Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba will showcase products at trade and investment fair in Mexico http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52607&SEO=cuba-will-showcase-products-at-trade-and-investment-fair-in-mexico Havana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Some 70 Cuban companies will attend from March 4 to 6 March in Mexico an exhibition to showcase products and services, and to promote investment opportunities on the island, according to a source in the sector. Neither Covid-19 cuts the flow of foreign investments in Vietnam http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52591&SEO=neither-covid-19-cuts-the-flow-of-foreign-investments-in-vietnam 24 de febrero de 2020, 11:43 Hanoi, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam jumped almost 180 percent year-on-year in January despite the decline in economic and commercial activities in Asia due to the growing threat of the dangerous coronavirus. Cuba ties Income rise to production growth http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52544&SEO=cuba-ties-income-rise-to-production-growth 23 de febrero de 2020, 6:45 Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Prime Minister and head of Economy and Planning, Alejandro Gil, said that the country's policies are aimed at increasing revenues, mainly with more production. Lebanon's hotel occupancy rate drops by 80 percent http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52536&SEO=lebanons-hotel-occupancy-rate-drops-by-80-percent Beirut, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Hotel occupancy rate in Lebanon has dropped by 80 percent since last September, according to the head of the hotel owners' union, Pierre Achkar. US Acting Chief of Staff contradicts the White House's policies http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52512&SEO=us-acting-chief-of-staff-contradicts-the-white-houses-policies Washington, Feb. 21 (Prensa Latina) The White House's Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney contradicted the official positions on immigration policy when talking about government despair for more immigrants, press media stood out on Friday. China reveals 65 US products with tariff exemption http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52494&SEO=china-reveals-65-us-products-with-tariff-exemption Beijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) China published on Friday that the country will begin exempting 65 US product from tariffs for one year starting February 28. Cuban handicrafts will reach Spain's beaches in 2020 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52485&SEO=cuban-handicrafts-will-reach-spains-beaches-in-2020 Holguin, Cuba, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Products from the province of Holguin made with bamboo will reach Spain in 2020, including sun loungers, convex fences, stools and quadrants for ceilings, among others. IMF says Covid-19 is the biggest risk to the world economy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52475&SEO=imf-says-covid-19-is-the-biggest-risk-to-the-world-economy Washington, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, today considered the coronavirus Covid-19 to be the most pressing uncertainty in the global economic arena. Important companies affected by Covid-19 coronavirus in China http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52463&SEO=important-companies-affected-by-covid-19-coronavirus-in-china Berlin, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Important travel and luxury goods companies in China showed concern on Thursday about the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus infection figures. Cuban experts say time is important in investments http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52441&SEO=cuban-experts-say-time-is-important-in-investments Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Time is a major indicator in investments, and failing to comply with that parameter affects the quality of the works under construction, experts said at the TV program Mesa Redonda (Round Table), when reporting on the progress of investments in Cuba. Mexico to recover trapped miners' remains this year http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52435&SEO=mexico-to-recover-trapped-miners-remains-this-year Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced today that work to recover the bodies of 63 miners trapped in the Pasta de Conchos mine begins this year on the 14th anniversary of that tragedy. Puerto Rico seizes US$2.5 million worth of cocaine http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52415&SEO=puerto-rico-seizes-us2.5-million-worth-of-cocaine San Juan, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The US Customs and Border Protection Service (CBP) revealed that it seized on Tuesday in Puerto Rico about 98.2 kilos of cocaine, valued at US$2.5 million, from the Dominican Republic. China to exempt 696 US products from tariffs http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52409&SEO=china-to-exempt-696-us-products-from-tariffs Beijing, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) China on Tuesday announced that it will receive applications to grant new tariff exemptions to 696 US products as of March 2, another move in correspondence with phase one of their bilateral agreement. European Union includes Panama again in list of tax havens http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52380&SEO=european-union-includes-panama-again-in-list-of-tax-havens Brussels, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Union has included Panama once again in the list of tax havens a year after it was excluded from it, and also added other countries to it, such as Cayman Islands, Palau and the Seychelles. Cohiba Behike draws attention in tobacco markets http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52320&SEO=cohiba-behike-draws-attention-in-tobacco-markets Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Leading up to holding in this capital the 22nd Habano Festival, experts are highlighting the quality of elite Cuban products such as Cohiba Behike tobacco. Millions embezzled in Mexico during Peña Nieto administration http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52291&SEO=millions-embezzled-in-mexico-during-pena-nieto-administration Mexico,  (Prensa Latina) Irregularities in projects worth 554 billion pesos (30.2 billion dollars) were detected during the government of President Enrique Peña Nieto (2012-2018), the Public Function reported. Beekeeping production continues to rise in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52289&SEO=beekeeping-production-continues-to-rise-in-cuba Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Beekeeping production in Cuba is experiencing strong progress, with an increase in the volume of honey collected, obtaining more items and overfulfilled with exports, according to an authorized source. Venezuela: 2nd Business Round comes to an end http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52238&SEO=venezuela-2nd-business-round-comes-to-an-end Caracas, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The 2nd Business Round on Tourism in Venezuela closed on Thursday with large participation, Minister Felix Plasencia said. India's communists to protest against Trump's visit to the country http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52206&SEO=indias-communists-to-protest-against-trumps-visit-to-the-country New Delhi, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) India's Secretary General of the Communist Party (Marxist) Sitaram Yechury assured this Friday that his organization will hold a protest during the next visit to the country of US President Donald Trump, at the end of February. In Washington negotiation on Ethiopia dam http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52123&SEO=in-washington-negotiation-on-ethiopia-dam Addis Ababa, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt will continue today in Washington, United States, the negotiation of the technical norms of the filling and exploitation of the Great Dam of the Ethiopian Renaissance (GERD).