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Economy

Cuba boosts foreign investment despite US blockadeHavana, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Over 60 businesses with foreign capital were approved in Cuba in the last two years in key economic sectors despite obstacles imposed by the US blockade, a specialized source informed on Thursday.


Cuban president underscores Europe's solidarity against US campaignHavana, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday noted the shows of solidarity from Europe against 'the cruel, ruthless and infamous campaign by the empire' to denigrate Cuba.


Organizations from Cuba and Germany to debate economic issuesBerlin, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) A virtual event among organizations from Cuba and Germany will take place on Friday to review the Overhaul Task in the Caribbean island, diplomatic sources announced on Thursday.


 Iran and Cuba ratify will to foster relationsTehran, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Iran and Cuba ratified their will to foster relations in the political, economic and health sectors, as a challenge to the United States' hostility, HispanTV reported on


Cuba's railways services to be improved in 2021Havana, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Railway services are a priority for the transport sector in Cuba, authorities said on Thursday.


World food prices rise for the tenth consecutive monthRome, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) For the tenth consecutive month, world food prices rose in March 2021 and reached the highest level since June 2014, indicates a FAO report published here today.


Cuban banking system under strong US pressureHavana, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Official reports today consider that the banking and financial system of Cuba is under strong pressure from the United States, with losses that exceed 284.3 million dollars.


 Biden backs up US infrastructure investment planWashington, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) US President Joe Biden defended his ambitious $2.25 trillion infrastructure investment plan as an avenue to guarantee the US leadership worldwide.


Cairo, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's and Egypt's chambers of commerce signed on Wednesday a bilateral cooperation deal that will open new business opportunities.


Rabat, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Morocco and Cuba presented opportunities for trade and investment during the first official meeting about this issue between the two countries, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday.


Paris, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The 'Europe for Cuba' channel condemned recent accusations by the United States against Cuba in human rights matters, considering them a maneuver to justify attacks such as the blockade.