Prensa Latina News Agency

December, 2013

  • 8 December

    Colombian Government-Guerrilla Talks Ends

    The Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) and the government of that country conclude another round of talks in Havana this Sunday, focused on seeking solutions to the illegal drugs problem.»

  • 8 December

    Debates Begin at World Youth Festival in Ecuador

    The 18th World Festival of Youth and Students opened doors to debates among representatives of the world youth, coming from 83 nations at Quito’s Bicentenary Park.»

  • 8 December

    Maduro Calls Venezuelans to Vote at Municipal Elections

    This Sunday, 19 millions of Venezuelans are called to vote, in order to elect 2,792 representatives, among them 335 municipal mayors, and two metropolitan mayors.»

  • 6 December

    Cuban Youth Delegation Warmly Welcomed in Ecuador

    Dozens of Ecuadorians warmly welcomed the Cuban delegation to the 18th World Festival of Youth and Students, which arrived in this capital today.»

  • 6 December

    Films from Around the World at Havana Film Festival

    Recent productions of German, Czech, Polish, South Korean and Caribbean cinematography will be shown in parallel screenings in the coming days as part of the 35th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana.»

  • 6 December

    Wide Repercussion in U.S. A. for Death of Mandela

    Various U.S. political and social sectors expressed today sorrow for the death of the first black president of South Africa and iconic world leader, Nelson Mandela.»

  • 5 December

    South Africa Has Lost its Greatest Son, President Zuma Says

    President Jacob Zuma confirmed today the death of South Africa’s former head of state, saying, “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father.”»

  • 5 December

    World Mourns Death of Nelson Mandela

    Dead today at age 95 in his Johannesburg residence, Nelson Mandela is one of the greatest examples of political leadership in the history of humanity, with sacrifice and devotion to his beloved South Africa.»

  • 5 December

    South African Leader Nelson Mandela Passes Away

    World icon against racism, Nelson Mandela, died today in his Johannesburg residence at age 95 and surrounded by a large number of relatives, friends and representatives of the South African government. During 2013, his health conditions deteriorated gradually. In March, Mandela underwent an operation. From June onward, his lung problems …»

  • 5 December

    Cuba Willing to Engage in Dialogue with the United States

    Cuba reiterated its willingness to engage in dialogue with the United States to find a solution “on reciprocal bases” to the case of U.S. citizen Alan Gross, who is serving a sentence here for violating Cuban law.»