- Cubadebate opens its new Web page in English | 20
- President Hugo Chavez's address to the People of Venezuela | 10
- Free the Five is heard at Left Forum | 6
- Nato’s Fascist War | 4
- The Wonderful World of Capitalism | 4
- U.S. government promoting Internet aggression against Cuba | 4
- NATO’s Genocidal Role | 3
- Ricardo Alarcón: Truth Held Hostage | 3
- The Fiftieth Anniversary Parade | 3
- Genocidal Cynicism (Part One) | 3
- The March Towards the Abyss | 3
- The Best President for the United States | 3
- Cuba's Reasons
- Cuban Five
- El Paso Diary
The El Paso Diary is written by José Pertierra--an attorney who represents the government of Venezuela in its request for the extradition of Luis Posada Carriles. Pertierra´s journals describe the testimony, evidence, legal skirmishes, quirks and follies of this very historic trial that features for the first time the close collaboration of the United States government with Cuban authorities to prosecute an ex CIA agent who is one of the masterminds of the fifty-year old dirty war against Cuba.
Havana, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s Foreign Ministry officially presented today the Report to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Human Rights Council, scheduled to take place on May 1 in Geneva, Switzerland. The document focuses on the recommendations accepted by Cuba in February 2009, when the first UPR cycle was presented, disclosed sources of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, body responsible for drawing up the text.
Havana, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) and that country’s government will resume talks today aiming at achieving peace after more than 50 years of armed confrontation. After a month of an active break, as the parties defined in a joint communiqué, the representative of the guerrilla and of the government of Juan Manuel Santos return to Havana’s International Conference Center, usual venue of peace talks.
Caracas, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) The National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela said Monday that the elections were concluded on 14 April after issuing an irreversible result, in a context where an eventual challenge corresponds only to the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ). The vice president of the entity, Sandra Oblitas, denied that the audit about to begin has the opportunity to lead to a change in the final balance of the elections.
Lima, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) will hold a summit here dedicated to discussing the situation in Venezuela with an open agenda, but under the premise of recognizing the electoral victory of President Nicolas Maduro.The open agenda was confirmed last night by Peruvian Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo, while announcing that President Ollanta Humala had called the meeting of statesmen as Peru holds the pro tempore presidency of UNASUR.
Tehran, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad returned to this capital today after completing a three-day tour of Africa in which he visited Benin, Niger, and Ghana. Ahmadinejad had meetings with his counterparts in those countries, Yayi Boni, Benin; Mahamadou Issoufou, Niger; and John Dramani Mahama, Ghana, as part of the Iranian diplomatic strategy of strengthening ties with African countries.
Caracas, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 0.5 percent of voting machines of Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE), top authority of the country in that matter, that were used in the April 14 elections will be audited. According to the schedule established by the institution, political organizations’ experts analyze a random sample of the machines as part of a procedure that is carried out after every election.
Damascus, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) New confessions from members of armed opposition groups captured by the Syrian authorities are revealing the existence of a destabilization plan led by external actors to destroy national infrastructure and overthrow the government through terrorist actions.
A cartoon of Gerardo Hernández Nordelo, drawn at the maximum security prison in Victorville California, United States, was chosen to illustrate a chapter of a textbook that will be used in several Spanish schools in France. The book is being published in Paris and will begin to be used in April 2013 by students in their preparatory year to college. In its first edition 10,000 copies will be printed.
Caracas, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The search for the country’s stability is now a priority for the Venezuelan government after violent actions carried out by extremist groups and fostered by the opposition’s calls to ignore the outcome of the recent presidential elections. Even when President Nicolas Maduro said yesterday that the probably “coup d’Etat” in progress was defeated, security measures to ensure peace in this South American nation will continue today.
Montevideo, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Suriname is making progress in the procedures to join the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR), that sub-regional integrating authority reported today. The Foreign Ministry of Uruguay, a country that presides currently over the bloc, composed of Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Venezuela and Paraguay (suspended), said a delegation of MERCOSUR visited Paramaribo, the Surinamese capital, this week to negotiate the steps to take with its authorities.