Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Long-lasting Port Strike Intensifies and Expands in Chile By Rafael Calcines Armas Santiago de Chile, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The strike held by port workers in Valparaiso due to labor demands is worsening Tuesday due to the lack of an agreement with employers, violent actions by Carabineros and the possible support by other ports to the strike. Raul Sendic to Support Uruguayan Frente Amplio Electoral Campaign Montevideo, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Former Uruguayan Vice President Raul Sendic considers his political disqualification by the Frente Amplio (FA) as wrong, but will continue supporting it in the electoral campaign for a fourth government. Lebanese and Israeli Armies Live Tensions Beirut, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The Lebanese and Israeli armies are living with moments of tensions that almost reached the armed confrontation, after the operations Tel Aviv carried out on the border between the two States. Putin: Russian Weaponry Will Make Lovers of Aggressive Rhetoric Think Moscow, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The development reached by the Russian armaments will make those who love warmongering and aggressive rhetoric think, President Vladimir Putin declared today when he attended an expanded meeting of the Ministry of Defense. PEMEX's Revenues Increase More Than 60 Percent in US Mexico, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) PEMEX''s revenues increased more than 60 percent in the first 10 months of 2018, thanks to the sales of hydrocarbon to the United States, the company said in a statement. MSF Organization Denounces Abuses against US-Bound Migrants Mexico, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Monday that at least 68 percent of Central American migrants who cross Mexico in their attempts to arrive in the United States admitted to being victims of violence. Cuban People Are the Protagonists of Diplomacy, Foreign Minister Says Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Monday in Havana that the Cuban people are the main protagonists in the country''s diplomacy. Lopez Obrador Defends Mexico's 2019 Federal Budget Mexico, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday defended his 2019 federal budget proposal, which cuts the current one by 0.2 percent and increases social and economic development expenditures. Parliament Debates Focuses on Computerization of Cuban Society (+Photos) Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Lawmakers from the People''s Power National Assembly met on Monday in Havana to debate on Internet access, e-government and other issues related to the computerization of society. European Commission Condemns Violence, Vandalism in Protests Brussels, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) Executive body on Monday condemned the violence and vandalism on Sunday against its headquarters by extreme right-wing demonstrators. Cuba's President Ratifies Commitment to E-Government (+Photos) Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel ratified Monday e-government as a priority for strengthening ties with the population and boosting Cuba''s socioeconomic development. China Rejects Accusations of Hegemony against Project Strip and Route Beijing, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) China rejected today the accusations of the United States on the search of world hegemony with its project of the Strip and the Route, emphasizing that the main objective is to promote common development. Cuba Foresees Economic Growth of One Percent in 2019 Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has a growth forecast for 2019, slightly higher than one percent, Economy Minister Alejandro Gil said today. Russia to Sue London in OSCE for False Information Moscow, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia announced that it will present a demand in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) against the United Kingdom for the attempt to link this country with the protests in France. President Diaz-Canel Denounces the Blockade Impact on Cuba's Economy Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel denounced on Sunday the impact of the US blockade on Cuba''s economy and the resurgence of this hostile policy at the National Assembly of Popular Power. Lula Thanks Cuba for Exporting Doctors to the World Brasilia, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva thanked the Cuban professionals who participated in the More Doctors program of Brazil and Cuba for helping other peoples of the world with their medicine. Cuba's Economy Will Grow in 2018 Despite Tensions Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's economy will grow by just over one percent in 2018, despite financial tensions and the impact of weather phenomena, Economy and Planning Minister Alejandro Gil said today. China Regrets Setbacks in Relations with the US under Trump's Gov't Beijing, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) China lamented on Sunday that diplomatic relations with the United States are close to the 40 years in the midst of setbacks experienced since the Republican Donald Trump became president. Protest of Yellow Vests in France for 5th Weekend Paris, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The so-called yellow vests returned today to the streets of this capital with the firm purpose of maintaining the protests until their grievances are heard. Peruvian Court Rejects Claims in Favor of Keiko Fujimori Lima, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) A Peruvian court analyzing an annulment request for the pretrial detention of neoliberal leader Keiko Fujimori since last month, has rejected Saturday favorable pronouncements for the imprisoned woman.