Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Ecuador: Parties and Movements Ready for Plebiscite http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18622&SEO=ecuador-parties-and-movements-ready-for-plebiscite Por Sinay Cespedes MorenoQuito, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) Barely 24 hours before the deadline indicated by Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno, political parties and organizations finish their proposals for the popular consultation, whose content will be announced on October 2. Trump Has Made More to Split USA Up http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18573&SEO=trump-has-made-more-to-split-usa-up Washington, Sept 24 (Prensa Latina) The American President Donald Trump has made more to divide the country than to unite it, according to the 60 percent of the population, a survey reveals today. Latin American Agriculture, Great Potential and Great Challenges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18561&SEO=latin-american-agriculture-great-potential-and-great-challenges Por Roberto SolomonHavana (Prensa Latina) Responsible for 16 percent of exports and four percent of imports of world agricultural trade, Latin America is facing great challenges in order to take advantage of its great productive potential and achieve sustainable development. ELN-Colombian Government, Ceasefire Clears Way to Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18544&SEO=eln-colombian-government-ceasefire-clears-way-to-peace Quito (Prensa Latina) The bilateral and temporary ceasefire, agreed in Quito by the National Liberation Army (ELN) and the Colombian government, clears the way for an agreement to put an end to the armed conflict and achieve lasting peace in Colombia. Biometric Identity Card Complicates Parliamentary Election in Lebanon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18491&SEO=biometric-identity-card-complicates-parliamentary-election-in-lebanon Beirut, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) The announced use of biometric identity cards has complicate the situation prior to the parliamentary election in Lebanon in May 2018, although that technical breakthrough might not be ready on that date. Mexico Injured, But Fighting for Life After Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18353&SEO=mexico-injured-but-fighting-for-life-after-earthquake By Orlando Oramas Leon Mexico, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) In aftermath of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, Mexico suffered this morning quake aftershocks, but the solidarity of its citizens and the deployment of soldiers and rescuers and volunteers continue their rescue efforts and fight for life. Venezuela Faces Increasing Economic Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18314&SEO=venezuela-faces-increasing-economic-aggression Caracas, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Local authorities have arrested two individuals, a Venezuelan and a Colombian, when they were transporting over Bs $82m, the local currency, confirmed today by Major General Sergio Rivero Marcano, commander of the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB). Germany: Possible Merkel Reelection and Rise of Ultra-right http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18307&SEO=germany-possible-merkel-reelection-and-rise-of-ultra-right By Glenda Arcia Berlín, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) While surveys point to a reelection of Angela Merkel as Federal Chancellor next September 24, worries over the rise of the ultra-right in Germany are increasing. Venezuelan Process Sheltered by Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18305&SEO=venezuelan-process-sheltered-by-peace By Luis Beaton Cuba Opens Up to Russian Tourism, after Hotel Recovery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18192&SEO=cuba-opens-up-to-russian-tourism-after-hotel-recovery By Antonio Rondon Garcia Moscow, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is ready today to receive Russian tourism in its favorite destinations, Varadero and Havana, where the recovery, after Hurricane Irma, allows the operation of most of its facilities. Colombia Thanks the UN for Supporting Its Peace Process http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18174&SEO=colombia-thanks-the-un-for-supporting-its-peace-process 14 de septiembre de 2017, 16:42United Nations, Sept 14 (Prensa Latina) Colombian ambassador to the UN Maria Emma Mejia thanked today in the Security Council the international support to the peace process in her country, boosted after the signature of an agreement between the government and FARC-EP. Temer: No Way Out from New Denunciation by Attorney General http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18153&SEO=temer-no-way-out-from-new-denunciation-by-attorney-general Brasilia, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) President of Brazil, Michel Temer, has no way out to escape from a probable new denunciation of the attorney general of the Republic, Rodrigo Janot, who already previously accused him of passive corruption. Bolivia, First Nation to Ratify Statement about Indigenous Peoples http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18114&SEO=bolivia-first-nation-to-ratify-statement-about-indigenous-peoples La Paz, Sept 13 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia is the first nation to ratify the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, highlighted today President Evo Morales in the 10th anniversary of the approval of such international instrument. Biodiversity Suffers Damage after Irma's Passage through Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=18059&SEO=biodiversity-suffers-damage-after-irmas-passage-through-cuba By Adalys Pilar Mireles Havana, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Experts are evaluating the damage caused by the devastating Hurricane Irma to biodiversity during its passage through Cuba, confirmed the president of the Environment Agency, Maritza Garcia. Russia Demands The Eastern Region to Help Syrian Population http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17979&SEO=russia-demands-the-eastern-region-to-help-syrian-population 08 de septiembre de 2017, 15:18Moscow, Sept 8 (Prensa Latina) Russia demanded today the western humanitarian concrete help to Syrian cities liberated from terrorism, as Deir Ez-Zor, and expressed such request to the International Committee of the Red Cross. Latin American Agriculture, Great Potential and Challenges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17935&SEO=latin-american-agriculture-great-potential-and-challenges By Roberto Salomón * Havana (Prensa Latina) Responsible for 16 percent of exports and four percent of imports of world agricultural trade, Latin Amnerica faces great challenges to benefit from its productive potential and reach sustainable development. West Loses Bet on Armed Conflict in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17903&SEO=west-loses-bet-on-armed-conflict-in-syria Por Oscar Bravo FongDamascus, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) The western ideologists, in their effort to perpetuate the presence of terrorist groups in Syria, never imagined that the armed forces of this country would achieve such an unquestionable triumph: the victory in Deir Ezzor. New Convene Will Ease Air Routes Ecuador-Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17840&SEO=new-convene-will-ease-air-routes-ecuador-canada Quito, Sept 6 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador and Canada consolidate today commerce relations with the approval here by the National Assembly of a convene on air transport. Venezuela Delivers Protest Notes to Four European Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17765&SEO=venezuela-delivers-protest-notes-to-four-european-countries Caracas, Sept 4 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela delivered today protest notes to accredited ambassadors of Spain, Italy, Germany and Great Britain for the intromission of their respective governments in issues of the South American nation. Parliamentarian European Leader Calls to Avoid Violence in Kenya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17761&SEO=parliamentarian-european-leader-calls-to-avoid-violence-in-kenya 04 de septiembre de 2017, 15:32Brussels, Sept 4 (Prensa Latina) The leader of socialists in the European Parliament Gianni Pittela called today both main candidates of recent elections in Kenya, in a statement, to avoid post electoral violence in such country. Blast on Montenegro Reports a Dead http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17758&SEO=blast-on-montenegro-reports-a-dead 04 de septiembre de 2017, 15:01Podgorica, Sept 4(Prensa Latina) A John Doe died today as a consequence of the detonation of an explosive artifact on a street in Cetinje, Montenegrin city, officers reported. Schools Open Again But the Strike Left Many Consequences in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17747&SEO=schools-open-again-but-the-strike-left-many-consequences-in-peru Lima, Sept 4 (Prensa Latina) School lessons started to normalize today in Peru after a long strike of teachers that left parcial achievements and consequences like a possible resignation of Minister of Education, Marilu Martens. Young Colombians Make a Dream Come True in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17725&SEO=young-colombians-make-a-dream-come-true-in-havana Por Joel Michel VaronaHavana (Prensa Latina) A group of young Colombians, who postponed their dreams because of an armed conflict that lasted over half a century, came to Cuba to realize their dream to study medicine and help forge a new nation without mines and bullets. BRICS Summit in Xiamen Raises Hopes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17693&SEO=brics-summit-in-xiamen-raises-hopes Xiamen, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) The Brics group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) of emerging nations, are to meet here tomorrow until next Tuesday, with Chinese president Xi Jinping heading the summit for the first time. Russia Praises Lebanese Victory Over Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17613&SEO=russia-praises-lebanese-victory-over-terrorists Beirut, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) Russian ambassador in Lebanon Alexander Saspkin praised today the victory of Lebanese forces on their campaign against terrorism. U.S. Flights to Cuba, Anniversary and Expectations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17614&SEO=u.s.