O U R A M E R I C A
to celebrate 20th anniversary in Havana
The Boilivarian Alliance for the
People’s of Our America-Peoples Trade Agreement
(ALBA-TCP) reaches its 10th anniversary December 14,
and will commemorate the date during the bloc’s XIII
Summit, in Havana, amidst discussion to continue
efforts to develop regional integration.
Cuba’s policies on women highlighted at ECLAC
SANTIAGO DE CHILE.—Cuba’s advances in the sphere of
gender equality reinforced by government policies,
were highlighted on November 19 by Alejandrina
Germán, president of the Regional Conference on
Women, which took place in Santiago de Chile.
Latin America experiencing new times
BUENOS AIRES.— Latin America is
today experiencing new times which, after 10 years
of work resulting in undeniable achievements, the
Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America –
Peoples’ Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) is facing the
challenge of consolidating itself, stated the
organization’s Executive Secretary Bernardo Álvarez.
Cubans doctors treat patients at new
A new ophthalmologic hospital was opened in Mixco,
municipality in the department of Guatemala, as part
of Operation Miracle, a program through which Cuban
specialists have treated 134,988 people since 2008.
results in Venezuelan voluntary disarmament plan
CARACAS.— The governmental strategy to combat the
use of arms in Venezuela has achieved favorable
results since its initiation on September 21, 2014.
favored in second round elections
Uruguay the political stage has already been
reconfigured in regards to the second round of the
presidential elections, which will take place on
condemns U.S. blockade of Cuba
CARACAS.— First Vice President of
Venezuela’s National Assembly (AN) Darío Vivas
denounced the U.S. blockade against Cuba, an
arbitrary policy imposed for over 50 years, but one
which was destined to fail, he stated on November 5.
conservative restoration in Latin America
They are trying, but failing, to win
elections. Conservatives are trying: the economic
powers are attempting it; the old right – with a new
discourse - is agonizing over it; they are plotting
in the North to try to continue to control the
REGIONAL MINISTERS MEETING
Post-2015 education agenda analyzed
LIMA.— On October 31, Cuba’s
contribution to eradicating illiteracy in various
Latin American countries was highlighted during the
first event of the Regional Meeting of Latin
American and Caribbean Ministers of Education.
missing Mexican students continues
Demonstrations in Mexico continue
to call for action to locate the 43 students who
disappeared more than a month ago in Ayotzinapa,
change an "existential threat" for the Caribbean
comes to climate change, Prime Minister Ralph
Gonsalves of St Vincent and the Grenadines doesn’t
mince words. He will tell you that it is a matter of
life and death for Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
and Venezuela: 14 years of cooperation
The Cuba-Venezuela Comprehensive
Agreement is celebrating its 14th anniversary,
implementing a variety of social programs throughout
the entire country, key among which are those of
public health and education.
Nicaragua, Ecuador and Cuba Among World's Best in
Women’s Parliamentary Representation
Three countries from the Latin
American and Caribbean region — Ecuador, Nicaragua
and Cuba — are in the world’s top ten regarding
women’s parliamentary representation.
Rousseff reelected President of Brazil
Following a closely contested
campaign, Dilma Rousseff was reelected in the second
round of presidential elections on Sunday, October
27, garnering 51.54% of the votes, with 98.82% of
the total counted.
indigenous people are prepared to govern
Bolivian President, Evo Morales, stated on October
22, that indigenous people are prepared to govern,
despite what neoliberal politicians have said for
Arsat-1, Argentina on
the path toward satellite sovereignty
THE launch of
the Arsat-1 has propelled Argentina onto the path
towards satellite sovereignty and opened the door to
Latin America to reap the benefits of this
scientific and technological achievement.
moment of truth
Contrary to expectations
set out a few weeks ago,
the President of Brazil,
Rousseff, maintains her
lead on the Brazilian
political scene with just a
few hours left
to determine the
future of the nation, with voters
poised to choose between Rousseff and the candidate
right-wing Brazilian Social
Democracy Party (PSDB)
CELAC calls for
protection of migrants’ rights
With a call to protect the rights of migrant workers
the Third Community of Latin American and Caribbean
States (CELAC) Meeting on Migration began in the
city of Azogues, southern Ecuador.
Bolivia contributes one million dollars to the fight
In the context of the global fight against Ebola,
Bolivian President Evo Morales announced today that
his country will contribute one million to the UN to
combat the epidemic, reported Telesur.
Venezuelan National Assembly analyses budget for
The National Assembly
of Venezuela (AN) will analyze the budget for 2015
during an ordinary session this Tuesday, October 21.