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Raul Castro, Lula Meet

Luis Inácio Lula Da Silva

adobe acrobat reader download p>(Prensa Latina) Cuba´s President Raul Castro held a working meeting with the former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is visiting the island. During their Tuesday night meeting, the two leaders exchanged views on the excellent state of relations between their two nations, and talked about different international

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Cuba’s Dayron Robles Big Return

Dayron Robles

Dayron Robles of Cuba proved to be in top form on Sunday winning a star-studded 110-meter hurdles event at the IAAF World Challenge event in Hengelo, Holland. Robles 13.07 seconds time equaled the world record of Chinese sprinter Liu Xiang. The Cuban gold medalist from Beijing 2008, plagued by injuries during the last two years,

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First Cuban Victory at World Volleyball League

Voleibol Cuba

(Prensa Latina) The Cuban men”s volleyball team, placed second in the world, defeated South Korea 3-1 (21-25, 25-23, 25-18, and 25-18) on Sunday, during the World Volleyball League being disputed in that city. The athletes of Orlando Samuels played a much more offensive game today, achieving their first victory and recording their first three points

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Obama, the Arab Spring and irrelevance

Barack Obama

mortgage calculator with pmi div>By Omar Barghouti (Mondoweiss.NET) In his policy speech on Thursday, 19 May, US President Barack Obama said that with the eruption of the Arab peoples’ revolutions for freedom and democracy Al-Qaida lost its relevance. In my view, so did the US, relatively speaking, but few in the US establishment are yet

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Non-Aligned Movement: End the U.S. Blockade against Cuba

NAM (NOAL)

bankrate mortgage calculator p>(Prensa Latina) The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) reiterated on Friday in this city its call for the U.S. government to end its economic, trade and financial blockade of over 50 years against Cuba. The final declaration of the NAM Ministerial Conference terms the blockade unilateral and contrary to the UN Charter, international law,

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NAM Condemns Terrorism

NAM (NOAL)

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is preparing to condemn terrorism in any shape, according to excerpts of the project of the final declaration of its 16th Ministerial Meeting. The text, which will be put for consideration of the foreign ministers on Wednesday, champions that quick and effective measures are taken to eliminate international terrorism. Regarding that

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Cuba: Self-Employed Workers Now Exceed 300,000

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As of April 30, some 309,728 people in Cuba were officially self-employed (private) workers, and 221,839 of them were new, having obtained their licenses after October of last year. Of the latter group, 22 percent, or 49,349, were involved in making and selling food, according to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, the Granma

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Cuba in Geneva: Health is a Basic Human Right

Derechos Humanos

Geneva, Cuba on Wednesday defended health care as a basic human right and expressed concern for the financial, food, energy and environmental crisis gripping the world. Addressing the 64th Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO), Cuban Deputy Health Minister Jose Angel Portal stated that the current international situation is affecting many countries.

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Cuba Denounces U.S./European Misinformation Campaign

Bandera Cubana

Cuba denounced the misinformation campaigns orchestrated by the United States with the complicity of its European allies and the interests that control the corporate media, in an editorial published Monday in Granma newspaper. The most recent campaign is the distortion of the death of the counterrevolutionary Wilfredo Soto Garcia, the editorial said.

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Cuba-Mexico Interparlamentary Meeting Ends Today

Cuba - México

Topics related to Latin American integration, the situation in the Caribbean and Cuba will be discussed on Saturday, the last day of the XII Mexico-Cuba Interparliamentary Meeting. The meeting, in session since last Thursday in the city of Merida, state capital of Yucatan, aims to deepen the relationship between the two nations, mostly in areas of economic cooperation, tourism, climate change and natural disaster prevention.