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July 8 , 2016
National Assembly 7th Period of Ordinary Session inaugurated

With Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers presiding, the 8th Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power initiated its 7th Period of Ordinary Sessions today, July 8.

June 28 , 2016
Cuban ministers discuss economy

Led by President Raúl Castro Ruz, Cuba’s Council of Ministers met yesterday, June 27, and discussed a report presented by Minister of Economy and Planning, Marino Murillo Jorge, on the country’s economic performance during the first half of 2016. The report was approved for its presentation to the upcoming session of the National Assembly of

June 22 , 2016
The Cuban battle for a 4x100m Olympic relay spot

A relentless battle broke out immediately after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced the qualification system for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Río de Janeiro.

June 22 , 2016
US Business Leader Ends Visit to Cuba

The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Maria Contreras-Sweet, concluded her working visit to Cuba where she met with several authorities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) confirmed.

June 21 , 2016
Sustainable industry for the future

Cuba reaffirms its confidence in a vision of sustainable, rational industry that contributes to the nation’s development plans.

June 14 , 2016
Cuban baseball team suffers third loss in Can-Am league

Cuba suffered its third defeat in four presentations at the Canadian-American (Can-Am) Baseball League when losing 7-1 to the Quebec Capitales.

June 14 , 2016
Two million visitors to Cuba thus far in 2016

As of June 13, Cuba had received two million visitors, a noteworthy fact since this number was reached 27 days earlier than last year, making clear the position achieved by the country on the international tourism scene.

June 14 , 2016
Raúl Castro Ruz sends message of condolences to President Barack Obama

Havana, June 13, 2016 Your Excellency Mr. Barack H. Obama President of the United States of America Mr. President: It is with deep sorrow that we learned of the attack carried out at a nightclub in the city of Orlando, Florida, which caused a lamentable loss of human life and left dozens injured. I convey

May 5 , 2016
Cuban badminton player qualifies to Rio Olympics

Cuban Osleni Guerrero officially qualified to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the International Badminton Federation announced today.

May 5 , 2016
Drought continues to affect Cuba

Some one million people are currently affected by the drought situation in Cuba, which has been impacting the island since the end of 2014, sources from the National Institute of Water Resources (INRH) reported in the capital.

May 4 , 2016
Tourist Fair, Cultural Week and Chanel Fashion Show in Havana

French fashion house Chanel staged a parade at Paseo del Prado in Havana, capital of this island, where the 36th International Tourism Fair, FITCuba 2016, and French Culture Month in Cuba are also holding today.

May 3 , 2016
Lazaro Exposito awarded Title of Hero of the Republic of Cuba

Identify himself with the concerns of his people is a constant challenge in the life of Lazaro Exposito Canto, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba in Santiago de Cuba, awarded with the title of Hero of Labor  in Havana.

May 3 , 2016
Respect for working class heroes on May Day

Four Cuban workers received the honorary title of Hero of Labor of the Republic of Cuba this May Day, presented to them by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz.

April 29 , 2016
The United Kingdom and Cuba expand bilateral ties

As part of an official visit to Cuba by Philip Hammond – the first British Foreign Secretary to visit the island since the triumph of the Revolution in 1959 – the United Kingdom and Cuba signed four memorandums of understanding for cooperation in higher education, energy, culture and in the financial and professional services sector,

April 27 , 2016
Education workers will open May Day March in Cuba

Nearly 5 thousand education workers will open May Day demonstrations in all Cuban squares next Sunday.

April 26 , 2016
Reducing air pollution a priority for Cuba

Air pollution is a phenomenon with a broad impact on human health and one of the greatest environmental issues facing the world.

April 26 , 2016
Lorenzo Pérez won Gold medal at the Swimming Game Brazil 2016

Lorenzo Perez of Granma province won the title in the 100 meter freestyle, S6 category in the open Swimming Olympic, CAIXA Lotteries in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which places him among the favorites to win the gold medal at the Paralympic Games in that city.

April 25 , 2016
Foreign May Day Guests Pay Tribute to Cuban Patriot

The foreign guests who will participate in this year”s May Day parade at the Jose Marti Revolution Square in Havana, will today visit the Cuban province of Artemisa to pay tribute to the patriot Julio Antonio Mella.

