Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Russia launches first Arktika-M weather satellite Moscow, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Sunday launched the first Arktika-M weather satellite from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, informed. Pope Francis condemns kidnappings of students in Nigeria Vatican City, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis on Sunday condemned the kidnappings of 317 female students from a public high school in Jangebe, in the northwestern state of Zamfara, in Nigeria. European friends strengthen platform to support Cuba Paris, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The 'Europe for Cuba' channel continues strengthening as a platform that gives a voice to the movement of solidarity with the Caribbean island in Europe, Michele Mesagna, one of its moderators, said on Sunday. Cuban cyclist Sierra to continue Olympic training in Italy Havana, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban cyclist Arlenis Sierra traveled to Italy on Saturday to continue her training for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, scheduled from July 23 to August 8, 2021. US aggressiveness against Cuba increased despite Covid-19 Moscow, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Despite the global impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the aggressiveness by the United States against Cuba has increased, Lena Loshkina, coordinator of the Committee to Fight the US Blockade in Russia, said recently. Treatment with stem cells improves spinal cord injuries London, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) A treatment with stem cells largely improves spinal cord injuries that cause partial or total paralysis, the Journal of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery magazine published recently. Sputnik Light vaccination begins in Moscow, Russia Moscow, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The deputy mayor of Moscow for social development affairs, Anastasia Rakova, reported that the Sputnik Light Covid-19 vaccine has already begun being tested on volunteers. Italy announces new archaeological find in Pompeii Rome, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The direction of the Archaeological Park of Pompeii announced on Saturday the discovery of a ceremonial carriage in one of the areas of the city buried by the eruption of the Vesuvius volcano almost 2,000 years ago. Belgium: 'Cuban Revolution is life' Brussels, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Belgian association, Isabelle Vanbrabant, affirmed that the Cuban Revolution represents life and a good example of this is Cuba's efforts to create vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2. Bolsonaro criticizes the use of facemasks against Covid-19 in Brazil Brasilia, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday once again discouraged the use of protective facemasks against Covid-19 in Brazil, citing a German survey questioned for its lack of seriousness and scientific rigor. French movement condemns new media show against Cuba Paris, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba Linda French association on Friday condemned a new media show against the country, and assured that the manipulation of the US empire's hirelings cannot deceive the peoples. Cuba denounces in Geneva aggressions against peoples of the South Geneva, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Juan Antonio Quintanilla denounced on Friday at the Human Rights Council the unilateral coercive measures and actions of destabilization and interference against developing countries. Mercenaries cannot speak on behalf of Cuba Paris, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The Coordinator of Cuban Residents in France on Friday affirmed that no mercenary can usurp the right to speak on behalf of the island and its people, referring to the anti-Cuban show organized on Friday. Russian spokeswoman considers EU obstructs Venezuelan dialogue Moscow, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Friday accused the European Union (EU) of hindering the internal dialogue in Venezuela. Portugal's Porto club mourns Cuban handball player Lisbon, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The Porto club on Friday confirmed the death of Cuban handball player Alfredo Quintana, and Portugal's sports are in mourning, local media, including Tribuna Expreso, Ionline and JM Madeira, reported. G20 finance ministers examine possible economic recovery Brussels, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The G20 finance ministers are holding an online meeting on Friday to examine the global economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and boost recovery. Cuban handball player remains in serious condition in Portugal Lisbon, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban handball player Alfredo Quintana, goalkeeper of the Portugal's Oporto club, continues today in serious condition after suffering a cardiac arrest during last Monday's training. Cuban residents in Europe demand end to US aggressions Amsterdam, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban residents in Europe demanded an end of aggressions by the United States against their country, and supported the Caribbean island's right to exercise its sovereignty, according to a statement released on Thursday. France postpones closure of oldest nuclear reactors for 10 years Paris, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) on Thursday announced the extension for 10 years of the useful life of the reactors of the oldest nuclear power plants in the country, initially designed to operate for 40 years. Russia reaffirms that the fight against poverty is absolute priority Moscow, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The spokesman of the Presidency of the Russian Federation, Dmitri Peskov, said today that the fight against poverty in the country is the government's absolute priority.