-flights-to-cuba-anniversary-and-expectations By Roberto F. Campos Havana, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) A year after the re-establishment of comercial flights between the United States and Cuba, today the attention of visitors from that country points not only to tourism, but to the people of the Caribbean island. Syrian President Meets Iranian Deputy FM http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17552&SEO=syrian-president-meets-iranian-deputy-fm Damascus, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar AL-Assad held a meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hussein Gabri Ansari for Arabian and African Matters to talk about the current state of bilateral relations. The Hajj Marks a Thaw between Iran and Saudi Arabia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17549&SEO=the-hajj-marks-a-thaw-between-iran-and-saudi-arabia Por Armando Reyes CalderinTehran, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) Some people describe the Hajj, with the presence of thousands of Iranian believers in Islamic sacred sites in Saudi Arabia, as a diplomatic thaw between the two political rivals par excellence in the Middle East. DPRK Recommends USA to Mind Its Own Business http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17480&SEO=dprk-recommends-usa-to-mind-its-own-business 28 de agosto de 2017, 17:49Pyongyang, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) recommended the US Government today to mind its own business and abandon its interfering intentions over the Korean peninsula. USA: Alarm at White Supremacy and Rejection to Hatred http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17422&SEO=usa-alarm-at-white-supremacy-and-rejection-to-hatred Por Martha Andrés RománWashington (Prensa Latina) The recent events in Charlottesville left a double reading in the United States: alarm at a resurgence of far-right movements and the willingness of a large part of the population to confront these supremacist ideologies. Hatred Germinates in Germany http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17401&SEO=hatred-germinates-in-germany Por Luis Antonio Gómez PérezHavana (Prensa Latina) Many inhabitants of Dresden, Germany, are preparing every Monday afternoon to face demonstrations by the anti-immigrant group Pegida, but despite the effort, this movement maintains a large number of followers. USA Is Plotting Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela, Says Top Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17400&SEO=usa-is-plotting-humanitarian-crisis-in-venezuela-says-top-minister Por Waldo MendiluzaUnited Nations, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) The United States is taking actions to fabricate a humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and seeks to make the Venezuelan people yield to hunger, the South American country''s foreign minister, Jorge Arrezaga denounced here. Calls in Iran to Broaden Relations with whole World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17398&SEO=calls-in-iran-to-broaden-relations-with-whole-world Tehran, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Iran should open its diplomatic umbrella to the whole world, avoiding to strike ties with just a limited number of countries, the supreme leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei called on Saturday. Terrorist Attack Causes 16 Deaths in Kabul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17346&SEO=terrorist-attack-causes-16-deaths-in-kabul Kabul, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The death toll rose to 16, mostly civilians, after the terrorist attack today on a Shi''ite Muslim mosque in a residential zone of this capital, the Interior Ministry reported. Damascus Fair, Door Open to Investment for Development (+Photos) http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17294&SEO=damascus-fair-door-open-to-investment-for-development-photos Oscar Bravo Fong Damascus, (Prensa Latina) A few kilometers from this capital, one of the oldest fairs in the world, the Damascus International Fair, combines today national and foreign investors' interests. Storm Causes Damages, Power Cuts in Montreal, Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17265&SEO=storm-causes-damages-power-cuts-in-montreal-canada Ottawa, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Some 20,000 homes and businesses in Montreal and its surroundings remain today without electricity due to the effects of a storm that caused severe material damages. Border Wall Again at Center Stage in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17242&SEO=border-wall-again-at-center-stage-in-u.s. Washington,  (Prensa Latina) The intention of president Donald Trump to build a wall at the U.S. border with Mexico returned today to center stage after threat of closing up government in order to carry out the polemic construction. Another Journalist Murdered in Mexico, the 10th in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17233&SEO=another-journalist-murdered-in-mexico-the-10th-in-2017 23 de agosto de 2017, 10:18Mexico, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Journalist Candido Rios, a reporter for a regional journal of Veracruz Mexican state, became the 10th press pro murdered this year, reported today members of state Commission for the protection of communicators. Bolivian President Highlights Benefits of National Economic Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17208&SEO=bolivian-president-highlights-benefits-of-national-economic-change La Paz, (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales recalled today that the change of economic model in Bolivia allowed the development of the country and to invest in social projects. Nigerian President Meets Security Chiefs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17205&SEO=nigerian-president-meets-security-chiefs Abuja, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari commanded today the chiefs of national security bodies to watch and act immediately in the protection of national unity. China Urges Japan to Improve Bilateral Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17192&SEO=china-urges-japan-to-improve-bilateral-ties Beijing, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Ministry urged Japan today to undertake concrete actions to improve bilateral ties, and practice what it preaches. Angolans Reflect on the Eve of General Election http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17179&SEO=angolans-reflect-on-the-eve-of-general-election Luanda, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Angolans are reflecting today, on the eve of the general election, which will allow them to choose the formula that will rule the country for the next five years. The now or never of the electoral campaign in Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17125&SEO=the-now-or-never-of-the-electoral-campaign-in-angola Luanda, (Prensa Latina) The six political groups that will be contending in the general elections of the 23rd day in Angola are now entering the now or never moment to convince the electorate of the fairness and feasibility of their proposals. Bolivia Launches Truth Commission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17090&SEO=bolivia-launches-truth-commission La Paz, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales will take an oath to the five members of the Truth Commission that will research crimes committed by military dictatorships from 1964 to 1982. Bolivia, Pumping Heart of Hydrocarbons in South America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17074&SEO=bolivia-pumping-heart-of-hydrocarbons-in-south-america 19 de agosto de 2017, 00:38Por Claudia DupeirónLa Paz (Prensa Latina) Bolivia consolidated its position as a hydrocarbons power in South America by signing export agreements with several countries in the region such as Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay during the 7th YPFB INTERNATIONAL OIL & GAS CONGRESS 2017. United States, a Fractured Society http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=17011&SEO=united-states-a-fractured-society Por Manolo Pichardo *Santo Domingo (Prensa Latina) Maybe 2008 is the more explicit scenario to show with greater clarity, the social fissures that were created by the mistakes or design errors of US economic policy, led by the administration of President Ronald Reagan. Van Hits People in the Center of Barcelona http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16994&SEO=van-hits-people-in-the-center-of-barcelona Madrid, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) A van hit today lots of people in a downtown area of Barcelona, reported today Cataluña police, northeastern region of Spain. Donald Trump Criticizes Removal of Confederate Monuments http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16980&SEO=donald-trump-criticizes-removal-of-confederate-monuments 17 de agosto de 2017, 12:22Washington, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) North American President Donald Trump described today as sad and foolish the call of several cities to remove Confederate monuments in the middle of reactions after racist violence in Charlottesville. The Counterpoints in Pence's Visit to Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16972&SEO=the-counterpoints-in-pences-visit-to-chile Santiago, Chile, (Prensa Latina) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Chile for about 24 hours, enough time to try an idyllic image with part of Latin America that resulted in condemnation by several sectors. New Criticism to Expulsion of Venezuelan Ambassador in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16944&SEO=new-criticism-to-expulsion-of-venezuelan-ambassador-in-peru Lima, (Prensa Latina) A Peruvian parliamentary deputy considered an expression of double standard the expulsion of the Ambassador of Venezuela in Peru, Diego Molero, while an analyst pointed out the uneffectiveness and the isolation of the measure. UN Calls to Remove War Ghosts from Korean Peninsula http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16941&SEO=un-calls-to-remove-war-ghosts-from-korean-peninsula United Nations, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called Wednesday to avoid that war and destruction can be able to put their hands on the Korean Peninsula. Angola Is One Week Away from 4th Elections in History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16906&SEO=angola-is-one-week-away-from-4th-elections-in-history Luanda, (Prensa Latina) Angola is today one week away from the fourth elections in its independent history. Six political organizations are competing for parliamentary control on August 23, whichever wins more seats will elect the president. Panama, The Sleepless Canal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16855&SEO=panama-the-sleepless-canal Por Osvaldo Rodriguez MartinezPanama,  (Prensa Latina) Much water has run through the locks of the Panama Canal since the steamship Ancon was the first vessel to go through it southwards, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, on August 15, 1914. Former Presidents against International Intervention in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16837&SEO=former-presidents-against-international-intervention-in-venezuela 14 de agosto de 2017, 17:06Caracas, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Former presidents José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (Spain), Martín Torrijos (Panama) and Leonel Fernández (Dominican Republic) rejected the threats by US President Donald Trump against the government and people of Venezuela. Democratic Korea Calls to Strengthen Struggle against US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16830&SEO=democratic-korea-calls-to-strengthen-struggle-against-us 14 de agosto de 2017, 15:58Pyongyang, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) The People''s Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK) urged North and South Korean citizens to strengthen the struggle against the US threatenings. Another 24 Pinochet's Followers Sentenced for their Crimes in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16826&SEO=another-24-pinochets-followers-sentenced-for-their-crimes-in-chile 14 de agosto de 2017, 14:25Santiago de Chile, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Another 24 ex agents of Augusto Pinochet''s dictatorship were sentenced today by the Court of Appeal of Santiago, for two proved crime files. Peace Has Another Acronym: ELN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16797&SEO=peace-has-another-acronym-eln Bogota, (Prensa Latina) The peace talks between the National Liberation Army (ELN) and the Colombian government in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, are on a standby until the first week of September, when Colombia will welcome Pope Francis. Saharan Gov't Condemns Moroccan Obstructionist Politics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16736&SEO=saharan-govt-condemns-moroccan-obstructionist-politics 11 de agosto de 2017, 14:56Argel, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) criticized ''the Obstructionist Politics of the Moroccan government,'' opposed to the call of a referendum of self-determination, a Saharan publication reported today. Russia Regrets US Objections to Nuclear Deal with Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16735&SEO=russia-regrets-us-objections-to-nuclear-deal-with-iran 11 de agosto de 2017, 14:51Moscow, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Serguei Lavrov regretted that the United States is putting up objections for the nuclear agreement reached with Iran and six world powers in 2015. Indonesian President Calls ASEAN to Fight Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16734&SEO=indonesian-president-calls-asean-to-fight-terrorism 11 de agosto de 2017, 14:08Jakarta, Aug. 