Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Syria to Produce 830,000 Tons of Olives this Year (+Photo) Damascus, July 21 (Prensa Latina) Syrian olive production this year will climb to about 830,000 tons and olive oil to 150,000 tons, according to estimates announced Wednesday by the Ministry of Agriculture of this Arab nation. Organizers Satistied with Preparations for 23rd MITM Americas Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Spokespersons for the Spanish company GSAR Marketing announced Wednesday their satisfaction with the steps taken for the organization next October in this capital of the 23rd edition of the MITM Americas. Tourist Destinations in Cuban Province Ready for TURNAT 2019 Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The town of Trinidad and its Valle de los Ingenios (Sugarmills'' Valley), which were designated UNESCO World Heritage sites, are ready to welcome participants in the 12th International Nature Tourism Event (TURNAT 2019). Trump Administration Bolsters Economic Contingency Plan, Daily Says Washington, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The US administration is preparing contingency plans behind the scenes to avoid a recession, despite President Donald Trump''s public stance on the good progress of the economy, The New York Times broadcasts on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia's Oil Exports Decline Dubai, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Joint Petroleum Data Initiative (JODI) reported this Tuesday Saudi Arabia''s oil exports fell in June compared to the previous month. Cuba Undertakes Important Hydraulic Works, Investments (+Photos) Havana, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is currently undertaking important works and investments in hydraulic matters, which benefit both the economy and the population''s consumption. Mexico will Restructure Metropolitan Airport System Mexico,  (Prensa Latina) Mexico will invest 240 million dollars in the restructuring of the airport system, announced today The Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT). Shanghai Set to Become Global Business Hub Beijing, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The city of Shanghai, on China''s east coast, is aiming to consolidate itself as an international business hub and local authorities have presented a series of policies to attract more foreign companies. Syria to Modernize Cable Production to Reduce Imports Damascus, Aug 17 ( Prensa Latina) Syria is working to modernize its industry to produce energy and telecommunications cables, and thus reduce imports of these items, according to the sector state-owned company. Panama Canal Celebrates 105th Anniversary Panama, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Panama City on Thursday overshadowed the festivities to mark the inauguration of the Panama Canal 105 years ago, when the Ancon steamship sailed through the interoceanic waterway. Peruvian Government Announces Economic Recovery Lima, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The Peruvian government on Wednesday announced a recovery after falling economic growth in April and May, and noted that a growth rate of over 2.5% was reported in June. Cienaga de Zapata, Perfect Setting for TURNAT 2019 (+Photos) Text and photos: Roberto F. Campos Havana, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's western Cienaga de Zapata wetlands offer the ideal setting for the 12th International Nature Tourism Event (TURNAT 2019), a meeting much-awaited by experts on the issue. Angola Sets Dates for First Mining Tenders Luanda, Aug. 14 (Prensa Latina) Angola´s government set this Wednesday a date for the four presentations (one in Angola and three abroad) of the first public tender to grant five mining concession licenses. European Industrial Production Decreases Luxembourg, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) The Community statistics office Eurostat reported today that industrial production in the euro zone registered a 1.6 percent decline in June compared to the previous month. Great Expectations on the Holding of MITM Americas in Cuba Havana, Aug. 14 (Prensa Latina) The holding in Havana of the 23rd edition of MITM Americas, in October, is attracting strong attention among tourism professionals, especially congress organizers. Machado Ventura calls for Diversification of Production in Matanzas Havana, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The Second Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, on Monday called for better use of the land and the diversification of production in Matanzas province. Trade War could Lead U.S. into Recession, Goldman Sachs Warns Washington,  (Prensa Latina) The trade war with China has a greater than expected effect on the U.S. economy, increasing the risk of a recession, Goldman Sachs warned on Monday. Egyptian Minister Launches People-to-People Tourism Campaign El Cairo, Aug 12 ( Prensa Latina) The Minister of Tourism, Rania Al-Mashat, launched Monday the new video of the People toPeople campaign, which is the third phase of Egypt''s Sector Reform Programme (E-TRP), launched in November 2018. Brazilian Senate Discusses Social Security Reform Brasilia, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The Constitution and Justice Commission (CCJ) of the Senate will begin on Monday the discussion of the pension reform, after the legislators'' vote on the pension reform bill. Bolivia Expects Oil Revenue Growth for 2025 La Paz,  (Prensa Latina) The investment of 14.1 billion dollars in the hydrocarbon sector and nationalization of natural resources in Bolivia, currently allow projecting a growth of 300 dollars of oil income per person by 2025.