Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Granma Sorrels for the National Baseball Series http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8306&SEO=granma-sorrels-for-the-national-baseball-series Bayamo, Cuba, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Granma Sorrels is ahead 3-0, and intends to finish today the fourth game of the series: to win the Cuban baseball series for the first time. China to Strengthen Cooperation with Cuba in Renewable Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8299&SEO=china-to-strengthen-cooperation-with-cuba-in-renewable-energy Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and China signed new agreements this week to strengthen cooperation in renewable energies and industry, areas that are considered strategic for sustainable development. UNESCO Highlights the Meeting on African History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8261&SEO=unesco-highlights-the-meeting-on-african-history Paris, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The forthcoming meeting, which will be held in Havana, for the preparation of the 9th volume of the General History of Africa, has a special importance resulting of the historical bonds between Cuba and Africa, a Unesco´s high representative stated today. Cuban Entrepreneurial Delegation Starts Visit to U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8295&SEO=cuban-entrepreneurial-delegation-starts-visit-to-u.s. Washington, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of Cuban entrepreneurs will start a visit to the United States on Saturday until February 3 to discuss business opportunities and foreign investment in the Caribbean island. International Book Fair to be celebrated in Cuba soon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8291&SEO=international-book-fair-to-be-celebrated-in-cuba-soon In February Cuba will host the 36 edition of the International Book Fair, this time it is dedicated to Dr. Armando Hart Dávalos and Canada will be the guest country. Let's see Cuban Scientists to Receive Carlos J. Finlay Order http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8286&SEO=cuban-scientists-to-receive-carlos-j.-finlay-order Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Carlos J. Finlay Order will be granted on Saturday to more than 25 Cuban researchers as an acknowledgement of their meritorious work and contributions to the development of society. Six Cuban Judokas on Tour on Europe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8280&SEO=six-cuban-judokas-on-tour-on-europe Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Six Cuban judo athletes will make a winter tour in European countries to participate in the Grand Prix of Paris and Dusseldorf (Germany) and the Open of Arlon (Belgium). Cuba to Put 59 Photovoltaic Parks in for Clean Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8275&SEO=cuba-to-put-59-photovoltaic-parks-in-for-clean-energy 20 de enero de 2017, 17:14Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will have 59 photovoltaic solar parks in to generate electricity, so as to increase the share of renewable sources in the national energy matrix, the local press said today. Cuban 'Left' Opposition and Annexationists: Two Wings of Same Eagle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8265&SEO=cuban-left-opposition-and-annexationists-two-wings-of-same-eagle Por Arnold August* For Firmas SelectasMontreal, (Prensa Latina) In my previous article, entitled ''The End of Ideology in Cuba?,'' I created a fair amount of controversy in stating, ''I have always maintained that the most dangerous opposition to the Cuban Revolution comes from the so-called left, and not from the openly right Plattists, or annexationists.'' Mexico Sends Back to Cuba Group of 91 Irregular Migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8260&SEO=mexico-sends-back-to-cuba-group-of-91-irregular-migrants 20 de enero de 2017, 13:02México, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Mexican authorities informed today of the repatriation of 91 Cuban citezens who were in an irregular situation in Mexico. Cuba and the United States Sign Memorandum on Plant and Animal Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8258&SEO=cuba-and-the-united-states-sign-memorandum-on-plant-and-animal-health 20 de enero de 2017, 12:43Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of Cuba and the United States signed today a memorandum of understanding for the bilateral cooperation in plant and animal health care sphere, media reports said today. Scholars in Cuba for Seminar on Language, Grammar, Writing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8255&SEO=scholars-in-cuba-for-seminar-on-language-grammar-writing 20 de enero de 2017, 12:02Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Several experts from Mexico, Panama, Spain and Cuba had the possibility to attend the Seminar on Language, Grammar, Writing and Orality Teaching and the Use of Dictionaries, which will be organized by the University of Matanzas. Cuban President Offers Condolences after Kyrgyzstan Plane Crash http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8251&SEO=cuban-president-offers-condolences-after-kyrgyzstan-plane-crash Biskek, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President, Raul Castro, has offered his condolences to his Kyrgyz peer, Almazbek Atambayev, for those killed in a plane crash near the capital, diplomatic sources said. Flow of Russian Tourists to Cuba Grows 50 Percent http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8249&SEO=flow-of-russian-tourists-to-cuba-grows-50-percent 20 de enero de 2017, 11:23Moscow, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The flow of Russian tourists to Cuba in 2016 has grown 50 percent compared to the previous year, after surpassing 65,000 visitors, Tourism counselor of the island''s embassy in this country, Edilberto Riveron Leon, said. PAHO/FAO: Cuba With Lowest Regional Prevalence of Low Weight at Birth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8247&SEO=pahofao-cuba-with-lowest-regional-prevalence-of-low-weight-at-birth 20 de enero de 2017, 11:17Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is the country in the region with the lowest prevalence of low birth weight, reporting a rate of 5.3 percent, Granma newspaper states. Cuban Theater Restoration Agreement Signed in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8245&SEO=cuban-theater-restoration-agreement-signed-in-france 20 de enero de 2017, 11:11Paris, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The French association Cuba Cooperation and the company Segat signed today an agreement to promote the restoration of the mosaics of the Cuban theater Tomas Terry, a UNESCO World Heritage place. FM Stresses Cuba's Role in Training Doctors for S Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8239&SEO=fm-stresses-cubas-role-in-training-doctors-for-s-africa Pretoria, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) South Africa has many hospitals that would be without a doctor today if Cuba had not been present, Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, stated, after acknowledging the impact of the cooperation program with the Caribbean nation. US, European Cardiologists at Havana Vascular Disease Workshop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8233&SEO=us-european-cardiologists-at-havana-vascular-disease-workshop Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Over 250 specialists from USA, United Kingdom, Italy and Cuba will be attending the International Workshop on Pulmonary Vascular Disease next Monday, the Publi Health Ministry reported. Haitian Culture Week for The First Time in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8231&SEO=haitian-culture-week-for-the-first-time-in-cuba Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) A week devoted to the Haitian culture and the anniversary 213 of the victory of the revolution in Haiti will be held in Cuba for the first time, Ambassador to this country Geri Benoit announced. Cuban Film Poster Exhibition Opens at UNESCO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8229&SEO=cuban-film-poster-exhibition-opens-at-unesco 19 de enero de 2017, 17:22Paris, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) An extensive exhibition of film posters made in Cuba was opened today at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, as proof of the extraordinary boost to cultural activity in the island nation in the ''60s, after the victory of the revolution. Langagne States, Casa De Las Américas Is Quite Respectable http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8218&SEO=langagne-states-casa-de-las-americas-is-quite-respectable Cienfuegos, Cuba, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican poet, Eduardo Langagne, rated today Casa de las Américas as a respectable institution, and participated as a jury for the second time. French Navigator Wins the Vendee Globe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8217&SEO=french-navigator-wins-the-vendee-globe Paris, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) French vessel (sailship) Banque Populaire VIII, led by French navigator Armel Le Cleac''h won the 8th edition of the Vendee Globe, a competition sailing the whole world in a sail ship vessel alone, with his record of 74 days, 3 hours, 35 minutes and 46 seconds. Cuban in USA Handed Over Condolence Book for Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8216&SEO=cuban-in-usa-handed-over-condolence-book-for-fidels-death Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Cubans emigrated to the United States, members of the Martiana Alliance (AM), handed over today a book of condolences with signatures collected in the city of Miami, after the death of the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Fidel Castro's Revolutionary Legacy Stands Out in UK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8215&SEO=fidel-castros-revolutionary-legacy-stands-out-in-uk 19 de enero de 2017, 14:35London, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Members of British solidarity organizations with Cuba highlighted the revolutionary legacy of Fidel Castro during a meeting in this capital, a spokesman informed today. Recent Data Highlight Cuban Tourism Industry Booming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8213&SEO=recent-data-highlight-cuban-tourism-industry-booming 19 de enero de 2017, 13:35Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The most recent official data on tourism in Cuba today predicts that the travel industry has a growing spiral that can put this country at the forefront of the sector in the Caribbean. Cuba and U.S. Sign Memorandum For Sea Water Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8210&SEO=cuba-and-u.s.-sign-memorandum-for-sea-water-protection 19 de enero de 2017, 12:56Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) A memorandum of understanding on the protection of marine waters, coral reefs and environmental education was signed here by specialists from Cuba''s National Aquarium and Research Institute for Studies of the Gulf of Mexico (Harte). Cuban Residents In Turkey Pay Homage to José Martí http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8209&SEO=cuban-residents-in-turkey-pay-homage-to-jose-marti 19 de enero de 2017, 12:54Istanbul, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Assosiation of Cuban Residents in Turkey called ''Raíces'',is to mark the occasion of the forthcoming celebration of the 164th anniversary of the birth of José Martí, next Jan. 28 issued today a statement highlighting the role of the also called The Apostle. Rivera's Amnesty, Evidence of the Need for Puerto Rican Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8205&SEO=riveras-amnesty-evidence-of-the-need-for-puerto-rican-unity 19 de enero de 2017, 12:35San Juan, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Ex-minister of Interior Ingrid Vila Biaggi said today that the amnesty of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera by Barack Obama shows the need for unity in the fight for just causes. Cienaga de Zapata and Everglades National Parks Agreement Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8197&SEO=cienaga-de-zapata-and-everglades-national-parks-agreement-highlighted Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The national parks Cienaga de Zapata (Zapata Swamp) (Cuba) and Everglades (United States) have signed a twinning agreement aimed at achieving better indicators in the environmental management of these protected areas, media reported today. Cuba Hosts Calixto 2017 Pre-Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8196&SEO=cuba-hosts-calixto-2017-pre-convention Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The issues of the events prior to the International Convention, Calixto 2017, include different branches of medicine in order to raise the quality of life of patients, the organizing committee said here today. Cubans Create Simultaneous Global Games Jam through Video Games http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8187&SEO=cubans-create-simultaneous-global-games-jam-through-video-games By Ana Laura Arbesu Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Programmers, designers and video game developers will exhibit as of today their skills in a simultaneous Global Game Jam (GGJ), in which they should create their initiative, in a fun and different way, in just 48 hours. Cuban Group Musica Antigua Ars Longa to Perform in Austria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8180&SEO=cuban-group-musica-antigua-ars-longa-to-perform-in-austria Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban group Musica Antigua Ars Longa will perform on January 23rd at the Concert Hall in Vienna, Austria, during the Resonanzen Festival, said its choral director Teresa Paz. US Wet Foot-Dry Foot Policy Did Not Make Sense, Says Obama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8178&SEO=us-wet-foot-dry-foot-policy-did-not-make-sense-says-obama 18 de enero de 2017, 17:44Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama said today that the wet foot-dry foot policy maintained toward Cuba until few days ago ''did not make sense in this day and age particularly as we are opening up travel between the two countries.'' Cuban Early Music Festival to be Dedicated to Dance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8168&SEO=cuban-early-music-festival-to-be-dedicated-to-dance 18 de enero de 2017, 15:46Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Esteban Salas Early Music Festival, celebrated in Cuba, with the participation of artists from various countries, will dedicate its 12th edition to dance, announced today the director of the event, Teresa Paz. US-Cuba Agreement on Search and Rescue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8158&SEO=us-cuba-agreement-on-search-and-rescue 18 de enero de 2017, 14:19Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) US and Cuba signed today a Maritime-Aeronautical Search and Rescue Agreement, so as to strengthen the cooperation for aiding people in danger. 5.8 Earthquake Causes Considerable Aftershocks Near Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8156&SEO=5.8-earthquake-causes-considerable-aftershocks-near-santiago-de-cuba 18 de enero de 2017, 13:31Santiago de Cuba, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) About 183 aftershocks in the Pilón-Chivirico area, on the south-eastern coast of Cuba, caused an earthquake of 5.8 magnitude that shook the eastern part of Cuba, official sources noted today. Cuban Sport Wants to Keep its Good Result Level http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8159&SEO=cuban-sport-wants-to-keep-its-good-result-level Havana  (Prensa Latina) Antonio Becali, the president of the Cuban Institute for Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER) reiterated Wednesday that the main objective of Cuban sport is to keep the good result level, and remain in the first places among the best countries of the planet in every relevant sport competition. Activists Celebrate in USA López Rivera Sentence Commutation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8153&SEO=activists-celebrate-in-usa-lopez-rivera-sentence-commutation 18 de enero de 2017, 12:57Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Paz, Justicia y Dignidad a los Pueblos International Committee celebrated today the sentence commutation, announced yesterday, of the Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar López Rivera, who was considered an example of dignity. ''We received with great happiness and joy the news of the commutation by President Barack Obama of Oscar''s sentence. We know that in here and around the world many people fought for his freedom,'' said to Prensa the coordinator of the Committee in the United States, Alicia Jrapko. Cuban Theater End Didactical Functions Villanueva http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8152&SEO=cuban-theater-end-didactical-functions-villanueva 18 de enero de 2017, 12:19Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) With two unique functions this weekend, one of dramatic choreography, and the other on a puppeteer''s text for adults of the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca, will close here the didactical Villanueva Functions of Cuban theater. Cuba, United States Sign Search and Rescue Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8151&SEO=cuba-united-states-sign-search-and-rescue-agreement 18 de enero de 2017, 12:14Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and United States governments signed today an agreement on aeronautical and maritime search and rescue aimed at strengthening cooperation in providing assistance to people at risk by events in that sphere. Cuban Swine Fever Vaccine Will Shortly Be Marketed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8146&SEO=cuban-swine-fever-vaccine-will-shortly-be-marketed 18 de enero de 2017, 11:45Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban scientists are completing the clinical trials to launch into market a new vaccine for the control of classical swine fever (CSF), a disease that has been severely affecting pig breeding in the island. French Intellectual Praises Cuban Revolution's Social Achievements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8144&SEO=french-intellectual-praises-cuban-revolutions-social-achievements 18 de enero de 2017, 11:34Paris, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Revolution, led by its leader Fidel Castro, has established a social protection system that has been unanimously considered an example to follow, French intellectual, Salim Lamrani, said in statements released today. Cuban Telematics Enterprise at the Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8126&SEO=cuban-telematics-enterprise-at-the-book-fair Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban enterprise for information technologies and telematics services (Citmatel), has its range of products set relating to the forthcoming Havana´s International Book Fair, addressed once today. Cuba for ending Occupied Palestian Territories http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8119&SEO=cuba-for-ending-occupied-palestian-territories United Nations, (Prensa Latina) Cuba demanded today to UN Security Council the adoption of necessary decisions to cease Israeli occupation and other crimes against Palestians. Casa de las Americas Decolonized Us with Literature, Says Jury Membe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8115&SEO=casa-de-las-americas-decolonized-us-with-literature-says-jury-membe 17 de enero de 2017, 17:25Cienfuegos, Cuba, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Dominican academician Silvio Torres-Saillant said today that through Casa de las Americas, the Cuban revolution proved how the same decolonization achieved through arms could be achieved through literary writing. German Businessmen are seeking to expand their business with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8107&SEO=german-businessmen-are-seeking-to-expand-their-business-with-cuba 17 de enero de 2017, 15:48Havana, Jan 17 (PL) Businessmen from the German Federal State of Baden-Wuttemberg started off on negociations in Cuba, in order to identify new business and investment opportunities in this Caribbean Island. US Groups Ask Trump to Continue Normalization With Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8101&SEO=us-groups-ask-trump-to-continue-normalization-with-cuba 17 de enero de 2017, 13:43Washington, 17 Jan (Prensa Latina) Several US organizations sent today a memorandum to President-elect Donald Trump to urge him to continue normalizeng relations with Cuba. Cuba, USA to jointly fight terrorism, drug-trafficking, money-launder http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8085&SEO=cuba-usa-to-jointly-fight-terrorism-drug-trafficking-money-launder Havana, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Following a constructive policy, Cuba has managed to strike despite the ongoing economic blockade 18 mutually beneficial cooperation deals with the US Government on fields of common interest such as national security. Davos Forum Focuses on Propping Up Capitalism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8078&SEO=davos-forum-focuses-on-propping-up-capitalism 17 de enero de 2017, 09:27Davos, Switzerland, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Edition 47 of the Davos Economic Forum, which started today in this Swiss locality, has among its main topics how to revitalize economic growth and prop up capitalism. Earthquake Shakes Different Eastern Cuban Regions Early Today http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8077&SEO=earthquake-shakes-different-eastern-cuban-regions-early-today By Martha Cabrales Arias Santiago de Cuba, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) A tremor of 5.8 magnitude shook today morning several areas of this city and other eastern provinces, just one year after the beginning of an anomalous seismic series that kept the population in suspense. Cuba Present with Two Players at Women's Chess World Championship http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8071&SEO=cuba-present-with-two-players-at-womens-chess-world-championship Havana, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Grand Masters Maritza Arribas (2295 points ELO) and Yaniet Marrero (2255) will attend the Womken''s Chess World Championship in Tehran, Iran, from February 10 to March 5, it was announced in this capital. New US Fines Ratify Validity of Anti-Cuban Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8053&SEO=new-us-fines-ratify-validity-of-anti-cuban-blockade Havana, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The recent fines imposed by the United States against a non-profit organization and a bank today show the existence of the blockade that Washington has been maintaining against Cuba since 1962, despite the global rejection. Cuba, USA Talks on Sanctions vs. Human Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8045&SEO=cuba-usa-talks-on-sanctions-vs.-human-trafficking Havana, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and the United States have held in Washington the fourth bilateral meeting on human trafficking, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Caribbean island reported today. Cuba Boosts Greater Protection of Beaches and Boasts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8041&SEO=cuba-boosts-greater-protection-of-beaches-and-boasts Havana, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Several studies on the preservation of coasts and beaches, including one dedicated to the evaluation for the second half of this century, are among the priorities of the Cuban Oceanology Institute. Casa de las Americas Award Begins Activities in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8037&SEO=casa-de-las-americas-award-begins-activities-in-havana Havana, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The Casa de las Américas Literary Award, one of the oldest of its kind in the continent, begins today its edition of this year, in which about 400 works from different countries are competing. Cuba Ratifies Commitment to Right of Cubans to Emigrate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8017&SEO=cuba-ratifies-commitment-to-right-of-cubans-to-emigrate 14 de enero de 2017, 14:41Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Government ratified its commitment to the right of its citizens to emigrate, a universal phenomenon that is normally present in this country, thanks to measures adopted exactly four years ago today. Cuban Alejandro Valdés for the Title in German Bundesleague http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8015&SEO=cuban-alejandro-valdes-for-the-title-in-german-bundesleague 14 de enero de 2017, 14:25Berlin, Jan 14 Jan (Prensa Latina) Cuban freestyle wrestler Alejandro Valdés today will seek the title of the German League during the second confrontation of the finals between his team SVG Weingarten and KSV Ispringen. Cuban Volleyball Goes to the Beach http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8008&SEO=cuban-volleyball-goes-to-the-beach 14 de enero de 2017, 10:20By Alfredo Boada Mola 2nd Workshop on Analytic Soil Techniques http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8004&SEO=2nd-workshop-on-analytic-soil-techniques 14 de enero de 2017, 04:00Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The 2nd Workshop of Analytic Soil Techniques will be held on January 17-18 at the Convention Center wiuth an agenda that includes the homogenization of the methods used in the laboratories, informed today their organizers. UNESCO Meeting to be Held in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8002&SEO=unesco-meeting-to-be-held-in-havana Havana, (Prensa Latina) The House of the Americas announced that it will host here from January 23 to 28 the meeting of the UNESCO International Scientific Committee for the elaboration of Volume 9 of the General History of Africa. Communication Symposium in Cuba with Outstanding International Reach http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8000&SEO=communication-symposium-in-cuba-with-outstanding-international-reach 14 de enero de 2017, 00:18Santiago de Cuba, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) With the presence of Cuban and foreigner experts from 26 countries, the 15th International Symposium on Social Communication will confirm from January 23 to 27 the global reach of an event being held for 30 years. Cuba Participates in International Fair of Tourism in Vienna http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7997&SEO=cuba-participates-in-international-fair-of-tourism-in-vienna 13 de enero de 2017, 17:23Vienna, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba participates in the International Fair of Tourism in Vienna with the presence of specialists from travel agencies, hotel chains and other workers of this field, said today the Cuban Embassy in Austria. Bahamas Praises Immigration Agreement between Cuba and USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7992&SEO=bahamas-praises-immigration-agreement-between-cuba-and-usa 13 de enero de 2017, 15:42Nassau, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Bahamas praised today the end of the US policy known as ''dry feet-wet feet'' and the parole program for health specialists, which encouraged illegal immigration of Cubans to the United States. Cuba Assesses Its Own Experiences on Cooperatives http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7991&SEO=cuba-assesses-its-own-experiences-on-cooperatives 13 de enero de 2017, 15:20Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The increased amount of cooperatives in Cuba totals 397 centers for gastronomy, as well as personal and technical services, included in the updating of the country''s economic and social development model, said sources today. Over 400 Competitors from 20 Countries to International Triathlon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7990&SEO=over-400-competitors-from-20-countries-to-international-triathlon 13 de enero de 2017, 14:40Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) More than 400 competitors from 20 countries announce their presence in the 3rd International Triathlon Tournament of Havana, scheduled for February 25 and 26, it was reported today in this capital. Cuban National Ballet Extends its Nutcracker Season http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7984&SEO=cuban-national-ballet-extends-its-nutcracker-season 13 de enero de 2017, 13:11Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban National Ballet (BNC) announced today that due to the functions of Nutcracker have set a new record of attendance, the BNC will extend its functions at the Sala García Lorca of the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso. Mexican Newspaper Stressed the Decision of Repealing Cuban Policy Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7974&SEO=mexican-newspaper-stressed-the-decision-of-repealing-cuban-policy-law 13 de enero de 2017, 12:23Mexico, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The decision of the president of the United States, Barack Obama, of putting an end to the special Immigration policy for Cubans, known as ''wet foot, dry foot'', was stressed today by the Mexican newspaper La Jornada. Adventure Tourism Developed in Cuba through the Canopy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7972&SEO=adventure-tourism-developed-in-cuba-through-the-canopy 13 de enero de 2017, 12:18By Roberto F. Campos Cuban Vice President Meets US Religious Leaders http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7965&SEO=cuban-vice-president-meets-us-religious-leaders Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban First Vice-President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, met with Protestant American church leaders visiting this Caribbean country, official sources report today. Science to Boost Cuban Economy, Expert Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7964&SEO=science-to-boost-cuban-economy-expert-says 13 de enero de 2017, 10:29Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The director of the Havana-based Center of Molecular Immunology, Agustin Lage, stated that science and technology are presented today as the driving force that will boost the Cuban economic development. Trump is Informed about Ending of Immigration Privileges for Cubans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7961&SEO=trump-is-informed-about-ending-of-immigration-privileges-for-cubans Washington, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) White House officials confirmed that President-elect Donald Trump''s Transition Team is updated on the US government''s decision to eliminate migrant privileges for Cubans. Cuba Ensures Regular, Safe and Orderly Migration for its Citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7960&SEO=cuba-ensures-regular-safe-and-orderly-migration-for-its-citizens Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban diplomat, Josefina Vidal, has reiterated here Cuba''s commitment to ensure the regular, safe and orderly migration of the citizens of the Caribbean country, as well as their right to travel and to emigrate. Cuba Finds Obama's Migration Decision Positive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7955&SEO=cuba-finds-obamas-migration-decision-positive Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba considers a positive step forward in improving relations with the USA an agreement announced yesterday by President Barack Obama to secure regular, safe and orderly migration between the two countries. Cuba Will Host International Medical Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7954&SEO=cuba-will-host-international-medical-convention Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from 16 countries of 4 continents will attend International Convention Calixto 2017 taking place in this capital from January 23 to 25, organizers informed today. Septeto Santiaguero Harvests Successes in United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7943&SEO=septeto-santiaguero-harvests-successes-in-united-states 12 de enero de 2017, 16:01By Martha Cabrales Arias First Cuban Villa Receives Another Blow from Nature http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7942&SEO=first-cuban-villa-receives-another-blow-from-nature 12 de enero de 2017, 15:37Baracoa, Cuba, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Wind gusts and coastal flooding, associated with the cold front number 21 of the current winter season in Cuba, hit this city again, official sources informed today. National Hero Jose Marti to be Honored by the Cuban Youth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7941&SEO=national-hero-jose-marti-to-be-honored-by-the-cuban-youth 12 de enero de 2017, 15:24Havana, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban youth will pay homage to National Hero Jose Marti on the 164th anniversary of his birth with various activities, including the central ceremony to be held on January 28th at the Museum Fragua Martiana. US: New Law Project against Blockade to Cuba Presented http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7939&SEO=us-new-law-project-against-blockade-to-cuba-presented 12 de enero de 2017, 15:17Washington, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) US Republican congressmen Tom Emmer, Mark Sanford, Ted Poe and Justin Amash, along with Democrats Kathy Castor, Don Beyer, Jim McGovern and Mark Pocan, presented a new proposal for legislation to lift the blockade of the United States against Cuba. Tillerson Proposes Trump to Maintain US Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7915&SEO=tillerson-proposes-trump-to-maintain-us-blockade-on-cuba Washington, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The candidate for Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, said he would recommend President-Elect Donald Trump to veto any legislation seeking to lift the U.S. economic blockade on Cuba. Cuba to Host International Event on Gender Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7911&SEO=cuba-to-host-international-event-on-gender-violence Havana, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will soon host the 2nd International Berta Caceres in Memoriam Simpossium on Gender Violence, to promote scientific debate on the implications of and alternative solutions to this global phenomenon. Cuban Sandra Ramy Theater Group to Perform at Festival in Germany http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7910&SEO=cuban-sandra-ramy-theater-group-to-perform-at-festival-in-germany Havana, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The Colectivo Persona, directed by Cuban choreographer Sandra Ramy, will perform next February in the ÂíAdelante! Ibero-American Festival of Theater, in Germany, according to a spokesperson for the organization, Mercedes Borges. Cuban Fine Art Artist Celebrates the Female http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7903&SEO=cuban-fine-art-artist-celebrates-the-female 11 de enero de 2017, 15:52Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban popular fine arts artist Martha Jimenez is exhibiting a sample of her painting and ceramics, which suggest inner female power and freedom, represented by a goat. Danny Glover in Santiago de Cuba: Marti, Fidel and Young People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7902&SEO=danny-glover-in-santiago-de-cuba-marti-fidel-and-young-people 11 de enero de 2017, 15:51Santiago de Cuba, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) A tribute to Jose Marti and Fidel Castro at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery and a meeting with university students and young artists marked the visit to this city until today of US actor Danny Glover. Increased Number of US Visitors to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7896&SEO=increased-number-of-us-visitors-to-cuba 11 de enero de 2017, 14:33Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) U.S. arrivals to Cuba grew by 74 percent from 2015 to 2016, with an additional 284,937 visitors last year, according to a senior Foreign Ministry official. Cuba Expresses Condolences for the Death of Mário Soares http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7895&SEO=cuba-expresses-condolences-for-the-death-of-mario-soares 11 de enero de 2017, 13:34Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, expressed today the sorrow of the Cuban people and government over the death of the former president of Portugal Mário Soares. Cuba Sends Condolences Due to Death of Former Iranian President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7893&SEO=cuba-sends-condolences-due-to-death-of-former-iranian-president 11 de enero de 2017, 12:22Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The vice president of the Council of Ministers Ricardo Cabrisas conveyed today the condolences of the Cuban government and people on the occasion of the death of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi, one of the main figures of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. US Religious People Plead for End of Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7890&SEO=us-religious-people-plead-for-end-of-blockade-on-cuba Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) John McCoollogh, Church World Service CEO, has reiterated the need to put an end to the economic, financial and trade blockade imposed by the White House on Cuba more than 50 years ago. Spanish Singer Enrique Iglesias Shoots Video Clip in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7886&SEO=spanish-singer-enrique-iglesias-shoots-video-clip-in-cuba Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias has shot in Cuba some scenes for a new video clip with Cuban musician Descemer Bueno and Puerto Rican duo Zion and Lenox. Cuban Health Experts to Help Poor Communities in Chicago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7877&SEO=cuban-health-experts-to-help-poor-communities-in-chicago Washington, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health experts will work with local specialists in assessing health care for vulnerable communities and limited resources in the American city of Chicago, the island''s diplomatic sources stated. Homage in Santiago de Cuba to Founder of House of the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7870&SEO=homage-in-santiago-de-cuba-to-founder-of-house-of-the-caribbean 10 de enero de 2017, 18:01Santiago de Cuba, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The 10th International Colloquium Joel James in Memoriam began today in this city, with different approaches to the legacy of the founder of the House of the Caribbean, paradigm in the studies and promotion of the people''s traditional culture in this region. Sessions in Cuba 12th International Workshop of Emancipatory Paradigm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7864&SEO=sessions-in-cuba-12th-international-workshop-of-emancipatory-paradigm 10 de enero de 2017, 17:48Havana, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The 12th International Workshop of emancipatory paradigms began today in this capital, dedicated to the Honduran fighter Berta Cáceres, and to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Cuba Announces Complete List of Fighters for 7th WSB http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7860&SEO=cuba-announces-complete-list-of-fighters-for-7th-wsb Havana, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The franchise Domadores de Cuba (Cuba Tamers) let know the complete list of the Cuban fighters to represent the Caribbean island in the 7th World Series of Boxing (WSB), a list in which three Olympic Champions are included. Brazilian Literature with Record in Casa de las Americas Award 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7855&SEO=brazilian-literature-with-record-in-casa-de-las-americas-award-2017 Havana, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Casa de las Americas Literature Award received a record number of works this year in the section of Brazilian fiction literature, with 135 works, and even today new proposals are coming to Cuba. Mexican Mayan Peasants to Exchange Experiences in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7852&SEO=mexican-mayan-peasants-to-exchange-experiences-in-cuba 10 de enero de 2017, 12:13Mexico, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) A group of Mexican Mayan peasants have come to Cuba today to exchange agro-ecological practices, according to a statement by Aleira Lara, head of the Greenpeace Agriculture Campaign. Nicaragua Can Always Count on Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7849&SEO=nicaragua-can-always-count-on-cuba-miguel-diaz-canel-says Managua, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s First Vice-President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, has ratified here today that Nicaragua can always count on the unconditional support, friendship, solidarity and cooperation of the Cuban people, government and revolution. Cuba Appoints New Interior Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7838&SEO=cuba-appoints-new-interior-minister Havana, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Council of State, on a proposal of President Raul Castro, has appointed Vice-Admiral Julio Cesar Gandarilla as new Interior Minister, according to an official statement released today. Ninetieth Birthday Anniversary of a Great Man, Rodolfo Walsh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7831&SEO=ninetieth-birthday-anniversary-of-a-great-man-rodolfo-walsh 09 de enero de 2017, 17:44By Maylin Vidal Exhibition on Chernobyl by Peruvian Artist Opened in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7827&SEO=exhibition-on-chernobyl-by-peruvian-artist-opened-in-cuba 09 de enero de 2017, 16:36Havana, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian artist Sonia Cunliffe fulfilled a dream today opening here the exhibition ''Documentos Extraviados'' (Lost Documents), about Cuba''s aid to children damaged by the nuclear accident in Chernobyl. Cuba, USA Strengthen Oil Spill Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7824&SEO=cuba-usa-strengthen-oil-spill-cooperation 09 de enero de 2017, 15:25Havana, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States signed a cooperation agreement on the preparation and response to pollution caused by spills of hydrocarbons and other potentially dangerous noxious substances. Cuba: 25 Years After a Crime Moved by US Politics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7823&SEO=cuba-25-years-after-a-crime-moved-by-us-politics Havana, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Twenty-five years ago, Cuba was the victim of one of the most brutal crimes, motivated by the permanent policy of the United States to illegally promote immigration from Cuba to that northern country. The End of Ideology in Cuba? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7822&SEO=the-end-of-ideology-in-cuba By Arnold August, for Firmas Selectas (Prensa Latina) Montreal, (PL) In 1960, the American sociologist and academic Daniel Bell (1919-2011) published The End of Ideology. It became a classic book in official political science. The publication was listed by Times Literary Supplement as one of the 100 most influential non-fiction books in the second half of the 20th century. Argentine Group La Colmenita Makes Children Dream in Buenos Aires http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7813&SEO=argentine-group-la-colmenita-makes-children-dream-in-buenos-aires Buenos Aires, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The Argentine group of the Cuban children''s theater company La Colmenita brought love, joy and magic to the children hospitalized in the capital of Juan Pedro Garrahan pediatric hospital, where they gave their art in a very unique setting. Evo Expresses Condolences over Death of Cuban Interior Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7797&SEO=evo-expresses-condolences-over-death-of-cuban-interior-minister La Paz, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales today expressed his condolences over the death of Cuban Interior Minister Carlos Fernandez Gondin, who died as a result of complications from a chronic disease on Saturday. Cuba's Caravan of Freedom, History with New Meanings http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7796&SEO=cubas-caravan-of-freedom-history-with-new-meanings Por Reinaldo Wossaert Silva*Havana, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) In January 1959, the Cuban people took to the streets nationwide to welcome the Caravan of Freedom, which has a new connotation today for Cubans, after the inverse journey undertaken by the caravan that carried the ashes of Fidel Castro. Cuban Interior Minister Carlos Fernandez Gondin Dies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7795&SEO=cuban-interior-minister-carlos-fernandez-gondin-dies Havana, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) The Interior Minister and Hero of the Republic of Cuba, , passed away on Saturday due to complications from a chronic disease, according to a press release from the Council of Ministers. Caribbean Countries Congratulate Cuba for Revolution Anniversary http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7783&SEO=caribbean-countries-congratulate-cuba-for-revolution-anniversary Havana, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) Leaders of various Caribbean countries sent congratulation messages to their Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro in occasion of the 58 Anniversary of the Revolution, reported diplomatic sources today. Frank Fernandez Dedicates Piano Concert to Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7781&SEO=frank-fernandez-dedicates-piano-concert-to-fidel Havana, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) Pianist Frank Fernández will offer a concert in this capital today to honor the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, who died on November 25. Cuban Wrestlers for New Successes This Season http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7775&SEO=cuban-wrestlers-for-new-successes-this-season 07 de enero de 2017, 00:37Havana, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban fighters will look for new successes in 2017, in events such as the World Championship in France (21-26 August) and the World Cup of Greco-Roman Style (March 16 and 17) in Iran. Cuba Decorates Barbadian Activist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7764&SEO=cuba-decorates-barbadian-activist 06 de enero de 2017, 15:49Havana, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Council of State, at the request of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with Peoples (ICAP), has imposed today the Medal of Friendship on the Barbadian activist, lawyer, politician and writer David Comissiong. Greek Jannis Kounellis Opens in Cuban Gallery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7759&SEO=greek-jannis-kounellis-opens-in-cuban-gallery 06 de enero de 2017, 12:49La Habana, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Greek artist, Jannis Kounellis has been given a privileged space in the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center for his first solo exhibition in Cuba, which will be open to the public until the end of this month. Austrian Former President Calls for Closer Links with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7756&SEO=austrian-former-president-calls-for-closer-links-with-cuba Vienna, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Austrian Former President Heinz Fischer has stated that he is in favor of improving relations between his country and Cuba, the Cuban embassy in Vienna reports today. Casa Dranguet House in Santiago de Cuba Launches Website http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7755&SEO=casa-dranguet-house-in-santiago-de-cuba-launches-website 06 de enero de 2017, 12:12Santiago de Cuba, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Casa Dranguet, the Center for Interpretation and Dissemination of the Cultural Heritage of Coffee, will today publish an official blog as a way of promoting the knowledge of coffee, which recognized by UNESCO. Cuban: Sugarcane Harvest Can Improve http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7741&SEO=cuban-sugarcane-harvest-can-improve Havana, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The 2016/17 Cuban Sugarcane harvest, which has enough raw material, better equipment, preparation and achieves an industrial performance of eight percent higher than planned, can produce more sugar, according to an official source. US Airline Alaska Flights to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7739&SEO=us-airline-alaska-flights-to-cuba Havana, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The American company Alaska Air Group began commercial flights to Cuba with the transfer of about 170 passengers from Los Angeles to this capital. FitCuba 2017 to be held in Holguin Germany is Guest of Honor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7736&SEO=fitcuba-2017-to-be-held-in-holguin-germany-is-guest-of-honor Havana, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The 37th International Tourism Fair (FitCuba 2017) will be held in the province of Holguin with Germany as the guest of honor, according to the Tourism Minister, Manuel Marrero. Exhibitors from 35 Nations at International Book Fair in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7725&SEO=exhibitors-from-35-nations-at-international-book-fair-in-cuba 05 de enero de 2017, 17:11Havana, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) A total of 35 countries will participate at the 26th edition of the International Book Fair to be held in Havana, Cuba from February 9 to 19, informed the organizing committee. University of Havana Celebrates Its Anniversary 298 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7724&SEO=university-of-havana-celebrates-its-anniversary-298 05 de enero de 2017, 16:31Havana, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The University of Havana turned today 298 years old, with its promise to continue contributing to the formation of integral professionals, according to the postulates by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Cuba to Export Vegetal Carbon to the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7722&SEO=cuba-to-export-vegetal-carbon-to-the-us Havana, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban enterprise CUBAEXPORT signed an international selling-buying contract with US company Coabana Trading Llc, for the export of handicraft vegetal carbon made from marabu plants, starting this month. I am Very Proud of Being a Paralympic Athlete Says Omara Durand http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7691&SEO=i-am-very-proud-of-being-a-paralympic-athlete-says-omara-durand 04 de enero de 2017, 17:48Havana, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban multi-champion Omara Durand, 25, has been selected as the best disabled athlete of Cuba for 2016. Cuban Beach Volleyball for New Victories in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7649&SEO=cuban-beach-volleyball-for-new-victories-in-2017 Havana, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban beach volleyball player Sergio Gonzalez predicted that the main Cuban pair in this sport would achieve new victories in the World Circuit in 2017. Unesco Congratulates Cuba on Anniversary of the Revolution's Triumph http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7638&SEO=unesco-congratulates-cuba-on-anniversary-of-the-revolutions-triumph Paris, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Unesco today sent its congratulations to the Cuban people and authorities on the 58th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution, celebrated on January 1st. Cuba Maintains Low Rate of Infant Mortality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7636&SEO=cuba-maintains-low-rate-of-infant-mortality Havana, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has maintained, for the ninth consecutive year, an infant mortality rate of less than five deaths per thousand live births. Indian President Congratulates Cuba on Anniversary of Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7628&SEO=indian-president-congratulates-cuba-on-anniversary-of-revolution New Delhi, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) President of India Pranab Mukherjee congratulated Cuba on occasion of the 58th anniversary of the victory of the Cuban Revolution. Military, Civic Parade in Cuba, Moments of History and Continuity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7627&SEO=military-civic-parade-in-cuba-moments-of-history-and-continuity Havana, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) As if sailing in a sea of children who waved their blue handkerchiefs, the Granma yacht, symbol of the beginning of the last stage of the liberating struggles of Cuba, visited today the Plaza de la Revolución. 