Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Havana Hosts Exhibition Dedicated to Alicia Alonso 19 de diciembre de 2018, 00:20Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The painter Jose Miguel Perez inaugurated an exhibition dedicated to exalting the image of the most recognized Cuban artist, Alicia Alonso, who will turn 98 on December 21. Putin Repeats Warning to Respond If US Leaves INF 18 de diciembre de 2018, 17:22Moscow, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin repeated on Tuesday his warning to respond accordingly if the United States leaves Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF). Sixth Africa-Europe Summit Opens in Austria 18 de diciembre de 2018, 17:05Vienna, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The 6th Africa-Europe Summit on economic relations opened in Vienna on Tuesday with the participation of some twenty heads of State and Government. Cuban President Calls to Boost Housing Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Miguel Diaz-Canel on Tuesday called to promote housing to solve one of the problems that most dissatisfaction causes among the population: the deterioration of houses. Athlete of the Year in Cuba Wins Votes in Prensa Latina's Survey Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The Athlete of the Year in Cuba, the boxer Andy Cruz, on Tuesday won five votes from Peruvian media to get the same distinction but in Prensa Latina''s Sports Survey. Cuban Authorities Satisfied with Economic Ties with Japan Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Chamber of Commerce President Orlando Hernandez expressed satisfaction with trade relations with Japan and the actions to strengthen those ties. Russia, Turkey, Iran to Activate Syrian Constitutional Committee 18 de diciembre de 2018, 16:04Moscow, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran agreed on mechanisms in Geneva to organize the first constitutional committee meeting for Syria in early 2019, according to a statement from the Foreign Ministry on Tuesday. Journalist Victor Diago Assassinated in Colombia 18 de diciembre de 2018, 15:50Bogota, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian Federation of Journalists on Tuesday denounced the assassination of local journalist Victor Diago in Riohacha, the capital of the department of La Guajira, in northeastern Colombia. Two Prominent Cuban Intellectuals Die 18 de diciembre de 2018, 15:38Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Playwright Nicolas Dorr and the musicologist and journalist Lino Betancourt, both from Cuba, died in late hours, the Cuban Union of Writers and Artists (UNEAC) reported on Tuesday on its Facebook account. Diaz-Canel: Cuba to Progress in Computerization without Interference 18 de diciembre de 2018, 15:22Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel asserted on Tuesday that Cuba will continue its advance in the computerization of society without foreign interference or impositions by domination platforms. Nicolas Maduro Confirms Commitment to Migration Policies 18 de diciembre de 2018, 15:12Caracas, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday ratified the government''s commitment to the implementation of international migration policies, on International Migrants Day. Outgoing President of Mercosur for Integration with Human Objective Montevideo, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Before transferring from Uruguay to Argentina the temporary presidency of Mercado del Sur (Mercosur), Tabare Vazquez left a message in favor of an integration that has the human being as its objective. China warns Japan of damaging ties accuse it of military threat Beijing, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) China today refuted and considered false Japan''s accusations of alleged threats from its military activities and warned that in that way it damaged the progress made in normalizing bilateral ties. Havana Holds Scientific Event on Economic Studies Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The annual scientific event of the National Institute of Economic Research (INIE) is taking place in Havana Tuesday and Wednesday at the Melia Cohiba Hotel with the aim of examining the perspectives of the Cuban economy. Diaz-Canel Meets Chairman of Japan-Cuba Friendship League Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met with Keiji Furuya, Chairman of the Japan-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship League, Radio Rebelde station reported on Tuesday. Venezuela, China to Strengthen Oil Alliance Agreements Caracas, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela ratifies Tuesday its alliances with China in the hydrocarbons sector with the reinforcement of joint ventures between Petrolera Sinovensa and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). Long-lasting Port Strike Intensifies and Expands in Chile By Rafael Calcines Armas Santiago de Chile, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The strike held by port workers in Valparaiso due to labor demands is worsening Tuesday due to the lack of an agreement with employers, violent actions by Carabineros and the possible support by other ports to the strike. Russia creates high-tech prosthesis production complex Moscow, 18 Dec (PL) The Russian Prime Minister, Dmitri Medvedev, today signed a decree to create a national high-tech complex for the sphere of orthopedics and prosthesis production on the basis of an already existing institution. Turkey Hosts World's More Refugees Than Any Other Country Ankara, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) On International Migrants Day, anually held on December 18, Turkey published data on the refugees established in its territory, and ranks first host country in the world. Raul Sendic to Support Uruguayan Frente Amplio Electoral Campaign Montevideo, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Former Uruguayan Vice President Raul Sendic considers his political disqualification by the Frente Amplio (FA) as wrong, but will continue supporting it in the electoral campaign for a fourth government.