11 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian President Joko Widodo said today that situation in Marawi''s city, Philipines, is a call for the region to face terrorism threats and international crime. Venezuelan Right Divided Due to Contradictions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16716&SEO=venezuelan-right-divided-due-to-contradictions Por By Livia Rodriguez DelisCaracas, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) coalition, promoter of violent actions in last 100 days in Venezuela, is currently facing a breakdown on its ranks due to political contradictions between leaders. ECLAC Analyzes Situation in Latin America and Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16703&SEO=eclac-analyzes-situation-in-latin-america-and-caribbean Por Fausto TrianaSantiago, Chile, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcena expressed hope today that China will become a strategic partner of the region. Birds, Important Natural Wealth in Northern Cuban Keys http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16691&SEO=birds-important-natural-wealth-in-northern-cuban-keys Por Neisa Mesa del ToroCiego de Avila, Cuba (Prensa Latina) Birds are one of the main natural resources in the keys bordering the northern coast of the Cuban central province of Ciego de Avila, one of the island''s prominent tourist destinations. Peruvian Defense Minister Travels to Brazil Friday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16672&SEO=peruvian-defense-minister-travels-to-brazil-friday Lima, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian Defense Minister Jorge Nieto will travel to Tabatinga, bordering Peru and Brazil, where he will talk with his colleague Raúl Jungman about security issues in the zone. Canadian Govt. Seeks to Improve Relations With Indigenous Peoples http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16658&SEO=canadian-govt.-seeks-to-improve-relations-with-indigenous-peoples Ottawa, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina)The Canadian government is seeking to improve its relations with the country's indigenous nations that during a long time were ignored in its decision-making process. Russia: US Sanctions and the End of Greetings http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16579&SEO=russia-us-sanctions-and-the-end-of-greetings Por Antonio RondónMoscow (Prensa Latina) With the imposition of sanctions against Russia, the United States is closing the short chapter of rapprochement between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump in Hamburg, to open a long way of confrontation with unpredictable consequences. Italy, Migration and Libya, a Triad in a Puzzle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16485&SEO=italy-migration-and-libya-a-triad-in-a-puzzle Por Frank GonzálezRome, (Prensa Latina) In its effort to stop human trafficking from Libya, the Italian government focuses on forging alliances with forces from that country, where chaos and ungovernability prevail. Who would believe it ?: Mexico and the CIA against Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16434&SEO=who-would-believe-it-mexico-and-the-cia-against-venezuela Por Orlando Oramas LeónMexico, (Prensa Latina) The government of the president Enrique Peña Nieto starkly abandoned its traditional foreign policy doctrine Estrada after announcing its collaboration with the US government in its announced sanctions against Venezuela. Venezuela: The Nine Key Goals to Restore People's Power http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16401&SEO=venezuela-the-nine-key-goals-to-restore-peoples-power Por Livia Rodriguez DelisCaracas, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) With the installation of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Venezuela is starting a new stage of the revolutionary process established in 1999 by late president Hugo Chavez (1954-2013) under the anti-imperialist precepts of Liberator Simon Bolivar. Evo Morales Calls on Close Torture Base at Guantanamo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16326&SEO=evo-morales-calls-on-close-torture-base-at-guantanamo La Paz, Aug 2 (PL) The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, today called on the head of the White House, Donald Trump, to close the prison installed in the territory illegally occupied by the Guantanamo Naval Base, in the east of Cuba. Venezuelan People Set Forth Core Issues for Constituent Assembly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16303&SEO=venezuelan-people-set-forth-core-issues-for-constituent-assembly By Livia Rodriguez Delis USA-Cuba, Another Context after two Years of New Diplomatic Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16242&SEO=usa-cuba-another-context-after-two-years-of-new-diplomatic-ties Por Diony SanabiaWashington (Prensa Latina) The reestablishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba came on July 20 to its second anniversary marked by a decline in bilateral ties due to Washington''s new hard line stance. Venezuela Wakes Up with a Constituent Assembly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16207&SEO=venezuela-wakes-up-with-a-constituent-assembly By Luis Beaton Caracas, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) It is easily said, but difficult to reach, eight million 89 thousand 320 Venezuelans made it possible that today the country has a new Constituent Assembly elected to advance understanding and peace among all political forces. Tony Ávila: One of Cuba's Most Genuine Troubadour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16159&SEO=tony-avila-one-of-cubas-most-genuine-troubadour Por Elizabeth BorreroSancti Spíritus, Cuba (Prensa Latina) At the rhythm of guaracha, son or bolero, Tony Ávila (Havana, 1970) stands out today as one of the most genuine representatives of the Cuban trova and particularly the social song, heiress of artists such as Silvio Rodríguez or Noel Nicola. The True Face of Violence in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=16060&SEO=the-true-face-of-violence-in-venezuela Caracas, (Prensa Latina) The true face of the violence that has shaken Venezuela for more than a hundred days, incited by sectors of the reactionary extreme right that tries to show it to the world as peaceful demonstrations, comes afloat daily in this South American country. Vietnam Gains Ground in World Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15955&SEO=vietnam-gains-ground-in-world-tourism Por Alberto Salazar *Hanoi (Prensa Latina) Practically ignored in world tourist circuits until a few years ago, Vietnam has been gaining ground in international tourism and has become one of the fastest-growing destinations on the planet. US Artist Drifts Apart from Trump and Exhibit in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15954&SEO=us-artist-drifts-apart-from-trump-and-exhibit-in-cuba Por Martha SánchezHavana, (Prensa Latina) US plastic artist Ben Jones expressed his dissatisfaction with the stance of US President Donald Trump, opposed to enhance relations between his country and Cuba, where he''s presenting a personal exhibition. U.S. vs. Venezuela: The Limits of Unconventional Warfare http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15877&SEO=u.s.-vs.-venezuela-the-limits-of-unconventional-warfare By Roberto García Hernández 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. Venezuela: The Opposition's Threats Escalate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15772&SEO=venezuela-the-oppositions-threats-escalate Caracas, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) After an apparently calmed weekend, violence returned to the Venezuelan capital on Tuesday, perhaps as the prelude to the ''zero hour'' that the opposition leaders are proclaiming. Athletics: Kenya Has Conditions to Organize Diamond League Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15749&SEO=athletics-kenya-has-conditions-to-organize-diamond-league-meeting Nairobi, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Kenya today has the capacity to host a meeting of the Athletics Diamond League, said national track and field coach David Letting. Elections in Angola: Six for a Chair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15664&SEO=elections-in-angola-six-for-a-chair Por Roberto HernandezLuanda (Prensa Latina) Angola will have a new president when on August 23 the more than 25,000 polling stations set up by the National Electoral Commission close and the party with more representatives elected then choose the top executive. The winner will come from a list of six candidates, none of whom is a woman. Consensus of Our America, Response to Imperial Offensive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15650&SEO=consensus-of-our-america-response-to-imperial-offensive Managua, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Before the present geopolitical situation in Latin America and the Caribbean, social movements and leftwing parties of the region decided to respond with a programatic document as strujggle strategy in defense of unity. Coffee Growing in Cuba, Advancing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15628&SEO=coffee-growing-in-cuba-advancing Por María Julia MayoralHavana (Prensa Latina) Still far from its maximum potential, coffee growing in Cuba is moving towards revival to reach eight thousand tons of gold coffee in 2017, according to an executive in the sector. After almost four years of investments, the main result is the transformation of plantations, which has led to the gradual increase of harvests, said engineer Elexis Legrá to Prensa Latina. Caricom Summit: Problems, Commitments and Agreements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15580&SEO=caricom-summit-problems-commitments-and-agreements Georgetown (Prensa Latina) The 15 member countries of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) have recently began to implement the commitments adopted on July 7 in the capital of Grenada during the 38th summit of that organization. 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. Lula and Legal Procedures as a Weapon of War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15546&SEO=lula-and-legal-procedures-as-a-weapon-of-war Por Moises Perez MokBrasilia, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) For Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva''s defense attorneys, the former Brazilian president, who was sentenced to prison, became a long time ago a victim of what international studies define as lawfare. 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. Italy Tries to Stop What Seems Unstoppable http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15429&SEO=italy-tries-to-stop-what-seems-unstoppable Por Frank GonzálezRome, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Pressured by the growing flow of migrants and its political, economic and social impact, the Italian government is trying again to stop a phenomenon that seems to be unstoppable, without giving up its policy of saving lives at sea. Michel Temer: No worries? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15422&SEO=michel-temer-no-worries By Moisés Pérez Mok Brasilia, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The vote favorable to the admission of the report for passive corruption presented by clerk Sergio Zveiter, must have fallen like a bucket of ice water on the back of president Michel Temer. Syrian Army Advances in Nine Combat Zones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15421&SEO=syrian-army-advances-in-nine-combat-zones 11 de julio de 2017, 09:20Por Pedro Garcia HernandezDamascus, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Based on perseverance and operational efficiency, the Syrian Army and the allied militias have made great achievements against terrorist groups in nine combat zones in the northern, eastern and southern regions of the country, according to observers. Venezuela: Maduro Calls to Walk Firmly towards Constituent Assembly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15364&SEO=venezuela-maduro-calls-to-walk-firmly-towards-constituent-assembly Caracas, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called today on the people to continue to walk firmly towards the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) to achieve peace in the country. Bolivia demonstrates its pacifist vocation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15362&SEO=bolivia-demonstrates-its-pacifist-vocation Por Carmen Esquivel SarríaLa Paz, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) After repatriating two carabineers who violated the national territory to Chile, Bolivia ratified its pacifist vocation and the defense of dialogue as a possible way to solve old disputes between the two countries. 