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. 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. IAAF Approves 21 Russian Athletes Compete under Neutral Flag Monaco, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) today approved the permission for 21 Russian athletes to compete as neutrals this year. EU Pessimistic on Brexit Outcome Brussels, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said Thursday that he felt pessimistic about the outcome of the UK''s withdrawal from the EU bloc and warned about the negative consequences of a Brexit without an agreement. Catalonia on General Strike for the Trial of Separatist Leaders By Eduardo Rodriguez-Baz Madrid, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) With road and rail blockades, Catalonia is facing a general strike Thursday to reject the trial of 12 of its leaders involved in the failed attempt to secession from that Spanish region in 2017. Pope Francis Inaugurates Meeting on Abuses against Minors in Church Vatican City, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) With a call to heed ''the cry of children who demand justice'', Pope Francis on Thursday inaugurated here the meeting he called to reflect on sexual abuses against minors in the Catholic Church. Russia Ridicules NATO's Reaction to Putin's Warning Moscow, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Thursday ridiculed the reaction by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), after the warning made by President Vladimir Putin in his speech before the Federal Assembly. Turkey to Receive Russian Ballistic System in October Ankara, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Turkey will receive in October the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system, the most advanced Russian-made missile system, the President of the country''s Defense Industry, Ismail Demir, told NTV on Thursday. 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. Serbia Supports Dialogue to Solve Conflict in Venezuela 20 de febrero de 2019, 14:53Belgrade, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Serbia confirms the long friendship that characterizes its relations with Venezuela and understands the difficult situation in that country, and therefore praises the dialogue as a way to find a lasting solution. French Lawmakers Condemn Title III of Helms-Burton Act Paris, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The lawmakers from the France-Cuba Friendship Group in Parliament on Wednesday condemned Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, which the United States is threatening to implement as part of the stepping up of the blockade of Cuba. Putin Promises to Prevent, Eliminate Threats on Russia's Sovereignty Moscow, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) We will develop in the military sphere in such a way that no one will even try any pressure by force against our sovereignty, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. Footballer Khedira Causes Low for One Month after Heart Surgery Turin, Italy, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) German midfielder Sami Khedira was successfully submitted to heart surgery today, for which he will be one month out, his club Juventus said in a statement. Nicotine Affects the Ability to see Colors London, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) People who smoke more than one pack of cigarettes a day are at greater risk of losing the ability to distinguish colors and vision in old age, according to research published in the Psychiatry Research journal. Russia Denies Seeking Contacts with the U.S. 19 de febrero de 2019, 17:58Moscow, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) On Tuesday, Russia denied Ukrainian President Piotro Poroshenko''s assumptions about a supposed suspension of all political parties after the contacts with Russia, following the provocation by Kiev in the Kerch Strait. Air France Pilots Approve New Pay Agreement 19 de febrero de 2019, 17:48Paris, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) A great number of Air France pilots approved a new agreement with management on wages and working conditions, according to the results of a referendum released on Tuesday. Serbia and Venezuela Highlight Excellent Relations 19 de febrero de 2019, 17:31Belgrade,Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Serbia and Venezuela affirmed today the good state of their political and friendly ties based on mutual commitments, respect for international law, the rules governing diplomatic relations and the principles of the UN. Russia Denies Conjecture about Seeking Contacts with the US Moscow, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Russia denied today the conjectures of the Ukrainian president, Piotr Poroshenko, about an alleged suspension of all contacts with Russia, after the provocation by the government of Kiev in the Strait of Kerch. 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. 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.