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Cuba

Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban academics and historians met on Thursday in Havana to debate on US military interventionism in Latin America, illustrated by the aggressions against Grenada and Panama. The Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of Peoples hosted the one-day workshop, at which participants explained Washington''s hostile stance and the current threats to peace by its policy.


Sports

Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Argentine striker Lionel Messi won the vote of the Community TV of Brazil on Thursday and tied with Cuban Juan Miguel Echevarria in the way to select the best male athlete of the year in the Prensa Latina poll.


Science

Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Elba Rosa Perez, on Thursday regretted the absence of a response at the Climate Summit (COP24) in Poland to the request for technology transfer to developing nations.


Opinion

Havana, (Prensa Latina) The year 2019 is considered by many analysts as a trial period for the economic integration process in Latin America, as during the next few months it will be exposed to trade tensions generated worldwide and at the same time, to the effects of a sensitive weakening of the global economy.


Culture

Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday highlighted the scope of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, an event on which he recognizes the identity and prestige of creation in the region.


Economy

Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel ratified on Thursday the integrationist vocation of the island, a few hours from the start of the 16th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America- Peoples'' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP).