Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba and the Caribbean keep cooperation ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10927&SEO=cuba-and-the-caribbean-keep-cooperation-ties Beyond economics and politics, Cuba and the Caribbean maintain ties and areas of exchange in sectors such as health, culture and sport. More details in the next report. Imports of brazilian meat suspended amid business scandal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10879&SEO=imports-of-brazilian-meat-suspended-amid-business-scandal The European Union, Chile, China and South Korea announced the temporary suspension of some imports of Brazilian beef due to the scandal involving more than 30 companies in this sector in the South American nation. The companies are accused of paying off inspectors to overlook practices including processing rotten meat. About the impact of this event the following report by Adriana Robreño. The Quinta de Los Molinos, stage of the National Orchid Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10854&SEO=the-quinta-de-los-molinos-stage-of-the-national-orchid-festival Havana hosted de 5th edition of the National Orchid Festival which brought together institutions, collectors, researchers and general public interested in the cultivation of these plants. More details in the story coming right now. Hugh Masakela icon of African music http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10822&SEO=hugh-masakela-icon-of-african-music With more than half a century of international projection, African music treasures performers and composers whose names are key to understanding the evolution of the sounds of the continent, some, fortunately, are still active as the South African musician, composer and singer, Hugh Masekela. In the historic center of Havana there is a new character http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10783&SEO=in-the-historic-center-of-havana-there-is-a-new-character Another personality has returned to Havana: Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Gabo, as many used to call him, was brought back to life thanks the work of the outstanding Cuban sculptor Jose Villa Soberón. China works for more commercial integration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10700&SEO=china-works-for-more-commercial-integration The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road is one of the most debated topics during the Chinese legislative sessions. This project seeks to strengthen economic links between China and the Middle East, Africa and Europe, but some experts believe that the initiative could be extended to Latin America by developing several economic corridors and building the corresponding infrastructure. Russia waiting for us definition on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10658&SEO=russia-waiting-for-us-definition-on-syria Russia expects a definition of the US policy on the conflict in Syria, after the zigzagging showed by the administration of former President Barack Obama, stated the spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zajarova Cuba seeks to be added to countries that use the robotic technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10607&SEO=cuba-seeks-to-be-added-to-countries-that-use-the-robotic-technology The insertion of robotics in the world of surgical interventions could mean the end of operating rooms as we know them today. This issue was one of many debated in Havana, during a meeting between Cuban and United States specialists. Discover Benny More thanks to a friend´s memories http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10577&SEO=discover-benny-more-thanks-to-a-friends-memories Benny Moré was a composer, orchestrator and conductor, considered the greatest singer in America and the highest representative of Cuban music. In Cuba there are still several members of the Band of Benny Moré. One of them is Lázaro Oscar Valdés, the last piano player of the singer who made popular thesong Santa Isabel de lasLajas. Let's watch Egyptian women for more opportunities and equality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10518&SEO=egyptian-women-for-more-opportunities-and-equality Despites the conservative characteristics of the Muslim culture, in Egypt the women inclusion in the political and social life has increase in the last years. However there are still some obstacles that prevent the full empowerment of women. Details by our correspondent, Yosbel Bullaín. Chinese government priorizes consumption to strengthen economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10443&SEO=chinese-government-priorizes-consumption-to-strengthen-economy Since 2014, consumption has become the primary engine of the chinese economy, and the past year contributed in a 64.6 percent to the growth of the gross domestic product with 4.9 percentage points over the level of 2015. Isaura Diez with the details. Berta Caceres is still remembered a year after her death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10386&SEO=berta-caceres-is-still-remembered-a-year-after-her-death A year after the horrendous crime of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, Prensa Latina spoke with the sister of environmentalist Agustina Flores