Granma - Órgano oficial del Partido Comunista de Cuba http://en.granma.cu Noticias principales Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:50:12 -0400 es dayly 1 Tuxpan Unicef: Cuba among the few countries supporting healthy brain development in children http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-22/unicef-cuba-among-the-few-countries-supporting-healthy-brain-development-in-children http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-22/unicef-cuba-among-the-few-countries-supporting-healthy-brain-development-in-children#comentarios Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:09:43 -0400 Cubadebate Cuba is one of 15 countries recognized by the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) with three essential policies to support young children’s healthy brain development

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Raúl receives Nicolás Maduro http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-22/raul-receives-nicolas-maduro http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-22/raul-receives-nicolas-maduro#comentarios Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:09:11 -0400 Granma 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

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Regional leaders call for an end to the U.S. blockade at the UN http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-21/regional-leaders-call-for-an-end-to-the-us-blockade-at-the-un http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-21/regional-leaders-call-for-an-end-to-the-us-blockade-at-the-un#comentarios Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:09:18 -0400 International news staff Various regional leaders called for an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba, during the high level segment of the United Nations General Assembly

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Cabrisas presides 15th Session of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-22/cabrisas-presides-15th-session-of-the-cuba-russia-intergovernmental-commission http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-22/cabrisas-presides-15th-session-of-the-cuba-russia-intergovernmental-commission#comentarios Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:09:18 -0400 National news staff The 15th Session of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission for economic-trade and technical-scientific cooperation between the Republic of Cuba and the Russian Federation was presided by Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of the Council of Ministers, and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dimitri Rogozin

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Catalonia activates its plan to separate from Spain http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-21/catalonia-activates-its-plan-to-separate-from-spain http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-21/catalonia-activates-its-plan-to-separate-from-spain#comentarios Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:09:23 -0400 Eduardo Rodríguez-Baz Catalan authorities activated their self-proclaimed sovereignty process, in which they intend to hold a unilateral referendum on the succession of the autonomous community from the rest of Spain on October 1

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Gail Walker: Continuing a legacy of solidarity http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-22/gail-walker-continuing-a-legacy-of-solidarity http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-22/gail-walker-continuing-a-legacy-of-solidarity#comentarios Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:09:44 -0400 Jeiddy Martínez Armas Pastors for Peace Caravans, agreed to be interviewed by Granma International on the seventh anniversary of the death of Lucius Walker, and the 50th anniversary of this organization

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Hubei, a Chinese province committed to Cuba http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-21/hubei-a-chinese-province-committed-to-cuba http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-21/hubei-a-chinese-province-committed-to-cuba#comentarios Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:09:58 -0400 Iramsy Peraza Forte Hubei is currently pursuing two cooperation projects with Cuba


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Cuba rejects manipulation of human rights issue in Geneva http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-21/cuba-rejects-manipulation-of-human-rights-issue-in-geneva http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-21/cuba-rejects-manipulation-of-human-rights-issue-in-geneva#comentarios Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:09:06 -0400 Cubaminrex Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cuba, Ambassador Pedro L. Pedroso Cuesta, in the General Debate on Issue 4 (Human rights situations requiring the Council's attention). 36th regular session of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, Switzerland, 19 September 2017

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Guatemala: Where power and corruption intersect http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-21/guatemala-where-power-and-corruption-intersect http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-21/guatemala-where-power-and-corruption-intersect#comentarios Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:09:14 -0400 Gabriela Ávila Gómez The scandal, which is reported to have generated 3.6 million dollars between May 2014 and April 2015, led to Baldetti’s resignation and that of Pérez Molina…a few months later

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It was an unprecedented speech, aggressive, dominating, openly imperialist http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-20/it-was-an-unprecedented-speech-aggressive-dominating-openly-imperialist http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-20/it-was-an-unprecedented-speech-aggressive-dominating-openly-imperialist#comentarios Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:09:43 -0400 Redacción Internacional Interview with Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, by teleSUR journalist Jorge Gestoso, in United Nations headquarters, September 19, 2017, Year 59 of the Revolution

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Local production of construction materials intensified http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-20/local-production-of-construction-materials-intensified http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-20/local-production-of-construction-materials-intensified#comentarios Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:09:02 -0400 Miguel Febles Hernández Authorities in this province have taken steps to expand production of construction materials, key to repairing hurricane damage to housing as quickly as possible

