Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Angela Davis to Visit Brazil in October 22 de agosto de 2019, 00:27Brasilia, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) American writer, activist and academic Angela Davis will visit Brazil next October to participate in a series of activities, including debates, conferences and a course, the media announced Thursday. Melenchon to Visit Lula in Prison 22 de agosto de 2019, 00:21Paris, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the leftist movement La France Insoumise (FI), Jean-Luc Melenchon, announced this Thursday that on September 5 he will meet the Brazilian political prisoner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in the Curitiba jail. Without Evidence, Bolsonaro Blames NGOs for Amazon Fires Brasilia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) may be behind the wildfires unleashed in the Amazon, without offering any evidence for such claims. Venezuelan Embassy in Syria Denounces US Measures 21 de agosto de 2019, 15:52Damascus, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Ambassador to Syria, Jose Biomorgi, denounced Wednesday the pressure of the United States against his country and called on the national and international media to condemn the recent measures decreed by the Trump administration. Venezuela's Air-Defense System, the Best in Latin America Caracas, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has the best air-defense system in Latin America, as stated by Brigadier General Roberto Gonzalez. Organizers Satistied with Preparations for 23rd MITM Americas Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Spokespersons for the Spanish company GSAR Marketing announced Wednesday their satisfaction with the steps taken for the organization next October in this capital of the 23rd edition of the MITM Americas. Bolivia Announces Decrees to Strengthen Aviation Services La Paz, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales announced Wednesday the approval of three supreme decrees to strengthen and improve the service of the Bolivian Aviation Company (BoA). Bolivia Guarantees Free Health Care to Counteract Medical Strike La Paz, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s Ministry of Health installed this Wednesday two mobile hospitals in the departments of La Paz and Santa Cruz to provide free care to the population in response to the indefinite strike called by the Medical College. Politicians Sympathize with President Vazquez 21 de agosto de 2019, 15:12Montevideo, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Various movements and political parties of Uruguay and Latin America sympathized this Wednesday with President Tabare Vazquez, after the announcement that he was diagnosed with a right pulmonary nodule, likely to be malignant. US Blockade against Venezuela Affects Digital Platforms Caracas, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The blockade imposed by the United States against Venezuela makes the South American nation the object of an unconventional technological attack, reflected in digital platforms, said Kenny Ossa, president of the National Center for Information Technology. Brazilian Environment Minister Is Booed at Climate Week Brasilia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Brazil''s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles was booed Wednesday during his participation in the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week, which closes on Friday in Salvador, capital of the northeastern state of Bahia. Russia,Venezuela to Cooperate in Different Development Areas Moscow, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and the Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodriguez, ratified Wednesday the willingness to continue cooperation in different areas of development. Peruvian Universities to Teach on Fighting Corruption 21 de agosto de 2019, 14:08Lima, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Eleven Peruvian universities will teach their students how to fight corruption, using emblematic cases registered in the last 30 years as the basis, as part of a virtual course announced Wednesday. Right-wing Call for Civic Strike Fails, Bolivian Government Asserts La Paz, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s Minister of Communication, Manuel Canelas, described Wednesday as a failure the national strike called by civic committees that reject the candidacy of President Evo Morales for re-election in the October 20 elections. Trump and His Puppets Turn to Lies, Brazilian Scientist Says Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Lies and scapegoats are the fundamental leverage of Donald Trump''s administration, Brazilian political scientist, Emir Sader, noted in an article published in Havana. Government of Ecuador's Approval Ratings Slump Quito, August 21 (Prensa Latina) The approval ratings of Lenin Moreno''s government fell almost 30 points in the last year, revealed a poll by Perfiles de Opinion, as reported this Wednesday by local media. Court Rejects Appeal against Jorge Glas in Ecuador Quito, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Court of Appeals of the National Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected as inadmissible a new appeal filed by Cesar Montufar against former Vice President Jorge Glas, who is accused of alleged illicit association with the Brazilian company Odebrecht. Judge Denounced Crimes Committed by Former Judge Sergio Moro 21 de agosto de 2019, 11:21Brasilia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The actions of Brazil''s former judge and Justice Minister Sergio Moro in the Lava Jato anti-corruption operation involve four crimes, according to Judge Raquel Braga, cited this Wednesday by the Workers'' Party (PT) website. Ex-Guerrilla Fighter Extradited to Chile to Serve 27 Years in Prison Santiago, Chile, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The former member of the Manuel Rodriguez Patriotic Front (FPMR), Mauricio Hernandez, will serve 27 years in prison in Chile, Minister of Justice Hernan Larrain announced on Tuesday. Venezuela Denounces Economic Interests behind U.S. Attacks Caracas, August 20 (Prensa Latina) The Vice President of Social and Territorial Development, Aristobulo Isturiz, denounced this Wednesday that the attacks by the United States against this South American nation are aimed at seizing its oil reserves.