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As long as there is injustice, there will be revolutions

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With the presence of Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez; and heads of state Nicolás Maduro, from Venezuela; Evo Morales, from Bolivia; Salvador Sánchez Cerén, from El Salvador; and more than 630 delegates and guests, the Final Declaration of Havana was read, as well as an action plan for the coming year.

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Cuban constitutions, yesterday and today

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The term constitution comes from the Latin word constiture, which means foundation, the establishment of something, its origin. Ideological differences do not support the resolving of different opinions. On the contrary, they generate arguments within a highly polemical debate environment, leading to multiple definitions based on distinct positions. Agreement may exist with those who state, “The constitution is the state in its concrete political existence. The state is the constitution. The constitution is its soul, its concrete life, and individual existence.”

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Vietnamese Leader Highlights Fidel Castro’s Legacy in Cuba

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Vietnamese political leader Nguyen Duc Loi highlighted today in this capital the legacy of social justice and solidarity represented by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Fidel became a symbol of revolutionary heroism, of rebellious ideas and of aspirations for freedom and happiness, said the member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party.

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AO Predicts Fall in Rice, Other Food Production

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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) predicted a drop in the production of rice, soy, coarse grains and sugar in Latin America in the 2018-2019 period.

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EU and CELAC Urge Ending US Blockade on Cuba

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The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU) reiterated today the rejection of the US blockade against Cuba, as it constitutes a unilateral coercive measure with extraterritorial effect contrary to international law. This was indicated in the final declaration of the second bi-regional ministerial summit that ended Tuesday in Brussels, in which high representatives of the 33 countries of the CELAC and the 28 of the EU participated.

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Like silver in the bedrock of the Andes

Sao Paolo Foro

A special plenary session entitled “For the Unity and Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean,” central theme of the 24th Meeting of the São Paulo Forum, focused the debates of the second day of this annual space for political coordination, underway in Havana. This has been a cross-cutting theme in all the debate and dialogue spaces throughout the event, which will contribute to the Final Declaration and Plan of Action to be announced on Wednesday afternoon, during the closing of the Meeting.

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Mexican Singer Armando Manzanero Records Songs in Cuba

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Mexican singer-songwriter Armando Manzanero today recorded for the first time in Cuba three songs with the renowned singer Haila Maria Mompie, which will be included in the artist”s next production.

‘With all due respect, Haila sings Armando Manzanero’ is the new work’s title, which will be a tribute to the legend of Mexican romantic music and will contain songs from his extensive repertoire brought to the salsa genre, Mompie told Prensa Latina.

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Prensa Latina Exhorted Latin American Journalism to Unity

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Prensa Latina News Agency called today for the urgent coordination, integration and unity of Latin American journalism in defense of the struggles of the regional peoples. During a workshop on Communication and Media at the 24th Meeting of the Forum of Sao Paulo, the Latin American news agency also convened an important meeting of journalists and international media in Havana on January 21 and 22.

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What does the XXIV Sao Paulo Forum propose?

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The XXIV annual meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum (FSP) began yesterday in Havana, with the participation of 400 delegates and guests from member parties, as well as representatives from social movements and organizations on the left from Latin America, the Caribbean, and other parts of the world.

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When risking life is all life offers

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They do not want to die, but the reality is that it’s the same if the choice is drowning in the Mediterranean when trying to cross in a fragile boat, or suffering the fate of their compatriots facing hunger, disease, and the crossfire of rival bands or terrorists financed from abroad. From Eritrea, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Syria, Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, Gambia… they come, heading to Europe, to the former colonial powers that plundered their countries.