Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Lifting of the US blockade against Cuba would be a move for peace http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49903&SEO=lifting-of-the-us-blockade-against-cuba-would-be-a-move-for-peace 13 de diciembre de 2019, 9:45United Nations, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to the UN Ana Silvia Rodriguez stressed this Friday that the lifting of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba would be a move towards peace. Alberto and Cristina Fernandez in new Oliver Stone's documentary http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49892&SEO=alberto-and-cristina-fernandez-in-new-oliver-stones-documentary 12 de diciembre de 2019, 15:22Buenos Aires, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The president and vice president of Argentina, Alberto and Cristina Fernandez, respectively, were interviewed by the American filmmaker Oliver Stone for the new documentary related to political persecution in Latin America, local media reported on Thursday. Canadian solidarity brigade continues activities in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49854&SEO=canadian-solidarity-brigade-continues-activities-in-cuba 11 de diciembre de 2019, 16:11Holguin, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The Calixto Garcia Cuba Solidarity Brigade, from Canada, continues its visit today with an extensive program of activities in this eastern Cuban city. Lopez Obrador stresses trade deal with US and Canada is positive step http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49848&SEO=lopez-obrador-stresses-trade-deal-with-us-and-canada-is-positive-step Mexico, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The Free Trade Agreement between Mexico, the United States and Canada (T-MEC), signed on Tuesday, is good for the country as it is attached to its laws, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said this Wednesday. Cuba denounces the impact of the US blockade on its health system http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49844&SEO=cuba-denounces-the-impact-of-the-us-blockade-on-its-health-system United Nations, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuba denounced today the negative impact of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States almost 60 years ago on the island's health programs. Cross-border aid in Syria sparks disagreement at UN http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49842&SEO=cross-border-aid-in-syria-sparks-disagreement-at-un United Nations, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Disagreements continue within the UN Security Council regarding cross-border aid operations in Syria, a resolution on which must be voted on this month. Turkey could respond to US sanctions by closing bases http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49833&SEO=turkey-could-respond-to-us-sanctions-by-closing-bases Ankara, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said today his country could close the Incirlik air base, used by US forces, in response to possible Washington sanctions for the purchase of the Russian S-400 anti-aircraft system. UN agencies demand measures against hunger in Asia and the Pacific http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49827&SEO=un-agencies-demand-measures-against-hunger-in-asia-and-the-pacific Rome, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) A new report by several UN agencies presented this Wednesday calls for urgent measures to address the hunger and malnutrition suffered by nearly 500 million people in Asia and the Pacific. Evo Morales government improved human development in Bolivia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49816&SEO=evo-morales-government-improved-human-development-in-bolivia La Paz, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The validity of the economic and social policies implemented in Bolivia during the mandates of President Evo Morales places the country among those with the higher Human Development Index, according to this year's report. T-MEC negotiators will meet at the National Palace of Mexico http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49804&SEO=t-mec-negotiators-will-meet-at-the-national-palace-of-mexico Mexico, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Members of the negotiating teams of the United States-Mexico- Canada Free Trade Agreement (T-MEC) will meet today at the National Palace, the local Foreign Ministry confirmed. Haiti requests UN compensation for introducing cholera (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49788&SEO=haiti-requests-un-compensation-for-introducing-cholera-photos FotosPL: Aldo CaminoPort-au-Prince, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Haiti's social and political organizations are requesting this Tuesday that the United Nations compensate the victims of cholera, which since 2010 has officially claimed some 10,000 lives. New US measures against Venezuela are a desperate move http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49784&SEO=new-us-measures-against-venezuela-are-a-desperate-move Caracas (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza stated the recent measures imposed by the United States against officials of this nation are proof of an erratic and desperate policy. The U.S. sanctions two Venezuelan officials; hostility continues http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49775&SEO=the-u.s.-sanctions-two-venezuelan-officials-hostility-continues Washington, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. government sanctioned on Monday the director-general of the Administrative Service of Identification, Migration and Foreigners of Venezuela (SAIME), Gustavo Adolfo Vizcaino, and his predecessor, Juan Carlos Dugarte. Japan, United States initiate joint military exercises http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49769&SEO=japan-united-states-initiate-joint-military-exercises 9 de diciembre de 2019, 13:47Tokyo, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Japan and the United States began on Monday military exercises in this capital and on islands in the southwest of the Japanese archipelago, as part of their defense cooperation strategy. Haitian opposition rejects new U.S. call for dialogue http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49768&SEO=haitian-opposition-rejects-new-u.s.-call-for-dialogue 9 de diciembre de 2019, 13:43Port-au-Prince, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The opposition Consensual Alternative for the Refoundation of Haiti rejected on Monday the request for dialogue of the government of the United States, to solve the socio-political and economic crisis that afflicts the country. US Court reviews case against Trump on constitutional clause http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49763&SEO=us-court-reviews-case-against-trump-on-constitutional-clause Washington, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Court of Appeals of this capital will hear oral arguments today about whether members of Congress can sue US President Donald Trump for alleged emoluments violations. WHO calls to meet health and development goals by 2030 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49745&SEO=who-calls-to-meet-health-and-development-goals-by-2030 Muscat, Oman, Dec. 9 (Prensa Latina) Accelerating actions to reduce premature mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by one third and promote mental health is the purpose of a WHO Global Meeting, which begins this Monday in this capital. Around 761,00 children displaced by storms in the Caribbean http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49724&SEO=around-76100-children-displaced-by-storms-in-the-caribbean United Nations, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Approximately 761,000 children were internally displaced by storms in the Caribbean from 2014 to 2018, and that is also the hottest five-year period recorded, a UNICEF report confirmed. British filmmaker Asif Kapadia presents Diego Maradona in Havana (+ photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49722&SEO=british-filmmaker-asif-kapadia-presents-diego-maradona-in-havana-photos Havana, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Multi-awarding winning British filmmaker Asif Kapadia, in Havana to present his documentary 'Diego Maradona' in the 41st International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, told Prensa Latina he is eager to return to Cuba to present his other films. UN Secretary-General to return to Madrid for COP25 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49708&SEO=un-secretary-general-to-return-to-madrid-for-cop25 United Nations, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, will return on December 10 to Madrid, Spain, to continue his agenda at the UN conference on climate change, known as COP25, it was announced here.