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Economy

Kuala Lumpur,May 22 (Prensa Latina)Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is due to face questioning in Putrajaya today over what he knew about funds transferred into his bank account from a unit of state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd, which he founded.


Panama, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Former U.S. Ambassador John Feeley acknowledged publicly is government''s direct interference in Panama''s internal affairs, he told a local press here.


Port-Au-Prince, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Senior officials of the Mexican army remain in Haiti today to discuss the attention to natural emergency situations, as part of bilateral defense cooperation.


La Paz, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Bolivian Drivers' Confederation, Ismael Fernandez, reported today that a decree on transport drivers'' retirement is expected for the first days of June, a norm still in the conformation phase.


Caracas, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela repudiated today the new unilateral measures imposed against the country by the United States president, Donald Trump, less than 24 hours before the announcement of Nicolás Maduro''s presidential re-election.


Quito, May 22 (Prensa Latina) A 5,5 magnitude earthquake was registered today in the province of Imbabura, located in the Sierra region of Ecuador, with no damage reported so far.


Mexico, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government took a wrong position when it ignored the elections in Venezuela and ordered several measures of reprisal against that government, La Jornada newspaper reported.


Abuja, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwe became the 19th member of the African Financial Corporation (AFC), the website of the continent's financial infrastructure development institution indicated today.


Georgetown, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The CARICOM Secretariat and the Caribbean Development Bank are collaborating today to organize the first regional workshop to strengthen national capacity to support the 2030 Human Resources Development Strategy.


Havana, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities highlighted the confidence in this destination after the arrival of two million international visitors on May 18.


Moscow, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The Russian State Duma (lower house) today approved in its third and last reading a package of countermeasures to respond to the sanctions imposed by the United States over the past few months.