Setback of Chilean Gov’t at Parliament

0 Santiago, Chile, Dec 14. -The Chilean government faces as of Wednesday a new setback in the Parliament, after the rejection of the parliamentary groups opposed to the salary adjustment project for civil service.With 55 votes for and 58 against, the Chamber of Deputies on Tuesday rejected the Senate report on the five percent salary adjustment, a vote approved by

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Historic TV Interview with Fidel Castro Retrieved

1 Havana, Nov 25. -One of the first interviews with Fidel Castro on Cuban television after the triumph of the Revolution will be released in the upcming 33rd International Festival of New Latin American Cinema. The work that is part of the film El dia mas largo (The Longest Day) by the Cuban filmmaker Rebeca Chavez, was conducted by a

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Floods Kill 615 in Thailand

1 Bangkok, Nov 25. -Thailand mourns nearly 615 people after the terrible floods that have been affecting this country for four months.Floods have affected over five million people in 17 provinces, including the southern Songkla and the capital, according to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. The worst floods in the last 50 years in Thailand damaged seven industrial

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New Western Attempt Vs Syria at UN

0 United Nations, Nov 22. -After a first failed attempt at the UN Council of Security, different powers of Western Europe try to add the United Nations to the intense pressures on the Syrian Government.The maneuver passes off through the Human Rights Committee of the General Assembly promoted by France, the United Kingdom and Germany. The initiative is a draft

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10 Die in Collapse of Chinese Mine

1 Beijing, Nov 8. -The death toll after a coal mine collapsed in the central province of Henan reached 10 after two miners, who suffered serious injures, died on Tuesday.Three of the 53 miners, rescued after the accident and taken to the hospital, were in serious condition due to injuries suffered after the rock explosion in Qianqiu mine, in Sanmenxia

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Cuba Denounces Injustice against One of Cuban 5

0 Havana, Sep 28. -To oblige Rene Gonzalez, one of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in U.S. prisons, to stay in that country for three years more after his release from prison, is a deliberate additional reprisal, Granma newspaper reported on Wednesday. In an editorial entitled "New U.S. injustice against the Cuban Five," as they are universally known,

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Dane Player Maintains 1st WTA Tennis Ranking

1 London, Sep 19. -Danish Caroline Wozniacki will maintain for one more week the first world ranking of the Women´s Tennis Association (WTA), after its updating on Monday. Wozniacki, 20, leads the WTA rankings with 9.335 points, 3.000 points higher than her closest follower: Russian Maria Sharapova (6.226). According to the WTA, the rankings also includes Belorussian Victoria Azarenka (6.055),

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Bomb in Norway Kills 7

0 Oslo, Jul 22. -Norwegian authorities confirmed Friday that at least seven people died after a car bomb went off, injuring dozens and damaging government buildings in downtown Oslo.According to the NTB news agency, the explosion took place at 13:20 hours local time, breaking windows in the offices of Prime Minister Jens Stolenberg, who came out unhurt. Two of the

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Peru: Outgoing, Incoming Adminstrations Debate Economy

0 Lima, Jul 13. -The outgoing and incoming governments in Peru came to odds after representatives of President-elect Ollanta Humala revealed a discouraging economic situation.The issue triggered a heated debate, after a team from Humala's Gana Peru Party charged with the handover of the economic aspect of public administration presented its first report. The report revealed that measures implemented by

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