More Observers to Arrive in Syria

1 Damascus, Jan 2. -Some 47 more observers, 22 from Iraq and 25 from the Gulf Cooperation Council, will travel to the country to join the 70 already monitoring the situation in the country, amid the persistent hostility of the foreign media and political forces.The information was provided by Adnan Issa al-Khoudhir, head of the operations room for the Arab

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Brazilian President Stresses Commitment to Eliminate Poverty

1 Brasilia, 26. -President Dilma Rousseff on Monday reiterated the official commitment to eradicate poverty in the country before 2014, while removing 16 million Brazilians from extreme poverty.The government will not rest until achieving its goal of eradicating extreme poverty, because the big and strong Brazil that is being built is not just for a few people but for all

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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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Bolivian Government Reinforces Anti Drug Fight

0 La Paz, Dec 10. -Bolivia´s Vice President Alvaro Garcia said that the government will reinforce mechanisms to make more effective the fight against drug trafficking in the country.Questioned by press reporters about a report of the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which mentioned operations of Mexican and Colombian drug cartels in Bolivia, Garcia referred this Friday to the statements

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Virtually Nil Police Investigation, Admits Honduran President

0 Tegucigalpa, Nov 26. -Honduran President Porfirio Lobo admitted that police investigation is virtually nil in the country, as police is target of criticism for its links with drug trafficking and the slow pace in solving homicide cases."There is virtually zero police investigation, we have no investigative capacity," admitted Lobo during a meeting with local media editors, according to the

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Chilean Left Wing Proposes Tax Reform to Fund Education

0 Santiago de Chile, Nov 10. -The Broad Leftist Movement (MAIZ) and Social Movement (MAS) of Chile called for a tax reform in the country, while seeking a free education system.The two left-wing organizations considered that tax revenue should be raised within a reasonable period of time, from the current 18 percent to at least 25 percent of GDP. The

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Cuba Celebrates Beginning of Independent Wars

1 Havana, Oct 10. -Cuban people celebrate on Monday the 143rd anniversary of the beginning of Ten-Year War (1868-1878), which was the first war of independence from Spain colonial rule in the country.On October 10, 1868, lawyer Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, who led the war, liberated his slaves in La Demajagua sugar mill (eastern Cuba) and fought the Spanish troops

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