Cuba Includes Nuclear Issue in Berne Conference

2 Panama, Apr 21. -Cuba was able to include the issue of eliminating and banning the use of weapons of mass destruction, especially nuclear arms, on the agenda of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in its October meeting in Berne, Switzerland. The proposal was first presented and approved firstly in the Latin American and Caribbean Group by the Cuban parliamentary delegation

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More than 3,000 Honduran Victims of Human Trafficking

1 Tegucigalpa, Dec 18. -At least 3,500 Hondurans were victims of human trafficking during 2010, as reported in a meeting on the issue in session in Tegucigalpa on Thursday. Most cases have been women and children, as they are more vulnerable to sexual and labor exploitation, said Deputy Foreign Minister Alrden Rivera in the meeting "Human Trafficking: Coordinated Responses from

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Cuba will Issue New Licenses for Self-Employed

1 Havana, Sep 26. -Cuba will issue in October new licenses to open small private businesses, in order to offer available workers more employment options, after cutting the number of employees in the state sector. The measure conforms to Government's decision to redesign national economic policies for increased production and efficiency, Granma newspaper has informed. Last August 1st, President Raul

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Expectations in UN over Iran Sanctions

2 United Nations, Sep 9. -As the deadline expired Thursday for sanctions imposed on Iran by the UN Security Council, the issue appeared to be off the official agenda. The Security Council agenda for Thursday includes items on Haiti and the election of a member of the International Court of Justice. Also, a meeting will be held of the committee

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