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Beijing Creates Cuban Cigar Club

Beijing, May 22.- A fan club of Cuban tobacco smokers was created at the Cohiba Atmosphere Cigar Club in the Chinese capital Friday, in the presence of diplomats from Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, Europe ...

South Africans Want Cuban 5 Free

Pretoria, May 22.- The Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unfairly imprisoned in the United States must be released, Clever Banganayi, assistant secretary of the South African association of solidarity with Cuba, stated.They are not a threat to ...

WHO: A (H1N1) Flu Spreading

Geneva, May 21.- The number of A(H1N1) flu cases confirmed in labs has risen to around 11,034 in 41 countries, with 85 deceased.

Cuban Medical Course in Guatemala

Guatemala, May 21.-  Cuban medical cooperation will enhance Guatemalan doctors'' knowledge at the so-called hospital-school program in five departments following a government request.

Argentina Senate for Lifting US Blockade of Cuba

Buenos Aires, May 17.- Argentina''s Senate has unanimously passed a bill requesting the lifting of the US economic, commercial, financial blockade against Cuba. Senators also voiced their strong rejection of this "unilateral coercive measure that ...

Cuba for Peace, Social Justice and Health to Fight Crisis

Geneva, May 19 .- Cuba says current world crises speak of the need to implement a peace system based on social justice and free access to health care as a basic right for all. Addressing ...

Uruguay Mourns Mario Benedetti

Montevideo, May 18.- The funeral of renowned Uruguayan poet and writer Mario Benedetti is being held Monday at the Parliamento building, where he is being paid tribute by people from all ranks of life. President ...

Venezuela: Posada Has Terrorist Dossier

Caracas, May 16.-  Venezuela shows remembrance for the 37th anniversary of a slaughter led by international terrorist Luis Posada Carriles, also known as Comisario Basilio.

WHO: Over 7,000 Influenza A (H1N1) Cases

Geneva, May 15.-  The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed 7,520 cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection in 34 countries.The US has the largest number of cases with 4,298, followed by Mexico (2,446 plus over ...

Bachelet, Obama to Meet in June

Santiago de Chile, May 14.- Chilean President Michelle Bachelet is to hold talks with Barack Obama in Washington on June 23, during Bachelet´s upcoming official visit to the United States.

Hugo Chavez to Argentina for Talks

Caracas, May 14.- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez travels to Argentina Thursday to continue a three-month talk cycle with his peer Cristina Fernandez. He said the meeting will foster strategic relations between both nations.On his weekly ...

Cuban Books in Argentina Book Fair

Buenos Aires, May 11.- The 35th gathering of the Buenos Aires Book Fair counted among the exhibitions, Cuban books, rich in content, themes and in number of authors, Nuestra America publishing house director Marcelo Cafiso ...

Cuban Vice President Congratules South Africa ANC

Pretoria, May 9.- Cuban Vice President Esteban Lazo attended the taking of possession of the new President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, winner in the elections of April 22 for the African National Congress (ANC).After ...

Lazo begins official visit to Botswana

Havana, May 8.- Esteban Lazo Hernández, vice president of the Council of State, arrived yesterday in Gaborone, capital of the Republic of Botswana, on an official visit at the invitation of current President Seretse Khama ...

Solidarity with Cuba Campaigns Underway in UK

Havana, May 8.- An extensive campaign to promote solidarity with Cuba is underway in the United Kingdom to "show that British and Cuban peoples have a lot in common," said campaign director Rob Miller.In statements ...

Cuban VP Esteban Lazo Meets with Nigerian President

Havana, May 6.- Cuban Vice President Esteban Lazo met with the President of Nigeria, Alhaji Umaru Yar’Adua, in a formal audience on Tuesday.    According to Granma news daily, during the meeting at the presidential palace ...