58th Anniversary of Cuban Revolution Celebrated with Ballet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7622&SEO=58th-anniversary-of-cuban-revolution-celebrated-with-ballet Havana, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) celebrated the 58th anniversary of the victory of the Cuban Revolution with the performance of the classic The Nutcracker, in version of director of BNC Alicia Alonso. Military Parade--Cuba Will Never Bow to the Pressures of the Empire http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7621&SEO=military-parade-cuba-will-never-bow-to-the-pressures-of-the-empire Havana, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will never bow to the pressures and threats of the USA, confirmed today thousands of Cubans who marched through the mythical Plaza, José Martí, to celebrate the 58th anniversary of the Triumph of the Revolution. Cuban Youth Reaffirms Commitment to the Revolution During Parade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7619&SEO=cuban-youth-reaffirms-commitment-to-the-revolution-during-parade Havana, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) The president of the University Student Federation (FEU), Jennifer Bello, expressed today the commitment of the Cuban youth to the work of the Revolution, on the occasion of Revolutionary Armed Forces Day (FAR). Cuba: Parade at Plaza de la Revolucion Chaired by Raul Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7618&SEO=cuba-parade-at-plaza-de-la-revolucion-chaired-by-raul-castro Havana, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro chaired today the military and civil parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the arrival in Cuba of the Granma yacht on December 2nd, 1956. Cuba Renew Commitment to Legacy by Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7608&SEO=cuba-renew-commitment-to-legacy-by-fidel-castro 01 de enero de 2017, 14:11Havana, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Revolution celebrates today a new anniversary, for the first time without physical presence of its historic leader, Fidel Castro, but with consensus by the majority of people of continuing his legacy and boosting socialism. Cuba Renews Commitment to Fidel Castro's Legacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7607&SEO=cuba-renews-commitment-to-fidel-castros-legacy 01 de enero de 2017, 12:33Havana, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Regvolution arrives in a new anniversary, first time without his historical leader Fidel Castro but with the popular consensus to continue his legacy, and foster socialism. Vietnam Congratulates Cuba on Anniversary of its Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7603&SEO=vietnam-congratulates-cuba-on-anniversary-of-its-revolution 01 de enero de 2017, 11:44Hanoi, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese top authorities congratulated President Raul Castro on occasion of the 58th anniversary of the Cuban revolution, on January 1. Cuba 2016: Economic Austerity Without Shock Therapy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7598&SEO=cuba-2016-economic-austerity-without-shock-therapy By María Julia Mayoral Havana, Jan 1 (PL) Cuba concluded 2016 with a negative growth rate of 0,9 percent due to limitations in fuel supplies and financial tensions aggravated in the second half of the year, however austerity did not convey social expense cuts. World Boxing: Cuba Took Almost All http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7597&SEO=world-boxing-cuba-took-almost-all By Lemay Padrón Oliveros Havana, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) World Boxing (non profesional) saw in 2016 the return of its prodigal son in the last 40 years, Cuba. Cuba's Hotel Nacional Turns 86 with Highest Revenues Ever http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7594&SEO=cubas-hotel-nacional-turns-86-with-highest-revenues-ever Havana,(Prensa Latina) Emblematic Hotel Nacional of Cuba arrived the year that ended to its 86th birthday with the best economic results and the permanent objective of assuring a specialized attention to visitors. Cuban Singer Luna Manzanares Boasts Versatility in Concert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7593&SEO=cuban-singer-luna-manzanares-boasts-versatility-in-concert Havana (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Luna Manzanares celebrated 10 years of joys, learning and professional improvement with her powerful voice in a concert in which she boasted of versatility by mixing musical genres. New Challenges Predicted for Cuban Youth in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7589&SEO=new-challenges-predicted-for-cuban-youth-in-2017 Havana (Prensa Latina) New Challenges for Young Cubans Set for 2017 Four Million Arrivals, New Record for Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7583&SEO=four-million-arrivals-new-record-for-cuba Havana, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has welcome 4 million tourist arrivals before closing 2016, a whole new record for its pleasure industry that implies a necessary boost to its economy. Cuba Ratifies Unconditional Collaboration with Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7578&SEO=cuba-ratifies-unconditional-collaboration-with-venezuela Caracas, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Cuban missions in Venezuela, Victor Gaute, stated that during 2017 the effectiveness of the unconditional collaboration of Cuba with the people and government of the Venezuela will be consolidated. Leinier Dominguez the Best of Latin America in Lightning Chess http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7572&SEO=leinier-dominguez-the-best-of-latin-america-in-lightning-chess 30 de diciembre de 2016, 16:12Doha, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Grand Master Leinier Dominguez was the best player of Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Fast and Ligthning Chess Championship in Doha (Qatar), concluding in the 7th place with 13 points, among 108 competitors from 43 countries. Peruvians Pay Tributes to Fidel Castro and Che Guevara http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7565&SEO=peruvians-pay-tributes-to-fidel-castro-and-che-guevara Lima, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Various political and social Peruvian organizations today paid tributes to historical Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, after a month of his death, and to the Argentinean-Cuban revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara and the 58th anniversary of the triumph of the 1959 Revolution. Cuba Wants to Include Complete Gymnastics Team in World Elite http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7564&SEO=cuba-wants-to-include-complete-gymnastics-team-in-world-elite Havana, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuba wants to include a gymnastics complete team in the world elite, assured Cuban national team head coach, Carlos Gil, on Friday. Cuban National Ballet, 83 Performances in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7561&SEO=cuban-national-ballet-83-performances-in-2016 30 de diciembre de 2016, 13:48Havana, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban National Ballet (BNC) performed 83 times in Cuba and abroad during 2016, including on stages in Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico, according to reports by the company led by Alicia Alonso. Cubans Evoke Fidel Castro in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7555&SEO=cubans-evoke-fidel-castro-in-china Beijing, Dec 30 M(Prensa Latina) Officials, diplomats and representatives of the Cuban community in China gathered in the Chinese capital today for a cultural and political event on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution and to evoke the late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Concerts to Celebrate 58th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7550&SEO=concerts-to-celebrate-58th-anniversary-of-the-cuban-revolution Havana, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) To mark the 58th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution different Cuban musical performances will take place. Luna Manzanares to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7548&SEO=luna-manzanares-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer, Luna Manzanares, will perform in a concert tonight, celebrating 10 years of her career, which has included the challenge of performing a musical in Paris. Essential Role of Youths in Cuban March on January 2 Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7542&SEO=essential-role-of-youths-in-cuban-march-on-january-2-highlighted Havana, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) President of the University Student Federation (FEU), Jennifer Bello, highlighted the essential role of young people in the military parade and the march to take pace in this capital on January 2. Cuba Decorates Danny Glover, Estela and Ernesto Bravo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7541&SEO=cuba-decorates-danny-glover-estela-and-ernesto-bravo 29 de diciembre de 2016, 17:01Havana, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban State Council granted the National Medal of Friendship Thursday to documentary filmmakers Estela and Ernesto Bravo and US actor Danny Glover for their solidary support to the Cuban government and people. Cuban Leinier Dominguez Eighth in World Blitz Chess http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7539&SEO=cuban-leinier-dominguez-eighth-in-world-blitz-chess 29 de diciembre de 2016, 16:16Doha, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Grand Master Leinier Dominguez is now in the 8th place after the first day of the World Blitz Chess Championship. In Cuba, Unknown Russia Warns about Environmental Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7538&SEO=in-cuba-unknown-russia-warns-about-environmental-protection 29 de diciembre de 2016, 15:50Havana, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) The photograph exhibition entitled ''Unknown Russia'' is call to protect the environment from the Museum of the Revolution (former Presidential Palace), in this capital, with a diverse content of flora, fauna and landscapes. Adventure Tourism Promoted in Cuban Patrimonial Valley http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7537&SEO=adventure-tourism-promoted-in-cuban-patrimonial-valley 29 de diciembre de 2016, 15:48Trinidad, Cuba, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) A place called Valle de los Ingenios, in Trinidad, central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus, regarded as Mankind''s Cultural Heritage since 1988, was chosen as first canopy station to widen adventure tourism in the center of the island of Cuba. Cuban Hospitals Show Enhancement at the End of 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7532&SEO=cuban-hospitals-show-enhancement-at-the-end-of-2016 29 de diciembre de 2016, 13:19Havana, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Several health institutions in Cuba, recently remodeled, were visited today by journalists and officials of the Ministry of Public Health, who knew about the process of transformation that the state develops at the national level. In Cuba Russian Exhibition Highlights Environmental Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7530&SEO=in-cuba-russian-exhibition-highlights-environmental-protection 29 de diciembre de 2016, 12:58By Jorge Petinaud Vietnam Celebrates the 58th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7516&SEO=vietnam-celebrates-the-58th-anniversary-of-the-cuban-revolution Hanoi, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) The 58th anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution was celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City, a ceremony that highlighted the high level of relations between Vietnam and the Caribbean country, including the strengthening of cooperation. Cuba Deposits Ratification of the Agreement on Climate at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7497&SEO=cuba-deposits-ratification-of-the-agreement-on-climate-at-un 28 de diciembre de 2016, 14:37United Nations, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has ratified the Paris Agreement, an initiative aimed at protecting present and future generations from the effects of climate change. Drums Roll in Cuba for Legendary Ballerina Alicia Alonso http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7496&SEO=drums-roll-in-cuba-for-legendary-ballerina-alicia-alonso 28 de diciembre de 2016, 14:36Havana, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Legendary Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso danced today with her feet during a drum roll offered to her in a Havana street known as Hamel Alley. Cuban Music Students to Perform in the USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7474&SEO=cuban-music-students-to-perform-in-the-usa Havana, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban music students members of the Jazz Band of the Cuban Amadeo Roldan Conservatoire will play at a community concert next January 5 in the USA, the Ministry of Culture has reported here today. Cuban Government Expects Economic Growth by 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7466&SEO=cuban-government-expects-economic-growth-by-2017 28 de diciembre de 2016, 09:18Havana, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba must face financial tensions and challenges for the coming 2017, and even so, an upward path is expected for the national economy, predicted President Raul Castro. Despite Economic Challenge, Cuba Ensures Human Development Plans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7464&SEO=despite-economic-challenge-cuba-ensures-human-development-plans Havana, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Despite ongoing economic challenges, Cuba is assigning 51% of the current outlays of its 2017 Budget to health, education and social welfare. Cuban Economy Will Grow 2% in 2017, Predicts the President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7463&SEO=cuban-economy-will-grow-2-in-2017-predicts-the-president Havana, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban economy is closing 2016 with a 0.9% decline of its Gross Domestic Product; however, despite ongoing challenges it will grow 2% in 2017, President Raul Castro predicted. Cuban President Warns over Challenges for National Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7458&SEO=cuban-president-warns-over-challenges-for-national-economy Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s President Raul Castro has warned today that the country will continue to face economic and financial challenges in 2017, though he predicted an ascending trend for the Cuban economy. Raul Castro Warns about Challenges of the Cuban Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7457&SEO=raul-castro-warns-about-challenges-of-the-cuban-economy 27 de diciembre de 2016, 19:26Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro warned today that there would be financial tension and challenges that could worsen during 2017, although this country''s economy is expected to experience a gradual growth. Cuba Approves Law on Use of Name and Image of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7448&SEO=cuba-approves-law-on-use-of-name-and-image-of-fidel-castro Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s National Assembly approved today a law that bans erecting commemorative statues of Fidel Castro or naming street , public places or plazas after him. Cuba Plans Greater Budget Incomes in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7447&SEO=cuba-plans-greater-budget-incomes-in-2017 Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba plans an increase of 3 percent of the incomes to the Cuban state budget, up to 52.357 billion Cuban pesos (more than 52 billion dollars), as announced in a session of the Parliament headed by President Raul Castro. Cuba Foresees a GDP Raise of 2 percent for 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7445&SEO=cuba-foresees-a-gdp-raise-of-2-percent-for-2017 Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is projecting a two percent increase in its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2017, after ending 2016 with a decrease of 0.9 percent, informed today the Vice-President of the Council of Ministers Ricardo Cabrisas. Cuban Parliament Elects New Member of State Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7443&SEO=cuban-parliament-elects-new-member-of-state-council Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly (parliament) of Cuba elected today the first secretary of the National Committee of the Communist Youth Union (UJC), Susely Morfa, as new member of the Council of State of this nation. Cuba: More Budget Revenues in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7441&SEO=cuba-more-budget-revenues-in-2017 Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba expects in 2017 an increase of three percent in its net income to the State Budget until 52 billion 357 million pesos, it was announced at the ordinary session of the parliament chaired by President Raul Castro. Cuban Beaches Benefitted with More Sand http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7439&SEO=cuban-beaches-benefitted-with-more-sand Ciego de Avila, Cuba Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) The rehabilitation of beaches with sand recovering makes it possible for tourist destination of Jardines del Rey (King''s Gardens) to offer today a higher quality product, according to market demand. Guyana Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7433&SEO=guyana-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro Georgetown, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) A tribute to the recently deceased historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, marked the 5th Meeting of Cuban Residents in Guyana, a diplomatic reported source today. Cuban Parliament to Hold Ordinary Session http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7421&SEO=cuban-parliament-to-hold-ordinary-session Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly of People''s Power of Cuba (Parliament) will celebrate today in the capital''s Palacio de Convenciones the Eighth Regular Session of its Eighth Legislature. Cuban Construction Works Made progress in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7418&SEO=cuban-construction-works-made-progress-in-2016 26 de diciembre de 2016, 18:04Havana, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Execution of prioritized construction works in the country, production of construction materials and investments were some of the achievements in 2016, Construction Ministry top officials reported today. Cuban Classic Ballerina Draws Ovations in Mongolia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7401&SEO=cuban-classic-ballerina-draws-ovations-in-mongolia Havana, (Prensa Latina) The main ballerina of the Cuban National Ballet (BNC) Ginett Moncho received ovations during her presentation in the Nutcracker Suite accompanying the classic company of Mongolia, informed today the island''s embassy in Ulan Bator. Cuban President Sends Condolence Message to Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7387&SEO=cuban-president-sends-condolence-message-to-russia Moscow, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro has expressed his deepest condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after the recent tragic plane crash in the Black Sea, in which 92 people were killed. Cuba: Growing Air Links Favor Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7363&SEO=cuba-growing-air-links-favor-tourism Havana, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) With the increase in the Cuban tourist industry, this month comes with news of inaugural flights from different parts of the world to this island. Standing Ovations to Lizt Alfonso's Ballet Company in Central Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7353&SEO=standing-ovations-to-lizt-alfonsos-ballet-company-in-central-cuba Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) The ballet company Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba showed for three days its majesty and mastery with its show Cuba Vibra at the main theater of this city. Eusebio Leal Calls on Cuban Youths to Preserve History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7348&SEO=eusebio-leal-calls-on-cuban-youths-to-preserve-history Havana, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Havana Historian Eusebio Leal has urged Cuban youths to preserve the achievements of the Revolution based on Fidel Castro''s legacy. Cuba: French Club Opens in Jardines del Rey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7346&SEO=cuba-french-club-opens-in-jardines-del-rey Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) The inauguration of the French club Framissia has opened a new way to increase tourist arrivals from France in the Cuban resort of Jardines del Rey, off the north coast of this central province. Minister of Eurasian Economic Union Meets Cuban Ambassador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7345&SEO=minister-of-eurasian-economic-union-meets-cuban-ambassador Moscow, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Tatiana Valovaya, the minister for Integration and Macroeconomics of the Euro-Asian Economic Union, met on Friday with Cuban Ambassador to Russia Emilio Lozada at the headquarters of that body in this capital. Cuban Vice President Praises Preparations for Tobacco Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7340&SEO=cuban-vice-president-praises-preparations-for-tobacco-campaign Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura has praised the preparations for the tobacco campaign in this western province, the country''s largest tobacco producer, where 18,000 hectares have been devoted to that crop. Ageing Population, a World Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7338&SEO=ageing-population-a-world-reality Havana, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) The accelerated ageing process in peoples around the world is more than enough reason for societies and scientific community of the world to join efforts to face together with intelligence that reality. Cuban Doctors in Bolivia Regarded as Fidel Castro's Legacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7334&SEO=cuban-doctors-in-bolivia-regarded-as-fidel-castros-legacy By Joel Michel Varona La Paz, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian Minister of the Presidency, Juan Ramon Quintana, praised today the work by Cuban doctors in this country and regarded them as an example of the humanist legacy by the historic leader of the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro. Juantorena: Cuban Sport Needs Significant Effort http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7318&SEO=juantorena-cuban-sport-needs-significant-effort By Alfredo Boada Mola Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban sports will need to make significant effort in the new cycle which will culminate in Tokyo 2020, according to Alberto Juantorena the double Olympic champion in the 400 and 800 meters in Montreal 1976. Kirk Douglas Cinema Show in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7314&SEO=kirk-douglas-cinema-show-in-cuba Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Cinematheque will today inaugurate a cinema show dedicated to the centenary of the American actor Kirk Douglas. Cuban Artist to Dance Nutcracker in Mongolian Company http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7312&SEO=cuban-artist-to-dance-nutcracker-in-mongolian-company 23 de diciembre de 2016, 11:54Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The principal dancer of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), Ginett Moncho, will tomorrow perform the main role of the Nutcracker in the Classical Dance Company of Mongolia, the Cuban institution reports. First French Tourists Arrive at Cuban Cayo Coco Resort http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7305&SEO=first-french-tourists-arrive-at-cuban-cayo-coco-resort 23 de diciembre de 2016, 10:16Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of the first flight of French tourists at the international airport in Cayo Coco, opens a new Cuban tourist destination - Jardines del Rey. Cuba for Greater Cooperation With Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7304&SEO=cuba-for-greater-cooperation-with-vietnam Hanoi, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban consul in Ho Chi Minh City, Bernabé García, today declared that Cuba would promote cooperation, in tourism, medicine, biotechnology and agro-forestry, with the Vietnamese region of Mekong Delta. Brazilian Soccer Team and Catherine Ibarguen Win PL Sports Poll http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7277&SEO=brazilian-soccer-team-and-catherine-ibarguen-win-pl-sports-poll Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian male soccer team, Olympic Champion in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, was the winner of Best Team of the Year in the sports poll of Cuban news agency Prensa Latina, to award the best Caribbean and Latin American athletes of the year 2016. Angolan TV Highlights Cuba's Role in Ending Apartheid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7274&SEO=angolan-tv-highlights-cubas-role-in-ending-apartheid Luanda, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Angola''s public television company TPA has highlighted the role of Cuba in the 1988 New York agreements that ended the South African apartheid regime. Miguel Diaz Canel Presides Over Cuba's Teachers' Day Celebration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7271&SEO=miguel-diaz-canel-presides-over-cubas-teachers-day-celebration Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Miguel Diaz Canel, First Vicepresident of the Cuban State and Ministers Councils, is presiding over a national celebration of Cuban teachers in the Cuban capital on Thursday. Cuban Educators Ratify Commitment to Fidel's Legacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7270&SEO=cuban-educators-ratify-commitment-to-fidels-legacy Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s education minister, Ena Elsa Velázquez, today reaffirmed the commitment of teachers to the legacy of the eternal Commander-in-Chief, Fidel Castro. Outstanding Concert by Awarded Cuban Classical Guitarist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7268&SEO=outstanding-concert-by-awarded-cuban-classical-guitarist Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban guitarist Rubén González Avila will perform in a concert in Matanzas today. Cuban Pianist Frank Fernández Plays Beethoven in Concert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7266&SEO=cuban-pianist-frank-fernandez-plays-beethoven-in-concert Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The prestigious Cuban pianist Frank Fernández will play two of the most famous works by German genius Ludwig van Beethoven during a concert at the National Theater today. Three-times Cuban Olympic Champion Felix Savon Receives AIBA Award http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7265&SEO=three-times-cuban-olympic-champion-felix-savon-receives-aiba-award Bern, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The three-times Cuban Olympic champion and six-time world champion Felix Savon has been recognized in the Swiss city of Montreux on the 70th anniversary of the International Boxing Association (AIBA). Cuban Scientific Delegation Concludes Visit to US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7263&SEO=cuban-scientific-delegation-concludes-visit-to-us Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from the Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA) headed by the first deputy minister Fernando González, have concluded a two-day visit to the United States, where they reached important agreements. Cubans Celebrate Educator's Day and Victory Over Illiteracy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7262&SEO=cubans-celebrate-educators-day-and-victory-over-illiteracy Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Students, teachers and executives from around the country celebrate today the Educator''s Day, commemorating the 55th anniversary of Cuba being declared territory free of Illiteracy by the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Fidel Castro 'Man of the Year' in Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7258&SEO=fidel-castro-man-of-the-year-in-russia Moscow, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Russia''s Biographical Institute has granted the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro the award ''Man of the Year 2016'' in memoriam on international relations for his brilliant contributions to world history. Alicia Alonso Celebrates 96th Birthday in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7247&SEO=alicia-alonso-celebrates-96th-birthday-in-cuba Havana, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Many Cuban institutions praised today the legacy of the world''s most recognized Cuban artist Alicia Alonso, who turns into 96 years old and attended her work center as one more day. Cuba, U.S. Agree to Cooperate on Meteorology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7246&SEO=cuba-u.s.-agree-to-cooperate-on-meteorology Washington, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Authorities from Cuba and the United States have signed an understanding memorandum on Wednesday to cooperate on the exchange of information and conduct research on meteorology and the weather. Homage Paid to Fidel Castro in Grenada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7242&SEO=homage-paid-to-fidel-castro-in-grenada Saint George, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) A tribute to the late leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in Grenada has marked the 44th anniversary of relations between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba, a diplomatic source said today. Lizt Alfonso Company to Perform in Central Cuban Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7236&SEO=lizt-alfonso-company-to-perform-in-central-cuban-province Ciego de Avila, Cuba Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The dancing company of Lizt Alfonso, Dance Cuba, will present its show Cuba Vibra! from today until Friday Dec 23rd at the Teatro Principal in Ciego de Avila During her stay in Ciego de Avila, about 430 kilometers east of Havana, Alfonso will give a didactic class to students on artistic education, to recall the summer workshops offered at the beginning of the last decade to children and young people. Cuban Puppets Company Performs Poem by Nicolás Guillén http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7235&SEO=cuban-puppets-company-performs-poem-by-nicolas-guillen Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban puppet company, Teatro de las Estaciones, is offering a special performance - Christmas Tale - on December 25th, with a performance of the poem Naranjas y Limas, by Nicolás Guillén, the Cuban National Poet. Cuba Defends International Cooperation Without Conditions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7230&SEO=cuba-defends-international-cooperation-without-conditions Havana, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba defends the principle of international cooperation without economic, political and social conditions that will imply interference in internal affairs or undermines sovereignty of a country. Chief of Russian Duma Defense Committee Receives Cuban Ambassador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7229&SEO=chief-of-russian-duma-defense-committee-receives-cuban-ambassador 21 de diciembre de 2016, 10:10Moscow, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The chief of the State Duma Defense Committee (Russian lower house), Vladimir Shamanov, welcomed the Cuban ambassador to the country, Emilio Lozada Garcia, diplomatic sources reported today. Legendary Cuban Ballerina Alicia Alonso Turns 96 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7220&SEO=legendary-cuban-ballerina-alicia-alonso-turns-96 Havana, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The most renowned Cuban artist worldwide, Alicia Alonso, turns 96 today with the strong will to give her country a lastign legacy through the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC). Seismic and Geological Issues on the Agenda for Cuba-USA Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7219&SEO=seismic-and-geological-issues-on-the-agenda-for-cuba-usa-cooperation Washington, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States signed in this capital a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the exchange of information on seismic records and related geological information. Celac recognizes at UN Fidel Castro's Contribution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7214&SEO=celac-recognizes-at-un-fidel-castros-contribution United Nations, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) recognized today at the General Assembly of the United Nations the contribution of Fidel Castro to regional integration. Turkish Airlines Starts Flying to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7213&SEO=turkish-airlines-starts-flying-to-cuba 20 de diciembre de 2016, 17:26Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The company Turkish Airlines began today to operate flights to this capital three times a week, with the possibility to increase them to one a day. US Congressmen Meet with Cuban MPs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7211&SEO=us-congressmen-meet-with-cuban-mps 20 de diciembre de 2016, 17:23Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of four U.S. congressmen from the black caucus held working meetings with the International Relations Committee of the National Assembly of Cuban People''s Power (Parliament). Fidel Castro, A Champion for The Oppressed, Says MNOAL http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7210&SEO=fidel-castro-a-champion-for-the-oppressed-says-mnoal 20 de diciembre de 2016, 17:22United Nations, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro, historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, was a champion in the defense of marginalized people and the oppressed in the world, Venezuelan Vice Foreign Minister Samuel Moncada asserted here today, on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). Ospaaal Decorates Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7209&SEO=ospaaal-decorates-algerian-president-abdelaziz-bouteflika Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Solidarity with the People of Asia, Africa and Latin America (OSPAAAL), decorated today the President of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, for his revolutionary trajectory, political integrity and his contribution to peace. Cuba, USA Cooperate to Conserve Protected Land Areas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7208&SEO=cuba-usa-cooperate-to-conserve-protected-land-areas Washington, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation and Exchange in Conservation of Wildlife and Protected National Land Areas. Costa Rican Possible Maceo Descendant Dies at 110 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7206&SEO=costa-rican-possible-maceo-descendant-dies-at-110-years 20 de diciembre de 2016, 13:51San Jose, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican Maria Francisca Isolina ''Panchita'' Castillo Carrillo, a possible descendant of the Cuban family Maceo, died today at 110, said Jorge Vindas, a field researcher focused on centenarians and nonagenarians. Cuban Oil Refinery Increases Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7200&SEO=cuban-oil-refinery-increases-production Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Sergio Soto oil refinery in the south-central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus refined this year over 72.200 tons of national crude for the highest production ever, the plant''s director general, Lester A. Alemán, pointed out today. G-77+China praises Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7199&SEO=g-77china-praises-fidel-castro United Nations (Prensa Latina) The Group-77+China praised today at the U.N. Fidel Castro as an extraordinary Statesman at a tribute at the General Assembly to the late Cuban revolutionary leader. Cuba Rewards its Best Athletes in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7194&SEO=cuba-rewards-its-best-athletes-in-2016 Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The three-time Olympian Greco-Roman wrestler Mijaín López and world judo and sub-judo champion Idalis Ortiz will receive their prize today for the best Cuban athletes in 2016. Cuban Circus CirkaCuba Conquers Paris http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7192&SEO=cuban-circus-cirkacuba-conquers-paris Paris, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The impressive technique of the circus mixed with the flavor of Cuban music and dances in the CirkaCuba show, has been a real success in Paris. Young Cuban Singer Awarded by France Announces Concert in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7191&SEO=young-cuban-singer-awarded-by-france-announces-concert-in-havana Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Luna Manzanares will today perform her first major concert after receiving the Order of Arts and Letters of France, where she stared in a musical based on the literary work, ''Carmen''. World Groundwater Depletion Linked to Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7189&SEO=world-groundwater-depletion-linked-to-climate-change La Habana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The volume of usable water in the world is declining due to intense droughts and other problems related to climate change, according to Ibrahim Plaza, a specialist at the Cuban Business Group for Hydraulic Use Syria and Cuba Increase Cooperation in Several Sectors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7186&SEO=syria-and-cuba-increase-cooperation-in-several-sectors 20 de diciembre de 2016, 10:00Damascus, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian minister of Industry, Ahmad al Hamu, has had talks with the Cuban ambassador in Damascus, Rogerio Santana, on ways to boost cooperation in the pharmaceutical, agricultural and food industries. UN General Assembly Honors Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7182&SEO=un-general-assembly-honors-fidel-castro United Nations, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations General Assembly has paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, who died on November 25th. Hall of Fame of Cuban Western Province to be Opened http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7180&SEO=hall-of-fame-of-cuban-western-province-to-be-opened Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Hall of Fame of Baseball of the western province of Matanzas will be opened here to the public in January, in the emblematic stadium Palmar de Junco, reported today managers of the institution. Cuba Denounces US Economic Blockade at WTO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7172&SEO=cuba-denounces-us-economic-blockade-at-wto Geneva, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba denounced today at the World Trade Organization (WTO) that the blockade of the United States prevails almost unchanged, which remains the main obstacle to the development of Cuba. Rebuilt Important Road Hit by Matthew in Eastern Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7171&SEO=rebuilt-important-road-hit-by-matthew-in-eastern-cuba 19 de diciembre de 2016, 16:35Baracoa, Cuba Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The land communication between the eastern provinces of Guantanamo and Holguín was re-established today after the reconstruction of the bridge over Toa River, devastated by Matthew''s fury two months ago. Artistic Teaching Award for Cuban Actress Corina Mestre http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7169&SEO=artistic-teaching-award-for-cuban-actress-corina-mestre Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Culture of Cuba today awarded Cuban actress Corina Mestre with the national prize of the artistic education, by the merits achieved in the work done as an actress and teacher for other actors. UNESCO Event to Remember Life and Work of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7164&SEO=unesco-event-to-remember-life-and-work-of-fidel-castro Paris, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The second Week of Latin America and the Caribbean scheduled in the UNESCO for May 2017, will dedicate a special segment to the thought, life and work of Fidel Castro, Cuba Nourishes a new Breed of Talented Boxers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7160&SEO=cuba-nourishes-a-new-breed-of-talented-boxers 19 de diciembre de 2016, 14:13Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has a group of young and talented boxers with a capacity to compete for the title in any international competition, according to a commentary in Granma newspaper on the recently finished Playa Giron National Tournament. Cuba Expands Internet and EMail Services http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7159&SEO=cuba-expands-internet-and-email-services Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Telecommunications Company (ETECSA) started offering today new discounts on its Internet and Email services. Turkish Airlines to Begin Flights to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7155&SEO=turkish-airlines-to-begin-flights-to-cuba Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Airlines will begin operations in Cuba on December 20th, when its first flight will arrive in the capital, according to the Cuban Tourism Ministry. Iberostar Will Manage an Iconic Hotel in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7148&SEO=iberostar-will-manage-an-iconic-hotel-in-havana Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish chain Iberostar Hotels and Resorts has announced today it will manage, starting in Januray 2017, the Riviera Hotel, an iconic establishment in Havana from the 1950''s. Cuban First Deputy Minister of Science and Technology to Visit USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7146&SEO=cuban-first-deputy-minister-of-science-and-technology-to-visit-usa Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s first deputy minister of Science, Technology and Environment (Citma), Fernando González, will visit the United States on December 20th and 21st, the National foreign ministry confirmed today. Colombian Congress to Discuss Amnesty Law, Key for FARC-EP http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7145&SEO=colombian-congress-to-discuss-amnesty-law-key-for-farc-ep Bogota, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian Congress will today discuss the amnesty law linked with the peace process between the Government and FARC-EP insurgents. Cuban Migrants in Miami Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7144&SEO=cuban-migrants-in-miami-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro Washington, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban migrants in the United States, associated to the Marti Alliance, paid tribute in Miami to the iconic revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro, who passed away on November 25. Cuban Vaccines against Meningitis Arrive in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7134&SEO=cuban-vaccines-against-meningitis-arrive-in-syria Damascus, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Syrian authorities announced today the arrival of 293,650 doses of Cuban vaccines against meningitis, valued at $930,000 USD. Cuba International Jazz Festival comes to an end http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7131&SEO=cuba-international-jazz-festival-comes-to-an-end Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. group The Snarky Puppy and African singer Fatoumata Diawara are closing today in Cuba the 32nd International Festival Jazz Plaza with a performance which will also be joined by local artists. Havana Film Festival closes with a different ending http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7128&SEO=havana-film-festival-closes-with-a-different-ending 18 de diciembre de 2016, 10:32Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The 37th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema closes today in Havana with an exhibit of the most outstanding movies, a different ending for this year''s event. Back in Cuba Medical Team that Helped Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7126&SEO=back-in-cuba-medical-team-that-helped-haiti Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) After two months of tireless humanitarian work in Haiti, a country ravaged by hurricane Matthew, a team of doctors of the Henry Reeve Medical Brigade, has returned to Cuba. New Step Extends Vietnam-Cuba Economic Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7122&SEO=new-step-extends-vietnam-cuba-economic-links Hanoi, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Relations between Vietnam and Cuba were extended with a new agreement signed by companies of the biotechnology sector, as a step that confirms the progress towards the objective of rising the economic relations to the excellent level of their political links. Philarmonic Orchestras of China and Cuba Assemble Emotions in Concert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7117&SEO=philarmonic-orchestras-of-china-and-cuba-assemble-emotions-in-concert Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The philarmonic orchestras of China and Cuba embroidered a personal and fluid interpretation of the Ninth Symphony of Czech Antonin Dvorak, that European classic that could understand North America and describe it in musical notes. Electrified Houses with Photovoltaic Panels in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7110&SEO=electrified-houses-with-photovoltaic-panels-in-cuba Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) To electrify with photovoltaic solar panels 560 isolated houses in this central province is now a strategy of the Cuban state to benefit families living in places that are difficult to reach. Cuban Pianist Frank Fernandez to Play Works by Beethoven http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7108&SEO=cuban-pianist-frank-fernandez-to-play-works-by-beethoven Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Prestigious Cuban pianist, Frank Fernandez, will give a concert on December 22nd in this capital with two of the most famous works composed by German Ludwig van Beethoven, the Teatro Nacional de Cuba announced today. Cuban and Russian Foreign Ministries Discuss Bilateral Communication http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7105&SEO=cuban-and-russian-foreign-ministries-discuss-bilateral-communication 16 de diciembre de 2016, 17:49Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Foreign ministries from Cuba and Russia agreed today in this capital city to strengthen cooperation in institutional communication and information related to foreign and international policy affairs. Cuban Officials to UNESCO Commemorate Literacy Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7099&SEO=cuban-officials-to-unesco-commemorate-literacy-campaign Paris, (Prensa Latina) The Cuban embassy to UNESCO commemorated today here the 55th anniversary of the Literacy Campaign in their country, with an exhibition of photographs and other materials about that initiative, considered as a ''great offensive with pencils and notebooks.'' French Perfume House Guerlain Reopens in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7089&SEO=french-perfume-house-guerlain-reopens-in-cuba Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) French perfume house, Guerlain, has reopened today in Havana in the same street where it first opened in 1917, after a deal between Cuban tourism company Habaguanex and Saint Remy Trading S.A., from France. Chucho Valdes Opens 32th International Jazz Festival in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7084&SEO=chucho-valdes-opens-32th-international-jazz-festival-in-cuba Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The 32nd edition of the International Jazz Plaza Festival has began in Cuba, with a performance by legendary pianist, Chucho Valdes, which was described as historical and unrepeatable. Havana Film Festival Delivers Awards Today http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7082&SEO=havana-film-festival-delivers-awards-today Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The organizing committee of the 38th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema will today announce the winners of the Coral Awards chosen from among the more than 100 films in the competition. Cuban Film Wins Collateral Prizes in Latin American Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7065&SEO=cuban-film-wins-collateral-prizes-in-latin-american-film-festival Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban film ''Ultimos dias en La Habana'' by Fernando Perez won today most collateral prizes in the 38th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, which runs in this capital city until Sunday. Chucho Valdés Denies the Myth of Elitist Jazz http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7061&SEO=chucho-valdes-denies-the-myth-of-elitist-jazz Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The legendary Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés denied today that jazz is an elitist genre, claiming that it draws crowds despite the rise of other more commercial expressions, such as reggaeton. Lupe Under the Sun: Fiction and Reality at Havana's Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7057&SEO=lupe-under-the-sun-fiction-and-reality-at-havanas-film-festival Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Mexican director Rodrigo Reyes is presenting today at the 38th edition of the International Festival Of New Latin American Cinema, a work of fiction as close as possible to reality: he does so with his film Lupe Under the Sun. Book about Second in Command in Granma Expedition Presented http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7055&SEO=book-about-second-in-command-in-granma-expedition-presented Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Anecdotes, testimonies and images about the life of Cuban patriot Juan Manuel Marquez, second in command in the Yacht Granma expedition, are included in the book ''En Cada Latido del Combate'' (In Every Beat of the Combat), presented today in this capital. Images of Cuba Among Best of 2016 in National Geographic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7049&SEO=images-of-cuba-among-best-of-2016-in-national-geographic Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Three images of Cuba are included in a 52-photograph selection described as the best by the magazine National Geographic in 2016. Winners of Cuba Film Festival Collateral Awards Announced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7045&SEO=winners-of-cuba-film-festival-collateral-awards-announced Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Accredited institutions and organizations in Cuba will today announce the winners of the collateral awards of the 38th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema. China Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7039&SEO=china-philharmonic-orchestra-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The China Philharmonic Orchestra, considered as one of world''s 10 best symphonic orchestras, will give today the first of two concerts in Cuba at Teatro Nacional de Cuba. UN Coordinator to Visit Cuban Areas Affected by Hurricane Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7035&SEO=un-coordinator-to-visit-cuban-areas-affected-by-hurricane-matthew Guantanamo, Cuba Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Cuba, Myrta Kaulard, will visit some