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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…

UNESCO to organize forum on protection of cultural heritage

UNESCO and European institutions will hold an online forum next week to address the challenges of protecting cultural heritage and the role of multilateralism in that goal, according to the world organization. In a statement, UNESCO set out that the…

Union of British journalists against Assange’s extradition

The national Union of Journalists in the UK (NUJ) urged the rest of the country’s labor unions to mobilize in order to prevent WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange´s extradition to the United States, NUJ disclosed today. It is critical to campaign…

The Origin of a Dream

A history of achievements summarizes the effort of thousands of experts who have placed Cuba on the map of world sciences with passion, will and constancy, due to their results and the high quality of their research. That triumph undoubtedly…

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