OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Machado Ventura receives delegation from the Communist Party of Spain

Machado Ventura receives delegation from the Communist Party of Spain (+Photos)

The group undertook a program of activities which included attending the main event to commemorate the 56th anniversary of the victory at Playa Girón

Cuba solidarity events taking place in Argentina

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Thousands of Argentines, members of Cuba solidarity organizations, continue to undertake actions this 2017 with a program of activities drawn up by 96 delegates from nine provinces during an event held November 26-27, 2016

Increased use of solar energy in Cienfuegos

Several solar parks are to be installed in Cienfuegos up until 2030.

Several solar parks are to be installed in Cienfuegos up until 2030. The province already has four such facilities running at full capacity and is working toward completing the fifth

Toward eradicating tuberculosis in Cuba

Dr. María Teresa Milanés Virelles urged citizens to adopt good personal and household hygiene habits to prevent the spread and infection of TB.

According to Pulmonology specialist, Dr. María Teresa Milanés Virelles, Cuba has a low tuberculosis death and infection rate given the island’s nationwide health program launched following the triumph of the Revolution on January 1, 1959

Salvadorans who studied in Cuba ratify their commitment to social work

SALVADOREÑOS

Representatives of Salvadorans who studied and graduated in Cuba held a preparatory meeting in the lead up to their annual assembly at the Our America cultural center; a space for the exchange of experiences, to draw up solidarity actions and join forces in the face of common challenges

ORGAN TRANSPLANTS

Another chance at life

Lisandra with members of the transplant team. From left to right: Doctor Armando Caballero López, head of the Intensive Care Unit; surgeon Emilio José Nieto Cárdenas; Milagros Hernández, transplant coordinator for the country’s central region; Osmany Hern

There are currently over 3,300 patients in need of a transplant in the country, which despite the high cost of procedures and medicines, is provided free of charge by the state

HUMAN RIGHTS

The same old accusations

The U.S. government has failed to comply with due process and committed torture and harassment of prisoners detained in the Guantánamo Naval Base, on illegally occupied Cuban territory.

According to the “logic” of U.S. administrations, Cuba violates human rights because it has resisted more than 55 years of a cruel blockade, imposed by Washington itself with the aim of starving the Cuban people

The anniversary of an immense task

An ophthalmology consultation at the Tulio Pineda Comprehensive Diagnostic Center (CDI), part of the Barrio Adentro Mission, located in San Juan de los Morros, Guarico State, Venezuela.

This April 16 was commemorated in Venezuela for more than one reason. The date marks the realization of a dream of Fidel and Chávez: the Barrio Adentro Mission, whose 14-year history makes it a unique achievement

Cuba and the magic of its cities

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It is the architectural diversity of Cuban cities which make them so magical; with a wide array of styles spanning five centuries; featuring colonial and pre-baroque buildings as well as others from the modern and post-modern era

A year later, the 7th Party Congress continues

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A year ago, the undefeated Comandante en Jefe of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, left us a testament and a political duty: “working with fervor and dignity, can produce the material and cultural wealth that humans need, and we must fight relentlessly to obtain these”

Cuban doctors in Peru: A work of altruism

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“We are ready and willing to overcome any adversity,” stated Dr. Ricardo Martínez Llizo, a member of the 23rd Brigade of the Henry Reeve International Contingent of Doctors Specializing in Disaster Situations and Serious Epidemics, currently providing services in Peru, while speaking to Granma International

Global solidarity on May Day

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Thus far, over 1,440 international delegates have confirmed their participation in activities to celebrate May Day in Cuba

Cuba honors Humboldt 7 martyrs

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The 60th anniversary of the murder of four revolutionary youths outside number seven, Humboldt Street, Havana, was commemorated this April 20

Brazil: In the aftermath of a coup

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The Brazilian people demonstrated in the streets after the coup against the constitutional President Dilma Rousseff, and demanded the removal from power of Michel Temer

Machado Ventura highlights importance of neighborhood debates

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Speaking in Havana, José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Central Committee, expressed his confidence in the success of the second phase of the National Debate on Patriotic and Anti-imperialist Duty, set to begin over the coming days

56TH anniversary of the victory at Playa Girón

Fidel’s role in Playa Girón recognized

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Fidel’s example of integrity and morale, the determining factor in Cuba’s triumph at Playa Girón, was recognized during an act celebrating the 56th anniversary of this historic event which has come to symbolize the heroism of the Cuban people

Work of Cuban medical brigade in Peru praised

Work of Cuban medical brigade in Peru praised

Peru’s Health Minister, Patricia García, and the Governor of Piura, Reynaldo Hilbck, praised the work of the Cuban medical brigade treating victims of the floods which recently hit the country

Supporting working mothers

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Important measures to benefit working mothers • The approved 2017 Social Security budget rises to 6 billion pesos

THE CUBAN ECONOMY

Increasing business opportunities

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This year foreign trade must be strengthened, while the foreign investment process must become more dynamic, in order to meet the country’s economic needs

Almagro, the OAS, and the stench of sulphur

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How can it be possible for an organization that violates its very own institutional procedures to assert that a state is suffering the alteration of its democratic order?