Cuban President Receives Counterpart from Sri Lanka

1 Havana, June 17. – President Raúl Castro received his counterpart from Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday, and they discussed the current state of bilateral relations and review issues of regional and international interest, according to a press release. Also attending the meeting were First Cuban Vice President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura and Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Previously, Rajapaksa

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Benedict XVI Thanks Raul Castro for Warm Welcome in Cuba

0 Havana, May 4. – Pope Benedict XVI thanked President Raul Castro in a letter published on Friday for the warm welcome he received during his apostolic visit to Cuba in March. "I am pleased to inform Your Excellency and other Authorities of the country about my living gratitude for the careful attentions they gave me during my unforgettable stay

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Raul Castro Attends Benedict XVI Mass in Havana

0 Havana, Mar 28. – President Raul Castro went to the Jose Marti Revolution Square in Havana, where Pope Benedict XVI officiates an open-air mass, on his Holiness last day of apostolic visit in Cuba. The Cuban head of State also attended the public mass officiated by the Supreme Pontiff in Santiago de Cuba on Monday, few hours after arriving

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Raul Castro in Antonio Maceo Square for Papal Mass

2 Santiago de Cuba, Mar 26. – President Raul Castro is now at Antonio Maceo Revolution Square of Santiago de Cuba, where Pope Benedict XVI is about to offer a mass. The square, built as a tribute to Cuban independence hero Antonio Maceo, was properly equipped and adorned for the mass, including a huge altar resembling a papal miter. Tens

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Chavez Holds Talks with Fidel and Raul Castro in Havana

1 Caracas, Mar 3. – The historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro and Cuba''s President Raul Castro visited on Friday the President of Venezula, Hugo Chavez, who is recovering from surgery in Havana. Minister of Communication and Information of Venezuela, Andres Izarra, released this information here in his Twitter account. The photos, published immediately by Venezolana de Television,

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Raul Castro Leads Delegation to Caricom-Cuba Summit

1 Havana, Dec 7. -President Raul Castro leads his country's delegation to the 4th Caricom-Cuba Summit to be run December 8 in Trinidad and Tobago, Granma newspaper reported on Wednesday.Prior to the meeting, the Cuban statesman will officially visit Trinidad and Tobago, fulfilling an invitation by that country's Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, the daily states. The Caricom-Cuba Summit takes place

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Raul Castro Heads Cuban Delegation to CELAC

0 Caracas, Dec 2. – President Raul Castro heads the Cuban delegation to the Third Summit of Latin America and the Caribbean (CELAC) that will open its doors in Venezuela on Friday with the participation of 33 countries. The meeting will officially found the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) which is a genuine regional space because it

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Raul Castro Meets Haitian President

0 Havana, Nov 17. -President Raul Castro received his Haitian peer Michel Martelly in this capital, where they talked of bilateral links and the international situation.During the meeting, the two statesmen reviewed the cooperation existing between both countries, highlighting the Havana support in social issues, mainly health and education. Cuban Vice President Esteban Lazo, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and Haitian

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Cuba, DRC Presidents Meet

5 Havana, Sep 27. – President Raul Castro received in this capital his peer of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, who is on an official visit to Cuba. During the meeting, both statesmen talked of the state of bilateral relations, and reiterated their willingness to strengthen diverse fields, as well as analyzed international issues. Cuban Vice President Esteban

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Fidel Castro, Raul Castro, Hugo Chavez Meet

1 Havana, Sep 23. – The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and President Raul Castro held talks for nearly five hours with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who already returned to his country, national media reported Friday.  Before leaving for Venezuela Thursday night, Raul Castro accompanied Chavez to the Jose Marti International Airport. Chavez was in Cuba during five

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