for a few minutes. Let's look at the work of journalist Claudia Ojeda. MIG-35 is a unique aircraft in the world http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10213&SEO=mig-35-is-a-unique-aircraft-in-the-world The MIG aircraft construction corporation now has the new MIG-35 lightweight fighter, after being released at a test airfield in Luxovitsi, outside Moscow. More details in the next report. Mont Saint Michel, a journey to other times http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10077&SEO=mont-saint-michel-a-journey-to-other-times With several centuries of existence, Mont Saint Michel is one of the most visited tourist sites in France thanks to its innumerable historical, architectural and natural attractions. This year were performed around 50 mini-expositions on nature, science, travel, among others. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10058&SEO=this-year-were-performed-around-50-mini-expositions-on-nature-science-travel-among-others. Since 2014, hundreds of Russian families visit the Art Center in Moscow. There, the children have the possibility to closely see many of the animals to which Mom and Dad gave voice and life in their bedtime stories, as now they appear to 500 life-size photographs. Confucius Ideas Present in Modern China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10007&SEO=confucius-ideas-present-in-modern-china The ideas of the Chinese philosopher Confucius are retaken with greater force in modern China even when his precepts are from nearly 500 years before Christ. From Beijing our correspondent Isaura Diez with details. Bet Cuba for a responsible paternity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9954&SEO=bet-cuba-for-a-responsible-paternity Cuba shows favorable results in responsible parenthood. The subject is brought to us by journalist Edisvel Perez in the following work. In good condition Cuba- Guatemala relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9921&SEO=in-good-condition-cuba-guatemala-relations The historical links between Cuba and Guatemala are consolidated on the basis of cooperation in education, health and regional integration as well as in the rejection of the United States blockade against the island. More details in the interview given to Prensa Latina Television by the Cuban ambassador in Guatemala, Juan León. Proposed to remove rights to workers in Brazil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9855&SEO=proposed-to-remove-rights-to-workers-in-brazil Brazilian congress is debating several proposals, at a suggestion of Michel Temer administration, to remove rights to workers. Adriana Robreño, our correspondent in the Brazilia with more information. Madiba under the light of remembrance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9816&SEO=madiba-under-the-light-of-remembrance This February marks another anniversary of the release of the anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela. Prensa Latina has dedicated a space to remember this honorable man, let's see. Modern times: more than eight decades later http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9794&SEO=modern-times-more-than-eight-decades-later The film Modern Times, directed and starring Charles Chaplin shows us the difference of classes, the workers' struggle and the impact of the industrial revolution on the society of the 30's of the last century. About the validity of this film, more than 80 years after its release will try the following work. Marriage arranged by the parents: a chinese tradition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9766&SEO=marriage-arranged-by-the-parents-a-chinese-tradition In China, a tradition of the imperial era is still alive. In that time the parents used to arrange the marriage of their children. In their culture that is also part of love and as we have recently celebrated Saint Valentine´s day, we bring you this story by Isaura Diez. Marriage arranged by the parents: a chinese tradition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9765&SEO=marriage-arranged-by-the-parents-a-chinese-tradition In China, a tradition of the imperial era is still alive. In that time the parents used to arrange the marriage of their children. In their culture that is also part of love and as we have recently celebrated Saint Valentine´s day, we bring you this story by Isaura Diez. Conical hat: symbol of vietnamese culture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9723&SEO=conical-hat-symbol-of-vietnamese-culture The Asian conical hat, also known as Asian rice hat, is one of the distinctive symbols of Vietnam. Its craftwork is recognized as one of the oldest and most beautiful traditions of the Southeast Asian country. Latin American unity faces a new political scene in the region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9626&SEO=latin-american-unity-faces-a-new-political-scene-in-the-region The economic, political and social impact in Latin America of Donald Trump´s assumption of power and the challenges facing the area to consolidate unity and integration are some of the topics the ambassador of Guatemala, Juan León, addressed during an interview given to Prensa Latina Television. Controversy on Alexandre Moraes’s nomination continues