Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Covid-19 deaths in Dominican Republic rise to 468 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56108&SEO=covid-19-deaths-in-dominican-republic-rise-to-468 26 de mayo de 2020, 17:30Santo Domingo, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Republic registered 468 deaths by adding eight in the last 24 hours and counted 15,264 infected with the SARS-CoV-2 (causing Covid-19), the Ministry of Public Health reported on Tuesday. Brazilian media end Bolsonaro's coverage http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56107&SEO=brazilian-media-end-bolsonaros-coverage Brasilia, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Grupo Globo, Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper, TV Band and other media in Brazil declined to cover the interventions of President Jair Bolsonaro at the Palacio da Alvorada, official residence, because of a lack of security. Vietnam corners new coronavirus: 40 days without domestic contagions http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56106&SEO=vietnam-corners-new-coronavirus-40-days-without-domestic-contagions Hanoi, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The strict measures taken by Vietnam to prevent the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus from spreading have allowed the country to report 40 consecutive days without autochthonous Covid-19 cases. Reason prevailed regarding Iranian oil tankers bound for Venezuela http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56105&SEO=reason-prevailed-regarding-iranian-oil-tankers-bound-for-venezuela Tehran, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Reason prevailed in the United States when it prevented attacks on oil tankers bound for Venezuela, Iranian Ambassador Hojjatollah Soltani said on Tuesday. Hong Kong leader guarantees respect for freedoms after security law http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56104&SEO=hong-kong-leader-guarantees-respect-for-freedoms-after-security-law Beijing, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam assured on Tuesday that the people will maintain their freedoms and rights, although mainland China approves a security law that is being debated in the national Parliament. Cuba keeps tobacco production up despite Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56103&SEO=cuba-keeps-tobacco-production-up-despite-covid-19 Havana, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban tobacco industry authorities said on Tuesday that this sector is active, despite the impact of Covid-19. France experts opposed to use hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56102&SEO=france-experts-opposed-to-use-hydroxychloroquine-in-covid-19-patients Paris, May 26 (Prensa Latina) French health authorities on Tuesday took a stand against the use of hydroxychloroquine in patients, after a study suggested its ineffectiveness in combating Covid-19 with additional risks. Two US convoys illegally enter Syria http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56101&SEO=two-us-convoys-illegally-enter-syria Damascus, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Two US convoys with war supplies and logistical material entered the territory of the Syrian province of Hasaka, 710 kilometers north of Damascus, illegally, according to media and social media activists. Russia proposes reinforcing cooperation in biological security http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56100&SEO=russia-proposes-reinforcing-cooperation-in-biological-security Moscow, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday proposed his peers from the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) to reinforce cooperation in biological security. Favorable results in Cuba do not mean confidence over Covid 19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56099&SEO=favorable-results-in-cuba-do-not-mean-confidence-over-covid-19 Havana, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's director of epidemiology, Francisco Duran, said on Tuesday that the favorable results achieved by the country in the fight against Covid-19 are no reason to be confident, nor to ignore the measures to prevent the spread of the disease. Minister proposes maintaining curfew until the year ends in Peru http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56098&SEO=minister-proposes-maintaining-curfew-until-the-year-ends-in-peru 26 de mayo de 2020, 13:34Lima, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The Peruvian Minister of Defense, Walter Martos, stated today that the night curfew against Covid-19 should continue the rest of the year because night activities pose risks of contagion. 197 Cuban children with Covid-19, 178 have recovered http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56097&SEO=197-cuban-children-with-covid-19-178-have-recovered Havana, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Director of Epidemiology, Francisco Duran, reported this Tuesday that out of 197 children who fell sick here to the Covid-19, already 178 have fully recovered. Xi Jinping orders Chinese Army to prepare for worse scenarios http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56096&SEO=xi-jinping-orders-chinese-army-to-prepare-for-worse-scenarios Beijing, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the People's Liberation Army (EPL) to prepare for the worst scenarios, increase the rigor of training and its ability to combat complex situations. UK Gov't urged to seek Cuban medical assistance to fight Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56095&SEO=uk-govt-urged-to-seek-cuban-medical-assistance-to-fight-covid-19 London, May 26 (Prensa Latina) An online petition on Tuesday urges the British government to seek Cuba's collaboration to contain the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, and provide medical care to patients affected by the pandemic in the United Kingdom. Doctors demand from the G-20 to prioritize investments in healthcare http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56094&SEO=doctors-demand-from-the-g-20-to-prioritize-investments-in-healthcare Brussels, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Global Climate and Health promoted this Tuesday a request from 40 million healthcare professionals to the G-20 group to prioritize healthcare programs' investments. Putin announces military victory parade for June 24 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56093&SEO=putin-announces-military-victory-parade-for-june-24 Moscow, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin announced today that the parade for the 75th anniversary of the Victory over German fascism, which was due to take place on May 9, will be next June 24. EU and Japan advocate massive access to Covid-19 vaccine http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56092&SEO=eu-and-japan-advocate-massive-access-to-covid-19-vaccine Brussels, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Senior executives from the European Union and Japan advocated this Tuesday massive access to the vaccine against Covid-19, according to a joint statement. Cuba's population studies on Covid-19 turn out to be very effective http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56091&SEO=cubas-population-studies-on-covid-19-turn-out-to-be-very-effective Havana, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Director of Epidemiology Dr. Francisco Duran highlighted this Tuesday the effectiveness of seroprevalence studies carried out in various populations of the country, which have allowed so far the diagnosis of four Covid-19 cases. Cuba totals 170 Covid-19 cases http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56090&SEO=cuba-totals-170-covid-19-cases Havana, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities informed on Tuesday that 170 coronavirus cases have been reported in Cuba, where 97% are clinically stable. The communal pots return to daily life in Chile http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56089&SEO=the-communal-pots-return-to-daily-life-in-chile 26 de mayo de 2020, 11:58Santiago de Chile, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Community pots, a symbol of citizen solidarity in the face of shortages being suffered by thousands of families, have made a comeback to the streets of Chile today amid the economic and social crisis exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.