Lula Begins Larynx Tumor Treatment

2 Brasilia, Oct 31. -Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (2003-2010) on Monday begins, at the Syrian-Lebanese Hospital in Sao Paulo, a treatment for a larynx tumor detected this weekend in routine examinations.Lula, who celebrated his 66th birthday on Oct. 27, arrived on Friday at that medical center after suffering a sore throat and hoarseness. Examinations by magnetic resonance

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Judicial Process against IMF’s Former Director to Continue

2 Washington, Jul 7. -The judicial process against Frenchman Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former president of the International Monetary Fund, on charges of sexual assault and attempted rape will continue, the Prosecutor''s Office said. After a meeting with the defense lawyers, prosecutors said the investigation will continue, despite the opinion of experts against the possibilities of reaching a verdict against Strauss-Kahn. A

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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Ends Visit to Cuba

2 Havana, Jun 2. -Former President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ends his visit to Cuba on Thursday, pleased at the excellent state of relations between the two nations. During his stay, Lula da Silva met with President Raul Castro to discuss international current affairs. On Wednesday, the two statesmen toured a container terminal under construction in the

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Zelaya Pledges New Broad Front in Honduras

0 Tegucigalpa, May 30. -Former President Manuel Zelaya, general coordinator of the National Front for Popular Resistance (FNRP), said he would work to transform it into a coalition like the one that has ruled Uruguay since 2005. "The FNRP will be a broad front comprising politicians, labor unions, teachers, farmers, councils, and civil society and nongovernmental organizations, all without losing

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Zelaya Returning to Honduras

2 Tegucigalpa, May 28. -Thousands of Hondurans are ready to welcome Saturday former president Manuel Zelaya, who is returning to the country almost two years after the coup that toppled his government on June 28, 2009. Since yesterday followers were readying a square close to the Tontontín airport for the huge rally. The square was named after Isis Obed Murillo,

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