Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba: International Workshop focuses on Latin women's empowerment Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) A look at the empowerment and leadership of Latin women is offered on Wednesday by researcher Arcea Zapata on the last day of the International Workshop 'Nuestras Miradas Americanas' (Our American Views), which is held in Havana. Omara Portuondo celebrates Havana's 501st anniversary in concert Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Havana will celebrate its 501st anniversary tomorrow, and today Cuban diva Omara Portuondo will give a concert accompanied by the Failde Orchestra and other artists invited to the event. Cuban cinematography committed to greater presence and visibility Havana, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) In order to increase production and recognition of national cinematography, about twenty filmmakers today have the financial support of the 2020 Cuban Cinema Promotion Fund. Ibero-American Congress on Thinking concludes in Cuba Holguin, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The 15th Ibero-American Congress on Thinking will conclude on Tuesday in this eastern Cuban city, after several days of debate on culture as a factor of resilience. Argentina is in mourning for Mafalda's father Buenos Aires, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Argentines have been saying goodbye on Wednesday with great shock to one of their most brilliant artists, the cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado (Quino), whose death has left great sadness in the country where he was born 88 years ago. Cuban musicians stand out in nominees' list for Latin Grammy 2020 Havana, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) The tradition, sound, rhythm and flavor of Cuban music stands out today among the list of candidates for the 2020 Latin Grammys, with nominations from half a dozen groups from Cuba. Cuba's young violinist wins in France's online competition Havana, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's National Center of Art Schools highlighted here on Monday the triumph of the violin student Loreta Gonzalez, during the 2020 France International Online Music Competition. 'Mulan' debuts timidly in China Beijing, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Mulan, Disney's newest installment, is continuing its tour of theaters in China after debuting with a box office gross of just 8.26 million dollars and having been met with lukewarm reviews. Cuba advocates at UNESCO for good practices to protect heritage Paris, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba advocated sharing good practices at the regional and international level in order to strengthen the protection of intangible cultural heritage. Chilean Raul Zurita wins the Ibero-American Poetry Prize Madrid, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) Chilean Raul Zurita won on Tuesday the 29th Reina Sofia Prize for Ibero-American Poetry, one of the most important and prestigious of this genre awarded by Spain's National Heritage and the University of Salamanca. Over 4,000 art students resume classes in Cuba Havana, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) More than 4,000 art students in Cuba and 1,500 teachers restarted school activities, the National Center of Art Schools (CNEArt) reported on Wednesday. Diaz-Canel highlights 73 years of relations between Cuba and UNESCO Havana,  (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Saturday highlighted the 73 years of relations between Cuba and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba celebrates 59 years of creation Havana, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) The Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (Uneac) today celebrates 59 years of being founded by the National Poet, Nicolás Guillén, with the same principle of social justice that still guides its steps. UNESCO condemns murder of journalist in Colombia Paris, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) UNESCO's Director General Audrey Azoulay condemned on Wednesday the murder in Colombia of a community radio journalist Abelardo Liz and called for justice. Death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's widow mourned in Cuba Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The Havana-based Casa de las Americas on Saturday mourned the death of Mercedes Barcha, widow of Colombian renowned author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, at the age of 87. Coalition of emigrants in Miami mourns the death of Eusebio Leal Washington, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and Latin American emigration organizations that make up the Alianza Martiana coalition in the US city of Miami expressed their regret on the recent death of the renowned historian Eusebio Leal. 'Women are essential in the fight against the pandemic,' UN says United Nations, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) The full participation of women is essential for an effective response to the Covid-19 pandemic and also in the advancement of peace processes, notes a report released on Monday at the UN. Film by Cuban Edesio Alejandro wins new award Havana, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) The film Mambo Man, by Cuban musician Edesio Alejandro and British-Iranian film-maker Mo Fini, received today a new award after being chosen as the Best Feature Film of the season at Best Global Shorts festival. Cuban ballet student wins South Africa's competition Havana, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's National Center of Art Schools highlighted on Monday the triumph of the student Yasiel Hodelin in the 7th International Online Ballet Competition of South Africa (SAIBC). Caribbean countries celebrate their literature day Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Reading of works, recitals, gatherings and workshops are some of the actions with which the countries of the region celebrate the Day of Caribbean Literature today.