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Brazil Works on Increasing Access to Internet, Rousseff Says

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Brasilia, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff affirmed on Monday that the government is working on increasing access to a good internet connection so the speed and stability of the fixed broadband will be measured. The National Agency of Telecommunications (Anatel) will measure the speed and stability of connections of fixed broadband by subscribers all over the country, a decision that will fulfill a presidential decree to assess and monitor internet services provided by private companies.

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Brazil: Final Text Approval to Mark End of Rio+20 Summit

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Rio de Janeiro, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, will conclude today with the approval of the final document, criticized by many presidents and termed by others as the best possible. The final text was the result of a consensus reached among negotiators on Tuesday, a day before the beginning of the high-level session. It received fierce criticism by environmentalists and civil entities that called it a little ambitious, frustrating and disappointing.

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Cuban President Warns of Consequences of Climate Change

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Rio de Janeiro, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba´s President Raul Castro, denounced today here that the global temperature rise will compromise first, integrity and physical existence of many countries and island nations, and will produce serious consequences to the Third World.

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Brazil to Defend Development Model in Rio +20

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Rio de Janeiro, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Brazil will defend its successes in sustainable development in the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), achievements reached thanks to the strategies of the government, asserted President Dilma Rousseff.

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Affectionate Brazil Plan to Bring Two Million Families Out of Poverty

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Brasilia, Jun 4 (Prensa Latina) President Dilma Rousseff asserted on Monday that the Affectionate Brazil Plan will bring two million families with children under six years old out of extreme poverty. The federal government seeks to help two million poor Brazilian families with actions to benefit them in their rents, health and education.

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“Save the Life of the Five,” said Daughter of Olga Benario and Luiz Carlos Prestes

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Anita Prestes, daughter of internationalist fighters Olga Benario and Luiz Carlos Prestes, sent this statement to Aldo Fidel, Cuba’s Commercial Consul in Sao Paulo, in which she calls for saving the lives of the Cuban Five who have been held in U.S. prisons.

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Presidents of Brazil and Haití Discuss Cooperation

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Presidents Michel Martelly (Haiti) and Dilma Rosusseff (Brazil) discussed migration and cooperation-related issues in this capital before visiting the squadron of Brazilian UN blue helmets deployed here. According to a communiqué of the Haitian presidency, the presidents reviewed a bilateral agenda, placing emphasis on the process of reconstruction and economic and social development in Haiti.According to the program of the visit, Martelly and Rousseff would also discuss the migration issue in the wake of adoption by Brazil of a new mode of visa issued exclusively for Haitian citizens.

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Return of Argentinean President Revives Dispute with London

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The return of President Cristina Fernandez to lead the Argentina Executive has revived the dispute between this country and the United Kingdom over the sovereignty of the Falkland (Malvinas) Islands. After a 20-day medical leave, Fernandez on Wednesday resumed her duties with a public event, in which she renewed the claim to London to talk

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Brazilian Ministeria Meeting Focuses on Economic Situation, Rio+20

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The economic situation and the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio +20, in June, were highlighted at the first meeting of Brazilian ministers this year.Convened by President Dilma Rousseff, the ministers on Monday night listened to the speech of Finance Minister Guido Mantega, who predicted an increase of 4-5 percent in the Gross Domestic Product in 2012.

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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