Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina First European Eoalian Satellite Ready to be Launched Berlin, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The first satellite to directly measure wind speeds on Earth, Aeolus, is ready for launch tomorrow, assured a statement from the European Space Agency (ESA) published today. Zambia Airways Revived After 20 Years Lusaka, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Zambia Airways is to be revived after 20 years thanks to a $30m (Âú24m) deal with Ethiopian Airlines. Russian Foreign Minister Denounces UN Impeding Syria's Reconstruction Moscow, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced today that the United Nations (UN) had issued a secret directive prohibiting its agencies from participating in the reconstruction of the Syrian economy. U.S. Measures Influence Withdrawal of French Total from Iran Tehran, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The pressures of the United States in commercial and economic issues influenced in the announcement today of the withdrawal of French oil company Total operations in Iran. Monetary Reconversion Enacted Today in Venezuela Caracas, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Monetary reconversión announced by the government as part of the plan for economic recovery will be effective as of today in Venezuela with the circulation of the Sovereign Bolivar. Enacted Regulation to Improve Geological Activity in Cuba Havana, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) An integration policy for the geological practice in the country with aspects regarding both research and custody of information in that scientific branch was enacted today. South African President Returns Home after Attending SADC Summit Pretoria, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa returned to this capital after participating in the 38th Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), held in Namibia, where he reported on the work done by his country during his term as the head of that regional organization. Puerto Rico's Government Confirms over One Million Workers San Juan Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Governor Ricardo Rossello Nevares declared that the estimated number of working people in Puerto Rico today exceeds one million, an unprecedented figure in the last five years. Growth in Chinese Investment Abroad Remains Stable Beijing, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The growth of the Chinese non-financial direct investment abroad remains stable in the first seven months of this year, local press reports. Venezuelan Banking System Prepares for Monetary Restructuring Caracas, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The preparation of the technological system of banking institutions -public and private- of Venezuela for monetary reconversion marches today at 95 percent, informed official sources. Bolivia Will Export Quinoa to China La Paz, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will export quinoa to China when it takes part next November in the import fair of Shanghai, according to the Minister of Rural Development and Lands, Cesar Cocarico. Kenya to Revive its National Shipping Line Nairobi, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The Kenyan Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) signed a memorandum of understanding today for the reactivation of the National Shipping Line (KNSL). Falling Copper Prices Hurt Chile Santiago de Chile, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The price of the pound of copper has continued its freefall on the London Stock Exchange, the lowest in the last 13 months, triggering alarms in the Chilean economy, the world''s largest exporter of the metal. Mexican Pork Purchases from the U.S. Increase Despite Tariffs Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) U.S. pork imports grew in spite of the tariffs imposed by the Mexican government on Washington''s decided levies on steel and aluminum produced in the United States. Income Growth of Bolivian Oil Revenues Highlighted La Paz, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The revenue of Bolivia from its oil production increased its profits, from 4.5 billion dollars in 2006 to 36 billion dollars at present, informed the Ministry of Hydrocarbons. The Bolivian entity also documented that natural gas production doubled from 30 million cubic meters per day (MMmcd) in 2005 to over 60 MMmcd in 2017. Andean Condor Immortalized in Argentinean Bill Buenos Aires, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) First it was the yaguareté (jaguar), after that the blue whale and now, the famous Andean Condor will be immortalized in one of the bills of Argentinean currency, that of 50 pesos, already in circulation. Colombia Applies New Strategy in Coffee Picking to Reduce Costs Bogota, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) A strategy consisting of manual coffee picking with canvas on the floor was launched by the Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia (FNC) to reduce production costs and increase the profitability of farmers. Agro Jobs For African Youth in High-Level Continental Conference Rome, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The ways to boost agricultural employment opportunities in Africa will focus the High-Level Continental Conference to be held on August 20-21 in Rwanda, FAO said today. Cuba to Rearrange Self-Employment Sector Havana, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The reordering of self-employment in Cuba will be accompanied by a broad process of socialization of the new legal norms that will come into force on December 7, an official source reported today. Cuba, Vietnam Joint Venture Produces Detergent in Mariel Special Zone Havana, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The joint venture Suchel TBV S.A. will establish a plant for the production of detergents and other related products in the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM), located in western Cuba.