Russia's Victory against Fascism Inspired Cuban Heroes

Moscow.- Cuban fighter against terrorism, Gerardo Hernandez, said here today that the Soviet victory over the fascist invaders (1941-1945) inspired Colonel Orlando Cardoso as the Cuban Five to withstand years of imprisonment in foreign lands.

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Havana, Cuba.- (acn) Rafael Correa, president of Ecuador, asserted in that South American nation that Cuba is a champion of solidarity, while thanking the Caribbean island for its help after the catastrophic earthquake of April 16, as a consequence of which 587 people have lost their lives and thousands of people were injured.

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FAO Coordinator Attends Livestock Forum in Cuba

Havana.- FAO's Sub regional Coordinator for Mesoamerica, Tito Diaz, is participating in a workshop here today about the improvement of livestock resources, attended by representatives of 12 countries, among them Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba , Spain and Mexico.

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Evo Morales Keeps Cabinet and Calls for More Work at the Base

La Paz.- (PL) Bolivian President Evo Morales ratified his team of ministers in full, while he urged them to make a more effective work to accelerate the program of investments and to progress in the national industrialization. Read more ...

Washington.- (PL) Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca reiterated today here that the US blockade against Cuba is the main obstacle to progress in bilateral relations.

Havana, Cuba .- Authorities in the Russian Ivanovo region, 254 kilometers from the capital Moscow, will launch a business mission to Cuba soon with concrete cooperation actions in tune with current bilateral economic and commercial relations.

Caracas.-(PL) The head of the parliamentary group of the Great Patriotic Pole (GPP), Hector Rodriguez, denounced that the amnesty law the opposition majority intends to adopt today is to benefit persons convicted of violations of human rights.

Havana.- (Prensa Latina) The insurgent Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP), and the government of President Juan Manuel Santos, continue today their talks, as part of the peace process that both sides have been developed here since 2012.

The Apollo spacecraft landing on the moon, the lifting of the prohibition of alcohol in Mississippi and the end of racial segregation, are the stuff of history books in the United States. However, these three events all postdate the implementation of the economic, political and financial blockade against Cuba.