Cuba: Trial Begins for Terrorist Chavez Abarca

0 Havana, Dec 21. -The Courtroom of Crimes against State Security of the People's Provincial Court in the Cuban capital began trial proceedings Monday on terrorism charges against the Salvadoran citizen Francisco Chavez Abarca. Chavez Abarca was arrested on July 1, 2010 at the airport in Caracas, Venezuela, while trying to enter the country using false identification documents and with

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Regional Election Campaigns Begin in Venezuela

0 Caracas, Nov. 24. -Political parties in Venezuela began campaigning Tuesday for the Dec. 5 regional elections, which will decide two governors and 11 mayors. Candidates have until Dec. 2 to campaign in a race that pits the United Socialist Party and its allies against the opposition Democratic Unity coalition and the Homeland for All Party. In some cases, the

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Evo Morales in Iran to Strengthen Ties

1 Tehran, Oct 26. -Bolivian President Evo Morales on Monday began an official three-day visit to Iran to promote and consolidate the strong relations, particularly in the economic and political fields. Morales, who arrived early Sunday at Mehrabad airport in the capital, will sign various cooperation agreements in mining, agriculture, food production, cement and others. Another item of discussion is

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Ecuador: Disability Study Begins in the Capital

0 Quito, Oct 13. -The Manuela Espejo Solidarity Mission begins a medical-scientific disability study on Tuesday in the Ecuadorian capital after concluding the first phase of its research in seven rural municipalities in Pichincha province, and detecting 14,548 new cases. Since September 28, the Mission, directed by Ecuadorian vice president's office and comprised of Cuban and Ecuadorian doctors, guides, and

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Bolivia: Activities in Homage to Che Guevara Begin

0 Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Oct 8. -The remembrance activities of the 43rd anniversary of the murder of revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara in Bolivia began on Thursday in the eastern locality of Vallegrande. Cuban ambassador to this country, Rafael Dausa, told Prensa Latina that Cuban and Venezuelan members of the diplomatic, health, education missions as well as social workers will place a

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Vietnamese Parliament Leader in Cuba

1 Havana, Sep 6. -Vietnam National Assembly President Nguyen Phu Trong began an official and friendly visit to Cuba on Sunday, and said it was an honor to visit the homeland of national hero Jose Marti and leader of the Revolution Fidel Castro. "For us, this country and Fidel Castro embody revolutionary heroism, rebelliousness, confidence in victory. I'm sure this

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New School Year Begins in Cuba

2 Havana, Sep 6. – More than 2.1 million Cuban students began the first day of school on Monday, in the context of efforts to provide a more integral education for the new generations. As part of the strategy designed by Cuban Ministry of Education, these efforts will be aimed at strengthening learning about the economy and work as a

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U.S. Begins Patrolling Mexican Border with Drones

1 Washington, Sep 1. -U.S. drones began patrolling the Mexican border today, in a measure by the White House responding to demands by the opposition, in combination with a migration reform process. The so-called drones are aircraft that are remote-controlled from land, and will begin operations on Wednesday from a military base in Corpus Christi, Texas. The secretary of the

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Cuban Vice President Visits China

0 Beijing, Aug 24. -Cuban Vice President and Army Corps Gen. Abelardo Colome Ibarra began an official visit to the People's Republic of China on Tuesday on the invitation of the government. Colome Ibarra is also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba's Central Committee and minister of the Interior. After his arrival, Colome Ibarra

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Fidel Castro Visits Havana Aquarium

9 Havana, Jul 17. -The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, paid a surprise visit to the Cuban National Aquarium and immediately began chatting with two girls and a small group of workers. The facility's director, Guillermo Garcia, informally welcomed Fidel Castro and introduced him to staff members, most of whom are women. After reviewing with visible happiness photos

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