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Raúl receives ECLAC Executive Secretary

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On the afternoon of October 4, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), making a visit to the country.

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ECLAC forecasts a complex period for Latin American economies

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The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) outlined a complex period for the region’s economies in 2017, although she welcomed a return to modest, but positive, growth. Responding to questions from Prensa Latina, Alicia Bárcena explained that an increase in U.S. Federal Reserve interest rates and rising commodity prices are expected for 2017.

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Cuban First Vice President Welcomes ECLAC Executive Secretary

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Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, welcomed here today the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcena. During the meeting, the senior United Nations official expressed her satisfaction that ECLAC has been able to accompany Cuba in the process of updating its economic model and confirmed ECLAC willingness to continue providing all possible assistance.