OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Cuba will never accept any preconditions or impositions.

Cuba will never accept any preconditions or impositions

Speech by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, during the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Raúl receives Nicolás Maduro

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At around midnight on September 21, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, at Havana’s José Martí International Airport

Cabrisas presides 15th Session of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission

Ricardo Cabrisas, a vice president of the Council of Ministers and minister of Economy and Planning of the Republic of Cuba, in the 15th Session of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission.

The 15th Session of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission for economic-trade and technical-scientific cooperation between the Republic of Cuba and the Russian Federation was presided by Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of the Council of Ministers, and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dimitri Rogozin

Cuba rejects manipulation of human rights issue in Geneva

Cuba rejects manipulation of human rights issue in Geneva.

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cuba, Ambassador Pedro L. Pedroso Cuesta, in the General Debate on Issue 4 (Human rights situations requiring the Council's attention). 36th regular session of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, Switzerland, 19 September 2017

Cuba signs nuclear weapons ban treaty at UN

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, during the High-Level Signature Ceremony held September 20, at the organization’s headquarters in New York

The Guiteras comeback

Electrical engineer Alcides Meana, a man closely tied to the history of the Matanzas power plant.

The workers' response at this Matanzas thermoelectric power plant, seen in many other locations across the country hit by Hurricane Irma as well, is an example of the heroism a people can exhibit when faced with great challenges

Pastors for Peace and its founder Lucius Walker honored

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The 50 years of solidarity and commitment demonstrated by the Interfaith Community Organization (IFCO)-Pastors for Peace was highlighted in a commemorative event at the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) headquarters in Havana

Camagüey’s antidote to pessimism (+Photos)

Much of the citrus fruit blown down in Cubitas has been sent to processing plants or markets.

Throughout the vast geography of this Cuban province, especially in the agricultural sector, a categorical and exemplary concept is gaining momentum: beyond talking about Irma, its destruction and the losses everywhere, another hurricane is apace - that of the huge efforts underway to recover

GYMNASTICS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Montreal just around the corner (+Photos)

Manrique Larduet will once again be one of Cuba’s top hopes.

Manrique Larduet, Randy Lerú, Marcia Videaux, and Yesenia Ferrera will represent Cuba after months of training at the National School of Gymnastic

Cuban Foreign Minister in New York for UN General Assembly debate

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Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla will speak on Thursday, September 21, in the UN General Debate, where he will denounce the continuation of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on the island by the United States for over 55 years, and call for a new world order marked by justice and equity

Alongside Che during the October Crisis

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In his command headquarters, Comandante Ernesto Guevara analyzed with various officers the composition of the enemy force threatening to attack the country

We are going to accomplish this

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First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, emphasized that reestablishing operations at the Antonio Guiteras, thermoelectric plant, severely damaged by Hurricane Irma, is a priority at this time

U.S. blockade of Cuba denounced at UN

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The Europe-Third World Centre (Cetim), a non-governmental organization with consultative status at the UN, denounced the U.S. blockade of Cuba, before the Human Rights Council, describing the policy as unilateral, illegal and illegitimate

CAMAGÜEY

Irma in Esmeralda

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In Jigüey, a small town in Camagüey, there were only 25 houses, where about 60 people lived, almost all linked to the fish industry there. After the eye of the storm made landfall on nearby Cayo Cruz and Cayo Romano, all that can be seen now are the floors of those 25 homes

FARC, the letters mean more now in Colombia

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Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces (FARC). This is the name of the new political party with which former Colombian guerillas are looking to enter the country's political arena

Venezuelan government seeks to consolidate peace through dialogue

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The President of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Delcy Rodríguez, and the Mayor of the Caracas municipality of Libertador, Jorge Rodríguez, traveled to the Dominican Republic to participate in talks with sectors of the Venezuelan opposition, as representatives of the government of President Nicolás Maduro

Catalonia activates its plan to separate from Spain

Catalonia activates its plan to separate from Spain.

Catalan authorities activated their self-proclaimed sovereignty process, in which they intend to hold a unilateral referendum on the succession of the autonomous community from the rest of Spain on October 1

Cuba: Medical care guaranteed

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Minsap leaders emphasized that immediate priorities for institutions and staff across the country are the gradual reestablishment of services in polyclinics and hospital damaged by the hurricane, and the intensification of hygienic and sanitary efforts

Global Cuba solidarity campaign underway

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Days of action entitled, Tenemos Memoria. Solidaridad vs Bloqueo (We Remember. Solidarity vs the Blockade) are taking place in various countries around the world through early November

Information for the population

Taking into consideration the severe damage caused by Hurricane Irma, the government has decided that the state budget will finance 50% of the cost of construction materials sold to persons affected…

FAO to support agricultural recovery in Cuba

FAO to support agricultural recovery in Cuba.

The FAO announced that it has mobilized its Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities – Agricultural Inputs Response Capacity (SFERA-AIRC) with a contribution of 300,000 USD by the Belgian government toward efforts to repair damage caused by Hurricane Irma to agriculture and fishing sectors in the Caribbea

HURRICANE IRMA

Safe and sound (+Photos)

Safe and sound

José Daniel de la Torre Sampier found the bust of José Martí covered with debris. He ran home to find his mother, who helped him unearth it and from that moment on, he clung to it like a trophy

AFTER IRMA

Hope amidst destruction (+Photos)

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In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Army Corps General Ramón Espinosa Martín, deputy minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba and commander in chief of the eastern region, led a delegation including Jorge Luis Tapia Fonseca, a PCC Central Committee member and first Party secretary in the province, to affected areas in Camagüey

Cuba in recovery

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Authorities are working on the restoration of basic services to the population. The National Civil Defense General Staff reported the unfortunate loss of ten lives

Volleyball gets a new look

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Proposed changes to the sport will be tested during the upcoming Norceca tournament, in Colorado Springs, the United States

Comandante Juan Almeida honored in Santiago de Cuba

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Comandante of the Revolution Juan Almeida Bosque, who in difficult moments such as currently being experienced in many parts of the country, taught us that “No one here is surrendering,” was honored on the eighth anniversary of his death