Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Raúl Castro Receives the President of Russian Oil Company Rosneft Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro received Igor Sechin, head of the Russian oil company Rosneft, at the headquarters of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, newspaper Juventud Rebelde today reports. Alert in Cuba on Complexities in Confronting Drug Trafficking Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The head of the National Anti-drug Directorate of the Ministry of Interior of Cuba (MININT), Colonel Juan Carlos Poey, warned today about the complexities in the region for the confrontation with drug trafficking. Cuba Looks for Oil Production Stability Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The development of energy potential in Cuba seeks to stabilize oil production today, a strategy exemplified by a refinery in the central province of Cienfuegos. Cuban Foreign Minister Warns of Imperialist Advance in Latin America Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) At the inauguration of the 16th Political Council of ALBA-TCP inaugurated here, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez stated that the meeting''s agenda responds to the regional political situation, characterized by an onslaught of imperialism against the processes progressives. President of the Cuban Parliament Receives Serbian Head of State Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National Assembly of People''s Power, Esteban Lazo, received today Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić at the host building of that institution. ALBA-TCP Political Council Begins in Havana Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The 16th Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our Americas-Peoples'' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) opened here on Thursday with the aim of strengthening unity and the capacity for consultation, Granma newspaper reported. Serbian President Begins Official Visit to Cuba Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic begins today an official visit to Cuba until Saturday, said the Cuban ministry of Foreign Affairs. Cuba Defends Role of Public Finance to Fight Climate Change Paris, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Elba Rosa Perez, defended today at the One Planet Summit in session here the importance of public finance in fighting climate change. Cuban Vice President Receives the Secretary General of FMLN Havana, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice President José Ramón Machado Ventura received the general secretary of the Farabundo Martí Front for National Liberation of El Salvador (FMLN), Medardo González, who is chairing a delegation from El Salvador to visit the island. China Strengthens Cooperation with Cuba's Biopharmacy Beijing, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) China has expressed its willingness to strengthen cooperation with Cuba''s biopharmaceutical industry, with growing global recognition due to the scientific results and the achievement of effective products in the treatment of several diseases. Raul Castro Returns Home after Visiting Antigua and Barbuda Havana, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro returned home after participating in the 6th Summit of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba, and paying an official visit to Antigua and Barbuda, the newspaper Juventud Rebelde reported today. Havana Film Festival Starts Screening of Restored Films Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Lucia, a Cuban film by Humberto Solas, will kick off today a sample of restored classics of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, an event that will run until December 17. Raúl Castro defends more unity and integration Cuba-Caricom By Ulises Canales, Special EnvoySaint Mary, Antigua and Barbuda, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raúl Castro today called for unity in diversity, integration and genuine cooperation among Caribbean states to face common challenges and problems of the region and the world. Antigua & Barbuda Hosts Caricom-Cuba Summit Saint John, December 8 (Prensa Latina) Antigua & Barbuda is hosting today the 6th Cuba-Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Summit, focused on strengthening bilateral relations and the search for joint solutions to high-incidence problems in the region. Cuban President to Young People: Get Ready for Tough Challenges Havana, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) President Raul Castro has urged junior high school students to prepare for new and complex challenges ahead and called on them to continue the work of the Revolution, Granma newspaper states today. Cuba Deplores U.S. Statement on Palestine Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba (MINREX) rejected today the statements made by U.S. President Donald Trump, who recognized Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel. Cultural Gala Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro in Chile Santiago de Chile, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Chilean troubadours paid tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, at a cultural gala in which they reviewed emblematic melodies of the committed song. IX Cuban Congress of Microbiology's Scientific Sessions Begins Havana, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The IX Congress of Microbiology and Parasitology has begun its scientific sessions today with debates on the branches of medicine that study infectious diseases. Nicaragua Donates Wood to Cuba for Hurricane Recovery Works Havana, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua has donated 600 tons of wood to Cuba to help restore the damage caused by destructive hurricane Irma early last September. 9th Congress of Microbiology and Parasitology Kicks Off in Cuba Havana, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The 9th Congress of Microbiology and Parasitology opened its doors here today with scientists from more than 150 nations, who will pay tribute to the eight decades of the Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri (IPK), an institution dedicated to the study of infectious diseases.