April 20 , 2016
Fidel Castro: The Cuban people will overcome

It constitutes a superhuman effort to lead any people in times of crisis. Without them, the changes would be impossible. In a meeting such as this, which brings together more than a thousand representatives chosen by the revolutionary people themselves, who delegated their authority to them, for all it represents the greatest honor they have

April 20 , 2016
Raúl reelected as First Party Secretary

With the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, and Army General Raúl Castro Ruz in attendance, the 7th Party Congress final session continues today, April 19, with 1,200 delegates and invitees participating.

April 19 , 2016
Fidel and Raul Attend Final Session of 7th PCC Congress

The final session of the 7th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC) began in this capital, attended by the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, and Army General Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the PCC.

April 19 , 2016
Fidel & Raúl vote for new Central Committee

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee deposited the ballot completed by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, before voting himself for a new Central Committee, yesterday April 18.

April 18 , 2016
Fourth commission reviews work of PPC

“Raúl’s words have clearly expressed the many challenges facing Party members, the success of the implementation of the guidelines will depend on how we manage these challenges, in particular the question of how to ensure that the people understand what we are defending, why and for whom. We defend this social project not only due

April 18 , 2016
The development of the national economy, along with the struggle for peace and ideological resolve, constitute the Party’s principal missions

The development of the national economy, along with the struggle for peace and ideological resolve, constitute the principal missions of the Communist Party of Cuba, First Secretary Raúl Castro said, during the inaugural session of the 7th Party Congress.

April 18 , 2016
Cuban Medical Brigade Travels to Ecuador to Help Earthquake Victims

A brigade of the ”Henry Reeve” International Contingent of Doctors Specialized in dealing with disasters and serious epidemics traveled to Ecuador to provide assistance to victims of the earthquake that hit regions of the country on Saturday.

April 18 , 2016
Raul Castro expresses his condolences and support to Ecuador

Cuban President Raul Castro on Monday sent a message of condolences to his Ecuadorian counterpart Rafael Correa after the 7.8 quake that caused over 270 deaths and more than 2 thousand injured in the South American country.

April 16 , 2016
7th Party Congress underway

Presided by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, the 7th Party Congress began this morning, April 16, in Havana’s Convention Center.

April 15 , 2016
Gala event to honor Girón anniversary and 7th Party Congress

A gala cultural event will take place tonight, April 15, at the National Theater in Havana, to honor the 55th anniversary of the victory at Playa Girón and celebrate the opening of the 7th Party Congress. Delegates and guests at the Congress from across the country will attend the event, set to include performances by

April 13 , 2016
Cuba passes new regulations on non-state sector

The Cuban Domestic Trade Ministry announced new legal regulations on the private and cooperative sectors, getting in force as of May 2.

April 12 , 2016
Cuba among the islands with greatest plant diversity

Home to some 7,500 species, with a high degree of endemism, Cuba ranks fourth among the islands with the greatest plant diversity in the world, as such conservation efforts are of considerable regional and international importance.

April 11 , 2016
Ciego de Avila about to win Cuba´s National Series of baseball

Ciego de Avila reached their third win of the final play off and now appears within walking distance of Cuban baseball title when beating 6-5 Pinar del Rio in match held at Capitan San Luis stadium in this city.

April 8 , 2016
Fidel Castro pays tribute to Vilma Espín

Cuban leader Fidel Castro attended an event honoring revolutionary heroine Vilma Espín, yesterday April 7, according to a Cuba television report.

April 4 , 2016
Cuban Children and Youth Mark Anniversaries of their Organizations

Elementary school children and youths today celebrate the 55th birthday of the Jose Marti Pioneer Children organization and the 54 anniversary of the Young Communist League as they commit themselves to their academic duties and the support of the Cuban Revolution.

March 29 , 2016
Scientific-productive poles to contribute to Cuban development

The revival of scientific-productive poles of the country is a contribution to national socio-economic development, said in this city Miguel Diaz-Canel, first vice president of the council of State and Ministers.

March 25 , 2016
The Rolling Stones arrive in Cuba

“It’s a pleasure to be in Cuba, we are going to perform a special show for Cubans,” said Mick Jagger, the legendary leader of the Rolling Stones, on landing yesterday afternoon at the José Martí International Airport along with his fellow band mates Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood.

