Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Athlete of the Year in Cuba Wins Votes in Prensa Latina's Survey http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36977&SEO=athlete-of-the-year-in-cuba-wins-votes-in-prensa-latinas-survey Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The Athlete of the Year in Cuba, the boxer Andy Cruz, on Tuesday won five votes from Peruvian media to get the same distinction but in Prensa Latina''s Sports Survey. PEMEX's Revenues Increase More Than 60 Percent in US http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36952&SEO=pemexs-revenues-increase-more-than-60-percent-in-us Mexico, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) PEMEX''s revenues increased more than 60 percent in the first 10 months of 2018, thanks to the sales of hydrocarbon to the United States, the company said in a statement. Puerto Rico's Economy Still Stagnant 14 Months after Hurricane Maria http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36948&SEO=puerto-ricos-economy-still-stagnant-14-months-after-hurricane-maria San Juan, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Contrary to the impression projected by the Ricardo Rossello Nevares government, Puerto Rico''s economy remains bogged down 14 months after the Hurricane Maria hit the island. MSF Organization Denounces Abuses against US-Bound Migrants http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36947&SEO=msf-organization-denounces-abuses-against-us-bound-migrants Mexico, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Monday that at least 68 percent of Central American migrants who cross Mexico in their attempts to arrive in the United States admitted to being victims of violence. Mexico's Informal Economy Employs Largest Number of People http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36943&SEO=mexicos-informal-economy-employs-largest-number-of-people Mexico, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The informal economy in Mexico employs 57 percent of the economically active population (PEA), but it barely generates 23 percent of each peso that the country produces, the National Institute of Geography and Statistics reported on Monday. Cuban Foreign Minister Highlights ALBA-TCP's Vitality http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36941&SEO=cuban-foreign-minister-highlights-alba-tcps-vitality Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas-People''s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) has maintained its vitality, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Monday. Lopez Obrador Defends Mexico's 2019 Federal Budget http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36939&SEO=lopez-obrador-defends-mexicos-2019-federal-budget Mexico, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday defended his 2019 federal budget proposal, which cuts the current one by 0.2 percent and increases social and economic development expenditures. Operation Miracle's Pre-Operative Consultations Conclude in Dominica http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36937&SEO=operation-miracles-pre-operative-consultations-conclude-in-dominica Roseau, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Patients from some Dominican cities are already among those assisted, as part of Petrocaribe''s cooperation agreements, local media reported Monday. Migration Tidy and Safe, Priority for Mexico http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36900&SEO=migration-tidy-and-safe-priority-for-mexico Mexico, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Safe, orderly and regular migration is a priority for Mexico, said Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard Saturday when announcing the government''s decision in the coming days. AH1NI and Other Viruses Kill 81 in Mexico http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36892&SEO=ah1ni-and-other-viruses-kill-81-in-mexico Mexico, Dec 15 (PL) Mexico''s Ministry of Health reported 70 deaths from AH1N1 influenza and 11 more from other viruses, but no health emergency has been declared. Fidel Castro's Ideas Are a Banner for Struggle at ALBA-TCP Summit http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36876&SEO=fidel-castros-ideas-are-a-banner-for-struggle-at-alba-tcp-summit 14 de diciembre de 2018, 16:43Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The legacy of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and his struggle for a better world are more present than ever, Bolivian Ambassador to Cuba Juan Ramon Quintana said on Friday. ALBA-TCP Summit Expresses Respect for Legacy of Fidel and Chavez http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36873&SEO=alba-tcp-summit-expresses-respect-for-legacy-of-fidel-and-chavez 14 de diciembre de 2018, 16:15Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The ambassador from Saint Kitts and Nevis before the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Michael Powell, on Friday expressed his respect for the legacy of the leaders Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez for the creation of the ALBA-TCP 14 years ago. ''I pay tribute to the visionaries Fidel and Chavez for conceiving the idea of ALBA, which today is a beacon of unity and hope,'' Powell said in his speech at the 16th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our Americas-People''s Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), being held at the Cubanacan Protocol Hall in Havana. US Economic Blockade of Cuba Condemned at ALBA-TCP Sumit http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36871&SEO=us-economic-blockade-of-cuba-condemned-at-alba-tcp-sumit 14 de diciembre de 2018, 15:36Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Suriname''s ambassador, Mauricio Edgar Armaketo, on Friday condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for more than half a century. Lopez Obrador Presents New Health Plan Throughout Mexico http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36867&SEO=lopez-obrador-presents-new-health-plan-throughout-mexico Mexico, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador presented the new health plan throughout Mexico at his usual morning press conference on Friday, although it will begin with eight of the nation''s 32 federal states. Cuban President Calls for Unity in Latin America http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36865&SEO=cuban-president-calls-for-unity-in-latin-america Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday called to consolidate the unity advocated by the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas-People''s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) in response to threats to peace in the region. Mexicans Request Mother Earth's Permission to Build Mayan Train http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36863&SEO=mexicans-request-mother-earths-permission-to-build-mayan-train Mexico, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Native peoples from the Yucatan peninsula prepare a ceremony this Sunday in Tenosique, Tabasco, to ask permission to the Pacha Mama in order to begin the construction of the Mayan Train, it was reported on Friday. Caribbean Countries to Improve Insurance Coverage against Disasters http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36860&SEO=caribbean-countries-to-improve-insurance-coverage-against-disasters Katawoice, Poland, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) concluding in Katawoice Friday after two weeks of meetings and discussions on the Paris Agreement will close with important contributions for the Caribbean. Dominican Republic Recognizes Cuban Medicine http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36848&SEO=dominican-republic-recognizes-cuban-medicine Santo Domingo, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medicine and its specialists have world's recognition and they are reckoned at the level of developed countries, the president of the Dominican Union of Journalists for Peace, Juan Pablo Acosta, said. Migrant Girl from Guatemala Dies of Thirst and Hunger in the US http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36846&SEO=migrant-girl-from-guatemala-dies-of-thirst-and-hunger-in-the-us Mexico, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) A Guatemalan girl died on the US side after spending several days without drinking water or eating after being stopped after crossing the border from Mexico with another 200 people, it was known today. The 16th Summit ALBA-TCP Consolidating Peace and Integration in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36843&SEO=the-16th-summit-alba-tcp-consolidating-peace-and-integration-in-cuba Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The 16th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), will defend here since this Friday the regional peace and consolidate Latin American and Caribbean integration.