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21 September, 2016 Extraterritorial Effects of U.S. Blockade on Cuba Persist

Havana, Cuba.-The extraterritorial effects of U.S. blockade on Cuba persist until today, despite the constant denunciations of the small Caribbean island for it to cease. After almost six decades, the most powerful nation in the world does not cease in its effort to submit Cuba through an economic, commercial and financial siege without precedent in […]

21 September, 2016 Russia, Cuba Sign Scientific Cooperation Agreement

Moscow, Russia.-Russia and Cuba strengthened today the scientific and technological cooperation with the signing here of an agreement between the Skolkovo innovation fund and Biocubafarma State Corporation. The Vice president of Skolkovo, Kiril Kaem; and the deputy Vice president of Biocubafarma, Educardo Martinez, signed the covenant during the 33 World Conference of the International Association […]

21 September, 2016 Cuban and French Companies Sign Agreements on Aviation

Paris, France.-The companies Cubana de Aviacion and Air Caraibes signed today an agreement, which will allow the joint operation of the flights of the two companies, during the professional salon of tourism Top Resa, held in France. Director in Paris of Cubana de Aviacion Lourdes Hermelo told the Prensa Latina news agency that the agreement […]

21 September, 2016 UN General Debate Rejects Blockade on Cuba

United Nations.-The first day of high-level debate of the UN General Assembly rejected once again the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba. Since yesterday morning, when the general debate of the 71st session began, until night, the heads of State from several countries called for the lifting of the siege and welcomed the […]

20 September, 2016 Fidel Castro Receives President of Islamic Republic of Iran

Havana, Cuba.-The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, received Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who is on an official visit to Cuba. According to information provided by the Cuban television yesterday night, during the fraternal exchange, the distinguished visitor expressed his satisfaction for being in this Caribbean nation and […]

20 September, 2016 Cuba-Italy Committee Examines Economic Links until 2017

Rome, Italy.-The fifth edition of the Cuba-Italy Business Committee, being held today in this capital, examines the trade links between both nations and the opportunity of Italian businesspeople for investing in this Caribbean island. Celia Labora, director of International Relations of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce (CCC), declared to Prensa Latina, that expectations of this […]

19 September, 2016 Raul Castro Meets with Indian Vice President

Margarita Island, Venezuela.-Cuban President Raul Castro met on Sunday with Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari, as part of bilateral meetings parallel to the agenda of the 17th Summit of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). During the meeting, the two heads of delegations highlighted the fraternal friendship and cooperation that unite their peoples and governments. The meeting was […]

19 September, 2016 President Raul Castro Meets with North Korean Parliamentary Leader

Margarita Island, Venezuela.-Cuban President Raul Castro met on Sunday with Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the People”s Supreme Assembly of the Democratic People”s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The fraternal meeting, as part of their agenda in the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), held on Margarita Island, in the Venezuelan state […]

19 September, 2016 US Blockade of Cuba Limits Access to Food Market

Havana, Cuba.- The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for almost 60 years continues today as one of Cuba”s major constraints to access international food markets. Although Cuba has one of the most comprehensive social protection programs in the world, and has achieved the eradication of both chronic and […]

19 September, 2016 Cuban Minister Continues Visit to Italy

Rome, Italy.-Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, continues his visit to Italy with an interview with the Minister of Economic Development Carlo Calenda. Malmierca will also participate in the opening session of the Fifth edition of the Cuba-Italy Business Committee and will meet with the president for the International Fund for […]

16 September, 2016 Cuba Supports Venezuela in Presidency of Non Alligned

Margarita Island, Venezuela.-The Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodríguez, supported today Venezuela on behalf of his government on the presidency until 2019 of the Movement of Non Aligned Countries (Mnoal). On having intervened in the segment of the Ministers of the 17th Summit of this block, in Margarita Island (Venezuelan state of Nueva Esparta), the diplomat […]

16 September, 2016 Effects of US Blockade Persist in Cuban Transactions

Havana, Cuba.-The effects of the U.S. blockade in Cuba”s financial transactions persist today, despite the start of the bilateral rapprochement process and the statements against the policy of President, Barack Obama. After the announcement of the restoration of relations between the two countries, on December 17, 2014, some actions of this genocidal policy in force […]

16 September, 2016 UNESCO Receives Exhibit of Cuban Illiteracy Campaign in 1961

Paris, France.-Concerning the activities in the UNESCO for the World Day of Literacy, Cuba showed an exhibition on the Literacy Campaign that constituted the base of its current educational system, reported Cuban ambassadress Dulce Buergo. Titled ‘Education: Right of the People, Essential Tool Development’, the sample exhibited photos, texts and diverse materials on the efforts […]