Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina 26th International Book Fair Ends in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9488&SEO=26th-international-book-fair-ends-in-havana Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The biggest Cuban literary festival, the International Book Fair (IBF), is concluding today in Havana with several artistic activities. Vietnamese Leader Highlights Cuba's Work on Environmental Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9484&SEO=vietnamese-leader-highlights-cubas-work-on-environmental-protection Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s National Assembly (VNA) Vice President, Tong Thi Phong, highlighted the work done by Cuban authorities on environmental protection. Carnival Paradise to Increase Cruises to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9483&SEO=carnival-paradise-to-increase-cruises-to-cuba Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. company Carnival Corporation will increase its cruise travels to Cuba as of June 29, after becoming the first U.S. company to resume in 2016 that kind of tourist service to the island nation in more than 40 years, according to media reports. Cuba's Sugarcane Byproduct Industry Reborn http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9479&SEO=cubas-sugarcane-byproduct-industry-reborn Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban sugarcane byproduct industry is at present in a stage of rebirth, after the reactivation of productions that were paralyzed. International Book Fair Demands End to U.S. Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9473&SEO=international-book-fair-demands-end-to-u.s.-blockade-on-cuba Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The voices of writers, artists and other participants came together to call for an end to the U.S. blockade on Cuba, at the International Book Fair, held in this capital. Details Finalized in Cuba for Vaccination Campaign vs Poliomyelitis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9467&SEO=details-finalized-in-cuba-for-vaccination-campaign-vs-poliomyelitis Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Public Health system finalizes today details for the vaccination of 471,888 children in view of the 56th National Campaign of Oral Vaccination against Poliomyelitis that will begin next Monday. Cuba and France Sign Important Intergovernmental Scientific Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9463&SEO=cuba-and-france-sign-important-intergovernmental-scientific-agreement 17 de febrero de 2017, 17:56Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and French authorities signed today in this capital the intergovernmental agreement ''Hubert Curien -Carlos J. Finlay'', to strengthen the scientific cooperation between the two countries. New Cuban National Atlas, Much More than a Collection of Maps http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9450&SEO=new-cuban-national-atlas-much-more-than-a-collection-of-maps By Ana Laura Arbesú Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban geographers and other experts have refined details of a new geophysical and socioeconomic map of the island using new technologies, a work committed to be more than a collection. Irish President Highlights Historic Ties with Cuba and Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9449&SEO=irish-president-highlights-historic-ties-with-cuba-and-latin-america Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The Irish President Michael Higgins, highlighted the historic ties of friendship and cooperation between Ireland, Cuba and Latin America as part of his official visit to Cuba. Cubans Pay Tribute to Commander Juan Almeida on His 90th Birthday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9440&SEO=cubans-pay-tribute-to-commander-juan-almeida-on-his-90th-birthday Santiago de Cuba, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) With a pilgrimage to his tomb in the mountainous municipality of Tercer Frente and an artistic show in Heredia Theater, Cubans celebrate today the 90th birthday of Commander of the Revolution Juan Almeida. Legislators from Mexico and Cuba Plan to Increase Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9436&SEO=legislators-from-mexico-and-cuba-plan-to-increase-cooperation Mexico, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The 16th Mexico-Cuba interparliamentary meeting begins today in Merida, capital of Yucatan, with a broad agenda that fosters cooperation between both countries. Cuban Deputy Minister Highlights Chinese Construction Experience http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9435&SEO=cuban-deputy-minister-highlights-chinese-construction-experience Beijing, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister for Construction, Angel Vilaragut, has highlighted here today the importance of exchanging with China given its experience in the development of this sector. Irish President Interested in Scientific Progress in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9421&SEO=irish-president-interested-in-scientific-progress-in-cuba Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Ireland''s President, Michael Higgins, will visit the ''Pedro Kouri'' Tropical Medicine Institute today to learn about Cuba''s scientific progress as part of his official visit to Cuba. Cuba to Host Sympossium on Historical Cities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9415&SEO=cuba-to-host-sympossium-on-historical-cities Camaguey, Cuba, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) With the objective to preserve the architectural heritage in Cuba, the eastern city of Camaguey will host a Symposium on the Impact of Development in Historical Cities, scheduled from February 21 to 24. Cuba, Guyana to Care for Caribbean Children with Disabilities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9414&SEO=cuba-guyana-to-care-for-caribbean-children-with-disabilities Georgetown, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) A center for the care of Caribbean children with special educational needs associated with disabilities will be opened here in March, its coordinator, Cuban professor Jorge Duvalon announced today. Cuba Faces More Frequent and Longer Drought Cycles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9411&SEO=cuba-faces-more-frequent-and-longer-drought-cycles 16 de febrero de 2017, 18:33Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National Institute of Water Resources (INRH), Ines Maria Chapman, asserted today that droughts in Cuba are more frequent and longer every time. Irish President Presents Book at Fair in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9410&SEO=irish-president-presents-book-at-fair-in-cuba 16 de febrero de 2017, 18:30Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Irish President Michael D. Higgins asserted today here that it was a great pleasure for him to know the Havana International Book Fair and attend the presentation of the Cuban edition of ''The Sea of The Star.'' Cuba and Norway for Strengthening Bilateral Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9407&SEO=cuba-and-norway-for-strengthening-bilateral-relations 16 de febrero de 2017, 17:30Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and State Secretary Laila Bokhari of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the wish of both nations to continue strengthening their relations. Cuba Rejects Israeli Threats Over Two-State Solution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9405&SEO=cuba-rejects-israeli-threats-over-two-state-solution United Nations, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has voiced today its concern at the United Nations over the negative impact of Israel''s aggressiveness on the two-state solution to the conflict with Palestine. Cuban Writer Launches Book on Fidel Castro´s Visits to Ecuador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9402&SEO=cuban-writer-launches-book-on-fidel-castroas-visits-to-ecuador 16 de febrero de 2017, 16:52Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The book ''Fidel en Ecuador. Bajo el cielo de la independencia'' by Cuban journalist and researcher Jose Antonio Quintana, tackles the visits made by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro to Ecuador. Irish Writers Speak about their Culture at Havana Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9393&SEO=irish-writers-speak-about-their-culture-at-havana-book-fair Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Irish writers shared today their experiences in literary production during a meeting held at the National Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC), as part of the Havana Book Fair. Cuba with New Blood for Upcoming World Baseball Classic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9384&SEO=cuba-with-new-blood-for-upcoming-world-baseball-classic Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is readying its National Team for the upcoming 4th World Baseball Classic, incorporating young talented prospects that are willing to excel and show their potential on the field. Cuba, Vietnam Parliaments Strengthen Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9383&SEO=cuba-vietnam-parliaments-strengthen-ties Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) President of the National Assembly of People''s Power (ANPP) of Cuba, Esteban Lazo, and vice-president of the Vietnamese parliament, Tong Thi Phong, ratified here the desire to strengthen the ties between the two institutions. Cuban Hotels Among Best All-Inclusive Resorts of the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9373&SEO=cuban-hotels-among-best-all-inclusive-resorts-of-the-caribbean Varadero, Cuba, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Two hotels in this resort, the largest and most important in Cuba, stand out today in the All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean region, a prestigious website specializing in tourism reported. PAHO; Cuban Health Reaches International Standards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9371&SEO=paho-cuban-health-reaches-international-standards Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban health system begins to take into account international quality standards, assured to Prensa Latina the representative of the Pan American and World Health Organization on the island, Cristian Morales. Gabriel García Márquez Returns to Cuba in Sculpture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9370&SEO=gabriel-garcia-marquez-returns-to-cuba-in-sculpture Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez walks from today in a courtyard of the historic center of this capital thanks to the work and grace of an art that Cuban José Villa Soberón fully masters sculpture. Cuba and Ireland Confirm Potential for Bilateral Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9364&SEO=cuba-and-ireland-confirm-potential-for-bilateral-cooperation Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s President Raul Castro and Ireland''s Michael Higgins have recognized the potential to promote economic, commercial and bilateral cooperation. Irish Pres. Will Tour the Havana Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9361&SEO=irish-pres.-will-tour-the-havana-book-fair Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The Irish President, Michael Higgins, who''s making his first visit ever to Cuba, will tour this Thursday the historical Fortress of the San Carlos de la Cabaña, venue of the Havana Book Fair that has welcome writers, editors and distributors from 46 countries. Cuba and CARICOM Agree on Mutual Tariff Concessions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9360&SEO=cuba-and-caricom-agree-on-mutual-tariff-concessions Georgetown, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador to Guyana, Julio Cesar Gonzalez Marchante, talked today about the importance of an agreement on mutual concessions of products and tariff preferences between Cuba and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Carlos Acosta Dance Company Announces Three World Premieres http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9354&SEO=carlos-acosta-dance-company-announces-three-world-premieres Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The company led by star dancer Carlos Acosta announced here three world premieres of Cuba and Spain in its next season in this capital. Cuba Ready to Belong to the Caribbean Series, but USA Prevents it http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9351&SEO=cuba-ready-to-belong-to-the-caribbean-series-but-usa-prevents-it Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has everything ready to be a full member of the Caribbean Baseball Series, the acting baseball national commissioner Yosvani Aragon said. Argentina Announces Boxers to Cuban Tournament http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9345&SEO=argentina-announces-boxers-to-cuban-tournament 15 de febrero de 2017, 17:37Bern, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The Argentine Condors boxing team announced its five boxers to fight the Cuban Domadores (Tamers) at the World Series of Boxing (WSB), the event''s website reports. Irish President Michael Higgins Arrives in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9344&SEO=irish-president-michael-higgins-arrives-in-cuba 15 de febrero de 2017, 17:32Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Irish President Michael Higgins arrived today in this capital to begin an official visit to Cuba, as part of his tour of Latin America, the first of the region by a Head of State of that European country. Víctor Víctor and other Dominican Artists to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9343&SEO=victor-victor-and-other-dominican-artists-to-perform-in-cuba 15 de febrero de 2017, 17:30Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The popular Dominican singer and songwriter Victor Victor will offer a concert in Cuba accompanied by two other artists, informed the embassy of the Caribbean country in Havana. US Blockade on Cuba Denounced at Havana Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9341&SEO=us-blockade-on-cuba-denounced-at-havana-book-fair Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The International Book Fair of Havana (FIL) heard today voices against the blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba through the presentation of several books on this relevant political issue. Cuba and Iran Sign 12 Cooperation MoU http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9339&SEO=cuba-and-iran-sign-12-cooperation-mou Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The Islamic Republic of Iran and Cuba has signed 12 development cooperation Memoranda of Understanding during the last day of the 16th Session of the Intergovernmental Commission between both nations that closed today. Abel Prieto Presents Reprint of 'El Vuelo del Gato' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9337&SEO=abel-prieto-presents-reprint-of-el-vuelo-del-gato Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban intelectual Abel Prieto thanked today the re-publication of his novel ''El Vuelo del Gato'', in charge of the Capiro Editorial, during the seventh day of the International Book Fair (FIL) venue in this city. Cuba and MLB Negotiate on Baseball Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9335&SEO=cuba-and-mlb-negotiate-on-baseball-issues Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Baseball Federation President Higinio Velez has confirmed today that Cuba and MLB are holding talks on dissimilar issues. Keith Ellis Wants to Write Jose Marti Book of Aforisms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9331&SEO=keith-ellis-wants-to-write-jose-marti-book-of-aforisms Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican researcher and writer Keith Ellis revealed today in Cuba he would love to make a bilingual book of aforisms of National Hero Jose Marti, one of the most influential figure of Latin American literature. United Nations Supports Responsible Parenthood in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9320&SEO=united-nations-supports-responsible-parenthood-in-cuba Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Population Fund has been committed to the development of families where children have stronger maternal and paternal guides, Rafael Cuestas, a representative of the international organization in Cuba, told Prensa Latina today. Cuba Welcoming Foreign Athletes at Internacional Wrestling Event http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9303&SEO=cuba-welcoming-foreign-athletes-at-internacional-wrestling-event 14 de febrero de 2017, 17:00Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is expecting at least 11 foreign delegations to participate at the traditional Granma-Cerro Pelado International Wrestling Tournaments scheduled for coming weekend. José Martí and Fidel Castro: Two Beacons of Love for Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9300&SEO=jose-marti-and-fidel-castro-two-beacons-of-love-for-cuba La Paz, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The pro-independence thinking of José Martí and Fidel Castro, as well as their love for Cuba, are lighting up today the San Francisco Museum Cultural Center of this Bolivian city through a unique art exhibition. Irish President to Make First Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9295&SEO=irish-president-to-make-first-visit-to-cuba 14 de febrero de 2017, 16:34Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The President of Ireland, Michael Higgins, will be arriving in Cuba tomorrow for his first visit to the island, fulfilling an official invitation from his Cuban counterpart Raúl Castro. First Sommelier Cuban Woman Writes About Her Impressions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9292&SEO=first-sommelier-cuban-woman-writes-about-her-impressions Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The first Cuban sommelier woman, presents her impressions of this work in a text that appears today at the 26th International Book Fair 2017, based in the Morro-Cabaña tourist complex of this city. Homage to Bola de Nieve, an Unmistakable Voice of Cuban Music http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9285&SEO=homage-to-bola-de-nieve-an-unmistakable-voice-of-cuban-music Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Bola de Nieve, one of the unmistakable voices of Cuban music, returns to Havana scene in a homage dedicated to him by the Camerata Vocale Sine Nomine tomorrow, the organizers of the concert announced today. Cuba Calls On UN for a Multilateral, Arranged Response to Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9277&SEO=cuba-calls-on-un-for-a-multilateral-arranged-response-to-terrorism United Nations, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today called on the UN Security Council for a multilateral and arranged response to the phenomenon of terrorism, which moves away from unilateral actions and double standards. Literary Forum Opens at International Book Fair in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9276&SEO=literary-forum-opens-at-international-book-fair-in-cuba Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) French writer, poet, essayist and philosopher Paul Valery and the French literature are the issues of the program of the first session of the literary forum at the 26th International Book Fair held in Cuba. Mexico Deports Cuban Migrants in Irregular Situation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9272&SEO=mexico-deports-cuban-migrants-in-irregular-situation 14 de febrero de 2017, 10:34Mexico, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The National Institute of Migration (INM) has reported on the deportation of five Cuban migrants on a commercial flight from Tapachula International Airport, in Chiapas, according to the company. 50 Years of Brilliant Camagüey Ballet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9256&SEO=50-years-of-brilliant-camaguey-ballet Por Elizabeth BorregoHavana, 14 Feb (Prensa Latina) Renowned both in Cuba and many parts of the world for excellent performances and the artistic quality of its young members, the eastern Cuban, Camagüey Ballet Company (BC), is celebrating its 50th birthday in 2017. US Young Orchestra to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9254&SEO=us-young-orchestra-to-perform-in-cuba Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Chicago Consort Orchestra, considered one of the leading music student ensembles in the United States, will perform in three Cuban cities, reported today the Cuban provincial music company Rafael Somavilla in Matanzas. Boxing Dual Meet between Cuba and US Announced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9247&SEO=boxing-dual-meet-between-cuba-and-us-announced 13 de febrero de 2017, 16:11Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Boxing Federation announced Monday that there will be a dual meet among fighters from the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio and the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on February 22. Cuba Seeking to Increase Crude Oil Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9246&SEO=cuba-seeking-to-increase-crude-oil-production 13 de febrero de 2017, 16:07Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is currently encouraging the search for crude oil in its sea waters and lands, believing that this resource has a positive impact on the development of the industry and other areas. Turkish Brigade to Cuba for May 1 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9240&SEO=turkish-brigade-to-cuba-for-may-1 13 de febrero de 2017, 14:44Ankara, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish Association of Friendship with Cuba, Jose Marti (JMKDD), is organizing a group of solidarity to participate in the May 1 celebration in Havana, Nahide Ozkan, member of the organization''s leadership, told the news agency Prensa Latina. Cuba-Iran Intergovernmental Commission Held in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9239&SEO=cuba-iran-intergovernmental-commission-held-in-havana Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba-Iran Intergovernmental Commission will be holding from today to February 15th, with the presence of about 30 Iranian officials and businessmen, the Cuban Foreign Ministry said. Broader Horizons for Cooperatives in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9238&SEO=broader-horizons-for-cooperatives-in-cuba Por Maria Julio MayoralHavana, 14 Feb (Prensa Latina) The experimental, non-agricultural cooperative sector in Cuba continues to expand in the areas of trade, food and technical or personal services provision, as part of the ongoing process to update Cuba´s economic and social model. Water Works in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9237&SEO=water-works-in-havana 13 de febrero de 2017, 13:23Por Masiel FernándezHavana, 14 Feb (Prensa Latina) Aguas de La Habana, a Cuban-Spanish oint venture of 15 years standing, serves more than 2 million Havana Cuban Diva Beatriz Marquez Launches Duet Album http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9235&SEO=cuban-diva-beatriz-marquez-launches-duet-album Por Pedro QuirogaHavana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Popularly known as ''La Musicalísima'', Cuban singer and composer Beatriz Márquez opens 2017 with the launch of an album of duets with 12 male trova musicians and singer songwriters. Cuban Chucho Valdés: Adds Another Grammy to His Great Music Career http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9234&SEO=cuban-chucho-valdes-adds-another-grammy-to-his-great-music-career Los Ángeles, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban famous pianist and songwriter Chucho Valdes won another Grammy Award adding just another victory to his long career thanks to his album in homage of the Iraqueres music band,which was founded by him. Cuba and China Cooperate on Renewable Energy Projects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9233&SEO=cuba-and-china-cooperate-on-renewable-energy-projects 13 de febrero de 2017, 13:01Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and China recently committed to strengthening their cooperation in the strategically important developmental areas of renewable energy and industry. 19th Edition of the Habano Festival Starts Feb 27 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9229&SEO=19th-edition-of-the-habano-festival-starts-feb-27 Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) With the 19th Edition of the Habano Festival this month in the Cuban capital, Cuba''s quality products industry marks a very lucrative road, with many fans from all over the world. Foreign Companies Interested in Investing in Oil Exploration in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9211&SEO=foreign-companies-interested-in-investing-in-oil-exploration-in-cuba By Roberto Solomon Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba Oil & Gas 2017 Summit held in Havana for two days highlighted the growing interest of foreign companies in investing in oil exploration in Cuba, accordin to experts. Tourism Faced with Sustainability in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9206&SEO=tourism-faced-with-sustainability-in-2017 Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The tourist field begins 2017 with the challenge of promoting sustainability. Havana Book Fair Values Latin American Historical Novel Contribution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9203&SEO=havana-book-fair-values-latin-american-historical-novel-contribution Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) 26th International Book Fair held in Cuba weighs today the contributions of the Latin American historical novel in the cultures and societies of this continent. Havana Historian Receives National Award of Social Sciences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9195&SEO=havana-historian-receives-national-award-of-social-sciences Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal received the National Award for Social and Humanistic Sciences 2016 in the context of the 26th International Book Fair Cuba 2017, which began last February 9. Cuban Judokas Competing at Highest Level in Paris http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9188&SEO=cuban-judokas-competing-at-highest-level-in-paris Paris, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) The Grand Slam of Judo in Paris, in its 2017 edition, is offering Cuban athletes a possibility to get ready, fight and get experiences, just whyen the training cycle towards the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020 is starting. Effective Use of Diabetic Foot Treatment in Cuban Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9186&SEO=effective-use-of-diabetic-foot-treatment-in-cuban-province 11 de febrero de 2017, 15:00Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Dedicated work by specialists at primary health-care units in this city has led to a decrease in the number of amputations due to ulcers caused by the diabetic foot syndrome, using Heberprot-P to treat it. Cuba Promotes Oil Potential in International Event http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9184&SEO=cuba-promotes-oil-potential-in-international-event Havana, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuba promoted its oil producing potential in an international event held this week in Havana with the participation of representatives from 15 countries. Canadian Writer, Margaret Atwood, Big Attraction in Cuba Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9173&SEO=canadian-writer-margaret-atwood-big-attraction-in-cuba-book-fair