Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Price of basic commodities increases five times in Lebanon Beirut, July 21 (Prensa Latina) From 2019 to this day, the price of family basic commodities in Lebanon has reached five times the minimum wage, Crisis Observatory of the American University of Beirut (AUB) reported today. Fake news points to Cuba and denounced in Brazil Brasilia, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is currently the target of disinformation campaigns that seek to exaggerate the recent disturbances, as well as to contain them, to give way to a military invasion disguised as a humanitarian intervention. Angola estimates multi-million capital flight Luanda, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Over a billion dollars illegally stolen from Angola are currently frozen abroad, pending the completion of legal processes for their recovery, the government reported. Suez Canal achieves record revenue Cairo, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Suez Canal achieved 5.84 billion dollars in the 2020-21 fiscal year, the highest revenue in its history, an official Egyptian source reported on Monday. France registers unemployment rate of 8.1 percent in first trimester Paris, June 29 (Prensa Latina) France closed first trimester 2021 with an unemployment rate of 8.1 percent, almost identical to the one in October-December last year, a governmental source reported. Pope Francis advocates for food system resilient to crises Rome, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis stated that economic rebuilding after the Covid-19 pandemic offers the possibility of reversing the course and invest in a global food system capable of resisting future crises. Cuban FM denounces US measures against private entrepreneurs Havana, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced again on Monday punitive measures applied by the United States against Cuban private entrepreneurs, despite Washington's supposed support for that sector. Lebanon, Israel border talks back to the fore Beirut, June 14 (Prensa Latina) Talks on border demarcation between Lebanon and Israel came to the fore on Monday with the presence of US official Don Desrocher as a mediator. Jamaica announces enlargement of hotel capacities Montego Bay, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett on Friday announced that 3,000 new hotel rooms will be built on the island in the coming months. China, US agree on importance of stabilizing trade ties Beijing, May 27 (Prensa Latina) China and the United States agreed on Thursday on the importance of keeping the development of commercial exchanges stable, which has been affected by a tariff war that broke out in 2018 with bilateral and international consequences. Brexit damages UK-EU trade London, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Exchange of goods between the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) dropped by 23% in the first quarter of 2021 due to Brexit, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported. US and Canada criticize Mexico in T-MEC for investments Mexico, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The United States and Canada criticized Mexico on investments in mining and the energy sector, during the first meeting of the tripartite Free Trade Agreement, known as T-MEC, that concludes on Tuesday. Panama's hotels to implement use of solar thermal energy Panama, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Panama will install one million square meters of solar thermal technology in its hotels by 2050, in order to reduce Carbon Dioxide (C02) emissions into the atmosphere, it was revealed on Friday. Impact of blockade on Cuban civilian aviation denounced Havana, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) The blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba has caused the closure of sales in several markets and hampered bank transfers in the aviation sector, reported the Granma newspaper. More Russian tourists arrive to Cuba's Varadero beach resort 23 de abril de 2021, 0:30  Matanzas, Cuba, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The Russian airline Royal Flight resumed connections from Moscow to Varadero on Thursday, carrying nearly 500 tourists from that Eurasian nation to enjoy Cuba's major coastal resort. Russian tourists again visit the Varadero resort in Cuba Matanzas, Cuba, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia today reestablished flights from Moscow to Varadero, the most important beach resort in Cuba, through a connection arriving at the Juan Gualberto Gómez airport in the western province of Matanzas. Grenada provides monetary support given St. Vincent tragedy Georgetown, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Grenada's government will provide one million dollars in support to St. Vincent and the Grenadines to deal with the impact of the explosive eruptions of the La Soufriere volcano, CARICOM Today published on Thursday. Cuba seeks to increase food production Havana, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Thursday is boosting food production based on the implementation of a package of 63 measures recently approved by the Government, 30 of which are considered a priority and others are of immediate implementation. Cuba denounces inequalities in US fighting Covid-19 pandemic Havana, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced on Tuesday the inequalities existing in the United States in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, reflected in unemployment and access to health services. National strike against bank privatization continues in India New Delhi, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) The national strike against the privatization of the public sector banks continued on Tuesday for the second day in India.