Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Tourism Income Boosts in Egypt 18 de octubre de 2017, 14:32Cairo, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Amid a slow recovery process, Egypt''s tourism industry boosted its revenues by 211.8 percent during the first nine months of 2017, compared to the same period of previous year. U.S. Housing Hit One-year Low; Building Permits Tumble Washington, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) U.S. homebuilding dropped 4.7 percent last September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,127,000 units, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday. Malaysia to Launch Humanitarian Mission to Aid Rohingya Refugees Kuala Lumpur, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia will be deploying some 60 physicians to Bangladesh to aid Rohingya refugees in that Southeast Asian country, officials said today. Cuban Representatives Urge Trump to Hear Claims Against Blockade Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuban civil society urged US President Donald Trump to listen to the majority of the international community in support of the lifting of the blockade imposed on the island. Indonesia, Qatar Sign Economic Cooperation Agreements Jakarta, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Indonesia and Qatar signed several agreements today to expand cooperation in many economic areas, official versions reported. European Union Calls For Stronger Disaster Response Brussels, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has today called for strengthening prevention and response to several phenomena such as forest wildfires, earthquakes and floods, seriously damaging the continent. New Corvette and Submarine Join Egyptian Naval Forces 18 de octubre de 2017, 12:29Cairo, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Egypt already has at one of its naval bases in the northern city of Alexandria the first of four similar Gowind 2500 Corvette, purchased from France, as well as the second Type-209/1400 submarine acquired in Germany. Explosion Damages Police Station in Sweden 18 de octubre de 2017, 12:12Stockholm, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Swedish police investigate an explosion in front of a police station in the southern city of Helsingborg, which caused serious structural damage. Vietnam Guarantees Security During APEC Summit 18 de octubre de 2017, 12:05Hanoi, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s President Tran Dai Quang urged today the Ministries of National Defense and Public Security to do impeccable work during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. Temer Paid 200 Million for Aecio Neves Salvation Brasilia, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Michel Temer ''spent more than saliva'' to save the mandate of Senator AĆ©cio Neves, authorizing 200 million reais (US $ 63 million) in budget amendments, announced today the UOL news website. Spain Asks Catalonia for Good Sense to Avoid its Intervention 18 de octubre de 2017, 12:03Madrid, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy today called the president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, act with good sense to avoid imposing drastic measures against that autonomous community, which aims to become a sovereign state. Cuba Celebrates Cuisine Day Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The gastronomic professionals in this country celebrate Cuban Cuisine Day today because they achieved an important triumph in an international meeting as of October 18, they said in a statement. OECD Confirms Trend Towards Italian Society Aging Rome, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Italy is one of the oldest nations in Europe and in 2050 will be the third in the world, followed by Japan and Spain, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Gazprom Increases 2017 Investment in the TurkStream Pipeline 18 de octubre de 2017, 12:00Ankara, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Gas Company ''Gazprom'' said on Wednesday its board has decided to increase its 2017 investment program by $3.78 billion to $19.68 billion, citing the need to boost financing of big projects. Some 2,000 Officials Under Investigation Due to Corruption in Mexico 18 de octubre de 2017, 11:58Mexico, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Attorney General''s Office (PGR) is currently investigating about 2,000 involved in corruption, according to a report in the hands of the Senate. Xi Jinping: Corruption is the Biggest Threat for Communist Party Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Xi Jinping, leader of the Communist Party of China (CCP) and president of the country, today considered corruption as the biggest threat to that political force, but he trusted that the campaign against that scourge would eradicate it. Tourism Campaign Promotes Chinese Attractions 18 de octubre de 2017, 11:54Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Beijing''s tourism department unveiled today a new campaign to expand promotion of the main attractions of the Chinese capital and exchange with other cities around the world. Prominent Central Trade Union Censors South African Cabinet Reshuffle 18 de octubre de 2017, 11:53Pretoria, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has today said that the ministerial reshuffles made by President Jacob Zuma do very little for the progress of the Democratic Revolution in this nation. Kuwait Insists on Efforts to Solve Gulf Crisis 18 de octubre de 2017, 11:50Kuwait, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in Kuwait insisted today that their mediation has not failed to resolve the crisis between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt. Gazprom Increases Investments in Turkstream Gas Pipe 18 de octubre de 2017, 11:49Ankara, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Russian energy company Gazprom today announced an increase in its investment program in 2017 from 3.78 billion to 19.68 billion dollars to meet the demands from two big infrastructures.