Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Ethiopia Leads Hotel Expansion in Eastern Africa 21 de septiembre de 2018, 15:46Addis Ababa, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia is first among the Eastern African countries in terms of hotel development, according to a report published on Friday in Addis Ababa. Cuba Ready to Receive Meeting Tourism Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is today a country totally prepared to receive the most demanding tourism of the meetings segment, said Charo Trabado, president of MITM Americas (Meetings and Incentive Travel Market). Cotton Harvest in Syrian Province of Hazzaka Started Damascus, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Farmers in the north-eastern Syrian province of Hassaka have started collecting cotton, whose expected production will reach 16,000 tons this year, according to official data. India, Ghana Trade Reached 3.4 Billion Dollars Accra, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Trade of Ghana's goods and services with India reached 3.4 billion dollars in 2017, according to data from the International Trade Center (ITC) published by the Ghanaian newspaper Graphic Online. Visible Causes of the Economic Slowdown in Panama Panama, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The announcement of the closing of a centennial holding company dedicated to trade and losses of one fifth of the wealth of several fast food chains, has confirmed today the economic slowdown in Panama. Brazil, South American Highest Growing Travel Market for Cuba Brasilia, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Brazil consolidated its condition of South American highest mitting market of visitors to Cuba, by accumulating a yearly increase of 14.9 percent in 2018, it was known here. Cuba and the Caribbean Strengthen Friendship and Cooperation Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign Relations, Bruno Rodriguez, and the director general of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Didacus Jules, discussed here ways to strengthen friendship and regional cooperation, informed today the Foreign Ministry. Participants Consider MITM Americas in Havana Successful Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The Meeting, Incentives Travel Market (MITM Americas) in Havana is considered by participants as a success and promoter of greater potentiality for congress, trips and incentives tourism. Venezuela Advances to Recovery One Month After Economic Reforms Caracas, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro, assured the nation advances today to recovery one month after the Executive plan for economic restructuring was put into effect. China Annoyed; Demands U.S. Lift Military Sanctions Beijing, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) China expressed Friday outrage and demanded the United States withdraw financial sanctions imposed unilaterally on a military enterprise for buying equipment in Russia to reinforce national defense. Climate Change, Human Impacts at MarCuba 2018 Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Climate change, human impacts and maritime-recreational development are among the issues of the 11th Congress on Marine Sciences, to be held on October 15-19, the organizing committee posted on its website today. Melia Hotels International Strengthens Presence in Cuba Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The hotel chain Melia Hotels International Cuba has highlighted today the strengthening of its presence on the island, ''becoming a reference for the organization of events, conferences and incentive groups.'' Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana Boost Cooperation in Energy Georgetown, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana have a strong bond of cooperation in the energy sector after the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding in that area, regional media highlighted. Kenya's National Assembly Approves Lower Fuel Tax Nairobi, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Kenya's National Assembly has approved today President Uhuru Kenyatta's proposal to lower the value-added tax on fuel from 16 to 8 per cent. Indonesia Declares Moratorium on Palm Oil Production Jakarta, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian President Joko Widodo signed a moratorium related to palm oil production and ordered the review existing plantations, reported Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs, Prabianto Mukti Wibowo. Guatemalan University Students Lead March Against Impunity Guatemala, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A massive demonstration gathering several universities is now seen as a strong backing for the UN decision to ratify Ivan Velasquez as Head of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG). Costa Rican Union Condemns Illegitimate Behavior Against Strikers (+Photo) San Jose, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The National Union of Employees of the Social Security Fund (Undeca) of Costa Rica has condemned today the illegitimate and repressive behavior of the executive presidency of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) against the strikers. Sodium Powder to Replace Lithium in Batteries Washington, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A group of scientists have produced a sodium powder to replace the lithium ions in batteries without affecting the lifetime of the article, the Journal of Power Sources is published today. Cubans in Algeria Discuss Constitutional Draft (+Photos) Algiers, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Cubans working in Algeria are currently discussing the Cuban draft constitution, according to a message from the embassy of the Caribbean country here today. Seoul Sets Up Council to Turn Korean Border into Tourist Site Seoul, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) South Korea set up a council on Thursday that will transform the Demilitarized Zone that separates its territory with the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) into a tourist site of peace.