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Syrian Issue Captures UN Activity


United Nations, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The situation in Syria on Thursday takes up the UN activity with discussions about the issue at the General Assembly and the Security Council.The first forum, comprised of all 193 UN member States, will be briefed by UN Special Envoy for Syria Kofi Annan, who will talk about the course of his efforts on a videoconference.

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Camila Vallejo strives for a democratic University in Chile


Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Chile University Student Federation (FECH) Vice President Camila Vallejo defended the national drive for an inclusive higher education at the service of social development.Vallejo that visits Havana to attend the celebrations on the 50th anniversary of the Young Communist League (UJC) called a necessity to eliminate Chile’s neoliberal education system which she defined as submissive to political and corporate interests.

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Raul Castro Welcomed Hugo Chavez to Cuba on Saturday

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Havana, April 1 (RHC)—Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed Venezuelan head of state Hugo Chavez at Havana´s Jose Marti International Airport Saturday Night. Chavez returned to Havana to continue with his radiotherapy treatment. Upon his arrival at the airport, Hugo Chavez held a brief dialog with Raul Castro. Chavez is being accompanied by foreign minister Nicolas Maduro.

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René González is in Cuba

René González Sehwerert

René González, one of the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unfairly given harsh prison sentences in the United States, arrived to Cuba on Friday on a family, private visit in the wake of authorization by a US judge to visit his gravely ill brother. According to information released by the TV news program, René arrived minutes

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Chavez Returns to Venezuela from Havana

President Hugo Chávez's address to the People of Venezuela

Caracas, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived here on Thursday from Havana, where he traveled on March 24 to receive radiotherapy treatment.The statesman arrived at the Simon Bolivar International Airport of Maiquetia, in Vargas state, at midnight, he explained later at the Miraflores Palace during a video conference with Mario Silva, presenter of the TV program La Hojilla, which started at 01:00 hours, local time, on Friday.

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Raul Castro Highlights Atmosphere of Mutual Understanding with Pope


Havana, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro, said at the farewell ceremony of Pope Benedict XVI that his visit to the island took place in an atmosphere of mutual understanding.In his speech at Jose Marti International Airport, the head of State stressed the existence of “many deep coincidences, but, of course, we do not think the same about all matters.”

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Fidel Castro and Benedict XVI Meet in Havana


Havana, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro, and Pope Benedict XVI met in this capital on Wednesday, shortly after a mass officiated by the Supreme Pontiff to hundreds of thousands of people.According to The Vatican´s spokesman, Federico Lombardi, the 30-minute meeting held at the Apostolic Nunciature in Havana was carried out very cordially.

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Benedict XVI to Officiate Public Mass in Havana


Havana, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Pope Benedict XVI will officiate a public mass in the Cuban capital at the open in the Jose Marti Revolution Square in the third day of his apostolic visit to the Caribbean island. A massive attendance by believers and non-believers is expected, and the Revolution Square was prepared in honour

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Benedict XVI will meet with Cuban President Raul Castro


Havana, March 27 (PL) Pope Benedict XVI will be held here today a comprehensive program of activities including a meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro, during the second day of the Pope on the island.According to the agenda of the visit, the dialogue with the administrator of the Caribbean will be held in the afternoon at the Revolution Palace in Havana, where it is expected that both heads of state to conduct a courtesy to the people on the stairs of the building.

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Cubans to Welcome Pope Warmly


Havana, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) Flags, placards and welcoming posters are part of the atmosphere of hospitality to welcome Pope Benedict XVI, who will begin an apostolic visit to Cuba on Monday.
Streets, avenues, public and business facilities, Catholic churches, carsand houses are full of warm examples for the “Pilgrim of La Caridad del Cobre”.