Given the severe damage caused by Hurricane Irma in a large part of the nation, the Council of State agreed to establish November 26, 2017, as the new date for elections of delegates to Municipal Assemblies of People's Power
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
Rodríguez Parrilla insisted that the definitive lifting of the blockade is essential to the normalization of relations, and emphasized that, in the meantime, President Obama can continue using his executive powers to significantly reduce the blockade’s impact.
The two diplomats met and held a joint press conference at the State Department, following the re-opening of Cuba’s embassy in Washington July 20.
The U.S. State Department notes that for two consecutive years Cuban authorities have reported on efforts undertaken to confront trafficking in persons
In his final comments at the International Solidarity with Cuba Conference, held in Havana May 2, Gerardo Hernández of the Cuban Five asserted that the freedom of the anti-terrorists would not have been won without the efforts of all present
The Colombian government and rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) agreed here today to create a Special Jurisdiction for Peace and an Amnesty Law, which represent the greatest progress made thus far in the peace talks
Remarks by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba's Councils of State and Ministers, after the signing of agreements on a bilateral, final ceasefire and the cessation of hostilities, the laying down of arms, and guarantees of security in Colombia
The country’s first computer factory is able to produce up to 500 devices per day, which will initially be destined for the wholesale market, supplying state institutions and organizations affiliated with Central State Administration
During the meeting, which took place in a fraternal atmosphere, the two officials discussed the potential to expand and strengthen ties between Cuba and Curacao