Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina UNESCO Launches Call for Jose Marti International Award 21 de septiembre de 2018, 01:00Paris, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Unesco has launched the call for the Jose Marti International Prize, which will be delivered in January 2019 in Havana during the IV International Conference ''For the Balance of the World,'' diplomatic sources reported. 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 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 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. Workers Dismissed from Telam News Agency Protest at Kirchner Center 20 de septiembre de 2018, 16:54Buenos Aires, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A group of journalists from the Argentine agency Telam and other colleagues in solidarity entered today with harangues and posters to the lobby of the Kirchner Cultural Center in protest of the dismissals in that press agency. Melia Hotels International Strengthens Presence in Cuba 20 de septiembre de 2018, 16:42Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The hotel chain Melia Hotels International Cuba has highlighted today the strengthening of its presence on the island, ''becoming a reference for the organization of events, conferences and incentive groups.'' AU Supports Democratic Republic of Congo in Fight against Ebola 20 de septiembre de 2018, 16:36Addis Ababa, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) is continuing to support efforts to control and eradicate Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by sending highly qualified personnel, health sources announced today. Cuba's Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Visits Polland 20 de septiembre de 2018, 16:34Warsaw, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister, Ana Teresita Gonzalez, arrived in Poland today as part of an official visit in which she will hold talks with authorities and organizations in that country, diplomatic sources reported. Venezuela Receives International Support after Almagro's Statements 20 de septiembre de 2018, 16:24Caracas, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is now receiving wide and continuous international support for the interfering statements of the Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, who suggested a military intervention against the South American country. Thailand Presents Road Map for General Elections 20 de septiembre de 2018, 16:17Bangkok, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The general election schedule for Thailand will run from December 11, 2018 to May 9, 2019, the Electoral Commission (EC) announced today, although it does not disclose the exact date for the elections. Cuban Expert in Mongolia Advises Doctors on Use of Heberprot P 20 de septiembre de 2018, 15:59Ulan Bator, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Specialist of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of Cuba Yanisbel Ortiz began today in Mongolia the training of doctors of this Asian country in the use of the new drug Heberprot P. Airstrike Kills 12 Terrorists in Somalia 20 de septiembre de 2018, 15:55Mogadishu, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) At least 12 members of the Somali terrorist group Al Shabab were killed and several injured in an air strike in the south of the country, the government reported today. Over 3,000 Families Displaced by Conflict in Tripoli, Libya 20 de septiembre de 2018, 15:34Tripoli, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has revealed today that around 3,845 families have been displaced since the beginning of the fighting in Tripoli. Merkel Demands 'Solidarity' from EU States Balking at Refugees 20 de septiembre de 2018, 15:33Berlin, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The German Federal Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has demanded today during the European Union (EU) Summit a regional position of greater solidarity towards refugees. Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana Boost Cooperation in Energy 20 de septiembre de 2018, 15:22Georgetown, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana have a strong bond of cooperation in the energy sector after the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding in that area, regional media highlighted. Kenya's National Assembly Approves Lower Fuel Tax 20 de septiembre de 2018, 15:20Nairobi, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Kenya''s National Assembly has approved today President Uhuru Kenyatta''s proposal to lower the value-added tax on fuel from 16 to 8 per cent. Number of Detainees for Ayotzinapa Case Decreases in Mexico 20 de septiembre de 2018, 15:10Mexico, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Of the more than 120 detainees arrested by the disappearance of the 43 primary school teachers of Ayotzinapa, the Attorney General''s Office of the Republic (PGR) of Mexico today recognizes only 69 who are imprisoned waiting for the solution of their legal status South African Workers Congress Urges Radical Programs 20 de septiembre de 2018, 14:58Pretoria, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The 13th Congress of the leading South African trade union federation ended today with a call for radical action programs to achieve the legitimate demands of workers and community support for those efforts. First Symposium on Heritage Conservation Convened in Cuba Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The University of the Arts of Cuba (ISA) has called today for the first symposium on the conservation of cultural heritage: challenges and perspectives, dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the village of San Cristobal in Havana. Indonesia Declares Moratorium on Palm Oil Production Jakarta, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian President Joko Widodo signed a moratorium related to palm oil production and ordered the review existing plantations, reported Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs, Prabianto Mukti Wibowo.