Communicators Opened Cuban 5 Poster Exhibition

1 Holguin, Cuba, Nov 17. -The Cuban Association of Social Communicators opened in the eastern Cuban province of Holguin a poster exhibition for the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly condemned to long sentences in U.S. prisons.Int´l Free the Five Committee Meets in Cuba.University Students Demand Justice for the Cuban Five About 30 posters are shown in the Expo Holguin, as

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Sixth Political Counseil of ALBA Established in Venezuela

5 Caracas, Sep 10. -Foreign Minister of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, opened the 6th Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA), which is focused on the analysis of aggression against Libya.* Venezuelan Foreign Minister Extols TeleSur Journalists´ Work in Libya Maduro said Friday he will discuss with his counterparts and representatives of Cuba, Antigua and

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Venezuelan Bicentennial Features Bolivar Exhibition

1 Caracas, Jul 18. -As part of this month´s festivities for Venezuela´s independence bicentennial, the exhibition "Bolivar Handmade" opened in the capital.The exhibition of 41 paintings and wood carvings opened Sunday at the PDVSA La Estancia cultural center in the capital and runs until Aug. 28. The different pieces depict various aspects of Bolivar, known as the Liberator, an emblematic

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Venezuela, China Boost Trade

2 Caracas, Jun 17. -The governments of Venezuela and China opened on Thursday the Third Binational Industrial and Commercial Exhibit aimed at increasing trade between the two countries, which exceeded $10 million USD in 2010. Running through Sunday, June 19, the event shows samples of agricultural machinery, cars, spare parts, electrical installations, computers, construction equipment and materials, light industry goods

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Torrential Rains Put Dominican Republic on Alert

1 Santo Domingo, Jun 2. -The hurricane season opened in the Dominican Republic with torrential rains that flooded the capital, putting 10 provinces on alert. The Emergency Operations Center issued a green alert for the central-southern provinces of Monseñor Nouel, La Vega, Duarte, Monte Plata, San Cristobal and San Jose de Ocoa, and a yellow alert was declared for the

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FIFA Ethics Committee Probes Blatter

0 Berne, May 28. -The Ethics Committee of FIFA, the international governing body of soccer, opened a disciplinary proceeding against its own president, Joseph Blatter, the organization announced Friday. The proceeding against Blatter, who must answer questions in the Ethics Committee on Sunday, was opened after a Qatari FIFA official, Mohamed Bin Hammam, accused him of corruption. Bin Hammam, a

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Zuma Closes S Africa-Cuba Forum

1 Havana, Dec 8. -South African President Jacob Zuma attended on Tuesday in this capital the final session of the business forum between his country and Cuba, opened on Monday with nearly one hundred businessmen from both nations. According to the forum's agenda, South African Ministry of Industry and Trade Robert Davies; Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) vice president, Mthunzi

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Cuba: Colloquium for Independence Bicentennial

1 Havana, Nov 23 .-Cuban poet and essayist Roberto Fernandez Retamar opened an international colloquium Monday in commemoration of the bicentennial of the independence struggle in Latin America and the Caribbean, with attendance by prominent figures from 12 countries. The colloquium will be a space for reflection on "how independence has been lived in our peoples and its current challenges",

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Biotechnology 2010 Congress Opens in Havana

1 Havana, Oct. 21. -The Biotechnology Havana 2010 Congress opened in this capital on Wednesday with 130 experts from 27 countries, and is focused on comprehensive care for diabetic foot ulcer patients. That condition is mostly treated in Cuba with Heberprot-P, a medicine created by the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center, which sponsors the congress. Four years after it was

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Caribbean Online Space for Cuban Five

1 Port Spain, Oct 8. -in the 34th anniversary of the crime in the Cuban plane in Barbados in 1976, Jamaican professor Norman Girvan opened a space in the web for Caribbeans to join the demand for the release of the Cuban Five, now in several prisons in the US. In a letter addressed to the US President Barack Obama,

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