The time in Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba.-The Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism of Spain, Jose Manuel Soria, will arrive in Havana on Monday on a visit aimed at strengthening business and trade bonds with Cuba.
The Spanish Minister's program of visits includes a meeting with Ricardo Cabrisas, Vice-president of the Cuban Council of Ministers.
Havana, Cuba.-During the ceremony to hand the banner to the Matanzas delegation to the Tenth Congress of the Youth Communist League to be held July 17-19, Elian Gonzalez said the youth is the present and future of Cuba Many of those that participated in the parades and marches claiming for my return to Cuba were pioneers, and they proved the falsehood of the phrase ¨youth are lost¨ when they also demanded the freedom of the Cuban Five, Elian told ACN news agency.
Elian, who gained international prominence when he was held in Miami by right-wing extremists against his father´s wishes, is a member of that delegation to the youth event. He said he will attend the Congress not only to discuss the issues that interest the members of the organization but of all Cuban youngsters.
Havana, Cuba.-Cuban President Raul Castro sent a message of congratulations to Greece´s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after his victory at a referendum held July 5 in that European nation.
The Greek people voted NO with over 61 percent against a proposal by international creditors. The referendum gave the Tsipras government large support and legitimacy to keep on negotiations with European institutions and the International Monetary Fund.