in Brazil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9578&SEO=controversy-on-alexandre-moraess-nomination-continues-in-brazil In Brazil, the Michel Temer´s proposal to point Alexander Morales,one of his allies as judge of the Supreme Federal Court, has caused rejection in several sector of the Brazilian society. Moraes would be one of the judges to analyze the operation Lava Jato, in which members of the current govt. and Temer himself are involved. Cuba to host congresses on responsible aesthetics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9535&SEO=cuba-to-host-congresses-on-responsible-aesthetics Aesthetics continues to be a concern in the scientific field. The affections to the skin for the use of cosmetics and beauty products, as well as the professional intrusiveness will be some of the topics to be debated by specialists in Cuba. Details by journalist Hansell Oro. Buena Fe Will Present New Record http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9491&SEO=buena-fe-will-present-new-record Buena Fe will release a new album in the month of March. To know more about the subject, the journalist Hansell Oro brings us details of the exclusive interview that the leaders of the band offered to Prensa Latina. China hosts ice and snow festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9392&SEO=china-hosts-ice-and-snow-festival Every year an ice and snow festival in China brings together the families celebrating the arrival of the new lunar year. The occasion also favors the approach of foreigners to the Chinese traditions. More details with our correspondent in Beijin, Isaura Diez. Cuba held packaging and graphic arts fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9340&SEO=cuba-held-packaging-and-graphic-arts-fair Pabexpo fairground in the Cuban capital hosted the first edition of Pacgraf Cuba, a monographic fair for packaging and graphic arts. First Cuban “Hugo R. Chavez Frias” taekwondo cup pays homage to Venezuelan leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9283&SEO=first-cuban-hugo-r.-chavez-frias-taekwondo-cup-pays-homage-to-venezuelan-leader Cuba held the first Taekwondo Cup Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías in tribute to the Bolivarian leader. From the base the future athletes of this sport are arranged in the island. Let's look at the details in the next report. Cuba celebrates the 26th International Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9258&SEO=cuba-celebrates-the-26th-international-book-fair In Cuba is celebrated these days the largest cultural event in the country. The international book fair dedicated to Dr. Armando Hart Dávalos, has Canada as a guest country of honor. Let's see more details in the following report. Knowing the life of a living statue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9190&SEO=knowing-the-life-of-a-living-statue Among the original Living Statues that we find in the old part of Havana, stands out for its originality a character known as the Billetero. Timor-Leste and Cuba strengthen cultural ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9182&SEO=timor-leste-and-cuba-strengthen-cultural-ties Timor Leste is a nation full of cultural riches marked by a colonial process and a military occupation. To know more about this peculiar island and its relation with Cuba, the following report by journalist Hansell Oro. French intellectual Paul Estrade awarded medal of friendship by Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9153&SEO=french-intellectual-paul-estrade-awarded-medal-of-friendship-by-cuba French intellectual Paul Estrade received the medal of friendship granted by the council of state of Cuba, recognition to a man whose career shows him as a sincere friend of the caribbean nation. International Book Fair in Egypt, the world's second largest book fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9107&SEO=international-book-fair-in-egypt-the-worlds-second-largest-book-fair The International Book Fair in Egypt will take place until Feb. 10. It is considered one of the most ancient in the middles east. This cultural event is celebrated despite the difficult economic situation in the country. China celebrates spring festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9050&SEO=china-celebrates-spring-festival China is celebrating the arrival of the new lunar year with the spring party, a moment for family reunification and festivities throughout the nation. More details with our correspondent in Beijing, Isaura Diez. Casa de las Americas, another venue for FIL 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9005&SEO=casa-de-las-americas-another-venue-for-fil-2017 The International Book Fair of Havana, with its traditional headquarter in San Carlos de la Cabaña, will this year count with other spaces, such as Casa de las Americas. let´s see. Brazilian senate and congress elect new president http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8960&SEO=brazilian-senate-and-congress-elect-new-president Brazilian senate elected Eunicio Oliveira as the new president. From now on he is also leading the congress, which means that he is heading both cameras. Details about the voting process by our correspondent Adriana Robreño. Discover the