Cuba Defends Sustainable Development

0 Beijing, Sep 7. -Cuba defends sustainable development as a goal humanity should never renounce, said expert Gisela Alonso, leading up a UN symposium in Beijing.Alonso, who is also president of the Cuban Environmental Agency, told reporters that the two-day high level meeting, which starts Thursday in this capital, will prepare for the Rio+20 Summit. The meeting is organized by

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Venezuela: LatAm, Caribbean Leaders Assess Economy

0 Caracas, May 20. -Government ministers and other high-ranking officials of the region met Thursday to discuss strategic economic and trade issues leading up to the forthcoming creation of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in July. The management of the economic crisis, integration experiences, the promotion of reforms in international institutions and the creation of a

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Rousseff in the Lead as Brazilian Election Run-off Approaches

3 Brazilia, Oct 28. -The Brazilian presidential candidate for the Worker´s Party (PT), Dilma Rousseff, held a 12-point advantage on Wednesday over opponent Jose Serra, leading up to Sunday's election run-off. The last Datafolha Institute survey, published Tuesday in Jornal Nacional newspaper states that Rousseff had 56 percent of the vote and Serra, candidate of the opposition Party of Brazilian

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Venezuela: Socialist Party Grows before Elections

1 Caracas, Jun 11. -The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) on Friday is concluding its registration of new members, amidst political confrontations leading up to the September legislative elections. Around 700 registration sites were opened in Venezuela during this registration period, the third such process since the PSUV was founded in 2007. In parallel with this, the political organization

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