Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Women Prevail in Part-Time Jobs in Europe Brussels, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) A European study showed that one third of women between 25 and 49 had a part-time job, while only one in 15 men worked in that category. Economist Anticipates Deepening of Crisis in Puerto Rico San Juan, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Economist Juan Lara anticipates that Puerto Rico is today in the threshold of deepening fiscal and economic crisis after the destruction of its infrastructure by hurricane Maria. Turkey, Iraq Discuss Kirkuk Oil Export Ankara, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from Turkey met with senior officials of the Iraqi Ministry of Petroleum to agree on the resumption of Kirkuk''s oil exports through Turkish territory, according to official sources. Mexico Deems Unacceptable US Stance on NAFTA Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Mexico deems as unacceptable some of the proposals by the United States in the negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexican Agriculture Secretary Jose Calzada said today. Bolivia Ready for International Gas Forum La Paz, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Foreign Affairs Minister Fernando Huanacuni made sure today that Bolivia is ready to receive the assistants to the Forum of Gas Exporting Countries (FPEG), scheduled to be celebrated in Santa Cruz from November 21 until November 24. Germany Doubles Arms Export to non-Nato countries Berlin, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Germany exported more than 1.270.billion euros in weapons in the third quarter of 2017 and almost doubled its sales outside the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), noted an official report today. PMDB Legislators Involved in Corruption Network in Rio de Janeiro Brasilia, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Federal Police Operation deployed today in Rio de Janeiro has revealed a new corruption network that involves at least three state legislators of the ruling Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB). The WTO Demands Greater Insertion of Bolivia Geneva, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The World Trade Organization (WTO) demanded today a greater presence of Bolivia in this multilateral institution in order to increase its opportunities. Foreign Minister Links EU With US Policy Against Venezuela Caracas, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza linked the European Union (EU) with the same US interventionist policy against Venezuela. Huge Gap: 1% of Richest Has More Money than Half of World's Poor Moscow, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The gap between the super-rich and the poor has significantly grown since the global crisis, as stats indicate the wealthiest one percent owned 50.1 percent of global wealth, according to a Credit Suisse report. EU and Chile Look to Modernize Trade Association Brussels, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) will start negotiations this week with Chile to modernize its bilateral agreement of association signed in 2002 that points to investments, non-tariff barriers and other points, said today official spokespersons. South Africa, D.R. Congo Working to Improve Trade Pretoria, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have committed to remove hurdles that hinder the two countries in doing business, as there are opportunities in mining and manufacturing, SA News reported Monday. Venezuela Briefs Russia on Orinoco's Mining Potential Moscow, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela informed the board of directors of the Russian company Alrosa about the potentialities of mining projects in the Orinoco Arch, diplomatic sources said here today. Duterte Supports Development of Small Enterprises in ASEAN Meeting Manila, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) President of Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, defended today at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) the micro, small and medium enterprises (Mipymes) as boosters of economic development in those countries. IMF Warns of Economic Consequences of Brexit London, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) alerted today in its regional report that European economies should take advantage of their relative present strength to foresee risks due to the Brexit, or withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. Chinese Prime Minister Arrives in Philippines for ASEAN Meetings Manila, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang arrived in the Philippines today for an official visit and to participate in the meetings of leaders of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) on cooperation. Colombian President Begins Visit to United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos arrived in this capital today on an official visit aimed at strengthening trade between his country and the United Arab Emirates. Increased Production of Tropical Fruits in World Market, Says FAO Rome, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO) said that the presence of tropical fruits has increased in world trade. Global Trade Exchanges Strengthen in 2017 Geneva, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Trade exchanges strengthened in the last months after the decline in 2016, but the risks that may affect the recovery of the market persist, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said today. The Future Movement Party Asks for Immediate Return of Lebanese PM Beyrut, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The Future Movement party, of the Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, today called for the immediate return of the latter, who is in Saudi Arabia.