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Washington, United States.-Delegations from Cuba and the United States are preparing conditions today for the holding here tomorrow of an unprecedented dialogue on human rights, framed in the rapprochement process announced on December 17 by Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama.
Although many issues are in the agenda parallel to steps to normalize diplomatic relations and open embassies in their respective capitals, this arouses particular interest in both countries and the international community, since it is one of the most used by Washington against the island.
Havana, Cuba.-The official Cuban delegation to participate in the US-Cuba talks on Human Rights arrived in Washington D.C. on Sunday, the island´s Foreign Ministry announced on its webpage.
The Cuban delegation is headed by Pedro Luis Pedroso, general vice-director for Multilateral Affairs and International Law at the Cuban Foreign Ministry.
Havana, Cuba.-The call for a series of activities to mark May Day is taking place in Cuban labor centers, including state-owned companies, cooperatives and private entities to learn workers know about the agenda for celebrations May 1-5 throughout the island.
April will be marked by parades in squares as workers will discuss and adopt actions to guarantee the economic and financial performance of their labor centers. The general secretary of the Cuban Workers Confederation, Ulises Guilarte, said that May Day celebrations will back the economic and social changes that take place in the country.