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- El Paso Diary
The El Paso Diary is written by José Pertierra--an attorney who represents the government of Venezuela in its request for the extradition of Luis Posada Carriles. Pertierra´s journals describe the testimony, evidence, legal skirmishes, quirks and follies of this very historic trial that features for the first time the close collaboration of the United States government with Cuban authorities to prosecute an ex CIA agent who is one of the masterminds of the fifty-year old dirty war against Cuba.
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Evo Morales Asks COB to Defend Majority of WorkersLa Paz, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales on Friday urged the leaders of the Workers Central (COB) to defend the majority of workers rather than a specific sector. Morales participated in the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the town of Mineros, in the eastern department of Santa Cruz, and used the occasion to talk about the COB strike meant to force the government to change the current Law of Retirement.
Havana, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The return to Cuba of the four anti-terrorist fighters who remain imprisoned in the United States is a priority for Rene Gonzalez, who started the procedures to renounce his U.S. citizenship yesterday in this capital. “Until they all are here we must continue fighting (…) They will resist, they will not yield,” Rene told the reporters after beginning the procedures to renounce his citizenship at the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, accompanied by his lawyer Philip Horowitz.
Tehran, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Iran is willing to help Syria providing military training after the Israeli attack Syria suffered some hours ago against a research center. The Syrian army is strong and ready to defend its borders, but if we can assist them in the training sector, we will, noted Iranian Commander of Land Forces General Ahmad Reza Pourdestan.
United Nations, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations confirmed today the importance of universal ratification of the Chemical Weapons Convention, issuing a message to mark the day for remembering the victims of those devices, weapons it described as morally repellent.
Havana, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The Sao Paulo Forum’s working group meets today at this capital’s Confererce Center, with the representation of about 40 political and social organizations of the continent. One hundred delegates from 20 countries attend the event in Havana, which should approve the draft proposal of the 19th annual meeting of the Forum, to be held from July 31 to August 4 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro arrived in Cuba his first official visit as President, informed the media today. According to Granma newspaper, he was received at the airport by Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, member of the Politburo and Minister of Foreign Affairs. The Venezuelan President is attending the 13th Intergovernmental Committee Meeting Cuba-Venezuela, being held since yesterday here.
Havana, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the Cuban civil society are carrying out an online debate today about human rights on the island, in which its organizers expect participation of various Internet users from different parts of the world. The forum will open with the introduction of four panelists from the Cuban Women’s Federation, the National Union of Lawyers, the National Union of Writers and Artists, and the National Council of Churches.
Havana, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) René Gonzalez, one of the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unjustly convicted in the United States, is in this capital on a private and family visit, national media reported today. René is being held on U.S. soil for three years of supervised release, despite having served his sentence, and following the death of his father, Candido Gonzalez, he asked for permission to the Court for the Southern District of Florida to be with his family.
Geneva, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) The Belgian economist and writer Marc Vandepitte described the persistent blockade by the United States against Cuba as “scandalous” and called on President Barack Obama to lift it, as the United Nations has also demanded. The blockade has a high cost to the small Caribbean country, as it affects trade, investment and financial transactions, Vandepitte told Prensa Latina after speaking at a conference on the Cuban economy at the Palais de Nations.
Havana, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Students of the University of Havana sent today a letter to the United States (U.S.) President, Barack Obama, asking him to free the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters condemned in that country. That is why we come to you, first black President in U.S., awarded Nobel Peace Prize, and we ask you to act toward this case and assume a position that can not be other than release them immediately, because they must never be behind bars, says the letter.