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. Venezuelan Journalists Reject Acts of Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15278&SEO=venezuelan-journalists-reject-acts-of-violence Caracas, July 7 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Platform for Journalists and Social Communicators rejected acts of violence that occurred two days ago at the seat of the National Assembly (Parliament), through a communique released today in Caracas. 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. Despite Ongoing Conflict, Syria Rebuilds Infrastructure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15202&SEO=despite-ongoing-conflict-syria-rebuilds-infrastructure Damascus, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Amidst a still intense conflict, spurred from abroad, the Syrian Government makes big efforts to rebuild infrastructure, as the rehabilitation of schools, hospital, gas wells, power lines, water supply, homes among other relevant public works. Venezuela's Independence, A Clarion Call for South American Freedom http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15160&SEO=venezuelas-independence-a-clarion-call-for-south-american-freedom Por Miguel Fernández MartínezCaracas, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) A day after Simon Bolivar demanded before the Patriotic Board to lay ''without fear the foundation stone of South American freedom'', Venezuela''s independence from the Spanish rule was declared, 206 years ago today. The United States is in Syria and Escalates Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15145&SEO=the-united-states-is-in-syria-and-escalates-aggression By Pedro Garcia Hernandez French President Macron Promises Deep Changes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15085&SEO=french-president-macron-promises-deep-changes 03 de julio de 2017, 16:59Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron, announced Monday abeforte the French Congress his intention to make deep changes in the nation, including to reinforce the electoral system and reduce the nember of deputies and senators. Venezuela: The False Negative of the Constituent Assembly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15045&SEO=venezuela-the-false-negative-of-the-constituent-assembly By Livia Rodríguez Delis Limits to Neoliberal Restoration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15040&SEO=limits-to-neoliberal-restoration By Andrés Mora Ramírez* Is the Islamic State Collapsing in Syria? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15003&SEO=is-the-islamic-state-collapsing-in-syria By Pedro Garcia Hernandez 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. Speculation on Coup against Ukrainian President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14979&SEO=speculation-on-coup-against-ukrainian-president Kiev, June 30 (Prensa Latina) A deputy close to the Ukrainian president, Piotro Poroshenko, today denounced the alleged preparation of a coup against the Chief of State by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, said the capital''s television. G20 Summit in Hamburg, a Fire in Dry Grass http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14977&SEO=g20-summit-in-hamburg-a-fire-in-dry-grass Por Luis Antonio Gómez Pérez *Hamburg, Germany (Prensa Latina) In July, Hamburg will host the 12th Summit of the Group of 20 (G20), an event that will attract global attention due to the debates among the world''s most developed countries and the strong opposition to the meeting by broad sectors. Buen Abad: End of the Cycle of the Left Wing, a Myth to Discourage Us http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14861&SEO=buen-abad-end-of-the-cycle-of-the-left-wing-a-myth-to-discourage-us Por Orlando Oramas León *Mexico (Prensa Latina) Fernando Buen Abad might hold many titles, although he prefers to be introduced as an academic. Icíar Bollaín to Shoot in Cuba Film about Dancer Carlos Acosta http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14871&SEO=iciar-bollain-to-shoot-in-cuba-film-about-dancer-carlos-acosta Por Martha SánchezHavana (Prensa Latina) The Spanish director Icíar Bollaín confirmed in Havana she will direct a film inspired by the life of the famous Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta. filming will begin in Autumn this year. 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. Syrian President Strengthens Contacts with the People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14780&SEO=syrian-president-strengthens-contacts-with-the-people Por Pedro Garcia HernandezDamascus, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Just at the end of the sacred Muslim month of Ramadan, Syrian President Bashar Al Assad is intensifying his contacts with the people, meeting with the injured and relatives amid the antiterrorist fight and favoring a harmony that he himself practices. Political Chess Game Begins in Argentina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14711&SEO=political-chess-game-begins-in-argentina Buenos Aires, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) After the deadline to register as pre-candidates for the parties that will participate in the Open, Simultaneous and Compulsory Primaries (PASO, in Spanish) prior to the legislative election, the political chess game and the strategies have begun in Argentina. History and Legend of the only Woman in Che's Guerrilla http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14667&SEO=history-and-legend-of-the-only-woman-in-ches-guerrilla La Paz (Prensa Latina) In her short and intense life she had to adopt different personalities and names like Haydée, Tamara, Vittoria, Marta and Laura, but the internationalist revolutionary who followed Che''s route through the Bolivian jungle went down in history as Tania the Guerrilla Fighter. 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. BRICS FMs Discussed Top World Issues in Beijing Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14497&SEO=brics-fms-discussed-top-world-issues-in-beijing-meeting Beijing, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Trade, climate change, reforms of the United Nations and fight the scourge of terrorism were high on the agenda when BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs met in Beijing, in preparation for the group''s 2017 summit to be held in Xiamen later this year. Syria Tries to Restore Harmony Amid Brutal War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14485&SEO=syria-tries-to-restore-harmony-amid-brutal-war Por Pedro Garcia HernandezDamascus, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Amid a war aimed at destroying the nation, Syria expects to achieve harmony among all citizens, something that used to characterize the region, rather than tolerance and reconciliation. 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 The Risk of Exercising Journalism in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14370&SEO=the-risk-of-exercising-journalism-in-guatemala Por Isabel Soto MayedoGuatemala (Prensa Latina) Since June 2016, 11 journalists have been murdered in nine departments in Guatemala, where the general context of insecurity tends to increase, according to the Center of Informative Reports on Guatemala (Cerigua). 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Iran: Rouhani's Re-election Disappoints Foes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14004&SEO=iran-rouhanis-re-election-disappoints-foes Por Ulises Canales*Beirut (Prensa Latina) With a domestic scenario eager for socio-economic changes, Hassan Rouhani assumes his second consecutive term committed to furthering Iran''s progress without undermining allegiance to the Islamic Revolution, nor sparing in defrauding enemies. President al-Assad, Situation in Syria Improving http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13992&SEO=president-al-assad-situation-in-syria-improving Damascus, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar al-Assad affirmed that the situation in Syria has improved dramatically because the terrorist groups, mainly ISIS, al-Nusra and like-minded groups who are Wahhabi terrorist extremist groups, are retreating. SCO Shaping a New Trade Order http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13990&SEO=sco-shaping-a-new-trade-order Astana, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) With the formal entry of India and Pakistan, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a multilateral grouping, is consolidating its economic and political might while shaping a new trade order following the steps of the Belt and Road Initiative China is pushing forward. Election in Angola: The Table Is Served http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13902&SEO=election-in-angola-the-table-is-served Luanda, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) After the party''s places in the ballots and the time to make political propaganda on radio and television are defined, the table is served for general election in Angola on August 23. Persian Gulf: Qatar Is Isolated and Its Neighbors Are Shackled http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13849&SEO=persian-gulf-qatar-is-isolated-and-its-neighbors-are-shackled Por Ulises CanalesBeirut, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have bet on isolating Qatar totally in an action whose leitmotiv was terrorism but which neither takes anyone by surprise nor reveals the real reasons for the breaking-off of relations. ZED Mariel Envisioning a Greater Role in Cuban Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13833&SEO=zed-mariel-envisioning-a-greater-role-in-cuban-economy Por María Julia Mayoral *Havana (Prensa Latina) The Special Development Zone (ZED) Mariel in Cuba, with barely three and a half years of existence, is now the focus of the regional and international market, says its director general, Ana Teresa Izarga. Turkey Appeals to Dialogue to Solve Crisis with Qatar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13807&SEO=turkey-appeals-to-dialogue-to-solve-crisis-with-qatar Ankara, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Turkey was sorry for the decision adopted by seven countries to break diplomatic relations with Qatar and appealed to the dialogue and cooperation as formulas to overcome the crisis. Cuba Business Fair Helps Exchange between Companies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13781&SEO=cuba-business-fair-helps-exchange-between-companies Por Teyuné Díaz Díaz *Havana (Prensa Latina) The 4th Business Fair, recently held in Havana, was a perfect setting to boost the country''s business management thanks to the participation of the main Cuban economic actors who promoted their products aiming at favoring the exchange. Temer and the GDP, a Hen's Flight http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13778&SEO=temer-and-the-gdp-a-hens-flight Por Moisés Pérez MokBrasilia, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Crowed about as the end to recession by President Michel Temer, the modest growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Brazil in the first trimester of 2017 was compared by economists with a hen''s flight. Venezuela's Constituent Assembly, a Bet on the Future http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13775&SEO=venezuelas-constituent-assembly-a-bet-on-the-future Por Miguel Fernández MartínezCaracas, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Many wonder today why to call a National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela, taking into account that the 1999 Constitution, promoted by Commander Hugo Chavez, was one of the most complete and advanced in the world. 