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U.S to Open a New Military Base in Honduras

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baby betta fish p> Douglas M. Fraser, Commander of the U.S. Southern Command met Honduran Minister of Defense Marlon Pascua and agreed that the United States will increase its military bases in Honduran northern coast. Fraser is visiting Honduras, according to him, for concreting cooperation agreements to fight drug trafficking and for a better regional

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Havana: Restoration as a Social Issue

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Restoration projects in the historic district of the Cuban capital are helping to perfect an urban development project that prioritizes patrimonial and social interests. In an interview with Prensa Latina, Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal explained these projects are focused on the human aspect, not just the restoration of the city´s architecture and beauty.

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Cuba's and World's Oldest Ballplayer Celebrates 100 Years

Cuba, Pelotero veterano

do betta fish sleep p>By Peter Bjarkman April 2011 has been the most historic of months in the baseball-loving nation of Cuba. An upset-filled post-season tournament has added a final exclamation point to a thrill-packed and record-filled Golden Anniversary edition of the island’s National Series championships. But if symbolic “gold” attached to a five-decade milestone

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Cuba to Take Young Team to Pan Am Freestyle Championship

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p>Cuba will take a young team to the next 2011 Senior Pan American Championships that will take place in early March in Rionegro, Colombia. The team is led by Yuniesky Blanco (74 kg), who was unbeaten in the last International FIS Freestyle World Cup, in which also participated Eduardo Mesa (96). Other two experienced are

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Luis Posada Carriles Acquitted in Texas

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Luis Posada Carriles, a former CIA employee, veteran of the failed invasion of Cuba, support operative for the Nicaraguan contras, and the accused mastermind behind the worst terrorist attacks in Latin America and the Caribbean, was acquitted last Friday in a federal court in El Paso, Texas—but only on charges related with lying to immigration authorities, and not for his long history of violence for which justice authorities in Venezuela and other countries are still seeking his extradition.

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Goldstone’s Washington Post op-ed: No basis to deny justice to victims of the Gaza War

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FIDH (Information TLAXCALA) In this op-ed, Justice Goldstone contrasts the investigations conducted by the Israeli military into alleged violations by Israeli forces with the Hamas de facto administration’s failure to investigate alleged violations by Palestinian armed groups in Gaza. He also comments that the Israeli military investigations indicate that civilians in Gaza “were not intentionally

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El Paso Diary: The Expert’s Ignorance and the 71 Objections From the Prosecution

Luis Posada Carriles, terrorista

El Paso Diary: Day 41 of the Posada Carriles Trial By José Pertierra The attorney for one of the convicted killers of Chilean diplomat, Orlando Letelier, testified today in El Paso on behalf of Luis Posada Carriles. José Dionisio Suárez Esquivel was convicted for conspiring to murder Letelier and his assistant Ronni Karpen Moffitt in

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Cyberwar Against Cuba. Summit Kicks off Monday in Panama

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futures trading strategies p>(The South Journal) Panama will be the venue of an event to be held April 11-15, whose objective is the setting up of an “elite international task force” to enhance the cyberwar against Cuba. The sponsors of this meeting, under the intellectualized name of “Thinking Cuba”, use military terms like “task force”,

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"Humanitarian" bombs fall on Libya

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By Jorge L. Rodríguez González Protecting the civilian population is but the pretext, while NATO’s deliberate bombing campaign is aimed at paving the way for the rebels to do away with Gaddafi. The West wants the Jamahiriya. A Humanitarian War, this how the United States and its collaborators describe the ongoing imperialist crusade against Libya.

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El Paso Diary: The Witness From María Elvira, Live!

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El Paso Diary: Day 39 of the Posada Carriles Trial By José Pertierra The María Elvira, Live! show came to El Paso this week. Luis Posada Carriles’ defense attorney turned the federal trial into a television talk show. The defense called Roberto Hernández del Llano as a star witness in an attempt to impeach the previous testimony