Cuba

Acapulco, Mexico, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The great friend of Fidel Castro, Antonio ''El Cuate'' del Conde, facilitator of the Granma expedition, requested today to march next May Day with the flags hoisted by Fidel Castro and Nicolás Maduro.


Sports

Stuttgart, Germany, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Maria Sharapova, former world number one, advanced to the semifinals of the German tournament in Stuttgart by beating Estonian Anett Kontaveit in two sets.


Science

Paris, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) French Environment Minister Segolene Royal has urged the United States to respect the commitments included in the agreement to fight climate change, sealed in Paris during the 2015 climate summit.


Opinion

Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) An exhibition of the best French motion pictures will take place in Cuba''s movie theaters in May, when the 20th French Film Festival will take place.


Culture

Damascus, April 29 (Prensa Latina) Despite the foreign-imposed terrorist conflict, Syrian authorities organized the 1st Cultural Festival in the Syrian province of Damascus.


Economy

Manila, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The 30th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened in Manila, the Philippines today with leaders of the 10 member nations looking to strengthen connectivity and promote the bloc as a global player.