International News

14 September, 2016 Raul Castro Meets Premier of Quebec

Havana, Cuba.-President Raul Castro Ruz received Premier of Quebec, Phillippe Couillard, who is on an official visit to the island, national media reported today. The two leaders discussed on the favorable state of the relationships between Cuba and Quebec, and agreed to strengthen the economic and trade ties. Canadian ambassador to Cuba, Mr. Patrick Parisot, […]

13 September, 2016 Cuban Star Jorge Perugorría will be awarded in Spain

Madrid, Spain.-The Iberoamerican Film Festival of Huelva, south of Spain, will award next November Cuban actor Jorge Perugorria with the Prize City of Huelva, announced the organization of the contest. With that award which will be handed to the star duribng the 42nd edition of the event, scheduled for November 11 to 20, the festival […]

13 September, 2016 Pastors for Peace Ratifies its Commitment to Solidarity with Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The Inter-religious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO) Pastors for Peace will continue their humanitarian support to Cuba, despite the pressure from the US Government, according to reports today. It is necessary to say that if the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) finally revokes IFCO’s status of tax-free organization, it will not stop our work, […]

13 September, 2016 Cuba to Defend Right to Sovereignty at NAM Summit

Havana, cuba.-Cuba will defend principles such as self-determination, independence and sovereignty at the 17th Summit of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries (NAM), scheduled from today until September 18 in Venezuela, diplomatic sources asserted. According to Foreign Ministry Director for Multilateral Issues and International Law, Pedro Nuñez, during the meeting, Cuba will speak against non-conventional wars […]

12 September, 2016 Panama Reduces Number of Illiteracy People with Cuban Method

Panama City, Panama.-In nine years, Panama managed to reduce the number of uncultured on having alphabetized 70, 794 persons, thanks to the Cuban program ”Yo Si Puedo ” (Yes, I Can), recounts today a report by the Department of Social Development. According to the director of the program of literacy Move for Panama, Armando Escarreola, […]

12 September, 2016 Cuban Drug to Treat Lung Cancer Presented in Colombia

Medellin, Colombia.-The Cuban vaccine to treat lung cancer, known as Cimavax, was presented to a group of experts attending the First International Symposium on Active Immunotherapy, hosted in Medellin, Colombia over the weekend. The drug was developed in Cuba by the Center of Molecular Immunology and has been successful used to treat patients with advanced […]

12 September, 2016 Venezuela Rejects US Economic Blockade Against Cuba

Caracas, Venezuela.- The Government of Venezuela pushed back the economic, commercial and financial blockade that supports today the United States against Cuba, in spite of the reestablishment of the diplomatic relations between both nations in July, 2015. By means of a bulletin, published this Sunday in the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs, the […]

9 September, 2016 Book on Che Combatants Launched in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina.-The book ”De La Higuera a Chile. El Rescate” by Cubans Adys Cupull and Froilan Gonzalez, about the survivors of the Che guerrilla movement in Bolivia, has been launched in Argentina. The authors and the director of the Cienflores publishing house that publish and distribute the book, Maximiliano Thibaut, launched it last night […]

9 September, 2016 Cuba To Present Report on US Economic Blockade

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba will present today its annual report on the damages caused by the economic, commercial and financial blockade set by the United States for more than 50 years, said the Cuban Foreign Ministry. In a statement posted on its website, the Foreign Ministry said that Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez will present the document […]

9 September, 2016 Front Line Event to Promote Cuban Artists Abroad

Havana, Cuba.-The updating of the music industry and legal procedures to introduce Cuban artists to audiences abroad tops the agenda of Front Line sessions at Habanarte Festival today. According to Ela Ramos, the event is focused on promoting national cultural products and is a co-production between Cuban and foreign artistic agencies. ‘A showcase will be […]

7 September, 2016 Cuba Creates New Medication against Skin Cancer

Havana, Cuba.-Specialists of the Center of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) created a new medicine called Heberferon, directed principally to reduce or to eliminate the non-melanoma skin tumors. Heberferon is the synergic combination of Interferon alpha 2b and gamma recombinants. The securing of this product will be of big usefulness in the country, since in […]

6 September, 2016 Russia Stresses Importance of Reading About Fidel Castro

Moscow, Russia.-Russian readers should read about the life of Fidel Castro, a legendary figure of our times, the head of the editorial department at the Russian Federal Agency for Press and Mass Media (Rospechat), Yuri Pulia, said today. Fidel Castro is a legendary figure, which Russian readers should learn about and the best way to […]

6 September, 2016 Russia Stresses Importance of Reading About Fidel Castro

Moscow, Russia.- Russian readers should read about the life of Fidel Castro, a legendary figure of our times, the head of the editorial department at the Russian Federal Agency for Press and Mass Media (Rospechat), Yuri Pulia, said today. Fidel Castro is a legendary figure, which Russian readers should learn about and the best way […]