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Cuba, Mexico Wind up Inter-Parliamentary Meeting

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Havana, May 4 (Prensa Latina) After two days of exchanges about bilateral issues, Cuba and Mexico concluded the 13th Inter-Parliamentary Meeting, whose results will be included in a final declaration.The meeting began on Thursday with the participation of delegations from the People’s Power National Assembly (Cuban Parliament) and the Mexican Senate.

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Cuba May Be the Most Feminist Country in Latin America

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Cuba may just be the most feminist country in Latin America. It ranks No. 3 in the world when it comes to the political participation of women in Parliament, according to a United Nations survey on women in politics. And it’s the only nation in Latin America to rank in the top 20 in the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2011.

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UNASUR Holds Meeting on Security

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Bogota, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Cross-border crime and new ways of crime in the region are the main issues to be discussed in a meeting of the Union of South American Nations May 3-5 in Cartagena de Indias.According to the Colombian Foreign Ministry, on this occasion the three-day discussions are aimed at sharing experiences for a joint, coordinated action by 12-member UNASUR.

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Cuba Exchanges Solidarity with Organizations Worldwide

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Havana, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The Cubans and more than one thousand representatives from union organizations and social movements worldwide on Wednesday will express solidarity in this capital with the best causes of the peoples.Parallel to the traditional issues of support to Cuba are the battles carried out by millions of workers in the humanity protesting for the effects.

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Cubans Stage a Colorful Parade with Socialist Flavor

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Havana, May 1 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of thousands of workers, employees and students marched on Tuesday in Havana bearing the colors of the Cuban flag to commemorate International Workers” Day with socialism as a course.A huge piece of fabric with the phrase “Preserve and improve socialism” led the popular march at the Jose Marti Revolution Square.

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Che Guevara International Solidarity Brigade Arrives in Cuba

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HOLGUIN, Cuba, Apr 30 (acn) The 20th contingent of the Che Guevara International Solidarity Brigade arrived in the eastern Cuban province of Holguin on Sunday to participate in the local May Day celebrations to mark International Workers’ Day.

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Washington Post Ad Demanding Freedom for the Cuban Five Published Today!

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All across Washington D.C. and the surrounding region, readers of the Washington Post will open the Monday, Apr. 30 edition of the Post to see a dramatic full-page ad demanding freedom for the Cuban Five, political prisoners unjustly held in United States for almost 14 years.

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International Support for the Cuban Social Project Growing

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Havana, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Over one thousand representatives of 162 trade unions, social movements and of solidarity with Cuba, from 62 countries will participate in the parade on May 1 in support of the social project started on the island in 1959.

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Argentinian Groups Call for Rally to Support Cristina Fernandez

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Buenos Aires, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Argentinian social, political and union groups called a mass rally for Friday at the Velez Sarsfield Stadium, in support of the national and popular project President Cristina Fernandez is putting into practice.Nationalizing YPF worth nothing if the people do not take to the streets, if there are no more than 150,000 citizens telling Cristina that they will approve.

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Legislators to Examine Expropriation of Argentinean YPF

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Buenos Aires, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) A plenary commission of the Argentinean House of Deputies on Thursday will begin the analysis of the initiative presented by President Cristina Fernandez to regain control by the State over the oil firm YPF. Already approved by the Senate of the Nation, the draft bill will be discussed today by the Committees on Energy, Budget and Constitutional Affairs.