Great Expectations for Humala-Chavez Meeting

3 Lima, Jan 6. -Agreements in trade, energy and migratory policy will be signed by Peru and Venezuela during the visit of Peruvian President Ollanta Humala to Venezuela, said Peruvian Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo here Thursday.Roncagliolo referred to a summit to be held between the Presidents of Peru and Venezuela on Saturday, in a visit that was unanimously approved by

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Chavez Boosts Educational Process in Venezuela

9 Caracas, Nov 3. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Thursday urged Venezuelan teachers to continue with the Simon Bolivar National Project, a strategy intended to strengthen the construction of 21st-century socialism.In a telephone conversation with the TV show Toda Venezuela, Chavez explained that the praxis should be used to continue the great strategic policies in 2012 and to improve the

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Clashes Continue in Libya, NATO Puts off Aggression

0 Tripoli, Sep 22. -Rebel forces launched a new offensive Thursday to try to take two important strongholds of Muammar Gaddafi, encouraged by the NATO decision to put off its attack on Libya for another 90 days.The opposition gunmen led by the self-proclaimed National Transition Council concentrated their resources, and redoubled their operations against Sirte, Gaddafi's hometown, and Bani Walid.

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Cuba: Colloquium on Latinos in USA Ends

2 Havana, Jul 14. -Literature, theater and the visual arts as an expression of cultural identity are the focus of debates Thursday, in the final session of the 1st International Colloquium on the Latino Presence in the United States.Experts from Mexico, Cuba, Argentina and the United States will discuss the role of the Latino Artist Round Table and the Campana

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Cuba: Colloquium on Latino Identity in the US

0 Havana, June 12. -Experts from the arts and social sciences will meet here on Wednesday and Thursday at the First International Symposium on Cultural Identities and the Latino Presence in the United States.The event organized by Casa de las Americas will be inaugurated by the Cuban poet and essayist Roberto Fernandez Retamar, who is the president of that institution

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Cuba: Int’l Conference Debates Climate Change Mitigation

1 Havana, Jul 7. -Climate change mitigation, greenhouse gas inventory, ecosystems and sustainable management of resources are some of the issues to be addressed Thursday at the 8th International Convention on Environment and Development. Opened on Monday, the convention includes conferences on protected areas, climate change, ecosystems and biodiversity, and education and environmental management. Also included are three colloquiums on

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Chileans on Strike for Public Education

1 Santiago de Chile, Jun 30. -Chilean students, teachers, academics and workers walked out on a national strike Thursday to demand public, free education. Protesters gathered on Alameda Avenue in the capital to stop for-profit education and to show disagreement with privatization policies promoted by the right-wing government. The Chilean Students Federation, Teachers' Association, and the Central Labor Federation were

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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Ends Visit to Cuba

2 Havana, Jun 2. -Former President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ends his visit to Cuba on Thursday, pleased at the excellent state of relations between the two nations. During his stay, Lula da Silva met with President Raul Castro to discuss international current affairs. On Wednesday, the two statesmen toured a container terminal under construction in the

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Libya: Under Western Military, Media Seige

1 Tripoli, May 19. -Pro-Gaddafi forces clashed Thursday with armed rebels, backed by NATO air raids, in different areas of the country, while the government denied reports of desertions by officials and relatives of the Libyan leader. Gadaffi's supporters claimed to control strategic territories in the western highlands after intensifying their counteroffensive against opposition militias that attempted to establish another

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Cuba Remembers Jose Marti

2 Havana, May 19. -The validity of Cuban national hero Jose Marti''s work acquires new dimensions Thursday, when millions of Cubans mark his fall in combat against Spanish colonialism 116 years ago. The tribute began in Granma province, where children walked to the memorial built to mark the site where the main organizer of what is known as the Necessary

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