Havana, Oct 18 - Cuba is working at an accelerated pace to boost its economy amidst a scenario marked by increased hostility from the United States.
Havana, Oct 18 - Cuban medical authorities assured the triple viral vaccine PRS did not cause the death of a baby nor affected another four babies, and the case is being studied in the island.
Caracas, October 18 - Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday said that in the coming days he will present new evidence about the destabilization plans that the Venezuelan opposition intends to execute in November and warned that organizers of violent forms of protest (“guarimbas”) will be brought to justice.
Havana, October 18 - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain, Josep Borrell, thanked the historian of the city of Havana, Eusebio Leal, for the titanic work of recovery of the heritage of the old section of the Cuban capital.
Washington, October 18 - The dance community has lost a true icon, the U.S. publication Dance Magazine said after the death of the legendary Cuban dancer Alicia Alonso, whose legacy also highlighted other U.S. media and institutions.
Havana, October 18 - Cuba's Ministry of Culture (MINCULT) has informed that funeral honors of legendary Cuban ballet dancer Alicia Alonso will be held next Saturday in the Great Theater that bears her name.
Havana, October 18 - The governments of Cuba and Mexico ratified on Thursday the will to continue developing political-diplomatic dialogue and to broaden economic-commercial, investment, and cooperation relations.
By Fausto Triana / Prensa Latina
Alicia Alonso is gone, Giselle has lost its muse.
In her 90th anniversary, I had to cover the tributes that were held in Paris, France, a worldwide paradigm for classical ballet. Of that memory and extraordinary experience, some passages I share.
Camagüey, Oct. 18.- The Ignacio Agramonte sugar industry teams in the municipality of Florida; and Antonio Guiteras, from Puerto Padre, Las Tunas, make up group 3 for interprovincial stage of the 39th Sugar Baseball League.
Havana, Oct. 18.- An emotional interview with Dr. Eusebio Leal Spengler, historian of the City of Havana, where he talks about the monumental restoration work done to the National Capitol, evokes the nation's history, values the patrimonial wealth of Havana and depicts the future that the city needs, which in less than a month will be 500 years old, will be broadcast today at the Mesa Redonda tv program.