Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina French Senators Demand End of US Blockade to Cuba Paris, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The France-Caribbean Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group in the Senate sent a letter to the President of the Senate and Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, to demand the end of the U.S. blockade against Cuba, diplomatic sources reported on Monday. US Blockade Violates Countries' Interests, Diaz-Canel Says Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Sunday that the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States damages the Cuban people and attempts against the countries'' sovereignty and interests. Cuba's Deputy Foreign Minister Joins Medical Brigade in Timor Leste Dili, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Marcelino Medina, held a meeting on Friday with the collaborators of the Cuban medical brigade (BMC) who assist in Timor Lester. Nobel Prize Perez Esquivel Sends Letter to UN Criticizing US Blockade Buenos Aires, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) ''As long as the United States continues attacking the Cuban people as if the Cold War continued, it will be attacking the right of all peoples to peace, sovereignty and development,'' Nobel Prize winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel stressed in Buenos Aires. Cuba to Attend Environment Ministers' Forum in Argentina Buenos Aires, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Vice Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Jose Fidel Santana Nuñez, heads the Cuban delegation to the 21st Forum of Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean which concludes in Buenos Aires on Friday. Russian and Cuban Deans Assess Cooperation Moscow, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Deans from Russian and Cuban universities assessed on Friday specific issues of cooperation and student training, especially in strategic areas for the island which it needs for its development. Ethiopia, Cuba, a Friendship Sealed with Blood (+Photos) Addis Ababa, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The friendship between Ethiopia and Cuba has at its base a blood pact, a similarity of sacrifice and struggle to preserve sovereignty, that transcends time, it was reported in this capital on Thursday. Miguel Díaz-Canel in Twitter, Over 17 Thousand Followers in 24 Hours Havana, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) In barely 24 hours in cyberspace with his account in social network Twitter @DiazCanelB, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, has over 17 thousand followers from different parts of the world. Cuba Rejects U.S. Blockade at UN as Unilateral Measure United Nations, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. blockade against Cuba continues being applied today with rigour and even in that adverse circumstance, the people of the island is set on the construction of a prosperous, democratic and sustainable nation. Cubans Remember Commander Ernesto Che Guevara Havana, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) On occasion of the 51st anniversary of his death in Bolivia, Cubans remember on Tuesday Commander Ernesto Che Guevara (1928-1967), known worldwide for his internationalism and anti-imperialist thought. Hurricane Michael Moves Away from Cuba, but Rains Continue Havana, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Michael maintains its displacement towards the center of the Gulf of Mexico and is located about 280 kilometers from the western end of the Cuban province of Pinar del Río, but areas of the island are still affected by the rains. Cuba Emphasizes UNESCO's Role Facing the Planet's Current Challenges Paris, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Facing the many challenges of today's world, UNESCO's contribution to peace and security can be significant, Cuban representative to the Executive Council of the agency, Oscar Leon, said on Tuesday. Cuba Advocates at UN for Changing Unequal International Order United Nations, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's permanent representative to the UN, Anayansi Rodriguez, highlighted on Monday the need to change the current international order, unjust and profoundly unequal, and to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of States. Cuba's Deputy Foreign Minister Begins Official Visit to New Zealand Wellington, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s First Deputy Foreign Minister, Marcelino Medina, on Monday began an official visit to New Zealand as part of a tour by Europe, Asia and Oceania. Trade between Panama, Cuba Grows Panama, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Trade between Cuba and Panama currently amounts to 300 million dollars, with 80 companies from this country located on the island, said the ambassador of Cuba in Panama, Miguel Antonio Pardo. Cuba's West on Warning due to Hurricane Michael Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Authorities and residents of western Cuba are currently watching Hurricane Michael's passage through the Gulf of Mexico, whose rains represent the main threat to the island, and in particular to the province of Pinar del Rio. Che Guevara, An Example of a Revolutionary Havana, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Fifty-one years after his assassination in Bolivia, Cubans remember the guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara (1928-1967) as an example of a revolutionary and a promoter of the new man called to build a better world. Cuban Doctors in Haiti Organize Post-Earthquake Mobile Clinic Port-au-Prince, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban doctors in Haiti are organizing a mobile clinic to treat post-earthquake diseases, which represent threats to the health systems, one of its directors told Prensa Latina Monday. Cuban Medical Cooperation in Botswana, Sample of Successful Relations Pretoria, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medical cooperation in Botswana, much appreciated by local authorities for over 30 years, is an example of excellent bilateral relations, expressed ambassador in this nation, Patricia Pego Guerra. Cuban Medical Brigade Helps Earthquake Victims in Haiti Port-au-Prince, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Two teams of Cuban doctors are caring for injuries caused by the 5.9 earthquake on the Richter scale which struck northern Haiti on Saturday.