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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 […]

23 September, 2016 Havana Hosts International Seminar on Peace

Havana, Cuba.-The second session of the First International Seminar ”Realities and challenges of the Proclamation of Peace in Latin America and the Caribbean as a peace zone,” is taking place here today in panels and debates. This meeting will be held in this capital until September 23. It seeks to expand the vision on how […]

21 September, 2016 Extraterritorial Effects of U.S. Blockade on Cuba Persist

Havana, Cuba.-The extraterritorial effects of U.S. blockade on Cuba persist until today, despite the constant denunciations of the small Caribbean island for it to cease. After almost six decades, the most powerful nation in the world does not cease in its effort to submit Cuba through an economic, commercial and financial siege without precedent in […]

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 […]

21 September, 2016 Russia, Cuba Sign Scientific Cooperation Agreement

Moscow, Russia.-Russia and Cuba strengthened today the scientific and technological cooperation with the signing here of an agreement between the Skolkovo innovation fund and Biocubafarma State Corporation. The Vice president of Skolkovo, Kiril Kaem; and the deputy Vice president of Biocubafarma, Educardo Martinez, signed the covenant during the 33 World Conference of the International Association […]

21 September, 2016 Cuban and French Companies Sign Agreements on Aviation

Paris, France.-The companies Cubana de Aviacion and Air Caraibes signed today an agreement, which will allow the joint operation of the flights of the two companies, during the professional salon of tourism Top Resa, held in France. Director in Paris of Cubana de Aviacion Lourdes Hermelo told the Prensa Latina news agency that the agreement […]

21 September, 2016 UN General Debate Rejects Blockade on Cuba

United Nations.-The first day of high-level debate of the UN General Assembly rejected once again the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba. Since yesterday morning, when the general debate of the 71st session began, until night, the heads of State from several countries called for the lifting of the siege and welcomed the […]

20 September, 2016 Science for Sustainable Development Event in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-Experts from several countries will participate in the First Convention of Science, Technology and Innovation, to take place from October 31st to November 4th, organizers announced today. Organized by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), Latin American experts from Mexico, Brazil, Panama, Uruguay, Argentina and Puerto Rico are expected to attend the […]

20 September, 2016 Orthopedics and Traumatology Seminar Starts in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-More than 200 orthopedics and traumatology experts participate today and tomorrow in a seminar at the Calixo García Hospital. Professors from Colombia, Egypt, United States, Mexico and China will particiapte in several activities, including the analysis of patients with injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. The event will serve to combine the teaching […]

20 September, 2016 Cuba and Japan Sign Debt Reorganization

Havana, Cuba.- Cuba and Japan signed an agreement today to reorganize their debits in the medium and long terms, as part of the process to reorganize the debs with the Ad Hoc Group of creditor countries in the Paris Club. A report by the newspaper Granma highlighted that the document was signed during a meeting […]

20 September, 2016 Fidel Castro Receives President of Islamic Republic of Iran

Havana, Cuba.-The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, received Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who is on an official visit to Cuba. According to information provided by the Cuban television yesterday night, during the fraternal exchange, the distinguished visitor expressed his satisfaction for being in this Caribbean nation and […]