Venezuela to Increase Medicine Production in 2012

0 Caracas, Dec 17. -Deputy Minister of Health Jose España announced the opening of several drug factories by mid-2012 in order to increase and ensure the supply of necessary medicines for the population.España said in an interview for TV program Toda Venezuela that currently his portfolio is in talks with European countries to achieve that goal. Espana noted that Health

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Over 50 Delegations to Participate in Summit in El Salvador

0 San Salvador, Dec 13. -Salvadoran Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez announced that over 50 delegations from several countries and international institutions will participate in the meeting on aid to Central America, following the damage caused by a tropical depression in October. The summit was convened by President Mauricio Funes as pro tempore president of the Central American Integration System (SICA)

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Handover in Guatemala to Be Held at Domo Polideportivo

1 Guatemala, Nov 28. -President-elect, Otto Perez Molina, announced that the change of power in Guatemala will take place at the Domo Polideportaivo of the capital as the stage of, on January 14. Perez Molina said they preferred that facility because of its greater capacity for attendees, 7,500. The Domo Polideportivo was built to host the FIFA Futsal World Cup in

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Syria Protects Embassies in Damascus; AL Issues Memo

1 Damascus, Nov 17. -The Ministry of the Interior ordered tighter security around embassies and announced that legal action will be taken against those that attack them, while the Government assesses the result of a meeting of Arab foreign ministers held in Morocco. A note made public by the main state-owned news media underlined that Syria is still committed to

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US: New Mobilizations after Zuccotti Park Eviction

1 Washington, Nov 15. -Hundreds of police officers on Tuesday vacated demonstrators from the Zuccotti Park, in New York. As a response to this action, the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement announced in a communique that this is not the end of their activities in the United States or the world. Police forces evicted protesters from the park since Tuesday

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LatAm Countries Confirm for Cubadisco 2012 Fair

1 Havana, Oct 29. -Four Latin American countries have confirmed their participation in The International Fair Cubadisco 2012, the most inclusive event of the Cuban music industry, announced the director of the festival, Ciro Benemelis.Venezuela, Ecuador, Mexico, and Panama are the countries that have already confirmed their presence in Cubadisco 2012, scheduled for May 19-27, and dedicated to the classic

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Venezuela Venue for World Martial Arts Championship

5 Caracas, Sep 30. -Teams form 13 Latin American and European countries will be participating at the 2011 World Martial Arts Championship from October 13 to 16 in this capital, announced the Venezuelan Sports Ministry.In a press note on Thursday the ministry indicated that competitions will be gathering nearly 1,200 athletes in the free-hand styles, weapons, self defense and combat

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Bolivia: Gov’t Says Ex-President Linked to Indigenous Protest

0 La Paz, Sep 22. -Government Minister Sacha Llorenti announced that links had been discovered between former President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada (2002-2003) and an ongoing indigenous mobilization against an interdepartmental road project.Llorenti made his remarks to a radio station in New York, where he was accompanying President Evo Morales at the 66th United Nations General Assembly. He said details

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Ecuador Prioritizes National and Cuban Industries to Buy Medicines

0 Quito, Sep 14. -Ecuador´s Health Ministry announced an auction to buy medicines, which favors domestic and Cuban industries, in return for technical assistance received from the Island.The corporate auction takes place through the National Institute for Public Contracting (INCOP), for approximately 1.1million USD and the medicines in competition cover 80 percent of the country's epidemiological profile. The corporate auction

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Namibia to Donate Almost 150 Animals to Cuban Zoo

0 Havana, Jul 18. -Namibia will donate almost 150 animals to the Cuban National Zoo next year, announced sources from a delegation of the Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism visiting the island.The donation includes leopards, lions, wolves, cats, ostriches, antelopes, elephants and rhinoceroses, said Santos Cubillas, an expert at the zoo, located in the outskirts of Havana. Erika Akuenje,

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