Greece shall submit “a list with specific reforms” to bailout

The Greek Government must submit a “complete list of specific reforms” in the coming days, according to the terms of an agreement reached early Friday with creditors and that “entrains” again the bailout to Greece. The agreement was reached at a...

US and the EU start 8th round of free trade negotiations

The European Union (EU) and the United States began on Monday the eighth round of negotiations on a free trade and investment agreement (TTIP), which will run until Friday. The EU chief negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero, and the American Dan Mullaney, began with a symbolic...

Investment Plan for the EU is approved by their Heads of State

The investment plan promoted by President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, was approved on Thursday by the Heads of State and Government of the European Union (EU) and now will wait the conditions to contribute money to the future fund. Meeting in Brussels summit,...

Eurozone will meet to discuss the future of Greece and the economic situation

The Eurogroup will meet tomorrow to discuss the future of the Greek bailout, and review the economic and budgetary situation in the countries, after the forecast released on Tuesday by the European Commission (EC) for this and the next two years. The debate will begin tomorrow,...

EU duplicates economic aid to combat Ebola in Africa

The European Union (EU) will take their aid pledges to combat Ebola epidemic in West Africa at 1,000 million euros, announced this Friday the president of the Council, Herman Van Rompuy, during a summit of heads of government in Brussels. Because of the speed with which the virus...

Ukraine asks the EU a 2,000 million euros loan to cancel gas debt

Ukraine asked the European Union (EU) an additional loan of EUR 2,000 million ($ 2,600 million dollars) to pay part of its debt with the Russian giant Gazprom and resume gas supply. “The Commission has received a request from the Ukrainian authorities for an additional loan...

Ebola case in Spain could arise from carelessness in medical procedures

Spain confirmed this Wednesday to the European Union (EU) that “at this time it is unclear” how happened the first Ebola infection in the EU, produced in the Iberian country. Among the hypotheses it is included “the relaxation of procedures,” including the...

European Commission sends bill to expand preferences for Ecuadorian goods

The European Commission sent to Parliament block a proposal of legal regulation on the rates applied to goods originated in Ecuador. This regulation proposes to temporarily maintain the current level rates. The GSP+ that grant bilateral tariff benefits expire on December 31,...