Joao Pablo Fariñas González
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 […]

12 July, 2016 Miami Protesters Demand End of US Blockade to Cuba

Washington, United States.-A motorcade with flags and banners demanding an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade the United States has imposed to Cuba for more than 50 years, toured the streets of Miami, local media reported here. About 50 vehicles toured on Saturday, July 9, more than 25 kilometers of the main avenues […]

12 July, 2016 Barcelona FC Supports Lionel Messi

Madrid, Spain.-Barcelona FC released a statement in support of Lionel Messi. “FC Barcelona gives all its support to Leo Messi and his father with relation to the sentence for tax evasion handed out by the Provincial Court in Barcelona today. “The Club, in agreement with the Government prosecution service, considers that the player, who has […]

12 July, 2016 Cuba to Attend Session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee

Paris, France.-Cuba will participate in the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee of the Convention on the Protection of Cultural and Natural Heritage at UNESCO, scheduled from July 10 to 20 in Istanbul, Turkey. Cuba will attend as a member State, after its election in November 2015 at the 20th Assembly of the State […]

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 […]

11 July, 2016 Cuba: Efforts to Expand Internet Services

Havana, Cuba.-One of the matters captivating the attention on Wednesday of deputies of the National Assembly of the People’s Power, met at Havana’s Convention Center prior to its seventh regular period of sessions, was the expansion of Internet services on the island. As it was made known, one of the main programs on which Cuba […]

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 […]

5 July, 2016 Romanian Culture to Arrive in Havana

Havana, Cuba.-The fourth Rumanian Cultural Day will take this week the historical center of this capital, stated in a bulletin the Romanian Ambassador to Havana, Dumitru Preda. This July 5 at 11 a.m., the Palace of Lombillo in the Square of the Havana Cathedral will host the photographic exhibition with its opening “Romania: Nations and […]