A Cuban Footballer in England’s Premier League for the First Time

50 London, Apr 25 .- Norwich all but assured its promotion to the first division of England football and striker Onel Hernandez is today one of the great attractions of the event, as he will become the first Cuban ever to play in the Premier League.

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Raul Castro Congratulates Cuban Paralympic Delegation

0 Havana, Sep 4.- President Raul Castro congratulated the island's delegation attending the 14th Paralympic Games in London. In a message, the president highlighted the Cuban athletes' spirit of sacrifice and dedication, which is so far tenth in the medal standing. Raul Castro's greeting was transmitted by Jose Ramon Fernandez, head of the Cuban Olympic Committee, to the first members

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Assange Thanks Ecuador for Granting Political Asylum

1 Quito, Aug 16.- Wikileaks founder Julian Assange thanked the Ecuadoran government on Thursday for granting him political asylum. "Thanks to Ecuador and you," wrote Assange in his Twitter account @JulianAssange, after learning about the decision by Ecuadoran authories. Ecuadoran Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño on Thursday announced his government's decision to grant political asylum to the Australian citizen, who has

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Pintores cubanos con medalla de oro en las Olimpiadas de Londres

0 Flora Fong, Ever Fonseca, Rigoberto Mena y Luis Enrique Camejo presentaron sus obras en Londres, invitados por el Comité de Artes de las Olimpiadas 2012 en el capítulo Creative Cities Collection & Olympic Fine Art 2012 (London). Los cubanos mencionados estuvieron a la altura de la convocatoria. La muestra ocupó un espacio en el centro de Londres: el London

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Cuban Painters Exhibit their Works in London

0 Havana, Cuba, Aug 7.- Four Cuban artists were granted gold medals in recognition of their participation at a visual arts exhibition organized by Britain and China in the context of London’s Olympics. Painters Flora Fong, Ever Fonseca, Rigoberto Mena and Luis Enrique Camejo  were invited by the Olympic Games Arts Committee to the 2012 Chapter of the Creative Cities

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Cuba at the Door of the London Olympics

0 London, July 25. – President of the Cuban Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER), Christian Jimenez, described today as positive the competitive shape of the Cuban Athletes attending the Olympics.  "In Beijing our psychological aspect failed at the moment to define the gold medal," he told Prensa Latina two days before the start of the games. "For

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UK: Violent Riots Spark Crisis

0 London, Aug 9 .- The United Kingdom is facing a serious crisis after three consecutive days of riots in various cities, unleashed after police shot a man to death. Prime Minister David Cameron, who cut short his vacation due to the conflict, affirmed that he would do everything possible to restore order in the capital and elsewhere, as street

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Putin Considers Arrest of Wikileaks Founder Disrespectful

1 Moscow, Dec 10. -Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin questioned the respect for democracy in the West, after the arrest in London of Julian Assange, the founder of WIKILEAKS, who voluntarily gave himself up to the authorities. Putin made the remark statements in a press conference in Moscow together with his French colleague Francois Fillon, with whom he attended the

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New Book on Terrorism against Cuba

369 London, Jul 29. – Voices from the other side: An oral history of Terrorism against Cuba is reviewed today by Pluto Press, authored by Keith Bolender, who will be on a book signing tour of the United Kingdom next September. In the introduction to this book, academic Noam Chomsky details the history of US governmentsÂ� violent and often bizarre

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Dayron Robles to Return to Track in London

1 Havana, Jul 22. – Cuban hurdler Dayron Robles will return to the track in London for an August 13-14 meet, according to Esteban Brice, Cuba''s national athletics commissioner. Robles, Olympic champion and 110m hurdles world record holder, will appear again in the next meeting of the IAAF Diamond League after a number of days without competing. The commissioner said

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