Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Venezuela to Consolidate Integration with LatAm Peoples in 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23681&SEO=venezuela-to-consolidate-integration-with-latam-peoples-in-2018 Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s ambassador to Cuba, Ali Rodriguez, affirmed today that the strengthening of integration with the peoples of Latin America is one of the main challenges of the Bolivarian Revolution for 2018. Organizers are Satisfied with Closure of FITUR 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23680&SEO=organizers-are-satisfied-with-closure-of-fitur-2018 Madrid, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The organizers of the International Tourism Fair of Spain Fitur 2018 today showed satisfaction with the results of this meeting that ended past weekend with a broad presence of professionals and the public. Successful Cuban Habanosommelier to Guarantee International Contest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23677&SEO=successful-cuban-habanosommelier-to-guarantee-international-contest Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The celebration in this capital of the national Habanosommelier contest is today a guarantee for the international competition, scheduled for late February and early March. One Percent of World Population Hoards Planetary Wealth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23676&SEO=one-percent-of-world-population-hoards-planetary-wealth Davos, Switzerland, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Non-Government Organization (NGO) Oxfam informed today that 82 percent of world health created in 2017 ended up in the hands of one percent of the richest. Popular Chinese Social Network Opens Autonomous Shop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23671&SEO=popular-chinese-social-network-opens-autonomous-shop Beijing, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The instant message network WeChat has gained popularity in China after opening its first department store without employees, as clients only have to scan a QR code to identify themselves and acquire any products. Increasing Gap Between Rich and Poor in India Denounced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23666&SEO=increasing-gap-between-rich-and-poor-in-india-denounced New Delhi, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) One percent of India''s population owns 73 percent of wealth generated by the South Asian giant in 2017, according to research published today in the national media. Chile to Host 2nd Ministerial Meeting of Celac-China Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23630&SEO=chile-to-host-2nd-ministerial-meeting-of-celac-china-forum Santiago, Chile, Jan 20(Prensa Latina) Chile will host the 2nd Ministerial Meeting of Celac-China Forum on Sunday, another step in favor of expanding relations between the Latin American bloc and the Asian giant. WTO Sets Deadline to Correct US Trade Measure against China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23625&SEO=wto-sets-deadline-to-correct-us-trade-measure-against-china Geneva, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The World Trade Organization (WTO) set a dealine today for the United States to eliminate irregularities in its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures against products imported from China. Nigeria Air Force Welcomes Two Female Pilots http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23593&SEO=nigeria-air-force-welcomes-two-female-pilots Abuja, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian Air Force (NA) has welcomed today two female pilots after one-year training in South Africa, in a promotion that included nine male officers. Venezuelan Central Bank Received 540 Kilos of Gold http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23585&SEO=venezuelan-central-bank-received-540-kilos-of-gold Caracas, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Victor Cano, Minister for Ecological Mining Development, informed today that the Orinoco Mining Belt yielded 540 kilos of gold to the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) in its first delivery of 2018. Activities for the Eradication of Illegal Coca Begin in Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23580&SEO=activities-for-the-eradication-of-illegal-coca-begin-in-bolivia La Paz, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Joint Task Force of Bolivia (FTC) began the eradication efforts of illicitly cultivated coca plantations, local media reported today. China: Tencent and Google to Share Patents of Products, Technologies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23574&SEO=china-tencent-and-google-to-share-patents-of-products-technologies Beijing, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese telecoms giant Tencent reported today about a long-term agreement signed with its similar Google of the U.S. to share patents of their own products and technologies. Ghana Economy Is Recovering, President Asserts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23566&SEO=ghana-economy-is-recovering-president-asserts Accra, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo asserted that his country''s economy was recovering from previous difficulties, by means of a sustained fiscal discipline and a battle against corruption, a continental media outlet reported today. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Plans to Open a Cryptocurrency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23544&SEO=mitsubishi-ufj-financial-group-plans-to-open-a-cryptocurrency Tokyo,Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group wants to launch its own cryptocurrency, along with a cryptocurrency exchange to trade it on, according to local media. China's GDP and Foreign Currencies Grew in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23520&SEO=chinas-gdp-and-foreign-currencies-grew-in-2017 Beijing, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) China's economy reported a growth of 6.9 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017, an increasing trend reported during the first three quarters of the year and higher than the government's target of 6.5 percent, the National Statistics Bureau reported. India Aims to Attract 20 Million Tourists in 2020 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23514&SEO=india-aims-to-attract-20-million-tourists-in-2020 New Delhi, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) After exceeding tourist arrivals by 10 million last year, India is now working to double the figure in 2020, today announced the minister of the sector, K.J. Alphons. Algeria to Refine Part of Its Oil in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23505&SEO=algeria-to-refine-part-of-its-oil-in-italy Algiers, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Algeria will commission an Italian refinery to convert its crude oil into fuels following the signing of an agreement derived from an international tender, Sonatrach state sources announced here Monday. Deputy Chief of Staff of the DRC Arrested in Gabon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23467&SEO=deputy-chief-of-staff-of-the-drc-arrested-in-gabon Kinshasa, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The former chief of staff of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Faustin Munene has been arrested since January 10 in Gabon, the national press reported today. Tourist Arrivals to India Exceed 10 Million for First Time http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23448&SEO=tourist-arrivals-to-india-exceed-10-million-for-first-time New Delhi, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) For the first time in its history, India received more than 10 million tourists in 2017, an increase of 15,2 percent compared to the previous year, today reported the ministry of the sector. European Union to Amend Tax Heaven List http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23410&SEO=european-union-to-amend-tax-heaven-list Brussels, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) confirmed today that it plans to amend its list of tax havens by removing several countries from payroll.