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26 July, 2016 Sancti Spiritus Honors Fidel Castro on Day of National Rebellion

Sancti Spiritus, Cuba.-The central ceremony for the Day of National Rebelliousness held in this city also served as a tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, who will turn 90 years old next August 13th. The political ceremony at the Mayor General Serafín Sánchez Revolution Square presented images of the assault […]

26 July, 2016 Cuban Olympic Delegation Celebrates National Rebellion Day

Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban delegation to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro-2016 sent today, from the Olympic village, a message to the people for the July 26, Day of National Rebellion. In the letter, the members of the Caribbean group assured to be celebrating from the distance this commemorative day, only a few hours for […]

21 July, 2016 US Blockade Hampers Progress of Relations with Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The persistence of the U.S. blockade on Cuba hinders today the progress of the process to normalize bilateral relations, the general director of the United States Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Josefina Vidal, said. In interview with Granma newspaper, the official stated that after one year of the restoration of diplomatic relations, […]

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 […]

20 July, 2016 Cuba-US Ministerial Visits Promote Bilateral Exchange

Havana, Cuba.-Nearly one year after the resumption of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, the visits made by senior US officials to Cuba and senior Cuban officials to the United State, are contributing to ensuring the continuity of the process. The visits to the United States by the Cuban Ministers of Foreign Affairs, […]

20 July, 2016 An Essential Alliance

Havana, Cuba. – The most recent meeting of the International Economic Forum sponsored by the Russian authorities, held some days ago in St. Petersburg confirmed the key alliance between Moscow and Latin America and the Caribbean. An understanding that, without a doubt, is not well accepted or assumed by the hegemonic forces seeking to rearrange […]

20 July, 2016 Looking to Year 2030 and beyond

Havana, Cuba. -The ongoing process of analysis of documents from the seventh Congress of the Communist Party is a chance to take a look, with a magnifying glass, to the future designed for Cuba. In those meetings it is decisive the participation of all, especially of those with a greater experience in each area. With […]

20 July, 2016 A Day in May, when Fidel Return to Cuba from a Long Journey

Havana, Cuba- After an extensive tour through the United States, Canada, Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil, which began on April 15, 1959, Commander-in- Chief Fidel Castro arrived in Cuba on May 8 that year, leading the delegation that accompanied him on that occasion. Throughout the morning of that day and noon, residents of different sites were […]

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 […]

18 July, 2016 New Book Highlights Relevance of Fidel´s Address to Intellectuals

Havana, Cuba.-The book “Un texto absolutament vigente” (An Absolutely Current Text) gathers articles about the speech ” Words to intellectuals” given by Fidel Castro in 1961 and stressed today the relevance of this address. Historian Elier Ramírez Cadeño made a compilation of 16 articles by prestigious authors like Graziella Pogolotti, Armando Hart, Carlos Rafael Rodríguez, […]

15 July, 2016 Cuban Salsa Band Touring South America

Havana, Cuba.-After the successful completion of its European tour, Cuban band Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor is currently organizing a tour of South America to promote his latest album “Que no me quiten la fe.” For the first time, the band will perform in Chile, on August 12 at Orixas salsa club. Later, the […]

15 July, 2016 Cuba: Money Bills More than a Century Old Exhibited

Matanzas, Cuba.-A sample of money bills issued between the Ten-Year War (1868-1878) and 1958 is being exhibited at the Jose Ramon Zulueta Museum of Colon, Matanzas, Cuba. Entitled ‘Bills in the Republic of Cuba’, specialists consider the sample, shown at the institution, to be a rich informative reservoir, according to the weekly newspaper Girón. The […]

14 July, 2016 Cuban Bartenders Compete in USA

Havana, Cuba.-Bartenders from the famous El Floridita bar-restaurant will compete in late July in the International Festival Tales of the Cocktail 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana,United States,it was officially reported today. Spokesmen for that Havana bar-restaurant, famous for the presence of celebrities such as American novelist, Ernest Hemingway, said the competition will take place from […]