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- 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.
Washington, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The defense of Bradley Manning noted today the sentence of the U.S. soldier must be reduced since he was accused of many crimes for only committing one action that violated federal laws. Today continued the military hearings, prior to the sentence, in Fort Meade of the former analyst that could face 136 years of imprisonment for his alleged collaboration with WikiLeaks.
Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) said today in Cuba that a Legal Framework for Peace in that South American nation must be a result of analysis and joint decisions. In a statement read by the guerrilla delegation member Pablo Catatumbo, the FARC-EP alluded to the agreement with that objective that has been debated several months ago for many entities of the State powers of that South American country.
La Paz, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia’s President Evo Morales announced today he expects to propose during the upcoming meeting of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) to take the United States to international courts to enforce human rights.
Caracas, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro received today his Ecuadorian counterpart Rafael Correa at Miraflores Palace, in this capital where they will hold talks to assess the progress of bilateral cooperation projects. After paying tribute to the deceased leader Hugo Chavez in the mausoleum that keeps his remains, Maduro welcomed Correa at the government headquarters and reported that there will be a sort of council of ministers to review common initiatives in trade, energy and culture.
Havana, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Relations (Minrex) denounced today the United States has harshened the blockade on the island over the last weeks, using for this action the Office for Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the Treasury Department. According to the information from the Ministry, last June 28, the OFAC fined one of the most important Italian banks, Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A., compelling it to pay two million 949 thousand 30 dollars.
Quito, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) Social Movements Summit supports Latin American integration based on solidarity and complementarity, that is why today’s debate generates proposals from that perspective. The organizations contribute with ideas, during these two days of exchanges of views, which serve as a prelude to the 12 Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), told Prensa Latina, Ernesto Freire, head of the Department of International Relations of the Central de Trabajadores de Cuba.
Caracas, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Solidarity with Cuba finds space today in the Venezuelan Fine Arts through the exhibition Three Great Leaders of America, with works that pay tribute to Simon Bolivar, Cuban national hero Jose Marti, and Commander Hugo Chavez.
The Caracas Museum hosts the exhibition of three dozen works by 23 artists from different states of the country, in an action that is part of the 7th Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba, scheduled for July 24 to 27 in the capital.
Belgrade, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 Serbians demanded the release of the Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in the United States, during a ceremony in the city of Pirot, southeast of the country, diplomatic sources informed. With the participation of youth, friends of the Caribbean island, and representatives from many political organizations, attendees referred to the details of the case of Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez, the latter already returned to Cuba after completing his prison term).
Rome, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Vatican announced today the creation of a papal commission that will be in charge of restructuring the economy and the administration of the Vatican, by order of Pope Francis. The commission aims at “simplifying and rationalizing current structures and achieve a more thorough planning of the economic activities of all of the Vatican’s administrations”, noted a communiqué issued by the press office.
Damascus, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Syrian authorities accused Israel today of continuing with the policy of causing premeditated fires in the Golan Heights zone, a territory illegally occupied by Israel since 1967. Zayed al-Tahan, member of the Quneitra Government Executive Office, in southern Syria, told local reporters that Israeli occupation authorities started a big fire on Monday afternoon which spread up to the outskirts of Hamidieh and al-Hurrieh, in the Golan area which remains under the Syrian sovereignty.