28th Ibero-American Summit began

Havana, March 25 (RHC) The 28th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government began in Santo Domingo with the presence of the leaders of Latin America and the Caribbean, Spain, Portugal and Andorra, under the motto "Together for a fair Ibero-America and sustainable”.... More

Havana, 25 mar (RHC) In the last 24 hours, 2,045 migrants landed on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, setting a record for arrivals at the site and evidencing the worsening of the current crisis, according to a report from the Coast Guard Service.... More

Havana, March 25 (RHC) The controversy over the police response to the protests against the retirement reform increases today in France after the release of an audio with threats to protesters and criticism from a European body.... More

Havana, March 25 (RHC) - Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will travel to China tomorrow, after the trip scheduled for today was postponed as it was confirmed that he is facing pneumonia, official sources reported.... More

Havana, Mar 24 (RHC) Peruvian President Dina Boluarte's refusal to agree to requests for ministerial changes contrasts with a scenario in which one of her ministers will be questioned by Parliament and two others are being questioned.... More

Havana, March 24 (RHC)-- Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was unanimously elected Friday as the new president of the New Development Bank of the BRICS group, made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.... More

United Nations, March 23 (RHC)-- The United Nations warns in a new report that 2 billion people -- one-quarter of humanity -- lack access to safe drinking water, and nearly half the global population has no access to basic sanitation. ... More

Rome, March 23 (RHC)-- At least five African migrants have died and another 28 are missing after a boat sank off Tunisia, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Italy, a local rights group has said.... More

Brasilia, March 23 (RHC)-- Brazil's Federal Police carried out an operation against a criminal organization in the country that planned to attack and assassinate authorities and public officials.... More

Brasilia, March 23 (RHC)-- In Brazil, almost all illegal gold mining operations have been removed from Yanomami Indigenous territory as more miners are expected to be evicted from the Amazon region. ... More

Buenos Aires, March 23 (RHC)-- The Vice President of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, affirmed that the attacks and persecutions against her by the "judicial party" are due to the fact that progressive sectors seek the equality of societies and fight for social justice.... More

Gaza City, March 23 (RHC)-- Palestinian officials have condemned the Knesset (the Israeli parliament)'s lending its approval to a bill that allows the Israeli regime's settlers to return to evacuated settlements north of the Tel Aviv-occupied West Bank.... More

Managua, March 23 (RHC)-- The Nicaraguan government, through a statement on the 20th anniversary of the military invasion of Iraq, condemned the actions of the United States against the nations of the world and described them as crimes against humanity.... More

La Paz, March 23 (RHC)-- The Government of Bolivia has rejected the unilateral report on Human Rights issued by the U.s. Department of State.  A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that "it does not recognize this type of documents issued unilaterally, which are a practice of interference in internal affairs and prepared without objective grounds to support it."... More

Brasilia, March 22 (RHC)-- In an interview with Brasil TV 247, President Lula da Silva said that his country "can make an extraordinary contribution to put an end to war and return to peace."  Lula also praised the official visit to Russia of Chinese President Xi Jinping, noting that "it is already great news that China has gone there, good news."... More