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domingo, 1 de mayo de 2011

Chavez says allies met with Colombian rebels

Chavez says allies met with Colombian rebels

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez revealed for the first time on Sunday that some of his political allies have collaborated with Colombia's guerrillas in the past but he said he warned them to stop because it could give Washington an ...

Ernesto Sábato, Argentina's Conscience, Is Dead at 99

Ernesto Sábato, Argentina's Conscience, Is Dead at 99: "“On Heroes and Tombs,” the story of a young man trying to find his way in life in Buenos Aires, is considered his most important work of fiction. But many people know Mr. Sábato best for his work in helping Argentina heal when democracy was restored in ...


Celebrated Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas dies at 94

Celebrated Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas dies at 94: "By Adam Bernstein / The Washington Post Gonzalo Rojas, a Chilean-born writer whose lyrical explorations of eroticism and mortality made him one of the most celebrated Spanish-language poets of his generation, died Monday at a care facility in Santiago ...


Argentina: Indigenous Protests in Downtown Buenos Aires · Global ...

Argentina: Indigenous Protests in Downtown Buenos Aires · Global ...: "During protests in Buenos Aires the Qom put up a sign of a house burning, referring to police repression in Formosa during November 2010. ...


Venezuela aluminum smelter in trouble -state daily

Venezuela aluminum smelter in trouble -state daily: "CARACAS, April 29 (Reuters) - Venezuela's government-run aluminum smelter Alcasa is in a "state of emergency" operationally and financially, an official newspaper said on Friday. The South American country is an important global aluminum producer, ...


Venezuela's Chavez condemns death of Gadhafi's son | The ...

Venezuela's Chavez condemns death of Gadhafi's son | The ...: "Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is condemning the killing of one of Moammar Gadhafi's sons and three of his grandchildren in a NATO airstrike in Libya. Chavez asked how some European leaders such as those of Spain, France and Italy can ...


Calesitas of Buenos Aires | Home Hotel Buenos Aires

Calesitas of Buenos Aires | Home Hotel Buenos Aires: "Buenos Aires is known as a city of carousels. This game came from Europe in the hands of French and Italian immigrants in the late nineteenth century: the ...


For workers in Havana, May Day highlights uncertainty

For workers in Havana, May Day highlights uncertainty: "But with the recent announcement of possibly sweeping, dramatic changes to Cuba's economic system, and the difficulties international media face in speaking to Cubans, it is difficult to know with certainty what the mood on those streets is. ...


Win a double pass to see The Bar at Buena Vista

Win a double pass to see The Bar at Buena Vista

Four of Cuba's greatest musicians are banding together to bring the passion, romance and energy of Buena Vista's golden age to Australian audiences. The Bar at Buena Vista presents The Grandfathers of Cuban Music and stars Reynaldo Creagh, Maracaibo, ...

International Workers' Day: Cuba is Humanity

International Workers' Day: Cuba is Humanity: "This May Day turns Cuba into a patriotic display of fidelity for the agreements that came from the recently held 6th Party Congress, and is a remembrance of the 50th anniversary of the Proclamation of the Socialist Character of the Revolution.


Cuba touts economic reforms at May Day parade

Cuba touts economic reforms at May Day parade

President Raul Castro, in straw hat and white shirt, was shown on state-run television presiding over a May Day celebration in Cuba's second largest city, Santiago de Cuba at the eastern end of the Caribbean island. The parades come on the heels of a ...

2nd man charged in killing at Puerto Rico resort

2nd man charged in killing at Puerto Rico resort: "AP Authorities in Puerto Rico have charged a second man in a fatal stabbing at a resort parking lot. San Juan Police said in a statement Saturday that Jaime Nadal Gonzalez faces charges of murder and attempted murder and they are seeking to arrest him. ...


14 families saved from Cuba fire

14 families saved from Cuba fire: "Her quick action and the help of two firefighters and a police officer from Cuba helped get everyone out of the burning building without injury. “I was in bed (right around 1 am) and saw flames come up, so I ran out right away,” she said. ...


Cubans Ratify Unity in May Day March

Cubans Ratify Unity in May Day March: "By Redaction AHORA / redaccion@ahora.cu / Sunday, 01 May 2011 06:29 Cubans march on May 1 in the main squares of the country to ratify before the world the unity of the people around their social project. The day is also a tribute to half a century of ...


Farewell procession for Ernesto Sábato

Farewell procession for Ernesto Sábato: "A long caravan of cars is headed to the JArdín de Paz cemetery located in the Greater Buenos Aires western district of Pilar, where the remains of Ernesto Sábato, who died early yesterday at age 99 because of pneumonia, will be burried. ...


VENEZUELA: General Motors expands its Digital Signage Network

VENEZUELA: General Motors expands its Digital Signage Network: "
PRLog (Press Release) – May 01, 2011 – For many years General Motors de Venezuela, has been a leader in sales in the automotive industry, with an intense activity aimed at offering the most advanced and best quality products to meet the trust of ...


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Venezuela: Colombian journo deportation sparks outrage

Venezuela: Colombian journo deportation sparks outrage: "By Federico Fuentes A number of left groups in Venezuela and solidarity groups internationally have expressed concern over the April 23 decision by Venezuelan authorities to arrest well-known Colombian journalist and supporter of the Venezuelan ...


Price, condition are keys to a sale

Price, condition are keys to a sale

The couple acquired the home recently after moving from Cuba three years ago. They wanted a one-level home because it would be most similar to the homes in their native Cuba. / Marie De Jesus/staff photographer We compare Rochester to other cities, ...

To the edge of hope, and then into night

To the edge of hope, and then into night

Struggle in a new land Many of Palaguachi's relatives did not know that she was coming to America until she was halfway through an arduous border crossing that took her on a boat from Ecuador to Central America, and on foot across the border from ...

Two champs lose their titles

Two champs lose their titles: "Age caught up with Luis Lazarte when the 40-year-old lost on a split decision to Ulises Solis on Buenos Aires on Saturday night. Solis regained the IBF light-flyweight title by winning 116-111 and 115-112 on two cards. The other judge made Lazarte the ...


Budgeting for balance

Budgeting for balance: "
Economics scholars thought that the Latin American and Caribbean region could cut its poverty rate in half by 2015 with a 3.8 per cent annual growth rate. The Commonwealth Caribbean countries would have to double the 1.5 per cent to 2.0 per cent per ...


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