Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba denounces inequalities in US fighting Covid-19 pandemic http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=65413&SEO=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 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=65390&SEO=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. China's Jan-Feb production and consumption grow http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=65364&SEO=chinas-jan-feb-production-and-consumption-grow Beijing, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) China informed on Monday that its industrial production and retail sales of consumer products in January and February achieved the highest rise in months and thus the recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic strengthened. Financing provided to Caribbean companies to face crisis http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=65219&SEO=financing-provided-to-caribbean-companies-to-face-crisis Bridgetown, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) More than a million dollars have been granted to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the Caribbean to face the economic crisis generated by Covid-19, sources from Caribbean Export confirmed on Wednesday. WTO calls for expanding Covid-19 vaccine production and trade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=65216&SEO=wto-calls-for-expanding-covid-19-vaccine-production-and-trade Geneva, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday called on vaccine makers to expand the production to provide low-income countries with greater access to these drugs and fight the shortage of vaccine supply. China vows to support Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's work at WTO http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64532&SEO=china-vows-to-support-ngozi-okonjo-iwealas-work-at-wto Beijing, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) China on Tuesday assured its support and confidence in Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's work as director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), by conveying congratulations on her appointment to hold that post. Russia is confident of completion of Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64486&SEO=russia-is-confident-of-completion-of-nord-stream-2-gas-pipeline Moscow, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) 95 percent of the Nord Stream 2 underwater gas pipeline, stretching from Russia to Germany, is already built and its assembly will continue despite existing obstacles, the Rossiya 1 television channel reported. 'Overhaul task positively impacts on employment in Cuba,' says Gil http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64283&SEO=overhaul-task-positively-impacts-on-employment-in-cuba-says-gil Havana, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities on Monday highlighted the impact of the monetary overhaul and the new measures recently adopted by the Council of Ministers on employment and labor productivity. Storm in Chile affects thousands of farmers http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64055&SEO=storm-in-chile-affects-thousands-of-farmers Santiago de Chile, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of farmers were affected by the storm that hit central and southern Chile last weekend, with damages estimated in the millions and possible effects on fruit exports. Uncertain outlook for Mexican economy in 2021 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63939&SEO=uncertain-outlook-for-mexican-economy-in-2021 29 de enero de 2021, 0:15  Mexico, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's economy will continue to face an uncertain outlook mainly related to the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic, both globally and nationally, according to the Bank of Mexico (BdeM). Mexico's economy shrank 5.4% in December http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63687&SEO=mexicos-economy-shrank-5.4-in-december 21 de enero de 2021, 0:0  Mexico, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's economy likely contracted by 5.4% in December as a result of the Covid-19 fresh outbreak, according to a preliminary estimate from the National Statistics Institute (INEGI). Cuba maintains tourist activity despite Covid-19 restrictions http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63576&SEO=cuba-maintains-tourist-activity-despite-covid-19-restrictions 17 de enero de 2021, 0:15  Havana, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba maintains tourist activity with strict hygiene and safety protocols, despite restrictions in the country's territories, due to an increase in Covid-19 cases. Chileans fear losing their jobs http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63241&SEO=chileans-fear-losing-their-jobs Santiago, Chile, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) A survey showed that 12.1% of workers in Chile, the highest level in a decade, fear losing their jobs, despite the incipient reactivation of the economy. Cuban sugar producers for a more efficient harvest http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62759&SEO=cuban-sugar-producers-for-a-more-efficient-harvest Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The 2020-2021 sugar harvest is currently facing the challenge of increasing its contribution to the Cuban economy and demanding integration into the productive chain for a more efficiency. Argentinian Foreign Minister calls to strengthen MERCOSUR http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62758&SEO=argentinian-foreign-minister-calls-to-strengthen-mercosur Buenos Aires, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Argentinian Foreign Minister Felipe Sola spoke today in favor of strengthening the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR, for its Spanish initials) with the full incorporation of other states, such as Bolivia. UN program warns on extreme poverty globally http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62409&SEO=un-program-warns-on-extreme-poverty-globally Brussels, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Thursday warned about the evolution of extreme poverty by 2030 due to the economic impact of Covid-19. Cuba and Russia agree on comprehensive railway development project http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62408&SEO=cuba-and-russia-agree-on-comprehensive-railway-development-project Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Russia agreed on the implementation of the comprehensive project for the supply of locomotives, modernization of workshops and the continuity of the supply of Russian technique and equipment, the official media published today. Mexico works on housing solution, says López Obrador http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62401&SEO=mexico-works-on-housing-solution-says-lopez-obrador Mexico, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, explained today that his government is actively working to solve the country's housing deficit. Merchandise trade sharply falls in Latin America and the Caribbean http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=61787&SEO=merchandise-trade-sharply-falls-in-latin-america-and-the-caribbean Geneva, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) reported on Thursday that merchandise trade and port calls sharply fell in the first half of 2020 in Latin America and the Caribbean.