insights of the song Riding with Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8924&SEO=discover-the-insights-of-the-song-riding-with-fidel Riding with Fidel, recorded at Abdala Studios, is the latest creation of Cuban singer-songwriter Raúl Torres. Journalist Hansell Oro brings us some details of the creative process revealed by his own artists. Cuban posters exhibited at UNESCO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8898&SEO=cuban-posters-exhibited-at-unesco A large exhibition of posters created in Cuba was presented at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, as an example of the intense cultural activity promoted in the Caribbean nation after the triumph of the Revolution. Paraiso yoghurt, LABIOFAM´s leading product http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8879&SEO=paraiso-yoghurt-labiofams-leading-product The probiotic yogurt Paraíso, the nutritional food that incorporates living organisms in its formula, is one of the most relevant products of the Cuban Business Group LABIOFAM. Let us see the following report .... Russia hopes for U.S. cooperation in anti-terror fight http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8801&SEO=russia-hopes-for-u.s.-cooperation-in-anti-terror-fight Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov welcomed the meeting on Syria in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, with the presence of a representative of the new U.S. government, a very significant element, according to Russia, to intensify the fight against terrorism. Social inequality and economy, challenges in Dominican Republic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8777&SEO=social-inequality-and-economy-challenges-in-dominican-republic Despite the economic growth, inequalities in the Dominican Republic are reduced at a very slow pace and health and education indicators are still below the regional averages. Marti´s pro-integration thought still present in Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8685&SEO=martis-pro-integration-thought-still-present-in-latin-america The independence and unity ideas defended by José Martí set new standards in the Latin American continent. The following report brings us closer to the thought of the Cuban Apostle and his dream of continental integration, on the occasion of the 164th anniversary of his birth. CELAC calls for regional unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8666&SEO=celac-calls-for-regional-unity With the adoption of the political declaration of Punta Cana culminated the 5th summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), which took place in Bávaro; Dominican Republic. With details on the results of the meeting, journalist Hansell Gold. Dancing in Cuba, rescues traditional Cuban dances http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8600&SEO=dancing-in-cuba-rescues-traditional-cuban-dances A new audiovisual space creates the expectation in the homes of Cubans. Dancing in Cuba is the latest proposal of RTV Commercial and Cuban Television. With details the journalist Hansell Oro. Student of the University of Computer Science, feels a great inclination for the world of the plastic arts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8577&SEO=student-of-the-university-of-computer-science-feels-a-great-inclination-for-the-world-of-the-plastic-arts Javier Castillo, a student at the University of Computer Science, feels a great inclination for the world of plastic arts. Self-taught, the young artist reflects using psychology and social themes to convey a message in each of his works. Crease in Egypt prices of medicines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8526&SEO=crease-in-egypt-prices-of-medicines Thank you very much Hansell for your report. And going from South America to Africa, in Egypt, in the last months the imports of medications have decreased as well as the raw materials used in the production of drugs. This has directly affected in the poor population. More details from Cairo by our correspondent, Yosbel Bullaín. French and cuban people consider Fidel a leader of revolutionary activists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8469&SEO=french-and-cuban-people-consider-fidel-a-leader-of-revolutionary-activists Lead: In Paris, hundreds of people paid homage to Fidel Castro at the 58th anniversary of the Caravan of Victory´s arrival in Havana, a few days after the triumph of the Revolution. Monument to Reconciliation, a symbol for deepening peace in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8428&SEO=monument-to-reconciliation-a-symbol-for-deepening-peace-in-el-salvador Salvadoran President Salvador Sánchez Cerén inaugurated the Monument to Reconciliation in that capital. Our correspondent Odalys Troya with more details. Cooperation and environment in the coming CELAC summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8364&SEO=cooperation-and-environment-in-the-coming-celac-summit Dominican Republic will host the 5th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States. In connection with this great event, Prensa Latina Television talked with the Cuban ambassador, Joaquín Gerónimo. Luna Manzanares, incarnates Carmen la