"The horrific news coming from the coal mine near Soma is a punch in the gut for every coal miner everywhere in the world."
Germany is having difficulty with its Ukraine policy.
The Miami area continues as a safe haven for Latin American terror perpetrators fleeing their homelands, Cuba in the lead with Venezuela not far behind.
After reaching partial agreements on agrarian reform and political participation, negotiators tackled drug trafficking. But after five months of discussion, they recessed without an agreement.
A new R1-trillion [$96 billion] economic and social infrastructure program aims to transform many poor areas by building new roads, rail links, ports, universities and schools.
Demands are being raised for a government investigation of the murder of a progressive young Cuban immigrant in Puerto Rico on April 28, 1979.
The U.S. OCB paid almost $700,000 to journalists and other opinion molders in Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America in return for their dissemination of anti-Cuban propaganda.
On Sunday, voters in Panama upset the predictions of pollsters by electing dissident Vice President Juan Carlos Varela, of the Panameñista Party, as their new president.
Beginning in 1982 the list has included Cuba as a "State Sponsor of Terrorism." Others this year are Iran, Sudan, and Syria.