Blog Archives April 2012

Cuba Reports 4.3-Percent Infant Mortality Rate

Cuba has reported so far this year an infant mortality rate of 4.3 percent per 1,000 live births, lower than the 4.9 percent registered in 2011, when it reached the lowest level in the region, sources from the sector said on Monday.»

The Washington Post Demands Freedom for the Cuban Five

A full-page ad published today in The Washington Post demands the immediate release of five antiterrorists Cubans unjustly sentenced in the U.S. since 1998.   The advertisement, placed in the US capital daily by the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five, appeard thanks to the efforts of more than 325 organizations that contributed with revenues.   The page of »

Sancti Spiritus Residents to Welcome May Day

Everything is ready in the central Cuban territory of Sancti Spiritus for the commemoration of the International Workers’s Day next May 1st. Locals will march along the main avenues and streets up to the Serafin Sanchez Valdivia Revolution Square.»

International Solidarity with Cuba on May Day

Over one thousand representatives of 162 trade unions, social movements and of solidarity with Cuba, from 62 countries will participate in the parade on May 1 in support of the social project started on the island in 1959.»

Vaccination Campaign Concluded in Sancti Spiritus

Over 20 000 children were reported vaccinated against poliomyelitis in Sancti Spiritus, at the conclusion of the second phase of the 51st anti-polio vaccination campaign carried out throughout the island.»