Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina OPEC raises 2021 oil demand growth prediction on hope pandemic wanes http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66359&SEO=opec-raises-2021-oil-demand-growth-prediction-on-hope-pandemic-wanes 15 de abril de 2021, 0:15Vienna, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) raised its prediction for growth of the world oil demand this year on expectations that the pandemic will subside, providing help for the group and its allies in their efforts to support the market. Cuba prioritizes food production http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66349&SEO=cuba-prioritizes-food-production Havana, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, today highlighted the recent approval of 63 measures to boost food production in the country, considered a priority on the government agenda. OECD warns about insufficient public development assistance http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66343&SEO=oecd-warns-about-insufficient-public-development-assistance Paris, Apr 14 (Presa Latina) The 161 billion dollars allocated in 2020 to public development assistance accounts for just 1 percent of the economic relief in force worldwide, an international institution said on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia signs agreement to provide oil grant to Yemen http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66339&SEO=saudi-arabia-signs-agreement-to-provide-oil-grant-to-yemen Riyadh, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) has signed an agreement to supply oil derivatives to operate more than 80 power stations with the Yemeni government. Food service reopening might save 24,000 agrotourism units in Italy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66335&SEO=food-service-reopening-might-save-24000-agrotourism-units-in-italy Rome, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Reopening activities for lunch and dinner outdoor and guaranteeing the established social distancing might save some 24,000 Italian agrotourism units, Coldiretti (Italy's main farmers' organization) highlighted. Cuba and Denmark promote mutually beneficial investments http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66320&SEO=cuba-and-denmark-promote-mutually-beneficial-investments Havana, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Chamber of Commerce and the Danish Confederation of Industries on Tuesday held a forum in order to present business and investment openings in the Caribbean country's prioritized sectors. Cuban agricultural products promoted at Russian fair http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66310&SEO=cuban-agricultural-products-promoted-at-russian-fair Moscow, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban agricultural products and services are being promoted on Tuesday in a special edition of Cubaplus magazine, presented at the International Exhibition for Food, Beverages, Food Raw Materials-Prodexpo 2021, celebrated in this capital. Covid-19 deaths in Africa decrease, but famine is a threat http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66300&SEO=covid-19-deaths-in-africa-decrease-but-famine-is-a-threat Nairobi, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Africa on Monday reported 262 deaths due to causes related to Covid-19, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Tuesday, the same average figure reported over the weekend, an arithmetical coincidence. China's commercial activity grew 29.2% in January-March period http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66291&SEO=chinas-commercial-activity-grew-29.2-in-january-march-period Beijing, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) China reported on Tuesday its commercial activity grew 29.2% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2021 and the recovery continued to boom thanks to constant export dynamism. The US really needs to create new infrastructure, says Biden http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66280&SEO=the-us-really-needs-to-create-new-infrastructure-says-biden Washington, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) US President Joe Biden on Monday met with executives of Tech and Vehicle Companies and recognized his country really needs to set up new infrastructure. Venezuelan FM rejects at UN financial inequality http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66270&SEO=venezuelan-fm-rejects-at-un-financial-inequality Caracas, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, on Monday rejected before the United Nations any measure aimed at limiting the financial capacities of developing countries. Cuba advocates at UN a new international financial architecture http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66269&SEO=cuba-advocates-at-un-a-new-international-financial-architecture Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Prime Minister Manuel Marrero advocated on Monday at the the United Nations a transformation in the international financial architecture due to the inequalities among countries, deepened during the Covid-19 pandemic. Cuba denounces at UNESCO US blockade impact http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66267&SEO=cuba-denounces-at-unesco-us-blockade-impact Paris, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's permanent representative to UNESCO, Yahima Esquivel, on Monday denounced the impact of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against her country in the sphere of competence of the multilateral organization. Tourist attraction of Havana's old street lamps http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66251&SEO=tourist-attraction-of-havanas-old-street-lamps Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Despite the aftermaths of Covid-19, some tourists today choose Cuba's destination to venture into the streets of Havana and other cities, in awe of the beauty of old street lamps. Cuban group of freelancers work for society's sake http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66238&SEO=cuban-group-of-freelancers-work-for-societys-sake Havana, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Soluciones Espiral's Cuban freelancers' group aims at creating projects in the field of computing, electronics, telecommunications and automation. China-Iran deal to thwart Western plots http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66232&SEO=china-iran-deal-to-thwart-western-plots Tehran, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Iran's MP Mahmoud Nabavian on Sunday assured that the strategic deal between China and Iran will help foil the plots of the enemies of the Islamic Republic. Cuban archipelago Jardines de la Reina exhibited at Russian fair http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66229&SEO=cuban-archipelago-jardines-de-la-reina-exhibited-at-russian-fair Moscow, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Yuri Reboredo, representative of the Italian company Avalon, present at the Moscow Dive Show 2021 expo, stated that 'Visiting the Jardines de la Reina archipelago is like back in time.' Cuban ambassador highlights solidarity with Cuba in Russia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66218&SEO=cuban-ambassador-highlights-solidarity-with-cuba-in-russia Moscow, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to Russia Julio Garmendia on Saturday highlighted the ties of friendship between the two countries and the examples of condemnation of the United States' hostility against the Caribbean island. E-commerce giant Alibaba fined in China for monopolistic behavior http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66215&SEO=e-commerce-giant-alibaba-fined-in-china-for-monopolistic-behavior Beijing, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) China informed on Saturday about the imposition of a fine worth more than 18 billion yuans (2.8 billion dollars) on E-commerce giant Alibaba for monopolistic behavior in its operations. Habano Cigar Festival to be virtually held in May http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=66211&SEO=habano-cigar-festival-to-be-virtually-held-in-may 10 de abril de 2021, 0:0  Havana, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The famous Habano Cigar Festival will take place virtually from May 4-6 to comply with the necessary restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to official reports.