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MERCO PRESS: Bolivian president blasts the UN and the "Insecurity Council" on Libya

<p style="text-align: justify;">Monday, September 19th 2011 - 22:07 UTC. Bolivian president Evo Morales blasted United Nations and the Security Council for having approved military actions against Libya, an issue which he promised to consider when he addresses the General Assembly in New Your. "What Security Council are we talking about? I'd say it's an Insecurity Council" said Morales in Havana, Cuba, arguing that the combined NATO attack and bombings on Libya "is a shameful action for humanity". Read More

Chavez recovering from chemo in Cuba: Morales

<p style="text-align: justify;">AFP. Bolivian President Evo Morales said Monday his Venezuelan counterpart was "much improved" after the latest round of chemotherapy in Cuba to treat President Hugo Chavez's cancer. Morales, who made the comment during a lecture at the University of Havana, where he was receiving an honorary doctorate, arrived with Chavez from Caracas late Saturday. Read More

Cuba’s Work Leading Disarmament Conference Acknowledges

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Ileana Ferrer Fonte. Geneva, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has received innumerable recognitions at the end of its work leading the Disarmament Conference in Geneva, which will conclude in October with the presentation of the annual report. The United Nations Office's official sources in Geneva state that during 2011, the forum had had the presidencies of Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, North Korea and Cuba. Read More

Why our Cuba embargo could lead to another Gulf ?

<p style="text-align: justify;">CNN/Fareed Zakaria: Washington's desperate desire to isolate Cuba and block the island's economic development is the highest priority element in US foreign policy toward the island. Obama has simply continued what every other US president before him has done, including sending US agents, funds and technology there to promote destabilization. Read More

El Salvador, Cuba reach trade agreement

<p style="text-align: justify;">Officials from El Salvador and Cuba concluded negotiations of a partial-reach agreement that promotes bilateral trade by providing import duty discounts for certain products, El Salvador’s economic minister announced in San Salvador. The agreement is the last of many in a larger Cuban strategy to “never again put our eggs in the same basket,” said the Cuban ambassador in El Salvador, Pedro Pablo Prada Quintero, according to El Economista. Over the past two decades, Cuba has signed partial-reach agreements with most Latin American nations. Read More

Bolivian President Evo Morales Arrives in Cuba on Sunday

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.09.17 - 14:11:33 / Havana, Cuba.- Bolivian President Evo Morales arrives in Havana on Sunday, September 18, for an official visit, announced on Saturday the Cuban Granma newspaper. Read More

Venezuela leader heads to Cuba for more treatment

<p style="text-align: justify;">CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is heading back to Cuba for a fourth round of chemotherapy. Chavez says that Bolivian President Evo Morales is accompanying him on Saturday's trip. Their nations are aligned with Cuba in a bloc of leftist Latin American countries. Under Chavez, Venezuela has been a financial backer of Cuba and Bolivia. Read More

Cuba and Venezuela are not the Middle East

<p style="text-align: justify;">16.09.2011. Cuba and Venezuela are not the Middle East.By Javier Salado.Rebellion. Recent events in the Middle East, characterized by popular revolts that occurred in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen, with participation of the Special Services of the Western world in Libya and Syria, infiltrating provocateurs, weapons, means and money, much money, in each country, have encouraged the hopes of the planners of U.S. policy toward Venezuela and Cuba. Read More

Santiago de Cuba to Host Meeting of Cuban and Mexican Teachers

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Glenda Pardo. Santiago de Cuba, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Mexican and Cuban educators will hold a fraternal meeting from September 19 to 21 in this city, as part of a professional exchange project, organizers said. The meeting will take place at the former Normal School for Teachers and includes 12 previous courses on topics related to educational technology and communication, training and continuing, history of pedagogy and teaching of mathematics, among others. Read More

Angola:Ambassador to Present Credentials in Cuba On Thursday

<p style="text-align: justify;">14 September 2011. Havana — The new Angolan ambassador to Cuba, José César Augusto "Kiluanje", will on Thursday present his credentials to the Foreign Affairs Ministry of that country, Angop has learnt. On Friday, the Angolan diplomat will be received by the Cuban President, Raul Castro, in order to present his credentials. Read More

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