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Cuba

Panama, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The deacon of Latin American communists, Panamanian Ruben Sousa, reflected here today on his friendly and ideologic relation with deceased Cuban leader Fidel Castro, in a tribute ceremony held at the University of Panama (UP).


Sports

Chinese Taipei, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban runners Yoandys Lescay and Rose Mary Almanza will be the representation of Cuba in the 29th World Universiade in Chinese Taipei, from August 19 to 30, with competitive action in 21 sports.


Science

Santiago, Chile, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The passionate debate in one or another direction on the decriminalization of abortion in three causes in Chile, is reaching a crucial stage today with the final arguments at the Constitutional Court (TC).


Opinion

Por Manolo Pichardo *

Santo Domingo (Prensa Latina) Maybe 2008 is the more explicit scenario to show with greater clarity, the social fissures that were created by the mistakes or design errors of US economic policy, led by the administration of President Ronald Reagan.


Culture

Hanoi, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) In times of tablets and cells, books will give a new battle when next week Viet Nam celebrates in a central park of this capital its annual international fair. The Ministry of Information and Communications announced that the event will be held from next 23 to 27 with the presence of 66 national editions and seven foreign ones.


Economy

La Paz, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Che''s economic thinking, his contributions to the Cuban revolutionary process and the force of his ideas in the island nation were debated at a session of the Ernesto Guevara Chair in this city.