Experts in Cuban Forum about Afro-descendants

1 Havana, Jan 4. -Academics, researchers and artists from Spain, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuatorial Guinea, Portugal and Cuba will begin on Wednesday in this capital the XVI Scientific Workshop on Afro American Social and Cultural Anthropology and the V Festival of Oral Narration.Both events will be held in the House of Africa, attached to the Office of the Historian of

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Chileans on Strike for Public Education

1 Santiago de Chile, Jun 30. -Chilean students, teachers, academics and workers walked out on a national strike Thursday to demand public, free education. Protesters gathered on Alameda Avenue in the capital to stop for-profit education and to show disagreement with privatization policies promoted by the right-wing government. The Chilean Students Federation, Teachers' Association, and the Central Labor Federation were

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Cuba Hosts International Workshop on Wind Energy

2 Havana, May 31. -Engineers, researchers and academics dedicated to the development of wind energy from around the world will confer on the latest news on this renewable source, at an international workshop from June 1 to 3. Wind energy in Cuba is considered by specialists the renewable source of greatest growth in recent years since its establishment in 2007.

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Cuba to be Highlighted at Academic Conference in Canada

0 Toronto, Canada, Oct 6. -Cuba, its reality, and its relations with its environment will be the focus of discussion by numerous academics at the Congress of the Latin America Studies Association, which opens today. LASA 2010 is a mega-event of some 5,000 scholars on Latin American and Caribbean, and this year, some 1,000 papers will be presented on a

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Ecuadorian Journalists Condemn U.S. Blockade of Cuba

7 Quito, Jul 17. -The Ecuadorian Press Club, comprising journalists, intellectuals, students and academics, condemned the repeated consequences of the U.S. blockade imposed on Cuba for almost five decades. In a meeting, they discussed the effects of the blockade in the development of the Cuban Revolution's cultural conquests, with a presentation by the counselor of the Cuban mission, Ulises Barquin.

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Young Writers vs. Anti-Cuban Manifesto

4 Havana, May 15. -Cuban artists and academics have spoken out against the Spanish Platform for democratization of Cuba, whose recent document was termed an act of interference that recalls the worst years of the Island''s colonial history. "It's a clear attempt to keep the anti-Cuban campaign spread by the most powerful media against our country from dying", a declaration

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