Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina US blockade affects Cuba's foreign trade 25 de febrero de 2020, 16:55Havana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The tightening of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba affects the island's foreign trade, said today the general director of the company Servicios Internacionales de Supervision Cubacontrol S.A., Jose Andres Conde. PLO against Israel's plan to expand settlements on Palestinian land 25 de febrero de 2020, 16:38Ramallah, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) once again lashed out at Israeli plans to build thousands of settlements in East Jerusalem, which it is considered as part of a permanent occupation agenda. Unity Coalition team in St. Kitts and Nevis seeks re-election 25 de febrero de 2020, 16:13Basseterre, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Team Unity coalition of Prime Minister Timothy Harris is running for re-election in St. Kitts and Nevis in the 2020 general election, after five years of favorable economic results, the press said today. Cigar success begins in the field, experts recall 25 de febrero de 2020, 16:3Havana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The complicated chain of cigars begins in the field, as today experts who are attending the most important world meeting of premium cigars remind us. Russia, Venezuela condemn unilateral aggressive policies Moscow, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza on Monday rejected aggressive policies and unilateral sanctions, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported today. One injured in second terrorist attack in Damascus, Syria 25 de febrero de 2020, 15:38Damascus, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) A civilian was seriously injured in the second bomb attack cropped up Tuesday in Damascus. Hezbollah says it opposes IMF management of Lebanon crisis Beirut, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Hezbollah Deputy Leader in Lebanon, Naim Qassem, is on Monday against allowing the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to manage Lebanon's financial crisis. Colombia considers court's decision transcendental for peace Bogota, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Colombian Senator Ivan Cepeda today described as transcendental the decision of the Constitutional Court to repeal the rule that limited the power of the President of the Republic to sign peace agreements with armed groups. Evo Morales recalls Kirchner's struggles for the peoples Buenos Aires, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Former President Evo Morales (2006-2019) recalled Monday Nestor Kirchner's solidarity with Bolivia and his tireless struggle to restore dignity to Latin America and the Caribbean. India: Thirteen killed as ethnic groups clash 25 de febrero de 2020, 15:10New Delhi, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) At least 13 people, including a police officer, have been killed in northeastern New Delhi and over 150 have been injured by right-wing attacks against demonstrators opposing to the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). MAS candidate denounces risk of fraud in Bolivian elections Buenos Aires, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian presidential candidate for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS), Luis Arce, assured today that he sees a risk of fraud in the general elections called for May 3. Costa Rica's communist youth condemns indigenous leader assassination San Jose, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica's Vanguard Youth (JVC, communist) on Monday strongly condemned the assassination of the indigenous leader Bröran Jerhy Rivera and also the use of terror and violence to stop the recovery of land by the native peoples of Costa Rica. Cuba's Events Directory promotes congress trips Havana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban 2020 Events Directory promotes, above all, the organization of events, congresses and incentive trips in this country, an official statement stressed today. Diaz-Canel stresses Venezuela's strength in the face of U.S. attacks Havana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted here today, on his Twitter account, the dignity and firmness with which the Venezuelan Bolivarian Revolution faces the United States' aggressions. Cuba FM explains Bachelet impact of blockade on human rights Geneva, Switzerland, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Tuesday spoke in Geneva with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, to whom he explained the consequences of the US blockade on the daily life of the island's population. Cochlear implant stands out among achievements of Cuban medicine Havana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Implant Cochlear program, which has been promoting Cuba since 2005, is one of the achievements of the National Health System, said the head of the Ministry of Public Health, José Angel Portal. The eldest man in the world passes away in Japan Tokyo, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Eight days after his 113th birthday and 336 hours after being recognized by the Guinness world brand book as the eldest man in the world, the Japanese Chitetsu Watanabe passed away here, regrets the press on Tuesday. Abuse against Julian Assange denounced in the United Kingdom 25 de febrero de 2020, 12:29London, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Julian Assange's lawyers denounced today that the founder of Wikileaks suffered mistreatment and harassment at the hands of prison staff during the first day of the extradition trial requested by the United States. Russia claims double standards of the West on human rights issues 25 de febrero de 2020, 12:22Moscow, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov denounced this Tuesday the double standards and politicization by the West of the issue of human rights alongside sanctions against uncomfortable governments, to which the West tries to impose its values. Cuba aplies initiatives for surveillance and control of coronavirus Havana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will soon make available to health professionals and the population an application that can be activated from mobile phones with updated information on COVID-19, which today affects 37 countries.