,000 hits. There was also a time when he wondered if he''d ever return to a Major League diamond. Libya: UN Chief Urges All Sides to Restore Calm,Stop Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13147&SEO=libya-un-chief-urges-all-sides-to-restore-calmstop-violence United Nations,May 21 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is deeply concerned about the military escalation at the Brak al-Shati air base in southern Libya and calls on all parties to exercise restraint and restore calm, the UN chief''s spokesman said today. Drake, Beyonce Early Winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13145&SEO=drake-beyonce-early-winners-at-2017-billboard-music-awards Los Ángeles, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Drake will walk into the 2017 Billboard Music Awards already a winner: He earned 10 early awards Sunday morning. Gulf States, US Ink Agreement For Center to Fight Terror Financing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13143&SEO=gulf-states-us-ink-agreement-for-center-to-fight-terror-financing Riad, May 21 (Prensa Latina) A center to fight terror financing is set to be established under a joint agreement between US and Gulf leaders. The Meyerowitz Stories Premieres in Competition at Cannes 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13141&SEO=the-meyerowitz-stories-premieres-in-competition-at-cannes-2017 París, May 21 (Prensa Latina)The Cannes International Film Festival is including the US film The Meyerowitz Stories,a material that generates division because it is distributed by Netflix. Saudi King Discusses Trade and Military Cooperation with Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13135&SEO=saudi-king-discusses-trade-and-military-cooperation-with-donald-trump Riyadh, May 20 (Prensa Latina) King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia discussed today with US President Donald Trump the state of bilateral relations, particularly cooperation in the commercial and military sectors. Lavrov Criticizes Western Alliance Attack Against Syrian Forces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13115&SEO=lavrov-criticizes-western-alliance-attack-against-syrian-forces Moscow, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has lashed out today on the Western coalition''s attack against the Syrian army in the An-Tanfa region, which he considers violates the sovereignty of the Levantine state. April 2017 Was Earth's Second Warmest in 137 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13109&SEO=april-2017-was-earths-second-warmest-in-137-years Washington, May 19 (Prensa Latina) April temperature and the first four months of 2017 marked the second warmest place in 137 years of record, the U.S. Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports today. Cuba Increases Human Milk Banks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13106&SEO=cuba-increases-human-milk-banks Havana, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is celebrating today the World Human Milk Donation Day arranging the final details to open a tenth specialized center for this noble purpose. Jose Martí is Still Present More Than a Century After His Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13105&SEO=jose-marti-is-still-present-more-than-a-century-after-his-death Havana, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of several generations will pay tribute today in all the Cuban territory to the National Hero Jose Marti, fallen in combat 122 years ago, but with a permanent presence in the political ideology and ethical action of this Caribbean nation. Russia Denounces, Calls Unacceptable US-Led Attack on Syrian Forces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13097&SEO=russia-denounces-calls-unacceptable-us-led-attack-on-syrian-forces Moscow, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Russia has denounced and called ''absolutely unacceptable'' a US-led coalition strike against a convoy of Syrian forces that violates Syria''s sovereignty, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said. Venezuelan FM Rejects US Sanctions against Judges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13091&SEO=venezuelan-fm-rejects-us-sanctions-against-judges Caracas, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has denounced the unilateral sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department against eight judges of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) of this South American nation. Canadian FM to Visit Mexico Next Week http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13090&SEO=canadian-fm-to-visit-mexico-next-week Ottawa, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will visit Mexico next week to discuss the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) of which the US is also a member, official sources said here. Syrian President Receives Iraqi Special Envoy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13073&SEO=syrian-president-receives-iraqi-special-envoy Damascus, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad spoke with National Security adviser Faleh al-Fayad and special envoy of Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, according to media reports in Damascus. Milos Raonic Cruises into Italian Open Quarter Finals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13072&SEO=milos-raonic-cruises-into-italian-open-quarter-finals Rome, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Milos Raonic will face German Alexander Zverev in the quarter-finals after beating Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-2. Jury Finds Tulsa Police Officer Not Guilty in Shooting of Unarmed Man http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13071&SEO=jury-finds-tulsa-police-officer-not-guilty-in-shooting-of-unarmed-man Washington, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Betty Shelby, the Tulsa police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty Wednesday of first-degree manslaughter. WHO Raises Death Toll in Cholera Outbreak in Yemen to 222 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13069&SEO=who-raises-death-toll-in-cholera-outbreak-in-yemen-to-222 Sanaa, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) today raised the death toll from the cholera outbreak in Yemen to 222. Evo Morales Greets Freed Puerto Rican Independence Activist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13067&SEO=evo-morales-greets-freed-puerto-rican-independence-activist La Paz, May 18 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales has welcomed today the release of Puerto Rican independence activist, Oscar Lopez Rivera, after spending nearly 36 years at a U.S. prison. Cuban Recreational Sailing Increases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13064&SEO=cuban-recreational-sailing-increases Havana, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The celebration this week of the 25th anniversary of the International Yacht Club Ernest Hemingway of Cuba, besides being a novelty, represents an additional support to the growing spiral of the island''s tourism. Cuba and U.S. to Study Coral Reefs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13060&SEO=cuba-and-u.s.-to-study-coral-reefs Havana, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from Cuba and the United States started a joint expedition to study the deep coral reefs surrounding the Caribbean island, the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA) reported on Thursday. USA Denies Visa to Cuban University Students http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13058&SEO=usa-denies-visa-to-cuban-university-students Havana, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. Government has reportedly denied visa to a group of Cuban students who scheduled to participate in the finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest at the Association of Computing Machinery. Turkey Asks US to Dismiss Its Official Responsible against IS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13052&SEO=turkey-asks-us-to-dismiss-its-official-responsible-against-is Ankara, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Turkey has demanded today the removal of U.S. representative at the Global Coalition against the Islamic State (IS), Brett McGurk, for his support to the Kurdish militias established in northern Syria. Immigration Arrests Rise 38 Percent in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13044&SEO=immigration-arrests-rise-38-percent-in-usa 18 de mayo de 2017, 00:22Washington, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Arrests of over 41,000 illegal immigrants by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) since late January have jumped 38 percent. Messages on WhatsApp Fail for a Second Time