Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Expert Highlights Strengths of Constitutional Reform in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34008&SEO=expert-highlights-strengths-of-constitutional-reform-in-cuba Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The endorsement of the socialist state enterprise as a fundamental form of production in Cuba and the guarantees granted to foreign investors are some of the strengths of the Draft Constitution of the Republic, an expert said in Havana on Thursday. Syria Rejects Western Media Distortion http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=34004&SEO=syria-rejects-western-media-distortion Damascus, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Presidential advisor, Bouzeina Shaaban, stressed on Thursday that Syria does not submit nor surrender to the distorted images promoted in the Western media and advocates transmitting the truth of what is happening in our region to the world. Elections in Brazil Reissue Struggle PT-anti PT, analysts say http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33883&SEO=elections-in-brazil-reissue-struggle-pt-anti-pt-analysts-say Brasilia, (Prensa Latina) Analysts here agree that presidential elections of next October in Brazil will reedit a close dispute being fought at the polls since 1989 between the Workers' Party (PT) and the anti-PT. Journalist Warns against New Coup d'Etat in Brazil http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33836&SEO=journalist-warns-against-new-coup-detat-in-brazil Brasilia, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) A new coup d'état by the extreme right wing and the army is preparation to be executed after October's presidential elections, Mauro Lopes, the editor of the digital newspaper Brasil 247, denounced today. Costa Rica: General Strike against Fiscal Plan in Second Week http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33827&SEO=costa-rica-general-strike-against-fiscal-plan-in-second-week By Alejandro Gómez San José, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The general strike for indefinite time against the legal project 'Strengthening of Public Finance', known as plan or fiscal reform, enters today its second week of protests in Costa Rica. Cuba: Economists Forum Proposes Integration without Neoliberalism http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33752&SEO=cuba-economists-forum-proposes-integration-without-neoliberalism Havana, (Prensa Latina) Economists of Latin America and the Caribbean considered the region must go forward with an economic development project that provides social equity and economic integration, excluding neoliberal policies. Cuba in First Forum of Unesco Associates http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33743&SEO=cuba-in-first-forum-of-unesco-associates Paris, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba took part this week in the first Forum of Unesco Associates, attended by diverse committed actors and interested in the mandate of the organization, mainly the implementation of the Agenda 2030 of Sustainable Development. Chilean Lawmakers Reject Disqualifying Judges who Released Criminals http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33741&SEO=chilean-lawmakers-reject-disqualifying-judges-who-released-criminals Santiago, Chile, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The controversy ended today at dawn with the failure of a parliamentary debate in Chile to disqualify three Supreme Court judges who released three criminals against humanity on parole. UN Body Highlights Cuba's High Human Development Index http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33687&SEO=un-body-highlights-cubas-high-human-development-index Rome, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) highlighted here today the high index of human development of Cuba (0.775) as the result of the universal and free Access to basic services, the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger. Chile: Majorities against Silence on Anniversary of Coup d'Etat http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33658&SEO=chile-majorities-against-silence-on-anniversary-of-coup-detat By Fausto TrianaSantiago, Chile, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The last few hours of the night of September 11 went by in silence, save in the vicinity of the National Stadium, the first detention and torture center after the coup d''état in Chile. US Blockade on Cuba Grows Every Year, ECLAC Says http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33630&SEO=us-blockade-on-cuba-grows-every-year-eclac-says By Teyune Diaz DiazHavana, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The impact of the United States'' blockade on Cuba grows annually and affects the country''s economic structure, causing damages that will last even after those barriers are lifted, an ECLAC official said today. After 45 Years, Chile's Wounds by Coup d'état Have Not Healed http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33563&SEO=after-45-years-chiles-wounds-by-coup-detat-have-not-healed By Fausto TrianaSantiago, Chile, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) Salvador Allende entrenched himself in La Moneda Palace under the bombing ordered by putschist General Augusto Pinochet, panic took hold of the people and Chile changed forever. World Ballet Stars to Dance at Havana Festival http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33551&SEO=world-ballet-stars-to-dance-at-havana-festival By Martha SanchezHavana.- The Alicia Alonso International Ballet Festival of Havana stands as an exceptional opportunity for ballet lovers from around the world. Nicaragua: Attempt of Coup 'Made in U.S.' http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33548&SEO=nicaragua-attempt-of-coup-made-in-u.s. By Alberto Corona* Managua (PL) The failure of a coup attempt in Nicaragua makes it possible to clear up, based on documents and denunciations, who financed, incited and served as pawns in the wave of violence that caused at least the death of 198 people in little more than three months. Angola's MPLA, A Rupture with What Past? (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33511&SEO=angolas-mpla-a-rupture-with-what-past-photos By Roberto Hernandez SolanoLuanda, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) The ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) elected its fifth president in more than 60 years, a situation that has been interpreted here as a rupture with the past, but which past? Cuba Keeping an Eye on Climate Change Vulnerabilities http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33493&SEO=cuba-keeping-an-eye-on-climate-change-vulnerabilities By Ana Laura ArbesuHavana.- With a strong investment program, the Cuban government is fighting climate change through plans considered vital for the country's environmental protection policy. Cuba Aims to Increase Farming Potential http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33460&SEO=cuba-aims-to-increase-farming-potential Por Roberto SalomonHavana._ Cuba''s economic development is inevitably linked to thedevelopment of agriculture, and in order to develop successfully, the country has to benefit from the available land in order to increase the production of export items and reduce imports - which amount to 1.6 billion dollars a year. Cuban Tourism Looks towards a Promising Future http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33388&SEO=cuban-tourism-looks-towards-a-promising-future By Roberto CamposHavana.- The announcement that Cuba welcomed three million foreign visitors this year until August 9, undoubtedly attracts the attention of tour operators and travel agents who see the island as a significant and safe tourist destination. Higher Education in Cuba, Another Victim of the US Blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33349&SEO=higher-education-in-cuba-another-victim-of-the-us-blockade By Livia Rodriguez Delis Havana, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) Even though it is an international reference due to its notorious results, higher education in Cuba has been affected by limitations to develop all its potentialities, due to the blockade imposed by the United States. Legal Battle for Lula's Nomination, a Race Against the Clock http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=33336&SEO=legal-battle-for-lulas-nomination-a-race-against-the-clock Brasilia, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) The legal battle to ensure Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva''s right to be presidential candidate in next October''s election is fought today in three fronts and in a race against the clock.