Havana, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) The work of Canadian writer, Margaret Atwood, is today one of the big attractions in the 26th International Book Fair of Havana that has gathered authors and editors from 45 countries. Russian Contemporary Writers Converge in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9168&SEO=russian-contemporary-writers-converge-in-havana 10 de febrero de 2017, 18:09Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Great Classical Russian books and the works made by a young generation of writers are converging today in the Havana International Book Fair (IBF). Cuban Government Strengthens Legal Rules for Women´s Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9161&SEO=cuban-government-strengthens-legal-rules-for-womenas-protection 10 de febrero de 2017, 16:42Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban government reiterated its pledge to protect and defend women´s rights by issuing two decree-laws that endorse the pregnancy process and their subsequent incorporation into working life. Senator Stresses in Cuba Importance of Canadian Writers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9158&SEO=senator-stresses-in-cuba-importance-of-canadian-writers 10 de febrero de 2017, 16:05Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Canadian Senate George Furey stated today in Cuba that writers are the true ambassadors of his country beyond borders. Cuban Slugger Despiagne Signs a New Contract in Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9155&SEO=cuban-slugger-despiagne-signs-a-new-contract-in-japan 10 de febrero de 2017, 15:33Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban outstanding baseball player and outfielder Alfredo Despaigne signed a new contract to play at the Professional Japanese Baseball League with a club called Fukuoka Softbank Falcons, for three seasons. Fidel Castro´s Political Thinking at the Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9154&SEO=fidel-castroas-political-thinking-at-the-book-fair 10 de febrero de 2017, 15:25Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The strategic vision of the Cuban leader, Fidel Castro (1916-1926), his willingness to sacrifice and humanist vocation were remembered today at the opening day of the Havana International Book Fair. China and Cuba to Increase Cooperation in Film Industry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9151&SEO=china-and-cuba-to-increase-cooperation-in-film-industry Beijing, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to China, Miguel Angel Ramirez and the head of the Shinework Picture film company, Jonathan Shen, agreed here today to expand cooperation in the film industry. Cuban Charcoal Is Present at European Markets http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9150&SEO=cuban-charcoal-is-present-at-european-markets 10 de febrero de 2017, 12:31Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The charcoal produced in the central region of Cuba has maintained today its presence in the European markets due to an excellent quality and high caloric and energy value. Cuban Authorities Put Water Resources First http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9146&SEO=cuban-authorities-put-water-resources-first 10 de febrero de 2017, 11:32Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The persistent lack of water in Cuba forces authorities to be permanently promoting plans to solve problems caused by drought, says a report published on this issue. Margaret Atwood Launches Compilation of Canadian Texts in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9140&SEO=margaret-atwood-launches-compilation-of-canadian-texts-in-cuba Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Relevant Canadian writer, Margaret Atwood, is launching today an anthology of 23 stories from her country at the 25th International Book Fair held in Cuba. CAF President Calls on Cuba to Strengthen Regional Integration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9132&SEO=caf-president-calls-on-cuba-to-strengthen-regional-integration Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Enrique Garcia Rodriguez, executive president of CAF-Development Bank of Latin American, has called for strengthening regional integration in response to the realities facing the area. Leo Brower Office Brings Fados from Portugal to Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9126&SEO=leo-brower-office-brings-fados-from-portugal-to-havana Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The Portuguese famous and popular fados will be played in the Cuban capital on February 15, as part of the event ''The Human Voice. Multiple Languages,'' under the auspices of the Leo Brower Office, according to the organizers. Cuba: International Event for Danzón in Cuba to Homage Miguel Failde http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9123&SEO=cuba-international-event-for-danzon-in-cuba-to-homage-miguel-failde 09 de febrero de 2017, 17:56Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) From March 30 to next April 2 this western city of Cuba will welcome the 2nd International Miguel Failde in Memoriam Danzon Meeting, summoned by the provincial Department of Culture of Matanzas. Cuba: 26th Edition of the International Book Fair Opened http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9117&SEO=cuba-26th-edition-of-the-international-book-fair-opened Havana, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) With the participation of 46 nations the Havana International Book Fair in its 26th edition in 2017 is consolidating as one of the cultural events with the greatest importance, said Juan Rodriguez, president of the Organizing Commiteee Thursday. Cuban Ambassador to Bolivia Highlights Bilateral Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9112&SEO=cuban-ambassador-to-bolivia-highlights-bilateral-cooperation 09 de febrero de 2017, 14:55La Paz, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to Bolivia Benigno Perez highlighted today the cooperation agreements between both countries, especially the work by the medical groups assigned to the nine department in the country. UNDP Assesses Cuban Biodiversity Protection Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9108&SEO=undp-assesses-cuban-biodiversity-protection-program 09 de febrero de 2017, 14:36Havana, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Cuba, Soledad Bauza, stated here today that the National Biodiversity Program is an essential pillar for tackling climate change. A Sculpture in Cuba to Be Dedicated to Gabriel García Márquez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9103&SEO=a-sculpture-in-cuba-to-be-dedicated-to-gabriel-garcia-marquez Havana, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban sculptor José Villa Soberón is giving the final touch to a sculpture of the Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize in Literature, to be revealed in Cuba. Havana Book Fair, Largest Literary Event in Cuba, Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9090&SEO=havana-book-fair-largest-literary-event-in-cuba-begins Havana, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The Havana International Book Fair, FIL 2017, the largest literary event in Cuba, opens here today with a record number of foreign participants, with special representation from Canada, as a guest country. Cuba-China Officials Highlight Ties bt. Communist Parties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9082&SEO=cuba-china-officials-highlight-ties-bt.-communist-parties Beijing, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador, Miguel A. Ramirez, and the deputy head of the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Li Jun, highlighted today here the state of relations between both countries. The Cuban diplomat offered a meeting of fraternization to the high-level party official of this Asian territory at the embassy of the Caribbean island in this capital, on the Chinese Lunar New Year. Ex Chicago Peter Cetera, Cuban Danay Suárez in Viña del Mar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9072&SEO=ex-chicago-peter-cetera-cuban-danay-suarez-in-vina-del-mar By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) For nostalgic music lovers, the Viña del Mar Song Festival has unmissable offers, such as Olivia Newton-John and Peter Cetera, but also young blood in Cuban upstart Danay Suárez. Seminar in Santiago de Cuba Will Be another Approach to Canada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9071&SEO=seminar-in-santiago-de-cuba-will-be-another-approach-to-canada Santiago de Cuba, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The 9th International Seminar on Canadian Studies, which will be held from April 10th to 11th, will represent a new approach to Canada, the President of Canadian Study Department (Cecan) of the University of Oriente, María Bárbara Couso stated. Parasitic Infections, Grounds for Survaillance and Updating http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9069&SEO=parasitic-infections-grounds-for-survaillance-and-updating Havana, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The prevalence of Giardia infections all over the world forces specialists to keep this issue frequently updated, the vice president of the Cuban Society of Microbiology and Parasitology, Ángel Escobedo told Prensa Latina. Young Painter Decorates Oldest Hotel in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9068&SEO=young-painter-decorates-oldest-hotel-in-havana 08 de febrero de 2017, 18:08Havana, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Works by young Cuban painter Fabio Manuel can be currently found and during one month at the Hotel Inglaterra, the oldest in Havana, built in 1875 and located in the most central area in this capital. Cuba Presents Plan 2016-2020 to Protect Its Biodiversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9066&SEO=cuba-presents-plan-2016-2020-to-protect-its-biodiversity 08 de febrero de 2017, 17:50Havana, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba presented today its plan for the preservation of its flora and fauna, a strategy under the auspices of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) with 20 concrete actions by the end of this decade. Authorities Warn about Harsh Drought in Cuban Central Area http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9055&SEO=authorities-warn-about-harsh-drought-in-cuban-central-area 08 de febrero de 2017, 16:12Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) A serious drought that is currently affecting this central province, with 20 percent of the historic average precipitations, keeps the authorities on the alert, local media outlets reported. UNESCO to Grant Carlos J. Finlay Prize this Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9054&SEO=unesco-to-grant-carlos-j.-finlay-prize-this-year 08 de febrero de 2017, 16:00Paris, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and UNESCO talked about the presentation this year of the Carlos J. Finlay prize, granted by the international organization in the field of microbiology, diplomatic sources stated today. About 70 International Companies Present at Oil Summit in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9052&SEO=about-70-international-companies-present-at-oil-summit-in-cuba 08 de febrero de 2017, 14:58Havana, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba Oil & Gas 2017 Summit was inaugurated today with the participation of about 70 oil and gas executives from 15 nations, including Russia, China, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. Cuba Presents Tourist Offers in Salon des Vacances in Bruxelles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9046&SEO=cuba-presents-tourist-offers-in-salon-des-vacances-in-bruxelles Brussels, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba participated in Salon des Vacances de Bruxelles and presented its various offers of cultural tourism, ecotourism, health tourism, nautical and cruising, diplomatic sources said today. Cuban Pitcher, the Best Starter in Caribbean All Star Team http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9027&SEO=cuban-pitcher-the-best-starter-in-caribbean-all-star-team Culiacan, Mexico, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban right-handed Lázaro Blanco was picked up the Best Starter of the 2017 Caribbean Baseball Series, that the Puerto Rican Caguas Creoles won by beating Mexically Eagles, of Mexico, 1-0 in a sensational final game. Cuba Celebrates 57th Anniversary of its Cinematheque http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9024&SEO=cuba-celebrates-57th-anniversary-of-its-cinematheque Havana, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Cinematheque is celebrating today the 57th anniversary of its founding with a cultural gala that reveres the beginning of cinema. Eastern Medical Image Network to Operate in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9020&SEO=eastern-medical-image-network-to-operate-in-cuba Santiago de Cuba, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from Medical Biophysics Center (MBC) and the Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Cuba are working together to develop an eastern medical image network which will be favoring Cuban healthcare and training. More than 30 Canadian Writers to Attend Book Fair in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9019&SEO=more-than-30-canadian-writers-to-attend-book-fair-in-cuba Havana, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) More than 30 Canadian writers and 18 publishing houses from that country will participate in the 26th International Book Fair of Havana (FIL), Cuba, the Canadian embassy in this country reported. Cuba Chooses Players for 2017 World