Divided US Senate unveils stimulus deal
President Barack Obama’s Democratic Senate allies
on Friday unveiled a pared-down plan to pump at least 780 billion
dollars into the ailing US economy and vowed to pass it as next week
Cuba wins broad support in Human Rights Council
Recognition of Cuba’s achievements in education,
health, international solidarity and the defense of its sovereignty
were highlighted today in speeches by representatives of various
countries regarding Cuba’s report to the Human Rights Council (HRC).
Pakistan wants no-strings aid
Aid from the Obama administration to Pakistan
should come without strings attached, Pakistan’s ambassador to the
US said in a newspaper interview published Saturday.