Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Oratory Contest to Evaluate Knowledge of Japanese Language in Cuba Havana, 21 Feb (Prensa Latina) With the aim of promoting knowledge about Japanese culture, the XXIII Japanese Language Oratory Contest will take place in this capital city, a communiqué from the embassy of the Asian nation in Cuba informs today. 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. China, the Caribbean to Strengthen Ties in Face of Global Challenges Beijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The seventh round of consultations between China and Caribbean countries ended in Beijing Thursday with a consensus to strengthen bilateral ties and mutual trust to face the challenges of the contemporary world. Vietnam, Argentina Move Towards Strategic Partnership Hanoi, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Argentina's President, Mauricio Macri, concluded a two-day official visit to Hanoi Friday during which he agreed with Vietnam''s top leaders to move towards a strategic partnership between both countries. China and Caribbean Favor Peaceful Solution in Venezuela Beijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) China and Caribbean countries on Thursday defended the stance in favor of a peaceful solution to the situation in Venezuela that involves the people and the Government of that country and is free of foreign interferences. China, Russia, India to Hold Foreign Ministers Meeting Beijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese, Russian and Indian Foreign Ministers will hold a meeting on Feb 27 in the eastern province of Zhejiang to review their consensus implementation on various regional and international issues, official sources reported Thursday. South Korea, ASEAN to Strengthen Ties Seoul, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) South Korea plans to establish a new office to manage relations with the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and strengthen bilateral ties, a Foreign Office official said Thursday. Vietnam´s President to Visit Laos and Cambodia 20 de febrero de 2019, 14:57Hanoi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese President and General Secretary of the Communist Party, Nguyen Phu Trong, will make a goodwill visit to Laos on Sunday and Monday, and on that latter date and on the 26th, an official visit to Cambodia. Japan Trial to Treat Spinal Cord with Stem Cells 20 de febrero de 2019, 14:46Tokyo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Japanese health authorities are finalizing details Wednesday for a clinical trial to treat spinal cord injury (SCI) patients with induced pluripotency (iPS) cells. Vietnam, Argentina to Increase Trade and Cooperation 20 de febrero de 2019, 14:43Hanoi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Through its Presidents, Vietnam and Argentina agreed Wednesday to boost trade, cooperation and multilateral relations to categorize their current comprehensive partnership as strategic. Vietnam Favors Painstaking Organization of DPRK-US Summit Hanoi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Wednesday called on all Vietnamese institutions involved in the organization of the summit between the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States to work hard. Vietnam Calls Thousand Youngsters into Military Service 20 de febrero de 2019, 10:38Hanoi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Tens of thousands of young Vietnamese entered military service today after being shipped off by family and friends at solemn ceremonies held in various provinces of the country. Caricom Considers Overreaching Actions of Almagro over Dominica Georgetown, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), Timothy Harris, expressed the regional organization''s deep concern over the overreaching actions and statements of the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro . Chinese Tourist Agency Interested in Habano Cigars Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Chinese tourist agency Bellotour is interested in a closer relation between Chinese leisure trips to Cuba and the enjoyment of cigars, said its president, Terry Jing. 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. Over 8,000 Cases, 136 Deaths in Philippines by Measles Manila, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The outbreak of measles in the Philippines continues to rise Tuesday with 8,443 confirmed cases and 136 deaths from the disease, according to the Health Department. Vietnamese Foreign Minister to Visit Germany Hanoi, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh will make a two-day official visit to Germany from Wednesday, reported the Foreign Ministry here Tuesday. Cuba, China to Sign Biotechnology Agreement Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries Group of Cuba (Biocubafarma) and the Yongzhou Economic Development Zone in the Chinese province of Hunan signed a biotechnology sector agreement, according to the media Tuesday. China Calls for Immediate Dialogue between India and Pakistan Beijing, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) China on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to talk immediately to deal with their differences in order to prevent the escalation of tensions as a result of a suicide attack on a military vehicle. DPRK Reinforces Team in Vietnam for Kim-Trump Summit Hanoi, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam is waiting on Tuesday for the delegate of North Korea for the United States, Kim Hyok Chol, who will join several officials from his country who are in this capital to organize the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump.