Single Party System Guarantees Sovereignty, Raul Castro Says

0 Havana, Jan 30. -President Raul Castro stressed at the closing session of the 1st National Conference of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) on Sunday that a single-party system in Cuba guarantees the national sovereignty and social justice conquered by the 1959 Revolution."Renouncing the single-party system would just be as legalizing the party or the parties of imperialism in

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Cuba Denounces Lack of Justice for Terrorist Actions

0 Havana, Oct 2. -Relatives of the thousands of victims of terrorist acts against Cuba suffer their loss without the consolation of justice, on Sunday reminded the newspaper Juventud Rebelde.According to the daily, Cuba will honor on October 6 the death of 73 innocent people in the terrorist attack to a Cuban airliner 35 years ago. Since then, their families

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India: Quake Provisional Death Toll Reaches 58

1 New Delhi, Sep 19. -The 6.8-magnitude quake that shook a mountainous area located between India and Nepal on Sunday killed nearly 42 and nine people respectively, while other seven died in Tibet.18 Die in India-Nepal Border 6.8 degree Earthquake In India, the northern state of Sikkim, the epicenter of the quake, was the most affected given that the death

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Jamaican Blake Wins 100 Meters in Berlin Meet

0 Berlin, Sep 12. -Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake won the men´s 100-meters event in 9:82 seconds at the ISTAF Athletics Meet here on Sunday.Blake, who won the Daegu World Championship, beat his personal best, followed by another Caribbean sprinter, Kim Collins of Saint Kitts and Nevis, who place second in 10:01 seconds. Blake, 21, won despite a bad start, meaning

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Yemen President to Return to Country on Sunday

1 Beirut, Jul 16. -The anticipated return of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Sunday could stir tensions in a national political situation that is already volatile, as the opposition abstained from any reaction.Saleh underwent various operations in neighboring Saudi Arabia for serious injuries he received in a rocket attack on his presidential compound in Saana. Since then, it was

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Brazilian Singer Simone to Perform in Cuba

3 Havana, Jun 24. -Brazilian singer Simone will arrive in Cuba Friday to offer a unique concert on Sunday at Havana''s Karl Marx Theater, but no other details have been made public. Simone, one of the most popular Brazilian singers, will have an audience of more than 5,000 spectators, followers of her career. Simone�s relationship with Cuba began in the

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Olympic Champ Robles Blames Slow Race on Rain

1 Marigot, May 9. -Cuban Dayron Robles, Olympic champion in the 110-meter hurdles, blamed the rain on Sunday for his slow time of 13:35 seconds in his first race of the year. On Saturday, Robles won his race in the 7th Grand Prix of Guadeloupe under rain that affected the entire competition. "Itâ�Ös rained a lot, and I was barely

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Reflections by Fidel Castro: The Fiftieth Anniversary Parade

1 Havana, abr 18. -"The Fiftieth Anniversary Parade" is entitled the most recent reflection of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, published on Sunday in this capital. Prensa Latina transmits the full text: The Fiftieth Anniversary Parade Today I had the privilege of watching the impressive parade with which our people commemorated the Fiftieth Anniversary of the proclamation

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Cuba: Increasing Tourist Arrivals

2 Havana, Apr 11. -The number of tourists arrivals in Cuba reached the one million mark on Sunday, 13 days earlier than last year, the Ministry of Tourism said in a press release. Cuba saw 10.4 percent growth in tourism during the first quarter, boosted by visitors from Canada, Russia, Argentina, the UK, Chile, Poland, Venezuela and Belgium, the note

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Seismic Swarm Marks New Year in Chile

0 Santiago de Chile, Jan 4. -Thousands of people in coastal areas of southern Chile woke up Monday fearing new aftershocks of the 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit the country on Sunday. Though the National Emergency Office ruled out the possibility of a tsunami resulting from the strong tremor in La Araucania region at 17:20 local time, coastal residents decided to

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