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. More Than 9,000 Files about Chinese Philosopher Confucius Go Digital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21387&SEO=more-than-9000-files-about-chinese-philosopher-confucius-go-digital Beijing, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) More than 9,000 archives from philosopher Confucius, which became one of the greatest symbols of China, have gone digital with the aim of preserving and disseminating them among the new generations. 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. Scholar Says Cruiser Trips to Cuba Successful http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21357&SEO=scholar-says-cruiser-trips-to-cuba-successful Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Researcher and professor of Tourism in Havana University, Jose Luis Perello, described today as successful cruiser travel to this Caribbean nation. 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. Egypt Displays Previously Unseen King Tutankhamun Artefacts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21172&SEO=egypt-displays-previously-unseen-king-tutankhamun-artefacts Cairo,Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Egypt opened an exhibition today to display previously unseen treasures from King Tutankhamun''s famed tomb. Guns N' Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Iron Maiden, in Belgium's Graspop Fest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21171&SEO=guns-n-roses-ozzy-osbourne-iron-maiden-in-belgiums-graspop-fest Brussels, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting has announced a line-up of some rather spiffing bands. Check out the list below of who you can see from Friday 22nd until Sunday 24th June next year. President Michelle Bachelet Enacts Public Education Law in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21161&SEO=president-michelle-bachelet-enacts-public-education-law-in-chile Santiago de Chile, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Chile now has a public education law that will transfer the administration of 6,500 schools and kindergartens to the government, based on the initiative of President Michelle Bachelet. 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. London Mayor Launches New Anti-knife Crime Movement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21101&SEO=london-mayor-launches-new-anti-knife-crime-movement London,Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Some of London''s most influential young artists and campaigners, from grime and rap stars to poets, bloggers and photographers, - today joined the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to launch a new anti-knife crime campaign: London Needs You Alive - don''t carry a knife. 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.