http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13039&SEO=messages-on-whatsapp-fail-for-a-second-time Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) WhatsApp, the messaging application by Internet with more than 2 billion users all over the world, presented once again problems in its service this month, this time the 2nd. US Former Analyst Chelsea Manning Released from Prison http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13031&SEO=us-former-analyst-chelsea-manning-released-from-prison Washington, May 17 (Prensa Latina) U.S. intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was released from jail today after former President Barack Obama issued a commutation last January of a 35-year prison sentence for sending secret files to the WikiLeaks portal. UN Security Council Holds Venezuela Consultations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13021&SEO=un-security-council-holds-venezuela-consultations United Nations, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council holds today its first closed-door consultations on the situation in Venezuela, a meeting requested by the United States. Afrobeat Legend Smashes World Record For Longest Note on Saxo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13020&SEO=afrobeat-legend-smashes-world-record-for-longest-note-on-saxo Abuja, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian Femi Kuti has broken the World record for the longest single note held on a saxophone at the New Africa Shrine. Cuban Companies Interact in Havana Business Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13014&SEO=cuban-companies-interact-in-havana-business-fair Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The 4th Business Fair in Cuba continues today its exhibition at Expocuba capital fairground, a scenario where Cuban companies participate in identifying potentialities with the country''s economic players. Venezuela Celebrates Release of Puerto Rican Fighter Lopez Rivera http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13010&SEO=venezuela-celebrates-release-of-puerto-rican-fighter-lopez-rivera Caracas, May 17 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolas Maduro has celebrated today the definitive release of leader Oscar Lopez Rivera, after 35 years in U.S prison for fighting for the independence in Puerto Rico. Trump Rejects Main Demands of Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13008&SEO=trump-rejects-main-demands-of-turkey Ankara, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The government of Turkey today presented as an achievement the results of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, although none of Ankara''s main demands were met. Cuba for the Control of Patients with Arterial Hypertension http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13004&SEO=cuba-for-the-control-of-patients-with-arterial-hypertension Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health authorities work to control arterial hypertension (AHT), after several years of progress in identifying patients with this disease, which affects almost a third of the population. Cuba Makes Victorious Debut at Under-21 Pan American http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12987&SEO=cuba-makes-victorious-debut-at-under-21-pan-american Alberta, Canada, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban under-21 male volleyball team made its debut with a victory 3-0 against Chile at the Pan American Cup in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. UN Recognizes Colombian Government and FARC-EP Pledge to Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12986&SEO=un-recognizes-colombian-government-and-farc-ep-pledge-to-peace United Nations, May 16, (Prensa Latina)The UN Security Council has today acknowledged Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP) pledge to peace, following an official visit to the South American nation to assess their compliance with the agreement aimed at stopping the internal conflict. Muslim Summit with Trump will Be Historic, Says Saudi King http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12982&SEO=muslim-summit-with-trump-will-be-historic-says-saudi-king Riyadh, May 16 (Prensa Latina) King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz, said today that the meeting that US President Donald Trump will hold here with leaders of around 30 Arab and Islamic countries will be successful in increasing cooperation. Bullying Affects Heart Health of the Victim and the Agressor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12968&SEO=bullying-affects-heart-health-of-the-victim-and-the-agressor Washington, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Psycho-social and heart problems might arise as consequence of school harassment or ''bullying'', since it affects both the victim and his or her aggressor, a study published at a specialized magazine points out. KELT-11b: Puffy Gas Giant Found 320 Light Years Away http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12966&SEO=kelt-11b-puffy-gas-giant-found-320-light-years-away Wahington, May 16 (Prensa Latina) A multinational team of astronomers led by Lehigh University researcher Joshua Pepper has discovered a ‘styrofoam''-density exoplanet orbiting the bright subgiant star KELT-11. Cuba Competes in Guadeloupe with Six Athletes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12963&SEO=cuba-competes-in-guadeloupe-with-six-athletes Havana, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will participate tomorrow with six athletes in the 13th edition of the international meeting of Guadalupe, which is part of the circuit of seven meetings organized by the French Federation of the discipline, it was reported today. Syria Denies US Accusations on Crematorium http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12961&SEO=syria-denies-us-accusations-on-crematorium Damascus, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Syria called the United States'' recent accusations of a crematorium in Sednaya prison as unfounded and untruthful, according to the foreign ministry statements released today. Pension Reduction to Affect 18,000 Puerto Rican Workers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12957&SEO=pension-reduction-to-affect-18000-puerto-rican-workers San Juan, May 16 (Prensa Latina) A pension reduction by the fiscal control board will affect 18,000 employees of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), union leader Ángel Figueroa Jaramillo confirmed today. Uruguay Reveals Evidences of CIA Participation in Espionage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12956&SEO=uruguay-reveals-evidences-of-cia-participation-in-espionage Montevideo, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Investigation Commission created in Uruguay to investigate espionage during the democratic period, Gerardo Núñez, revealed that there are indications of CIA participation in those events, which were extended until 2004. Iraqi Forces Break into the Last Terrorist Stronghold in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12953&SEO=iraqi-forces-break-into-the-last-terrorist-stronghold-in-mosul Baghdad, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi government forces stormed today Al-Najjar district, the last connecting with the besieged Old City of Mosul, where they claim to have reconquered almost 90 percent of the west of that town. UN Agency Attends Trade Forum in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12942&SEO=un-agency-attends-trade-forum-in-cuba Havana, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) will present its considerations today in Cuba on consumers'' protection during a forum attended by almost 600 domestic and foreign experts. Angolan Defense Minister Visits USA, Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12941&SEO=angolan-defense-minister-visits-usa-cuba Luanda, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Angola''s Defense Minister, Joao Lourenzo, is beginning today a visit to the United States, as part of a tour that also includes Cuba, an official statement said. Canada Ready to renegotiate Trade Treaty with USA, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12939&SEO=canada-ready-to-renegotiate-trade-treaty-with-usa-mexico Ottawa, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian government is ready to face the announced renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States and Mexico, confirmed federal officials today. USA Prepares to Ban Laptops on Flights from Europe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12937&SEO=usa-prepares-to-ban-laptops-on-flights-from-europe Brussels, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) and the United States will debate next Wednesday on the possible ban on in-flight laptops and tablets in certain flights from EU, according to the European Commission (EC). UN Expects an In-Depth Inter-Syrian