Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Russia to reopen air communication with Abkhazia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58419&SEO=russia-to-reopen-air-communication-with-abkhazia Moscow, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Russia will reopen on Saturday the air communication with the self-proclaimed Republic of Abkhazia, where its spas are expected to host thousands of tourists from Abkhazia, the general staff operating to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic advanced on Friday. Restrictive measures affect world trade, according to WTO http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58157&SEO=restrictive-measures-affect-world-trade-according-to-wto Geneva, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) A substantial part of world trade has been affected by restrictive measures on new and accumulated imports, in a context where the countries need trade to rebuild themselves, an authorized source said. United Kingdom lifts travel restrictions to Cuba due to Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58139&SEO=united-kingdom-lifts-travel-restrictions-to-cuba-due-to-covid-19 London, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom removed Cuba from the list of countries it advises against traveling to unless strictly necessary, after evaluating the risks of Covid-19 in Cuba. Uruguayan unions go on strike for wage guarantees http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57805&SEO=uruguayan-unions-go-on-strike-for-wage-guarantees Montevideo, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) The Sindicato Unico Nacional de la Construccion (Single National Construction Union - SUNCA) of Uruguay has gone on strike and is carrying out popular rallies to demand wage guarantees, which other sectors will support in the coming days. France recovers business creation after Covid-19 outbreak http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57798&SEO=france-recovers-business-creation-after-covid-19-outbreak Paris, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) The creation of companies shows a strong recovery in France in June, after returning to the pre-outbreak level, according to a publication from the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE). Bolsonaro's son summoned to give evidence in corruption case http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57381&SEO=bolsonaros-son-summoned-to-give-evidence-in-corruption-case Brasilia, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The Public Prosecution´s Office of Rio de Janeiro summoned Sen. Flavio Bolsonaro, son of President Jair Bolsonaro, and his wife, Fernanda, to give evidence next week as part of an investigation for diversion of public fund. Argentina defends MERCOSUR and calls for integration http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57303&SEO=argentina-defends-mercosur-and-calls-for-integration Buenos Aires, Jul 1 (Prensa Latina) Argentina's Foreign Minister Felipe Sola described on Wednesday the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) as the most important external political project of the last 30 years noting that governments pass, but that block remains. Venezuela, UNDP define use of gold reserve kept in London http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56154&SEO=venezuela-undp-define-use-of-gold-reserve-kept-in-london Caracas, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) agreed to allocate part of the gold deposited in the Bank of England to buy medicines and food to fight the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Third Iranian ship reaches Venezuela's waters http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=56109&SEO=third-iranian-ship-reaches-venezuelas-waters Caracas, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The third of the five oil tankers from the Islamic Republic of Iran arrived in Venezuela's jurisdictional waters on Tuesday, reported the multinational chain Telesur. China ignores growth target and sets priority for 2020 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55987&SEO=china-ignores-growth-target-and-sets-priority-for-2020 Beijing, May 23 (Prensa Latina) China said on Friday that it will keep prioritizing the programs aimed at creating more Jobs, eradicating poverty and maintaining social stability, without setting an economic growth target for 2020. Mexico: Pemex implements plan to save four billion dollars http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55109&SEO=mexico-pemex-implements-plan-to-save-four-billion-dollars Mexico, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has launched an austerity program to cut down on spending on personal services and others in order to save four billion dollars in the coming months. Substantial economic contraction expected in the Middle East http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54725&SEO=substantial-economic-contraction-expected-in-the-middle-east Beirut, April 19 (Prensa Latina) The economies of the Middle East countries will suffer a 3.3 percent contraction, according to a report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) distributed on Sunday in this capital. Cuban union movement calls to unite against US blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54511&SEO=cuban-union-movement-calls-to-unite-against-us-blockade Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Workers Central called today the international union movements to join the fight against the US blockade of the island. Petrobras will cut down daily oil production http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54080&SEO=petrobras-will-cut-down-daily-oil-production Brazilia,  (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian state oil company Petrobras will down its daily oil production by 200 thousand barrels as a result of the reduction in worldwide demand of oil and derivate products, as per a company's report. Cuba has strengths in agriculture to fight against Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54049&SEO=cuba-has-strengths-in-agriculture-to-fight-against-covid-19 Havana, March 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Minister of Agriculture Gustavo Rodriguez affirmed yesterday that Cuba has strengths to prioritize food production, one of the announced measures by the government in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. International Tourism Fair of Cuba postponed http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53620&SEO=international-tourism-fair-of-cuba-postponed Havana, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban tourism authorities reported that the 40th International Tourism Fair of Cuba (FITCuba 2020), scheduled for next May, has been postponed until further notice due to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Investments in Cuban resort will increase water saving http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53619&SEO=investments-in-cuban-resort-will-increase-water-saving Matanzas, Cuba, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) The 'Aguas Varadero' Aqueduct and Sewerage Company is executing investments in the eponymous resort, which will expand the saving and reuse of water and its safe supply.