Chilean Students, President to Meet Saturday

0 Santiago, Chile, Aug 31. -The Chilean Government confirmed that a meeting will be held on Saturday between President Sebastian Piñera and the main leaders of the social movement demanding a free, not-for-profit education.The announcement was made by Education Minister Felipe Bulnes, who said he had remained in contact with the main student leaders and other representatives of the peopleâ�Ös

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Caribbean Cinema at Havana ALBA Cultural Center

1 Havana, Aug 31. -The ALBA Cultural Center of Havana is organizing a Caribbean cinema week, as part of the meeting of filmmakers from Africa, the Caribbean and its diasporas, from September 12 through 16.For five days, this institution and the Charles Chaplin movie theater will screen African films, the ALBA Cultural Center's general assistant director Betsy Rojo told Prensa

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People in charge of summer activities were acknowledged

1 The Headquarters of Culture Sector in Southern Camaguey planned around one thousand recreation activities for the summer, and they were successfully carried out by art instructors, art keens and with the support of the transportation enterprise from this town. The wide range of summer activities in the various communities was possible thanks to the contribution of the vehicles that

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Argentina, Uruguay Resume Railroad Service

6 Buenos Aires, Aug 29. -President Cristina Fernandez and her Uruguayan counterpart Jose Mujica are officially resuming on Monday a railroad service, which was suspended 30 years ago. The line links the Argentine city of Pilar with Salto of Uruguay.Fernandez is scheduled to arrive in the city of Concordia and then will travel by helicopter to the Ayui train station,

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Over 20 Deaths in Combats in Afghanistan

1 Kabul, Jul 26. -Combats between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) troops, Hamid Karzai regime forces, and the insurgency were carried out in various Afghan regions, leaving more than 20 dead, according to media sources in this capital. A government official said that combats, which he considered fierce, were chiefly staged in Helmand province. Reports from Musa Qala district

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Cuba: Artists from 25 Countries at Caribbean Festival

1 Havana, Jun 29. -Delegations from 25 countries confirmed their participation in the 31st Caribbean Festival, dedicated to the people and culture of Trinidad and Tobago, July 3-9 in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba. The Dominican Republic, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Venezuela and the Cayman Islands will participate in the festival, said Orlando Verges, director of the Casa del

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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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Mexico: Solidarity with Cuba

0 Havana, May 13. -The liberation of the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters now in prison in the US, known as the Cuban Five, the blockade against Cuba by the US government and the debates of the Cuban Communist Party Congress will be the topics of the 6th Continental Meeting for Solidarity with Cuba. Convoked by the Mexican Movement of Solidarity

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Family of Deceased Rejects Anti-Cuban Media Campaign

3 Havana, May 12. -Relatives of the deceased counterrevolutionary Wilfredo Soto Garcia rejected a slander campaign that is being carried out by U.S. and European media against the Cuban Revolution folling his death, according to news reports on Thursday. "That about him being beaten is a big lie. He had no beating marks, it is all an invention of counterrevolutionary

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Cuba, USA Resume Direct Mail Service

13 Havana, Apr 5. -Cuba´s Post Office informed it will resume direct mail service between the United States and Cuba starting Wednesday. The decision responds to the easing of security measures announced by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration for member countries of the Universal Postal Union, Granma newspaper reported. The letters received at the offices of Cuba´s Post Office and

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