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Evo Morales pays tribute to indigenous struggles

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Bolivian President Evo Morales highlighted the struggles of indigenous movements from his country and Latin America against colonialism, during an act to mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, August 9.

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Viñales: Cuba’s first Global Geopark?

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A group of researchers are currently working on a proposal which could see Viñales become Cuba’s first Global Geopark.
The designation would highlight the zone’s geomorphology, featuring curious mountainous formations believed to be among the oldest in Cuba, stated Mario Alberto Sánchez, director of the National Park located in the area, speaking to Prensa Latina.

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Cuba to celebrate International Youth Day

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With demonstrations of the art and work of young Cubans, the island will celebrate International Youth Day on August 12, which this year will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the assassination of the Saíz brothers.

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ALBA-TCP rejects illegal U.S. sanctions against Venezuela

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Speaking during the Sixth Extraordinary Meeting of the ALBA-TCP Political Council, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Moros reaffirmed that together member states “will fight for the defense of the unity of the peoples of the Greater Homeland.”

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The people of Caracas reaffirm support for Constituent Assembly

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Diverse political and social movements, and organized popular power bodies, marched on August 7 from Caracas’ Plaza Morelos to the Federal Legislative Palace, to reaffirm their support for the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), installed on August 4.

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Dialogue among youth, with Fidel always in mind

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Faithful to the legacy of Fidel Castro, young people in Pinar del Río are discussing current challenges facing the world’s population and the conquests of the Revolution, while reiterating their pride as Cubans, as part of the Provincial Festival of Youth, August 7-8. Spirited delegates attending the event met in different venues in the city and reaffirmed their commitment to continue perfecting socialism.

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An unprecedented trial run

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Before the eyes of the world, the Venezuelan people awoke this past July 16, to join crowds and long lines at voting centers to participate in a trial run of the National Constituent Assembly elections to be held July 30, to chose members who will lay a new foundation for the country.

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The Our America Consensus: A guide for the future of the Latin American left

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With the approval of the Our America Consensus, the first programmatic document stemming from the Sao Paulo Forum, leftist and progressive parties from Latin America and the Caribbean have a new instrument with which to resist the right-wing onslaught and continue implementing political and social changes in the region.

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Debating the future of China-Latin America relations

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How to expand relations between two regions which already have substantial economic and governmental ties, but aspire to greater levels of mutual understanding, was the main theme of debates in a forum between academics and political experts from China, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

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Women live longer, but have poorer health

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In an increasingly aging world, the title of this article reflects one of today’s key areas of study. In an attempt to respond to this assertion Granma International spoke with doctor and Professor Jesús Menéndez, specialist at the Longevity, Aging, and Health Research Center (Cited).