Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina The Havana Reporter No.23/ Dec 16, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36907&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.23-dec-16-2018 Cuba´s ongoing process of constitutional reform, a key task in the country´s political agenda, is included among the highlights of this year´s 22nd issue of The Havana Reporter, published November 30. Relations between Cuba and the USA are also discussed in an article that summarizes the debates at a recent meeting attended by representatives from both nations focused on agricultural trade. Participants also slammed the obstacles resulting from the economic, commercial and financial blockade the United States Government has held on the Caribbean country for more than 50 years. This issue includes articles on the island´s plans to expand power generation from renewable sources and its foreign investment portfolio. The reader will also find information on Cuba´s cultural panorama, including the 40th International Festival of the New Latin America Cinema, running from December 6-16. The Havana Reporter No.22/ Nov 30, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36434&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.22-nov-30-2018 Cuba´s ongoing process of constitutional reform, a key task in the country´s political agenda, is included among the highlights of this year´s 22nd issue of The Havana Reporter, published November 30. Relations between Cuba and the USA are also discussed in an article that summarizes the debates at a recent meeting attended by representatives from both nations focused on agricultural trade. Participants also slammed the obstacles resulting from the economic, commercial and financial blockade the United States Government has held on the Caribbean country for more than 50 years. This issue includes articles on the island´s plans to expand power generation from renewable sources and its foreign investment portfolio. The reader will also find information on Cuba´s cultural panorama, including the 40th International Festival of the New Latin America Cinema, running from December 6-16. The Havana Reporter No.21/ Nov 16, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=35969&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.21-nov-16-2018 The growing solidarity of various U.S. sectors with Cuba is among the topics discussed in the latest issue of The Havana Reporter, published November 16. Another highlight of this issue deals with the opposition to the United States Government’s blockade against Cuba, as recently evidenced at the United Nations General Assembly, where 189 member states voted against the economic, commercial and financial siege imposed on the Caribbean island for over 55 years. This issue also brings the reader closer to the history of Havana, and the preparations for the 500th anniversary of the city’s founding on November 6th, 2019, which will include several socio-economic and cultural programs. Other articles focus on Cuban tourism, trade, culture and sports, while Colombia´s war on drugs stands out in regional affairs. The Havana Reporter No.20/ Oct 29, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=35332&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.20-oct-29-2018 As a sign of its cultural-economic vitality, the Cuban capital is once again hosting two major events: Havana´s International Trade Fair and the 26th Alicia Alonso Ballet Festival. Both events are among the highlights of this year´s 20th edition of  The Havana Reporter, published October 29.   Another topic discussed in this issue is Cuba´s peak tourism season, from November through April, for which the island features some new facilities, including the Segundo Frente (Second Front) Hotel, located in Santiago de Cuba province.  This issue also addresses the consequences of the U.S. blockade against Cuba for the private sector, as part of the background to the draft resolution the Caribbean nation will once again submit to the UN General Assembly to renew its call to end that policy, implemented for some 60 years now. The document will be voted on this October 31. There is also an overview of Cuba’s baseball championship, which has just entered its second stage with six teams competing to advance to the final round   The Havana Reporter No.19/ Oct 16, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34826&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.19-oct-16-2018 President Miguel Díaz-Canel´s recent meetings with representatives of various U.S. sectors advocating for better relations with Cuba is among the highlights of this year´s 19th issue of The Havana Reporter, published October 16.. Another article focuses on the establishment of a joint-venture involving Cuban and U.S. institutions aimed at conducting research and developing new medications to fight cancer. Innovative Immunotherapy Alliance S. A. is based in the Mariel Special Development zone, close to Havana. This issue also looks at the celebration of the Cuban Culture Day, October 20, a date linked to the start of the struggle for independence on the island, in 1868. Details of the 33rd edition of the Marabana race, scheduled for November 18, are also provided in this issue. The Havana Reporter No.18/ Sep 30, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34388&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.18-sep-30-2018 The new chapter of tensions in relations between the United States and Cuba- alleged health symptoms reported by Washington´s diplomats in Havana- is among the highlights of this year´s 18th issue of The Havana Reporter, published September 30. Experts from both sides discussed the issue at a meeting in the U.S. capital, where the visiting delegation stressed the following message to the White House: More science and less speculation Another article focuses on the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United states against Cuba for more than 50 years, in light of the forthcoming vote on a Cuban draft resolution at the United Nations calling for an end to the policy. This initiative, first presented in 1992, was supported by 191 U.N. member states last year. This issue also looks at other aspects of Cuba´s socio-economic life, including the efforts to take the story of The Cuban Five to the big screen. These anti-terror fighters were imprisoned in U.S. jails for more than a decade and the demand for their release was the core of a worldwide campaign which was decisive for their return home. The establishment of diplomatic relations between El Salvador and China as well as a lawsuit focused on sea access filed by landlocked Bolivia against Chile at the International Court of Justice are among the highlights of the regional topics discussed in this issue. The Havana Reporter No.17/ Sep 16, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33837&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.17-sep-16-2018 Published September 16, the latest issue of The Havana Reporter features an update of the losses incurred by the U.S.