of the territories affected by Hurricane Matthew last October. MERCOSUR: Cuba Condemns Aggressions Against Venezuela and Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7031&SEO=mercosur-cuba-condemns-aggressions-against-venezuela-and-bolivia Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba condemned the physical attacks against the Venezuelan and Bolivian delegations at the meeting of MERCOSUR in Buenos Aires. Ambassadors Highlight ALBA Anniversary before the Dominican Press http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7030&SEO=ambassadors-highlight-alba-anniversary-before-the-dominican-press Santo Domingo, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The ambassadors of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - Peoples Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) highlighted the achievements of the integration group in the Dominican press. Tourist Facilities in Baracoa Recover their Splendor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7028&SEO=tourist-facilities-in-baracoa-recover-their-splendor 15 de diciembre de 2016, 00:23 Baracoa, Cuba Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) A rejuvenated image is exhibited today by the tourist facilities of the first Cuban village after being devastated by hurricane Mathew last October and rehabilitated by forces of the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur). Created Machine to Benefit Exportable Vegetal Coal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7020&SEO=created-machine-to-benefit-exportable-vegetal-coal 14 de diciembre de 2016, 17:19Ciego de Avila, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) A machine to benefit and classify exportable charcoal was created by a group of workers from Empresa Citrícola Ceballos, the largest producer of the product in Cuba. Qatari Prime Minister Advocates New Impulse to Links with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7019&SEO=qatari-prime-minister-advocates-new-impulse-to-links-with-cuba Doha, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Sheik Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Qatari Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has advocated giving new impulse to links with Cuba. Highlighted Fidel Castro's Role in Special Education in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7016&SEO=highlighted-fidel-castros-role-in-special-education-in-cuba Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The role played by the recently deceased historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in the development of Special Education in the country, was highlighted today by professionals in the sector. Cuba and USA Hold Fourth Meeting on Regulation Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7015&SEO=cuba-and-usa-hold-fourth-meeting-on-regulation-issues Washington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has reiterated the need to end the economic blockade of the United States against Cuba, which has lasted 54 years. Idalys Ortiz and Mijain Lopez Cuban Athletes of the Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7014&SEO=idalys-ortiz-and-mijain-lopez-cuban-athletes-of-the-year Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban female silver judo medalist, Idalys Ortiz and Mijaín López, a Greco-Roman wrestler, have been chosen as the Best Cuban Athletes of the Year by the Cuban Institute of Sport. Usain Bolt over 35 Votes for Best Athlete of the Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7011&SEO=usain-bolt-over-35-votes-for-best-athlete-of-the-year 14 de diciembre de 2016, 15:09Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican three-time Olympic Champion, Usain Bolt has received 36 votes in the race to be selected for Best Athlete of the Year in Latin America and the Caribbean and is likely to be declared the winner. Cultural Project Promotes Cuba-Mexico Exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7007&SEO=cultural-project-promotes-cuba-mexico-exchange 14 de diciembre de 2016, 11:49Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) A project started in this Cuban city is committed to cultural exchange among local artists and the city of Aguascalientes, in Mexico, promoters of this initiative said. Cuban Music Band Sintesis Celebrates 40 Anniversary http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7003&SEO=cuban-music-band-sintesis-celebrates-40-anniversary Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) One of the emblematic and contemporary Cuban music bands, Sintesis, celebrates today four decades of career with a concert in which the group will review his works, influenced by jazz, rock and Afro-Cuban rhythms. Nicolas Maduro in Cuba to Celebrate 12 Years of ALBA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7000&SEO=nicolas-maduro-in-cuba-to-celebrate-12-years-of-alba Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro arrived today in Cuba on the occasion of the celebration of the twelfth anniversary of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA), reported the national television. Cuban Emigrants in Miami to Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6999&SEO=cuban-emigrants-in-miami-to-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro Washington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Alianza Martiana (Mart's Alliance) coalition, consisting of Cuban emigrants living in the United States, convened a patriotic activity in Miami, to pay tribute to the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, on December 18th. Fidel Left an Unforgettable Mark in 20th Century, People Say http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6993&SEO=fidel-left-an-unforgettable-mark-in-20th-century-people-say Vienna, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Cubans and Austrians have gathered to pay tribute to Fidel Castro and recalled the unforgettable mark he left in the 20th century, Cuban ambassador to this European nation, Juan Antonio Fernandez, said. Russian University of Friendship with the Peoples Honors Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6992&SEO=russian-university-of-friendship-with-the-peoples-honors-fidel-castro Moscow, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Students and professors of the Faculty of Foreign Languages of the University of Friendship with Peoples paid tribute to Fidel Castro Ruz. New South American Directors Present Their Films in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6990&SEO=new-south-american-directors-present-their-films-in-havana Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) ''You will never be alone'', by Chilean Alex Anwandter, and ''Francisco Sanctis''s Long night'', by Argentineans Andrea Testa and Francisco Márquez, will face each other today in the contest to win the First Work Award at the Havana''s 36th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema. Ecuadorian Television Dedicates Program to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6987&SEO=ecuadorian-television-dedicates-program-to-fidel-castro 14 de diciembre de 2016, 08:59Quito, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Ciudadano TV channel has devoted one of its spaces to the Cuban historical leader, Fidel Castro, for whom the people and government of this South American country have maintained signs of affection and sorrow after his death. Cuba Makes First Incursion to Expoartesanías in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6986&SEO=cuba-makes-first-incursion-to-expoartesanias-in-colombia 14 de diciembre de 2016, 08:38Bogotá, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) With its own stand ARTEX and its export agency Soy Cubanito, now Cuba is present for the first time at the 26th International Fair Expoartesanías of Colombia, to conclude next Sunday. About 75 Percent of Americans Support Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6985&SEO=about-75-percent-of-americans-support-relations-with-cuba Washington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) About 75 percent of Americans have favored the normalization of relations between the United States and Cuba, and 73 percent have supported an end to the economic blockade on the island, according to a Pew Research Center polling. Good Production of Bee Honey in Cuban Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6971&SEO=good-production-of-bee-honey-in-cuban-province Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The production of honey from bees shows progress in this Cuban central province today, where more than 360 tons were extracted so far this year mainly destined for export. British Looks in Havana Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6967&SEO=british-looks-in-havana-film-festival 13 de diciembre de 2016, 16:14Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) During the great film party celebrated every December in Havana there is also room for films from other regions, such as the British films brought here by the British Council. Usain Bolt Increases Edge to Win Award for Best Athlete of 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6962&SEO=usain-bolt-increases-edge-to-win-award-for-best-athlete-of-2016 Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican male sprinter Usain Bolt increased his edge to win the Award for Best Latin American and Caribbean Athlete of the Year in 2016, after receiving the votes of two Salvadoran press media Tuesday. Cuba and Russia Extend Collaboration on Legal Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6961&SEO=cuba-and-russia-extend-collaboration-on-legal-issues Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Russia signed today here an agreement that will favor the transference of people sentenced to imprisonment to their original countries, something that extends bilateral collaboration in the criminal and legal areas. Cuba Rejects Double Standards of Some Arms Producing Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6959&SEO=cuba-rejects-double-standards-of-some-arms-producing-nations Geneva, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Rodolfo Benitez, head of the Cuban delegation to the Fifth Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons has released a statement, which says that Cuba rejects the double standard of some weapon-producing countries, who produce weapons that have devastating effects, but at the same time try to limit the purchase of less sophisticated weapons for self-defense purposes. Havana Film Festival Screens Golden Globes Nominated Films http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6958&SEO=havana-film-festival-screens-golden-globes-nominated-films Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Several films screened at the 38th Festival of New Latin American Cinema today have been nominated for a Golden Globe in the United States. Cuba and EU in a New Stage of Bilateral Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6956&SEO=cuba-and-eu-in-a-new-stage-of-bilateral-relations Brussels, 13 Dec (Prensa Latina) After the signing of a Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement, Cuba and the European Union (EU) are opening a new stage in bilateral relations in which they will seek to boost ties on the basis of equality, reciprocity and respect. Ecuador Praises Cuban Achievements in Human Rights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6951&SEO=ecuador-praises-cuban-achievements-in-human-rights 13 de diciembre de 2016, 10:41 Quito, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Cuban Residents in Ecuador (Acure) has highlighted the achievements of the island in the field of human rights. 'Rara' A Reflexive Film at Havana Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6944&SEO=rara-a-reflexive-film-at-havana-film-festival Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Chilean director, Pepa San Martin, is showing her first work ''Rara'' today at the 38th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana. Google Signs Agreement to Offer Services in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6937&SEO=google-signs-agreement-to-offer-services-in-cuba 12 de diciembre de 2016, 18:07Havana, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Telecommunications Company of Cuba S.A. (Etecsa) and the U.S. company Google have signed here today an agreement for the country''s access to the service of Google Global Cache (GGC). Closure of the International Puppet Union Meeting in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6932&SEO=closure-of-the-international-puppet-union-meeting-in-cuba 12 de diciembre de 2016, 17:34Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) On the past, present and future of the puppetry in the region of America was centered the Intercontinental Meeting of the International Union of the Marionette (Unima 3 Americas), was informed here. Canadian Film Producer Helga Stephenson Enjoys Award in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6930&SEO=canadian-film-producer-helga-stephenson-enjoys-award-in-havana 12 de diciembre de 2016, 17:33Havana, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Canadian film producer Helga Stephenson enjoys today her Honorary Coral, an award granted by the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema and taken by her as a huge surprise. Biggest Domestic Airline Starts Travels to Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6929&SEO=biggest-domestic-airline-starts-travels-to-havana 12 de diciembre de 2016, 17:32Havana, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) US biggest domestic airlins, Southwest Airline, started its travels to the Cuban capital Monday with flight by a Boeing 737, with 156 passengers aboard. Serbian Tourism Magazine Awards Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6921&SEO=serbian-tourism-magazine-awards-cuba 12 de diciembre de 2016, 15:23Belgrade, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to Serbia Mayra Ruiz received today the award Gold Amphora granted by the magazine on tourism YU Travel Tourist Review to States and institutions that have broadly contributed to that industry in the country during the year. Latin Athletes of the Year Mijaín and Ibargüen says Vietnam Daily http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6918&SEO=latin-athletes-of-the-year-mijain-and-ibarguen-says-vietnam-daily Havana, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban wrestler Mijaín López qnd Colombian triple-jumper, Caterine Ibargüen were selected today by the Vietnamese newspaper People''s Daily as the Best Athletes of the Year in the Prensa Latina news agency survey. Agreement with Cuba is a Strong EU Statement, Mogherini Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6914&SEO=agreement-with-cuba-is-a-strong-eu-statement-mogherini-says Brussels, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) has issued a strong statement today after signing the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement with Cuba and finally abolishing the ''common position'', the bloc''s diplomat, Federica Mogherini, said today. Sonia Braga Attends Latin American Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6911&SEO=sonia-braga-attends-latin-american-film-festival Havana, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian actress, Sonia Braga, is today appearing at the 38th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, in the film ''Aquarius''. Cuban Doctors Are An Example to Imitate, Affirms David Nabarro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6908&SEO=cuban-doctors-are-an-example-to-imitate-affirms-david-nabarro United Nations, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations expert in development and health, David Nabarro, today said that Cuban doctors, who serve in several parts of the world, are an example to follow as they make an important contribution to humanity. Cuba Considers Economic Ties with Europe a Priority http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6905&SEO=cuba-considers-economic-ties-with-europe-a-priority Brussels, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Economic ties with Europe will continue being a priority for Cuba in the construction of an efficient and sustainable socialist economy, according to Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez. Head of European Diplomacy Highlights Fidel as Historic Figure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6901&SEO=head-of-european-diplomacy-highlights-fidel-as-historic-figure Brussels, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, has highlighted today Fidel Castro as a historical figure, after sending her condolences to the Cuban government and people for the death of the revolutionary leader. Argentinean Community Free of Illiteracy with Cuban Method http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6900&SEO=argentinean-community-free-of-illiteracy-with-cuban-method Buenos Aires, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Argentinean town Juárez Celman, in the province of Córdoba, today celebrates its coming declaration as a community free of illiteracy thanks to the Cuban method ''Yo, Sí Puedo'' (Yes, I can). Cuba, EU Sign Agreement on Political Dialogue and Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6898&SEO=cuba-eu-sign-agreement-on-political-dialogue-and-cooperation Brussels, 12 Dec (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and the European Union (EU) have signed today a Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement, which is considered the framework for the development of ties on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual respect. Cuba's Gente de Zona to Perform in Argentina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6894&SEO=cubas-gente-de-zona-to-perform-in-argentina 11 de diciembre de 2016, 12:38Buenos Aires, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban group Gente de Zona will take on stage of the Mandarine Park in Buenos Aires, during the Latinmol Urban Festival, where Puerto Rican artists Don Omar and Justin Quiles will also perform. Mexicans Remember the King of Mambo in His 100th Birthday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6892&SEO=mexicans-remember-the-king-of-mambo-in-his-100th-birthday Mexico, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The 100th birthday of Cuban musician Damaso Perez Prado was celebrated here today, where he made his career, acquired the nationality and died in September 1989. Mexican Daily Dedicates Supplement to Fidel and Cuban Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6890&SEO=mexican-daily-dedicates-supplement-to-fidel-and-cuban-revolution Mexico, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The cultural supplement of the Mexican daily La Jornada is dedicated today to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro (1926-2016), as well as Cuba''s achievements in arts and education. Nicaraguan Children Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6887&SEO=nicaraguan-children-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro 11 de diciembre de 2016, 11:00Managua, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) A group of Nicaraguan children paid a posthumous tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, on Sunday, when an exhibiton of teir paintings was inaugurated in this capital. Cuba Is an Example of Human Rights Worldwide http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6885&SEO=cuba-is-an-example-of-human-rights-worldwide Quito, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is today an example in the field of human rights, not only in Latin America but also globally, the facilitator of the peace process between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP), Henry Acosta, said on Sunday. New Latin American Film Festival Continues in Cuba's Second Venue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6884&SEO=new-latin-american-film-festival-continues-in-cubas-second-venue Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) With the rescreening of the Argentinean film ˜El Clan'', the 38th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema continues today in this second venue, where motion pictures by young filmmakers will be exhibited. Brazilians Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro in Pernambuco http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6882&SEO=brazilians-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro-in-pernambuco Brasilia, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Social and cultural organizations, people''s movements and trade unions will pay tribute today to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in the northern Brazilian state of Pernambuco. Venezuela Highlights Cuba's Gratitude for Concert to Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6874&SEO=venezuela-highlights-cubas-gratitude-for-concert-to-fidel Caracas, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The press highlighted today the words of gratitude of the Cuban ambassador in Venezuela, Rogelio Polanco, during the concert to honor leader Fidel Castro at the III Latin American Festival of Caracas Sound Music. CUPET and Chinese Company Sign Contract http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6873&SEO=cupet-and-chinese-company-sign-contract Havana, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban company Cuba-Petróleo (CUPET) and the Chinese BGP signed a contract as part of the development program of the oil industry in Cuba. Cuba Highlights Its Achievements in Human Rights Before United Nation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6866&SEO=cuba-highlights-its-achievements-in-human-rights-before-united-nation Geneva, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is celebrating the development achieved in areas such as health, education, science and culture on Human Rights Day, as per a statement of the Cuban diplomatic mission at the UN headquarters in Geneva. Cuban Rumba will Sing to Fidel Castro for UNESCO Declaration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6863&SEO=cuban-rumba-will-sing-to-fidel-castro-for-unesco-declaration Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The Rumba, declared by UNESCO as Immaterial World Heritage of the Humanity, will dedicate the celebration for the declaration on December 11th to historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, said sources today. Suriname: Cuba Is a Bastion of Inspiration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6854&SEO=suriname-cuba-is-a-bastion-of-inspiration Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is a bastion of inspiration, according to the Surinamese Ambassador to Cuba, Ike Desmond Antonius. Ignacio Ramonet Denounces Reprisals for Book on Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6851&SEO=ignacio-ramonet-denounces-reprisals-for-book-on-fidel-castro Mexico, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The journalist and Spanish intellectual, Ignacio Ramonet, who is based in France, has condemned the repression he has suffered as a result of his book ''One Hundred Hours with Fidel'', according to the daily, La Jornada. Fidel Castro's Role in Cuba-CARICOM Ties Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6850&SEO=fidel-castros-role-in-cuba-caricom-ties-highlighted Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The role of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in strengthening the relationship between his nation and the Caribbean has been highlighted here in the context of the celebration for the Cuba-CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Day. Cuban Special Development Zone to Contract Foreign Workers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6849&SEO=cuban-special-development-zone-to-contract-foreign-workers 09 de diciembre de 2016, 11:56Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) A resolution by the Cuban Labor and Social Security Ministry (MTSS) will allow foreign persons who are not resident in Cuba to work in the Special Development Zone of Mariel. France: Current Crisis of Capitalism Under Analysis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6848&SEO=france-current-crisis-of-capitalism-under-analysis Paris, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) A discussion of capitalism's systemic crisis opened a conference between the Communist Parties of France (PCF) and Cuba (PCC) held in the French capital. Raul Castro Welcomes Russian Vice President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6838&SEO=raul-castro-welcomes-russian-vice-president Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban president, Raul Castro, and the Government Vice president of the Russian Federation Dimitri O. Rogozin ratified here the excellent state of relations between the two countries, was reported here today. South Africa to Benefit Greatly with Cuban Technicians, Minister Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6837&SEO=south-africa-to-benefit-greatly-with-cuban-technicians-minister-says Pretoria, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) South African Public Works Minister, Thulas Nxesi, has said that his country will benefit greatly from the program of the Cuban Technical Advisers. New Looks on Latin American Cinema from Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6836&SEO=new-looks-on-latin-american-cinema-from-havana Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The International School of Film and Television in San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV) has opened today its space ‘Nuevas Miradas'', to prosecute the projects of young filmmakers and to discuss current issues in this area. Cuba and Caribbean States Strengthen Bilateral Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6834&SEO=cuba-and-caribbean-states-strengthen-bilateral-ties Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), June Soomer, has verified during his visit to Cuba the strengthening of relations between the Caribbean nation and the rest of the Caribbean countries. Habano Festival Summoned for Next February http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6832&SEO=habano-festival-summoned-for-next-february Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban tobacco authorities summoned the 19th Habano Festival from February 27 to March 3, 2017, event that generally attracts over one thousand persons of 70 countries. International Movie Festival Dedicates Tribute to Julio Garcia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6828&SEO=international-movie-festival-dedicates-tribute-to-julio-garcia Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The work of Cuban filmmaker Julio Garcia Espinosa (1926-2016), the author of memorable films, will be honored by a homage at the International New Latin American Movie Festival in Havana, in its edition of 2016, here. Cuba Deplores Manipulation of Humanitarian Issues at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6826&SEO=cuba-deplores-manipulation-of-humanitarian-issues-at-un United Nations, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba deplored today at the United Nations the manipulation of the humanitarian issue, used as means to stage attacks and interfere in internal affairs of sovereign countries. CARICOM Countries Advocate for Elimination of US Blockade to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6822&SEO=caricom-countries-advocate-for-elimination-of-us-blockade-to-cuba Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The secretary office of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), June Soomer, reiterated today here the need to finish the economic, financial and commercial blockade imnposed to Cuba for more than half a century, by governments of the United States. Cuban Classic Films Restored in Movie Festival in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6820&SEO=cuban-classic-films-restored-in-movie-festival-in-havana Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The International New Latin American Movie Festival in its 2016 edition includes several of the great Cuban classic films, and this time, with a renewed image coming with the restoration. Russia Exhibits Cuban Pharmaceutical Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6817&SEO=russia-exhibits-cuban-pharmaceutical-products Moscow, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medicine displayed its best progress and competitive qualities during a special exhibition in the framework of Health Week in Russia, an event held at the Expocenter exhibition center. Chilean Magazine Dedicates Edition to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6809&SEO=chilean-magazine-dedicates-edition-to-fidel-castro Santiago de Chile, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The latest edition of Punto Final magazine published in Chile includes an extensive 12-page article with analysis, comments and profiles devoted to the life and work of Fidel Castro. Thousands of People Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro in Namibia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6800&SEO=thousands-of-people-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro-in-namibia Pretoria, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people have gathered in Windhoek for a solemn evening of remembrance for Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, led by Namibian President, Hage Geingob. Cuba Reaffirms Willingness to Continue Relations with USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6797&SEO=cuba-reaffirms-willingness-to-continue-relations-with-usa Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has reaffirmed the desire to progress in relations with the United States and create beneficial ties, based on mutual respect and without abandoning principles that govern the actions of the Caribbean nation. Russian Scholars Assess Agreements with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6793&SEO=russian-scholars-assess-agreements-with-cuba Guantanamo, Cuba, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from the State and Social University from Russia started a visit today until next Thursday to the university with the same name to assess the progress of the bilateral agreements signed this year. Tourist Sites Damaged by Hurricane Matthew Restored http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6792&SEO=tourist-sites-damaged-by-hurricane-matthew-restored Baracoa, Cuba, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Almost two months after hurricane Matthew damaged eastern Cuba, the tourist sites across the Yumuri Canyon, a protected area in Baracoa, are restored, said official sources. Valero: Fidel Castro Fought for the Best Causes in History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6786&SEO=valero-fidel-castro-fought-for-the-best-causes-in-history Paris, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro consecrated himself to fight for the best causes of human history, and that is why he pervades the soul of many people in the world, said the Venezuelan Ambassador to the United Nations Jorge Valero in Paris on Wednesday. Vietnamese Minister and Cuban Journalists Discuss Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6783&SEO=vietnamese-minister-and-cuban-journalists-discuss-collaboration 07 de diciembre de 2016, 12:13Hanoi, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The Information and Communication Minister Truong Minh Tuan and a delegation of the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) spoke today on issues of collaboration and evoked Fidel Castro and his links with Vietnam. Cuban and Chinese Communist Parties Conclude Seminar in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6775&SEO=cuban-and-chinese-communist-parties-conclude-seminar-in-havana Havana, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The communist parties of Cuba and China are concluding today in this capital the Second Theoretical Seminar between both political groups. Cuban Parliament in Eleventh Ordinary Session on December 27th http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6774&SEO=cuban-parliament-in-eleventh-ordinary-session-on-december-27th Havana, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s National Assembly of the People''s Power (Parliament) will hold the eleventh ordinary session on December 27th. Geingob: Cuba and Fidel Defended Namibia When No One Did It http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6768&SEO=geingob-cuba-and-fidel-defended-namibia-when-no-one-did-it Windhoek, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Namibia''s President, Hage Geingob, stated that Cuba and Fidel Castro are very dear in the country because they defended the people and ''educated other 3,000 when no one else was willing to support us.'' Carlos Acosta Dance Company Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6766&SEO=carlos-acosta-dance-company-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro Havana, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The company directed by star dancer Carlos Acosta will carry out a tribute performance today to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, to thank his constant support to the arts of the country. Latin American and Caribbean Integration, Fidel's and Chavez's Legacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6762&SEO=latin-american-and-caribbean-integration-fidels-and-chavezs-legacy Por Waldo MendiluzaUnited Nations, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) December is a month of particular significance for Latin American and Caribbean integration, as the legacy of regional unity from Commanders Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez will be highlighted, the Venezuelan ambassador here, Rafael Ramirez, said on Wednesday. Cuba and the US to Fifth Bilateral Commission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6755&SEO=cuba-and-the-us-to-fifth-bilateral-commission 07 de diciembre de 2016, 00:16Havana, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Delegations of Cuba and the United States will meet here today to carry out the fifth version of the bilateral commission between these two nations, confirmed today the Cuban Foreign Affairs Ministry (Minrex). Cuban Minister Urges Realize Cuba-Russia Scientific Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6754&SEO=cuban-minister-urges-realize-cuba-russia-scientific-collaboration 06 de diciembre de 2016, 18:07Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban minister of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), Elba Rosa Perez urged today the 55 paerticipants in the the First Cuba-Russia Workshop for Scientific-Technological Exchange to identify specific projects for joint work. Havana International Craftwork Fair Fiart 2016 Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6751&SEO=havana-international-craftwork-fair-fiart-2016-begins 06 de diciembre de 2016, 17:03Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The 20th International Craftwork Fair of Havana Fiart 2016 began today in this capital, with the participation of 100 artisans from Asia, Europe and Latin America, and more than 500 local artists. Tribute to Fidel Castro in Veracruz, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6749&SEO=tribute-to-fidel-castro-in-veracruz-mexico Mexico, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Political and social figures, artists and friends of the Cuban revolution paid tribute to Fidel Castro in Acapulco, at the Mexican state of Guerrero. Jamaican Bolt Expands Domain in PL Sports Poll http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6745&SEO=jamaican-bolt-expands-domain-in-pl-sports-poll Havana, 6 Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt extended today its domain in the survey of Cuban press agency Prensa Latina, to choose the best athletes of the year. Chinese Philarmonic Orchestra will Give Two Concerts in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6740&SEO=chinese-philarmonic-orchestra-will-give-two-concerts-in-cuba 06 de diciembre de 2016, 12:25Havana, Dec 6(Prensa Latina) The Chinese Philarmonic Orchestra will perform two concerts in Cuba next December 15-16 at the National Theater, announced the cultural institution. Havana FIART Opens with Cuban and International Arts and Crafts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6738&SEO=havana-fiart-opens-with-cuban-and-international-arts-and-crafts Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) This year''s International Crafts Fair Crafts (FIART) has now opened at the PABEXPO exhibition hall, in western Havana. Thousands of Mexicans Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6733&SEO=thousands-of-mexicans-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro By Orlando Oramas Leon Mexico, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Mexicans filled the emblematic colossus of the Paseo de la Reforma today to pay tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. EU Countries Agree to Normalize Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6728&SEO=eu-countries-agree-to-normalize-relations-with-cuba Brussels, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The 28 countries of the European Union (EU) today approved at the level of their ambassadors the signing of a political agreement and cooperation between that bloc and Cuba to normalize their relations. Cubans Add Up to 13 Wins in Wrestling German League http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6727&SEO=cubans-add-up-to-13-wins-in-wrestling-german-league Berlin, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) With a balance of 13 victories and only one defeat, fare the three Cuban wrestlers competing in the Gernan League of that sport, one of the best in the world for its level and organization. Lebanese Municipality Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6726&SEO=lebanese-municipality-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro By Ulises Canales Nabatieh, Lebanon, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) A mural with an image of Fidel Castro and a greeting to Cuba has until today dominated the central square of Nabatieh, a Lebanese municipality. Cuban Ballet Group to Close 2016 Dancing in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6718&SEO=cuban-ballet-group-to-close-2016-dancing-in-cuba Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The Lizt Alfonso Ballet of Cuba, a ballet group recently awarded with the International Spotlight Award in the United States, announced that it will close its 2016 performing season with a show called ''1..2...3...Everybody to Stage'' in Cuba. Russian and Cuban Journalists Reinforce Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6715&SEO=russian-and-cuban-journalists-reinforce-cooperation 05 de diciembre de 2016, 18:10Moscow, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The Union of journalists of Moscow and the homologous institution of Cuba (UPEC) strengthened today efforts of cooperation during a meeting in this capital, in the Russian newspaper Moskovski Komsomolets (MK). Fidel, Chavez and the Intergration of ALBA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6699&SEO=fidel-chavez-and-the-intergration-of-alba By Odalys Troya San Salvador, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The combination of two great leaders, Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez has allowed the creation of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), an integrated mechanism with enormous value for the poor and needy, according to Jose Luis Merino, who is a member of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN)'s Political Commission. FAO Council Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro with Minute of Silence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6693&SEO=fao-council-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro-with-minute-of-silence Rome, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The Council of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today paid tribute with a minute of silence to the memory of the Cuban Revolution''s historic leader, Fidel Castro. European Critics Recognize Quality of Cuban Dance Company http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6690&SEO=european-critics-recognize-quality-of-cuban-dance-company Berlin, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Danza Contemporanea de Cuba is performing today in Germany to unanimous rave reviews by critics, who have described their performance as vibrant and energetic. Cuba Thanks Global Solidarity in New York after Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6689&SEO=cuba-thanks-global-solidarity-in-new-york-after-fidels-death United Nations, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador, Ana Silvia Rodriguez, has thanked today the examples of sorrow, admiration and solidarity received from the five continents at the island''s Permanent Mission to the UN on the death of Fidel Castro. People In Moscow, New York and Bogota Bid Fidel Farewell http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6684&SEO=people-in-moscow-new-york-and-bogota-bid-fidel-farewell 04 de diciembre de 2016, 17:14Havana, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban embassies around the world had the hard task today of closing their books of condolences in tribute to Fidel Castro, as people from all walks of life in those countries kept arriving to pay their respects to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, deceased last November 25. Last Farewell to Fidel at the Santiago de Cuba Cemetery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6683&SEO=last-farewell-to-fidel-at-the-santiago-de-cuba-cemetery 04 de diciembre de 2016, 16:11Santiago de Cuba, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) President Raúl Castro deposited today the funerary urn with the ashes of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in his last resting place at the St. Ifigenia cemetery of this city. Palestinians in Lebanon Say Farewell to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6682&SEO=palestinians-in-lebanon-say-farewell-to-fidel-castro 04 de diciembre de 2016, 15:25Beirut, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian professionals graduated from univesities and institutes in Cuba, said farewell to Fidel Castro, with the commitment to keep his ideals alive. Total of 150 Riders in Cuban Cycling Hilly Titan Tropic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6680&SEO=total-of-150-riders-in-cuban-cycling-hilly-titan-tropic 04 de diciembre de 2016, 15:12Havana, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Around 150 riders from more than 10 countries will begin tomorrow the second version of the mountain cycling Titan Tropic tournament, which will have four stages of rough and abrupt territories of the western region of Cuba. Crowd Ratifies in France Decision to Continue Fidel's fight http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6679&SEO=crowd-ratifies-in-france-decision-to-continue-fidels-fight 04 de diciembre de 2016, 13:56Paris, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) A crowd of people assembled today in the French capital ratified the decision to continue the struggle under the guidance of Fidel Castro''s ideas, during a tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution. Cuba: A Mourning for Fidel, Also a Hope http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6677&SEO=cuba-a-mourning-for-fidel-also-a-hope Mexico, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The demonstration made by millions of Cubans in a tribute to Fidel Castro was amourning, but also, it was a sample of hope, said an article written for Mexican newspaper La Jornada Sunday. FMLN Leader: Dignity is Fidel´s Greatest Legacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6675&SEO=fmln-leader-dignity-is-fidels-greatest-legacy 04 de diciembre de 2016, 12:26San Salvador, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Commander José Luis Merino, a Salvadorian revolutionary and one of the founders of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN), stated that dignity is one of the most important legacy of the leader of the Cuban Revolution , Fidel Castro. Fidel Castro, Example of Dignity, Asserts Vicepresident of Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6674&SEO=fidel-castro-example-of-dignity-asserts-vicepresident-of-venezuela 04 de diciembre de 2016, 12:24Caracas, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Vicepresident, Aristobulo Isturiz, said the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro represents an example of dignity for the peoples of Latin America who fight for their sovereignty. Latin American Media Highlight Today Significance of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6669&SEO=latin-american-media-highlight-today-significance-of-fidel-castro 04 de diciembre de 2016, 10:03Havana, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) News media and personalities of the continent continue highlighting today the significance of Fidel Castro for the region, the multitudinary good-bye of his people and the funeral service of the historic leader whose decease is not only mourned in Cuba but in many other parts of the world. Efficiency in Cuban Tobacco Production Reported http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6668&SEO=efficiency-in-cuban-tobacco-production-reported 04 de diciembre de 2016, 05:00Havana, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Tobacco authorities in Cuba reported high efficiency in plantations of the Virginia variety, in Pinar del Rio, the westernmost region of Cuba and the best variety of tobacco. Cuban Health Mission Concludes Visit to Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6666&SEO=cuban-health-mission-concludes-visit-to-peru 04 de diciembre de 2016, 01:00Lima, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) A mission from the Cuban Health Services company (SMC) concluded this weekend a visit to Peru, after holding various important meetings, paving the wave for agreements with various institutions and regional managements of Peru. Cuban President Highlights Fidel Castro's Visionary Capacity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6664&SEO=cuban-president-highlights-fidel-castros-visionary-capacity 03 de diciembre de 2016, 22:27Santiago de Cuba, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro highlighted today Fidel Castro''s visionary capacity enabling him to see the future. Neither Works nor Public Spaces with His Name, Asked Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6663&SEO=neither-works-nor-public-spaces-with-his-name-asked-fidel-castro 03 de diciembre de 2016, 22:15Santiago, Cuba, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro said today that the historic leader of the Revolution in this Caribbean nation, Fidel Castro, insisted that his name should not identify public spaces or works. Women Protagonists of Cuban History Side by Side with Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6662&SEO=women-protagonists-of-cuban-history-side-by-side-with-fidel-castro Santiago de Cuba, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) ''With the triumph of the Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro, Cuban women were also protagonists of our history,'' said today Teresa Amarelle, FMC Secretary General. Fidel Castro Passes towards Immortality, Says Cuban Youth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6661&SEO=fidel-castro-passes-towards-immortality-says-cuban-youth Santiago de Cuba, Dec (Prensa Latina) The first secretary of the Union of Young Communists, Susely Morfa, affirmed today that the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, is passing towards immortality, while the new generations follow his legacy. Cuban Workers and Farmers Commit to Legacy of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6659&SEO=cuban-workers-and-farmers-commit-to-legacy-of-fidel-castro Santiago de Cuba, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban workers expressed today their commitment to continue the legacy of historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, who died on November 25th at age 90. We are also Fidel, Say Cuban Intellectuals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6656&SEO=we-are-also-fidel-say-cuban-intellectuals Santiago de Cuba, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban intellectuals and artists expressed total identification with the ideas of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, when they rendered posthumous tribute in this city east of the island. Keeping Unity is Paying Tribute to Fidel, Says Cuban Fighter http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6653&SEO=keeping-unity-is-paying-tribute-to-fidel-says-cuban-fighter 03 de diciembre de 2016, 20:24Santiago de Cuba, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) José Antonio Carrillo, president of the Association of Cuban Revolutionary War fighters (ACRC), said today that maintaining unity among young people and veterans will be the best way to pay tribute to Fidel Castro. Unity of Youths and Veterans, Best Way to Honor Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6652&SEO=unity-of-youths-and-veterans-best-way-to-honor-fidel-castro Santiago de Cuba, Dec 3(Prensa Latina) President of the Association of Combattants of the Cuban Revolution (ACRC in Spanish) , José Antonio Carrillo, asserted today that the best way to render tribute to Fidel Castro is to maintain unity between youths and veterans. St. Lucia Praises Humanistic Vocation of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6648&SEO=st.-lucia-praises-humanistic-vocation-of-fidel-castro Castries, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Authorities, professionals graduated in Cuba and people in general of St. Lucia stressed today the humanistic vocation of Fidel Castro and thanked his solidarity while expressing sorrow for the demise of the revolutionary leader, repòrted today diplomatic sources. Portugal Foreign Minister Signs Book of Condolences for Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6645&SEO=portugal-foreign-minister-signs-book-of-condolences-for-fidels-death 03 de diciembre de 2016, 19:09Lisbon, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal Augusto Santos Silva went to the Embassy of Cuba in that country to sign the book of condolences for the death of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Fidel was a present to the world, says Michael Manley's widow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6644&SEO=fidel-was-a-present-to-the-world-says-michael-manleys-widow 03 de diciembre de 2016, 19:01Kingston, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Glynne Manley, widow of former Jamaican Prime Minister, affirmed today that Fidel Castro was a present for the world by expressing heartfelt condolences for the physical disappearance of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution. Raul Castro to Deliver Speech in Honor of Fidel in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6643&SEO=raul-castro-to-deliver-speech-in-honor-of-fidel-in-santiago-de-cuba Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro will deliver the main speech of the ceremony in honor of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro in Santiago de Cuba. Dignitaries and Personalities Pay Tribute to Fidel in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6642&SEO=dignitaries-and-personalities-pay-tribute-to-fidel-in-santiago-de-cuba Santiago de Cuba, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Dignitaries and personalities from several countries will participate today in the tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, which is being held in this eastern city, said the Foreing Ministry. Another Day to Pay Homage to Fidel Castro in New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6639&SEO=another-day-to-pay-homage-to-fidel-castro-in-new-york 03 de diciembre de 2016, 18:10United Nations, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations opened today for the sixth consecutive day a book of condolences for the death of the revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Santiago de Cuba to Honor Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6638&SEO=santiago-de-cuba-to-honor-fidel-castro 03 de diciembre de 2016, 17:31Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) After taking Fidel Castro''s ashes back to Santiago de Cuba following the same route made by the Caravana de la Libertad in January 1959, that city will hold a ceremony to honor the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution. Fidel put Cuba in World Context http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6636&SEO=fidel-put-cuba-in-world-context By Elsy Fors Garzon Havana (PL) All Cubans, anywhere on Earth where they may be, should be proud that their small island is recognized in the five continents, be it for their Olympic champions, their music, their scientific achievements, their solidarity or simply for its defense of the poor, Independence and sovereignty. Carlos Acosta Dance Company to Dedicate Performance to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6633&SEO=carlos-acosta-dance-company-to-dedicate-performance-to-fidel-castro Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The company directed by star dancer Carlos Acosta said today that next performances will be dedicated to Cuban Revolution''s historic leader Fidel Castro, to thank him for his constant support for Cuban arts. More Support for Cuba from Geneva after Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6626&SEO=more-support-for-cuba-from-geneva-after-fidels-death 02 de diciembre de 2016, 17:23Geneva, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) New expressions of support for Cuba and tributes to Fidel Castro took place here today, where the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) sent his condolences to this country. Diego Maradona in Cuba to Take Part in Fidel Castro Tribute http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6625&SEO=diego-maradona-in-cuba-to-take-part-in-fidel-castro-tribute 02 de diciembre de 2016, 17:19Havana, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Argentina''s former soccer star Diego Armando Maradona is in Havana to participate in the tribute to Fidel Castro, historical leader of the Cuban Revolution. Director of Emblematic Cuban Theater Dies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6620&SEO=director-of-emblematic-cuban-theater-dies 02 de diciembre de 2016, 16:19Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The director of the emblematic Teatro Sauto of Matanzas, Cecilia Sodis, died at 68 as a result of complications of kidney disease, authorities here reported. Bolivian President to Travel to Cuba for Homage to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6619&SEO=bolivian-president-to-travel-to-cuba-for-homage-to-fidel-castro 02 de diciembre de 2016, 16:18Villa Tunari, Bolivia, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales confirmed today he would attend the mass rally planned for Saturday at the Antonio Maceo square in Santiago de Cuba, to honor the leader of the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro. Condolences for Death of Fidel Castro Continue in New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6616&SEO=condolences-for-death-of-fidel-castro-continue-in-new-york 02 de diciembre de 2016, 15:43United Nations, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Ambassadors and officials accredited to the United Nations (UN) continued signing today the condolence book, opened by the Cuban Permanent Mission''s headquarters here, to honor the recently deceased revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Riding with Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6607&SEO=riding-with-fidel Santiago de Cuba, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba rides today with Fidel and the song of Raul Torres is catching on deeply in thousands of persons who already look for it over the radio or television and memorize its beautiful lyrics of high poetic value. Varadero Will Close 2016 With Growth in Tourist Visitors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6605&SEO=varadero-will-close-2016-with-growth-in-tourist-visitors Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Varadero will close 2016 with a rise in foreign tourist visitors, the Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) said today. Fidel Castro Leaves a Legacy of Wisdom and Generosity, say Colombians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6601&SEO=fidel-castro-leaves-a-legacy-of-wisdom-and-generosity-say-colombians By Adalys Pilar Mireles Venezuelan Governor Evokes Legacy of Cuban Leader Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6600&SEO=venezuelan-governor-evokes-legacy-of-cuban-leader-fidel-castro Falcón, Venezuela, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The governor of the state of Falcón, Estela Lugo De Montilla, has recalled the legacy of the late leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, at the opening of the 2nd National Meeting of the Venezuela-Cuba Friendship and Solidarity Movement. Olympic Leader Highlights Fidel Castro's Contribution to Sports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6598&SEO=olympic-leader-highlights-fidel-castros-contribution-to-sports Port of Spain, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro knew as few did the potential of sport, and turned it into the center of life in Cuba and a source of popular narrative, said the president of the Olympic Committee of Trinidad and Tobago, Brian Lewis. Embassies in Spain Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6597&SEO=embassies-in-spain-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro Madrid, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Ambassadors and officials from some twenty diplomatic missions in Spain have paid tribute today to the late historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Angolan Youth Decorates Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6593&SEO=angolan-youth-decorates-fidel-castro Luanda, Dec 2nd (Prensa Latina) The National Youth Committee of the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (JMPLA) have posthumously decorated the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, whose ashes will arrive in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba tomorrow. Caravan with Ashes of Fidel Castro Continues Journey to Santiago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6591&SEO=caravan-with-ashes-of-fidel-castro-continues-journey-to-santiago Camagüey, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The caravan carrying the ashes of the Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, left Camagüey at 07:00 for the country''s eastern region, after an overnight stop. Cuban Musicians Cancel US Tour for Supporting Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6589&SEO=cuban-musicians-cancel-us-tour-for-supporting-fidel-castro Washington, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Blue Night Entertainment Inc. has decided to cancel a tour to the United States of Cuban duo Buena Fe, after it publicly expressed its condolences for the death of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Venezuela-Cuba Solidarity Movement Meeting Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6584&SEO=venezuela-cuba-solidarity-movement-meeting-begins Caracas, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The national meeting of the Venezuela-Cuba Mutual Solidarity and Friendship Movement begins today in the northern state of Falcon, and will be a platform to condemn the U.S. blockade on the Caribbean nation, organizers said. Cuba to Host International Puppet Union Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6580&SEO=cuba-to-host-international-puppet-union-meeting Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina), The Intercontinental Meeting of the International Union of the Marionette ''Unima 3 Americas'' will be held in Matanzas, the capital of puppet theater in Cuba from December 8th to 11th, Ruben Dario Salazar of the event''s managing group, told Prensa Latina. City Monument of Cuba Prepared to Pay Homage to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6572&SEO=city-monument-of-cuba-prepared-to-pay-homage-to-fidel-castro 01 de diciembre de 2016, 15:16Bayamo, Cuba, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Although it is more than 24 hours before Fidel Castro''s ashes arrive here, the people of Granma is preparing to pay tribute to him tomorrow at the Plaza de la Patria, in eastern Cuba. People from Ciego de Avila Awaits Fidel's Funeral Caravan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6561&SEO=people-from-ciego-de-avila-awaits-fidels-funeral-caravan Ciego de Avila, Cuba Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Since early hours today, the people from Ciego de Avila awaits for the Caravan of Freedom carrying the ashes of the Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Lebanese Army Chief Labels Fidel Castro a World Symbol http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6559&SEO=lebanese-army-chief-labels-fidel-castro-a-world-symbol Beirut, Dec 1st (Prensa Latina) Lebanese army commander, General Jean Kahwagi asserted today that Fidel Castro was a great leader and a symbol of contemporary history, while Druze politician, Walid Jumblatt, praised his solidarity with the Arab people. Mexican Farmers Express Their Sorrow at Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6553&SEO=mexican-farmers-express-their-sorrow-at-fidels-death Mexico, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Cardenista Farmers Union, which brings together thousands of Mexican growers, have expressed their sorrow at the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, as well as their support for his ideas and social projects. Namibia Declares Three Days of Mourning After Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6545&SEO=namibia-declares-three-days-of-mourning-after-fidel-castros-death Windhoek, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Namibian government has declared three days of mourning, as of today, for the death of Cuban leader, Fidel Castro. Fidel, Atheist with the Faith of a Clergy, affirms Belgian Priest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6543&SEO=fidel-atheist-with-the-faith-of-a-clergy-affirms-belgian-priest By Sinay Cespedes Moreno UN-Geneva Director Expresses Condolences for Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6539&SEO=un-geneva-director-expresses-condolences-for-fidels-death Geneva, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Director General of the United Nations Office in Geneva, Michael Moller, has expressed his condolences on the death of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Caravan with Ashes of Fidel Advances towards Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6537&SEO=caravan-with-ashes-of-fidel-advances-towards-santiago-de-cuba Santa Clara, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The caravan that carries the ashes of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, resumed its march today to Santiago de Cuba from this central city. French Diplomat: Fidel is a Man who Marked History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6536&SEO=french-diplomat-fidel-is-a-man-who-marked-history 01 de diciembre de 2016, 09:19Paris, Dec 1st (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro has marked history as few people have been able to do so, the former French ambassador to Cuba, Jean Levy, said as part of the tribute to the revolutionary leader that continues today in Paris. Guatemala's Vice President Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6534&SEO=guatemalas-vice-president-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro Guatemala, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Vice President, Jafeth Cabrera, visited the Cuban embassy and expressed his deep sorrow over the death of the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Cuba: An Example in the Prevention of HIV/AIDS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6532&SEO=cuba-an-example-in-the-prevention-of-hivaids Havana, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Three decades after the first program of prevention against HIV / AIDS, Cuba has achieved a low prevalence of the disease, health authorities stressed today during the World Day of response to this pandemic. People in Santa Clara, Cuba, Honor Fidel and Che http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6531&SEO=people-in-santa-clara-cuba-honor-fidel-and-che Santa Clara, Cuba, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Under the cheers of ''I am Fidel'' and ''Long Live Fidel'', the ''Commander Ernesto Che Guevara'' Revolution Square in this city has received the caravan that carries the ashes of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution. UNESCO Describes Fidel as an Emblematic Statesman of the 20th Century http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6525&SEO=unesco-describes-fidel-as-an-emblematic-statesman-of-the-20th-century 30 de noviembre de 2016, 16:56Paris, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) UNESCO Executive Council President Michael Worbs has said that Fidel Castro was one of the most emblematic statesmen of the 20th century and given his condolences on the death of the historic leader of the Cuban revolution. Russian Media Highlights Tribute to Fidel Castro in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6523&SEO=russian-media-highlights-tribute-to-fidel-castro-in-cuba Moscow, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Russian television today highlighted the tribute made by the Cuban people to the late historic leader of the revolution, Fidel Castro and the presence in Havana of an official delegation from Russia. Uruguay: Fidel will Remain in the Conscience of the Peoples http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6519&SEO=uruguay-fidel-will-remain-in-the-conscience-of-the-peoples 30 de noviembre de 2016, 15:17Montevideo, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Coordinator of Support for the Cuban Revolution in Uruguay stated today that the Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, will remain in the conscience of the peoples and, above all, of the most needy. Universities in Cuba and Germany Sign Cooperation Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6517&SEO=universities-in-cuba-and-germany-sign-cooperation-agreement 30 de noviembre de 2016, 14:47Guantánamo, Cuba, Nov 30 (PL) German University Alexander Humboldt in Berlin and the University of Guantánamo (UG) signed a cooperation agreement Wednesday,for the implementation of academic projects of common interest. Angolan Vice President Visits Cuba to Pay Homage to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6516&SEO=angolan-vice-president-visits-cuba-to-pay-homage-to-fidel-castro 30 de noviembre de 2016, 14:31Luanda, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Angolan Vice-President Manuel Domingos Vicente has traveled today to Cuba to attend the ceremonies of homage to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, whose ashes are transferred to the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba. 2016 Hurricane Season Closes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6505&SEO=2016-hurricane-season-closes Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) After six very active months the 2016 hurricane season in the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean is closing, being declared the most destructive since 2012, and the deadliest since 2005. UNESCO Includes Cuban Rumba in Intangible Heritage List http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6503&SEO=unesco-includes-cuban-rumba-in-intangible-heritage-list 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:37Paris, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee, met in Ethiopia, has today decided to include ‘Cuban rumba'' in the list -Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity-, recognized as a ''festive mixture of music and dance''. Tribute to Fidel Castro Have Impact in French Media http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6502&SEO=tribute-to-fidel-castro-have-impact-in-french-media Paris, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The tribute given to Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, in Havana has had a large impact today in French media, in which the mass assistance of the people to the Revolution Square has been highlighted. Cubans in Mexico Swear Allegiance to Fidel's Concept of Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6498&SEO=cubans-in-mexico-swear-allegiance-to-fidels-concept-of-revolution 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:09Mexico, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Diplomatic officials and collaborators of Cuban institutions in Mexico today swore allegiance to the ideas contained in the concept of Revolution of the historical leader, Fidel Castro (1926-2016). Daniel Viglietti Talks About Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6495&SEO=daniel-viglietti-talks-about-fidel-castro Montevideo, (Prensa Latina) Uruguayan singer-songwriter Daniel Viglietti asserted today in this capital that undoubtedly the death of Fidel Castro is a loss that affects and hurts all of us, even with his age and full life. Germany Continues Activities of Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6494&SEO=germany-continues-activities-of-tribute-to-fidel-castro Berlin, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Germans and members of the diplomatic corps signed books of condolences for the death of Fidel Castro in the Cuban Embassy in this capital. Qatar Gives Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6492&SEO=qatar-gives-tribute-to-fidel-castro Doha, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Qatari news media highlighted the speech pronounced by senior Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, father of the Head of State of Qatar, in a tribute to Cuban Revolution historical leader Fidel Castro after his death in Havana. Towards Victory Always, Fidel! http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6491&SEO=towards-victory-always-fidel Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Revolution Square in the capital had been silent for days because of the passing of who was its best speaker, but this changed, as thousands of people came here to pay tribute to Fidel Castro. France: Fidel Castro Gave Hope to Peoples of the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6490&SEO=france-fidel-castro-gave-hope-to-peoples-of-the-world 30 de noviembre de 2016, 11:03Paris, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro gave dignity and hope to many people in the whole world. That is how we French people remember this Cuban historical leader, said Victor Fernandez, president of the Cuba Cooperation Association of France. ANC Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro in S.A. Provinces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6489&SEO=anc-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro-in-s.a.-provinces 30 de noviembre de 2016, 10:13Pretoria, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The African National Congress (ANC) will pay tribute today to the Cuban Revolution leader, Fidel Castro in the South African provinces of Western Cape and Gauteng. Caravan with Ashes of Fidel Castro Is Heading for Santiago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6488&SEO=caravan-with-ashes-of-fidel-castro-is-heading-for-santiago Havana, November 30 (Prensa Latina) The Caravan of Liberty, with the ashes of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, left today for the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba, as close as possible to his original route in January Of 1959. Cuban President Ratifies Continuity of Fidel Castro's Ideas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6487&SEO=cuban-president-ratifies-continuity-of-fidel-castros-ideas Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) President Raul Castro has reaffirmed here the Cuban people''s willingness to continue the ideas and work of the Commander-in-Chief of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Statesmen Speak and Pay Respects at Fidel Castro's Funeral http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6485&SEO=statesmen-speak-and-pay-respects-at-fidel-castros-funeral Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Presidents and personalities from the five continents arrived here on Tuesday to participate in the posthumous tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Fidel Castro Lives in the History of Humanity, Evo Morales Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6484&SEO=fidel-castro-lives-in-the-history-of-humanity-evo-morales-says Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President, Evo Morales, has said here that the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, will live forever in the history of humanity and his supporters. Fidel Castro's Legacy Is a Light of Hope: Sent by Belarus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6483&SEO=fidel-castros-legacy-is-a-light-of-hope-sent-by-belarus Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The Belarussian envoy to the posthumous tribute to Fidel Castro, Victor Sheiman, has said here today that the legacy of the Cuban leader has been a light of hope. We say goodbye with sadness to the eminent leader of the Cuban Revolution, our friend Fidel, Sheiman said at the beginning of his speech. Hamad bin Khalifa: Fidel Castro Left his Imprint on the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6482&SEO=hamad-bin-khalifa-fidel-castro-left-his-imprint-on-the-world 30 de noviembre de 2016, 00:36Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Emir Father of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani said here that Fidel Castro is in a high place among the great leaders of the liberation of the 20th Century. Fidel Devoted His Life to Defend the Rights of the Oppressed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6481&SEO=fidel-devoted-his-life-to-defend-the-rights-of-the-oppressed 30 de noviembre de 2016, 00:18Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro is a person who devoted his life to defend the rights of the oppressed and the struggle against colonialism, the vice president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Majid Ansari, said today. Fidel, One of the Emblematic Figures of the 20th Century, Peña Nieto http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6478&SEO=fidel-one-of-the-emblematic-figures-of-the-20th-century-pena-nieto Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel is one of the emblematic figures of the 20th century, said Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today, at a posthumous tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution at Havana''s Jose Marti Revolution Square. Dominica PM Proud of Having Fidel Castro as Friend and Mentor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6479&SEO=dominica-pm-proud-of-having-fidel-castro-as-friend-and-mentor Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro was the undisputed leader of the Cuban Revolution, I feel privileged to call him my friend and mentor, stated Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. Alexis Tsipras: Fidel Castro Inspires People Worldwide http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6476&SEO=alexis-tsipras-fidel-castro-inspires-people-worldwide Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, has said here that the legacy of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, has transcended the borders of his country and has inspired peoples around the world. Fidel Is a Colossus of Our Era, Says Li Yuanchao http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6477&SEO=fidel-is-a-colossus-of-our-era-says-li-yuanchao 30 de noviembre de 2016, 00:12Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Comrade Fidel is a colossus of our era, said Li Yuanchao, vice president and a member of the Political Bureau of the People''s Republic of China, at an event here today to pay posthumous tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution. Algerian Representative: Fidel Castro will Remain a Legend http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6475&SEO=algerian-representative-fidel-castro-will-remain-a-legend 30 de noviembre de 2016, 00:09Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) President of the Council of the People''s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Abdelkader Ben Salat considered today that the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, lived like a giant and his legacy of freedom and sacrifice will transcend the next generations. Fidel Is Example of True Patriot, Russian Duma President Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6474&SEO=fidel-is-example-of-true-patriot-russian-duma-president-says Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Viacheslav Volodin, chairman of the Duma (Russia''s lower house), has said here today that the recently deceased Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, has been an example of a true patriot. Fidel Built a Revolution only 90 Miles from the U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6473&SEO=fidel-built-a-revolution-only-90-miles-from-the-u.s. Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro produced the miracle of the first socialist Revolution of Our America and at barely 90 miles from the United States, recalled today President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega. Jacob Zuma: Fidel Castro Has Fought a Huge Battle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6472&SEO=jacob-zuma-fidel-castro-has-fought-a-huge-battle Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) South African President Jacob Zuma stated during the cultural-political ceremony in a posthumous tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, that his death is a painful loss for all Africans. Fidel, Emblematic Leader, Protagonist of 20th Century: FARC-EP http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6471&SEO=fidel-emblematic-leader-protagonist-of-20th-century-farc-ep 29 de noviembre de 2016, 22:24Bogota, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The commander of the insurgent FARC-EP, Ivan Marquez, said today that with Fidel Castro''s death, one of the most beloved and emblematic leaders of the world, the main protagonist of the 20th century, has left. Vietnamese Parliament Leader Extols Fidel's Role in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6470&SEO=vietnamese-parliament-leader-extols-fidels-role-in-the-world 29 de noviembre de 2016, 22:18Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The President of the National Assembly (parliament) of Vietnam, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, asserted here today that with the death of Fidel Castro, the progressive world loses a firm, audacious and experienced leader. Jacob Zuma: Fidel Castro Has Fought a Good Battle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6469&SEO=jacob-zuma-fidel-castro-has-fought-a-good-battle 29 de noviembre de 2016, 21:38Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) South African President, Jacob Zuma, has said during the cultural political act in a posthumous tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, that his death is a painful loss for the Africans. Rafael Correa Extols Fidel Castro's Loyalty to Revolutionary Cause http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6468&SEO=rafael-correa-extols-fidel-castros-loyalty-to-revolutionary-cause 29 de noviembre de 2016, 21:36Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa extolled here today the life commitment made by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, to the noblest causes in Latin America, the Caribbean and the world. Daniel Ortega: Fidel Inspired the Sandinista Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6467&SEO=daniel-ortega-fidel-inspired-the-sandinista-revolution 29 de noviembre de 2016, 21:26Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega, has said on today that Fidel Castro inspired and supported the Sandinista Revolution, upon his arrival to participate in the posthumous tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution. Cuban President Chairs Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6466&SEO=cuban-president-chairs-tribute-to-fidel-castro 29 de noviembre de 2016, 20:17Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro chairs today the political-cultural event in tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and attended by dozens of statesmen from all over the world. Caravan with Fidel's Ashes will Follow Historic Route http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6465&SEO=caravan-with-fidels-ashes-will-follow-historic-route 29 de noviembre de 2016, 20:13Cienfuegos, Cuba, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) When tomorrow is reedited the Caravan of Liberty with Fidel''s remains, and transits through this center-south city, it will be a course following the original route made by him and his bearded rebels in January, 1959. UN General Assembly Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6459&SEO=un-general-assembly-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro 29 de noviembre de 2016, 16:23United Nations, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations members paid tribute to the recently deceased leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Heads of State Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6458&SEO=heads-of-state-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro-in-cuba 29 de noviembre de 2016, 16:20Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Heads of State and Government, as well as delegations from several countries, are taking part today in the posthumous tribute to historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro. Cuban President Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6455&SEO=cuban-president-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro 29 de noviembre de 2016, 15:45Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro paid tribute to the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, at the Jose Marti Memorial in Havana. Al-Mayadeen Channel Broadcasts Mourning for Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6450&SEO=al-mayadeen-channel-broadcasts-mourning-for-fidel-castros-death Beirut, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, continues to grab media, radio and TV broadcasters in the Middle East today. Chile's Crónica Digital Devotes Wide Article to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6449&SEO=chiles-cronica-digital-devotes-wide-article-to-fidel-castro Santiago de Chile, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Digital Chilean daily Crónica Digital dedicated a long article to Fidel Castro, of whom it said ''enters the historic legend of his country, the continent and the world''. Zimbabwe's President Thanks Fidel Castro for His Contributions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6448&SEO=zimbabwes-president-thanks-fidel-castro-for-his-contributions Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has thanked the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, for the contributions he made to his country and the African people. Fidel at Santa Ifigenia Cemetery: The Glory That Has Been Lived http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6447&SEO=fidel-at-santa-ifigenia-cemetery-the-glory-that-has-been-lived Por Martha Cabrales AriasSantiago de Cuba, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) When Fidel Castro''s remains are buried here at Santa Ifigenia Cemetery on Sunday morning, December 4, there will be a new and powerful reason to consider it an altar of Cuba. Vienna: Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Signs Book of Condolences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6446&SEO=vienna-ecuadorian-foreign-minister-signs-book-of-condolences 29 de noviembre de 2016, 11:47Quito, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador''s Foreign Minister Guillaume Long today signed the condolences book opened at the Cuban embassy in Austria following the recent death of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Nepal: Fidel Castro is a Symbol of Justice and Equality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6445&SEO=nepal-fidel-castro-is-a-symbol-of-justice-and-equality 29 de noviembre de 2016, 11:45Katmandu, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Nepal Former Prime Minister, Khadga Prasad Oli said today that the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro is an inspiration for the fighters for justice and equality worldwide. Fidel Castro: the IPK, its Humanity and Altruistic Spirit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6444&SEO=fidel-castro-the-ipk-its-humanity-and-altruistic-spirit Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban scientist, Jorge Perez, remembered here the altruistic personality of recently deceased historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, when he inaugurated the center dedicated to the study of infectious diseases: the Institute Pedro Kouri (IPK). Colombian ELN Peace Negotiators Honor Fidel in Ecuador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6441&SEO=colombian-eln-peace-negotiators-honor-fidel-in-ecuador Por By Sinay Cespedes MorenoQuito, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Peace negotiators of Colombian National Liberation Army (ELN) paid tribute in Ecuador, to the late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, for whom respect is growing today in this country. Central Cuba Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6440&SEO=central-cuba-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro Sancti Spiritus, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Cubans from central provinces continue today paying tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, to commemorate his death, which took place on Friday, November 25th. Trump Alerted of Risk of Reversing Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6439&SEO=trump-alerted-of-risk-of-reversing-relations-with-cuba Washington, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The United States government warned President elect, Donald Trump, to not reverse the process of approaching relations with Cuba due to the high diplomatic, economic and cultural cost it would entail. Fidel Castro is in the Heart of French Communists, Affirms Leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6438&SEO=fidel-castro-is-in-the-heart-of-french-communists-affirms-leader 29 de noviembre de 2016, 10:34Paris, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The emotion felt by Cubans and Latin American peoples after the death of the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, is also in the heart of French communists, according to the Secretary General of the Party, Pierre Laurent. Bolivians Pay Tribute to Cuban Leader Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6437&SEO=bolivians-pay-tribute-to-cuban-leader-fidel-castro La Paz, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Health Minister, Ariana Campero has said that thousand of Latin American doctors who graduated in Cuba are paying tribute to commander Fidel Castro today and will remember him forever for his big projects and ideas. College of Journalists of Chile Extols Fidel Castro's Figure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6436&SEO=college-of-journalists-of-chile-extols-fidel-castros-figure Santiago, Chile, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The College of Journalists of Chile has expressed its solidarity with the Cuban people and its sorrow over the death of former President Fidel Castro, whom it described as the figure of the 20th century. French Diplomat Highlights Fidel Castro as Symbol of Resistance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6434&SEO=french-diplomat-highlights-fidel-castro-as-symbol-of-resistance By Luisa Maria Gonzalez Paris, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro has been a symbol of resistance and struggle for independence of Cuba and all Latin America, Jean Mendelson, the former French ambassador to Cuba, said today. Cubans Pay Tribute to Commander Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6433&SEO=cubans-pay-tribute-to-commander-fidel-castro Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The people of Cuba are today paying tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, a honorable man and an example of a revolutionary who, like the intellectual Jose Marti, cast his lot with the poor of our land. Fidel Castro, the Architect of Cuban Socialism, Says Xi Jinping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6432&SEO=fidel-castro-the-architect-of-cuban-socialism-says-xi-jinping Por Damy ValesBeijing, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Comrade Fidel Castro is the architect of Cuban socialism who left an outstanding imprint in the cause of the island''s national liberation, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Tuesday with consternation. Catholic Bishops Send Condolences to Fidel Castro's Family http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6431&SEO=catholic-bishops-send-condolences-to-fidel-castros-family Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Catholic bishops today expressed their sadness at the death of the Cuban Revolution''s historic leader, Fidel Castro and sent condolences to his family and the country''s authorities. Fidel Will Live Forever, Says Chinese Leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6430&SEO=fidel-will-live-forever-says-chinese-leader 29 de noviembre de 2016, 08:28Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Comrade Fidel Castro will live forever, expressed today upon his arrival in Cuba the Chinese Vice-President Li Yuanchao. Russian Foreign Minister Stresses Fidel Castro's Universal Relevance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6429&SEO=russian-foreign-minister-stresses-fidel-castros-universal-relevance Moscow, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro made a great contribution to guarantee morale in the international arena, something we now lack, declared Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov when paying tribute here to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution. Xi Jinping Signs Book of Condolences for Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6428&SEO=xi-jinping-signs-book-of-condolences-for-fidel-castros-death Beijing, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) President Xi Jinping has signed a book of condolence today at the Cuban embassy in the nation, on occasion of the death of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Mongolia FM Signs Book of Condolences on Fidel Castro's Demise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6424&SEO=mongolia-fm-signs-book-of-condolences-on-fidel-castros-demise 28 de noviembre de 2016, 17:29Ulan Bator, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Foreign Relations of Mongolia, Ts Munkh-Orgil, visited the Cuban Embassy in Ulan Bator,to sign the book of condolences, on the demise of historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz. Accompanying the FM, were Damndin Gansukh, Director of the Department America, Middle East and Africa, Enkhbold Odmunkh, deputy Director of Protocol of the Foreign Ministry. Frei Betto Calls for Keeping Castro's Ideals Alive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6421&SEO=frei-betto-calls-for-keeping-castros-ideals-alive Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian theologian Frei Betto urged the people here to keep the ideals of late historical leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro alive. Spain Pays Tribute to Cuban Leader Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6420&SEO=spain-pays-tribute-to-cuban-leader-fidel-castro Madrid, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Politicians, intellectuals, trade unionists, diplomats and citizens from different nationalities went today to the Cuban Embassy in Spain to pay tribute to the revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, who died last Friday. El Salvador Thanks Fidel Castro for Supporting Literacy Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6417&SEO=el-salvador-thanks-fidel-castro-for-supporting-literacy-campaign San Salvador, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Officials in charge of the National Program for Basic Literacy Teaching in El Salvador and representatives of the Movement of Solidarity with Cuba were the first to pay tribute today to Commander in Chief Fidel Castro. Cuba-USA Scientists Hold Another Meeting on Arboviruses http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6418&SEO=cuba-usa-scientists-hold-another-meeting-on-arboviruses 28 de noviembre de 2016, 16:19Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) A bilateral meeting between scientists from Cuba and the United States opened here today seeking to increase the exchange of arbovirus researches and identify opportunities for research in this field. Fidel Castro We Are Going to Miss You, Says Ramsey Clark http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6415&SEO=fidel-castro-we-are-going-to-miss-you-says-ramsey-clark United Nations, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark said today that for his greatness, historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, who died on Friday at 90 years, will be missed in the world. Fidel Castro Is Unforgettable to Angola, Says Vice President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6414&SEO=fidel-castro-is-unforgettable-to-angola-says-vice-president Luanda, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente asserted today that the recently deceased historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro was unforgettable to Angola, because he helped maintain independence and territorial integrity. American Airlines Lands for the First Time in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6411&SEO=american-airlines-lands-for-the-first-time-in-havana 28 de noviembre de 2016, 15:14Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) An opening flight by the US company American Airlines landed at the Jose Marti International Airport, in this city, to resume regular air connections from that country to the Cuban capital. Cuban Church Trusts in Transcendence of Fidel Castro's Legacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6410&SEO=cuban-church-trusts-in-transcendence-of-fidel-castros-legacy Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Council of Churches expressed today its confidence in the transcendence of the legacy of the former President Fidel Castro, leader of the Cuban Revolution. ELN: 'We are shocked at Fidel's Departure and Recognize His Genius' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6406&SEO=eln-we-are-shocked-at-fidels-departure-and-recognize-his-genius Bogota, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The ELN Central Command has expressed their sorrow at the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. United Nations' Members Pay Tribute to Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6405&SEO=united-nations-members-pay-tribute-to-fidel United Nations, Nov. 28 (Prensa Latina) Diplomats from dozens of countries have expressed their sorrow over the death of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, at the island''s Permanent Mission to the UN, where a book of condolences has been opened today. Dr. Cambras: Fidel Showed The Way That Cuba Should Go http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6404&SEO=dr.-cambras-fidel-showed-the-way-that-cuba-should-go Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Doctor Rodrigo Alvarez Cambras, the director of the main orthopedic hospital in Cuba - Frank Pais, in an interview with Prensa Latina, has expressed his sorrow on the death of Fidel Castro and stated that Fidel showed the way that Cuba should go, a way that cannot be reversed. Head of UNESCO Signs Condolences Book After Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6401&SEO=head-of-unesco-signs-condolences-book-after-fidels-death Paris, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) UNESCO''s Director-general Irina Bokova today signed the book of condolences opened at the Cuban embassy in France on the occasion of the death of the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Fidel Showed the Way and Now We Should Continue It- Che's Brother http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6400&SEO=fidel-showed-the-way-and-now-we-should-continue-it-ches-brother Buenos Aires, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro has showed us the way and now we have to continue it, Juan Martin Guevara, brother of Argentine-Cuban guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara, has told Prensa Latina. Fidel Castro and His Constant Concern for the Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6399&SEO=fidel-castro-and-his-constant-concern-for-the-economy Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Since the emblematic document History will Absolve Me, the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, showed a constant worry over the economy and its development, recall specialists today. Piedad Cordoba: Fidel Was A Key Ally for Peace in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6395&SEO=piedad-cordoba-fidel-was-a-key-ally-for-peace-in-colombia Bogota, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Former congresswoman Piedad Cordoba asserted today that the historic leader of the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro, was a key ally for peace in Colombia, after underlining the island''s progresses in health and education. Fidel, Greatest Leader of 20th Century, Morena's Secretary Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6392&SEO=fidel-greatest-leader-of-20th-century-morenas-secretary-says By Mayra Pardillo Mexico, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Yeidckol Polevnsky, general secretary of the National Regeneration Movement has said that Fidel Castro was the greatest leader of the 20th century and up until now, the 21st century also. Fidel Castro Unites Palestinians and Lebanese of Different Factions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6393&SEO=fidel-castro-unites-palestinians-and-lebanese-of-different-factions Lebanon, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Palestinians and Lebanese who graduated from Cuban universities have demonstrate their gratitude to the Revolution and its historic leader, Fidel Castro, whom they described as inspiring and a defender of Arab causes. Bolivia Decrees National Mourning for the Death of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6390&SEO=bolivia-decrees-national-mourning-for-the-death-of-fidel-castro La Paz, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian government today has declared a seven-day period of mourning for the death of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, considered by the president, Evo Morales, as a teacher of principles and values. Top Vietnamese Leaders Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6388&SEO=top-vietnamese-leaders-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro Hanoi, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s top leaders have today paid tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in the book of condolences which has been opened at the Cuban embassy in Vietnam. Cubans Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6387&SEO=cubans-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro Havana, Cuba, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Cubans are paying tribute today to the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, who died on Friday, November 25th, at the age of 90. French Newspaper L'Humanité Dedicates Special Edition to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6386&SEO=french-newspaper-lhumanite-dedicates-special-edition-to-fidel-castro Paris, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The French daily L''Humanité today dedicates a special edition to honor the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, who died on Friday in Havana. Allende's Daughter Remembers Fidel Castro with Affection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6385&SEO=allendes-daughter-remembers-fidel-castro-with-affection 27 de noviembre de 2016, 12:03Santiago de Chile, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Carmen Paz Allende, the eldest daughter of former Chilean President Salvador Allende, recalled Fidel Castro with great affection and gratitude ''for allowing my son to study medicine in Cuba.'' Ramonet: Fidel was the Defender of Latin American Dignity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6377&SEO=ramonet-fidel-was-the-defender-of-latin-american-dignity By Luisa María González Pars, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro was the defender of the dignity of Cuba, but also of all Latin America, said the intellectual Ignacio Ramonet today in France, after declaring himself deeply saddened by the death of the revolutionary leader. Mexico Communist Party's March and Vigil in Homage to Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6376&SEO=mexico-communist-partys-march-and-vigil-in-homage-to-fidel Mexico, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of Mexico held a march and vigil in honor of the late Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro, whose legacy, he affirmed, is still more valid than ever. Cuba Writers, Artists express Sorrow for Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6375&SEO=cuba-writers-artists-express-sorrow-for-fidels-death Havana, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (Uneac) and the Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS) expressed their sorrow today over the physical disappearance of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Debates with Fidel were a Great School, says Economist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6374&SEO=debates-with-fidel-were-a-great-school-says-economist By Roberto Solomon Havana, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Meetings on Globalization and Development Problems, which came to light on the initiative of Fidel Castro and had his presence, constituted a great school of thought, said one Organizer of those events by ANEC. Caribbean Leaders Highlight Fidel Castro's Political Stature http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6373&SEO=caribbean-leaders-highlight-fidel-castros-political-stature Bridgetown, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Caribbean leaders agreed to highlight the political stature of the Cuban Revolution''s historic leader, Fidel Castro, in messages of condolence and tribute in which they emphasize their friendship, support and solidarity with the peoples of the area. Viengsay Valdés: Expanding Ballet in Cuba, a Commitment of Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6372&SEO=viengsay-valdes-expanding-ballet-in-cuba-a-commitment-of-fidel La Habana, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The first dancer from the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), Viengsay Valdés, witnessed here the efforts of the Cuban Revolution''s historic leader, Fidel Castro, to expand the dance in his country. Colombian President Mourns Death of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6355&SEO=colombian-president-mourns-death-of-fidel-castro Bogota, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday regretted the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and acknowledged his contribution to the efforts to end the armed confrontation in Colombia. Fidel Castro is Remembered as a Symbol of Cuba-Vietnam Brotherhood http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6371&SEO=fidel-castro-is-remembered-as-a-symbol-of-cuba-vietnam-brotherhood By Teresita Vives Romero Hanoi, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese people expressed Cuba their support with very emotional messages following the death of the historic leader Fidel Castro, recognized as a symbol of bilateral relations, Ambassador Herminio López declared here today. South African President Regrets Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6370&SEO=south-african-president-regrets-fidel-castros-death Pretoria, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) South African President Jacob Zuma on Saturday expressed sorrow over the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Serbian Prime Minister Expresses Condolences over Fidel Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6369&SEO=serbian-prime-minister-expresses-condolences-over-fidel-death Belgrade, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Saturday sent a message of condolences to President Raul Castro for the death of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Palestinian