Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba announces candidacy for Human Rights Council 2021-2023 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52630&SEO=cuba-announces-candidacy-for-human-rights-council-2021-2023 Geneva, Switzerland, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez announced this Tuesday Cuba's candidacy for the Human Rights Council in the 2021-2023 period. UK citizen pleads guilty to planning to burst St. Paul Cathedral http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52513&SEO=uk-citizen-pleads-guilty-to-planning-to-burst-st.-paul-cathedral London, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) A British woman linked to the ISIS terrorist organization pleaded guilty on Friday to planning a bomb attack against St. Paul Cathedral in this capital. Environmentalists demand closure of nuclear plant in France http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52497&SEO=environmentalists-demand-closure-of-nuclear-plant-in-france Paris, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Environmentalist from Greenpeace France protested on Friday at the Tricastin nuclear plant, in the south of the country, where they demanded the immediate closure of that facility. Russia says Turkey's operation in Idlib would be worst case scenario http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52432&SEO=russia-says-turkeys-operation-in-idlib-would-be-worst-case-scenario Moscow, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Russia said on Wednesday that an eventual military operation by Turkey in Idlib would be the worst case scenario for Syria, in response to recent statements in that regard by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Russia's FSB prevents teens from conducting two terror attacks http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52410&SEO=russias-fsb-prevents-teens-from-conducting-two-terror-attacks Moscow, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has identified two teenagers who plotted terrorist attacks on educational facilities in the Crimean city of Kerch, the Moscow 24 TV reported. Assange case puts future of journalism at stake, Wikileaks warns http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52399&SEO=assange-case-puts-future-of-journalism-at-stake-wikileaks-warns London, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Wikileaks' current director Kristin Hrafnsson warned here today that the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States would not only endanger the life of the Australian journalist, but also the future of journalism. Candidacy to preside over CDU party in Germany announced http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52383&SEO=candidacy-to-preside-over-cdu-party-in-germany-announced Berlin, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Commission of Foreign Affairs of the Bundestag (German Parliament), Norbert Roettgen, Has presented his candidacy to preside over the Christian-Democrat Union (CDU) of the federal chancellor Angela Merkel. Serbia and Cuba strengthen relations http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52306&SEO=serbia-and-cuba-strengthen-relations Belgrade, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship with Cuba at the National Assembly of Serbia, Ljubi?a Stojmirovic, received on Sunday the Cuban ambassador Gustavo Trista del Todo to discuss issues of bilateral interest. Russia has seized more than 500 tons of drugs in one decade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52301&SEO=russia-has-seized-more-than-500-tons-of-drugs-in-one-decade Moscow, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Russian antidrug forces have seized more than 500 tons of narcotics over the past ten years, according to a report published on Saturday by the Ministry of the Interior on its strategy and development until 2030. Sanchez willing to overcome tensions between Spain and Catalonia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52300&SEO=sanchez-willing-to-overcome-tensions-between-spain-and-catalonia Madrid, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sanchez, on Saturday ratified his decision to redirect the fierce political conflict with Catalonia, a region that launched a frustrated attempt to break away from this European country in October 2017. Lavrov participates in 56th Security Conference in Munich http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52261&SEO=lavrov-participates-in-56th-security-conference-in-munich Moscow, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is attending the 56th session of the Security Conference in Munich, where he heads his country's delegation and during which he might hold several bilateral meetings. European diputies condemn NATO military exercise supported by EU http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52215&SEO=european-diputies-condemn-nato-military-exercise-supported-by-eu Brussels, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Leftist European diputies today considered the large-scale military exercise Defend Europe 2020, as part of the cooperation between NATO and the European Union (EU), to be unjustified and a waste of money. Protesters in Greece request closure of refugee camps http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52202&SEO=protesters-in-greece-request-closure-of-refugee-camps Athens, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of protesters called today on Greek authorities to close the camps for refugees located on several islands and that house a population far exceeding its capacity. More than 3,500 people live on Paris streets, City Hall says http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52085&SEO=more-than-3500-people-live-on-paris-streets-city-hall-says Paris, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) At least 3,552 people are living on the Paris streets, 12% of them are women, according to a census conducted by the Paris City Hall on January 30, whose results were unveiled on Tuesday. Pope Francis urges to deter human trafficking http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51986&SEO=pope-francis-urges-to-deter-human-trafficking Vatican City, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis said here today that human trafficking is a plague that exploits the weakest and called to eliminate it with everyone's commitment. Immersion in Cuban history in Russian diving fair http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51983&SEO=immersion-in-cuban-history-in-russian-diving-fair By Antonio Rondón García Moscow, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) An invitation to dive into world history today convened the Counselor of Tourism of Cuba in Russia, Juan Carlos Escalona, ??when presenting exciting offers in Santiago de Cuba, during the Moscow Dive Show. Spain ready to resolve entrenched conflict with Catalonia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51917&SEO=spain-ready-to-resolve-entrenched-conflict-with-catalonia Madrid, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, today called for overcoming years of disagreement and moving towards a solution to the serious political conflict with Catalonia, a region that in 2017 made a failed secession attempt. WHO launches plan for global fight against coronavirus http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51879&SEO=who-launches-plan-for-global-fight-against-coronavirus Geneva, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) launched this Wednesday a global fight plan to support the prevention, detection and diagnosis of the new coronavirus 2019-nCoV, which has caused 491 deaths and 24,554 people infected. France: Cuba resists against a killer blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51725&SEO=france-cuba-resists-against-a-killer-blockade Paris, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is resisting and building a just society despite facing a killer blockade imposed by the United States, said the President of the France-Cuba Association, Didier Philippe. French parliamentary leader condemns US blockade against Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51695&SEO=french-parliamentary-leader-condemns-us-blockade-against-cuba Paris, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) François-Michel Lambert, president of the France-Cuba Friendship Group at the French National Assembly, on Sunday condemned the US blockade and its impact on the Caribbean island's development.