Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina German lawmaker questions threats by US senators http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58647&SEO=german-lawmaker-questions-threats-by-us-senators 7 de agosto de 2020, 16:23Berlin, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) German lawmaker Klaus Ernst ignored on Friday the threats by three US senators regarding sanctions against the port operator Sassnitz GmbH, local press reported. Brazil registers inflation of 0.36 percent in July http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58644&SEO=brazil-registers-inflation-of-0.36-percent-in-july Brasilia, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Brazil registered an inflation of 0.36 percent in July, the highest result for the seventh month of the year since 2016, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) reported on Friday. Chilean unions support tax on super-rich http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58643&SEO=chilean-unions-support-tax-on-super-rich Santiago de Chile, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Workers´ United Center of Chile (CUT) and other important unions in the country supported the approval of a tax on Chile's super-wealthy people to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Canada's airlines express interest in resuming flights to Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58642&SEO=canadas-airlines-express-interest-in-resuming-flights-to-cuba Ottawa, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Several Canadian airlines express interest in resuming their flights to Cuba from September to October, a specialized media disclosed on Friday. Cuba, Mozambique strengthen commercial ties http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58638&SEO=cuba-mozambique-strengthen-commercial-ties 7 de agosto de 2020, 15:10Havana, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Mozambique seek to strengthen economic and investment ties after the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Chambers of Commerce of both nations, highlights on Friday a report from Cuba's Foreign Ministry. German companies call for the reopening of Russian borders http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58637&SEO=german-companies-call-for-the-reopening-of-russian-borders Berlin, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of German companies called today on Foreign Minister Heiko Maas to promote the reopening of this country's borders with Russia. Tik Tok owner to sue the US for unfair treatment http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58621&SEO=tik-tok-owner-to-sue-the-us-for-unfair-treatment Beijing, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese internet company ByteDance reported today that it will sue the United States government for unfair treatment, in response to the executive order against the operations of its Tik Tok application under security concerns. Digital tool facilitates foreign trade activity in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58613&SEO=digital-tool-facilitates-foreign-trade-activity-in-cuba Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba launched a Single Window for Foreign Trade (VUCE), capable of reducing by 50 percent the procedures required for the activity without violating the rules, an official source stated on Thursday. German companies deem Russia an important economic partner http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58609&SEO=german-companies-deem-russia-an-important-economic-partner 6 de agosto de 2020, 14:59Berlin, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The head of the German Eastern Business Association (OAOEV), Oliver Hermes, considered today that Russia continues to be an important economic partner despite the Covid-19 crisis. The USA violates market rule with ban on apps, China denounces http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58599&SEO=the-usa-violates-market-rule-with-ban-on-apps-china-denounces Beijing, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) China accused the United States today of violating market principles with its plan to ban the use of mobile applications developed here, arguing that they pose a security risk. Cuba-Venezuela Agricultural Project Challenges U.S. Blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58593&SEO=cuba-venezuela-agricultural-project-challenges-u.s.-blockade Caracas, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The relaunching of the agri-food project between Venezuela and Cuba is today a challenge to the U.S. blockade and a reaffirmation of the two nations' sovereignty, assured Urban Agriculture Minister Gabriela Peña. Angola cuts development plan, without reducing social investments http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58587&SEO=angola-cuts-development-plan-without-reducing-social-investments 6 de agosto de 2020, 10:42Luanda, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Angola reduced the number of programs and projects in its National Development Plan (PDN 2018-2022), but will ensure more investments in education, health and social protection, the government confirmed on Thursday. United States uses pandemic to intensify blockade against Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58585&SEO=united-states-uses-pandemic-to-intensify-blockade-against-cuba Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Director general of the United States at Cuba's Foreign Ministry, Carlos Fernández, affirmed today that the North American nation uses the Covid-19 pandemic to intensify the economic blockade, using it as a political weapon against the island. In an article published in Granma newspaper, the diplomat stated that the current US strategy is to restrict the sources of income of the largest of the Antilles and to force the population into major deprivations, presenting them as deficiencies of its political and economic model. Aeroflot cancels flights to dozens of countries in August http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58584&SEO=aeroflot-cancels-flights-to-dozens-of-countries-in-august Moscow, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Russian airline Aeroflot announced on Thursday that regular flights will be cancelled to dozens of countries still closed with this nation and promised a travel voucher or cash refund in those cases. Minor livestock development program implemented in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58583&SEO=minor-livestock-development-program-implemented-in-cuba Pinar del Río, Cuba, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The development of minor livestock species returns today to Cuban farms with the aim of improving breeds and increasing food levels for the people. Cuba from today with a single window for foreign trade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58579&SEO=cuba-from-today-with-a-single-window-for-foreign-trade Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will have a Foreign Trade Single Window as of today, to start through the first phase of the recently announced project. USA-Mexico trade falls 21.3 percent in the first half of 2020 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58576&SEO=usa-mexico-trade-falls-21.3-percent-in-the-first-half-of-2020 Mexico, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) A drop of 21.3 percent registered the total commercial exchange between Mexico and the United States in the first semester of 2020, Millennium revealed on Wednesday. Lopez Obrador: Mexico wins food battle against pandemic http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58562&SEO=lopez-obrador-mexico-wins-food-battle-against-pandemic Mexico, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador considered that Mexico is winning the food battle against the Covid-19 pandemic and announced subsidies to agriculture. Global wind industry estimated to grow despite Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58563&SEO=global-wind-industry-estimated-to-grow-despite-covid-19 Brussels, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Despite the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, the global wind industry is expected to install 6.6 GW during 2020, an authorized source disclosed today. Cuba allocates multimillion budget to fight Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58535&SEO=cuba-allocates-multimillion-budget-to-fight-covid-19 Havana, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has so far allocated more than a billion pesos in the fight against Covid-19, a considerable figure in the midst of the world crisis, exacerbated in the island by the blockade imposed by the United States.