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Cuba

Caracas, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The scandal of corruption, extortion and impunity that involves former Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega today added new evidence that accuses her of being the brains behind the escalation of violence that shook the country recently.


Sports

Cartagena, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) After an flawless winning streak, Cuban baseball team has been unexpectedly defeated (7-4) by the Dominican Republic in the so-called super-round and will challenge Panama for bronze medal in the 3rd Pan American U-15 Baseball Championship.


Science

Havana, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban researcher of the Forecasting Center at the Meteorology Institute, Eugenio Mojena, warned here about the presence in current summer season of dusty clouds generated by Saharan desert storms, reported today Granma journal.


Opinion

Por Manolo Pichardo *

Santo Domingo (Prensa Latina) Maybe 2008 is the more explicit scenario to show with greater clarity, the social fissures that were created by the mistakes or design errors of US economic policy, led by the administration of President Ronald Reagan.


Culture

Los Ángeles, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) A standalone adventure focused on the character played by Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor is in the works, with Stephen Daldry in talks to direct


Economy

Luanda, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Angolan petroleum production could increase to 1.861 million barrels per day in 2018, with the opening of several projects in the sector, as foreign company studies forecast today.