Washington, (Prensa Latina).- The Republican Party of the United States is taking steps to close ranks behind its second candidate, Donald Trump, to prevent the victory of the probable Democratic challenger, Hillary Clinton.
Although many Republicans have refused to support the leading candidate, others, like Senator John McCain, have called on their colleagues to join forces and listen to the voters who have already expressed their intention to vote for the New York tycoon.

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Brazilian Senate on Pause before Voting on Dilma''s Impeachment

Brasilia, (Prensa Latina).- The Brazilian Senate will recess for two days before discussing, debating and voting the request to impeach President Dilma Rousseff at a plenary session on Wednesday.

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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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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.

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.

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.