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4 October, 2016 Cuban Civil Defense Sets Hurricane Warning Stage for Five Eastern Provinces

Havana, Cuba.- Cuban Civil Defense has established the hurricane warning stage for the country’s five eastern provinces, In its latest weather advisory report issued at 9:00 a.m. (local Cuban time) this Monday, October 3rd, Cuba’s Civil Defense said the country’s southeastern region will be the first to experience tropical storm winds and coastal floods associated […]

3 October, 2016 Santiago de Cuba, between Earthquakes and an Atmospheric Threat

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.-In the face of the incredulity of many people, the 46th report from the National Seismic Services clarified the doubt: a 4.8-magnitude earthquake shook eastern Cuba while people”s attention was focused on Hurricane Matthew. So, once again, nature puts the inhabitants in this eastern region to the test and forces them to […]

3 October, 2016 With Little Changes in its Intensity, Matthew is Still Powerful

Havana, Cuba.- Matthew hurricane still maintain its condition of category 4 in Saffir-Simpsom scale with few changes in its intensity and sustained winds of 240 kilometers per hour, reported today the Cuban weather Institute. In a further notice, the institution specified that this system, which in just a few hours last Friday evolved from category […]

3 October, 2016 Cuban President Oversees Measures to Face Hurricane Matthew

Havana, Cuba.-President Raul Castro Ruz personally oversaw during this weekend the measures taken in the eastern province of Guantanamo to face Hurricane Matthew. During a tour of the eastern region of Cuba, the also head of the National Defense Council said that the main thing today is to prepare for then face better the reconstruction […]

30 September, 2016 International Congress on Orthopedics in Cuba Closes Academic Agenda

Varadero, Cuba.-With the introduction of more than 20 works, the academic program of the 27th International Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology, and the First Cuban Congress on External Fixation will be concluded today in this resort. These papers will be focused on issues to the spine, main member in pediatric and traumatology, while the third […]

30 September, 2016 Cuban Language Academy Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban Academy of Language (ACuL) today celebrates the 90th anniversary of its founding with a ceremony to be attended by renowned Ibero-American specialists. The director of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), Dario Villanueva, and the secretary general of the Association of Spanish Language Academies, Francisco Javier Perez, have arrived in the country to […]

28 September, 2016 Cuba Supports Fight vs. Racism, Discrimination and Xenophobia

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba has reaffirmed the willingness to support the international fight against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, during the UN Human Rights Council, whose sessions continues today. After speaking at the forum in Geneva, the permanent representative of the Caribbean nation in Geneva, Anayansi Rodriguez, recalled that despite the adoption of Durban’s Action […]

27 September, 2016 Cuba Celebrates World Tourism Day

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba is celebrating today the World Tourism Day with a renewed travel industry and the attention from the five continents to the peculiarities of this archipelago. A statement of the sector recalls that we celebrate this date every September 27. The aim is to sensitize the international community about the importance of tourism, its […]

26 September, 2016 Fidel Castro and Chinese Premier Hold Fraternal Meeting

Havana, Cuba.-The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and China”s Prime Minister, Li Keqiang, have agreed on the need to preserve human life and peace in a fraternal meeting. An official statement, released today, says that in a lively dialogue on Sunday afternoon, the Chinese head of government expressed satisfaction with his first visit […]

23 September, 2016 Fidel Castro Met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Havana, Cuba.-The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro received the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, who ends today an official visit to Cuba. According to local media, the Japanese leader recalled the visit of Fidel Castro to his country and its significance in strengthening the friendship between both peoples. In a frank […]

23 September, 2016 Raul Castro and Shinzo Abe Held Official Talks

Havana, Cuba.-Cuban President Raul Castro, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, held official talks as part of the official visit of the Asian head of government to this country, which ends today. The two leaders witnessed the signing of an exchange of letters between the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, and […]

23 September, 2016 Cuban Blockade Affects Export Sector of Economy

Havana, Cuba.-The restrictions of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba affect Cuban foreign trade and hinder the development of the foreign investment. According to the report carried out from April 2015 to April 2016, the losses due to the blockade in this period amounted to $4.10 billion USD, a much higher figure […]

21 September, 2016 The Hotel Nacional Considered the Best in Cuba

Havana, cuba.-The 26th edition of the World Travel Awards has placed Cuba”s Hotel Nacional as the best hotel on the island, it was officially reported today. The distinction adds to the long list of the Hotel’s attractions. Opened on December 30th, 1930, Hotel Nacional operated by Gran Caribe, was named in the latest version of […]