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Popular Tribute in Chile to Coup Victims


Santiago de Chile, Sept 11 (Prensa Latina) Groups of students, unions, academics and other social organizations pay homage today to the victims of the coup that 39 years ago overthrew President Salvador Allende, and established Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship. The remembrance activities include events at the monument to President Allende, located in front of the Palacio de La Moneda, which on September 11, 1973 was attacked by soldiers and bombed by the Air Force to overthrow the Popular Unity government.

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Operations vs. Armed Gangs Persist in Syria

Guerra Siria

Damascus, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) The annihilation operations against reminders of armed gangs in this capital”s suburbs continue today, while concealing their presence by government forces. This situation was observed in Daf al-Shouk and Al-Tadamun neighborhoods, in southern Damascus, where irregular forces were confronted in a first government offensive, but returned to some areas.

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Brazil Works on Increasing Access to Internet, Rousseff Says


Brasilia, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff affirmed on Monday that the government is working on increasing access to a good internet connection so the speed and stability of the fixed broadband will be measured. The National Agency of Telecommunications (Anatel) will measure the speed and stability of connections of fixed broadband by subscribers all over the country, a decision that will fulfill a presidential decree to assess and monitor internet services provided by private companies.

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APEC Statement for Food and Energy Security

Vladimir Putin

Moscow, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) The Final Statement of the summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum is for food and energy security and the struggle against corruption, as well as a solution to the European crisis. The document approved in Vladivostok says it is necessary to increase agriculture productivity and guarantee good working and investment conditions to small growers.

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Campaign for Release of the Cuban Five Continues

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Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) A campaign of solidarity with the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unfairly held in US prisons has started in this central province with a meeting between jurists and journalists.

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Syria Condemns Egyptian President’s Statements


Damascus, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) Syria condemned some statements by Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, during an Arab foreign ministers’ meeting held in Cairo, and described it as a blatant interference in its internal affairs.

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Santos Reveals Names of Government Negotiators in Peace Process


Bogota, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, announced today the names of the team of 10 negotiators who represent the government in the peace process with the guerrillas, led by lawyer and politician Humberto de la Calle. Of these, five will be major or plenipotentiaries and five substitutes.

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Chavez Calls to Unmask Neoliberal Project of the Opposition


Caracas, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urged his followers to unmask the opposition project, which seeks to impose neo-liberal economic policies in this country. During a meeting with workers from different areas in the sports center José María Vargas, located in this state, the president said that this is one of the major responsibilities to be assumed by workers and youth, among other sectors.

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Venezuela Thanks NAM for Confidence on Next Summit

Nicolas Maduro

Tehran, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro thanked the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) today for its vote of confidence in the Bolivarian Republic as host for the 2015 meeting of heads of state. Speaking at the XVI summit meeting that is concluding today in Tehran, Maduro said location of the next meeting in Caracas will take place at a particular historical moment amidst a renewed desire for emancipation of the developing nations.

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Cuba in front of Children’s Baseball World Venezuela-2012


Caracas, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban baseball team held today in front of the child Mundialito VII of discipline held in Margarita, Nueva Esparta state, with four wins in five times at ground. Yesterday, the Cubans made 20 runs to beatcomfortably the Dominican 20-11, as did Mexico, second in the tournament, who won Colombia 3-0.