At the closing of the constitutive session of the ninth legislature of the Parliament, the first Secretary of the Party, Army General Raul Castro highlighted that this coincided with the date on which, 57 years ago, Cuba won the victory in Playa Giron and gave to imperialism its first major defeat in Latin America.
The head of State of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, announced this Wednesday he will visit Cuba soon to ratify his support to the Caribbean nation and saluted the nomination of Miguel Diaz-Canel as President of the State and Ministers Councils.
The Cuban delegation to the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, this year has already increased to 431 athletes, Cuban sports website Jit reported. The latest athletes to qualify for the regional event come from boxing (8 fighters), taekwondo (16), tennis (4) and thiathlon (6).
A new day of business exchanges and exhibitions will characterize today the International Construction Fair in Cuba, FECONS 2018, where, among other issues, innovative design solutions will be addressed.
The Cuban National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP) will begin the constitutive session of its IX Legislature this day, when the President, Vice President and Secretary of the supreme body of State power will also be elected.
The Government of Canada has taken the decision to designate its Embassy in Havana as an unaccompanied family mission; as a result, it has been stated, of the symptoms of health problems reported by some of its diplomats in 2017.
Cuban lawmaker Gerardo Hernandez deemed today that the 9th Legislature of the National Assembly of People”s Power (Parliament) will have among its main tasks to maintain the principles of the Cuban Revolution.