Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Angola approves funds for 673 productive projects http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63846&SEO=angola-approves-funds-for-673-productive-projects Luanda, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Angola approved credits for 673 productive projects, under the current government program to diversify the national economy and encourage exports, an official source said on Tuesday. Huawei denies rumors about sale of its Mate and P models http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63831&SEO=huawei-denies-rumors-about-sale-of-its-mate-and-p-models 26 de enero de 2021, 0:15 Beijing, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The Huawei company denied and described as unfounded the rumors about the possible sale of its Mate and P smartphone models, after confirming that it has no plans to proceed with actions like these, it was reported on Monday. Cuba for a rational and efficient use of energy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63793&SEO=cuba-for-a-rational-and-efficient-use-of-energy Por Teyuné Díaz DíazHavana, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba had planned the consumption of its energy sources, electricity, diesel and gasoline in line with the requirements of the country's production of goods and services, but the arrival of Covid-19 brought unexpected changes, an expert said. Mexico plans to invest $ 20 billion in the electricity sector http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63767&SEO=mexico-plans-to-invest-20-billion-in-the-electricity-sector Mexico, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) plans to invest the equivalent of 20 billion dollars in five years in the sector through the 2021-2025 Business Plan, which is circulating here. Bolivia to build ecological diesel and biodiesel plants http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63765&SEO=bolivia-to-build-ecological-diesel-and-biodiesel-plants La Paz, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will boost as of 2021 the construction of ecological diesel and biodiesel plants to reduce the import of liquid fuels, an official source reported today, cited by local media. Pandemic worsens global situation of child labor http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63746&SEO=pandemic-worsens-global-situation-of-child-labor Geneva, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The situation of child labor has worsened today due to the Covid-19 pandemic, increasing poverty that reversing progress in the fight against this scourge, warned the International Labor Organization (ILO ). Egypt cuts prices to encourage tourism during winter season http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63727&SEO=egypt-cuts-prices-to-encourage-tourism-during-winter-season Cairo, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) In order to mitigate the losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Egypt has reduced the prices of domestic flights to tourist destinations, hotel accommodation and entry to archaeological sites, the Ahram website reported on Friday. Stiglitz says Covid-19 pandemic showed consequences of neoliberalism http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63709&SEO=stiglitz-says-covid-19-pandemic-showed-consequences-of-neoliberalism Santiago, Chile, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prizewinner in Economics, lashed out at neoliberalism and assured that the Covid-19 pandemic is currently showing the consequences of 40 years of impositions by neaoliberalism. 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 prioritizes exports for economic strategy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63675&SEO=cuba-prioritizes-exports-for-economic-strategy Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban exports are a pivotal element in the monetary overhaul in order to boost the domestic economy amid the Covid-19 situation, Rodrigo Malmierca, minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, said. Cuba keeps vital Varadero resort thanks to biosecurity protocols http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63648&SEO=cuba-keeps-vital-varadero-resort-thanks-to-biosecurity-protocols Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The tourist activity in the Varadero resort, the largest and most important in Cuba, maintains today vitality thanks to biosecurity protocols applied to benefit vacationers and employees, a directive of the sector assured. Recovery in post-pandemic expected to be slow in Latin America http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63629&SEO=recovery-in-post-pandemic-expected-to-be-slow-in-latin-america Madrid, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The economic recovery of Latin America after the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will be partial and uneven, according to a study published by the Circle of Latin American Studies. Controversy in Costa Rica on Public Employment Reform http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63611&SEO=controversy-in-costa-rica-on-public-employment-reform San Jose, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado asked Congress on Monday for the approval of the Public Employment Reform bill, criticized and rejected by social and union sectors, considering it violates social and labor rights. Cuba aids thousands of families before new monetary overhaul http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63609&SEO=cuba-aids-thousands-of-families-before-new-monetary-overhaul Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Over 16,000 Cuban families have received a financial relief, as part of government's actions to shield unprotected family units from the implementation of the new monetary overhaul, official sources say. China's economy grew 2.3% in 2020 as recovery quickens http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63599&SEO=chinas-economy-grew-2.3-in-2020-as-recovery-quickens Beijing, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) China reported on Monday its economy grew 2.3% in 2020 and thus managed to keep a sustained recovery, as the rest of the world was upended by the Covid-19 pandemic. 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. Monetary overhaul in Cuba is continuity of economic strategy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63558&SEO=monetary-overhaul-in-cuba-is-continuity-of-economic-strategy Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Cuba is currently implementing a transformation imposed by the monetary and financial overhaul, to continue the measures approved in 2020 as part of the Economic and Social Strategy and fight Covid-19. ILO calls for greater protection of homeworkers http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63505&SEO=ilo-calls-for-greater-protection-of-homeworkers 14 de enero de 2021, 0:45 Geneva, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The International Labor Organization (ILO) called for greater protection of homeworkers, who have increased in the face of the impact of Covid-19. Living in Argentina, increasingly expensive http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63473&SEO=living-in-argentina-increasingly-expensive Buenos Aires, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The pandemic has put Argentina, where living has become increasingly expensive, against the wall, as the Covid-19 worsened the economic crisis hitting the country since 2018. Mongolia's economy to grow less than expected http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=63470&SEO=mongolias-economy-to-grow-less-than-expected 13 de enero de 2021, 0:0  Ulaanbaatar, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Mongolia's economic growth for 2021 will be 4.3 percent, below the previous forecast of the World Bank, local press reported in Ulaanbaatar.