Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina U.S. Blockade Violates Cubans' Human Rights 15 de octubre de 2018, 16:40United Nations, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The United States blockade against Cuba constitutes a massive, flagrant and systematic violation of the human rights of that country, it was highlighted today in the UN Second Committee. Cuba Rejects at UN Politicization of Human Rights 15 de octubre de 2018, 16:21United Nations, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s permanent representative to the UN, Anayansi Rodriguez, denounced on Monday the increasing politicization in the debate on human rights, particularly against countries of the South. Saudi Arabia will Respond with Oil Sanctions to U.S. Sanctions Riyadh, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia will respond with maneuvers of its oil production, in case of sanctions from the United States caused by the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khassoggi, according to report emitted today by the website of Al-Arabiya. President of Cuba: US Blockade Generates Hardships for the People Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel affirmed that the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against the country generates hardships and punishes the families of the Caribbean island. US Blockade Submits Cuba to Financial Persecution United Nations, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The US blockade submits Cuban institutions to a financial persecution that has worsened in recent years, the Cuban mission at United Nations stressed on Sunday. 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. Nicaraguans Express Solidarity and Support for Cuban Revolution Managua, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Solidarity and trade union groups in Nicaragua ratified their support for the Cuban Revolution, condemned the US blockade, and expressed support for the constitutional reform in the Caribbean island. UN Condemns Attacks on Electoral Targets in Afghanistan United Nations, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the deadly attacks on an electoral rally in the province of Takhar and in the office of a candidate in Herat, Afghanistan. Blockade of Cuba Is Genocidal, Colombian Communists Say Bogota, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States'' blockade of Cuba is the longest genocide in history, the Communist Party of Colombia denounced. Blockade Is the Main Obstacle to Cuba's Development, Says Diaz-Canel Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Saturday that the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States is the main impediment to the country''s economic progress. UN Reiterates Support to Efforts to Prevent Escalation in Gaza United Nations, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres reiterated on Friday his support for the efforts to prevent an escalation in Gaza undertaken by the UN Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace, Nickolay Mladenov. International Bodies Demand End of U.S. Blockade on Cuba Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) International organizations with representations in Cuba have demanded the end of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island. Canadian Government Organizes Dialogue on Firearms Ban Ottawa, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian Government is ready to start consultations with several sectors of the country on an eventual ban on firearms sales and possession, as part of a national strategy to fight violence. US Sanctions Affect Healthcare Sector in Lebanon Beirut, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The sanctions imposed by the United States will affect the healthcare sector in Lebanon if the Islamic Resistance or Hezbollah takes over the Health Ministry in the next government, local media reported on Friday. China Rejects U.S. Accusations on Espionage and Cyber Attack Beijing, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) China rejected today and demanded to withdraw accusations on an alleged espionage and cyber attacks, the last in a saga of accusations that submerge both powers in an unending dispute. 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's Civil Society to Ratify Condemnation of US Economic Blockade Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of more than 130 Cuban organizations are participating on Friday in the 15th Civil Society Forum, a space where they will ratify the condemnation to the U.S.-imposed economic, commercial and financial blockade against the Caribbean nation. Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Archbishop of Washington Rome, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl from the pastoral government of the Archdiocese of Washington, United States, the Holy See informed. UN Regrets Loss of Lives Due to Floods in Nigeria United Nations, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, lamented on Thursday the numerous losses of human lives in Nigeria due to recent floods in areas of the Niger and Benue rivers. 'If You Can't Come Legally, Don't Come at All, Pence Says to Migrants Washington, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence asked leaders from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador on Thursday to convey to their citizens that if they have no way to legally come to the United States, ''then don''t come at all.