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Economy

Luxembourg, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The British Foreign Minister, Jeremy Hunt, acknowledged on Monday that his country is facing a difficult period in the negotiations on the withdrawal from the European Union (EU), and said he did not know whether it will be possible to reach an agreement this week.


Beijing, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Terminal one of the international airport Honggiao of Shanghai became today the first of China to operate completely automated, with support of technologies such as facial recognition.


Riyadh, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia will respond with maneuvers of its oil production, in case of sanctions from the United States caused by the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khassoggi, according to report emitted today by the website of Al-Arabiya.


Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Hunger is not a problem in Cuba, but a permanent occupation on the government and parliamentary agenda, FAO representative Marcelo Resende said on Monday.


Bridgetown, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) In the coming weeks, about 1,500 temporary workers throughout the public sector in Barbados will be fired, Prime Minister Mia Mottley said on Monday.


Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Michael, which affected Cuba's westernmost tip recently, did not jeopardize tobacco crops, the president of the Tabacuba business group, Justo Luis Fuentes, said.


Cienfuegos, Cuba, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban competitors won the main prizes at the International Underwater Photography Contest Ohotosub 2018 with surprising images of Cuba''s seabed.


United Nations, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The US blockade submits Cuban institutions to a financial persecution that has worsened in recent years, the Cuban mission at United Nations stressed on Sunday.


Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Sunday that the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States damages the Cuban people and attempts against the countries'' sovereignty and interests.


Managua, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Solidarity and trade union groups in Nicaragua ratified their support for the Cuban Revolution, condemned the US blockade, and expressed support for the constitutional reform in the Caribbean island.


Bogota, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States'' blockade of Cuba is the longest genocide in history, the Communist Party of Colombia denounced.