Granma - Órgano oficial del Partido Comunista de Cuba http://en.granma.cu Noticias principales Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:57:19 -0500 es dayly 1 Tuxpan Cuba looking to achieve better results in the Doha World Championship and Tokyo 2020 Olympics http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-16/cuba-looking-to-achieve-better-results-in-the-doha-world-championship-and-tokyo-2020-olympics http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-16/cuba-looking-to-achieve-better-results-in-the-doha-world-championship-and-tokyo-2020-olympics#comentarios Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:11:24 -0500 Jorge Carlos De la Paz Espinosa Interview with Javier Sotomayor, high-jump world record holder

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Experts note inconsistencies in hypothesis about alleged sonic attacks http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-16/experts-note-inconsistencies-in-hypothesis-about-alleged-sonic-attacks http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-16/experts-note-inconsistencies-in-hypothesis-about-alleged-sonic-attacks#comentarios Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:11:55 -0500 Lisandra Fariñas Acosta Sergio Alejandro Gómez With more than 300 contributions and broad consensus on inconsistencies in hypotheses about alleged sonic attacks on U.S. diplomatic personnel in Havana, the first day of an online forum of scientists and experts in different fields concluded - The debate will continue today

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Angola successfully rebuilding http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-16/angola-successfully-rebuilding http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-16/angola-successfully-rebuilding#comentarios Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:11:59 -0500 Darcy Borrero Batista Forty years ago, it would have been hard to imagine that after five centuries of Portuguese colonialism, and 14 years of armed struggle, an African country could so successfully change the course of its history and rebuild itself. But Angola, celebrating 42 years of independence, has done so

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Cuba beats Puerto Rico to qualify for next year’s tournament http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-16/cuba-beats-puerto-rico-to-qualify-for-next-years-tournament http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-16/cuba-beats-puerto-rico-to-qualify-for-next-years-tournament#comentarios Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:11:46 -0500 Alfonso Nacianceno Puerto Rico and Cuba are the last of the 24 qualifying teams set to participate in the Volleyball Men’s World Championship, which will take place for the first time in two locations: Bulgaria and Italy, in September 2018

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Havana is reborn more beautiful than ever http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-15/havana-is-reborn-more-beautiful-than-ever http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-15/havana-is-reborn-more-beautiful-than-ever#comentarios Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:11:13 -0500 Alejandra García Hugo Manuel Rivero Rosales The capital of all Cubans celebrates its 498 years



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Work of Cuban healthcare professionals recognized http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-16/work-of-cuban-healthcare-professionals-recognized http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-16/work-of-cuban-healthcare-professionals-recognized#comentarios Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:11:16 -0500 Nuria Barbosa León The Cuban people will honor the country's healthcare professionals in a series of activities commemorating Latin American Medicine Day (December 3), during which the selfless efforts of sector workers both on the island and international missions will be recognized

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Widespread inequality and discrimination http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-15/widespread-inequality-and-discrimination http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-15/widespread-inequality-and-discrimination#comentarios Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:11:03 -0500 Yenia Silva Correa Can tax systems in Latin America reverse the extent of social inequality so evident in more than a few countries in the region? Is the situation of Latin American women in the labor market improving? Is there equity in the distribution of wealth in this part of the world?

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Good outlook for tourist high season in Cuba http://en.granma.cu/tourism/2017-11-16/good-outlook-for-tourist-high-season-in-cuba http://en.granma.cu/tourism/2017-11-16/good-outlook-for-tourist-high-season-in-cuba#comentarios Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:11:59 -0500 Redacción Digital With over 12,000 rooms nationwide, hotel chain Gran Caribe is focusing its attention on tourist high season, which officially begins today, November 16

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New homes for hurricane victims http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-14/new-homes-for-hurricane-victims http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-14/new-homes-for-hurricane-victims#comentarios Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:11:45 -0500 Germán Veloz Placencia Fast yet meticulous work is underway to build new homes for 20 families affected by hurricane Irma

