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Díaz-Canel receives Alicia Bárcena

Canelñ y Barcenas

On the afternoon of May 8, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, received the honorable Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), in Cuba to attend the organization’s 37th period of sessions and 70th anniversary celebrations.

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Cuba shows that economic growth and equality are not incompatible

Alicia Cepal

During her remarks opening the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean’s 37th period of sessions, May 7, in Havana’s International Conference Center, the group’s executive secretary Alicia Bárcena presented a summary of the tour conducted alongside the formal meetings.

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Five issues on the agenda for Havana ECLAC meeting

Cepal reunion

Cuba will host this week the 37th Session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the most important intergovernmental meeting of this United Nations body, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary.
Havana will host the forum for the first time since the triumph of the Revolution, in which crucial issues for the economic and social development of the countries of the region will be analyzed.

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Cuba to host important biennial Cepal meeting

Cuba escuela

Cuba will be the site of the 37th period of sessions of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Cepal), hosting the regional organization’s most important biennial meeting, May 7-11 in Havana. The designation of Cuba as the host was agreed upon by member countries at the conclusion of the last period of sessions, held in May of 2016, in Mexico City.

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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.