Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Petro has Impact on World Market http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24903&SEO=venezuelan-cryptocurrency-petro-has-impact-on-world-market Caracas, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Demand from interested buyers of Venezuelan cryptocurrency Petro rose today to 292 thousand, after beginning operations on February 20 with the pre-sale of 82.5 million units, highlighted president, Nicolas Maduro. Cuban Youth Claim USA Return of Occupied Territory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24901&SEO=cuban-youth-claim-usa-return-of-occupied-territory Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban youths will demand today from social networks the return of the territory illegally occupied by the United States in Guantanamo province, where Washington maintains a naval base and a prison internationally denounced as a center of torture. Farmers Warn in France About Consequences of Agreement EU-Mercosur http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24899&SEO=farmers-warn-in-france-about-consequences-of-agreement-eu-mercosur París, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The National Federation of Trade Union of Agriculture Exploiters (FNSEA) alerted today on the consequences in France of a trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Mercosur that would put at risk over 20 thousand farms. Bachelet and Abe Sign Agreements and Strengthen Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24897&SEO=bachelet-and-abe-sign-agreements-and-strengthen-links Fausto Triana, Special Envoy Tokyo, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Chile and Japan signed today several agreements to strengthen bilateral ties that go back 120 years, after meetings between president Michelle Bachelet and prime minister Shinzo Abe, together with ministers of both countries. Haiti, Japan Sign Subsidy Contracts in Key Sectors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24883&SEO=haiti-japan-sign-subsidy-contracts-in-key-sectors Port-au-Prince, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s ambassador to Haiti, Yoshiaki Hatta, has signed four subsidy contracts with local organizations in the areas of agriculture and education, totaling about $400,000 USD, it was reported here today. Nairobi Water Problems to Persist Until 2026 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24877&SEO=nairobi-water-problems-to-persist-until-2026 Nairobi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Water and Sewerage Company of this capital announced today that water rationing throughout Nairobi county will persist until 2026. Signs of International Support for Evo Morales Renomination Grow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24874&SEO=signs-of-international-support-for-evo-morales-renomination-grow La Paz, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The signs of international support for the process of change in Bolivia and the nomination of President Evo Morales again in the 2019 elections are growing today in countries such as Spain, Ecuador and Argentina. India, Canada Talk about Trade, Security and Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24873&SEO=india-canada-talk-about-trade-security-and-energy New Delhi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Foreign ministers of India, Sushma Swaraj, and Canada, Chrystia Freeland, talked today on the strengthening of economic and trade relations, before the bilateral Summit that will be held tomorrow in this capital. Venezuela Rejects Media Campaign of Opposition Leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24869&SEO=venezuela-rejects-media-campaign-of-opposition-leader Caracas, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Delcy Rodríguez, today urged the opposition leader Julio Borges to carry out his political campaign in Venezuela and criticized him for making propaganda campaign from the United States. Cuban Beach Ranks among Best in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24867&SEO=cuban-beach-ranks-among-best-in-the-world Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban beach resort of Varadero ranks among the best beaches in the world for the 2018 Travelers Choice Awards posted on TripAdvisor travel website. In that list (www.tripadvisor.es/TravelersChoice-Beaches), Varadero ranked third preceded by Grace Bay from Turks and Caicos Islands, and Baia Do Sancho in Brazil. Varadero, about 140 kilometers east of Havana, is one of the island's largest tourist destination together with Varadero, Holguín and Jardines del Rey. The choice corresponds to queries made by the website to millions of travelers worldwide, who mostly answered affirmatively about the beauty and comforts of this scenario. This sun and beach destination exhibits recreational boating, fishing, diving, and hotels with more amenities of this archipelago, 52 facilities in a place that receives the visit of more than one million vacationers per year, with constant development plans. The TripAdvisor list mentions Grace Bay (Turks and Caicos Islands), Baia do Sancho, (Fernando de Noronha, Brazil), Varadero (Cuba), Eagle Beach Palm (Eagle Beach, Aruba), and Seven Mile Beach (Grand Cayman). La Concha Beach (San Sebastián - Donostia, Spain), Clearwater Beach (Clearwater, Florida, United States), Seven Mile Beach (Negril, Jamaica), Bávaro (Bávaro, Dominican Republic), and North Beach (Isla Mujeres, Mexico), among the main ones, follow in order of importance. sus/iff/mem/rfc/gdc Haiti Readies for Caricom Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24859&SEO=haiti-readies-for-caricom-summit Port of Prince, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Haitian authorities readied preparations for the 29th session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), scheduled for February 26 and 27. Final Draft of Transpacific Agreement without US Revealed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24856&SEO=final-draft-of-transpacific-agreement-without-us-revealed 22 de febrero de 2018, 00:20Canberra, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The 11 nations still committed to the Trans-Pacific Economic Cooperation Agreement (TPP-11) revealed today an eventual final version that allows for a happy ending to the treaty, despite the withdrawal of the United States. Chinese Official Tags as Diplomatic Achievement Links with Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24839&SEO=chinese-official-tags-as-diplomatic-achievement-links-with-panama Panama, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The head of the office of the State Council for Chinese Diaspora Affairs, Qiu Yuanping, assured here that the establishment of rtelations with Panama was the most important diplomatic achievement in 2017. Evo Guarantees Assistance to Rain Victims in Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24837&SEO=evo-guarantees-assistance-to-rain-victims-in-bolivia La Paz, feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales assured today that all families affected by intense rains, and floods will receive guaranteed attention from the government. UN Expert Discards Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24836&SEO=un-expert-discards-humanitarian-crisis-in-venezuela Caracas, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The independent expert of the United Nations Organization (UNO), Alfred De Zayas, recognized the negative effects of the economic war on Venezuela, but discarded there exists a humanitarian crisis in the South American nation. Turkey's Population to Reach 100 Million in 2040 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24835&SEO=turkeys-population-to-reach-100-million-in-2040 Ankara, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) A report on the demographic evolution in Turkey, presented today by the Turkish Statistical Institute, showed that the country''s population expects to surpass 100 million inhabitants by 2040. President Maduro Highlights Venezuela's Technological Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24833&SEO=president-maduro-highlights-venezuelas-technological-progress Caracas, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolás Maduro assured that Venezuela is today at the forefront of technology in the confrontation against financial speculation in the digital market, after the activation of operations in the PETRO cryptocurrency. China Advances to Introduce 5G in Mobile Phones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24831&SEO=china-advances-to-introduce-5g-in-mobile-phones Beijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) China made new advances toward the introduction of 5G in mobile telephones with the first call made between its Huawei company and British Vodafone supported in the network, the one with highest connection speed. Half of Air France's Long-Haul Flights to Be Cancelled due to Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24829&SEO=half-of-air-frances-long-haul-flights-to-be-cancelled-due-to-strike Paris, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Air France announced today that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will be cancelled tomorrow, due to the strike convened by the unions to demand a wage increase. Chile's Bachelet Heads for Japan in Official Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24826&SEO=chiles-bachelet-heads-for-japan-in-official-visit By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, is off on her 22nd official visit, last of her mandate expiring on March 11, when she will render the post to Sebastian Piñera.