Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Robert Zemeckis to Direct New Version of Roald Dahl's The Witches http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29902&SEO=robert-zemeckis-to-direct-new-version-of-roald-dahls-the-witches Los Ángeles, USA Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Director Robert Zemeckis is in final negotiations to direct Warner Bros.'' adaptation of Roald Dahl''s classic book ''The Witches,'' studio sources tell Variety. Big Win for 'Black Panther' at 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards Show http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29895&SEO=big-win-for-black-panther-at-2018-mtv-movie-and-tv-awards-show Los Ángeles, USA,Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Superhero movie ''Black Panther'' made a killing at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Saturday (June 16) in an awards show shown on television on Monday (June 18) that also recognized gays, women and those who stand up to bullying. North American Actor Awards Young Man Who Stopped Shooting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29886&SEO=north-american-actor-awards-young-man-who-stopped-shooting Los Angeles, USA, June 20 (Prensa Latina) After receiving the Best Actor statuette at the MTV Movie TV Awards 2018, Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman presented the award to a young man who stopped a gunfight in the USA, media reports today. 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. Reggaeton Duo Gente de Zona Confirms Laura Pausini's Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29850&SEO=reggaeton-duo-gente-de-zona-confirms-laura-pausinis-visit-to-cuba Havana, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) The popular Cuban reggaeton duo Gente de Zona confirmed on social networks that the Italian singer Laura Pausini will perform with them at the July concert in this capital, digital media highlight today. Gilberto Santa Rosa and El Canario in Festival in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29837&SEO=gilberto-santa-rosa-and-el-canario-in-festival-in-cuba Havana, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican Gilberto Santa Rosa and Dominican Jose Alberto El Canario are heading the poster for the artists to attend the Josone Varadero Beach Jazz and Salsa Festival in Cuba, from July 12 to 15 in Varadero Beach. Smoking Rate Declines in US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29824&SEO=smoking-rate-declines-in-us Washington, June 19 (Prensa Latina) The rate of adult smoking in the United States dropped 1.6 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released today. Several Japanese Schools Introduce LGBT Friendly Uniforms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29819&SEO=several-japanese-schools-introduce-lgbt-friendly-uniforms Tokyo, June 19 (Prensa Latina) Several Japanese schools are introducing today uniforms without gender identification in an effort to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students. Steven Spielberg and British Director to Shoot War Drama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29814&SEO=steven-spielberg-and-british-director-to-shoot-war-drama Los Angeles, USA, June 19 (Prensa Latina) The famous North American filmmaker Steven Spielberg and British filmmaker Sam Mendes will screen the war drama entitled 1917, which recounts events from the First World War, the specialized media Deadline highlighted today. Evo Morales Concludes Visit to China, Presents Autobiographic Book http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29788&SEO=evo-morales-concludes-visit-to-china-presents-autobiographic-book Beijing, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales concluded his visit to China today by launching a Chinese-language version of the autobiographic book ''My Life, from Orinoca to the Quemado Palace'', which shows his life as a trade union and political leader. North American Composer Charles Fox to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29780&SEO=north-american-composer-charles-fox-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The North American composer and singer Charles Fox, author of the hit Killing me softly with this song, will give a concert on July 1 at the Gran Teatro de La Habana ''Alicia Alonso'', organizers reported today. European Commission Assesses Relevance of English for the Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29755&SEO=european-commission-assesses-relevance-of-english-for-the-economy London, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Commission (EC) assessed today the importance of the English language in different areas of the economy, wages, employment and technology. Film The Incredibles 2 Reaches U.S. Box-Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29752&SEO=film-the-incredibles-2-reaches-u.s.-box-office Los Angeles, USA, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The children's animated film The Incredibles is now at the top of the US cinema box office ranking, marking a new success among Disney-Pixar's blockbuster films. Tourist Arrested for Stealing a Fragment of the Roman Coliseum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29710&SEO=tourist-arrested-for-stealing-a-fragment-of-the-roman-coliseum Rome, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Italian police arrested a young 17 years old Austrian tourist here today, accused of illegally appropriating cultural property belonging to the state. One Dead, 20 Injured in Shooting at New Jersey Art All Night Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29702&SEO=one-dead-20-injured-in-shooting-at-new-jersey-art-all-night-festival Washington, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Shooting broke out at an all-night art festival in Trenton, New Jersey early on Sunday, sending people stampeding from the scene and leaving one suspect dead and 20 people injured, a local prosecutor said. Cuban Pianists Chucho Valdes, Rubalcaba Captivate U.S. Public http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29664&SEO=cuban-pianists-chucho-valdes-rubalcaba-captivate-u.s.-public By Martha Andres Roman Washington, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) Two of the greatest representatives of Cuban music today, pianists Chucho Valdes and Gonzalo Rubalcaba, radiated mastery and complicity during the presentation in the U.S. capital of their project Trance. Musicians Worldwide Attend Haitian Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29630&SEO=musicians-worldwide-attend-haitian-festival Port-au-Prince, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The fourth edition of the Meeting of World Musicians Festival opens its doors today in Haiti, in the presence of some 13 artists from eight countries in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. Canada, U.S.Ties at Their Worst in Decades http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29586&SEO=canada-u.s.ties-at-their-worst-in-decades Ottawa, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland''s recent visit to the United States was another sign that relations between Ottawa and Washington are at their worst in decades. Dominic Joseph Fontana, Elvis Presley's Drummer Died http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29580&SEO=dominic-joseph-fontana-elvis-presleys-drummer-died Los Angeles, USA, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Veteran US drummer Dominic Joseph Fontana, band mate of rock King Elvis Presley, died at the age of 87, his son reported today on Facebook. John Cena to Replace Sylvester Stallone in Jackie Chan's Action Film http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29579&SEO=john-cena-to-replace-sylvester-stallone-in-jackie-chans-action-film Los Ángeles,  USA, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) John Cena has joined Jackie Chan in the independent action-thriller ''Project X,'' set at a Chinese-run oil refinery in the Middle East.