Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Nearly 200 Deaths; Eight Million Cases of Flu in Italy 19 de abril de 2019, 14:14Rome, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 200 deaths and more than eight million sick people have been caused by the influenza virus during the winter season in Italy. Nicaragua Calls for Unity in the Face of Unilateral US Sanctions Simferopol, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Strengthening Latin American and Caribbean integration and unity is a must today to withstand increased U.S. unilateral sanctions against Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua, a minister of the latter nation underscored on Friday. Melia Hotels Rejects US Hardened Sanctions against Cuba Havana, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Spanish hotel chain Melia Hotels International has issued on Friday a statement rejecting the latest US sanctions against Cuba that harden the 60-year economic, financial and trade blockade on the island. Bolivian President Thanks European Legislators for Their Recognition 18 de abril de 2019, 19:06La Paz, April 18 (Prensa Latina) The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, thanked today the words of members of the European Parliament (EP), who highlighted the reduction of poverty and sustained economic growth in this South American nation in recent years. Nicaragua Received 33,000 Tons of Wheat Donated by Russia 18 de abril de 2019, 18:58Managua, April 18 (Prensa Latina) In the port of Corinth, Nicaragua''s main maritime entrance, a shipment of 33,000 tons of wheat donated by Russia is being unloaded this Thursday. United Kingdom Rejects New U.S. Sanctions Against Cuba 18 de abril de 2019, 17:12London, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The British government described today as extraterritorial and illegal the decision of the United States to allow their nationals to establish lawsuits against foreign enterprises operating in Cuba. Russia Rejects US Threat of Force Against Venezuela 18 de abril de 2019, 15:11SimferopoL, April 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia has reiterated on Thursday its rejection of the constant threat of the use of force by the United States against Venezuela and demanded the return of money seized from that country by Western powers. Venezuela to Reinforce Ties with German Parliament Caracas, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is now strengthening its ties with the Federal Parliament of Germany after the recent meeting between Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza and German deputy Andrej Hunko. Russia Reiterates its Condemnation to US Unilateral Sanctions against Cuba (+Photos) Simferopol, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia has reiterated Friday its strong condemnation of the application of unilateral sanctions by the United States, commenting on the recent White House announcement of a new package of punitive measures against Cuba. Belgium Friendship Orgs Reject Helm-Burton Act Title III on Cuba Brussels, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Several Belgium friendship organizations have rejected on Thursday the White House announcement to apply Title III of Helms-Burton Act, which they considered it is a ''new violation of international law.'' Spanish Hotel Group Defends Its Operations in Cuba Madrid, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish hotel chain Melia defended its operations in Cuba and condemned the tightening of the economic sanctions imposed by the United States on the Caribbean nation, local media reported on Thursday. Over 3,000 Delegates Attend Yalta International Economic Forum Simferopol, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 3,000 delegates from 100 countries are on Thursday attending the 5th International Economic Forum in Yalta, where they are attempting to agree on investments and business, over and above unilateral sanctions imposed by the West on the Crimea. Russian Government Called to Strengthen Economy and Social Security Moscow, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Russian left forces called on the government to strengthen the economy and fight against social inequality, following the presence in the Duma (lower house) of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and members of the cabinet. EU and Canada Criticize Enforcement of US Law against Cuba Brussels, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) and Canada on Wednesday regretted the decision made by the United States to implement Title III of the controversial Helms-Burton Act against Cuba, and announced the application of legal measures against Washington if they are affected. Iranian FM Travels to Turkey to Close Positions on Syria Ankara, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday will arrive in Ankara, where he will hold a working meeting with his Turkish peer Mevlut Cavusoglu, according to the Foreign Ministry sources. UN Reiterates Total Support to Reconstruction of Notre Dame United Nations, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the UN, Antonio Guterres, fully supports Tuesday the efforts of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) to rebuild the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. Cuba, Russia Share Legal Experiences Havana, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba''s Supreme People''s Court and the Federal Marshals Service of the Russian Federation shared experiences in enforcing judicial decisions, the national entity reported Tuesday on social media. Turkey Expects to Receive Russian Anti-Aircraft System in June Ankara, April 16 (Prensa Latina) Turkey expects to receive the first Russian S-400 air defense batteries in June, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said Tuesday during a high-level meeting in the United States. Turkish Industrial Production Fell 5.1 Percent Last Year   Ankara, April 16 (Prensa Latina) Turkey''s industrial production fell by 5.1 percent year-on-year in February, according to data released Tuesday by the country''s statistics institute. Cuba's FM Highlights Ties with European Union   Havana, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has full diplomatic relations with the European Union (EU) and its 28 member states, which have advanced based on mutual respect, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez wrote on Tuesday in Twitter.