Egyptians Demonstrate, Demand Swifter Change

0 Cairo, Jul 8. -Five months after the uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians took over Tahrir Square on Friday to vindicate national pride with a mass demonstration to demand a speedier democratic transition. The "Friday of Persistence" mobilization actually began much earlier, judging by the chants, flags and banners that filled Cairo's emblematic square, as witnessed by Prensa Latina.

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Rains favour milk production in Southern Camaguey

7 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 29. –Santra Cruz del Sur presents a favorable situation in the milk production after the beginning of the rain season from May, stated Esneido Hernández, Main Specialist of this sector in the Caribe Establishment in this territory. Despeite seven months of an intense drought, the professionals of the Dairy Enterprise in Southern Camaguey reach

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Zelaya Returning to Honduras

2 Tegucigalpa, May 28. -Thousands of Hondurans are ready to welcome Saturday former president Manuel Zelaya, who is returning to the country almost two years after the coup that toppled his government on June 28, 2009. Since yesterday followers were readying a square close to the Tontontín airport for the huge rally. The square was named after Isis Obed Murillo,

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Cuban Female Volleyball Players to Attend Montreux Grand Prix

0 Havana, May 26. -Cuba's female volleyball team will take part in the Montreux Grand Prix, in Switzerland, on August 5-28, after a two-year-long absence, according to Jit journal. The team is led by assistant attackers Kenia Carcases, Wilma Salas, Yoana Palacio and Jennifer Alvarez, and passers Yusidey Silié (captain), Yanelis Santos and Ana Yilian Cleger. The team also includes

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Japan to Host Volleyball World Cup

1 Bern, May 24. -The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced Tuesday that the World Volleyball Cup will be held Nov. 4-Dec. 4 in Japan. The cup is the first qualifying event for the 2012 Olympics in London, and received the green light to go ahead after a series of meetings between the FIVB and the Japanse Volleyball Association. Despite the

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Cuban 6th Party Congress Concludes

2 Havana, Apr 19. -The 6th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC) concludes Tuesday in this capital after three days of debates in which delegates focused on the updating of the country´s economic model. Participants in the meeting which started on Saturday, April 16, discussed and approved the event´s Central Report, presented by the second secretary of the party,

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Socialist option reaffirmed in Southern Camaguey

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 16. –Fifty years after the declaration of the socialist character of the Cuban Revolution, the inhabitants from Southern Camaguey reaffirm the socialist choice as the best one to consolidate the revolutionary Cuban process which has the people as the main figure. Special morning meetings at schools and work places recalls the half century of

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7.1 Aftershock Rocks Japan

1 Tokyo, Apr 11. -Just a month after the March 11 earthquake and ensuing tsunami, a 7.1-magnitude aftershock hit the region on Monday, according to Japan's Meteorological Agency. Authorities issued a tsunami warning as a result of this event, whose epicenter was located 10 kilometers underwater off the coast of Hamadori, in the Fukushima prefecture. Given the possibility that a

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Cuba Urges USA to Rectify Acquittal of Terrorist

0 Havana, Apr 11. -Cuba on Sunday called upon the U.S. government to rectify the acquittal of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles on charges of immigration fraud in an El Paso, Texas court, after a trial described as a farce. Washington is familiar with Posada Carrilesâ�Ö participation in the mid-flight explosion of a Cuban airliner in 1976 off the coasts of

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