March 24 , 2016
Half a million infants to receive polio vaccine in upcoming campaign

Since February 26, 1962, to date, 85 million doses of polio vaccine have been administered in Cuba, making the country the first in Latin America to eradicate this devastating childhood disease

March 23 , 2016
President Obama concludes official visit to Cuba

The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, set off from Havana’s José Martí International Airport aboard the Air Force One plane this Tuesday afternoon, bringing his official visit to Cuba, which began on Sunday March 20, to an end.

March 22 , 2016
Cuba and the U.S. Sign Memorandum on Agriculture

A memorandum of understanding was signed on Monday in this capital by agricultural authorities of Cuba and the United States -Gustavo Rodriguez and Thomas Vilsack, minister and secretary of the Department of Agriculture, respectively-, in one of the activities of the program of the official visit to the island of U.S. President Barack Obama.

March 22 , 2016
President Barack Obama addresses the Cuban people

The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, addressed members of Cuba’s civil society during a speech at the Alicia Alonso Grand Theatre of Havana, as part of the activities on the final day of his official visit to the island, the first by a serving U.S. president in 88 years.

March 22 , 2016
The best way to help Cuba is to lift the blockade

One of the ways to help Cubans is for Congress to lift the “embargo” (blockade) once and for all, stated the President of the United States of America Barack Obama, speaking to U.S. business representatives and members of the Cuban sate and private sector participating in a Business Forum held in Old Havana’s Antiguo Almacén

March 22 , 2016
History to be made: Cuba against Tampa Bay Rays

The Cuban national baseball team will play an exhibition game today against the Major League Baseball squad Tampa Bay Rays at the iconic Latinoamericano Stadium in Havana city, with the presence of US President Barack Obama.

March 21 , 2016
Michelle Obama learns about Cuban education system

  US First Lady Michelle Obama had a meeting this Monday morning with 10 young Cuban students where she learnt about educational experiences in Cuba, as part of the official visit to Cuba of President Barack Obama.

March 21 , 2016
Obama pays homage to Cuban National Hero

              US President Barack Obama paid homage to the Cuban National Hero, Jose Marti, this morning accompanied by the Cuban Vice-President Salvador Valdes Mesa As part of his official visit to Cuba, Obama laid a floral wreath at the base of the monument of Marti, at the Havana´s Revolution

March 21 , 2016
Raul Castro receives Barack Obama

Cuban President Raul Castro officially received his US counterpart Barack Obama at the Revolution Palace in Havana and both leaders are holding talks now.

March 21 , 2016
President Obama on official visit to Cuba

United States President Barack H. Obama arrived in Havana yesterday afternoon, March 20, to undertake an official visit to the country, accompanied by his spouse Michelle, his daughters Malia and Sasha, and his mother-in-law, as well as several members of his cabinet and Congress.

March 21 , 2016
President Obama in Havana’s Plaza de Armas

As part of his tour of Havana’s central historic district, Obama and his family visited the Plaza de Armas, one of the first squares built in the Spanish villa of San Cristóbal de La Habana. Accompanying the President is City Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler, who described the adjacent Castillo de la Real Fuerza, where the

March 18 , 2016
Víctor Mesa will lead Cuban team against Tampa Bay Rays

The Cuban Baseball Federation has announced that Víctor Mesa Martínez will lead the national team this coming March 22 against the Tampa Bay Rays from the U.S. major leagues.

March 18 , 2016
Nicolás Maduro Moros arrives in Cuba

Compañero Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, arrived in Cuba today, March 18, on an official visit to the island.

March 18 , 2016
First Cuba-U.S.A. Direct Mail Service Flight in Decades Lands in Havana

Cuba and the United States reestablished direct mail service with the arrival of the inaugural flight that landed on Wednesday at Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport from the U.S. city of Miami.

March 18 , 2016
The blockade continues intact, assures Bruno Rodríguez

On March 15, the Departments of the Treasury and of Commerce issued new regulations that modify the implementation of some aspects of the US blockade against Cuba.

February 8 , 2016
Pope Francis and Orthodox Patriarch Kirill will meet in Havana

Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, will meet February 12 in Havana during a brief stop-over by the Holy Father in his route to an official visit t Mexico.

