Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba thanks CARICOM for support against US blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67199&SEO=cuba-thanks-caricom-for-support-against-us-blockade 9 de mayo de 2021, 0:30  Havana, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Saturday thanked the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for its solidarity and support against the United States economic blockade against Cuba. In a message on his Twitter account, the head of Cuban diplomacy welcomed the demand made by the CARICOM foreign ministers for an end to Washington's pressures. 'This extraterritorial policy affects third countries and is the main obstacle to our development,' Rodriguez tweeted. Another five years for the UN SG http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67183&SEO=another-five-years-for-the-un-sg Por Ibis FradeUnited Nations, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), António Guterres, is on the verge of a second term at the multilateral organization. He has already expressed his willingness to continue in office if that is the will of the member States. Claims to lift US blockade against Cuba increase on digital platform http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67150&SEO=claims-to-lift-us-blockade-against-cuba-increase-on-digital-platform Washington, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Claims for the end of the US blockade against Cuba and other measures are gaining more support on digital platforms. US organizations ask Biden for a change in policy on Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67139&SEO=us-organizations-ask-biden-for-a-change-in-policy-on-cuba Washington, May 6 (Prensa Latina) A group of US organizations representing farmers, environmentalists, academics, civil society and climate justice movements called on Washington to change its policy on Cuba, according to a report released here on Thursday. PAHO warns on increase in Covid-19 deaths among young people http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67128&SEO=paho-warns-on-increase-in-covid-19-deaths-among-young-people Washington, May 6 (Prensa Latina) The increase in hospitalizations and deaths of young people across the Americas due to Covid-19 currently keeps the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) on alert. This happens rapidly and 'adults of all ages, including young people, are becoming seriously ill and many of them are dying,' PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne warned. Top US official rejects Russian policy on Ukraine http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67116&SEO=top-us-official-rejects-russian-policy-on-ukraine Kiev, May 6 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday in Kiev that his country opposes the alleged Russian attempts to destabilize Ukraine. Puebla group asks Biden to close Guantanamo Bay Naval Base http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67110&SEO=puebla-group-asks-biden-to-close-guantanamo-bay-naval-base Buenos Aires, May 6 (Prensa Latina) Puebla Group on Thursday urged President Joe Biden to shut down the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base, located in the illegally-occupied Cuban territory. US organizations ask President Biden to lift blockade against Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67105&SEO=us-organizations-ask-president-biden-to-lift-blockade-against-cuba Washington, May 6 (Prensa Latina) Thirty-six organizations of sustainable farmers and environmentalists in the United States on Wednesday sent a letter addressed to President Joe Biden urging him to change its policy towards Cuba and lift the economic blockade. Cuba urges US to lift blockade and other coercive measures http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67083&SEO=cuba-urges-us-to-lift-blockade-and-other-coercive-measures Havana, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Wednesday urged the United States to lift the blockade imposed on his country for nearly six decades and the more than 240 measures implemented by the previous administration. Religious organizations in the US reject sanctions against Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67051&SEO=religious-organizations-in-the-us-reject-sanctions-against-cuba Washington, May 4 (Prensa Latina) US religious and faith-based organizations asked in a letter to President Joe Biden's administration to lift sanctions imposed by the administration of former President Donald Trump and which are still in force. Cuba condemns US-related counterrevolutionary ties http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67028&SEO=cuba-condemns-us-related-counterrevolutionary-ties Havana, May 4 (Prensa Latina) New evidence on Cuban counterrevolutionaries´ links with US-funded programs was condemned Monday by local television. Cuba's Movement for Peace rejects impact of US blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67010&SEO=cubas-movement-for-peace-rejects-impact-of-us-blockade Havana, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples on Monday rejected the US blockade's impact on the country and urged friendly organizations to strongly condemn such policy. Cuban president condemns accusations by US officials http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=67006&SEO=cuban-president-condemns-accusations-by-us-officials Havana, May 3 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday condemned accusations by United States officials against Cuba, while Washington keeps the economic, commercial and financial blockade against the Caribbean island. UN highlights role of press to provide reliable information http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66991&SEO=un-highlights-role-of-press-to-provide-reliable-information United Nations, May 3 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General (UNSG) António Guterres on Monday highlighted the significance of having reliable, verifiable and accessible information universally as part of the work of the media. Solidarity orgs ask from Europe to end the US blockade on Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66970&SEO=solidarity-orgs-ask-from-europe-to-end-the-us-blockade-on-cuba 2 de mayo de 2021, 2:25  Havana, May 2 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of 18 European organizations, solidarity associations and unions reaffirmed today the demand for the end of the blockade that the United States has imposed on Cuba for six decades. Venezuela tightens links with the UN http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66967&SEO=venezuela-tightens-links-with-the-un 2 de mayo de 2021, 0:10  Por William Urquijo PascualCaracas, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Government took a new step in strengthening its relations with the United Nations (UN) by signing a memorandum of understanding on the provision of assistance with the World Food Program (WFP). UNSG Guterres provides additional support to India http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66954&SEO=unsg-guterres-provides-additional-support-to-india United Nations, May 1 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General (UNSG) António Guterres expressed the UN willingness to step up support to India to fight the pandemic, UNSG´spokesperson, Farhan Haq, said. Cuba denounces validity of Trump's coercive measures http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66936&SEO=cuba-denounces-validity-of-trumps-coercive-measures Havana, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) The current US government continues today without righting over 200 punitive measures against Cuba, assured here the director of the Center for International Policy Research (CIPI), Jose Ramon Cabañas. US has not condemned attack on Cuban Embassy yet http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66934&SEO=us-has-not-condemned-attack-on-cuban-embassy-yet Havana, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) Today is the first anniversary of the terrorist attack with a firearm on the Cuban Embassy in the United States, and the Government of that nation has not issued a statement condemning that action. Brazilians say attack on Cuban Embassy in US was an act of hatred http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66933&SEO=brazilians-say-attack-on-cuban-embassy-in-us-was-an-act-of-hatred Brasilia, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Brazilian chapter of ALBA Movementos on Friday described the attack perpetrated a year ago on the Cuban Embassy in Washington as an act of hatred, a cowardly demonstration of diplomatic hostility.