Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina 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. Water, most demanded and increasingly scarce natural resource http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53067&SEO=water-most-demanded-and-increasingly-scarce-natural-resource By Silvia Martínez Rome, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) In the last four decades, the use of water has increased by one percent worldwide and its demand will increase in equal proportion until 2050, for an increase of up to 30 percent more than its use at present. Studies reveal notable decline in global economic growth in 2020 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53035&SEO=studies-reveal-notable-decline-in-global-economic-growth-in-2020 Washington, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) The coronavirus could cause global growth in 2020 to barely reach one percent, the lowest figure in over a decade, as revealed by a report from the International Institute of Finances (IIF). US Acting Chief of Staff contradicts the White House's policies http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52512&SEO=us-acting-chief-of-staff-contradicts-the-white-houses-policies Washington, Feb. 21 (Prensa Latina) The White House's Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney contradicted the official positions on immigration policy when talking about government despair for more immigrants, press media stood out on Friday. Cuban handicrafts will reach Spain's beaches in 2020 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52485&SEO=cuban-handicrafts-will-reach-spains-beaches-in-2020 Holguin, Cuba, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Products from the province of Holguin made with bamboo will reach Spain in 2020, including sun loungers, convex fences, stools and quadrants for ceilings, among others. Puerto Rico seizes US$2.5 million worth of cocaine http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52415&SEO=puerto-rico-seizes-us2.5-million-worth-of-cocaine San Juan, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The US Customs and Border Protection Service (CBP) revealed that it seized on Tuesday in Puerto Rico about 98.2 kilos of cocaine, valued at US$2.5 million, from the Dominican Republic. Trust of European investors decreases http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52027&SEO=trust-of-european-investors-decreases Berlin, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The polling office Sentix has notified that the trust of the Euro-zone investors decreased in February, for the first time in four months. Puerto Rico: Creditors reach agreement with Board http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52014&SEO=puerto-rico-creditors-reach-agreement-with-board San Juan, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The Coalition of Constitutional Legitimate Debt (CDCL) announced that it has come to an agreement with the Board of Fiscal Supervision (JSF) and other bond holders of the government of Puerto Rico. Powers of commission investigating corruption in S. Africa expanded http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52012&SEO=powers-of-commission-investigating-corruption-in-s.-africa-expanded Pretoria, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The commission investigating alleged cases of corruption in South Africa enjoys new powers, including fines or imprisonment for up to one year for those who refuse to cooperate, it was reported on Monday. US escalates offensive against Venezuela by punishing 15 planes http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51247&SEO=us-escalates-offensive-against-venezuela-by-punishing-15-planes Washington, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The administration of President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the adoption of sanctions against 15 planes of the state-owned company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), as part of its ongoing offensive against that South American country.