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Cuba signs nuclear weapons ban treaty at UN http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-21/cuba-signs-nuclear-weapons-ban-treaty-at-un http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-21/cuba-signs-nuclear-weapons-ban-treaty-at-un#comentarios Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:09:32 -0400 Digital news staff Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, during the High-Level Signature Ceremony held September 20, at the organization’s headquarters in New York

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The UN needs to be reformed, but not unilaterally http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-20/the-un-needs-to-be-reformed-but-not-unilaterally http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-20/the-un-needs-to-be-reformed-but-not-unilaterally#comentarios Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:09:08 -0400 Sergio Alejandro Gómez Change in the United Nations is imperative to improve effectiveness, eliminate archaic structures, and adapt to a multi-polar 21st century

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Sixth Cuba-US Bilateral Commission meeting held in Washington DC http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-20/sixth-cuba-us-bilateral-commission-meeting-held-in-washington-dc http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-20/sixth-cuba-us-bilateral-commission-meeting-held-in-washington-dc#comentarios Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:09:39 -0400 Cubaminrex The meeting was held against the backdrop of a reversal of the Cuba-US bilateral relations following the new Cuba policy announced by the US government last June 16th, 2017

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Iran warns: Scrapping nuclear deal could be costly for the U.S. http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-20/iran-warns-scrapping-nuclear-deal-could-be-costly-for-the-us http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-20/iran-warns-scrapping-nuclear-deal-could-be-costly-for-the-us#comentarios Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:09:32 -0400 Prensa Latina In an interview,Iranian President Hassan Rohani warned of the consequences if the nuclear deal between his country and the Group of 5+1 were to be scrapped

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The Guiteras comeback http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-20/the-guiteras-comeback http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-20/the-guiteras-comeback#comentarios Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:09:18 -0400 Ventura de Jesús The workers' response at this Matanzas thermoelectric power plant, seen in many other locations across the country hit by Hurricane Irma as well, is an example of the heroism a people can exhibit when faced with great challenges

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Cuba: Medical care guaranteed http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-20/cuba-medical-care-guaranteed http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-20/cuba-medical-care-guaranteed#comentarios Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:09:48 -0400 Nuria Barbosa León Minsap leaders emphasized that immediate priorities for institutions and staff across the country are the gradual reestablishment of services in polyclinics and hospital damaged by the hurricane, and the intensification of hygienic and sanitary efforts

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Pastors for Peace and its founder Lucius Walker honored http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-20/pastors-for-peace-and-its-founder-lucius-walker-honored http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-20/pastors-for-peace-and-its-founder-lucius-walker-honored#comentarios Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:09:07 -0400 Nuria Barbosa León The 50 years of solidarity and commitment demonstrated by the Interfaith Community Organization (IFCO)-Pastors for Peace was highlighted in a commemorative event at the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) headquarters in Havana

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Council of State modifies schedule for elections of delegates to Municipal Assemblies of People's Power http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-19/council-of-state-modifies-schedule-for-elections-of-delegates-to-municipal-assemblies-of-peoples-power http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-19/council-of-state-modifies-schedule-for-elections-of-delegates-to-municipal-assemblies-of-peoples-power#comentarios Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:09:54 -0400 Granma 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

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Camagüey’s antidote to pessimism (+Photos) http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-19/camagueys-antidote-to-pessimism http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-19/camagueys-antidote-to-pessimism#comentarios Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:09:48 -0400 Miguel Febles Hernández Throughout the vast geography of this Cuban province, especially in the agricultural sector, a categorical and exemplary concept is gaining momentum: beyond talking about Irma, its destruction and the losses everywhere, another hurricane is apace - that of the huge efforts underway to recover

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Alejandro Valdés: I want to make my daughter proud http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-09-19/alejandro-valdes-i-want-to-make-my-daughter-proud http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-09-19/alejandro-valdes-i-want-to-make-my-daughter-proud#comentarios Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:09:14 -0400 Jorge C. de la Paz The wrestler from Havana’s rapid development over recent years has not only seen him become national champion in the 65kg division, but also the best freestyle fighter in the country

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Conjunto Chappottín y sus Estrellas in Colombia http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2017-09-19/conjunto-chappottin-y-sus-estrellas-in-colombia http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2017-09-19/conjunto-chappottin-y-sus-estrellas-in-colombia#comentarios Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:09:30 -0400 Ricardo Alonso Venereo The band members paid tribute to Miguelito Cuní, the artistic name of the great sonero Miguel Arcángel Cunill, on the centenary of his birth

