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2 September, 2016 Raul Castro Congratulates Vietnam for Independence Anniversary

Hanoi, Vietnam.- Cuba”s President, Raul Castro, today congratulated the Vietnamese Communist Party, government and people on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the proclamation of independence of the nation. ‘I take this happy occasion to affirm the firm will to continue working towards strengthening and deepening the ties of friendship and cooperation between our […]

2 September, 2016 India and Cuba Strengthen Ties

New Delhi, India.-India and Cuba have stressed their historic ties and called for increasing bilateral ties while agreed on the importance of the forthcoming summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), to be held in Venezuela. During a visit to this capital of the general director of Bilateral Affairs at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, […]

1 September, 2016 Cuba: Removal of Dilma Rousseff a Serious Offense to Brazilians

Havana, Cuba.-The removal of Dilma Rouseff as the President of Brazil, without any evidence of corruption or high level crimes, constitutes a serious offense to the Brazilian people, said the government of Cuba on Wednesday in a declaration. The declaration published in Havana on Wednesday strongly condemned what it regards as a ‘parliamentary-judicial coup d’ […]

1 September, 2016 US Government Refuses to Revise Cuban Adjustment Law

Washington, United States.-The US government has dismissed the idea that the US Congress will revise the Cuban Adjustment Law, which gives Cuban citizens migratory preference, according to the US White House spokesman Josh Earnest. Earnest’s response was addressed to a demand by nine Latin American countries that US President Barack Obama reexamine US policy promoting […]

1 September, 2016 John Kerry Praises Restablishment of Cuba-US Direct Flights

Havana, Cuba.-The US Secretary of State, John Kerry regards the direct flight by US airline JetBlue from Fort Lauderdale (Florida, US) to Santa Clara (central Cuba) as ”another step ahead”. The flight was the first after the reopening of the commercial route between Cuba and the US, which had been interrupted for 55 years. ‘The […]

1 September, 2016 Cuban Institutions Condemn Measure against Pastors for Peace

Havana, cuba.-Cuban religious institutions condemned the decision made by the US government to withdraw the status of tax-exempt charity organization from IFCO/Pastors for Peace for not declaring their solidarity shipments to Cuba, the newspaper Granma reported on Wednesday. We do not understand the situation being faced today by our brothers of IFCO (Interreligious Foundation for […]

12 August, 2016 Venezuelans Celebrate 90th Birthday of Fidel Castro

Caracas, venezuela.- Venezuelans are celebrating the 90th birthday of Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro with photo exhibitions, book launchings and concerts. The government palace in Caracas is hosting an exhibition entitled Fidel, una vida dedicada a la Revolución, (Fidel, a Life Devoted to the Revolution), which comprises photos of the Cuban leader taken at different […]

12 August, 2016 Bolivian Official Praises Cuba’s Cooperation

La Paz, Bolivia.- Bolivia’s Presidency Minister Juan Ramón Quintana has thanked Cuba for its cooperation with the Andean nation in sectors like education and health. The Bolivian official attended Wednesday’s launching in La Paz of a book entitled ‘Bolivialeaks’ on revelations by wikileaks about U.S. interference in Bolivian affairs. The Bolivian presidency minister contrasted Washington’s […]

12 August, 2016 World Social Forum 2016 Honors Fidel Castro on His 90th Birthday

Montreal, canada.- A panel discussion entitled ‘Tribute to Fidel Castro on His 90th Birthday’ will be held on August 12th at the University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada, as part of activities of the World Social Forum (WSF) 2016, which is holding sessions there through August 14th. The WSF is the largest gathering of civil […]

11 August, 2016 Argentina Pays Tribute to Cuban Diplomats Disappeared by Bloody Dictatorship

Buenos Aires, Argentina.- Cuban diplomats in Argentina and relatives of victims of the military dictatorship paid tribute on Wednesday to two Cuban diplomats who were forcibly disappeared in the South American country 40 years ago. Wednesday’s solemn ceremony was held at Automotores Orletti, a workshop located in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Flores. The place […]

11 August, 2016 Nicaraguan Senior Lawmaker Congratulates Fidel Castro on His Birthday

Managua, Nicaragua.- The President of the Nicaraguan National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Commission Jacinto Suárez congratulated Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro on his 90th birthday, to be celebrated this coming Saturday. Suárez described Fidel as ‘the Commander-in-Chief of Cuba and of poor and oppressed people the world over.’ He said that Fidel and Cuba’s Socialist Revolution […]

11 August, 2016 Cuba’s Lebanese Friends Congratulate Fidel on His Birthday

Beirut, Lebanon.- Cuba’s friends in Lebanon sent cordial greetings to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, wishing him a happy 90th birthday on Saturday, August 13th. A message sent by the Lebanon-Cuba Friendship Association stated: “Fidel’s wise revolutionary leadership has allowed Cubans to achieve victories, to strengthen the glorious Revolution and allowed […]