Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Syria to Produce 830,000 Tons of Olives this Year 21 de agosto de 2019, 16:09Damascus, July 21 (Prensa Latina) Syrian olive production this year will climb to about 830,000 tons and olive oil to 150,000 tons, according to estimates announced Wednesday by the Ministry of Agriculture of this Arab nation. Cuba's Charcoal Exports Increase Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s charcoal exports have increased, thus gaining importance for the national economy. China Proposes Strengthening Cooperation with Japan, South Korea Beijing, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) China called this Wednesday on Japan and South Korea to join forces and strengthen cooperation ties to collectively safeguard peace, security and the stability of Asia. EU Says Brexit to Be the Same Despite Johnson's Meetings Brussels, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The European Commission dismissed this Wednesday that the meetings of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron threaten to fragment the position of the community bloc regarding Brexit. EU Supports Rejection of Greenland Sale Brussels, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) supported this Wednesday the governments of Denmark and Greenland in their rejection of selling that Arctic territory to the US, as President Donald Trump has requested. Organizers Satistied with Preparations for 23rd MITM Americas Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Spokespersons for the Spanish company GSAR Marketing announced Wednesday their satisfaction with the steps taken for the organization next October in this capital of the 23rd edition of the MITM Americas. Bolivia Announces Decrees to Strengthen Aviation Services La Paz, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales announced Wednesday the approval of three supreme decrees to strengthen and improve the service of the Bolivian Aviation Company (BoA). Nicaragua Begins Construction of New Road in Mining Region Managua, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (MTI) of Nicaragua began Wednesday the construction of a new road to connect Siuna and Rosita, located in the so-called Mining Triangle, Autonomous Region of the Northern Caribbean Coast. Egypt Increases its Natural Gas Production Cairo, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The production of natural gas in Egypt''s Zohr field, the largest of its kind in the Mediterranean, increased to 2.7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), informed Wednesday the Ministry of Petroleum. Russia,Venezuela to Cooperate in Different Development Areas Moscow, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and the Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodriguez, ratified Wednesday the willingness to continue cooperation in different areas of development. Cuba Reopens Hydrologic Substation Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) After investing more than two million pesos, Cuba reopened the Amistad forestal hydrologic substation, the only one of its kind in the country. Germany Pays Millions to Host US Troops Berlin, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The German government has paid more than 240 million euros in the last seven years for the presence of US troops in the country, local media reported Wednesday. Creative Economy is Nicaragua's Driving Force, Expert Says Managua, August 21 (Prensa Latina) The creative, enterprising and innovative economy fostered by the government is the driving force of Nicaragua, stated economist Rodolfo Delgado on Wednesday, speaking on the Revista en Vivo television program. Asia-Pacific to Accelerate Negotiations on the World's Largest FTA Bangkok, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) High-ranking officials from 16 Asia-Pacific nations will meet in Bangkok from September 3 to 10 to accelerate negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the largest free trade agreement (FTA) in the world. European Union to Criticize Again Trade War at G7 Summit Brussels, August 21 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) will once again condemn the trade war initiated by the United States, according to official reports released this Wednesday in Brussels. Tourist Destinations in Cuban Province Ready for TURNAT 2019 Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The town of Trinidad and its Valle de los Ingenios (Sugarmills'' Valley), which were designated UNESCO World Heritage sites, are ready to welcome participants in the 12th International Nature Tourism Event (TURNAT 2019). Venezuela Denounces Economic Interests behind U.S. Attacks Caracas, August 20 (Prensa Latina) The Vice President of Social and Territorial Development, Aristobulo Isturiz, denounced this Wednesday that the attacks by the United States against this South American nation are aimed at seizing its oil reserves. Bolivia's Hydrocarbon Development Highlighted La Paz, August 20 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the International Gas Union (IGU), Luis Beltran, highlighted on Wednesday the development of the hydrocarbon industry in Bolivia, after the nationalization in 2006 implemented by President Evo Morales. Brazilian Minister under Investigation for Illicit Enrichment Brasilia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Public Ministry of Sao Paulo is investigating Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles for illicit enrichment, after his assets grew 335% between 2012 and 2017. Cuban FM: US Conduct Threatens International Stability Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Twitter that the policy of the United States Government poses a growing threat to international stability, as reported on the Foreign Ministry website.