The climate leads to better harvest of maize, but reduces prices

The benign climate for the harvests in the United States caused yesterday the fall of the price of corn, soybeans and wheat. “The volumes of transactions are very few”, said Mike Zuzolo of the Global Commodity Analytics and Consulting firm. The anticipation of a rainy...

Weakness in raw materials markets

Experts believe that the reduction of demand from China and the prospects of a further strengthening of the dollar if come up in December the interest rates in United States, portend a weakness in raw materials markets. Despite the bad news the Executive of Merrill Lynch, Juan...

Correa: US military intervention. in Venezuela is “very difficult”

President Rafael Correa said on Thursday it is “very difficult” that exist a US military intervention in Venezuela following the White House considered the Venezuelan situation as a threat to American security. “I think it’s very difficult military...

US clarifies before the OAS it will not intervene militarily in Venezuela

The United States denied on Thursday the alleged plot of a “military invasion” in Venezuela and defended its “sovereign” right to impose sanctions on that country, while it urged the OAS to “rule on” the “violations” of human rights...

Maduro asks Ecuador to lead the mediation group between Venezuela and the US

The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, asked on Wednesday to Ecuador to lead the “group of facilitators” of different Latin American organizations, proposed during the Summit of the ALBA, to mediate between the US and Venezuela. “We have asked Ecuador,...

ALBA provides its full support to Venezuela in its political conflict with the US

The Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA) expressed through a statement its full support to Venezuela, after the US qualified the South American country as an “extraordinary threat” to its security. After a meeting held in Caracas with the presence of members of...

ALBA members meet in Caracas to address tensions between the US and Venezuela

The block of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) will meet this Tuesday in Caracas to assess the tensions between the US and Venezuela, and define joint positions for the VII Summit of the Americas next month. President Nicolas Maduro will meet with his...

EE.UU. and Cuba hold new round of talks in Havana

United States and Cuba met this Monday in Havana further discussions with a view to restoring diplomatic relations, at a time when both countries have disputes over Venezuela. After two periods of talks in January and February in Havana and Washington, the chief of US diplomat...