Mexico: Children Terrified by Mass Graves

4 Mexico City, Jun 7. -Schools in the city of Durango will be empty again on Tuesday, given children's fear of passing by the mass graves dug by organized crime groups, according to a report in the newspaper El Siglo de Durango. These are some of the social consequences of a tragedy that shocked the world beginning on April 11,

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UNESCO Highlights Quality, Priority of Cuban Education

1 Paris, Mar 1. -The quality of and priority given to education in Cuba was highlighted in a report published Tuesday by UNESCO, including the literacy method "Yo si puedo" (Yes, I Can). The report also emphasizes that education saves lives and says Cuba stands out for its low infant mortality rate. The 2011 Education for All Global Monitoring Report,

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Cuban VP Highlights Solidarity of the Revolution

1 Caracas, Jan 4. -Cuba developed its vocation of solidarity with the peoples of Africa and Latin America since the very start of the Revolution, Cuban Vice President Jose Machado Ventura said, referring to the aid recently given to Venezuela. "We have a spirit of solidarity. We do not give away what is left over, but share what we have;

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El Salvador Announces Cholera Prevention Measures

0 San Salvador, Dec 13. -The Health Ministry of El Salvador announced measures to prevent cholera in the country, given the deadly epidemic in Haiti. Health Minister María Isabel Rodríguez said El Salvador is exposed to the disease, according to local news reports on Sunday. All hospitals and health care facilities nationwide are being supplied with saline solution to build

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China Pushes for Talks on Korean Peninsula

1 Beijing, Dec 1. -China reiterated its call to hold talks and negotiateon the Korean issue, given the worsening of the situation on that peninsula. Under the current circumstances, it is imperative to hold talks and negotiate, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said. The reiterated request is related to the proposal Beijing made Sunday for representatives of the six-way

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