Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. U.S. Congress to Discuss Bill Against Sending Troops to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10280&SEO=u.s.-congress-to-discuss-bill-against-sending-troops-to-syria Washington, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) Democrat U.S. Congress member Barbara Lee introduced today a bill of law to block the deployment of land troops to Syruia, after the arrival to that country of a contingent of the Marine Infantry Corps (USMC). 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. Trump Exposes His Approach to US Economy Problems http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9923&SEO=trump-exposes-his-approach-to-us-economy-problems Washington, March 1 (Prensa Latina) The United States needs the joint work of Republicans and Democrats beyond party differences to solve pressing economic problems, President Donald Trump said before the Congress. 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. 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. 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. Tunisia Holds Tripartite Meeting on Libya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9499&SEO=tunisia-holds-tripartite-meeting-on-libya Tunis, 19 Feb (Prensa Latina) Tunisia is hosting today a tripartite meeting with the presence of local authorities and counterparts from Algeria and Egypt, so as to tackle down recent progress for possible peaceful settlement on armed conflict in Libya. Merkel Calls on EU to Improve Relations with Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9480&SEO=merkel-calls-on-eu-to-improve-relations-with-russia Moscow, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the European Union (EU) to improve relations with Russia, at a meeting in Munich with that country''s foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, local television reported. Russia-U.S. Ties, a Story to Be Told http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9431&SEO=russia-u.s.-ties-a-story-to-be-told Por Antonio RondónMoscow (Prensa Latina) Relations between the United States and Russia are a blank sheet on which there is a lot to be told with Donald Trump in the White House and clear signs of business as usual in the case of Moscow. Meeting in Astana Seeks Mechanism to Regulate Truce in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9363&SEO=meeting-in-astana-seeks-mechanism-to-regulate-truce-in-syria Astana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Russia, Turkey, and Iran, along with heads of armed groups and officials of the Syrian government, are today seeking to reconcile a regime to control the cessation of hostilities and measures to punish offenders. EU and Canada Approve Trade Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9332&SEO=eu-and-canada-approve-trade-agreement Brussels, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The Euro Chamber approved today the polemic trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Canada, after a long debate and having as background the protectionist barrier of U.S. President Donald Trump. China Will Defend Positive Multilateralism at G20 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9281&SEO=china-will-defend-positive-multilateralism-at-g20-summit Beijing, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Minister of Foreign Relations, Wang Yi, will transmit a positive signal of support to multilateralism, global governance and an innovative world economy, open and inclusive, at the G20 summit in Bonn (Germany), announced today the Foreign Ministry. Caribbean Integration in Times of Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9225&SEO=caribbean-integration-in-times-of-trump By Jorge Luna, Special Envoy Georgetown (Prensa Latina) Caribbean leaders analyze with worry here this week, the political and economic impact and the regional scenario after the assumption, last January 20, of Donald Trump as President of the United States. Copper Prices Dwindle Due to Miners' Strike in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9142&SEO=copper-prices-dwindle-due-to-miners-strike-in-chile Santiago de Chile, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The miners'' strike of the Escondida, the biggest private copper producer in the world, has endangered the red metal prices with no solution to the stoppage in sight. Odebrecht Bribes in Colombia Passed through Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9088&SEO=odebrecht-bribes-in-colombia-passed-through-panama Panama, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) An investigation carried out by the Public Ministry of Panama, concerning a ghost company of Odebrecht provided information for the corruption scandal that shakes Colombia, publishes today daily La Estrella de Panama. 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. Jamaican Religious Leader Talks about Inequalities in the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8959&SEO=jamaican-religious-leader-talks-about-inequalities-in-the-caribbean Kingston, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Jamaica and of the Cayman Islands, Howard Gregory, remembered today that the unequal distribution of the wealths might give place to disturbances in the region of the Caribbean. Havana Historian Talks on Jose Marti's Relationship with New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8667&SEO=havana-historian-talks-on-jose-martis-relationship-with-new-york New York (Prensa Latina) Havana historian, Eusebio Leal, has spoken here about the presence of Cuban National Hero, Jose Marti (1853-1895), in New York and the legacy he left with his pen and tireless action in favor of the island''s independence. 