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Economy

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Mexico, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's economy likely contracted by 5.4% in December as a result of the Covid-19 fresh outbreak, according to a preliminary estimate from the National Statistics Institute (INEGI).


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Havana, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba maintains tourist activity with strict hygiene and safety protocols, despite restrictions in the country's territories, due to an increase in Covid-19 cases.


Santiago, Chile, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) A survey showed that 12.1% of workers in Chile, the highest level in a decade, fear losing their jobs, despite the incipient reactivation of the economy.


Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The 2020-2021 sugar harvest is currently facing the challenge of increasing its contribution to the Cuban economy and demanding integration into the productive chain for a more efficiency.


Buenos Aires, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Argentinian Foreign Minister Felipe Sola spoke today in favor of strengthening the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR, for its Spanish initials) with the full incorporation of other states, such as Bolivia.


Brussels, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Thursday warned about the evolution of extreme poverty by 2030 due to the economic impact of Covid-19.


Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Russia agreed on the implementation of the comprehensive project for the supply of locomotives, modernization of workshops and the continuity of the supply of Russian technique and equipment, the official media published today.


Mexico, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, explained today that his government is actively working to solve the country's housing deficit.


Geneva, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) reported on Thursday that merchandise trade and port calls sharply fell in the first half of 2020 in Latin America and the Caribbean.


Managua, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua and Costa Rica signed on Friday a government deal on labor matters that guarantees the rights of over 20,000 Nicaraguan workers during the coffee harvest on Costa Rican plantations.