Cuban Council of Ministers Analyzes Economic Sphere

Cuba President Raul Castro chaired a meeting of the Cuban Council of Ministers aimed at the analysis of the economic sector’s performance during the first half of the year, as well as its prospects for the rest of 2016. Such economic results will be submitted to the Cuban Parliament during its upcoming session next month.

During the meeting, Economy and Planning minister Marino Murillo explained that despite current limitations, all activities that keep the vitality of the country have been guaranteed, particularly those generating revenues and replacing imports. »

Cuba-US Cultural Festival to Be Held in Harlem and Havana

Music, visual and performing arts are part of the Harlem/Havana Music and Cultural Festival, the first cultural exchange between Havana and New York  »

Cuba President Awarded Honorary Prize in Panama

The title of Doctor Honoris Causa awarded by the University of Panama to the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, Raúl Cas­tro Ruz, was presented on June 27, in a moving ceremony held at the higher education institution  »

Finnish Secretary of State Pays Official Visit to Cuba

Secretary of State at Finland’s Foreign Ministry Peter Stenlund is paying a working visit to Cuba. The visiting Finnish diplomat will hold official talks with local authorities, among other activities  »

Cuba First Vice President Meets with FM of Portugal

Miguel Diaz-Canel, first vice-president of the Councils of State and Ministers, received on Monday afternoon His Excellency Mr. Augusto Ernesto Santos, minister of Foreign Affairs of the Portuguese Republic, who is on an official visit to Cuba  »

Cuban Gymnasts Win Bronze Medals in World Challenge Cup

Cuban gymnasts Manrique Larduet and Randy Leru won bronze medals in the finals of parallel and horizontal bars, respectively, in the final day of the 2016 World Challenge Cup in Anadia, Portugal  »

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Indo-Greek City in Pakistan

Italian and Pakistani archaeologists have discovered large layers of an Indo-Greek city with weapons, coins and pottery forms, in Barikot, Pakistan, according to a Dawn report  »

Spanish Socialist Party Placed Second behind PP

The Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) on Monday ruled out supporting a hypothetical government led by Mariano Rajoy, who was reinforced in Sunday’s general elections, although he did not win a majority to rule alone  »


Sancti Spiritus Venue of 26th of July Major Commemoration

The residents of Sancti Spiritus gathered at the local Serafin Sánchez Park carrying Cuban and 26th of July flags to celebrate the announcement  »

Sancti Spiritus’s Provincial Hospital undergoes Major Refurbishment

Sancti Spiritus’s Provincial Hospital undergoes Major Refurbishment (Photo: Escambray)Nearly 25 million pesos have been so far invested in the Camilo Cienfuegos Provincial Hospital of Sancti Spiritus, as part of the restoration program started there in 2005 »

I’ve Spent Four Wonderful Years in Cuba, Says English Ambassador (+photos)

British Ambassador to Cuba, Tim Cole, visited the headquarters of Escambray newspaper, where he met with the staff »

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