February 4 , 2016
US and Cuban pediatricians exchange experiences

Pediatricians from the Children´s Hospital in the US state of Colorado arrive in Havana to exchange professional experiences with their Cuban colleagues in the area of attention to the newborn.

February 4 , 2016
Cuba develops biopharmaceuticals to treat cancer

Cuba currently has a total of 28 drugs registered, or in various stages of investigation, for the treatment of cancer, which include therapeutic vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, interferons and peptides, developed in different scientific institutions linked to the country’s biotechnology sector.

February 3 , 2016
Raul Meets in Paris with UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova

The President of the Cuban councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raul Castro, and the Director General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, held a meeting on Tuesday at the headquarters of the organization in Paris.

February 2 , 2016
France and Cuba Reaffirm Willingness to Strengthen Bilateral Relation

President Francois Hollande (France) and Raul Castro (Cuba) reaffirmed today the willingness to strengthen the bilateral relations.

February 1 , 2016
Raúl received with official ceremony in Paris

Cuban President Raúl Castro was received this morning, February 1, with an official ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, thus beginning his two-day state visit to the country. During the event, with French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Ségolne Royal in attendance, a floral wreath was laid at the tomb of

January 29 , 2016
Cuba: International Triathlon Competition in February

More than 350 athletes of 25 countries will take part in the 2nd International Triathlon of Havana, scheduled for the February 13th and 14th, said the Cuban commissioner of the discipline, Alejandro Puerto.

January 29 , 2016
Raúl receives José Mujica

On the evening of January 28, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received former President of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay and Senator José Mujica, visiting Cuba to participate in the II International Conference “With all, and for the good of all,” accompanied by his spouse, Senator Lucía

January 20 , 2016
Cuba assumes Association of Caribbean States pro tempore presidency

Cuba assumed the pro tempore presidency of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS/AEC), previously held by Haiti, during the 21st ordinary meeting of the organization’s Council of Ministers.

January 18 , 2016
Earthquakes Shake Santiago de Cuba

It is still strong today the uneasiness among the inhabitants of this city, after several perceptible earthquakes recorded from 1:37 (local time), when it occured the first, of a 4.8 magnitude.

January 18 , 2016
Raúl meets with delegations to Colombian peace talks

President Raúl Castro Ruz held a meeting yesterday evening, January 17, with representatives from the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) delegations, participating in peace talks in Havana.

January 14 , 2016
Cuba Prioritizes Nanotechnology, Satellite Technology in 2016

Satellite technology in the exploration and use of space for peaceful purposes, and nanotechnology, will be prioritized programs this year in Cuba, Juventud Rebelde newspaper reports today.

January 14 , 2016
Work of Art by Cuban Visual Artist to be Moved to Lampedusa

The work of art ”Milagro” by Cuban artist Alexis Leyva (Kcho), gifted by President Raul Castro to Pope Francis in September, will be moved to the Italian island of Lampedusa, according to a note released today.

January 14 , 2016
Arlenis fourth in the timed trial

Cyclist Arlenis Sierra from Manzanillo, Granma province, reached the four best position in the individual timed and today was the best of her team, but she remains in the struggle for the podiums of the Third Female Tour of San Luis.

January 7 , 2016
The hottest year in Cuba since 1951

The average annual temperature in Cuba during 2015 was the highest since 1951, reaching 1.06 degrees Celsius above the historical average of 25.49°C, specialists from the Cuban Meteorology Institute’s Climate Center reported.

January 6 , 2016
Governor of Virginia Highlights Opportunities at Port of Mariel

Democrat Terry McAuliffe, governor of Virginia, highlighted on Tuesday the potential of a close working relationship between the deepwater port of his state and that of Mariel.

December 30 , 2015
UNDP supporting ecosystem conservation in Cuba

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is supporting a new project to protect and conserve endangered mountain ecosystems and biodiversity in the island’s eastern-most region.

December 30 , 2015
Growth of Cuban Economy in 2015 Considered Satisfactory

The Cuban Minister for Treasury and Finance, Marino Murillo, considered the growth of four percent of the Cuban economy as satisfactory, regarding the current world behavior.

