Cuban News Agency

January, 2015

  • 8 January

    Cuba Readies for April 19 Municipal Elections

    Provincial electoral commissions will be constituted on Thursday in solemn meetings throughout Cuba, aimed at the successful development of elections of delegates to the municipal assemblies of the People’s Power, convened for April 19. Ruben Perez, vice-president of the National Electoral Commission (CEN), told ACN that the authorities of the …»

  • 7 January

    Cuban Baseball Faces Intense Competition Year

    Cuban baseball shall have an intense competitive schedule in the international arena during 2015, specially the Caribbean Series, the Pan American Games and the Premier 12 tournament.»

  • 7 January

    Adriana and Gerardo Already Parents

    Gema Hernandez Perez, the daughter of Gerardo Hernandez (one of The Five) and Adriana Perez, was born on Tuesday in Havana at 8:30 a.m. by cesarean section, Cubadebate Web site reported.»

  • 6 January

    US Praises Cuba Fight against Drug Trafficking

    US officials acknowledged the prestige of Cuba in the fight against drug trafficking and they insisted in the need to expand cooperation accords between Washington and Havana, said the Washington Post.»

  • 6 January

    Egypt Willing to Foster Relations with Cuba

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi expressed his best wishes and congratulations to the Cuban people and his willingness to support the expansion of bilateral relations with the island.»

December, 2014

  • 31 December

    Cuba Attends Inauguration of Dilma Rousseff

    Cuban Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura is heading the delegation to the inauguration ceremony of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, to take place January 1.»

  • 31 December

    Three Million Tourists Visited Cuba in 2014

    Cuban Tourism Ministry announced that the total figure of foreign tourists to Cuba reached 3 million on December 30, standing for a 5.3 percent growth if compared to last year.»

  • 23 December

    Best Cuban Athletes Awarded

    Female judoka Idalis Ortiz and Greco-Roman style wrestler Mijaín López were awarded as the best Cuban athletes in 2014, at a gala attended by Miguel Díaz-Canel, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers.»

  • 20 December

    Raul Castro: Cuba Won’t Give up Ideals

    Raul Castro said that in the new stage of relations with the United States, Cuba will not give up the ideas for which its people have fought for over a century, shed blood and run the greatest risk.»

  • 20 December

    Cuban Five Attend Parliament Closing Session

    “The Five are already here,” said Esteban Lazo, Politburo member and president of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP by its Spanish acronym), at the start today of the closing day of the Fourth Regular Session of the Eighth Legislature.   »