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. 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 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. 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. Dominica goes to the polls By Yodeni Masó Aguila Roseau, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The people of Dominica go to the polls today to elect their government for the next five years, amid foreign interference and opposition violence. 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. Thanksgiving or National Day of Mourning in the US By Martha Andrés Román Washington (Prensa Latina) While millions of Americans today enjoy the traditional Thanksgiving celebrations, the country's native communities commemorate National Mourning Day, which offers a different look at the meaning of this day. Russian FM rejects suggestions by World Anti-Doping Agency Moscow,  (Prensa Latina) Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov called on Tuesday to avoid hasty conclusions following the recommendation of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that Russia be banned from participating in global sports competitions for four years. 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. 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. Chilean government accepts call for new Constitution Santiago, Chile, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Amid an unstoppable popular movement calling for profound changes in Chile, the government accepted the demand to start a process to draft a new Constitution. 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. Validity of Fidel Castro's ideas highlighted in Cuba Havana, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Researcher at the University of Arts of Cuba Ydelsis Garcia said that the ideas of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, is today a source of inspiration for new generations seeking to build a better world . Huge support for calls for a Constituent Assembly in Chile Santiago, Chile, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) President Sebastian Piñera is treading a thin line. Any imprudent move could see him fall into the void. According to polls, he currently enjoys the support of just 13% of the Chilean population. Bolivia to support Cuba in its demand for an end to the US blockade During the celebration of Bolivia's Day at the 37th Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2019), Ambassador Ariana Campero noted that her country will stand unconditionally with Cuba against the blockade.