Cuba Hosts International Forum in Support of Hugo Chavez

0 Havana, Cuba, Sep 7.- Cuban civil society organizations, students and foreign residents in the country expressed their support,  during a forum in Havana on Thursday, of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in his campaign for the upcoming October 7 presidential elections. Grouped in what is known as the International Coordinating Group in Solidarity with Venezuela and with the ALBA countries

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US: No Plans for No-fly Zone over Syria

1 Washington, Aug 15.- US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced today that the United States has no plans for imposing a no-fly zone over Syria, and criticized the Iranian support to Damascus' government. In a pres conference at Pentagon, Panetta referred to the White House's position over the international call made by Syrian anti-government groups to impose a no-fly zone

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LatAm Solidarity Brigade Ends Activities in Cuba

1 Havana, Cuba, Aug 13.- Members of the 19th Latin American and Caribbean Brigade of Voluntary Work in Solidarity with Cuba ended their activities in this country and expressed their willingness to continue supporting the social process started in Cuba in 1959. In a final declaration released in the Julio Antonio Mella International Camp, in the western province of Artemisa,

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CARICOM Backs South Korean Candidacy for UNSC

1 Georgetown, Aug 3.- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) offered its support to South Korea in looking for a non permanent seat in the UN Security Council for 2013-2014. In a state visit to Seoul, Secretary General of CARICOM, Irwin LaRocque, said that the 15 members of CARICOM decided to support the candidacy of the Republic of Korea. Other countries aspiring

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Cuba Ratifies at the UN its Support for Antiterrorism

1 Havana, Cuba, Jun 29.- Pedro Nuñez, Cuba’s permanent representative at the United Nations, ratified in New York his country’s support for the collective efforts carried out by this international organization in its struggle against terrorism. While speaking during the revision of the UN Global Strategy against Terrorism, Nuñez reiterated the island’s willingness to struggle against that scourge and its

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CELAC Supports Andean Quinoa Grain

1 La Paz, Dec 5. -Venezuelan Ambassador Jorge Alvarado highlighted the support of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to declare 2013 as the International Year of Quinoa.Raul Castro Returns Home from CELAC SummitThe recently concluded regional summit of heads of state held in Caracas agreed, among its special resolutions, to support the Bolivian request to the

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Cuban Students Ratify Support to LatAm Youth

2 Havana, Nov 24. -President of the University Students Federation, Carlos Rangel said that Cuban students support the demands and mobilizations of Latin American young people for their educational rights."Cuban students will express their solidarity with the demands of the young people of those countries when we stage a march on November 27 in homage to the eight Medicine students

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Popular Support for Chavez Increases

1 Caracas, Oct 22. -A new survey showed that 71.3 percent of respondents support the performance of President Hugo Chavez, according to Minister of Communication and Information Andres Izarra.Izarra said the survey, carriedo out from October 11 to 17 by the Venezuelan Institute for Data Analysis (IVAD) reflects an increase of 7.5 points over the previous survey, developed in late

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Brazilians Reaffirm Solidarity with Cuban Revolution

6 Brasilia, Jun 10. -Some 70 representatives of Brazilian political parties and social, trade union and mass movements reaffirmed on Friday their solidarity with and support for the Cuban Revolution and demanded that the United States release five Cuban antiterrorist fighters from prison. Assembled at the tourism center of the National University of Brasilia, participants at the statewide Cuba solidarity

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