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Continuing the advance toward peace

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Peace and its importance for full human development will be the focus of debates taking place today, September 21 in Havana, as part of the First International Seminar on Realities and Challenges of the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace.

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Consensus to combat the right wing counteroffensive

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During its closing session this Sunday, August 28, of the Meeting of Communist and Revolutionary Parties of Latin America, participants paid tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, and his concept of revolution, following his 90th birthday, celebrated August 13. José Ramón Balaguer, member of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Secretariat and head of its International Relations department, spoke on the concept of revolution as defined by Fidel, which he noted would live on beyond the man himself.

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Regional leftist parties meet in Lima

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Around 20 leftist parties from Latin America will come together today, August 26 to review their experiences, neoliberal attacks against progressive governments and the development of a common agenda. The Meeting of Communist and Revolutionary Parties of Latin America will be inaugurated in a ceremony set to take place in the auditorium of the Derrama Magisterial, with the participation of representatives from around 20 political organizations from the region.

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China & Latin America: An alliance for the future

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China and Latin America have made significant progress in terms of commercial relations and are now ready to move toward a new stage of mutually beneficial economic ties.

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Raúl receives José Mujica

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On the evening of January 28, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received former President of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay and Senator José Mujica, visiting Cuba to participate in the II International Conference “With all, and for the good of all,” accompanied by his spouse, Senator Lucía Topolansky.

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It is essential to defend the unity of CELAC

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Since then it has been demonstrated, just as President Raúl Castro Ruz stated in his speech to the National Assembly of People’s Power of the Republic of Cuba last December 29, that “it is essential to defend the unity of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), as an indispensable, legitimate, unitary mechanism of political agreement and integration…”

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Statement by the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States

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The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), Reiterating its commitment to multilateralism and to the principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and International Law, including sovereign equality and territorial integrity of States, Reaffirming the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace, adopted at its Second Summit in Havana on January 29, 2014

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ALBA foreign ministers denounce destabilization attempts

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Foreign ministers and other senior officials of member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (Alba-TCP) yesterday reaffirmed their unanimous position rejecting the destabilizing attempts against progressive and democratic governments of the region.

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Latin American News Agencies Meet in Bolivia

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The 2nd Executive Council of the Latin American Union of News Agencies (ULAN) is meeting today in this capital, with the attendance of directors, heads and delegates from nine regional public agencies. Bolivia’s Communication Minister, Amanda Davila, will open the ULAN Executive Council’s sessions at the Bolivian Executive headquarters, suggesting a possible meeting with Bolivian President Evo Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia.

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Cuba May Be the Most Feminist Country in Latin America

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Cuba may just be the most feminist country in Latin America. It ranks No. 3 in the world when it comes to the political participation of women in Parliament, according to a United Nations survey on women in politics. And it’s the only nation in Latin America to rank in the top 20 in the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2011.