Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Improving Hygiene in Schools: New Haitian Model http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21447&SEO=improving-hygiene-in-schools-new-haitian-model Port-au-Prince, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Haiti currently has about 100 ''Friends of Hygiene'' schools in relation to the children''s certification project promoted by the Health Department, the Ministry of Education and the Inter-American Development Bank. Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky Died Following Battle with Brain Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21406&SEO=baritone-dmitri-hvorostovsky-died-following-battle-with-brain-cancer London,Nov 22(Prensa Latina) According to The Vienna Opera, Siberian Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died at age 55, following a battle with brain cancer. Havana Film Festival to Screen Restored Classics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21378&SEO=havana-film-festival-to-screen-restored-classics Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) About eight restored classic films of the region''s cinema will be screened during the 39th edition of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, scheduled from December 8 to 17, the program of the event announced today. Havana Film Festival to Pay Tribute to James Ivory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21333&SEO=havana-film-festival-to-pay-tribute-to-james-ivory Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The 39th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema, which will take place in this capital city from December 8th to 17th, will pay tribute to U.S. director James Ivory with eight films from his fruitful career, said organizers today. More Plot Details Revealed for Quentin Tarantino's Manson Family Film http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21312&SEO=more-plot-details-revealed-for-quentin-tarantinos-manson-family-film Los Ángeles, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina)Just before the news of Charles Manson''s death, Sony confirmed that it has secured the distribution rights to Quentin Tarantino''s Manson Family movie. Santiago de Cuba Ready for 32nd International Choir Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21306&SEO=santiago-de-cuba-ready-for-32nd-international-choir-festival Santiago de Cuba, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) The 32nd edition of the International Choir Festival will ratify this city as a significant place of that event, when the event will gather Cuban and foreign groups from December 6 to 10. Cuban Music Groups Raise Funds for Humanitarian Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21280&SEO=cuban-music-groups-raise-funds-for-humanitarian-aid Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Various Cuban music groups perform today in the great cultural event ''Voy por ti'' to raise funds and help cancer patients and those affected by Hurricane Irma. Planet Records Congratulates PR Star Olga Tañon for Latin Grammy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21257&SEO=planet-records-congratulates-pr-star-olga-tanon-for-latin-grammy Los Ángeles, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina)Planet Records congratulates Puerto Rico Star Olga Tañon and Cuban Composer and Producer Osmany Espinosa for the Latin Grammy won with the album ''Olga Tañon y Punto'' in the category ''Best Tropical Fusion Album''. Haydée Milanés Joins With Lila Downs to Enrich New Album Amor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21219&SEO=haydee-milanes-joins-with-lila-downs-to-enrich-new-album-amor Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Haydée Milanés published a version of the popular song La vida no vale nada (Life is worth nothing), on digital music platforms, performed by her and the renowned Mexican folklorist Lila Downs. Puerto Rico, a Protagonist in Latin Grammy Ceremony http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21196&SEO=puerto-rico-a-protagonist-in-latin-grammy-ceremony Las Vegas, USA, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rico, the Caribbean island that continues devastated today after the passing of Hurricane Maria, was the protagonist in the 2017 Latin Grammy Awards through music and solidarity messages to that territory with colonial status. During the ceremony held last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in addition to the awarding ceremony and performances of renowned artists, the defense of immigrant rights and the examples of support to the island stood out. Young Jazz Musicians Competition Begins in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21155&SEO=young-jazz-musicians-competition-begins-in-havana Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Young Jazz Band, directed by maestro Joaquin Betancourt, is the main star of the opening gala of the 20th edition of the Young Jazz Musicians Competition (Jojazz), to be held until November 19. 2017 Cervantes Prize Won by Nicaraguan Writer Sergio Ramírez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21153&SEO=2017-cervantes-prize-won-by-nicaraguan-writer-sergio-ramirez Madrid, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramírez won the 2017 Cervantes Prize, a recognition granted annually by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, announced today the minister of that portfolio, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo. Havana Celebrates 498 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21131&SEO=havana-celebrates-498-years Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Havana today celebrates 498 years of existence in the midst of a particular revelry that not only adds to its habitual inhabitants, but also to travelers from all over the world. The Bells Toll for Havana on Its 498th Birthday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21092&SEO=the-bells-toll-for-havana-on-its-498th-birthday Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The bells of the Royal Force Castle, churches and old belfries in this capital are tolling today as part of a vigil to celebrate the 498th anniversary of Havana. Unesco Defends Multilateralism in Complex Times http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21075&SEO=unesco-defends-multilateralism-in-complex-times Paris, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Unesco member states joined their voices during the 39th General Conference of the organization to defend multilateralism as key element in building peace, when the planet faces complex times. Latin American, European Art at 5th Biennal in Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21061&SEO=latin-american-european-art-at-5th-biennal-in-bolivia La Paz, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The V Biennial of the Bolivian Cartel (BICeBé) reserves from November 20 to 25 almost twenty exhibitions of Latin American and European artists in cultural spaces of this city, organizers told today. Michaelangelo Divine Draftsman and Designer Exhibition in New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21034&SEO=michaelangelo-divine-draftsman-and-designer-exhibition-in-new-york New York,Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), a towering genius in the history of Western art, is the subject of this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition opens today until Feb. Mexico Pays Tribute to Pedro Infante on His 100th Anniversary http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20992&SEO=mexico-pays-tribute-to-pedro-infante-on-his-100th-anniversary Mexico, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is preparing as of today several tributes to Pedro Infante, considered a legend of cinema and song, when his 100th birthday will be celebrated soon. The Spice Girls Set to Return in 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20965&SEO=the-spice-girls-set-to-return-in-2018 London,Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Fans of the Spice Girls have expressed delight following reports the pop icons will reunite once again in 2018. International Theater Festival Begins in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=20952&SEO=international-theater-festival-begins-in-turkey Istanbul, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The 21st edition of the theater festival of this city began today with an extensive program that, along with plays, includes dance performances and parallel events, according to the organizers.