South Africa Praises Friendship with Cuba

1 Johannesburg, Aug 27 South Africa praised today his close friendship with Cuba, on the occasion to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Attack on Moncada Garrison, with an activity full of colorful, emotions, and solidarity. A demonstration of the excellent state of bilateral ties supported to end the blockade imposed by Washington to Cuba, and the release of the

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Cuba, South Africa Consolidate Medical, Educational Coop

1 Pretoria, Aug 19. -Cuba and South Africa consolidated in the last months their medical-educational cooperation and in the teaching sector as well, showing significant progress for mutual benefit. Doctor Alex Carreras Pons, head of the collaboration delegation of the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) in South Africa, told Prensa Latina the advances of the links have been stable since

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South Africa for Sustainable Energy Development at Rio+20

2 Johannesburg, June 16. – South Africa will reaffirm the government commitment to sustainable energy development at the Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The announcement was made by government spokesman Jimmy Manyi, who said that summit meeting is scheduled to focus on "fundamental issues oertaining sustainable development, including energy supply." A communique

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Climate Decisions at Durban Conference

0 Durban, South Africa, Dec 9. – The 17th UN Climate Change Conference began its last day of sessions on Friday, with progresses in some issues, but differences to define a legal regime for new mitigation goals to the highest historic pollutants of the planet. Despite the top-level plenary session, reserved for inter-governmental agencies, the forum´s main source are the

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G-77 Plus China Rejects Durban’s Decisions

1 Durban, South Africa, Dec 9. – The G-77 plus China rejected on Friday the decisions of the 17th Climate Change Conference for lacking the complaints of under-developed countries on the Kyoto Protocol. Diplomatic sources told Prensa Latina that the group demanded that a new document is presented given that the one proposed does not include a second period of

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Cuban Expert Predicts Fragilities in Durban Climate Meeting

258 Havana, Nov 18. -The 17th UN Conference on Climate Change, to be held in South Africa, might emerge as a conservative scenario, in face of the industrialized countries'' refusal to commit to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a Cuban expert stated on Friday. "And it would be a backward step if the Kyoto Protocol is buried in Durban," Orlando Rey,

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Solidarity with Cuban 5 in South Africa, Russia

1 Havana, Nov 9. -The cause of freedom for five Cubans serving terms in U.S. prisons has found new advocates in places as disparate as South Africa and Russia.In South Africa, the Association of Friendship with Cuba and the South African Communist Party reaffirmed on Wednesday in Bloemfontein their rejection of the U.S.-imposed blockade on the island and demanded the

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World Youth Festival Ends

0 Pretoria, Dec 21. -The 17th World Festival of Youth and Students concludes Tuesday in South Africa after an intense series of discussions, presentations and workshops. The festival brought together 15,000 delegates from 140 countries under the slogan "Let´s defeat imperialism for a world of peace, solidarity and social transformation." The program for the final day includes a pro-peace march

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South Africa, Angola Ink Development Cooperation Agreements

3 Pretoria, Dec 15. -South Africa and Angola have raised the level of their bilateral relations by signing five development cooperation agreements. They are Memoranda of Understanding on Public Works and Infrastructure Development, Telecommunications and Information Technologies, and a Declaration of Intent on the Utilisation of Financial Facilities, reports BUA News on Wednesday. In addition, an Energy Implementation Plan and

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