Latest Results at Olympic Women’s Volleyball Qualifying Tourney

2 Tokyo, May 23. – On Wednesday, Russia remained undefeated in the Women's Volleyball Tournament, which is the final qualifying event for the Olympic Games, while Japan was defeated by South Korea and Cuba added its third defeat with just one victory, the same result of Peru. The hosts were overcome (3-1) in the closing match by the South Koreans,

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Bolivia to Multiply Hydrocarbon Investments in 2012

2 La Paz, Dec 22. -Bolivia will invest more than two billion dollars in the hydrocarbon sector in 2012, said Carlos Villegas, president of Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos, Wednesday.Investments over the next 12 months will total 2.5 billion dollars, said Villegas at an event to celebrate the creation of YPBF.It is a record in the history of hydrocarbons in Bolivia

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Chinese Firm to Build Zinc Plants in Bolivia

6 La Paz, Nov 3. -A Chinese consortium will build two hydro-metallurgic plants to produce 200,000 metric tons of fine zinc a year will be built in Bolivia at a total investment of 500 million dollars, it was reported here Wednesday.The Chinese company Henan Yuguang International Economic and Technology Corporation Ltd will build the two plants in the departments of

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Spain Regains Top of FIFA World Ranking

2 Zürich, Sep 21. -The Spanish soccer team regained the first place of the FIFA World Ranking, official sources reported Wednesday.Spain added 42 points on Sept. and totaled 1.605 points, enough to surpass the Netherlands (1.571 pt), which placed second once again. Spain, current world cup champion, lost the top position after being defeated by Italy (1-2) in a friendly

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Colombia Celebrates 201 Years of Independence

1 Bogota, Jul 20. -The Colombian people are celebrating 201 years of independence on Wednesday with a military parade and a variety of cultural events, for which security was stepped up all over the country.Military sources said the parade, which will be attended by President Juan Manuel Santos and foreign diplomats, will begin at 10:00 local time (15:00 GMT) in

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Brazil Beats Cuba in Volleyball World League

1 Warsaw, July 6. -The Brazilian men's team on Wednesday overcame a two-set disadvantage and defeated Cuba in an electrifying match in the Volleyball World League (FIVB) finals, in the city of Gdansk. Defending champion Brazil was beaten in the first two sets 18-25, 21-25, however, it counterattacked in the next sets, winning 25-16, 30-28, and 15-12, respectively. The match's

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Cuba Beats Curacao in Dutch Baseball Tournament

1 Amsterdam, Jun 30. -Cuba beat the team of Curacao 1-0 at the Neptunus Family stadium in Rotterdam, Holland, in the baseball tournament being held in this Dutch city Wednesday, and kept its second place. Right-hander Dalier Hinojosa pitched well for seven innings, with just one hit, and got his first victory at the tournament, this being the third won

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Neighborhoods ready for a non-criminal summertime

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 23. –The Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) in Santa Cruz del Sur, began this Wednesday the 27th Nacional Surveilliance Exercise, which will get to an and next June 26th, in order to avoid social indisciplines and crimes. According to Yamilet Carmenates, Local Ideological Employee, the objective is to strengthen the organization and

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Mexican Police Continues Security Operation

2 Mexico City, June 15. -More than 300,000 police officers will continue Wednesday the first national security operation, which began on Monday to step up the fight against the country's main crime problems. The initiative was proposed by the National Conference of Governors (CONAGO) and Federal District authorities, and is aimed at stopping the wave of kidnappings, armed robberies, and

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Raul Castro Sends Message to Cuban Combatants, People

2 Havana, Apr 20. -Cuban President Raul Castro sent a message of congratulations and gratitude, published in this capital Wednesday, to each and every participant in the military and mass parade held April 16. It was a march brimming with youth, in an irrefutable demonstration of support for the Cuban Revolution, Raul Castro stated. Fifty years have passed since April

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