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Science vs. manipulation in alleged sonic attacks http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-15/science-vs-manipulation-in-alleged-sonic-attacks http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-15/science-vs-manipulation-in-alleged-sonic-attacks#comentarios Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:11:45 -0500 Lisandra Fariñas Acosta Sergio Alejandro Gómez In the context of an international forum underway in Havana today, the Cuban Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery rejected the validity of accusations regarding alleged sonic attacks on U.S. diplomatic personnel in Havana

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Idalys returns to the mat with bronze http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-14/idalys-returns-to-the-mat-with-bronze http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-14/idalys-returns-to-the-mat-with-bronze#comentarios Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:11:07 -0500 Jorge C. de la Paz Three times Olympic medalist in the 78+ kilograms division, Idalys Ortíz, made a triumphant return to the mat during the final day of the Open Judo World Championships, held November 11-12 in the Moroccan city of Marrakech

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A proud and committed Cuban doctor http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-15/a-proud-and-committed-cuban-doctor http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-15/a-proud-and-committed-cuban-doctor#comentarios Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:11:14 -0500 Nuria Barbosa León At the end of his mission, Eduardo received a letter that read: “You made a difference...You did not just bring us health, but life. You can return to your homeland with your head held high like a good revolutionary soldier

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Film adaptations of Anna Karenina http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2017-11-13/film-adaptations-of-anna-karenina http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2017-11-13/film-adaptations-of-anna-karenina#comentarios Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:11:35 -0500 Mireya Castañeda Anna Karenina is the dream role of every actress. Greta Garbo, Vivien Leigh, Tatiana Samoilova, legendary stars of world cinema, gave life to the immortal character of the great novel by Leon Tolstoy on the big screen

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Oscar López Rivera receives Solidarity Order in Cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-14/oscar-lopez-rivera-receives-solidarity-order-in-cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-14/oscar-lopez-rivera-receives-solidarity-order-in-cuba#comentarios Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:11:08 -0500 Redacción Digital  In a ceremony held at the José Martí Memorial, in Havana’s Plaza de la Revolución, Mercedes López Acea, a member of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Political Bureau and vice president of the Council of State, presented the Puerto Rican patriot with the Solidarity Order

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Artists and writers of Cuba committed to improving education http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-10/artists-and-writers-of-cuba-committed-to-improving-education http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-10/artists-and-writers-of-cuba-committed-to-improving-education#comentarios Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:11:01 -0500 Amelia Duarte de la Rosa The National Council of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba held its Sixth meeting November 9, attended by PCC Political Bureau member Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers

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Trial run for upcoming elections scheduled http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-14/trial-run-for-upcoming-elections-scheduled http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-14/trial-run-for-upcoming-elections-scheduled#comentarios Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:11:27 -0500 Yudy Castro Morales To be held on November 19 is a full trial run of the election for delegates to Municipal Assemblies of Peoples Power, which will take place on the 26th of the month

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Firearm democracy http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-10/firearm-democracy http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-10/firearm-democracy#comentarios Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:11:08 -0500 Jeiddy Martínez Armas On November 5, about a month after the Las Vegas massacre, described as the largest in the United States’ recent history, another similar event occurred, this time in Texas, when a man opened fire killing at least 27 people and injuring dozens more, who were congregated in the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs

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Oscar López Rivera arrives in Cuba: "I feel at home" http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-13/oscar-lopez-rivera-arrives-in-cuba-i-feel-at-home http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-13/oscar-lopez-rivera-arrives-in-cuba-i-feel-at-home#comentarios Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:11:12 -0500 Arlin Alberty Loforte The Puerto Rican independence fighter was greeted at José Martí International Airport by Fernando González, president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with Peoples

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Ulises Rosales del Toro receives Nigerien Foreign Minister http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-10/ulises-rosales-del-toro-receives-nigerien-foreign-minister http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-10/ulises-rosales-del-toro-receives-nigerien-foreign-minister#comentarios Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:11:43 -0500 National news staff In a friendly atmosphere, the two officials welcomed the positive progress of bilateral relations and reiterated the will to promote their continued strengthening in the interest and benefit of their respective peoples

