Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina 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 20 de junio de 2018, 15:31Caracas, 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. Bolivia Plans to Open Chinese Market to Four Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29857&SEO=bolivia-plans-to-open-chinese-market-to-four-products La Paz, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s Minister of Productive Development, Eugenio Rojas, informed the Andean Amazonic countryis ready to open the Chinese market to four Bolivian products: soybeans, quinua, coffee and beef. Colombia Becomes the Country with Highest Rate of Displaced People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29851&SEO=colombia-becomes-the-country-with-highest-rate-of-displaced-people Bogota, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Colombia became the country with the highest rate of internally displaced people in 2017, equivalent to 7.7 million persons. ELN Calls on Colombian President-Elected to Hold Peace Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29845&SEO=eln-calls-on-colombian-president-elected-to-hold-peace-talks Bogotá, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The National Liberation Army (ELN) called on the elected president of Colombia, the right-wing Ivan Duque, to continue with the negotiations leading to a comprehensive peace in the country. Varadero Gourmet for Excellence in Cuban Gastronomic Services http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29831&SEO=varadero-gourmet-for-excellence-in-cuban-gastronomic-services Varadero, Cuba, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Varadero, Cuba, June 19 (Prensa Latina) Positioning Cuba as a quality destination for gastronomic services is the main objective of the 10th International Varadero Gourmet Festival, scheduled to take place in this resort from June 26 to 29. Neymar Leaves Brazil Training Session Limping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29825&SEO=neymar-leaves-brazil-training-session-limping Sochi, Russia, June 19 (Prensa Latina) Neymar, the main star of the Brazilian national team at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, retired here today from his team''s training session accompanied by a physiotherapist and touching his right ankle. Vaccination Coverage in Brazil at Lowest Historical Level http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29809&SEO=vaccination-coverage-in-brazil-at-lowest-historical-level Brasilia, June 19 (Prensa Latina) The coverage of vaccination programs in the country reached the lowest level ever registered during Michel Temer''s administration, according to the digital newspaper Brazil 247. Malaysia Could Offer New Tax Incentives to Foreign Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29807&SEO=malaysia-could-offer-new-tax-incentives-to-foreign-investment 19 de junio de 2018, 11:21Kuala Lumpur, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia could extend new tax incentives to foreign investment in areas such as technology if companies promise to create better-paid jobs for nationals, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said today.