Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba carries kilograms of illusions at Olympic weightlifting event http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69845&SEO=cuba-carries-kilograms-of-illusions-at-olympic-weightlifting-event Tokyo, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) After achieving the best result in its history among women, Cuba on Sunday is carrying kilograms of illusions on its way to face the rest of the weightlifting competition calendar at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Health rigor in DPRK to fight Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69831&SEO=health-rigor-in-dprk-to-fight-covid-19 Pyongyang, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) The Central Directorate of Emergency Prophylaxis of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday set up regulations to be met to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic. Typhoon threatens to worsen rain disasters in China http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69795&SEO=typhoon-threatens-to-worsen-rain-disasters-in-china Beijing, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) The rains, storms and gales accompanying Typhoon In-Fa will hit eastern China hard, but could also aggravate the disaster situation in Henan province, the meteorological service warned on Friday. Cuban FM sends condolences to China on damages caused by rains http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69756&SEO=cuban-fm-sends-condolences-to-china-on-damages-caused-by-rains Havana, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Thursday sent condolences on behalf of his country to the Chinese people and Government, given the loss of human lives and the damages caused by heavy rains. Death toll rises to 25 in Chinese province flooded by rains http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69725&SEO=death-toll-rises-to-25-in-chinese-province-flooded-by-rains Beijing, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) The death toll due to the most devastating downpours in 60 years rose to 25 in Henan province (central China), and authorities warned about a probable increase in that indicator because seven people are still missing. Afghanistan president criticizes Taliban's stance against peace http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69699&SEO=afghanistan-president-criticizes-talibans-stance-against-peace Kabul, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday that recent events by the Taliban movement showed that the group lacks the will for peace, and it will have consequences. China declares maximum alert for downpours and typhoons http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69679&SEO=china-declares-maximum-alert-for-downpours-and-typhoons Beijing, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) China declared the maximum alert for most of its territory due to the danger posed by the continuation of torrential downpours and the arrival of two typhoons, accompanied by electrical discharges and gales. Two dams collapse in northern China after heavy downpours http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69645&SEO=two-dams-collapse-in-northern-china-after-heavy-downpours Beijing, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) China on Monday confirmed the collapse of two dams in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia (north) as a result of torrential downpours in most of the country in recent days. Nepal's new Prime Minister wins confidence vote in Parliament http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69624&SEO=nepals-new-prime-minister-wins-confidence-vote-in-parliament Kathmandu, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Nepal's new Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba will govern the country for a year and a half as of this Monday, after winning the vote of confidence of the House of Representatives on Sunday. China reiterates call to US to lift blockade against Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69625&SEO=china-reiterates-call-to-us-to-lift-blockade-against-cuba Beijing, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) China on Monday reiterated its call to the United States Government to immediately and completely lift the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed against Cuba, after highlighting that it is a global claim. Syria, China agree to boost cooperation http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69606&SEO=syria-china-agree-to-boost-cooperation Damascus, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi agreed during a meeting on Sunday in Damascus to strengthen the historic relations between the two countries in all fields. China considers US sanctions on Hong Kong as harassment http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69603&SEO=china-considers-us-sanctions-on-hong-kong-as-harassment Beijing, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) China strongly rejected and considered as 'arbitrary and inadmissible harassment' the US decision to sanction seven officials over BeijingĀ“s crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong. Chinese FM Yi to pay official visit to Syria http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69568&SEO=chinese-fm-yi-to-pay-official-visit-to-syria Damascus, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will arrive in Damascus on Saturday to meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and other local authorities. Vietnam trusts that Cuba will overcome difficulties http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69566&SEO=vietnam-trusts-that-cuba-will-overcome-difficulties Hanoi, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The tightening of the US blockade against Cuba has worsened the economic and social situation in the country, but the Cuban people will get back on its feet, the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said. China demands US stop provocation on Taiwan issue http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69523&SEO=china-demands-us-stop-provocation-on-taiwan-issue Beijing, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) China on Thursday warned the United States not to play with fire and abandon provocations on the Taiwan issue, by rejecting the arrival of a military plane to the island this month. New Prime Minister of Nepal sworn in http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69472&SEO=new-prime-minister-of-nepal-sworn-in Kathmandu, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Nepal's President Bidhya Devi Bhandari appointed Sher Bahadur Deuba, leader of the Nepali Congress, as Prime Minister, this was announced in Kathmandu on Wednesday. India demands lifting of the US blockade on Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69458&SEO=india-demands-lifting-of-the-us-blockade-on-cuba New Delhi, July 13 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India demanded today that the United States government lift the inhumane and criminal blockade imposed six decades ago on Cuba. Tokyo under state of emergency as it moves towards Olympics http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69416&SEO=tokyo-under-state-of-emergency-as-it-moves-towards-olympics Tokyo, (Prensa Latina) Tokyo, the capital of Japan, on Monday entered its fourth state of emergency and will extend it until August 22 to prevent the spread of Covid-19 while hosting the Olympics and Paralympics. Earthquake shakes eastern Tajikistan and kills five people http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69379&SEO=earthquake-shakes-eastern-tajikistan-and-kills-five-people Dusanbe, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) At least five people were killed after an earthquake shook eastern Tajikistan, the authorities of the Asian country reported today. Olympic torch relay on Tokyo's streets http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69355&SEO=olympic-torch-relay-on-tokyos-streets Tokyo, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic torch relay on Friday arrived in this capital without roadside spectators due to the state of emergency that will be implemented as of next week.