Chavez Announces New Cancers Tests for His Recovery

1 Caracas, Sep 30. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced Friday that he will undergo new tests in the last two weeks of October to rule out the presence of malign cancer cells.Chavez said that he will go through intensive exams, referring to the follow-up checkup after the fourth round of chemotherapy in Cuba over a week ago. He said in

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Cuba’s Work Leading Disarmament Conference Acknowledges

2 Geneva, Sep 19. -Cuba has received innumerable recognitions at the end of its work leading the Disarmament Conference in Geneva, which will conclude in October with the presentation of the annual report.The United Nations Office's official sources in Geneva state that during 2011, the forum had had the presidencies of Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, North Korea and Cuba. This

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Dominican Press Highlights Boxing Training in Cuba

7 Santo Domingo, Mar 11. -Dominican press highlighted the training of boxers in Cuba aimed at achieving a good position in the Pan American Games, scheduled for Guadalajara, Mexico, in October. Dominicans are pinning their hopes on Argenis Nunez, 75 kilograms, with daily Hoy recalling that he was the first who qualified for the Beijing Olympics. The Dominican athletes will

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UN: Int’l Team to Probe Origin of Cholera in Haiti

0 United Nations, Dec 18. -The United Nations is working to create an international group to identify the origins of the cholera epidemic that has spread throughout Haiti since October, a top UN official reported Thursday. UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Alain LeRoy said the team of scientists should be "completely independent," and its creation will be coordinated with the

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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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Haiti Gets Ready for November Elections

1 Port au Prince: Aug 23. -With the release of the official list of presidential candidates, Haiti gets ready for the start in October of an intense campaign for the first poll after last January devastating earthquake. The campaign will start on October 27 for the November 28 elections. However there are still doubts over the authorities capacity to hold

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