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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

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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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Sao Paulo Forum, a vital battle for unity

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We must have a sense of the historic moment as Fidel taught us. Balaguer Cabrera said. Photo: Fernando Suárez
The 24th annual meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum began July 15, in Havana, at a critical time for the continent and for the left’s struggle worldwide.

Given the occasion, GranmaInternational conversed with José Ramón Balaguer Cabrera, member of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Central Committee Secretariat and head of its international relations department.

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We know what is required to triumph at the Barranquilla Games

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Antonio Becali, president ofCuba’s National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation, offered a press conference on the island’s participation in the Barranquilla Central American and Caribbean Games. “In a complex scenario, aware of the resistance that Mexico and Colombia will offer us, we will honor the commitment made to our people to repeat in Barranquilla the first place we have won since the 1970 Central American and Caribbean Games in Panama.”

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More Than 430 Delegates Attend the 24 th Sao Paulo Forum in Cuba

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The inauguration of the meeting was held in the Convention Palace, presided over by the second secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, and gathered more than a hundred left-wing and progressive parties and organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Cuban Journalists Discuss on Socialist Press Model

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The 10th Congress of the Union of Journalists of Cuba (UPEC) continued today in this capital with a debate on the socialist press model and its updating on the island. The director of the International Institute of Journalism Jose Marti, Ariel Terrero, led the debate with the presentation of the paper ‘The Press Model Cuba Dreams With.’