Saturday, September 20, 2014

UNASUR/ Argentina: Samper in Argentina updates Unasur agenda with Timerman

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 to Develop Its Own Satellite with Chinese Help

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.

Barbados Will Chair Caribbean Tourism Organization

Latin American Herald Tribune - Barbados Will Chair Caribbean Tourism Organization

Mexico, Kazakhstan Seek to Link Eurasia with Latin America

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 Looks to Iran to Boost Construction Materials Industry

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.

Caribbean-Mexico to See 10,848 New Hotel Rooms in 2015: Report

Caribbean-Mexico to See 10,848 New Hotel Rooms in 2015: Report

Curacao to Host 2015 CTO State of the Industry Conference

Curacao to Host 2015 CTO State of the Industry Conference

Argentina: La Presidenta llegó a Roma en busca de un gesto de respaldo del Papa

http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1728877

La OCDE insta a los países del G20 a hacer un esfuerzo para impulsar crecimiento económico

http://www.emol.com/noticias/economia/2014/09/19/680971/la-ocde-insta-a-los-paises-del-g20-a-hacer-un-esfuerzo-para-impulsar-crecimiento-economico.html

Chile: Países de la Alianza del Pacífico ofrecerán visas para chilenos que quieran viajar y trabajar

http://www.emol.com/noticias/economia/2014/09/12/679925/gobierno-lanza-programa-de-visa-de-vacaciones-y-trabajo-para-jovenes-de-la-alianza-del-pacifico.html