Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Brazil registers inflation of 0.36 percent in July Brasilia, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Brazil registered an inflation of 0.36 percent in July, the highest result for the seventh month of the year since 2016, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) reported on Friday. Cuba from today with a single window for foreign trade Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will have a Foreign Trade Single Window as of today, to start through the first phase of the recently announced project. USA-Mexico trade falls 21.3 percent in the first half of 2020 Mexico, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) A drop of 21.3 percent registered the total commercial exchange between Mexico and the United States in the first semester of 2020, Millennium revealed on Wednesday. Cuba allocates multimillion budget to fight Covid-19 Havana, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has so far allocated more than a billion pesos in the fight against Covid-19, a considerable figure in the midst of the world crisis, exacerbated in the island by the blockade imposed by the United States. Venezuela proposes to ECLAC to create a fund for blocked countries Caracas, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Vice President of Planning Ricardo Menendez proposed on Tuesday to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) to manage the creation by the United Nations of a fund to economically aid blocked countries. Russia lost almost US$7 billion due to absence of foreign tourism Moscow, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Russia lost 500 billion rOubles (some US$6.79 billion) due to the absence of foreign tourism, as a result of the restrictive measures to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, Rosturism agency reported on Tuesday. Cuba to attend ECLAC's Committee meeting   Havana, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will attend, as president pro tempore of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the 35th session of the Committee of this regional bloc, according to reports. China demands US stop politicizing economic-trade issues 3 de agosto de 2020, 12:51 Beijing, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) China has demanded Monday the United States to stop politicization on economic-commercial affairs under the pretext of supposed national security risks, and urged to guarantee a business setting without discriminating against international companies. Cuba: Islazul hotel chain turns 26 years Havana, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Islazul hotel chain is celebrating its 26th anniversaty on Saturday, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but it continues with its recovery plans. 'Health comes first in the face of Covid-19,' assure ECLAC and PAHO Santiago de Chile,  (Prensa Latina) The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Pan American Organization of the Health (PAHO) assured on a brief on Thursday that only by flattening the contagion curve of Covid-19 cases can economies be reactivated. Next Dominican government to manage crisis, says Abinader Santo Domingo, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic's President-elect Luis Abinader said today that his government will manage a crisis starting August 16, but with clear priorities. Italy loses about 600,000 jobs during first half of 2020 Rome, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Italy lost about 600,000 jobs from February to June this year when unemployment rate rose to 8.8%, National Statistics Bureau (ISTAT) reported on Thursday. Dialogue between Foreign Ministers of Italy and China reported Rome, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) The Italian Foreign Ministry reported today on a videoconference held Wednesday by the minister, Luigi Di Maio, with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, in which they discussed topics of reciprocal interest. Lopez Obrador highlights crackdown on corruption within PEMEX Mexico, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador resumed corruption issue during his morning conference, particularly within Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), where as many as 84,000 oil barrels were being stolen per day. Xi Jinping asks AIIB to adapt to global changes 28 de julio de 2020, 9:57 Beijing, Jul 28 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping asked on Tuesday the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to explore new fields to become a new type of development platform progressing with the times. Constitutional reform to benefit Chile's economy Santiago, Chile, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) Contrary to the pessimistic forecasts, the recently approved constitutional reform that allows Chileans to have up to 10% of their pension savings will have a positive effect on the country's economy. Restrictive measures affect world trade, according to WTO Geneva, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) A substantial part of world trade has been affected by restrictive measures on new and accumulated imports, in a context where the countries need trade to rebuild themselves, an authorized source said. United Kingdom lifts travel restrictions to Cuba due to Covid-19 London, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom removed Cuba from the list of countries it advises against traveling to unless strictly necessary, after evaluating the risks of Covid-19 in Cuba. Russia to resume international flights on August 1 Moscow, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Russia will resume international travel as of August 1, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced Friday, saying that flights will depart from the capital, St. Petersburg, Moscow province, and Rostov-on-Don. Panama Canal might cushion Covid-19 impact Panama, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) The administrator of the Panama Canal, Ricaurte Vasquez has affirmed today that the route might cushion the impact of Covid-19 despite the decrease in transits during May.