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 First African President of WHO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13752&SEO=first-african-president-of-who Havana, Jun 4 (Prensa Latina) Humanity will have the first African citizen in charge of the World Health Organization (WHO), the most important health entity in the world, when the Ethiopian Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus takes office in July. 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. Michel Temer's Failed Castling http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13591&SEO=michel-temers-failed-castling Por Moisés Pérez MokBrasilia, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Put on the rack by a businessman whom he secretly received at the Jaburu Palace and later accused of being a loudmouth, Michel Temer is now upset by a failed government castling. Venezuelan People on the Street Defending Nicolas Maduro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13558&SEO=venezuelan-people-on-the-street-defending-nicolas-maduro Caracas, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan people are on the street defending Nicolas. It is the shout that is heard today in the capital from early hours in response to attempts by opposition extremist groups to bring violence to the center of the city. France and Russia, a New Era in Bilateral Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13522&SEO=france-and-russia-a-new-era-in-bilateral-relations Por Luisa María GonzálezParis, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The recently-elected president of France, Emmanuel Macron, received his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Versailles Palace, where they held a meeting that was described as ''frank and direct'' and that seems to open a new era in bilateral relations. Venezuela: From Hatred to War Is Just One Small Step http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13465&SEO=venezuela-from-hatred-to-war-is-just-one-small-step Por Luis BeatonCaracas, May 28 (Prensa Latina) There exists the perception among some Venezuelans today that the government has reached its limit of tolerance, so a strong response is necessary to those who promote terrorism and hatred among people. Syria and the Holy Month of Ramadan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13389&SEO=syria-and-the-holy-month-of-ramadan Por Pedro Garcia HernandezDamascus, May 26 (Prensa Latina) In the next 24 hours, Syria will enter the sixth year of celebrations of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan as a clear demonstration that confessional foundations are a pretext to destroy a country. Syria: Disputes among Extremist Groups Continue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13323&SEO=syria-disputes-among-extremist-groups-continue Damascus, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Agreements to create détente zones in Syria are a cause of contradictions among terrorist groups, 27 of whose representatives have signed them following peace talks in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. Venezuela: An Analysis of the Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13312&SEO=venezuela-an-analysis-of-the-aggression Por Luis Beaton*Caracas (Prensa Latina) Due to many reasons, Venezuela is today the focus of analysts, fortunetellers and a wide range of speakers and writers who brag about knowing what is going on in this country, some of them are paid from the north, hundreds kilometers from here, and others live the everyday reality of a convulsed country. 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''. Chile's Frente Amplio Wants to Build Dialogue with Citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13268&SEO=chiles-frente-amplio-wants-to-build-dialogue-with-citizens Por Fausto TrianaSantiago, Chile, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Founded less than a year ago, but with a surprising popularity, Frente Amplio (Broad Front) wants to build a bridge of dialogue with citizens and to introduce itself as an alternative in November''s presidential election. New Block of Leftist Organizations Presented in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13163&SEO=new-block-of-leftist-organizations-presented-in-peru Lima, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The birth of a new leftist bloc, named Juntos por el Peru (Together for Peru), was confirmed today by its members, including the two communist parties and other progressive groups that intend to compete united in the electoral field. Pedro Sanchez Defeats Spain's Stagnant Social Democracy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13161&SEO=pedro-sanchez-defeats-spains-stagnant-social-democracy Madrid, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Pedro Suarez''s re-conquest of the reins of the Spanish Workers'' Socialist Party (PSOE), when many thought that he was politically dead, will inevitably lead to the ostracism of the historic leaders of that centenary organization. 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. Venezuela Remains Firm in Fight against Economic Warfare http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13096&SEO=venezuela-remains-firm-in-fight-against-economic-warfare Por Luis BeatonCaracas, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is strongly facing an economic warfare sponsored by foreign powers with complicity with the domestic right-wing opposition, which is striving to overthrow the constitutional government of President Nicolas Maduro. Colombian Paramilitary Groups Plot Against Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13066&SEO=colombian-paramilitary-groups-plot-against-venezuela Caracas, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The arrests of six Colombian paramilitary elements during vandalistic acts perpetrated by the right-wing opposition on Tuesday in the state of Tachira confirms denunciations of the participation of these groups in the aggression against the Venezuelan people. The Caiman and the Crocodile; Timor Leste and Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12960&SEO=the-caiman-and-the-crocodile-timor-leste-and-cuba Por Loro Horta*Havana, (Prensa Latina) The map of Timor Leste has the shape of a crocodile, while the map of Cuba has the shape of a Cayman. Both countries fought long and hard for their independence and continue to fight against neo colonial tendencies. They share the Catholic faith and a common Iberian legacy. Cuba Introduces Bioelectrical Plants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12858&SEO=cuba-introduces-bioelectrical-plants Por Roberto SolomonHavana, (Prensa Latina) Bioelectrical plants -among the main sources to take advantage of the energy potential of sugarcane biomass- are today the elite program of this industry worldwide. Lebanon and Cuba Review Promising Moment in Bilateral Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12839&SEO=lebanon-and-cuba-review-promising-moment-in-bilateral-relations Por Ulises CanalesBeirut, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Cuban First Deputy Foreign Minister Marcelino Medina reviewed here the state of bilateral relations in several fields. Syrian Army Carrying Out Offensive against ISIS in Deir Ezzor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12815&SEO=syrian-army-carrying-out-offensive-against-isis-in-deir-ezzor Damascus, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army with air support from the Syrian and Russian aviation has intensified its offensive in the north eastern province of Deir Ezzor. Bolivian Stable Economy Tops Growth in South America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12720&SEO=bolivian-stable-economy-tops-growth-in-south-america Por Claudia DupeirónLa Paz, (Prensa Latina) The stability of the Bolivian economy made the country rank as number one in economic growth in South America in 2016, an achievement that the Government plans to maintain this year, based on dynamic financial activity and social protection programs. Defender Theo Hernandez to Transfer To Real Madrid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12633&SEO=defender-theo-hernandez-to-transfer-to-real-madrid Madrid,May 8 (Prensa Latina) Real Madrid look signed Atletico Madrid youngster defender Theo Hernandez after the full-back passed a medical with the Bernabeu club. The Huge Task of Emmanuel Macron, France's Next President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12615&SEO=the-huge-task-of-emmanuel-macron-frances-next-president Por Luisa María GonzálezParis, May 8 (Prensa Latina) After being elected the youngest president in France''s history, Emmanuel Macron is facing ''a huge task'' in the next five years, as he admitted when celebrating his victory. Oil Exploration on the Increase in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12610&SEO=oil-exploration-on-the-increase-in-cuba Por Roberto SalomónHavana, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Manuel Marrero, an advisor at Cuba''s Energy and Mines Ministry (Minem in Spanish), told Prensa Latina that the nation ''needs foreign investment in order to develop, particularly in expensive and high risk sectors such as oil exploration and production.'' Chinese Initiative Belt and Route in the Sight of Many http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12416&SEO=chinese-initiative-belt-and-route-in-the-sight-of-many By Damy Vales Beijing, (Prensa Latina) The First Forum of Intetnational Cooperation of the Belt and the Reoute to be held here in a few days in this capital, is recognized for the benefits it will bring to all the countries and is today in the sight of many nations. More Efforts Needed for Korean Stability, Denuclearization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12304&SEO=more-efforts-needed-for-korean-stability-denuclearization Beijing, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) More efforts should be made to achieve stability, denuclearization and sustainable peace on the Korean Peninsula, which has witnessed a continued escalation of tensions over the past months, China Government stressed Saturday. French Film Festival Celebrates Two Decades in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12223&SEO=french-film-festival-celebrates-two-decades-in-cuba Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) An exhibition of the best French motion pictures will take place in Cuba''s movie theaters in May, when the 20th French Film Festival will take place. 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. 