Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuban Minister Closes Intergovernmental Commission with Algeria http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39014&SEO=cuban-minister-closes-intergovernmental-commission-with-algeria Algiers, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca closed the 22nd Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Commercial, Scientific, Technical and Cultural Cooperation with Algeria on Thursday. Cuban President Calls to Eradicate Corruption http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39012&SEO=cuban-president-calls-to-eradicate-corruption Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday called to eradicate corruption, crime and illegalities in the country, during his participation in the annual analysis of the General Comptrollers of the Republic. Cuba Gives Priority Homes Damaged by Tornado http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39009&SEO=cuba-gives-priority-homes-damaged-by-tornado Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Still less one month after the devastating impact of a tornado in several Havana municipalities, the recovery of the damaged houses shows progress and continues as a priority, authorities quoted by the press stated on Thursday. Religious People Organize a Vigil in Cuba to Support Venezuela http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38998&SEO=religious-people-organize-a-vigil-in-cuba-to-support-venezuela Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Organizations bringing together Cuban religious people from different beliefs are celebrating a vigil to support peace in Venezuela, a country target of U.S. aggression. Special Cigar Prize Awarded to Havana Historian http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38979&SEO=special-cigar-prize-awarded-to-havana-historian By Roberto F. Campos Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The co-president of the international corporation Habanos S.A., Inocencio Nuñez, awarded Wednesday for the first time the Special Prize of his company to the Havana Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler. Cuba to Respond Trump Defending Peace, 'Yes' Vote, Diaz-Canel Says http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38957&SEO=cuba-to-respond-trump-defending-peace-yes-vote-diaz-canel-says Havana, February 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will respond to Donald Trump''s threatening and interfering speech with a mobilization for peace and ''Yes'' vote to support the new Cuban Constitution, President Miguel Diaz-Canel warned on Wednesday. Cuban Authorities Satisfied with Pre-Referendum Test http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38925&SEO=cuban-authorities-satisfied-with-pre-referendum-test Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) National Electoral Commission (CEN) President Alina Belseiro expressed her satisfaction Tuesday with the results of the dynamic test conducted last Sunday, prior to the February 24 constitutional referendum. Sovereignty in Latin America Focus Event Debates in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38916&SEO=sovereignty-in-latin-america-focus-event-debates-in-cuba Guantanamo, Cuba, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Sovereignty and National Security in Cuba and Latin America will focus debates of the 25th National Workshop on Military and Internationalist Patriotic Education starting on Tuesday. Cuba, China to Sign Biotechnology Agreement http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38911&SEO=cuba-china-to-sign-biotechnology-agreement Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries Group of Cuba (Biocubafarma) and the Yongzhou Economic Development Zone in the Chinese province of Hunan signed a biotechnology sector agreement, according to the media Tuesday. New Cuban Constitution Fosters Human Rights, Diaz-Canel Says http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38910&SEO=new-cuban-constitution-fosters-human-rights-diaz-canel-says Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The new Cuban Constitution fosters the citizens'' duties and rights and condemns all kind of discrimination, President Miguel Diaz-Canel posted on Twitter on Tuesday. Cuba Appeals to Joint Efforts to Avert Aggression on Venezuela http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38889&SEO=cuba-appeals-to-joint-efforts-to-avert-aggression-on-venezuela Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has appealed to the international community to make joint efforts to avert a US military aggression on Venezuela. Casa de Las Americas Reaffirms YES for the New Constitution http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38874&SEO=casa-de-las-americas-reaffirms-yes-for-the-new-constitution Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Casa de las Americas, the emblematic institution of the region''s literary endeavour, reaffirmed Monday the Yes for Cuba''s new Constitution, scheduled to be voted next Sunday. Housing Delivery Begins in Cuba 22 Days after Tornado http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38865&SEO=housing-delivery-begins-in-cuba-22-days-after-tornado Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban government begins homes delivery to the people affected by the tornado that severely hit several municipalities in Havana, where the construction works led by state entities along with the people is currently intensifying. Diaz-Canel: New Cuban Constitution Defends Human Dignity http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38862&SEO=diaz-canel-new-cuban-constitution-defends-human-dignity Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The new Cuban Constitution defends human dignity, President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Monday, just six days before the referendum to ratify the magna carta. Cuba in the Final Stage for Constitutional Referendum http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38859&SEO=cuba-in-the-final-stage-for-constitutional-referendum Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba begins its final phase in the run-up to the February 24 referendum, when more than eight million people have been called to the polls to vote on the new Constitution of the Republic. Cuba Carries out Dynamic Constitutional Referendum Trial http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38850&SEO=cuba-carries-out-dynamic-constitutional-referendum-trial Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban electoral authorities are conducting on Sunday a dynamic trial of the referendum scheduled for next Sunday 24, in which more than eight million voters will express their opinion on the new Constitution approved by the National Assembly. International Book Fair Closes in Havana http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38847&SEO=international-book-fair-closes-in-havana Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The 28th International Book Fair is closing Sunday its program in Havana, and will then open sessions in the rest of the provinces of the island. Venezuela: The Scenario of Cuba's Constitutional Referendum http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38835&SEO=venezuela-the-scenario-of-cubas-constitutional-referendum Caracas, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) On Saturday, Venezuela will be the scenario where more than 22,000 Cuban collaborators in different sectors will vote on their new Constitution. Cuba's Special Development Zone Contributes to Social Environment http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38834&SEO=cubas-special-development-zone-contributes-to-social-environment Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) As part of its program, the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM, in Spanish), in western Cuba, takes care of the social environment by creating infrastructure and services that benefit people. Italian Under Secretary with Broad Working Program in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38798&SEO=italian-under-secretary-with-broad-working-program-in-cuba By Waldo Mendiluza Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Italy's Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ricardo Antonio Merlo, is Friday in Havana holding a broad working program including meetings and visits.