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Growing insecurity in the United States: 93 people die from gun violence every day http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-13/growing-insecurity-in-the-united-states-93-people-die-from-gun-violence-every-day http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-13/growing-insecurity-in-the-united-states-93-people-die-from-gun-violence-every-day#comentarios Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:11:51 -0500 Abel González Santamaría The world’s leading economic power is experiencing a complex social situation, with insecurity levels rising year after year. Kindergartens, schools, universities, churches, shopping centers, offices and recreational sites have been the scene of bloody events

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Polemic and innovative topics discussed in Cuban medical congresses http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-10/polemic-and-innovative-topics-discussed-in-cuban-medical-congresses http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-10/polemic-and-innovative-topics-discussed-in-cuban-medical-congresses#comentarios Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:11:27 -0500 Nuria Barbosa León Havana recently hosted several medical conferences, providing spaces to discuss psychology in the health sector, urological and endocrinological diseases, and promote the exchange of knowledge about scientific developments in these specialties

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Victoria de Girón Institute of Basic and Preclinical Sciences http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-13/victoria-de-giron-institute-of-basic-and-preclinical-sciences http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-13/victoria-de-giron-institute-of-basic-and-preclinical-sciences#comentarios Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:11:38 -0500 Nuria Barbosa León A model for medical education

 

 

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Washington takes another step back in relations with Cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-09/washington-takes-another-step-back-in-relations-with-cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-09/washington-takes-another-step-back-in-relations-with-cuba#comentarios Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:11:45 -0500 Sergio Alejandro Gómez The U.S. government announced new regulations on travel to Cuba and economic exchanges between the two countries on November 8

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When altruism is more than just a word http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-10/when-altruism-is-more-than-just-a-word http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-10/when-altruism-is-more-than-just-a-word#comentarios Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:11:26 -0500 Nuria Barbosa León Cuban neurosurgeon Norbery Jorge Rodríguez de La Paz is currently providing medical care to the population of the Mexican state of Oaxaca, severely affected by an earthquake in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec region September 7, leaving more than 300 dead

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U.S. announces new restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-09/us-announces-new-restrictions-on-trade-and-travel-to-cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-09/us-announces-new-restrictions-on-trade-and-travel-to-cuba#comentarios Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:11:29 -0500 Prensa Latina (PL) The United States government announced November 8, new restrictions on U.S. citizens interested in doing business with and traveling to Cuba, as part of the Presidential Memorandum which reverses key aspects of the process of rapprochement between the two countries

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Torres and Valdés win silver http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-10/torres-and-valdes-win-silver http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-10/torres-and-valdes-win-silver#comentarios Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:11:29 -0500 Jorge C. de la Paz Cuban basketball players Orestes Torres and Lisván Valdés finished second in the last round of El Salvador’s basketball league, after their team Santa Tecla BC lost against Halcones de Sonzacate in the final

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Juantorena has high hopes for Cuban athletes http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-08/juantorena-has-high-hopes-for-cuban-athletes http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-08/juantorena-has-high-hopes-for-cuban-athletes#comentarios Wed, 08 Nov 2017 13:11:17 -0500 ACN Notable progress made by Cuba in key disciplines, above all the triple and long jump, will be decisive as the country looks toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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2018 Volleyball Men’s World Championship http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-10/2018-volleyball-mens-world-championship http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-10/2018-volleyball-mens-world-championship#comentarios Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:11:11 -0500 Alfonso Nacianceno Last of the 24 qualifying teams to be decided in Pinar del Río

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Dominica working to restore power after Maria http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-07/dominica-working-to-restore-power-after-maria http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-07/dominica-working-to-restore-power-after-maria#comentarios Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:11:57 -0500 Sergio Alejandro Gómez According to estimates from Domlec, 90% of the 8,000 poles from the primary system and 19,000 from the secondary, which supply homes, suffered some sort of damage

