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Venezuela's Chavez expects 1 more round of chemo

<p style="text-align: justify;">CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he expects to undergo a fourth phase of chemotherapy to prevent cancer from reappearing and that it should be the last round. Chavez says he will probably begin the treatment in the coming days and then will undergo tests to verify that no malignant cells have reappeared. Read More

Zuma urged to rethink Cuban envoy

<p style="text-align: justify;">September 12 2011 at 09:38pm. REUTERS. President Jacob Zuma has been asked to reconsider a reported decision to appoint Limpopo's former health MEC Mirriam Segabutla as ambassador to Cuba. The Democratic Alliance request came in the wake of allegations that Segabutla had allocated tenders worth R16 million to her friends. Read More

Seven Million Voters Elect on Sunday a New President in Guatemala

<p style="text-align: justify;">By. Martin Hacthoun. Guatemala City, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) Polls open on Sunday in Guatemala for more than 7.3 million voters to elect a new president. Burdened by violence, poverty and other problems and hopeful of change, Guatemalans are also electing 333 mayors, 158 members of Congress and 20 Central American Parliament deputies. Read More

The ALBA Foreign Ministers Condemn NATO’s Aggression on Libya

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.09.10 - 14:51:45 / Havana, Cuba.- The foreign ministers of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Americas (ALBA) condemned on Friday in Caracas the military aggression of the North tlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Libya. Convened by that organization for regional integration, the FMs of Venezuela, the host country, Cuba, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Ecuador and the Grenadine Islands declared themselves to be against what they defined as a US and European attempt to take possession of the natural resources of that north-African nation. Read More

Argentina Seeks More Trade, Investment with China

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Ana Luisa Brown.Beijing, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) Argentine and Chinese businessmen examined business opportunities with two main objectives: to increase Argentine added-value exports to China and to attract investments. Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, speaking at the opening session of the meeting, said China is a key partner, and Argentina wants to continue deepening economic and trade relations, especially in investment. Read More

Cuba: Bill Richardson, Former New Mexico Governor, Unable To Meet With Jailed American Alan Gross

<p style="text-align: justify;">PAUL HAVEN and ANNE-MARIE GARCIA. 09/ 9/11. HAVANA — Hopes that a U.S. government subcontractor jailed in Cuba might soon be freed were dashed when former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said the Cuban government refused to let him meet with the prisoner. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Richardson described 62-year-old Alan Gross as an "American hostage." Read More

Peru Introduces Family Doctor Program

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Dayami Interián García. jHuancayo, Peru, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) The governor of the Peruvian central Andean region of Junin, Vladimir Cerron, on Thursday implemented the Family Doctor Program, taking as example Cuba's similar experience. Cerron put the first stone of the first eight family doctor's offices that will be built in different parts of Huancayo, the regional capital. Read More

Hugo Chavez Sends Condolences Message on Death of Cuban Defense Minister

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.09.08 - 11:42:01 / HAVANA, Cuba.- Cuban president Raul Castro received a message of condolences from his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, on the occasion of the death of Army Corps General Julio Casas Regueiro, member of the Politburo of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC), Vice-President of the Council of State, and Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR), who died in Havana on Saturday as a consequence of a cardio-respiratory arrest. Read More

Visiting Iranian First VP Pays Tribute to Cuban National Hero Jose Marti

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.09.07 - 14:34:51 / Dr. Mohammad Reza Rahimi. HAVANA, Cuba.- In his first official activity after his arrival in Cuba on Tuesday afternoon, the First Vice President of Iran, Dr. Mohammad Reza Rahimi, paid tribute on Wednesday morning to Cuban National Hero Jose Marti at Havana’s Revolution Square. Read More

SOUTH JOURNAL: Chilean Students Ready for National Protest

<p style="text-align: justify;">September 7, 2011. South Journal. The president of the Chilean Student Federation (Confech), Camila Vallejo, said that the call to a national protest, put off last Monday due to a plane accident, will resume tomorrow Thursday, in order to have the demonstration underway next week. "We are going to resume our call on Thursday according to the initiatives in each region and achieve a strongest and massive demonstration next week," said the student leader. Read More

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