Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Punishing travel, a constant goal in Trump's policy against Cuba By Martha Andrés Román Washington, (Prensa Latina) US president Donald Trump and his administration continue their attacks against travel to Cuba, by pushing restrictions on charter flights that will make it even more difficult to visit provinces outside of Havana. French strike against pension reform continues Paris,  (Prensa Latina) The French strike against the government's intended pension reform this Saturday entered its 31st day, with some improvements to train services but without a solution to the crisis. Cuba-US relations 'at a very low point' as 2020 commences Por Ernesto VeraHavana, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Relations between Cuba and the United States are 'at a very low point' as 2020 commences, according to the Foreign Ministry, due to the deterioration caused by the tightening of Washington's hostile policy towards the island. ASEAN, UN, Vietnamese New Year's big resolutions Hanoi, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam officially assumed this Wednesday the presidency of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and a non-permanent position in the UN Security Council for the biennium 2020-2021. Venezuelan petro, the first steps to replace the US dollar Caracas, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) The mass use of the petro marks a new stage in the protection of revenues for Venezuelans, as the crypto-currency is taking its first steps to become a financial alternative to the US dollar. Venezuelan petro, the first steps to replace the US dollar Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) The mass use of the petro marks a new stage in the protection of revenues for Venezuelans, as the crypto-currency is taking its first steps to become a financial alternative to the US dollar. Boosting the economy, key to Cuba's development Havana, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Under a hardening siege by the United States, Cuba is looking inward to boosting its economic potential, which will allow to raise the living standards of the population. Ecuador: Citizen Revolution members released from pre-trial detention Quito, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Pichincha Prefect Paola Pabon, Virgilio Hernandez and Christian Gonzalez, all members of Ecuador's Citizen Revolution Movement, were released from pre-trial detention after declaring their innocence, pending investigation for alleged rebellion in connection with the widespread protests that broke out in October in this country. Chile: Two months of mobilizations demanding substantive change By Rafael Calcines Armas Santiago, Chile (Prensa Latina) It has been two months today since the outbreak of widespread protests in Chile and effective responses to the profound changes protesters are demanding remain far-off, in a context of insufficient government measures and repression. Poll shows Chilean president is increasingly unpopular Santiago, Chile, (Prensa Latina) The disapproval of President Sebastian Piñera's administration rose two points in the last week to stand at 79%, the results of the Plaza Publica poll revealed on Monday. First Global Refugee Forum begins in Geneva Geneva, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The first Global Refugee Forum will begin here this Monday, with the presence of heads of State, United Nations (UN)leaders and civil society representatives. Algeria decides its future in presidential elections Argel,  (Prensa Latina) Despite the opposition of hundreds of demonstrators in recent months, Algeria is holding presidential elections this Thursday, which, according to the provisional government, will allow greater political, social and economic stability to be achieved in that country. New US measures against Venezuela are a desperate move Caracas (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza stated the recent measures imposed by the United States against officials of this nation are proof of an erratic and desperate policy. Latin American left needs to create communications groups By Claudia Dupeiron Garcia Havana, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The Latin American left today needs communications groups capable of combating neoliberal discourses, Argentine sociologist Daniel Rosso said on Wednesday in this capital, after participating in a panel on experiences of political communication in the region. Chilean government approval ratings reach all-time low Santiago de Chile, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) In the midst of popular mobilizations over the past 39 days, support for the government of President Sebastian Piñera and his Cabinet has reached a historic low. Trump shifts US appeal courts further right Washington, Nov. 25 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump has managed to shift the country's appeal courts further to the right with the aid of the Republican majority Senate, The Hill reported this Monday. Colombia's national strike triggers more mobilizations 22 de noviembre de 2019, 13:49Bogota, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Mass mobilization of hundreds of thousands of Colombians who marched in rejection of government policies as part of a national strike has triggered other protest actions. Chilean Communists stress the people's role in a new Constitution Santiago, Chile (Prensa Latina) Guillermo Teillier, president of the Communist Party of Chile (PC), highlighted on Friday the relevant role citizens must play in the process towards the achievement of a new Constitution. Chile: The underlying problem By Eduardo Contreras(*) for Prensa Latina Santiago de Chile, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Recent days have seen the manipulation of public opinion by important media outlets in relation to current events in Chile, where the people have said enough is enough and started to demand change. Majority of Bolivians against coup plans, support democracy La Paz, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Calls for peace and demonstrations in defense of the popular vote on one side, an ongoing coup plan with increasingly extreme actions on the other, have marked the situation in Bolivia for the past week.