President Expresses Condolences over Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6368&SEO=palestinian-president-expresses-condolences-over-fidels-death 0Ramallah, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmud Abbas, on Saturday expressed ''his deepest condolences'' over the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Syrian President Conveys Condolences over Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6367&SEO=syrian-president-conveys-condolences-over-fidel-castros-death Damascus, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Under Fidel Castro''s leadership, Cuba succeeded in resisting hard sanctions and unfair campaigns in recent times, and it is a beacon for the freedom of the peoples all over the world, says the message of condolences sent by Syrian President . British Gov't Sends Condolences for Death of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6366&SEO=british-govt-sends-condolences-for-death-of-fidel-castro London, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom''s government has sent its condolences to the Cuban government and people for the death of the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, who passed away on Friday night at the age of 90. Fidel, a Man Whose Enemy Wanted to Kill Several Times, Excelsior Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6365&SEO=fidel-a-man-whose-enemy-wanted-to-kill-several-times-excelsior-says 26 de noviembre de 2016, 17:41Mexico, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The Excelsior newspaper reported today that Fidel Castro was ''the man who the enemy wanted to kill several times'' in the desire to overthrow the Cuban Revolution. Maradona Expresses Grief for Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6364&SEO=maradona-expresses-grief-for-fidel-castros-death Zagreb, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Former Argentinean soccer player Diego Armando Maradona expressed grief on Saturday after learning about the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz. King of Spain Highlights Historic Significance of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6363&SEO=king-of-spain-highlights-historic-significance-of-fidel-castro 26 de noviembre de 2016, 17:18Madrid, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) King Felipe IV of Spain described Fidel Castro today as a figure of indisputable historic significance, in a telegram of condolences sent to Cuban President Raul Castro for the death of the revolutionary leader. Lebanon and Persian Gulf Arab Countries Mourn Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6362&SEO=lebanon-and-persian-gulf-arab-countries-mourn-fidel-castro 26 de noviembre de 2016, 17:13Beirut, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese President Michel Aoun sent his condolences to Cuban President Raul Castro for the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, a gesture that Arab monarchs from the Persian Gulf followed. Former Peruvian President Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6361&SEO=former-peruvian-president-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro Lima, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Former Peruvian President Ollanta Humala paid tribute on Saturday to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, whom he described as a good friend of Peru and Latin America. Latin American Presidents Express Sorrow over Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6359&SEO=latin-american-presidents-express-sorrow-over-fidel-castros-death Havana, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Latin American presidents sent messages of condolence to Cuba today, after the death on Friday night of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Iranian Foreign Minister Offers Condolences for Death of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6358&SEO=iranian-foreign-minister-offers-condolences-for-death-of-fidel-castro Tehran, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The office of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conveyed its condolences to Cuban Ambassador in Tehran Vladimir Gonzalez for the death of the historic leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro. Hollande Pays Tribute to Fidel, Demands End of Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6357&SEO=hollande-pays-tribute-to-fidel-demands-end-of-blockade-of-cuba Paris, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) French President François Hollande called on Saturday for an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba, after paying tribute to the late leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Evo Morales: Fidel Castro Was a Master of Principles and Values http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6356&SEO=evo-morales-fidel-castro-was-a-master-of-principles-and-values La Paz, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Commander Fidel Castro was a master of principles and values, a protector of the people, a guide in the struggle against imperial domination, and he taught us how to face hegemonic forces, Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Saturday. Silvio Rodriguez: Condolences to Universe over Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6354&SEO=silvio-rodriguez-condolences-to-universe-over-fidel-castros-death Havana, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Singer-songwriter Silvio Rodriguez has expressed his condolences to the entire universe over the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, to whom he wished eternal glory. Pope Francis Expresses Sorrow over Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6353&SEO=pope-francis-expresses-sorrow-over-fidel-castros-death Rome, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis sent a letter of condolences for Fidel Castro''s death to the President of the Councils of State and of Ministers, Raul Castro, the Vatican informed on Saturday. Uruguayan President Feels Sorrow over Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6352&SEO=uruguayan-president-feels-sorrow-over-fidel-castros-death Montevideo, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez on Saturday expressed sorrow over the death of the Commander-in-Chief of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Organizing Commission Informs People on Fidel's Funeral Rites http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6351&SEO=organizing-commission-informs-people-on-fidels-funeral-rites Havana, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The Organizing Commission of the Central Committee of the Party, State and Government for the funeral rites of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro has informed the people on the ceremonies to be held to pay tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro Was Omar Torrijos' Friend and Teacher http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6350&SEO=fidel-castro-was-omar-torrijos-friend-and-teacher Panama, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Fidel was his teacher, he was very close to him, Celia Grasnell, secretary of General Omar Torrijos, recalled during an interview with Prensa Latina, in which she highlighted the particular relationship between both statesmen. Fidel, Father of Cuban Revolution, Algerian Newspaper Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6349&SEO=fidel-father-of-cuban-revolution-algerian-newspaper-says Algiers, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) El Moudjahid, the main Algerian newspaper, has described today Fidel Castro as the father of the Cuban Revolution. Che's Travel Companion: Fidel Is and Will Be an Example to the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6348&SEO=ches-travel-companion-fidel-is-and-will-be-an-example-to-the-world Buenos Aires, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Carlos Calica Ferrer, a close friend of Ernesto Che Guevara and his traveling companion in Bolivia and Latin America, on Saturday described the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, as an example and a fundamental man in history. Stella Calloni Hugs Cubans from Argentina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6346&SEO=stella-calloni-hugs-cubans-from-argentina Buenos Aires, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The Argentine world-renowned intellectual, writer and journalist Stella Calloni on Saturday sent a hug to the Cuban people and described the late leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, as a father, the Commander of Our Americas. It would be impossible not to speak about the huge sorrow caused by his death, Fidel Castro is on of the most important figures of the 20th century, a universal figure, she told Prensa Latina/ Russia-Cuba Friendship Was Built Thanks to Fidel, Medvedev Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6345&SEO=russia-cuba-friendship-was-built-thanks-to-fidel-medvedev-says Moscow, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The friendship between Russia and Cuba was built thanks to the personal participation of the Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, and with his death, an entire historic period will go along, Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev said on Saturday. Syrian Media Highlight Fidel's Transcendence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6344&SEO=syrian-media-highlight-fidels-transcendence Damascus, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Syrian media and major figures have highlighted the transcendence of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, who died on Friday at the age of 90. Argentina Sends Condolences to Cuba for Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6343&SEO=argentina-sends-condolences-to-cuba-for-fidels-death Buenos Aires, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra on Saturday sent her condolences to the Cuban government and people for the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, whose decease has caused a big wave of sorrow all over the world. Prensa Latina Publishes Full Text of Raul Castro's Address http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6342&SEO=prensa-latina-publishes-full-text-of-raul-castros-address Havana, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro informed the Cuban people in a national address about the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Historic Leader of Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, Dies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6341&SEO=historic-leader-of-cuban-revolution-fidel-castro-dies Havana, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, passed away on Friday night at the age of 90. Regular Flights USA-Havana to Begin http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6338&SEO=regular-flights-usa-havana-to-begin 26 de noviembre de 2016, 00:20Havana, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The company American Airlines will begin regular flights from the United States to Havana next Monday, said sources officially today. Cuban Junior Fighters Win their Respective Matches http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6329&SEO=cuban-junior-fighters-win-their-respective-matches 25 de noviembre de 2016, 16:16Moscow, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba had a perfect day at the semifinals of the World Junior Boxing Championship, at the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, by the results of four of its representatives, who won their respective matches Friday. Bolt and Paula Pareto Voted as Best Athletes by Xinhua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6325&SEO=bolt-and-paula-pareto-voted-as-best-athletes-by-xinhua Havana, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican male sprinter and Olympic Champion Usain Bolt and Argentinean female judoka, also an Olympic Champ, Paula Pareto, received the vote of Chinese news agency XINHUA as Best Latin American Athletes of the Year 2016 in the sports of Cuban agency Prensa Latina. Mexican Company to Promote Health Tourism in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6324&SEO=mexican-company-to-promote-health-tourism-in-cuba Mexico, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) A contract to promote and market the treatments offered by the Cuban medical services was signed today between Multisalud, from Cuba, and the Mexican company Viajes Bojorquez. Cuban Minister Confirms that Cuban Doctors are Appreciated in Qatar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6323&SEO=cuban-minister-confirms-that-cuban-doctors-are-appreciated-in-qatar Doha, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez said today that he confirmed that the Cuban doctors are appreciated in Qatar during a meeting with more than 460 health professionals serving in Dukhan. UN: Violence against Women Is Serious Violation of Human Rights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6298&SEO=un-violence-against-women-is-serious-violation-of-human-rights United Nations, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has reiterated today that gender violence represents a serious violation of human rights and has called for an end to it through a collective action. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez Concludes Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6296&SEO=honduran-president-juan-orlando-hernandez-concludes-visit-to-cuba Havana, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Honduran President, Juan Orlando Hernandez, is today concluding an official visit to Cuba, where he shared with his peer, Raul Castro, the need to deepen bilateral ties between the two nations. Department of Japanese Language and Culture Opened in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6288&SEO=department-of-japanese-language-and-culture-opened-in-cuba 24 de noviembre de 2016, 17:21Sancti Spiritus, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Officials from Japan opened the Matsuo Takeya Department in this city of the central region of Cuba, seeking to promote the learning and spread of Japanese culture and language. Honduran President Luis Orlando Hernandez Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6284&SEO=honduran-president-luis-orlando-hernandez-visits-cuba 24 de noviembre de 2016, 17:12Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, arrived today in Havana, Cuba to complete an official visit that includes a meeting with his counterpart Raúl Castro. Cuba Won Three Silver Medals in Wrestling Golden Grand Prix http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6283&SEO=cuba-won-three-silver-medals-in-wrestling-golden-grand-prix Baku, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cubans Yowlys Bonne, Alejandro Valdes and Reineris Salas won silver medals in the Wrestling Golden Grand Prix final in Baku. Catalan Authorities Tighten Ties with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6280&SEO=catalan-authorities-tighten-ties-with-cuba 24 de noviembre de 2016, 15:59Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) A business mission from the port of Barcelona and the Higher Council of the Chamber of Commerce of Catalonia participated today at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba in a business meeting with its Cuban counterpart. Bolt and Elaine Thompson Increase Leading Votes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6279&SEO=bolt-and-elaine-thompson-increase-leading-votes Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) World track and field star Usain Bolt and his female comrade and two-time Olympic Champion Elaine Thompson increased their votes as Best Athletes of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016, in the annual sports by Cuban news agency Prensa Latina. International Project in Cuba Increases Perception of Seismic Risk http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6275&SEO=international-project-in-cuba-increases-perception-of-seismic-risk 24 de noviembre de 2016, 15:00Santiago de Cuba, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) An international project called ''Ciudades Preparadas y Alertas'' (Alert Cities) has now increased the perception of seismic risk among the population, and ended its second stage Thursday, sponsored by several world institutions. Plácido Domingo Gives an Open Rehearsal for Art Students in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6272&SEO=placido-domingo-gives-an-open-rehearsal-for-art-students-in-cuba Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo will offer an open rehearsal today at the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso to students of art schools and members of the Teatro Lírico de Cuba. Melia Cayo Coco Hotel, Awarded for its Quality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6259&SEO=melia-cayo-coco-hotel-awarded-for-its-quality 24 de noviembre de 2016, 12:09Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Melia Cayo Coco Hotel, located in the Cuban Jardines del Rey tourist destination, has received this years'' high-quality status. Placido Domingo to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6252&SEO=placido-domingo-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Famous Spanish tenor, Placido Domingo, is in Cuba today to prepare for the unique concert to be held on November 26th at the Alicia Alonso Gran Teatro in Havana. Cuban President Congratulates Patriarch Kirill on his 70th Birthday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6249&SEO=cuban-president-congratulates-patriarch-kirill-on-his-70th-birthday Moscow, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz has congratulated to the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, Kirill, on the occasion of his 70th birthday, according to diplomatic sources. President of the Republic of Honduras Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6244&SEO=president-of-the-republic-of-honduras-visits-cuba Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Juan Orlando Hernandez, President of the Republic of Honduras, will begin an official visit to Cuba today, to assess with his peer, Raul Castro, the current state of bilateral ties. Youth Festival in Cuba to Bring Together the Arts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6237&SEO=youth-festival-in-cuba-to-bring-together-the-arts 24 de noviembre de 2016, 00:16Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) More than 600 young creators will meet at the 9th edition of the Love In Festival, which will bring gather all the arts in the Morro-Cabana complex, according to the spokeswoman of the event, Yakiela Torres. Turkish Councilors Assess Advances in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6231&SEO=turkish-councilors-assess-advances-in-cuba 23 de noviembre de 2016, 17:26Ankara, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of officials from the Cankaya City Council in Ankara presented today an assessment of local management following a trip to Cuba where they held a meeting with representatives of various Cuban municipalities. Brazilian Civil Engineering Shows its Progress in Havana Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6224&SEO=brazilian-civil-engineering-shows-its-progress-in-havana-convention Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian specialists presented their criteria on civil engineering as part of the activities of the 18th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture (CCIA 18) in Havana´s Convention Center. Prensa Latina Launches 53rd Edition of its Sports Poll http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6223&SEO=prensa-latina-launches-53rd-edition-of-its-sports-poll Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Prensa Latina has just published the bases of the 53rd edition of its Sports Poll which awards and distinguishes the best sportspeople of Latin America and the Caribbean in the year about to end. Cuba to Soon Welcome Four Million Tourists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6220&SEO=cuba-to-soon-welcome-four-million-tourists 23 de noviembre de 2016, 16:02Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Tourism in Cuba increases every year and there are plans already to welcome more than four million foreign visitors next year, sources from the sector reported today. Cuba-Vietnam Inter-Government Meeting Concludes and Boosts Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6218&SEO=cuba-vietnam-inter-government-meeting-concludes-and-boosts-links Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The 24th Session of the Inter-Government Commission between Cuba and Vietnam concluded today in the capital, with the signing of important agreements to consolidate the bilateral relations in the economic and technological-scientific areas. Cuba Thanks Promotion of Media Cooperation with China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6212&SEO=cuba-thanks-promotion-of-media-cooperation-with-china Santiago, Chile, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban media executives have expressed thanks today for the promotion of cooperation with the Chinese press, regarding a summit meeting held in this capital. Cuban Expert Calls for Global Commitment to End Gender Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6207&SEO=cuban-expert-calls-for-global-commitment-to-end-gender-violence United Nations, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban sexologist, Mariela Castro, called today for the political will of all States worldwide to lead major and decisive efforts to eradicate violence against women. Qatar's Emir Reiterates Willingness to Expand Cooperation with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6203&SEO=qatars-emir-reiterates-willingness-to-expand-cooperation-with-cuba Doha, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Qatari Emir, Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, has reaffirmed today the willingness to strengthen and expand cooperation relations with Cuba, after welcoming here Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. Cuba and South Africa Sign Cooperation Agreement in Basic Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6197&SEO=cuba-and-south-africa-sign-cooperation-agreement-in-basic-education 23 de noviembre de 2016, 10:10Pretoria, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and South Africa have signed a cooperation agreement in Basic Education, joining to the existing ones in health, water resources, human settlements and professional training on the island. Papua New Guinea Premier Concludes Official Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6194&SEO=papua-new-guinea-premier-concludes-official-visit-to-cuba Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Papua New Guinea''s Prime Minister, Peter O''Neill, is concluding an official visit to Cuba, where he ratified along with President Raul Castro a common interest in strengthening bilateral relations. Three Cuban Beach Volley Duettos to NORCECA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6189&SEO=three-cuban-beach-volley-duettos-to-norceca Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Three Cuban duettos will travel to Trinidad & Tobago for the Grand Final of the Norceca Circuit of Beach Volleyball from November 25 to 27, to close the beach volley competitions this year. Evo: The Cuban People's Struggle Is That of All Peoples (V) http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6186&SEO=evo-the-cuban-peoples-struggle-is-that-of-all-peoples-v 22 de noviembre de 2016, 21:01Por Pedro RiosecoRiberalta-La Paz, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban people''s struggle is the struggle of all peoples of the world, their resistance against the U.S. empire is the resistance for justice, truth and liberation based on a program, Bolivian President Evo Morales said. Cuba Pays Homage to Ettore Scola during Week of Italian Culture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6181&SEO=cuba-pays-homage-to-ettore-scola-during-week-of-italian-culture Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The Italian Culture Week in Cuba is now paying tribute to the prestigious director Ettore Scola (1931-2016), with the premiere of his film ''The Dinner''. Puerto Rico: Fight for Releasing Oscar Lopez to be Strengthened http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6179&SEO=puerto-rico-fight-for-releasing-oscar-lopez-to-be-strengthened Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The law team in charge of the case of pro-independence Puerto Rican fighter Oscar Lopez, imprisoned unfairly in the United States, will strengthen the fight for his release, said today here lawyer Jose Juan Nazario. Researcher Praises Foreign Participation in Cuban Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6176&SEO=researcher-praises-foreign-participation-in-cuban-convention Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) ''The great foreign participation in the Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture (CCIA 18), which takes place in Havana, is the result of the quality of national science,'' Cuban researcher Guido Riera said. Cuba-Honduras First Round of Talks on Immigration Concludes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6172&SEO=cuba-honduras-first-round-of-talks-on-immigration-concludes 22 de noviembre de 2016, 15:53Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Honduras concluded today here the first Round of Talks on Immigration, in which they assessed the population flow between the two countries. 'I Feel Great Love for Fidel Castro', Says Hebe de Bonafini http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6167&SEO=i-feel-great-love-for-fidel-castro-says-hebe-de-bonafini Buenos Aires, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Hebe de Bonafini, president of the organization Madres de Plaza de Mayo, said here today that she feels great love and admiration for leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro and Cuban people. Cuban Vice-President Meets UAE Minister of Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6153&SEO=cuban-vice-president-meets-uae-minister-of-economy Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Council of Ministers'' Vice President, Ricardo Cabrisas, met with the Economy Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, who is visiting the country with a large business delegation. First Cuban Vice President Meets IAEA Director General http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6151&SEO=first-cuban-vice-president-meets-iaea-director-general Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s First Vice President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, has received the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, the national press reported today. Mechanical Engineering at Havana Architecture Event http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6148&SEO=mechanical-engineering-at-havana-architecture-event Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The Ninth Cuban Congress on Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy has begun its sessions today, within the framework of the 18th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture (CCIA 18). Cuban Painter Michel Mirabal Donates Work of Art to ICAO in Montreal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6142&SEO=cuban-painter-michel-mirabal-donates-work-of-art-to-icao-in-montreal Ottawa, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) A work of art donated by painter Michel Mirabal, which includes elements of the Cuban flag, is now part of the collection of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), in Montreal. National Geographic Traveler Magazine Awards Destination Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6124&SEO=national-geographic-traveler-magazine-awards-destination-cuba 21 de noviembre de 2016, 17:03Moscow, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, as tourist destination, won the first position in the nomination ''Exotic Destinations'' by the Annual Awards by the 2016 National Geographic Traveler magazine, in a ceremony held in this capital, diplomatic sources said today. More than 30 Countries to Architecture Convention In Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6123&SEO=more-than-30-countries-to-architecture-convention-in-havana Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) With the participation of specialists from 31 countries from all parts of the planet, the 18th Scientific Convention of Engineering and Architecture was opened at the Havana Convention Center Monday. Held in Damascus Cuba-Syria Solidarity Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6119&SEO=held-in-damascus-cuba-syria-solidarity-meeting 21 de noviembre de 2016, 16:32Damascus, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) A solidarity meeting between Syria and Cuba took place today in this capital. The event was coordinated by trade union organizations and the Syria-Cuba Friendship Association. United Arab Emirates and Cuba Strengthen Trade Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6103&SEO=united-arab-emirates-and-cuba-strengthen-trade-ties Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Cuba have strengthened today their economic relations with a business forum at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba, to discuss opportunities and new ties. Mariela Castro Regards LGBTI People's Rights in Cuba's Social Justice http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6101&SEO=mariela-castro-regards-lgbti-peoples-rights-in-cubas-social-justice By Waldo Mendiluza United Nations, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban parliamentarian and sexologist, Mariela Castro, has regarded today the actions in favor of the rights of the island's LGBTI people in the causes of social justice defended by the 1959 Revolution. Cuban Silva Sets Sight on London Athletics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6092&SEO=cuban-silva-sets-sight-on-london-athletics Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban world champion pole vaulter Yarisley Silva sets her eye on the retention of her crown at the next world championship in London in 2017. Cuban Silva Sets Sight on London Athletics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6093&SEO=cuban-silva-sets-sight-on-london-athletics 21 de noviembre de 2016, 11:00Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban world champion pole vaulter Yarisley Silva sets her eye on the retention of her crown at the next world championship in London in 2017. Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Begins Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6084&SEO=papua-new-guineas-prime-minister-begins-visit-to-cuba Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Papua New Guinea''s Prime Minister, Peter O''Neill, begins an official visit to Cuba today, during which he will meet with President, Raul Castro. Cuba: International Convention on Engineering and Architecture Starts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6083&SEO=cuba-international-convention-on-engineering-and-architecture-starts 21 de noviembre de 2016, 08:23Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Under the motto ''Engineering and Architecture for a Sustainable Future'', the capital''s Conventions Palace will host from today until next Friday the 18th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture (CCIA 18). NY Museum Opens to Public an Exhibit on Cuban Biodiversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6081&SEO=ny-museum-opens-to-public-an-exhibit-on-cuban-biodiversity New York, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The New York Museum of Natural History has opened today to local and foreign public the expected special exhibition ''Cuba'', an unprecedented tour of the rich biodiversity and culture of the Caribbean nation. Five Cuban Films to Compete in Havana Lat Am Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6079&SEO=five-cuban-films-to-compete-in-havana-lat-am-film-festival Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The International Festival of New Latin American Cinema has issued a special supplement that includes information on the five Cuban films in competition. Misleidys Vargas and Henry Jaen: Winners of the Marabana 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6069&SEO=misleidys-vargas-and-henry-jaen-winners-of-the-marabana-2016 20 de noviembre de 2016, 12:35Havana, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) On a sunny day, but with a very pleasant temperature for running, the Cuban runners Misleidys Vargas and Henry Jaen won today the title in the 30th edition of the marathon of Havana, Marabana. Director General of the IAEA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6053&SEO=director-general-of-the-iaea 20 de noviembre de 2016, 10:10Havana, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, today began a three-day official visit to Cuba. The Zodiac and the World after Super Moon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6051&SEO=the-zodiac-and-the-world-after-super-moon 20 de noviembre de 2016, 02:36By Claudia Dupeirón García U.S. Governor Expects that Relations with Cuba will Consolidate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6048&SEO=u.s.-governor-expects-that-relations-with-cuba-will-consolidate 19 de noviembre de 2016, 16:41Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Governor of West Virginia, USA, Earl Ray Toblin, asserted here today that he expects relations between his country and Cuba consolidate and that the blockade be abolished in the near future. Denis y su Swing Make Ecuadorian People Dance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6039&SEO=denis-y-su-swing-make-ecuadorian-people-dance Quito, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The Ecuadorian House of Culture in Quito, named Benjamin Carrion House of Culture, started Saturday morning with the echoes of good Cuban salsa music, and made people of all ages dance at the rhythm of their music. New Guinea's Prime Minister to Visit Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6034&SEO=new-guineas-prime-minister-to-visit-cuba Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina ) The Prime Minister of New Guinea, Peter O''Neill, will start a visit in Cuba starting next Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. Inauguration of New Tourist Village in Eastern Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6032&SEO=inauguration-of-new-tourist-village-in-eastern-cuba Maisi, Cuba, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) A new tourist installation by Grupo Empresarial Isla Azul was inaugurated Friday next to the emblematic lighthouse of Maisi, Paso de los Vientos, southeastern part of the island of Cuba. Cuba Widens National Seismologic Network http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6031&SEO=cuba-widens-national-seismologic-network 18 de noviembre de 2016, 16:00Santiago de Cuba, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The net of stations of the Cuban National Seismologic System (SSN in Spanish) is continuing its widening, to optimize monitoring of earthquakes, so the experts can be able to spread the data all along and aside the entire national territory. Humanism in Work of Cuban Hisotrian Eusebio Leal Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6027&SEO=humanism-in-work-of-cuban-hisotrian-eusebio-leal-highlighted Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The huge work of Eusebio Leal in order to investigate and restore all possible things about the Cuban capital, Havana, is centered on human beings, assured here Adolfo Rubio, president of the Mexican Congress for World Patrimony Friday. FARC-EP on Peace Process: It's Plural and Definite http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6025&SEO=farc-ep-on-peace-process-its-plural-and-definite Bogota, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Timoleon Jimenez, leader of Colombian rebel group Revoluionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP) stated that the recently signed peace agreement with the Colombian government, is plural, definite, inclusive and with a possible implementation. Cuba and Vietnam Negotiate New Trade Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6022&SEO=cuba-and-vietnam-negotiate-new-trade-agreement 18 de noviembre de 2016, 14:30Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Vietnam are negotiating a new trade agreement aimed at expanding and diversifying bilateral relations, representatives from both countries confirmed today. Cuba Thanked Venezuela for Sending Humanitarian Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6019&SEO=cuba-thanked-venezuela-for-sending-humanitarian-aid Caracas, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Ambassador to Venezuela, Rogelio Polanco, today highlighted the importance of the contribution made by the Government and people of the South American country to Cuba, which was recently hit by Hurricane Matthew. UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6015&SEO=un-adopts-cuban-resolutions-on-peace-and-rejection-of-mercenaries 18 de noviembre de 2016, 13:14United Nations, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly has adopted today by large majority two draft resolutions submitted by Cuba, which advocate for the right to peace and reject the use of mercenaries. Cuban Duo Gente de Zona Wins Latin Grammy Again http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6013&SEO=cuban-duo-gente-de-zona-wins-latin-grammy-again Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Fans of the Cuban duo Gente de Zona today celebrated the win of a Latin Grammy award for the album Visualizate, the fourth award they have received in recent years. Bolt Increases Lead in Vote for Best Latin American Athlete http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6012&SEO=bolt-increases-lead-in-vote-for-best-latin-american-athlete Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Usain Bolt has increased his lead in Prensa Latina''s competition to elect the best athlete of the year. Turkish Company Starts Direct Flights to Cuba and Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6011&SEO=turkish-company-starts-direct-flights-to-cuba-and-venezuela Istanbul, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Airlines (THY) has confirmed today that direct flights from Istanbul to Havana and Caracas will begin as of December 20th, with three departures per week. Raul Castro Chairs Meeting of National Defense Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6009&SEO=raul-castro-chairs-meeting-of-national-defense-council Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) President Raul Castro yesterday chaired a meeting of the National Defense Council''s Social Economic Entity, as part of the ‘Bastion 2016'' strategic exercise. Chile Hosts Event Rejecting Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5999&SEO=chile-hosts-event-rejecting-blockade-on-cuba Santiago, Chile, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Broad Command of Solidarity with Cuba has issued a letter rejecting the U.S. blockade on the Caribbean nation, and calling on President Barack Obama to make more efforts to normalize those relations. China: Cuba Urges Peaceful Safe and Cooperative Use of Internet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5998&SEO=china-cuba-urges-peaceful-safe-and-cooperative-use-of-internet By Damy Vales Beijing, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has called today for the peaceful and legitimate use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for the development and welfare of humanity after participating in the third World Internet Conference in Wuzhen in East China's Zhejiang. Cuba Reduces Water Losses with Support from Arab Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5994&SEO=cuba-reduces-water-losses-with-support-from-arab-countries Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has implemented nine projects to reduce water losses with the financial support of Arab nations, amounting to $221 million USD, a sector source said today. Mexican Tenor Singer Expresses Joy for His Debut in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5988&SEO=mexican-tenor-singer-expresses-joy-for-his-debut-in-cuba 17 de noviembre de 2016, 16:58By Jorge Petinaud COP22: Cuba Reaffirms Commitment to Face Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5987&SEO=cop22-cuba-reaffirms-commitment-to-face-climate-change 17 de noviembre de 2016, 16:51Marrakesh, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Cuban delegation to the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22), Jose Fidel Santana reaffirmed today Cuba''s commitment to fight the climate change. Director of International Atomic Energy Agency to Visit Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5985&SEO=director-of-international-atomic-energy-agency-to-visit-cuba 17 de noviembre de 2016, 16:38Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Yukiya Amano, general director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will make an official visit to Cuba from November 20 to 22, as confirmed by the Cuban Foreign Affairs Ministry Thursday. Dominican Patriot Máximo Gómez Example Highlighted in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5981&SEO=dominican-patriot-maximo-gomez-example-highlighted-in-cuba 17 de noviembre de 2016, 15:52Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) As a writer, essayist, poet, playwright, but above all as a fierce independence warrior and radical revolutionary for his time Máximo Gómez was remembered here today, a prominent figure in the history of Dominican Republic and Cuba. French and Cuban History Museums Sign Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5975&SEO=french-and-cuban-history-museums-sign-agreement Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Natural History Museum of Paris and its Cuban counterpart signed today here an agreement of collaboration destined to legalize the exchanges between both institutions. Fourth Venezuelan Ship Carrying Hurricane Aid Arrives in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5974&SEO=fourth-venezuelan-ship-carrying-hurricane-aid-arrives-in-cuba 17 de noviembre de 2016, 14:56Santiago de Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The T 62 ship, of the Bolivarian Navy, arrived today at Guillermon Moncada port in Santiago de Cuba. Vietnamese President Encourages Trade and Investments with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5966&SEO=vietnamese-president-encourages-trade-and-investments-with-cuba Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese President Dai Tran Quang exhorted Vietnamese entrepreneurs to make busineses and investments with Cuba and increase the economic, commercial and financial links, and make joint investments in both nations. Venezuelan Sends Petrohouses for Victims of Hurricane in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5961&SEO=venezuelan-sends-petrohouses-for-victims-of-hurricane-in-cuba Maisi, Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The construction of a Petrohouse neighborhood, donated by Venezuela, for the victims of Hurricane Matthew has started today in Punta de Maisi, Cuba''s easternmost tip. Cuba-Danzon Festival Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5960&SEO=cuba-danzon-festival-begins Matanzas, Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) With a show by the Danza Espiral company, the Cuba-Danzon Festival Matanzas 2016 has begun today, dedicated to the genre that emerged 137 years ago and is considered as the Cuban national dance. Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang Ends Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5950&SEO=vietnamese-president-tran-dai-quang-ends-visit-to-cuba Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese President, Tran Dai Quang, is concluding an official visit to Cuba today with the opening of a business forum for cooperation between the two nations. Cuba Prepares to Defend the Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5946&SEO=cuba-prepares-to-defend-the-country Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Bastion 2016 strategic exercise continues today in Cuba, as part of strengthening the army''s and people''s national defense in relation to the doctrine of the War of the Entire Population. France Recognizes Cuba as a Symbolic Country in Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5939&SEO=france-recognizes-cuba-as-a-symbolic-country-in-latin-america 17 de noviembre de 2016, 09:39By Luisa Maria Gonzalez Cuba-France Ties Rely on Confidence, says Presidential Advisor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5933&SEO=cuba-france-ties-rely-on-confidence-says-presidential-advisor By Luisa María González Cuban and US Doctors Interested in Strengthening Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5922&SEO=cuban-and-us-doctors-interested-in-strengthening-collaboration Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The president of the International Board of Medicine and Surgery (IBMS), David Kalin, said that American physicians and dentists are interested in strengthen collaboration ties with Cuba. Cuba and Austria Will Sign Accord for Economic Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5921&SEO=cuba-and-austria-will-sign-accord-for-economic-collaboration 16 de noviembre de 2016, 17:01Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Austrian vice-minister of Science, Research and Economy, Bernadette Marianne Gierlinger, is beginning a visit to Cuba today, with the purpose of signing a memorandum of understanding on international economic collaboration. World AIDS Day in Cuba Focuses on Prevention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5920&SEO=world-aids-day-in-cuba-focuses-on-prevention Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will be running an extensive activity program as part of World AIDS Day on December 1st, which is focused on prevention, the organizers announced today. Venezuela Contributes to the Restoration of Cuban Heritage in Baracoa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5919&SEO=venezuela-contributes-to-the-restoration-of-cuban-heritage-in-baracoa 16 de noviembre de 2016, 16:50Baracoa, Cuba, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The eastern Cuban city of Baracoa, one of the most affected after Hurricane Matthew, is restoring its distinct architecture, thanks to the contribution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Costa Rican Solidarity Groups Welcome Cuba Bastion 2016 Exercise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5916&SEO=costa-rican-solidarity-groups-welcome-cuba-bastion-2016-exercise 16 de noviembre de 2016, 16:06San Jose, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Two Costa Rican solidarity groups today saluted Cuba for carrying out the Strategic Exercise Bastion 2016, which they deem as necessary practice for the defense of the country. Butragueño Expects to Extend Link Between Real Madrid and Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5910&SEO=butragueno-expects-to-extend-link-between-real-madrid-and-cuba 16 de noviembre de 2016, 15:14Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Popular Spanish ex-soccer player Emilio Butragueño stated today that he hopes to extend relations between Real Madrid and Cuba to strengthen soccer on the island. Cuban President Begins Bastion 2016 Strategic Exercise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5897&SEO=cuban-president-begins-bastion-2016-strategic-exercise 16 de noviembre de 2016, 12:11Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) President Raul Castro in a speech through national media gave today the order to start the Bastion 2016 strategic exercise. Cuba Holds Academic Meeting with Cuba-USA Physicians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5894&SEO=cuba-holds-academic-meeting-with-cuba-usa-physicians 16 de noviembre de 2016, 12:03Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Physicians and surgeons from the United States and Cuba are holding an academic exchange, focused among other issues on the accreditation of services. Havana Turns 497 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5892&SEO=havana-turns-497 Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Havana is turning today 497 years of its foundation with a renewed image on the coastal border, rejuvenated constructions and a different face in the old warehouses of the port. Cuba Starts Bastion 2016 Strategic Exercise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5879&SEO=cuba-starts-bastion-2016-strategic-exercise Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Bastion 2016 strategic exercise has begun today in Cuba, as part of the preparation for the defense and with a view to raising the disposition of the troops and the population against possible attacks. Cuban President to Meet Vietnamese Peer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5878&SEO=cuban-president-to-meet-vietnamese-peer Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) President Raul Castro will meet with his Vietnamese peer, Tran Dai Quang, who is carrying out an official visit to the Caribbean nation. Canada's Prime Minister Concludes Official Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5875&SEO=canadas-prime-minister-concludes-official-visit-to-cuba Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, concludes today an official visit to Cuba, where he confirmed President Raul Castro his interest in strengthening economic and trade relations with Cuba. Cuba Expects a 12-Percent Rise in Current Sugar Cane Harvest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5874&SEO=cuba-expects-a-12-percent-rise-in-current-sugar-cane-harvest 16 de noviembre de 2016, 09:28Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has expected to reach a 12-percent rise in sugar production during the current harvest compared with the plan of the previous campaign, a source in the sector said. Vietnamese President and Canadian Prime Minister Visit Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5866&SEO=vietnamese-president-and-canadian-prime-minister-visit-cuba 16 de noviembre de 2016, 01:04Vietnamese President and Canadian Prime Minister Visit Cuba German Companies Explore Chances of Business with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5860&SEO=german-companies-explore-chances-of-business-with-cuba 15 de noviembre de 2016, 16:51Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) German entrepreneurs explored today here business opportunities, a forum organized on the occasion of the visit Geramn Vice Minister of Economics, Iris Gleicke, is making to the island of Cuba. Cape Verde and Cuba Sign Agreement in Sports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5858&SEO=cape-verde-and-cuba-sign-agreement-in-sports 15 de noviembre de 2016, 16:29Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Fernando Elisio Freire, Minister of Sports of Cape Verde, signed an agreement for sports cooperation in this capital Tuesday with the Cuban Institute for Physical Education and Sports (INDER) represented by its president Antonio Becali. President of Vietnam Starts Official Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5853&SEO=president-of-vietnam-starts-official-visit-to-cuba Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s president, Tran Dai Quang, arrived in Cuba today in order to conduct an official visit, which will conclude next Thursday. USA: Gov't Fines Multinational Company for Trading with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5849&SEO=usa-govt-fines-multinational-company-for-trading-with-cuba 15 de noviembre de 2016, 15:40Washington, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The United States Government fined the multinational company National Oilwell Varco (NOV) and its subsidiaries Dreco Energy Services and NOV Elmar, for previous business operations made with Cuba, said sources here today. Prima Ballerina of ABT Takes a Class in Cuban Company http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5845&SEO=prima-ballerina-of-abt-takes-a-class-in-cuban-company Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The first female dancer (prima ballerina) of the US American Ballet Theatre (ABT), Misty Copeland, shared a class at the Cuban National Ballet (BNC) building with artists of several categories. Links Between Ballet Companies of USA and Cuba Remembered http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5842&SEO=links-between-ballet-companies-of-usa-and-cuba-remembered 15 de noviembre de 2016, 15:03Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Miguel Cabrera, Historian of the Cuban National Ballet (BNC) remembered the historical links between the BNC and the US American Ballet Theatre (ABT). International Event in Cuba on Educational Sciences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5840&SEO=international-event-in-cuba-on-educational-sciences 15 de noviembre de 2016, 14:47Sancti Spíritus, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Delegates and experts from Latin America, Africa, Canada and Cuba are currently participating in the 2nd International Scientific Event that started today at the Center for Studies on Educational Sciences in this city, according to organizers. Alicia Alonso Honored in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5828&SEO=alicia-alonso-honored-in-mexico 15 de noviembre de 2016, 12:01Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban prima ballerina assoluta, Alicia Alonso, who received a long, standing ovation during a homage gala held in southeastern Mexico has returned to Havana today. FAO Representative in Angola Donates Cash Prize to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5824&SEO=fao-representative-in-angola-donates-cash-prize-to-cuba 15 de noviembre de 2016, 11:50Luanda, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) In the spirit of Cuban solidarity, Guinean engineer Mamoudou Diallo has donated the amount of a special prize he received from FAO to the Cuban government and people. Record Participation in Marabana 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5819&SEO=record-participation-in-marabana-2016 Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The traditional Cuban marathon, Marabana, will have a record number of participants this year, according to the list updated today, five days before it is held in the Cuban capital. Cuban Doctors Working in Guatemala Continue their Training http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5816&SEO=cuban-doctors-working-in-guatemala-continue-their-training By Isabel Soto Mayedo Guatemala, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The members of the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) in Guatemala have been working for the health of this people, without neglecting their scientific training, to provide a more effective collaboration to those who require their services. Cuba's Council of State Pardons 787 Prisoners http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5810&SEO=cubas-council-of-state-pardons-787-prisoners Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The Council of State of the Republic of Cuba, in response to the call made by Pope Francis to the heads of State in the Holy Year of Mercy, agreed to pardon 787 prisoners, it was officially announced here today. U.S. and Cuban Doctors, Surgeons to Meet in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5808&SEO=u.s.