Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba's Central Bank ready to implement new trade measures 16 de octubre de 2019, 9:34Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The Minister-President of Cuba's Central Bank (BCC), Irma Margarita Martinez, stated that the national banking system is ready to support the measures recently adopted to boost the country's economy. Cuba to host symposium on genesis and development of the Revolution FotoPL: Manuel MuñoaHavana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Historians, political scientists and economists from 21 countries will exchange experiences in the III Cuban Revolution, Genesis and Historical Development Symposium, to be held from October 29 to 31. Cuba: Measures to boost national industry and domestic consumption Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the Republic, Salvador Valdés, said the eve in the TV program Round Table, that new measures related to domestic trade, aim to strengthen national industry, order imports, while reducing costs and sales prices to the population. EU believes in a possible last-minute Brexit deal Luxembourg, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier made clear this Tuesday that a Brexit deal to avoid negative economic impacts if still possible. Cuba condemns genocidal US blockade in Russia Moscow, (Prensa Latina) Cuba condemned this Tuesday in this capital the damages of over $138 billion caused by the genocidal US economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for nearly six decades. Cigars lead Cuba's agricultural exports Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is expected to report revenues of more than 260 million dollars from cigar sales in 2019, the country's major agricultural export, a source from the sector reported on Tuesday. Another corruption scandal uncovered in Panama (+Photo) Panama, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) A new corruption scandal revealed on Monday by the daily La Estrella de Panama, involves a construction company owned by Mexican Carlos Slim, which allegedly bribed officials of the Ricardo Martinelli administration (2009-2014). IMF: Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 0.2 percent in 2019 Washington, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 0.2 percent this year, eight tenths less than in 2018 and more than one percentage point below the previous forecast, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported here today. Ecuadorian government restores fuel subsidies Quito, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno signed Decree 894 on Monday, rendering ineffective the resolution that eliminated fuel subsidies and triggered a national strike over 11 consecutive days. Venezuelan social movements to march in support of Ecuador Caracas, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan social and indigenous movements will take to the streets on Tuesday in Caracas to support the Ecuadorian people's victory over the government's neoliberal economic measures. No one and nothing will stop Cuba's socialist project Paris, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador Oscar Leon, speaking on Tuesday before the UNESCO Executive Board, stressed that the Caribbean island will not renounce the socialist project chosen sovereignly by its people, despite increasing hostility on the part of the United States. Cuban government to announce new economic measures Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban government will announce today new economic measures following those adopted in the face of the fuel shortages caused by the tightening of the US blockade that has been imposed on the island for over 60 years. Vietnamese economy set to grow more than expected By Alberto Salazar Gutierrez Hanoi, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Experts from Vietnam's Institute of Economic and Political Research predict that the national economy could grow 7.05 percent this year, a level above that proposed by the National Assembly. Cuba, EU strengthen cooperation in sustainable agriculture Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the European Union (EU) reinforce this Tuesday cooperation ties in the fight against climate change, for more sustainable agriculture and energy, according to a EU diplomat. Nicaraguan Central Bank supports economic recovery by 2020 Managua, Prensa Latina) Next year will be a year in which the country must lay the foundations for economic recovery, Ovidio Reyes, president of the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN), ratified today. US likely to impose further tariffs on Chinese products Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States will likely impose an additional round of tariffs on Chinese imports on December 15, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said today. Bolivia's proccess of change is a guarantee for new generations La Paz, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Scholars and entrepreneurs, among other sectors, have joined the process of change in Bolivia because it prioritizes education, employment and housing for young people, assured President Evo Morales. Climate change redraws economic and geopolitical map in the Arctic Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The melting of the Arctic ice opened access to new energy resources, which caused an incipient struggle for power in the area, the Bloomberg agency reported today. U.S. Agency acknowledges error: Mexico did not import crude Mexico, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The recognition by the United States Census Bureau that Mexico did not import crude oil from its northern neighbor, confirms today the government's intention this country to possess energy sovereignty. UAW and General Motors negotiate amid strike in the US Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) US labor union United Automobile Workers (UAW) and General Motors Co. resumed negotiations on Monday to sign a new deal, amid strike action ongoing for almost one month.