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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

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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.

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Russia Reiterates Rejection of Attacks in Tatarstan

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Moscow, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Russia will never be divided by religions or nationalities, said President Vadimir Putin, who reiterated his rejection of terrorism in all its forms while visiting the Republic of Tatarstan on Tuesday. Speaking at the town of Bolgar, as part of a working visit to the aforementioned Russian republic.

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El Salvador Reports 130 Aftershocks of Sunday Quake


San Salvador, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Environment of El Salvador today reported 130 aftershocks of the quake of 6.7 degrees on the Richter scale occurred on Sunday, 155 miles from the eastern coast of the nation. In a brief report, closed at 06:00 local time, the ministry states that only 10 of these phenomena have been felt by the population.

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Iran Demands Serious Efforts by NOAL for Stability in Syria


Tehran, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi demanded on Tuesday that the Non-Aligned (NAM) countries seriously consider the reestablishment of peace and calm in Syria, and rejected any foreign military intervention in that Arab country. Salehi made his demand at the International Conference Center of the Iranian Television Corporation (IRIB) and at bilateral meetings with visiting foreign ministers.

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Cuban Students’ Organization to Celebrate 90th Anniversary


Havana, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba”s Federation of University Students (FEU) will evaluate its work this week, as part of activities to celebrate its 90th anniversary in December, local media reported on Sunday. The program of actions on the FEU’s anniversary will include all Cuban universities, which will hold social, sports, cultural and recreational events, said the organization’s president, Carlos Rangel, quoted by the newspaper Juventud Rebelde

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Violent Weekend in Syrian Provinces

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Damascus, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Actions and clashes by government forces against armed gangs in provinces marked this weekend the atmosphere of violence Syria is currently experiencing. Clashes by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) against insurgents in Aleppo, Homs, Rural Damascus, among other provinces.

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Isaac Leaves Floods and Heavy Rains in Cuba


Havana, Aug 26 (PL) Light to moderate floods and rainfall throughout Cuba are the predominant elements in Sunday”s forecasts for Tropical Storm Isaac, which increased its strength after leaving Cuban territory. Rains persist on Sunday in most of the country, but they will be stronger and more intense from Camagüey to Guantánamo.