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Chinese Vice-President to Arrive in Cuba

Xi Jinping, miembro del Comité Permanente del Buró Político del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de China y Vicepresidente de la República Popular China, a su llegada al Aeropuerto Internacional José Martí de La Habana, Cuba, el 4 de junio de 2011. AIN Foto / Sergio ABEL REYES

help me write my essay p>(ACN) Chinese Vice-President and member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party Politburo Xi Jinping will arrive in Cuba tonight on an official visit. During his stay Jinping will meet with Cuban President and First Vice-President Raul Castro and Jose Ramón Machado Ventura, respectively, among other activities. After Cuba,

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Cuban Disabled Athlete Sets World Record in Ball Control

Lazaro Curbelo Pupo

Cuban disabled athlete Lazaro Curbelo Pupo set a new world record in ball control when he hit a football 183 times without letting it touch ground while carrying 105 pounds on his shoulders. This is the sixth such record for Curbelo, who suffers from dwarfism, and has become an expert on ball control with weights. “I felt a little nervous because I hadn’t tried a new record for over a year. I had to call on all my will to overcome the challenge. After so much sacrifice I couldn’t let down all the people that loves me and came to see me”.

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Venezuela Confirms Solidarity March for Cuban Five

Cuban Five

(Prensa Latina) The Cuba-Venezuela Movement of Mutual Solidarity confirmed a march to be staged on Saturday, June 12, to support the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unfairly held in US prisons since 1998. Coordinator of the group Laila Tajeldine told Prensa Latina that women, youngsters and workers will take part in the march to demand the

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Bahrain Police Crushed Shiite Opposition Protests

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write my essay p>(Prensa Latina) Bahrain police fired tear gas and plastic bullets against Shiites opponents that marched on the Pearl Square, two days after the lifting of the state of emergency in the kingdom. Security forces repeated the repression of last March, but no injuries were reported when the monarchy of Al Khalifa violently

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Raul Castro, Lula Meet

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adobe acrobat reader download p>(Prensa Latina) Cuba´s President Raul Castro held a working meeting with the former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is visiting the island. During their Tuesday night meeting, the two leaders exchanged views on the excellent state of relations between their two nations, and talked about different international

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Cuba’s Dayron Robles Big Return

Dayron Robles

Dayron Robles of Cuba proved to be in top form on Sunday winning a star-studded 110-meter hurdles event at the IAAF World Challenge event in Hengelo, Holland. Robles 13.07 seconds time equaled the world record of Chinese sprinter Liu Xiang. The Cuban gold medalist from Beijing 2008, plagued by injuries during the last two years,

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First Cuban Victory at World Volleyball League

Voleibol Cuba

(Prensa Latina) The Cuban men”s volleyball team, placed second in the world, defeated South Korea 3-1 (21-25, 25-23, 25-18, and 25-18) on Sunday, during the World Volleyball League being disputed in that city. The athletes of Orlando Samuels played a much more offensive game today, achieving their first victory and recording their first three points

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Obama, the Arab Spring and irrelevance

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mortgage calculator with pmi div>By Omar Barghouti (Mondoweiss.NET) In his policy speech on Thursday, 19 May, US President Barack Obama said that with the eruption of the Arab peoples’ revolutions for freedom and democracy Al-Qaida lost its relevance. In my view, so did the US, relatively speaking, but few in the US establishment are yet

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Non-Aligned Movement: End the U.S. Blockade against Cuba

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bankrate mortgage calculator p>(Prensa Latina) The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) reiterated on Friday in this city its call for the U.S. government to end its economic, trade and financial blockade of over 50 years against Cuba. The final declaration of the NAM Ministerial Conference terms the blockade unilateral and contrary to the UN Charter, international law,

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Interview with Noam Chomsky (+ Video)

Noam Chomsky

Frank Barat poses questions from artists, activists and journalists, on Egypt, corporate power, Palestine and more. For his second interview in less than a year with Professor Noam Chomsky (the first one took place in Cambridge in September 2010 and is available here), Frank Barat asked well known artists and journalists to each send one question that they’d like to ask Noam.