Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina 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. Bolivia to Promote Hydrocarbon Areas in Gas Forum La Paz, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will promote its exploration and exploitation areas in the First International Forum of Gas, Petrochemical and Green Fuels Bolivia 2018, scheduled from August 28 to 31 in Santa Cruz. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. China Files Complaint to WTO Over New U.S. Measures Beijing, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) China filed a complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the decision of the United States to subsidize its renewable energy companies and impose tariffs on imported products, local press reports. Seoul Suggests Economic Bloc with USA and PDRK Seoul, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, called today for the creation of an economic bloc in Northeast Asia to boost the peace process in the Korean península. Ethiopia to Strengthen Agriculture to Improve Food Security Addis Ababa, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia is intensifying efforts with a view to achieving a productive strategy of efficiency in the agricultural sector, considered a primary source of economic income and key in guaranteeing food security. Monetary Quotes Fall Due to Turkish Lira Crisis London, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The price of currencies as well as stocks and metals are currently being dragged down by the fall of the Turkish lira, analysts say. Bolivia Reaches Sovereignty in Corn Production La Paz, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia has achieved sovereignty in the production of corn, an issue that ensures domestic market demand, informed today the general manager of the Food Production Support Company (EMAPA), Luis Siles. Iran to Receive Second Batch of Enriched Uranium From Russia Tehran, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Iran will soon receive a second batch of enriched uranium up to 20 percent that Russia kept under a nuclear agreement signed between the Persian nation and six world powers. Air France Unions Threaten To Restart Strikes in September Paris, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The main pilot union of the airline Air France has threatened to go on strike again in September if the new management of the company does not resume negotiations on the matter. Guatemala Will Export 4.6 Million Quintals of Coffee Guatemala, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The coffee year 2017-2018 will close in Guatemala with the export of at least 4.6 million quintals despite the low prices in the international market, industry sources confirmed. Need to Fight Illegal Financial Flows in Africa Highlighted Addis Abeba, 10 aug (Prensa Latina) The Economic Commission for Africa (ECFA), with headquarters in this capital, reiterated the importance of fighting illegal financial flows for the better future of the continent. Saudi Arabia, Venezuela Strengthen Energy Cooperation Caracas, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo and Saudi Arabia's Ambassador Saad Bin Abdullah Al Saad reviewed the guidelines for strengthening energy cooperation. Venezuelan Airline Aeropostal Restarts Flights to Cuba Havana, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan state airline Aeropostal restarted today its flights to Cuba, with three weekly flights and the perspective to consolidate the links between Cuba and Venezuela. Ethiopia's Tourism Generates over Three Billion Dollars Addis Ababa, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia obtained 3,500 million dollars of tourism in the recently completed fiscal year, today reported official sources.