Meeting in Geneva http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12936&SEO=un-expects-an-in-depth-inter-syrian-meeting-in-geneva United Nations, May 16 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan Mistura said he expected that the new round of indirect talks between the Government and the opposition, the beginning of which was scheduled for today in Geneva, was more in-depth. Global Cyber-Attack Causes No Damage to US Federal Systems http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12935&SEO=global-cyber-attack-causes-no-damage-to-us-federal-systems Washington, May 15 (Prensa Latina) No US federal system was damaged by the recent global cyber-attack with a ransomware virus, the Homeland Security Advisor to the White House, Tom Bossert, asserted today. UN Concerned about Dimensions of Sexual Violence in Conflicts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12927&SEO=un-concerned-about-dimensions-of-sexual-violence-in-conflicts United Nations, May 15 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Adviser on Genocide Adama Dieng expressed concern in the Security Council today about the new dimensions of sexual violence in conflict zones. Indian Sarnad New Sub Secretary of Convention on Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12926&SEO=indian-sarnad-new-sub-secretary-of-convention-on-climate-change 15 de mayo de 2017, 16:18United Nations, May 15 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres announced Monday the appointment of Indian Ovais Sarmad as the new executive sub-secretary for the United Natins Frame Convention on Climatic Change (UNFCCC). China Concludes Silk Forum with Development Consensus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12913&SEO=china-concludes-silk-forum-with-development-consensus Beijing, May 15 (Prensa Latina) China''s first international Belt and Road Initiative Forum has concluded here with a consensus on the issue. Syrian UN Association Supports Prisoners on Hunger Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12861&SEO=syrian-un-association-supports-prisoners-on-hunger-strike 13 de mayo de 2017, 09:56Damascus, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian United Nations Association asked the secretary-general of that organization, António Guterres, to implement initiatives to help the Syrian and Palestinian prisoners who are on a hunger strike in Israeli prisons, local media reported today in Damascus. US and Cuban Religious People Hold Fruitful Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12854&SEO=us-and-cuban-religious-people-hold-fruitful-meeting 12 de mayo de 2017, 16:14New York, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The minister of the Baptist Church in the North of Syracuse, George Miller, said today in this capital that the visit to this city by Cuban religious people had been fruitful. Angola Calls on Congolese Political Forces to End All Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12852&SEO=angola-calls-on-congolese-political-forces-to-end-all-violence Luanda, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Angola has called all forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to cease today all violence, acts of extremism and political intolerance that have caused that thousands of it citizens have fled to this country. FAO Adopts New Guidelines for Tackling Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12846&SEO=fao-adopts-new-guidelines-for-tackling-climate-change Rome, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced new guidelines aimed at supporting countries in meeting their commitments to tackle climate change. USA: Acting FBI Director Contradicts Gov't on Comey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12831&SEO=usa-acting-fbi-director-contradicts-govt-on-comey Washington, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Andrew McCabe, acting director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), denied today the statements issued by the Government saying that the FBI''s employees lost confidence in former director James Comey. Venezuela Condemns US official's Statement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12818&SEO=venezuela-condemns-us-officials-statement Caracas, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government repudiated today a statement by the acting assistant of secretary in the in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs of the United States, Francisco L. Palmieri, considering them it disrespectful and interfering. Oldest Evidence of Life on Earth Possibly Found in Australian Rocks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12811&SEO=oldest-evidence-of-life-on-earth-possibly-found-in-australian-rocks Sydney, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Ancient rocks found in a remote stretch of Western Australia may contain the world''s oldest known evidence of life on land, a new study finds. Nearly Pristine Ankylosaur Fossil Found in Montana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12808&SEO=nearly-pristine-ankylosaur-fossil-found-in-montana Washington,May 11 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have discovered a new species of horned, club-tailed dinosaur with a spooky resemblance to the monstrous demigod Zuul, one of the villains of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters. Frequent Flyers Beware: Radiation Risk May Be On The Rise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12807&SEO=frequent-flyers-beware-radiation-risk-may-be-on-the-rise Washington,May 11(Prensa Latina) A heads-up for commercial air crews and other frequent fliers: The risk of exposure to radiation particles screaming Earthward from space may increase a bit in the next few years as the activity of our sun decreases, says a Colorado University Boulder professor. Grand Mufti of Syria Calls for Joining Efforts Against Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12805&SEO=grand-mufti-of-syria-calls-for-joining-efforts-against-terrorism Damascus, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Grand Mufti of the Syrian Republic, Ahmad Badreddine Hassoun, called for joining efforts to confront the terrorist threat and its sponsors, during a meeting with a Tunisian delegation, media reports said today in Damascus. Hematologists Bet on Early Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12802&SEO=hematologists-bet-on-early-diagnosis-of-multiple-myeloma Havana, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The hematology institutes from Latin America and the world are betting on early diagnosis of multiple myeloma (a cancer of plasma cells), Argentine specialist, Maria Florencia Delgado, said. Russia Rejects Rumors on Exchanges for Resignation of FBI Chief http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12801&SEO=russia-rejects-rumors-on-exchanges-for-resignation-of-fbi-chief Moscow, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia rejected today Western press reports of an alleged dismissal of its ambassador in Washington, Serguei Kisliak, in exchange for the dismissal of the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), James Comey. UN Secretary General Calls to Avoid Humanitarian Tragedy in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12797&SEO=un-secretary-general-calls-to-avoid-humanitarian-tragedy-in-somalia London, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres called on today here to avoid humanitarian tragedy in Somalia, where million of people need urgent assistance. Serbia Will Respond Appropriately to Plans of a Greater Albania http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12795&SEO=serbia-will-respond-appropriately-to-plans-of-a-greater-albania Belgrade, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Serbia will participate in the quarterly session of the UN Security Council on Kosovo and Metohija, with an appropriate response to plans to create Greater Albania, expressed Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic. Over Half of Canadians Face Up Problems to Pay Bills http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12783&SEO=over-half-of-canadians-face-up-problems-to-pay-bills Ottawa, May 11 (Prensa Latina) More than half of Canadians are currently living within $200 per month of not being able to pay all their bills and or meet their debts obligations, according to a recent Ipsos survey. Los Angeles Agrees with Double Hosting Allocation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12776&SEO=los-angeles-agrees-with-double-hosting-allocation Los Angeles, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The people responsible for the candidature of Los Angeles for the 2024 Olympic Games confessed they agree with the idea of granting the allocation of hosts for 2024 and 2028 in the same assembly. Donald Trump and Russian FM Debate