The time in Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba.-Cuban media outlets highlighted the presence of Cuban President Raul Castro in Uruguay, where he arrived on Saturday to attend the inauguration of Tabare Vazquez, who for the second occasion will assume the country’s presidency after winning general elections in November as candidate of Frente Amplio.
The Army General was received at the Carrasco International Airport by ambassador Bernardo Prato, appointed by the Uruguayan government to welcome all delegations participating in the activities of the transfer of power; Ariel Bergamino, main advisor to the new Uruguayan president; and Colonel Carlos Amaro, Commander of the Air Brigade.
Havana, Cuba.-Salvador Valdés Mesa, Cuban Vice President of the State Council, received on Sunday afternoon at Erastus Okundi Mwencha, African Union (AU) Commission deputy chairperson.
After highlighting the historical ties of friendship between Cuba and Africa, the leaders exchanged views on international issues of common interest, particularly on the efforts of the island in the fight against Ebola epidemics affecting the African continent, Granma newspaper reported.
Havana, Cuba.-Granma newspaper published on Monday photos of a meeting on February 28 of Revolution leader Fidel Castro with the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters and an article describing the occasion written by Fidel.
In the pictures, Fidel appears at his home accompanied by his wife Dalia Soto del Valle, along with Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Rene Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero and Fernando Gonzalez, who were recently awarded the medal of Heroes of the Republic of Cuba by President Raul Castro.