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Economy

Rome, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) We are losing our biodiversity and we are losing the base of our food security, that is the link that we have to bear in mind, FAO Director General Jose Graziano da Silva warned here.


Santiago, Chile, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Irreparable losses for the ecosystem have been caused by the forest fires that are still active in Chile''s southernmost tip, unlike other regions where most damages were reported in areas of forestry companies.


Algiers, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister for Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca called to work in coordination so the economic and cooperation ties with Algeria are at the ''highest level'' of the political relations that currently exist.


Beijing, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud highlighted on Friday the good state of the mutual relations and wished to work to strengthen them in the future.


By Roberto F. Campos
Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The 21st Habano Cigar Festival is concluding on Friday in Havana with a total success of meetings, visits and presentations of the most new products of the Cuban tobacco industry.


Bogota, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia (FNC) asked the government for support due to the crash of prices of the aromatic bean in the world market.


Damascus, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Tourism Minister Bassam Barsik today announced that the French company Clio will organize 10-day trips to Syria to destinations such as Latakia, Palmira, Homs and Malula.


Port-au-Prince, Feb 21(Prensa Latina) The recent wave of demonstrations in Haiti today has a negative impact on the nascent tourism industry, which must strive to position itself on the world map, according to statements by the Tourism Minister, Marie Christine Stephenson.


Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) With 500 exclusive humidors, one of the delights of the 21st edition of the Habano Festival, the half millennium of this city is commemorated.


Havana, 21 Feb (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Capital Company Profood Service, S.A. began operations in the Special Mariel Development Zone (western Cuba) for the production and marketing of food products, beverages and dispensing machines.


Hanoi, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Argentina's President, Mauricio Macri, concluded a two-day official visit to Hanoi Friday during which he agreed with Vietnam''s top leaders to move towards a strategic partnership between both countries.