Salvadorans Against U.S. Blockade of Cuba

2 San Salvador, Mar 22. -Organizations in El Salvador will demand the end of the U.S. blockade on Cuba during a visit by President Barack Obama, to begin Tuesday. Organizers of a rally to be held in this capital with that purpose stated that they would call for the release of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly imprisoned in the

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Mass Protests in Chile against Obama’s Visit

0 Santiago de Chile, Mar 18. -The National Teachers Association, student groups and human rights organizations are planning a massive protest Sunday to oppose a visit by Barack Obama on Monday and Tuesday. In a communique, organizers demanded that Obama respect the emancipation and integration processes underway in Latin America. The message also calls on Obama to accept U.S. responsibility

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Iran Ready to Resume Nuclear Talks

5 Tehran, Mar 1. -Iran on Tuesday expressed readiness to resume talks with six Western powers on its nuclear program, as long as they are based on common and global issues without infringing on its legitimate rights. A spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Ramin Mehmanparast, explained at a press conference that Tehran was pressing to resume talks with the

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UNESCO Highlights Quality, Priority of Cuban Education

1 Paris, Mar 1. -The quality of and priority given to education in Cuba was highlighted in a report published Tuesday by UNESCO, including the literacy method "Yo si puedo" (Yes, I Can). The report also emphasizes that education saves lives and says Cuba stands out for its low infant mortality rate. The 2011 Education for All Global Monitoring Report,

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Cuba Calls for Binding Agreements to End Nuclear Threat

0 Geneva, Mar 1. -Cuba on Tuesday called attention to a proposal by the Non-Aligned Movement establishing a concrete calendar for the gradual reduction of nuclear arms for their total elimination by 2025. USA Uses Human Rights Council for Military Plans in Libya UN to Debate Libya's Expulsion from Human Rights Council Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez referred to the

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World Youth Festival Ends

0 Pretoria, Dec 21. -The 17th World Festival of Youth and Students concludes Tuesday in South Africa after an intense series of discussions, presentations and workshops. The festival brought together 15,000 delegates from 140 countries under the slogan "Let´s defeat imperialism for a world of peace, solidarity and social transformation." The program for the final day includes a pro-peace march

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Zuma Closes S Africa-Cuba Forum

1 Havana, Dec 8. -South African President Jacob Zuma attended on Tuesday in this capital the final session of the business forum between his country and Cuba, opened on Monday with nearly one hundred businessmen from both nations. According to the forum's agenda, South African Ministry of Industry and Trade Robert Davies; Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) vice president, Mthunzi

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Regional Election Campaigns Begin in Venezuela

0 Caracas, Nov. 24. -Political parties in Venezuela began campaigning Tuesday for the Dec. 5 regional elections, which will decide two governors and 11 mayors. Candidates have until Dec. 2 to campaign in a race that pits the United Socialist Party and its allies against the opposition Democratic Unity coalition and the Homeland for All Party. In some cases, the

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UN Vote on Anti-Blockade Resolution

1 United Nations, Oct 26. -For the 19th consecutive year, the UN General Assembly will vote on Tuesday on a resolution demanding the end of the almost 50-year U.S. blockade of Cuba. The subject is agenda item No. 41 of the current UN session, under the heading "The Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Blockade Imposed by the

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UN: Blockade of Cuba on Trial Again

1 United Nations, Oct 25. -The UN General Assembly on Tuesday will raise again, for the 19th consecutive year, its demand for the United States to lift its blockade of Cuba, which has caused the island some $751.3 billion in losses. The subject is item No. 41 on the Assembly's agenda, under the heading "The Necessity of Ending the Economic,

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