Saturday, September 20, 2014
Unasur Secretary General Ernesto Samper in his first overseas official trip this week visited Argentina, where he met with President Cristina Fernandez and foreign minister Hector Timerman, and also held a round of political talks and other ministerial meetings.
Ecuador is seeking to develop its own satellite using space technology from China and to collaborate with the Asian country in weapons production, Ecuadorian Defense Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said Wednesday in Beijing. The minister expressed Ecuador’s intent to increase its military presence in China and learn about cyber-security models developed in the Asian country, a step she considers “necessary” to combat the “threat of cyber-warfare.” Espinosa is visiting China to broaden exchanges in ongoing projects, in fields such as defense, as well as other unexplored fields like the transfer of aeronautical technology and China’s participation in Ecuador’s defense industry.
Building a bridge between Latin America and Eurasia is the main objective of Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov’s visit to Mexico. “Kazakhstan can be used not only as a final destination for investment, but as a platform where investors come, take advantage of the favorable climate for investment, of a strong private sector, of a business-friendly policy, and through accords with local firms can reach neighboring markets,” he said in an interview with Efe.
Venezuela is seeking Iran’s help in developing its construction materials industry and ensuring 3 million homes are built before the end of the decade.
Chile: Países de la Alianza del Pacífico ofrecerán visas para chilenos que quieran viajar y trabajar