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Economy

Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday hailed the 60th anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX), celebrated in a context of challenges for the country, according to authorities from the ministry.


Montevideo, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay's Broad Front (Frente Amplio, FA) on Wednesday ratified its proposal of providing a basic emergency income to sectors with less responsiveness to the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday congratulated communications workers on their day, which marks the anniversary of the first official broadcast of Radio Rebelde from Sierra Maestra in 1958.


Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's social justice system protects women from unemployment and promotes policies for gender equality amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the general secretary of the Federation of Cuban Women, Teresa Amarelle.


Beijing, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) China launched the 2021 campaign denominated as Sky Net, aimed at capturing officials who try to flee or take refuge in other countries after committing corruption crimes.


Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Substituting imports and avoiding the expenditure of foreign currency to purchase items that may be produced in Cuba is the light industry´s major goal, local authorities assured today.


Geneva, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Tuesday repeated Cuba's commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights, and denounced the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States.


International organizations seek to save Caribbean tourismHavana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Reports from international tourism organizations on nowadays point out the intention of boosting the travel industry in the Caribbean region, strongly affected by Covid-19.


Cuba alerts WFP on the global advance of hungerRome, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Permanent Representative to the World Food Program (WFP) Jose Carlos Rodriguez warned on Monday that hunger in the world is increasing and the time to achieve its eradication by 2030 is shortening.


Venezuela rejects EU sanctions against officialsCaracas, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela rejected on Monday the decision of the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union to impose coercive measures against 19 officials of this country, including high diplomats, magistrates and representatives of the public authorities.


Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Monday noted the urgency of negotiating multilateral agreements in order to achieve nuclear disarmament and guarantee peace.