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Cuba's pledge to deploy a 165-strong army of doctors and nurses to help fight the Ebola outbreak is the latest example of the Communist country's decades-old tradition of 'medical diplomacy'. HAVANA: Cuba's pledge to deploy a 165-strong army of doctors and nurses to help fight the Ebola outbreak is the latest example of the Communist country's decades-old tradition of "medical diplomacy."
Friday Sep 12 | Cybercast News Service
Venezuela's Socialist President Hugo Chavez, who ruled for 14 years before dying of cancer in 2013, is so highly venerated by his followers that a leader with the Venezuela Socialist Party ended a party conference recently by praying a rewritten, Chavez-anti-capitalist-laced version of the "Our Father." In leading "The Delegate's Prayer," as reported by RT and Catholic News Agency , Socialist Party representative Maria Uribe said to conference attendees on Sept.
Thursday September 11, 2014 the 251st day and 35th week of 2014, there are 114 days and 17 weeks left in the year. Highlights of today in world history Former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, one of the most significant figures of the Cold War and certainly one of the most colourful, died.
Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia makes a wild throw to first in the Brewers' two-run seventh inning Wednesday night. Milwaukee beat Miami 4-1 to thwart the Marlins' playoff push.
Today is Zero Day, the fateful date, the day the General Customs of the Republic enacts its new restrictions for non-commercial imports. The measure called to mind an old joke that circulated in the nineties and is still heard today.
"Every few minutes, a new buzzword rips through the business world, skids, gets a few books written on it, and ends up in a pile of tired terms next to 'synergy.' Today, one of the biggest corporate buzzwords is 'storytelling.'
A Dutch broadcasting network recently ran a series on travel experiences -- called " World Upside Down " -- whereby listeners submitted photos and anecdotes of interesting trips. Most of the millions of foreign tourists who visit Cuba don't get to witness any of this, as they stay in the military's secluded beach resorts -- mainly located in keys where access is tightly restricted.
A man I know once spent three days interviewing Fidel Castro. This was in 1964. "It was like washing your hands in Niagara" was how he describes the experience.
Princeton University's archives guard a story that helps to build an understanding of the totalitarian drift of the Cuban Revolution and the convoluted reading that the West gave that Latin American and Caribbean phenomenon. In April 1959, Fidel Castro, the prime minister of the new Cuba, and his delegation took a detour from their itinerary - leaving Washington D.C. for New York - in their first visit to the United States, which had been organized by the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
* Fidel Castro attempted to make peace with the U.S.--but the U.S. refused so Castro turned to the Soviet Union for help. * Despite the U.S. blockade--Cuba's doctors are among the best trained in the world.
Finian Cunningham Correspondent In October 1962, the United States threatened to go to war with Russia over the Cuban missile crisis.
The number of immigrant children caught alone illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States is continuing to drop.
Writing for official Cuban state media, Castro alleged that Israel's intelligence agency, Mossad, and US Senator John McCain conspired to create the Islamic State.
Is it just me or is South Africa starting to look like a communist country? It is happening so slowly I believe very few people are even noticing it, Recently president Jacob Zama's trip to Russia is just another one of those moments where I am starting to seriously doubt the current leadership of the Anc.
Updated: Fri Sep 12, 2014 08:52 pm
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