Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba and Denmark promote mutually beneficial investments Havana, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Chamber of Commerce and the Danish Confederation of Industries on Tuesday held a forum in order to present business and investment openings in the Caribbean country's prioritized sectors. China's commercial activity grew 29.2% in January-March period Beijing, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) China reported on Tuesday its commercial activity grew 29.2% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2021 and the recovery continued to boom thanks to constant export dynamism. Habano Cigar Festival to be virtually held in May 10 de abril de 2021, 0:0  Havana, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The famous Habano Cigar Festival will take place virtually from May 4-6 to comply with the necessary restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to official reports. Egypt favors natural gas for its vehicle fleet Cairo, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) The national project to expand the use of cars operating with natural gas is being successful, Tariq Al-Mulla, minister of Oil and Mineral Resources of Egypt, said on Friday. Climate change causes global decline in agriculture Washington, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) A study found that climate change generated by human activity caused a 21% global decreased in agriculture since 1961, a scientific source reported. World food prices rise for the tenth consecutive month Rome, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) For the tenth consecutive month, world food prices rose in March 2021 and reached the highest level since June 2014, indicates a FAO report published here today. President Diaz-Canel urges to boost Cuban agriculture Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel urged to stimulate the country´s agricultural sector by using brand-new techniques and technologies to boost food production. Covid-19: new emergency relief payment begins in Brazil Brasilia, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) As of today, Brazilian government will grant a new emergency relief in four installments for informal and non-fixed income self-employees, in order to ease the financial situation of Brazilian families due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Mexicans living abroad are sending record money home Mexico, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Remittances from Mexicans living abroad, mainly in the United States, registered a record figure reaching over US$3,1 billion just in February, as announced by BBVA bank that recognized it has been the largest flow in a month for 25 years. Debate in Cuba on Earth Sciences Havana, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The exploration of energy, water and metallic mineral resources linked to the economic situation Cuba is facing are some of the topics on debate at the 9th Convention on Earth Sciences. China's foreign investment grows 14 percent in 2020 Beijing, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) China reported today a 14 percent inter-annual rebound during 2020 in foreign direct investment (FDI), whose value amounted to 520.6 billion dollars. Russian tour operators for rapid reopening of flights to Varadero Moscow, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Russian tour operators are interested in restoring flights to the Varadero resort as soon as possible, said Juan Carlos Escalona, ​​Tourism Councilor for the Cuban embassy in Russia. US blockade affects energy sector's development in Cuba Havana, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) The blockade that the United States is imposing on Cuba's energy and mining sector limits the country's access to the technologies necessary for power generation, equipment and spare parts, the Foreign Ministry denounced. Flights from Portugal to Cuba's seaside resort to be resumed 2 de abril de 2021, 0:0 Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) The resumption this summer of operations of the Portuguese tour operator Shonando to the Cuban tourist destination Jardines del Rey, demonstrates the effectiveness of the security protocols in Covid-19 times. Cuban tourism delegate in Canada shows optimism Toronto, Canada, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The director of the Cuban tourism office in Toronto, Canada, Lesner Gomez, expressed optimism about the resumption of recreational operations to Cuba from Canada. Mexico reports 4.3 percent decrease in public income 1 de abril de 2021, 0:15  Mexico, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Mexico reported a 4.3-percent decrease in public income in January and February, even though total expenditures grew 6.1 percent, according to the Secretariat of Finance. UNEP, NGO Azul warn about more plastic pollution United Nations, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) The use of Covid-19-related plastic implements, such as facemasks and gloves, increased in recent months and the pollution they currently generate reaches alarming levels. Shrimp exports boost Cuba's economy 30 de marzo de 2021, 0:30  Camagüey, Cuba, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Despite the tense world economic situation, the Cultisur Company in this region of Cuba is currently among the country's leading shrimp exporters for European and Chinese markets. Cuba promotes business opportunities in Japan Tokyo, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) During the Annual Assembly of the Japan-Cuba Economic Conference, held in this capital, the Caribbean island's business opportunities for Japanese entrepreneurs were promoted, Cuban diplomatic sources said on Monday. Cuba aspires to establish its first National Geopark in Viñales (+Photos) 28 de marzo de 2021, 0:30  Havana, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's first National Geopark could be established in Viñales, a region with exceptional characteristics where structures and landscapes in need of environmental protection are concentrated in sites of geological interest.