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Over 29,000 Voting Stations Ready for Cuba's General Elections

By Luis Chirino
CUBA, August 25, 2012.- Over 29,000 voting stations will operate next October 21st during the election of delegates to municipal assemblies throughout Cuba. More...

Elected New Vice President of Parliament        

HAVANA, July 23, 2012.- Member of Parliament Ana María Mari Machado was elected today for the post of Vice President of the National Assembly of the People´s Power of Cuba (Parliament) in the wake of approval of the release because of illness of Jaime Crombet from the post. More...

Cuban Deputies View Parliamentary Sessions as Productive

HAVANA, Jul 23, 2012.- Cuban deputies viewed the previous sessions of the 9th Ordinary Session Period of the National Assembly (Parliament) as very productive today, after debating many economic and social topics. More...

Cuban Parliament Analyzes Economic, Social Issues in Plenary Session                           

HAVANA, July 23, 2012.- Cuban Parliament will begin today its 9th Ordinary Period of Sessions focused on important economic and social issues such as the country's new tax system bill. More...

FAO Extols Cuban Food Security Achievements    

HAVANA, June 28, 2012.- The UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) extolled Cuba's work in food security and the improvements in its population´s nutritional levels. More...

PAHO: Cuba Provides Universal Access to Antirretroviral Treatment for HIV Patients

WASHINGTON D.C., June 28, 2012.-  Cuba is among the Latin American countries that have made major progress in expanding the availability of antirretroviral treatment (ART) for people with HIV, saving the lives of thousands and preventing new infections, according to a report by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) published this week. More...

Cuban Penitentiary System Arouses Jurists' Interest

Havana, May 24, 2012.- Achievements and perspectives of the Cuban penitentiary system aroused interest of experts from over 14 nations attending the 6th International Justice and Law Meeting, which enters second day on Thursday. More...

Cuba is Safest Country of the Region

HAVANA,  May 24, 2012.-  Cuba has great achievements in the reduction of criminality and it is the safest country in the region, asserted Elías Carranza, Director of the Latin American Institute for the Prevention of Crimes and the Treatment of Offenders. More...

Cuba, the Best Latin American Country to Raise a Child

UNITED KINGDOM, May 9, 2012.- Cuba has the first place among the Latin American region among the countries with the best conditions to raise a child, followed by Argentine and Uruguay, according to a report by non-governmental organization Save the Children. More...

The New York Times Acknowledges Cuba as Key Element to Stop Cholera in Haiti

UNITED STATES, April 1st, 2012.- An extense report by The New York Times on the health situation in Haiti recognizes that Cuba´s actions were key to detect the first cases of cholera and essential for the treatment of the epidemic that has killed more than  7 050 Haitians in 17 months. More...

President Raúl Castro Meets with OMS Director General

HAVANA, March 31, 2012.- Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, met this afternoon, Friday, March 30th, with Dr. Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization, who´s visitig our country. More...

Marino Murillo: “There won´t be changes in the political model of Cuba”

HAVANA, March 27, 2012.- “There won´t be political changes in Cuba, but we´ll update all what is necessary within the economical model”, expressed Marino Murillo, Vice President of the Council of Ministers, who offered a press conference at National Hotel, with journalists accredited for the visit by Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba. More...

Concert for Love, at Pabellón Cuba

HAVANA,  February 10, 2012.- This Friday, February 10th, at Pabellón Cuba, a concert to cdlebrate San Valentine´s Day  will be celebrated with the participation of singers Raúl Torres, Adrián Berazaín, Fernando Bécquer  and other invitees. More...

Diplomatic Corps in Havana Meet with the International Book Fair Organizing Committee

HAVANA, February 8, 2012.- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a meeting between Latin American and Caribbean representatives of the Diplomatic Corps accredited in Havana and the Organizing Committee of the International Book Fair. More...

Cuba: Infant Mortality at 4,9 in 2011

HAVANA, JAnuary 4, 2012.- For the fourth consecutive year, Cuba maintained its infant mortality rate under 5.0 as it finished 2011 with 4.9 deaths of infants under one year old per 1,000 live births. More...

Barbadian newspaper reiterates importance of the upcoming International Book Fair of Havana will be dedicated to the cultures of the Caribbean

BARBADOS, 15 de diciembre de 2011.- A major barbadian newspaper today reprinted the news in the evening which was organized by the Embassy of Cuba, took place on 13 to celebrate the day CUBA / CARICOM. Más...

Alternative Media Influence in the Denounciation of the Cuban Five  Case

HAVANA, November 30, 2011.- A call for solidarity was made by Olga Salanueva, wife of René González, to the participants to the International Workshop  on Alternative Media and Social Networks. Salanueva also urged to use this platforms to increase the denounciations of Cuba against the unjust sentences imposed to the Cuban Five in the United States. More...

