Colombian Guerrilla to Release Prisoners, Former Senator Says

2 Bogota, Jul 14. -Former Senator Piedad Cordoba said that she would soon provide details about the possible liberation of prisoners held by guerrilla forces.Cordoba, leader of the organization Colombians for Peace, said an anti-war event would be held Aug. 3, and that she would talk about the work of organizations and women who are seeking peace. Once the Revolutionary

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Environmental Protection Promoted Among Jamaican Students

1 Kingston, Jun 25. -The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation is trying to raise the Jamaican students'' awareness about the importance to protect the environment and ocean life. Actions for this purpose are supported by Jamaican authorities and enterprises and include workshops, conferences and other activities, according to the Jamaican Information Service. Instruction to students in the city of Montego Bay, in northwestern

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Documentary on US Subversive Plans vs. Cuba to Air Tonight

0 Havana, Mar 7. -The documentary "Verdades y principios" (Truths and principles), about declassified files on subversive U.S. plans for Cuba, will be screened Monday on Cuban television. As part of the series "Las razones de Cuba" (Cuba's reasons), which is also the name of the website where the announcement was posted, the documentary will be broadcast at 20:30 local

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Literary workshop winner dreams of writing a book

6 Santa Cruz del Sur, Mar 5. -Only a consecrated reader will be able to perceive the happiness expressed by Gretel Izaguirre Rosabal, from Santa Cruz del Sur, when she speaks about the so many books she has already read, the ones she will read and the indelible memory of the stories told by her mother when she did not

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One Hundred Australians Missing after Floods

1 Sidney, Jan 15. -Australia´s Prime Minister Julia Gillard stated that more than 1,000 soldiers have been mobilized to seek about 100 people still missed after floods. Those soldiers joined to other rescue brigades and volunteers who continue working in extensive areas of eastern Australia, devastated due to heavy rains that flooded over 1,500,000 square km (579 square miles). Those

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Each Year 10,000 Honduran Children Migrate

0 Tegucigalpa, Jan 4. -Each year about 10,000 Honduran children leave the country in an attempt to achieve the American dream, according to estimates of Casa Alianza. Many of them are deported, but others disappear along the way, are trapped by organized crime or are in centers of prostitution, the national director of Casa alianza that is an organization working

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Evo’s Message Has Major Repercussion in Bolivia

0 La Paz, Dec 31. -The message from President Evo Morales about bringing domestic fuel prices up to their level on the international market had a major repercussion within Bolivia. Bolivia's private and state press today covered the main issues addressed by the president, who reaffirmed it was necessary to adopt Supreme Decree 748 to be able to eliminate fuel

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Evo’s Message Has Major Repercussion in Bolivia

0 La Paz, Dec 31. -The message from President Evo Morales about bringing domestic fuel prices up to their level on the international market had a major repercussion within Bolivia. Bolivia's private and state press today covered the main issues addressed by the president, who reaffirmed it was necessary to adopt Supreme Decree 748 to be able to eliminate fuel

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Japan to Support Paraguayan Rural Development

0 Asuncion, Dec 29. -According to an official source Japan will support Paraguay rural development through technical cooperation which includes donations of about 10 million dollars plus loans. Makoto Kitanaka, director of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA, in Paraguay said that the project has an integrated development approach addressed to small farmers. He also said that they are going

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Film on Terrorism against Cuba to Be Premiered in Film Festival

1 Havana, Nov 29. -A film about terrorism against Cuba, produced and directed by U.S. academic Saul Landau will be presented at the 32nd Latinamerican Film Festival, which begins on December 2. This feature-documentary, entitled "Will the Real Terrorist please stand up" is one of the 515 films competing in this event and will be released in the cinema Charles

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