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Sancti Spíritus to Hold Provincial Festival of Youth and Students

A hundred delegates from Sancti Spiritus will be participating in the Provincial Festival of Youth and Students to be held in this central Cuban territory next July. Isbel Reina Abreu, first secretary of the Youth Communist League (UJC) in the territory told Escambray about the significance of this gathering, considered as the most important step […]


Cuba Stands Firm against Trump’s Hostile Policy

Cuba has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump‘s hard line decision of hardening the blockade by reverting crucial measures taken by the previous administration of Barack Obama to engage with the island. In an official response, the Cuban Government stresses at the same time the importance of a civilized and peaceful coexistence for the benefit of […]


Lady Sancti Spiritus Turns 503

The Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, the fourth village founded in the island, is celebrating this week its 503th anniversary. For this reason a varied program of activities has been announced with the participation of professional and amateur artists from the territory. According to José Meneses, general artistic director of the program, the celebration will […]


Raul Castro Presides Over Cuba Parliament Extraordinary Session

Cuba President Raul Castro chairs today the second extraordinary session of the VIII Legislature of the National Assembly of the People’s Power (ANPP), taking place at Havana’s Convention Center. Parliamentarians will examine the documents on the Conceptualization of the Cuban Economic and Social Model of Socialist Development, and the Guidelines for Party Policy and the […]


Workers Celebration on May Day (+infographics)

More than 100 000 workers, many of them accompanied by relatives, will march on May Day along Sancti Spiritus Plaza Mayor General Serafín Sánchez Valdivia to ratify the feelings of unity of the people towards the Revolution and its leaders. According to Oslidia López Martín, a member of the Provincial Secretariat of the Workers’ Trade […]


International Love Letter Contest Winners Awarded in Sancti Spiritus (+photos)

The winners of the 17th International Love Letter Contest were announced this Saturday in Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba. This year, when 5 753 letters were recieved, the first three prizes were granted to Angélica María Herrera Guerra, from the local municipality of Cabaiguán; Odalys Leyva Rosabal, from the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas, and […]


Cuba Reiterates Call for Unity in ALBA-TCP Political Council Meeting

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez called for unity and solidarity in the face of the rapid development of recent events in the region and threats to peace in Latin America and the Caribbean. At the inauguration of the XV Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Treaty of Peoples’ Trade (ALBA-TCP), […]


Cuban Youth Ratifies Commitment with the Revolution (+photos)

The Cuban youth is today, on occasion of the 55th anniversary of its founding, is a guarantee of the present and future of the Revolution, the Secretary General of the Young Communist League (UJC), Susely Morfa, said. The Cuban Revolution is a project of young people, who are the protagonists of the economic and social […]


Sancti Spíritus Tweets for Love and Youth Commitment

On the occasion of the anniversaries of the José Martí Pioneers’Organization and the Young Communist League, the Youth Computing and Electronics Clubs of Sancti Spiritus have announced two special tweet days on March 31st and April 1st. This mobilization in social networks will extend to all cities of the country to highlight the role of […]


Sancti Spiritus Theater Festival Honors Outstanding Actor

Cuban actor René de la Cruz, National Theater and Television Award winner, is remembered in Sancti Spíritus, his hometown, with the celebration of the V Theater Festival that bears his name. According to the Performing Arts Provincial Council, the 5th René de la Cruz in Memoriam Small-format Festival acknowledges the legacy of this artist, born […]


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