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ALBA 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 meeting
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 ophthalmologic hospital
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.

Positive 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.

Broad Front favored in second round elections
In Uruguay the political stage has already been reconfigured in regards to the second round of the presidential elections, which will take place on November 30.

Venezuela 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.

No 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 South.

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.

Search for 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, Guerrero.

Climate change an "existential threat" for the Caribbean
When it 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).

Cuba 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.

Dilma 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.

Evo Morales: indigenous people are prepared to govern

LA PAZ.— Bolivian President, Evo Morales, stated on October 22, that indigenous people are prepared to govern, despite what neoliberal politicians have said for many years.

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.

Brazil: The moment of truth has arrived
Contrary to expectations set out a few weeks ago, the President of Brazil, Dilma 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 of the right-wing Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB)
this Sunday, October 26.

CELAC calls for protection of migrants’ rights
QUITO.— 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 against Ebola
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 2015
The National Assembly of Venezuela (AN) will analyze the budget for 2015 during an ordinary session this Tuesday, October 21.

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