Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina French Agencies Organize Tourist Trips to Syria 21 de febrero de 2019, 15:09Damascus, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Tourism Minister Bassam Barsik today announced that the French company Clio will organize 10-day trips to Syria to destinations such as Latakia, Palmira, Homs and Malula. New Outbreak of Lassa Fever in Nigeria Increases Victims 21 de febrero de 2019, 15:03Abuja, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The new outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria caused 10 more deaths, bringing the total number of victims of this acute hemorrhagic disease to 67, the country''s health authorities reported on Thursday. Pope's Condolences for Tragedies in Bangladesh and Liberia 21 de febrero de 2019, 15:01Vatican City, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) This Thursday, Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin sent telegrams of condolences in the name of Francisco to Bangladesh and Liberia on the occasion of the recent tragedies in both countries. South Africa Supports Athlete Caster Semenya's Claims Pretoria, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) South African multi-champion Caster Semenya today received support from the South African Department of Women''s Affairs in her legal claims before the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Cuban Minister Closes Intergovernmental Commission with Algeria Algiers, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca closed the 22nd Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Commercial, Scientific, Technical and Cultural Cooperation with Algeria on Thursday. Two Algerian Pilots Die after Plane Crash Algiers, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Two pilots of the Algerian Air Force died after crashing their fighter plane during a night training flight in the north of the country, military sources reported Thursday. Transport Lines Renovated in Syria 20 de febrero de 2019, 15:09Damascus, 20 Feb (PL) The Syrian Ministry of Transport rehabilitates railway lines between Damascus and Homs, and those connecting phosphate mines in the north with the port of Tartus on the Mediterranean coast. South African Finance Minister Announces Economic Measures for 2019 Pretoria, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The South African government announced on Wednesday reductions in public spending, increases in so-called sin taxes, prioritization of investments in social infrastructure, education, health and roads, as well as controlled support for state-owned enterprises. Saudi Arabia Joins International Solar Alliance in India 20 de febrero de 2019, 01:35New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia signed Wednesday the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) as the 73rd country to join the Indian-led organization fostering the use of renewable energy. Egyptian Army Kills 16 Extremists in Sinai 19 de febrero de 2019, 17:46Cairo, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian security forces killed 16 terrorists in the northern part of the Sinai governorate during two raids this morning, the Ministry of the Interior stated here. Attack in Northwestern Nigeria Kills 130 19 de febrero de 2019, 17:44Abuja, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian authorities today put the death toll at 130 from the attack on the northwestern state of Kaduna last Friday, one day before the general elections that were later postponed. Nigerian Presidency Warns of Attempted Ballot Box Thefts 19 de febrero de 2019, 17:42Abuja, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian Presidency reiterated on Tuesday the warnings of President Muhammadu Buhari, who ordered the military to ''be ruthless'' against any attempt to steal the ballot boxes from the elections rescheduled for the coming Saturday. Syria Ratifies Support for the Cause of Palestine 19 de febrero de 2019, 16:55Damascus, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Deputy Foreign and Expatriate Minister Faysal Mkdad stressed that his country will continue to support the Palestinian people in their struggle to regain their legitimate and inalienable historical rights. Egypt, Russia to Sign Agreement on Suez Canal Cairo, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Egypt and Russia reached an agreement to establish a company to operate and manage the planned Russian industrial zone in the Suez Canal (SCA), announced Tuesday in Cairo. There are Many Challenges in Yemen, but There are Hopes, UN Says United Nations, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The UN special envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, said Tuesday that there are many challenges in that country, but there is more expectation of the positive push in the implementation of the Hodeida Agreement. China, Iran Foster Coordination on Mutual Interest Issues 19 de febrero de 2019, 08:31Beijing, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) China''s Foreign Ministers Wang Yi and Iran''s Mohammad Javad Zariff on Tuesday said they should strengthen communication and coordination on bilateral and international matters of mutual interest. Syrian Army Finds Israeli and US Arms 19 de febrero de 2019, 08:20Damascus, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Army units discovered an abundant Israeli and U.S.-made munitions in a rural area of Damascus province. Cuban Delegation Travels to Algeria for Important Business Meeting Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Thwe Miniser of Foreign Trade and Investment (Mincex), Rodrigo Malmierca, arrived in Algeria on Monday to participate as of today and until next Thursday in the 22nd Intergovernment Commission between both countries. Terrorist Attacks in Zones of Syrian Provinces Damascus, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Terrorist groups attacked areas of the Syrian provinces of Aleppo, Hama, Latakia and Idleb, where two explosions were reported to have left at least 15 dead and nearly 30 wounded. Ethiopia to Increase Export of Food and Beverages Addis Ababa, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia''s Minister of State for Industry and Commerce, Misganu Arega, said Monday that the African nation aims to increase its income through the increase and diversification of food and beverage exports.