US Dickinson College Delegation to Visit Cuba

0 Havana, Oct 27. -A group of students and teachers from the US Dickinson College will visit Cuba in March, 2012, sources from the Pablo de la Torriente Brau Cultural Center confirmed.The announcement was made by the Center's Director, Cuban poet and filmmaker Victor Casaus, during the inauguration of the Poetry Week at Dickinson College, attended by writers from China,

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Guatemalan President Confirms Elections Runoff Date

2 Caracas, Oct 22. -Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom confirmed that the presidential elections runoff will be held on November 6, despite the state of disaster decreed due to the heavy rains.In statements to Telesur, Colom said that they are working to guarantee the voters' access to polling stations and there is no reason to postpone the voting. The president added

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New Copper Reservoir Discovered in Bolivia

3 La Paz, Oct 10. -South Korean company Kores confirmed the finding of a huge reservoir of about 100 million tonnes of copper in the town of Corocoro, La Paz departament, reported Monday the state newspaper Cambio.These new reserves are the result of exploratory studies that began in October 2009 and concluded recently, according to Young Hwan Moon, who is

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More than 60 Films to Compete in Margarita Film Festival

1 Caracas, Sept 29. -The 4th Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival Margarita 2011 to take place in Venezuela from October 6 to 13, will present 67 films from the region, confirmed the director of the festival, Victor Luckert.The festival is marked by its breadth in terms of materials and participation, according to Luckert, who is also the president also

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2011 Cyclone Season Remains Active

0 Washington, Sep 8. -The Atlantic basin and Mexican Gulf have been affected by two Tropical storms and a hurricane that confirmed meteorologist weather forecast of an active cyclone season for 2011.Nate is the name of the last system developed so far which is 205 kilometres west of Campeche, Mexico. The National Hurricane Center (NHC), with headquarters in Miami, reports

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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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China: Drought Devastating for Central Region

5 Beijing, Jun 4. -The Environmental Protection Ministry on Friday confirmed the negative impact of the long drought on biodiversity and natural resources in the central region. Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection Li Ganjie described as devastating the consequences of the drought on the quality of water in major lakes of the area, such as the Poyang, Dongting and Honghu.

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Venezuela Confirms Solidarity March for Cuban Five

1 Caracas, Jun 3. -The Cuba-Venezuela Movement of Mutual Solidarity confirmed a march to be staged on Saturday, June 12, to support the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unfairly held in US prisons since 1998. Coordinator of the group Laila Tajeldine told Prensa Latina that women, youngsters and workers will take part in the march to demand the immediate release of

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Bolivia Completes Gas Pipeline to Argentina

0 La Paz, May 30. -Authorities of the state-owned oil company Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) confirmed the completion of the gas pipeline Juana Azurduy to increase petroleum exports to Argentina. According to the vice president of operations of the company, Ramon Navas, interconnection operations will end on Tuesday, May 31 with all the mechanical works. Today, hydraulic tests are

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Japan: Fuel Fusion in Nuke Reactors Confirmed

8 Tokyo, May 25.-Tokyo Electric Power company, operator of the Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, confirmed on Tuesday the partial fusion of fuel in its reactors 2, 3 and 1. The company underlined that the pressure vessel of those reactors caould be damaged. The announcement was made public after six inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in

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