December 30 , 2015
Raul Attends Cuban Parliament Session

Army General Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC) and President of the councils of State and Ministers, attends in Havana the sixth regular session of the Eighth Legislature of the National Assembly of the People’s Power.

December 29 , 2015
Cuban President Raúl Castro Presides over Meeting of Communist Party’s Central Committee

Cuban President Raúl Castro presided over the 12th Meeting of the Cuban Communist Party’s Central Committee, which debated a proposal to conceptualize the development of Cuba’s socialist economic and social model, and reviewed fulfillment with the work plan agreed upon at the 1st PCC National Conference.

December 28 , 2015
Cuban social programs will continue to benefit of collaboration

Cuba will continue making possible the cooperation of international organizations and foreign governments towards priority sectors of the country such as food, energy, hydraulics, sanitation, public health and education.

December 26 , 2015
Major League request permission from U.S. government to sign Cuban players

Major League Baseball is asking the U.S. government for special permission to sign players in Cuba, handing the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama the opportunity to try some baseball diplomacy. The U.S. blockade prevents MLB from establishing any agreement that would generate any money for the Cuban government, but the White House says that

December 26 , 2015
Economic and social issues to mark debates

The implementation of Resolution no.17 linking wages to results, the participation of the youth in the non-state sector and current state of the country’s Foreign Investment Law, feature among topics that will mark debates by the permanent work commissions of the National Assembly of People’s Power prior to the Sixth Period of Ordinary Sessions of

December 24 , 2015
Cuba Closes 2015 with Rock-Bottom Figures for Infant Mortality

                For the sixth consecutive year, Cuba is expected to close 2015 with an infant mortality rate below five per one thousand live births.

December 24 , 2015
An evening of awards, dreams and new efforts for 2016

Havana’s Convention Center played host to the awards ceremony for the best athletes of 2015 this Wednesday, December 23. Gymnast Manrique Larduet was presented with the award for best male athlete by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and first vice president of

April 7 , 2015
Cuban Federation Confirms Contract of Yulieski Gourriel Canceled

The Cuban Baseball Federation today confirmed the cancellation of the contract with the Central Yulieski Gurriel Professional Baseball in Japan for the 2015 season.

April 6 , 2015
Midterm elections to take place April 19

The guarantee of equality of conditions for the circulation of the biographies of candidates to the Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power is one of the features of the Cuban electoral process, with partial elections taking place across the country on April 19.

February 26 , 2015
Cuban Delegation Arrives in Washington for Second Round of Talks

A Cuban delegation, headed by Josefina Vidal, Director of the United States Division of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, arrived in Washington for the second round of talks between Cuba and the US.

February 26 , 2015
Cuban Journalists Travel to US to Cover Talks

A Cuban press delegation arrived at midnight in Washington DC to cover the second round of talks between the governments of Cuba and the US on the restoration of diplomatic relations.

February 9 , 2015
Havana ready for its International Book Fair

            A total of 27 titles on India and it’s literature will be presented at the 24th edition of the Havana International Book Fair 2015, which will be inaugurated on February 12 at the Fortress of San Carlos de la Cabaña and conclude on the 22nd of this month, after

February 9 , 2015
Cuban Baseball Team Wins Caribbean Series

Cuba made history in San Juan-2015 Caribbean Baseball Series, in Puerto Rico, by beating 3-2 on Sunday the Culiacan Tomateros (Mexico) to win its eighth crown in these contests.

February 3 , 2015
Book by Gerardo Hernandez, one of The Five, Presented in Havana

The book entitled Dibujos de Gerardo Hernandez: Humor desde mi pluma (“Drawings by Gerardo Hernandez: Humor from my Pen,”) which includes drawings and documents related to the case of the five Cuban antiterrorist heroes unfairly condemned in the United States in 2001, was presented on Monday in this capital.

February 3 , 2015
Pinar del Rio Loses First Game of Caribbean Series to Mexican Team

Cuban national champion Vegueros de Pinar del Rio lost their opening game against Mexico´s Tomateros de Culiacan 1-2 in the Caribbean Series underway in the Puerto Rican city of San Juan.

February 2 , 2015
World Federation of Public Health Associations Will Meet in Cuba

The meeting of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA), to be held in April in this city, intends implementing a Regional Network of National Associations of Public Health (ANSP by its Spanish acronym) of the Americas.

