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Venezuela to Boost Palestine to Full Embassy Status

Venezuela to Boost Palestine to Full Embassy Status

By Ben Tavener - IMEMC/PNN - Venezuela will boost its diplomatic representation in Palestine to full embassy status, according to the Venezuelan minister for foreign affairs. "Following instructions from President Nicolás Maduro,…
Pope Francis Backs Obama’s Cuba Opening

Pope Francis Backs Obama’s Cuba Opening

By Jim Lobe WASHINGTON, Dec 18 2014 (IPS) - In perhaps his boldest foreign-policy move during his presidency, Barack Obama Wednesday announced that he intends to establish full diplomatic relations with Cuba.…