Ecuador: Assembly Members to be Investigated on 30-S Coup

0 Quito, Sep 19. -Investigations on the alleged conspiracy to destabilize the government of Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa, on September 30th, 2010 (30-S case) could reach assembly members of the opposition, who requested an amnesty for those involved in the coup attempt.Minister of Policy, Doris Soliz, made public this announcement during an interview at El Ciudadano TV program. Soliz referred

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Suriname Parliament Leader Extols Cuban Example

0 Havana, Sep 15. -Cuba is a big example on how a country can move on despite adversities, said here Suriname Parliament President Jennifer Geerlings-Simons.In interview with Cuban counterpart Ricardo Alarcon, the visitor said she has always been interested in everything related to Cuba. At their Tuesday meeting, says Granma daily, both Chief Legislators addressed an agenda on issues of

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Brazilians Know the Truth about Cuba

1 Brasilia, Jun 29. -Seminars on the truth about Cuba continued Wednesday in Brazil with sessions at the University of Brasilia and the Leonel Brizola Foundation of the Democratic Labor Party (PDT). The seminars by Cuban experts aim to get out the facts about the revolutionary process in the island, as well as the recent decision by the Cuban Communist

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Cuba Hosts Congress on Ear, Nose and Throat Medicine

2 Havana, Jun 27. -The 8th Congress of the Cuban Society of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat Medicine) begins Monday in this capital with a master lecture on the results of a regional program for the hearing impaired. Issues such as experiences in endoscopic sinonasal surgery, oncology, and ear afflictions are also the focus of discussion by delegates from Germany,

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Isla de la Juventud: Forum on Cuban Antiterrorists Opened

6 Havana, Jun 24. -Beginning Friday, the special municipality of the Isle of Youth will host an interactive forum on the fight to free the five Cuban antirretorrist fighters unjustly imprisoned in the United States. This initiative was promoted by the municipal chapter of the Union of Journalists of Cuba (UPEC) and is part of the efforts of the growing

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U.S Withdrawal from Afghanistan Still Uncertain

0 Washington, Jun 21. -The White House has not yet provided any details on the planned withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in July, while speculation continues to grow about President Barack Obama's decision about the issue. The local press considers Obama may well refer to the issue on Thursday from the Fort Drum military base in New York, but

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Cuba: Seminar Focuses on Racial Equality

1 Havana, Jun 14. -Opportunities and strategies for reaching a regional consensus on achieving racial equality for people of African descent is the focus on Tuesday of the seminar Cuba and the People of African Descent in America. Participants are attending the event, which began Monday and ends Friday, from the United States, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Uruguay and the UN.

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Venezuela to Hold Public Consultation on Anti-Corruption Law

0 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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France Wants European Coordination on Nuclear Energy

0 Paris, Jun 6. -Energy Minister Eric Besson on Monday demanded a coordinated effort by all European counterparts on the nuclear energy issue, after Germany decided to close its 17 nuclear plants. On Sunday, after a survey showed that 62 percent of the French people want the progressive elimination of nuclear energy, Besson said that would be an expensive and

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Humala Wants Stronger Peru-Chile Relations

1 Lima, Jun 4. -Peruvian progressive presidential candidate Ollanta Humala intends to strengthen relations with Chile, he said on the eve of the election runoff, in which he faces conservative Keiko Fujimori. Humala said at a press conference that better relations are necessary because both countries will always be neighbors, and he expressed interest in maintaining good relations with reciprocity,

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