Cuba

Cuban Bishops Celebrate Pope’s Visit

The Conference of Catholic Bishops of Cuba welcomes Pope Benedict XVI, who will visit the Caribbean island on March 26-28. The institution described as good news the Pope’s visit, which has generated a particular enthusiasm in communities and catholic parishes, according to a communique published in Granma newspaper on Friday.»

Eusebio Leal Lectured at Int Habano Festival

Havana Historian Eusebio Leal said on Wednesday that the production, trade, and traditions of tobacco are part of the Cuban cultural heritage and a national legacy that remains in the preference of millions of people around the world.»

Hugo Chavez Back in Havana, Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Havana on Friday night, and was welcomed by his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro.  Chavez traveled to Cuba for medical care due to a new lesion found in the same area where a tumor was removed in June 2011.»