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. Syria and the Dismemberment of the Arab World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12129&SEO=syria-and-the-dismemberment-of-the-arab-world By Pedro García Hernández Temer and the Coup: Confession of Guilt http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12024&SEO=temer-and-the-coup-confession-of-guilt Brasilia (Prensa Latina) The eve of the day a year ago that many in Brazil will remember as ''Day of Shame'', Michel Temer recognizes now that the coup perpetrated against constitutional President Dilma Rousseff, was a consequence of not submitting to Eduardo Cunha''s blackmail. Javier Duarte and the Freedom to Choose Prison in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11937&SEO=javier-duarte-and-the-freedom-to-choose-prison-in-guatemala Por Isabel Soto MayedoGuatemala, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The former governor of the Mexican state of Veracruz, Javier Duarte, chose to remain in a military prison in Guatemala until the formal extradition request from the Enrique Peña Nieto government is received. Socialist Candidacy in France: Chronicle of a Fiasco Foretold http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11936&SEO=socialist-candidacy-in-france-chronicle-of-a-fiasco-foretold Por Luisa María GonzálezParis, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) After ruling for five years with François Hollande as the president of the republic, the Socialist Party (SP) of France might get the worst results over the past few decades in the upcoming elections. Emmanuel Macron Might Become the Youngest President in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11886&SEO=emmanuel-macron-might-become-the-youngest-president-in-france Por Luisa María GonzálezParis, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Several pre-election surveys in France show that Emmanuel Macron, leader of the centrist En Marche! movement, is one of the favorites candidates and is likely to become the youngest president in the country''s history. Ecuador: Vote Recount Legitimizes Continuation of Citizen Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11883&SEO=ecuador-vote-recount-legitimizes-continuation-of-citizen-revolution By Sinay Cespedes Moreno François Fillon, the Surprise Candidate in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11842&SEO=francois-fillon-the-surprise-candidate-in-france Por Luisa Maria GonzalezParis, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) François Fillon has made headlines in France over the past few months, first due to the miracle of winning the primaries to become the right wing''s presidential candidate and later because he was involved in an unprecedented scandal. Brazil: Gone With the Coup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11839&SEO=brazil-gone-with-the-coup Por Moises Perez MokBrasilia, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) One year after the day that various sectors from society agreed on calling the ''Day of Infamy'', Brazil is suffering the horrible consequences of the parliamentary judicial coup against Constitutional President Dilma Rousseff. Cuban Growing Tourism Attracts Hotel Business http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11803&SEO=cuban-growing-tourism-attracts-hotel-business Havana, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The tourist boom in Cuba is particularly boosting hotel business, as the increase in arrivals requires expanded capacity, and this has led Iberostar chain to set the island as a priority in its projections in the Americas. Ultraright Thrust in Race to French Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11783&SEO=ultraright-thrust-in-race-to-french-elections By Luisa María González Turkey Will Not Be the Same, following Historic Referendum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11774&SEO=turkey-will-not-be-the-same-following-historic-referendum Ankara, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The winning ''Yes'' in the historic constitutional referendum on Sunday paves the way for Turkey changing its political system from Parliamentary to a Presidential Republic, thus dramatically expanding President Recep Tayyid Erdogan''s powers. 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. 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. Meeting Lavrov-Tillerson: Differences Persist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11652&SEO=meeting-lavrov-tillerson-differences-persist By Antonio Rondón García 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. Exaggerated Dangers in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11495&SEO=exaggerated-dangers-in-venezuela Por Luis BeatonCaracas, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Exaggerating the dangers that exist today in Venezuela seems to be part of the strategy to root the image of insecurity in order to justify a foreign intervention that will allegedly save the country''s stability. EU: Brexit Negotiation Will Be Slow and Careful http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11321&SEO=eu-brexit-negotiation-will-be-slow-and-careful Brussels, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The search for an agreement on the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, known as the Brexit, will be a slow, complex and organized process. France: Great Electoral Debate, Discreet Results http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11282&SEO=france-great-electoral-debate-discreet-results Por Luisa María GonzálezParis, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) All 11 candidates participated in a great debate aimed at mobilizing French citizens'' votes, above all those who have not decided whom they will support, but analysts and politicians agree that the debate did not meet expectations. 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. 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. Peace: The Most Precious Asset for Angolans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11218&SEO=peace-the-most-precious-asset-for-angolans Por Roberto HernándezLuanda, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) ''One million deaths, four million displaced people and huge destruction were the results of 27 years of an armed conflict in Angola. Today, peace is the most precious asset for Angolans. Lenin Moreno will Walk alongside Ecuadoreans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11155&SEO=lenin-moreno-will-walk-alongside-ecuadoreans Por Sinay Cespedes MorenoQuito, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Singing the verses written by Antonio Machado, with music by Joan Manuel Serrat: ''Walker there is no path, you make the path as you go'', Ecuadorean President-elect Lenin Moreno promised before thousands of people to keep the path of the Citizen''s Revolution. Venezuela: Opposition Lacks Arguments http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11129&SEO=venezuela-opposition-lacks-arguments Por Luis BeatonCaracas, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) The opposition to the government of President Nicolas Maduro has lost followers despite its insistence on its destabilizing plans, expressed now with allegations of an alleged rupture of constitutional order in the country. Xi and Trump: An Announcement of an Expected China-U.S. Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11024&SEO=xi-and-trump-an-announcement-of-an-expected-china-u.s.-summit Beijing, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) A few hours after it was announced today that Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, will hold their first meeting next week, the leaders of the world''s two largest economies are making headlines worldwide. Bolivia: Outreageous Treatment to National Journalists in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10981&SEO=bolivia-outreageous-treatment-to-national-journalists-in-chile 29 de marzo de 2017, 15:54La Paz, Mar 29 (PL) Bolivia considered the treatment started to a group of Bolivian journalists in Chile, who were interrogated and been forced to sign a document not to exercise their work in this nation officially, as outreagous. Scientists Warn about New Right Wing's Policies in Argentina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10971&SEO=scientists-warn-about-new-right-wings-policies-in-argentina Por Harald NeuberBerlin, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) Dozens of university experts in Latin America warned today, in a call published on the Internet, about the consequences of the neoliberal policies adopted by the government of President Mauricio Macri in Argentina. The Perfidious Evolution of the former Al Nusra Front http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10747&SEO=the-perfidious-evolution-of-the-former-al-nusra-front Por Pedro García HernándezDamascus, March 23 (Prensa Latina) Like the lizards of the vast Syrian desert, the terrorist group Al Nusra Front moves between terror and fright, and maintains a perfidious evolution of its public characteristics without changing its power goals. Canadians Trust More in Scientists and the Press http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10544&SEO=canadians-trust-more-in-scientists-and-the-press Ottawa, (Prensa Latina) Canadians trust much more in the scientific community or the communication media than in their own federal government, as revealed by a poll by Campaign Research published Friday. Most Swedish Express Rejection towards Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10442&SEO=most-swedish-express-rejection-towards-donald-trump Stockholm, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) The 80 percent of Swedish citizens, expresses their rejection towards US President Donald Trump, according to a survey published by radio station Swedish Radio Wednesday. Modi reinforces his Image in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10337&SEO=modi-reinforces-his-image-in-india By Roberto Castellanos Fernandez New Delhi, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The electoral marathon in five Indian states had a clear winner, Prime MinisteNarendra Modi who came out strengthened for the general elections of 2019 and consolidated his position as main figure of national politics. Social Institutional Future at Stake in Ecuador, Affirms Scholar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10160&SEO=social-institutional-future-at-stake-in-ecuador-affirms-scholar 07 de marzo de 2017, 13:21By Sinay Cespedes Moreno Hugo Chavez Earned a Place in History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10083&SEO=hugo-chavez-earned-a-place-in-history Por Mario EsquivelHavana, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) Commander Hugo Chavez, the undisputable leader of the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela, took a path during his life that led him from Sabaneta, in the state of Barinas, to the history of the deep changes currently taking place in that South American country. ACS, a Space for the Caribbean's Shared Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10038&SEO=acs-a-space-for-the-caribbeans-shared-development Por Ernesto Vera MelladoHavana, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) From March 8 to 10, Cuba will host several meetings of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) with the objective of identifying and promoting consultations, cooperation and concerted actions among member countries. Association of Caribbean States Seeks Common Paths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9988&SEO=association-of-caribbean-states-seeks-common-paths Havana, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) is seeking common paths for the region, so it will focus on fighting climate change and on the need for interconnection at its upcoming ministerial and cooperation meetings. Trump before Congress: Another Tone, Same Proposals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9953&SEO=trump-before-congress-another-tone-same-proposals By Martha Andrés Washington (PL) The speech of president Donald Trump before Congress, marked by ambitious proposals and repeated nationalistic criteria, will surely revive the debate in U.S. society on the road taken by the present Government. South Africa: Xenophobia, Why? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9890&SEO=south-africa-xenophobia-why Por Deisy Francis MexidorPretoria, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The community of Jeppestown, in Johannesburg, was the scenario, for the second night in a row, of looting and intimidation, as the latest incident in an outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa. Canadian Author Lauds Fidel's Contribution to Political Excellence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9888&SEO=canadian-author-lauds-fidels-contribution-to-political-excellence Por Roberto Garcia HernandezHavana, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, made a great contribution to the culture of political excellence and the consolidation of democracy in Cuba, according to the Canadian author Arnold August. Ecuador: A 20-Day Campaign to Elect the Next President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9875&SEO=ecuador-a-20-day-campaign-to-elect-the-next-president Por Sinay Cespedes MorenoQuito, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The campaign of the two political forces that will go to the second round of presidential elections in Ecuador, the ruling Alianza PAIS Movement and the opposition CREO-SUMA, will last 20 days. Elections in France: Towards the Elimination of Big Parties? