Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Angela Davis to Visit Brazil in October 22 de agosto de 2019, 00:27Brasilia, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) American writer, activist and academic Angela Davis will visit Brazil next October to participate in a series of activities, including debates, conferences and a course, the media announced Thursday. Vietnam to Host International Exhibition on Medical Supplies 22 de agosto de 2019, 00:21Hanoi, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam began preparations for its annual International Exhibition on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Medicine, Pharmacy, Hospital and Rehabilitation, expected to be attended by companies from 25 countries. Melenchon to Visit Lula in Prison 22 de agosto de 2019, 00:21Paris, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the leftist movement La France Insoumise (FI), Jean-Luc Melenchon, announced this Thursday that on September 5 he will meet the Brazilian political prisoner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in the Curitiba jail. Syria to Produce 830,000 Tons of Olives this Year 21 de agosto de 2019, 16:09Damascus, July 21 (Prensa Latina) Syrian olive production this year will climb to about 830,000 tons and olive oil to 150,000 tons, according to estimates announced Wednesday by the Ministry of Agriculture of this Arab nation. UN: Despite Important Progress, Major Challenges Remain in Somalia United Nations, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) UN authorities this Wednesday said in the UN Security Council that, despite some important political progress achieved in Somalia, a great number of security challenges and a long humanitarian crisis remain in this country. Without Evidence, Bolsonaro Blames NGOs for Amazon Fires Brasilia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) may be behind the wildfires unleashed in the Amazon, without offering any evidence for such claims. Cuban Doctors Have Treated Millions of Patients Worldwide Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) In 56 years of medical collaboration carried out by Cuba across the world, more than 1.855 billion patients have been treated by Cuban health professionals. Thousands of Students to Return to Schools in Havana in September Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) A total enrollment of 311,844 students will begin their studies on September 2 in Havana, a city that will host the national event for the 2019-2020 school year in Cuba. Venezuelan Embassy in Syria Denounces US Measures 21 de agosto de 2019, 15:52Damascus, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Ambassador to Syria, Jose Biomorgi, denounced Wednesday the pressure of the United States against his country and called on the national and international media to condemn the recent measures decreed by the Trump administration. Venezuela's Air-Defense System, the Best in Latin America Caracas, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has the best air-defense system in Latin America, as stated by Brigadier General Roberto Gonzalez. Cuba's Charcoal Exports Increase Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s charcoal exports have increased, thus gaining importance for the national economy. Serbian President Continues Talks in United States Belgrade, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is talking on Wednesday with senior US officials as a continuation of his conversation held last night in New York with Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. China Proposes Strengthening Cooperation with Japan, South Korea Beijing, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) China called this Wednesday on Japan and South Korea to join forces and strengthen cooperation ties to collectively safeguard peace, security and the stability of Asia. China Determined to Protect Sovereignty Faced with Taiwan Arms Sales Beijing, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) China on Wednesday reiterated that it will take the necessary measures to protect its sovereignty given the announced US arms sales to Taiwan, as this seriously violates international laws. EU Says Brexit to Be the Same Despite Johnson's Meetings Brussels, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The European Commission dismissed this Wednesday that the meetings of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron threaten to fragment the position of the community bloc regarding Brexit. EU Supports Rejection of Greenland Sale Brussels, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) supported this Wednesday the governments of Denmark and Greenland in their rejection of selling that Arctic territory to the US, as President Donald Trump has requested. Organizers Satistied with Preparations for 23rd MITM Americas Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Spokespersons for the Spanish company GSAR Marketing announced Wednesday their satisfaction with the steps taken for the organization next October in this capital of the 23rd edition of the MITM Americas. Bolivia Announces Decrees to Strengthen Aviation Services La Paz, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales announced Wednesday the approval of three supreme decrees to strengthen and improve the service of the Bolivian Aviation Company (BoA). Cuba's National Electoral Council Ready to Take Office Havana, August 21 (Prensa Latina) The members of the National Electoral Council are ready to take office after the new Electoral Law was published in Havana in the Official Gazette of the Republic. US President Comments on 'Disloyalty' of Jews Washington, Aug 21 (Latin Press) U.S. President Donald Trump sparked Wednesday new condemnation and indignation with controversial comments about alleged Jewish disloyalty if they vote for Democrats, pronouncements described as anti-Semitic by many voices.