on Syria and Bilateral Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12770&SEO=donald-trump-and-russian-fm-debate-on-syria-and-bilateral-ties Washington, May 10 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have held talks about several international issues such as the present situation in Syria and also about their bilateral relations, according to the Russian diplomat. WHO Backs Investigation in Liberia after Mysterious Deaths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12768&SEO=who-backs-investigation-in-liberia-after-mysterious-deaths United Nations, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) noted today that it supports epidemiological and laboratory investigations in Liberia to identify the microorganism responsible for an outbreak causing mysterious deaths. Canada, Barbados Renew Air Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12761&SEO=canada-barbados-renew-air-agreement Bridgetown, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The governments of Barbados and Canada signed today a new Air Transport Agreement that gives airlines in both countries flexibility to operate without directional or geographical limitations. World Hematologists Share Experiences in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12741&SEO=world-hematologists-share-experiences-in-cuba Havana, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The 7th Cuban Congress on Hematology continues its activities in this capital today, consolidating itself as a platform for specialists from around the world to share experiences in this field of health. American Byron Stripling Honors Louis Armstrong in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12732&SEO=american-byron-stripling-honors-louis-armstrong-in-cuba Cienfuegos, Cuba, May 9 (Prensa Latina) American trumpeter, Byron Stripling, has paid tribute today to his compatriot, Louis Armstrong, during a jazz concert accompanied by awarded Cuban pianist, Aldo Lopez Gavilan. FBI Director's Dismissal Captures Headlines in the U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12730&SEO=fbi-directors-dismissal-captures-headlines-in-the-u.s. Washington, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The dismissal of the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), James Comey, captures today the headlines of U.S. news media, highlighting the unexpected event, searches into the reasons and reflects Congress reactions. Turkey Criticizes U.S. Aid to Kurdish Rebels http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12729&SEO=turkey-criticizes-u.s.-aid-to-kurdish-rebels Ankara, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Nurettin Canikli, harshly criticized today the decision of the United States to hand heavy weapons to the Units of Popular Protection (YPG), Kurdish militias established in North Syria. US: Alabama and Louisiana Worst States for Working Mothers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12723&SEO=us-alabama-and-louisiana-worst-states-for-working-mothers 10 de mayo de 2017, 00:20Washington, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The US states of Alabama, Louisiana and Nevada appear now as the worst US states for working mothers, having into account indicators on infant care and professional opportunities. UN Condemns Attack on Blue Helmets in Central African Republic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12715&SEO=un-condemns-attack-on-blue-helmets-in-central-african-republic 09 de mayo de 2017, 17:26United Nations, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations condemned today an attack on its Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (Minusca), in which four blue helmets were killed and eight injured. Colombia to Join Military Exercise with USA, Peru and Brazil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12712&SEO=colombia-to-join-military-exercise-with-usa-peru-and-brazil 09 de mayo de 2017, 16:48Bogota, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The armies of Colombia, Brazil and Peru will participate in a military exercise on the border shared by the three countries, with the United States as guest, said sources today. Tunnel Collapses at Washington Nuclear Waste Plant http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12707&SEO=tunnel-collapses-at-washington-nuclear-waste-plant 09 de mayo de 2017, 15:53Washington, May 9 (Prensa Latina) A tunnel partially collapsed at a plutonium-handling facility at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation Washington state, as reported by the US Energy Department. UN Experts call on Nigeria to achieve Hostages Release http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12704&SEO=un-experts-call-on-nigeria-to-achieve-hostages-release 09 de mayo de 2017, 15:10United Nations, May 9 (Prensa Latina) UN human rights experts urged the government of Nigeria to guarantee the release of all those people kidnapped by Boko Haram. Cuban Ambassador Sees Kentucky Businessmen interest in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12701&SEO=cuban-ambassador-sees-kentucky-businessmen-interest-in-cuba Washington, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to the United States, José Ramón Cabañas, confirmed the interest of business representatives and other sectors of the state of Kentucky in increasing ties with the island, reported the diplomatic delegation of the Caribbean country. Iran Denounces Western Plans to Revive Disputes in Middle East http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12680&SEO=iran-denounces-western-plans-to-revive-disputes-in-middle-east Tehran, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani today denounced the persistence of the West powers'' plans to revive the problems among Middle East countries, to which the Islamic republic responds by strengthening its military power. Cuban Demands Increasing South's Presence at UN Security Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12679&SEO=cuban-demands-increasing-souths-presence-at-un-security-council United Nations, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba repeated its call to guarantee a larger presence of the South in the United Nations Security Council in order to take balance and credibility to that body. Experts From 24 Countries Attend Hematology Congress in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12677&SEO=experts-from-24-countries-attend-hematology-congress-in-cuba Havana, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Experts from 24 countries will present their experiences at the 7th Cuban Congress on Hematology, to be held from today until May 12 at Havana''s Convention Center. Trump and Macron Agree to Meet during NATO Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12666&SEO=trump-and-macron-agree-to-meet-during-nato-summit Washington, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The President of the U.S. Donald Trump and the newly elected French head of State, Emmanuel Macron, agreed to meet during the Summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on May 25 in Brussels. WTO Prepares Forum on Trade Realities and Challenges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12656&SEO=wto-prepares-forum-on-trade-realities-and-challenges Geneva, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The World Trade Organization (WTO) is preparing the Public Forum 2017 to propitiate a debate on the realities and challenges in commerce. Texas Captures US Attention By Anti-Immigrant Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12641&SEO=texas-captures-us-attention-by-anti-immigrant-law 08 de mayo de 2017, 15:35Washington, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The US state of Texas appears today in the middle of the national debate on immigration, following the signing by its governor, Greg Abbott, of a law against the so-called sanctuary cities. Santos: Colombia Wants to Reinforce Relations with the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12637&SEO=santos-colombia-wants-to-reinforce-relations-with-the-us 08 de mayo de 2017, 14:48Bogota, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos assured Monday that the purpose of his visit to Washington on May 18 is to reinforce the relations with the United States, a country which Colombia considers a strategic economic and political partner. Debate About Poverty Eradication in the UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12635&SEO=debate-about-poverty-eradication-in-the-un United Nations, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc) installed a three -day session dedicated to talk about poverty eradication, a phenomenon affecting more than 800 million human beings in the planet. Dead Zones Mark Latest Threat to Coral Reefs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12630&SEO=dead-zones-mark-latest-threat-to-coral-reefs