Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Egypt builds the world´s biggest museum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15817&SEO=egypt-builds-the-worlds-biggest-museum At the beginning of next year, the great museum of Egypt will be inaugurated partially, as a cultural complex that expects to become the biggest of the world, and where the greatest treasures of antiquity can be displayed. Yosbel Bullaín, tell us about. Russia-China economic ties grow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15747&SEO=russia-china-economic-ties-grow The Russian president Vladimir Putin exchanged with his Chinese peer, Xi Jingping, on topics of interest for both countries. Both nations seek to enhance their economic links. China working to eliminate use of drugs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15704&SEO=china-working-to-eliminate-use-of-drugs China announced its progress in the fight against drug. In five years the Asian giant dealt with 724,000 cases related to drugs. More details with our correspondent in Beijing Isaura Diez. Silvio Rodríguez on tour throughout the Cuban capitol neighborhoods http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15663&SEO=silvio-rodriguez-on-tour-throughout-the-cuban-capitol-neighborhoods The troubadour Silvio Rodríguez continues his tour throughout the different neighborhoods of Havana. The famous singer, a symbol of the “Nueva Trova” has kept this project for many years. Havana Capitol one of the most emblematic of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15637&SEO=havana-capitol-one-of-the-most-emblematic-of-cuba A building marks the kilometer zero of all the distances in Cuba. It is the Capitol of Havana which recently arrived at 88 years of existence and stands as National Monument. The chicha, drink crafts with more than a century of history http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15571&SEO=the-chicha-drink-crafts-with-more-than-a-century-of-history Many indigenous traditions are still alive nowadays. Gulf and Egypt countries qualify Catar responses as negative http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15432&SEO=gulf-and-egypt-countries-qualify-catar-responses-as-negative The ministers of foreign affairs of Saudi Arabia, United Arab emirates, Bahrain and Egypt met this Wednesday in Cairo to discuss next movements in its dispute with Qatar, the meeting was developed a month after those countries broke the diplomatic ties with Doha. The cathedral of Cuban ice cream http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15345&SEO=the-cathedral-of-cuban-ice-cream Have you ever heard about the famous Cuban ice-cream parlor Coppelia? Do you have any story related to this iconic place? We bring you the following report by the Journalist Danay Galletti Hernández on the also called Ice Cream Cathedral. Celebrates Radio Reloj station its 70 years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15323&SEO=celebrates-radio-reloj-station-its-70-years Radio Reloj is a Cuban station founded in 1947. Since that time, it transmits live, minute by minute, 24 hours a day, making it the only one of its kind in the world. Egypt will adopt measures to improve the level of life of its people http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15293&SEO=egypt-will-adopt-measures-to-improve-the-level-of-life-of-its-people Egyptian authorities are implementing measures to improve the standard of living of the poorest people. Initiatives, according to the government, aim to "lift the economic burdens suffered by the average citizen." Spain donates historical relics to the national archives of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15176&SEO=spain-donates-historical-relics-to-the-national-archives-of-cuba The documentary collections of a historical period are firsthand witnesses in the reconstruction of a nation. So has been considered, for more than two decades, by the archives of Madrid and Havana by collaborating mutually to the enrichment of their heritage. Regional unit against US interventionism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15078&SEO=regional-unit-against-us-interventionism The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean show the reestablishment of US hegemony and the application of strategies to subvert the internal order in the region. The News Station Latinoamerican ICAIC, jewel of Cuban cinematography http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15037&SEO=the-news-station-latinoamerican-icaic-jewel-of-cuban-cinematography The Latinoamerican ICAIC News was one of the most significant cinematographic experiences in Cuba and America, sui generis for experimental and social concern. Premier in Cuba of the documentary "A Coastal Legend" http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14998&SEO=premier-in-cuba-of-the-documentary-a-coastal-legend Inspirational and retrospective is the documentary "A Coastal Legend ". The audiovisual reflects the love for the sublime, simple and adverse of a couple of Cuban artists, united by more than half a century of life. Tea houses are disappearing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14933&SEO=tea-houses-are-disappearing In China, there were Tea Houses the citizens used to meet with families and friends. These places are disappearing even though tea is the drink most consumed by Chinese. Modern oil tanker operates in Egypt http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14811&SEO=modern-oil-tanker-operates-in-egypt Ahmed Fadel is the name of the innovative oil service vessel in Egypt. Suez channel modernizes its regional and international maritime navigation service with this ship. 10th edition of the FIFA confederations cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14756&SEO=10th-edition-of-the-fifa-confederations-cup A new identification system and movement is implemented in Russia to enjoy the games. The registration method gives the fans advantages and safety. FRANCE STRENGTHENS LINKS WITH LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14675&SEO=france-strengthens-links-with-latin-america-and-the-caribbean In France the Week of the Latin America and the Caribbean became a bridge between the two nations. The event is meant to strengthen the cultural and the diversity of the region. Our correspondent in Paris Luis Maria González with more. Pride parade advocates inclusion in U.S. capital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14597&SEO=pride-parade-advocates-inclusion-in-u.s.