Fidel Castro Meets with the Cuban Five (+photos)

Granma newspaper published on Monday photos of a meeting on February 28 of Revolution leader Fidel Castro with the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters and an article describing the occasion written by Fidel.

In the pictures, Fidel appears at his home accompanied by his wife Dalia Soto del Valle, along with Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Rene Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero and Fernando Gonzalez, who were recently awarded the medal of Heroes of the Republic of Cuba by President Raul Castro. »

Tabare Vazquez Swears in as President of Uruguay

Oncologist doctor Tabaré Vázquez, who ruled Uruguay from 2005 to 2010, today vowed his second presidential term.  »

Council of Ministers Discusses Exports of Cuban Services

Cuba Council of Ministers, headed by President Raul Castro, debated about the export of Cuban services involving commitments with foreign governments, headlined the local media.  »

Candidate Nomination Process Starts in Cuba

The process to nominee candidates for delegates of the People’s Power begins today in Cuba, as a prior step for the April partial elections.  »

Cuba and Norway’s Working Movements United

Seven members of the National Confederation of Workers of Norway (LO) paid a visit to Sancti Spiritus in order to strengthen the already existing relation between that organization and the Cuban Workers’ Union (CTC).  »

Cuban Vice-President Highlights Role of Community Work

Cuban First Vice-President Miguel Diaz Canel stressed the significance of community work amidst current transformations, in which the human beings must be the protagonist of every action.  »

International Book Fair Havana Chapter Concluded

The 24th International Book Fair closed doors in Havana on Sunday after 10 successful days of visits by local and foreign readers interested in the large literary offer.  »

Cuban Support to Africa Highlighted in Brussels

Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, secretary general of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP), praised Cuba support to African nations.  »


Cuban Five Awarded Title of Heroes of the Republic of Cuba

The Cuban Five were awarded the Heroes of the Republic of Cuba Order by Cuba President Raul Castro, in a meeting held February 24th, at Havana’s Convention Center.  »

Frederich Cepeda on the Caribbean Series: the True Hero was the Team

Sancti Spiritus star outfielder Frederich Cepeda was interviewed by Escambray upon his return from the Caribbean Series. »

Neydis Mesa Santander: a Potter of Lineage

Neydis Mesa (Coki), the only woman of the Santander family who chose to dedicate herself to the pottery business.