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Chavez Says He’ll Return to Cuba Today for Cancer Treatment

Cabello read a letter sent to the National Assembly by Chavez, 58, in which he requested a leave of absence from Venezuela to undergo a “course of therapy.” Chavez, who won re-election in October, had told supporters before the vote that he was cured of cancer after having three surgeries in Cuba since June 2011. Read More

Cuban dissident freed without charges after paying fine

Cuban dissident Antonio Gonzalez Rodiles was released without charges after remaining in detention for 19 days at a Havana police station Read More

Colombian rebels say peace talks going well, negotiators 'on same wavelength'

A senior commander of Colombia's main rebel group said Tuesday that days of intensive peace talks with the government are going well, the clearest signal yet that the half-century-long conflict may eventually be resolved. Read More

UNESCO Director General Praises Cuban Education

The UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, praised here today the high quality of the Cuban literacy method Yes I can, while recognized the educational history of the country. Read More