Washington, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Dead zones that snuff out marine life may affect dozens of coral reefs around the world, and threaten hundreds more. DPRK Investigations Continue After US Citizen Detention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12624&SEO=dprk-investigations-continue-after-us-citizen-detention Pyongyang, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The authorities of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) are continuing investigations into a US citizen arrested on suspicion of committing hostile acts against the country. Memorandum on Syria Best Way to End Hostilities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12620&SEO=memorandum-on-syria-best-way-to-end-hostilities Moscow, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The memorandum signed in Astana to establish detente zones in Syria shortens the way in the search for the definitive end of hostilities in that Levantine country, a Russian expert said. Philippines, USA Hold Military Drills http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12612&SEO=philippines-usa-hold-military-drills Manila, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Philippine and US forces began joint exercises today in several areas of this Southeast Asian archipelago, focusing on humanitarian aid and fighting natural disasters, official sources informed. Cuban Gallery Attends Art Fair in New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12590&SEO=cuban-gallery-attends-art-fair-in-new-york New York, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban gallery La Acacia culminates today its participation in the Context New York Art Fair, which brought together institutions specialized in contemporary and modern art from 50 countries. UN General Assembly President Begins African Tour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12588&SEO=un-general-assembly-president-begins-african-tour United Nations, May 7 (Prensa Latina) UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson begins today a tour in Nairobi, Kenya, in addition to the Central African Republic and Uganda. Researchers Identify Immunotherapy Targets in Early-stage Lung Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12577&SEO=researchers-identify-immunotherapy-targets-in-early-stage-lung-cancer Washington,May 6 (Prensa Latina) A study published in Cell magazine, led by oncologist Miriam Merad of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, created an atlas of immune cells associated with early-stage lung cancer 1. Russia Criticizes Cold War Reactions of US Generals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12573&SEO=russia-criticizes-cold-war-reactions-of-us-generals Moscow,May 6 (Prensa Latina) According to the head of special operations Command U.S. army General Raymond Thomas about the fact that Russia is one of the main threats to his country based on stereotypes of the cold war. UN Secretary General To Visit UK, China, France and Switzerland http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12559&SEO=un-secretary-general-to-visit-uk-china-france-and-switzerland 05 de mayo de 2017, 17:21United Nations, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres will begin a visit to the United Kingdom, China, France and Switzerland starting on May 9th, said today UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric. US Soldier Killed in Operation Against Somali Guerrilla http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12554&SEO=us-soldier-killed-in-operation-against-somali-guerrilla Mogadishu, May 5 (Prensa Latina) A US soldier was killed during a joint operation with Somali troops against members of the Al-Shabab organization, the United States Command for Africa (Africom) reported today. Pacifists Alert of Threat to Peace After Military Escalation in World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12552&SEO=pacifists-alert-of-threat-to-peace-after-military-escalation-in-world Guantanamo, Cuba, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The presence of a large group of pacifists today in the 5th International Seminar for Peace and the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases is of great importance due to the threat that represents the military escalation in the world. Puerto Rican Socialists Declare Repression Will Not Stop Anger http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12545&SEO=puerto-rican-socialists-declare-repression-will-not-stop-anger San Juan, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The Socialist Workers'' Movement (MST) of Puerto Rico reaffirmed today its ''fervent solidarity with the indignant youth'' involved in incidents last Monday, during the National Strike, in San Juan banking area. Scrabble Stars in International Mind Sports Conference in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12537&SEO=scrabble-stars-in-international-mind-sports-conference-in-cuba Camagüey, Cuba, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Scrabble was among the most accepted games at the International Conference on Mind Sports, (CIDEM 2017), which ends today in this center-eastern Cuban city, Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Another Provocation on Suspected Chemical Attacks in Syria Denounced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12532&SEO=another-provocation-on-suspected-chemical-attacks-in-syria-denounced Damascus, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian press has widely reported information published in several media about the manipulation the Al Jazeera channel did on alleged chemical attacks in this country. Annexionist Legislator Fears USA Promotes Independence of Puerto Rico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12530&SEO=annexionist-legislator-fears-usa-promotes-independence-of-puerto-rico San Juan, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Legislator Jose Aponte is fearing today that the United States will promote an independence process for Puerto Rico, after the island government petitions for bankruptcy under title III of the Promesa law. Decades of Data on World's Oceans Reveal a Troubling Oxygen Decline http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12531&SEO=decades-of-data-on-worlds-oceans-reveal-a-troubling-oxygen-decline Washington, May 5 (Prensa Latina) A new analysis of decades of data on oceans across the globe has revealed that the amount of dissolved oxygen contained in the water - an important measure of ocean health - has been declining for more than 20 years. Saudi Arabia Says Trump Visit Is a Step to Halt Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12525&SEO=saudi-arabia-says-trump-visit-is-a-step-to-halt-iran Riyadh, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Government and diplomatic circles in Saudi Arabia welcomed today the announcement of the first official visit by US President Donald Trump as a significant step towards ''combating terrorism and countering Iran.'' ASEAN-U.S. Dialogue on Bilateral Links and other Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12523&SEO=asean-u.s.-dialogue-on-bilateral-links-and-other-issues Hanoi, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United States reportedly agreed to boost collaboration in addressing global challenges such as terrorism and cyber attacks. History of an Aggression: the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12518&SEO=history-of-an-aggression-the-u.s.-naval-base-in-guantanamo Por Nuriem de ArmasGuantanamo, Cuba, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. naval base in Guantanamo, with more than one century on Cuban territory, is a permanent aggression to this country''s sovereignty, culture and development. US Lower House Narrowly Approves ObamaCare Repeal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12508&SEO=us-lower-house-narrowly-approves-obamacare-repeal Washington, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The US House of Representatives approved today by the narrowest margins to repeal the 2010 healthcare reform known as ObamaCare. UN Describes Astana Memorandum on Syrian Conflict as Positive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12506&SEO=un-describes-astana-memorandum-on-syrian-conflict-as-positive United Nations, May 4 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura described the signing of a memorandum in Astana, seeking to establish a safe zone in Syria, as positive and promising. Morgan Freeman Makes National Geographic Series in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12495&SEO=morgan-freeman-makes-national-geographic-series-in-panama Panama, May 4 (Prensa Latina) US actor Morgan Freeman is now in Panama to make a series called ''The Story of God'' to be broadcast by cable television channel National Geographic, about