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20 September, 2016 President Raul Castro Meets Iranian Head of State

Havana, Cuba.-President Raul Castro met his peer from the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, who began an official visit to Cuba to strengthen relations between the two countries. After the official ceremony held yesterday, the two heads of State presided over the signing of an important agreement on health, research, education, medicine and medical […]

20 September, 2016 US Blockade Against Cuba without Significant Changes

Havana, cUBA.-The U.S. blockade against Cuba has undergone several amendments, which although positive are still insufficient. President Barack Obama acknowledged the failure of the U.S. policy toward Cuba during his December 17th, 2014 address and pledged to engage in a debate with the Congress to lift the blockade. According to a report by the Cuban […]

20 September, 2016 Cuba-Italy Committee Examines Economic Links until 2017

Rome, Italy.-The fifth edition of the Cuba-Italy Business Committee, being held today in this capital, examines the trade links between both nations and the opportunity of Italian businesspeople for investing in this Caribbean island. Celia Labora, director of International Relations of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce (CCC), declared to Prensa Latina, that expectations of this […]

19 September, 2016 Raul Castro Meets with Indian Vice President

Margarita Island, Venezuela.-Cuban President Raul Castro met on Sunday with Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari, as part of bilateral meetings parallel to the agenda of the 17th Summit of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). During the meeting, the two heads of delegations highlighted the fraternal friendship and cooperation that unite their peoples and governments. The meeting was […]

19 September, 2016 President Raul Castro Meets with North Korean Parliamentary Leader

Margarita Island, Venezuela.-Cuban President Raul Castro met on Sunday with Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the People”s Supreme Assembly of the Democratic People”s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The fraternal meeting, as part of their agenda in the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), held on Margarita Island, in the Venezuelan state […]

19 September, 2016 Iranian President Begins Visit to Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, begins an official visit to Cuba today after participating at the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Venezuela this weekend. According to a note from the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the head of State of the Islamic country will meet in Havana with President, Raul Castro, among […]

19 September, 2016 US Blockade of Cuba Limits Access to Food Market

Havana, Cuba.- The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for almost 60 years continues today as one of Cuba”s major constraints to access international food markets. Although Cuba has one of the most comprehensive social protection programs in the world, and has achieved the eradication of both chronic and […]

19 September, 2016 Cuban Minister Continues Visit to Italy

Rome, Italy.-Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, continues his visit to Italy with an interview with the Minister of Economic Development Carlo Calenda. Malmierca will also participate in the opening session of the Fifth edition of the Cuba-Italy Business Committee and will meet with the president for the International Fund for […]

16 September, 2016 Cuba Supports Venezuela in Presidency of Non Alligned

Margarita Island, Venezuela.-The Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodríguez, supported today Venezuela on behalf of his government on the presidency until 2019 of the Movement of Non Aligned Countries (Mnoal). On having intervened in the segment of the Ministers of the 17th Summit of this block, in Margarita Island (Venezuelan state of Nueva Esparta), the diplomat […]

16 September, 2016 Effects of US Blockade Persist in Cuban Transactions

Havana, Cuba.-The effects of the U.S. blockade in Cuba”s financial transactions persist today, despite the start of the bilateral rapprochement process and the statements against the policy of President, Barack Obama. After the announcement of the restoration of relations between the two countries, on December 17, 2014, some actions of this genocidal policy in force […]

16 September, 2016 UNESCO Receives Exhibit of Cuban Illiteracy Campaign in 1961

Paris, France.-Concerning the activities in the UNESCO for the World Day of Literacy, Cuba showed an exhibition on the Literacy Campaign that constituted the base of its current educational system, reported Cuban ambassadress Dulce Buergo. Titled ‘Education: Right of the People, Essential Tool Development’, the sample exhibited photos, texts and diverse materials on the efforts […]

16 September, 2016 Effects of US Blockade Persist in Cuban Transactions

Havana, Cuba.-The effects of the U.S. blockade in Cuba”s financial transactions persist today, despite the start of the bilateral rapprochement process and the statements against the policy of President, Barack Obama. After the announcement of the restoration of relations between the two countries, on December 17, 2014, some actions of this genocidal policy in force […]

14 September, 2016 Raul Castro Meets Premier of Quebec

Havana, Cuba.-President Raul Castro Ruz received Premier of Quebec, Phillippe Couillard, who is on an official visit to the island, national media reported today. The two leaders discussed on the favorable state of the relationships between Cuba and Quebec, and agreed to strengthen the economic and trade ties. Canadian ambassador to Cuba, Mr. Patrick Parisot, […]