Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Double standard prevails in Latin American right-wing governments http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69774&SEO=double-standard-prevails-in-latin-american-right-wing-governments Bogota, (Prensa Latina) Former Colombian Senator and political activist Piedad Cordoba on Thursday denounced the double standard of the big media and right-wing governments in Latin America that are attacking Cuba, after the uprisings on July 11. Brazilian party began campaign to end blockade on Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69719&SEO=brazilian-party-began-campaign-to-end-blockade-on-cuba Brasilia, July 21 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Causa Operaria political party (PCO) began this week a campaign for the end of blockade against Cuba. Russia, China and US are Bolivia's main lithium markets http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69703&SEO=russia-china-and-us-are-bolivias-main-lithium-markets 21 de julio de 2021, 0:15  La Paz, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia, China and the United States were the main export markets for Bolivia's lithium carbonate since January to date, according to the deputy minister of High Energy Technologies, Alvaro Arnez. Unions in Uruguay reject government wage guidelines http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69676&SEO=unions-in-uruguay-reject-government-wage-guidelines Montevideo, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The Uruguayan Pit-Cnt union center rejected in a negotiating session the guidelines presented by the Executive Power for the Salary Councils as restrictive and doubtful. Bolivian government links U.S. to coup d'état in 2019 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69664&SEO=bolivian-government-links-u.s.-to-coup-detat-in-2019 La Paz, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) A senior US official met and discussed in 2019 with other countries´ diplomats an alleged fraud in the Bolivian elections in order to touch off a coup against former President Evo Morales, the Bolivian government confirmed. Peru's JNE paves the way for proclaiming new president http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69662&SEO=perus-jne-paves-the-way-for-proclaiming-new-president Lima, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Peru's National Jury of Elections (JNE) on Monday paved the way for proclaiming rural teacher Pedro Castillo as president-elect, by rejecting the recent right-wing appeals that sought to prevent it. More losses for retirees and pensioners predicted in Uruguay http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69632&SEO=more-losses-for-retirees-and-pensioners-predicted-in-uruguay Montevideo, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Daniel Baldassari, secretary general of Uruguay's National Organization of Retirees and Pensioners (ONAJPU), on Monday warned that there will be more losses in purchasing power for them with the Government's budget project in Parliament. Venezuelan president ratifies commitment to children's rights http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69618&SEO=venezuelan-president-ratifies-commitment-to-childrens-rights Caracas, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday ratified the Bolivarian Government's commitment to the protection of children's rights, on the occasion of Children's Day in the country. Journalist Morais calls to keep the example of the Cuban Revolution http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69561&SEO=journalist-morais-calls-to-keep-the-example-of-the-cuban-revolution Brasilia, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) It´s necessary to keep the Cuban Revolution as an example for humanity, the renowned Brazilian writer, journalist and politician Fernando Morais said in a video airing on social networks. Low attendance expected at presidential primary polls in Chile http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69541&SEO=low-attendance-expected-at-presidential-primary-polls-in-chile Santiago de Chile, July 15 (Prensa Latina) Analysts foresee today a low attendance next Sunday for the primary elections towards the presidency of Chile, in the middle of long vacations and due to the traditional abstention in this country. MAIS denounces crisis after heavy rains in Colombian department http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69510&SEO=mais-denounces-crisis-after-heavy-rains-in-colombian-department Bogota, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) President of the Alternative Indigenous and Social Movement (MAIS), Martha Peralta, on Wednesday denounced the critical situation in the Colombian department of Arauca after recent rains in the area. Venezuela, Iran consolidate strategic and geopolitical alliance http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69502&SEO=venezuela-iran-consolidate-strategic-and-geopolitical-alliance Caracas, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Vice President for Planning, Ricardo Menendez, said that his country's relationship with Iran has a strategic and geopolitical nature and is consolidated, according to an official press release. PARLASUR vice president calls to end to the blockade of Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69500&SEO=parlasur-vice-president-calls-to-end-to-the-blockade-of-cuba Buenos Aires, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the Parliament of the South (PARLASUR), Argentinian Oscar Laborde, on Wednesday called for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States more than 60 years ago. Peruvian analyst condemns appeal to military invasion of Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69497&SEO=peruvian-analyst-condemns-appeal-to-military-invasion-of-cuba Lima, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Former Peruvian Presidential Advisor Alberto Adrianzen on Wednesday categorically condemned the idea of creating a multinational force headed by the United States to invade Cuba. Uruguayan movement supports Cuba against interference campaigns http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69485&SEO=uruguayan-movement-supports-cuba-against-interference-campaigns Montevideo, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay's Tupamaros National Liberation Movement on Wednesday expressed its support to the Cuban people and government amid the overwhelming media campaign and interference attempts at destabilization. Uruguayan trade unions show solidarity with Cuba facing the blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69452&SEO=uruguayan-trade-unions-show-solidarity-with-cuba-facing-the-blockade Montevideo, July 13 (Prensa Latina) The Uruguayan trade union Pit-Cnt expressed today its solidarity with Cuba and asked the international community to speak out urgently in the face of the US blockade that brings more hardships for the Cuban people. Countdown to start election calendar in Argentina http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69415&SEO=countdown-to-start-election-calendar-in-argentina Buenos Aires, July 12 (Prensa Latina) The political race for a seat in Argentine Congress will begin today in a week predicted busy, when the legal deadline for the recognition of electoral alliances expires. President Maduro claims U.S., Colombia bankroll violence in Venezuela http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69385&SEO=president-maduro-claims-u.s.-colombia-bankroll-violence-in-venezuela Caracas, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Saturday denounced that violence touched off in Caracas by criminal gangs is wholly bankrolled by the United States and Colombia. Venezuelan security forces clamping down on gangs in Caracas http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69375&SEO=venezuelan-security-forces-clamping-down-on-gangs-in-caracas Caracas, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) A tense calm is prevailing in the southwest of Caracas on Saturday, after armed clashes in the past few days between criminal gangs and security forces. Peru expects official proclamation of Castillo next week http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=69374&SEO=peru-expects-official-proclamation-of-castillo-next-week Lima, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) A legal representative of Peru's virtual president-elect, Pedro Castillo, said on Saturday he expects the proclamation of the new president next week, while the defeated Keiko Fujimori insists on questioning the result.