Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Acosta Danza Reaffirms Commitment to Contemporary Art Trends Havana, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The company Acosta Danza has reaffirmed its commitment to contemporary art trends with a show that combines electronic music, folklore and audiovisuals. Cuba's National Ballet to Perform Garcia Lorca Havana, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) announced that it will return to the poetic work of Federico Garcia Lorca by putting ''Tierra y Luna'', a choreography by the Spanish Maria Rovira. Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul's Funeral Set for August 31 Los Angeles, U.S., Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The funeral of American singer Aretha Franklin, known worldwide as the queen of soul, will be on August 31, in Detroit, confirmed her spokeswoman and representative, Gwendolyn Quinn. Qatar's Authorities Take Measures for Sacrifice Day Doha, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Qatar''s authorities began today to take sanitary measures in order to avoid improper manipulations in animal slaughter during the Eid Al-Adha. Sui Generis Exhibition at UN Calls to Protect Civilians in Conflict United Nations, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations has opened today a sui generis exhibition at the United Nations with the selfies of thousands of people around the world who signed the petition for greater protection of civilians and humanitarian workers in conflict situations. Cuban Company Acosta Dance Turns Summer into Art Havana, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The company Acosta Dance opens today at the Havana''s Grand Theater Alicia Alonso its Summer season, featuring works by choreographers from the United Kingdom, Spain and Cuba. U.S.: Music and Personality of Elvis Presley Los Angeles, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) After 41 years of the death of the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, his followers remember his music and personality as one of the most influential in the history of popular music in the 20th Century. Cyberattacks Cost Australia Over $5 Billion Per Year Canberra, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Cyberattacks cost Australian citizens and companies more than AU$7 billion ($5.09 billion) a year, according to the country''s prime minister on Thursday. Qatari Pilgrims Arrive in Saudi Arabia Via Kuwait for Hajj and Umrah Riad, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Benten confirmed the arrival of the Qatari pilgrims to Saudi Arabia via Kuwait to perform the pilgrimage in Makkah despite a decision from their country to remove an electronic access through which pilgrims coming from the country would register. UK Adele Shares Story of Postpartum Psychosis to Help New Mothers London, August 16 (Prensa Latina) 'Talk about how you're feeling,' singer urges, as experts say taboos can leave people isolated Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dies at 76 Los √Āngeles, USA, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Aretha Franklin, the undisputed ''Queen of Soul'' who sang with matchless style on such classics as ''Think,'' ''''I Say a Little Prayer'' and her signature song, ''Respect,'' and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. Trade Unions Advocate for a French as Air France CEO Paris, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The unions of the airline Air France pleaded today for the appointment of a French as president of the company when this afternoon the nomination of the Canadian Benjamin Smith for the post should take place. The 507 Years of Baracoa Attract Many Tourists to Cuba (+Photos) Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The 507th birthday of the eastern Cuban city of Baracoa is today a particular attraction for travelers from all over the world, a day after the celebration. DPRK Proposes to Expand Sports Cooperation with South Korea Jakarta, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Minister of Sports of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Won Kil-u, assured here today that Pyongyang and Seoul should form joint teams in more sports, if possible, and expand cooperation in that sector. Visit to Cuba of North Korean VP is to Increase Bilateral Relations Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The vice-president of the State Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Choe Ryong Hae, is carrying out an intense agenda in Cuba, where on Wednesday he held talks with the authorities to strengthen bilateral relations. Floods Threaten World Heritage City in Niger Niamey, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The heavy rains which have been lashing areas of Niger for weeks now threaten to destroy the historic centre of the city of Agadez (center), a World Heritage Site since 2013. Cuba, Canada to Join Forces to Protect Children Havana, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of the Interior (MININT) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police( RCMP) have signed today in Havana a cooperation agreement for the protection of children and adolescents. Naif Painters of Santiago de Cuba for Environmental Care Santiago de Cuba, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) With the First Man and Nature Exhibition Erik L. Ekman next September here, the naif art group Bayate will ratify its commitment to the defense of the natural environment, sources of this artistic and community initiative reported today. Kremlin Confirms Bolton Meeting with Russian Officials Next Week Moscow, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) A Russian government spokesman confirmed Wednesday that Kremlin officials will meet next week in Switzerland with U.S. national security adviser John Bolton, Reuters reported. Oliver Stone to Direct Benicio del Toro in New York-set Drama Los Angeles, USA, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) US filmmaker Oliver Stone is set to direct today Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro in an intimate New York-set drama.