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Libya: US Envoy in Benghazi, Rebels Criticize NATO

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U.S. diplomat Christopher Stevens held contacts with the Libyan opposition on Wednesday to discuss their logistic and financial needs, while rebels criticized the NATO military campaign as insufficient.

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Cuba Criticizes Breach of Commitments to Haiti

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day trading strategies p>Cuba criticized the failure to meet the commitments for the reconstruction of Haiti and reiterated its willingness to work with any country or organization for the development of the Haitian Health System. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, noted that the amounts of financial and material aid promised have not been delivered, just

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Cubadebate opens its Web page in Russian language

cubadebate Russki

With versions of Fidel Castro’s Reflections, and news articles about various national and international themes, Cubadebate opens today its Web page in Russian language that you can find at: http://ru.cubadebate.cu/ This Web page joins to the series of blogs written in at least 8 languages that we have begun to publish, as the first step

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Noam Chomsky: On Libya and the Unfolding Crises

Noam Chomsky

What are U.S. motives in international relations most broadly? That is, what are the over arching motives and themes one can pretty much always find informing U.S. policy choices, no matter where in the world we are discussing? What are the somewhat more specific but still over arching motives and themes for U.S. policy in Middle

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Libyan rebels receive foreign training

Rebels said Friday's NATO raid that killed at least 13 people was "collateral damage". Photo: Reuters

US and Egyptian special forces have reportedly been providing covert training to rebel fighters in the battle for Libya, Al Jazeera has been told. An unnamed rebel source related how he had undergone training in military techniques at a “secret facility” in eastern Libya. He told our correspondent Laurence Lee, reporting from the rebel-stronghold of Benghazi, that he was sent to fire Katyusha rockets but was given a simple, unguided version of the rocket instead.

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Cubadebate opens its Web page in Italian language

Cubadebate Italiano

With versions of Fidel Castro’s Reflections, and news articles about various national and international themes, Cubadebate opens today its Web page in Italian language that you can find at: http://it.cubadebate.cu/. This Web page joins to the series of blogs written in at least 8 languages that we have begun to publish, as the first step for the redesign of our Website, present on the Internet since August 5th, 2003.

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Jimmy Carter's Havana Press Conference

James Carter

Before concluding his three-day visit to Cuba, Jimmy Carter gave a press conference about his agenda on the island, this is a synopsis: In his introductory statement he said that when he was in office he did all possible efforts to improve diplomatic links between the United States and Cuba. He said he lifted all

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Interview with former U.S. President, Jimmy Carter, by Arleen Rodríguez Derivet, Cuban Television journalist (+ Photos)

James Carter in Havana. Photo: Alex Castro

Translation: Machetera Translation: Machetera Arleen Rodríguez: Hello!  A greeting to all of those who are watching Cuban Television right now.   I welcome all of you, along with the former President of the United States, James Carter, who just moments before leaving to return to his country has graciously agreed to give us an interview, and

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Cubadebate opens its Web page in Portuguese language

Cubadebate Portugues

With versions of Fidel Castro’s Reflections, and news articles about various national and international themes, Cubadebate opens today its Web page in Portuguese language that you can find at: http://pt.cubadebate.cu/ This Web page joins to the English and French versions of Cubadebate, as part of a series of blogs written in at least 8 languages

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James Carter in Cuba

James Carter in Cuba

Former president Jimmy Carter has arrived in Cuba on a three-day, non-governmental visit. Carter, who is accompanied by his wife, Rosalynn, will meet with President Raul Castro and other Cuban officials. It is Carter’s second trip to the island. In 2002, he met with then-President Fidel Castro and addressed the public at the University of