Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Favorable Transformations Recognized in Cuban Town of El Cobre (+Photos) Santiago de Cuba, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The construction of two hotels to facilitate the stay of hundreds of people visiting the town of El Cobre, about 22 kilometers northwest of the city, marks the transformations underway there today. Art and Nature Join Argentinean and Peruvian Artists in Buenos Aires (+Photos) Buenos Aires, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Two exhibitions with different and at the same time coinciding looks will join here on August 24th the renowned Argentine artist and doctor of biology, Pablo La Padula, and the Peruvian Claudia Coca, announced the organizers today. Lula's Approval Grows Among Brazilian Voters Brasilia, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The rate of approval of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva increased two points and stand at 47 percent, the highest among Brazilian presidential candidates. Eight Killed in Military Operations in Brazilian Favelas Brasilia, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Eight people died as a result of the operations carried out today by members of the Armed Forces and the Civil Police in three favela communities in the northern part of Rio de Janeiro. Almost 12 Million Mexicans Live Abroad Mexico, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Almost 12 million Mexicans live abroad, according to data from the Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME), attached to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, published today. Telam Workers, More than 50 Days of Struggle Buenos Aires, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The service has been interrupted for 56 days and the workers of the Argentine state news agency Telam are still fighting today for the reinstatement of more than 350 colleagues. Hunger Strikers Fast for Three Weeks to Demand Lula's Release Brasilia, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Members of Brazilian popular movements who are demanding that the Supreme Federal Court (STE) do justice and release former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva have staged a hunger strike for three weeks. SANFIC Film Festival Opens in Chile Santiago, Chile, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The 14th edition of the Santiago International Film Festival (SANFIC) spread its red carpet on Sunday night to the Spanish actress Maribel Verdu and several Latin American movie stars. Monetary Reconversion Enacted Today in Venezuela Caracas, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Monetary reconversión announced by the government as part of the plan for economic recovery will be effective as of today in Venezuela with the circulation of the Sovereign Bolivar. Without Lula, Elections in Brazil will Be a Big Farce, Expert Says Por Moises Perez MokBrasilia, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The probable absence of former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva in the polls would turn the next presidential elections in Brazil into a big farce, the sociologist Jesse Souza said in statements published today. Anniversary of Chavez's Presidential Swearing In Commemorated Caracas, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The head of State, Nicolas Maduro, today recalled the swearing in of Hugo Chavez (1954-2013) as the president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, after the approval of the 1999 Constitution. Colombian Indigenous Community Demands Justice for Murdered Leader Bogota, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The assassination of the community leader Luis Joaquin Yandi has shocked the indigenous reservation community of Paniquita, in the Colombian department of Cauca, where its inhabitants are demanding that authorities clarify the murder soon. Bolivia to Promote Hydrocarbon Areas in Gas Forum La Paz, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will promote its exploration and exploitation areas in the First International Forum of Gas, Petrochemical and Green Fuels Bolivia 2018, scheduled from August 28 to 31 in Santa Cruz. Evo Morales Describes U.S. Humanitarian Aid as Covert Invasion La Paz, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s President Evo Morales described as a ''covert invasion'' of Latin America the U.S. pretext for humanitarian aid to Venezuelans living in Colombia. Earthquakes Shake Andean, Coastal Provinces of Ecuador Quito, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Earthquakes of magnitude 2.9 and 4.2 on the Richter scale shook the Andean provinces of Pichincha and the coastal province of Manabi, Ecuador, without reporting victims or material damage, official sources reported. Brazil Could Join List of Countries without Law, Democracy, Warned PT Brasilia, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Brazil faces today the threat of joining the list of ''countries without law and without democracy'', warned the national president of the Workers'' Party (PT), Gleisi Hoffmann. Costa Rica to Expand Telephone Migratory Procedures from Panama San Jose, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica will expand the call center for migratory procedures from Panama, following an agreement signed today by the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship. IACHR Dismisses Precautionary Measure against Evo's Re-Election 17 de agosto de 2018, 16:54La Paz, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) dismissed the imposition of precautionary measures against the re-nomination of Bolivia''s President Evo Morales in the 2019 elections, the government reported today. Maduro Urges Venezuelans to Support Economic Recovery Caracas, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro today urged citizens to support the government to guarantee the success of the Economic Recovery, Growth and Prosperity Program, which will start on August 20. The Government Accompanies the New Generations, Says Evo Morales 17 de agosto de 2018, 15:36La Paz, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales stated today that the government is accompanying the new generations in favor of the development of the South American country, as one of its many obligations.