LatAm, Carib Experts Discuss Environment in Venezuela

7 Caracas, Apr 29. -Officials and ministers from the region hold Friday a meeting in Venezuela on environmental issues, included in the documents for the founding in July of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). The meeting's agenda includes climate change, access to drinking water, solid waste management, and protection of forest and biodiversity. Participants in the

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Jamaica to Celebrate Reggae Film Festival

1 Kingston, Jan. 8. -The Jamaica Film Academy said it plans to hold the 4th Reggae Film Festival in February. The festival is scheduled for Feb. 22 -26, in Whitter Villa, located in the Montego Bay tourist beach resort. The organizers of the event said cartoons and documentaries from Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica, the United Kingdom and the United States

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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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Ecuador to Demand Commitments from Largest Polluters

0 Quito, Nov 26. -Ecuador plans to hold the world''s major polluters responsible at the upcoming climate change summit in Cancun, Heritage Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced. The proposals Ecuador will bring to this meeting of 194 countries take into account the responsibility and environmental debt those nations have to the world, she said. At the Summit, Espinosa announced, a

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Cuban 5 Online Forum Today

7 Havana, Apr 23. -The Workers' Central Union of Cuba (CTC) will hold an online interactive forum on Friday, to discuss the situation of five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unfairly imprisoned in the US almost 12 years ago. According to organizers, the debate will be available at http://foro.jovenclub.cu/ between 10:00 and 12:00 local time. "We exhort all union organizations, leaders and

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