Technical building inaugurated in Santa Cruz del Sur

3 Workers of the Ernesto Che Guevara clinic-hospital in Santa Cruz del Sur hold new and roomy departments. Despite the restoration this hospital is undergoing, a new technical block was inaugurated.The area includes drugstore service with its clinic, a milk bank and the dependencies destined to anti-vectorial fight, to department stores and miscellanea. Likewise, the laundry area has been already

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Merkel Predicts Difficult Year for Germany

1 Berlin, Dec 31. -German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that 2012 will be a very hard year for Germany, despite the relative economic stability.In her New Year´s Eve message broadcast by German media, Merkel pointed out Germany has a good record, but the coming year will be more difficult. Merkel, however, did not identify what will be the

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USA Maintained Historic Aggressive Policy vs. Cuba in 2011

0 Havana, Dec 13. -U.S. legislative and institutional aggressions against Cuba increased in 2011, despite the blockade's relative flexibilities President Barack Obamadecreed early this year.Attacks and attempts against managerial projects from the island's government and people were mainly led by congress people linked to the Cuban-American extreme rightwing, based above all in the cities of Miami and New Jersey. In

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Syria Continues Reform Program Amid Foreign Harassment

1 Damascus, Nov 29. -Despite the foreign harassment and pressures the once considered Arab brothers have joined, Syria will continue carrying out its reform program, authorities confirmed on Tuesday.UN Joins Pressure on Syria  At a press conference, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallen noted that the committee responsible for drawing up the new Constitution must be done in short considering that the

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Syrians Take Streets Condemning AL

0 Damascus, Nov 16. -Despite the icy rain, thousands of Syrians again took to the streets of the capital and of other cities reaffirming national unity and condemning the Arab League for suspending Syria.Syria Refuses to Attend AL Meetings in Rabat Arab League Might Formalize Syrian Suspension The Seven Seas Square witnessed the mass demonstration expressing support to the government

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Guatemalan President Confirms Elections Runoff Date

2 Caracas, Oct 22. -Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom confirmed that the presidential elections runoff will be held on November 6, despite the state of disaster decreed due to the heavy rains.In statements to Telesur, Colom said that they are working to guarantee the voters' access to polling stations and there is no reason to postpone the voting. The president added

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Cuba in Geneva: Right to Development without Blockade

4 Geneva, Sep 15. -Cuba on Thursday reiterated its commitment with development despite the blockade the United States has maintained on the island for over 50 years ago, during a speech at the UN Human Right Council (HRC).Cuban delegate Juan Antonio Quintanilla stated that the main obstacle for the right to the development of the Cuban people is the economic,

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Airlines Overcome Difficulties Gracefully, says IATA

0 Havana, Sep 13. -Despite concerns triggered by fuel prices and instability in the planet,air industry executives are optimistic about air transport.Tony Tyler, Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), says that airlines, in addition to recover after the collapse of New York twin towers, have resumed and maintained profitability. He said the airlines will earn

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U.S. Lawmakers in Cuba to Foster Trade Relations

2 Havana, Sep 7. -A group of U.S. lawmakers from the state of Illinois are in Cuba to promote trade relations, despite the five-decade U.S. blockade against the island.The delegation is headed by Illinois House of Representatives member Dan Burke, who heads the House executive committee. "Our visit aims to foster relations between our two countries, and we also hope

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Arnulfo Olivera Montero, a fisherman with roots on solid ground

1 Arnulfo Olivera Montero was born in Niquero, Granma, and despite he is a fisherman he put down roots in Santa Cruz del Sur. Now he is one of the 21 smallholders, devoted specially to the rice sowing. Ever since i opened my eyes i knew what to work in a famrm means. That is why I chose to produce

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