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. Mexicans Join Voices to Cancel Meeting Peña Nieto-Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8490&SEO=mexicans-join-voices-to-cancel-meeting-pena-nieto-trump Mexico, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Despite the position expressed by president Enrique Peña Nieto to promote dialogue, but without impositions to the United States, new voices join here today to cancel his meeting with that country''s ruler, Donald Trump. FARC-EP to Be in Transition Zones of Colombia in Late January http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8329&SEO=farc-ep-to-be-in-transition-zones-of-colombia-in-late-january Bogota, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP commander, Marcos Calarca, has confirmed today that in order to expedite the adaptation of the so-called transition points and zones in several Colombian departments, the members of that group should be at those sites in late January. 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.'' 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. Palestine and Israel, 2016 ends without significant changes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7509&SEO=palestine-and-israel-2016-ends-without-significant-changes By Manuel Vázquez El Cairo, (Prensa Latina) The year 2016 ends for Israel and Palestine the same as it started, with regular incursions by Israel in Palestinean territories, towns and cities, frequently ending adding civil victims to a long list that started counting over 50 years ago. 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. USA: Donald Trump Strongly Criticizes UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7432&SEO=usa-donald-trump-strongly-criticizes-un Washington, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) US President-elect Donald Trump said that the UN is today a simple club of people who come together to have a good time; he also reiterated his threats against that international organization. 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. Peruvian Gov't Faced 169 Social Conflicts in a Single Month http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7320&SEO=peruvian-govt-faced-169-social-conflicts-in-a-single-month Lima, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) A total of 169 social conflicts was faced by the government of Peru, according to the Peruvian National Office for Dialogue and Sustainability, which reported that only in November 2016, the interventions of the government were just as a treatment in 50 cases, and as a preventive attention, in another 119 cases. Cubans Celebrate Educator's Day and Victory Over Illiteracy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7262&SEO=cubans-celebrate-educators-day-and-victory-over-illiteracy Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Students, teachers and executives from around the country celebrate today the Educator''s Day, commemorating the 55th anniversary of Cuba being declared territory free of Illiteracy by the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Venezuelan National Assembly Almost in Checkmate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7227&SEO=venezuelan-national-assembly-almost-in-checkmate Caracas, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly of Venezuela (AN) is presented today as a game of chess on the verge of checkmate, according to an political expert analysis. G-77+China praises Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7199&SEO=g-77china-praises-fidel-castro United Nations (Prensa Latina) The Group-77+China praised today at the U.N. Fidel Castro as an extraordinary Statesman at a tribute at the General Assembly to the late Cuban revolutionary leader. UNESCO Event to Remember Life and Work of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7164&SEO=unesco-event-to-remember-life-and-work-of-fidel-castro Paris, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The second Week of Latin America and the Caribbean scheduled in the UNESCO for May 2017, will dedicate a special segment to the thought, life and work of Fidel Castro, Cuban Officials to UNESCO Commemorate Literacy Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7099&SEO=cuban-officials-to-unesco-commemorate-literacy-campaign Paris, (Prensa Latina) The Cuban embassy to UNESCO commemorated today here the 55th anniversary of the Literacy Campaign in their country, with an exhibition of photographs and other materials about that initiative, considered as a ''great offensive with pencils and notebooks.'' Ambassadors Highlight ALBA Anniversary before the Dominican Press http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7030&SEO=ambassadors-highlight-alba-anniversary-before-the-dominican-press Santo Domingo, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The ambassadors of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - Peoples Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) highlighted the achievements of the integration group in the Dominican press. France: Ecuadorian Film about the Chevron Case is Presented http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7008&SEO=france-ecuadorian-film-about-the-chevron-case-is-presented By Luisa María González Paris, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The film 'The dirty game', recently screened in France, clearly shows the arguments and evidence of Ecuador in its dispute with the multinational