Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Covid-19 deaths in Africa decrease, but famine is a threat Nairobi, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Africa on Monday reported 262 deaths due to causes related to Covid-19, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Tuesday, the same average figure reported over the weekend, an arithmetical coincidence. Iran demands US return to nuclear deal without delay Tehran, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Iran demanded from the United States a return without delay to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or nuclear agreement and the elimination of all unilateral sanctions against the Islamic republic. European leaders ask US to reduce polluting emissions Berlin, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) European parliamentarians, managers and union leaders urged the United States to cut greenhouse gas emissions by half compared to 2005. India authorizes emergency use of Sputnik V vaccine New Delhi, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) India's central drug regulator body passed the emergency use of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, given the new spread of Covid-19 cases in the country. Cuba advocates at UN a new international financial architecture Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Prime Minister Manuel Marrero advocated on Monday at the the United Nations a transformation in the international financial architecture due to the inequalities among countries, deepened during the Covid-19 pandemic. Iran calls for caution in the face of Israeli provocations Tehran, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Yavad Zarif on Monday called for caution in the face of Israel's provocations, the most recent of which consisted of sabotage against the Natanz nuclear power plant. U.S. invasion of Cuba in 1961 was a disaster Washington, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Lawrence J. Hass, a U.S. expert on international relations, acknowledged on Monday that Washington's invasion of Cuba in Bay of Pigs (Playa Giron) was 'an ill-conceived military venture and an unmitigated disaster.' Lasso's triumph in Ecuador will deepen neoliberalism it is said here Buenos Aires, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Guillermo Lasso's presidential victory in Ecuador is described here today as the beginning of a new stage of deepening neoliberalism in that country. Cuba will virtually celebrate International Workers' Day Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) The Central de Trabajadores de Cuba (CTC) and its national unions today convened the virtual celebration of the upcoming May 1 with the slogan United: We make Cuba. Quick count expands leftist Castillo lead in Peru Lima, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) The leftist presidential candidate Pedro Castillo consolidated his victory in the first round of the Peruvian presidential election, in a quick count of the voting records released this morning. Hundreds of tribal fighters join the Syrian army Damascus, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) At least 400 members of Syrian tribes and clans enlisted in the Popular Defense Force, the largest paramilitary formation fighting against terrorism and occupation alongside the national army. Ecuador's President to be elected in second round of elections Quito, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The second round of elections is being held in Ecuador on Sunday to define the next president and vice president, with the application of biosafety protocols to avoid Covid-19 contagion. Sanctions against Iran hamper return to nuclear deal Tehran, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Iran stressed that the sanctions against it imposed by the United States hinder the return to the origin of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or nuclear agreement. Peru chooses finalists in competition for presidency Lima, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Peruvians will vote on Sunday for a new president, but in reality the competition will be more a kind of primary election or sports semifinal, since only the two protagonists of a second round will be chosen. Venezuela maintains operations on border with Colombia Caracas, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's armed forces are stationed along the border with Colombia, as part of the Bolivarian Shield military operation, during which rapid-action troops were deployed. Diaz-Canel says Cuba will continue constitutional development Havana, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will continue the juridical development of its Constitution despite Covid-19, President Miguel Diaz-Canel wrote on his Twitter account on Saturday. Cuba moves in vaccine candidate for Covid-19 convalescent patients Havana, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba currently shows encouraging results in the clinical trial with the vaccine candidate Soberana 01B, a proposal to immunize Covid-19 convalescent patients and, due to its effectiveness, could soon initiate Phase II. FAO joins world initiative against marine litter 10 de abril de 2021, 0:30  Photo: www.fao.orgRome, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported its partnership with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the world GloLitter initiative to curb marine litter and clean the oceans. Puebla Group to accompany as observer Ecuador's runoff elections Quito, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) The Puebla Group confirmed on Friday the presence of an observer mission of the group in Ecuador, to accompany the second round of presidential elections scheduled for Sunday, April 11. Argentina rejects new military maneuvers in Malvinas Islands Buenos Aires, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Argentina on Friday expressed its strongest repudiation of new military missile exercises in the Malvinas Islands, a territory in dispute with the United Kingdom since 1833.