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28 November, 2016 Cuba Writers, Artists express Sorrow for Fidel’s Death

Havana, Cuba.-The Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (Uneac) and the Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS) expressed their sorrow today over the physical disappearance of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. A joint statement of the entities of Cuban writers and artists describes Fidel as an example of dignity, courage and ethics […]

28 November, 2016 Cubans Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro

Havana, Cuba.-Cubans are paying tribute today to the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, who died on Friday, November 25th, at the age of 90. Across the country, Cubans will express their sorrow for his death and their will to continue the socialist process with the signing of an oath to fulfill the Concept […]

28 November, 2016 Top Vietnamese Leaders Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro

Hanoi, Vietnam.-Vietnam”s top leaders have today paid tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in the book of condolences which has been opened at the Cuban embassy in Vietnam. Nguyen Phu Trong, Secretary-General of the Communist Party, began the tribute, followed some minutes later by President Tran Dai Quang, Prime Minister Nguyen […]

28 November, 2016 Bolivia Decrees National Mourning for the Death of Fidel Castro

La Paz, Bolivia.-The Bolivian government today has declared a seven-day period of mourning for the death of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, considered by the president, Evo Morales, as a teacher of principles and values. ‘National mourning is declared for the death of the former President of the Republic of Cuba, citizen […]

26 November, 2016 Pope Francis Expresses Sorrow over Fidel Castro’s Death

Rome, Italy.- Pope Francis sent a letter of condolences for Fidel Castro”s death to the President of the Councils of State and of Ministers, Raul Castro, the Vatican informed on Saturday. ‘When receiving the sad news about the death of your dear brother, His Excellency, Mr. Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, ex president of the Councils […]

25 November, 2016 Plácido Domingo Gives an Open Rehearsal for Art Students in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo will offer an open rehearsal today at the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso to students of art schools and members of the Teatro Lírico de Cuba. The Ministry of Culture of the Caribbean country confirmed that the National Symphony Orchestra will accompany the singer in this session […]

25 November, 2016 Cuba Won Three Silver Medals in Wrestling Golden Grand Prix

Havana, Cuba.-The Cubans Yowlys Bonne, Alejandro Valdes and Reineris Salas won silver medals in the Wrestling Golden Grand Prix final in Baku. In the 61-kilogram category, Bonne, who won bronze in Tashkent-2014, lost the gold by 0-9 to Akhmednabi Gvarzatilov, after defeating the Belarusian Husein Shakhbanau (7-2) and the American Alan Taylor Waters (6-4). Meanwhile, […]

25 November, 2016 Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez Concludes Visit to Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-Honduran President, Juan Orlando Hernandez, is today concluding an official visit to Cuba, where he shared with his peer, Raul Castro, the need to deepen bilateral ties between the two nations. The distinguished visitor expects to participate early today in a race called ‘Hondura Activa’, which will be held at the Jose Marti’s Revolution […]

25 November, 2016 UN: Violence against Women Is Serious Violation of Human Rights

United Nations, United Nations.-UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has reiterated today that gender violence represents a serious violation of human rights and has called for an end to it through a collective action. ‘This violence is a public health pandemic and a serious obstacle for sustainable development,’ Ban warned in his message on the International Day […]

24 November, 2016 Cuba Thanks Promotion of Media Cooperation with China

Santiago, Chile, Chile.-Cuban media executives have expressed thanks today for the promotion of cooperatiion with the Chinese press, regarding a summit meeting held in this capital. The president of the Prensa Latina News Agency, Luis Enrique Gonzalez; and the general director of Granma newspaper, Pelayo Terry, have offered their comments on the final day of […]

24 November, 2016 Cuba-Vietnam Inter-Government Meeting Concludes and Boosts Links

Havana, Cuba.-The 24th Session of the Inter-Government Commission between Cuba and Vietnam concluded today in the capital, with the signing of important agreements to consolidate the bilateral relations in the economic and technological-scientific areas. Before business people from both countries, the Cuban minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Investment and Economic Collaboration, Rodrigo Malmierca, asserted that […]

24 November, 2016 Brazilian Civil Engineering Shows its Progress in Havana Convention

Havana, Cuba.-Brazilian specialists presented their criteria on civil engineering as part of the activities of the 18th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture (CCIA 18) in Havana´s Convention Center. The Technological University of Havana José Antonio Echevarría (Cujae) invited me to participate in this event, which was very beneficial for the existing exchange between our […]

24 November, 2016 Cuba to Soon Welcome Four Million Tourists

Havana, Cuba.-Tourism in Cuba increases every year and there are plans already to welcome more than four million foreign visitors next year, sources from the sector reported today. Maria del Carmen Orellana, Marketing Director General for the Cuban Tourism Ministry (MINTUR) and the director general of operations and quality, Maria del Pilar Garcia, showed their […]