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Latin American News Agencies Meet in Bolivia

Union latinoamericana de agencias de noticias

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

CUBA-LA HABANA- ASISTE RAUL AL 50 ANIVERSARIO DE LA UNEAC

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.

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The Fruit that Did Not Fall

The Fruit that Did Not Fall

Cuba found itself forced to fight for its existence against an expansionist power located a few miles off its coast that had declared the annexation of our island and that believed our destiny was to fall into their lap like a piece of ripe fruit. We were condemned to cease to exist as a nation.

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Return of Argentinean President Revives Dispute with London

Cristina Fernandez

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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CELAC Historic Birth in Caracas

Cumbre CELAC. Caracas 2011

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will be officially created on Saturday during the final session of the Summit of heads of State and Government of the region, gathered since December 2 in this capital with that purpose.

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THE EXPLOITS IN GUADALAJARA

THE EXPLOITS IN GUADALAJARA

I am taking a brief pause in my political analyses to dedicate this space to the exploits of our Cuban athletes at the Sixteenth Pan-American Games. The Olympic Games and the international sports competitions revolving around them and which arouse such interest for billions of persons, have a beautiful history that should be remembered not

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Strong LatAm Presence at UN

UN General Assembly

The presidents of Chile, Dominican Republic, Peru, Suriname and Costa Rica are expected to deliver speeches on Thursday, the second day of debate of the 66th regular session of the UN General Assembly. Chilean President Sebastian Piñera will speak in the morning, while the Dominican Republic’s Leonel Fernandez, Peru’s Ollanta Humala and Suriname’s Desire Bouterse will do so in the afternoon.

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Between Emigration and Crime

Between Emigration and Crime

buy cheap essays p>Latin Americans are not born-criminals nor did they invent drugs. The Aztecs, Maya and other pre-Columbian human groups in Mexico and Central America, for example, were excellent farmers and didn’t even know about growing coca. The Quechua and Aymara were capable of producing nutritious foods on perfect terraces that followed the mountain

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The Real Intentions of the “Partnership of Equals”

The Real Intentions of the “Partnership of Equals”

Yesterday was a long day. I was paying attention to the ups and downs of Obama in Chile since noon, as I had done the day before with his adventures in the city of Rio de Janeiro. That city, in a brilliant challenge, had defeated Chicago in its aspirations to be the home of the 2016 Olympic Games when the new president of the United States and Nobel Peace Prize laureate was looking like a rival of Martin Luther King.

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My Shoes are too Tight

My Shoes are too Tight

While the damaged reactors spew radioactive smoke over Japan and monstrous-looking planes and nuclear submarines launch deadly charges tele-directed onto Libya, a North African Third World country with barely six million inhabitants, Barack Obama was spinning a tale for the Chileans that sounded like one I used to hear when I was 4 years old: “My shoes are too tight, my socks are too warm; and I carry in my heart the little kiss you gave me”.