Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Swiss President Receives Pope Francis on Ecumenical Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29950&SEO=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. OPEC Inches Closer to Reach Strategic Oil Deal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29947&SEO=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 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29946&SEO=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. Venezuela Increases Wages to Favor People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29939&SEO=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. Bolivian Government Will Boost Coffee Exports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29927&SEO=bolivian-government-will-boost-coffee-exports La Paz, June 21 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia's President Evo Morales has announced incentives for medium and small coffee producers to increase production and exports. Venezuelan Authorities Arrest People Linked to Speculation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29923&SEO=venezuelan-authorities-arrest-people-linked-to-speculation 21 de junio de 2018, 09:00Caracas, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that authorities arrested a group of individuals linked to speculation during the confiscation of eight markets in several states of the country. Bolivian Commission in Odebrecht Case Summons Those Involved http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29921&SEO=bolivian-commission-in-odebrecht-case-summons-those-involved La Paz, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The Special Mixed Commission of the Legislative Assembly investigating the case Odebrecht will summon 30 persons to deepen probe on alleged bribes made by the Brazilian enterpriose in Bolivia. A Latin American Female President for the UN General Assembly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29914&SEO=a-latin-american-female-president-for-the-un-general-assembly 20 de junio de 2018, 18:38By Ibis Frade* United Nations (PL) The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, will be soon the first Latin American woman to head the UN General Assembly, a position for which she was elected this June with 128 votes. Venezuela Reinforces Fight against Speculation, Hoarding http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29912&SEO=venezuela-reinforces-fight-against-speculation-hoarding 20 de junio de 2018, 17:10Caracas, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Venezuela today intensified the confrontation with the crimes of speculation, hoarding and price alteration in products and services, with the temporary intervention of eight markets in several states of the country. Uruguay Beats Saudi Arabia, Moves forward at Russia 2018 World Cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29910&SEO=uruguay-beats-saudi-arabia-moves-forward-at-russia-2018-world-cup 20 de junio de 2018, 16:29Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay beat Saudi Arabia 1-0 here today during the actions of group A at the Russia 2018 World Cup and entered the round of 16. Venezuela Deplores US Withdrawal of Human Rights Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29906&SEO=venezuela-deplores-us-withdrawal-of-human-rights-council Caracas, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) The government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro deplored the abrupt withdrawal of the United States from the Human Rights Council (HR) of the United Nations (UN). In a statement, released by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, the executive stated that the U.S. administration''s decision responds to its inability to recognize ''the results of the scrutiny of an international democratic body, which did not conform to its claims of control and subordination ''. Avianca Fires Official Who Skipped Security at World Cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29903&SEO=avianca-fires-official-who-skipped-security-at-world-cup Bogotá, June 20 (Prensa Latina) Avianca airlines announced today the dismissal of a Colombian official of that company who violated the security of a World Cup stadium in Russia and boasted about it. World Cup 2018: Neymar Back in Brazil Training After Foot Injury Fear http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29889&SEO=world-cup-2018-neymar-back-in-brazil-training-after-foot-injury-fear Sochi, Russia, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Neymar was back in training for Brazil today after tweaking his ankle the day before, allaying fears he could miss their second World Cup 2018 Group E clash with Costa Rica on Friday. Foreign Presence at the CorHabana 2018 Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29884&SEO=foreign-presence-at-the-corhabana-2018-festival Havana, June 20 (Prensa Latina) Vocal groups from Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Argentina and the United States confirmed their attendance at the 13th International Choir Festival CorHabana 2018, organizers announced today. Indian President With Intense Working Agenda in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29880&SEO=indian-president-with-intense-working-agenda-in-cuba Havana, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, will carry out an intense working agenda during his visit to Cuba, where he will hold talks with his peer Miguel Diaz-Canel, according to the program published here today. BioCubaFarma Carries Out Some 400 Research Projects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29879&SEO=biocubafarma-carries-out-some-400-research-projects Havana, June 20 (Prensa Latina) The BioCubaFarma Group has nearly 400 research projects, many of them focused on oncology and neurological disorders, developed in accordance with global biotechnology trends. Evo Morales Criticizes US Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29876&SEO=evo-morales-criticizes-us-withdrawal-from-un-human-rights-council La Paz, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales criticized the United States'' decision to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, which confirms his condition as a violator of peoples rights. Evo Morales Congrats New Head of Venezuelan Constituent Assembly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29872&SEO=evo-morales-congrats-new-head-of-venezuelan-constituent-assembly La Paz, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales today congratulated the unanimous election of Diosdado Cabello to preside over the National Constituent Assembly of Venezuela and he said that he wished strength to that nation to defeat the imperial coup. Odebrecht Case File Produces Rift in Dominican Republic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29870&SEO=odebrecht-case-file-produces-rift-in-dominican-republic Santo Domingo, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) When the General Prosecutor of the Dominican Republic, Jean Alain Rodriguez, presented the case file Odebrecht, where there appear only seven charged, a split overcame public opinion of this nation. Kim Jong-un Ratifies Commitment to Korean Peace in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29865&SEO=kim-jong-un-ratifies-commitment-to-korean-peace-in-china Beijing, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong-un, today concluded his third visit to China, where he ratified his commitment to denuclearize the peninsula through mechanisms that favor peace.