International News

5 September, 2016 Cuban Ambassador Expresses Condolences for Karimov’s Death

Moscow, Russia.-The Cuban ambassador to the Russian Federation, concurrent in Uzbekistan, Emilio Lozada, on Saturday expressed his condolences for the death of Islam Karimov, president of Uzbekistan over the past 25 years. During the signing of the book of condolences, the Cuban ambassador expressed his deepest sympathies for such a sensitive loss to the people […]

5 September, 2016 Cuba’s Presence in Acapulco Book Fair Makes Headlines in Mexico

Acapulco, Mexico.-The presence of a Cuban delegation in the upcoming global relaunch of the International Book Fair in Acapulco (FIL-A) made headlines on Saturday in Mexican media. ‘Acapulco honors Cuba’ was the headline in the Excelsior newspaper, founded in 1917. It is the second oldest paper in Mexico City. This publication highlighted the presence by […]

5 September, 2016 Vietnam and Cuba Working Together to Increase Trade

Hanoi, Vietnam.-Vietnam and Cuba analyzed the ways to expand and diversify bilateral trade of merchandise between both nations, in correspondance with mutual interest by the two countries in increasing the economic relations, just at the same level as the political relations, official sources confirmed Friday. This topic was discussed in the 2nd round of negotiations […]

2 September, 2016 U.S. Migration Policy to Cuba Anachronic, says NY Times

Washington, United States.- U.S. migration policy regarding Cuba is anachronic and irrational, affecting relations with neighboring countries and puts in danger lives of many human beings, says an editorial of daily The New York Times. The newspaper makes reference to the letter sent this week by nine Latin American governments to the Secretary of State, […]

2 September, 2016 Cuba Defends Multilateralism in International Relations

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba”s permanent representative to the United Nations office in Geneva, Anayansi Rodriguez Camejo, has defended the need to preserve multilateralism with regards to international relations, diplomatic sources reported today. Her comments came during the preparatory meeting of the 5th Review Conference of the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional […]

2 September, 2016 Cuban Religious Criticizes Decision against Pastors for Peace

Havana, Cuba.- The Council of Churches of Cuba (CIC) condemned the ruling of the US government that establishes the withdrawal of the status of tax-exempt charitable organization to the IFCO / Pastors for Peace, it was informed here today. According to a press release, the CIC stated the measure seeks to intentionally undermine solidarity and […]

2 September, 2016 India and Cuba Strengthen Ties

New Delhi, India.-India and Cuba have stressed their historic ties and called for increasing bilateral ties while agreed on the importance of the forthcoming summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), to be held in Venezuela. During a visit to this capital of the general director of Bilateral Affairs at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, […]

1 September, 2016 Cuba: Removal of Dilma Rousseff a Serious Offense to Brazilians

Havana, Cuba.-The removal of Dilma Rouseff as the President of Brazil, without any evidence of corruption or high level crimes, constitutes a serious offense to the Brazilian people, said the government of Cuba on Wednesday in a declaration. The declaration published in Havana on Wednesday strongly condemned what it regards as a ‘parliamentary-judicial coup d’ […]

1 September, 2016 US Government Refuses to Revise Cuban Adjustment Law

Washington, United States.-The US government has dismissed the idea that the US Congress will revise the Cuban Adjustment Law, which gives Cuban citizens migratory preference, according to the US White House spokesman Josh Earnest. Earnest’s response was addressed to a demand by nine Latin American countries that US President Barack Obama reexamine US policy promoting […]

1 September, 2016 John Kerry Praises Restablishment of Cuba-US Direct Flights

Havana, Cuba.-The US Secretary of State, John Kerry regards the direct flight by US airline JetBlue from Fort Lauderdale (Florida, US) to Santa Clara (central Cuba) as ”another step ahead”. The flight was the first after the reopening of the commercial route between Cuba and the US, which had been interrupted for 55 years. ‘The […]

1 September, 2016 Cuban Institutions Condemn Measure against Pastors for Peace

Havana, cuba.-Cuban religious institutions condemned the decision made by the US government to withdraw the status of tax-exempt charity organization from IFCO/Pastors for Peace for not declaring their solidarity shipments to Cuba, the newspaper Granma reported on Wednesday. We do not understand the situation being faced today by our brothers of IFCO (Interreligious Foundation for […]

12 August, 2016 Venezuelans Celebrate 90th Birthday of Fidel Castro

Caracas, venezuela.- Venezuelans are celebrating the 90th birthday of Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro with photo exhibitions, book launchings and concerts. The government palace in Caracas is hosting an exhibition entitled Fidel, una vida dedicada a la Revolución, (Fidel, a Life Devoted to the Revolution), which comprises photos of the Cuban leader taken at different […]

12 August, 2016 Bolivian Official Praises Cuba’s Cooperation

La Paz, Bolivia.- Bolivia’s Presidency Minister Juan Ramón Quintana has thanked Cuba for its cooperation with the Andean nation in sectors like education and health. The Bolivian official attended Wednesday’s launching in La Paz of a book entitled ‘Bolivialeaks’ on revelations by wikileaks about U.S. interference in Bolivian affairs. The Bolivian presidency minister contrasted Washington’s […]