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Highlights

Caracas, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) expressed its solidarity with the people of Ecuador in a statement released Thursday, following the widespread protests against the economic measures dictated by President Lenin Moreno.


Lyon, France, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday called on the international community to eradicate HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, during the Sixth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, hosted by the country.


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.


Caracas, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Petroleum Minister Manuel Quevedo today rejected the statements of the Brazilian government regarding the responsibility of the state-owned company Petroleum of Venezuela (PDVSA) with the oil spill on its coasts.


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.


Brussels, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union, Federica Mogherini, reiterated on Thursday that the solution to the conflict in Syria is not military, following the Turkish attack on the northeast of that country.


Beijing, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) China and the United States are starting a new round of negotiations on Thursday, with the difficult objective of settling the differences that unleashed their trade war in 2018, and amid a tense context due to Washington's recent moves.


Caracas, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Miranda State Governor Hector Rodriguez repeated the government's willingness to hold talks, even with US President Donald Trump, under the terms of Venezuela's Constitution, in order to reach a peaceful solution to the crisis in the country.


Tehran, Oct. 10 (Prensa Latina) Iran's foreign minister, Mohamad Yavad Zarif, reiterated today the need to ensure security in the Arab-Persian Gulf with countries in the region and without foreign powers.


Beijing, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) China called on Turkey today to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria, in the face of bombing in the northeast of that country with a preliminary balance of at least eight dead and dozens injured.