Cuban Religious Leaders Demand End to U.S. Blockade

0 Havana, Mar 12. – Leaders from different religious groups demanded an end to the U.S. economic, trade and financial blockade on Cuba for over 50 years ago. Muslims, Buddhists and Protestants see the blockade, which have caused more than 975 billion USD in losses, as an obstacle to the normal development of Cuban society and its relations with other

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Greek President Postpones Meeting to Form New Gov´t

1 Athens, Nov 7. -Greek President Karolos Papulias postponed on Monday the scheduled meeting with the leaders of the main political powers of the country to negotiate the composition of the new government given the refusal by leftist parties to attend the meeting. This incident proved the lack of legitimacy of the proposal to form a government of "national salvation"

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Santa Cruz del Sur reaffirms power saving

1 During the Local Energy Meeting in Santa Cruz del Sur, the leaders of the Electric Basic Organization (OBE) informed that energy saving continues to be a priority here and there was no overdraft.In that sense, Juan Machado López, Manager of the OBE explained that the consumption in this territory is at a 79 per cent compared to the plan

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Raul Castro Invites Differences of Opinion for Better Solutions

0 Havana, Jul 1. -Cuban President Raul Castro invited leaders at all levels to discuss and express disagreement in the interest of finding bettr solutions to today's problems, the local media reported Friday. Cuba Plans to Cut Spending through 2016 Cuba: Buying, Selling of Homes, Cars by Year´s End "We cannot give ourselves the luxury of accepting as valid the

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CARICOM to Present Haiti Reconstruction Plans

2 Port-au-Prince, Jan 4. -Leaders of the Caribbean Community will promote mechanisms to speed up Haiti´s reconstruction in 2011. The (CARICOM) delegation will meet in Port-au-Prince from January 5 to 7 and will focus mainly on improving Haitian construction capacity. Previously, an interim commission drew up an agenda to for a number of projects, including a housing program that will

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Association of Combatants in Southern Camaguey held informative meeting

11 Santa Cruz del Sur, Dec 17. –The directives and a Group of presidents of several grass-root organizations of the Local Association of Combatants of the Cuban Revolution (ACRC) held an encounter with the main leaders of the Local Communist Party, The Youth Communist League (UJC), and the Government in this Municipality, in order to carry out an informative meeting

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Chavez Thanks International Solidarity

3 Caracas, Dec 9. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez thanked sister nations and leaders for the solidarity shown in the difficult moment his country is going through due to heavy rains that have triggered flash floodings and landslides. Chavez talked over the phone with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who told him about the imminent sending of an important

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Raul Castro Calls for Discussion of Draft Party Program

0 Havana, Nov 16. -Cuban President Raul Castro called on leaders and experts to consider the particularities of each province in discussing the Economic and Social Policy Guidelines of the Draft Program of the Communist Party of Cuba. The document, announced a week ago, will be analyzed by party members and the people in general from December 1 to February

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South American Leaders Meet in Argentina

0 Buenos Aires, may 4. -Twelve South American leaders will meet today in Buenos Aires at the summit of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) to elect the Secretary General of the bloc, discuss the political situation in Honduras and support to Haiti and Chile, both affected by earthquakes, among other issues. Argentine Kichner Ratified as UNASUR Sec. Gral 

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