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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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Havana, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban student organizations defended the world youth´s right to be protected and take part in government decision-making. On occasion of World Youth Day on Aug. 12, the member of the National Committe of the Young Communist League of Cuba (UJC), Osnay Miguel Colina, said Aug. 12 will be a day of struggle against inequality, unemployment and to secure the future of new generations.
Quito, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) President Rafael Correa denounced today that political mafias are allegedly behind the forgery of citizens’ signatures for the registration of parties for the elections of 2013. “Clearly, those responsible for this are these political mafias, with no ethics or people’s support, who bribed people for their signatures and contracted businesses to do what they were supposed to do as authentic political movements,” said Correa.
Damascus, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) A mortar attack on a Palestinian neighborhood of al-Yarmuk and strong blows to armed gangs in many places of Syria, especially in Aleppo province, characterize today the recent events in the country. Although the resignation by UN special envoy Kofi Annan, to mediate in the Syrian conflict and the reactions caused in many capitals of the world, was closely followed, confrontations in the northern province of Aleppo were the focus of major news programs.
Havana, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s inclusion for the twentieth time consecutive in the list of sponsors of terrorism that makes the United States unilaterally aims to justify the hostile policy of the White House against Havana.As before, since it inserted in 1982 this country in that list, Washington referred to the alleged support to foreign groups considered as terrorists, but only based on media reports.
Brasilia, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) The presidents of Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Venezuela will make Caracas’ membership in the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) official at an extraordinary summit of the regional bloc at Planalto Palace on Tuesday. On July 4, 2006, the then presidents of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay agreed on Venezuela’s membership in MERCOSUR.
Brasilia, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) The presidents of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez, Uruguay, Jose Mujica, and Venezuela, Hugo Chavez will arrive today to Brasilia to participate in a MERCOSUR Extraordinary Summit, scheduled for tomorrow, with their Brazilian colleague Dilma Rousseff. The top meeting of the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) will formalize Venezuela’s entry into the regional block, six years after it was passed that membership, but had failed to materialize by the refusal of the Paraguayan parliament.
Tehran, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Iran assessed today as a “better way to solve the Syrian crisis” the plan made by UN and Arab League (AL) special envoy Kofi Annan, and condemned any foreign action destined to incite more violence ran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman, Ramin Mehmanparast, declined to mention countries such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar, supporters of supplying weapons to the opposition against Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad
Ecuador”s government aspires to consolidate and reform the public education infrastructure to improve the quality of that sector, according to an announcement by President Rafael Correa. The head of state’s statements appear today in the digital newspaper El Ciudadano, which also reports the state agreement with the nonprofit organization Educational Testing Service to assess the skills of professors who teach English in the country.
Belarusian Agriculture Minister Leonid Marinich reiterated his willingness to collaborate with Cuba, after meeting here with the island”s charge d”affairs Natacha Diaz, diplomatic sources reported today. Issues such as Marinich’s recent visit to Cuba, as part of the delegation led by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko, were analyzed in the meeting.
The Cuban National Assembly begins today three days of work of its 12 permanent commissions to analyze social and economic issues prior to the 9th Ordinary Period of Sessions, scheduled for Monday, July 23. The Havana’s Conference Center is the venue of the second parliamentary day. The Central Bank of Cuba, the Ministry of Higher Education and the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources reported yesterday to the plenary session of legislators.