Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Japanese Executive Defends Bank Strategies 21 de junio de 2018, 12:09Tokyo, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Bank of Japan (BOJ) board member Yukitoshi Funo defended the financial policy of his institution in the city of Sendai today. Swiss President Receives Pope Francis on Ecumenical Visit Geneva, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, received today Pope Francis, who is on an ecumenical pilgrimage in this city. Alcoholism Threatens Cameroonian Pygmies´s Survival 21 de junio de 2018, 11:57Yaounde, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The fertility crash among the Baka pygmies of Cameroon is attributed to the consumption of alcoholic beverages by this community of hunter-gatherers, according to a scientific study published here today. Perpetrators of Attacks in Afghan Provinces Executed 21 de junio de 2018, 11:42Kabul, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Members of the terrorist group Islamic State (EI) that perpetrated attacks in the Afghan provinces of Ghazi and Nangarhar in May died during a special operation of the security forces, government sources reported today. OPEC Inches Closer to Reach Strategic Oil Deal Vienna, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is approaching today the conclusion of agreements in favor of its trade strategies which will allow for stability in the crude oil markets. Immigrant Children Were Drugged at US Center, Lawsuit Says Washington, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Undocumented children detained near the US city of Houston were forced by the authorities to take a variety of psychotropic drugs, according to a lawsuit filed in April, which local media reported today. Angolan Minister Encourages the Country to Become Exporter 21 de junio de 2018, 11:27Luanda, June 21 (Prensa Latina) Angola''s Trade Minister, Joffre van-Dunem Junior, said today the country must face the challenge of moving from importer to exporter. Kenya to Sell World War I Battlefield Package to Boost Tourism Nairobi, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Tsavo National Park in Kenya will use a land that was a battlefield during the First World War as a specialized package to attract tourists, the news portal points out today. Syrian Army Makes Substantial Progress in Eastern Desert Damascus, June 21 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army has regained more than 4,500 square kilometers of desert, ending a phase of anti-terrorist operations in the provinces of Damascus countryside, Homs and Deir Ezzor, the Ministry of Defense reported today. Regional Economic Community to Train Nigerian Police Abuja, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will include more Nigerian police officers in its training programs, the Nigerian News Agency reports. Turkey to Receive Two F-35 Despite US Senate's Veto Ankara, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Lockheed Martin will deliver two F-35 fighter jets to Turkey today, ignoring the ban included in a bill approved by the U.S. Senate on Monday. More Than 1000 Candidates Resign to Run in Mexican Electoral Process Mexico, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) More than one thousand candidates resigned in the current electoral process that ends on July 1, and has killed 121 politicians, among them dozens of candidates for popular election positions. Venezuela Increases Wages to Favor People Caracas, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Labor Minister, Eduardo Piñate, assured that the new wage increase ratifies the State''s policy of protecting the income of the people facing the onslaught of the economic war. Russia Denounces US Attempt to Destabilize World Security Moscow, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia has denounced attempts by the United States to destabilize world security with its plans to place weapons in outer space to gain supremacy. Russia Ratifies Support to Syria in Fighting Terrorism Damascus, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia''s ambassador to Syria, Alexander Kinshak, has stressed that Moscow will continue its support to Syria in the fight against terrorism and will cooperate to face different challenges and conspiracies, television media reported Thursday. Algeria reports Surrender of Seven Armed Islamists Algier, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The Algerian Defense Ministry reported today that seven members of an armed group surrendered to the authorities in a town near the border with Mali. China and Europe Bound for High-level Economic, Trade Dialogue Beijing, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) China announced today it will hold next Monday a high-level dialogue with the European Union on economy and trade, focused on global governance and defense of the multilateral system, threatened by protectionism. Ethiopia Calls on Eritrea to Redress Bilateral Relations 21 de junio de 2018, 10:02Addis Ababa, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called today for opening a ‘new chapter'' in relations with Eritrea. Cuba Promotes Strategic Alliance to Boost Industrial Development (+Photos) Havana, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Reducing imports, creating strategic alliances between institutions, strengthening integration among universities and achieving a 100-percent Cuban-made product are some of the premises of Empresa Industria Electrónica. At Risk of Poverty One out of Five Spaniards Madrid, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) One out of every five Spaniards, 21.6 percent of the population, was at risk of poverty in 2017, informed today a study of the National Institute of Statistics (INE).