UN Highlights Significance of Rio+20 Summit

0 United Nations, Mar 9.-The next Summit on Sustainable Development Rio+20 will be a bright opportunity to advance towards an economic development leading to wipe out poverty, according to the UN. "We cannot wait for another 20 years to achieve this target," said UN Deputy Secretary General Sha Zukang in reference to a previous such event also held in Rio

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Venezuela Boosts Econ Dvlpmt, Security on Colombian Border

1 Caracas, Aug. 24. -The Venezuelan government is moving to step up economic development and security along the border it shares with Colombia, a high-crime area. The initiatives include boosting the production and transport sectors in the state of Tachira, as deploying soldiers and the Bolivarian National Police to guarantee citizen security. The western Venezuelan state is frequently affected by

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Chavez Stresses Productive Prospects with Cuba

2 Caracas, Jul 23. – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Thursday highlighted prospects for 390 productive projects implemented with Cuba to foster the social and economic development of both countries. "We have 390 productive projects that go from food to factories and energy," Chavez stated at Miraflores Palace. According to the statesman, links with the island are aimed at developing

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