Cuba Denies Version on Reelection of Ban Ki-moon

0 United Nations, Jun 17. -Cuba denied reports blaming it for preventing the Group of Latin America and the Caribbean (GRULAC) from supporting the re-election of Ban Ki-moon as UN secretary general. The refutation of those rumors, spread by the news agency Reuters, was issued in a press release from the Cuban permanent mission to the UN. The press release

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Children’s Rights Event in Geneva

1 Geneva, Jun 7. -Cuba and Costa Rica are the two Latin American countries that will present reports this week in the 57th session of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The CRC, attached to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, is made up of 18 independent experts, two of them from Chile and Peru,

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Libya: Under Western Military, Media Seige

1 Tripoli, May 19. -Pro-Gaddafi forces clashed Thursday with armed rebels, backed by NATO air raids, in different areas of the country, while the government denied reports of desertions by officials and relatives of the Libyan leader. Gadaffi's supporters claimed to control strategic territories in the western highlands after intensifying their counteroffensive against opposition militias that attempted to establish another

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Cuba, Angola Strengthen Cultural Links

1 Luanda, Feb 8. – Angolan Culture Minister Rosa Cruz e Silva will visit Cuba to strengthen cultural cooperation betwen the two countries according to Angolan news reports on Tuesday. Invited by Cuban Culture Minister Abel Prieto, the minister will begin her agenda on Thursday, the Angolan Journal reported. Cruz e Silva said she would attend the 20th International Book

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Guatemalan Authorities OKed Illegal U.S. Experiments

0 Guatemala, Oct 15. -Guatemalan health authorities approved the illegal U.S. experiments carried out on Guatemalans in the 1940s, according to reports disclosed Thursday. A report by the U.S. Public Health Service refers to an alleged agreement between high-ranking Guatemalan physicians and the former Pan-American Health Office, a new disclosure in the case. The supposed agreement gave the green light

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Increased Support to Cuban 5

0 Havana, Apr 22. -To support the cause of five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unfairly imprisoned in US jails currently maintains strength and resistance of those men, the daughter of the one of them stated. According to press reports, Rene Gonzalez' firstborn daughter Irma Gonzalez, said in the central Cuban province of Ciego de Avila that the island will not stop

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