Pretoria, Nov 20.- Representatives of Cuba and the South African province of Free State held exchanges on the island's collaboration in human settlements and the possibility of extending it to the public works sector.
Camagüey, Nov 16.- Members of the Council of the Provincial Administration of Ciego de Ávila, along with the presidents of the municipal assemblies of People's Power in this territory, appreciated the progress of the recovery in the municipality of Esmeralda, after the devastating hurricane Irma just over two months ago.
Geneva, Nov 16.- Cuba has advocated at the UN headquarters in Geneva for moving towards a legally binding instrument that bans lethal autonomous weapons, diplomatic sources reported today.
Mexico, Nov 15.- The municipal president of Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Felix Serrano, has delivered a recognition to the members of the Cuban medical team that assisted the population of the region, particularly those affected by the September 7 earthquake.
Havana, Nov 15.- Latin American constructors have condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for more than 50 years and it is intensified today.
Havana, Nov 10.- Ana Maria Mari, vice president of the Cuban Parliament, met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Perter Szijjarto, the website of the Cuban entity reported today.
Georgetown, Nov 10.- The Second Additional Protocol of the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba was signed today, diplomatic sources say.
Havana, Nov 10.- The National Council of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) held its Sixth meeting, November 9, in the Theater of Havana’s National Fine Arts Museum. The encounter was attended by PCC Political Bureau member Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers; Abel Prieto Jiménez, minister of Culture; Ena Elsa Velázquez, minister of Education (Mined); and UNEAC President, Miguel Barnet, among others.
Washington, Nov 8.- The US government announced today greater restrictions for Americans interested in doing business with Cuba and traveling to the Caribbean island, in compliance with the presidential memorandum that reverses important aspects of the rapprochement between the two countries.
Paris, Nov 8.- Cuba was elected to join the UNESCO Executive Board for the period 2017-2021, in the elections held today at the 39th General Conference of that United Nations organization.