Santa Cruz del Sur people always on the alert

0 More than one thousand Santa Cruz del Sur citizens will welcome members of the National Direction of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), according to Alexis Mejías Monteagudo, local coordinator of this historic organization.Miguel Marrero Sosa, surveillance employee, along with other workers will make an integral inspection to the fulfilment of the revolutionary duty guard. On

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Syria to Register New Political Parties

4 Damascus, Nov 21. -As part of Syria´s reform process, the recently created Political Affairs Committee began to assess the requests for the creation of new parties, according to the new law enacted for that purpose.The panel informed the press its decision of making public two requests and of providing daily reports on its work. The two new organizations that

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Polls to Reveal Mexican Leftist Candidate for 2012 Elections

2 Mexico, Nov 15. -The result of parallel surveys of two pollsters to define the best positioned Mexican leftwing candidate will be revealed on Tuesday, according to the leadership of the PRD (Partido de la Revolucion Democratica).An analysis by Nodos, Investigacion Estrategica and Covarrubias pollsters, companies chosen by the two aspirants, former 2006 presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and

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US Poverty Level Reaches 17-Year Record High

0 Washington, Sep 14. -Poverty rate in the United States rose to 15.1 percent during 2010, the highest in seventeen years, according to the latest figures released by the federal government. Some 46.2 million people in this country are considered lacking basic items, 2.6 million people more than in 2009, when the index was 14.3 percent. The world''s largest business

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China Boosts Initiatives with the Caribbean

0 Beijing, Sep 13. -China will grant preferential loans valued at one billion USD to support the economic development of Caribbean countries, according to reports from a bilateral meeting taking place in Trinidad and Tobago.Reports from Port of Spain states that the initiative was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Wang Qishan during the opening on Monday of the 3rd China-Caribbean

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Santa Cruz del Sur bets on cattle raising

1 The Nacional Association of Small Farmers (ANAP), in Santa Cruz del Sur, has 993 farms only eighth of them are classified as agro-ecological. According to Arbelio Viamontes Pimentel, who is in charge of that sphere, there are 513 farms inside the initiated process and 83 in course. Not using fertilizers, insecticides or weed-killers are some of the aspects required

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Unemployment Increases in the DR

2 Santo Domingo, July 22. -Nearly 70,000 people were unemployed in the Dominican Republic over the past three years, according to a new report.The analysis that was conducted by the Henri Hebrard Consultants firm for the Association of Industries of Herrera and the province of Santo Domingo indicates taht the unemployment rate rose from 14 percent in April 2008 to

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Chavez Congratulates Nat’l Soccer Team

0 Caracas, July 18. -President Hugo Chavez and his government honored the national soccer team for its 2-1 victory over Chile in the 2011 Copa America tournament, according to a Monday press release.In the name of the Venezuelan people, authorities expressed jubilation at the victory, which allows the team to continue to a semifinals match against Paraguay, said the press

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Raul Castro Calls for Solving Economic Problems

0 Havana, Jun 27. -Cuban President Raul Castro called for urgently seeking solutions to the country's economic problems, according to Monday news reports. During a three-day meeting of the Council of Ministers, the president said the priority should be to solve the complex difficulties of the national economy. The meeting was focused on the idea that success in updating the

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Over a Million Gang Members in USA

1 Washington, June 25. -More than one million people, mostly youth, are involved in gangs in the USA, according to the Department of Justice. The members of these groups increased from 800,000 in 2005 to over one million in 2008, federal reports show. Conservative estimates show that some 900,000 are active and more than 145,000 are imprisoned for their activities.

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