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14.04.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

End note: on Eduardo Galeano, Uruguay poet-writer

End note: on Eduardo Galeano, Uruguay poet-writer

Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano and leading leftwing intellectual has died, he was 74. Galeano was best known for his 1971 anti-imperialist work, Open Veins of Latin America, which details Latin America’s exploitation at the hands of foreign powers, beginning with Spanish colonization five centuries ago and continuing to the present … »

13.04.2015 Prensa Latina

Ethic and Legacy of Eduardo Galeano Highlighted in Cuba

Ethic and Legacy of Eduardo Galeano Highlighted in Cuba

Havana, April 13 (Prensa Latina) The death of Eduardo Galeano shocked today to Cuban narrator Marilyn Bobes, who considered the Uruguayan writer the best interpret of Latin American reality. Famous Uruguayan Writer Eduardo Galeano Dies Winner of the Casa de las Américas prize, like Galeano, the Cuban writer stressed … »

12.04.2015 ANDES, Agencia pública de noticias del Ecuador y Suramérica

Rafael Correa: “Let’s talk about human rights, in Ecuador there is no torture or extrajudicial executions”

Rafael Correa: “Let’s talk about human rights, in Ecuador there is no torture or extrajudicial executions”

Panama City, Panamá, April 11 (Andes) – In a celebrated speech at the VII Summit of the Americas, President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, reflected on power relations which have impeded progress in Latin America, press freedom and reproached the US double standard on human rights and their history of interventionism. »

12.04.2015 Prensa Latina

Summit of the Americas in Panama Ends Today

Summit of the Americas in Panama Ends Today

Panama, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The Seventh Summit of the Americas will end today in Atlapa Convention Center, with a plenary session to be attended by thirty leaders of the region. Presidents Santos and Obama to Meet in Panama Pope Francis yesterday addressed a message to the host … »

01.04.2015 Russia Today

Remove US military bases from Latin America – UNASUR chief

Remove US military bases from Latin America – UNASUR chief

Latin American countries should discuss removing all US military bases from their soil, a top official of integration organization UNASUR suggested. The issue may be discussed next month at the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Panama. The Summit of the Americas on April 10 and 11 is to be … »

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