the vision of different cultures and religions about faith. Syrian Media Highlights Negotiations in Astana, Kazakhstan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12492&SEO=syrian-media-highlights-negotiations-in-astana-kazakhstan Damascus, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian media highlighted today the bilateral meetings hold by the national delegation during the Fourth meeting on the Crisis in this country, held in Astana, Kazakhstan capital. World Food Prices Drop in April, FAO Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12490&SEO=world-food-prices-drop-in-april-fao-says Rome, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Food price index in April averaged 168 points, 1.8 percent less than in March, but 10 percent higher compared to the same period of 2016, FAO reported today. Study Shows Inhibition of an Enzyme can Prevent Weight Gain http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12471&SEO=study-shows-inhibition-of-an-enzyme-can-prevent-weight-gain Washington, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Researchers of the National Health Lung and Blood Institute (Nhlbi) of the United States showed in a study published here that by inhibiting a protein can prevent weight gain in the middle-aged person. New Presidency in South Korea Suggests Liberal Trend http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12466&SEO=new-presidency-in-south-korea-suggests-liberal-trend Seoul, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The Republic of Korea seems to be ready for its first liberal president in almost ten years, with Moon Jae-in from the Democrat Party (DP) leading the opinion polls, as elections approach on May 9th. Trump Offers Himself as Mediator Between Palestine-Israel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12462&SEO=trump-offers-himself-as-mediator-between-palestine-israel Washington, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The President of the United States, Donald Trump, offered today to mediate in the search for a peace agreement between Palestine and Israel. USA and Mexico to Talk about Battle against Organized Crime http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12460&SEO=usa-and-mexico-to-talk-about-battle-against-organized-crime Washington, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Mexican and US government top representatives will meet in this capital on May 18 to talk about a possible strategy against the organized crime, US State Secretary Rex Tillerson rpeorted today. It is Time to End the Israeli Occupation, Says Palestinian President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12454&SEO=it-is-time-to-end-the-israeli-occupation-says-palestinian-president Washington, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said today in this capital that it was time for Israel to put an end to occupation of Palestinian territories and reiterated the need for a negotiated solution to the conflict between both countries, based on the concept of two States. Syria- One Killed in Terrorist Attacks in Damascus,Hama and Homs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12447&SEO=syria-one-killed-in-terrorist-attacks-in-damascushama-and-homs Damascus, May 3 (Prensa Latina) One person was killed and another one was wounded by terrorist attacks with mortar shells against the Harasta suburb, east of Damascus, police sources reported. United Nations Celebrates World Press Freedom Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12445&SEO=united-nations-celebrates-world-press-freedom-day United Nations, May 3 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted the role of journalists and other media professionals who raise their voices to give it to those who do not have it. US Test-fires ICBM Traveling 4,200 Miles to South Pacific http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12444&SEO=us-test-fires-icbm-traveling-4200-miles-to-south-pacific Washington, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The United States Air Force test-launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California to the Pacific Ocean, the military said in a statement. Vietnamese Bank Plans to Open Representation Office in New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12441&SEO=vietnamese-bank-plans-to-open-representation-office-in-new-york Hanoi, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The Commercial Bank of Vietnam (Vietcombank) plans to open a representative office in the US city of New York and subsidiaries in Australia and Laos, indicated the media here today. Cuba Recognizes Importance of Arthroscopy Event http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12435&SEO=cuba-recognizes-importance-of-arthroscopy-event Ciego de Avila, Cuba May 3 (Prensa Latina) Swiss expert, Peter Buess, has acknowledged here today that arthroscopy courses, developed in this city, are a bridge for the exchange of experience between European and Cuban specialists. Clashes Between Terrorists Continue Northeast of Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12432&SEO=clashes-between-terrorists-continue-northeast-of-damascus Damascus, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Clashes between terrorist groups in the region of Gutta, east of this capital, continue and even prevent the arrival of humanitarian aid, local media and military sources reported. Cuban Group Buena Fe to Present Latest Album in Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12431&SEO=cuban-group-buena-fe-to-present-latest-album-in-canada Havana, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban group Buena Fe left today for Canada, where it will offer several concerts to promote its latest album, Sobreviviente (Survivor). Trump and Putin Hold Telephone Debate on Syrian Situation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12410&SEO=trump-and-putin-hold-telephone-debate-on-syrian-situation Washington, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The US and Russian Presidents, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, respectively, dealt today with the present Syrian situation and agreed on the need to bring an end to the war in this Arab nation. Canada Seeks to Expand Trade with MERCOSUR http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12405&SEO=canada-seeks-to-expand-trade-with-mercosur Ottawa, May 2 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau''s Government is today debating the most essential issues for a free trade agreement with the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR), made up of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela. Venezuela Wins Lawsuit in US against Oil Company http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12399&SEO=venezuela-wins-lawsuit-in-us-against-oil-company Caracas, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The US Supreme Court of Justice voted in favor of Venezuela in a demand imposed by US oil company Helmerich & Payne, which was accusing Venezuela of illegal expropriation on 11 drilling towers. USA Finishes Installation of Controversial Missile Shield in S.Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12391&SEO=usa-finishes-installation-of-controversial-missile-shield-in-s.korea Seoul, May 2 (Prensa Latina) United States troops in the Republic of South Korea finished today the installation of the anti-missile shield Thaad despite the strong protests and polemic unleashed over the cost of setting it up. Study Shows Effect of Galaxy Collisions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12390&SEO=study-shows-effect-of-galaxy-collisions Washington, May 2 (Prensa Latina) U.S. scientists have showed in a study released today that galaxy collisions, especially those of abundant molecular gas, can eject bursts as new stars are formed inside them. Cuba Calls to Dismantle Campaign Against Integrationist Processes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12389&SEO=cuba-calls-to-dismantle-campaign-against-integrationist-processes Havana, May 2 (Prensa Latina) Secretary of the Cuban Workers'' Confederation (CTC), Ulises Guilarte, called today on the forces of the left-wing to dismantle the media campaigns of discredit against the integrationist processes of the region. Lopez Obrador: Trump Installs Xenophobia, Racism at the White House http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12379&SEO=lopez-obrador-trump-installs-xenophobia-racism-at-the-white-house Mexico, May 2 (Prensa Latina) In the government of Donald Trump xenophobia and racism were established as a government policy, expressed Mexican presidential candidate Manuel López Obrador in an article published in The Washington Post, which was published here today. UNICEF: Severe Child Malnutrition Rises in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12377&SEO=unicef-severe-child-malnutrition-rises-in-somalia United Nations, May 2 (Prensa Latrina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today that severe malnutrition in Somali children has increased by 50 percent this year, making a total of 1.4 million affected children. World Musicians Celebrate in Cuba International Jazz Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12339&SEO=world-musicians-celebrate-in-cuba-international-jazz-day 30 de abril de 2017, 19:14Havana, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) World musicians met in Havana Sunday to send a message of peace and promote dialogue among cultures through the power of music at the International Jazz Day 2017. Syrian Civilians Killed in Air Raid by U.S.