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Global Cuba solidarity campaign underway http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-19/global-cuba-solidarity-campaign-underway http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-19/global-cuba-solidarity-campaign-underway#comentarios Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:09:15 -0400 Nuria Barbosa León Days of action entitled, Tenemos Memoria. Solidaridad vs Bloqueo (We Remember. Solidarity vs the Blockade) are taking place in various countries around the world through early November

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Cuba will use all available resources to ensure that no person is left defenseless http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-19/cuba-will-use-all-available-resources-to-ensure-that-no-person-is-left-defenseless http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-19/cuba-will-use-all-available-resources-to-ensure-that-no-person-is-left-defenseless#comentarios Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:09:32 -0400 International news staff Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez, speaking in the UN this Monday, September 18, noted that the island is advancing in its recovery following the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma, and will not abandon any of those people affected to their own fate

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Information for the population http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-18/information-for-the-population http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-18/information-for-the-population#comentarios Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:09:52 -0400 Granma 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…

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Montreal just around the corner (+Photos) http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-09-18/montreal-just-around-the-corner http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-09-18/montreal-just-around-the-corner#comentarios Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:09:31 -0400 Aliet Arzola Lima Manrique Larduet, Randy Lerú, Marcia Videaux, and Yesenia Ferrera will represent Cuba after months of training at the National School of Gymnastic

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FAO to support agricultural recovery in Cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-18/fao-to-support-agricultural-recovery-in-cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-18/fao-to-support-agricultural-recovery-in-cuba#comentarios Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:09:53 -0400 Lisandra Fariñas Acosta The FAO announced that it has mobilized its Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities – Agricultural Inputs Response Capacity (SFERA-AIRC) with a contribution of 300,000 USD by the Belgian government toward efforts to repair damage caused by Hurricane Irma to agriculture and fishing sectors in the Caribbea

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Cuban Foreign Minister in New York for UN General Assembly debate http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-18/cuban-foreign-minister-in-new-york-for-un-general-assembly-debate http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-18/cuban-foreign-minister-in-new-york-for-un-general-assembly-debate#comentarios Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:09:28 -0400 Digital news staff Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla will speak on Thursday, September 21, in the UN General Debate, where he will denounce the continuation of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on the island by the United States for over 55 years, and call for a new world order marked by justice and equity

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Computation & Electronics Youth Club http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-18/computation-electronics-youth-club http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-18/computation-electronics-youth-club#comentarios Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:09:29 -0400 Yisel Martínez More than4.55 million people have earned degrees over the last 30 years

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Alongside Che during the October Crisis http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-18/alongside-che-during-the-october-crisis http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-18/alongside-che-during-the-october-crisis#comentarios Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:09:50 -0400 Ronald Suárez Rivas In his command headquarters, Comandante Ernesto Guevara analyzed with various officers the composition of the enemy force threatening to attack the country

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Raúl praises the hard work across the country following Hurricane Irma http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-15/raul-praises-the-hard-work-across-the-country-following-hurricane-irma http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-15/raul-praises-the-hard-work-across-the-country-following-hurricane-irma#comentarios Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:09:13 -0400 Leticia Martínez Hernández The President of the National Defense Council led a meeting to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Irma and the actions to be taken during the recovery phase

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Aid continues to arrive to Cuba in the wake of Irma http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-15/aid-continues-to-arrive-to-cuba-in-the-wake-of-irma http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-15/aid-continues-to-arrive-to-cuba-in-the-wake-of-irma#comentarios Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:09:09 -0400 International news staff Messages of solidarity and shipments of humanitarian aid have continued to arrive to Cuba, shortly after efforts began to recover from the impact of Hurricane Irma

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Recovery underway in resort areas hit by Irma http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-15/recovery-underway-in-resort-areas-hit-by-irma http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-15/recovery-underway-in-resort-areas-hit-by-irma#comentarios Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:09:55 -0400 Alejandra García Granma International spoke with Alexis Trujillo Morejón, Cuba’s first deputy minister of Tourism, who addressed the recovery of resort areas and tourist facilities

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We are going to accomplish this http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-14/we-are-going-to-accomplish-this http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-14/we-are-going-to-accomplish-this#comentarios Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:09:38 -0400 Ventura de Jesús First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, emphasized that reestablishing operations at the Antonio Guiteras, thermoelectric plant, severely damaged by Hurricane Irma, is a priority at this time

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Safe and sound (+Photos) http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-14/safe-and-sound http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-14/safe-and-sound#comentarios Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:09:02 -0400 Jesús Jank Curbelo José Daniel de la Torre Sampier found the bust of José Martí covered with debris. He ran home to find his mother, who helped him unearth it and from that moment on, he clung to it like a trophy

