Iran’s President Ends Cuba Visit

1 Havana, Jan 12. -Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday concluded his official visit to Cuba, from where he departed to Ecuador, to end his Latin American tour that also took him to Venezuela and Nicaragua.* Cuban and Iranian Presidents Meet * Ahmadinejad Awarded Honoris Causa, Vows to Be Good Studen Ahmadinejad, who also met with the leader of the

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Catalonian Singer Maria del Mar Bonet to Perform in Cuba

0 Havana, Jan 6. -Spanish folk singer Maria del Mar Bonet will perform in Cuba on January 20 in a one-day concert accompanied by the National Symphonic Orchestra, sources from the Cuban Music Institute told to Prensa Latina on Thursday.Maria del Mar Bonet will perform at the Lazaro Peña Theater in Havana, where she will officially receive the 2011 International

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Syrian Gov´t Sets Free Other Group of Prisoners

0 Damascus, Dec 5. -The authorities on Thursday released another 552 citizens involved in riots in the recent nine months, they did not commit violent crimes or blood, the government said.With that group, the Syrian authorities total 3,952 released people in compliance with the settlement reached with the Arab League (AL).Since the AL observers arrived in the country two weeks

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Messages Demand Obama to Free Cuban Five

0 Washington, Jan 5. -Sending an e-mail, fax or making a phone call to the U.S. President Barack Obama will be the new way to demand on Thursday the release of the five Cubans unjustly held in that country.From any corner of the planet, send a message to Obama to demand him to immediately free Gerardo, Ramon, Antonio and Fernando

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Cuban Vice President attends inauguration of Jamaican Prime Minister

2 Havana, Jan 5. -The Vice President of the Council of State of Cuba Esteban Lazo will attend on Thursday the inauguration of the elected Prime Minister of Jamaica, Portia Simpson-Miller, officials said.Lazo is leading the Cuban delegation also composed by the Vice Minister of Foreign affairs Rogelio Sierra, said the newspaper Granma. Simpson-Miller of the Jamaica´s National People´s Party,

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76,000 Argentines Traveled to Cuba in 2011

0 Buenos Aires, Jan 5. -Nearly 76,000 Argentines traveled to Cuba in 2011 to establish a new record and achieve an increase of 29.61 percent compared to the previous year, the sector sources revealed on Thursday.In the recent 12 months, 75,969 Argentine passengers went to various Cuba-bound tourist poles, according to a preliminary report of the Cuban Office of Information

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Cuban Scientists Cooperate to Prevent Disasters in CentAm

0 Santiago de Cuba, Dec 30. -The progress in a strategic work model for disaster management is the main result of Cuba's scientific collaboration with Central American nations, said doctor Fernando Guasch Hechavarria in this city on Thursday.In remarks to Prensa Latina, the expert of the National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), with headquarters in this city, said that collaboration

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Trinidad and Tobago Hosts 4th Cuba-Caricom Summit

8 Port-of-Spain, Dec 8. -Cuban President Raul Castro leads the island's delegation to attend on Thursday in this capital the 4th summit meeting between Cuba and the eight member countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).The event aims at exploring areas of collaboration, and is a new opportunity to strengthen cooperation, expand investment and, enhance economic relations between the two sides.

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Durban: Heated Debate Prevails in Climate Conference

0 Durban, South Africa, Dec 1. -The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) entered its fourth session on Thursday facing uncertainty over the future of the Kyoto Protocol and with interminable arguments to adopt a consensus. Working groups participating in the COP17 and in the 7th Session of the Conference

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Cuba Celebrates World AIDS Day

0 Havana, Dec 1. -Cuba is celebrating World AIDS day on Thursday along with the rest of the world and this year the focus is on the initiative "Getting to Zero".Zero new infections by HIV, zero discrimination, and zero deaths by AIDS are the goals of the UNAIDS campaign until 2015, in which the Cuban nation is involved, said Manuel

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