The time in Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba.-World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Margaret Chang held a conversation with the Cuban delegation to the 136 period of sessions of the Executive Council of the international organization, about aspects of mutual interests.
During the working meeting, they talked about the most important issues to be dealt with during this session of the WHO Executive Council, of which the island is a member, as well as the Ebola epidemics, said a press release circulated today by the Cuban embassy in Geneva.
Besides, they discussed the prospects to continue tightening and diversifying cooperation relations between Cuba and the WHO.
Madrid, Spain.-Cuba ratified in the International Tourism Fair in Madrid (FITUR) that the country maintains open doors to investments and businesses in tourist industry, today headed towards a substantial expansion of options and capabilities.
When updating business people, tour-operators and representatives of airlines in Spain the conditions of the sector, the island's Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero stated that the growth of the industry continues, supported by a renewed interest of investors.
Washington, United States.-U.S. democratic congresswoman Betty McCollum introduced a bill that plans to eliminate the budget for the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB) based in Miami, which controls Marti radio and TV stations.
The legislator stated that those stations, denounced by the Cuban authorities as illegals, are outdated instruments of the Cold War, and constitute a outdated method in the new context that is on the horizon for relations between the United States and Cuba.