-led blockade against Cuba. Another highlight of this year´s 17th edition is the recent visit to Havana by a U.S. religious group, which reaffirmed its rejection of the aforementioned hostile policy.  Other articles deal with topics related to Cuban sports, tourism and culture, including Havana’s upcoming International Film Festival. The Caribbean countries´ efforts to establish the first climate smart zone in the world and the alarming number of  women homicides in Brazil are also among the highlights of this issue. The Havana Reporter No.16/ Aug 31, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33115&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.16-aug-31-2018 An update on tourist arrivals in Cuba is among the highlights of the latest issue of the Havana Reporter, published August 31. This issue also features an article on the invitation to Cubans living abroad to comment on a draft constitution as part of the debate taking place in their homeland since August 13 and due to end November 15. Other highlights focus on investment, sports and culture in Cuba, including details on the upcoming Havana International Ballet Festival. The election of former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and relations between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean are also discussed in this issue. The Havana Reporter No.15/ Aug 16, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32542&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.15-aug-16-2018 Cubans are debating the draft of a new constitution through November 15, a process explained in this year´s 15th issue of  The Havana Reporter, published August 16. Other highlights of this number are Cuba´s relations with France and Vietnam, reinforced by Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian´s recent visit to Havana and the establishment of the ViMariel S.A. enterprise, respectively. Articles on the results of  Bolivia´s fight against drug-trafficking and the peace process in Colombia, where President Iván Duque took office on August 7, are also included in this issue. The Havana Reporter No.14/ July 31, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31781&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.14-july-31-2018 Cuba-US relations in light of recent alleged incidents that hinder their progress are among the topics discussed in the 14th issue of  The Havana Reporter, published July 31. The reader will also learn about aspects of Cuban society, including family planning and maternal health. There are also details on the 23rd Pan-American Cocktail Championship and other touristic attractions, including the Art Fair in Havana. Among regional topics, there are analyses of  US relations with Mexico and Canada. The Havana Reporter No.13/ July 16, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31135&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.13-july-16-2018 Details of the forthcoming celebration of the 65th anniversary of the attack on the Moncada Garrison, on Juy 26, and its historical significance are discussed in the latest issue of The Havana Reporter, dated July 16. Other articles focus on the work of Pastors for Peace as a Bridge between The United States of America and Cuba, a recent agreement to preserve Ernest Hemingway´s heritage on the island and the programs to mark the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, in 2019. President Donald Trump´s policy on immigration as a source of tensions in ties between the United States and Latin America and the Caribbean is also discussed in this issue. The Havana Reporter No.13/ July 16, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31138&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.13-july-16-2018 Details of the forthcoming celebration of the 65th anniversary of the attack on the Moncada Garrison, on Juy 26, and its historical significance are discussed in the latest issue of The Havana Reporter, dated July 16. Other articles focus on the work of Pastors for Peace as a Bridge between The United States of America and Cuba, a recent agreement to preserve Ernest Hemingway´s heritage on the island and the programs to mark the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, in 2019. President Donald Trump´s policy on immigration as a source of tensions in ties between the United States and Latin America and the Caribbean is also discussed in this issue.     The Havana Reporter No.12/ June 30, 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30393&SEO=the-havana-reporter-no.12-june-30-2018 Cuba´s anti-drug policy and draft on constitutional reforms are among the highlights of the latest issue of the Havana Reporter, published June 30. Relations between Cuba and the United Sates, including calls from the latter for broader ties with the island are also discussed in this publication . Other articles focus on the Caribbean nation´s cultural life, highlighted by Italian actor Franco Nero´s recent visit to Havana to shoot scenes for a joint-production with his hosts. The issue also takes a look at Cuba´s world class long jumper Juan Miguel Echevarría and his latest performances. The Cuban medical brigade´s support to Guatemalans following the tragedy caused by recent eruptions of the Volcano of Fire is also discussed as a major regional topic.