Society

28 October, 2016 Cuba: Pan-American Congress on Tourism Training Concludes

Havana, Cuba.-The 26th edition of the Pan-American Congress of Schools of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism (Conpeht) concluded today after a successful few days exploring training in the sector. Held from October 24th to the 28th and attended by some 500 delegates from around 20 countries, the meeting highlighted the influence of community in the travel […]

25 October, 2016 Cuba Confident of New UN Rejection of US Blockade

New York, United States.-The Cuban Permanent Mission at United Nations has expressed confidence today that the General Assembly will reject tomorrow the U.S.-imposed blockade to the island. ‘Cuba and its people have once again relied on the support of the international community in its legitimate claim of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade,’ the […]

25 October, 2016 US Blockade Stops Cuba’s Sport Development

Havana, Cuba.-The US economic, commercial and financial blockade against the island of Cuba for more than 50 years, limits the Cuban sports development , beside causing deep affectations to the Cuban economy and society. Despite the measures adopted by the government of US President Barack Obama, which modify some aspects of the blockade’s implementation, the […]

25 October, 2016 The Economic Blockade is an Obstacle in Cuba-US Relations

Washington, United States.-The economic, commercial and financial blockade of the US against Cuba is the main obstacle for the normalization of relations between Havana and Washington, said the Cuban ambassador here, Jose Ramon Cabañas. The Cuban diplomat gave an interview to the journalist Edmundo Garcia, which was broadcasted yesterday in the program ‘La tarde se […]

19 October, 2016 French President Advocates the End of US Blockade against Cuba

Paris, France.-French President Francois Hollande advocated the end of the US blockade against Cuba in statements released today by the Elysee Palace. Hollande considered that this policy makes no sense nowadays. In a speech pronounced for the 70th anniversary of the House of Latin America in Paris, the leader expressed the rejection to the economic, […]

19 October, 2016 Great Efforts in Restoring Telephony in Guantanamo

Guantanamo, Cuba.- With the support of brigades from the Company of Telecommunications of Cuba (ETECSA) the restoration of telephony in the Eastern Cuban province of Guantanamo is progressing, after Hurricane Matthew. Juan Montes de Oca is the head of all those ETECSA brigades, which work for long hours to restore communications in the municipalities of […]

17 October, 2016 Cuban Civil Society Demands end of the Blockade

Havana, Cuba.-Sponsored by the Cuban Association of United Nations, the meeting was held in the Raúl Roa García Higher Institute of International Relations, with the participation of more than twenty speakers. Participants reiterated that the blockade is a massive, flagrant and systematic human rights violation of the Cuban people, which qualifies as an act of […]

17 October, 2016 Cuban Youth Carry Out an Event vs. US Blockade

Havana, Cuba.-Cuban youth is carrying out as of today in all higher education institutions of the country an event of denunciation against the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States to the Caribbean nation for nearly 60 years. Youth and student organizations, and others from the civil society will participate in those […]

14 October, 2016 Fidel Castro Meets Prime Minister of Algeria

Havana, Cuba.-The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, has met with the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Algeria, Abdelmalek Sellal, who is on an official visit to Cuba, which started on Wednesday, October 12th. During the meeting, Sellal referred to the intimate friendship between the two countries and expressed warm […]

14 October, 2016 Guantanamo Recovering from Hurricane Mathew

Havana, cuba.-The Cuban province of Guantanamo, especially the municipality of Baracoa, is recovering gradually from the damage caused in recent days by hurricane Mathew, according to reports today in the capital. The newspaper Venceremos reported that after several days of hard work in Baracoa, one of the most affected areas by Mathew, life is beginning […]

13 October, 2016 Africa Recognizes and Thanks Cuba for Cooperation

Pretoria, South Africa.-Africa has showed a lot of gratitude and recognition for the collaboration Cuba has provided to this continent, Vice President of the Cuban Council of State, Salvador Valdes Mesa, said before continuing his regional trip. ‘We received a very positive reception from governments, parliaments and parties,’ the Cuban vice president told Prensa Latina […]

7 October, 2016 South Africa Premier Reaffirms Support for Cuba vs. Blockade

Bloemfontein, South Africa.-he Premier of Free State province in South Africa, Ace Magashule, has reiterated his commitment to solidarity with Cuba until the U.S. blockade imposed on the island, for more than 50 years, has been eliminated. Magashule told Prensa Latina that the economic, political and commercial siege ‘should be lifted’ and this requires that […]

7 October, 2016 Cuba Promotes Tourism in Italy

Havana, Cuba.- ”Cuba Promotes” is the title of the promotions this country will be making in Italy, as part of the high season, said a communique issued by the Cuban Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) and circulated in this capital. The text said the presentations would be made on October 10-12, around the Italian cities of […]