Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Lebanon´s president reject call for international probe Beirut, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Lebanon's President Michel Aoun on Friday rejected calls for an international inquiry into the blast, saying they are aimed at distorting the truth. India to manufacture 100 million Covid-19 vaccines New Delhi, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) The Serum Institute of India announced today a partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation to manufacture 100 million Covid-19 vaccines intended for low-income countries. Ruling party won legislative elections in Sri Lanka Colombo, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's party won the recent general elections to form the ninth Parliament of Sri Lanka, the media reported today. Brazil: Unions hold day of struggle for life and Out Bolsonaro Brasilia, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) The Central Union with People's Conlutas, and 10 other labor groups will perform in Sao Paulo today face-to-face and symbolic actions in defense of life and Out Bolsonaro in view of his position in the fight against Covid-19. Lula demands to open Bolsonaro's impeachment process in Brazil Brasilia, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva demanded on Thursday the head of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies, Rodrigo Maia, to open a process of impeachment against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The USA violates market rule with ban on apps, China denounces Beijing, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) China accused the United States today of violating market principles with its plan to ban the use of mobile applications developed here, arguing that they pose a security risk. Díaz-Canel denounces the US plan against Cuba during Covid-19 Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, denounced today the United States plan against his country, which aims to take advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to increase the damage of the economic blockade and use it as a weapon politics. Cuba-Venezuela Agricultural Project Challenges U.S. Blockade Caracas, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The relaunching of the agri-food project between Venezuela and Cuba is today a challenge to the U.S. blockade and a reaffirmation of the two nations' sovereignty, assured Urban Agriculture Minister Gabriela Peña. Cuba with the highest number of active cases of Covid-19 Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba presents today the highest number of active cases of Covid-19 in recent days, a total of 276, after 49 new infected people were reported, for a total of two thousand 775 so far . Recalling Hiroshima, UN repeats call to eliminate nuclear weapons United Nations, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres repeated on Thursday his call for the total elimination of nuclear weapons, a goal the agency has pursued 75 years ago and still continues to be achieved. United States uses pandemic to intensify blockade against Cuba Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Director general of the United States at Cuba's Foreign Ministry, Carlos Fernández, affirmed today that the North American nation uses the Covid-19 pandemic to intensify the economic blockade, using it as a political weapon against the island. In an article published in Granma newspaper, the diplomat stated that the current US strategy is to restrict the sources of income of the largest of the Antilles and to force the population into major deprivations, presenting them as deficiencies of its political and economic model. Russian fighter intercepts flight of spy aircrafts in the Black Sea Moscow, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) A Russian SU-27 fighter intercepted the flight of the US spy RC-135 and P-8 Poseidon aircrafts, near the Crimean coast, in a neutral zone on the Black Sea, the Ministry of Defense reported. Egypt rejects initial fill of Nile dam and Ethiopian proposal Cairo, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Egypt reiterated today its rejection of the initial filling of the Ethiopian dam on the Blue Nile due to its unilateral nature, and expressed disagreement with a proposal presented the day before by Addis Ababa during the tripartite talks. Beirut reels from huge blast, as death toll climbs to 135 Beirut, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) To the social depression generated by the devastating and massive warehouse explosion hours ago in the port of this capital, horror rises in the face of the increasing death toll to over 135 according to the latest reports. Algerian President appoints new anti-corruption chief Algiers, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) General Nour Al-Jadin Qawasimia is as of today commander of the Algerian Gendarmerie, appointed by President Abdelmajid Tebboune with the task of leading the anti-corruption investigations. Devastating effect of Covid-19 in the Americas alerted on Washington, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned that Covid-19 is having a devastating effect on health care in the region, in reference to the appearance of measles outbreaks in Brazil and diphtheria in Haiti and Venezuela. Cuban president sends condolences to his Lebanese counterpart Beirut, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday sent a message of condolences to his Lebanese counterpart Michel Aoun for the explosions that caused dozens of deaths and thousands of injuries. Colombia's Supreme Court orders remand of former President Uribe Bogota, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Colombia's Supreme Court ordered the pretrial detention of former President Alvaro Uribe (2002-2010), investigated for alleged witness tampering, local media reported on Tuesday. WHO Insists on Quick and Equitable Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Geneva, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) The spokesperson for the World Health Organization (WHO), Tarik Yazarevich, said that he insists on guaranteeing fast, fair and equitable access to the Covid-19 vaccine. New protests keep up tension in southern region of Chile Santiago de Chile, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Protests and incidents during the night and early morning hours of this Tuesday keep the tension in localities of the region of La Araucania, scene last weekend of strong acts of violence.