Mercosur Summit to Be Held in Paraguay

1 Asuncion, Jun 25. -Five presidents have already confirmed their attendance to the regular meeting of the Common Market and Associated States and the Mercosur Summit to be held next week in Paraguay. The meeting, scheduled for June 28 and 29, will be attended by presidents Cristina Fernandez (Argentina), Dilma Rousseff (Brazil), José Mujica (Uruguay) and Fernando Lugo as host,

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Venezuela to Hold Public Consultation on Anti-Corruption Law

1 Caracas, Jun 7. -Public consultation on the reform of the Law Against Corruption will begin in Venezuela next week, a project aimed at strengthening administrative ethics, informed the chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Finance Control, Hector Navarro. According to Navarro, the initiative is to promote a national debate to enrich standards, including stiffer penalties in cases of misconduct

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UN Actions in Libya, Tunez, Egypt Announced

2 United Nations, Mar 13. -The United Nations will develop a strong activity in North Africa next week, with direct actions in Libya, Tunisia and Egypt, confirmed the organization''s secretary general Ban Ki-moon. The first action will be executed by the former Jordanian foreign minister and newly appointed UN special envoy to Libya Abdelilah Al Khatib, who arrived in Tripoli

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ALBA, African Officials to Attend Cuban Forum

0 Havana, Jan 20. -Education ministers from Africa and from member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America are expected to attend the Pedagogy 2011 Congress next week at the Havana Convention Center, according to organizers. Cuban Deputy Minister Rolando Forneiro told Prensa Latina that the event, to be held Jan 24-28, will include lectures by

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