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Cuba Thanks Haiti for Award to Medical Brigade

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Cuban Vice President Esteban Lazo thanked the outgoing president of Haiti, Rene Preval, for the maximum award of that country granted to the Cuban medical brigade for its work in combating the cholera epidemic. Preval and Lazo reviewed the fruitful bilateral cooperation relations, expanded after the earthquake that struck the Haitian capital in February 2010,

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Testimonies from Relatives of Late Dissident Wilfredo Soto Refute Smear Campaign Against Cuba

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how can i get my ex boyfriend back p>By Redaction AHORA The Granma newspaper discredits the latest smear campaign orchestrated against Cuba with the publication this Thursday of several testimonies from relatives, acquaintances and the medical examiner who examined Juan Wilfredo Soto’s body, the Cuban counterrevolutionary who recently passed away in the central province of

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Celebrations for First Meeting between Fidel and Guayasamín 50 Years Ago

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With the inauguration on Friday of the photographic exhibition “50th Anniversary of the First Meeting between Fidel and Guayasamin,” the fraternal bonds existing between Cuba and Ecuador were recalled at the center named after the Latin American painter. Edgar Ponce, ambassador of the South American nation to Havana, remembered that half a century ago, in the evening of May 6th, 1961, Guayasamín painted the first of the four portraits he made of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution.

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Zacatecas Thanks Cuba for Operation Miracle

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(Published Prensa Latina) The Zacatecas state legislature thanked Cuba for its contribution to the Operation Miracle program, via which 4,800 patients have received free eyesight restoration surgery since 2007. Lawmaker Blas Avalos presented a certificate of recognition to Cuban Consul Luis Quirantes, conferred by the State Legislature. The Zacateca recognition goes first of all to

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Peace Seminar in Cuba Calls for Global Coexistence

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The 2nd Peace Seminar for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases begins Wednesday in the eastern province of Guantanamo with a call for peaceful coexistence worldwide. Sponsored by the World Peace Council and the Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples, the forum will analyze the disastrous consequences of military bases for the sovereignty of the peoples.

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U.S. government contracts reveal Miami journalists on the payroll

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get ex back p>(Published Reporters For Hire) In 1998, five Cuban men were arrested by the U.S. government and tried in Miami on charges of conspiring to commit espionage on the United States. The five men’s mission was to stop terrorism, keeping watch on Miami’s ultra-right extremists to prevent their violent attacks against Cuba. “The

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The Gold is Mine (+Photos)

Welcome Baseball Team

One had to be there to see it: A sea of people on the streets despite the heat, the strong sunlight and the long wait to welcome the baseball team. After a tour through several municipalities of the province the team of Alfonso Urquiola returned to Pinar del Rio where tens of thousands were awaiting to thank him for the dream come true of being champions again. One by one went up the stage: Lorenzo Quintana, David Castillo, Vladimir Baños, Norlis Concepción, Yosvani Torres, Yovani Peraza… all of them full of joy, waving the people and dancing with good reggeaton.

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Peace Seminar in Cuba Calls for Global Coexistence

Camp Delta. JTF Guantánamo

The 2nd Peace Seminar for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases begins Wednesday in the eastern province of Guantanamo with a call for peaceful coexistence worldwide. Sponsored by the World Peace Council and the Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples, the forum will analyze the disastrous consequences of military bases for the

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Obama/Osama rock the casbah

Obama y Osama

United States President Barack Obama may have turned the boogie sound on his 2012 re-election – bookmakers are giving him 1.75 – way beyond the reach of a circus freak show featuring specimens such as mama grizzly Sarah Palin and billionaire bully (with a fox in his head) Donald Trump. But was it “justice” – as Obama claimed? Justice – up to the age of the drone – implied a crime scene, evidence, courts, due process, a jury, a judge and a sentence.

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The “Great Moderation” and the International Assault on Labor

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By Noam Chomsky In most of the world, May Day is an international workers’ holiday, bound up with the bitter 19th-century struggle of American workers for an eight-hour day. The May Day just past leads to somber reflection. A decade ago, a useful word was coined in honor of May Day by radical Italian labor