The time in Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba.-Cuban President Raul Castro sent warm congratulations to the Cuban Women´s Federation on its 55 anniversary, an organization set up on August 23rd 1960 by Fidel Castro and Vilma Espin.
Espin headed the women´s organization during the past 50 years and she was a pioneer of the defense of women´s rights. Vilma is warmly recalled by all Cubans, both as a rebel combatant and as the leader of the women´s federation.
Havana, Cuba.-Federation of Cuban Women at 55: Promote Exchanges from the BaseThe Federation of Cuban Women, FMC, will commemorate its 55 th anniversary on August 23rd founded by the historic leader of the Revolution Fidel Castro as a renovated and strengthened organization that extols its main values: defense of the Revolution and women's equality.
Among some of the multiple activities to celebrate its anniversary are encounters between the National Bureau and different sectors of society to learn about their concerns and interests.
Santiago, Chile, Chile.-Miguel Barnet, multifaceted figure of Cuban culture and winner of many international awards, analyzed positively today the restoration of his country's relations with the United States.
In an exclusive interview with Prensa Latina, the current president of the National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) stressed that those ties should be designed with equality, mutual respect, and balance.