Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Japan and Chile Insist on Free Trade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24929&SEO=japan-and-chile-insist-on-free-trade Tokyo, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The desire of Japan and Chile to insist on mutual free trade agreements appears today in the attention of economists and market operators. Mercosur and European Union, The Free Trade Dilemma http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24919&SEO=mercosur-and-european-union-the-free-trade-dilemma By Maria Julia MayoralHavana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Countries of the Common Market of the South (Mercosur) and the European Union (EU) attempt to end almost 20 years of contradictory negotiations to give life to a trade treaty under the rules of supposed free trade. Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Petro has Impact on World Market http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24903&SEO=venezuelan-cryptocurrency-petro-has-impact-on-world-market Caracas, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Demand from interested buyers of Venezuelan cryptocurrency Petro rose today to 292 thousand, after beginning operations on February 20 with the pre-sale of 82.5 million units, highlighted president, Nicolas Maduro. Nairobi Water Problems to Persist Until 2026 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24877&SEO=nairobi-water-problems-to-persist-until-2026 Nairobi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Water and Sewerage Company of this capital announced today that water rationing throughout Nairobi county will persist until 2026. India, Canada Talk about Trade, Security and Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24873&SEO=india-canada-talk-about-trade-security-and-energy New Delhi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Foreign ministers of India, Sushma Swaraj, and Canada, Chrystia Freeland, talked today on the strengthening of economic and trade relations, before the bilateral Summit that will be held tomorrow in this capital. Venezuela Rejects Media Campaign of Opposition Leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24869&SEO=venezuela-rejects-media-campaign-of-opposition-leader Caracas, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Delcy Rodríguez, today urged the opposition leader Julio Borges to carry out his political campaign in Venezuela and criticized him for making propaganda campaign from the United States. Haiti Readies for Caricom Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24859&SEO=haiti-readies-for-caricom-summit Port of Prince, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Haitian authorities readied preparations for the 29th session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), scheduled for February 26 and 27. Chinese Official Tags as Diplomatic Achievement Links with Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24839&SEO=chinese-official-tags-as-diplomatic-achievement-links-with-panama Panama, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The head of the office of the State Council for Chinese Diaspora Affairs, Qiu Yuanping, assured here that the establishment of rtelations with Panama was the most important diplomatic achievement in 2017. President Maduro Highlights Venezuela's Technological Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24833&SEO=president-maduro-highlights-venezuelas-technological-progress Caracas, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolás Maduro assured that Venezuela is today at the forefront of technology in the confrontation against financial speculation in the digital market, after the activation of operations in the PETRO cryptocurrency. Half of Air France's Long-Haul Flights to Be Cancelled due to Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24829&SEO=half-of-air-frances-long-haul-flights-to-be-cancelled-due-to-strike Paris, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Air France announced today that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will be cancelled tomorrow, due to the strike convened by the unions to demand a wage increase. Osaka to Host G-20 Summit, 2019 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24824&SEO=osaka-to-host-g-20-summit-2019 Tokyo, feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese city of Osaka will host the summit of the most industrialized countries or the Group of Twenty (G20) next year, official sources reported here. Agri-Food Trade Grows Between Mexico and China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24798&SEO=agri-food-trade-grows-between-mexico-and-china Mexico, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Agricultural exports from Mexico to China has reached a commercial value of $321 million USD in 2017, according to the Customs of the Asian country consigned by the Secretariat of Agriculture. EU Must Disburse Millions of Euros for Erroneous Payments http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24754&SEO=eu-must-disburse-millions-of-euros-for-erroneous-payments Brussels, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) must disburse 195.3 million euros to sugar producers for erroneous payments of such product between 1999 and 2001, the Council of the EU bloc reported today. Moon Orders Study U.S. Measures against South Korean Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24741&SEO=moon-orders-study-u.s.-measures-against-south-korean-products Seoul, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, ordered the ministerial cabinet to evaluate all measures available to confront U.S. trade restrictions against South Korean products. Lavrov Calls on EU to Make Sovereign Decisions on Energy Issue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24719&SEO=lavrov-calls-on-eu-to-make-sovereign-decisions-on-energy-issue Moscow, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on the European Union (EU) today to make independent decisions on issues related to hydrocarbon supplies, when addressing the Munich Security Conference. Nigeria to Welcome Secretary General of OPEC http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24684&SEO=nigeria-to-welcome-secretary-general-of-opec Abuja, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of State for petroleum resources in Nigeria, Ibe Kachikwu, announced that the Secretary-General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, will visit his country in the next few hours. Jamaica Prime Minister to Assume CARICOM Presidency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24675&SEO=jamaica-prime-minister-to-assume-caricom-presidency Kingston, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness will assume the presidency of the Caribbean Community,CARICOM,from July 1 to December 31, authorities reported today. The Chinese Contribution in Cuban Tourism During the Year of the Dog http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24673&SEO=the-chinese-contribution-in-cuban-tourism-during-the-year-of-the-dog Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) For a city with a large influx of foreign visitors like this capital, the celebration here today of the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year undoubtedly catches the attention of those who, these days, stroll through Havana. Russia Reiterates Interest in Cameroon's Oil and Gas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24671&SEO=russia-reiterates-interest-in-cameroons-oil-and-gas Yaoundé, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia's ambassador to Cameroon, Anatoly Bashkin, has reiterated today his country''s interest in the national oil and gas sector, after being received in audience at the Cameroonian Ministry of Energy and Water Resources. Migration Issue in U.S. Senate Provokes Serious Creaks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24669&SEO=migration-issue-in-u.s.-senate-provokes-serious-creaks Washington, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The recent profusion of migration proposals created creaks in the U.S. Senate, unsuccessfully debating several projects of border security and the Program of Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).