Cubana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8314&SEO=luna-manzanares-incarnates-carmen-la-cubana The recently completed 2016 brought the Cuban singer Luna Manzanares much delight ... She was decorated with the Order of Arts and  Letters of France, city where she starred in her first musical: Carmen la cubana. Russia consolidates replacement of military-related imports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8259&SEO=russia-consolidates-replacement-of-military-related-imports The Russian Federation consolidates the substitution of imports of equipment and parts for its military-technical industry, forced by the severe sanctions imposed by the West in that sphere. Our correspondent in Moscow, Julio César Mejías with details. Cuba hosts 2nd international symposium against violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8201&SEO=cuba-hosts-2nd-international-symposium-against-violence Cuba will host the 2nd International symposium on gender violence, prostitution, sexual tourism and human trafficking. More information in the following report. Brazilian economy down by 3.49% http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8160&SEO=brazilian-economy-down-by-3.49 2016 was a complex year for the Brazilian economy, which suffered a decrease of 3.49 percent. According to expects the prospects for 2017 are not encouraging. USA repeals migratory policy in favor of Cuban citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8060&SEO=usa-repeals-migratory-policy-in-favor-of-cuban-citizens The U.S Government repealed the migratory policy known as ¨Dry feet-Wet feet¨ which allowed any Cuban citizen legal residency upon arrival to the U.S Cuba: Cultural highlights 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8007&SEO=cuba-cultural-highlights-2016 Several events in 2016 shaped the Cuban cultural landscape. To the usual, International Book Fair, Cubadisco or Havana Jazz Festival, the arrival of various personalities and other events were also relevant. Air pollution an unresolved issue in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7963&SEO=air-pollution-an-unresolved-issue-in-china Air pollution is one of the problems that most affects the Chinese population. Its government is taking steps to address this situation; one of them is the construction of lower buildings that do not affect the future network of ventilation corridors in the capital RUSSIAN ECONOMY ASPIRES TO TAKE OFF AGAIN IN 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7857&SEO=russian-economy-aspires-to-take-off-again-in-2017 Russia is aimed to return to the path of the economic growth in 2017 after two years of recession. A recession influenced by the fall in prices of its main export item, oil, sanctions imposed by the West, and also deficient internal strategies. From  Moscow, our correspondent Julio Cesar Mejías. 2016: international year of cultural exchange china-Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7806&SEO=2016-international-year-of-cultural-exchange-china-latin-america China declared 2016 as Year of Cultural Exchange with Latin America and the Caribbean. Both regions intend to diversify and strengthen the relations mainly in the economic and trade sectors 2016: impeachment of the Brazilian president Dilma Rouseff http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7790&SEO=2016-impeachment-of-the-brazilian-president-dilma-rouseff The impeachment that led to the destitution of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff was an event that marked the socio-political panorama of Brazil in 2016. Without proving any crime of responsibility, the Brazilian right implemented another coup in Latin America. Migration conflicts and terrorism, issues for Europe and Asia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7762&SEO=migration-conflicts-and-terrorism-issues-for-europe-and-asia Migratory conflicts, signs of terrorism, political indecision; those were realities that marked Eurasia in this 2016. Russia will not allow the undermining of anti-terrorist fight http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7719&SEO=russia-will-not-allow-the-undermining-of-anti-terrorist-fight Russia will not allow that criminal actions like the murder of its ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, to undermine the fight against terrorism, on the contrary, the answer is to intensify it. This was s statement of President Vladimir Putin himself. Usain Bolt wins yearly Prensa Latina poll http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7680&SEO=usain-bolt-wins-yearly-prensa-latina-poll The Jamaican speedster Usain Bolt won the Best Latin American Sportsman given by the Prensa Latina Poll. Undefeated in 3 olimpics games and more than 27 races has  entered the Olympus. Cuba has a wonder city http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7595&SEO=cuba-has-a-wonder-city For millions of tourists who visit Cuba every year, Havana is a city that captivates ... In 2016, the criterion of visitors and settlers became official: the Cuban capital was declared the "Wonder City" of the modern world. Russia’s actions foiled NATO intervention in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7556&SEO=russias-actions-foiled-nato-intervention-in-syria In September 2015, the Syrian government called on Russia to help Combat the so-called Islamic State and other terrorist groups Such as the Al Nusra Front. The effectiveness of joint Russian-Syrians operations during 2016 is obviated by the West, which on the contrary. Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, victim of judicial hunt http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7483&SEO=former-president-luiz-inacio-lula-da-silva-victim-of-judicial-hunt One of the main axis of Brazilian politics is Luis Inácio Lula da Silva. In 2016 the left-wing leader was the victim of a judicial hunt with the aim of removing him from the candidacy for the upcoming presidential elections. Without presenting evidence, the Brazilian public prosecutor accused him of corruption, money laundering, and even of being the leader of a criminal organization. Havana hosted peace dialogues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7398&SEO=havana-hosted-peace-dialogues Havana throughout 2016 served as the setting for peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP. CUBA FORSEES TOURISM GROWTH IN 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7369&SEO=cuba-forsees-tourism-growth-in-2017 Cuba consolidates its opportunities to be a safe tourist destination and With attractive proposals in its presentation sheet as Isla del Caribe (Caribbean Island), in 2017 the aspiration is to reach the tourist number 4 million. Fidel Castro’s legacy remembered in Argentina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7308&SEO=fidel-castros-legacy-remembered-in-argentina Young Argentines gathered at the island's embassy in Buenos Aires to pay homage to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution. Palestinian ambassador to Cuba highlights Latin American support http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7239&SEO=palestinian-ambassador-to-cuba-highlights-latin-american-support The Ambassador of the Palestinian State in Cuba Akram Mohammed Samhan highlighted the solidarity of the peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean with The cause of the Palestinian people today Moscow declares that there is no agreement with the United States on Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7188&SEO=moscow-declares-that-there-is-no-agreement-with-the-united-states-on-aleppo Russia's Foreign Ministry clarified that there is no agreement on the current situation in Aleppo with the United States, essentially because Washington insists on "unacceptable ceasefire and cessation of hostilities." Egyptian Women practice Boxing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7121&SEO=egyptian-women-practice-boxing Traditionally, boxing has been considered an only men´s sport.Even so, the Muslim culture, which tends to be extremely conservative,has allowed in recent years the practice of this discipline by Egyptianwomen and be represented as well. Expressions of respect to Fidel Castro in Timor-Leste http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7092&SEO=expressions-of-respect-to-fidel-castro-in-timor-leste The Cuban Medical Brigade in Timor Leste expressed its commitment to maintain the humanist legacy of the historical leader of the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro. Fidel remembered in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7005&SEO=fidel-remembered-in-france For 20 years, the French Stéphane Witkowski Especially keeps a box of Cuban cigars of Trinidad trademark. The wooden box has never been opened and remains exactly the same as received from the very hands of Fidel Castro Ruz. Inaugurated in Cuba symposium on sudden cardiac death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6941&SEO=inaugurated-in-cuba-symposium-on-sudden-cardiac-death Sudden death is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Experts gathered in the Cuban capital to debate on this subject at the 2nd National Symposium and 1st Ibero-American Convention on Sudden Cardiovascular Death. Cuba hosts conference on sudden cardiac death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6746&SEO=cuba-hosts-conference-on-sudden-cardiac-death In the first week of December Havana will host a very most important medical event related to one of the main causes of death worldwide: Sudden Cardiac Death. Fidel is Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6360&SEO=fidel-is-fidel Returning to the roots of the historical leader of the Cuban revolution is to go back to Biran, a Holguin community that treasures resources of Fidel Castro. A trip to the castle of Blois, in the center of France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6312&SEO=a-trip-to-the-castle-of-blois-in-the-center-of-france Located in the heart of France, Blois Castle is one of the protected jewels in the Loire Valley, a vast territory that gathers more than 30 medieval and renaissance castles which was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in year 2000. Russia’s muslim community rejects radical and extremist manifestations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6206&SEO=russias-muslim-community-rejects-radical-and-extremist-manifestations In the Russian Federation, a multi-ethnic nation, the rights to freedom of worship and faith are established. The