Society

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 September, 2016 Cuba Promotes Inclusive Space in Society without Discrimination

Paris, france.-The National Center for Sexual Education (CENESEX) promotes in Cuba an inclusive society where there is no room for discrimination, and less based on prejudice, said in France the director of the institution, Mariela Castro. Such is the case of efforts to promote social integration of transsexuals, complex issue that merits further study and […]

2 September, 2016 U.S. Migration Policy to Cuba Anachronic, says NY Times

Washington, United States.- U.S. migration policy regarding Cuba is anachronic and irrational, affecting relations with neighboring countries and puts in danger lives of many human beings, says an editorial of daily The New York Times. The newspaper makes reference to the letter sent this week by nine Latin American governments to the Secretary of State, […]

2 September, 2016 Cuba Defends Multilateralism in International Relations

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba”s permanent representative to the United Nations office in Geneva, Anayansi Rodriguez Camejo, has defended the need to preserve multilateralism with regards to international relations, diplomatic sources reported today. Her comments came during the preparatory meeting of the 5th Review Conference of the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional […]

2 September, 2016 Cuban Religious Criticizes Decision against Pastors for Peace

Havana, Cuba.- The Council of Churches of Cuba (CIC) condemned the ruling of the US government that establishes the withdrawal of the status of tax-exempt charitable organization to the IFCO / Pastors for Peace, it was informed here today. According to a press release, the CIC stated the measure seeks to intentionally undermine solidarity and […]

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 […]

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 […]