-and-cuban-doctors-surgeons-to-meet-in-havana Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Doctors and surgeons from the U.S. and Cuba will meet for the first time from today until 16th, to discuss topics as the accreditation of services, announced here organizers of the event. FARC-EP Thanks Cuban Support to Colombian Peace Process http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5803&SEO=farc-ep-thanks-cuban-support-to-colombian-peace-process Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Ivan Marquez, head of the delegation of the Colombia Revolutionary Armed Forces-People''s Army (FARC-EP) to the conversation table for the peace process in Colombia, discussed in Havana, was grateful to the government and people of Cuba for the support given to the conversations. Literary Event Dedicated to Cuban Poet Jose Jacinto Milanes Ends http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5797&SEO=literary-event-dedicated-to-cuban-poet-jose-jacinto-milanes-ends 14 de noviembre de 2016, 15:15Matanzas, Cuba, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Poem book ''Todos Los Hierros'' by Sigfredo Ariel and ''Medea en el Jardin'' by Rafael Gonzalez (theatre for children) received the 2016 Jose Jacinto Milanes Award. FARC-EP and Colombian Government Announce Peace Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5796&SEO=farc-ep-and-colombian-government-announce-peace-agreement 14 de noviembre de 2016, 15:13Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP) and the Government of Juan Manuel Santos made public today in this capital the text of the new peace agreement to put an end to the current conflict in that South American country. Real Madrid Foundation Starts Campus in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5795&SEO=real-madrid-foundation-starts-campus-in-havana 14 de noviembre de 2016, 15:00Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Real Madrid Foundation started a training campus in this capital Monday, which will extend up to next Friday, with the visit of former Spanish soccer star Emilio Butragueño. 53rd Edition of the Prensa Latina Sports Poll Starts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5792&SEO=53rd-edition-of-the-prensa-latina-sports-poll-starts Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The 53rd edition of the sports poll of Cuban news agency Prensa Latina Starts Monday, to at the end, award the perfor5mances by the best athletes of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016. Cigar Lovers Attend Event in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5780&SEO=cigar-lovers-attend-event-in-cuba 14 de noviembre de 2016, 12:28Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) An international meeting of Partagas cigar lovers begins in Havana today, confirming the strengthened position of Cuba''s Premium cigars in the world market. PAHO-Bolivia: Work by Cuban Doctors Should Be a Model http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5775&SEO=paho-bolivia-work-by-cuban-doctors-should-be-a-model 14 de noviembre de 2016, 11:54By Carmen Esquivel Sarria CIA Internal Warfare after 1961 Cuba Invasion Revealed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5770&SEO=cia-internal-warfare-after-1961-cuba-invasion-revealed Washington, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The declassification of part of a secret report from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) about the military invasion of Cuba by a mercenary brigade in 1961 has revealed the internal warfare at the U.S. espionage agency. Prensa Latina and Yonhap Announce Information Exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5767&SEO=prensa-latina-and-yonhap-announce-information-exchange 14 de noviembre de 2016, 10:12Seoul, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Latin American News Agency Prensa Latina and the South Korean Yonhap News Agency have agreed today to start an information exchange based on reciprocal interest and the principle of equality and mutual responsibility. Cuba Aspires to Include Rumba at UNESCO Heritage List http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5762&SEO=cuba-aspires-to-include-rumba-at-unesco-heritage-list Paris, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is expecting UNESCO to include ''rumba'' in its list - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, during the forthcoming meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee on the issue, diplomatic sources said today. Cuban Residents in Costa Rican Condemn U.S. Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5755&SEO=cuban-residents-in-costa-rican-condemn-u.s.-blockade San Jose, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban residents in Costa Rica on Sunday repeated their demand for the elimination of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba and the return of the naval base in Guantanamo, which is illegally occupied by the United States. Chilean Composer Boris Alvarado Presents Premiere in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5754&SEO=chilean-composer-boris-alvarado-presents-premiere-in-cuba La Habana, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Chilean composer and orchestra director Boris Alvarado will present the world premiere of Incisi II, a musical piece for clarinet and orchestra, on Sunday, at the 29th Festival of Contemporary Music of Havana. Cuba Chairs Federation of American-Arab Entities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5753&SEO=cuba-chairs-federation-of-american-arab-entities 13 de noviembre de 2016, 12:35 Havana, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The 18th Pan-American-Arab Congress has concluded with a final declaration and the election of Alfredo Deriche, from Cuba, as president of the Federation of the American-Arab Entities (FEARAB-America). Turkish Puppeteers Are Highly Acclaimed in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5750&SEO=turkish-puppeteers-are-highly-acclaimed-in-cuba Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The performance for first time in Cuba by the Turkish company Ucaneller has given a distinctive touch to the 6th ‘Titeres al Centro'' Theatric Show, which has its permanent venue in this city. Cuban Fine Art at Major Italian Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5745&SEO=cuban-fine-art-at-major-italian-fair Rome, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) With a pavilion dedicated to Cuban fine arts, ArtePadova 2016 has entered Sunday its third and penultimate day in the northern Italian city of Padua. Havana Contemporary Music Festival Starts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5726&SEO=havana-contemporary-music-festival-starts 12 de noviembre de 2016, 10:42Havana, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The Havana Festival of Contemporary Music starts today in its 29th edition consolidated as a window of other world productions and showcase to show what has been done in Cuba, according to its president, Guido López-Gavilán. XI Quito Book Fair Opens with Cuba as Honor Guest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5716&SEO=xi-quito-book-fair-opens-with-cuba-as-honor-guest Quito, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The IX International Quito Book Fair was officially inaugurated with Cuba as a guest country of honor. Cuba Gets Ready for World Day of Diabetes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5711&SEO=cuba-gets-ready-for-world-day-of-diabetes Havana, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) With the completion of walks and educational festivals nationwide, Cuba held this Monday the World Diabetes Day, today reported Ileidis Iglesias, Director of the National Institute of Endocrinology. Italian Artist Michelangelo Pistoletto to Exhibit in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5707&SEO=italian-artist-michelangelo-pistoletto-to-exhibit-in-cuba Havana, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba is getting ready to receive for the first time art pieces by the renowned Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto starting from November 19th. Real Madrid to Teach Experience to Cubans in Workshop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5703&SEO=real-madrid-to-teach-experience-to-cubans-in-workshop 11 de noviembre de 2016, 16:45Havana, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Children and soccer instructors coming from 10 primary schools in Havana, will take part in a football workshop starting next Monday, organized by Spanish professional soccer club REAL MADRID and Cuban sport institutions. Cuban Alicia Alonso Honored in Veracruz, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5699&SEO=cuban-alicia-alonso-honored-in-veracruz-mexico Mexico, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The Director of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), and icon of the world ballet, Alicia Alonso, today received the key of the city from the Town Hall of Boca Rio, in the Eastern Mexican State of Veracruz. Cuban City of Cienfuegos Promotes Cruise Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5697&SEO=cuban-city-of-cienfuegos-promotes-cruise-tourism 11 de noviembre de 2016, 15:57Cienfuegos, Cuba Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The cruise season for this port on the southern coast of Cuba, which traditionally ends in April, will last until the end of December. Peru: Two Cubans Awarded in Laser Creations Contest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5694&SEO=peru-two-cubans-awarded-in-laser-creations-contest 11 de noviembre de 2016, 15:28Lima, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Two Cuban artists were awarded at the first contest of laser creations organized by the Cori Wasi Cultural Center of Peru, where at the same time the works of Cuban creators is exhibited. Can-Am Baseball Teams More Interested in Cuban Players http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5693&SEO=can-am-baseball-teams-more-interested-in-cuban-players 11 de noviembre de 2016, 15:26Havana, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Representatives from Canadian baseball teams participating in the Can-Am Independent Baseball League are now requesting a bigger presence of Cuban players for the next season, as it was reported in this capital today. FARC-EP Optimistic About Final Pact with Colombian Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5686&SEO=farc-ep-optimistic-about-final-pact-with-colombian-government Bogota, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP''s chief spokesperson, Iván Márquez affirmed today that the extraordinary effort made at the dialogue table with the Colombian government will soon be awarded with a definitive peace agreement. Spanish Company Bodegas Torres Focuses on Cuban Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5682&SEO=spanish-company-bodegas-torres-focuses-on-cuban-tourism La Habana, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Spanish wine company Bodegas Torres S.A., Miguel Torres, is focused on the commerce of Cuba and its growing tourist industry. Costa Rican President Stresses Progress in Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5680&SEO=costa-rican-president-stresses-progress-in-relations-with-cuba San Jose, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican President, Luis Guillermo Solis, has welcomed Cuban ambassador, Danilo Sanchez, to Costa Rica to discuss the progress of the agreements signed one year ago between the two countries during a visit by the Costa Rican president to Havana. Colloquium for 100 Years of the Birth of Jose Soler Puig Ends http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5646&SEO=colloquium-for-100-years-of-the-birth-of-jose-soler-puig-ends Santiago de Cuba, Nov 10 (Santiago de Cuba) As a signal of homage and continuity, young writer Julio Jimenez from the city of Santiago de Cuba received the Special Award for Best Novelist for the 100 Years of the Birth of Jose Soler Puig, as the end of a Colloquium on his memory. US Airlines to Start Daily Flights to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5642&SEO=us-airlines-to-start-daily-flights-to-cuba Havana, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The US company Delta Air Lines will begin to operate daily non-stop flights to this capital for the first time in almost 55 years, an executive of the company confirmed today. Cuban Ambassador Presents Credentials in Nepal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5634&SEO=cuban-ambassador-presents-credentials-in-nepal 10 de noviembre de 2016, 13:39Katmandu, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador in India concurring in Nepal, Oscar Martínez, presented presented his credentials to the president of the country, Bidya Devi Bhandari, with whom he addressed the strengthening of bilateral ties. Evo Asks Trump to End US Blockade Against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5633&SEO=evo-asks-trump-to-end-us-blockade-against-cuba La Paz, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales requested today United States President-elect Donald Trump to end the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed to Cuba for more than half a century. FARC-EP: Talks Without Pause with Colombian Govt. for Peace Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5627&SEO=farc-ep-talks-without-pause-with-colombian-govt.-for-peace-agreement 10 de noviembre de 2016, 12:47Bogotá, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The FARC-EP spokesman, Iván Márquez, confirmed today that he and the Colombian government delegation are working without pause in drafting the peace agreement, after the unexpected result of the recent plebiscite. Portuguese Order of Nurses Praises Cuban Progress in Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5613&SEO=portuguese-order-of-nurses-praises-cuban-progress-in-health 10 de noviembre de 2016, 10:26Lisbon, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Portuguese Order of Nurses, Ana Rita Cavaco, has praised the progress made by Cuba in the health sector during a meeting with the island''s ambassador to Portugal, Johana Tablada. Cuban Surgery Congress Concludes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5610&SEO=cuban-surgery-congress-concludes Havana, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The 13th Cuban Congress of Surgery 2016 is concluding today in Havana after three days of sessions with delegates participating from more than 20 countries. Cuban President Sends Message to Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5601&SEO=cuban-president-sends-message-to-donald-trump 10 de noviembre de 2016, 08:15Havana, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Raul Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, sent a congratulation message to Donald J. Trump for his election as a President of the United States of America, the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted on its website. Second Shipment of UNPD Aid Arrives in Matthew Affected Cuban Areas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5597&SEO=second-shipment-of-unpd-aid-arrives-in-matthew-affected-cuban-areas 09 de noviembre de 2016, 17:14Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) A second shipment from the United Nations Program for Development (UNPD) has arrived in Santiago de Cuba in support of the recovery effort in the territories affected by Hurricane Matthew. Homage Paid to Che Guevara and Bolivian Mining Activists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5595&SEO=homage-paid-to-che-guevara-and-bolivian-mining-activists 09 de noviembre de 2016, 16:59Huanuni, Bolivia, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian town of Huanuni has paid homage to Ernesto Che Guevara and his fellow guerrillas, Moises Guevara and Simeon Cuba on the 50th anniversary of their deaths. Cuba and UNESCO Evaluate Existing Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5588&SEO=cuba-and-unesco-evaluate-existing-relations Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Cuba Government currently have good relations. Old Coffee Plantation Gets Remodeling in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5580&SEO=old-coffee-plantation-gets-remodeling-in-santiago-de-cuba 09 de noviembre de 2016, 15:22Santiago de Cuba, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban hacienda ''Fraternidad'' (Fraternity)coffee plantation, center of cultural project Los Caminos del Cafe is continuing its remolding, in the middle of complex construction works to improve its splendor, and is opening its the doors of this famous archaeologic park in the eastern of Cuba. Cuba and Russia Sign Contract for Railway Cars http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5576&SEO=cuba-and-russia-sign-contract-for-railway-cars 09 de noviembre de 2016, 14:48Moscow, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Russian and Cuban companies, Tvervagonnostroitelny Zavod and Tradex, respectively have signed a contract for buying 68 passenger cars, as part of the railway development program on the island, diplomatic sources said today. Twitter Campaign Favors Peace Pact With Colombian Guerrilla http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5571&SEO=twitter-campaign-favors-peace-pact-with-colombian-guerrilla Bogota, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Colombian politicians have been promoting from social networks a campaign to support the current phase of talks between the government and the insurgent FARC-EP in order to persevere in these talks until an agreement is urgently reached. Cancer Treatment at 2nd Session of Cuban Congress of Surgery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5556&SEO=cancer-treatment-at-2nd-session-of-cuban-congress-of-surgery Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) National and international delegates will exchange today on the surgical procedure against cancer oncology during the second day of the 13th Cuban Congress of Surgery at the Conference Center in Havana. Cuba and UNESCO Organize International Jazz Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5545&SEO=cuba-and-unesco-organize-international-jazz-day Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have held meetings on the preparations for the 6th edition of International Jazz Day, the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today. US Museum to Open Exhibition on Cuban Biodiversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5537&SEO=us-museum-to-open-exhibition-on-cuban-biodiversity Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The American Museum of Natural History of New York (AMNH) will open an exhibition on Cuban biodiversity on Monday, said Maritza Garcia, an official from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba (Citma). Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba Celebrates Success in USA Tour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5534&SEO=lizt-alfonso-dance-cuba-celebrates-success-in-usa-tour Los Angeles, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban dancer and choreographer Lizt Alfonso is very pleased with the ongoing tour of her group across the United States, which includes performances in Michigan, Georgia, North Carolina and California. Cuba and Serbia Confirm Strength of Their Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5532&SEO=cuba-and-serbia-confirm-strength-of-their-ties Belgrade, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Serbia confirmed the strength of the ties between both countries during a meeting between Ambassador Mayra Ruiz Garcia and the Parliamentary Group of Friendship Group with Cuba. London Fair Promotes Tourism as an Economic Engine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5516&SEO=london-fair-promotes-tourism-as-an-economic-engine 08 de noviembre de 2016, 12:20London, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Executives and delegates attending the 37th International Tourism Fair in London today confirmed that the tourism industry is a driving force in the world economy. Cuban Surgery Congress Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5505&SEO=cuban-surgery-congress-begins Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The 13th Cuban Surgery Congress 2016 has began today at the Conference Center in Havana with the participation of delegates from more than 20 countries. Uruguay Hosts World Meat Congress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5504&SEO=uruguay-hosts-world-meat-congress 08 de noviembre de 2016, 10:21Punta del Este, Uruguay, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The 21st World Meat Congress will be held today and tomorrow in the Uruguayan spa city of Punta del Este, attended by more than 700 participants from 36 countries of the world. Mexican Authorities Visit Biopharmaceutical Companies in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5498&SEO=mexican-authorities-visit-biopharmaceutical-companies-in-cuba 08 de noviembre de 2016, 08:30Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) A delegation comprised of Mexican authorities and businessmen, headed by the Federal Commissioner for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS), Julio Sanchez, has visited the Cuban bio-pharmaceutical companies to identify and assess areas of cooperation and business. Significance of October Socialist Revolution Highlighted in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5492&SEO=significance-of-october-socialist-revolution-highlighted-in-cuba 08 de noviembre de 2016, 00:04Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The historical significance of the October Socialist Revolution was highlighted today by officers of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) and members of the diplomatic corps accredited in Havana. Cuba and Mexico Explore Business Potentialities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5484&SEO=cuba-and-mexico-explore-business-potentialities 07 de noviembre de 2016, 15:58Havana, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of Cuba and Mexico started today in this capital a series of meetings directed to impel the exchange in regulative matters and the pharmaceutical market, as well as to explore the business potentialities. Dancers from Nine Countries Close Alicia Alonso Festival in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5450&SEO=dancers-from-nine-countries-close-alicia-alonso-festival-in-cuba Havana, Nov. 7 (Prensa Latina) The 25th Alicia Alonso International Ballet Festival of Havana is now history after closing with two performances featuring dancers from nine countries. Paris Route to Discover Cuban Writer Alejo Carpentier http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5439&SEO=paris-route-to-discover-cuban-writer-alejo-carpentier By Luisa María González Paris, 6 nov (PL) Paris would not be Paris without the magic contributed by great Hispanoamericans and that is why the Cervantes Institute proposes routes dedicated to men of the stature of Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier, affirmed today Raquel Caleya. Closing Gala Tonight of Cuban Ballet Festival Alicia Alonso http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5434&SEO=closing-gala-tonight-of-cuban-ballet-festival-alicia-alonso Havana, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of dance companies of several countries will close today the 25th International Havana Ballet Festival Alicia Alonso. Self-Employment Activities Prove Valid for the Cuban Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5430&SEO=self-employment-activities-prove-valid-for-the-cuban-economy By Cira Rodriguez César Havana, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) The creation of non-state forms of management (self-employment work) in Cuba is wise and challenging and more than necessary to achieve the sustainable development of the national economy. Tango and Ballet, a Charming Duo in Cuban Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5422&SEO=tango-and-ballet-a-charming-duo-in-cuban-festival Havana, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) The seduction of tango and the gentleness of ballet joined here during an appealing performance of the group Buenos Aires Ballet, which will perform today again for the Cuban audience. Memorandum Signed with Cuba Highlighted in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5419&SEO=memorandum-signed-with-cuba-highlighted-in-syria Damascus, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian media highlights today the signing of a memorandum of understanding to strengthen economic and trade relations with Cuba. Sugar Prices Drop for Third Consecutive Week http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5417&SEO=sugar-prices-drop-for-third-consecutive-week 05 de noviembre de 2016, 10:44Havana, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) Raw and refined sugar prices retreated this week in the New York and London markets, respectively- for the third consecutive week with negative results- under the pressure of technical sales, informed Cubazucar today. Cuba, Most Awarded Country in Trade Fair Fihav 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5415&SEO=cuba-most-awarded-country-in-trade-fair-fihav-2016 Havana, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba was the most awarded country at the 34th Havana International Fair which concluded the eve at the Convention Center of this capital, after five days of intense trading and erxhibition at the fair grounds of Expocuba. Cuba to Participate in 37th World Travel Market 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5413&SEO=cuba-to-participate-in-37th-world-travel-market-2016 05 de noviembre de 2016, 00:18Havana, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will participate in the 37th International Tourism Fair World Travel Market 2016, which will take place from November 7th to 9th, said the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur). USA: Lizt Alfonso in Chicago with Cuba Vibra! http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5412&SEO=usa-lizt-alfonso-in-chicago-with-cuba-vibra New York, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) The company Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba is visiting the United States with a work that has already been praised in this country: ''Cuba vibra!'', which will have two performances next weekend in Chicago. Fernando Ortiz Unpublished Book Explores History of Cuban Mulatez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5406&SEO=fernando-ortiz-unpublished-book-explores-history-of-cuban-mulatez 04 de noviembre de 2016, 17:37Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The work of Cuban writer and ethnologist Fernando Ortiz reappeared today in the Cuban intellectual landscape with the unprecedented publication of the book Epifanía de la Mulatez. Poesia e Historia, based on miscegenation and syncretism. Spain and Cuba Seek Cooperation in Technology Sector http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5400&SEO=spain-and-cuba-seek-cooperation-in-technology-sector 04 de noviembre de 2016, 16:29Havana, Nov. 4 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish specialist Javier Quilis, Director General of Elencom, expressed today his intention to strengthen cooperation with Cuba in the field of irrigation equipment for agriculture. International Biennial of Humor in Cuba to Advocate for Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5399&SEO=international-biennial-of-humor-in-cuba-to-advocate-for-peace 04 de noviembre de 2016, 16:28Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The International Biennial of Graphic Humor, Cuba 2017, will be a space to advocate for peace, said today in this capital the director of the Museum of Humor Art, Isel Chacon. Santiago de Cuba Remembers Iconic Cinema and Theater Actor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5397&SEO=santiago-de-cuba-remembers-iconic-cinema-and-theater-actor 04 de noviembre de 2016, 14:26Santiago de Cuba, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) This city, where he was born in 1941, remembers today actor Adolfo Llaurado, an iconic and a well-remembered Cuban cinema and theater actor, who died in Havana on November 4th, 2001. Pro Democracy Event Pays Tribute to Che in Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5391&SEO=pro-democracy-event-pays-tribute-to-che-in-bolivia La Paz, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian government and social organizations will today commemorate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of Argentine-Cuban guerrilla fighter, Ernesto Che Guevara, to Bolivia, an anniversary that coincides with the Continental Event for Democracy and against Neoliberalism. Article in South African Press Condemns Effect of Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5390&SEO=article-in-south-african-press-condemns-effect-of-blockade-on-cuba 04 de noviembre de 2016, 11:40Pretoria, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The fundamental characteristics of the sanctions regime continue to punish Cuba, according to an extensive article published in the South African press today. International Science Convention Closes in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5386&SEO=international-science-convention-closes-in-cuba Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) With the closing ceremony of the congress INFO 2016 and the Workshop on Information and Communications for Sustainable Development, the 1st International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation is concluding today in Havana. FIHAV 2016 Exhibits Farmacuba Export Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5383&SEO=fihav-2016-exhibits-farmacuba-export-products Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Farmacuba has been exhibiting export products in the context of the 34th Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, the largest commercial event in Cuba and the Caribbean, which ends today in Havana. Cuba: Benchmark Again of Latin American Social Struggle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5382&SEO=cuba-benchmark-again-of-latin-american-social-struggle 04 de noviembre de 2016, 10:32Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) With the motto ‘Because Cuba is Ours'', representatives of Cuban civil society will today turn the country into a benchmark for Latin American peoples in their struggle for social demands. Opens Havana Contemporary Music Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5374&SEO=opens-havana-contemporary-music-festival Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The 29th edition of Havana Contemporary Music Festival is a window to see what is happening in the world and show Cuban production, stated today the president of the event, Guido López-Gavilán. Embrace of the Serpent to Open Colombian Cinema Week in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5369&SEO=embrace-of-the-serpent-to-open-colombian-cinema-week-in-cuba 03 de noviembre de 2016, 17:25Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) With the premiere of the film Embrace of the Serpent in the Cinematheque of Cuba, will start today the Colombian Cinema Week. The event is organized by the Cinematheque of Cuba. Cuba Highlights Angiology Challenges due to Population Aging http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5361&SEO=cuba-highlights-angiology-challenges-due-to-population-aging 03 de noviembre de 2016, 16:15Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban angiologist, Alejandro Hernandez, mentioned today the main challenges of the specialty in Cuba, due to the population aging process in the upcoming decades. Preserving Roots of Cuban Ballet School, a Vital Goal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5360&SEO=preserving-roots-of-cuban-ballet-school-a-vital-goal 03 de noviembre de 2016, 16:00Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Professor and dancer Aurora Bosch, one of the four jewels of Cuban ballet, said today that preserving the roots of the national ballet school is a vital goal. Vietnamese Finance Minister Welcomes Cuban Delegation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5359&SEO=vietnamese-finance-minister-welcomes-cuban-delegation 03 de noviembre de 2016, 15:48Hanoi, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung, received today a delegation of his Cuban counterpart portfolio to which he reaffirmed the willingness to maintain exchanges and support in all areas of the sector. Cuba Urges USA to Comply with Duties as UN Host http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5358&SEO=cuba-urges-usa-to-comply-with-duties-as-un-host United Nations, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba called the United States today to comply with its obligations as the host country of the United Nations (UN) lifting the selective and discriminatory measures applied against Cuban diplomats. Premiers at the Ballet Festival of Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5356&SEO=premiers-at-the-ballet-festival-of-havana 03 de noviembre de 2016, 14:51Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The International Ballet Festival of Havana Alicia Alonso is today a proper space for the most recent choreographic works in Cuba and other parts of the world for the different lines of classical dance. FIHAV 2016 Dedicated to the UK and Chile Today http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5349&SEO=fihav-2016-dedicated-to-the-uk-and-chile-today 03 de noviembre de 2016, 12:08Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The 34th Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, are dedicating today to Chile and the United Kingdom, as well as Cuba''s managerial meetings with Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil. Cuba Ratifies Validity of Foreign Investment for its Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5346&SEO=cuba-ratifies-validity-of-foreign-investment-for-its-economy 03 de noviembre de 2016, 11:45Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The 11 new projects approved by Cuba for the Special Development Zone of Mariel (ZEDM), confirm today the validity of foreign investment for the sustainable development of national economy. Cuba: U.S. Blockade is Still in Force http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5344&SEO=cuba-u.s.-blockade-is-still-in-force 03 de noviembre de 2016, 11:37Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Although President Barack Obama has repeatedly expressed his willingness to work in lifting the U.S. economic, financial and commercial blockade on Cuba, the hostile measure remains in force today, the island''s authorities say. First International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5340&SEO=first-international-convention-on-science-technology-and-innovation Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The challenges of Social Sciences in the current context of change is one of the main subjects of discussion at the First International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation. Writer Leonardo Padura to Be Declared Illustrious Visitor of Uruguay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5336&SEO=writer-leonardo-padura-to-be-declared-illustrious-visitor-of-uruguay Montevideo, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban writer and journalist, Leonardo Padura, will be declared an Illustrious Visitor, during an event organized by the Uruguayan Ministry of Education and Culture and the Municipality of Montevideo. Cuba with Nine Boxers to World Youth Championship in Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5327&SEO=cuba-with-nine-boxers-to-world-youth-championship-in-russia Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will present nine fighters at the World Youth Boxing Champìonship in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, from November 17 to 26, with the aim of conquering its 16th crown in these tournaments. Blockade Prevents US Companies from Doing Business in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5324&SEO=blockade-prevents-us-companies-from-doing-business-in-cuba 02 de noviembre de 2016, 16:54Havana, Nov. 2 (Prensa Latina) ''The US economic blockade imposed against Cuba prevents American businessmen from providing their services on the island,'' according to the International Business Development manager at Tradewinds Power Corp, Scott Johnston. Cuba: Computer Engineers Union, a Platform for Scientific Exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5307&SEO=cuba-computer-engineers-union-a-platform-for-scientific-exchange Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The recently created Computer Engineers Union of Cuba (UIC, in Spanish) intends to establish itself as a platform for exchange at the First International Convention on Science, Technology and Information, said today the national president of that institution, Eilyn Febles. Cuba Is a Country and Nobody Will Change It, Businessman Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5306&SEO=cuba-is-a-country-and-nobody-will-change-it-businessman-says Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is a country that defends its roots above any pressure and nobody will change it, Romeo Veronesi, an Italian businessman who participates in the Havana International Fair, FIHAV-2016, said today. Cuban Adjustment Act Remains as an Aggressive US Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5301&SEO=cuban-adjustment-act-remains-as-an-aggressive-us-policy Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Adjustment Act, applied by the United States for 50 years, has continued today as one of the aggressive policies of the northern nation to the island at the migration level. Local Development, Crucial Issue at Science Convention in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5296&SEO=local-development-crucial-issue-at-science-convention-in-cuba 02 de noviembre de 2016, 10:23Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) With workshops on local development, the third day of the First International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation, begins today, in session as of Monday at the Conference Center in Havana. Foreign Businessmen Examine Potential Investments in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5292&SEO=foreign-businessmen-examine-potential-investments-in-cuba 02 de noviembre de 2016, 09:36Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) After intense exchanges, the first forum on direct foreign investment (DFI) in Cuba associated to the Havana International Fair (FIHAV), main trade fair of the Caribbean region, will conclude today. Cuban Special Zone Grows and Attracts Foreign Firms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5287&SEO=cuban-special-zone-grows-and-attracts-foreign-firms Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM) has maintained a strong appeal to foreign investors who want business with Cuba, after three years of being established, official sources said today. Danish Theater Company to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5281&SEO=danish-theater-company-to-perform-in-cuba Matanzas, Cuba Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Danish theater company Odin Teatret, considered one of the most important theater groups of the contemporary scene will perform today in this city, informed the National Council of the Performing Arts (CNAE). Experts from Over 20 Countries to Attend Cuban Congress of Surgery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5280&SEO=experts-from-over-20-countries-to-attend-cuban-congress-of-surgery 02 de noviembre de 2016, 00:16Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) Surgeons from more than 20 countries of Latin America, Europe and the United States will participate here in the 13th Cuban Congress of Surgery, to be held from November 8 to 10, organizers announced today. Cuba Proposes Businesses for Over 9.5 Billion USD http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5277&SEO=cuba-proposes-businesses-for-over-9.5-billion-usd 01 de noviembre de 2016, 16:21Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba presented today its annual business portfolio to attract direct foreign investment (IED), with 395 projects for more than 9.5 billion USD. Brazilian Cigarette Factory Construction Starts in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5270&SEO=brazilian-cigarette-factory-construction-starts-in-cuba Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The laying of the first stone of a new Brazilian cigarettes factory in Cuba opens today the second stage of successful businesses between the two countries, it was officially recognized. Vietnam to Maintain Technological Cooperation with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5267&SEO=vietnam-to-maintain-technological-cooperation-with-cuba Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), Nguyen Quang Thuan, recognized today the progress of Cuba in the scientific and technological fields while stating that the bilateral cooperation in those sectors will continue. Cuba to Offer More Opportunities for Foreign Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5260&SEO=cuba-to-offer-more-opportunities-for-foreign-investment Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has been presenting today more opportunities for potential foreign investment at the Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, attended by more than 3,500 exhibitors from 73 countries. Cuban Actor Reynaldo Miravalles, Farewell to a Giant of Cuban Culture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5259&SEO=cuban-actor-reynaldo-miravalles-farewell-to-a-giant-of-cuban-culture Por Charly Morales ValidoHavana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) ''There are no longer stories for old people'', Reynaldo Miravalles confessed to me without bitterness on the rainy afternoon when he welcomed Prensa Latina in his home in Havana''s El Vedado, the same house where he passed away on Monday at the age of 93. Cuban Cinema Mourns Death of Actor Reynaldo Miravalles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5256&SEO=cuban-cinema-mourns-death-of-actor-reynaldo-miravalles Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban cinema has regretted today the death of actor, Reynaldo Miravalles, who worked almost until the end of his days because he felt he could not stay away from the big screen, one of his passions in life. Cuba Starts International Convention on Science and Technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5253&SEO=cuba-starts-international-convention-on-science-and-technology Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) With the opening ceremony of the 1st International Congress, CIDERS 2016, begins today the working sessions of the First International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation, at the Conference Center in Havana. Cuban Minister Highlights Challenges of Science and Innovation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5252&SEO=cuban-minister-highlights-challenges-of-science-and-innovation Havana, Nov 1, Prensa Latina) The Minister for Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba, Elba Rosa Perez Montoya, said that the country faces the challenge of achieving a faster connection of science with the production of goods and services. United States Abstention at UN Shows its Isolation, Expresses France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5250&SEO=united-states-abstention-at-un-shows-its-isolation-expresses-france Paris, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Abstention of United States at UN Vote on the US Blockade against Cuba shows its isolation in the international arena, considered today the French writer and university professor, Salim Lamrani. Western Sanctions Aggravate Suffering of Syrians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5248&SEO=western-sanctions-aggravate-suffering-of-syrians Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Western sanctions imposed to the Syrian society have aggravated the suffering of the people, amid a war worsened from abroad, Deputy Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Samer Al Khalil, said here today. Cuba and Russia Progress in Strategic Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5241&SEO=cuba-and-russia-progress-in-strategic-cooperation Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Russia have strengthened their strategic cooperation with the signing here of two agreements on aviation and another linked to sugar industry at the Havana fair, during its second day of business and exhibition today. Cuban Pianist Lopez-Gavilan with Joshua Bell in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5238&SEO=cuban-pianist-lopez-gavilan-with-joshua-bell-in-usa New York, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban pianist and composer Aldo Lopez-Gavilan are making a tour of the United States, which includes a presentation along with the award-winning violinist Joshua Bell, today at the Lincoln Center in New York. Cuban Universities Celebrate Day of Russian Language http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5225&SEO=cuban-universities-celebrate-day-of-russian-language 31 de octubre de 2016, 17:02Guantanamo, Cuba, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The lecture on current Cuba-Russia relations opened the program of the Day of the Russian Language, an event that was held for the first time in Cuban universities. Exhibitors from 75 Countries in FIHAV 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5224&SEO=exhibitors-from-75-countries-in-fihav-2016 31 de octubre de 2016, 17:00Havana, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The 34th edition of the Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2016) opens its doors today here with the presence of 4,500 exhibitors from 75 countries and representatives of fifty Chambers of Commerce. Serbian Prime Minister Ratifies Friendship with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5222&SEO=serbian-prime-minister-ratifies-friendship-with-cuba 31 de octubre de 2016, 16:56Belgrade, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, ratified the friendship ties between Serbia and Cuba and announced that he hopes to visit Cuba in 2017 with the goal of developing bilateral relations. Salvadorian Colmenitas Multiply Joy in Theater Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5219&SEO=salvadorian-colmenitas-multiply-joy-in-theater-festival San Salvador, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) A festival of joy, solidarity, art and games was the first Festival of Children''s Theater in El Salvador through which 14 Colmenitas delighted thousands of children and adults throughout the country with their performance. Colombian Minister Optimistic on New Peace Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5208&SEO=colombian-minister-optimistic-on-new-peace-agreement Bogota, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Colombian Interior Minister, Juan Fernando Cristo, expressed confidence today that to outline a new peace agreement with the FARC-EP, which summarize the views by most of citizens, will be possible. Cuba Holds First International Convention on Science and Technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5206&SEO=cuba-holds-first-international-convention-on-science-and-technology Havana, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The First International Convention on Science and Technology has begun today here with more than 1,000 delegates from several countries and a comprehensive scientific program that includes 10 events, with 750 papers and an exhibition fair. Exhibitors from 75 Countries Attend FIHAV 2016 in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5205&SEO=exhibitors-from-75-countries-attend-fihav-2016-in-cuba Havana, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The 34th Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, has begun today here in the presence of about 4,500 exhibitors from 75 countries and representatives of 50 Chambers of Commerce. The Martha Graham Company Shines in the Cuban Ballet Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5197&SEO=the-martha-graham-company-shines-in-the-cuban-ballet-festival Havana, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) The US company Martha Graham shook the stage of the Mella Theater in this capital with an exquisite program in reverence to modern dance that today returns to that coliseum. Costa Ricans Welcome UN Rejection of U.S. Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5191&SEO=costa-ricans-welcome-un-rejection-of-u.s.