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Overwhelming Majority of UN Members Reject U.S. Blockade of Cuba

The vast majority of the international community, represented at the UN General Assembly, voted Wednesday in favor of a resolution, urging the U.S. government to repeal its nearly six decades-old blockade policy towards Cuba.

A total of 191 out of the 193-member Assembly voted in favor of UN resolution entitled ‘Necessity of Ending the Economic, Financial and Commercial Embargo Imposed by the United States of America against Cuba.’  As announced minutes before the vote, the United States and Israel abstained.


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President of the Republic of Portugal to Arrive in Cuba

The President of the Republic of Portugal, His Excellency Marcelo Re­belo de Sousa, will arrive to Cuba today, October 25, on an official visit to the island

Cuba, U.S. Sign Agreement for Cancer Research

The agreement, signed by Dr. Ro­berto Morales Ojeda, Cuban minister of Public Health, and Sylvia Burwell, U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services, is aimed at implementing collaboration projects

Sancti Spiritus: Investment in Tuinucu to Improve Electricity Transmission

The investment, which amounts to 7 million pesos including both civil construction and equipment, is schedulled to be concluded next year

Cuban Sport Affected by Negative Effects of US Blockade

The acquisition of sports equipment and uniforms for athletes at high prices in third countries is among the damages suffered by Cuban sport because of the US blockade

Cuba Hosts First Regional Meeting for Arboviruses Control

The First Regional Meeting for the strategy of surveillance and control of arboviruses started today in Havana with the attendance of health ministers, specialists from most countries of the Americas and their European colleagues

Hillary Clinton Wins Third US Presidential Debate

A survey by the CNN news network recognized the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as the winner of the third debate held last night in Las Vegas, with 52 percent of the votes of the electors

Cuba Recalls Popular Premiere of National Anthem

The inhabitants of Bayamo, eastern Cuba, will hold a political and cultural ceremony to mark the 148th anniversary of the first time the Cuban national anthem was sung in public


Cuban President Tours Eastern Maisi to Check Recovery Actions

Cuban President Raul Castro assessed the damage inflicted by hurricane Matthew in the easternmost zones of Cuba and said that it’s now crucial to exactly and rapidly identify the damage to know what do in each area

Self-Employed Workers Get Trained at Tourism School in Trinidad

Self-employed workers are trained in different courses offered by the Hotel and Tourism School of Trinidad, in Sancti Spiritus

Cuba Pays Tribute to Victims of Barbados Terrorist Crime

Like every year, Cubans remember the victims of the terrorist attack on a Cubana de Aviacion plane, by which  73 innocent people were killed