Havana, May 28 (RHC)-- Salvadoran Education Minister Carlos Canjura announced the launching of a new literacy campaign in the Central American country, using the Cuban teaching method Yo, sí puedo (Yes, I Can).... More


Madrid, May 28 (RHC)-- The Association of Cuban residents in Madrid or AsiCuba (by its Spanish acronym) was officially set up Wednesday in Spain, aimed at contributing to strengthened ties between the Spanish and Cuban peoples through culture.... More


Havana, May 28 (RHC)-- Cuban experts will travel to Ecuador to assess the results of a new educational program, implemented by the government of President Rafael Correa, which targets children under five years of age.... More


Sanaa, May 28 (RHC)-- Saudi-led airstrikes have killed at least 80 people in Yemen, marking the deadliest day of the two-month bombing campaign to date. The strikes battered the Yemeni capital Sanaa and the Bakeel al-Meer area near the Saudi border, where residents told Reuters at least 40 people were killed, most of them civilians. ... More


Caracas, May 28 (teleSUR-rhc)-- A second recording in which Venezuelan right-wing opposition politicians talk in their prison cells detailing a violent plan for seizing power was broadcast on Venezuelan state television channel VTV on Wednesday. ... More


Johannesburg, May 28 (RHC)-- The United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions has expressed concern about a surge in the number of executions carried out by Saudi Arabia, denouncing the trend as "very disturbing." ... More


London, May 28 (RHC)-- UK police have clashed with protesters in Westminster protesting the austerity programs of the all-out Conservative government of Prime Minister David Cameron. The protesters say the government's austerity measures and its plan to repeal the Human Rights Act are threatening the country. ... More


Philadelphia, May 28 (RHC)-- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is asking the United States to provide Tel Aviv 50 percent more money for weapons and "we'll shut up" on Iran nuclear talks, an author and investigative journalist in Philadelphia says. ... More


Geneva, May 28 (RHC)-- Swiss activists have held a protest against a deal between Switzerland and the Tel Aviv regime for the purchase of Israeli drones. The protesters in the central eastern city of Thun took part in the demonstration against the purchase of Hermes 900 drones from the Israeli company Elbit Systems, according to the Group for a Switzerland without an Army, known by its Swiss acronym, GSoA. ... More


Brussels, May 28 (RHC)-- European and U.S. officials have called on Greece to reach a fast deal with its bailout creditors required for the release of the financial aid that Athens desperately needs. Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Commission vice president for the Euro and Social Dialogue, at a press conference Wednesday highlighted the need to strike a deal over the Greek debt "as quickly as possible." ... More


Moscow, May 28 (RHC)-- Sounding supportive of an international probe into FIFA corruption, Russia accuses the U.S. of applying its laws "beyond its borders." Moscow reacted to the detention of a number of FIFA officials over corruption after its reports swept the media earlier on Wednesday. ... More


London, May 28 (RHC)-- Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has reportedly stepped down from his post as an envoy for the Quartet group of Middle East mediators. Unnamed officials said on Wednesday that Blair had written to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon "to formally confirm that he will relinquish his role when he has fulfilled his outstanding commitments as quartet representative next month." ... More


Tegucigalpa, May 28 (teleSUR-rhc)-- Acute malnutrition in Guatemala has claimed at least 30 lives so far in 2015, Prensa Libre reported on Wednesday. ... More


Washington, May 28 (RHC)-- Leaders of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee have called on the Pentagon chief to make arrangements for the proper training of assassination drone pilots. Committee Chairman John McCain and ranking member Jack Reed notified Defense Secretary Ash Carter about the issue on Wednesday, after a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed this month that the Pentagon was facing "challenges" to train drone pilots. ... More


Asunción, May 28 (teleSUR-rhc)-- Thousands of Paraguayan activists and farmers mobilized across the country for the 10th consecutive day on Wednesday, demanding authorities repeal the bill of public-private partnerships (APP). ... More


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