Muslim community is the second largest in the country with about 25 million citizens faithful to Islam. USA AND CUBA’S SPECIALISTS EXCHANGE ABOUT HEALTH ISSUES http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6120&SEO=usa-and-cubas-specialists-exchange-about-health-issues The International Board of Medicine and Surgery of the United States and the Cuban National Council of Scientific Health-Related Societies held a professional exchange in areas of medicine. Created in Cuba Informatics Union http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5899&SEO=created-in-cuba-informatics-union The informatization technologies in Cuba are an important part in the country´s development plans. Recently the Informatics Union was created to lead this task. Russia reiterates its will to restore relations with United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5799&SEO=russia-reiterates-its-will-to-restore-relations-with-united-states The Russian Federation government  reiterated its readiness to restore the relations and dialogue with the United States. Holguin hosted the Ibero American Culture Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5751&SEO=holguin-hosted-the-ibero-american-culture-festival The Cuban city of Holguin celebrated the 22nd edition of the Ibero-american Culture Festival. From France, many voices claim for the end of the United States blockade against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5688&SEO=from-france-many-voices-claim-for-the-end-of-the-united-states-blockade-against-cuba This week the demand to end the blockade was strongly heard in France. In the Cuban embassy in Paris was presented the report on the damages caused by the hostile measure, while organizations of solidarity expressed their support to Cuba. Opens a french office development agency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5544&SEO=opens-a-french-office-development-agency The new office of the French Agency of Development in Havana intends to supports a project to produce milk and cattle herding. Latin America united against the aedes arbovirosis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5398&SEO=latin-america-united-against-the-aedes-arbovirosis A strategy to eradicate arbovirosis in lata is promoted by the World Health Organization to achieve a more comprehensive vision of the diseases transmitted by the Aedes Aegypti. Celebrates in russia the adoption of a resolution against the blockade against cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5389&SEO=celebrates-in-russia-the-adoption-of-a-resolution-against-the-blockade-against-cuba A broad repercussion had in Russia the overwhelming support given at the UN to the resolution demanding the end of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed for more than 5 decade by the United States to Cuba. Among the statements for support stand the one by Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov and the two chambers of the federal parliament. El Salvador demands the end of the blockade against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5341&SEO=el-salvador-demands-the-end-of-the-blockade-against-cuba To many Salvadoran the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the USA to CUBA is an unjust measure that must end. Cuban fighter talks about che http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5168&SEO=cuban-fighter-talks-about-che Ernesto Guevara´s presence in Latin America is latent. Despite his death, his spirit and though are still alive. On the occasion of the activities dedicated every October to the Heroic Guerrilla, Prensa Latina talked with Jose Mendoza Argudín, a Cuban fighter who shared many years of his live with Che. Presented in France book about ideas and work of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4774&SEO=presented-in-france-book-about-ideas-and-work-of-fidel-castro Unesco headquarters in Paris and the Embassy of Cuba in France this week welcomed the presentation of the book “Fidel Castro, héroe de los desheredados”, a tribute to cuban leader for his 90th birthday. Conchagua volcano in Salvador, viewpoint of the gulf of Fonseca http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4680&SEO=conchagua-volcano-in-salvador-viewpoint-of-the-gulf-of-fonseca Conchagua volcano is located in the homonymous municipality and the western end of the Gulf of Fonseca, our correspondent in the San Salvador Odalys Troya tells the following story about this phenomenon. Barbados Crime: 40 years of injustice http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4558&SEO=barbados-crime-40-years-of-injustice Forty years after the sabotage to a civil Cuban plane near the coasts of Barbados, October 6, 1976, where 73 innocent persons lost their lives, this horrible terrorist act remains unpunished in spite of the overwhelming proofs presented against its material and intellectual authors and its accomplices in the services of intelligence of The United States. French Academy of sciences recognizes work of academies of sciences of the word http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4308&SEO=french-academy-of-sciences-recognizes-work-of-academies-of-sciences-of-the-word The French Academy of Sciences celebrated the 350th