Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina The President of the Republic in Cuba's Draft Constitution http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32620&SEO=the-president-of-the-republic-in-cubas-draft-constitution Havana, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The post of the president of the Republic is one of the proposals in the Draft Constitution of Cuba, which has been discussed by the people for eight days in all 15 provinces of the country. Without Lula, Elections in Brazil will Be a Big Farce, Expert Says http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32580&SEO=without-lula-elections-in-brazil-will-be-a-big-farce-expert-says Por Moises Perez MokBrasilia, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The probable absence of former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva in the polls would turn the next presidential elections in Brazil into a big farce, the sociologist Jesse Souza said in statements published today. Brazilian Voters Prevented from Hearing Lula, Favorite Candidate http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32506&SEO=brazilian-voters-prevented-from-hearing-lula-favorite-candidate Brasilia, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian voters will be again prevented today from hearing the presidential candidate who leads all the vote intention polls have as favorite for the October elections: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Rebellion Hovers Over Chilean Government: appointed Official Vetoed (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32445&SEO=rebellion-hovers-over-chilean-government-appointed-official-vetoed-photos By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Events have forced Chilean president, Sebastian Piñera, to deeply reflect, questioned now for the appointment of a Deputy Secretary. Fidel Castro's First Speech at UN, Hours that Made History http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32440&SEO=fidel-castros-first-speech-at-un-hours-that-made-history By Ibis Frade* United Nations (PL) The first speech in the UN by the leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro (1926-2016) lasted almost five hours and is still among the longest given in the multilateral body, and one of the toughest against the philosophy of war. Fidel Castro's Light Illuminates Here, Now, Says Canadian Writer http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32340&SEO=fidel-castros-light-illuminates-here-now-says-canadian-writer By Deisy Francis Mexidor Havana, (Prensa Latina) When the world witnesses so many scandalous and violent aggressions, all led by the United States and its allies, we can see today the validity of Fidel Castro's light, said Canadian writer Arnold August. Fidel Castro, a Life of Struggles for Social Justice http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32317&SEO=fidel-castro-a-life-of-struggles-for-social-justice By Waldo MendiluzaHavana, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro (1926-2016), would celebrate today 92 years, a day that Prensa Latina uses to remember passages of his life and his struggles for social justice. Indigenous Ancestral Wisdom in Tune with Sustainable Development http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32232&SEO=indigenous-ancestral-wisdom-in-tune-with-sustainable-development By Ibis Frade* United Nations (PL) Tarcila Rivera is a Peruvian woman who speaks with admiration of her Inca ancestors and whose pride for her indigenous blood can be found even in the way she wears her hair in braid on each side of her neck. New Constitution to Boost Ties between Cuba and Diaspora http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32146&SEO=new-constitution-to-boost-ties-between-cuba-and-diaspora Havana (Prensa Latina) The Cuban government has invited Cuban citizens living overseas to participate in the debates on the Draft Constitution, a decision that will help strengthen ties between the Caribbean island and its diaspora. Cuban Constitution Ratifies Importance of Foreign Investment http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32083&SEO=cuban-constitution-ratifies-importance-of-foreign-investment Havana, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) The Draft Constitution of the Republic ratifies the importance of foreign investment for Cuba''s economic development, ANEC President Oscar Luis Hung said today. Cuba's New Constitution Project: Everybody Matters http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31925&SEO=cubas-new-constitution-project-everybody-matters By Cosset Lazo Perez* Havana (PL) After its approval in the first regular session of the 9th Legislature of the National Assembly of People's Power (Parliament), the new Constitution project of the Republic of Cuba will be submitted to popular consultation to collect the people's opinions. Nicaraguan Teachers Ratify Support to Government http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31920&SEO=nicaraguan-teachers-ratify-support-to-government Managua, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan teachers ratified today their commitment to the government of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) to fight the coup attempt and demanded justice for the victims of terrorism in the country. China and Asean: Strategic Link Boosts Regional Stability http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31878&SEO=china-and-asean-strategic-link-boosts-regional-stability Singapore, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) strengthen today their links on occasion of the 15th anniversary of the foundation of the strategic association between the parts. India for a New Start in Relations with Pakistan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31698&SEO=india-for-a-new-start-in-relations-with-pakistan New Delhi,  (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the President of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (Movement for Justice in Pakistan) Imran Khan, winner of the general elections in that neighboring country. U.S. Citizens Take Strong Interest in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31571&SEO=u.s.-citizens-take-strong-interest-in-cuba By Roberto CamposHAVANA.- The influx of U.S. tourists to Cuba is one of the topics that draws much attention from journalists specialized in tourist issues, as evidenced at a meeting recently held here. The Moncada Garrison 65 Years After http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31564&SEO=the-moncada-garrison-65-years-after By Martha CabralesSantiago de Cuba. _ Ever since Fidel Castro and other revolutionary fighters attacked the Moncada Garrison in this Eastern Cuban city at dawn on July 26, 1953, locals began to feel a deep affection for the military fortress. Merkley Criticizes US Gov't for Failures in Family Reunification http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31562&SEO=merkley-criticizes-us-govt-for-failures-in-family-reunification Washington, Jul 26 (Prensa Latina) Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley criticized on Thursday the US government for what he deemed incompetence when documenting the connection between parents and immigrant children separated at the border. Chile's Tensions Go On Around the Catholic Church http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31559&SEO=chiles-tensions-go-on-around-the-catholic-church Santiago de Chile, Jul 26 (Prensa Latina) Tensions in Chile arising from misconduct of Catholic Church bishops and priests are still going on following accusations against the archbishop of Santiago, Ricardo Ezzati, and judicial indictments that also include superior nuns. Cubans Discussing the Constitutional Reform Is a Democratic Exercise http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31557&SEO=cubans-discussing-the-constitutional-reform-is-a-democratic-exercise Santiago de Cuba, Jul 26 (Prensa Latina) The First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Raul Castro, said on Thursday that putting the draft of the new Constitution up for people's discussion starting early August is an exercise of democracy. Deputy FMs of the DPRK and China Held Talks in Pyongyang http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31556&SEO=deputy-fms-of-the-dprk-and-china-held-talks-in-pyongyang Pyongyang, Jul 26 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Foreign Ministers Ri Kil Song, of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and Kong Xuanyou, of China, held talks here today to further strengthen bilateral relations.