Debates Continue at International Workshop

HAVANA, November 30, 2011.- The International Workshop on alternative media and social networks, inaugurated yesterday at the Conventions Palace in Havana, continued with debates this morning with the analysis of the impact this alternative media have on public opinion and international politics. More...

Deputy Foreign Minister Inaugurates International Workshop

HAVANA, November 30, 2011.- The International Workshop “Alternative Media and Social Networks, new sceneries of the political communication online” was inaugurated yesterday morning  at the Conventions Palace by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ana Teresita González Fraga who urged participants to debate on the role of the political communication in today´s new sceneries. More...

International Workshop on Alternative Media and Social Networks to be Held in Havana

HAVANA, November 28, 2011.- The International Workshop “Alternative Media and Social Networks, new sceneries of the political communication online”  will be celebrated next November 29-30, in the Conventions Palace in Havana. More...

United Nations Extols Human Developmnet Index Results in Cuba     

HAVANA, October 1st, 2011.- UN Assistant Secretary Khalid Malik highlighted Cuba's performance regarding the Human Development Index, which measures three basic aspects--health, knowledge and income. More...

Cuban Embassies Open Book of Condolence for Deceased Armed Forces Minister

CUBA, September 5, 2011.- The Cuban embassies in China, Angola and Spain opened books of condolence for the recent death of Armed Forces Minister, Army Corps General Julio Casas Regueiro. More...

Cuba Develops World’s First Therapeutic Vaccine against Lung Cancer

CUBA, September 8th, 2011.- Cuba has registered the world’s first therapeutic vaccine against advanced lung cancer. Successful clinical tests have proven the efficacy of the vaccine, which will be marketed on the island under the name Cimavax-EGF. More...

Cuban Children’s Medical Care Ranks 8th Worldwide and 1st in Latin America

CUBA, September 7, 2011.- According to reports by the Save the Children organization, Cuba is number one in all of Latin America in terms of pediatrics and number eight world-wide in children’s medical care. More...

Minister of Revolutionary Armed Forces Passed Away in Havana

CUBA, September 3, 2011.- Army Corps General Julio Casas Regueiro, Vice President of the Cuban Council of State and minister of Cuba’s Revolutionary Armed Forces, died on Saturday in Havana from a heart attack, the Political Bureau of Cuba’s Communist Party announced in an official note. More...

Over 4 500 Cuban Children Benefited by Cardiovascular Program

CUBA, August 29, 2011.-  More than 4 500 Cuban children have been successfully treated at the Havana-based William Soler Cardiovascular Hospital, since the National Heart Rehabilitation Program kicked off in 1992. More...

Experts Foresee Climate Change Risks for Cuba

CUBA, August 29, 2011.- Part of the Cuban surface (2,32 percent) could be covered by water by 2050 as a consequence of climate change, a report published by Granma newspaper reveals. More...

Cuban Women: An Essential Part of the Cuban Revolution

CUBA, 23 August 2011.- On August 23, 1960 during the keynote at the creation of the Federation of Cuban Women, former President Fidel Castro called women an army at the service of the Revolution. He said that when women and men fought together, the country became invincible. Half a century later, these words are very much present in Cuba's life. More...

Raul Attends Gala to Mark 50th Anniversary of the UNEAC

CUBA, 21 August 2011.- Writer Miguel Barnet, President of the Association of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) spoke briefly at Havana's Grand Theater about the half a century of existence of this organization, while addressing participants in the commemorative gala held on the occasion on Saturday night, which was attended by President Raul Castro. More...

Former Ambassador of the GDR Presents Book on Cuba

CUBA, 21 August 2011.- Former Ambassador of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) in Cuba, Heinz Langer  presented in Berlin his book "Slowly but surely", and predicts positive prospects for socialism in the island, reported PL. More...

Cuban Women Increase Active Role in Society

CUBA, 19 August 2011.- Women continue to increase their vital role in the Cuban society and they currently represent 47.3% of the active labor force of the country, said on Thursday Teresa Hernandez, a member of the National Secretariat of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC). More...

President of Artists Union Affirms Socialism is Guarantee of Unity of Artists and Intellectuals

CUBA, 19 August 2011.- Miguel Barnet, the President of UNEAC (the National Union of Cuban Writers and Artists), said that his organization would not exist if it were not for a socialist state , while speaking on the Round Table television show. More...

New Cuban Pentavalent Vaccine Begins Application

CUBA, 18 August 2011.- The newest formula of the Cuban pentavalent vaccine Heberpenta, which combines all the components in only one vial and was registered in 2010, has begun to be applied in Cuba , Dr. Eduardo Martínez Díaz, head of Technological Development and the Center of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) told Granma newspaper. More...

Esteban Lazo Attends Baracoa's 500th Anniversary

CUBA, August 17, 2011.- Cuban Vice President, Esteban Lazo, attended on Monday the main celebration for the 500th anniversary of the founding of Baracoa, the first Cuban village. More...

 

 

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