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Cuban Foreign Minister meets with his Hungarian counterpart http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-10/cuban-foreign-minister-meets-with-his-hungarian-counterpart http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-10/cuban-foreign-minister-meets-with-his-hungarian-counterpart#comentarios Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:11:05 -0500 Dayron Rodríguez Rosales The Minister of Foreign Affairs thanked Hungary for its contribution in the development of the ties between Cuba and the European Union

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Working to ensure patient happiness http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-07/working-to-ensure-patient-happiness http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-07/working-to-ensure-patient-happiness#comentarios Tue, 07 Nov 2017 11:11:11 -0500 Alina Perera Robbio Cuban collaborators talk about their experiences working in Barinas, Venezuela

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Venezuela defiant following new U.S. sanctions http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-10/venezuela-defiant-following-new-us-sanctions http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-10/venezuela-defiant-following-new-us-sanctions#comentarios Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:11:58 -0500 TELESUR November 9, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced new sanctions against several members of the Venezuelan National Electoral Council and three ministers

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National survey on population aging underway http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-06/national-survey-on-population-aging-underway http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-06/national-survey-on-population-aging-underway#comentarios Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:11:58 -0500 Orfilio Peláez Scheduled to conclude on December 15, the study is conducted by the Center for Population and Development Studies (CEPDE) and the Longevity, Aging and Health Research Center (CITED) of the Ministry of Public Health

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The Great October Socialist Revolution marked a new era for humanity http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-09/the-great-october-socialist-revolution-marked-a-new-era-for-humanity http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-09/the-great-october-socialist-revolution-marked-a-new-era-for-humanity#comentarios Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:11:42 -0500 José Ramón Machado Ventura Speech by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Party Central Committee and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, in the political-cultural act to mark the centennial of the Great October Socialist Revolution, held at Havana’s Karl Marx Theater, November 7, 2017

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The blind also play baseball http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-06/the-blind-also-play-baseball http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-11-06/the-blind-also-play-baseball#comentarios Mon, 06 Nov 2017 12:11:38 -0500 Sigfredo Barros Segrera Cuba recently won a competition held in France, beating the host team, Italy and Germany. We provide a brief explanation of the essential elements of this game

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Technology: an investment in development http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-09/technology-an-investment-in-development http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-09/technology-an-investment-in-development#comentarios Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:11:51 -0500 Yisel Martínez Latin America faces the challenge of building a digital economy based on innovation, growth, and productive efficiency

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Film and the October Revolution http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2017-11-03/film-and-the-october-revolution http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2017-11-03/film-and-the-october-revolution#comentarios Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:11:51 -0400 Rolando Pérez Betancourt The 1925 film Potemkin was not only a reflection of a new social world on the rise against oppression, but also an artistic-cinematographic revolution

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U.S. organization supports Cuba’s struggles http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-09/us-organization-supports-cubas-struggles http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-09/us-organization-supports-cubas-struggles#comentarios Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:11:20 -0500 Nuria Barbosa León In defiance of the U.S. government’s attempts to spread fear and discredit Cuba’s reputation as a safe country, members of the U.S. Non-governmental organization CODEPINK, visited the Caribbean island to show their opposition to the White House’s hostile policy

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Scientific work by Cuban healthcare sector recognized http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-02/scientific-work-by-cuban-healthcare-sector-recognized http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-02/scientific-work-by-cuban-healthcare-sector-recognized#comentarios Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:11:01 -0400 Nuria Barbosa León Outstanding individuals and institutions in the field of medical sciences were recognized during the 42nd edition of the Annual Health Prize awarded by the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) in honor of contributions made to scientific knowledge, the training of human resources, and illness prevention and treatment

