Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Japan Calls for More Countries to Join Arms Trade Treaty http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32622&SEO=japan-calls-for-more-countries-to-join-arms-trade-treaty Tokyo, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese foreign minister, Taro Kono, urgedmore countries to join the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to regulate buying and selling of weapons. Turkey Condemns Attack on the US Embassy in Ankara http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32609&SEO=turkey-condemns-attack-on-the-us-embassy-in-ankara Ankara, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Turkish authorities condemned the attack against the US Embassy in this capital, which they considered as an attempt to provoke chaos between the two countries. Cuba Plans in Advance Due to Diabates Incidence http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32607&SEO=cuba-plans-in-advance-due-to-diabates-incidence Havana, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) More than one million people live with diabetes in Cuba, but only 700,000 are registered, warn experts from the island, according to an article published today in Granma newspaper. Almost 12 Million Mexicans Live Abroad http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32605&SEO=almost-12-million-mexicans-live-abroad Mexico, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Almost 12 million Mexicans live abroad, according to data from the Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME), attached to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, published today. Victims of Terrorism Speak Out at UN (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32599&SEO=victims-of-terrorism-speak-out-at-un-photos United Nations, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The exhibition Surviving Terrorism: The Victims'' voices show today at the UN the strength of survivors of these crimes, who recorded their testimonies as a denounce and in solidarity with other victims. US Embassy in Turkey Attacked, No Victims Reported http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32595&SEO=us-embassy-in-turkey-attacked-no-victims-reported Ankara, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Embassy of the United States in the Turkish capital was attacked today, when individuals opened fire from a vehicle, but no victims or major material damage were reported, a police spokesperson said. Iran Weighs Visa Exemptions due to US Sanctions http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32583&SEO=iran-weighs-visa-exemptions-due-to-us-sanctions Tehran, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Iranian authorities will implement a program to prevent concerns to visitors who fear being sanctioned by the United States, a government source said. UN Demands More Respect for Humanitarian Workers' Life http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32571&SEO=un-demands-more-respect-for-humanitarian-workers-life United Nations, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Increasing threats are putting United Nations humanitarian workers in danger, so Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling today to respect the lives of those people. Guatemala Describes Annan as a Reference in Global Diplomacy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32569&SEO=guatemala-describes-annan-as-a-reference-in-global-diplomacy Guatemala, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Kofi Annan will be a reference, par excellence, in global diplomacy, the Guatemalan Foreign Ministry said in a press release to express the government''s condolences for the death of the former United Nations secretary-general. Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul's Funeral Set for August 31 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32562&SEO=aretha-franklin-queen-of-souls-funeral-set-for-august-31 Los Angeles, U.S., Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The funeral of American singer Aretha Franklin, known worldwide as the queen of soul, will be on August 31, in Detroit, confirmed her spokeswoman and representative, Gwendolyn Quinn. World Pays Tribute to Kofi Annan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32561&SEO=world-pays-tribute-to-kofi-annan Accra, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The international community today paid tribute to the former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan, who died in a hospital in Switzerland at the age of 80. Evo Morales Describes U.S. Humanitarian Aid as Covert Invasion http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32560&SEO=evo-morales-describes-u.s.-humanitarian-aid-as-covert-invasion La Paz, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s President Evo Morales described as a ''covert invasion'' of Latin America the U.S. pretext for humanitarian aid to Venezuelans living in Colombia. China Expresses Strong Objections to Pentagon's Report http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32558&SEO=china-expresses-strong-objections-to-pentagons-report Beijing, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Ministry today expressed strong objections to a Pentagon report on the military development and security of the Asian country. UN Secretary General Laments Kofi Annan's Death http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32554&SEO=un-secretary-general-laments-kofi-annans-death United Nations, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, lamented today the death of Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan, who was a guiding force for good. Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies in Switzerland http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32553&SEO=former-un-secretary-general-kofi-annan-dies-in-switzerland Geneva, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan died in Switzerland at the age of 80, according to the family and the foundation created by the Nobel Peace Prize winner. UN Demands Brazilian State to Guarantee Lula's Political Rights http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32525&SEO=un-demands-brazilian-state-to-guarantee-lulas-political-rights Brasilia, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The UN Human Rights Committee urged today the Brazilian state to allow former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to enjoy and exercise his political rights as a candidate in the 2018 elections. Sui Generis Exhibition at UN Calls to Protect Civilians in Conflict http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32513&SEO=sui-generis-exhibition-at-un-calls-to-protect-civilians-in-conflict United Nations, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations has opened today a sui generis exhibition at the United Nations with the selfies of thousands of people around the world who signed the petition for greater protection of civilians and humanitarian workers in conflict situations. China, US to Talk on Trade and Economic Frictions http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32501&SEO=china-us-to-talk-on-trade-and-economic-frictions Beijing, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) A Chinese delegation will travel to the U.S. at the end of this month, invited to talk bilateral economic and trade issues, the Ministry of Trade announced here. UN Mission Mobilizes against Ebola in Democratic Congo http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32495&SEO=un-mission-mobilizes-against-ebola-in-democratic-congo United Nations, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) provides today logistical support to the Ministry of Health in that country to facilitate operations in the field in response to the Ebola outbreak. As indicated by the deputy spokesman of the UN Secretary General, Farhan Haq, an Emergency Operations Center is established in MONUSCO facilities in the town of Beni and where the health personnel and other partners who lead the response will be lodged. U.S.: Music and Personality of Elvis Presley http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32490&SEO=u.s.-music-and-personality-of-elvis-presley Los Angeles, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) After 41 years of the death of the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, his followers remember his music and personality as one of the most influential in the history of popular music in the 20th Century.