Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Mexico purchases 200 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62281&SEO=mexico-purchases-200-million-doses-of-covid-19-vaccine 29 de noviembre de 2020, 0:33Mexico, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has bought in advance more than 200 million doses of different vaccines against Covid-19, with which it intends to cover 92 percent of its population, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has confirmed. Hit by political crisis, parties hold primary elections in Peru http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62280&SEO=hit-by-political-crisis-parties-hold-primary-elections-in-peru 29 de noviembre de 2020, 0:23Lima, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) With minimal citizen turnout and little direct democracy, Peruvian political parties are holding internal elections this Sunday, which may show the level of their crisis, with a view to the general elections of 2021. Cuba keeps low prevalence of HIV infection http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62279&SEO=cuba-keeps-low-prevalence-of-hiv-infection 29 de noviembre de 2020, 0:13Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has a low prevalence of infection by the Human Immunodeficency Virus (HIV), thanks to the reduction of new cases and fatalities this year, national experts indicate. Senator criticizes lack of veracity over missing persons in Colombia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62278&SEO=senator-criticizes-lack-of-veracity-over-missing-persons-in-colombia Bogota, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Senator for the Alternative Indigenous and Social Movement, Fernando Valencia, denounced on Saturday the lack of veracity in data on disappeared persons of the National Center of Historical Memory of Colombia. PLO leader calls for measures against Israel for racist policies http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62277&SEO=plo-leader-calls-for-measures-against-israel-for-racist-policies Ramallah, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) PLO leader Ahmad Majdalani called today on the international community to take measures against the Israeli government for its projects of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and the racist policy against Palestinians. Cuba condemns attack against Iranian scientist http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62276&SEO=cuba-condemns-attack-against-iranian-scientist Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has condemned on Saturday the terrorist attack that killed Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi. China tightens measures on imported SARS-CoV-2 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62275&SEO=china-tightens-measures-on-imported-sars-cov-2 Beijing, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) China is implementing a tougher strategy against the entry of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus from abroad, as it linked its latest outbreaks to frozen foods and containers that arrived from other parts of the world. Argentina lives a new social distancing phase due to Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62274&SEO=argentina-lives-a-new-social-distancing-phase-due-to-covid-19 Buenos Aires, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) With only two cities on lockdown, Argentina is advancing today towards a new opening phase with less restrictions and distancing for almost the entire country. As cases drop, although prevention and care measures are still in full operation, President Alberto Fernandez announced yesterday that only the cities of Bariloche, in Rio Negro, and Puerto Deseado, in Santa Cruz, will remain on lockdown. Bolivia, Chile talked to reopening border (+Photo) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62273&SEO=bolivia-chile-talked-to-reopening-border-photo La Paz, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian and Chilean authorities discussed the reopening of the border, which was closed to prevent the spread of the Covid-19, and the return of nationals, an urgent issue today on the bilateral agenda. Cuba's agenda focuses on implementation of economic strategy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62272&SEO=cubas-agenda-focuses-on-implementation-of-economic-strategy Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The implementation of Cuba's economic strategy at local level marks the government's agenda, as it was shown by a recent government visit to the special municipality Isle of Youth, in the country's southwest. Russia reports over 39,000 Covid-19 deaths http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62270&SEO=russia-reports-over-39000-covid-19-deaths Moscow, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Russia reported today 39,068 deaths from the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which has caused the Covid-19 pandemic, after reporting 510 deaths in a day, according to the operating staff for the fight against that disease. European Union condemns murder of Iranian scientist http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62269&SEO=european-union-condemns-murder-of-iranian-scientist Brussels, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) has condemned on Saturday through a statement the murder of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fajrizadeh, and described the action as a criminal act. Mexico with more than 20,000 Covid-19 cases in one day http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62268&SEO=mexico-with-more-than-20000-covid-19-cases-in-one-day Mexico, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has registered 21,081 cases of Covid-19 in one day and its total of positive patients rose to one million 90 thousand 675, the Health Ministry confirmed. Bolivia to reduce gender wage gap http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62267&SEO=bolivia-to-reduce-gender-wage-gap La Paz, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Reducing the historic salary gap between men and women in Bolivia, mainly in the private sector, is now a priority for the Labor Ministry, the head of that portfolio, Veronica Navia stressed. Uruguay reports unprecedented numbers of Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62266&SEO=uruguay-reports-unprecedented-numbers-of-covid-19 Montevideo, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay reported today 186 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,122 convalescents, unprecedented figures of the pandemic here, which shows signs of a rising curve in the epidemiological chart. India falls into economic recession for the first time http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62265&SEO=india-falls-into-economic-recession-for-the-first-time New Delhi, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) India has fallen into a technical recession for the first time since its independence from British colonial control in 1947, the National Office of Statistics reported on Saturday. Covid-19 infections continue to rise in Ecuador http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62264&SEO=covid-19-infections-continue-to-rise-in-ecuador Quito, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 continues to rise today in Ecuador, where the number of positive cases reached 189,534, after the detection of 1,396 cases in just 24 hours. Venezuelan political forces agree on campaign proposals http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62263&SEO=venezuelan-political-forces-agree-on-campaign-proposals Caracas, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) When there are only a few days left for Venezuela's parliamentary elections on December 6, the economy, the Anti-Blockade Law and sanctions to deputies who plundered the country's resources are the center today of political campaigns. Brazilian Supreme Court extends investigation on Bolsonaro http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62262&SEO=brazilian-supreme-court-extends-investigation-on-bolsonaro Brasília, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) A judge from Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) has extended for 60 days the investigation against President Jair Bolsonaro for his alleged political interference in the Federal Police (PF). Remittances to Vietnam account for nearly 6% of its GDP http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62261&SEO=remittances-to-vietnam-account-for-nearly-6-of-its-gdp Hanoi, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Remittances to Vietnam will exceed 15.68 billion dollars this year, equivalent to 5.8 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the World Bank reported on Saturday.