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Foreign investment opportunities in Cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-08/foreign-investment-opportunities-in-cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-08/foreign-investment-opportunities-in-cuba#comentarios Wed, 08 Nov 2017 13:11:01 -0500 Yisel Martínez A total of 156 new projects, representing investment of three billion dollars, were added to the new foreign investment portfolio

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Díaz-Canel receives Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-30/diaz-canel-receives-indian-minister-of-commerce-and-industry http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-30/diaz-canel-receives-indian-minister-of-commerce-and-industry#comentarios Mon, 30 Oct 2017 11:10:27 -0400 Digital news staff First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, received the Honorable Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry of India, this Monday, October 30, who traveled to the island leading a large delegation of businesspeople participating in the 35th edition of the Havana International Trade Fair

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Elections corresponding to our times http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-08/elections-corresponding-to-our-times http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-08/elections-corresponding-to-our-times#comentarios Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:11:22 -0500 Jesús Jank Curbelo On November 26, the municipal assembly elections will see a strong turnout from our people, especially since the day is preceded by the first anniversary of the death of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, the greatest architect of the Cuban electoral system

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A race against time to save Dominica's biodiversity http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-10-31/a-race-against-time-to-save-dominicas-biodiversity http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-10-31/a-race-against-time-to-save-dominicas-biodiversity#comentarios Tue, 31 Oct 2017 11:10:08 -0400 Sergio Alejandro Gómez Amidst the damage caused by Hurricane Maria, efforts are also focused on recovering the island's greatest treasure: its flora and fauna

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Raúl receives senior official from the Communist Party of Vietnam http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-07/raul-receives-senior-official-from-the-communist-party-of-vietnam http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-07/raul-receives-senior-official-from-the-communist-party-of-vietnam#comentarios Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:11:08 -0500 Granma During the meeting, Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee and compañero Vo Van Thoung, a member of the Political Bureau and Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Secretariat, discussed the excellent state of relations that unite the two peoples, parties and governments, and their willingness to continue strengthening these

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FIHAV 2017 open to the world http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-30/fihav-2017-open-to-the-world http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-30/fihav-2017-open-to-the-world#comentarios Mon, 30 Oct 2017 09:10:29 -0400 Granma The 35th edition of the Havana International Fair begins today in the country's largest fairgrounds, Expocuba, with 25 pavilions hosting exhibitors

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A new chapter of relations between Cuba and the EU http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-07/a-new-chapter-of-relations-between-cuba-and-the-eu http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-07/a-new-chapter-of-relations-between-cuba-and-the-eu#comentarios Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:11:05 -0500 Gabriela Ávila Gómez Dayron Rodríguez Rosales Cuba and the European Union opened a new chapter in bilateral relations after the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) between the two parties provisionally entered into force, this November 1

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Cuba's contribution to Festival movement recognized http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-26/cubas-contribution-to-festival-movement-recognized http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-26/cubas-contribution-to-festival-movement-recognized#comentarios Thu, 26 Oct 2017 09:10:43 -0400 Lissy Rodríguez Guerrero Serguey Reshchikov, council minister at the Russian embassy in Havana, commented that Cuba plays a special role in the World Youth Festival movement, as an illustrious example of resistance to U.S. hegemony

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Mahler's monumental Symphony No.2 http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2017-11-07/mahlers-monumental-symphony-no2 http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2017-11-07/mahlers-monumental-symphony-no2#comentarios Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:11:57 -0500 Mireya Castañeda German conductor Thomas Gabrisch leads Cuba's National Symphonic Orchestra and a choir of more than 100 voices

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Cuba and China sign agreements to promote economic and commercial ties http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-26/cuba-and-china-sign-agreements-to-promote-economic-and-commercial-ties http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-26/cuba-and-china-sign-agreements-to-promote-economic-and-commercial-ties#comentarios Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:10:51 -0400 Dayron Rodríguez Rosales The two countries signed five agreements geared toward strengthening trade and economic ties

