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14 September, 2016 Body of Law on Blockade against Cuba Still Unchanged

Havana, Cuba.-Measures and regulations that make the economic, financial and commercial blockade of the US against Cuba a body of law remain valid today despite the provisions of President Barack Obama. Since 17 December 2014, the US president has issued repeated calls on Congress to lift the blockade, which is applied against the Caribbean country […]

13 September, 2016 Cuban Star Jorge Perugorría will be awarded in Spain

Madrid, Spain.-The Iberoamerican Film Festival of Huelva, south of Spain, will award next November Cuban actor Jorge Perugorria with the Prize City of Huelva, announced the organization of the contest. With that award which will be handed to the star duribng the 42nd edition of the event, scheduled for November 11 to 20, the festival […]

13 September, 2016 Cuba and the US Exchange Views on Intellectual Property

Havana, Cuba.-Delegations from Cuba and the United States discussed here last week on issues of Intellectual Property, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). A newsletter of the MFA indicates that on Thursday and Friday a US delegation led by Daiel Martí, coordinator of the Executive Office of the President Barack Obama met, among others, […]

13 September, 2016 Pastors for Peace Ratifies its Commitment to Solidarity with Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The Inter-religious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO) Pastors for Peace will continue their humanitarian support to Cuba, despite the pressure from the US Government, according to reports today. It is necessary to say that if the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) finally revokes IFCO’s status of tax-free organization, it will not stop our work, […]

13 September, 2016 Cuba to Defend Right to Sovereignty at NAM Summit

Havana, cuba.-Cuba will defend principles such as self-determination, independence and sovereignty at the 17th Summit of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries (NAM), scheduled from today until September 18 in Venezuela, diplomatic sources asserted. According to Foreign Ministry Director for Multilateral Issues and International Law, Pedro Nuñez, during the meeting, Cuba will speak against non-conventional wars […]

12 September, 2016 Cuba to Celebrate International Day of Protection of the Ozone Layer

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba will celebrate the World Day of Protection of the Ozone Layer next Friday at the Jose Marti Memorial, it was known here today. According with a report by The Technical Office of the Ozone Layer (OTOZ), Doctor in Sciences Nelson Espinosa will offer elements on the progress and the fulfilment of the Protocol […]

12 September, 2016 Panama Reduces Number of Illiteracy People with Cuban Method

Panama City, Panama.-In nine years, Panama managed to reduce the number of uncultured on having alphabetized 70, 794 persons, thanks to the Cuban program ”Yo Si Puedo ” (Yes, I Can), recounts today a report by the Department of Social Development. According to the director of the program of literacy Move for Panama, Armando Escarreola, […]

12 September, 2016 Cuban Drug to Treat Lung Cancer Presented in Colombia

Medellin, Colombia.-The Cuban vaccine to treat lung cancer, known as Cimavax, was presented to a group of experts attending the First International Symposium on Active Immunotherapy, hosted in Medellin, Colombia over the weekend. The drug was developed in Cuba by the Center of Molecular Immunology and has been successful used to treat patients with advanced […]

12 September, 2016 Venezuela Rejects US Economic Blockade Against Cuba

Caracas, Venezuela.- The Government of Venezuela pushed back the economic, commercial and financial blockade that supports today the United States against Cuba, in spite of the reestablishment of the diplomatic relations between both nations in July, 2015. By means of a bulletin, published this Sunday in the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs, the […]

9 September, 2016 Book on Che Combatants Launched in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina.-The book ”De La Higuera a Chile. El Rescate” by Cubans Adys Cupull and Froilan Gonzalez, about the survivors of the Che guerrilla movement in Bolivia, has been launched in Argentina. The authors and the director of the Cienflores publishing house that publish and distribute the book, Maximiliano Thibaut, launched it last night […]

9 September, 2016 Cuba To Present Report on US Economic Blockade

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba will present today its annual report on the damages caused by the economic, commercial and financial blockade set by the United States for more than 50 years, said the Cuban Foreign Ministry. In a statement posted on its website, the Foreign Ministry said that Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez will present the document […]

9 September, 2016 Front Line Event to Promote Cuban Artists Abroad

Havana, Cuba.-The updating of the music industry and legal procedures to introduce Cuban artists to audiences abroad tops the agenda of Front Line sessions at Habanarte Festival today. According to Ela Ramos, the event is focused on promoting national cultural products and is a co-production between Cuban and foreign artistic agencies. ‘A showcase will be […]

9 September, 2016 Cuban Famous Actor Jose Antonio Rodriguez Dies

Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban actor and theatre director José Antonio Rodríguez, died in this capital at the age of 81 years, disclosed today several press media here. Rodríguez, an intellectual dedicated to the theater, the cinema and the Cuban television for more than 50 years, was affected in the last years by a degenerative illness that […]