On May 27, a business delegation from Mexico toured recently opened facilities at the new port of Mariel, learning first hand about the modern installation, and infrastructure under construction, designed to facilitate foreign investment in the special development zone.
FIFTH EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE ALBA-TCP POLITICAL COUNCIL
The document recognizes dialogue as a conciliatory method, and a legitimate, appropriate instrument to resolve the internal conflicts of member states
During the encounter the positive development of bilateral relations was discussed, while both parties also expressed their willingness to expand economic and cooperation exchanges between both countries
In a gesture meant to promote calm in the country prior to the arrival of Pope Francis this coming July 5, President Correa announced, on June 15, the temporary withdrawal of his proposals on inheritance and earnings taxes.
UN recalls that the Convention Against Torture does not allow for any "exceptional circumstances" in which detainees can be mistreated, following US Senate report on CIA torture in the Bush era
David Nabarro, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Ebola, conveyed the regards of the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon in a message to the heads of state, ministers and representatives attending the Extraordinary Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) on Ebola, this Monday.
Address by H.E. Mr. Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the General Debate of the Sixty Ninth Session of the United Nations General Assembly. New York, September 27, 2014
Extreme poverty in Venezuela, measured on the basis of unmet needs, has been steadily reduced from 10.8% in 1999, to 5.5% last year, according to Elías Eljuri, president of the National Statistics Institute (INE) in Caracas.
Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, on July 11, held official talks with the Honorable Vladímir Vladímirovich Putin, President of the Russian Federation, on an official visit to the country.
Cuban émigré community organizations in Miami are planning a caravan across the city for September 6, to demand the release of three Cuban anti-terrorists imprisoned in the United States.