Escambray

May, 2012

  • 27 May

    Cuban Vice President Reiterates Commitment to Africa

    Vice president of the Cuban Council of State Esteban Lazo  attended the Global African Diaspora Summit, where he reiterated the commitment of his country to the peoples of that continent in seeking new ways of collaboration.»

  • 27 May

    Rafael Correa: Human Rights are Respected in Ecuador

    Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa, said that his country does respect human rights and this was acknowledged this week within the United Nations in Geneva.»

  • 27 May

    Bodies of Missing People Found in Sancti Spiritus

    The dead bodies of the two persons who were reported missing after trying to go through flooded rivers were found this Saturday.»

  • 27 May

    Preventive Measures, Dam Monitoring Recommended in Sancti Spiritus

    Water reservoirs continue to be constantly monitored in Sancti Spiritus in accordance with indications from the Provincial Defense Council. This body also recommended not to interrupt the adopted measures in order to prevent human or material damages.»

  • 25 May

    U.S. Academicians Back Cuba, Condemn Blockade

    Cuba was backed on Friday by the academic community meeting at the 30th Congress of Latin American Studies (LASA), as part of its actions to tackle the U.S. blockade.»

  • 25 May

    International Justice and Law Meeting Concludes in Havana

    The Sixth International Justice and Law Meeting concludes in this capital on Friday after three long days of work on the latest tendencies of the jurisprudence in the world.»

  • 25 May

    Cuba Rejects US Report on Human Rights

    The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) rejected the content of a report on human rights issued by the U.S. Department of State, for considering it a justification to maintain its anti-Cuban policy of hostility.»

  • 25 May

    Evacuation Continues in Sancti Spiritus, Central Cuba

    The evacuation of the people living downstream the Zaza dam, in the central Cuban territory of Sancti Spiritus, was started at midday this Friday. The Provincial Defence Council ordered the evacuation of the nearly 6 600 residents from Tunas de Zaza, El Médano, Siete de Noviembre and Mapos townships.»

  • 24 May

    Best of Cuban Track and Field to Compete in London Olympics

    Cuba will have a discreet delegation to the 30th Olympic Games in London, UK in 2012, but the passionate followers of the sport in the island trust the outstanding performance of athletics and boxing.»

  • 24 May

    Greater Support for Cuban Five in U.S.A.

    Academics from several countries joined today US colleagues to demand the release of the Five Cuban anti-terrorists jailed in their country and the end of the blockade on Cuba at the 30th Congress of the Association of Latin American Studies (LASA).   Gloria La Riva, president of the Free the …»