Bolivian Govt to Award Outstanding Brazilian Soccer Player

0 La Paz, Jan 19. -Brazilian soccer player Ronadinho Gaucho, winner of the FIFA Ballon d´Or (Golden Ball) Award in 2005, will receive the Medal of Sports Merit on Friday, granted by the Bolivian government, at a ceremony in the city of Sucre, official sources the Quemado said on Thursday. Ronaldinho, forward and main player for the Brazilian Flamengo club,

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Mexico Celebrates Anniversary of Granma´s Expedition

1 Mexico, Nov 25. -A ceremony celebrating the 55th anniversary of the departure of the expedition aboard the Granma yacht, led by Fidel Castro and to overthrow dictator Fulgencio Batista in Cuba, will be held in the Mexican port of Tuxpan on Friday.The Granma yacht set sail from that port transporting 82 fighters of the 26th of July Movement including

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Idleb: Syrian Forces Capture Terrorist Group

4 Damascus, Nov 18. -Syrian security forces captured 57 armed men, wanted for terrorism, in the southern province of Idleb, and seized a large cache of arms and state-of-the-art communication equipment, local media reported on Friday.Reports note that a stronghold of an armed group was dismantled after a carefully coordinated operation by Syrian soldiers was carried out in Kafr Roma

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Monument against Terrorism to Be Unveiled in Cuba

4 Holguin, Cuba, Nov 18. -The 7th International Colloquium for the Release of Five Cubans unjustly held in the United States since 1998 will continue in this eastern city on Friday, when a monument against terrorism will be unveiled.The monument is in the Holguin community of Boca de Sama, where a terrorist attack took place in 1971. Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon

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Chile Commemorates Fidel Castro’s Historic Visit

1 Santiago, Chile, Nov 18. -The Chilean Movement of Solidarity with Cuba will dedicate its 19th National Meeting on Friday and Saturday to the 40th anniversary of the visit of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, to Chile.The solidarity event will open on Friday in the mining city of Lota, in the region of Bio Bio, some 500

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Angolan Parliament President Visits Cuba

1 Havana, Nov 18. -The president of the Angolan Parliament, Antonio Paulo Kassoma, began an official visit to Cuba on Friday, during which he will fulfill an agenda that includes holding talks with his Cuban counterpart, Ricardo Alarcon.Kassoma will pay tribute to the Cuban internationalist soldiers who died fighting for Angolan independence in the 1970s and 1980s. Next week, the

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Psicosalud 2011 Closes in Cuba

0 Havana, Nov 18. -The 6th International Conference on Health Psychology "Psicosalud 2011" will conclude here on Friday with debates on current issues of this specialty, staff training, sexuality and chronic diseases and hypnosis, among others.Jose Juan Ortiz, representative of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), on Thursday highlighted psychologists' role in health, as well as people's right to be protected,

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Cuban Expert Predicts Fragilities in Durban Climate Meeting

257 Havana, Nov 18. -The 17th UN Conference on Climate Change, to be held in South Africa, might emerge as a conservative scenario, in face of the industrialized countries'' refusal to commit to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a Cuban expert stated on Friday. "And it would be a backward step if the Kyoto Protocol is buried in Durban," Orlando Rey,

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Belgian Week in Cuba

1 Havana, Nov 5. -Artworks and community projects from collaboration will be at the 6th Belgian Week in Cuba, from November 8 to 15, as announced by Adam Koenraad, Belgian Ambassador to Havana, on Friday.Sponsored by the Cuban Ministry of Culture, the Office of the Historian of Havana and the Belgian Embassy, the Belgian Week is not aimed at exporting

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Caracas Youth Symphony Orchestra Tours Asian Countries

1 Caracas, Oct 19. -Caracas Youth Symphony Orchestra will begin on Friday a new international tour in Asia with a repertoire of Latin American and universal music, reported the press.The National Center of Performing Arts of Beijing, China's capital, will host the first presentation of the Venezuelan orchestra, who will perform Symphony No. 3 with organ by French Camille Saint-Saens;

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