The time in Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba.-Cuba´s First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel said in Havana he voted to fulfill his right as citizen. After casting his ballot in the municipality of Playa, Diaz-Canel said this action is a duty, a responsibility and a commitment.
¨When you vote, you take a position, ¨ he said. He said he came filled with the emotion for everything that happened in the last days, very symbolic and meaningful ones, marked by the return of the three heroes that were unfairly imprisoned in the United States.
Havana, Cuba.-Gerardo Hernandez, Hero of the Republic of Cuba, cast his ballot today during the first municipal elections he can attend after spending unjustly 16 years in US jails.
After exercising his right to vote, Gerardo, one of the Cuban Five, said it was a symbolic day for him, since he hadn't done it for some 20 years.
Havana, Cuba.-Admiration for the life and work of American writer Ernest Hemingway will again bring together specialists and experts on the Nobel Prize for Literature in the 15th International Symposium dedicated to the novelist, to be held in this capital city from June 18 to 21.
Ada Rosa Alfonso, director of Vigia Farm Museum, Hemingway's Cuban home for more than 20 years, said that the meeting will be attended by a hundred researchers and enthusiasts from countries like the US, Japan, Argentina, and Israel.