Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Havana Hosts Exhibition Dedicated to Alicia Alonso 19 de diciembre de 2018, 00:20Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The painter Jose Miguel Perez inaugurated an exhibition dedicated to exalting the image of the most recognized Cuban artist, Alicia Alonso, who will turn 98 on December 21. Putin Repeats Warning to Respond If US Leaves INF 18 de diciembre de 2018, 17:22Moscow, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin repeated on Tuesday his warning to respond accordingly if the United States leaves Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF). Sixth Africa-Europe Summit Opens in Austria 18 de diciembre de 2018, 17:05Vienna, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The 6th Africa-Europe Summit on economic relations opened in Vienna on Tuesday with the participation of some twenty heads of State and Government. Cuban President Calls to Boost Housing Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Miguel Diaz-Canel on Tuesday called to promote housing to solve one of the problems that most dissatisfaction causes among the population: the deterioration of houses. Athlete of the Year in Cuba Wins Votes in Prensa Latina's Survey Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The Athlete of the Year in Cuba, the boxer Andy Cruz, on Tuesday won five votes from Peruvian media to get the same distinction but in Prensa Latina''s Sports Survey. Cuban Authorities Satisfied with Economic Ties with Japan Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Chamber of Commerce President Orlando Hernandez expressed satisfaction with trade relations with Japan and the actions to strengthen those ties. Russia, Turkey, Iran to Activate Syrian Constitutional Committee 18 de diciembre de 2018, 16:04Moscow, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran agreed on mechanisms in Geneva to organize the first constitutional committee meeting for Syria in early 2019, according to a statement from the Foreign Ministry on Tuesday. Two Prominent Cuban Intellectuals Die 18 de diciembre de 2018, 15:38Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Playwright Nicolas Dorr and the musicologist and journalist Lino Betancourt, both from Cuba, died in late hours, the Cuban Union of Writers and Artists (UNEAC) reported on Tuesday on its Facebook account. Diaz-Canel: Cuba to Progress in Computerization without Interference 18 de diciembre de 2018, 15:22Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel asserted on Tuesday that Cuba will continue its advance in the computerization of society without foreign interference or impositions by domination platforms. Nicolas Maduro Confirms Commitment to Migration Policies 18 de diciembre de 2018, 15:12Caracas, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday ratified the government''s commitment to the implementation of international migration policies, on International Migrants Day. China warns Japan of damaging ties accuse it of military threat Beijing, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) China today refuted and considered false Japan''s accusations of alleged threats from its military activities and warned that in that way it damaged the progress made in normalizing bilateral ties. 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. Russia Regrets Adoption of Anti-Russian Resolution at UN Moscow, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Tuesday has regreted the adoption of an anti-Russian resolution at the UN General Assembly, presented by Ukraine and supported, above all, by the West to denounce a ''militarization'' of Crimea and the Black Sea. Xi Jinping Validates China's Opening Plan Beijing, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) President Xi Jinping on Tuesday validated China''s commitment to carry forward its opening plan in search of greater socio-economic progress and contribute at the same time to the prosperity of the planet. Cuban Lawmakers Review Draft Constitution after Popular Consultation Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban People''s Power National Assembly is reviewing the Draft Constitution, which was enriched by the popular consultation held from August 13 to November 15. Nearly 30 Percent of Enrollees Absent in More Doctors of Brazil Brasilia, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) A total of 2,776 professionals (30 percent) enrolled in the selection of the More Doctors Brazilian program are absent from their elected municipalities and today the deadline to appear in the territories is met. Vietnam is the Best Investment Destination in Asia, Says Forbes Hanoi, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam is currently the most attractive investment destination in Asia and the dynamism of its economy suggests that this will be a sustained trend, Forbes said in an article that local press reports say today. 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. US Increased Anti-Import Measures, WTO Says 18 de diciembre de 2018, 00:30Geneva, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The United States has increased by 26 percent the measures to sanction imports from mid-2016 until July 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) reported. Foreign Investment Grew in Cuba in 2018 Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) grew in 2018, Foreign Trade and Investment Minister Rodrigo Malmierca said, adding 40 new business deals were struck amounting to 1.5 billion dollars.