Cuban President Receives Holy See Delegation

President of the Cuban Council of State and Ministers, Raul Castro Ruz, received a delegation of the Holy See presided over by doctor Alberto Gasbarri, in charge of organizing international pontifical tours.»

Cuba to Discuss Economic and Budget Plans for 2012

Debates at the Eighth Session of the Cuban People’s Power National Assembly summoned for December 23 will focus on economic and juridical matters. The Economic Plan and State Budget drafts for 2012 will be placed for consideration and approval to the deputies.»

Pope Benedict XVI Confirms Visit to Cuba Before Easter

Pope Benedict XVI confirmed that he is planning to visit Cuba and Mexico before Easter next year. The pontiff made the announcement as he celebrated mass in St. Peter’s Basilica in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe, one of the most revered figures of Roman Catholicism in Mexico.»

Japan Communist Party Vice President Visits Cuba

The Second Secretary of Cuba´s Communist Party  Jose Ramon Machado Ventura received the Vice-President of Japan´s Communist Party Yasuo Ogata, who  is paying a visit to Cuba at the invitation of the Cuban political organization.»

Cuba Maintained Supremacy in Orthography Contest

Carlos Jaime Jimenez, a student of the Olga Alonso Pre-University Institute in the city of Fomento, Sancti Spiritus province, became on Wednesday the winner of First Prize at the 2011 Spanish American Spelling Contest.»