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Economy

Nairobi, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The fierce fire that devastated a popular market here left at least 15 dead so far, but the rescuers estimate that the number will increase due to the seriousness of at least nine injured.


La Paz, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The commission from the Plurinational Legislative Assembly (ALP) of Bolivia continues to investigate the signing of contracts between the Bolivian State and the Brazilian companies Odebrecht and Camargo Correa.


Moscow, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Federal Security Service today accused the manager of the company Inter RAO, Karina Tsurka, of espionage, possibly related to the Akkuyu nuclear plant, as part of an investigation that has been labeled as very secret.


Managua, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Stability must prevail so that Nicaragua's economic development can continue, the minister for Finance and Public Credit, Ivan Acosta, said when warning about the negative consequences of the sociopolitical crisis that still persists in the country.


Beijing, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The central parity rate of the yuan, the Chinese currency, continued dropping today in face of the U.S. dollar, reaching its lowest level due to the economic recovery of that country.


Pretoria, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, participates today in a round table of the World Economic Forum to analyze the main obstacles faced by this country: poverty, inequity and unemployment.


Hanoi, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam expanded by almost 20 percent its fruits and vegetables offer to the world in the first half of this year and received over two billion dollars for their export.


Paris, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The strike of the four main railroad trade unions against the reform of this sector driven by the French government ends today, after three long months of intensive mobilization throughout the country.


Beijing, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Ministers of Foreign Relations of China and Arab states will hold here next July 10 their eighth cooperation forum (Cascf) to strengthen links in different áreas.


Santo Domingo, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic announced the 51st meeting here of Heads of State and Government of the Central American Integration System (SICA) and the Business Forum of Export and Investment 2018.


Havana, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba annually plants 17,000 hectares of forests, which allows the country''s trees to reach an area of 31.3 percent, today reported Raquel Palacios, specialist of the Agroforestry Business Group.