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Raúl congratulates Military Counterintelligence combatants http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-07/raul-congratulates-military-counterintelligence-combatants http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-07/raul-congratulates-military-counterintelligence-combatants#comentarios Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:11:48 -0500 Alejandra García Army General Raúl Castro Ruz attended Monday a political act and military ceremony that took place in the capital to mark the 55th anniversary of this department of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR)

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Colombian government and ELN begin fourth round of peace talks http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-10-26/colombian-government-and-eln-begin-fourth-round-of-peace-talks http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-10-26/colombian-government-and-eln-begin-fourth-round-of-peace-talks#comentarios Thu, 26 Oct 2017 10:10:41 -0400 TELESUR The temporary bilateral ceasefire between the Colombian and government and ELN is set to end January 9, 2018

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Cuba supports Palestinian self-determination at the UN http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-07/cuba-supports-palestinian-self-determination-at-the-un http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-07/cuba-supports-palestinian-self-determination-at-the-un#comentarios Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:11:36 -0500 Prensa Latina(PL) Cuba expressed its support for the two-state solution of the Israeli- Palestinian conflict, recognizing the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

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A school for the whole community http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-25/a-school-for-the-whole-community http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-25/a-school-for-the-whole-community#comentarios Wed, 25 Oct 2017 13:10:53 -0400 Yenia Silva Correa The Unión Internacional de Estudiantes Primary School (UIE) is sparing no effort to bring together different organizations operating in the province to contribute to the comprehensive learning of its students

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Four million and counting http://en.granma.cu/tourism/2017-11-06/four-million-and-counting http://en.granma.cu/tourism/2017-11-06/four-million-and-counting#comentarios Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:11:01 -0500 National news staff As the tourist high season begins, the island has already received four million visitors thus far this year, according to Cuba’s Ministry of Tourism

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“We dreamed in Cibersociedad, now it’s time to act” http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-25/we-dreamed-in-cibersociedad-now-its-time-to-act http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-25/we-dreamed-in-cibersociedad-now-its-time-to-act#comentarios Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:10:21 -0400 Yisel Martínez The debates and proposals from the Cibersociedad 2017 conference will contribute to advancing the process of computerizing Cuban society

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Muñequitos de Matanzas celebrate 65th anniversary http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2017-11-06/munequitos-de-matanzas-celebrate-65th-anniversary http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2017-11-06/munequitos-de-matanzas-celebrate-65th-anniversary#comentarios Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:11:19 -0500 Mireya Castañeda For 65 years now, Cuba's most important rumba group, Los Muñequitos de Matanzas, has earned admiration with their drums, singing, and dance, in an all-encompassing art form

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The great danger of the October Crisis http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-25/the-great-danger-of-the-october-crisis http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-25/the-great-danger-of-the-october-crisis#comentarios Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:10:18 -0400 Jesús Bermúdez Cutiño By October 22, 1962, the U.S. Air Force had prepared B-47 bombers carrying nuclear warheads; five Army divisions; and Naval forces to enforce the blockade - a quarter of a million soldiers ready to invade Cuba

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Cuba emphasizes the significance of the Great October Socialist Revolution http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-06/cuba-emphasizes-the-significance-of-the-great-october-socialist-revolution http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-06/cuba-emphasizes-the-significance-of-the-great-october-socialist-revolution#comentarios Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:11:58 -0500 Prensa Latina(PL) José Ramón Balaguer, a member of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Central Committee Secretariat and head of its International Relations Department, laid a floral wreath on behalf of the Cuban people at Lenin’s Mausoleum and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Moscow

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Cuban workers condemn U.S. blockade of Cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-24/cuban-workers-condemn-us-blockade-of-cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-24/cuban-workers-condemn-us-blockade-of-cuba#comentarios Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:10:29 -0400 Redacción Nacional The economic, commercial, financial blockade imposed by the United States government on our country constitutes a massive, flagrant, and systematic violation of the human rights of the Cuban people, reads a statement issued by the Federation of Cuban Workers

