Cuban Emergency Health Workers Return from Haiti

0 Havana, Cuba, July 31.- The last group of health workers that arrived in Haiti after the earthquake that devastated that nation in January, 2010, returned to Cuba after fulfilling its internationalist mission, the Granma newspaper reported on Monday. The good performance of the 53 voluntary workers of the Cuban Medical Brigade was acknowledged in a farewell meeting attended by

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Japan Quake: 24,000 Dead and Missing

1 Tokyo, Mar 23. -The death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on March 11 now stands at 9,408, while 14,716 people remain missing, police said. Raul Castro Sends Condolences to Japanese Tsunami Victims According to these figures, this is the worst natural disaster since 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake, which left 105,000 dead. The Japanese government on

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Japan Quake Death Toll Stands at 7,197

1 Tokyo, Mar 19. -The death toll from Japan�s earthquake and tsunami now stands at 7,197, while 10,905 people were still missing, police reported Saturday. Without ending rescue operations or the recovery of bodies amid continuing aftershocks, efforts were focused on gradually moving towards some semblance of normal life. In the coastal city of Rikuzentakata, construction began Saturday on 200

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Nuclear Situation in Japan Remains Critical

0 Tokyo, Mar 16. -The nuclear crisis in Japan triggered by the earthquake and tsunami last Friday remains critical Wednesday after another reactor caught fire, and the number of dead and missing keeps rising. Tokyo Fears Radioactive Fallout The incident was detected early today in an area of the No. 4 reactor of the Fukushima No.1 plant, thus increasing concerns

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Haiti: UNESCO Envoy Praises Cuban Humanitarian Work

3 Paris, Jan 22. -UNESCO Special Envoy for Haiti, Michaelle Jean, praised Cuba's support to Haiti, a country devastated by an earthquake a year ago, in matters of health. In statements to Prensa Latina, the official highlighted the presence and contribution of numerous Cuban medical teams. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Director General, Irina Bokova, expressed on

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Cuba at the Epicenter of Aid to Haiti

0 United Nations, Jan 10. -Recognized by the United Nations and the international community but silenced by the mass media, Cuban collaboration with Haiti stands out on the first anniversary of the earthquake that devastated that country. Haiti Earthquake Deepens Schisms in UN Vatican Envoy Visits Haiti for Quake Anniversary   At the time of the quake, 400 Cubans were

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UNASUR Chirman Supervises Aid to Haiti

1 Quito, Ago 30. -Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa visits Haiti on Monday as acting chairman of the Union of South American Nations for strengthening that bloc's aid to the Caribbean nation, devastated by an earthquake in January. According to Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño, Correa is setting up a technical committee, responsible for following up on the aid plan agreed upon

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