-Led Coalition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12323&SEO=syrian-civilians-killed-in-air-raid-by-u.s.-led-coalition Damascus, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) Syrian television reported on Sunday that at least eight civilians were killed in an air raid by the international coalition led by the United States in Raqqa province, 542 kilometers northeast of Damascus. FITCuba-2017´s Expectations Grow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12320&SEO=fitcuba-2017as-expectations-grow Havana, April 30 (Prensa Latina) Just two days before the opening of the 37th International Tourism Fair (FITCuba-2017), expectations grow among tour operators and journalists. Prensa Latina Reopens its Office in USA after 50 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12319&SEO=prensa-latina-reopens-its-office-in-usa-after-50-years Washington, April 29 (Prensa Latina) The Latin America news agency Prensa Latina has officially reopened its correspondent´s office in the United States to tackle down political, economic and social developments after a half-century of absence. France Urges USA to Observe Climate Change Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12318&SEO=france-urges-usa-to-observe-climate-change-agreement Paris, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) French Environment Minister Segolene Royal has urged the United States to respect the commitments included in the agreement to fight climate change, sealed in Paris during the 2015 climate summit. Donald Trump Promises More Support to US Arms Dealers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12295&SEO=donald-trump-promises-more-support-to-us-arms-dealers 28 de abril de 2017, 19:46Washington, April 28 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump pledged today to extend support to the National Rifle Association (NRA), which advocates for gun rights and also bore on the Trump''s assumption of power. US Crime Database Included Children and Infants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12286&SEO=us-crime-database-included-children-and-infants 28 de abril de 2017, 15:29Washington, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The database of the government of President Donald Trump to deal with U.S. victims of a crime by immigrants is reportedly the subject of controversy over the inclusion of infants and children. Chile Rejects US Special Report on Trade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12285&SEO=chile-rejects-us-special-report-on-trade 28 de abril de 2017, 15:17Santiago, Chile, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The Foreign Affairs Directorate (Direcon) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile has rejected today the contents of the United States Special Report 301 related to trade. Trump Lies When he Minimizes Climate Change; Nobel Peace Prize Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12282&SEO=trump-lies-when-he-minimizes-climate-change-nobel-peace-prize-says Mexico, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump is lying when he minimizes climate change, stressed Dr. Rajendra Kumar, Nobel Peace Prize, in an interview here today. UN: US Threatens DPRK With New Unilateral Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12281&SEO=un-us-threatens-dprk-with-new-unilateral-sanctions United Nations, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson assured that although there are possibilities to talk to the government of the Popular Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United States saves its own right to aplly unilateral sanctions to those nations supoorting the North Korean country. Trump Approves Resumption of Oil Drilling on US Coasts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12280&SEO=trump-approves-resumption-of-oil-drilling-on-us-coasts Washington, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) President of the United States Donald Trump signed an executive order that undoes the restrictions ordered by former President Barack Obama for oil and natural gas drilling offshore. Cuban Speleologist Remembers Crossing The Amazon River http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12278&SEO=cuban-speleologist-remembers-crossing-the-amazon-river Sancti Spiritus, Cuba Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban speleologist Alejandro Romero, a delegate of Cuban Antonio Núñez Jiménez Foundation for Nature and Man in the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus, remembered the trip in canoe from the Amazon to the Caribbean, 30 years ago. US Soldier Avoids Jail After S.Korean Drugs Bust http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12274&SEO=us-soldier-avoids-jail-after-s.korean-drugs-bust Seoul,Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) A US soldier charged with smuggling around $11.5 million worth of methamphetamine into South Korea walked free today, after a local court took his circumstances into consideration. NASA Finds Earth's Frozen Twin Planet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12273&SEO=nasa-finds-earths-frozen-twin-planet Washington,Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The hottest new exoplanet is anything but hot. Planet OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb is almost identical to Earth, except that it''s a ball of ice. Japan, US Conduct Military Maneuvers in Pacific Ocean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12267&SEO=japan-us-conduct-military-maneuvers-in-pacific-ocean Tokyo, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s Defense Minister Tomomi Inada confirmed Tuesday that her country has made further military maneuvers with the United States in the Pacific Ocean, under the argument of demonstrating its commitment to stability in the region. Google and Facebook Fall into Phishing Scam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12266&SEO=google-and-facebook-fall-into-phishing-scam Washington, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) US companies Google and Facebook, giants within the computer industry, admitted today that they fell victims of phishing, a term used to identify scams based on identity theft. Turkey Intensifies Attacks in Northern Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12264&SEO=turkey-intensifies-attacks-in-northern-syria Damascus, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Turkish artillery bombed the village of Ras Ain in the northern Syrian province of Hassakeh, destroyed its drinking water plant and caused extensive damage to infrastructure, military sources confirmed today in Damascus. FAO, WFP Report on Food Crisis in Four Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12255&SEO=fao-wfp-report-on-food-crisis-in-four-nations Rome, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Program (WFP) today report on the food security situation in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. USA Tries to Impose World Hegemony, Says Syrian President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12234&SEO=usa-tries-to-impose-world-hegemony-says-syrian-president Damascus, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) What is happening in Syria, Korea, Iran, Russia and now in Venezuela is the United States'' open attempt to establish world hegemony, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told Telesur. U.S.A. Distorts Nuclear Deterrent, asserts DPRK Newspaper http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12231&SEO=u.s.a.