-capital Thousands of people participated at the Gay Pride parade in Washington DC, a celebration the LGBT community convenes to promote inclusion. The Brazilian chamber of deputies proposes general elections amendment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14549&SEO=the-brazilian-chamber-of-deputies-proposes-general-elections-amendment In Brazil the In Brazil, the constitution and justice commission of the Chamber of Deputies tried to vote this week on an amendment proposal that would allow direct elections for president in the event it is s vacant position. However, followers of Michel Temer´s government obstructed the debate. Prensa Latina turns 58 years “at the service of truth” http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14496&SEO=prensa-latina-turns-58-years-at-the-service-of-truth Prensa Latina reaches its 58th anniversary. With the following material we put an end to the series of reports "The Faces behind the Success" made by journalist Nayara Tardo. Cuban Company Acosta Danza will premiere ¨Imponderable¨ http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14445&SEO=cuban-company-acosta-danza-will-premiere-imponderable After several international presentations the Cuban Company Acosta Danza will return to the Havana Grand Theater Alicia Alonso in September, in order to premiere the play Imponderable with choreography by Goyo Montero and music by Silvio Rodriguez Egypt: One of the countries breaking ties with Qatar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14349&SEO=egypt-one-of-the-countries-breaking-ties-with-qatar Egypt was one of 9 Arab countries that broke the diplomatic relations with Qatar this week. All of them accuse that nation of supporting terrorism, which Doha strongly rejects. United States leaves Paris climate agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14316&SEO=united-states-leaves-paris-climate-agreement On the occasion of the recent commemoration of the World Environment Day it is pertinent to analyze Donald Trump´s position to leave the Paris Climate Agreement, which has been headlines in the last days. According to theory, Chinese arrived in America before Europeans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14250&SEO=according-to-theory-chinese-arrived-in-america-before-europeans China reached its glory much earlier than Europe, during the Ming dynasty, in the 15th Century. There is even a theory that the Chinese arrived in America 74 years before Europeans did. Isaura Diez will tell us more about it. Brazilian workers seek solutions to crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14173&SEO=brazilian-workers-seek-solutions-to-crisis The Brazil People´s Front, involving social movements, trade unions and left political parties presented in Brasilia 10 emergency proposals to leave the economic crisis. Details in the following report by Adriana Robreño. Prensa Latina celebrates its 58th anniversary http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14110&SEO=prensa-latina-celebrates-its-58th-anniversary How does an agency work? Who is behind its daily task? Where did it all begin? The series "The faces behind success" dedicated to the 58th anniversary of Prensa Latina seeks these answers. The journalist Nayara Tardo tells us. Musical theater returns to Cuban charts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14066&SEO=musical-theater-returns-to-cuban-charts Musical theater is a genre with a tradition of more than a century in Cuba. After a long period of silence on the stage, the musical genre is rescued in the country. Russian economic strategy debilitates European sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14010&SEO=russian-economic-strategy-debilitates-european-sanctions After the participation of the President of the United States, Donald Trump at the G7 meeting to intensify the policies of sanctions against Russia, that government creates new ways to raise the course of its economy. Bolivia assumes pro tempore presidency of the UN Security Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13970&SEO=bolivia-assumes-pro-tempore-presidency-of-the-un-security-council From Jun 1, the Plurinational State of Bolivia assumed the Pro Tempore Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, an international organization aimed to ensure peace and security in the world. World Health Organization impedes Taiwan to participate in its annual assembly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13918&SEO=world-health-organization-impedes-taiwan-to-participate-in-its-annual-assembly The World Health Org has recently impeded Taiwan to participate in its annual assembly, a position China praised as it considers the island belongs to that people’s republic with its central government in Beijing. Celebrate 58th Anniversary of Prensa Latina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13870&SEO=celebrate-58th-anniversary-of-prensa-latina Our news agency turns 58 years. In line with the event, from this edition we will offer a series of chronicles by journalist Nayara Tardo, to pay homage to all those who in one way or another make of Prensa Latina, an agency in the service of truth. The stadium Saint Petersburg arena in Russia will be ready for the Confederations Cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13812&SEO=the-stadium-saint-petersburg-arena-in-russia-will-be-ready-for-the-confederations-cup The delay in the construction of the St. Petersburg Arena, selected among the stadiums for the FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 