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Full support to the end of blockade at UN General Assembly

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.09.26 - 15:17:20 / Cuba.- The Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla is scheduled to address the UN’s General Assembly in New York on Monday afternoon. Representatives from several countries criticized on Monday the nearly 50-year-old economic, commercial and financial blockade maintained by the United States against Cuba at the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Read More

Cuba announces ambassador's withdrawal from Libya

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Associated Press. HAVANA—Cuba has decided to withdraw its ambassador and diplomatic mission in Libya and said that it does not recognize the rebels' transitional government.It warned that NATO's conduct could create similar conditions for an outside military intervention in Syria, which has been roiled by popular protests as well. Read More

Republic of Congo President visits Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">President Joseph Kabila Begins Official Visit to Cuba. 2011.09.25 - 18:30:45 / Havana, Cuba.- Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), began an official visit to Cuba, where he arrived on Saturday along with his accompanying delegation. Read More

Demand to End blockade versus Cuba at the UN General Assembly

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Ileana Ferrer Fonte. United Nations, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina)The issue is included in the world forum's program under the heading: "The Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial, and Financial Blockade Imposed by the United States of America against Cuba," to be debated in October. For 20th consecutive year, the world demand for an end of the U.S. blockade of Cuba has gained strength at the UN General Assembly's plenary session, after fourth days of discussions. Read More

China Willing to Develop Links with LatAm,Caribbean

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Osmany González Tocabens.Beijing, Sep 24 (Prensa Latina) China is ready to develop links with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), said Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, confirming a policy of friendship and cooperation towards the region. Yang disclosed the government stance in a meeting at the United Nations in New York with representatives of the 23-member Rio Group, who told him about the preparations for the CELAC official presentation in December, the media reported Saturday. Read More

Costa Ricans Reject Privatization of Energy

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Heidy Morin Rueda. San Jose, Sep 24 (Prensa Latina) Workers of the National Association of Electricity and Telecommunications of Costa Rica (ANTTEC) called on a strike to oppose to the privatization of the national energy sector.&nbsp; "We call on the strike to say NO to the privatization of Energy, but also to protest against the dismantling of the Telecommunications Sector," says the call. Read More

Chavez completes fourth chemo treatment in Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">AFP. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is feeling well after completing a fourth round of chemotherapy in Cuba, the leftwing leader said in a telephone call to supporters broadcast on state TV. "I am finishing up here in Havana on the last day of the fourth round of chemotherapy and I hope it will be my last (round)," Chavez said Wednesday to socialist supporters who were holding an ecumenical mass for him in New York. Read More

Venezuela, Cuba defend Iran

<p style="text-align: justify;">AP. By GEORGE JAHN. VIENNA (AP) — Iran was praised and Israel criticized Wednesday at a 151-nation meeting, with Cuba and Venezuela defending Tehran's right to run a nuclear program and Syria saying the Jewish state's undeclared nuclear arsenal is a threat to world peace. Read More

20 Countries to Cuba's Orthopedics 2011 Congress

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Estela McCollin. Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Orthopedics, physiotherapists and rehab specialists from 20 countries have confirmed their attendance to the 22nd Congress of the specialty opening Wednesday. Mexican Orthopedists to Bilateral Havana Meet Cuban Scientists and President of the Organizing Committee, Rodrigo Alvarez Cambras, will head a workshop on the Ralca External Fixators, and explain the latest techniques on bone tumor treatment. Read More

Cuban Program to Treat Hemophiliac Patients Wins Award

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.09.20 - 10:22:15 /, Cuba.-&nbsp; The Novo Nordisk Foundation for Hemophilia, which support in developing nations actions aimed at improving the treatment and knowledge of this disease, has granted Cuba the Prize for the Project of 2010.The prize of this non-governmental organization based in Switzerland was given to the Institute of Hematology and Immunology (IHI), which leads the National Program for the Comprehensive Attention to Hemophiliac Patients, and to the provinces of Pinar del Rio and Villa Clara, the Infomed Web site reported on Monday. Read More

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