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20 October, 2016 Japanese Ambassador Predicts More Japanese Tourists in Cuba

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.-The Japanese ambassador to Cuba, Masaru Watanabe, has predicted an increase in Japanese tourists visiting Cuba and highlighted that Japanese tourism to Cuba rose by 80 percent in 2015. The ambassador expressed his desire that Japanese tourists visit Cuban cities other than Havana, especially Santiago de Cuba, the second largest in the […]

20 October, 2016 US Secretary of Health and Human Services Visits Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell, begins a working visit to Cuba today, to be run until Saturday, October 22. During her stay in the island, Burwell will hold a meeting with Cuban Public Health Minister, Roberto Morales. Both officials will review issues of the bilateral cooperation enshrined in the memorandum […]

20 October, 2016 Cuba: First Regional Meeting for Control of Arboviruses

Havana, Cuba.-The First Regional Meeting for the strategy of surveillance and control of arboviruses started here today with the assistance of health ministers, specialists from most countries of the Americas and their European colleagues. Sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (Minsap, in Spanish), the event aims […]

20 October, 2016 Cuban Vice President Visits Headquarters of Ruling Party in Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador.- Cuba”s Council of State Vice President, Salvador Valdes, visited the headquarters of the ruling Alianza PAIS (AP) Movement in Ecuador, and exchanged with some of its executives before returning to Havana today. During the meeting, Valdes talked with AP executive secretary, Doris Soliz, and other officials of the Movement about the political, social […]

19 October, 2016 Blockade vs. Cuba Should Never Exist, Uruguayan Official Says at UN

New York, United States.-The Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the United Nations, Elbio Rosselli, stated today that the U.S. blockade on Cuba should never exist, and his country will reject it at the General Assembly on October 26. ‘Unfortunately we have to come once again to vote against a measure that should never be applied,’ […]

19 October, 2016 French President Advocates the End of US Blockade against Cuba

Paris, France.-French President Francois Hollande advocated the end of the US blockade against Cuba in statements released today by the Elysee Palace. Hollande considered that this policy makes no sense nowadays. In a speech pronounced for the 70th anniversary of the House of Latin America in Paris, the leader expressed the rejection to the economic, […]

19 October, 2016 US Blockade Limits Progress of Decentralization in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States for more than 50 years ago continues today as the main obstacle in Cuba for the development and progress of a decentralization process. Bolivian Autonomy Minister, Hugo Siles, states that in addition to the main cause of millions in losses to the Caribbean […]

19 October, 2016 Cuban Legislators Visit European Parliament

Brussels, Belgium.-A Cuban delegation led by Vice President of the National Assembly of People”s Power the vice-president of the National Assembly of the People”s Power, Ana Maria Mari Machado, visited the headquarters of the European Parliament (EP) in this capital, as part of a stay in Belgium which continues today. The Caribbean delegation was received […]

19 October, 2016 Great Efforts in Restoring Telephony in Guantanamo

Guantanamo, Cuba.- With the support of brigades from the Company of Telecommunications of Cuba (ETECSA) the restoration of telephony in the Eastern Cuban province of Guantanamo is progressing, after Hurricane Matthew. Juan Montes de Oca is the head of all those ETECSA brigades, which work for long hours to restore communications in the municipalities of […]

17 October, 2016 Cuban Civil Society Demands end of the Blockade

Havana, Cuba.-Sponsored by the Cuban Association of United Nations, the meeting was held in the Raúl Roa García Higher Institute of International Relations, with the participation of more than twenty speakers. Participants reiterated that the blockade is a massive, flagrant and systematic human rights violation of the Cuban people, which qualifies as an act of […]

17 October, 2016 Second Venezuelan Ship with Aid Arrives in Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba, cuba.-The second Venezuelan ship laden with humanitarian aid to contribute to repair de damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in eastern Cuba arrived on Sunday in the Guillermon Moncada Port, from where the cargo will be distributed immediately. The ship Tango 62, of the Bolivarian Navy, brought 396 tons of cargo, including frontal […]

17 October, 2016 Cuban Youth Carry Out an Event vs. US Blockade

Havana, Cuba.-Cuban youth is carrying out as of today in all higher education institutions of the country an event of denunciation against the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States to the Caribbean nation for nearly 60 years. Youth and student organizations, and others from the civil society will participate in those […]