World Cup, is another of the cards that the Western press is attempting to play in discredit of the Russian organizing committee of both events. Farmavenda for more inclusion in Cuban society http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13757&SEO=farmavenda-for-more-inclusion-in-cuban-society Farmavenda, is an Italian company that focuses on quality products in various fields. The pharmaceutical, agricultural, industrial and more forcefully the food sectors form the recommendation letter of Farmavenda in Cuba. Farmavenda for more inclusion in Cuban society http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13750&SEO=farmavenda-for-more-inclusion-in-cuban-society Farmavenda, is an Italian company that focuses on quality products in various fields. The pharmaceutical,agricultural, industrial and more forcefully the food sectors form the recommendation letter of Farmavenda in Cuba. Know the history of the Apple of Gómez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13760&SEO=know-the-history-of-the-apple-of-gomez Today, we present the first part of two reports on the Block of Gómez. This building, built in 1917 in front of the Central Park, was originally designed for commerce and offices. Today it is once again one of the most important in the country. Let's get to know part of your story with our journalist Ania Ortega.  Know the history of the Apple of Gómez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13702&SEO=know-the-history-of-the-apple-of-gomez Today, we present the first part of two reports on the Block of Gómez. This building, built in 1917 in front of the Central Park, was originally designed for commerce and offices. Today it is once again one of the most important in the country. Let's get to know part of your story with our journalist Ania Ortega. Specialists look for increasing quality in Cuban gastronomy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13651&SEO=specialists-look-for-increasing-quality-in-cuban-gastronomy The transformations of the Cuban economic model involve training human resources and the strengthening wholesale trade from foreign investment. The following report with more details. China integrates regional ethnics on the silk route http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13606&SEO=china-integrates-regional-ethnics-on-the-silk-route China is one of the nations with more ethnic diversity in the world, each of them with their own dialect, strengthening their bonds with the new silk route. Brazilians want Michel Temer to resign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13508&SEO=brazilians-want-michel-temer-to-resign More than 150 thousand Brazilian arrived in the capital of that country to demand the removal of President Michel Temer as well as direct elections. A few hours after the demonstration began the police forces repression started and the government called the federal forces to act. Nestle Train Young Cuban Chefs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13447&SEO=nestle-train-young-cuban-chefs Nestlé's global value-sharing platform YOCUTA supports students between 18 and 26 years old dedicated to culinary, providing them with a specialized guide for making food outside home. Rights over the Falkland Islands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13401&SEO=rights-over-the-falkland-islands From the south of the American continent voices claim for Argentina’s rights over the Malvinas Islands Mexican Art in Cairo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13352&SEO=mexican-art-in-cairo The travelling sculpture “Wings of Mexico” by Jorge Marin, one of the greatest exponent of the contemporary figurative art in Mexico is being exhibited in Egypt as part of its first stop in the African continent. Donald Trump Reaches His First 100 Days in Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13291&SEO=donald-trump-reaches-his-first-100-days-in-government Our journalist Ania Ortega has been covering US issues, and today she proposes an interview with our correspondent in that nation Marta Andres, particularly on the first 100 days of Donald Trump in the White House. House of Representatives of Brazil to Vote on Retirement Pensions Reform http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13232&SEO=house-of-representatives-of-brazil-to-vote-on-retirement-pensions-reform The President of Brazil Michel Temer authorized municipalities to divide into 200 months the payment of the social security debt. Legislators and unionists see this action as part of Temer's strategy to exchange votes for his support to the retirement reform, scheduled to be voted next week at the House of Representatives. North Korea Will Severely Try Detained Americans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13189&SEO=north-korea-will-severely-try-detained-americans In exclusive interview with Prensa Latina North Korean Ambassador to Cuba Pak Chang Yul said his country will severely try detained Americans, and underlined the stance of his country on the current situation in the Korean peninsula. ANNUAL WAGE FOR EGYPTIAN WOMEN ON MATERNITY LEAVE INCREASES http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13142&SEO=annual-wage-for-egyptian-women-on-maternity-leave-increases In Egypt women the non-remunerate maternity license may get an increase in their complete annual salary, established the Supreme Constitutional Court. China implements reform on health sector http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13120&SEO=china-implements-reform-on-health-sector Beijing makes a historical reform in the medicine sector which separates the medical treatments in public hospitals from the medicine sales, medical expenses and the improvement of services for patients. China implements reform on health sector http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13121&SEO=china-implements-reform-on-health-sector Beijing makes a historical reform in the medicine sector which separates the medical treatments in public hospitals from the medicine sales, medical expenses and the improvement of services for patients. Caribbean traditions preserved in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13022&SEO=caribbean-traditions-preserved-in-cuba Descendants and natives of Caribbean countries promote educational and recreational activities in Cuba with the purpose of spreading the traditions, culture and history of that region. 