Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Works at Fidel Castro Square Advance Fast in Vietnam (+Photos) Hanoi, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The works of a square to be named after Fidel Castro in central Quang Tri province, one of those visited by the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution when he was in Vietnam in 1973, are going fast. Defense Cooperation Is A Key Pillar of India, Japan Relationship New Delhi, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during a meeting in this capital with the head of the Japanese defense, Itsunori Onodera, that defense cooperation is a key pillar of the bilateral relationship. SANFIC Film Festival Opens in Chile Santiago, Chile, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The 14th edition of the Santiago International Film Festival (SANFIC) spread its red carpet on Sunday night to the Spanish actress Maribel Verdu and several Latin American movie stars. UNESCO Evokes Kofi Annan's Commitment to Human Rights Paris, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) evoked former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan''s commitment to human rights, and lamented the Ghanaian diplomat''s death on Saturday, which has raised several reactions throughout the world. Cuba's National Ballet to Perform Garcia Lorca Havana, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) announced that it will return to the poetic work of Federico Garcia Lorca by putting ''Tierra y Luna'', a choreography by the Spanish Maria Rovira. Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul's Funeral Set for August 31 Los Angeles, U.S., Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The funeral of American singer Aretha Franklin, known worldwide as the queen of soul, will be on August 31, in Detroit, confirmed her spokeswoman and representative, Gwendolyn Quinn. Cuban Company Acosta Dance Turns Summer into Art Havana, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The company Acosta Dance opens today at the Havana''s Grand Theater Alicia Alonso its Summer season, featuring works by choreographers from the United Kingdom, Spain and Cuba. Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dies at 76 Los Ángeles, USA, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Aretha Franklin, the undisputed ''Queen of Soul'' who sang with matchless style on such classics as ''Think,'' ''''I Say a Little Prayer'' and her signature song, ''Respect,'' and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. The 507 Years of Baracoa Attract Many Tourists to Cuba (+Photos) Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The 507th birthday of the eastern Cuban city of Baracoa is today a particular attraction for travelers from all over the world, a day after the celebration. Oliver Stone to Direct Benicio del Toro in New York-set Drama Los Angeles, USA, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) US filmmaker Oliver Stone is set to direct today Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro in an intimate New York-set drama. Natalie Portman Will Be Pop Star in New Movie Los Angeles, U.S., Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) American actress Natalie Portman plays a pop star from the 1990s in a movie that is about to be premiered at the Venice Film Festival, according to an official image. Chile Honors Lucho Gatica for His 90 Years Old Santiago de Chile, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Luis Enrique Gatica Silva has just turned 90 and if that name says little, bolero and ballad lovers have this Chilean singer known as Lucho Gatica among the greatest ones. Shark Movie Hoards U.S. Blockbuster Los Angeles, USA, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The shark thriller The Meg, directed by Jon Turteltaub, is today topping the box office in the United States, where it surpassed 44.5 million dollars in its opening weekend. Teen Choice Awards 2018: When is it, Who is nominated... Los Ángeles, USA Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) This year's Teen Choice Awards will air on Sunday August 12, live from Los Angeles, California, and you can expect an entertaining two hours filled with performances, accolades, and fashion. U.S. Filmmaker Michael Moore to Premiere Documentary about Trump Washington, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) U.S. filmmaker Michael Moore will premiere his critical documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 about President Donald Trump on September 6 at the Toronto International Film Festival, according to newspaper reports. Successful Performance of Litz Alfonso Dance Cuba Ballet in Mexico Mexico, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) The National Auditorium in this capital was full of dance, music, luxury voices and good scenery, with the show ÂíCuba Vibra!, by the Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba ballet. Viengsay Valdes Represents Cuba at Tokyo Ballet Festival Tokyo, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban National Ballet Prima Ballerina Viengsay Valdes considered today an honor to represent her country at the 15th Tokyo Ballet Festival, which brings together world dance figures. Octavio Paz, His Legacy to Become Mexico's Artistic Monument Mexico, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will formally declare the work of intellectual Octavio Paz as a national artistic monument, in an effort to protect its legacy, it was informed. John Bailey Re-Elected to Second Term as Academy President Los Ángeles, USA, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) John Bailey has been re-elected as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization''s board of governors, which met Tuesday night. Ecuador to Celebrate National Day of Culture Quito, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador will celebrate the National Day of Culture on August 9 with musical, scenic and recreational shows in different territories of the country, according to authorities.