Ecuador-UK Dialogue for Assange Case Hopes to Be Resumed

3 Quito, Sep 5.- Ecuador hopes to resume this week a dialogue with Great Britain, to find a solution to the case of Australian journalist Julian Assange, so he can travel to the South American nation. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino told local media that the order by his British peer William Hague seems fine, to resume talks as soon

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US Activists Mobilize against Restrictions on Cuba Travel

2 Washington, Aug 16. – Cubans resident in the United States and nongovernmental organizations have sent thousands of letters, faxes, and e-mails to the White House expressing opposition to a bill that would restore restrictions on travel to Cuba, according to news reports Tuesday.   Despite all the messages, an amendment to a House budget law sponsored by Florida Republican

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Leatherback Turtles Monitored in the Atlantic

3 London, Jan 6. -Leatherback turtles travel more than 7,000 km in the South Atlantic Sea from breeding areas to food sources, according to the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. During that trip the turtles cross fishing areas, putting them at risk of becoming trapped in nets and hooks, said experts at the University of Exeter, Britain, based

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Cuba, Guest Country at Mexican Fair

4 Mexico, Nov 16. -Cuba is the guest country at the 4th Incentive, Business, Travel and Meetings Exhibition in Mexico, scheduled to be held on November 17-19 in different areas of the World Trade Center in the Federal District. Over 100 companies and local and foreign organizations are expected to take part in the fair with the objective to promote

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Paraguayan Deputies to Visit Cuba Next Week

1 Asuncion, Nov 14. – Five Members of the Paraguayan parliament will travel to Cuba next week to participate in the sixth International Conference for the release of five Cubans imprisoned in U.S. jails. The meeting will be held from November 17 to 21 in the city of Holguin with the participation of national and foreign guests. Gerardo Hernandez, Antonio

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Cuban Singer to Tour Asia

5 Havana, Oct 13. -Cuban singer and composer Raul Paz will travel to Asia late this month to promote his latest CD Havanization, as part of an international tour extended to Europe and Latin America until mid-2011. The singer told Prensa Latina he would perform in Japan and Indonesia first, and then in Paris, where he will close the first

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UNASUR Asks FMs to Go to Quito, Support Correa

1 Buenos Aires, Oct 2. -An emergency meeting of the Union of South American Nations on Friday decided for the foreign ministers of its member countries to travel to Quito to express their "full support" for President Rafael Correa. The UNASUR meeting passed a resolution expressing its firm condemnation of the attempted coup and kidnapping of Correa carried out in

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Ban Ki-moon to Visit Canada

2 United Nations, May 11. -United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will travel to Canada next Wednesday to meet the authorities of that country and discuss about key issues to UN. UN Secretary General will meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Governor General Michaelle Jean, finance Minister Jim Flaherty and international co-operation Minister Beverley Odam. The agenda of the talks

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