Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina UK Gov't urged to seek Cuban medical assistance to fight Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56095&SEO=uk-govt-urged-to-seek-cuban-medical-assistance-to-fight-covid-19 London, May 26 (Prensa Latina) An online petition on Tuesday urges the British government to seek Cuba's collaboration to contain the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, and provide medical care to patients affected by the pandemic in the United Kingdom. Doctors demand from the G-20 to prioritize investments in healthcare http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56094&SEO=doctors-demand-from-the-g-20-to-prioritize-investments-in-healthcare Brussels, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Global Climate and Health promoted this Tuesday a request from 40 million healthcare professionals to the G-20 group to prioritize healthcare programs' investments. Demands in Serbia for end of US blockade against Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56033&SEO=demands-in-serbia-for-end-of-us-blockade-against-cuba Belgrade, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The Serbian-Cuban Friendship Association joined the world clamor against the intensification of the blockade of the United States against Cuba at the time of Covid-19, and demanded the immediate end of this policy. Boris Johnson still in the eye of a UK political hurricane http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56030&SEO=boris-johnson-still-in-the-eye-of-a-uk-political-hurricane London, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, remains in the eye of a political hurricane today, after failing to close the controversy created by adviser Dominic Cummings who skipped the quarantine. Belgian Association proposes Cuban doctors for Nobel Peace Prize http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56016&SEO=belgian-association-proposes-cuban-doctors-for-nobel-peace-prize Brussels, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The Belgian Friends of Cuba Association on Sunday joined the platform that is proposing granting the Nobel Peace Prize to the Cuban medical brigades that are fighting the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in several countries. Russia: Hostage situation reported at Moscow bank http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55999&SEO=russia-hostage-situation-reported-at-moscow-bank Moscow, May 23 (Prensa Latina) At least five people could be among hostages kidnapped on Saturday by an attacker who threatens to detonate a bomb at Alfa-Bank in this capital, local television reported. Russia records almost 108,000 recoveries http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55990&SEO=russia-records-almost-108000-recoveries Moscow, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Russia recorded on Saturday 107,936 recoveries from Covid-19 disease, and 8,111 healed in the last 24 hours, indicated the capital television. Russia rejects Cuba's inclusion in US terrorist list http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55931&SEO=russia-rejects-cubas-inclusion-in-us-terrorist-list Moscow, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia described this Thursday the US government decision to include Cuba in its unilateral list of nations not collaborating in the fight against terrorism as absurd and unjustified. Bees on the path to food security http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55898&SEO=bees-on-the-path-to-food-security Rome, May 20 (Prensa Latina) 'Committed to the bees' is the main motto of today's celebration of the world day dedicated to those laborious insects, as promoted by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other institutions. European organizations support Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban doctors http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55896&SEO=european-organizations-support-nobel-peace-prize-for-cuban-doctors Paris, May 20 (Prensa Latina) More than 25 European organizations are supporting the proposal to award the Cuban medical brigades with the Nobel Peace Prize, due to their contribution to globally fighting the coronavirus pandemic, the platform activated in France reflects on Wednesday. Serbian organization calls for solidarity with Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55890&SEO=serbian-organization-calls-for-solidarity-with-cuba Belgrade, May 20 (Prensa Latina) The international call for solidarity with Cuba and against the blockade in times of the coronavirus pandemic received on Wednesday its adherence to the Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Organizations in Defense of Humanity-Serbia Chapter (MOC-Srbija). Putin reinstates Russian prime minister after passing Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55837&SEO=putin-reinstates-russian-prime-minister-after-passing-covid-19 Moscow, May 19 (Prensa Latina) President Vladimir Putin signed a decree today, by which he reinstated Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, who passed the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic. . Serbian organization condemns attack on Cuban Embassy in Washington http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55822&SEO=serbian-organization-condemns-attack-on-cuban-embassy-in-washington Belgrade, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Organizations in Defense of Humankind-Serbia Chapter (MOC-Srbija) on Tuesday condemned the attack on the Cuban Embassy in Washington, which it described as a terrorist act resulting from an ongoing aggressive policy by the United States. Spain relaxes Covid-19-related mobility restrictions http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55806&SEO=spain-relaxes-covid-19-related-mobility-restrictions Madrid, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Spain began on Monday a gradual easing of mobility restrictions, in which 70% of its population enter a new stage of the de-escalation of its coronavirus lockdown. Russia has 206.340 active Covid-19 patients http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55743&SEO=russia-has-206.340-active-covid-19-patients Moscow, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia reported on Saturday 2,537 deaths from 272,043 total cases of Covid-19, while it has 206.340 active patients and 63.166 people have recovered from the disease. UK blames EU for setback in post-Brexit negotiations http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55720&SEO=uk-blames-eu-for-setback-in-post-brexit-negotiations London, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom blamed the European Union this Friday for the setback in post-Brexit negotiations on account of not having closed a deal on their future trade relations. Spain reported an uptick in Covid-19 cases and deaths http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55690&SEO=spain-reported-an-uptick-in-covid-19-cases-and-deaths Madrid, May 14 (Prensa Latina) Spain reported on Thursday 217 deaths and 506 new Covid-19 cases, an uptick in both statistics compared to Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health. Russia loses tea country status due to high coffee consumption http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55687&SEO=russia-loses-tea-country-status-due-to-high-coffee-consumption Moscow, May 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia has lost 'tea country' status, after consuming 180,000 tons of coffee drinks in 2019, above 140,000 tons of the aromatic leaf, specialized sources indicated on Thursday. Ramaz Chanturia, Director General of the Russian Association of tea and coffee producers 'Roschaykofe,' pointed out that coffee beans, ground coffee and instant coffee, as well as some blends, were taken into account, RBK agency stated, quoted by Moscow television. European Commission demands global access to Covid-19 vaccine http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55686&SEO=european-commission-demands-global-access-to-covid-19-vaccine Brussels, May 14 (Prensa Latina) Given the clear intention of the French pharmaceutical group Sanofi to share first with the United States a possible vaccine against Covid-19, the European Commission (EC) declared that the drug should be available to all countries equally. Russia: US benefits from pandemic to ramp up confrontation http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55650&SEO=russia-us-benefits-from-pandemic-to-ramp-up-confrontation Moscow, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Wednesday denounced the manipulation by the United States of complications due to the Covid-19 pandemic to boost its hegemonic agenda, instigate confrontation and try to impose its position in the world.