Omara Portuondo and Chucho Valdes Ready for European Tour

2 Havana, Apr 15. -Cuban musicians Omara Portuondo and Chucho Valdes are set to start a European tour in May to market their new CD, Omara & Chucho, featuring Latin American classics. The duo will perform at the Auditori Del Prat del Roure in Andorra, where songs like Noche Cubana, Esta Tarde Te Vi Llover, and Alma Mia will be

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Ecuador, Cuba, Nicaragua Address UN General Assembly

1 United Nations, Sep 27. -Ecuador, Cuba, and Nicaragua will address the UN General Assembly on Monday on behalf of Latin America, and are sure to renew their denunciations of the U.S. blockade against the Cuban people. The first speaker on Monday will be Ecuadorian Vice President Lenin Moreno, who will explain details of the Yasuni-ITT environmental project, it was

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Venezuelan Socialists on Decisive Election Crusade

2 Caracas, Sep 4. – Venezuelan socialists are intensifying propaganda efforts as part of their election campaign, a decisive crusade to triumph in the September 26 congressional elections. What is at stake on that date is the continuation of economic and social transformations that began more than a decade ago, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez told thousands of citizens in Zulia

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Cuba, Paraguay Foster Bilateral Ties

1 Havana, Aug 27. -The 6th Meeting of the Cuba-Paraguay Consultative Mechanism ends on Friday in this capital, with the presence of their respective foreign ministers, Bruno Rodriguez and Hector Lacognata. At the start of their talks, Lacognata expressed satisfaction at the progress made by the two nations' technical teams. "Our bilateral agenda has progressed a lot in the last

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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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Volcanic Eruptions Hit Communities in Guatemala and Ecuador

1 Guatemala City, May 29. -The eruptions of two volcanoes in Guatemala and Ecuador have hit communities forcing thousands of people to flee their homes while disrupting air traffic as ash drifted over wide regions. The Pacaya volcano, in Guatemala, began erupting lava and rocks on Thursday afternoon, blanketing the country's capital with ash and forcing the closure of the

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Municipal Concert Band celebrated last May 3rd its 102nd anniversary

2 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 5. -The 27 artists composing the Municipal Concert Band tuned their instruments to celebrate last Monday, at 10 o’clock in the morning at the Najasa theater in Santa Cruz del Sur its 102nd anniversary. The musicians exhibited a wide repertoire in the local Film Projection Room, including a potpourri with fragments of the National

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Students will take care of the polls next Sunday

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 23. -More than 200 Santa Cruz born people will vote for the first time in their lives in this southern territory, and around 900 pupils are going to take care of the ballot boxes next Sunday, April 25th. In this sense, the youth communist league (UJC), carried out some interviews with pupils belonging to

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Correa: Ecuador Would React to Future Attacks

0 Quito, Apr 20  Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa warned that they do not rule out the possibility of using their military forces, if Colombian army attack them again, as in Angostura, Ecuadorian media highlights on Tuesday. In Caracas, Venezuela, Correa rejected flatly the statements of the Colombian presidential candidate, Juan Manuel Santos, who was the Minister of Defense when the

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