Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Nicaragua: Attempt of Coup 'Made in U.S.' By Alberto Corona* Managua (PL) The failure of a coup attempt in Nicaragua makes it possible to clear up, based on documents and denunciations, who financed, incited and served as pawns in the wave of violence that caused at least the death of 198 people in little more than three months. Latin America: between Free Trade and True Integration 31 de agosto de 2018, 18:03 By Orlando Oramas Leon* Mexico (PL) The 13th Summit of the Pacific Alliance, a bloc composed of Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia, whose leaders were accompanied by some of the MERCOSUR heads of State, sought to open doors to trade between the two bodies. Cuba's Creation of a New Constitution By Waldo Mendiluza* Havana (PL) From August 13 to November 15, the Cuban inhabitants will have the chance to express their opinions and issue criteria on the draft of a new Constitution, a text that, if approved in a referendum, would replace the current constitution in force since 1976. Fidel Castro's First Speech at UN, Hours that Made History By Ibis Frade* United Nations (PL) The first speech in the UN by the leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro (1926-2016) lasted almost five hours and is still among the longest given in the multilateral body, and one of the toughest against the philosophy of war. Indigenous Ancestral Wisdom in Tune with Sustainable Development By Ibis Frade* United Nations (PL) Tarcila Rivera is a Peruvian woman who speaks with admiration of her Inca ancestors and whose pride for her indigenous blood can be found even in the way she wears her hair in braid on each side of her neck. Cuba, Vietnam Consolidate Economic Relations in Mariel Zone By Teyune Diaz Diaz* Havana (PL) The attraction of foreign investments and the development of an industrial park are some of the aims of the company ViMariel S.A., a Cuban entity with fully Vietnamese capital located in the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM). Cuba's New Constitution Project: Everybody Matters By Cosset Lazo Perez* Havana (PL) After its approval in the first regular session of the 9th Legislature of the National Assembly of People's Power (Parliament), the new Constitution project of the Republic of Cuba will be submitted to popular consultation to collect the people's opinions. The Resistance Prevailed: Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi Is Free By Nicholas Valdes* Cairo (PL) The Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, a world icon of the resistance of her people against the Israeli occupation, was finally set free after almost eight months in prison. CELAC, EU Join Forces to Face Global Challenges By Luisa Maria Gonzalez* Brussels (PL) Faced with global challenges such as consolidating multilateralism and promoting fair trade, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU) decided to combine forces based on shared values and principles. The Latest Zionist Outrage By Nicholas Valdes* Cairo (PL) Israel has done it again. What it started 70 years ago with the Nakba -meaning in Arabic 'catastrophe' or 'disaster' and used to designate the Palestinian exodus- now reaches a new level. Israel is proclaimed Nation-State of the Jewish People. Ethiopia: Pieces to Assemble the Economic Puzzle By Richard Ruiz Julien* Addis Ababa (PL) Ethiopia's economic growth over the last decade was driven mainly by an expansive fiscal policy that seems increasingly unsustainable, according to local experts. Nicaragua, Venezuela under the Same Siege By Carmen Esquivel* Havana (PL) Masaya, Managua, Esteli and other Nicaraguan cities have faced since the middle of April an escalation of violence that resembles destabilizing models directed from abroad and applied already in other countries, such as Venezuela. National Ballet of Cuba Declared Cultural Heritage of the Nation By Martha Sanchez* Havana (PL) About to celebrate its 70th anniversary, one of the most prestigious companies in the world, the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), has been declared Cultural Heritage of the Nation. Unity: A Challenge for the Latin American Left (+Photos) By Waldo Mendiluza* Havana (PL) From July 15 to July 17, Cuba's capital will host the 24th Annual Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum, an event that will be focused on the unity of leftist parties and organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean. Lula, a Citizen Kidnapped by the Brazilian Judiciary By Moises Perez Mok* Brasilia (PL) Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a political prisoner for 12 weeks, is a citizen temporarily kidnapped by the Brazilian Judiciary so that his political rights remain null and void until the elections conclude. U.S., Cuba and the Unexplained Sounds By Waldo Mendiluza* Havana (PL) The United States returns these days to the issue of health incidents that allegedly affect diplomats from that country in Cuba, which it describes as attacks despite the lack of evidence to support such an accusation. Russia World Cup: the West Have Failed By Antonio Rondon* Moscow (PL) The tacit plan wished by the West to prevent the celebration of the Soccer World Cup in Russia was a failure as soon as the first chords of the inaugural ceremony in Luzhniki Stadium -where 32 teams of the world had an appointment- started to sound. France, UNESCO Celebrate Latin American and Caribbean Week By Luisa Maria Gonzalez Paris (PL) Colors, sounds and flavors of Latin America and the Caribbean invaded France and UNESCO for several days during the celebration of the Week dedicated to that region, an annual event aimed at showing its cultural richness and diversity. U.S., OAS: their Attempts to Destabilize Venezuela By Carmen Esquivel* Havana (PL) After applying the media, economic, commercial and financial war against the constitutional government of Venezuela, the OAS is another scenario from which the United States and its allies aim to continue the destabilization of the South American country. U.S.: Children's Crying and the Power of Collective Anger   By Martha Andres Roman* Washington (PL) The immigration policies of the current U.S. government frequently provoke criticism and condemnation, but collective anger at these practices reached a new level when thousands of children became its most visible victims.