AL Steps up Media, Political Campaign Against Syria

0 Damascus, Dec 22. -Amidst heightened media and political hostility, Syria receives today the first group of observers from the Arab League (AL), whose work the government hopes will be objective and reflect the reality of events in the country.The group of a total of 100 to 150 inspectors will visit Syria for a month, according to the protocol signed

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UN Argues for Haiti Cholera Estimates

1 United Nations, Mar 17. -UN estimates on the number of people infected with cholera in Haiti are in line with reality, according to UN official spokesman Martin Nesirky. Nesirky was questioned about a specialized study that almost doubles the estimate of 400,000 people infected provided by the World Health Organization and released by The Lancet scientific journal, refering to

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Cuba to be Highlighted at Academic Conference in Canada

0 Toronto, Canada, Oct 6. -Cuba, its reality, and its relations with its environment will be the focus of discussion by numerous academics at the Congress of the Latin America Studies Association, which opens today. LASA 2010 is a mega-event of some 5,000 scholars on Latin American and Caribbean, and this year, some 1,000 papers will be presented on a

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