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Economy

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.


Moscow, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia and China criticized today the announced sanctions against companies of their countries alleging they maintain links with the Peoples' Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK).


Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) U.S. pork imports grew in spite of the tariffs imposed by the Mexican government on Washington''s decided levies on steel and aluminum produced in the United States.


La Paz, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The revenue of Bolivia from its oil production increased its profits, from 4.5 billion dollars in 2006 to 36 billion dollars at present, informed the Ministry of Hydrocarbons. The Bolivian entity also documented that natural gas production doubled from 30 million cubic meters per day (MMmcd) in 2005 to over 60 MMmcd in 2017.


Buenos Aires, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) First it was the yaguareté (jaguar), after that the blue whale and now, the famous Andean Condor will be immortalized in one of the bills of Argentinean currency, that of 50 pesos, already in circulation.


By Ivette Hernández

Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) One of the main modifications introduced by the project of the new Cuban Constitution is the recognition of private property and foreign investment, expressed here today commercial specialist of Hotel Copacabana, Ariel Valdes.


Bogota, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) A strategy consisting of manual coffee picking with canvas on the floor was launched by the Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia (FNC) to reduce production costs and increase the profitability of farmers.


Rome, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The ways to boost agricultural employment opportunities in Africa will focus the High-Level Continental Conference to be held on August 20-21 in Rwanda, FAO said today.


Havana, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The reordering of self-employment in Cuba will be accompanied by a broad process of socialization of the new legal norms that will come into force on December 7, an official source reported today.