Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Nicaragua Calls for Unity in the Face of Unilateral US Sanctions Simferopol, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Strengthening Latin American and Caribbean integration and unity is a must today to withstand increased U.S. unilateral sanctions against Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua, a minister of the latter nation underscored on Friday. Melia Hotels Rejects US Hardened Sanctions against Cuba Havana, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Spanish hotel chain Melia Hotels International has issued on Friday a statement rejecting the latest US sanctions against Cuba that harden the 60-year economic, financial and trade blockade on the island. Demonstrators Will Demand Reforms of Paraguay's Electoral System Asuncion, April 19 (Prensa Latina) Social and political organizations in Paraguay are preparing this Friday a mobilization scheduled for April 25 with the objective of demanding reforms to the electoral system., among them in the lists of candidates. Cuba to Hold Meeting on Construction (OVER) Havana, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Construction (MICONS) has called to participate at Cicons 2019, Informatics and Technical Scientific Information for Construction Services, in November in Havana. Russia Reiterates its Condemnation to US Unilateral Sanctions against Cuba (+Photos) Simferopol, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia has reiterated Friday its strong condemnation of the application of unilateral sanctions by the United States, commenting on the recent White House announcement of a new package of punitive measures against Cuba. Mexico Slams US Decision to Apply Helms-Burton Law to Cuba Mexico, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Mexico''s government in an official statement released Thursday by almost all the national media, rejected the decision of Donald Trump''s administration to fully apply the Helms-Burton Act to Cuba. Cuba Calls on the World to Stop US Aggressiveness Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Government called on the international community and US citizens to stop the escalation of aggressions by the White House, which is betting on tightening the economic blockade of the Caribbean island. China Opposes Tightening of US Blockade against Cuba Beijing, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) China has reiterated its opposition to the US unilateral measures that tighten the economic, financial and commercial blockade against Cuba, by emphasizing that it is an obstacle to the socioeconomic development and welfare of the Caribbean nation. Mali's President Announces National Talks on Insecurity Bamako, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar, announced today he would hold talks with all political forces and the sending of economic support for the central zone due to the situation of insecurity in the country. UN General Assembly to Mark International Multilateralism Day United Nations, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations General Assembly summons next April 24 a high level event to commemorate the International Multilateralism Day and Diplomacy for Peace, it was announced at UN headquarters. Alan García: Long Political Career that Ended Badly By Manuel Robles Sosa Lima, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Former Peruvian President Alan García ended tragically his life, committing suicide with a shot in the head, putting an end to a long and controversial career in which he twice ruled his country and was marked by the stigma of corruption. US Congressman Considers Inhuman to Limit Remittances to Cuba Washington, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Limiting remittances to Cuban families is simply inhumane, the president of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives, Eliot Engel, said today about that US measure against the island. Cubans Don't Give Up, says Díaz-Canel after Announced US policies Havana, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba trusts its strength and our dignity, assured the president of the island, Miguel Diaz-Canel, following the decision of the United States announced this morning to activate Title III of the Helms-Burton law. Iraqi Prime Minister Refutes Pompeo's Statements Baghdad, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Iraq''s Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi refuted some statements by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the economic participation of Iran''s Islamic Revolution Guardian Corps (IRGC) in the Arab country. Iranian FM Travels to Turkey to Close Positions on Syria Ankara, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday will arrive in Ankara, where he will hold a working meeting with his Turkish peer Mevlut Cavusoglu, according to the Foreign Ministry sources. Movement Demands Protection of Social Leaders and ex-FARC Combatants Bogota, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The Defendamos la Paz (Let''s Defend Peace) movement demanded that the Government guarantee the security and physical integrity of the former FARC combatants and social leaders in Colombia. DPRK Leader Verifies Combat Readiness of Air and Anti-Aircraft Forces Pyongyang, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong-un, has checked combat readiness of an air regiment and anti-aircraft defense groups of Pyongyang, local media reported on Wednesday. Chilean Students Announce Protest Marches Santiago de Chile, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Student organizations in Chile called for demonstrations throughout the country to call for solutions to many of the demands of the Youth Movement the Sebastian Piñera government has left unanswered. Cuba's President Welcomes Congo's Foreign Minister Havana, April 16 (Prensa Latina) President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, welcomed this Tuesday in Havana the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Congo, Jean-Claude Gakosso, who is making a working visit to the country. Venezuelan Supreme Court Rejects Canadian Coercive Measures   Caracas, April 16 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), Maikel Moreno, rejected on Tuesday the coercive measures adopted by the Government of Canada against a group of representatives of the Judicial Branch of Venezuela.