85% of Brazilian citizens call for conducting early elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12985&SEO=85-of-brazilian-citizens-call-for-conducting-early-elections In Brazil the National Congress analyzes two projects of political reform, one in the Chamber of Deputies and another one in the Senate. As part of that process it was proposed a Constitutional Amendment that could postpone the presidential elections scheduled for 2018. Challenges of the new president of France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12940&SEO=challenges-of-the-new-president-of-france Following the victory of Emmanuel Macron in the presidential elections runoff, France will soon have the youngest president in its history. Chinese bicycle companies enjoying a boom again http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12841&SEO=chinese-bicycle-companies-enjoying-a-boom-again In China the use of bicycles as a mean of transport has developed with growing force in the last two years. The citizens prefer them because they are economic, easy to use and ecologic, but this has also been a boost to companies that offer a new service related to this means of transportation. Egypt remembers leader Gamal Abdel Nasser http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12699&SEO=egypt-remembers-leader-gamal-abdel-nasser The legacy of the leader Gamal Abdel Nasser continues in Egypt. A man that for his revolutionary ideas is considered as the pioneer of the Pan-Arabism and the Arab Socialism. Biography of Cuban Ballerina Viensay Valdes Presented in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12632&SEO=biography-of-cuban-ballerina-viensay-valdes-presented-in-havana Ballet lovers can enjoy the biography of the Cuban first dancer Viengsay Valdés in the book De Acero y Nube, by Carlos Tablada. International seminar “Excelencias Gourmet” to highlight patrimonial values of cuban gastronomy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12605&SEO=international-seminar-excelencias-gourmet-to-highlight-patrimonial-values-of-cuban-gastronomy For three days Havana will host the International Excellence Gourmet Seminar bringing together more than 300 culinary professionals. Also companies related to the food and beverage sector will present their products and solutions, a unique opportunity to learn firsthand the innovations that transform the industry. Citizens elect the president of France for next five years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12579&SEO=citizens-elect-the-president-of-france-for-next-five-years Some 47 million Gallic citizens will go to polls this Sunday to elect the president of France for the next five years, a position played between right-wing Marine Le Pen and centrist liberal Emmanuel Macron. Discovery in Egypt of ancient statues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12222&SEO=discovery-in-egypt-of-ancient-statues As part of the International Day for Monuments and Sites celebrated on April 18, in Luxor, Egypt, the unveiled of statues and some discoveries inspired to be consciousness in the conservation and protection of the cultural heritage of humanity. Rehabilitating and important hydraulic work in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12169&SEO=rehabilitating-and-important-hydraulic-work-in-cuba The reduction of freshwater basins is a situation many countries are facing nowadays. Protecting this important natural resource cannot be postponed. Let us see in the following report what Cuba is doing in this regard. Temer gives ground on pension reform http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11906&SEO=temer-gives-ground-on-pension-reform To obtain greater support in the congress to approve the reform of the pension system, the president of Brazil Michel Temer, announced he would yield in some aspects. Nevertheless, analysts and sectors of the left warn that this is only a strategy, as the essence of the reform continues. Our correspondent in Brasilia explains further in the following report. Declaration of socialist character of the Revolution remembered in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11806&SEO=declaration-of-socialist-character-of-the-revolution-remembered-in-cuba From Havana, specifically from the corner of 23 Ave and 12 street in Vedado, we contact journalist Claudia Ojeda who recalls an event that took place there and also transformed the Latin American history. Meet the plastic artist Camilleri http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11750&SEO=meet-the-plastic-artist-camilleri Jorge Luis Martínez Camilleri, is a plastic artist that proposes in his pieces a constant allusion to the human being, without limit when expressing the colors in each painting. South Africa and Cuba cooperate in the cultural sector http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11738&SEO=south-africa-and-cuba-cooperate-in-the-cultural-sector South Africa lacks of a ballet company that represents it therefore it doesn’t have a school of its own. A beautiful project in collaboration with Cuba could shape the work on this topic a report from the African nation. Cuban cultural week: a great offer in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11725&SEO=cuban-cultural-week-a-great-offer-in-france The Week of the Cuban Culture was celebrated in France with the participation of several artists representing the talent, mastery and charisma of the creators of the Caribbean nation. China offers medical insure to eradicate poverty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11636&SEO=china-offers-medical-insure-to-eradicate-poverty