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Economy

San Petersburg, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The Vice President of the Cuban Council of State, Beatriz Johnson Urrutia arrived in this northern Russian city to participate in the 2nd Eurasian Women''s Forum, sponsored by the Federation Council (Russian Senate).


Rome, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The Minister-President of the Central Bank of Cuba (BCC), Irma Martinez, has concluded Wednesday a three-day visit to Italy, during which she met with representatives of financial institutions, businessmen and personalities of the government and the State.


Addis Ababa, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) expressed consternation on Wednesday due to the comments by Italian Deputy Prime Minister, Matteo Salvini, who during a recent conference in Vienna compared immigrants from this continent with slaves.


Mexico, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) 125.3 million people live in Mexico and is 10th worldwide by number of inhabitants, according to data released here today.


Ankara, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Minister of Health of Turkey, Emine Alp Mese, has advocated Wednesday in front of the European Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) for adequate health care for all disadvantaged groups, especially migrants.


Pretoria, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Discussions about the new Cuban Draft Constitution in South Africa and the kingdoms of Lesotho and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) have resulted in 326 proposals for changes, ambassador Rodolfo Benitez informed on Wednesday.


Hanoi, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Some 517 thousand 900 enterprises were registered in Vietnam at the closing of 2017, of which many belong to the private sector or operate under the direct foreign investment regime.


Havana, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The official opening session and contacts at the 22nd MITM Americas Fair in Havana will contribute to boosting tourism in Cuba.


Addis Ababa, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia, one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa, was the fifth country worldwide with the highest number of child and neonatal deaths in 2017, according to a report issued today.


Beijing, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi, to take off this week on the first tour of the year to the Caribbean and later to New York leading his delegation to the U.N. General Assembly.


Port of Prince, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The first Summit on Tourism Innovation is to pursue boosting this industry in Haiti is scheduled for next November 14 thru 18 in Cape Haitien, second city of importance in Haiti.