Classic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9014&SEO=cuba-chooses-players-for-2017-world-classic 07 de febrero de 2017, 16:39Havana, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) let know today the payroll of the 28 members of the national baseball team, that will participate in the World Baseball Classic starting March 7. Cuban Professors Who Concluded Mission in Angola Honored http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9012&SEO=cuban-professors-who-concluded-mission-in-angola-honored 07 de febrero de 2017, 16:03Luanda, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) A group of 22 Cuban professors who have concluded mission in Angola were honored by government authorities and of the Polytechnic School of Bie, in the center of the country. British Royal Fleet Ship Received in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9011&SEO=british-royal-fleet-ship-received-in-cuba 07 de febrero de 2017, 15:48Havana, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Officials from the Cuban Revolutionary Navy (MGR) received the crew members of British Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Wave Knight, a ship from the British Royal Fleet, which started a visit to Cuba starting Tuesday. Russia Aids Cuba for Hurricane Matthew Damages http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9010&SEO=russia-aids-cuba-for-hurricane-matthew-damages 07 de febrero de 2017, 15:42Havana, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Russia gave US$ one million 500 thousand for the recovery of some Cuban territories affected by Hurricane Matthew, according to a note sent from Moscow embassy. Twenty Four Works on Fidel Castro in 2017 Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9008&SEO=twenty-four-works-on-fidel-castro-in-2017-book-fair 07 de febrero de 2017, 15:27Havana, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The president of the International Book Fair of Cuba, Juan Rodriguez Cabrera, announced Tuesday the presentation of 24 titles in the event dedicated to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro. Record Number of Foreign Participants in Havana Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9007&SEO=record-number-of-foreign-participants-in-havana-book-fair 07 de febrero de 2017, 15:11Havana Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The Havana International Book Fair (IBF) boasts, during this edition, a record number of participants: 46 nations and there are still some other countries coming interested in attending, according to the organizers. Slovakia's Finance and Health Ministers Visit Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8988&SEO=slovakias-finance-and-health-ministers-visit-cuba Havana, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Slovakia''s Finance and Health Ministers, Peter Kazimir and Tomas Drucker, respectively, are on a visit to Cuba, to strengthen trade and cooperation relations between the two countries. New Book Highlights Feats of Cuban Former Volleyball Player http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8973&SEO=new-book-highlights-feats-of-cuban-former-volleyball-player Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) ''Entre cielo y tierra, Mireya Luis'', a biographical book on the former volleyball player from Camaguey, Cuba, will be launched in this central eastern city as part of the literary program for the celebration of the Culture Week. Congolese Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fishing Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8970&SEO=congolese-minister-of-agriculture-livestock-and-fishing-visits-cuba 06 de febrero de 2017, 18:08Havana, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fishing of the Republic of Congo, Henri Djombo, is starting today a working visit to Cuba, the Cuban Foreign Ministry reported today Cuban University Students Committed to Preserving History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8963&SEO=cuban-university-students-committed-to-preserving-history 06 de febrero de 2017, 17:00Havana, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The promotional campaign for the 95th anniversary of the Federation of University Student (FEU) was launched today to promote the cultural identity, patriotic principles and the legacy of the Cuban Revolution. Cuban Judo Wins Three Gold and One Silver Medals in Belgium http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8955&SEO=cuban-judo-wins-three-gold-and-one-silver-medals-in-belgium Brussels, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban judokas have won three gold and one silver medals in Visé and Arlon Open Tournaments in Belgium, and are now preparing to compete next demanding Grand Slam in Paris. Cuban Movie Cycle Starts in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8954&SEO=cuban-movie-cycle-starts-in-turkey Istanbul, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The City Council of the District of Kadikoy, in this Turkish city, and the Jose Marti Association of Friendship with Cuba of Turkey, began today a cycle of Cuban cinema, during the month of February. Habana 2017 International Dermatology Workshop in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8952&SEO=habana-2017-international-dermatology-workshop-in-cuba Havana, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) An International Workshop on dermatological disease treatments will be held in Havana from March 27th, with the presence of world specialists, the organizing committee announced today. Caribbean Baseball Series Enters in Semifinals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8930&SEO=caribbean-baseball-series-enters-in-semifinals Culiacan, Mexico, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is playing Cuba and Venezuela, Puerto Rico in the semifinals today of the Caribbean Baseball Series in the New Stadium of the Culiacan Tomateros (Tomato Growers). Cuban Cinematheque Turns 57 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8923&SEO=cuban-cinematheque-turns-57 Havana, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Cinematheque is turning 57th anniversary of founding today with the screening of some classics of its collection restored in accordance with internationally recognized standards. Cuban UN Ambassador Expresses Gratitude for Tribute to Fidel in NY http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8910&SEO=cuban-un-ambassador-expresses-gratitude-for-tribute-to-fidel-in-ny New York, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Permanent Representative at the United Nations Anayansi Rodriguez expressed gratitude here for the tribute paid by New Yorkers to revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Harlem. Harlem Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8902&SEO=harlem-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro New York, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) The New York neighborhood of Harlem hosted a tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, until Saturday night, at the emblematic Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center. Cuba Joins Lula after His Wife's death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8896&SEO=cuba-joins-lula-after-his-wifes-death 04 de febrero de 2017, 12:12Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raúl Castro expressed his condolences in a message to former Brazilian President Luis Ignacio Lula Da Silva on the recent death of his wife, Marisa Leticia Bocco. Robotic Surgery Experts Thank for Visiting Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8891&SEO=robotic-surgery-experts-thank-for-visiting-cuba Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) World-renowned specialists in robot-assisted surgery thanked today the chance of visiting Cuba to share experiences in this field. MINTUR: Cuban Tourism Continues to Grow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8890&SEO=mintur-cuban-tourism-continues-to-grow 04 de febrero de 2017, 10:27Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The growing spiral of Cuban tourism continues to rise at the beginning of this year, after it surpassed for the first time four million foreign visitors by the end of 2016, the Mintur recalled today. Debates on Industrial Risks in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8885&SEO=debates-on-industrial-risks-in-cuba 04 de febrero de 2017, 09:29Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from industry, naval transport and other sectors, debate on the possibilities of risk accident and the ways to prevent them. Despaigne Praises the Teams´ High-Level in Caribbean Baseball Series http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8884&SEO=despaigne-praises-the-teams-high-level-in-caribbean-baseball-series Culiacan, Mexico, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Slugger Alfredo Despaigne, Granma Sorrels´ clean-up hitter, praised the level of all participating teams in the Caribbean Baseball Series, Culiacán-2017, but also warned that Cuba will be the champion. International Congress Pedagogy 2017 Concludes in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8880&SEO=international-congress-pedagogy-2017-concludes-in-cuba Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The International Congress Pedagogy 2017 comes to an end today in this capital, after becoming a space to foster unity among global educators and discuss the necessary educational strategies for a better quality education. Ediciones Unión de Cuba to Present 17 Works in Havana´s Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8875&SEO=ediciones-union-de-cuba-to-present-17-works-in-havanaas-book-fair Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Ediciones Unión, the publishing house of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC), will present 17 titles of national and foreign authors at the 26th edition of the International Book Fair, the entity announced today. Cuba to Host International Fair on Packaging http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8873&SEO=cuba-to-host-international-fair-on-packaging Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) About 50 companies from 11 countries will participate in the first edition of Pacgraf Cuba, a monographic fair for the packaging and graphic arts sectors, which will begin on February 7, organizers confirmed today. One Out of Five People With No Electricity in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8872&SEO=one-out-of-five-people-with-no-electricity-in-the-world 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:49Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) About 1.5 billion people are short of electricity, one-fifth of global population, the president of Legrand Group India and ambassador of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), Vimal Mahendru stressed. Cuban Seismologists Willing to Work to Reduce Earthquake Impact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8871&SEO=cuban-seismologists-willing-to-work-to-reduce-earthquake-impact 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:28Santiago de Cuba, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Director of the Cuban National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), Bladimir Moreno, said today in this city that Cuban seismologists were willing to improve their monitoring of earthquakes and the studies about this kind of natural phenomenon, which causes such a negative impact. Cuban Seismologists Willing to Work to Reduce Earthquake Impact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8870&SEO=cuban-seismologists-willing-to-work-to-reduce-earthquake-impact 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:27Santiago de Cuba, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Director of the Cuban National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), Bladimir Moreno, said today in this city that Cuban seismologists were willing to improve their monitoring of earthquakes and the studies about this kind of natural phenomenon, which causes such a negative impact. Cuban Seismologists Willing to Work to Reduce Earthquake Impact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8869&SEO=cuban-seismologists-willing-to-work-to-reduce-earthquake-impact 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:24Santiago de Cuba, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Director of the Cuban National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), Bladimir Moreno, said today in this city that Cuban seismologists were willing to improve their monitoring of earthquakes and the studies about this kind of natural phenomenon, which causes such a negative impact. Cuban Seismologists Willing to Work to Reduce Earthquake Impact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8868&SEO=cuban-seismologists-willing-to-work-to-reduce-earthquake-impact 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:18Santiago de Cuba, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Director of the Cuban National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), Bladimir Moreno, said today in this city that Cuban seismologists were willing to improve their monitoring of earthquakes and the studies about this kind of natural phenomenon, which causes such a negative impact. Donald Trump Administration Reviews U.S. Policies to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8867&SEO=donald-trump-administration-reviews-u.s.