Libyan Rebels Capture Gaddafi´s Son; Offensive in Sirte Continues

2 Tripoli, Oct 13. -Soldiers and supporters of the National Transitional Council (NTC) celebrated on Thursday the capture of the fifth son of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi in Sirte, while the offensive in the Mediterranean city continues despite denunciations of systematic physical abuse against those under arrest. With fireworks, shots into the air and triumphalist statements, NTC leaders announced in

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Rome Hosts Int’l AIDS Conference

3 Rome, Jul 18. -The 6th World Conference on AIDS continues meeting Monday, with more than 5,000 researchers and health professionals and prospects of new advances in the use of antiretroviral therapy.The important biannual event, which opened Sunday, is focused on the latest discoveries in the evolution of a disease that affects nearly 33 million people worldwide. On Sunday, UNAIDS

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Climate of Hatred in Posada Carriles Trial

2 Washington, Jan 12. -The trial of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles in El Paso, Texas, continues Wednesday amid the hatred encouraged by his supporters for those who seek justice. Jose Pertierra, the attorney representing Venezuela in its request to extradite the terrorist, told Prensa Latina that Sergio Garcia, a Luis Posada Carriles' supporter, insulted him and threatened to kill him.

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China to Launch 7th Beidou Satellite

6 Beijing, Dec. 17. -China will launch its seventh Beidou navigation satellite in the coming days as it continues forming its global positioning network, Compass. Local news reports on Thursday quoted sources from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province as saying that the Beidou satellite would be launched on a Long March-3A carrier rocket. The satellite is expected

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Cuba: US Blockade Violates Human Rights

0 Havana, Dec 10. -The U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba continues blatantly violating the Cuban people's human rights. In celebrating Human Rights Day today, December 10, the Cuban people also recall the social and economic damage wreaked by that U.S. policy, especially in sensitive sectors such as health. With 187 votes for, two against and three abstentions,

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Cuba Trade Fair Attracts Int’l Business

1 Havana, Oct. 16. -The Cuban market continues to be of interest to businesses and executives from many nations, Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Malmierca said on Friday. Over 45 nations have confirmed their participation in the 28th Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2010), reflecting that interest, Malmierca told Prensa Latina that The minister said that organizers plan

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Cuban Tropicana Show on Tour in Mexico

2 Mexico, Jun 24. -With a show at Champotón, state of Campeche, continues in Mexico the performance for the 70 years of Tropicana; the famous cabaret, internationally known as "a paradise under the stars". The functions, which will end on June 28 in Merida, capital of Yucatan, recall the history of the facility associated with legendary figures of Cuban and

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Cuban Jurists Slam Violations of US Legal System

1 Havana, May 27. -Cuban jurists repudiated violations of United States legal system that continues an arbitrary process against five Cuban anti terrorists jailed in 1998. Antonio Guerrero, Fernando González, Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and René González are serving severe sentences for informing of sabotage and attacks against Cuba planned by terrorist groups based in Florida. We repeat our deep

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