The 7th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba begins at 10:00am in Havana’s Convention Center, this Saturday, April 16, the date on which the country celebrates the 55th anniversary of the proclamation of the socialist nature of the Cuban Revolution
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.
Army General Raúl Castro, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, and Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, send messages of congratulations to Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, Nicaraguan President and Vice President, respectively, on the 39th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution
The secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS) continues to follow the script provided by the United States, organizing a new spectacle he is calling a conference on Cuba’s constitution
Heads of state and government of member states of Alba and the Peoples’ Free Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), along with representatives of international organizations, will meet in Havana, on October 20, in an extraordinary summit to coordinate efforts to prevent and confront Ebola.
On Wednesday evening, the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, bid the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, farewell at Havana’s José Martí International Airport
The U.S. State Department notes that for two consecutive years Cuban authorities have reported on efforts undertaken to confront trafficking in persons
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…
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 Venezuelan economy, with an energy profile based on proven crude oil reserves of 298 billion barrels (the largest in the world), is looking to diversify in order to exploit the potential of other fuels such as natural gas.