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World solidarity in the wake of Irma's devastating path across Cuba http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-14/world-solidarity-in-the-wake-of-irmas-devastating-path-across-cuba http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-14/world-solidarity-in-the-wake-of-irmas-devastating-path-across-cuba#comentarios Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:09:38 -0400 International news staff Numerous expressions of solidarity have reached our country which was hit hard by the powerful hurricane, impacting almost the entire island

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Havana begins to recover from the ravages of Irma http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-14/havana-begins-to-recover-from-the-ravages-of-irma http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-14/havana-begins-to-recover-from-the-ravages-of-irma#comentarios Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:09:01 -0400 Granma staff Although Irma’s eye passed more than a hundred kilometers from Havana, the waterfront was submerged in several areas and waves of up to nine meters broke over adjacent buildings

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U.S. blockade of Cuba denounced at UN http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-14/us-blockade-of-cuba-denounced-at-un http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-14/us-blockade-of-cuba-denounced-at-un#comentarios Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:09:11 -0400 Prensa Latina(PL) The Europe-Third World Centre (Cetim), a non-governmental organization with consultative status at the UN, denounced the U.S. blockade of Cuba, before the Human Rights Council, describing the policy as unilateral, illegal and illegitimate

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Days of Action Against the Blockade continue in Washington http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-14/days-of-action-against-the-blockade-continue-in-washington http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-14/days-of-action-against-the-blockade-continue-in-washington#comentarios Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:09:13 -0400 International Committee f Justice, and Dignity Today, Thursday September 14, at 7:00pm a special public event featuring José Ramón Cabañas, Cuban Ambassador to the United States, will take place at the Calvary Baptist Church

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Irma in Esmeralda http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-14/irma-in-esmeralda http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-14/irma-in-esmeralda#comentarios Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:09:15 -0400 Yaditza del Sol González In Jigüey, a small town in Camagüey, there were only 25 houses, where about 60 people lived, almost all linked to the fish industry there. After the eye of the storm made landfall on nearby Cayo Cruz and Cayo Romano, all that can be seen now are the floors of those 25 homes

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Hope amidst destruction (+Photos) http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-11/hope-amidst-destruction-photos http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-11/hope-amidst-destruction-photos#comentarios Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:09:39 -0400 Yaditza del Sol González In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Army Corps General Ramón Espinosa Martín, deputy minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba and commander in chief of the eastern region, led a delegation including Jorge Luis Tapia Fonseca, a PCC Central Committee member and first Party secretary in the province, to affected areas in Camagüey

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FARC, the letters mean more now in Colombia http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-14/farc-the-letters-mean-more-now-in-colombia http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-14/farc-the-letters-mean-more-now-in-colombia#comentarios Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:09:04 -0400 Sergio Alejandro Gómez Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces (FARC). This is the name of the new political party with which former Colombian guerillas are looking to enter the country's political arena

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Cuba in recovery http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-13/cuba-in-recovery http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-13/cuba-in-recovery#comentarios Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:09:58 -0400 Granma International news staff Authorities are working on the restoration of basic services to the population. The National Civil Defense General Staff reported the unfortunate loss of ten lives

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Venezuelan government seeks to consolidate peace through dialogue http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-14/venezuelan-government-seeks-to-consolidate-peace-through-dialogue http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2017-09-14/venezuelan-government-seeks-to-consolidate-peace-through-dialogue#comentarios Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:09:54 -0400 TELESUR The President of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Delcy Rodríguez, and the Mayor of the Caracas municipality of Libertador, Jorge Rodríguez, traveled to the Dominican Republic to participate in talks with sectors of the Venezuelan opposition, as representatives of the government of President Nicolás Maduro

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Volleyball gets a new look http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-09-13/volleyball-gets-a-new-look http://en.granma.cu/deportes/2017-09-13/volleyball-gets-a-new-look#comentarios Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:09:49 -0400 Alfonso Nacianceno Proposed changes to the sport will be tested during the upcoming Norceca tournament, in Colorado Springs, the United States

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Comandante Juan Almeida honored in Santiago de Cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-12/comandante-juan-almeida-honored-in-santiago-de-cuba http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-09-12/comandante-juan-almeida-honored-in-santiago-de-cuba#comentarios Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:09:53 -0400 Eduardo Palomares Calderón Comandante of the Revolution Juan Almeida Bosque, who in difficult moments such as currently being experienced in many parts of the country, taught us that “No one here is surrendering,” was honored on the eighth anniversary of his death

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