Legal norms governing self-employment modified


Based on an analysis conducted - and the opinions of self-employed workers and the population - the Council of Ministers decided to adjust regulations governing this sector, which enter will into effect December 7

An eternal presence


More than 350,000 in Santiago paid tribute to Fidel on the second anniversary of his passing to immortality

Marching for dignity (+Photos)


November 27 marked 147 years since the execution of eight medical students by Spanish colonial forces, and the occasion of a march down San Lázaro St. by today’s youth

Diaz-Canel receives President of Spain

Diaz-Canel receives President of Spain.

President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on November 22, received Spanish President Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, who made an official visit to Cuba, the first such trip in 32 years

We are Fidel!


November 25 marks the second anniversary of the death of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz and celebrations of his life have begun, with a focus on reaffirming Cuba’s commitment to continuing his legacy

The people as a constituent body


For over almost 60 years, Cuban citizens have agreed that the state directs, foments, and promotes education, the sciences, and culture in all its manifestations

A one percent worth millions


Funds now available from provincial tax revenue allow municipalities to autonomously launch projects to meet the population’s needs and promote local development

Cuba-Russia cooperative economic ties


Commerce between Russia and Latin America reached 14.5 billion dollars in 2017, while the country’s investments in Cuba have an important impact on key sectors of the economy

A new milestone in Cuban biotechnology

Centro de Inmologia Molecular, Laboratorio de Cromatografia

Experts at the Havana International Fair emphasized the significance of the recent establishment of a joint venture enterprise by prestigious research centers in Cuba and the United States

Natural therapies, a viable healthcare option

Dr. Silvia González Rodríguez, secretary of the Cuban Society of Natural and Traditional Medicine, and specialist Dr. Gilsa Asunción Cabrera Leal, believe that this approach offers patients another medical option.

Cuba’s medical protocols for different ailments suggest the complementary use of therapies based on natural and traditional medicine, since patients respond well with the integration of this treatment, according to the country’s experts

The “secret” reserves of doctors

Rafael Hernández Liriano feels like a “doctor of medical equipment.”

Often the vocation to cure is summarized in white coats. However, Cuban collaboration in Venezuela also includes other healers: specialists in Electromedicine

More than doctors, a family

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A family of Cuban doctors, with much experience in internationalist medical collaboration, returns from Brazil

Diaz-Canel receives President of Haiti


The President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on Monday received the President of the Republic of Haiti, His Excellency Mr. Jovenel Moïse, on an official visit to Cuba

Anniversary of the Granma landing celebrated in Santiago de Cuba


The 62nd anniversary of the Granma expedition’s landing was commemorated with a tribute to the Revolutionary Armed Forces in Santiago de Cuba’s Santa Ifigenia cemetery, where floral wreaths were placed in José Martí’s mausoleum in the names of the Councils of State and Ministers and the Cuban people

A government committed to fighting for the people

Education was a priority during the government visit.

President Miguel Díaz-Canel recently conducted a two-day government visit to the province of Guantanamo to tour factories and schools; converse with the population; and analyze problems with local leaders

Díaz-Canel: They return as more than doctors


Early November 23, Cuba’s President greeted the first group of the more than 8,000 professionals offering their services in Brazil who will gradually return, following the decision to end participation in that country’s More Doctors program

Continuity in the present


Fidel’s ideas continue to serve as a guide for those who are defending and constructing Cuba today

Cuba & Spain reaffirm positive bilateral relations

Cuba & Spain reaffirm positive bilateral relations.

Two important documents directed toward continuing to improve ties between Cuba and Spain were signed November 22, on the occasion of the visit to Cuba by Spanish President Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón

A seismic force named Fidel (+ Photos)

Foto: Liborio Noval, 1 de febrero de 1970

Fidel’s his optimism and confidence in overcoming difficult situations have left their permanent mark on the Cuban people and served as inspiration for millions of men and women on all continents

La Habana, 500 years of history and life

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On the city’s 499th anniversary, the city’s revitalization continues advancing with a view toward living up to its history and preparing for the next year’s momentous celebration

Army General Raúl Castro receives Díaz-Canel


Last night, the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, welcomed President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez at José Martï International Airport, upon his return from an international tour that included Russia and four Asian countries

Important socio-economic issues on Council of Ministers agenda


A recent meeting of this leadership body addressed foreign investment in the construction industry, the national audit, taxes, and housing, among other critical issues, including progress on the establishment of a national institute devoted to the thought and work of Fidel Castro