-policies-to-cuba 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:02Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Donald Trump administration is conducting a comprehensive review of all U.S. policies to Cuba, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said today. Young Cuban Female Dancer to Dance in Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8865&SEO=young-cuban-female-dancer-to-dance-in-russia 03 de febrero de 2017, 16:46Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The young Cuban dancer form the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) Daniela Gomez will perform a choreography by Argentinean Daniel Proietto, called ''Cygne'', at the Marinsky Theater in Russia, revealed the company in a communique Friday. Young Cuban Female Dancer to Dance in Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8866&SEO=young-cuban-female-dancer-to-dance-in-russia 03 de febrero de 2017, 16:46Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The young Cuban dancer form the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) Daniela Gomez will perform a choreography by Argentinean Daniel Proietto, called ''Cygne'', at the Marinsky Theater in Russia, revealed the company in a communique Friday. Cuban Foreign Ministry Welcomes Governor of Colorado http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8864&SEO=cuban-foreign-ministry-welcomes-governor-of-colorado 03 de febrero de 2017, 16:16Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Officials of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs were holding talks today with the U.S. Governor of Colorado, John Hickenlooper, who is officialy visiting the island. Cuba in Campaign Against Skin Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8850&SEO=cuba-in-campaign-against-skin-cancer 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:22Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) A campaign of prevention against dermatological injuries is taking place today in Cuba as part of the actions to celebrate the World Day to Fight Cancer. Cuban Budget Provides Social Benefits, Director Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8847&SEO=cuban-budget-provides-social-benefits-director-says Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The general execution director at the Ministry of Finance and Prices (MFP), Jesus Matos, stated today that this country''s budget allows the maintenance of social benefits and contributes to the economic development. Cuban Business Delegation Completes Visit to the United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8846&SEO=cuban-business-delegation-completes-visit-to-the-united-states 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:08Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) A business delegation from Cuba concluded today a 12-day visit to the United States, during which it reaffirmed its interest in strengthening economic and trade ties between the two countries, mainly in the maritime and port sector. Cuban Vice President Attend Act for Heroes' Day in Mozambique http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8842&SEO=cuban-vice-president-attend-act-for-heroes-day-in-mozambique 03 de febrero de 2017, 11:36Maputo, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the Cuban Council of State, Salvador Valdes Mesa, has participated today on an invitation by Mozambican President, Filipe Nyusi, at the official ceremony for Heroes'' Day. Prokofiev's Work Opens Cuban Puppet Show in February http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8841&SEO=prokofievs-work-opens-cuban-puppet-show-in-february 03 de febrero de 2017, 11:35Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban group Teatro de Las Estaciones opens its puppet show in February with the applauded show Peter and the Wolf, a didactic concert by the Russian composer Serguei Prokofiev, with the art of maestro Alfredo Sosabravo. CITMATEL Announces Proposals for the Cuban Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8840&SEO=citmatel-announces-proposals-for-the-cuban-book-fair 03 de febrero de 2017, 11:33Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban company for Information Technologies and Telematic Services (Citmatel) announced today some of the proposals reserved for the 26th Havana Book Fair, from February 9 to 19, with exhibitors from 35 countries. US Blockade on Cuba Continues After 55 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8838&SEO=us-blockade-on-cuba-continues-after-55-years 03 de febrero de 2017, 11:26Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba continues today after 55 years of imposition, despite the recognition in the own nation of its failure as a policy. Best Egyptian Collection in Latin America Revealed in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8834&SEO=best-egyptian-collection-in-latin-america-revealed-in-cuba Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The details of the most important Egyptian collection in Latin America are compiled in a single volume, presented at the Universal Art Building of the Cuban National Museum of Fine Arts (MNBA). Cuba Reiterates Regulations on Public Health Professionals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8832&SEO=cuba-reiterates-regulations-on-public-health-professionals Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) has reiterated today the willingness to allow professionals in the sector to abandon their collaboration missions to return to Cuba and the reintegration into the National Health System. Cuba, USA Surgeons Attend Laparoscopy and Robotics Workshop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8831&SEO=cuba-usa-surgeons-attend-laparoscopy-and-robotics-workshop By Ana Laura Arbesu UNESCO Highlights Importance of Cuban Event 'Pedagogia' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8830&SEO=unesco-highlights-importance-of-cuban-event-pedagogia Paris, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The international event ‘Pedagogia'', taking place in Cuba, has been a platform for dialogue among specialists that contributes to promote a quality education, UNESCO High Representative, Jordan Naidoo, stressed today. American Airlines Opens Its First Office in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8823&SEO=american-airlines-opens-its-first-office-in-havana Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The US air company American Airlines (AA) that recently began flying to Cuba has opened its first commercial office in Havana, reported in Twitter Josefina Vidal, head of the USA General Division of the Cuban Foreign Ministry. Salsa Festival to Dance in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8821&SEO=salsa-festival-to-dance-in-cuba Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The Salsa Festival will arrive for the second time in Havana from February 21 to 26, a space to visualize the dances and rhythms that have gained more followers in recent years around the world. Mozambican President Welcomes Cuban Vice President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8818&SEO=mozambican-president-welcomes-cuban-vice-president 02 de febrero de 2017, 17:53Maputo, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Mozambican President Felipe Nyusi welcomed today Cuban State Council Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa, with whom he held a friendly meeting in this capital. Economic Challenges to Health System Analyzed in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8816&SEO=economic-challenges-to-health-system-analyzed-in-santiago-de-cuba 02 de febrero de 2017, 17:16Santiago de Cuba, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The challenges to the economic efficiency of the national health system were analyzed today in this city, during a provincial workshop, in which experts from Santiago and others from the Pan-American Health Organization (PHO) participated. Cuban Business Delegation Signs Memorandum with US Port http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8815&SEO=cuban-business-delegation-signs-memorandum-with-us-port 02 de febrero de 2017, 17:06Washington, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuban business delegation, travelling to U.S. on an official visit, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Port of Mobile, Alabama, during a conference of the American Association of Port Authorities. Cuba Promotes Medical Services to Turkish Citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8812&SEO=cuba-promotes-medical-services-to-turkish-citizens 02 de febrero de 2017, 16:31Ankara, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Embassy in this capital and Turkish enterprise MIRAMAR signed an agreement Thursday, by which Miramar will provide medical treatment for Turkish citizens in the Caribbean island. American Airlines Executives Bet on Cuban Market http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8808&SEO=american-airlines-executives-bet-on-cuban-market 02 de febrero de 2017, 15:37Havana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The opening of the first American Airlines office in Cuba was described by its directors as a historic moment, and an evidence of its commitment to the Cuban market and the development of aeronautical services on the island. Fidel Castro's Thinking and Work at Book Fair in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8807&SEO=fidel-castros-thinking-and-work-at-book-fair-in-havana Havana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The figure of the Cuban Revolution''s leader, Fidel Castro (1926-2016), will be regarded in the books that the Publishing House Capitan San Luis will present at the International Book Fair of Havana (FIL 2017), according to reports today in this capital. US Senators Interested in Boosting Agricultural Exports to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8806&SEO=us-senators-interested-in-boosting-agricultural-exports-to-cuba Washington, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Two US senators have reintroduced a two-party project aimed at lifting private financing restrictions for agricultural exports to Cuba. Domadores and Caciques Ready to Rumble in WSB http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8804&SEO=domadores-and-caciques-ready-to-rumble-in-wsb Havana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The teams of Cuba (Domadores) and Venezuela (Caciques) said they are both ready to rumble for the first day of action at the Havana Sports City for the World Series of Boxing (WSB) in its 7th edition. Cuba Solidarity Committee Established in Toluca, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8800&SEO=cuba-solidarity-committee-established-in-toluca-mexico Mexico, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba-Toluca Solidarity Committee was constituted by Mexican students, professors and representatives of the intellectual community of Mexico City, organizers said today. Cuban Vice-President Salvador Valdés Mesa Arrives in Mozambique http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8798&SEO=cuban-vice-president-salvador-valdes-mesa-arrives-in-mozambique Maputo, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the Cuban Council of State Salvador Valdés Mesa arrived in Mozambique this afternoon from South Africa on a tour that also included Ethiopia. American Airlines Opens its First Office in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8797&SEO=american-airlines-opens-its-first-office-in-havana Havana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The American company American Airlines opened its first office in this capital, said today Josefina Vidal, an official of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, in her Twitter account. Cuban Medical Brigade Celebrates 11 Years in Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8788&SEO=cuban-medical-brigade-celebrates-11-years-in-bolivia La Paz, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban medical brigade celebrates 11 years of presence in Bolivia with the satisfaction of having served more than 65 million patients, affirmed the chief of assistance of the doctors, Alina Ochoa. Cuba, South Africa Ratify Excellent Level of Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8774&SEO=cuba-south-africa-ratify-excellent-level-of-relations By Deisy Francis Mexidor Teachers Discuss on Educational Strategies in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8770&SEO=teachers-discuss-on-educational-strategies-in-cuba La Habana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Specialists and teachers from different countries are discussing today on educational strategies for all educational levels during the fourth day of the International Congress, Pedagogia 2017. Cuba Opens the World Boxing Series with Olympic medalists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8764&SEO=cuba-opens-the-world-boxing-series-with-olympic-medalists Havana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Domadores de Cuba (Tamers of Cuba) will open the 7th World Series of Boxing next Friday facing Venezuela''s Caciques (Chiefmen) at Havana Sports City with three Olympic medalists from Rio de Janeiro 2016. Japanese Theater Company To Act in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8762&SEO=japanese-theater-company-to-act-in-cuba Havana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) ''Chura'' Japanese Theater Company will be performing from February 16th to 17th at Cuba´s National Theater, Cuba´s National Council of Performing Arts announced today. Cuba to Organize International Trade Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8761&SEO=cuba-to-organize-international-trade-convention Matanzas, Cuba Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Under the motto ''Challenges and prospects of sustainable trade'', the 1st International Trade Convention (CIC) Cuba-2017 will be held in Cuba from May 15 to 19, organizers reported. Nobel Peace Prize Recognizes Cuba's Children's Programs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8759&SEO=nobel-peace-prize-recognizes-cubas-childrens-programs 01 de febrero de 2017, 18:01Havana, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Nobel Peace Prize (2014) Kailash Satyarthi congratulated Cuba today for seeing