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Síria diz que relatório da ONU sobre direitos humanos é tendencioso


Damasco, 12 mar (Prensa Latina) A Síria afirmou que o relatório apresentado em Genebra pela Comissão de Investigação Internacional sobre Direitos Humanos não é imparcial e contém erros, e o criticou por ter ignorado dados do Governo sobre os ataques terroristas de grupos mercenários que atuam no país.

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FARC Leader Praises Chavez’s Role in Peace Negotiations


Buenos Aires, Mar 11 (Prensa Latina) Had it not been for Comandante (Hugo) Chavez, the FARC would have never have put its trust in a dialogue with the extreme right-wing government of Juan Manuel Santos, said the leader of that insurgent force today, Jesus Santrich. More images in: Photos PL Venezuela’s role in the talks currently underway in Havana between the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army) and the Colombian government “has been fundamental,” he emphasized.

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Cuban President Heads Commemoration of Guerrilla Front

Segundo Frente Oriental

Santiago de Cuba, Mar 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz led today the commemoration on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the founding of the Frank Pais Second Eastern Front, in the homonymous municipality in the eastern mountains. he main speech of political activity and military parade were pronounced by Vice President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, member of the Second Front

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Nicolas Maduro to Take Oath as Acting President of Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro

Caracas, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Only few hours after the conclusion of the State funeral services of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, Executive Vice President Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in as an acting president of the South American country. This was expressed by National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello, who explained that such decision was imposed to Maduro to call for elections within 30 days.

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National Mourning in Cuba for death of President Hugo Chavez

Bandera de Cuba

Havana, March 8, (RHC), — With a National Mourning and a 21-gun salute will continue today in Cuba the tribute to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frías, who died Tuesday in Caracas. The 21-gun salute will be performed at 10:00 AM local time in the fortress of San Carlos de la Cabaña in Havana, the Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces said.

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Cuba Declares Official and National Mourning Due to Chavez’ Death


Havana, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s Council of State declared official and national mourning for the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Prensa Latina is posting the full-length statement of official and national mourning issued by the Council of State. On the occasion of the death of Comrade Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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Extensive Repercussion in Cuba for World Tribute to Hugo Chavez


Havana, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban media reflect today an extensive coverage on world expressions of grief and homage on the occasion of the death of the President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez. “The Greater Homeland will never forget Chavez,” publishes Granma newspaper, reviewing statements made by presidents, politicians, and personalities from Latin America, the Caribbean and other regions of the world after knowing the news.

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Venezuelan President in Serious Health Condition

Ernesto Villegas

Caracas, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’ health condition remains serious with a worsening of his respiratory function, the Minister of Communication and Information Ernesto Villegas said. In a national broadcast on radio and television from the Dr. Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital, Villegas released a statement yesterday night on the president’s health by instructions from the Executive Vice President Nicolas Maduro.

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Stronger Support for Chavez, Opposition Turns Weaker


Caracas, Mar 4 (Prensa Latina) Most of the Venezuelan population supports President Hugo Chavez, faced with actions by an opposition that lacks solid grounds in its speeches and is disconnected from reality, said today Oscar Schemel, president of Hinterlaces. During his speech in Jose Vicente Hoy (Jose Vicente Today), a Televen television show, the president of that pollster highlighted the existence of a strong affective relation and also one that is rational and ideological between the people and the head of State.

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Tenth ALBA Political Council Starts in Venezuela


Caracas, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The Tenth Polítical Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America (ALBA) is in session in this capital today in the presence of Foreign ministries and representatives of member countries of the bloc.The Antonio Jose de Sucre Yellow House, in downtown Caracas, is the venue for this important meeting presided over by Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua.