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14 November, 2016 Cuban Residents in Costa Rican Condemn U.S. Blockade

San Jose, Costa Rica.-Cuban residents in Costa Rica on Sunday repeated their demand for the elimination of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba and the return of the naval base in Guantanamo, which is illegally occupied by the United States. The demand was contained in a statement issued in this capital by […]

14 November, 2016 Cuba Aspires to Include Rumba at UNESCO Heritage List

Paris, France.-Cuba is expecting UNESCO to include ”rumba” in its list – Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, during the forthcoming meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee on the issue, diplomatic sources said today. According to the information provided to Prensa Latina by the Havana delegation at UNESCO, the event scheduled from November 28th to December 2nd […]

4 November, 2016 Cuba Urges USA to Comply with Duties as UN Host

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba called the United States today to comply with its obligations as the host country of the United Nations (UN) lifting the selective and discriminatory measures applied against Cuban diplomats. In a session of the Sixth Commission of the General Assembly devoted to tackle the relations with the host country, the Foreign Ministry Director […]

4 November, 2016 First International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation

Havana, Cuba.-The challenges of Social Sciences in the current context of change is one of the main subjects of discussion at the First International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation. The event, which began on Monday, October 31st, at the Conference Center in Havana, will feature teacher, Marta Muñoz, from the Latin American Social Sciences […]

2 November, 2016 Cuban Special Zone Grows and Attracts Foreign Firms

Havana, Cuba.-The Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM) has maintained a strong appeal to foreign investors who want business with Cuba, after three years of being established, official sources said today. The general director of ZEDM Office, Ana Teresa Igarza, stated that discrete progress that have the responsibility to strengthen step by step is already appreciated. […]

2 November, 2016 Cuba to Offer More Opportunities for Foreign Investment

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba has been presenting today more opportunities for potential foreign investment at the Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, attended by more than 3,500 exhibitors from 73 countries. Published in 2014 for the first time, the Opportunities Portfolio has been annually updated through the integration of projects and the removal of others which managed to […]

2 November, 2016 Foreign Businessmen Examine Potential Investments in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-After intense exchanges, the first forum on direct foreign investment (DFI) in Cuba associated to the Havana International Fair (FIHAV), main trade fair of the Caribbean region, will conclude today. The decision to insert this kind of meeting on the fair’s agenda responds to the purpose of contributing to closer ties between foreign businessmen […]

2 November, 2016 Experts from Over 20 Countries to Attend Cuban Congress of Surgery

Havana, cuba.-Surgeons from more than 20 countries of Latin America, Europe and the United States will participate here in the 13th Cuban Congress of Surgery, to be held from November 8 to 10, organizers announced today. Sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the Latin American Federation of Surgery, among other organizations, the […]

1 November, 2016 Cuba and Russia Progress in Strategic Cooperation

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba and Russia have strengthened their strategic cooperation with the signing here of two agreements on aviation and another linked to sugar industry at the Havana fair, during its second day of business and exhibition today. A contract between Aviaimport company and VNIIRA S.A. company (Research Institute of Radio Equipment) for supplying complex radio […]

1 November, 2016 Exhibitors from 75 Countries in FIHAV 2016

Havana, Cuba.-The 34th edition of the Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2016) opens its doors today here with the presence of 4,500 exhibitors from 75 countries and representatives of fifty Chambers of Commerce. In this edition the sample has as main novelty a forum of investments, that will be with the presentation of a new version […]

31 October, 2016 Cuba Holds First International Convention on Science and Technology

Havana, cuba.-The First International Convention on Science and Technology has begun today here with more than 1,000 delegates from several countries and a comprehensive scientific program that includes 10 events, with 750 papers and an exhibition fair. Sponsored by the Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), the event, according to its organizers, goes […]

31 October, 2016 Exhibitors from 75 Countries Attend FIHAV 2016 in Cuba

Havana, cuba.-The 34th Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, has begun today here in the presence of about 4,500 exhibitors from 75 countries and representatives of 50 Chambers of Commerce. This year, the exhibition includes as a main new feature the holding of an investment forum, in which a new version of the business portfolio of […]

28 October, 2016 Panel in Chile Analyzes Blockade on Cuba and Calls for an End

Santiago de Chile, Chile.-A panel of experts has discussed the U.S. blockade on Cuba for more than 50 years, and reiterated the call toward its end, on occasion of the devastating UN vote this week. At the headquarters of the former National Congress of Chile, representatives of solidarity groups with Cuba, academicians and diplomats have […]