children as a priority in government plans, with educational and social programs that promote their well-being. Venezuelan Ezequiel Zamora´s Legacy is Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8752&SEO=venezuelan-ezequiel-zamoraas-legacy-is-highlighted 01 de febrero de 2017, 16:59Havana, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The heroic deeds carried out by the Venezuelan hero Ezequiel Zamora were recalled by Venezuela''s ambassador to Cuba, Ali Rodriguez. Cuba Wants to Classify for CentAm Gymnastics Event http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8751&SEO=cuba-wants-to-classify-for-centam-gymnastics-event 01 de febrero de 2017, 16:58Havana, Feb 1 (PL) Cuba will search how to conquer the classificatory gymnastics tournament for the Central American and Caribbean Games in 2018, in the city of Guatemala, in July, said today the head coach of the Cuban selection, Carlos Gil. Cuba Boasts High-Potential for Entrepreneurship http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8744&SEO=cuba-boasts-high-potential-for-entrepreneurship 01 de febrero de 2017, 15:17Paris, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) French businessmen and politicians connected with Cuba have estimated that the Caribbean nation boasts today a high-potential for boosting entrepreneurship and great economic development projects. Canadian Theater Director to Present Her Second Work in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8742&SEO=canadian-theater-director-to-present-her-second-work-in-cuba 01 de febrero de 2017, 13:08Havana, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Canadian theater director Jennifer Capraru is preparing today in Cuba the premiere of See you, a polemic play on the interaction of people in social networks. Baseball Leader Predicts Great Series in Culiacan, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8736&SEO=baseball-leader-predicts-great-series-in-culiacan-mexico 01 de febrero de 2017, 12:11Culiacan, Mexico, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The chairman of the Caribbean Baseball Confederation, Juan Francisco Puello, has predicted the Series starting today in Culiacan, Mexico, that gather the region''s best players will be a great event. Nobel Prize Winner Talks on Education in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8716&SEO=nobel-prize-winner-talks-on-education-in-cuba Havana, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The sessions of the International Congress, Pedagogia 2017,continue today in this capital with a special conference on education to eliminate slavery and child exploitation by Nobel Peace Prize for 2014, India''s Kailash Satyarthi. Cuban Business Delegation Holds Meetings in Washington http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8713&SEO=cuban-business-delegation-holds-meetings-in-washington Washington, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban business delegation visiting the USA has continued to hold working meetings here, being the latest with executives of the US Chamber of Commerce (USCC), port authorities and Members of Congress. Cuban Vice President in South Africa to Strengthen Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8712&SEO=cuban-vice-president-in-south-africa-to-strengthen-relations Johannesburg, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa is in South Africa on an official two-day visit aimed at strengthening relations, in his current Africa tour that began in Ethiopia and will wind up in Mozambique. Five Countries Confirmed to Pan-American Fencing Championship http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8710&SEO=five-countries-confirmed-to-pan-american-fencing-championship Havana, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Fencers from Cuba, Argentina, Costa Rica, the United States and Venezuela confirmed their participation in the forthcoming Pan-American Cadet and Youth Fencing Championship, wich will be held from March 1st to 7th, in Havana. Cuban Vice-President Salvador Valdés Arrived in South Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8697&SEO=cuban-vice-president-salvador-valdes-arrived-in-south-africa 31 de enero de 2017, 15:39Johannesburg, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The vice-president of the Cuban Council of State Salvador Valdés Mesa arrived in South Africa today for a two-day official visit, the second stop of a trip that included Ethiopia and will conclude in Mozambique. US Airlines Seek to Preserve Air Service to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8694&SEO=us-airlines-seek-to-preserve-air-service-to-cuba 31 de enero de 2017, 14:34Washington, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) US airlines will be arguing in favor of preserving the reopened US-Cuba regular air service in August 2016, The Hill digital portal broadcasted. Frei Betto Calls to Promote Liberating Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8693&SEO=frei-betto-calls-to-promote-liberating-education Havana, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian theologian Frei Betto urged today educators from various latitudes to promote a liberating education that will overcome the system of exploitation and exclusion reproduced by capitalism. Prestigious Swiss Doctor Meets with Cuban Orthopedic Surgeons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8684&SEO=prestigious-swiss-doctor-meets-with-cuban-orthopedic-surgeons 31 de enero de 2017, 12:33Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) A fruitful meeting between Cuban orthopedic surgeons and the prestigious Swiss expert Edward Buess was held in this central province, prior to the International Symposium on Arthroscopy to be held here in May. Jamaicans Pay Tributes to Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8682&SEO=jamaicans-pay-tributes-to-fidel-castro-and-the-cuban-revolution 31 de enero de 2017, 12:20Havana, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Called for Solidarity Organization form Cuba and Jamaica, followers of the late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro''s work, paid tribute to him in Jamaica, informed the Cuban Foreign Ministry. WHO Grants Public Health Award to Cuban Henry Reeve Contingent http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8679&SEO=who-grants-public-health-award-to-cuban-henry-reeve-contingent Geneva, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has awarded today the Henry Reeve Cuban Medical Contingent, in recognition of its international solidarity efforts to confront natural disasters and serious epidemics. African Union Summit Succesfully Ends in Ethiopia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8670&SEO=african-union-summit-succesfully-ends-in-ethiopia 31 de enero de 2017, 11:04Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The 28th Summit of the African Union (AU) concluded today its sessions at the organization''s headquarters in this capital, after more than a week of work and tense negotiations on key aspects of the organization. Cuba Thanks Support for Marti Sculpture Project in New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8668&SEO=cuba-thanks-support-for-marti-sculpture-project-in-new-york New York, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuban officials have thanked today in this city the support of institutions and New Yorkers to the project to take to the island a replica of the statue of the pro-independence hero, Jose Marti, located in the Central Park. Havana Historian Talks on Jose Marti's Relationship with New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8667&SEO=havana-historian-talks-on-jose-martis-relationship-with-new-york New York (Prensa Latina) Havana historian, Eusebio Leal, has spoken here about the presence of Cuban National Hero, Jose Marti (1853-1895), in New York and the legacy he left with his pen and tireless action in favor of the island''s independence. Culiacan Ready for Caribbean Baseball Series http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8663&SEO=culiacan-ready-for-caribbean-baseball-series 31 de enero de 2017, 10:34Culiacan, Mexico, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Everything is ready in Culiacan, Mexico, for the start tomorrow of the 59th Caribbean Baseball Series with the champion teams of the professional leagues of the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the host country, with Cuba as the invited nation. Thousands of Professionals Attend Congress 'Pedagogia 2017' in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8659&SEO=thousands-of-professionals-attend-congress-pedagogia-2017-in-cuba Havana, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The working sessions of the International Congress ''Pedagogia 2017'' are continuing sessions today at the Conference Center in Havana, with the attendance of some 3,000 professionals, more than two-thirds are foreigners. African Union Approves Resolution Condemning Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8654&SEO=african-union-approves-resolution-condemning-blockade-on-cuba By Roberto Garcia Hernandez Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The 28th African Union (AU) Summit has approved a resolution today calling for the lifting of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba more than 50 years. Cuba to Celebrate World Wetlands Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8652&SEO=cuba-to-celebrate-world-wetlands-day Havana, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Botanical Society (SCB) and the Environmental Agency (AMA) announced the celebration of the World Wetlands Day with activities dedicated to the conservation of mangroves. South American Solidarity Brigade Visits Sancti Spíritus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8648&SEO=south-american-solidarity-brigade-visits-sancti-spiritus 30 de enero de 2017, 17:47Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The South American Solidarity Brigade, made up of 150 members from Chile, Argentina and Brazil, are visiting this city in order to be more acquainted with Cuban history and culture. Created New US State Council to Promote Links with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8644&SEO=created-new-us-state-council-to-promote-links-with-cuba 30 de enero de 2017, 16:56Washington, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Leaders of Virginia state, USA, launched today a bipartisan state council to promote ties with Cuba and urge Congress to lift its blockade against the island. Cuba for Good Results in World Floor Hockey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8640&SEO=cuba-for-good-results-in-world-floor-hockey 30 de enero de 2017, 15:56Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuba aspires to take a good part and do a good performance at the World Floor Hockey Games from March 14 to 25 in Austria, said official Leonel Cano Perez, director of Organization of Special Olympiads in Cuba. Cuban Circus Company Won Bronze Medal in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8639&SEO=cuban-circus-company-won-bronze-medal-in-france 30 de enero de 2017, 15:43Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) ''Havana'' Company of the National Circus of Cuba won the bronze medal at the 38th Tomorrow´s Circus World Festival held in Paris, France, the Caribbean cultural entity reported today. Chinese Lunar Year Celebrated in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8635&SEO=chinese-lunar-year-celebrated-in-cuba 30 de enero de 2017, 15:11Camagüey, Cuba, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Descendants and lovers of Chinese traditions met at the Cultural Diversity House in this Cuban eastern city to celebrate the Lunar Year. Peace Agreements in Colombia, a Window of Opportunities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8634&SEO=peace-agreements-in-colombia-a-window-of-opportunities Bogotá, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The peace agreements signed with the guerrillas are considered as a window of opportunity for the development of Colombian regions, the Executive Director of the National Departments Federation (FND), Amylkar Acosta stated. UN: Cuba Advocates for Regional Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8633&SEO=un-cuba-advocates-for-regional-unity 30 de enero de 2017, 14:32United Nations, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuba advocated here Monday for the regional unity to face the socioeconomic challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean, during the 22nd Period of Sessions of the Plenary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Cepal, Eclac in English). USA Authorities Hinder to Clearify Political Leader Murder in PR http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8630&SEO=usa-authorities-hinder-to-clearify-political-leader-murder-in-pr 30 de enero de 2017, 13:40San Juan, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Complicity of US authorities hinder the clarification of the murder in Puerto Rico of the 38 years old Cuban left-wing leader, Carlos Muniz, assured the writer, Ricardo Fraga. Year of the Cock Attracts Tourists to Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8621&SEO=year-of-the-cock-attracts-tourists-to-havana 30 de enero de 2017, 12:57Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The strong impact of the tourism industry to travel to Cuba, in particular, to Havana, is combined with the recently started Chinese New Moon Year, to attact travellers from the entire world to the island. Cuban Team Promises to Win at Caribbean Baseball Series http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8620&SEO=cuban-team-promises-to-win-at-caribbean-baseball-series 30 de enero de 2017, 12:51Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The members of Granma team promised today to