Cuba Discredits USA and its Allies in Geneva

3 Geneva, Jun 16. -Cuba on Thursday discredited the United States and its Western allies in the UN Human Rights Council because of their persistent, savage criticism of countries of the South. "Their rhetoric is not sincere, and their lists of alleged human rights violations in countries of the South are not legitimate," Cuban representative Juan Antonio Quintanilla said. The

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Cuba Condemns Western Attitude in Human Rights Council

0 Geneva, Mar 19. -In the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), Cuba condemned the attitudes of several Western countries, saying they are determined to impose "harmful practices" for a "court of inquisition" against countries of the South. Cuban delegate Luis Amoros spoke on issue No. 4 of the 16th HRC session, but also had to use his right to reply

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Venezuela Aims to Bring Dignity to Farmers

1 Caracas, Dec 24. -The Venezuelan government completed its seizure of 47 large landholdings comprising about 24,000 hectares, and is now focusing on the agricultural development of that area, south of Maracaibo Lake. Nearly 20 small farmers responded to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez' call to implement an integral development strategy in the countryside. The armed forces and representatives of the

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Haiti Resumes Education Campaign Supported by Cuba and Venezuela

2 Port au Prince, Oct 6. – The Haitian government resumed the literacy campaign in the North, Northeast, West, South and Southeast provinces with the educational method "Yo, si puedo" (Yes, I can), supported by Cuba and Venezuela. The authorities expect that 240, 000 people in these provinces will benefit from the program, which involved 150 Cuban supervisors, facilitators and

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