The time in Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba.-With the handing over on Tuesday in this capital of the official letters of employment to 33 professional of the hydraulic sector that will work in South Africa, Cuba and that nation strengthen their cooperation bonds in this field.
These workers signed a work contract to carry out their work for two years, in the presence of Ines Maria Chapman, member of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party and of the Council of State, and president of the National Institute of Water Resources, and Pamela Tshwete, deputy minister for Water and Plumbing of the Africa nation, and other officials.
Havana, Cuba.-Army General Raul Castro, President of the councils of State and Ministers, received the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcenas (CEPAL), who is on a working visit to Cuba.
During the meeting, held on Tuesday afternoon, they spoke about cooperation relations between Cuba and the ECLAC and the common willingness to continue strengthening them; in this regard, Barcenas said that it's an honor to accompany Cuba in the process of updating of its economic model and ratified the interest of the CEPAL to offer all help possible.
Havana, Cuba.-The more than 190 countries gathered today in the framework of the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approved by a vote of 188 nations resolution to end the US blockade against Cuba.
Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla read the report Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.