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Dominican Republic: unrest and higher prices
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Dominican Republic: unrest and higher prices

A month of savings, say the advertisements in the supermarkets, but the alleged beneficiaries are taking stock of their tight budgets. Supermarket employees have to take products back to the shelves because many consumers cannot pay for them at the checkout stand. Car owners are also being affected by higher […]

Fighting on the ground
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Fighting on the ground

A lack of pilots and the destruction of planes during previous bombings by the attackers never prevented the small Cuban air force from achieving heroic feats during the mercenary invasion of Playa Giron half a century ago. “If the few planes we had left had been shot down, we would […]

Cuba is young
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Cuba is young

With more than 1.5 million people in the 10-19 age group, teenagers make up almost 14 percent of the Cuban population. The largest number of young people in that age group lives in the provinces of Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Granma and Holguin, it was reported at a workshop to […]

In Sandra’s Footsteps
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In Sandra’s Footsteps

The environmentalist Sandra Viviana Cuéllar Gallego disappeared on the 17th of February when she was making her way to the branch of the National University of Colombia in Palmira, near Cali, in the department of Valle de Cauca, to carry out some work connected to her job. Since the moment […]

Paraguay and Argentina: agreements that bind
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Paraguay and Argentina: agreements that bind

The bi-national hydroelectric power station Yacyretá has begun to work at full capacity, 38 years after its construction began, and today stands as a symbol of the willingness both governments are showing to integrate. Juan Carlos Díaz Guerrero With a past and recent history of challenges to overcome, presidents Fernando […]