Havana, Cuba, May 18.- A plane accident occurred this morning in the Cuban capital when a BOEING 737 rented to a Mexican airline by Cubana de Aviacion, the local airline, crashed shortly after taking off from Havana´s Jose Marti International Airport.
United Nations, May18.- The Permanent Representative of Cuba to the UN, Anayansi Rodríguez, condemned the unilateral actions of some countries such as the United States, which damage and obstruct the maintenance of international peace and security.
Havana, May 18.- Havana is a beautiful city. What we need to do is heal the wounds of time, said Miguel Díaz-CanelBermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, speaking with the press after concluding the second day of his tour of Havana, yesterday May 17, which included stops at a new asphalt plant, the José Luis Tassende workers’ social center, and the restaurant complex on the corner of Zapata and 12th Street.
He insisted on the importance of ensuring the sustainability of revitalization works underway in the lead-up to the city’s 500th anniversary next year.
Accompanying him on the tour were Minister of Construction, René Mesa Villafaña; Mercedes LópezAcea, Political Bureau member and first secretary of the Party in Havana; and Reynaldo García Zapata, President of the Havana Provincial Assembly of People’s Power, among other leaders. (Taken from Granma)
Geneva, May 16.- Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, has denounced in Geneva the worsening of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on his country, as well as its extraterritorial application.
Santiago de Cuba, May 14. - The journalist and Spanish professor taken root in France, Ignacio Ramonet, paid tribute, in the hereditary cemetery Saint Ifigenia, of the city of Santiago de Cuba, to the leader of the Revolution Fidel Castro, before the stone that hoards his ashes.
Havana, May 14.- A broad program including Havana’s 15 municipalities is underway to reach the 500th anniversary of its founding with a more beautiful and orderly city, and make the date one of the most important events of 2019.
Havana, May 10.- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba expresses its strong condemnation of the decision made by the United States government to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or Iran nuclear agreement, and re-impose sanctions on this country. Failure to abide by these international commitments undermines the norms of coexistence among states and can have serious consequences for stability and security in the Middle East.
Havana, May 10.- Cuba welcomes today the fifth cycle of peace talks between the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN), after being suspended in April.
Havana, May 8.- Cuba today assumed the chairmanship of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), at the 37th session of the agency, whose sessions were held here.
Havana, May 8.- On Monday, May 7, the Cuban Foreign Ministry rejected the “aggressive and untrue” remarks made by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, in Washington.