Santa Cruz del Sur to boost self-employment

0 More than 460 self employees registered at the end of the year 2011 in Santa Cruz del Sur. Such figure might even increase in the current year 2012, as a result of the new ministerial resolutions, recently published in the Cuban Official Gazette, in order to increase this job modality in the country. Many citizens from this southern territory

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UN Demands End of Violence Vs Women

0 United Nations, Nov 23. -The United Nations urged on Wednesday the governments to put an end to the violence against women and girls affirming that "only then will we have a more just, peaceful and equitable world".The call is included in a message issued by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as part of the celebration on Thursday of the

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US: New Mobilizations after Zuccotti Park Eviction

1 Washington, Nov 15. -Hundreds of police officers on Tuesday vacated demonstrators from the Zuccotti Park, in New York. As a response to this action, the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement announced in a communique that this is not the end of their activities in the United States or the world. Police forces evicted protesters from the park since Tuesday

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Haitian Senate Calls for End of U.S. Blockade of Cuba

0 Port-au-Prince, Nov 5. -The Haitian Senate has unanimously passed a resolution demanding an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba.At the suggestion of Senators Westner Polycarpe, Jean Baptiste Bien Aime, Maxime Roumer, Kely C. Bastien, Jean William Jeanty and Jean Charles Moise, the Senate called on the Haitian government to express solidarity with Cuba and declare the U.S. blockade

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Cuba’s Work Leading Disarmament Conference Acknowledges

2 Geneva, Sep 19. -Cuba has received innumerable recognitions at the end of its work leading the Disarmament Conference in Geneva, which will conclude in October with the presentation of the annual report.The United Nations Office's official sources in Geneva state that during 2011, the forum had had the presidencies of Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, North Korea and Cuba. This

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The Cuban “Danza Espiral” Company Soon on a Tour of France

3 Havana, Jul 15. -The Cuban dance company "Danza Espiral", directed by Liliam Padron, will begin a tour of France at the end of the month, as part of a bilateral agreement with the General Confederation of Labour of that European nation. "Adjunto de una Isla" (Attached to an Island) is the show that the troupe, from the western province

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Satisfactory environmental education process in Southern Camaguey

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 4. –This month, to mark the Environment Day, the project of Environmental Education Process will get to an end in Santa Cruz del Sur, with satisfactory results for the municipality and especially for the coast area from this city. Under Jorge Martínez Fernández’s command, the activities objective is to make people to be aware

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Salvadorans Against U.S. Blockade of Cuba

2 San Salvador, Mar 22. -Organizations in El Salvador will demand the end of the U.S. blockade on Cuba during a visit by President Barack Obama, to begin Tuesday. Organizers of a rally to be held in this capital with that purpose stated that they would call for the release of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly imprisoned in the

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Jamaican Bolt Plans to Retire in 2016

1 Berlin, Jan 3. -Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt plans to end his career in 2016, he said in an interview published this weekend by the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag. The Olympic champion and world record holder in the 100 and 200 meters told the press he has to use his time well as he would like to finish his

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Guatemala Ends Another Year Without Peace

1 Guatemala, Dec. 30. -A number of issues are still pending in Guatemala today, 14 years after the signing of the peace agreements and the end of an armed conflict that began in 1960 and left over 200,000 dead and missing. As analysts say, a new war is being carried out in this country marked by intense violence, which is

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