Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuban Deputy Health Minister Visits South Africa Pretoria, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Health, Alfredo Gonzalez, holds meetings in this capital with union leaders, foreign ministry officials and the presidential minister Nkosozana Dlamini Zuma, the embassy of that South African country reported. Cuba's Biopharmaceutical Industry Develops over 400 Projects Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Several research projects are developed by the Cuban biopharmaceutical industry, including those aimed at preventing and treating neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular diseases and cancer, according to officials from the sector. Cuba Denies Information on Causes of Air Crash Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Commission investigating the plane crash of May 18 in Havana said today that any statement about the likely cause of this tragedy is still premature. Vietnamese Leader Highlights Fidel Castro's Legacy in Cuba Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese political leader Nguyen Duc Loi highlighted today in this capital the legacy of social justice and solidarity represented by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Peace Boat Arrives in Cuba Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s Peace Boat arrives today in Cuba, where its crew and passengers will convey messages about global solidarity and promote a world free of nuclear weapons. Sao Paulo Forum Debates Latin American Integration Havana, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum is taking place today in Havana, where more than 430 delegates are debating the need for Latin American and Caribbean integration. Unity: A Challenge for the Latin American Left (+Photos) By Waldo Mendiluza* Havana (PL) From July 15 to July 17, Cuba's capital will host the 24th Annual Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum, an event that will be focused on the unity of leftist parties and organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean. Cuban Journalists Discuss on Socialist Press Model Havana, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The 10th Congress of the Union of Journalists of Cuba (UPEC) continued today in this capital with a debate on the socialist press model and its updating on the island. Cuban Journalists Debate New Communication Policy at 10th Congress Havana, July 13 (Prensa Latina) The Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) began its Tenth Congress here today, during which it will discuss contributions to the implementation of the Communication Policy and the press model needed for the country. Cuba Calls on US to Fulfill Obligations as UN Host Country United Nations, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's representation before the UN is calling for the host country of the headquarters of the multilateral organization, the United States, to fully comply with the obligations that stem from this condition. Cuban Journalists Open Congress Havana, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) With the participation of more than 400 delegates, the 10th Congress of the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) begins today till tomorrow, Saturday, to discuss key issues like the new Law on Social Communication. Cuba Calls on U.S. to Comply with Visa Commitment Washington, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba called on the United States in Washington to fully comply with its commitments to grant visas to emigrants in tune with the migration agreements signed by the two countries. Argentinean Lawmaker Highlights Importance of Forum of Sao Paulo Buenos Aires, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Argentinean lawmaker Monica Macha, who represents Unidad Ciudadana in the Argentinean Congress, highlighted the role of the Forum of Sao Paulo in the construction of a ''Patria Grande'' (Common Motherland) in Latin America. New Measures to Order and Expand Self-employment in Cuba Havana, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban government favors easing and ordering self-employment, according to the deputy minister for Labor and Social Security, Marta Elena Feito. Causing Rebellion, FMLN's Youngsters' Call in Sao Paolo Forum San Salvador, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) The Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) will participate in the youth meeting of the 24th edition of Sao Paolo Forum in Cuba, with a call to conscious and causing rebellion. Diaz-Canel, Machado Ventura Attend Students Congress in Cuba Havana, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel and the Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, José Ramón Machado Ventura, attend the Ninth Congress of the Student University Federation (FEU) as delegates of honor. Cuban University Students' Congress Opens Today Havana, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The 9th Congress of the University Students'' Federation (FEU) opened in this capital today to discuss issues such as teaching, social work and political-ideological commitment. Cuba Highlights Importance of Sao Paulo Forum for Latin America (+Photos) Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The Sao Paulo Forum is the main gathering place for leftist movements in Latin America, said José Ángel Maury, head of International Relations of the Union of Young Communists of Cuba. Cuban University Students Begin Activities for Congress Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Youth of the Cuban Federation of University Students (FEU) are beginning today the activities of the 9th Congress of the organization, whose official start will be tomorrow. Workshop on Marti, Fidel Castro's Thought Begins in Cuba By Mayra Pardillo Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) The First National Workshop on the thought and work of Jose Marti and Fidel Castro began in this central city of the country and will continue until next Friday.