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20 September, 2016 Cuba and Japan Sign Debt Reorganization

Havana, Cuba.- Cuba and Japan signed an agreement today to reorganize their debits in the medium and long terms, as part of the process to reorganize the debs with the Ad Hoc Group of creditor countries in the Paris Club. A report by the newspaper Granma highlighted that the document was signed during a meeting […]

20 September, 2016 President Raul Castro Meets Iranian Head of State

Havana, Cuba.-President Raul Castro met his peer from the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, who began an official visit to Cuba to strengthen relations between the two countries. After the official ceremony held yesterday, the two heads of State presided over the signing of an important agreement on health, research, education, medicine and medical […]

20 September, 2016 US Blockade Against Cuba without Significant Changes

Havana, cUBA.-The U.S. blockade against Cuba has undergone several amendments, which although positive are still insufficient. President Barack Obama acknowledged the failure of the U.S. policy toward Cuba during his December 17th, 2014 address and pledged to engage in a debate with the Congress to lift the blockade. According to a report by the Cuban […]

19 September, 2016 Iranian President Begins Visit to Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, begins an official visit to Cuba today after participating at the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Venezuela this weekend. According to a note from the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the head of State of the Islamic country will meet in Havana with President, Raul Castro, among […]

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 Body of Law on Blockade against Cuba Still Unchanged

Havana, Cuba.-Measures and regulations that make the economic, financial and commercial blockade of the US against Cuba a body of law remain valid today despite the provisions of President Barack Obama. Since 17 December 2014, the US president has issued repeated calls on Congress to lift the blockade, which is applied against the Caribbean country […]

13 September, 2016 Cuba and the US Exchange Views on Intellectual Property

Havana, Cuba.-Delegations from Cuba and the United States discussed here last week on issues of Intellectual Property, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). A newsletter of the MFA indicates that on Thursday and Friday a US delegation led by Daiel Martí, coordinator of the Executive Office of the President Barack Obama met, among others, […]

12 September, 2016 Cuba to Celebrate International Day of Protection of the Ozone Layer

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba will celebrate the World Day of Protection of the Ozone Layer next Friday at the Jose Marti Memorial, it was known here today. According with a report by The Technical Office of the Ozone Layer (OTOZ), Doctor in Sciences Nelson Espinosa will offer elements on the progress and the fulfilment of the Protocol […]

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 […]

7 September, 2016 Cuba Summons International Convention on Innovative University

Varadero, Cuba.-Directives and professionals of business science will debate here on problems and solutions in the business world, at the Scientific Ijnternational Convention Integrated and Innovative (CIUM), according to a summons published here. Organized by the center of High Studies of the western province of Matanzas, the event will be held from April10 thru 14, […]

6 September, 2016 Cuba, ACS Talk on Regional Confrontation to Climate Change

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) talked here about the implementation of the Regional Program for the confrontation to Climate Change in the 2016-2018 period, an issue of vital importance today for the development of the area. Resulting of what was agreed during the 7th Summit of the body, held in June […]

2 September, 2016 Cuba Seeks Energy Independence

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba has included increasing energy independence among its immediate objectives, as well as decreasing costs in this sector and increasing supply security, authorities in the island said today. Energy and Mining Ministry Director for Renewable Energy Rosell Guerra added that there was a coherent policy in this regard. Guerra welcomed businesspeople from 14 Latin […]

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 […]