Chevron-Texaco for the pollution caused in the Amazon, today declared the Attorney General Diego García. Fidel Left an Unforgettable Mark in 20th Century, People Say http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6993&SEO=fidel-left-an-unforgettable-mark-in-20th-century-people-say Vienna, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Cubans and Austrians have gathered to pay tribute to Fidel Castro and recalled the unforgettable mark he left in the 20th century, Cuban ambassador to this European nation, Juan Antonio Fernandez, said. Cuba Rejects Double Standards of Some Arms Producing Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6959&SEO=cuba-rejects-double-standards-of-some-arms-producing-nations Geneva, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Rodolfo Benitez, head of the Cuban delegation to the Fifth Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons has released a statement, which says that Cuba rejects the double standard of some weapon-producing countries, who produce weapons that have devastating effects, but at the same time try to limit the purchase of less sophisticated weapons for self-defense purposes. Head of European Diplomacy Highlights Fidel as Historic Figure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6901&SEO=head-of-european-diplomacy-highlights-fidel-as-historic-figure Brussels, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, has highlighted today Fidel Castro as a historical figure, after sending her condolences to the Cuban government and people for the death of the revolutionary leader. Trump May Affect Bilateral Relationship, Warns Bank of México http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6839&SEO=trump-may-affect-bilateral-relationship-warns-bank-of-mexico Nexico, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Bank of Mexico considered ''important to recognize'' that the election of the businessman Donald Trump as president of the United States may affect the relationship with that country, was known today. Cuba Reaffirms Willingness to Continue Relations with USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6797&SEO=cuba-reaffirms-willingness-to-continue-relations-with-usa Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has reaffirmed the desire to progress in relations with the United States and create beneficial ties, based on mutual respect and without abandoning principles that govern the actions of the Caribbean nation. Latin American and Caribbean Integration, Fidel's and Chavez's Legacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6762&SEO=latin-american-and-caribbean-integration-fidels-and-chavezs-legacy Por Waldo MendiluzaUnited Nations, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) December is a month of particular significance for Latin American and Caribbean integration, as the legacy of regional unity from Commanders Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez will be highlighted, the Venezuelan ambassador here, Rafael Ramirez, said on Wednesday. Obama Must Respond to Petition for Oscar Lopez' Freedom http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6734&SEO=obama-must-respond-to-petition-for-oscar-lopez-freedom Washington, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) More than 104,000 people around the world have signed a petition addressed to US President Barack Obama in favor of the immediate release of Puerto Rican patriot Oscar López Rivera, surpassing the required figure of 100,000. Trump Is a Threat to the US Constitution, According to the NY Times http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6701&SEO=trump-is-a-threat-to-the-us-constitution-according-to-the-ny-times Washington, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) President-elect Donald Trump is a threat to the US Constitution because he ignores its content and aims to be placed above the law, according to an article in The New York Times. 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. Fidel Built a Revolution only 90 Miles from the U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6473&SEO=fidel-built-a-revolution-only-90-miles-from-the-u.s. Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro produced the miracle of the first socialist Revolution of Our America and at barely 90 miles from the United States, recalled today President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega. French Diplomat Highlights Fidel Castro as Symbol of Resistance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6434&SEO=french-diplomat-highlights-fidel-castro-as-symbol-of-resistance By Luisa Maria Gonzalez Paris, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro has been a symbol of resistance and struggle for independence of Cuba and all Latin America, Jean Mendelson, the former French ambassador to Cuba, said today. Colombian President Mourns Death of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6355&SEO=colombian-president-mourns-death-of-fidel-castro Bogota, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday regretted the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and acknowledged his contribution to the efforts to end the armed confrontation in Colombia. 