Karel Aguilar, best athlete of 2011 in Santa Cruz del Sur

2 Karel Aguilar Chacón was selected as the best athelete of the year in Santa Cruz del Sur, while Yorennis Legón was the rocky of the year, reported the National Institute of Soports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER) to this editorial department.Other 10 sport-people were acknowledged by this southern institution as the most prominent ones in the last 12 months.

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C.A. Mothers Investigate in Mexico about Missing Family Members

1 Mexico, Nov 8. -Central American mothers whose sons and daughters went missing while going through Mexico to the United States are scheduled to meet Tuesday with the Mexican social attorney for attention to victims, Irene Herrerías.The group, made up of 33 mothers from El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Costa Rica, are expected to denounce the systematic violation of

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Libya: Situation at a Standstill, Rebels Fail to Establish Gov’t

1 Tripoli, Sep 19. -Libya´s National Transitional Council (NTC) continue besieging on Monday two important pro-Gaddafi strongholds, while its political leaders failed to establish a new government. Despite being backed by NATO air raids, the rebels have not been able to capture Sirte, Muammar Gaddafi's hometown, and Bani Walid. According to witnesses, the rebels began attacking Bani Walid, but keeping

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Libya: Under Western Military, Media Seige

1 Tripoli, May 19. -Pro-Gaddafi forces clashed Thursday with armed rebels, backed by NATO air raids, in different areas of the country, while the government denied reports of desertions by officials and relatives of the Libyan leader. Gadaffi's supporters claimed to control strategic territories in the western highlands after intensifying their counteroffensive against opposition militias that attempted to establish another

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Japan Quake: 24,000 Dead and Missing

1 Tokyo, Mar 23. -The death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on March 11 now stands at 9,408, while 14,716 people remain missing, police said. Raul Castro Sends Condolences to Japanese Tsunami Victims According to these figures, this is the worst natural disaster since 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake, which left 105,000 dead. The Japanese government on

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Japan Quake Death Toll Stands at 7,197

1 Tokyo, Mar 19. -The death toll from Japan�s earthquake and tsunami now stands at 7,197, while 10,905 people were still missing, police reported Saturday. Without ending rescue operations or the recovery of bodies amid continuing aftershocks, efforts were focused on gradually moving towards some semblance of normal life. In the coastal city of Rikuzentakata, construction began Saturday on 200

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China Foreign Trade Rises 34.7% in 2010

0 Beijing, Jan 10. -China's foreign trade grew by 34.7 percent last year, reaching over 2.9 billion USD, while its surplus fell by 6.4 percent, official sources reported on Monday. The General Customs Administration said the country's trade surplus in this period was 183.1 billion USD. Exports rose 31.3 percent compared to 2009 and stood at 1.58 billion USD, while

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Cuban Parliament Asks for Solidarity with Puerto Rico

0 Havana, Dec 23. -Three of the 12 permanent commissions of the Cuban Parliament asked the world´s legislators to support the cause of Puerto Rican university students, repressed while protesting higher enrollment fees. In a statement published Wednesday in Juventud Rebelde newspaper, human rights organizations and parliaments of the world were urged to demand an end to police repression and

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Over 240 Million Africans Are Malnourished

0 Luanda, Oct. 14. -While sub-Saharan Africa reduced the number of hungry people by about 12 million, more than 240 million Africans continue to be malnourished, an FAO representative said on Wednesday. The president of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Africa Regional Conference, Angolan Afonso Pedro Canga, made those statements during a food forum in Rome, Italy. According to

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Volcanic Eruptions Hit Communities in Guatemala and Ecuador

1 Guatemala City, May 29. -The eruptions of two volcanoes in Guatemala and Ecuador have hit communities forcing thousands of people to flee their homes while disrupting air traffic as ash drifted over wide regions. The Pacaya volcano, in Guatemala, began erupting lava and rocks on Thursday afternoon, blanketing the country's capital with ash and forcing the closure of the

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