Chavez Thanks Cuba for Teaching Method

0 Caracas, Oct 29. -Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez thanked the Cuban government for the aid given through the teaching method Yes, I Can, on the occasion of the 6th anniversary of the proclamation of Venezuela as illiteracy-free territory.During a telephone conversation with the promoters of the Grand Patriotic Pole, who were met at the Teresa Carreno Theater, the president sent

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Santa Cruz del Sur born people recall the unit in the days of Girón

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Mar 23. -Glicerio Betancourt Pratt, recalls his years as a fisherman, and his voluntary contribution, patrolling the coasts to prevent illegal departures of many counterrevolutionaries and the infiltration of some other through these beaches. “I always was and will be a militia’s man of my country”. The mercenary invasion to Girón was a moment of

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Unpublished Marley Footage to Be Screened in Britain

2 Kingston, Mar 18. -Twenty years after his death, Jamaican legendary musician Bob Marley returns to theaters, now through the screening of a documentary, given up for lost for over 30 years, that will be screened in Britain. The footage, showing the rise of Marley and his reggae band The Wailers, was shot by Jamaican filmmaker Esther Anderson in 1972,

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Population Increase Through Life Expectancy and Birthrate

0 Paris, Jan 19. -For the first time in its history France has surpassed the mark of 65 million inhabitants through an increase of the birthrate and growing life expectancy, informed an official source. The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies indicated that in 1999 60 million inhabitants were registered. According to the institute the main causes of this

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Japan to Support Paraguayan Rural Development

0 Asuncion, Dec 29. -According to an official source Japan will support Paraguay rural development through technical cooperation which includes donations of about 10 million dollars plus loans. Makoto Kitanaka, director of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA, in Paraguay said that the project has an integrated development approach addressed to small farmers. He also said that they are going

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Study Predicts Heart Health Risk

6 Washington, Dec 2. -Through the small blood vessels it is possible to determine the effect of environmental pollution on heart health, published PLoS Medicine journal in its latest issue. When a person is exposed to air pollution, blood microvessels of the eye suffer a constriction, which shows the risk for heart health, said researchers at the University of Michigan.

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Tropical Storm Richard Moves through the Caribbean

0 Havana, Oct 23. -Tropical Storm Richard was moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea as it headed toward the coasts of Honduras and Nicaragua, the Cuban Meteorology Institute (Insmet) reported. In the next 24-48 hours, the storm could intensify and become more organized as it gradually moves to the west on Saturday with increased speed, and it is likely to

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June, August Hottest in Cuba since 1951

1 Havana, Sep 14. -Cuba sweated through its hottest June and August since 1951, and the forecast is for this year to be the hottest worldwide, according to a Monday report in the newspaper Granma. August had extreme maximum and minimum temperatures, very significant figures for this month, the article said. The Casablanca weather station recorded the third-highest maximum ever,

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Some Relief in Guatemala after Hurricane Damage

0 Guatemala, May 30. -Guatemalans are feeling some relief amid tragedy on Sunday after Agatha tropical storm has lowered to tropical depression category, but leaving considerable damage in its path through the central American nation. Over 48 hours of heavy rains all over the country caused negative consequences, adding to the eruption of the Pacaya volcano on Thursday night. The

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