Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina EC Denounces US Efforts to Divide Europeans Brussels, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The President of the European Commission (EC), Jean-Claude Juncker, denounced today US efforts to split the EU countries up regarding the commercial policy. Minerals, Textiles Drive Mongolia's Foreign Trade Turnover Up 26% Ulán Bator, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Helped by a rise in mineral and textile exports, Mongolia''s foreign trade turnover reached 6.3 billion U.S. dollars in the first half of 2018, up 26 percent from the same period last year, data from the National Statistics Office showed today. Chinese President Stresses Ties with UAE Ahead of International Trip Beijing, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping highlighted today the links between China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in terms of energy, industrial capacity, technology and financing. Construction of China-funded Bridges Begins in the Philippines Manila, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The construction of two bridges financed by China began today in the Philippines on the Pasig River to improve traffic, offering alternative roads and the resilience of roads in the face of natural disasters. Human Trafficking in Italy with Dizzying Growth Rome, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Anti-Mafia Investigative Directorate warned today that supporting illegal immigration is one of the most lucrative businesses for foreign criminal organizations active in Italy. Russia Triples Reduction of Investment in US Treasury Bonds Moscow, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia tripled today the reductions of its investments in the US Treasury bonds, leaving only 14.9 billion dollars of a maximum eight years ago of 176.3 billion dollars. Bolivia Expects Exponential Increase in Quinoa Production La Paz, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The executive director of the International Quinoa Center (CIQ), Edgar Solis, said that Bolivia expects an exponential increase in the production of this grain, with a figure of more than 68,000 tons, which was the goal for 2017. Egypt Remittances Expected to Rise to 26 Billion Dollars for 2017-18 Cairo, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Remittances from Egyptians working abroad could reach 26 billion dollars in the current fiscal year 2017-2018, the Central Bank (CBE) announced today. March today in Panama Radicalizes Protests AgaInst Power Tariff Hike Panamá, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Radicalization of protests due to ''tariff hike'' in electricity started a month ago and today continues with a march of people's organizations demanding nationalization of the sector and abolish the increase measure, until now only suspended. Haiti: Expert Warns on Negative Impact of Protests for Fuel Port of Prince, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Violent demonstrations on July 6 and 7 due to hike in fuel prices in Haiti, will have negative consequences for its economy, declared specialist Etzer Emile. Ethiopian Airlines Makes Inaugural Flight to Eritrea Addis Abeba, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian Airlines made today its inaugural flight to Eritrea, according to the Joint Declaration of peace and friendship signed by the governments of both countries last July 9. Multibillionaire Debt of Costa Ricans with Credit Cards San José, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Debt of Costa Ricans with credit cards soared to over 1.2 billion colons last April, revealed the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Trade (MEIC). British Company Rolls Royce Exhibits its First Flying Taxi London, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The car and engine manufacturer, Rolls Royce, is exhibiting its first flying taxi at the International Air Show in Farnborough (United Kingdom), open until July 22. Vietnam's GDP to Grow by 6.6 Percent in 2018 Hanoi, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s Gross Domestic Product will grow by 6.6 percent this year thanks to macroeconomic and financial stability, the reforms it is implementing and the recovery of the world economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted today. Ethiopia to Implement Financial Services in Cell Phones Addis Ababa, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia is studying the possibility of implementing financial services in cell phones, based on an agreement with Kenya''s Safaricom (SCOM.NR), the continent''s leading company in this field. South African President Announces Tough Measures for Mine Safety Pretoria, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that tougher measures will be taken on mine safety in South Africa and its operators will be responsible for the deaths in the sector. FAO Promotes Dialogue on Urban and Peri-urban Silviculture Rome, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) To urban and peri-urban silviculture will be dedicated today a high-level dialogue on the second day of the 24th Forest Committee (COFO24) of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). India's Sugar Production to Hit a Record High Next Year New Delhi, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) India's sugar production will increase 10 percent in the next marketing year, which begins in October, to reach a record of up to 35.5 million tons, it was announced. FAO Forest Committee Examines Contribution to Sustainable Development Rome, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The Forestry Committee (FOCO) of FAO starts today its 24th period of sessions focused on the contribution of forests to reach the Objectives of Sustainable Development (ODS). Media and Economists Praise Economic Fair in Havana Havana, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Press media and economists regarded the initiative to develop a sample on economic and social development in Expocuba, a Cuban ferial exposition site located in Havana, as successful.