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Economy

Washington, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will present today a proposal to eliminate US student debt, estimated at 1.6 trillion (millions of millions) of dollars.


Beijing, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) China and many African countries are discussing as of Monday the implementation of the projects approved in the forum held in September 2018 to expand multisectoral cooperation.


Hanoi, June 24 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese exports of agricultural, forestry and aquaculture products amount to 19 billion 750 million dollars to date, despite an epidemic of African swine fever and adverse climatic and market factors.


Matanzas, Cuba, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is exposed to several natural threats resulting mainly from hydrometeorological and geological events, hence the need to improve the prevention system, a specialized agency said.


Rome, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) Qu Dongyu, China''s deputy minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, was elected on Sunday as the new director general of United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) to replace Jose Graziano da Silva, from Brazil.


Bangkok, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) A strong and united ASEAN is the main guarantee of peace, stability and development in the region, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said after opening the bloc''s 34th Summit.


Pretoria, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) A long article detailing the new US measures against Cuba was published on Sunday on Independent Online (IOL), which called to reject these actions by the Donald Trump government.


Beijing, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) China announced that it will publish an updated black list for foreign investments in late June, as part of its plan to open its market.


Vienna, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and a group of major oil producers, including Russia, officially agreed to postpone their meetings to July 1 and 2.


Panama, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The low water level of rivers is affecting the Panama Canal, whose restrictions in draft for the ships that go through it has caused 40 million dollars in expenses.


Rome, June 22 ( Prensa Latina ) The international activist in defense of the rights of children and women Graca Machel called the global governance of food security, forced migration and equitable economic development a shameful failure.