Illness and poverty go hand in hand in many countries, in China, the society is concerned with eradicating poverty, but it does by increasing the capacity of the medical insurance offered to the population. Cuba and the United States to consolidate sea exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11582&SEO=cuba-and-the-united-states-to-consolidate-sea-exchange When U.S. Gral George Patton admired the schooner yatch When and If, in the distant date of 1939, he never imagine that about 8 decades later the boat would rest on the Cuban waters. Trial in Brazil for the presentation of more statements by the defense postponed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11532&SEO=trial-in-brazil-for-the-presentation-of-more-statements-by-the-defense-postponed The Brazilian Electoral Superior Court postponed the trial that examining the finances of the presidential campaign of Dilma Rousseff and Michel Temer for 2014. The Christ of Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11483&SEO=the-christ-of-havana Among the attractions of Cuba is the Christ of Havana, made with Carrara marble, the statue has protected since 1958 the capital of all Cubans VERDE OLIVO PUBLISHING HOUSE PRESENTS SPECIAL EDITION TO HONOR FIDEL CASTRO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11422&SEO=verde-olivo-publishing-house-presents-special-edition-to-honor-fidel-castro Editorial house Verde Olivo made the special presentation of a new edition dedicated to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro. Moscow university holds forum on Latin America and Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11396&SEO=moscow-university-holds-forum-on-latin-america-and-cuba The Faculty of History of Moscow State University, Lomonosov held lectures on the current situation in Cuba and other Latin American nations. Actions in China against government corruption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11295&SEO=actions-in-china-against-government-corruption Since 2012, China launched an intense campaign to face corruption in the highest areas of the government and the communist party. More than 1 million cases have been tried in the courts, and a survey carried out reveals that almost 93% of those polled are satisfied with the campaign. Children's Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11237&SEO=childrens-day They say that childhood is the most treasured treasure, perhaps because in Cuba our society devotes great attention to the care and love it offers its children. In this way we prepare the new generations for the challenges that lie ahead. BRASILIA FACES EMERGENCY STATE DUE TO WATER CRISIS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11186&SEO=brasilia-faces-emergency-state-due-to-water-crisis The Federal District where Brasilia is located is in an emergency situation due to the water crisis it is facing. The reservoirs supplying the region are between 30 and 40% of their capacity. Specialist warn it will not be enough to overcome the severe drought approaching. We invite you to discover an emblematic hotel of Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11128&SEO=we-invite-you-to-discover-an-emblematic-hotel-of-havana We invite you to discover an emblematic hotel of HavanaIn the busy corner of 23rd Street and L in Havana we can find one of the most emblematic Hotels of the Cuban capital. The Habana Libre hotel, founded six decades ago, stands with impressive beauty. Prensa Latina Television invites you to discover the stories and curious facts of this well-known hotel located at the heart of the city. China builds national park for giant Gandari pandas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11067&SEO=china-builds-national-park-for-giant-gandari-pandas In China the project for the construction of a national park for giant pandas, symbol of the country, was recently approves. The park will be aimed at the protection of the species and the conservation of its habitat. On the importance of these animals for the Asian nation a report by Isaura Diez. Cuba, leading destination in the Paris tourism hall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10975&SEO=cuba-leading-destination-in-the-paris-tourism-hall Cuba has become a leading destination at international level during its participation in the World Tourism Hall in Paris, an event to which Cuba attended as guest country. Details by Luisa Maria González. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. 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=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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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 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." 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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… 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. Faces and stories of a United States photographer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2415&SEO=faces-and-stories-of-a-united-states-photographer A face is a story, Peter Turnley knows that, therefore he gets connected with the story beyond the photographic shot. This one deals with an issue of today's world; the refugees. This happened during the Kosovo conflict, but it could happen in Sudan, Syria ... a nowadays story. Havana, wonder city of Cuba and the world http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2414&SEO=havana-wonder-city-of-cuba-and-the-world Its natural landscapes along with its people distinguish this old enclave founded in the 16th Century from other cities in the world. Today Havana is seen as a Wonder City. Cuba, the most recurrent country for Ernest Hemingway. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2413&SEO=cuba-the-most-recurrent-country-for-ernest-hemingway. In Finca Vigia, 24 kilometers from Havana, the American writer of Universal level Ernest Hemingway immortalized a humble fisherman of Cojimar in his final full-length work “The Old Man and the Sea”.