Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuban President Met US Senator Robert Corker 21 de septiembre de 2018, 00:10Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s President Miguel Diaz-Canel received the head of the Foreign Relations Committee of the US Senate, Robert Corker, who is on a working visit with two of his legislative assistants. Canada to Begin Consultations on Prohibition of Short Firearms 21 de septiembre de 2018, 00:10Ottawa, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian government will hold consultations with several national sectors for an eventual ban on short firearms, as part of a strategy to fight the violence, the press revealed today. Climate Change, Human Impacts at MarCuba 2018 21 de septiembre de 2018, 00:05Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Climate change, human impacts and maritime-recreational development are among the issues of the 11th Congress on Marine Sciences, to be held on October 15-19, the organizing committee posted on its website today. Workers Dismissed from Telam News Agency Protest at Kirchner Center 20 de septiembre de 2018, 16:54Buenos Aires, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A group of journalists from the Argentine agency Telam and other colleagues in solidarity entered today with harangues and posters to the lobby of the Kirchner Cultural Center in protest of the dismissals in that press agency. Melia Hotels International Strengthens Presence in Cuba 20 de septiembre de 2018, 16:42Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The hotel chain Melia Hotels International Cuba has highlighted today the strengthening of its presence on the island, ''becoming a reference for the organization of events, conferences and incentive groups.'' South African Workers Congress Urges Radical Programs 20 de septiembre de 2018, 14:58Pretoria, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The 13th Congress of the leading South African trade union federation ended today with a call for radical action programs to achieve the legitimate demands of workers and community support for those efforts. First Symposium on Heritage Conservation Convened in Cuba Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The University of the Arts of Cuba (ISA) has called today for the first symposium on the conservation of cultural heritage: challenges and perspectives, dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the village of San Cristobal in Havana. Indonesia Declares Moratorium on Palm Oil Production Jakarta, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian President Joko Widodo signed a moratorium related to palm oil production and ordered the review existing plantations, reported Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs, Prabianto Mukti Wibowo. Venezuela Nixes US Report on Terrorism Caracas, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The government of Venezuela disallowed the aggravating references to Venezuela in the 2017 Report on Terrorism published by the US Department of State. Guatemalan University Students Lead March Against Impunity Guatemala, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A massive demonstration gathering several universities is now seen as a strong backing for the UN decision to ratify Ivan Velasquez as Head of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG). Paraguay Captures Leader of Brazilian Criminal Group Vermelho Asuncion, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Paraguayan National Police (PN) forces detained one of the alleged leaders of the Brazilian criminal group Comando Vermelho after a raid carried out in this capital, reported the police today. Costa Rican Union Condemns Illegitimate Behavior Against Strikers (+Photo) San Jose, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The National Union of Employees of the Social Security Fund (Undeca) of Costa Rica has condemned today the illegitimate and repressive behavior of the executive presidency of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) against the strikers. NASA Mission to the Sun Sends First Images Washington, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) After a month in orbit, NASA''s Parker Solar Probe sent the first images of its approach to the sun, as proof of the reliability of its instruments, NASA highlights today. Sodium Powder to Replace Lithium in Batteries Washington, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A group of scientists have produced a sodium powder to replace the lithium ions in batteries without affecting the lifetime of the article, the Journal of Power Sources is published today. Cubans in Algeria Discuss Constitutional Draft (+Photos) Algiers, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Cubans working in Algeria are currently discussing the Cuban draft constitution, according to a message from the embassy of the Caribbean country here today. Singapore MPs Suggest Measures to Tackle Fake News Singapore, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A Singapore parliamentary committee has suggested 22 measures today to prevent the spread of fake news over the Internet. Egypt to Host EU-Arab League Summit in 2019 Cairo, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Zeid, announced today that an EU-Arab Summit will be held next year in Egypt and will focus on cooperation between the two regions at a general level. Cuban Official Jose Ramon Balaguer Begins Working Visit to Japan (+Photos) Tokyo, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The head of the International Relations Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), Jose Ramon Balaguer, has started Thursday an intense program of meetings with the main political forces in Japan. Austria Urges EU to Launch Migrant Talks with North Africa Salzburg, Austria, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Austrian Federal Foreign Minister, Sebastian Kurz expressed his support for strengthening talks with countries in North Africa to stop the flow of migrants to Europe. Okinawa Island Presents Initiative Against U.S. Base in Japan Tokyo, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The government of the Japanese prefecture of Okinawa presented a bill to the local assembly to hold a referendum on the plan to relocate a US military base within that demarcation.