The 4th Conference on Strategic Studies that is taking place in Havana is being attended by a US academic who has been interested in the Caribbean island for years: Gary Prevost.
Historians and artists from the most diverse cultural expressions are participating in the 24th Cuban Identity Festival, which opened in Bayamo, the capital of eastern Granma province, on Wednesday, to celebrate the National Culture Day. As every year, the event takes place in Bayamo, and the program includes about 230 activities related to music, theater, dance, visual arts, cinema, literature and photography, among others.
The economic blockade imposed on Cuba by the U.S. government is affecting the island in all sectors, and is having a particular impact on education, high school students stated on Monday.
The 5th National Convention of Cuban Chefs in October generates great expectation, above all in the tourism markets prevailing in this island.
The U.S. blockade against Cuba affects rehabilitation programs for students with hearing and vision impaired, said here today Dr. Dagmaris Bosch, Ph.D. in Pedagogical Sciences.
A Cuban climbed to the top of Mount Olympus where he displayed a flag of his country as well as a message of condemnation and rejection of the U.S. blockade against Cuba.
Cuban First Vicepresident, Salvador Valdés Mesa, heads a delegation that will visit Vietnam from September 12 thru 17, the same days in which Fidel Castro visited this country in 1973.
Mozambique”s Minister of Education and Human Development, Conceita Xavier Sortane, expressed interest in increasing Cuba”s cooperation in education, today highlighted diplomatic sources on the island.
The Havana historian, Eusebio Leal, highlighted today the mark left by the fighters for the independence of Cuba in the great educational work of the Caribbean country.
Argentina’s university professors ended the third week of protests with 70 symbolic lectures in the Plaza de Mayo on Friday, outside the presidential palace. They are protesting austerity and cutbacks that affect public higher education budgets and a proposed wage increase of 15 percent.
Cuba entered this Monday its second week of public debates around a proposed new Constitution with discussions of the text extending until November 15th. The draft constitution was approved by the Cuban National Assembly in late July.
Carlos Rafael Miranda Martinez, national coordinator of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), the Cuban largest grassroots organization, insisted on the importance of all the members to attend the neighborhood debates, regardless if they also do it at their workplaces or study centers
One of the main modifications introduced by the project of the new Cuban Constitution is the recognition of private property and foreign investment, expressed here today commercial specialist of Hotel Copacabana, Ariel Valdes.
In Birán, birthplace of heroes, the national consultation on constitutional reform began.
All Cuban citizens living abroad have the opportunity to participate in the discussion of the proposed new Constitution of the Republic, an unprecedented step that reflects the government’s determination to take into consideration the opinions of all Cubans, both in and outside the country.
Cuba will become stronger after the consultation process of the population of the draft Constitution. The population will contribute with ideas on the law of laws starting August 13th, said on Tuesday in Matanzas, Odelia Santana, Specialist of the Municipal Education Center.
Hundreds of thousands of Cubans now have their copy of the text of the country’s draft constitution, as they get ready for popular discussion of the proposed Magna Carta.
Yesterday Cubans of several generations began celebrations of the 65th anniversary of the assaults on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrisons here, honoring martyrs and heroes of the simultaneous revolutionary actions of July 26, 1953.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva sent a message to participants in the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum, a space for political agreements of the Left in Latin America and the Caribbean that Lula helped to found together with Fidel Castro in 1990.
The new generations of Cubans are committed to maintaining the gains of the Revolution led by Fidel Castro, the president of the University Students” Federation (FEU), Raul Alejandro Palmero, said here today.
The delegations coming from all the country’s provinces will arrive in Havana this week, after completing in June an intense calendar of assemblies at that level, in which the achievements and directions of the FEU were addressed.
The Organization of University Students (FEU) of these times, its challenges, commitments with the Revolution and projections, was at the center of the approaches of the university students at the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the province of Artemisa where the assemblies of universities began in the country prior to the Ninth Congress of the organization.
Cuban and British professors today share experiences on teaching English in order to make viable methods and techniques that favor the learning process and encourage students.
Several Latin American scholars praised the close link established by Cuban universities with the community and the contributions of these institutions to local development in the territories where they are located.
Cuban television channels are about to be changed to digital television and guarantee a flow of production without tape in the structures of the educational channels, stated Ruvisel González, deputy director of Educational Channel 2.
Cuba is perfecting its higher education system in order to train professionals with broader profiles and allow greater access to this level of instruction, educational authorities assured today.