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9869&SEO=elections-in-france-towards-the-elimination-of-big-parties Por Luisa Maria GonzalezParis, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The latest polls on the elections in France show that the extreme rightwing candidate Marine Le Pen and the centrist contender Emmanuel Macron are the favorites, a new panorama in the country. Argentineans Face Further Price Hikes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9718&SEO=argentineans-face-further-price-hikes Buenos Aires, (Prensa Latina) The cost of electricity, toll, transportation and private healthcare services in Argentina rose further in February, and there seems to be no end in sight to such sustained increases. OAS, Donald Trump and the bad advisers of Luis Almagro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9634&SEO=oas-donald-trump-and-the-bad-advisers-of-luis-almagro By Roberto García Hernández Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump to power seems to stimulate some sectors in Washington who try to reactivate their anti-Latin American stands, closer to the new airs blowing in the White House. South Africa's GDP to Grow 1.3% in 2017; More Investment Needed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9630&SEO=south-africas-gdp-to-grow-1.3-in-2017-more-investment-needed 22 de febrero de 2017, 11:31Pretoria, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of South Africa is forecast to grow 1.3% this year, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told Parliament, warning that the projected growth rate is not sufficient to reduce unemployment or impact significantly on poverty and inequality. Vietnam and Russia Ready to Develop Broader Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9627&SEO=vietnam-and-russia-ready-to-develop-broader-ties Por Teresita Vives RomeroHanoi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Relations between Vietnam and Russia are stronger today following a visit here by Federation Council Chairwoman Valentina Matvienko, marked by the reaffirmation of the common will to continue to expand ties. Colombia: Life in a Guerrilla Concentration Zone http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9608&SEO=colombia-life-in-a-guerrilla-concentration-zone Por Felix AlbizuBogota (Prensa Latina) For any guerrilla fighter, a FARC-EP transition area or concentration zone, as it is also known, does not make a big difference from their insurgent camps, where they operated before the peace agreement between the Colombian government and that armed movement. Michael Moore Publishes Platform of Protests against Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9536&SEO=michael-moore-publishes-platform-of-protests-against-trump Washington, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The outstanding American filmmaker Michael Moore announced today the creation of a webpage in Internet, under the motto ''Calendar of Resistance'', to plan protest activities against US President Donald Trump in the United States. Russia's Lessons in Munich http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9516&SEO=russias-lessons-in-munich Por Antonio Rondón GarcíaMoscow, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Like a decade ago, Russia, in the voice of its foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, once again taught a lesson of rapprochement, good neighborhood and ideas about a new world order to the West, which is determined to keep the Cold War. Venezuelan Gov't Rejects US Verbal Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9294&SEO=venezuelan-govt-rejects-us-verbal-aggression Caracas, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Venezuela has rejected Tuesday the verbal attacks by US officials against Vice President Tareck El Aissami. Martí in Fidel: All the Glory in the World Fits in a Kernel of Corn http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8989&SEO=marti-in-fidel-all-the-glory-in-the-world-fits-in-a-kernel-of-corn Arnold August*Montreal, (Prensa Latina) The last week of January held special significance for Cubans, and indeed for the progressive men and women around the world. This year, January 25 marked the second month since the passing of Fidel Castro on November 25, 2016, while January 28 marked José Marti’s day of birth in which Cubans pay a special tribute to his legacy. Most Mexicans Have Bad Opinion On Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8858&SEO=most-mexicans-have-bad-opinion-on-donald-trump Mexico, Feb 3 (Prensa LatinaL) US President Donald Trump, today arouses widespread rejection in the Mexican population, according to data from a survey reported here Friday. Trump Going against International Law and Mexican Sovereignty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8626&SEO=trump-going-against-international-law-and-mexican-sovereignty Mexico, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The National Authonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) stated Monday that US President Donald Trump is taking decisions and actions going against the international law and the Mexican sovereignty and self determination. Mexico Will Maintain Relations with the US, Says Secretary of Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8557&SEO=mexico-will-maintain-relations-with-the-us-says-secretary-of-economy Mexico, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will maintain its relations with the government of the United States despite the cancellation of the meeting between Presidents Enrique Peña Nieto and Donald Trump, said today the Minister of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo. Greenpeace Asks for Resistance against President Trump Measure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8479&SEO=greenpeace-asks-for-resistance-against-president-trump-measure 25 de enero de 2017, 17:31Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Members of the ecologist organization GREENPEACE put a poster close to the White House Wednesday, in which they call for resistance against now US President Donald Trump. Mexican Voices Urge President to Posterg Appointment with Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8476&SEO=mexican-voices-urge-president-to-posterg-appointment-with-trump 25 de enero de 2017, 16:59Mexico, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) President Enrique Peña Nieto should cancel the meeting agreed with his counterpart from the United States, Donald Trump, as a worthy response by Mexico, different voices said here Wednesday. A Hundred Participants in Protests against Trump Arrested http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8271&SEO=a-hundred-participants-in-protests-against-trump-arrested 20 de enero de 2017, 16:34Washington, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Local authorities of Washington used pepper spray, and arrested almost 100 participants in the protests against the swear-in ceremony of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States Friday. Cuban 'Left' Opposition and Annexationists: Two Wings of Same Eagle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8265&SEO=cuban-left-opposition-and-annexationists-two-wings-of-same-eagle Por Arnold August* For Firmas SelectasMontreal, (Prensa Latina) In my previous article, entitled ''The End of Ideology in Cuba?,'' I created a fair amount of controversy in stating, ''I have always maintained that the most dangerous opposition to the Cuban Revolution comes from the so-called left, and not from the openly right Plattists, or annexationists.'' Trump to Take Office as US President under Protests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8224&SEO=trump-to-take-office-as-us-president-under-protests 19 de enero de 2017, 16:18Washington, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Donald Trump will take office as the 45th President of the US Friday , but he will have the company of many protests in the US capital and other places in the 50 US states, plus another 32 nations of the world, local media assured in this capital Thursday. Electoral Campaign in Ecuador for General Elections Started http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7662&SEO=electoral-campaign-in-ecuador-for-general-elections-started Quito, (Prensa Latina) The eight candidates to Ecuador Presidency are carrying today a kind of race to accumulate more followers of their government programs, following the start of the electoral campaign for the general election next February. The End of Ideology in Cuba? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7822&SEO=the-end-of-ideology-in-cuba By Arnold August, for Firmas Selectas (Prensa Latina) Montreal, (PL) In 1960, the American sociologist and academic Daniel Bell (1919-2011) published The End of Ideology. It became a classic book in official political science. The publication was listed by Times Literary Supplement as one of the 100 most influential non-fiction books in the second half of the 20th century. Evo Morales Condemns British and Chilean Media Setup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7495&SEO=evo-morales-condemns-british-and-chilean-media-setup La Paz, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales repudiated Wednesday the decision by several press media from the United Kingdom and Chile, of publishing a fake video circulated over the social networks, in order to damage his image and prestige as Head of State. USA Presidential Candidates Spend $2.17 Billion in Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7477&SEO=usa-presidential-candidates-spend-2.17-billion-in-campaign Washington, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Presidential candidates in the United States spent $ 2.2 billion this year, according to a study published by the Center for Public Integrity, which used data provided by the Federal Electoral Commission. Mike Pompeo and the Arduous Task of Cleaning CIA's Face http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7335&SEO=mike-pompeo-and-the-arduous-task-of-cleaning-cias-face By Roberto Garcia Hernandez Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Republican Congressman Mike Pompeo faces today a complex challenge, because if the Senate confirms him as next CIA director, he will have to lead an agency under harsh criticism of president elect Donald Trump, say experts. Poll in US Reveals Most Citizens Approve Work of Barack Obama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6970&SEO=poll-in-us-reveals-most-citizens-approve-work-of-barack-obama 13 de diciembre de 2016, 16:34Washington, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Most of the US citizens approves the work made by President Barack Obama, shortly less than a month abefore the transfer of the power to Donald Trump, as a poll published Tuesday by press media reveals. Perez Esquivel: Milagro Sala Is a Political Prisoner http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6858&SEO=perez-esquivel-milagro-sala-is-a-political-prisoner Buenos Aires, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Nobel Peace Award Adolfo Perez Esquivel was emphatic, when he declared someone like Argentinean social leader Milagro Sala a political prisoner, sentenced before being taken to trial. Cuba: A Mourning for Fidel, Also a Hope http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6677&SEO=cuba-a-mourning-for-fidel-also-a-hope Mexico, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The demonstration made by millions of Cubans in a tribute to Fidel Castro was amourning, but also, it was a sample of hope, said an article written for Mexican newspaper La Jornada Sunday. Frei Betto: Fidel the Last Great Leader of the 20th Century http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6384&SEO=frei-betto-fidel-the-last-great-leader-of-the-20th-century Brasilia, (Prensa Latina) With Fidel Castro, dies the last great leader of the 20th century; the only one who survived the success of his own work: the Cuban Revolution, liberation theologian Frei Betto assured here today. Ramonet: Fidel was the Defender of Latin American Dignity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6377&SEO=ramonet-fidel-was-the-defender-of-latin-american-dignity By Luisa María González Pars, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro was the defender of the dignity of Cuba, but also of all Latin America, said the intellectual Ignacio Ramonet today in France, after declaring himself deeply saddened by the death of the revolutionary leader. Warning of Drastic Changes in U.S. Deportations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6293&SEO=warning-of-drastic-changes-in-u.s.