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Nicolás Maduro Stresses Venezuelan Democracy

Nicolás Maduro

Caracas, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Socialist candidate Nicolás Maduro says that in Venezuela there is “a mobilized democracy” and a conscious people, that have taken on the election campaign as a way to heal the grief and pain over the death of President Hugo Chavez.

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Venezuela Denounces Opposition Plans to Ignore Elections

Venezuela

Caracas, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The First Vice President of the Venezuelan United Socialist Party (PUSV), Diosdado Cabello, denounced opposition plans today to disregard the results of April 14 presidential election. The also president of the National Assembly said that the right-wing is becoming increasingly desperate as their election defeat approaches and are as a result moving on to another agenda.

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Venezuelan Armed Forces to Guarantee Secure Elections

Maduro

Caracas, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) will ensure security at Venezuela”s presidential election on April 14, through the deployment of 141,000 troops, officials said. Major General Wilmer Barrientos, head of the FANB Strategic Operational Command said that mobilization will begin on April 9, prioritizing sites with difficult access. The military, in coordination with the various police forces and the National Guard (GNB), will be present in 23 states and the Capital District, he said in statements to Venezolana de Television.

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FARC-EP Determined to Achieve Peace, Says Ivan Marquez

Farc-ep

Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) The peace delegation of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People”s Army (FARC-EP) confirmed in this capital its commitment to ending the armed conflict in that country, while ruling out adapting the dialogue with the Government to fit the election campaign. “The FARC guerrillas are here in Havana determined to reach an agreement with the government, for the country’s sake, with citizen participation.

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Presidential Election Campaign Starts in Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro

Caracas, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Candidates for Venezuela”s presidency, their top aides and the basis of their political groups today officially begin ten days of election campaign that will leave ready the stage for the vote of April 14. The candidate of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela and the forces gathered in the Great Patriotic Pole, Nicolás Maduro, starts the race in the state of Barinas, the birthplace of the late president Hugo Chavez.

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Rousseff Prioritizes Educational Support for Brazilian Children

Dilma

Brasilia, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, today assured support for children from low-income families through the construction of thousands of day care centers. In her Monday radio program, “Coffee with the President,” Rousseff affirmed that the federal executive has already completed 3,180 day care centers and has signed contracts to build another 2,217.

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South Korea-US Joint Military Drills Announced

Kin-Jong

Seoul, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Despite tension in the Korean Peninsula, the Seoul Government have announced new joint military maneuvers with the U.S. in April, according to an official report. Both nations have currently carried out a group pf military drills that include strategic fighter jet flight operations, such as B-2, and B-52, with military bases in Guam Island, and in the US territory.

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Venezuela Presidential Election Campaign Set to Begin

Venezuela

Caracas, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is on the verge of the campaign launch for the presidential elections scheduled on April 14, and candidates supported by various political organizations are taking their places. The focus is on two main candidates, Nicolas Maduro, of the Great Patriotic Pole and the opposition candidate, Henrique Capriles, representative of the so-called Democratic Unity Table (MUD).

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Intellectuals in Venezuela Stress Validity of Chavez’s Thought

Maduro

Caracas, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) The 10th International Meeting of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Activists in Favor of Humanity will conclude today in this capital, where the legacy of late President Hugo Chavez has been the focus of homage and extensive consideration. According to organizers, the presentation of a document is planned for today, following the first session of the meeting where more than 200 national and foreign figures examined the revolutionary ideas of the Venezuelan head of State.

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Syria: Attacks in Damascus Kill one, Damage Infrastructure

Guerra Siria

Damascus, Mar 26 (PL) At least one student died and others were injured today after several mortars fell at a school in the neighborhood of Bab Sharki, in the so called Old Damascus.Two similar projectiles struck in Tuesday morning in the busy area of Baramkeh, near the headquarters of the news agency SANA, in this capital.Several people were injured and property damage was reported in surrounding buildings and vehicles. Early reports make reference to several people injured and considerable property damage.