-blockade-of-cuba San Jose, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican outstanding artists, academics and groups of solidarity with Cuba on Saturday welcomed the new condemnation at the United Nations General Assembly of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba. Cuban Puppeteer Company Revives Prokofiev's Work http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5189&SEO=cuban-puppeteer-company-revives-prokofievs-work Matanzas, Cuba, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) ''Peter and the Wolf'', a symphonic tale that the Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev conceived for children, is being revivied in this city in a version by the Cuban puppeteer company Teatro de las Estaciones. Cuba Joins Continental Event for Democracy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5188&SEO=cuba-joins-continental-event-for-democracy Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) With a demonstration for the defense of sovereignty, Cuba will join the continental event for Democracy and against Neoliberalism on November 4, local press reported on Saturday. Cuba, Only Country in the World to Achieve Sustainable Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5186&SEO=cuba-only-country-in-the-world-to-achieve-sustainable-development Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has been declared this week the only country in the world to achieve sustainable development, according to a report that the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) publishes every two year. Cuban Vice President Meets Swiss Assistant Secretary of State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5185&SEO=cuban-vice-president-meets-swiss-assistant-secretary-of-state Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) The vice president of the Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas, met with Eric Jacob, Swiss assistant secretary of State for Economic Promotion, Granma newspaper reported on Saturday. Havana International Ballet Festival Opens with New Life http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5183&SEO=havana-international-ballet-festival-opens-with-new-life Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban dance company founded by the prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso showed a contemporary and fresh image dduring the opening ceremony of the 25th International Ballet Festival of Havana, an event that combines classics and premieres today. PR Salsa Singer Victor Manuelle Interested in Young Cuban Musicians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5179&SEO=pr-salsa-singer-victor-manuelle-interested-in-young-cuban-musicians Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican singer Victor Manuelle is very interested in Cuban young musical talents and has come to Havana to participate as a judge in a contest for new young singers. New Referendum Would Ruin Havana Peace Agreements, Samper Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5177&SEO=new-referendum-would-ruin-havana-peace-agreements-samper-says Quito, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) The secretary general of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), Ernesto Samper, said on Friday that another referendum would ruin the progress achieved in Havana in the peace negotiations between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP). El Paisnal Eradicates Illiteracy with Help of Cuba and Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5176&SEO=el-paisnal-eradicates-illiteracy-with-help-of-cuba-and-venezuela San Salvador, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran Education Minister Carlos Canjura declared the municipality of El Paisnal, in the department of San Salvador, free of illiteracy, during a celebration held on Friday. Cuban Tourism Has Boosted Economy in Recent Decades http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5160&SEO=cuban-tourism-has-boosted-economy-in-recent-decades Havana, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The Development Director of the Cuban Ministry of Tourism (Mintur), Alexander Sierra, said today that the Cuban tourism industry has boosted the island''s economy during the recent decades. Syria to Participate at Havana International Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5149&SEO=syria-to-participate-at-havana-international-fair 28 de octubre de 2016, 09:48Damascus, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) A large delegation from Syria will participate in the Havana International Fair in Cuba, from October 31 to November 4, it was officially announced today in this capital. Cuba and Portugal Strengthen Ties of Friendship and Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5146&SEO=cuba-and-portugal-strengthen-ties-of-friendship-and-cooperation Havana, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The visit to Cuba of Portugal''s President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, has been an important step for the strengthening of friendship and cooperation between the two countries. Cuba: Pan-American Congress on Tourism Training Concludes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5143&SEO=cuba-pan-american-congress-on-tourism-training-concludes Havana, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The 26th edition of the Pan-American Congress of Schools of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism (Conpeht) concluded today after a successful few days exploring training in the sector. Panamanian Entrepreneurs to Seek Business at Cuba's Trade Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5141&SEO=panamanian-entrepreneurs-to-seek-business-at-cubas-trade-fair Panama, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) A Panamanian business delegation from many sectors will attend, in late October, the Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, with the aim of expanding trade and attracting foreign investment, it was reported here today. Panel in Chile Analyzes Blockade on Cuba and Calls for an End http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5140&SEO=panel-in-chile-analyzes-blockade-on-cuba-and-calls-for-an-end 28 de octubre de 2016, 07:51Santiago de Chile, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) A panel of experts has discussed the U.S. blockade on Cuba for more than 50 years, and reiterated the call toward its end, on occasion of the devastating UN vote this week. Cuban Universities to Celebrate Russian Language Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5139&SEO=cuban-universities-to-celebrate-russian-language-day 28 de octubre de 2016, 00:18Guantanamo, Cuba on Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The University of Guantanamo will host the celebrations for the Day of the Russian Language in Cuba to be held for the first time in university centers of this country, the event organizers said today. French Deputy Criticizes US Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5136&SEO=french-deputy-criticizes-us-blockade-of-cuba 27 de octubre de 2016, 16:22Paris, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Nothing can justify the imposition of the US blockade of Cuba, which causes the suffering of the Cuban people, French Deputy Andre Chassaigne asserted today. Cuban Vice President Diaz-Canel Meets Japanese Pacifists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5123&SEO=cuban-vice-president-diaz-canel-meets-japanese-pacifists Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The First Vice President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, has met with the members of Japan-based pacifist project ''Peace Boat'', an official source reports today. Fidel Castro and Portugal's President Hold Friendly Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5120&SEO=fidel-castro-and-portugals-president-hold-friendly-meeting Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and Portugal''s President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, have held a friendly meeting in Havana, according to local media reports. Mexico Hopes US Blockade Against Cuba Ends Soon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5113&SEO=mexico-hopes-us-blockade-against-cuba-ends-soon 27 de octubre de 2016, 10:30Mexico, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexico expects today that the economic, financial and commercial blockade on Cuba will soon be lifted, according to a statement from the Secretary of Foreign Affairs (SRE). Vietnamese Prime Minister Supports Cuba After UN Vote http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5110&SEO=vietnamese-prime-minister-supports-cuba-after-un-vote Hanoi, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, is showing support today for Cuba on the occasion of the historic vote against the U.S. blockade at UN. Cuban Students Celebrate Moral Defeat of USA at the UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5096&SEO=cuban-students-celebrate-moral-defeat-of-usa-at-the-un 26 de octubre de 2016, 17:38Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban students celebrated today the moral collapse that suffered today at the United Nations (UN) the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States to Cuba for more than 50 years. US Media Highlights US Abstention on UN Vote on Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5095&SEO=us-media-highlights-us-abstention-on-un-vote-on-blockade-of-cuba 26 de octubre de 2016, 17:36Washington, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) US media outlets today highlighted that for the first time, the United States will abstain during the vote on a resolution to condemn the blockade of Cuba imposed by their country. Havana Book Fair 2017 - Canada as Guest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5094&SEO=havana-book-fair-2017-canada-as-guest 26 de octubre de 2016, 17:00Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The 2017 Havana International Book Fair has announced that Canada will be the guest of honor. U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Wounds Cuban Sovereignty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5091&SEO=u.s.-naval-base-in-guantanamo-wounds-cuban-sovereignty Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The most recent order by US President Barack Obama on U.S. policy towards Cuba, contains contradictory elements, among them, the policy linked to the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo. Obama's Advisor Hails US Change on Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5089&SEO=obamas-advisor-hails-us-change-on-blockade-of-cuba Washington, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The advisor to President Barack Obama on Foreign Affairs, Ben Rhodes, today welcomed the abstention by the United States in a vote against the Cuban blockade, which has been maintained by his country since 1962, despite world rejection. UN-Cuba: US Blockade of Cuba Still in Force http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5086&SEO=un-cuba-us-blockade-of-cuba-still-in-force 26 de octubre de 2016, 15:59United Nations, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has reminded the United Nations (UN) General Assembly of the continuity of the US blockade of Cuba, despite the bilateral rapprochement in the last two years. Celebration of Cuban Culture Concludes in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5085&SEO=celebration-of-cuban-culture-concludes-in-costa-rica 26 de octubre de 2016, 15:58San Jose, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) After 11 days, a celebration of Cuban Culture concludes today in Costa Costa with an exhibit of photographs, sculptures and paintings by renowned artists. USA to Abstain in UN Resolution Of Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5079&SEO=usa-to-abstain-in-un-resolution-of-blockade-on-cuba United Nations, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The United States will abstain today in its vote of the draft resolution presented by Cuba on the necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade on the island, American ambassador at UN, Samantha Power, announced today. Portuguese President Begins Official Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5074&SEO=portuguese-president-begins-official-visit-to-cuba Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Portugal''s President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, began an official two-day visit to Cuba, to deepen the Lisbon-Havana ties. Mexico and Cuba Agree to Multi-Destination Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5070&SEO=mexico-and-cuba-agree-to-multi-destination-tourism Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The capitals of Mexico and Cuba agreed a letter of intent for touristic promotion with an eye on mufti-destination travels, authorities reported today. Obama Might Use UN Vote to Press Congress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5067&SEO=obama-might-use-un-vote-to-press-congress Washington, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) President Barack Obama could use the vote at the United Nations to press the US Congress and get the blockade against Cuba lifted, an expert of the dispute between these countries. Necessity of Ending Blockade for 25th Occasion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5065&SEO=necessity-of-ending-blockade-for-25th-occasion Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) For 25th occasion, Cuba will submit today to the UN approval the draft resolution on the necessity of ending the blockade policy imposed by the United States. Cuban Financial System Tied Up by Continuity of U.S. Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5064&SEO=cuban-financial-system-tied-up-by-continuity-of-u.s.-blockade 26 de octubre de 2016, 10:26Por Cira Rodriguez CesarHavana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Today, when the international community votes once again, as expected, in favor of the lifting of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba, the island nation is unable to use the U.S. dollars for its international financial transactions. Senate Russian Approves Condemnation of US Blockade Against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5062&SEO=senate-russian-approves-condemnation-of-us-blockade-against-cuba 26 de octubre de 2016, 10:25Moscow, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The Federation Council (Russian senate) adopted unanimously a resolution condemning the blockade imposed by the US against Cuba. Environmental Damages Caused by US Base Denounced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5063&SEO=environmental-damages-caused-by-us-base-denounced Guantanamo, Cuba, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The illegal US naval base causes serious damages to the soil of the Guantanamo valley since its establishment in 1903, experts on the subject reported here today. The World Claims the US Ends Blockade against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5061&SEO=the-world-claims-the-us-ends-blockade-against-cuba United Nations, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly today takes a stand on another draft resolution calling for the lifting of the US blockade against Cuba, an initiative similar to the one overwhelmingly supported by that forum since 1992. UN to Vote for 25th Occasion vs. US Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5060&SEO=un-to-vote-for-25th-occasion-vs.-us-blockade-on-cuba 26 de octubre de 2016, 09:45Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The wide rejection arousing in the international community the persistence of the U.S. blockade on Cuba will be reflected today at UN, when the world expresses for the 25th occasion its support to the Caribbean island. Attack on Cuba, Is an Attack on Us All: Pérez Esquivel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5057&SEO=attack-on-cuba-is-an-attack-on-us-all-perez-esquivel 26 de octubre de 2016, 01:19Buenos Aires, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Argentina''s Nobel Peace Prize, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, asserted that while the U.S. continues the economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba, all peoples are under attack. Danish Theater Group to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5056&SEO=danish-theater-group-to-perform-in-cuba Matanzas, Cuba, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Being considered one of the most important theater groups of the contemporary scene, the Odin Teatret will perform in Cuba on November 1st and 2nd in this Cuban western City, confirmed today the National Council of the Performing Arts. Salsa and Casino during November in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5055&SEO=salsa-and-casino-during-november-in-cuba Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Over 700 dance lovers around the world will attend the international meeting ''Baila en Cuba'' (Dance in Cuba), which will take place in Havana from November 20 to 26, according to the organizers. Cuban Scientist Calls to Analyze US Blockade in Sciences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5051&SEO=cuban-scientist-calls-to-analyze-us-blockade-in-sciences 25 de octubre de 2016, 17:26Havana, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Pedro Velis, a Cuban scientist and now director of the Cuban National Council for Scientific Associations (CNSC) stated Tuesday that the relation between Cuba and the US, is quite interesting, if it is scientifically analyzed. Association of International Educators Denounces Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5050&SEO=association-of-international-educators-denounces-blockade 25 de octubre de 2016, 16:58Cienfuegos, Cuba, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The Association of International Educators (NAFSA) urged the lifting the US blockade against Cuba during a scientific event that takes place in Cienfuegos. Pablo Milanes Closes Festival in Coahuila, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5047&SEO=pablo-milanes-closes-festival-in-coahuila-mexico Mexico, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer and composer Pablo Milanes closed with brooch of gold the Julio Torre International Festival of Arts, in Saltillo, capital of the Mexican northern state of Coahuila, reported press media Tuesday. Eusebio Leal Awarded Pan American Tourism Medal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5046&SEO=eusebio-leal-awarded-pan-american-tourism-medal Havana, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban historian Eusebio Leal Spengler was awarded the Gold Medal for the Pan American Tourism Merit thanks to his efforts in the rescue of Old Havana. Cuban Duetto Gente de Zona to Sing in Latin Grammys http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5045&SEO=cuban-duetto-gente-de-zona-to-sing-in-latin-grammys Los Angeles, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban rap group Gente de Zona will perform on November 16 at the gala ''2016 Personna'' of the Latin Grammys this year, decicated in this edition to famous salsa singer Marc Anthony. More Cooperation between Vietnamese News Agency and PL Defended http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5044&SEO=more-cooperation-between-vietnamese-news-agency-and-pl-defended 25 de octubre de 2016, 14:40Chi Minh City, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Undersecretary of the Party Committee to this city, Vo Thi Dung, defended to continue increasing cooperation between the Vietnamese News Agency (AVN) and the Cuban news agency Prensa Latina (PL), as an expression of friendship between both countries. Serbian Intellectuals Demand End of US Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5043&SEO=serbian-intellectuals-demand-end-of-us-blockade-of-cuba 25 de octubre de 2016, 14:39Belgrade, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Serbian Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity described today as urgent the end of the US economic, trade and financial blockade of Cuba. First Russian Tourists Arrive at Cuban Resort Jardines del Rey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5039&SEO=first-russian-tourists-arrive-at-cuban-resort-jardines-del-rey 25 de octubre de 2016, 12:32Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Today saw the arrival of the first flight to land at Cayo Coco International Airport bringing Russian tourists and increasing visitor numbers to the Cuban resort Jardines del Rey, on the northern coast. Spain: Prominent Figures Call on Obama to End Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5036&SEO=spain-prominent-figures-call-on-obama-to-end-blockade-on-cuba Madrid, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Prominent political, social and cultural figures in Spain and elsewhere have called on U.S. President, Barack Obama, to totally lift the U.S. blockade that has been imposed on Cuba for more than 50 years. Cuba Supports Establishing Binding Obligations on Transnational Corps http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5032&SEO=cuba-supports-establishing-binding-obligations-on-transnational-corps Geneva, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to Geneva, Anayansi Rodriguez, has expressed support for establishing binding obligations on transnational corporations not only in national legislation but also International Law, diplomatic sources reported. French Minister to Hold Extensive Meetings in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5027&SEO=french-minister-to-hold-extensive-meetings-in-cuba Paris, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) French Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Matthias Fekl, begins a visit to Cuba today during which he will hold meetings with senior Cuban officials. The Economic Blockade is an Obstacle in Cuba-US Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5023&SEO=the-economic-blockade-is-an-obstacle-in-cuba-us-relations Washington, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The economic, commercial and financial blockade of the US against Cuba is the main obstacle for the normalization of relations between Havana and Washington, said the Cuban ambassador here, Jose Ramon Cabañas. Cuba Confident of New UN Rejection of US Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5022&SEO=cuba-confident-of-new-un-rejection-of-us-blockade United Nations, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Permanent Mission at United Nations has expressed confidence today that the General Assembly will reject tomorrow the U.S.-imposed blockade to the island. Lizt Alfonso Dance Company to Tour United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5019&SEO=lizt-alfonso-dance-company-to-tour-united-states 24 de octubre de 2016, 17:14Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) After successful presentations at the Karl Marx Theater to celebrate the company''s 25 years, Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba arranges today the last details for the US tour. Historian Offices Complete Restoration of Two Buildings in Baracoa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5015&SEO=historian-offices-complete-restoration-of-two-buildings-in-baracoa Baracoa, Cuba, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) At least two constructive works were concluded by the workers the Network of Historian''s Offices that are engaged in the recovery of Baracoa. Lavrov Condemns US Blockade against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5012&SEO=lavrov-condemns-us-blockade-against-cuba Moscow, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba which, he said, is still in force today despite the restoration of the diplomatic ties between Washington and Havana. US Blockade Stops Cuba's Sport Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5009&SEO=us-blockade-stops-cubas-sport-development Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The US economic, commercial and financial blockade against the island of Cuba for more than 50 years, limits the Cuban sports development , beside causing deep affectations to the Cuban economy and society. Europe: Van Van Plays in Several Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5001&SEO=europe-van-van-plays-in-several-countries Brna, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Los Van Van, one of the Cuban most famous musical bands, is now visiting several European countries, in a tour taking the band to stages in Spain, Germany, Italy and France. On October 25, there will be a concert by Los Van Van in Kaufeuten, Zurich, Switzerland. Protests in Cuba against US Blockade Continue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5000&SEO=protests-in-cuba-against-us-blockade-continue Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban people continue their protest against the US blockade of this country and the interfering nature of President Barack Obama''s Executive, the local media reported today. Acosta Danza Declared as New Sadler's Well Company http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4995&SEO=acosta-danza-declared-as-new-sadlers-well-company Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The dance company of Cuban dancer, Carlos Acosta''s was today named as a new international company associated with Sadler''s Wells in London. Hotel Industry Congress in Cuba Highlights Charms of Old Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4992&SEO=hotel-industry-congress-in-cuba-highlights-charms-of-old-havana Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The 26th Pan-American Congress of Schools of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism (CONPEHT) attended by 500 people from 20 countries started today with an early morning tour of Havana''s old district. UN: Extraterritoriality of Blockade Against Cuba is Scandalous http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4989&SEO=un-extraterritoriality-of-blockade-against-cuba-is-scandalous United Nations, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Alfred de Zayas, an independent UN expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, has described the extraterritoriality of the U.S. blockade on Cuba as ''scandalous''. Dominican Republic Hosts CELAC-EU Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4985&SEO=dominican-republic-hosts-celac-eu-meeting Santo Domingo, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The 48th Senior Officials'' Meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU) began today at the conference hall of the Dominican Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Guatemala Businessmen Will Attend FIHAV 2016 in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4981&SEO=guatemala-businessmen-will-attend-fihav-2016-in-cuba 24 de octubre de 2016, 06:00Guatemala, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Guatemalan Association of Exporters (Agexport) confirmed today that about 10 companies will participate in Guatemala''s thirty-fourth edition of the International Fair of Havana (FIHAV 2016) in Cuba. Minister of Health of Swaziland Pleased with Cuban Physicians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4974&SEO=minister-of-health-of-swaziland-pleased-with-cuban-physicians By Deisy Francis Mexidor World Condemns US Blockade of Cuba before UN in Geneva http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4962&SEO=world-condemns-us-blockade-of-cuba-before-un-in-geneva Geneva, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) There is a strong international rejection of the US blockade of Cuba ans it was demonstrated in recent forums, such as the sessions of the United Nations (UN) in September, said today Executive Director of the South Center, Martin Khor. Cuban Residents in the USA Hold 3rd Biennial Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4959&SEO=cuban-residents-in-the-usa-hold-3rd-biennial-meeting Washington, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The 3rd Meeting of Cuban Residents in the United States is currently in session in this capital, sponsored by the Cuban embassy here, as a prove of their commitment to the immigrants in this country from the Caribbean island. holguin Completes Classified Teams for Playoffs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4953&SEO=holguin-completes-classified-teams-for-playoffs Havana, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Hoguin fought for 12 innings until gettting victorious to Isla de la Juventud 4-3 and reached the 6th and last place to classify for ther second stage of the Cuban National Championship. Cuba: House Building Modules Given Free to Affected Baracoa People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4952&SEO=cuba-house-building-modules-given-free-to-affected-baracoa-people Baracoa, Cuba, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 construction modules were delivered free to people in Baracoa, whose houses were totally destroyed by Hurricane Matthew which ravaged the eastern tip of the island. Havana Consensus Leads to Action Against Arboviruses: OPS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4950&SEO=havana-consensus-leads-to-action-against-arboviruses-ops By Ana Laura Arbesú Mining Group Guarantees Zeolite for Fertilizers in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4946&SEO=mining-group-guarantees-zeolite-for-fertilizers-in-cuba 22 de octubre de 2016, 00:18Havana, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Geo-mining and Saltmine Business Group (GEOMINSAL) has produced 38,000 tons of zeolite in 2016 for key sectors, such as national fertilizer manufacturing, the entity reported today. UN Expert Defends Compensations to Cuba for Blockade Damage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4942&SEO=un-expert-defends-compensations-to-cuba-for-blockade-damage United Nations, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The independent expert in fostering an international democratic and equitable order, Alfred de Zayas, defended here today that Cuba received compensations for the damage the economic, trade and financial blockade imposed by the United States has caused. Turkish Solidarity Association Demands End of US Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4938&SEO=turkish-solidarity-association-demands-end-of-us-blockade-of-cuba 21 de octubre de 2016, 16:16Istanbul, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish Association of Friendship with Cuba ''Jose Marti,'' (JMKDD) demanded today the lifting of the US blockade of Cuba and asked the Turkish citizenry to denounce the practices of the baking system that reinforce the unfair measure. Colombian Govt Spokesmen Travel to Cuba for Peace Dialogue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4936&SEO=colombian-govt-spokesmen-travel-to-cuba-for-peace-dialogue Bogotá, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Colombian lawyer Humberto de la Calle confirmed today that he will travel to Havana along with the presiding government delegation to discuss with the insurgent FARC-EP some proposals for possible adjustments to the peace pact. US Blockade against Cuba Continues Despite Obama's Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4935&SEO=us-blockade-against-cuba-continues-despite-obamas-measures 21 de octubre de 2016, 15:41Havana, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The US blockade against Cuba continues today despite the measures President Barack Obama implemented to limit the content of that group of laws, stated the Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno. Costa Rica Celebrates Day of Cuban Culture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4932&SEO=costa-rica-celebrates-day-of-cuban-culture 21 de octubre de 2016, 15:04San Jose, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Costa Ricans and Cubans who reside in this Central American country celebrated the Day of Cuban Culture with a cultural event that was attended by the Minister of Culture and Youth, Sylvie Duran. Madrid Vibrates to the Rhythm of Cuban Music http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4926&SEO=madrid-vibrates-to-the-rhythm-of-cuban-music Madrid, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Palacio de los Deportes in Madrid has hosted a memorable concert with Cuban musicians such as Descemer Bueno and el Septeto Santiaguero, in a culmination of the Cubana festival in honor of Cuban Culture Day. Dominican Republic and Cuba Negotiate Trade Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4925&SEO=dominican-republic-and-cuba-negotiate-trade-agreement Santo Domingo, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Carlos de la Nuez, reported today that the two countries have begun negotiations for the signing of a partial scope trade agreement. Cuban Parliamentary Delegation Visits Luxembourg http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4922&SEO=cuban-parliamentary-delegation-visits-luxembourg Brussels, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban delegation led by the vice-president of the National Assembly of the People''s Power, Ana Maria Mari Machado, has visited the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and met with senior parliamentary and government authorities, diplomatic sources report. US Blockade Hinders Cuba's Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4921&SEO=us-blockade-hinders-cubas-development United Nations, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade has been affecting Cuba''s development in all sectors, the island''s permanent representative to the UN, Rodolfo Reyes, claimed today. Cuban Training on Disaster Risk Management a Success http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4918&SEO=cuban-training-on-disaster-risk-management-a-success 21 de octubre de 2016, 09:21 By Reina Magdariaga Havana, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The 2nd Course workshop on approaches and tools for disaster risk management and adaptation to climate change - in terms of sustainable development - concludes today. Havana Consensus Draws up Regional Actions against Arboviruses http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4913&SEO=havana-consensus-draws-up-regional-actions-against-arboviruses 21 de octubre de 2016, 08:26Havana, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The agenda that will define a common strategy to confront the arboviruses will be defined today during the final day of the first regional meeting to stop these diseases, which takes place here for two days. US Blockade Affects Cuban Mining Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4909&SEO=us-blockade-affects-cuban-mining-production 20 de octubre de 2016, 17:52 Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Imports of raw materials for the production of salt and gold in Cuba get more expensive every year, by increased freight rates up to 30 percent, due to the blockade of the United States, it was reported today. UN: Cuba Recognizes World Support to Fight vs. Us Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4906&SEO=un-cuba-recognizes-world-support-to-fight-vs.-us-blockade 20 de octubre de 2016, 17:30United Nations, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s permanent representative at the United Nations Rodolfo Reyes praised today the contribution of the international community in the fight to eliminate the economic, commercial and financial blockade set up by the United States against Cuba. Prima Ballerina Assoluta Alicia Alonso Mourns Chauvire Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4900&SEO=prima-ballerina-assoluta-alicia-alonso-mourns-chauvire-death 20 de octubre de 2016, 15:36Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, director of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), grieves today the death of Ivette Chauviré, the great legend of French classical dance in the twentieth century. Cuba Advocates at the UN for Reparation of Crimes such as Slavery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4899&SEO=cuba-advocates-at-the-un-for-reparation-of-crimes-such-as-slavery United Nations, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba urged today at the UN General Assembly to a greater commitment to repair the crimes against humanity such as slavery and the transatlantic slave trade. Intensified Recovery Actions in Cuban Agriculture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4893&SEO=intensified-recovery-actions-in-cuban-agriculture 20 de octubre de 2016, 15:27Guantanamo, Cuba, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Agriculture intensifies the recovery efforts in the Cuban eastern after the great damages caused by Hurricane Mathiew to this sector. Documentary Film Pays Tribute to Outstanding Cuban Filmmaker http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4892&SEO=documentary-film-pays-tribute-to-outstanding-cuban-filmmaker 20 de octubre de 2016, 14:30Havana, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The filmmaker Gloria Arguelles pays tribute to one of the greatest Cuban filmmakers, Guillermo Centeno, with the screening of a documentary film about his life and work. Obama May Still Weaken the Blockade against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4891&SEO=obama-may-still-weaken-the-blockade-against-cuba Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) President Barack Obama may still take several steps to weaken the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States to Cuba, affirmed authorities, the people and the media in this Caribbean country. American Dance Company E to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4890&SEO=american-dance-company-e-to-perform-in-cuba 20 de octubre de 2016, 12:18Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) American dance group, Company E and the Cuban Danza Teatro Retazos group will offer a single performance on Saturday, October 22nd, in the oldest district of Havana, the Office of the Historian of Havana confirmed today. Cuban Artists Warn of Challenges to National Culture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4889&SEO=cuban-artists-warn-of-challenges-to-national-culture Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The National Association of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) and the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS) have warned of the challenges the country''s culture is facing today, on the occasion of Cuban Culture Day. Turkey Blocks Funds Bound for Cuba Naming US Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4885&SEO=turkey-blocks-funds-bound-for-cuba-naming-us-law Ankara, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The banking system in Turkey, using US laws as pretext, has prohibited the Cuban Embassy from carrying out a transfer to Cuba, according to a complaint filed today by the Cuban diplomatic mission. American Studies Conference Continues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4881&SEO=american-studies-conference-continues 20 de octubre de 2016, 10:27Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The working committees of the 13th Conference of American Studies, which is devoted to the main problems affecting Latin America and the Caribbean, continue their sessions today . Cuban Vice President Visits Headquarters of Ruling Party in Ecuador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4875&SEO=cuban-vice-president-visits-headquarters-of-ruling-party-in-ecuador Quito, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Council of State Vice President, Salvador Valdes, visited the headquarters of the ruling Alianza PAIS (AP) Movement in Ecuador, and exchanged with some of its executives before returning to Havana today. Cuba: First Regional Meeting for Control of Arboviruses http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4873&SEO=cuba-first-regional-meeting-for-control-of-arboviruses 20 de octubre de 2016, 09:56Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The First Regional Meeting for the strategy of surveillance and control of arboviruses started here today with the assistance of health ministers, specialists from most countries of the Americas and their European colleagues. US Secretary of Health and Human Services Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4872&SEO=us-secretary-of-health-and-human-services-visits-cuba Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell, begins a working visit to Cuba today, to be run until Saturday, October 22. Cuba: Angiologists from 16 Countries To Attend Congress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4869&SEO=cuba-angiologists-from-16-countries-to-attend-congress 20 de octubre de 2016, 00:18Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Angiologists from 16 countries, most from the region, will participate in the 31st Latin American Congress of Vascular Surgery, which will open here from November 2nd to 4th, said organizers today. Japanese Ambassador Predicts More Japanese Tourists in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4857&SEO=japanese-ambassador-predicts-more-japanese-tourists-in-cuba Santiago de Cuba, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese ambassador to Cuba, Masaru Watanabe, has predicted an increase in Japanese tourists visiting Cuba and highlighted that Japanese tourism to Cuba rose by 80 percent in 2015. Cuban Minister Highlights Importance of FIHAV in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4854&SEO=cuban-minister-highlights-importance-of-fihav-in-havana Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, in his Tuesday press conference, has stated that the 34th International Havana Fair (FIHAV) will show worldwide trust in the Cuban market. Barbadian Health Minister Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4850&SEO=barbadian-health-minister-visits-cuba Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Barbados'' Health Minister John Boyce is on a visit to Cuba to analyze the relations between both countries, the Cuban Foreign Ministry reported today. Malaysian Intellectual Denounces US Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4845&SEO=malaysian-intellectual-denounces-us-blockade-on-cuba 19 de octubre de 2016, 12:37Kuala Lumpur, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Intellectual and academic Chandra Muzaffar rejected the U.S. economic blockade on Cuba in an article posted today by Counter Currents. Russian Parliament Rejects US Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4843&SEO=russian-parliament-rejects-us-blockade-on-cuba Moscow, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The State Duma (Russia''s lower house of parliament) approved today a resolution rejecting the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba. US Scientist Praises Immunology Development in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4842&SEO=us-scientist-praises-immunology-development-in-cuba Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) US researcher Kelvin Lee acknowledged here today the development achieved by Cuba in the field of immunology, which is known internationally. Obama Did Publicly What Carter Tried to Do Secretly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4839&SEO=obama-did-publicly-what-carter-tried-to-do-secretly Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Four decades ago, James Carter tried to do in secret what Barack Obama finally achieved publicly and in a less adverse context: to start a process to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba. Cuban Legislators Visit European Parliament http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4837&SEO=cuban-legislators-visit-european-parliament Brussels, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban delegation led by Vice President of the National Assembly of People''s Power the vice-president of the National Assembly of the People''s Power, Ana Maria Mari Machado, visited the headquarters of the European Parliament (EP) in this capital, as part of a stay in Belgium which continues today. Disaster Risk Management in the Caribbean, a Study in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4836&SEO=disaster-risk-management-in-the-caribbean-a-study-in-cuba Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The 2nd Workshop Course Approaches and Tools for disaster risk management and the adaptation to climate change in terms of sustainable development is holding today its third day with delegates from 11 Caribbean nations. US Blockade Limits Progress of Decentralization in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4834&SEO=us-blockade-limits-progress-of-decentralization-in-cuba 19 de octubre de 2016, 09:08Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States for more than 50 years ago continues today as the main obstacle in Cuba for the development and progress of a decentralization process. French President Advocates the End of US Blockade against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4831&SEO=french-president-advocates-the-end-of-us-blockade-against-cuba Paris, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) French President Francois Hollande advocated the end of the US blockade against Cuba in statements released today by the Elysee Palace. Blockade vs. Cuba Should Never Exist, Uruguayan Official Says at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4828&SEO=blockade-vs.-cuba-should-never-exist-uruguayan-official-says-at-un 19 de octubre de 2016, 08:11United Nations, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the United Nations, Elbio Rosselli, stated today that the U.S. blockade on Cuba should never exist, and his country will reject it at the General Assembly on October 26. The US Blockade Provokes Damages to Cuban Construction Sector http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4821&SEO=the-us-blockade-provokes-damages-to-cuban-construction-sector 18 de octubre de 2016, 15:32Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) In only one year the sector of the constructions in Cuba registered damages for almost 40 million dollars because of the economic, financial and commercial blockade of the United States, confirmed today an official source. Costa Rican President Reiterates Rejection to Blockade against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4819&SEO=costa-rican-president-reiterates-rejection-to-blockade-against-cuba By Victor M. Carriba San Jose, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, stated today that the blockade the United States has imposed against Cuba for more than half a century does not contributes at all to the current reality in Latin America. Cuba Denounces at UN Persistence of US Blockade Despite New Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4817&SEO=cuba-denounces-at-un-persistence-of-us-blockade-despite-new-measures United Nations, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Permanent Mission to the UN denounced today the persistence of the economic, trade and financial blockade of Cuba by the United States, despite the new measures announced by the President Barack Obama to change it. US Physician Praises Development of Cuban Biotechnology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4810&SEO=us-physician-praises-development-of-cuban-biotechnology Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) U.S. physician, Kelvin Lee, has highlighted Cuba''s development in biotechnology, especially Cuban lung cancer vaccines, according to CubaDebate. Cuba and Belgium Confirm Favorable Development of Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4809&SEO=cuba-and-belgium-confirm-favorable-development-of-relations Paris, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Senior parliamentary representatives from Cuba and Belgium have confirmed the favorable development of bilateral relations between the two countries and pledged to revive historical ties between the two legislative bodies, diplomatic sources report today. International Experts Attend Global Forum on Quality in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4804&SEO=international-experts-attend-global-forum-on-quality-in-cuba Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Some 600 specialists from 16 countries, including Cuba, are participating in the First International Convention on Quality, starting today at the Conference Center in Havana, Nancy Fernandez, president of the Organizing Committee, said. Cuba Celebrates Cuisine Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4803&SEO=cuba-celebrates-cuisine-day Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is celebrating Cuisine Day today, which was instituted in 1984 when a representation of the island received the Gold Medal for their efforts in the Culinary Olympics held at the time in Frankfurt, West Germany. Salvadoran Solidarity Movement Demands End of Blockade to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4801&SEO=salvadoran-solidarity-movement-demands-end-of-blockade-to-cuba San Salvador, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Salvadoran Movement of Solidarity with Cuba today demanded the unilateral and unconditional lifting of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba, which has lasted almost 60 years. Damage on Climate Change to Agriculture Grows, FAO Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4797&SEO=damage-on-climate-change-to-agriculture-grows-fao-says Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) FAO representative in Cuba, Theodor Friedrich, said here that climate change has been increasingly affecting agricultural production more visibly and threatening to overcome the goal of eradicating hunger by 2030. Ibero-American Festival Held for more than 20 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4793&SEO=ibero-american-festival-held-for-more-than-20-years 18 de octubre de 2016, 00:20Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The 22nd Ibero-American Culture Festival will be held from October 24 to 30 and it will be dedicated to the cultural groups in its many variants and population mobility, organizers confirmed today. Cuban Singer Descemer Bueno to Perform in Madrid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4791&SEO=cuban-singer-descemer-bueno-to-perform-in-madrid Madrid, Oct 18 (Prensa-Latina) Cuban singer Descemer Bueno will attend the Cubania Festival, where he will perform along with fellow countrymen and Spanish artists. Cuban Film Conducta Wins Award in Insularia Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4788&SEO=cuban-film-conducta-wins-award-in-insularia-festival 17 de octubre de 2016, 17:38Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban film ''Conducta'' won today another international award: the highest prize in the feature films of the Insularia Festival-Islas en Red, said today the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC). Indigenous Peoples Have the Right to Exist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4783&SEO=indigenous-peoples-have-the-right-to-exist 17 de octubre de 2016, 16:46United Nations, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba defended today here the right of the indigenous peoples to self-determination, land and the preservation of their traditions. Limited Edition of Havana Club Añejo 15 Años Presented in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4775&SEO=limited-edition-of-havana-club-anejo-15-anos-presented-in-peru 17 de octubre de 2016, 16:00Lima, Oct. 17 (Prensa Latina) Renowned Peruvian personalities attended today the launch of Havana Club Añejo 15 años, premium brand limited edition, promoted by the French company Pernod Ricard, world leader in the industry of distilled beverages. Josefina Vidal: Obama's Mandate Concludes, Blockade Remains Intact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4770&SEO=josefina-vidal-obamas-mandate-concludes-blockade-remains-intact 17 de octubre de 2016, 15:12Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Director General of the Department of the United States at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Josefina Vidal, said today that President Barack Obama will conclude his mandate and the blockade will remain intact. Cuban Destinations Now Can Be Found Using Google Flights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4769&SEO=cuban-destinations-now-can-be-found-using-google-flights 17 de octubre de 2016, 15:02Washington, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Google Flights now provides information on flights to Cuba, The Points Guy published today. Cuba to Install Fertilizer Plant with Indian Technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4767&SEO=cuba-to-install-fertilizer-plant-with-indian-technology 17 de octubre de 2016, 14:59Cienfuegos, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) the chemical product factory of Cienfuegos, Cuba, is now ahead on the process prior to the ensembling and installation of a plant of NPK fertilizers with technology from India, able to process up to 300,000 tons a year. US Blockade Condemned from Emblematic Place in Cuban History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4765&SEO=us-blockade-condemned-from-emblematic-place-in-cuban-history 17 de octubre de 2016, 14:54Santiago de Cuba, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Under the sponsoring of the Faculty of Laws of the University of Oriente, students and teachers today condemned the US blockade from the site where the first revolutionary government was formed in January 1959, in Santiago de Cuba. International Immunotherapy Meeting Begins in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4760&SEO=international-immunotherapy-meeting-begins-in-cuba Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Hotel Nacional de Cuba will host, from today until next Friday, the 12th International Immunotherapy Meeting 2016, organized by, among other instirutions, the Center for Molecular Immunology and the Latin American Association of Immunology. Cuban Delegation Visits Belgium and Luxembourg http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4758&SEO=cuban-delegation-visits-belgium-and-luxembourg 17 de octubre de 2016, 12:42Brussels, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Vice President of the National Assembly of People''s Power of Cuba, Ana Maria Mari Machado,today leads a delegation on a visit to Belgium and Luxembourg. Attorney General's Offices of Spain and Cuba Sign Memorandum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4756&SEO=attorney-generals-offices-of-spain-and-cuba-sign-memorandum 17 de octubre de 2016, 12:05Madrid, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Attorney General, Dario Delgado, and Spain''s Consuelo Madrigal, have today signed an Inter-Institutional Memorandum of Understanding, to deepen collaboration relations between both entities. Austrian Airlines to Start Direct Flights to Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4753&SEO=austrian-airlines-to-start-direct-flights-to-havana Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Austrian Airlines will begin direct flights to Havana as of October 25th, the Cuban embassy in Vienna announced today. Cuba Thanks South Center for Support in Fight Against US Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4746&SEO=cuba-thanks-south-center-for-support-in-fight-against-us-blockade Geneva, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Anayansi Rodriguez, has thanked the executive director of the South Center, Martin Khor, for the support of the organization in the fight to end the U.S. blockade. Cuban Youth Carry Out an Event vs. US Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4739&SEO=cuban-youth-carry-out-an-event-vs.