Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Trump and His Puppets Turn to Lies, Brazilian Scientist Says http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45894&SEO=trump-and-his-puppets-turn-to-lies-brazilian-scientist-says Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Lies and scapegoats are the fundamental leverage of Donald Trump''s administration, Brazilian political scientist, Emir Sader, noted in an article published in Havana. Trump Postpones Meeting Danish Leader after Dispute over Greenland http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45884&SEO=trump-postpones-meeting-danish-leader-after-dispute-over-greenland Washington, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump announced he postponed a planned meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen after the controversy generated by his interest in buying Greenland. Trump Administration Bolsters Economic Contingency Plan, Daily Says http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45834&SEO=trump-administration-bolsters-economic-contingency-plan-daily-says Washington, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The US administration is preparing contingency plans behind the scenes to avoid a recession, despite President Donald Trump''s public stance on the good progress of the economy, The New York Times broadcasts on Tuesday. Lopez Obrador Refuses to Meddle in Morena Party's Matters http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45832&SEO=lopez-obrador-refuses-to-meddle-in-morena-partys-matters Mexico, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, this Tuesday reiterated his much-touted stance on refraining from involving in partisan matters, by answering a question about internal disagreements between legislators in the Senate. Women Humanitarian Workers Face Greater Risks, UN Notes http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45816&SEO=women-humanitarian-workers-face-greater-risks-un-notes United Nations, Aug 20 ( Prensa Latina) UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Ursula Mueller, highlighted Tuesday that women working on humanitarian tasks face more risks and on-site challenges, and acknowledged their courage. Biden to Skip Important Democratic Meeting http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45778&SEO=biden-to-skip-important-democratic-meeting Washington, August 19 (Prensa Latina) The former vice president of the United States and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden declined to participate in an important meeting of his party''s National Committee next weekend, reported Politico newspaper on Monday. Trump Suggests Naval Blockade of Venezuela, Axios Reports http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45762&SEO=trump-suggests-naval-blockade-of-venezuela-axios-reports Washington, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) President Donald Trump has suggested national security officials that the U.S. station Navy ships along the Venezuelan coastline to prevent goods from coming in and out of the country, Axios reported. More Than Two Million Guns Circulate Illegally in Mexico http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45749&SEO=more-than-two-million-guns-circulate-illegally-in-mexico Mexico, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Over the past ten years, 2.12 million illegal guns have been smuggled into Mexico, according to the Secretariat of National Defense (SEDENA). China Reiterates Opposition to US Arms Sales to Taiwan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45726&SEO=china-reiterates-opposition-to-us-arms-sales-to-taiwan Beijing, Aug 17 ( Prensa Latina ) China remains opposed to the possible sale of arms by the United States to Taiwan, after warning that this action would seriously worsen the current bilateral frictions. Palestine condemns Israeli measure against US congresswomen http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45680&SEO=palestine-condemns-israeli-measure-against-us-congresswomen Ramallah, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh criticized the Israeli decision today to ban entry of US congresswomen Rasihda Tlaib and Ilhan Omar before their planned visit to the occupied West Bank. Facebook and Privacy, New Questions for the Social Media http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45604&SEO=facebook-and-privacy-new-questions-for-the-social-media By Diony Sanabia Washington, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Facebook, recently caught up in several scandals, is today facing new accusations of sharing users´ personal information. U.S. Delays Imposition of Tariffs on Some Chinese Products http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45567&SEO=u.s.-delays-imposition-of-tariffs-on-some-chinese-products Washington, August 13 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. government announced Tuesday that it will delay until December 15 the application of tariffs on Chinese products such as cell phones, laptops, video game consoles, toys, and certain footwear and clothing items. US city of Seattle demands end of the Blockade on Cuba (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45528&SEO=us-city-of-seattle-demands-end-of-the-blockade-on-cuba-photos Washington,  (Prensa Latina) The US city of Seattle today passed a resolution demanding the immediate end of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the US government against Cuba almost 60 years ago. Trade War could Lead U.S. into Recession, Goldman Sachs Warns http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45510&SEO=trade-war-could-lead-u.s.-into-recession-goldman-sachs-warns Washington,  (Prensa Latina) The trade war with China has a greater than expected effect on the U.S. economy, increasing the risk of a recession, Goldman Sachs warned on Monday. It is Important to Visit Cuba, Live its Reality, Gail Walker Says http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45481&SEO=it-is-important-to-visit-cuba-live-its-reality-gail-walker-says By Ibis Frade BritoPhotoPL: Miguel Guzmán New York, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The travel restrictions imposed by the United States on Cuba are harshly affecting today a great number of US citizens who are interested in visiting the Caribbean island and learning first-hand about its reality, as stated by the Executive Director of the Interfaith Community Organization (IFCO)-Pastors for Peace, Gail Walker, who recently returned from Cuba. Senator Accuses Trump Of Betraying Many With Trade Policy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45465&SEO=senator-accuses-trump-of-betraying-many-with-trade-policy Washington,  (Prensa Latina) Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris said in an interview broadcast Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump ''betrayed many people'' with his trade policies. U.S. Teachers Ask Walmart to Stop Selling Firearms http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45444&SEO=u.s.-teachers-ask-walmart-to-stop-selling-firearms Washington, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) The largest U.S. teachers'' union called on the Walmart chain of stores to stop selling firearms, as demands continue today for greater control of those devices following deadly mass shootings. Freshwater Megafauna Endangered, Scientists Say http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45432&SEO=freshwater-megafauna-endangered-scientists-say Washington,  (Prensa Latina) The number of large fish species that live in rivers and lakes declined by 88% from 1970 to 2012, Global Change Biology magazine reported. US National Intelligence Service Crumbles http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45382&SEO=us-national-intelligence-service-crumbles Washington, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Retired US Navy officer Joseph Maguire was appointed by President Donald Trump as acting director of National Intelligence, prior to the upcioming resignation of current director, Dan Coats. Tightened US Sanctions against Cuba Reflect Obsession, Hate http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45355&SEO=tightened-us-sanctions-against-cuba-reflect-obsession-hate Pretoria, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Nicholas Wolpe, Chief Executive of Liliesleaf, a heritage site honoring the South African struggle against apartheid, noted on Thursday that the tightening of US sanctions against Cuba reflects the shift to the right in Washington.