Blog Archives October 2012

Cuban First VP Urges to Restore Services

Machado Ventura visited the territories of Cueto and Mayari, two of the most affected in Holguin. (Photo: from Granma)

Cuban First Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura visited the municipalities of Cueto and Mayari in Holguin province, where he called for giving priority to restoring services to the population in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.»

Valley of the Sugar Mills: In Search of its Origins

El Mirador is a sort of you-must-see spot in southern Cuba to recognize the landscape values ​​of the place. From la Loma del Puerto, the Valley of the Sugar Mills wears its Cultural Heritage of Humanity lineage, given by UNESCO in 1988.»

Cuba: Raul Castro Visits Damaged Areas by Sandy

Cuban president Raul Castro visited the devastated areas in the eastern region of the island as well as the central provinces to assess the damages caused by Hurricane Sandy. Raul arrived in Santiago leading a group of top officials, including First Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, VP Adel Yzquierdo, and several ministers, reported the National Television Newsreel.»

Hurricane Sandy Affects Sancti Spiritus, Cuba (+photos)

Despite no incident was reported here while Sandy hit the Cuban eastern provinces, heavy rains have been falling in Sancti Spiritus since early this Friday morning. That’s why, huge amounts of water dripped into the rivers.»