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Kofi Annan Visit to Iran Confirmed

Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi confirmed on Wednesday that the special envoy of the UN and the Arab League to Syria, Kofi Annan, will visit Iran next week to discuss the situation in the country. Salehi said at an Iranian cabinet meeting that Annan’s visit, originally set for this week, …»

Correa: Necessary Presence of Cuba in America’s Summit

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa reiterated the necessary presence of Cuba in the next Summit of the Americas Monday, and confirmed that he will give a response to the invitation made by his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos. “If you check my intervention at the 5th Summit of the Americas in …»

Rigoberta Menchu to Mediate FARC Prisoner Liberation

Guatemala Peace Nobel Prize Rigoberta Menchu announced she will mediate the FARC unilateral liberation of ten militaries on her blog on social network Twitter along ex Senator Piedad Cordoba, leader of the group Sociedad Civil Colombianos y Colombianas por la Paz.»

Syria Agrees with Kofi Annan Plan

The Syrian government accepted the plan proposed by the United Nations-Arab League (AL) special envoy, Kofi Annan, to solve the conflict in that Arab nation, the world organization stated on Tuesday.»

Pope Officiates First Mass in Mexico

Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday officiated his first mass in Mexico, held at the chapel of the Miraflores College and only attended by the Papal entourage, other priests and nuns from the local congregation.»

ALBA to Demand End of Blockade against Cuba

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro said that the member countries of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of the Americas (ALBA) will require the immediate cessation of the U.S. blockade against Cuba in the Summit of the Americas, to be held in the city of Cartagenas, in Colombia.»

US University Professor not Allowed to Lecture in Cuba

Alan S. Hoffman, an American professor from Washington University was unable by the Treasure Department of the United States (US) to give classes in a course on biomaterials in Cuba, the website of the Foreign Ministry denounced. As consequence of the blockade of the U.S against Cuba, Professor Hoffman may …»