Cuba Makes Progress in Sex Reassignment Surgery

Cuban surgeons have performed 15 sex reassignment surgeries, and other transsexual people, who are assisted by a committee in compliance with international standards, are applying to that kind of procedure, an expert said on Monday.»

Goya Nomination for Cuban Gerardo Chijona

Cuban filmmaker Gerardo Chijona was happy and surprised after his nomination for the Goya Awards 2012 with his film “Boleto al Paraiso” (Ticket to Paradise), an honor he dedicated to his working team.»

Raul Castro Sees Iranian Counterpart Off

Cuba President Raul Castro saw his Iranian counterpart Doctor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad off this Thursday after the conclusion of his 24-hour official visit to the island.  On Wednesday, both leaders held official talks.»

Cuba: Iranian President Awarded Honoris Causa

President of Iran Mahmud Ahmadinejad vowed to be a good student after been awarded the Honoris Causa degree in Political Sciences at the University of Havana. This is the third stop of his Latin American tour also including Venezuela, Nicaragua and Ecuador.»

Iranian President Visits Cuba

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived on Tuesday in Cuba, where he will carry out a broad agenda for promoting bilateral relations. Ahmadinejad and his delegation were welcomed at the Jose Marti International Airport in this capital by Vice President Esteban Lazo.»