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21 July, 2016 US Blockade Hinders Progress of US-Cuba Relations

Havana, cuba.-The US blockade against Cuba hinders the progress of the process of normalization of bilateral ties, the director general of the United States division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Josefina Vidal, said. In an interview with the Granma newspaper, the official said that a year after the start of the rapprochement […]

21 July, 2016 Trade Contacts with Cuba Increase through Business Forums

Havana, Cuba.- Trade contacts with Cuba have increased with regular business forums organized by the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Cuba to provide visiting delegations with information. Delegations from the United States, Spain, Canada, Bahamas, Panama and South Africa, to name a few, were able to hold meetings with their Cuban counterparts to […]

21 July, 2016 Dual Meet between Cuba and the US in Baseball Agreed for July

Havana, cuba.-The national teams of Cuba and the United States will celebrate their traditional dual meet in baseball with five matches from July 23rd to 27th, in several provinces of Cuba. Both teams will play their first and second matches at the Jose Ramon Cepero in the Cuban province of Ciego de Avila (July 23rd […]

20 July, 2016 Vietnamese Deputy Defense Minister Continues Visit to Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-Vietnamese Deputy Defense Minister, Nguyen Chi Vinh, today continues his visit to Cuba with tours of military schools and facilities of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR). The member of the Vietnamese Communist Partyâ?Ös Central Committee and FARâ?Ös First Deputy Minister, Alvaro Lopez, yesterday paid tribute to Antonio Maceo at the mausoleum where his remains […]

19 July, 2016 Cuba and Bahamas on Tourist Business Together

Havana, Cuba.-Tourism is supplying sources for business between Cuba and the Bahamas, as representatives from both countries who started a forum of two days to identify new chances for trade and investments, evaluated here Monday. The forum found the multi-desination offers inside the Caribbean zone among the concrete possibilties, said Edison L. Sumner, executive director […]

19 July, 2016 10th Central American Olympiad of Chemistry Inaugurated in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The 10th Central American Olympiad of Chemistry and 7th Olympiad of the Caribbean Sea started Monday here, with competitors of Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Cuba. In the opening, the Cuban viceminister of Education Margarita McPherson said that the event is propitious to stimulate the young people development with talent in this […]

19 July, 2016 Diaz-Canel Stresses Nicaragua´s Social and Economic Achievements

Managua, Nicaragua.-Cuban First Vice President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, stressed the social and economic achievements of Nicaragua, after arriving in Managua today to participate in the celebrations for the 37th anniversary of the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution. “As a result of the Sandinista Front led by Commander Daniel Ortega, Nicaragua is today a free, sovereign and […]

19 July, 2016 Italian Solidarity Brigade Visits Cuba

Ciego de Avila, Cuba.-Approximately 30 young Italian people of the Gino Doné Brigade, visit today different places of interest of this Cuban city, as part of their trip by several provinces of the island of Cuba. In the morning they gave homage to the National Hero of Cuba, José Martí, with a floral gift in […]

18 July, 2016 Gail Walker Conveys Pastors for Peace’s Solidarity with Cuba

Mexico City, Mexico.-During these days in Mexico, before leaving for the island, we reiterate the purpose of maintaining solidarity towards Cuba,” said today Gail Walker, executive director of Pastors for Peace. There are changes in the relations between United States and Cuba, but there are persons, who do not understand that the blockade continues,’ Gail […]

18 July, 2016 Correa Ratifies that Rights of Deported Cubans were Respected

Quito, Ecuador.-Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa ratified that all human rights of the 121 Cuban citizens that were deported recently, because they had stayed in this South American country in an irregular situation, were respected. It is not that these Cuban citizens were going to settle in our country. They were in transit to reach the […]

14 July, 2016 Cuba, USA Assess Scope of Washingtons Measures

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba and the United States assessed the scope and impact of changes introduced by Washington in the implementation of some aspects of the blockade in the bi-national ties, the islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. During this third meeting of the Dialogue on Regulatory Issues, held on July 12 and 13, representatives from both […]

14 July, 2016 Cuban Jazz Players Appaluded in France

Paris, France.-The Cuban musician César López and his group Havana Ensemble showed their talent in an applauded jazz concert in Enghien-les-Bains, which still resounds in the cultural media of this French city. The metropolis, “emphasized by its narrow cultural links with Cuba, was again a head office and promoter of the quality, variety and wealth […]

14 July, 2016 Latin American Teachers Highlight Cuban Solidarity

Havana, Cuba.-Teachers from Latin American countries present at the 12th International Meeting for Initial Education have highlighted that Cuban solidarity fosters the education sector in their respective nations. Juan Jose Queiroz, Bolivian Education Vice Minister, stated that not only Bolivia, but also the region, “will be long grateful to Cuba, for its solidarity in the […]