Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba implements budget under tensions and restrictions Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The implementation of Cuba's 2020 State Budget was subject to strong restrictions and financial tensions, the Finance and Prices Minister Meisi Bolaños said Wednesday. Taxes on EU multinationals to collect over €83 billion Brussels, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) would increase its corporate income tax revenue by additional €83.3 billion if it applied a minimum rate of 15% to corporate taxes, the EU Tax Observatory said Wednesday. Cuba's economic sectors apply strategies for recovery Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Ministers of Agriculture, Food Industry and Energy and Mines on Wednesday presented to the National Assembly of People's Power (ANPP) some actions promoted by those sectors to overcome economic difficulties. Cuba seeks economic alternatives without neglecting the vulnerable Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is looking for alternatives to overcome the difficult times its domestic economy is nowadays experiencing, but without neglecting attention to vulnerable people, Vice Prime Minister Alejandro Gil said. Cuba executed Budget under tension and restrictions Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The execution of the Cuban State Budget last year was subject to strong restrictions and financial tensions, Minister of Finance and Prices, Meisi Bolaños said today. Cuba prioritizes and needs foreign investment Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba prioritizes and needs foreign investment to develop key sectors of the economy, a senior Cuban official said today before the National Assembly of People's Power. Foreign Trade Minister Rodrigo Malmierca said that foreign capital is gaining in importance for the Caribbean island, which needs partners for industrial development, renewable energies and food production, he said. Cuba's economy endures attacks by Covid-19 and US blockade Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Vice prime minister of Cuba and head of Economy and Planning, Alejandro Gil, assured today that the national economy stands despite the attacks of the US blockade and the crisis caused by the Covid- 19 pandemic. Russia urges to promote cooperation with Asia-Pacific region Moscow, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin urged on Wednesday to promote exchange in the Asia-Pacific region and stressed that trade between his country and the area increased by one-third between January and August 2021. Finland and Cuba express willingness to strengthen relations Helsinki, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban diplomatic representative in Finland, Victor Rodriguez, on Tuesday expressed his country's willingness to strengthen bilateral ties, and thanked this European nation for its solidarity in light of the intensification of the United States blockade. Italian ENI makes new oil discovery in Egypt Cairo, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Italian energy giant ENI made three new oil and gas discoveries in western Egypt with total reserves of 50 million barrels of crude oil equivalent, an official source announced on Wednesday. German group to resume tourist flights to Cuba Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Germany's tourism group FTI Touristik announced the resumption of its air operations to Cuba, given the gradual reopening of the country's borders. Pesquero beach, small paradise Por María de Lourdes Legrá PichsHolguin, Cuba, (Prensa Latina) The tourist resort of Holguín, on the northern coast of eastern Cuba, is one of the island's most privileged thanks to the great natural wealth of its territory, with the presence of paradisiacal beaches. Millions of people in Afghanistan on the brink of famine Kabul, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Afghanistan is on the brink of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, United Nations agencies have warned, while more than half of the population faces an acute food shortage. Syria, Iran sign deal to rebuild power plant Damascus, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Electricity Ministry and Iranian Bimanir Company on Tuesday reached to an agreement to rehabilitate the Mahardah power station in the northwest of Hama province. Cuba aims to stop economic decline despite US blockade Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba aims at halting the lately economic decline, even in the disadvantageous conditions imposed today by the tightening of the US blockade in times of Covid-19. Fuel crisis affects ambulance service in Haiti 26 de octubre de 2021, 16:18Port-au-Prince, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The director of the National Ambulance Center of Haiti, Didier Herald Louis, warned today that only two of the 92 vehicles operating in Port-au-Prince are working due to the serious fuel shortage. Brazil created over 313,000 formal jobs in September Brasilia, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Brazil created 313,902 formal employment contracts in September, 1.64 percent less than the same month last year, the Ministry of Labor and Social Security reported on Tuesday. Armed gangs block access to oil terminals in Haiti Port-au-Prince, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The Varreaux terminal, which processes 70 percent of Haiti's fuel, continues to be blocked by armed groups, a practice that has become common in recent weeks in the midst of an intense fuel crisis. Mexico to participate in G20 Leaders Summit in Rome Mexico, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The Foreign Minister of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard, confirmed he will attend the G20 Summit in Rome on the 30th and 31st of this month on behalf of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Cuban rum: The most authentic flavor Por Cira Rodríguez CésarHavana, (Prensa Latina) Just by tasting a sip, consumers and rum connoisseurs can say: 'this is Cuban'. The beverage distilled on the island keeps its secrets very well kept and in the aging barrels it acquires a distinctive flavor among its kind.