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15 July, 2016 Cuba: Money Bills More than a Century Old Exhibited

Matanzas, Cuba.-A sample of money bills issued between the Ten-Year War (1868-1878) and 1958 is being exhibited at the Jose Ramon Zulueta Museum of Colon, Matanzas, Cuba. Entitled ‘Bills in the Republic of Cuba’, specialists consider the sample, shown at the institution, to be a rich informative reservoir, according to the weekly newspaper Girón. The […]

14 July, 2016 Cuban Bartenders Compete in USA

Havana, Cuba.-Bartenders from the famous El Floridita bar-restaurant will compete in late July in the International Festival Tales of the Cocktail 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana,United States,it was officially reported today. Spokesmen for that Havana bar-restaurant, famous for the presence of celebrities such as American novelist, Ernest Hemingway, said the competition will take place from […]

14 July, 2016 Cuba, USA Assess Scope of Washingtons Measures

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba and the United States assessed the scope and impact of changes introduced by Washington in the implementation of some aspects of the blockade in the bi-national ties, the islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. During this third meeting of the Dialogue on Regulatory Issues, held on July 12 and 13, representatives from both […]

14 July, 2016 UN: Cuba Demands Stop of Double Standards and Selectiveness

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba has made a call to stop double standards, selectiveness and political manipulation in the area of human rights, in the last session of a forum in the General Assembly of the United Nations. On the second and last day of the forum on the topic, Cuban representative Ana Silvia Rodriguez stated that such […]

13 July, 2016 US House of Representatives Strengthens Blockade Against Cuba

Washington, United States.-The House of Representatives approved new restrictive measures against Cuba, a clear evidence that the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the US against the island remains in effect. A set of measures were included in the draft budget for financial services, which was approved in the lower house of Congress. The measures […]

13 July, 2016 Cuban Children to Debate on Their Contributions to the Country

Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban pupils of the primary, secondary and special education will debate next weekend in this capital on its current and future contributions to the country, added today leading nationals of this sector. According to the president of the Pioneers’ Organization José Martí (OPJM), Aymara Guzmán, the called ‘new pines’ will show during the […]

13 July, 2016 Thousands of Canadian Students in Cuba for Holidays

Ciego de Avila, Cuba.-A total of 2,000 young people from Canada are enjoying their school vacations the Cuban resort of Jardines del Rey, within the S-Trip Canadian Students Tourism Program. Manuel Yanes, supervisor of Canadian tour operator AIR CANADA in this region of the world, told reporters that since the end of June and during […]

12 July, 2016 International Workshop in Cuba Will Focus on Sustainable Development

Matanzas City, Cuba.-Eleven thematic issues will be the focus of the 9th Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation CITAtenas-2016, that will take place in Matanzas from October 4th to 7th, organizers have confirmed. The meeting will focus on Social Innovation; Current Challenges for Cuban Development; Innovation Functional and Spatial Structures; Cooperation and Networking; Knowledge, Innovation […]

11 July, 2016 Cuba Grows in First Half of Year Despite Adverse Circumstances

Havana, Cuba- Cuba’s gross national product grew one percent during the first half of 2016, in spite of an adverse economic scenario, said President Raul Castro on Friday as he closed the mid-year session of Cuba’s National Assembly of People’s Power. That growth fell below the two percent planned, explained Raul Castro, due to a […]

8 July, 2016 US Authorizes Flights to Cuba to Eight Commercial Airlines

Havana, Cuba.-The government of the United States authorized eight commercial airlines to fly to Havana officially, as announced by US Transport Secretary Anthony Foxx Thursday. The airlines that obtained the authorization for flights to Havana are: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines y United Airlines. The […]

8 July, 2016 New Image for Havana Club 7 Years at Fair

Havana, Cuba.-Havana Club International S.A. (HCI) has presented a new image for the ”Añejo 7 Years” rum at the first international Fair of Food, Equipment and Technology – Alimentos Cuba 2016, which concludes today in Havana. The exhibition, which was open for three days, is organized by Fira Barcelona (Spain) and PABEXPO (Cuba). Some 10 […]

5 July, 2016 Cuban Legislators Analyze Epidemiological Situation of the Country

Havana, Cuba.-The legislators of the Health and Sports Commission of the Cuban Parliament are today discussing the epidemiological situation in the country and the impact of the measures adopted to prevent the spread of tropical diseases such as dengue, zika and chikungunya. The commission will also monitor the repair, expansion and growth of residential homes […]

4 July, 2016 Cuban Parliament Begins Sessions

Havana, Cuba.-The 8th session of the People’s Power National Assembly of Cuba (Parliament) began its 7th session today, focused on the progress of the economy and other important issues for the society. Gathered in 10 commissions or permanent working groups from the legislative entity, some 612 legislators will also discuss the implementation of the economic […]