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9 January, 2023 Lula decrees federal intervention in Brazil’s Federal District

Brasilia, Brazil.- President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva today decreed the intervention in the Federal District (FD) after throngs of followers of former president Jair Bolsonaro stormed the headquarters of the three branches of government in Brazil. In his urgent address to the nation, Lula affirmed that there was a lack of security in the […]

6 January, 2023 Cuba: a rational policy would reduce irregular migration to the US

Havana, Cuba.- A more rational policy on the part of the United States and the integral fulfillment of the migratory agreements, contribute to drastically diminish irregular, disorderly and unsafe migration, a source of the Cuban Foreign Ministry said. A more normal migratory relationship, which includes temporary visits between the two countries, would also contribute to […]

5 January, 2023 Cuba’s oldest university commemorates 295 years since its founding

Havana, Cuba.-The University of Havana (UH), Cuba’s oldest university, celebrates today the 295th anniversary of its founding, with a trajectory of academic excellence linked to the history of the Caribbean nation. The rector of the academic institution, Miriam Nicado, highlighted in the radio program Mesa Redonda that the UH has 19 faculties and three study […]

4 January, 2023 Cuba-US relations 62 years after a rupture

Havana, Cuba.- On January 3, 1961, Cuba woke up to the news that the United States was breaking diplomatic relations unilaterally following a series of hostilities that, in a different way, has continued over 62 years til today. The administration of Republican President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961) thus left a heavy burden to Democrat John F. […]

29 December, 2022 Swedish solidarity association with Cuba sends aid

Stockholm, Sweden.- The Swedish-Cuban Solidarity Association announced the shipment to Cuba of two 40-foot containers with aid as part of its activities against the US blockade. In statements to Prensa Latina, the president of the organization, Zoltan Tiroler, stressed that the fraternity with Cuba in Denmark also contributed resources for the cargo, which is scheduled […]

27 December, 2022 Vietnam and Cuba recover direct ties and close contacts

Hanoi, Vietnam.- Vietnam and Cuba recovered direct ties and close contacts that characterize their historically solid and close relations, in a particularly complicated year like 2022, said Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Hernandez Guillen. Immediately after the reopening of the borders, closed for almost two years as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, organizations and institutions […]

22 December, 2022 Diaz-Canel thanks Lopez Obrador for his admiration for Fidel Castro

Havana city, Cuba.- Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday thanked his Mexican counterpart, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who ratified his admiration for the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. On Twitter, the Cuban head of State praised Lopez Obrador’s words, who also recalled and acknowledged Cuba and Ernesto Che Guevara at a meeting […]

2 December, 2022 Mexican Congress pays tribute to Fidel Castro

Mexico City, Mexico.- A heartfelt tribute was paid on Thursday by the Mexican Congress to Fidel Castro at the opening of a photographic exhibition organized by the Parliamentary Group of Friends of Cuba headed by Congressman Ruben Moreira. The exhibition for the 6th anniversary of Fidel Castro´s death gathers over a hundred pictures of remarkable […]

1 December, 2022 Miguel Diaz-Canel receives president of Int’l Boxing Association

Havana, Cuba.- Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel received the chief of the International Boxing Association (IBA), Umar Kremlev, the weekly Jit reported on Wednesday. The website of the Cuban Sports Institute (Inder) noted that the parties agreed on major steps for the development of boxing in Cuba and discussed boosting collaboration in the development of boxers […]

30 November, 2022 First day of Cuban Parliament President’s visit to Russia fruitful

Moscow, Russia.- Meetings with the top leaders of both chambers of Parliament,on Wednesday, marked the first day of the official visit to Russia, of Esteban Lazo, President of the National Assembly of People’s Power (Cuba’s Parliament). At the Council of the Federation , Lazo, who is also the President of the Council of State of […]