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. Puerto Rico: Fight for Releasing Oscar Lopez to be Strengthened http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6179&SEO=puerto-rico-fight-for-releasing-oscar-lopez-to-be-strengthened Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The law team in charge of the case of pro-independence Puerto Rican fighter Oscar Lopez, imprisoned unfairly in the United States, will strengthen the fight for his release, said today here lawyer Jose Juan Nazario. Mexico Responds to Trumps' Threat to Leave TTP http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6155&SEO=mexico-responds-to-trumps-threat-to-leave-ttp Mexico, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has responded to US President-elect Donald Trump''s announcement that he will be leaving the Trans-Pacific Association Agreement (TTP). 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. 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). United Nations, the Uncomfortable Questions of John Ging http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5949&SEO=united-nations-the-uncomfortable-questions-of-john-ging By Waldo Mendiluza United Nations, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) In a world where so many persons die today of preventible causes and some waste enormous resources, including those destined to military expenditures, the questions posed by John Ging, UN humanitarian expert, are considered untimely and uncomfortable. Russia Shows Firm Hand against Corruption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5896&SEO=russia-shows-firm-hand-against-corruption Por Antonio Rondon GarciaMoscow, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) With the arrest of Economic Development Minister Alexei Uliukaev on charges of bribe, Russian authorities seem to close a cycle of firm-hand actions against the scourge of corruption. 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. Climate Change Summit, a Questioned Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5835&SEO=climate-change-summit-a-questioned-reality Marrakech, Morocco, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Summit on Climate Change (COP22) is a reality with participation of more than 60 heads of State and Government and the general will to boost the Paris Agreement, but with many questions. 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 and Waste Problems at COP22 in Marrakesh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5664&SEO=trump-and-waste-problems-at-cop22-in-marrakesh By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The UN Conference on Climate Change (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco, is discussing issues of concern for the future of humanity and have added the topic of Donald Trump to its agenda. 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. British Supreme Court to Examine Brexit in December http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5541&SEO=british-supreme-court-to-examine-brexit-in-december London, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The British Supreme Court announced that it will examine the appeal by the Government against a judicial decision on the process of separation of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU), known as Brexit between December 5 and 8 . Russia-China: Rapprochement of Walls http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5457&SEO=russia-china-rapprochement-of-walls Por By Antonio García RondónMoscow, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The similarity of the Great Wall of China and the Kremlin walls appear as symbols of the unity of development plans in discussion by the prime ministers of both states today in St. Petersburg. 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. The Cuban Revolution Will Always Be an Example: Tristan Bauer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5388&SEO=the-cuban-revolution-will-always-be-an-example-tristan-bauer Buenos Aires, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Argentine filmmaker and politician, Tristan Bauer, has stated that the triumph of the Cuban Revolution has been a light that has radiated over Latin America and the whole world and will always be an example. 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. Germany Rejects Namibia's Colonialism Compensation Claim http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5335&SEO=germany-rejects-namibias-colonialism-compensation-claim Berlin, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The German socialist opposition is increasing pressure on other parties in the German parliament to support the demands of the Herero and Nama - indigenous tribes of Namibia - who are seeking compensation for the crimes committed during German colonialism. Cuban Adjustment Act Remains as an Aggressive US Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5301&SEO=cuban-adjustment-act-remains-as-an-aggressive-us-policy Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Adjustment Act, applied by the United States for 50 years, has continued today as one of the aggressive policies of the northern nation to the island at the migration level. United States Abstention at UN Shows its Isolation, Expresses France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5250&SEO=united-states-abstention-at-un-shows-its-isolation-expresses-france Paris, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Abstention of United States at UN Vote on the US Blockade against Cuba shows its isolation in the international arena, considered today the French writer and university professor, Salim Lamrani. NATO Deployment in Eastern Europe Becomes Polemic in Germany http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5242&SEO=nato-deployment-in-eastern-europe-becomes-polemic-in-germany By Harald Neuber Berlin, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The NATO plans to send troops to Eastern Europe continue to cause debates in Germany, which army is part of the new military presence on the western border of Russia . Costa Ricans Welcome UN Rejection of U.S. Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5191&SEO=costa-ricans-welcome-un-rejection-of-u.s.-blockade-of-cuba San Jose, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican outstanding artists, academics and groups of solidarity with Cuba on Saturday welcomed the new condemnation at the United Nations General Assembly of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba. Obama Commutes More Prison Sentences Than His 11 Predecessors Combine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5155&SEO=obama-commutes-more-prison-sentences-than-his-11-predecessors-combine Washington, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) Barack Obama today commuted 98 new prison sentences raising to 827 the total of sentences he has commuted since he assumed presidency of the United States, a number which exceeds the total number of pardons issued by his 11 predecessors. Election Panorama in Florida, USA, Still Uncertain http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5121&SEO=election-panorama-in-florida-usa-still-uncertain Washington, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The State of Florida seems not to have made up its mind about who to vote for in November 8 elections, as a survey gave yesterday the lead to Republican candidate Donald Trump and another poll published today sees in a better situation Democrat Hillary Clinton. 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? Cuba Confident of New UN Rejection of US Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5022&SEO=cuba-confident-of-new-un-rejection-of-us-blockade United Nations, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Permanent Mission at United Nations has expressed confidence today that the General Assembly will reject tomorrow the U.S.-imposed blockade to the island. Democrat Chances to Control House of Representatives Still Slim http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5008&SEO=democrat-chances-to-control-house-of-representatives-still-slim Washington, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Although the campaign of Republican candidate to the Presidency, Donald Trump seems to affect his party´s control of seats in Congress, it is still improbable today that Democrats recover majority in the House of Representatives. Angola, Most Important Supplier of Crude Oil to China in September http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4999&SEO=angola-most-important-supplier-of-crude-oil-to-china-in-september Luanda, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Angola appears today as the most important supplier of crude oil to China in September, recording 46 percent, compared to the same period in the previous year, displacing Saudi Arabia and Russia, which were its traditional suppliers. Havana Consensus Leads to Action Against Arboviruses: OPS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4950&SEO=havana-consensus-leads-to-action-against-arboviruses-ops By Ana Laura Arbesú 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). 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. Costa Rican President Reiterates Rejection to Blockade against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4819&SEO=costa-rican-president-reiterates-rejection-to-blockade-against-cuba By Victor M. Carriba San Jose, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, stated today that the blockade the United States has imposed against Cuba for more than half a century does not contributes at all to the current reality in Latin America. 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. Colon Duty-Free Zone Faces Blind Market Forces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4125&SEO=colon-duty-free-zone-faces-blind-market-forces Panama, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) The world''s second largest duty-free zone, located in the Caribbean city of Colon, in northern Panama, is saling in the troubled waters of demand and supply, and a shipwreck seems to be the only destination. First U.S. Presidential Debate: A Reality Show with Few New Proposals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4093&SEO=first-u.s.-presidential-debate-a-reality-show-with-few-new-proposals Havana, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican rival Donald Trump outlined few new proposals for U.S. voters in their first debate, where candidates clash over racism, violence and tax policies. Cuba Sees French Tourist Market as Promising http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3984&SEO=cuba-sees-french-tourist-market-as-promising By Luisa Maria Gonzalez Paris, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is being widely represented at the 38th editionTop Resa Salon, the top tourism expo in France. Will Cuban Tourism Break its Sword of Damocles? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3841&SEO=will-cuban-tourism-break-its-sword-of-damocles By Roberto F. Campos 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. 150 Million-year-old Dino Footprints Found in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=78&SEO=150-million-year-old-dino-footprints-found-in-india 13 de junio de 2016, 08:35New Delhi, June 13 (Prensa Latina) A team of Indian scientists discovered 150 million-year-old footprints of Eubrontes Gleneronsensis Theropod dinosaurs in Jaisalmer district, located in the northwestern state of Rajasthan, today reported The Times of India.