-deportations Washington, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) The proposals of Kris Kobach, candidate of the U.S. president elect, Donald Trump, for the post of Secretary of Home Security, could drastically change the deportation regime that exists today in the United States. China and Latin America to Strengthen Ties in Media Sector http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6243&SEO=china-and-latin-america-to-strengthen-ties-in-media-sector By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Cooperation in the media field between China and Latin America and the Caribbean has made significant progress in Chile, after a high level event that exceeded expectations and allowed concrete projects to be outlined. China Plays its Cards with Latin America and the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6209&SEO=china-plays-its-cards-with-latin-america-and-the-caribbean By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) China played big its cards with Latin Ameruca and the Caribbean, in a tour of its president Xi Jinping who tried to close all spaces possible in order to consolidate his country's notable approach to the region. US Activists Insist on Repealing Trump Presidency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6078&SEO=us-activists-insist-on-repealing-trump-presidency Washington, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Civil rights groups in the United States are continuing preparations for a campaign aimed at persuading members of the Electoral College to reverse the results of the November 8 presidential election. Ecuador and China Establish Integral Strategic Association http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6036&SEO=ecuador-and-china-establish-integral-strategic-association By Sinay Cespedes Moreno More Than 60,000 Cases of Forced Disappearance in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5990&SEO=more-than-60000-cases-of-forced-disappearance-in-colombia Bogota, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 60,000 people were victims of forced disappearance in Colombia between 1970 to 2015, according to the National Center for Historical Memory (CNMH). Spanish GP Pilot Marc Marquez Considers Lionel Messi The Best http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5969&SEO=spanish-gp-pilot-marc-marquez-considers-lionel-messi-the-best Madrid, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Spanish GP motorcycle pilot, and now world champion Marc Marquez said in a prpmotion activity Thursday, that he considers Argentinean Lionel Messi as the best pro soccer player in the world right now. UN: Tolerance is a Condition for Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5895&SEO=un-tolerance-is-a-condition-for-peace United Nations, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Unesco''s Director-General Irina Bokova said on the International Day of Tolerance that this condition is key to achieving peace and sustainable development on the planet. CIA Internal Warfare after 1961 Cuba Invasion Revealed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5770&SEO=cia-internal-warfare-after-1961-cuba-invasion-revealed Washington, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The declassification of part of a secret report from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) about the military invasion of Cuba by a mercenary brigade in 1961 has revealed the internal warfare at the U.S. espionage agency. Donald Trump, a Middle East Love Story? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5706&SEO=donald-trump-a-middle-east-love-story By Ulises Canales Trump's Stance in Climat Change Causes Fear http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5604&SEO=trumps-stance-in-climat-change-causes-fear By Fausto TrianaSantiago de Chile, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Politicians and experts in Chile have openly expressed fears about the presidency of Donald Trump, which they feel could have a serious impact on the crusade against climate change. Syria: The Drama of a Six-Year Imposed War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5549&SEO=syria-the-drama-of-a-six-year-imposed-war By Pedro García Hernández Damascus, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Syria is about to enter the sixth year of a war imposed from abroad andwhich encourages terrorists to destroy a nation that resists the drama of seeing vanish what has been built for centuries. Self-Employment Activities Prove Valid for the Cuban Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5430&SEO=self-employment-activities-prove-valid-for-the-cuban-economy By Cira Rodriguez César Havana, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) The creation of non-state forms of management (self-employment work) in Cuba is wise and challenging and more than necessary to achieve the sustainable development of the national economy. Petroecuador Case Advances, Arrest by Interpol Pending http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5428&SEO=petroecuador-case-advances-arrest-by-interpol-pending Quito, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) The case of corruption known as Petroecuador or Esmeraldas refinery, took new steps today with the involvement of the International Criminal Police (Interpol) at the request of the Ecuadorian authorities. Why do U.S. Economists Reject Trump's Candidacy? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5354&SEO=why-do-u.s.-economists-reject-trumps-candidacy New York, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Accused of a pronounced ignorance of the economy and inability to listen to experts, Donald Trump is rejected by a significant group of economists in his candidacy for the presidency of the United States. France: Socialist Party Seeks Candidate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5054&SEO=france-socialist-party-seeks-candidate Por Luisa Maria GonzalezParis, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Several questions mark the current situation of the Socialist Party of France: Will the incumbent president, François Hollande, seek reelection in the upcoming elections? If he does not run, who will be the party''s candidate? Integration of Former Soviet Region a Must http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4915&SEO=integration-of-former-soviet-region-a-must By Antonio Rondon, special envoy Simferopol, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The former president of Kyrgyzstan Askar Akaev stressed on Friday the importance of the integration processes in the post-Soviet region, including the formation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Negative by Trump to Accept Electoral Results Considered a Mistake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4902&SEO=negative-by-trump-to-accept-electoral-results-considered-a-mistake 20 de octubre de 2016, 16:18Washington, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Members from the US Democrat and Republican (Grand Old) Parties considered the negative by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to accept the result of the elections, if he is defeated. Influential media Calls Trump most Dangerous Man in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4886&SEO=influential-media-calls-trump-most-dangerous-man-in-u.s. Washington, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Influential news portal Huffington Post defined Donald Trump today as the most dangerous man in the U.S., after the Republican candidate denied to accept an eventual election defeat. Brazil: Good-bye to Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4848&SEO=brazil-good-bye-to-development By Moisés Pérez Mok Brasilia, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) For academician Joao Sicsu, the approval of the proposal of Constitutional Amendment promoted by president Michel Temer to restrict for 20 years public expenses, is simply to say good-bye to the development of Brazil. Venezuela Impugns Statements from Guyanese Gov't http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4446&SEO=venezuela-impugns-statements-from-guyanese-govt Caracas, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government impugned Friday the statements of Guyanese Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenridge about the possible overflight of a Venezuelan plane over the region of Esequibo. Santiago de Cuba, between Earthquakes and an Atmospheric Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4235&SEO=santiago-de-cuba-between-earthquakes-and-an-atmospheric-threat Santiago de Cuba, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) In the face of the incredulity of many people, the 46th report from the National Seismic Services clarified the doubt: a 4.8-magnitude earthquake shook eastern Cuba while people''s attention was focused on Hurricane Matthew. Greatest Threat to Peace Surronds Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4027&SEO=greatest-threat-to-peace-surronds-syria 25 de septiembre de 2016, 09:39By Pedro Garcia hernandez Most of Democrats Want Sanders if Clinton Gives up http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3787&SEO=most-of-democrats-want-sanders-if-clinton-gives-up Washington, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Forty-eight percent of the the US Democrat Party militants and followers, would be in favour of voting for Senator Bernie Sanders, if now Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leaves her career for President. US Newspaper Says Bolivian Antidrug Struggle Is Promising http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3710&SEO=us-newspaper-says-bolivian-antidrug-struggle-is-promising 14 de septiembre de 2016, 15:49La Paz, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) US newspaper The New York Times considered Wednesday that the struggle of Bolivia against drugs, is much more promising that the one implemented by the US government. US President Will Not Give up on Closure of Guanatanamo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3483&SEO=us-president-will-not-give-up-on-closure-of-guanatanamo 08 de septiembre de 2016, 16:41Washington, Sept 8 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama, stated today that he will not resign to the closing of the jail that the US government maintains in Guantanamo, in the southeast of Cuba, a promise broken during his two presidential mandates. Persian Gulf: UN Seeks Ways for Peace in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3458&SEO=persian-gulf-un-seeks-ways-for-peace-in-yemen 08 de septiembre de 2016, 11:18 Beirut, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) Although with no guarantee in hand, the UN special envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, today continued his contacts in the Persian Gulf in an attempt to refloat the peace negotiations in that nation. John Kerry Praises Restablishment of Cuba-US Direct Flights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3201&SEO=john-kerry-praises-restablishment-of-cuba-us-direct-flights Washington, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) The US Secretary of State, John Kerry regards the direct flight by US airline JetBlue from Fort Lauderdale (Florida, US) to Santa Clara (central Cuba) as ''another step ahead''. German Secretary of State for Environment Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2779&SEO=german-secretary-of-state-for-environment-visits-cuba Havana, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) German State Secretary for the Environment, Jochen Flasbarth, begins today a visit to Cuba, where he will meet with several officials and tour heritage sites, the embassy of that European nation reported here. Denounced in Argentina Persecution against Cristina Fernandez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=995&SEO=denounced-in-argentina-persecution-against-cristina-fernandez Buenos Aires, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) After returning to Buenos Aires, former president Cristina Fernández started today a series of meetings with followers of divided Front for Victory (FpV) and plans a tour of the country, defying an intense campaign to discredit her.