anniversary of its foundation, as part of the celebration gave a commemorative medal to representatives of their counterparts around the world, in a solemn ceremony held at the iconic Louvre Museum. Cuba ratifies commitment to the protection of Ozone Layer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4136&SEO=cuba-ratifies-commitment-to-the-protection-of-ozone-layer With the complete elimination of emissions of hydrofluorocabones (HFC) to the atmosphere, Cuba advances in meeting the provisions of the Montreal Protocol, a fact that was confirmed in a report by officials of the Technical Office of Cuba Energy. Eusebio Leal awarded Honoris Causa degree by the University of Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3963&SEO=eusebio-leal-awarded-honoris-causa-degree-by-the-university-of-havana The Havana City Historian, Eusebio Leal Spengler, was awarded at the University of Havana the degree Honoris Causa, which is the highest degree conferred by the University. Claudia Ojeda reports the details. Colombia rules in La Vuelta; Paralympics rocks the mile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3847&SEO=colombia-rules-in-la-vuelta-paralympics-rocks-the-mile Colombian rider Nairo Quintana made history by winning La Vuelta, the Spanish tour of cycling, and four Paralympic athletes ran the mile faster than Olympic champion in Rio-2016. Russia strengthens its international image after G20 summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3756&SEO=russia-strengthens-its-international-image-after-g20-summit The Russian Federation emerged stronger after the completion of the G20 Summit held in Huangzhou, China. President Vladimir Putin participated in several parallel meetings with his counterparts from the BRICS group of countries, with the British Prime Minister Theresa May and the US President Barack Obama. Formula One sold for a record-high price http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3653&SEO=formula-one-sold-for-a-record-high-price The Formula One rushed back to the news: after months of secret negotiation, the World Championship was sold to an American company for a record high price. Besides, we’ll share with you a selections of the best "bloopers" from NBA last season. Cuba and United States Retore Regular Flights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3469&SEO=cuba-and-united-states-retore-regular-flights Despite the economic blockade imposed on Cuba, restoring regular flights with the United States represents a step forward in reaching the full normalization of bilateral relations. Cuba and China signed economic and trade agreements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3197&SEO=cuba-and-china-signed-economic-and-trade-agreements Cuban and Chinese representatives signed three cooperation agreements during the 28th Session of the Cuba-China Intergovernmental Commission for economy and trade. Women, symbol of respect and admiration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3099&SEO=women-symbol-of-respect-and-admiration Inequality and gender violence are usually overlapped phenomena, they attempt not only against the women, but the Latin-American society as well. LochteGate the Fratboy and Fu Yuanhui the Chinese swimmer that stole the world´s heart http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3101&SEO=lochtegate-the-fratboy-and-fu-yuanhui-the-chinese-swimmer-that-stole-the-worlds-heart Ryan Lochte went from hero to zero on Rio-2016, after he lied about his vandalism in a gas station of the Wonderful City. Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui was the most lovable athlete in Rio-2016 thanks to her joyful attitude. Cuba - US Scheduled flights begin next August 31 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3005&SEO=cuba-us-scheduled-flights-begin-next-august-31 US company JetBlue will inaugurate the route, this time from Florida to Santa Clara. Immense from the top of the Eiffel Tower http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2860&SEO=immense-from-the-top-of-the-eiffel-tower Visitors from all over the world come to Paris, France, to enjoy the Eiffel Tower's majesty. Unforgettable moments that will remain forever in the visitors' memories. Green pools and winning tricks in Rio-2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2806&SEO=green-pools-and-winning-tricks-in-rio-2016 Rio de Janeiro just said good bye to a very peculiar Olympic Games, plenty of heroes and stories that made headlines. Here we tell you why the diving tank became green, and what tricks do the champions did to gain time. Sometimes it worked, sometimes not… Havana celebrates its biggest popular fiesta http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2620&SEO=havana-celebrates-its-biggest-popular-fiesta Carnivals Havana 2016 have just began. As it is a tradition they involve the main orchestras of popular music and dancing groups of the country. History, tradition and modernity in the first Villa founded in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2527&SEO=history-tradition-and-modernity-in-the-first-villa-founded-in-cuba The oldest city in Cuba, Baracoa, reaches its 505th anniversary. The city has become one of the most visited destinations by tourists in the island.