Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Swiss President Receives Pope Francis on Ecumenical Visit Geneva, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, received today Pope Francis, who is on an ecumenical pilgrimage in this city. Alcoholism Threatens Cameroonian Pygmies´s Survival 21 de junio de 2018, 11:57Yaounde, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The fertility crash among the Baka pygmies of Cameroon is attributed to the consumption of alcoholic beverages by this community of hunter-gatherers, according to a scientific study published here today. Perpetrators of Attacks in Afghan Provinces Executed 21 de junio de 2018, 11:42Kabul, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Members of the terrorist group Islamic State (EI) that perpetrated attacks in the Afghan provinces of Ghazi and Nangarhar in May died during a special operation of the security forces, government sources reported today. OPEC Inches Closer to Reach Strategic Oil Deal Vienna, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is approaching today the conclusion of agreements in favor of its trade strategies which will allow for stability in the crude oil markets. Immigrant Children Were Drugged at US Center, Lawsuit Says Washington, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Undocumented children detained near the US city of Houston were forced by the authorities to take a variety of psychotropic drugs, according to a lawsuit filed in April, which local media reported today. Angolan Minister Encourages the Country to Become Exporter 21 de junio de 2018, 11:27Luanda, June 21 (Prensa Latina) Angola''s Trade Minister, Joffre van-Dunem Junior, said today the country must face the challenge of moving from importer to exporter. Kenya to Sell World War I Battlefield Package to Boost Tourism Nairobi, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Tsavo National Park in Kenya will use a land that was a battlefield during the First World War as a specialized package to attract tourists, the news portal points out today. Syrian Army Makes Substantial Progress in Eastern Desert Damascus, June 21 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army has regained more than 4,500 square kilometers of desert, ending a phase of anti-terrorist operations in the provinces of Damascus countryside, Homs and Deir Ezzor, the Ministry of Defense reported today. Regional Economic Community to Train Nigerian Police Abuja, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will include more Nigerian police officers in its training programs, the Nigerian News Agency reports. Turkey to Receive Two F-35 Despite US Senate's Veto Ankara, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Lockheed Martin will deliver two F-35 fighter jets to Turkey today, ignoring the ban included in a bill approved by the U.S. Senate on Monday. More Than 1000 Candidates Resign to Run in Mexican Electoral Process Mexico, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) More than one thousand candidates resigned in the current electoral process that ends on July 1, and has killed 121 politicians, among them dozens of candidates for popular election positions. Venezuela Increases Wages to Favor People Caracas, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Labor Minister, Eduardo Piñate, assured that the new wage increase ratifies the State''s policy of protecting the income of the people facing the onslaught of the economic war. Russia Denounces US Attempt to Destabilize World Security Moscow, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia has denounced attempts by the United States to destabilize world security with its plans to place weapons in outer space to gain supremacy. China and Europe Bound for High-level Economic, Trade Dialogue Beijing, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) China announced today it will hold next Monday a high-level dialogue with the European Union on economy and trade, focused on global governance and defense of the multilateral system, threatened by protectionism. Cuba Promotes Strategic Alliance to Boost Industrial Development (+Photos) Havana, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Reducing imports, creating strategic alliances between institutions, strengthening integration among universities and achieving a 100-percent Cuban-made product are some of the premises of Empresa Industria Electrónica. Council of Ministers of Cuba Analyzes Economic Performance Havana, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The Council of Ministers of Cuba analyzed the country''s economic performance in the first semester of 2018 and considered that it was acceptable, despite the tensions that characterize the economy. Turkey to Build the World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Ankara, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Turkey''s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources opened the bidding deadline to build what will be the largest offshore wind power farm in the world and the first in the country of this type. Conditions Created in Syrian City for Return of Displaced People Damascus, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Construction and sanitation companies are working hard to create the necessary conditions in the Syrian town of Harasta, east of Damascus, for the return of thousands of residents displaced by the terrorist conflict, government sources reported Thursday. Vietnam Exports Show Sturdy Growth in 2018 Hanoi, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam exports of goods and services reached 128.8 billion dollars in the first five months of this year, a rise of 15.8 percent compared to the same period of 2017. Cuba Defends Dialogue and Cooperation to Promote Human Rights Geneva, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today defended at the United Nations in Geneva the importance of an approach on dialogue and cooperation to promote human rights in all parts of the world equally and efficiently.