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Economy

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.


Caracas, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan social and indigenous movements will take to the streets on Tuesday in Caracas to support the Ecuadorian people's victory over the government's neoliberal economic measures.


Paris, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador Oscar Leon, speaking on Tuesday before the UNESCO Executive Board, stressed that the Caribbean island will not renounce the socialist project chosen sovereignly by its people, despite increasing hostility on the part of the United States.


Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban government will announce today new economic measures following those adopted in the face of the fuel shortages caused by the tightening of the US blockade that has been imposed on the island for over 60 years.


By Alberto Salazar Gutierrez

Hanoi, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Experts from Vietnam's Institute of Economic and Political Research predict that the national economy could grow 7.05 percent this year, a level above that proposed by the National Assembly.


Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the European Union (EU) reinforce this Tuesday cooperation ties in the fight against climate change, for more sustainable agriculture and energy, according to a EU diplomat.


Managua, Prensa Latina) Next year will be a year in which the country must lay the foundations for economic recovery, Ovidio Reyes, president of the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN), ratified today.


Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States will likely impose an additional round of tariffs on Chinese imports on December 15, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said today.


La Paz, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Scholars and entrepreneurs, among other sectors, have joined the process of change in Bolivia because it prioritizes education, employment and housing for young people, assured President Evo Morales.


Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The melting of the Arctic ice opened access to new energy resources, which caused an incipient struggle for power in the area, the Bloomberg agency reported today.


Mexico, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The recognition by the United States Census Bureau that Mexico did not import crude oil from its northern neighbor, confirms today the government's intention this country to possess energy sovereignty.