Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuban President Met US Senator Robert Corker http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34046&SEO=cuban-president-met-us-senator-robert-corker 21 de septiembre de 2018, 00:10Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s President Miguel Diaz-Canel received the head of the Foreign Relations Committee of the US Senate, Robert Corker, who is on a working visit with two of his legislative assistants. Canada to Begin Consultations on Prohibition of Short Firearms http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34047&SEO=canada-to-begin-consultations-on-prohibition-of-short-firearms 21 de septiembre de 2018, 00:10Ottawa, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian government will hold consultations with several national sectors for an eventual ban on short firearms, as part of a strategy to fight the violence, the press revealed today. Climate Change, Human Impacts at MarCuba 2018 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34045&SEO=climate-change-human-impacts-at-marcuba-2018 21 de septiembre de 2018, 00:05Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Climate change, human impacts and maritime-recreational development are among the issues of the 11th Congress on Marine Sciences, to be held on October 15-19, the organizing committee posted on its website today. Venezuela Nixes US Report on Terrorism http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34029&SEO=venezuela-nixes-us-report-on-terrorism Caracas, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The government of Venezuela disallowed the aggravating references to Venezuela in the 2017 Report on Terrorism published by the US Department of State. NASA Mission to the Sun Sends First Images http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34024&SEO=nasa-mission-to-the-sun-sends-first-images Washington, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) After a month in orbit, NASA''s Parker Solar Probe sent the first images of its approach to the sun, as proof of the reliability of its instruments, NASA highlights today. Sodium Powder to Replace Lithium in Batteries http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34023&SEO=sodium-powder-to-replace-lithium-in-batteries Washington, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A group of scientists have produced a sodium powder to replace the lithium ions in batteries without affecting the lifetime of the article, the Journal of Power Sources is published today. Okinawa Island Presents Initiative Against U.S. Base in Japan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34016&SEO=okinawa-island-presents-initiative-against-u.s.-base-in-japan Tokyo, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The government of the Japanese prefecture of Okinawa presented a bill to the local assembly to hold a referendum on the plan to relocate a US military base within that demarcation. High Court Upholds Life Term for U.S. Base Worker in Okinawa http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34012&SEO=high-court-upholds-life-term-for-u.s.-base-worker-in-okinawa Tokyo, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A higher court in Japan has ratified today a life sentence against an ex-worker from the U.S. base in Okinawa for the rape and murder of a 20-year-old girl. China Calls on U.S. to Correct its Tariff Offensive http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34007&SEO=china-calls-on-u.s.-to-correct-its-tariff-offensive Beijing, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) China called on the United States to show sincerity and correct protectionist actions as the constant hike of tariffs that unleashed a damaging confrontation for half the foreign enterprises with business here. Noam Chomsky to Visit Lula in Prison on Thursday http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34003&SEO=noam-chomsky-to-visit-lula-in-prison-on-thursday Brasilia, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) On Thursday, the world-renowned US intellectual and activist Noam Chomsky will visit former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been a political prisoner for 167 day in Curitiba, the capital of the state of Parana. Chomsky arrived in Brazil last week to participate in the international seminar on Threats to Democracy and the Multipolar World, organized in Sao Paulo by the Perseu Abramo Foundation of the Workers'' Party (PT). Cuba Seeks Growth in Congress and Meeting Tourism, Minister Says http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33974&SEO=cuba-seeks-growth-in-congress-and-meeting-tourism-minister-says Havana, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Tourism of Cuba, Manuel Marrero, has categorized today as one of the specialties in clear development here to congresses, meetings and incentive trips. Peru Ratifies its Historic Stance Against US Blockade on Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33971&SEO=peru-ratifies-its-historic-stance-against-us-blockade-on-cuba Lima, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian Foreign Minister Nestor Popolizio ratified his country''s historic position of support for the resolution against the blockade of Cuba to be voted on next October, as every year, at the United Nations. Ozuna,J Balvin Lead Nominations For 2018 Latin American Music Awards http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33969&SEO=ozunaj-balvin-lead-nominations-for-2018-latin-american-music-awards Los Angeles, USA, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Colombian singer J Balvin and Puerto Rican Ozuna are leading the list of nominees for the 2018 Latin American Music Awards, with nine nominations each. Ethiopia, Fifth Nation Worldwide With More Infant Deaths in 2017 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33955&SEO=ethiopia-fifth-nation-worldwide-with-more-infant-deaths-in-2017 Addis Ababa, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia, one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa, was the fifth country worldwide with the highest number of child and neonatal deaths in 2017, according to a report issued today. World Incidence of Tuberculosis, a Concern at UN http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33953&SEO=world-incidence-of-tuberculosis-a-concern-at-un United Nations, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Although the incidence of tuberculosis in the world has decreased, enough actions have not been taken and the situation has raised alarms at the United Nations, which will devote a high-level meeting to that issue. China Responds to U.S. with 60 Billion Dollar Tariffs http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33926&SEO=china-responds-to-u.s.-with-60-billion-dollar-tariffs Beijing, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) China today implemented additional tariffs for 60 billion dollars on imports from the United States, in response to the tariff increase that the country adopted as part of a damaging economic attack even for its own businessmen. Facebook Job Ads Illegally Discriminate Against Women http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33923&SEO=facebook-job-ads-illegally-discriminate-against-women Washington, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has accused Facebook of violating federal and state laws forbidding companies from excluding women from job advertisements. Human Resources Considered Gratest Asset of Criminalistics in Cuba (+Photo) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33920&SEO=human-resources-considered-gratest-asset-of-criminalistics-in-cuba-photo Havana, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Human resources is the greatest asset of criminalistics in Cuba, said today the head of the Criminalistics Department of the Ministry of the Interior, Colonel Antonio Mesa. U.S. Military Drills Against Venezuela Described as Provocations http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33917&SEO=u.s.-military-drills-against-venezuela-described-as-provocations Caracas, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Sovereignty and Territorial Security Commission of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Gerardo Marquez, has described the U.S.-led military exercises in the region as a provocation against Venezuela. US and Japan Postpone Trade Negotiations http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33914&SEO=us-and-japan-postpone-trade-negotiations Tokyo, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The beginning of the second round of trade talks between Japan and the United States, scheduled for Friday, was postponed until the new tariff package imposed by Washington on China comes into force, local media reported today.