ALBA Humanitarian Aid Arrives in Lebanon

2 Beirut, Sep 17.- The airplane sent by the countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) carrying humanitarian aid for those affected by the conflict in Syria arrived on Monday in this capital. The cargo includes six and a half tons of food, medicine, water and blankets, and will be distributed in Syrian camps established

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Poetry Festival in Havana

3 Havana, Apr 25.- Artists from 40 countries are expected to gather on May 21-24 for the 16th International Poetry Festival of Havana, dedicated to Afro-Caribbean poets and to the 100th birthday anniversary of Cuban playwright Virgilio Pinera (1912-1979.) The largest delegations will be from Venezuela, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and Canada, the organizing committee informed in a press conference at

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Cuban, Mexican Environmental Experts Meet

1 Havana, Aug 12 .-Cuban and Mexican environmental experts met to discuss protected areas in their respective countries which have the support of the UN and which they described as successful. Hector Amigo Carcases, president of the Commission on Energy and Environment of the Cuban National Assembly of People's Power, told the National News Agency that the study of mutual

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Cuba Discredits USA and its Allies in Geneva

4 Geneva, Jun 16. -Cuba on Thursday discredited the United States and its Western allies in the UN Human Rights Council because of their persistent, savage criticism of countries of the South. "Their rhetoric is not sincere, and their lists of alleged human rights violations in countries of the South are not legitimate," Cuban representative Juan Antonio Quintanilla said. The

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Cuba in Geneva: Need for Peaceful Solutions

0 Geneva, May 31. -Cuba reiterated in Geneva the need for peaceful solutions and respect for self-determination of the peoples, regarding the situation in certain North African and Middle East countries. Addressing the 17th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), Cuban ambassador Rodolfo Reyes stated that the problems in those countries should be resolved without foreign interferences or

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Cuba Condemns Western Attitude in Human Rights Council

0 Geneva, Mar 19. -In the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), Cuba condemned the attitudes of several Western countries, saying they are determined to impose "harmful practices" for a "court of inquisition" against countries of the South. Cuban delegate Luis Amoros spoke on issue No. 4 of the 16th HRC session, but also had to use his right to reply

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Cuba, Angola Strengthen Cultural Links

1 Luanda, Feb 8. – Angolan Culture Minister Rosa Cruz e Silva will visit Cuba to strengthen cultural cooperation betwen the two countries according to Angolan news reports on Tuesday. Invited by Cuban Culture Minister Abel Prieto, the minister will begin her agenda on Thursday, the Angolan Journal reported. Cruz e Silva said she would attend the 20th International Book

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Informatics fair Convenes Experts from 35 Countries in Cuba

2 Havana, Jan 25. – More than 2,000 experts from 35 countries are confirmed to discuss independence, convergence and technology integration at the 14th International Convention and Fair Informatica 2011, organizers reported. Jorge Luis Perdomo, deputy Minister of Information and Communication, said on t Tuesday that the purposes of the event include promoting technological sovereignty through the wide participation of

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Ibero-American Summit to Review South-South Cooperation

1 Buenos Aires, Nov 30. -The 20th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government will review the course of South-South cooperation involving a number of countries from the region. A meeting of Cooperation Coordinators will be held in the Argentine city of Mar del Plata Dec. 1-2 prior to the deliberations of heads of State scheduled for Dec. 3-4.

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