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CELAC Historic Birth in Caracas

Cumbre CELAC. Caracas 2011

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will be officially created on Saturday during the final session of the Summit of heads of State and Government of the region, gathered since December 2 in this capital with that purpose.

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CMP7 Participants Reject Maneuver with Kyoto Protocol

COP17/CMP7

Venezuela, Cuba, Ecuador and other countries on Wednesday rejected pressures from industrialized nations to enjoy the carbon market, even when it blocks a second period for the commitments of the Kyoto Protocol.

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Argentinian General Elections Make History

Argentina

More than 28 million Argentines on Sunday are called to vote in the general elections, to establish a historic difference between the possible winner, President Cristina Fernandez, and the candidate running for the second place. Artemio Lopez, director of the firm Equis, and Mariel Fornoni, of Management & Fit, agreed in this regard during a meeting with foreigin correspondent in this capital on Thursday.

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Bolivia Hosts Congress of Solidarity with Cuba

Peace for Cuba

Condemning the US blockade of Cuba and supporting the campaign to free the Cuban anti-terrorists jailed in the United States are the main goals of the 11th Congress of Bolivia”s Solidarity with Cuba. As of today, some 250 guests from every Bolivian department, plus 30 counterparts from Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, are present in this 48-hour event in La Paz.

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World Champ Debuts in PanAm Games

Cuba Boxing

The 16th Pan American boxing tournament will begin Friday, when one of the best boxers in Latin America, Brazilian Everton Lopes, now the World Champion in the 64-kg division, will make his debut. Lopes will compete for the first time in Guadalajara, after proclaiming himself World Champion in Baku, Azerbaijan. His first contender will be Dominican Ricardo Garcia.

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NY Daily News: For the Cuban Five Young theater troupe brings story to life

La Colmenita theater troupe will perform its play 'Abracadabra' at Hostos Friday night.

THE STORY of the Cuban Five is a complicated one, but that’s not stopping a troupe of child actors from tackling history. The Cuban children’s theater group La Colmenita (Little Beehive) will mix fantasy and reality to tell the tale of these Cuban national heroes tonight at Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture. The play, “Abracadabra,” speaks to a top concern among Cubans, said Carlos Alberto Cremata, who founded the group in 1990.

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Cuban Children’s Theater Director Responds to Harsh Attack by Prominent U.S. Congresswoman

La Colmenita. Fhoto: Bill Hackwell

The director of a Cuban children’s theater group touring the U.S. expressed dismay Tuesday that the chair of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs would use her political power to try and stop them from delivering a message of peace, love and cultural understanding. In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida) demanded to know why the troupe, La Colmenita, was given visas and whether any taxpayer money was used for the trip. She also called on the White House to end all cultural exchanges between the U.S. and Cuba.

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Rene Gonzalez probation RHC interview with Richard Klugh

René González

Radio Havana Cuba interview with Richard Klugh, one of the defence team of the Cuban Five on the conditions of supervised release imposed on René Gonzalez, one of the Five who was released from Marianna Prison in Florida on the 7th October having served his full sentence of fifteen years.

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Communist Party of Cuba against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

PCC Cuba

I bought it this morning at my nearest news-stand and I first read it throughout while standing in the bus, then after I found a seat and finally in my office. I devoured the base document for the National Conference of the Communist Party of Cuba to be held next January. It was published last Friday and contains two explicit references to sexual orientation, something unheard of in our country.

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Camaguey Cuban Ballet Premieres in Paris

Ballet Camaguey

To come to one of the Meccas of classical dance worldwide, it must be done in style, and this is what Camaguey’s Cuban Ballet intends to do, with its premiere in this capital of “Flammes de Paris”. This demanding work has never been presented by the prestigious company from Camaguey, whose historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The first performance will be in the City of Light today, and tomorrow the company presents the work at the Palais des Congres in Porte de Maillot.