Ecuador Reports Trade Surplus

0 Quito, Sep 13. -The Central Bank of Ecuador reported that the country had a 6.5 million USD trade surplus for the first seven months of the year.The report posted on the bank's website said the surplus reflected a 101.05 percent recovery from the deficit reported in the same period of 2010. The trade balance recovery is related to an

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Telecommunications workers in third place of Moncadist struggle

2 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 4. –Workers from the Cuban Telecommunications Enterprise (ETECSA) in Santa Cruz del Sur fulfilled with the income plan of the year with a 106 percent. This is backed up by the installation of 300 new telephonic services in the 50th Anniversary Neighbourhood, in the buildings erected In the deactivated railroad area and in the

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Cuba Hands Over G-77 Presidency to Lesotho

0 Geneva, Mar 18. -Cuba handed over the presidency of the Group of 77 (G-77) plus China to the Kingdom of Lesotho, after a year of outstanding work, top officials and diplomats stated. The ceremony was held at the Palais des Nations of Geneva, the second UN headquarters, and those attending included the secretary general of the UN Conference on

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Kidnapping in Mexico: Nightmare for Immigrants

3 Mexico City, Dec 30. -About 222 reports of kidnappings of Central American immigrants have been made this year, said the commissioner of the National Migration Institute, Salvador Beltran del Rio. Most of the reports were made in the northern states of Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, and Nuevo Leon, and in the southern states of Chiapas and Oaxaca, with the

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Workers from Southern Camaguey celebrate results in 2010

2 Santa Cruz del Sur, Dec 25. –Many activities are being carried out during these days at local entities and organisms as part of the festivities for the end of the year, aimed to stand out the economic and social work done by every enterprise during this year. Taking into account the festive days, the local recreation community has prepared

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Forlan Leads PL’s Sports Survey

3 Havana, Dec 9. -Uruguay Footballer Diego Forlan has received 40 votes to lead Prensa Latina's annual survey to choose the best Latin American and Caribbean athlete of the year. Forlan, Golden Ball award winner in South Africa-2010 World Cup, recieved Wednesday the support of Radio Patria Nueva and La Epoca weekly of Bolivia, to cap the poll's men's category.

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Brazilian Pole-Vaulter Murer Leads Prensa Latina Poll

4 Havana, Nov 20. -Brazilian pole-vaulter Fabiana Murer is still the favorite woman athlete in the Prensa Latina News Agency poll to choose the best athlete of the year in Latin America and the Caribbean. Murer, indoor world champion in Doha, Qatar, and winner of the first edition of the Diamond League, won new 5 votes, for a total of

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Forlan Leads PL Survey

1 Havana, Nov 16. -Uruguayan soccer player Diego Forlan upped his advantage in the Prensa Latina survey to choose the best athletes of the year in Latin America and the Caribbean. Forlan was chosen as best male athlete of the year by the Uruguayan Sports Journalists' Circle, the TV OFF television channel in Bolivia, and the Correo del Orinoco journal

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UN Vote on Anti-Blockade Resolution

1 United Nations, Oct 26. -For the 19th consecutive year, the UN General Assembly will vote on Tuesday on a resolution demanding the end of the almost 50-year U.S. blockade of Cuba. The subject is agenda item No. 41 of the current UN session, under the heading "The Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Blockade Imposed by the

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Nicaragua Decorates Cuban Medical Brigade

1 Managua, Oct 23. -President Daniel Ortega on Friday conferred the Ruben Dario Order of Cultural Independence to the "A Voice for All" Cuban Medical Brigade, which concluded a year of work in this capital and returns home on Saturday. In a ceremony at the House of the People in Managua, the Nicaraguan statesman awarded Dr. Miladys Orraca, chief of

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