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Ollanta Humala leaves Cuba satisfied with his visit

<p style="text-align: justify;">Aida Calvac Mora. SHORTLY before leaving for Peru, President-elect Ollanta Humala expressed satisfaction with his visit to the island and with the good progress of regional integration. The future Peruvian leader, who is to be inaugurated on July 28, described as very positive his meetings with Fidel and President Raúl Castro, in which they discussed subjects like health, education, sports and the current Latin American juncture. Read More

No doubt Chavez will run in 2012 vote, aide says

<p style="text-align: justify;">CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — An aide to Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez said Monday that there is no doubt the president will run for re-election next year despite his struggle with cancer. The remark by Finance Minister Jorge Giordani came as Chavez was in Cuba undergoing cancer treatment."There's no doubt he's going to be there in the 2012 elections, and afterward for many more years," Giordani said in an interview on state television. Read More

Peruvian President-Elect Ollanta Humala Arrived in Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.07.19 - 09:18:24 / Peruvian president-elect Ollanta Humala was welcomed at Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport by the cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. HAVANA, Cuba.- Peruvian president-elect Ollanta Humala arrived in Havana early on Tuesday morning for a working visit at the invitation of Cuban president Raul Castro. Read More

Humala due in Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">AFP/Lima. Peru’s president-elect Ollanta Humala arrives in Cuba early today at the invitation of President Raul Castro, official state media reported.Humala’s arrival comes at the same time Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez is in the Cuban capital for chemotherapy treatment for cancer. Humala was once seen as an ally of Chavez-style politics but has recently played down his ties to the Venezuelan. Read More

Chavez Chemotherapy under way in Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez faced a second grueling day of chemotherapy treatment for cancer in Cuba Monday, but managed to sound upbeat in a post on the microblogging site Twitter. "Good morning Happy World! Good morning Beautiful Venezuela!! From here, ready for another day of the battle for life. We will live and win! Love you all!!" Chavez, a big fan and frequent user of Twitter, tweeted. Read More

Ollanta Humala Visits Mexico

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Ileana Ferrer Fonte.&nbsp; 09:01Mexico City, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian President-elect Ollanta Humala arrives in the Mexican capital on Monday to meet with statesman Felipe Calderon, according to a press release from the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs.Peru´s President-elect to Visit Cuba Humala was invited by Calderon, when he sent congratulations for Humala's June 5 electoral victory, the press release said. Read More

Cuba celebrates with Indochinese friends

<p style="text-align: justify;">Updated July, 18 2011 09:48:02. HAVANA — A meeting marking the 35th anniversary of friendly relations between Cuba and Viet Nam, Laos and Cambodia was held in Havana last Friday.At the event, President of the Cuba-Viet Nam Friendship Association Yolanda Ferrer recalled the milestones since Cuba's associations with the three Indochinese countries were set up on July 15, 1976. He remarked that the anniversary was a new stage in the development of relations between Cuba and those countries. Read More

Cuba: Raul Castro Received Hugo Chavez in Havana

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA, Cuba, Jul 17 (acn) Cuban president Raul Castro received his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez on Saturday night at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.Earlier Saturday, Chavez "who underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor last month in Cuba" said that doctors have not found malignant cells in any other part of his body. "However", he added, "there is always the risk that cancer cells could reappear and so it is necessary that doctors take an aggressive approach." Read More

Chavez Arrives in Cuba for Cancer Treatment

<p style="text-align: justify;">Sunday, 17 July 2011 20:20. Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan president, has arrived in Cuba to receive further treatment for cancer, shortly after delegating some of his powers to the country's vice-president and finance minister. As reported by Al-Jazeera, Chavez, who will receive chemotherapy for the disease which was diagnosed in Havana about a month ago, arrived in Cuba on Sunday following a legislative vote approving his trip on Friday. Read More

Chavez to return to Cuba for cancer treatment

<p style="text-align: justify;">AP. By IAN JAMES. CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced Friday that he will return to Cuba to begin a new phase of cancer treatment that will include chemotherapy. Chavez said he would go to Havana on Saturday "to begin what we've called the second phase." Read More

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