Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina UNESCO Launches Call for Jose Marti International Award 21 de septiembre de 2018, 01:00Paris, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Unesco has launched the call for the Jose Marti International Prize, which will be delivered in January 2019 in Havana during the IV International Conference ''For the Balance of the World,'' diplomatic sources reported. Climate Change, Human Impacts at MarCuba 2018 21 de septiembre de 2018, 00:05Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Climate change, human impacts and maritime-recreational development are among the issues of the 11th Congress on Marine Sciences, to be held on October 15-19, the organizing committee posted on its website today. Melia Hotels International Strengthens Presence in Cuba 20 de septiembre de 2018, 16:42Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The hotel chain Melia Hotels International Cuba has highlighted today the strengthening of its presence on the island, ''becoming a reference for the organization of events, conferences and incentive groups.'' Cuba's Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Visits Polland 20 de septiembre de 2018, 16:34Warsaw, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister, Ana Teresita Gonzalez, arrived in Poland today as part of an official visit in which she will hold talks with authorities and organizations in that country, diplomatic sources reported. Merkel Demands 'Solidarity' from EU States Balking at Refugees 20 de septiembre de 2018, 15:33Berlin, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The German Federal Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has demanded today during the European Union (EU) Summit a regional position of greater solidarity towards refugees. Egypt to Host EU-Arab League Summit in 2019 Cairo, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Zeid, announced today that an EU-Arab Summit will be held next year in Egypt and will focus on cooperation between the two regions at a general level. Austria Urges EU to Launch Migrant Talks with North Africa Salzburg, Austria, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Austrian Federal Foreign Minister, Sebastian Kurz expressed his support for strengthening talks with countries in North Africa to stop the flow of migrants to Europe. Austrian Leftwing Forces Demand End of Blockade on Cuba Vienna, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Legislators representative of parties and forces of Latin America and Europe demanded here today the end of the U.S. blockade against Cuba and the devolution of the territory of the Guantanamo Naval Base. Russia, Cuba Address Cooperation in Health, Education and Culture By Antonio Rondon Garcia St. Petersburg, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Cuba exchanged ideas on Thursday about the open prospects for cooperation between the two countries in health, education and culture, among other areas, in the framework of the 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum. OCED Revised World Economic Growth Downwards Paris, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The Organization for Cooperation and Economic Development (OCED) revised on Thursday its world economic growth prevision for 2018 and 2019 downwards to 3.7 percent for both years. Spain's Government to Exhume Dictatorship Victims Madrid, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Government has agreed today to update the map of mass graves where tens of thousands of victims of the Civil War (1936-1939) and the subsequent dictatorship of General Francisco Franco (1939-1975) are buried. EU Promotes Strategy to Connect with Asia Brussels, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The President of the European Union (EU), Jean-Claude Juncker, and the Foreign Minister of the bloc, Federica Mogherini, today issued a joint statement in view of a new strategy to better connect Europe with Asia. Germany Recognizes Russian Effort to Resolve Syrian Conflict Berlin, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledged today in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the efforts of that country in the search for a solution to the prolonged armed conflict in Syria. European Union Extends Its Mission in Nigerian Sahel 19 de septiembre de 2018, 15:21Brussels, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The European Union Commission (EU) announced today that it will extend the mandate of its mission in the territory of the Sahel belonging to Niger, known as Eucap, for another two years until September 30, 2020. Egypt, Cyprus Sign Gas Pipeline Construction Agreement Cairo, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Egypt and Cyprus signed an agreement today to build a direct maritime pipeline between both countries to transfer natural gas, reported here the Ministry of Petroleum. Unexploded Shell from WWI Found in Western Turkey Ankara, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Bombing units have exploded today at Canakkale in western Turkey, a World War I bomb found in archaeological works which had remained unexploded for almost a century. Collective Exhibition of Cuban Painters Opens in Madrid Madrid, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Fine arts and music were intertwined to open in Madrid a collective exhibition of Cuban painters, enlivened by a concert of renowned musicians from the island. Cuban Vicepresident Begins Visit to Russia San Petersburg, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The Vice President of the Cuban Council of State, Beatriz Johnson Urrutia arrived in this northern Russian city to participate in the 2nd Eurasian Women''s Forum, sponsored by the Federation Council (Russian Senate). Minister-President of the Central Bank of Cuba Ends Visit to Italy Rome, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The Minister-President of the Central Bank of Cuba (BCC), Irma Martinez, has concluded Wednesday a three-day visit to Italy, during which she met with representatives of financial institutions, businessmen and personalities of the government and the State. Turkey Advocates Health Care for Migrants as a Human Right Ankara, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Minister of Health of Turkey, Emine Alp Mese, has advocated Wednesday in front of the European Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) for adequate health care for all disadvantaged groups, especially migrants.