Raul Castro Closed 9th Session of Cuban Parliament

0 Havana, Cuba, Jul 24.- In his closing remarks at the 9th Session of the Cuban Parliament, President Raul Castro called for the advancement of the country’s sustainable development, he reiterated the decision to progressively update the Cuban migration policy and stressed the international rejection of Washington’s hostile Cuba policy. Addressing the plenary session at Havana’s Convention Hall, Raul Castro

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Rousseff: Rio+20 Should Make Sustainable Commitments

1 Rio de Janeiro, Jun 18.- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff stated on Monday that the Rio+20 Summit will discuss new ways and take responsibilities for achieving a sustainable development. "Those responsibilities are common to everyone, but have to be differentiated according to the economic, social and cultural situation of each country," Rousseff said on her Monday regular radio program, Coffee

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Cuba to Host Debates on Natural Disasters, Forgotten Diseases

0 Havana, May 16. – Risk perceptions due to natural disasters, sustainable development and forgotten diseases are some of the issues to be debated on Wednesday at the Tropico 2012 Convention, taking place in this capital.  With an accummulated experience in mitigating the effects of weather phenomena such as hurricanes, Cuban experts will present the results of research works during

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Cuba Defends Sustainable Development

0 Beijing, Sep 7. -Cuba defends sustainable development as a goal humanity should never renounce, said expert Gisela Alonso, leading up a UN symposium in Beijing.Alonso, who is also president of the Cuban Environmental Agency, told reporters that the two-day high level meeting, which starts Thursday in this capital, will prepare for the Rio+20 Summit. The meeting is organized by

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