Time is Perfect to Achieve Peace in Colombia, Santos Says

0 Bogota, Sep 7.- President Juan Manuel Santos said today that time is "perfect, astral", to carry out the peace process begun by the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC), which could be concluded in the coming six to eight months. The conditions are now very different from those that prevailed in earlier times. The world has changed and Colombia as well.

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Voices from around the World Demand Justice for The Five

0 Havana, Cuba, Sep 6.- As part of the international campaign “On the Fifth for The Five,” activated the fifth day of every month, voices from around the world demanded justice for the Cuban heroes condemned in the United States for fighting terrorism. Guido Miguel Carlotto, secretary for Human rights of the Argentinean province of Buenos Aires, sent a letter

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Santos Reveals Names of Government Negotiators in Peace Process

1 Bogota, Sep 5.- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, announced today the names of the team of 10 negotiators who represent the government in the peace process with the guerrillas, led by lawyer and politician Humberto de la Calle. Of these, five will be major or plenipotentiaries and five substitutes. In the first case, the acting representants are Sergio Jaramillo,

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US Democratic Convention against Cuba and Venezuela

0 Havana, Cuba, Sept 5.- US President Barack Obama will reinforce political interfering actions against Cuba and Venezuela, according to the draft program of the US Democratic Party, to be approved during its Convention underway in Charlotte, North Carolina. According to PL news agency, the document, which is expected to be approved by over 6 000 democrats, includes the same

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Nicaraguan President Wishes Happy Birthday to Fidel Castro

0 Managua, Aug 13.- President Daniel Ortega send a message to Cuban leader Fidel Castro, wishing him a happy birthday on Aug. 13. "Meeting you has been one of the greatest privileges of our lives. Having you as a teacher and a founding father of the Latin American and the Caribbean Revolution in the 20th and the 21th Centuries has

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Obama Exploits Cuban Topic During Visits to Florida

1 Washington, Jul 17.- In full electoral mode and virtually tied with his Republican rival in the polls, President Barack Obama has prioritized Florida over the last few weeks, a key state in the November 6 presidential elections. The president counted on help from his wife Michelle, whose presence unleashed controversy when she presided over a campaign act at an

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Paraguay Awakening, Says Fernando Lugo

0 Asuncion, Jul 16.- Toppled President Fernando Lugo announced the existence of a Paraguay that is waking up because the people express their outrage for the coup against democracy. Lugo attended an outdoor cultural event called "Golpe a Golpe, Verso a Verso" in downtown Asuncion, where artists and residents gathered to express their rejection of the current government, as part

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Cuban President Raul Castro Arrives in Moscow

0 Moscow, Jul 10.- Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz arrived on Tuesday in Moscow on a working visit, during which he will meet his Russian counterpart, Valdimir Putin and the European country´s Premier, Dmitri Medvedev. As part of the visit´s agenda, Raul will also pay his respects to the Unknown Soldier and lay a wreath of flowers at the monument

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Raul Castro Salutes Outstanding Professor of Cuban Dance on his 90th Birthday

0 Havana, Cuba, Jun 29.- Cuban President Raul Castro acknowledged the significant role played by outstanding Cuban dancer and professor Ramiro Guerra in the founding and development of Cuban modern dance. In a message to Guerra on his 90th birthday, Raul Castro says that it is a source of pride for contemporary Cuban culture to still count on such a

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Rousseff: Rio+20 Should Make Sustainable Commitments

1 Rio de Janeiro, Jun 18.- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff stated on Monday that the Rio+20 Summit will discuss new ways and take responsibilities for achieving a sustainable development. "Those responsibilities are common to everyone, but have to be differentiated according to the economic, social and cultural situation of each country," Rousseff said on her Monday regular radio program, Coffee

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