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Forum Opens in Havana a World Solidarity Program with the Cuban Five

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Havana, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) An experience exchange called “Five Days for the Cuban Five” will be the beginning in this capital today of a global program of solidarity with the Cuban antiterrorist fighters, about to turn 15 years imprisoned in the United States. The campaign will run until October 6, to mobilize international public opinion to achieve the release of Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, and Fernando Gonzalez.

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Yellow Ribbons Worldwide for Cuban Five

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Washington, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) The International Committee for the Release of the Five Cuban Antiterrorist Fighters convicted in the United States, called today friends and solidarity groups to multiply yellow ribbons, a symbol of hope for the return of these men to their homeland.During the actions to be carried out from September 5 to October 6, especially those on September 12, the day marking the 15th anniversary of the detention of the Cuban Five.

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Cuba’s National Ballet to Tour of Spain

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Havana, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), directed by prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, will begin on September 6 a tour of the main theaters of Spain, to be run until December. The company will offer full versions of classics such as “Swan Lake” and “Shakespeare and his masks,” the latter based on Romeo and Juliet work, with music by French Charles Gounod.

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More than 60 Inmates on Strike in US Prison in Guantanamo

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Washington, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) More than 60 prisoners at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, in eastern Cuba, remain on hunger strike today, six months after the beginning of the protest. Since Last February 6, the prisoners kept fasting as a reaction to the abuses committed against them and the conditions of their detention for more than a decade, without any official charges in most cases.

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FARC: Legal Framework for Peace Must Derive from Joint Analysis

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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.

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Cuba Decries Strengthening of US blockade

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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

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Solidarity with Cuba in Venezuelan Fine Arts

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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.

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Serbians Demand Release of Cuban Antiterrorists

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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).

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Cuban Parlmt’s Committees to Open Session

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Havana, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The ten standing working commissions of the Cuban People’s Power National Assembly will meet in this capital July 4-5, offical source announced. These meetings are part of the activities that precede the First Ordinary Session of the 8th Legislature, scheduled for Saturday, July 6, at Havana’s Conference Center.

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FARC-EP Presented in Havana Proposals for State Restructuring

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Havana, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) presented today in Cuba about 11 minimum proposals for the democratic restructuring of the State and political reform in the South American country. Prior to the beginning of another day of peace talks with the government of Juan Manuel Santos, the guerrilla