February 2 , 2015
Large Denomination Bills Begin to Circulate in Cuba

The Cuban largest denomination bills, of 200, 500 and 1000 Cuban pesos began circulating on Sunday in the country, in order to facilitate transactions in that currency (CUP) in dollar stores (TRD) as announced by the Central Bank of Cuba (BCC).

January 29 , 2015
Cuban Ballet School named Fernando Alonso

The famous Cuban National Ballet School has been named after late Cuban pedagogue, ballet teacher and dancer, Fernando Alonso, known around the world as the Father of Cuban Ballet.

January 29 , 2015
Raul Castro Delivers Speech at CELAC Summit

Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a speech on January 28, 2015 during the Third Summit of the Community of Latina American and caribbean States, in Costa Rica. Cuban News Agency now offers its readers the full text of his speech:

January 28 , 2015
Fidel Castro Meets Brazilian Scholar Frei Betto

Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro met on Tuesday evening with outstanding Brazilian scholar Frei Betto.

January 27 , 2015
Fidel Castro Sends Message to University Students

Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro sent the Cuban university students a message stressing the development of the country´s education over the past 56 years.

January 22 , 2015
Trout Fishing May Be Good For Boosting Cuban Tourism

After winning a major Cuban trout fishing tournament, connoisseurs of the discipline highlighted, in this eastern city, the potential the country has to increase tourist arrivals interested in this recreational practice.

January 21 , 2015
Cuba-U.S.A. Rounds of Talks to Begin on Wednesday

With talks on the migratory issue, the rounds of talks between delegations of Cuba and the United States begin on Wednesday in this capital, which on Thursday will tackle the process of reestablishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries and other bilateral matters.

January 20 , 2015
The Cuban Five discuss their release and return to Cuba

During the first of a series of interviews with protagonists of Cuban history on the “Roundtable” television program to be aired monthly, the anti-terrorist fighters Gerardo Hernández, Antonio Guerrero and Ramón Labañino recalled the moment of their release from U.S. prisons and their return to Cuba. The three Cubans, who returned to their native country

January 20 , 2015
Cuban Foreign Minister receives U.S. Congressional delegation

Yesterday afternoon, January 19, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, received Senators Patrick Leahy (Vermont), Richard Durbin (Illinois), Sheldon Whitehouse (Rhode Island) and Debbie Stabenow (Michigan), and Representatives Christopher van Hollen (Maryland) and Peter Welch (Vermont), all members of the Democratic Party. Topics of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting, with the participation of

January 19 , 2015
Omara Portuondo Gives Concert to Launch CD Black magic

The concert given this Sunday by Omara Portuondo and pianist Roberto Fonseca at Mella Theater in this city to present the album Black Magic was unique and mysterious, huge in sound and call.

January 19 , 2015
Fidel Castro Sends Wreath to Funeral Service for Outstanding Cuban Professor

A wreath sent by Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro accompanied the funeral services for professor Leonela Inez Relys Diaz, founder of the Cuban Yes, I Can, literacy methodology, who died from Cancer on Saturday and was buried at Havana´s Colon cemetery.

January 15 , 2015
Pedagogy Congress Hosts Forum for Peace

HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 15 (acn) The upcoming Pedagogy 2015 Congress to take place January 26-30 in Havana, will include the forum entitled Latin America and Caribbean, a Peace Zone, which will focus on post-conflict education.

January 13 , 2015
Ecological Refrigerator Installed in Mariel Development Zone

HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 12 (acn) Cuba installed a modern refrigerator in the Special Development Zone Mariel (ZEDM) that uses ammonia gas as a natural and environmentally friendly refrigerant that does not damage the ozone layer and does not contribute to global warming.

January 7 , 2015
Cuba to Develop Software to Detect and Treat Ataxias

The processing group of biomedical data at Oscar Lucero Moya University, in Holguin, is working to develop a software that facilitates the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of patients with hereditary ataxias.

January 6 , 2015
Cuban Writer Awarded in Spanish Railway Contest

The Cuban poet and storyteller Maria de las Nieves Morales was awarded in the XXXVII Antonio Machado Conest summoned by the Spanish Railway Foundation, said Odalys Leyva, promoter of the project “Décima al Filo”.