Mass Prosecution of Colombian Criminals Continue

1 Bogota, Dec 23. -The Colombian authorities expected to bring to justice a second group from the anti-subversive Popular Revolutionary Army of Colombia (ERPAC), one of the most dangerous criminal gangs in the country.The first stage of the process was completed on Thursday with the handing over of over 100 members of that gang founded by the late former paramilitary

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UN Chief to Visit Ecuador

2 Quito, Feb 12. – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is expected to arrive in Ecuador on Sunday night for a state visit, the Foreign Ministry confirmed. The UN chiefâ�Ös agenda starts on Monday, when he is scheduled to meet with President Rafael Correa and Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino. The main objective of this visit is to back the Ecuadorian

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ALBA, African Officials to Attend Cuban Forum

0 Havana, Jan 20. -Education ministers from Africa and from member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America are expected to attend the Pedagogy 2011 Congress next week at the Havana Convention Center, according to organizers. Cuban Deputy Minister Rolando Forneiro told Prensa Latina that the event, to be held Jan 24-28, will include lectures by

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UN Predicts Growth in LatAm and Caribbean

6 United Nations, Dec 15. -The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean are expected to grow by six per cent in 2010 as a result of the recovery posted by many countries in the region, according to an annual United Nations report. The Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2010 indicates that measures adopted

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Paraguay to Host Americas Social Forum

1 Asuncion, Jun 24. -Nearly 15,000 people representing 150 social organizations are expected to take part in the 4th Americas Social Forum to be held in Paraguay on August 11-15. Members of the Organizing Committee said that main subjects to be discussed include scope and challenges of the processes of change in the hemisphere: post-neoliberalism, integration, socialism, Good Living/Living Well

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Gulf Oil Spill Effects Awesome

3 Mexico, May 24. -Extensive damage to biodiversity and livelihood may be expected if the gushing oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico reaches Mexican coasts, says National Committee on the Study and Conservation of Biodiversity (CONABIO). Biologist Jose Sarukhan, coordinator of the National Committee on the Study and Conservation of Biodiversity (CONABIO) said the worst toll would be for

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