Havana, Cuba, Dec 9.- President Raul Castro is heading the Cuban delegation that will attend the funeral services for Nelson Mandela, who passed away last Thursday in Johannesburg.
Havana, Cuba, Dec 9.- Cybernauts of the world will express from today their solidarity with Cuba by highlighting the work of this country through messages in an international twitter account in the context of the celebration of the Human Rights Day.
REFLECTIONS BY FIDEL CASTRO…
Hardly three days ago we were visited by a high-ranking leader of the Communist Party of Vietnam. Before leaving, he told me he wanted me to write something about my memories of my visit to the liberated territory of Vietnam during its heroic struggle against the Yankee troops in the southern region of that country.
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Bern, Dec 9.- Argentine Lionel Messi (Barcelona Football Club), French Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich) and Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) are the three finalists for the Ballon d''Or 2013, announced today the International Football Federation (FIFA).
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Brasilia, Dec 9.- The China-Brazilian CBERS-3 satellite did not enter the expected orbit today, launched from Taiyuan base, in the Shanxi province, reported here the National Space Research Institute (NSRI).
Brasilia, Dec 8.- The fourth China-Brazil satellite will be launched tomorrow into the outer-space to watch, photograph and record agricultural activities, deforestation of the forest, changes in the vegetation, water resources and urban growth.
Camagüey, Dec 9. - A positive impact on food production and on the development of the urban and sub-urban agriculture has resulted from the work of scientist and researchers in Camagüey, assisted by the provincial office of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA).
Havana, Cuba, Dec 10.- Cuba called at the United Nations for the strengthening of international cooperation in the management of marine resources and the protection of the oceans as a way to guarantee peace and sustainable development.
Havana, Cuba, Dec 9.- The Semester at Sea cruise ship, an academic program sponsored by the University of Virginia, in the United States, arrived in here today, nine years after its last visit.
Washington, Dec 9.- Giants of the technology industry like Google and Yahoo led today a campaign to demand for radical reforms to limit spying actions of the US National Security Agency (NSA).
Kiev, Dec 9.- Scores of thousands of people carried out a mass protest summoned by opposition forces in this capital today, in order to demand the Ukrainian Government's resignation due to its refusal to sign an agreement of association with the European Union (EU).
Havana, Cuba, Dec 10.- The story of a baseball game played between US and Cuban children as a symbol of bilateral approach by their two nations is the plot of Ghost Town to Havana, a documentary film by US movie maker Eugene Corr, co-directed by Cuban film maker Roberto Chile, which will be premiered Tuesday, December 10 in Havana.
Buenos Aires, Dec 5.- The 43-year Cuban experience in kidney transplants was presented by doctor Jorge P. Alfonzo at the 22nd Latin American and Caribbean Congress on this surgical procedure, which ended yesterday night in this capital.
Havana, Cuba, Dec 10.- South African ambassador to Cuba Naphtal Manana said in Havana that Mandela’s friendship towards Cuba and its leaders will deepen bilateral relations between both nations.
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Moscow, Dec 7.- A giant poster with a picture of the Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unjustly condemned in the United States will travel on an expedition to the North Pole in April 2014, the coordinator of the Committee for the release of the Cuban Five in Russia, Lena Loshkina, announced.
REPORT CUBA vs. BLOCKADE
Quito, Dec 10.- The unjust blockade imposed on Cuba by the U.S. government is affecting many people, according to Prof. Adalid Contreras of the Simon Bolivar Andean University in Ecuador.
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