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.