win courageously the coming Caribbean Baseball Series. Cuban Peasants Develop 34 Collaboration Projects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8609&SEO=cuban-peasants-develop-34-collaboration-projects Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP), bringing together the cooperative and peasant sectors in Cuba, is currently developing about 34 collaboration projects with 12 foreign counterparts, equivalent to more than $3,979,500 USD. Cuba Reiterates Solidarity with Africa at AU Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8607&SEO=cuba-reiterates-solidarity-with-africa-at-au-summit Addis Ababa, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa has reiterated today his unflagging friendship and solidarity with Africa, after speaking to the plenary session of heads of State and Government during the 28th Summit of the African Union (AU). Cuba: Sugarcane Harvest Favored by Climate and Industrial Performance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8605&SEO=cuba-sugarcane-harvest-favored-by-climate-and-industrial-performance Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The current sugarcane harvest is now making progress in the country favored by climate and an industrial performance higher than the annual plan. 28th African Union Summit Inaugurated in Ethiopia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8602&SEO=28th-african-union-summit-inaugurated-in-ethiopia Addis Ababa, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The President of the African Union (AU) Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, officially opened the sessions of the 28th African Union (AU) Summit at the organization''s headquarters in this capital today. Cuban Baillarina Marta Garcia Dies in Spain http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8599&SEO=cuban-baillarina-marta-garcia-dies-in-spain Madrid, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina)The famous Cuban Baillarina Marta García died today in a hospital at 68 years old from lung cancer, according to sources close to the artsist. National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba Starts Cycle on Beethoven http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8595&SEO=national-symphony-orchestra-of-cuba-starts-cycle-on-beethoven Havana, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) The National Symphony Orchestra (OSN) of Cuba begins today a series of concerts with works of the German genius Ludwig van Beethoven, whose legacy has decisively influenced the subsequent evolution of the music. Costa Rica Minister Calls for More Scientific Collaboration with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8575&SEO=costa-rica-minister-calls-for-more-scientific-collaboration-with-cuba San José, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (Micitt) Marcelo Jenkins advocated here to continue strengthening scientific collaboration between Costa Rica and Cuba. President Raul Castro Marches with Thousands of Cuban Youths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8571&SEO=president-raul-castro-marches-with-thousands-of-cuban-youths Havana, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro led the traditional March of the Torches held by young people in homage to the National Hero, José Martí, on the occasion of his birthday. Santiago de Cuba Ready to Vibrate Alongside Martí and Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8562&SEO=santiago-de-cuba-ready-to-vibrate-alongside-marti-and-fidel 27 de enero de 2017, 14:37Santiago de Cuba, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people from Santiago are preparing to perform tonight a vibrant demonstration of patriotism, encouraged by having boasted since last December Fidel Castro´s ashes close to the National Hero Another US Port Cancels Memorandum of Understanding with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8559&SEO=another-us-port-cancels-memorandum-of-understanding-with-cuba 27 de enero de 2017, 13:32Washington, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The port of Palm Beach, in Florida, cancelled the signing of an understanding memorandum with a Cuban business delegation, because of the threatens by Republican Governor Rick Scott. Cuban Youth Will March To Pay Tribute to José Martí http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8556&SEO=cuban-youth-will-march-to-pay-tribute-to-jose-marti Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) With a massive parade, Cuban youth will be holding today the traditional March of the Torches, on the eve of the 164th anniversary of the National Hero José Martí´s birth. Cuban Ambassador Notes Advances and Obstacles in Relations with USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8550&SEO=cuban-ambassador-notes-advances-and-obstacles-in-relations-with-usa Washington, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to the United States, José Ramón Cabañas, said that in the past two years, both countries have achieved unprecedented levels of negotiations with considerable progress, although serious obstacles still remain. Cuba Offers Investments Opportunities at Tourism Fair in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8549&SEO=cuba-offers-investments-opportunities-at-tourism-fair-in-turkey 27 de enero de 2017, 11:49Istanbul, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has offered some proposals today to market and invest in the tourist sector of the island, in the framework of the 21st edition of the Eastern Mediterranean International Tourism and Tourism Exhibition (EMITT). Cuban Marlies Mejias Seeks to Win Cycling Race in Uruguay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8547&SEO=cuban-marlies-mejias-seeks-to-win-cycling-race-in-uruguay Montevideo, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Pan American champion Marlies Mejias will seek to win the first International Women''s Cycling Tour of Uruguay, after concluding the second stage in the city of Minas, in Lavalleja department. Fidel Castro's Ideas to Strengthen Struggles in Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8544&SEO=fidel-castros-ideas-to-strengthen-struggles-in-latin-america By Cosset Lazo Perez La Paz, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The ideas of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, will remain intact and will strengthen the struggles in Latin America, Ecuador's ambassador to Bolivia, Ricardo Ulcuango, said. Venezuelan Singer Jimmy Leon to Premiere CD in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8537&SEO=venezuelan-singer-jimmy-leon-to-premiere-cd-in-cuba Havana, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan singer Jimmy Leon, son of famous Venezuelan salsa star Oscar de Leon, will premiere his most recent CD in Cuba, as told by one of the CD musical producers, Cuban composer and band director Manolito Simonet, here. Cuba Promotes Small Construction Industries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8534&SEO=cuba-promotes-small-construction-industries 26 de enero de 2017, 17:33Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is fostering the creation of local small construction material industries with the use of raw materials for self-management of territories, industry leaders said today. President Castro Back to Cuba after Taking Part in Celac Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8524&SEO=president-castro-back-to-cuba-after-taking-part-in-celac-summit 26 de enero de 2017, 14:46Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro returned to his country Thursday, after taking part in the 5th Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) held in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) this week. Cuba, Willing and Independent in its Ties with the U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8523&SEO=cuba-willing-and-independent-in-its-ties-with-the-u.s. 26 de enero de 2017, 14:41Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa latina) The respect to Cuban sovereignty and independence remains today as the essential base to continue negotiating those unresolved bilateral issues with the United States, that is currently boasting a less than one-week administration in power. Cuban Eastern Faces Effects of Drought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8522&SEO=cuban-eastern-faces-effects-of-drought 26 de enero de 2017, 14:39Guantanamo, Cuba, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Specialists of Guantanamo Water Resources maintain today an alert on the rains behavior due to the intense drought that affects this province of the far east of Cuba. Cuban First Provincial Baseball Hall of Fame to Open In Matanzas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8520&SEO=cuban-first-provincial-baseball-hall-of-fame-to-open-in-matanzas 26 de enero de 2017, 13:45Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 25 (Prensa latina) With the first-overwhelming emotion of three great sporting figures, Matanzas´s Baseball Hall of Fame will be opened next February 4th, at Palmar de Junco Ballpark. CELAC: a Mechanism for Concerted Action, Unity and Dialogue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8516&SEO=celac-a-mechanism-for-concerted-action-unity-and-dialogue Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The Fifth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), held in the Dominican Republic, was consolidated as the mechanism for concerted action, unity and political dialogue of the whole of Our America. Cuba and Slovakia Sign Memorandum of Understanding http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8508&SEO=cuba-and-slovakia-sign-memorandum-of-understanding Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Cuba (CCRC) and the Slovak Agency for Trade and Investment Development (Sario) signed today a memorandum of understanding in various areas. Latin American Cinema is Committed to Our Reality, Perugorria Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8506&SEO=latin-american-cinema-is-committed-to-our-reality-perugorria-says Panama, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Renowned Cuban actor, Jorge Perugorria, highlighted today the commitment of the Latin American cinema to the reality of our countries, where the cinematography of author is a common and distinctive feature in this type of art. Guatemala and Cuba to Be Linked Again by Air http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8504&SEO=guatemala-and-cuba-to-be-linked-again-by-air Guatemala, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Guatemala and Cuba will once again be linked by air by the Spanish company WAMOS Air, which plans to inaugurate a route to this Central American country from Madrid and stop at Havana, officials said today. Carlos Martí to Lead Cuban Team in World Baseball Classic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8502&SEO=carlos-marti-to-lead-cuban-team-in-world-baseball-classic Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Carlos Martí will be the manager of the Cuban team for the fourth World Baseball Classic, which will begin next March 6. Cuban Airline Opens New Caracas-Holguin Airlift http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8497&SEO=cuban-airline-opens-new-caracas-holguin-airlift Caracas, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Cubana de Aviacion airline joins as of today this capital with Holguin through a commercial flight that embraces Venezuela with the eastern region of Cuba and promotes cultural and tourist exchange between both nations. Cuban Triple Olympic Champ Evaluates Competition in Tokyo 2020 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8493&SEO=cuban-triple-olympic-champ-evaluates-competition-in-tokyo-2020 Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban three-time Olympic Champion Mijain Lopez is evaluating to compete for a fourth Olympic title in the 2020 Games in Tokyo, official sources revealed Thursday. Pedagogy 2017: A Conference for the Unity of Educators http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8487&SEO=pedagogy-2017-a-conference-for-the-unity-of-educators Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) With the slogan: ''For the Unity of All Educators'', the Congress Pedagogy 2017 will be held from January 30th, at the Havana International Conference Center, the Cuban Deputy Minister of Education Cira Piñeiro announced. Cultural Center Pabellon Cuba, A Space for Books in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8486&SEO=cultural-center-pabellon-cuba-a-space-for-books-in-havana Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The cultural center Pabellon Cuba, in one of the most central streets in this capital, will be the second venue to the International Book Fair (IBF), a place especially devoted to young people, according to reports today. Raul Castro Reiterates Cuban Commitment to Unity and Peace in Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8482&SEO=raul-castro-reiterates-cuban-commitment-to-unity-and-peace-in-region 25 de enero de 2017, 18:25Bavaro, Dominican Republic, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) President of Cuba Raul Castro reiterated today Cuba''s commitment to boost unity and peace in Latin America and the Caribbean to face new challenges in the region. Cuban Yargelis Savigne as Possible Bronze Medal Winner in 2008 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8478&SEO=cuban-yargelis-savigne-as-possible-bronze-medal-winner-in-2008 25 de enero de 2017, 17:04Brna, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban female triple jumper Yargelis Savigne might be benefitted with the bronze medal of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing (China), after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed that Russian athlete Tatiana Lebedeva had been consuming drugs, and was disqualified. Cuban