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More than 50 countries confirm actions against blockade on Cuba

Organizations and citizens from several sectors in more than 50 countries have confirmed the weekend of activities in the global caravan against the US blockade to Cuba, promoters of the mobilization said on Friday. The actions are planned for Saturday…

UN debates on women’s participation and leadership

The UN debates on the participation of women in public life and in decision-making at different levels in the 65 period of sessions of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), to run until March 26th. The importance of…

Hezbollah praises Pope’s visit to Iraq

Lebanon’s Hezbollah on Tuesday hailed Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq and his meeting with Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani. Both religious leaders agreed on the need to ease the suffering, injustice, oppression, poverty, religious and intellectual persecution, wars, violence…

Venezuela strengthens gender violence law

Venezuela is presently making progress to strengthen current legislation to guarantee a society free of gender violence, parliamentary and government spokespersons Venezuela´s National Assembly (Parliament) passed on Tuesday the reform of the Organic Law on the Right of Women to…

Russia launches first Arktika-M weather satellite

Russia on Sunday launched the first weather satellite from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, informed. The launch of the spacecraft, designed to monitor climate and environmental conditions in the North Polar zones, is the…

Ecuador elects a new President

A little over 13 million Ecuadorans are electing this Sunday a new President, renewing the 137-seat National Assembly and choosing lawmakers for the Andean Parliament. There are 16 presidential candidates in the ballots, though according to recent polls, there are…

Ecuador checks ‘Voting at Home’ procedures for 2021 elections

A ‘Voting at Home’ drill in Ecuador verified the procedures of this type of elections, with nine days remaining until the general elections scheduled for February 7th. The process took place at the national level, in compliance with the Operational…

Stiglitz says Covid-19 pandemic showed consequences of neoliberalism

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prizewinner in Economics, lashed out at neoliberalism and assured that the Covid-19 pandemic is currently showing the consequences of 40 years of impositions by neaoliberalism. The prominent US economist gave a keynote lecture as part of the…

Ecuador’s progressive force presents campaign for the 2021 elections

Ecuador’s progressive movement, the Union for Hope (UNES), is carrying out a strong promotional campaign, after officially presenting its electoral platform for the elections slated for February 7. The inaugural event, done with three-dimensional technology, brought together in a virtual…

Chilean intellectuals favor opposition unity in constituent process

More than 50 artists and intellectuals demanded more unity by the opposition forces to achieve a higher representation in the Constitutional Convention to draft the new Constitution for Chile. In a public letter, 61 prominent personalities expressed their ‘deep concern…

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