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Since 3.00 A.M. millions of Venezuelans went to the polls in 23 states and the District Capital to elect who will lead the destiny of their nation until 2019.
At 6: 00 am (local time) (6: 30 am in Cuba) opened most of the more than 39,000 tables installed in 13 683 polling stations, which will remain in operation for 12 hours to ensure the right to vote for 18.8 million Venezuelans, Telesur network reported.
The president of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), Swiss Joseph Blatter, will pay a two-day working visit to Cuba starting Tuesday, April 16 as part of a tour of several Latin American countries.
According to JIT Website, Blatter will first visit Haiti, while his agenda in Havana includes meetings with Olympic authorities, representatives of the National Sports Institute and the local soccer association.
British MP's have urged the United States government to grant entry visas to Adriana Perez and Algo Salanueva, wives of Gerardo Hernández and René González, two Cuban political prisoners arbitrarily held in that country since 1998.
The request was made in a letter addressed to U.S. State Secretary, John Kerry, signed by 71 British lawmakers.
Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro inaugurated on Tuesday a school complex in the Havana municipality of Playa, named after Cuban heroine Vilma Espin Guillois.
The complex, raised in just 11 months on Fidel’s initiative, has two teaching blocks, from the pre-school level to the sixth grade, a library and a computing lab. The school has capacity for 140 students, according to Granma newspaper.
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