Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Che and Beginning of Cuban Independence Wars Remembered in Russia Moscow, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Cuban Residents in Russia commemorated the fall in combat of the heroic guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara and the beginning of the wars for independence in Cuba, at an event held here on Sunday. 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. Cuba Is Willing to Defend Friendship with Ethiopia, Official Says Addis Ababa, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is willing to defend its historic friendship with Ethiopia in any front and in all possible ways, Ramon Espinosa, Deputy Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, said in Addis Abeba. Maduro Welcomes European Network of Solidarity with Venezuela Caracas, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro welcomed the creation in Brussels, Belgium, of the European Network of Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela. Cuban Vice President Describes Visit to Guinea as Satisfactory Por Hector Miranda, special correspondentMalabo, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice President Roberto Morales Ojeda described as very satisfactory his visit to Equatorial Guinea, during which he had the opportunity to congratulate the people and government of this country for the 50th anniversary of their independence. 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. South Africa Mourns Passing of Veteran Anti-Apartheid Fighter Pretoria, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) South Africa''s government expressed on Saturday its sorrow over the death of Eric Mtshali, and acknowledged his contribution to the fight against apartheid and his participation as a founder of the Umkhonto we Sizwe, ANC''s armed wing. Venezuela, Zimbabwe Work to Expand Cooperation Relations Caracas, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's and Zimbabwe's authorities are working to expand bilateral cooperation relations in education, agriculture, health, culture, and exploitation of mineral resources, the Foreign Ministry reported on Saturday. Iran Condemns the West's Double Standards Tehran, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Iran condemned the double standards applied by Western governments to Saudi Arabia and other countries, referring to the case of the journalist who disappeared more than a week ago at a Saudi consulate in Turkey. Terrorists Attack Towns in Syrian Provinces Damascus, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Terrorist groups which refuse to respect demilitarized zones attacked several towns in the northern Syrian provinces of Latakia and Aleppo, military sources reported on Saturday. Left Criticized Arena's Tactic against State of Law in El Salvador San Salvador, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The parliamentary left of El Salvador warned today against the rightist strategy of uniting the election of magistrates to the Supreme Court of Justice and that of the Attorney General 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. 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. Equatorial Guinea Celebrates 50 Years of Independence By Hector Miranda, Special correspondent Malabo, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Equatorial Guinea is celebrating on Friday 50 years of its independence, in the presence of personalities from several regions worldwide, as a culmination to a tribute that lasted several days. 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. South African Former FM Pik Botha Passed Away Pretoria, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Former South African Foreign Minister Pik Botha died today at 86 after a long illness, according to his relatives. Bolivia Rejects Chile's Statements, Reiterates Proposal for Talk La Paz, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia rejected on Thursday the declarations of the Chilean authorities on the sea issue and reiterated the determination of Evo Morales'' government to resume dialogue with the neighboring nation. Egypt's President Requests Extradition of Notorious Terrorist Cairo, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said on Thursday that Egypt wants notorious terrorist leader Hesham El-Ashmawi to be return to his country to answer for his crimes. '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.