Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Venezuelan president announces government priorities Caracas, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday announced the reorganization of the Bolivarian Government's priorities in five key sectors, focused on economic development. Cuba's Central Bank ready to implement new trade measures Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The Minister-President of Cuba's Central Bank (BCC), Irma Margarita Martinez, stated that the national banking system is ready to support the measures recently adopted to boost the country's economy. EU believes in a possible last-minute Brexit deal Luxembourg, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier made clear this Tuesday that a Brexit deal to avoid negative economic impacts if still possible. Cuba condemns genocidal US blockade in Russia Moscow, (Prensa Latina) Cuba condemned this Tuesday in this capital the damages of over $138 billion caused by the genocidal US economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for nearly six decades. Cigars lead Cuba's agricultural exports Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is expected to report revenues of more than 260 million dollars from cigar sales in 2019, the country's major agricultural export, a source from the sector reported on Tuesday. Another corruption scandal uncovered in Panama (+Photo) Panama, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) A new corruption scandal revealed on Monday by the daily La Estrella de Panama, involves a construction company owned by Mexican Carlos Slim, which allegedly bribed officials of the Ricardo Martinelli administration (2009-2014). Ecuadorian government restores fuel subsidies Quito, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno signed Decree 894 on Monday, rendering ineffective the resolution that eliminated fuel subsidies and triggered a national strike over 11 consecutive days. Vietnamese economy set to grow more than expected By Alberto Salazar Gutierrez Hanoi, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Experts from Vietnam's Institute of Economic and Political Research predict that the national economy could grow 7.05 percent this year, a level above that proposed by the National Assembly. Cuba, EU strengthen cooperation in sustainable agriculture Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the European Union (EU) reinforce this Tuesday cooperation ties in the fight against climate change, for more sustainable agriculture and energy, according to a EU diplomat. Nicaraguan Central Bank supports economic recovery by 2020 Managua, Prensa Latina) Next year will be a year in which the country must lay the foundations for economic recovery, Ovidio Reyes, president of the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN), ratified today. General Motors doesn't escape the US blockade against Cuba Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's fleet of General Motors locomotives are becoming obsolete due to the US blockade policy which prevents the island from purchasing parts to repair and maintain these engines, a railway technician reported. India, China to establish economic, trade dialogue mechanism New Delhi, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) India and China will establish a high-level economic and trade dialogue mechanism, following the 2nd informal summit between India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China's President Xi Jinping in the southern town of Mamallapuram. Global oil demand forecast for 2020 downgraded London, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The International Energy Agency (IEA) today lowered its estimate of global oil demand growth by 2020, due to reduced expectations of the world economy. Haitian government describes economic situation as catastrophic Port-au-Prince, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian government today described the country's economic situation as 'catastrophic' and suggested that this was linked to the strong protest movements of recent months. US sanctions to cost French companies one billion euros Paris, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) United States economic sanctions against the European Union, approved by the World Trade Organization (WTO), will generate losses of one billion per year for French companies, Euler Hermes forecast on Thursday. Urban transport fares rise in Ecuador Quito, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador's National Transit Agency (ANT) confirmed the increase in urban transport fares in all regions of the country where this service is offered. Global economy is in low-productivity cycle, according to study Geneva, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Ten years after the global financial crisis, the world economy remains locked in a cycle of low or flat productivity growth, according to a study published on the website of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Cuba and Canada strengthen ties in the tourism sector Ottawa, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero, today develops a broad agenda of activities in Canada, the main issuer of travelers to that Caribbean island. Uruguay predicts regional transformation with new cellulose plant Montevideo, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Three territorial departments involved in the construction of a second cellulose plant will be significantly transformed, according to the Uruguayan government. FAO, EU and Cuba sign food security program (+Photo) Havana, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the European Union (EU) and Cuba signed a food security program, a statement from the parties read on Wednesday.