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Economy

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.


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Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the Republic Salvador Valdes ratified on Tuesday that Cuban government efforts are focused on satyisfying the people's needs and, therefore, on continuing to advance towards a prosperous socialist society.


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.


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Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Historians, political scientists and economists from 21 countries will exchange experiences in the III Cuban Revolution, Genesis and Historical Development Symposium, to be held from October 29 to 31.


Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the Republic, Salvador Valdés, said the eve in the TV program Round Table, that new measures related to domestic trade, aim to strengthen national industry, order imports, while reducing costs and sales prices to the population.


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.


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.


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.


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).


Washington, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 0.2 percent this year, eight tenths less than in 2018 and more than one percentage point below the previous forecast, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported here today.


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.