Ecuador National Assembly Elects Vice Presidents

1 Quito, Aug 11. – The National Assembly will meets Thursday to elect its first and second vice presidents and committee, amid expectations about who will hold the posts. On July 31, during a historic session by the government and the opposition, Fernando Cordero, from the ruling PAIS Alliance Movement, was ratified as president of the National Assembly until August

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Pretoria Moves at the Speed of the Youth World Festival

0 Pretoria, Dec 13. -After the successful celebration of the second most important world sport event South Africa is living the opportunity to host another worldwide event: The Seventeenth World Festival of the Youth and Students. The spirit of friendship and solidarity that characterizes those events emerged in Prague 63 years ago is gradually taking possession of capital. Delegates to

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Venezuela Election Campaigning Kicks off

1 Caracas, Aug 25. -Campaigning for the September 26 congressional elections officially started on Wednesday at 6 a.m., and Venezuela''s political parties did not lose a second in activating their forces. As announced, the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) gave the green light at midnight from all over the country, as a prelude to demonstrations, caravans and marches that

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Fidel Castro: The Empire and the War

2 Havana, Jun 2. -Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro asked if President Barack Obama will be able to enjoy the excitement of a second presidential term without seeing the Pentagon or the State of Israel use their nuclear weapons on Iran. In his article entitled "The Empire and the War," Fidel Castro considered two unavoidable questions: "Will Obama be able

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Cuba Begins Phase II of Anti-Flu Vaccination

3 Havana, May 3. -Cuba begins on Monday the second stage of the vaccination against the A(H1N1) flue during which about 150,000 children will be immunized. The second phase of the viral vaccination campaign will last until next May 22. Children from six months old to nine years of age who were immunized in the first phase and that are

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Anti-Polio Second Stage in Cuba

0 Havana, Apr 23  -. -The second stage of the 49th National Vaccination Campaign against poliomyelitis is starting on Friday in Cuba, which should immunize more than 500,000 children against that disease, once it has been concluded. In this stage, some 362,525 under three-year-old toddlers will receive a second oral dose (two drops), while 143,080 nine-year-old children will have the

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