Parliamentarians Hold Public Hearings at Universities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8477&SEO=cuban-parliamentarians-hold-public-hearings-at-universities 25 de enero de 2017, 17:00Havana, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Parliamentarians from the National Assembly of the People''s Power (Parliament) of Cuba held a public hearing today with university students on the political and electoral systems of the country, and on parliamentary activities. Cuba Pleads at UN for a World Order Favorable to Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8467&SEO=cuba-pleads-at-un-for-a-world-order-favorable-to-peace 25 de enero de 2017, 14:35United Nations, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba called on today at the United Nations General Assembly to establish an order and international relations conducive to sustainable peace. Technological Improvement Favors Seismological Research in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8466&SEO=technological-improvement-favors-seismological-research-in-cuba Santiago de Cuba, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The technological improvement for seismological monitoring and research system is actually favoring the corresponding study and monitoring of these natural phenomena, by providing the most necessary information for the decision-making and people´s preparation. The First Executive Vicepresident of FIVB Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8464&SEO=the-first-executive-vicepresident-of-fivb-visits-cuba 25 de enero de 2017, 13:52La Habana, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina)The First Executive Vicepresident of the International Federation of Volleyball, FIVB, Cristóbal Marte Hoffiz from the Dominican Republic, since today will carry out a brief working program where he will be holding talks with different local sport authorities. Cuba Mambo Lovers To Celebrate Dámaso Pérez Prado´s Centenary http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8461&SEO=cuba-mambo-lovers-to-celebrate-damaso-perez-pradoas-centenary 25 de enero de 2017, 12:36Matanzas, Cuba, Jan. 25 (Prensa Latina) Master lectures, book presentations, concerts and shows will be parts of the International Colloquium program to be held in this province at the end of the year, as a tribute to Dámaso Pérez Prado´s centenary, well-known as the King of Mambo. Maduro Stressed Importance of Unity in Current Context of the Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8455&SEO=maduro-stressed-importance-of-unity-in-current-context-of-the-region Bávaro, Dominican Republic, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro affirmed today that with the V Summit Celac consolidates and points to a big road for a region that ''has to be together today more than ever against the threats''. At UN, Cuba Calls for New International Economic Order http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8441&SEO=at-un-cuba-calls-for-new-international-economic-order Geneva, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba defended the need for a new international economic order in which technological and knowledge monopolies were eliminated, during the United Nations'' Commission on Science and Technology for Development, taking place in Geneva today. Tasting at Dranguet House in Cuba to Know More about Coffee http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8433&SEO=tasting-at-dranguet-house-in-cuba-to-know-more-about-coffee 24 de enero de 2017, 18:17Santiago de Cuba, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) A tasting that favored greater knowledge about coffee, a thousand-year-old beverage, was held at the Dranguet House by the French expert Jean Christophe Galland, as part of the ongoing international project in this city to keep that legacy alive. Italian Journalist Presents Book on Cuba in Rome http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8432&SEO=italian-journalist-presents-book-on-cuba-in-rome 24 de enero de 2017, 17:48Rome, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba between Francisco and Obama, is the title of the book the well-known Vaticanist Carlo Di Cicco presents today in the Paul VI Hall of the Pontifical Lateran University (PUL). The volume of 105 pages contains 16 interviews made in Cuba by the author to personalities from different sectors, in May 2015, days before the Pope''s first visit to the island. Willingness to Strengthen Ties with Cuba Expressed in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8429&SEO=willingness-to-strengthen-ties-with-cuba-expressed-in-usa 24 de enero de 2017, 17:40Washington, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Sylvester Turner, mayor of Houston, expressed to a delegation of Cuban businesspeople the willingness of this US city to strengthen trade ties with Cuba. Cuba Celebrates 45th Anniversary of International Camp of Solidarity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8424&SEO=cuba-celebrates-45th-anniversary-of-international-camp-of-solidarity 24 de enero de 2017, 17:21Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The International Camp Julio Antonio Mella (Cijam) of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) celebrates today the 45th anniversary as site for solidarity with Cuba. Record Number of Mexican Visitors to Cuba in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8423&SEO=record-number-of-mexican-visitors-to-cuba-in-2016 24 de enero de 2017, 16:48Mexico, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Over 130 thousand Mexican tourists visited Cuba during the past 2016, a record number, the Embassador Pedro Núñez Mosquera stated today at the presentation of Cuban tourist offers for visitors. Agreement between Cuba and Hungary to Strenghten Cuban Sports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8415&SEO=agreement-between-cuba-and-hungary-to-strenghten-cuban-sports 24 de enero de 2017, 16:07Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The new agreement between Cuba and Hungary will strenghten the development of sports in both countries, and the use of free time for recreation, said Hungarian State Minister for Sports, Tunde Szabo. Cuba Invited to Tourism Fair in Azerbaijan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8412&SEO=cuba-invited-to-tourism-fair-in-azerbaijan 24 de enero de 2017, 15:22Baku, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba was invited to participate in the 16th Azerbaijan International Tourism and Travel Fair (AITF 2017), the most important tourist event in the Caucasus region, said a diplomatic source today. U.S. and Cuba, Take Steps for Normalizing Their Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8409&SEO=u.s.-and-cuba-take-steps-for-normalizing-their-relations Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) U.S. and Cuba have adopted up to now 22 instruments since December 17th of 2014, when the process for normalizing their relations started. Cuban Wide-Ranging Program for the Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8403&SEO=cuban-wide-ranging-program-for-the-book-fair Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) A comprehensive catalog, boasting a dozen titles, will be exhibited by Ediciones Matanzas at the XXVI International Book Fair (Fil-2017), which will be carried out from February 9th, in Havana. Foreign Ministers Begin Debates Prior to CELAC Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8393&SEO=foreign-ministers-begin-debates-prior-to-celac-summit Bávaro, Dominican Republic, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas highlighted the progress made by the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in the last year, at the inauguration of the meeting of the bloc Foreign Ministers. Cuban Ars Longa Was Applauded in Vienna http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8392&SEO=cuban-ars-longa-was-applauded-in-vienna 24 de enero de 2017, 11:46Vienna, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Ars Longa, the Cuba´s Musical Group, was welcomed in Austria during their performance at Konzerthaus Theater. Top UNESCO Representative Stresses Cuba-Africa Close Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8384&SEO=top-unesco-representative-stresses-cuba-africa-close-relations Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has currently maintained a close relationship with Africa, where it has given support in important moments such as the struggle against apartheid, Ali Moussa, director of History and Culture department at UNESCO, said. Cuban solidarity camp celebrates 45 years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8381&SEO=cuban-solidarity-camp-celebrates-45-years Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The International Camp Julio Antonio Mella (Cijam), located in the western Cuban province of Artemisa, celebrates today 45 years dedicated to promoting solidarity between Cuba and the peoples of all continents. Foreign Cardiologists Highlight Quality of Meeting in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8380&SEO=foreign-cardiologists-highlight-quality-of-meeting-in-havana Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) British and American specialists highlight today the quality of the International Symposium of the Institute of Pulmonary Vascular Research (PVRI), which was held in the capital Hospital Hermanos Ameijeiras. Important Coastal Floods are Recorded in Havana (+ photos) http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8377&SEO=important-coastal-floods-are-recorded-in-havana-photos Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Important coastal floods have been recording in Havana as a result of a strong and extensive extra-tropical depression over South Carolina, in the United States, covering all Cuban territory with its wide circulation. Cuba and IFAD Sign Agreement for Livestock Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8369&SEO=cuba-and-ifad-sign-agreement-for-livestock-development 23 de enero de 2017, 17:22Rome, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) agreed a Project for the Development of Livestock Cooperatives in the Central-Eastern Region (Prodegan). Scholars Meet in Havana to Prepare Volume on African General History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8366&SEO=scholars-meet-in-havana-to-prepare-volume-on-african-general-history 23 de enero de 2017, 16:52Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The International Scientific Committee of the 9th Volume of the General History of Africa was opened today here seeking to foster a more complete understanding of the African culture. International Calixto 2017 Convention Starts in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8365&SEO=international-calixto-2017-convention-starts-in-cuba 23 de enero de 2017, 16:50Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) With the objective to encourage the experiences exchange in the field of scientific investigation, delegates of approximately 15 countries are taking part in the International Convention Calixto 2017, in the Cuban capital, since Monday. South American Solidarity Brigade Starts Program in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8359&SEO=south-american-solidarity-brigade-starts-program-in-cuba 23 de enero de 2017, 15:54Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The 24th South American Voluntary Work and Solidarity Brigade with Cuba started a program of activities in The Caribbean island, to strengthen the links of cooperation with Cuba, and to spread the relaity of the island. Cuba Hosts International Sympossium on Cardiovascular Lung Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8351&SEO=cuba-hosts-international-sympossium-on-cardiovascular-lung-disease 23 de enero de 2017, 14:05Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The International Sympossium of the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI) opened its sessions in this capital Monday, with the participation of prestigious specialists from Cuba, US and Europe. Cuba Ratifies Commitment to the Objectives of the United Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8345&SEO=cuba-ratifies-commitment-to-the-objectives-of-the-united-nations United Nations, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s permanent representative to the United Nations, Anayansi Rodríguez, affirmed today the island''s commitment to the organization''s objectives, including peace and sustainable development without exclusion. Seismic Resistance in Dwellings in Cuba After Hurricane Sandy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8344&SEO=seismic-resistance-in-dwellings-in-cuba-after-hurricane-sandy 23 de enero de 2017, 12:53Santiago de Cuba, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The seismic resistance in dwellings built in this city after Hurricane Sandy´s barely four years ago was praised by local authorities, who appreciated that strength against sismic movements. Casa Award, Happy Pretext for Writers, Colombian Author Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8327&SEO=casa-award-happy-pretext-for-writers-colombian-author-says Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The Casa de las Americas Award has created over the years an important bibliography and this is a happy pretext for writers who do not fit into the literary commercial circuit, Alberto Salcedo said. Cuba Hosts International Workshop on Vascular Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8324&SEO=cuba-hosts-international-workshop-on-vascular-disease Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) An international workshop on pulmonary vascular disease is taking place today in this capital in the presence of more than 250 specialists from Cuba, the United States, the United Kingdom and Italy. 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.