-distorts-nuclear-deterrent-asserts-dprk-newspaper Pyongyang, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) An important newspaper of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) noted today that by distorting and exaggerating the reality about nuclear deterrence, the United States seeks to stigmatize the country and justify its campaign to crush it. Cuban Dancing Company to Perform in US and Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12229&SEO=cuban-dancing-company-to-perform-in-us-and-colombia Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The Irene Rodriguez Company will dance in the United States and Colombia in May, as announced by the dancer and dancing company director with the same name Thursday. Scientists Create Artificial Womb to Help Prematurely Born Babies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12224&SEO=scientists-create-artificial-womb-to-help-prematurely-born-babies Washington,Apr 27 Prensa Latina) Scientists have created an ''artificial womb'' in the hopes of someday using the device to save babies born extremely prematurely. Cuba Achieves Great Results in Special Olympics in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12221&SEO=cuba-achieves-great-results-in-special-olympics-in-panama Panama, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) With four gold medals, two bronze and one silver, the Cuban delegation of just six athletes attending the 3rd Latin American Special Olympics Games is leaving today. UNICEF Urges to Ban Corporal Punishment in Malaysia Schools http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12219&SEO=unicef-urges-to-ban-corporal-punishment-in-malaysia-schools Kuala Lumpur, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Funds (Unicef) urged Malaysia today to ban corporal punishment in schools and avoid in that way events such as the death of a students after a beating. United Kingdom Analyze Reality of Parasitology in Cuban Conference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12218&SEO=united-kingdom-analyze-reality-of-parasitology-in-cuban-conference Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Cryptosporidium laboratory reports have increased during the last two years in the United Kingdom, demonstrating the progress of that parasite through all regions of the planet, specialist Richard Elson said. HostelCuba Ends;It Confirms Growing Interest in the Island's Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12211&SEO=hostelcuba-endsit-confirms-growing-interest-in-the-islands-tourism Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The HostelCuba Fair is concluding today with the certainty of the growing interest in the entertainment industry in Cuba, considered by some as an almost virgin territory for foreign investment with many possibilities. Venezuelans Back Decision to Leave OAS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12210&SEO=venezuelans-back-decision-to-leave-oas Caracas, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, supported actions taken by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to begin the process of withdrawal of this South American nation from the OAS. UN Calls to Renew Commitment to Chemical Weapon Eradication http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12196&SEO=un-calls-to-renew-commitment-to-chemical-weapon-eradication United Nations, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was in favor today of renewing the international community''s commitment to a world free of chemical weapons. Venezuela on the Verge of Quitting the OAS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12191&SEO=venezuela-on-the-verge-of-quitting-the-oas Caracas, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro gave instructions to Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez to begin the process of Venezuela''s withdrawal from the Organization of American States (OAS) as a result of arbitrary decisions made by its leadership. Undocumented in the United States: the Heavy Load of Anguish http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12190&SEO=undocumented-in-the-united-states-the-heavy-load-of-anguish Washington, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Constant fear of separation from her mother, who has an order of deportation and risks being detained by authorities, forms part of the life of Leah, an 11 year-old girl of the U.S. Silence of the Lambs Director Jonathan Demme Dies Aged 73 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12187&SEO=silence-of-the-lambs-director-jonathan-demme-dies-aged-73 Nueva York,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina)Film director Jonathan Demme, best known for The Silence of the Lambs and Something Wild, has died at the age of 73. Burundi Stops World Food Program Convoy From Entering Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12186&SEO=burundi-stops-world-food-program-convoy-from-entering-country Bujumbura,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Burundi has blocked a World Food Programme (WFP) convoy originating in Rwanda from entering the country, citing security concerns, the WFP said on Wednesday. US, S.Korea Train For Attack on North Korea Missile Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12183&SEO=us-s.korea-train-for-attack-on-north-korea-missile-base Seoul,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) United States and South Korean forces have held a drill to prepare for a possible attack on a North Korean missile base. Protesters Clash With Police as US Moves Missile System into S.Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12171&SEO=protesters-clash-with-police-as-us-moves-missile-system-into-s.korea Seoul,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Clashes have erupted between South Korean police and locals as the US military has moved elements of its controversial anti-missile complex, THAAD, to a deployment site in Seongju. Jeff Goldblum Books Trip To ‘Jurassic World' Sequel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12170&SEO=jeff-goldblum-books-trip-to-ajurassic-world-sequel Los Ángeles, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Jeff Goldblum, who played the chaos theory-fueled Dr. Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park and its 1997 sequel, is dipping into the amber again with a role in the follow-up to Jurassic World from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment. Russia Proposes International Alliance for Demining in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12166&SEO=russia-proposes-international-alliance-for-demining-in-syria Moscow, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Minister Serguei Shoigu proposed today to create an international alliance for demining in Syria, where his country is preparing to substantially strengthen the security of its military. Financing Development, a Matter of Political Will http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12164&SEO=financing-development-a-matter-of-political-will Por Waldo MendiluzaUnited Nations, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an ambitious platform of human progress that needs huge resources for its implementation, but, above all, it requires political will. Saudi Arabia, USA Discuss Efforts in the Struggle against IS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12163&SEO=saudi-arabia-usa-discuss-efforts-in-the-struggle-against-is Riyadh, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia''s defense minister, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, discussed here today with a US special envoy for military issues efforts in the international offensive against the Islamic State (EI). US, South Korea, Japan to Push DPRK at Any Cost http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12152&SEO=us-south-korea-japan-to-push-dprk-at-any-cost Tokyo, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The United States, South Korea and Japan will put pressure on the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), a country that insists on defending itself, South Korean special representative Kim Hong-kyun confirmed here today. Cuba Denounces at UN Attacks from US Radio and Television http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12140&SEO=cuba-denounces-at-un-attacks-from-us-radio-and-television United Nations, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has denounced today at the Committee on Information of the United Nations the ongoing attack on the island through radio and television from the United States. The Chicago Consort to Play in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12138&SEO=the-chicago-consort-to-play-in-cuba Matanzas, Cuba, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) US musical ensemble The Chicago Consort, considered one of the main students'' musical ensembles in the US, will perform in three Cuban cities, announced Rafeal Somavilla Provincial Music Recording and Marketing Company of Matanzas, west of the island. Cuba Reiterates Rejection to US Base in Guantánamo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12134&SEO=cuba-reiterates-rejection-to-us-base-in-guantanamo Havana, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Cuban Peace Movement, Silvio Platero reiterated here today that the US Guantánamo naval base is the only one installed in the world against the will of its people and government. 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.