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US organizations ask Biden for a change in policy on Cuba

Washington, May 6 (Prensa Latina) A group of US organizations representing farmers, environmentalists, academics, civil society and climate justice movements called on Washington to change its policy on Cuba, according to a report released here on Thursday. In total, 36 organizations from those sectors sent a letter to US President…

Top US official rejects Russian policy on Ukraine

Kiev, May 6 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday in Kiev that his country opposes the alleged Russian attempts to destabilize Ukraine. The Washington representative expressed his Government’s commitment ‘in favor of Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence,’ he said. According to Sputnik news agency,…

G7 to look at rapid response mechanism against Russian ‘propaganda’

The Group of Seven richest countries will look at a proposal to build a rapid response mechanism to counter Russian “propaganda” and disinformation, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told Reuters. Speaking ahead of a G7 foreign ministers’ meeting in London, the first such in-person meeting for two years, Raab said…

Cuban musicians celebrate International Jazz Day

Havana, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is celebrating today the International Jazz Day with a great virtual concert that brings together musicians from Cuba and other Caribbean nations. Pianist Roberto Fonseca, artistic director of the initiative, told Prensa Latina that this will be a special recital because it integrates the…

What you need to know if you are thinking of cruising this summer

After more than a year without cruises, it looks like vacations at sea may finally become available for U.S. residents in the Caribbean and elsewhere this summer as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. But unlike before COVID-19, cruisers won’t be able to hop on ships in U.S. ports just yet. Instead,…

Ideological and Political Diversity is critical for the prosperity of any nation.

Socialist ideology, like so many others, has two main dangers. One stems from confused and incomplete readings of foreign texts, and the other from the arrogance and hidden rage of those who, in order to climb up in the world, pretend to be frantic defenders of the helpless so as…

Ibero American films present at Latino Film Festival in US

Washington, (Prensa Latina) Over 80 international films will be screened today at the 37th Chicago Latino Film Festival, whose virtual program is dedicated to moviegoers living in six States of that nation. The event, which includes online screenings through the chicagolatinofilmfestival.org/films website, includes 45 feature films and 36 short films…

U.S.-China cooperation vital for faster global recovery

WASHINGTON, April 9 (Xinhua) — Cooperation between the United States and China, the world’s two largest economies, would be vital for a faster global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday. “What we see today is the U.S. and China being…

With Joe Biden, there is an opportunity to normalize relations with Cuba again

The embargo is hurting not Russia but the Americans and the Cuban people. Plainly articulating this subject; jobs for the united states and prosperity for Cuba. On January 3, 1961, the united states cut off diplomatic relations with the Republic of Cuba. In the climax of the deterioration of relations…

China urges the U.S. to improve its own human rights.

China urges the United States to face up to its own serious human rights problems and take concrete measures to improve its own human rights situation, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said Wednesday. This came after U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price’s remarks over China’s Xinjiang Tuesday. In response, spokesperson…