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The U.S. blockade is the main obstacle to scientific development in Cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-06/the-us-blockade-is-the-main-obstacle-to-scientific-development-in-cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-06/the-us-blockade-is-the-main-obstacle-to-scientific-development-in-cuba#comentarios Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:11:24 -0500 Yenia Silva Correa The United States economic, financial, and commercial blockade of Cuba has caused around 1.5 million USD in losses to the country’s higher education sector in the last year alone

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Argentine Communists working to unite social movements http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-24/argentine-communists-working-to-unite-social-movements http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-24/argentine-communists-working-to-unite-social-movements#comentarios Tue, 24 Oct 2017 15:10:58 -0400 Nuria Barbosa León The political work of a communist within a capitalist, neoliberal system constitutes a sacrifice, according to Maximo Schnebely, speaking to Granma International, at the Julio Antonio Mella International Camp, located in the municipality of Caimito, Artemisa province

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Nomination of candidates for Municipal Assembly delegate concludes http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-03/nomination-of-candidates-for-municipal-assembly-delegate-concludes http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-03/nomination-of-candidates-for-municipal-assembly-delegate-concludes#comentarios Fri, 03 Nov 2017 09:11:25 -0400 National Electoral Commission The process of nominating candidates to be elected as delegates to Municipal Assemblies of Peoples Power, scheduled September 4 through October 30, has successfully concluded across the country

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Venezuela helps repair over 860 homes in Maisí http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-24/venezuela-helps-repair-over-860-homes-in-maisi http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-24/venezuela-helps-repair-over-860-homes-in-maisi#comentarios Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:10:43 -0400 Jorge Luis Merencio Cautín A total of 861 homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew in this municipality have been repaired with the help of the Venezuelan Barrio Nuevo, Barrio Tricolor (New, Tricolor Neighborhood) mission

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Cuban Foreign Minister meets with U.S. legislators http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-03/cuban-foreign-minister-meets-with-us-legislators http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-03/cuban-foreign-minister-meets-with-us-legislators#comentarios Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:11:16 -0400 Redacción Digital Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez, met with a dozen U.S. Senators and members of Congress to discuss the current state of bilateral relations between the two nations, and recent setbacks in this regard

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CIBERSOCIEDAD 2017: Cuban firms sign memorandums of understanding with foreign companies http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-19/cibersociedad-2017-cuban-firms-sign-memorandums-of-understanding-with-foreign-companies http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-10-19/cibersociedad-2017-cuban-firms-sign-memorandums-of-understanding-with-foreign-companies#comentarios Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:10:05 -0400 National news staff Cuban and foreign firms signed agreements that will contribute to the development of the Cuban software company

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Eduardo Roca awarded the 2017 National Prize for Visual Arts http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-03/eduardo-roca-awarded-the-2017-national-prize-for-visual-arts http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-11-03/eduardo-roca-awarded-the-2017-national-prize-for-visual-arts#comentarios Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:11:49 -0400 Digital news staff Cuban painter and engraver Eduardo Roca, alias Choco, was awarded the 2017 National Prize for Visual Arts on November 3, for his valuable contribution to the development of visual arts on the island

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Cuban doctors care for earthquake victims in Mexico http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-10-19/cuban-doctors-care-for-earthquake-victims-in-mexico http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-10-19/cuban-doctors-care-for-earthquake-victims-in-mexico#comentarios Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:10:18 -0400 Nuria Barbosa León In the wake of a devastating earthquake in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, a brigade of Cuban doctors is offering its services in a field hospital at the Che-Nita Sports Center in the community of Ixtepec

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The world repeats its rejection of the blockade after UN vote http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-03/the-world-repeats-its-rejection-of-the-blockade-after-un-vote http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-11-03/the-world-repeats-its-rejection-of-the-blockade-after-un-vote#comentarios Fri, 03 Nov 2017 09:11:34 -0400 International news staff Media outlets, popular movements and supporters of Cuba have echoed the result of the UN vote this Wednesday, November 1, reiterating their opposition to the U.S. blockade

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