Brazil FM to Tour Port before Ending Cuba Visit

2 Havana, Jan 17. -Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota on Tuesday will tour the expansion works of the western port of Mariel, before concluding his official visit to Cuba, which was also in preparation of the impending visit of President Dilma Rousseff.According to reports, Patriota will assess the progress of those works financed by Brazil in the port,

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NIcaragua: President Ortega to Be Sworn on Tuesday

1 Managua, Jan 10. -International delegations and thousands of Nicaraguans on Tuesday will attend the presidential inauguration of Daniel Ortega and Vice President Omar Halleslevens, winners with over 62 percent of votes in the recent general elections.On Monday night, lots of people, mostly youths, offered a preview of the popular festival, when they gathered outside the Supreme Electoral Council (CSE)

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Western Powers Insist on Strengthening Sanctions against Iran

0 Paris, Jan 3. -The French government on Tuesday insisted on strengthening sanctions against Iran, even though the Persian country warned it will close the Strait of Hormuz if the United States and the European Union apply punitive measures against its exports. French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe announced that the government is considering freezing the assets of the Central Bank

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Social Organizations Pay Tribute to Mapuche Student Killed in Chile

0 Santiago de Chile, Jan 3. -Social organizations and indigenous representatives on Tuesday will begin demonstrations in several cities around the country, in honor of the Mapuche student Matías Catrileo, on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of his death.On January 3, 2008, Catrileo, 23, was shot in the back by a soldier, while participating in a demonstration demanding the

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US: Outraged Popular Movement Occupies Iowa Caucus

0 Washington, Dec 27. -The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement on Tuesday will begin in Iowa a popular election assembly, a week before the first GOP primaries.The Occupy Iowa Caucus planned a meeting on Tuesday night in Des Moines, the state capital, some days ahead of the Republican party which on January 3 will hold its primaries, the group said

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India, Pakistan Resume Talks on Nuclear Weapons

6 Islamabad, Dec 23. -India and Pakistan will resume on Tuesday in this capital talks on nuclear and conventional weapons as part of the ongoing process of dialogue and reconstruction measures of mutual confidence.Local media highlighted that this will be the first meeting of the Joint Working Group on the subject in more than four years, although in the last

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Permanent Commissions of Cuban Parliament Conclude Discussions

0 Havana, Dec 21. -The permanent commissions of the Cuban Parliament will conclude discussions on Tuesday on the economic plan and the budget for 2012.Cuba to Reorient Strategy on Important Export Item According to the Constitutional and Legal Program of the National Assembly of People's Power (Parliament) deputies will analyze the laws approved in the context of updating the economic

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Mercosur to Speed up Venezuela’s Incorporation

1 Montevideo, Dec 20. -The 42th Summit of Heads of State of the South Common Market (Mercosur) developed here on Tuesday a dynamic agenda targeted at speeding up Venezuela's incorporation to the sub regional bloc.Paraguayan President to MERCOSUR Summit During the meeting Argentine foreign minister Hector Timerman emphasized Caracas' solidarity and generosity with Mercosur countries, The Union of South American

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Cuban Residents in Ukraine Demand End of U.S. Blockade

0 Kiev, Dec 13. -The Association of Cuban residents in Ukraine on Tuesday demanded the end of the U.S. criminal blockade and the release of four Cuban antiterrorist fighters, unjustly held in that northern nation, and the return of a fifth to the island.A statement approved during a national meeting of the organization in this capital also reaffirms the unconditional

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