// // //


Economy

Madrid, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The United Left-wing (IU) leader, Alberto Garzon accused today the conservative Popular Party (PP) and the liberal Ciudadanos of acting irresponsible in front of the humanitarian drama that immigration represents.


N'Djamena, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The Chadian government has announced today a large-scale military operation against illegal gold miners in the north of the country, where the incursion of an armed group was also reported.


Nairobi, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The Kenyan Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) signed a memorandum of understanding today for the reactivation of the National Shipping Line (KNSL).


Paris, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The unions of the airline Air France pleaded today for the appointment of a French as president of the company when this afternoon the nomination of the Canadian Benjamin Smith for the post should take place.


Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The number of indigents in Mexico City is growing for days, so the capital''s Human Rights Commission urged today government institutions and delegations to work in a coordinated way.


Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) In 25 of the 32 states of the Mexican Republic violence and insecurity inhibit today the arrival of investments, execution of projects and cause the closure of companies, a business leader said.


Santiago de Chile, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The price of the pound of copper has continued its freefall on the London Stock Exchange, the lowest in the last 13 months, triggering alarms in the Chilean economy, the world''s largest exporter of the metal.


Addis Abeba, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The Ethiopian government assured that, although the security situation improved in some of the areas affected by the violence in the south of the country, but the tension between communities prevails.


Moscow, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Russian Government spokesman Dmitri Peskov confirmed today the organization of a summit on the situation in Syria scheduled for September, in which the leaders of this nation, Iran and Turkey will participate.


Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The 507th birthday of the eastern Cuban city of Baracoa is today a particular attraction for travelers from all over the world, a day after the celebration.


Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The vice-president of the State Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Choe Ryong Hae, is carrying out an intense agenda in Cuba, where on Wednesday he held talks with the authorities to strengthen bilateral relations.