Cuba Advocates at UNESCO for Peaceful Solution in Syria

0 Paris, Oct 2 .- Cuba said today at the UNESCO that preventing an attack against Syria so that peace might prevail is the international community''s most urgent priority, and reiterated its support for initiatives promoting a negotiated solution to the conflict. "Syria is in the crosshairs, in a turbulent Middle East bled by wars and fratricidal conflicts spurred on

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UK: Violent Riots Spark Crisis

0 London, Aug 9 .- The United Kingdom is facing a serious crisis after three consecutive days of riots in various cities, unleashed after police shot a man to death. Prime Minister David Cameron, who cut short his vacation due to the conflict, affirmed that he would do everything possible to restore order in the capital and elsewhere, as street

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Chavez Asks for Peace in Libya, Slams Double Standard

1 Caracas, Feb 26. – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke out again for peace and a peaceful solution to the conflict in Libya, while slamming the double standard used by certain countries. "From here, with this heart, I pray for peace in Libya and denounce the double standard of those who condemned it immediately but are silent about the Israeli

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UN Assigns Aid to Colombia and 14 Countries

2 United Nations, Jan 19. -The United Nations assigned emergency humanitarian aid of U.S. $ 84 million to 15 countries, including Colombia, to combat hunger, malnutrition, disease, conflict and displacement. The information was released by the UN coordinator for such assistance, Valerie Amos, who said that the resources come from the Central Emergency Response Fund. Colombia is the only Latin

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Chavez Greets Brazil Mediation in Iranian Issue

1 Caracas, May 13. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez described as extremely important the proposal of his Brazilian peer Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to mediate in the conflict for the development of nuclear energy in Iran. Speaking before business people and executives of foreign oil firms, Chavez said Wednesday that Lula will visit Tehran soon to meet with Iranian authorities

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