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Economy

La Paz, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) A steady dynamic keeps Bolivia''s construction sector growing by 8.5 percent from 2006 to 2017, up from 1.5 percent in 1994 to 2005, according to an official source.


Santiago de Chile, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The United Front of six opposition political parties in Chile added their support to the realization of an Active National Strike called by the Unitary Workers Union (CUT) for next April 11.


Panama, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Copa Airlines has increased to eight its daily flights to Havana, thus providing a greater opportunity for Cuba''s connectivity with Panama and Latin America, assured one of the executives of the Panamanian airline here today.


Addis Ababa, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) The Logistics and Shipping Services Company in Ethiopia began the construction of a dry port in Wereta, in the southern area of Gondar, in the state of Amhara, media reports said today.


Paris, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) In his capacity as the G-7''s annual president, France will host the meeting of Foreign Ministers of that group on April 5 and 6, which brings together the countries with the most advanced economies on the planet.


Brasilia,  (Prensa Latina) The number of poor people in Brazil has grown from 2016 to 2017 and now it reaches 54.8 million Brazilians, out of the country''s 207 million inhabitants, according to official data published in Brasilia on Wednesday.


Caracas, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Oil Minister, Manuel Quevedo, on Wednesday stated that the country will defend prices and the stability of crude oil in the world market.


Georgetown, Dic 5 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Sugar Association (SAC) reported that its members met approximately 80 percent of Caricom''s raw sugar needs during 2017/18 harvest.


Rome, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The Council of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization FAO), will hold its 160th session starting this Monday.