Raul Castro Meets with Brazilian Foreign Minister

0 Havana, Aug 31.- President Raul Castro met with Fernando Pimentel, Brazil's Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, who is on an official visit to the Caribbean island. During the cordial meeting, both officials exchanged on the upward development of the bilateral relations, and reiterated their purpose to work for their constant strengthening. They also discussed current international issues,

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Venezuela will Receive Brazilian Aircraft to Strengthen Aviation

2 Caracas, Aug 2.- Venezuela expects to receive at the end of 2012 the first three of six aircraft engaged to the Brazilian company Embraer, to strengthen Venezuelan aviation, as promoted by the government to accommodate the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR), reported today. The acquisition of the aircraft will run from a contract signed by Embraer and the Venezuelan state

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Paraguay: In the Threshold of a Coup

1 Havana, July 22.- While the leaders of South countries, gathered at  the Rio+20 UN Conference in Brazil, were calling for a better world of peace and sustainable development, a group of right-wingers in Paraguay put in practice a plan hatched to oust constitutional President Fernando Lugo. The news of a judicial trial against Lugo, promoted by some Paraguayan lawmakers

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Rousseff: Rio+20 Should Make Sustainable Commitments

1 Rio de Janeiro, Jun 18.- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff stated on Monday that the Rio+20 Summit will discuss new ways and take responsibilities for achieving a sustainable development. "Those responsibilities are common to everyone, but have to be differentiated according to the economic, social and cultural situation of each country," Rousseff said on her Monday regular radio program, Coffee

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South Africa for Sustainable Energy Development at Rio+20

2 Johannesburg, June 16. – South Africa will reaffirm the government commitment to sustainable energy development at the Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The announcement was made by government spokesman Jimmy Manyi, who said that summit meeting is scheduled to focus on "fundamental issues oertaining sustainable development, including energy supply." A communique

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Experts in Cuban Forum about Afro-descendants

1 Havana, Jan 4. -Academics, researchers and artists from Spain, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuatorial Guinea, Portugal and Cuba will begin on Wednesday in this capital the XVI Scientific Workshop on Afro American Social and Cultural Anthropology and the V Festival of Oral Narration.Both events will be held in the House of Africa, attached to the Office of the Historian of

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