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North America

Ottawa, Oct. 3 (Prensa Latina) Leaders of Canada's main parties clashed over the environment in the country's first major French-language election debate, part of a marathon election campaign that capitalizes today on the national stage.


Havana, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba gradually recovers productive activities after facing a temporary shortage of fuel due to actions by the US blockade, Economy and Planning Minister Alejandro Gil said on his Twitter account.


Washington, Oct. 3 (Prensa Latina) The president of the United States, Donald Trump, suggested today that China investigates former vice president and aspiring Democrat to the White House, Joe Biden, for alleged deals in the Asian giant.


Islamabad, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) The Pakistani government and Taliban movement leaders on Thursday called on the United States to resume peace talks in Afghanistan, unilaterally suspended by US President Donald Trump in early September.


Washington, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Renewable energy sources will account for 49 percent of the world's electricity generation by 2050, compared with 28 percent in 2018, a study reported today.


Beijing, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) China advocated on Thursday that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States take advantage of the announced talks to achieve positive results, after several months of deadlock due to Washington's continued policy of pressure.


Damascus, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Syria's Foreign Minister Walid Al-Moallem called on Kurdish Syrians not to believe in US promises, the Arab channel Al- Mayadeen reported on Thursday.


By Orlando Oramas Leon
Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The extraterritorial application of the blockade is reaffirmed today as a distinctive sign of the hostility of the United States towards Cuba, according to a report by the Cuban government.


Tehran, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Wednesday stressed the need to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal against US unilateralism.


Port-au-Prince, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) withdrew from Haiti the headquarters of the Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship ahead of Tokyo 2020, as the Haitian Football Federation confirmed this Wednesday.


Washington, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) The strike of some 50,000 workers at the U.S. car manufacturer General Motors, since mid-September, forced the company to close its factories in Silao, Mexico.