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World Demands Release of Cuban Five

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Ciego de Avila, Cuba, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, Kenia Serrano, stated in this city that the world movement for the release of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in U.S. prisons since 1998 have been stregthened.During a meeting in Ciego de Avila with Cuban and foreign students, and civil society organizations.

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Syrians Get Ready to Elect New Parliament


Damascus, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Syrians are ready to elect a new Parliament, as part of the reforms introduced by the government of President Bashar al-Assad to achieve a peaceful solution to the crisis in the country. Nearly 15 million Syrians will cast their votes on Monday morning to choose the new lawmakers and, according to the deputy interior minister, General Hassan Jalali, everything is ready to meet the needs of the process.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Center Celebrates 25 years Dedicated to Humanist Efforts

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Center (CMLK) in Havana celebrated its 25th anniversary, April 25, and was acknowledged in a letter from Esteban Lazo Hernández, Vice President of the Council of State and a member of the Party’s Political Bureau.

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Letter for May Day from Antonio Guerrero

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Dear Friends: A couple of days ago a person who is known here came and brought me anarticle published in a newspaper of his town that talked about Cuba and specifically about the explorations by petroleum platforms on the coast of our island.

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Cuba, Mexico Wind up Inter-Parliamentary Meeting


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


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


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


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


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.