Damascus, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) The group of U.N. experts who came to investigate the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict completed their fieldwork today and left the country. The team collected various data from locations such as Jan al-Asal, in the northern province of Aleppo, and in Goutha, on the outskirts of the capital where the use of those weapons on August 21 brought the international debate over the use of toxic weapons in the Syrian conflict to its peak. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2013
|United Nations, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) Heads of State and Government from Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia demanded in the UN General Assembly to lift the U.S. blockade against Cuba.
Bolivian President Evo Morales described as “the worst genocide” the economic, trade and financial restrictions imposed by Washington for more than 50 years. Continue reading
Julian Assange, fundador de Wikileaks, dialoga vía Internet con los participantes de un taller de cibrperiodismo auspiciado por el Instituto Internacional de Periodismo José Martí, de La Habana, en el que participan jóvenes blogueros cubanos provenientes de diferentes ciudades del país. Continue reading
Havana, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) The National Association of Deaf People of Cuba (ANSOC) has awarded its distinction, Manos de Cristal (Glass Hands), to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and to President Raul Castro, according to local media reports. During the organization’s 4th Congress, held in the province of Matanzas, speakers highlighted invaluable contributions in working for the deaf community by both Fidel and Raul Castro, and their extreme sensitivity toward differently-abled people. Continue reading
Paris, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) European Commissioner Viviane Reding is criticizing the policy that France is enforcing against gypsies, and this country”s non-compliance with the regulations regarding free movement of people. In statements to the France Info news network, Reding charged that the situation of that minority is being used by French politicians and officials with a view to municipal and European elections in March. Continue reading