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Budapest, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Hungarian Workers' Party 2006-European Left on Friday expressed its support for Cuba and described the US decision to include the Caribbean island again in a list of alleged state sponsors of terrorism.


Kingston, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican parliamentarian Anthony Hylton on Friday condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, a position that his country maintains today in the face of this unilateral policy that has been rejected by the international community.


Havana, Jan 21 (Latin press) Cuba and the European Union ratified that the conditions to diversify economic-commercial relations are underway, Rodrigo Malmierca, minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX), said.


Cuba, Russia FMs hold talks on bilateral relationsHavana, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez held a telephone conversation on Thursday with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, about the state of the bilateral relations.


Stiglitz says Covid-19 pandemic showed consequences of neoliberalismSantiago, Chile, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prizewinner in Economics, lashed out at neoliberalism and assured that the Covid-19 pandemic is currently showing the consequences of 40 years of impositions by neaoliberalism.


Cuban Government assesses fight against Covid-19 and economic issuesHavana, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel and Prime Minister Manuel Marrero headed a meeting in western Pinar del Rio province to assess the fight against Covid-19 and several economic issues.


Socialist Party leader criticizes Spanish president's positionCaracas, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Diosdado Cabello, first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), questioned Pedro Sanchez, president of the Spanish Government, for his criticism of Venezuela, while he shelters fugitive Leopoldo Lopez.


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Mexico, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's economy likely contracted by 5.4% in December as a result of the Covid-19 fresh outbreak, according to a preliminary estimate from the National Statistics Institute (INEGI).


Bolivia highlights economic and health cooperation with RussiaLa Paz, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Luis Arce on Wednesday highlighted the state of his country's relations with Russia, during a telephone conversation with his counterpart, Vladimir Putin, with whom he analyzed joint economic projects and the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.


Senator Topolansky lashes out at poor economic relief for workersMontevideo, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Former Uruguayan Vice President and Senator Lucia Topolansky on Wednesday criticized Government's poor economic relief for the working sector amid the Covid-19 pandemic.


Cuba prioritizes exports for economic strategyHavana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban exports are a pivotal element in the monetary overhaul in order to boost the domestic economy amid the Covid-19 situation, Rodrigo Malmierca, minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, said.