Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina UN: Despite Important Progress, Major Challenges Remain in Somalia United Nations, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) UN authorities this Wednesday said in the UN Security Council that, despite some important political progress achieved in Somalia, a great number of security challenges and a long humanitarian crisis remain in this country. Venezuela's Air-Defense System, the Best in Latin America Caracas, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has the best air-defense system in Latin America, as stated by Brigadier General Roberto Gonzalez. Serbian President Continues Talks in United States Belgrade, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is talking on Wednesday with senior US officials as a continuation of his conversation held last night in New York with Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. China Determined to Protect Sovereignty Faced with Taiwan Arms Sales Beijing, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) China on Wednesday reiterated that it will take the necessary measures to protect its sovereignty given the announced US arms sales to Taiwan, as this seriously violates international laws. EU Supports Rejection of Greenland Sale Brussels, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) supported this Wednesday the governments of Denmark and Greenland in their rejection of selling that Arctic territory to the US, as President Donald Trump has requested. US President Comments on 'Disloyalty' of Jews Washington, Aug 21 (Latin Press) U.S. President Donald Trump sparked Wednesday new condemnation and indignation with controversial comments about alleged Jewish disloyalty if they vote for Democrats, pronouncements described as anti-Semitic by many voices. US Blockade against Venezuela Affects Digital Platforms Caracas, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The blockade imposed by the United States against Venezuela makes the South American nation the object of an unconventional technological attack, reflected in digital platforms, said Kenny Ossa, president of the National Center for Information Technology. Australia Joins the Coalition in the Strait of Hormuz Canberra, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Australia will be part of the U.S.-led mission in the Strait of Hormuz, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday. Cuba Reiterates Rejection of Sabotage of its Medical Collaboration Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reiterated this Wednesday his rejection of US attempts to sabotage Cuban medical collaboration in over 60 countries. Germany Pays Millions to Host US Troops Berlin, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The German government has paid more than 240 million euros in the last seven years for the presence of US troops in the country, local media reported Wednesday. Trump Rules Out Gun Control Measures on Meeting with NRA Chief Washington, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump assured the National Rifle Association (NRA) that universal background checks for gun purchases are off the table, US media broadcast this Wednesday. Climate Change: A Key Issue in Canadian Elections Ottawa, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Climate change will be a key issue in the October general elections in Canada, political and press media reported Wednesday. UN Calls for Greater Support for Victims of Terrorism United Nations, Aug 21 ( Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that victims of terrorist attacks need more long-term support and called for greater commitment in this regard. 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. US Pressure Escalates on Korean Peninsula Pyongyang, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The United States is responsible for increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, and with that attitude, Washington hinders the efforts in favor of constructive dialogue, the Rodong Sinmun newspaper reported on Wednesday. European Union to Criticize Again Trade War at G7 Summit Brussels, August 21 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) will once again condemn the trade war initiated by the United States, according to official reports released this Wednesday in Brussels. 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. Venezuela Denounces Economic Interests behind U.S. Attacks Caracas, August 20 (Prensa Latina) The Vice President of Social and Territorial Development, Aristobulo Isturiz, denounced this Wednesday that the attacks by the United States against this South American nation are aimed at seizing its oil reserves. Mexican Lawmaker Questions Whereabouts of 150 Children Mexico, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Lawmaker Claudia Angelica Dominguez, of the Labor Party (PT), demanded that the National Institute of Migration (INM) clarify the whereabouts of 150 children missing from the Las Agujas immigration center in Mexico City. Venezuela, United States Confirm Talks Caracas, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro confirmed his government maintains contacts with representatives of the US administration.