Mexico: More Mass Graves Found in Tamaulipas

4 Mexico City, Apr 9. -Authorities said Friday that they had found two more mass graves containing 13 bodies in the town of San Fernando in the northeast border state of Tamaulipas, for a total of 72 bodies. Morelos Canseco, secretary general of the government, Televisa television that the two new graves were discovered very close to where eight others

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Strong Quake Hits Japan, Tsunami Alert Issued

1 Tokyo, Mar 11. -Northern Japan was shaken by a 8.8-magnitude earthquake on Friday, leading authorities to decree a tsunami alert. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake, while Japan´s meteorology agency said it was a 7.9-magnitude quake. The quake shook all the areas of the Pacific Coast, including Tokyo and Osaka, with several injuries reported. The quake was registered

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Cayman Islands to Sink Ship to Create Artificial Reef

3 George Town, Jan 5. -The Cayman Islands authorities plan to sink a ship in the waters of West Bay on Wednesday to create an artificial reef, which will serve as a refuge to conserve flora and fauna. The Kittiwake, of U.S. manufacture, will be submerged only to 20 meters, allowing the top of the bridges and chimneys to protrude

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Dominican Republic with 82 Cases of Cholera

1 Santo Domingo, Dec 25. -In the last days, nine more cholera patients were reported in the Dominican Republic, for a total of 82 cases nationwide to date as authorities maintained a health alert. Seventy-five of the 82 cholera patients were in satisfactory condition and only remained under treatment. Authorities said they expected patients to be back at home this

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Putin Considers Arrest of Wikileaks Founder Disrespectful

1 Moscow, Dec 10. -Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin questioned the respect for democracy in the West, after the arrest in London of Julian Assange, the founder of WIKILEAKS, who voluntarily gave himself up to the authorities. Putin made the remark statements in a press conference in Moscow together with his French colleague Francois Fillon, with whom he attended the

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Cuba, Venezuela Renew Agreement

0 Havana, Nov 9. – The Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement between Cuba and Venezuela gained new momentum with its renewal by authorities from both countries, on the 10th anniversary of its signing. Raul Castro: Communist Party Congress, Conference, in 2011  Established on October 30, 2000, this initiative has been the main basis for the consolidation of ties between the two countries,

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Chile: Miners Talk about Tragedy

4 Santiago de Chile, Oct. 21. -Chilean Public Ministry authorities will hear on Wednesday from some of the rescued miners from the San Jose mine in the Atacama Desert, as part of a lawsuit against the owners of that mine. The Atacama region government attorney, Hector Mella, confirmed the start of questioning of the miners, to clarify the causes of

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Nicaraguans Brace Against Flooding, Rains

2 Managua, Sept 2 . -Authorities in the Nicaraguan capital took measures to protect the population from the swollen waters of Lake Xolotian, and braced for continued rain.  Managua is the largest and most important city on the shores of Lake Xolotian, the second-largest in the country after Lake Cocibolca. Xolotian's level had risen by almost four meters since the

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Ban Ki-moon to Visit Canada

2 United Nations, May 11. -United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will travel to Canada next Wednesday to meet the authorities of that country and discuss about key issues to UN. UN Secretary General will meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Governor General Michaelle Jean, finance Minister Jim Flaherty and international co-operation Minister Beverley Odam. The agenda of the talks

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More Than 1.6 Million Cubans Voted in Runoff

1 Havana, May 3. -Over 1.6 million Cubans turned out to voted in the Sunday electoral runoff to elect delegates to municipal assemblies (local governments). The results are considered excellent by government authorities. The Vice President of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) Ruben Perez said that like a week ago everything went on smoothly as expected and in five provinces

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