Escambray

July, 2014

  • 23 July

    Raul Castro Welcomes Chinese President

    Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed this Tuesday his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, who currently pays an official visit to the island. The fraternal exchange was expression of the excellent state of bilateral relations, and of the brotherhood between the people and governments of China and Cuba. Fidel Castro Holds Fraternal …»

  • 21 July

    China President Xi Jinping Begins Official Visit to Cuba

    The President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, arrived in Cuba this Monday night, on an official visit, in the last stop of his second tour of Latin America and the Caribbean that included Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela. He was welcomed at Havana’s José Martí International Airport by …»

  • 7 July

    Chinese President Visit to Cuba Announced

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela and Cuba, starting in mid July, was announced officially in Beijing on Monday.»

June, 2014

  • 17 June

    Raul Castro Back in Cuba from Bolivia G77 Summit

    President Raul Castro returned to Cuba after two working days at the Special Summit of the Group of 77 (G-77) plus China held in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. The statesman also participated in the Plurinational Social Meeting of Peoples, held at the Tahuichi Aguilera Stadium of that Bolivian …»

  • 12 June

    Sao Paulo Zero Hour: 2014 World Cup Brazil

    With a backdrop of last-minute tensions and a gorgeous stadium still undergoing its final touches, Sao Paulo is inscribing its name today in soccer history, with the honor of opening a World Cup still full of unknowns. The trend of social protest and more than a few organizational problems in …»

  • 11 June

    Cuban Anti-Terrorist Fighters Insist on Solution for The Five Case

    Cuban antiterrorist fighters René González and Fernando González reiterated the request made to the US government to stop injustice against the three fellow comrades who are still held in federal prisons. They were both the main participants in the Washington-La Habana video-conference held at the Ministry of Foreign Relations, within …»

  • 5 June

    Sancti Spiritus Identity in Gala for Anniversary of the Village (+ photos)

    The show took place on Tuesday, June 3rd, at the local Revolution Square.  »

  • 4 June

    Cuban Eugenio George Honored by FIVB

    The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) paid tribute today to recently deceased Cuban coach Eugenio George, recognized as the creator of Total Volleyball.»

  • 3 June

    Celebration of Half a Millenium Kicks off in Sancti Spiritus, Central Cuba

    With the official acknowledgement of Pueblo Viejo as the foundation site of Sancti Spiritus, the opening of several constructive works, and the protagonism of Plastic Arts among the cultural proposals, the celebrations for the 500th anniversary start in the 4th Cuban village until upcoming June 8th. Cuba: Tourism Works Boosted …»

May, 2014

  • 29 May

    Japanese Baseball: Cepeda Hits First Grand Slam, Yulieski Departs

    Two great athletes from the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus grab headlines in the baseball world: Frederich Cepeda shot his first grand slam in the Nippon Professional Baseball, and Yulieski Gourriel is scheduled to travel today to Japan to start playing with the Yokohama Dena Baystars. Sancti Spiritus Yulieski …»