China to Support Future Space Missions with Monitoring Stations

0 Beijing, Jan. 8. -China will support the control of its space missions with two deep space monitoring stations, scheduled for being completed in 2012 and 2016. The stations, one in the northwestern region of Kashgar and the other in the northeastern region of Jiamusi, will be completed in 2012 and equipped with large-caliber antennas Xinhua News Agency quoted Qian

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Cuban 5 Wives Case in Geneva

1 Geneva, Jun 7. -Cuba has reiterated at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) the case of Olga Salanueva and Adriana Perez, wives of two of the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters who are serving long sentences in the United States. Cuban delegate Janet Román particularly referred to the "psychological violence" against two Cuban women, to whom the US government has

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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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Cuba, Russia Foster Relations

0 Havana, May 11. -Cuban President Raul Castro and Russian Duma (Parliament) Vice chairman Ivan Melnikov, who is visiting the island, highlighted the excellent relations between the two parliaments and countries, local media reported on Tuesday. According to a press release published by local dailies, and television and radio news programs, Raul Castro held a lively talk with Melnikov and

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Climate Summit Every Two Years

0 Cochabamba, Bolivia Apr 22. -The die of the First World People's Summit is cast on Thursday with the proposal of Brazilian theologian Frei Betto, who stated this kind of meeting should be held in Cochabamba every two years. According to Bolivian President Evo Morales, the initiative is approved in accordance with his government's will and that of the social

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