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Economy

Washington, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, today considered the coronavirus Covid-19 to be the most pressing uncertainty in the global economic arena.


Puerto Rican government is silent on cruise ship claimSan Juan, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The Puerto Rican government is silent on Thursday about the claim of four cruise companies interested in managing the San Juan tourist docks, instead of giving it to two corporate groups.


20 de febrero de 2020, 11:14Mexico, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the governments of Mexico's southern-southeastern states offered German businessmen a series of businesses and investments in projects of the interoceanic corridor and the Mayan Train, the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Thursday.


Berlin, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Important travel and luxury goods companies in China showed concern on Thursday about the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus infection figures.


Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez thanked the heads of Governments of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for their condemnation of the tightening of the US blockade against Cuba.


Brazilia, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian mixed-economy state company Petrobras recorded an income of 9.205 billion dollars in 2019, which represents a 55.7 % rise compared to 2018.


Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Time is a major indicator in investments, and failing to comply with that parameter affects the quality of the works under construction, experts said at the TV program Mesa Redonda (Round Table), when reporting on the progress of investments in Cuba.


Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced today that work to recover the bodies of 63 miners trapped in the Pasta de Conchos mine begins this year on the 14th anniversary of that tragedy.


19 de febrero de 2020, 12:29New Delhi, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met on Wednesday in New Delhi with secretaries to discuss the interruption of supplies of raw materials from China, after the coronavirus outbreak.


19 de febrero de 2020, 11:14Baghdad, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Lawmaker Alia Nassif sued the Iraqi provisional government on Wednesday for the decision to cut oil company taxes from 45% to 5%.


Damascus, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) After eight years without operating, the first commercial flight landed on Wednesday at Aleppo International Airport, 365 km north of Damascus.