Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Latin America films to compete at 68th San Sebastian Festival 8 de agosto de 2020, 0:30  San Sebastian, Spain, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Several films from Mexico, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Brazil will compete in the new work in progress section of the 68th San Sebastian Film Festival, according to organizers. Experts warn of global flood threat in less than 80 years 8 de agosto de 2020, 0:0  Canberra, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) A specialized publication warned of global flood threat very likely to occur in less than 80 years, affecting four percent of the population and 20 percent of the world's GDP. Vietnam's Prime Minister calls to beat Covid-19 outbreak Hanoi, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam´s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed Friday that next two weeks will be crucial in halting the Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam, and also called on all factors deeply involved in the task to act as one. New prime minister discards return to lockdown in Peru Lima, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) New Prime Minister Walter Martos discarded today a return to total lockdown due to the advance of Covid-19 and new confrontations with Parliament that vetoed his predecessor, neoliberal Pedro Cateriano. Flooding affects over seven million people in India New Delhi, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Over seven million people are being affected by floods in the state of Bihar, in northern India. Lebanon´s president reject call for international probe Beirut, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Lebanon's President Michel Aoun on Friday rejected calls for an international inquiry into the blast, saying they are aimed at distorting the truth. German lawmaker questions threats by US senators 7 de agosto de 2020, 16:23Berlin, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) German lawmaker Klaus Ernst ignored on Friday the threats by three US senators regarding sanctions against the port operator Sassnitz GmbH, local press reported. Italy announces start of human trials of Covid-19 vaccine candidate Rome, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Italy's government of Lazio announced on Friday the start of human trials of a local Covid-19 vaccine candidate on August 24. Haitian professors threaten to boycott back to school Port-au-Prince, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Just days before the resumption of school activities in Haiti, professors on Friday threatened to boycott the reopening of classes and also denounced teachers´ situation. Brazil registers inflation of 0.36 percent in July Brasilia, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Brazil registered an inflation of 0.36 percent in July, the highest result for the seventh month of the year since 2016, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) reported on Friday. Chilean unions support tax on super-rich Santiago de Chile, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Workers´ United Center of Chile (CUT) and other important unions in the country supported the approval of a tax on Chile's super-wealthy people to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Canada's airlines express interest in resuming flights to Cuba Ottawa, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Several Canadian airlines express interest in resuming their flights to Cuba from September to October, a specialized media disclosed on Friday. India to manufacture 100 million Covid-19 vaccines New Delhi, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) The Serum Institute of India announced today a partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation to manufacture 100 million Covid-19 vaccines intended for low-income countries. Russian jet scrambles to intercept US spy planes over Black Sea Moscow, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) A Russian fighter jet SU-27 has been scrambled to intercept an RC-135 spy aircraft of the US Air Force and a R-8A Poseidon, the US Navy´s maritime patrol aircraft, over the Black Sea, Russia´s National Defense Control Center reported. Dominican authorities accumulate 77,709 Covid-19 cases 7 de agosto de 2020, 15:11Santo Domingo, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Ministry of Public Health accumulated on Friday 77,709 Covid-19 cases and 1,025 deaths, including another 13 deaths today. Cuba, Mozambique strengthen commercial ties 7 de agosto de 2020, 15:10Havana, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Mozambique seek to strengthen economic and investment ties after the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Chambers of Commerce of both nations, highlights on Friday a report from Cuba's Foreign Ministry. German companies call for the reopening of Russian borders Berlin, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of German companies called today on Foreign Minister Heiko Maas to promote the reopening of this country's borders with Russia. Venezuela ratifies commitment to fight against drug trafficking 7 de agosto de 2020, 15:8Caracas, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro ratified on Friday the commitment in the fight against drug trafficking, on the 15th anniversary of the expulsion of the US Agency for Drug Control (DEA). India's plane crash brings about at least 15 deaths New Delhi, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) After leaving the runway of Kozhikode International Airport, in the southern state of Kerala, India, a plane crashed on Friday bringing about at least 15 deaths. Ruling party won legislative elections in Sri Lanka Colombo, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's party won the recent general elections to form the ninth Parliament of Sri Lanka, the media reported today.