-us-blockade 17 de octubre de 2016, 08:51Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban youth is carrying out as of today in all higher education institutions of the country an event of denunciation against the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States to the Caribbean nation for nearly 60 years. Ivette Cepeda to Celebrate Cuba's Cultural Week in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4780&SEO=ivette-cepeda-to-celebrate-cubas-cultural-week-in-costa-rica 17 de octubre de 2016, 00:16San Jose, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban singer Ivette Cepeda will perform in San Jose and in Puntarenas as part of the celebrations for the Cuban Culture, which starts today in Costa Rica. Second Venezuelan Ship with Aid Arrives in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4733&SEO=second-venezuelan-ship-with-aid-arrives-in-santiago-de-cuba 16 de octubre de 2016, 13:49Santiago de Cuba, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The second Venezuelan ship laden with humanitarian aid to contribute to repair de damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in eastern Cuba arrived on Sunday in the Guillermon Moncada Port, from where the cargo will be distributed immediately. Cuba Develops Strategies to Stimulate Hotel Construction http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4732&SEO=cuba-develops-strategies-to-stimulate-hotel-construction 16 de octubre de 2016, 12:36Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities and from the construction sector are currently developing several strategies to achieve further growth of the national economy, especially in the fields of tourism and related services. Venezuelan Minister Stresses Aid to Cuba after Hurricane Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4727&SEO=venezuelan-minister-stresses-aid-to-cuba-after-hurricane-matthew 16 de octubre de 2016, 11:24Caracas, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The minister of Housing and Habitat, Manuel Quevedo, stressed the first international operation of the Great Mission Barrio Nuevo Barrio Tricolor to support the Cuban people as they recuperate from the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. Havana Theater Exhibits Ballet Photos http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4726&SEO=havana-theater-exhibits-ballet-photos 16 de octubre de 2016, 11:15Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Images reminiscent of paintings by French painter Edgar Degas on ballet are decorating on Sunday the lobby of the Teatro Nacional de Cuba, as part of the exhibition ''Tras Bambalinas'' (Behind the Scene), by Leysis Quesada. Cuban Erick Hernandez Sets New Football Control Record http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4719&SEO=cuban-erick-hernandez-sets-new-football-control-record Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Erick Hernandez set on Saturday the world football control record, after hitting the ball with his head only from a sitting position for 40 minutes and two seconds. Taino Tours: Excellence in Cuba Offer from Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4718&SEO=taino-tours-excellence-in-cuba-offer-from-mexico 16 de octubre de 2016, 08:23Mexico, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) About 20 percent of Mexican tourists who visit Cuba every year have used the services of the travel agency Taino Tours, according to Lazaro O''Reilly, general director of the firm. Chimalhuacan, Free of Illiteracy in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4717&SEO=chimalhuacan-free-of-illiteracy-in-mexico 16 de octubre de 2016, 08:17Mexico, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Thanks to the collaboration of Cuban specialists, the municipality of Chimalhuacan, in the state of Mexico, has now one of the lowest rate of illiteracy in the country, according to Miriam Cabrera, general coordinator of the mission Cuba to Present its Tourist Offers in Portugal and Spain http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4706&SEO=cuba-to-present-its-tourist-offers-in-portugal-and-spain Havana, 15 oct (PL) Under the heading of authentic Cuba, this Caribbean nation prepares next presentations of their tourist offers in European countries such as Portugal and Spain, reported today the Government. Cuba and Algeria Tighten Cooperation Ties with New Agreements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4704&SEO=cuba-and-algeria-tighten-cooperation-ties-with-new-agreements 14 de octubre de 2016, 16:37Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Algeria signed here today nine agreements for cooperation in the fields of biotechnology and higher education, as part of the official visit of Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal to Cuba. US Recognizes that Blockade Policy against Cuba Has Failed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4699&SEO=us-recognizes-that-blockade-policy-against-cuba-has-failed 14 de octubre de 2016, 16:11Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The National Security Adviser of the current US administration, Susan E. Rice, said today that the blockade policy against Cuba has failed and asked the Congress to eliminate it. Cuban Sculptor Villa Soberon also Works in Gold, Silver and Bronze http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4693&SEO=cuban-sculptor-villa-soberon-also-works-in-gold-silver-and-bronze 14 de octubre de 2016, 15:06Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban sculptor Jose Villa Soberon exhibits in this capital the items that resulted from smithing gold, silver and bronze, a little known aspect of his work. Head of Guantanamo's Government Praises Strength of the People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4687&SEO=head-of-guantanamos-government-praises-strength-of-the-people Santiago de Cuba, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The head of Guantanamo''s provincial government, Nancy Acosta, praised the strenght of the inhabitants of the eastern territory that increases today after the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew. French Show Willingness to Support Cuba After Hurricane http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4684&SEO=french-show-willingness-to-support-cuba-after-hurricane 14 de octubre de 2016, 12:21Paris, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The organization, French Coordinator of Solidarity with Cuba has expressed its willingness to support the Caribbean nation in is recovery efforts after Hurricane Matthew, according to a statement released today. October, Month for Cuban Culture in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4683&SEO=october-month-for-cuban-culture-in-mexico 14 de octubre de 2016, 12:15Mexico, October 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban culture has earned a place in history and the bilateral ties with Mexico, but this month will be the greatest impact, cultural counselor of the Caribbean nation''s embassy here, Fidel Antonio Orta, said today. Obama Issues Directive to Guarentee More Open Policy Towards Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4682&SEO=obama-issues-directive-to-guarentee-more-open-policy-towards-cuba 14 de octubre de 2016, 12:14Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) US President, Barack Obama today issued a presidential policy directive to consolidate the changes adopted with respect to Cuba and ensure that the new policies are irreversible. Obama issued a directive to make irreversible policy toward Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4675&SEO=obama-issued-a-directive-to-make-irreversible-policy-toward-cuba 14 de octubre de 2016, 10:52Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama today issued a presidential directive in order to consolidate the changes adopted with Cuba and make irreversible the new policy toward the Caribbean island. Obama issued a directive to make irreversible policy toward Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4674&SEO=obama-issued-a-directive-to-make-irreversible-policy-toward-cuba 14 de octubre de 2016, 10:23Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama today issued a presidential directive in order to consolidate the changes adopted with Cuba and make irreversible the new policy toward the Caribbean island. Criminal Blockade on Cuba Should Cease, Venezuelan FM Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4671&SEO=criminal-blockade-on-cuba-should-cease-venezuelan-fm-says By Waldo Mendiluza Colombian-Cuban Fraternity Week Gives Way to Solidarity Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4670&SEO=colombian-cuban-fraternity-week-gives-way-to-solidarity-meeting Cali, Colombia, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The conclusion of the Colombian-Cuban Fraternity Week takes place today at the beginning of the XXV Meeting of the Solidarity Movement of Colombia with Cuba, which will extended until this weekend in the Valle del Cauca capital. Classic Ballet Photo Exhibition Opens in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4667&SEO=classic-ballet-photo-exhibition-opens-in-havana Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Three photographic exhibitions have opened today paying tribute to the world of classical dance. The photographs by Cuban artists have been put on show only few days before the beginning of the ''Alicia Alonso'' International Ballet Festival in Havana. Fidel Castro Meets Prime Minister of Algeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4663&SEO=fidel-castro-meets-prime-minister-of-algeria Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, has met with the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Algeria, Abdelmalek Sellal, who is on an official visit to Cuba, which started on Wednesday, October 12th. Cuba Concludes International Congress on Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4659&SEO=cuba-concludes-international-congress-on-law 14 de octubre de 2016, 08:34Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The International Congress on Law, Abogacia 2016, concludes today in this capital with debates on ethics and professional projection of lawyers and the challenges of the labor right. Cuba and Algeria Sign Cooperation Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4658&SEO=cuba-and-algeria-sign-cooperation-agreement 14 de octubre de 2016, 08:31Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Algeria signed a cooperation agreement on health on occasion of the presence here of Algerian Prime Minister, Abdelmalek Sellal, who is today in his second journey of an official visit. US Company Recognizes Importance of Exchange with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4651&SEO=us-company-recognizes-importance-of-exchange-with-cuba 13 de octubre de 2016, 17:17Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The US company Regenestem, one of the organizers of the First Inter American Stem Cell Conference, recognized here today the importance of the event as well as the time in which it is held. Cuban Electricians Working for Fast Recovery of Baracoa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4650&SEO=cuban-electricians-working-for-fast-recovery-of-baracoa 13 de octubre de 2016, 17:16Guantanamo, Cuba,Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 50 percent of the villages affected by Matthew in eastern Cuba enjoys today electric power thanks to the hard work of Cuban electricians. Cuba: Coffee and Cocoa Cultivations Victims of Hurricane Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4647&SEO=cuba-coffee-and-cocoa-cultivations-victims-of-hurricane-matthew 13 de octubre de 2016, 17:12Maisi, Cuba, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The coffee and cocoa cultivations in Cuba are now two of the mostly damaged after the course of Hurricane Matthew on the eastern region of the island. New e-store web with Cuban Content on Internet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4645&SEO=new-e-store-web-with-cuban-content-on-internet 13 de octubre de 2016, 16:52Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) A virtual book store to publish, distribute and acquire Cuban content is available to Internet users with access from smart-phones, tablets and computers, announced here today the project leaders. Cuba Awards Medal of Friendship to Chinese Ambassador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4644&SEO=cuba-awards-medal-of-friendship-to-chinese-ambassador 13 de octubre de 2016, 16:51Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban government awarded today the Medal of Friendship to the Ambassador of China, Mr. Zhang Tuo, for his outstanding work in Cuba. Advocacy 2016 Useful for the Cuban Economic Update http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4642&SEO=advocacy-2016-useful-for-the-cuban-economic-update 13 de octubre de 2016, 16:22Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The International Congress Advocacy 2016 is an event very useful for the progress of the updating of the Cuban economic model, said today the Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Havana, Marta Moreno. US Blockade Reduces Chances to Expand Cuban Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4639&SEO=us-blockade-reduces-chances-to-expand-cuban-economy 13 de octubre de 2016, 16:15Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The blockade imposed by the United States to Cuba for more than 50 years continues today as the greatest obstacle to taking advantage of all of the commercial opportunities offered by the island. Eastern Caribbean Focuses on Economic Growth and Youth Empowerment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4635&SEO=eastern-caribbean-focuses-on-economic-growth-and-youth-empowerment 13 de octubre de 2016, 15:40Por Yolaidy Martínez*Havana (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is preparing a Growth and Development Strategy at the core of which is a Youth Development Strategy to help the region to deal with world and regional challenges. Victims from Eastern Cuba Thank Venezuela's Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4630&SEO=victims-from-eastern-cuba-thank-venezuelas-aid 13 de octubre de 2016, 14:50Baracoa, Cuba, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina)The victims of Hurricane Matthew welcomed today the Venezuelan ship T-63 Goajira, which arrived at the port of Santiago de Cuba with a shipment of aid for the affected territories. Guantanamo Recovering from Hurricane Mathew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4623&SEO=guantanamo-recovering-from-hurricane-mathew Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban province of Guantanamo, especially the municipality of Baracoa, is recovering gradually from the damage caused in recent days by hurricane Mathew, according to reports today in the capital. Advances in Cuban Medicine Available for Tourists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4615&SEO=advances-in-cuban-medicine-available-for-tourists 13 de octubre de 2016, 10:26By Raul Garcia Alvarez Attorney's Offices in Cuba and Portugal Strengthen Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4611&SEO=attorneys-offices-in-cuba-and-portugal-strengthen-cooperation 13 de octubre de 2016, 09:43Lisbon, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The General Attorney''s Office of the Republic of Cuba and the Public Prosecutor''s Office of Portugal have signed a bilateral cooperation agreement to strengthen relations between the public ministries from both countries. Cuba Holds First Inter-American Meeting on Stem Cells http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4602&SEO=cuba-holds-first-inter-american-meeting-on-stem-cells 13 de octubre de 2016, 08:17Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The 1st Inter-American Meeting on Stem Cells began today at the Conference Center in this capital, with the participation of a large delegation from the United States. Cuba Holds First Inter-American Meeting on Stem Cells http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4603&SEO=cuba-holds-first-inter-american-meeting-on-stem-cells 13 de octubre de 2016, 08:17Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The 1st Inter-American Meeting on Stem Cells began today at the Conference Center in this capital, with the participation of a large delegation from the United States. Lawyers from Several Countries Meet in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4600&SEO=lawyers-from-several-countries-meet-in-cuba 13 de octubre de 2016, 08:12Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and foreign lawyers continue in this capital today the sessions of the International Congress on Law, Abogacia 2016, started yesterday under the auspices of the National Organization of Collective Law Offices (ONBC). Lawyers from Several Countries Meet in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4601&SEO=lawyers-from-several-countries-meet-in-cuba 13 de octubre de 2016, 08:12Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and foreign lawyers continue in this capital today the sessions of the International Congress on Law, Abogacia 2016, started yesterday under the auspices of the National Organization of Collective Law Offices (ONBC). Films to Honor Shakespeare will be Screened in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4595&SEO=films-to-honor-shakespeare-will-be-screened-in-cuba 13 de octubre de 2016, 00:18Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The film library Cinemateca de Cuba will screen from October 14th to 23rd various films to pay homage to English writer William Shakespeare, 400 years after his death. Spanish Valencia Community President Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4593&SEO=spanish-valencia-community-president-visits-cuba 12 de octubre de 2016, 18:06Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Spanish community of Valencia, Joaquin Francisco Puig Ferrer, is currently paying an official visit to Cuba. Cuban Religious Leader Describes Blockade as an Act of War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4591&SEO=cuban-religious-leader-describes-blockade-as-an-act-of-war 12 de octubre de 2016, 17:28Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The Reverend Joel Ortega Dopico, President of the Council of Churches of Cuba, stated today that the blockade is an act of war that touches the most sensitive life of the Cuban people. Cuba: Congress Advocacy 2016 Attracts over 800 Delegates http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4589&SEO=cuba-congress-advocacy-2016-attracts-over-800-delegates 12 de octubre de 2016, 17:04Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) More than 800 Cuban and foreign lawyers have today began the debate sessions of the International Advocacy Congress 2016, which is focused on law with regards to the the updating of the Cuban economic model. 'Cuba Introduces Itself' Arrives in Bologna http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4583&SEO=cuba-introduces-itself-arrives-in-bologna 12 de octubre de 2016, 16:19Bologna, Italy, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The promotional tour of Cuban tourism arrived in Bologna today from Florence, on the penultimate stop of a tour of five Italian cities. Algerian Prime Minister Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4581&SEO=algerian-prime-minister-visits-cuba 12 de octubre de 2016, 16:17Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Algerian Prime Minister, Abdelmalek Sellal arrived in the Cuban capital today to pay an official visit, with the purpose of consolidating the bonds of friendship and solidarity between his country and Cuba. Cuba, Slovenia Promote Bilateral Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4580&SEO=cuba-slovenia-promote-bilateral-relations 12 de octubre de 2016, 16:16Liubilenia, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Slovenia strengthened bilateral ties after the celebration of the Third Meeting of the Political Consultation Mechanism between the Two countries foreign affairs ministries, highlighted today diplomatic sources in this European nation. Cuban University Students Denounce Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4579&SEO=cuban-university-students-denounce-blockade 12 de octubre de 2016, 16:08Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The US blockade of Cuba makes getting essential school materials for Cuban students more difficult everyday, Anibal Barredo, a member of the Cuban University Student Federation (FEU), stated today. Cuban Civil Society Demands End to Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4577&SEO=cuban-civil-society-demands-end-to-blockade 12 de octubre de 2016, 15:53Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban civil society organizations today denounced the blockade imposed against Cuba and urged the US government to take measures to end it. Zuleika Romay Awarded Cuban Academy of Language 2016 Prize http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4575&SEO=zuleika-romay-awarded-cuban-academy-of-language-2016-prize 12 de octubre de 2016, 13:04Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Academy of Language granted its annual prize to Zuleika Romay, writer for the book Cepos en la memoria, published by Ediciones Matanzas. Cuba Denounces at UN Misuse of Universal Jurisdiction http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4571&SEO=cuba-denounces-at-un-misuse-of-universal-jurisdiction United Nations, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has denounced today at UN the handling of the principle of universal jurisdiction by some countries determined to impose their hegemony to the nations of the South. Cuba Increases Use of Technology in Tobacco Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4564&SEO=cuba-increases-use-of-technology-in-tobacco-campaign Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Tabacuba Business Group reported today that the application of six types of technologies in the 2016-2017 campaign such as drip irrigation and low-pressure spraying have been increasing. Academician Offers Lecture in Chile on Cuban Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4549&SEO=academician-offers-lecture-in-chile-on-cuban-reality 12 de octubre de 2016, 09:08Santiago de Chile, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Dr. Luis Suarez Salazar explained here the details of the ongoing process in Cuba, offering a broad overview of the current events in the Caribbean nation. Academician Offers Lecture in Chile on Cuban Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4550&SEO=academician-offers-lecture-in-chile-on-cuban-reality 12 de octubre de 2016, 09:08Santiago de Chile, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Dr. Luis Suarez Salazar explained here the details of the ongoing process in Cuba, offering a broad overview of the current events in the Caribbean nation. Cuba and United States to Discuss Human Rights in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4546&SEO=cuba-and-united-states-to-discuss-human-rights-in-havana Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Delegations of Cuba and the United States will hold the 2nd Round of the Human Rights Dialogue, said the Deputy Director General for Multilateral Affairs and International Law at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Pedro Luis Pedroso. Cuban Symphony Orchestra and Belgian Pianist to Perform Mozart http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4544&SEO=cuban-symphony-orchestra-and-belgian-pianist-to-perform-mozart 12 de octubre de 2016, 00:18Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba and the Belgian pianist, Roberte Mamou, will offer a concert on October 16, during which will perform famous musical pieces by Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the National Symphony Orchestra announced today. Cuba to Host Inter-American Stem Cell Conference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4543&SEO=cuba-to-host-inter-american-stem-cell-conference 12 de octubre de 2016, 00:16Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will host soon the 1st Inter-American Stem Cell Conference, in which Cubans specialists will share experiences with leading researchers from the United States, said Dr. Consuelo Macias, president of the Organizing Committee. Cuba: Affectations by Hurricane Matthew under Analysis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4539&SEO=cuba-affectations-by-hurricane-matthew-under-analysis 11 de octubre de 2016, 17:31Baracoa, Cuba, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from the national flora and fauna, are now analyzing and evaluating the seriousness of the affectations provoked by the course of Hurricane Matthew. Cuban Artists Take Their Art to the Communities Affected by Mathew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4538&SEO=cuban-artists-take-their-art-to-the-communities-affected-by-mathew 11 de octubre de 2016, 17:13Baracoa, Cuba Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Despite the recovery stage in which the villagers in the municipalities affected by Hurricane Matthew are, they made a pause today to feed their soul with the art offered by Cuban artists. Cuba Denounces Blockade's Impact on Woman's Development at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4526&SEO=cuba-denounces-blockades-impact-on-womans-development-at-un 11 de octubre de 2016, 15:26United Nations, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuba denounced at the UN the impact of economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on women''s development. Cuban Scientist Presents Seismotectonic Model in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4524&SEO=cuban-scientist-presents-seismotectonic-model-in-usa Santiago de Cuba, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) A new seismotectonic model for eastern Cuba was presented in the United States by Dr. Enrique Arango, deputy director of the National Seismological Research Center (Cenais) during the recently held Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA). Cuban Unionist Pays Tribute to Agostinho Neto in Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4521&SEO=cuban-unionist-pays-tribute-to-agostinho-neto-in-angola Luanda, 11 Oct (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the Workers'' Central Union of Cuba (CTC), Ulises Guilarte, paid homage today to the first President of Angola, Agostinho Neto when visiting the memorial located in this capital. World Food Program Offers Humanitarian Aid to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4516&SEO=world-food-program-offers-humanitarian-aid-to-cuba 11 de octubre de 2016, 12:11Havana, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The World Food Program (WFP) in coordination with the Cuban government will offer assistance to the victims of Hurricane Matthew in the eastern region of the country, the international body reported today. Africa Recognizes and Thanks Cuba for Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4514&SEO=africa-recognizes-and-thanks-cuba-for-cooperation Pretoria, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Africa has showed a lot of gratitude and recognition for the collaboration Cuba has provided to this continent, Vice President of the Cuban Council of State, Salvador Valdes Mesa, said before continuing his regional trip. Venezuela Sends Humanitarian Aid to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4509&SEO=venezuela-sends-humanitarian-aid-to-cuba Caracas, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has today sent more than 300 tons of supplies to help Cuba overcome the ravages of Hurricane Matthew, according to Housing Minister, Manuel Quevedo.. Cuban Intellectual Calls for Ideas to Stop Fascist Onslaught http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4497&SEO=cuban-intellectual-calls-for-ideas-to-stop-fascist-onslaught By Pedro Rioseco Vallegrande, Bolivia, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Intellectual and Culture Minister, Abel Prieto, convened to stop the fascist onslaught in Our America and the world promoting among young people the ideas of Marti, Che Guevara and the great liberators. Cuba Supports Agreement between Government and ELN in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4496&SEO=cuba-supports-agreement-between-government-and-eln-in-colombia 11 de octubre de 2016, 08:19Havana, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs supported the agreement reached on Monday between the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN), as a result of talks held in recent months. Strict Epidemiological Control in Eastern Cuba Communities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4486&SEO=strict-epidemiological-control-in-eastern-cuba-communities Maisi, Cuba, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Health maintains a strict epidemiological control in the eastern Cuban communities hit by Hurricane Matthew in order to prevent the spread of disease, officials said. Cuba to Keep on Fighting Until the End of the Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4479&SEO=cuba-to-keep-on-fighting-until-the-end-of-the-blockade Pretoria, 10 Oct (Prensa Latina) ''Cuba will continue to present at the United Nations the resolution on ending the blockade for as long as the United States applies its aggressive policy against our country'', said the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ana Teresita Gonzalez. Acosta Danza to Take Part at the Havana Ballet Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4476&SEO=acosta-danza-to-take-part-at-the-havana-ballet-festival Havana, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban dancer and choreographer Ely Regina Hernandez, member of the Acosta Danza Company, expressed satisfaction with the presentation of three of her choreographies during the International Ballet Festival of Havana. Cuba Reaches Three Million Foreign Visitors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4469&SEO=cuba-reaches-three-million-foreign-visitors Havana, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reached three million foreign visitors so far this year, said today in a statement the Ministry of tourism (Mintur) in this country. Ernesto Che Guevara's Legend, the Heroic Guerrilla http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4462&SEO=ernesto-che-guevaras-legend-the-heroic-guerrilla 10 de octubre de 2016, 07:45Havana, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) When Bolivian sergeant Mario Teran killed Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, on October 9th, 1967, he never imagined that through ending Che''s life he paradoxically had helped to create a myth. Cuba Re-elected to Vice Presidency of WFTU http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4461&SEO=cuba-re-elected-to-vice-presidency-of-wftu 10 de octubre de 2016, 07:44Durban, South Africa, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba was re-elected to one of the vice-presidencies of the Presidential Council of the WFTU during the 17th Congress of the organization, which concludes today in South Africa. US Scholar Jill Biden Visits Cuban Pedagogical Institute http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4455&SEO=us-scholar-jill-biden-visits-cuban-pedagogical-institute 07 de octubre de 2016, 17:42Havana, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) US scholar and professor Jill Biden visited today the Enrique Jose Varona Higher Pedagogical Institute in Havana, as part of a delegation that traveled to Cuba to share experiences on education, health and culture. Punishment to Authors of Cuban Plane Explosion Demanded http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4454&SEO=punishment-to-authors-of-cuban-plane-explosion-demanded 07 de octubre de 2016, 17:41San Jose, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Two Costa Rican groups of solidarity with Cuba demanded today punishment to the authors of an attack against a plane of the airline Cubana de Aviacion, perpetrated 40 years ago by terrorist elements based in the United States. Cuban Agriculture Takes Measures to Ease Damage Left by Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4453&SEO=cuban-agriculture-takes-measures-to-ease-damage-left-by-matthew 07 de octubre de 2016, 17:40Guantanamo, Cuba, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) An intense work to assess the damage and recover the losses is developed today by the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG) in this region of eastern Cuba after the ravages done by hurricane Matthew in this field. Cuba Demands in UN Completion Decolonization Process http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4449&SEO=cuba-demands-in-un-completion-decolonization-process 07 de octubre de 2016, 16:09United Nations, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba urged today at United Nations to complete the decolonization process in the planet, where over half a century from its start, many peoples continue submitted to foreign domination. Experts Highlight High Scientific Level of Mining Congress in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4447&SEO=experts-highlight-high-scientific-level-of-mining-congress-in-cuba 07 de octubre de 2016, 15:42Varadero, Cuba, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Maria Esperanza del Pozo, assistant director of Cuban group GEOMINSAL, said that the 3rd International Congress of Mining and Metalurgy, Minemetal-2016, has a high scientic rigour and quality. Cuba and Norway Support Colombia's Peace Agreements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4443&SEO=cuba-and-norway-support-colombias-peace-agreements 07 de octubre de 2016, 15:16Havana, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Norway, guarantors countries in the talks between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP, ratified today their commitment to support the peace process in the South American country. Humberto de la Calle: 'Colombian Unity Will Achieve Peace' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4441&SEO=humberto-de-la-calle-colombian-unity-will-achieve-peace 07 de octubre de 2016, 15:14Havana, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Colombian government delegation to the peace agreements with the FARC-EP, Humberto de la Calle, said today that the armistice will only take place when unity among Colombians is achieved. Mexican Musical Project to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4440&SEO=mexican-musical-project-to-perform-in-cuba 07 de octubre de 2016, 12:56Havana, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Excited for offering the pleasant Mexican music to the Cuban public, the Harmony & Melody music project will perform today at Casa de las Americas in Havana. Cuban Scientist Presents in Japan Palliative to Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4434&SEO=cuban-scientist-presents-in-japan-palliative-to-climate-change Tokyo, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Scientific adviser of the Council of State and Vicepresident of the Academy of Science of Cuba, Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart, presented in Japan ways to face climate change, published today the Cuban embassy in this capital. Cuba and Venezuela, Nations Fighting Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4429&SEO=cuba-and-venezuela-nations-fighting-terrorism Caracas, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and Cuba have reiterated their rejection of all forms of terrorism and the double standards of imperialist powers which promote these methods in order to legitimize their hegemony and violate another country'' sovereignty. Cuba and USA in a Friendly Soccer Match http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4425&SEO=cuba-and-usa-in-a-friendly-soccer-match Havana, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban soccer team will play today its first friendly with the United States, in the history of the two countries. Cuba Promotes Tourism in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4413&SEO=cuba-promotes-tourism-in-italy 07 de octubre de 2016, 00:18Havana, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) ''Cuba Promotes'' is the title of the promotions this country will be making in Italy, as part of the high season, said a communique issued by the Cuban Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) and circulated in this capital. UN System Supports Cuba after Effects of Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4408&SEO=un-system-supports-cuba-after-effects-of-matthew 06 de octubre de 2016, 16:17Havana, Oct 6 (PL) The United Nations System of the United Nations (UN) in Cuba today expressed its solidarity with the people affected after the effects of Hurricane Matthew and announced that it puts their skills, experiences and resourcesat the service of the affected people in Cuba. Cuba Honors Victims of State Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4403&SEO=cuba-honors-victims-of-state-terrorism 06 de octubre de 2016, 15:39Havana, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Various sectors of the Cuban people paid tribute today to the victims of State terrorism, on occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Barbados crime, occurred on October 6th, 1976. Matthew Hits Central Bahamas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4400&SEO=matthew-hits-central-bahamas 06 de octubre de 2016, 14:56Havana, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Matthew, with Category 3 in the Saffir-Simpson scale, hit the central part of the Bahamas Thursday, said the last report from the Forecast Center of the Institute of Meteorology of Cuba (INSMET). Spanish Multinational Group Interested in Cuban Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4399&SEO=spanish-multinational-group-interested-in-cuban-tourism 06 de octubre de 2016, 14:53Havana, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish multinational group J. García Carrión expressed interest in extending their trade in wine and other products to Cuba, taking into account the rise of tourism in the island. Aquaculture, Efficient Feed Conversion System, FAO Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4393&SEO=aquaculture-efficient-feed-conversion-system-fao-says Havana, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Aquaculture is today the most efficient system for obtaining animal protein, according to official FAO Subregional Headquarters for Mesoamerica, Carlos Eduardo Pulgarín. South Africa Premier Reaffirms Support for Cuba vs. Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4392&SEO=south-africa-premier-reaffirms-support-for-cuba-vs.-blockade Bloemfontein, South Africa, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The Premier of Free State province in South Africa, Ace Magashule, has reiterated his commitment to solidarity with Cuba until the U.S. blockade imposed on the island, for more than 50 years, has been eliminated. Broad Front Alliance Supports Cuba, Haiti and Dom Rep After Hurricane http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4385&SEO=broad-front-alliance-supports-cuba-haiti-and-dom-rep-after-hurricane 06 de octubre de 2016, 11:24San Jose, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The Broad Front Party (FA) of Costa Rica today expressed its solidarity with Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, after the devastating effects of Hurricane Matthew and expressed willingness to cooperate in assisting the victims. Cuba Remembers Barbados Attack with Pain and Indignation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4379&SEO=cuba-remembers-barbados-attack-with-pain-and-indignation Havana, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Today Cubans remember the victims of the terrorist attack on a Cubana de Aviacion plane - flight CU-456, a crime that 40 years ago, on October 6th 1976, cut short the lives of the 73 people on board. Wife of U.S. Vice President Arrives in Cuba Today http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4378&SEO=wife-of-u.s.-vice-president-arrives-in-cuba-today Havana, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Doctor Jill Biden, wife of US Vice President, arrives today in Cuba heading a delegation to meet with government officials and representatives of the society of the island. Cuba Recovers and Remains Alert as a Result of Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4376&SEO=cuba-recovers-and-remains-alert-as-a-result-of-matthew Havana, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The eastern region of Cuban is making progress today in the recovery phase after the devastation of powerful Hurricane Matthew, while the country''s northern coast is on alert to heavy rainfall, winds and a possible sea surge. Barbados: Caribbean Countries Remember Crime against Cuban Plane http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4364&SEO=barbados-caribbean-countries-remember-crime-against-cuban-plane 05 de octubre de 2016, 17:29Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) On the 40th anniversary of the terrorist attack against a Cuban plane in Barbados, Caribbean countries have unveiled a monument today at the embassy of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana in Cuba, in remembrance of the victims of the crime. Cuba and Nigeria Reaffirm Ties of Friendship and Solidarity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4361&SEO=cuba-and-nigeria-reaffirm-ties-of-friendship-and-solidarity 05 de octubre de 2016, 17:15Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign, Affairs Bruno Rodriguez and his Nigerian counterpart, Geoffrey Onyeama, have reaffirmed today their mutual interest in strengthening the historical ties of friendship and solidarity between both countries. Two Publications about Fidel Castro Presented in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4359&SEO=two-publications-about-fidel-castro-presented-in-peru 05 de octubre de 2016, 16:34Lima, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) The ethical dimension of Fidel Castro in nearly seven decades of intense political activity was highlighted today in Peru by participants in the presentation of a book and a magazine about the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution. Hurricane Matthew Causes Destruction on its Way through Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4357&SEO=hurricane-matthew-causes-destruction-on-its-way-through-cuba 05 de octubre de 2016, 16:28Guantanamo, Cuba, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Ramon Espinosa said here that the hurricane Matthew left plenty of damages on its way through the eastern end of Cuba, although no casualties are reported so far. Eastern Cuba Maintains Cyclone Warning http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4355&SEO=eastern-cuba-maintains-cyclone-warning 05 de octubre de 2016, 15:32Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Intense winds and abundant rainfall have kept the provinces of Camaguey, Las Tunas and Holguin on alert after Hurricane Matthew left Cuban territory this morning. Cuba Thanks French Citizens' Support in Fighting US Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4353&SEO=cuba-thanks-french-citizens-support-in-fighting-us-blockade Paris, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is very grateful for the support provided by several organizations of solidarity in France to the struggle against the blockade imposed by the United States, Elio Gamez, vice president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), said today. Cuba so far without Human Damage after Passage of Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4348&SEO=cuba-so-far-without-human-damage-after-passage-of-matthew 05 de octubre de 2016, 10:32Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) After Hurricane Matthew in the eastern region of Cuba the Cuban authorities today quantifies the damage caused by the weather phenomenon, but for now, television reports do not reflect casualties. Uruguay: Cuban People's Strength in Struggle vs. Blockade Stressed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4339&SEO=uruguay-cuban-peoples-strength-in-struggle-vs.-blockade-stressed 05 de octubre de 2016, 09:14By Juan Carlos Diaz Guerrero Hurricane Matthew Moves Away from Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4336&SEO=hurricane-matthew-moves-away-from-cuba Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Matthew is moving away from Cuba after lashing the eastern region of the country, according to the latest weather forecast, although strong winds and rains will persist. Omara Portuondo Thrilled about Her Upcoming Concert in Los Angeles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4334&SEO=omara-portuondo-thrilled-about-her-upcoming-concert-in-los-angeles Los Angeles, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Omara Portuondo, 85, feels today very excited about her upcoming concert in Los Angeles, included in her tour across the United States. Nigerian Minister Expresses Gratitude for Cuban Solidarity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4328&SEO=nigerian-minister-expresses-gratitude-for-cuban-solidarity 04 de octubre de 2016, 17:37Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria, Geoffrey Onyeama, thanked today the Cuban government and people for the solidarity offered by the Cuban collaborators in areas such as health, education and sports, among others. Cuba and Louisiana Boost Economic Exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4323&SEO=cuba-and-louisiana-boost-economic-exchange 04 de octubre de 2016, 16:46Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the US state of Louisiana signed today in this capital city memoranda of understanding on agriculture and port relations as part of a process of exchange and strengthening of economic ties. Cuba Decrees Hurricane Alert for Central Provinces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4322&SEO=cuba-decrees-hurricane-alert-for-central-provinces 04 de octubre de 2016, 16:33Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Civil Defense Major Staff decreed the hurricane alert phase for the central provinces of Cuba Tuesday, because of coast floods in the municipalities located at the north of three central provinces because of the course of very dangerous Hurricane Cuban Population more Vulnerable Evacuated due to Hurricane Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4320&SEO=cuban-population-more-vulnerable-evacuated-due-to-hurricane-matthew 04 de octubre de 2016, 16:18Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Some 200,000 people were evacuated so far in the eastern region of Cuba given the imminent presence in this area of the hurricane Matthew with sustained winds of 220 kilometers per hour and higher gusts. Cuban Team for Friendly Match against US Announced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4319&SEO=cuban-team-for-friendly-match-against-us-announced 04 de octubre de 2016, 16:08Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban forward Maikel Reyes, a man playing for Mexican team Cruz Azul (Blue Cross) in the Mexican soccer league, is one of the convoked players for the friendly match to be held on Friday between the Cuban team and the US team in the Cuban capital. Cuban Collaborators in Haiti are Safe Despite Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4317&SEO=cuban-collaborators-in-haiti-are-safe-despite-matthew 04 de octubre de 2016, 16:05Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban collaborators serving in Haiti are safe despite Hurricane Matthew, said the head of the medical mission in that Caribbean country, Lorenzo Mojena. Matthew Will Make Landfall in Guantanamo, Eastern Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4301&SEO=matthew-will-make-landfall-in-guantanamo-eastern-cuba Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The director of the National Forecasting Center of the Cuban Meteorology Institute (INSMET), Jose Rubiera, announced today that Hurricane Matthew in its slow progress is moving closer to Guantanamo, the easternmost province of Cuba. World Countertenors Give Havana a Dream Week http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4298&SEO=world-countertenors-give-havana-a-dream-week 04 de octubre de 2016, 11:40Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Recognized countertenors are attending the first ever festival for this type of voice. Cuba Ensures Care for People with Disability http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4292&SEO=cuba-ensures-care-for-people-with-disability Geneva, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuba guarantees particular attention to people with disabilities, based on the support of government institutions and civil society, according to reports delivered during the Social Forum that continues today in Geneva. Foreign Specialists Attend Cuban Congress on Gynecology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4285&SEO=foreign-specialists-attend-cuban-congress-on-gynecology Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The 16th National Congress of the Cuban Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SCOG) begins today with a substantial international assistance. Leftist Coherence, Latin American Future, Cuban Leader Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4282&SEO=leftist-coherence-latin-american-future-cuban-leader-says 04 de octubre de 2016, 09:14By Sinay Cespedes Moreno Fearab-America Congress for the Second Time in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4280&SEO=fearab-america-congress-for-the-second-time-in-cuba 04 de octubre de 2016, 01:43By Roberto Salomón Cuban Rum Successful in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4268&SEO=cuban-rum-successful-in-france Havana, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) The general director of the French company Pernod Ricard, Philippe Savinel, has recognized the success of sales of the Cuban rum, Havana Club in his country. Cuban Territories Prepare for Hurricane Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4267&SEO=cuban-territories-prepare-for-hurricane-matthew 03 de octubre de 2016, 15:27Guantanamo, Cuba, October 3 (Prensa Latina) More than 36,000 people have been evacuated today in Baracoa as part of the preparations for Hurricane Matthew, radio stations of the area have reported. Santiago de Cuba Faces Matthew with Serenity and Precaution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4265&SEO=santiago-de-cuba-faces-matthew-with-serenity-and-precaution 03 de octubre de 2016, 15:18Santiago de Cuba, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Preparations are continuing in the eastern Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba for the imminent arrival of Hurricane Matthew