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FARC-EP: We Offer Colombians a Peaceful Christmas

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Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Commander Ivan Marquez, member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP), stated on Thursday that after a month after the unilateral ceasefire, the guerrilla will offer the country a peaceful Christmas, according to a communiqué released at the International Convention Center in Havana. In contrast with our stance,

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Cuba Denounces U.S. Blockade

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how to get ex back Havana, 20 Dic (Notimex).- Cuba denounced today the strengthening of the United States blockade due to the application of millionaire fines to two foreign banks for negotiating with the Caribbean island. A statement from the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) recalls that on December 11 the Office of Foreign

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Bolivia President Extols War on Drugs

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Chimore, Bolivia, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales voiced today satisfaction for the national success in eliminating illegal coca plantations in ceremony of the Joint Task Force end campaign held in Chimore, Cochabamba. The President called to keep up such effort in the future, free of foreign meddling, and congratulated the forces for wiping

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Cuban Cigar Taster Gives Advice in Habanosommelier Event

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Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban cigar taster Juan Jose Lopez advised today a team of professionals to participate in the international competition Habanosommelier, scheduled to be held here in February, 2013 as part of the 15th Habano Festival. Summoned for several years, Habanosommelier tests theoretical and practical knowledge about the union of habanos, foods

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Belarusian Writers Demand Release of Cuban 5

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Minsk, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The Union of Writers of Belarus demanded today that President Barack Obama release of five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in the United States for trying to prevent violent actions against their country. Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Fernando Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero and Rene Gonzalez have been serving unjust prison terms

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Updating of Cuban Economic Model debated in Parliament

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Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban vicepresident Marino Murillo offered details on advances and new measures of the updating process of the economic model, before some 600 deputies of the national parliament. In this regard, he declared that the study of more profound policies and the drafting of adequate legal norms to advance in the

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Growing Support and Solidarity for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

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Caracas, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Demonstrations of support and solidarity with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is in Cuba to undergo a new surgery, are growing throughout Latin America. The Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) in El Salvador has expressed today its good wishes for a speedy recovery of the Venezuelan president. We express

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Ecuadorian President in Cuba to Visit Hugo Chavez

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Havana, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, arrived to Cuba today to visit his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez, who will undergo here a new surgery. The head of state, who was accompanied by Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño, was welcomed at the Jose Marti International Airport, southwest of the capital, by the Minister of

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Venezuelans Support President Chavez

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Caracas, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan people expressed support to President Hugo Chavez on Sunday through messages in Twitter social network, following the announcement that he should undergo a new surgical intervention. Through Twitter tag #PalanteComandante, Venezuelan citizens expressed their wish for a prompt recovery to the president, who announced on radio and television

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MERCOSUR Consolidates Regional Integration Process

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Brasilia, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The full membership of Venezuela and Bolivia’s decision to join the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) consolidate the regional integration process, as reflected in the final declaration of the summit of presidents of the bloc. The document, signed by presidents of member countries of the group at the end of a