Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina US blockade affects Cuba's foreign trade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52658&SEO=us-blockade-affects-cubas-foreign-trade 25 de febrero de 2020, 16:55Havana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The tightening of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba affects the island's foreign trade, said today the general director of the company Servicios Internacionales de Supervision Cubacontrol S.A., Jose Andres Conde. Russia claims double standards of the West on human rights issues http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52640&SEO=russia-claims-double-standards-of-the-west-on-human-rights-issues 25 de febrero de 2020, 12:22Moscow, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov denounced this Tuesday the double standards and politicization by the West of the issue of human rights alongside sanctions against uncomfortable governments, to which the West tries to impose its values. India's Prime Minister and US President meet http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52636&SEO=indias-prime-minister-and-us-president-meet New Delhi, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump are holding talks in New Delhi on Tuesday, in which they are expected to discuss trade, investment, energy, defense and terrorism. US unilateralism attacks human rights, warns Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52634&SEO=us-unilateralism-attacks-human-rights-warns-cuba Geneva, Switzerland, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The unilateralism of the United States undermines the promotion and protection of human rights on the planet, Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said here today. Communists in India ask the government to reject Trump's demands http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52601&SEO=communists-in-india-ask-the-government-to-reject-trumps-demands 24 de febrero de 2020, 13:28New Delhi, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of India (Marxist) called on the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reject the unilateral agenda of US President Donald Trump, who is visiting the country today. Scientists warn of marijuana's effects on the fetus http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52600&SEO=scientists-warn-of-marijuanas-effects-on-the-fetus 24 de febrero de 2020, 13:4 Washington, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) In the midst of the debate about the effects of marijuana use, scientists today warn that its use affects the fetus in its future learning process, memory and mood. U.S.: Senator Sanders Praises Cuba's Literacy Program http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52597&SEO=u.s.-senator-sanders-praises-cubas-literacy-program 24 de febrero de 2020, 12:40 Washington, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, a candidate for his party's presidential nomination in November, praised the Cuban Revolution's literacy program, a topic that made a stir on social networks today. US seeks to shield Intelligence service with Assange,say experts http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52596&SEO=us-seeks-to-shield-intelligence-service-with-assangesay-experts 24 de febrero de 2020, 12:24 London, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Spanish judge Baltazar Garzón said here today that the United States intends to use the case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to protect his Intelligence service against the publication of confidential information. U.S. Without Proof of WikiLeaks' Damage in Assange Trial http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52592&SEO=u.s.-without-proof-of-wikileaks-damage-in-assange-trial 24 de febrero de 2020, 11:44 London, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) U.S. prosecutors seeking to extradite Julian Assange argued here today, at the beginning of the trial, that the Wikileaks leaks put lives in danger, but admitted not having evidence to support the charge. US becomes India's major trading partner http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52575&SEO=us-becomes-indias-major-trading-partner 24 de febrero de 2020, 10:2New Delhi, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The United States surpassed China to become India's major trading partner, according to statistics from the Ministry of Trade, published here on Monday. Neither threats nor sanctions will prevent Cuba from progressing http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52571&SEO=neither-threats-nor-sanctions-will-prevent-cuba-from-progressing 24 de febrero de 2020, 9:20 Havana, Fe 24 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on his Twitter account that neither threats nor sanctions nor pressure from the United States against Cuba 'will prevent us from continuing to grow and progress by creating'. Japanese television suggests Covid-19 originated in the U.S. http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52542&SEO=japanese-television-suggests-covid-19-originated-in-the-u.s. 23 de febrero de 2020, 6:0 Tokyo, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) A report from Japan's TV station Asahi Corporation suggested today that the new Covid-19 coronavirus could have originated in the United States. Military aggression, still an option of Washington against Venezuela http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52531&SEO=military-aggression-still-an-option-of-washington-against-venezuela Washington, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Trump administration is still considering a military aggression as an option to overthrow Venezuela's constitutional president, Nicolas Maduro, according to website www.zerohedge.com. Venezuela guarantees national security despite U.S. hostile measures http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52529&SEO=venezuela-guarantees-national-security-despite-u.s.-hostile-measures Caracas, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government has reinforced national security, after newly imposed hostile measures by the United States, aimed at damaging the nation's oil industry. Taliban will sign an agreement with the US February 29 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52526&SEO=taliban-will-sign-an-agreement-with-the-us-february-29 Kabul, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Taliban movement today confirmed in a statement that it will sign an agreement with the United States on February 29 that includes the withdrawal of foreign troops and the release of prisoners. The United States prepares war against China http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52523&SEO=the-united-states-prepares-war-against-china 21 de febrero de 2020, 16:27Washington, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The United States is preparing for a war with China and needs new weapons for that event, the website www.news.antiwar.com warned today. United States to increase military presence in Iraq http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52519&SEO=united-states-to-increase-military-presence-in-iraq Washington, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The United States will increase its presence in Iraq with three new military bases despite that country's requests to withdraw its troops, the Mint Press News website reports today. US Acting Chief of Staff contradicts the White House's policies http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52512&SEO=us-acting-chief-of-staff-contradicts-the-white-houses-policies Washington, Feb. 21 (Prensa Latina) The White House's Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney contradicted the official positions on immigration policy when talking about government despair for more immigrants, press media stood out on Friday. Pompeo visits US military base in Saudi Arabia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52502&SEO=pompeo-visits-us-military-base-in-saudi-arabia Riyadh, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited a US military base in Saudi Arabia, following a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Austria has a message on the nuclear deal for Iran http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52498&SEO=austria-has-a-message-on-the-nuclear-deal-for-iran Tehran, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg will arrive in Iran on Saturday to convey a message from the European Union (EU), it was reported here.