Cuba, Russia Sign Financial Cooperation Agreement

0 Havana, Dec 1. -Cuban and Russian authorities signed a memorandum of technical cooperation in financial matters including budget and fiscal policies.The agreement was inked by Russian vice Minister of Finance Tatiana Nesterenko and her Cuban peer Félix Martínez, Granma newspaper reported on Thursday. The source notes that the memo will allow both sides to strengthen ties in budget, fiscal,

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Brazil, Nicaragua Sign Cooperation Agreements

1 Brasilia, Jul 15. -Foreign ministers Antonio Patriota (Brazil) and Samuel Santos (Nicaragua) signed three agreements, additional to the Basic Agreement on Technical Cooperation suscribed in Managua in 2006, that will increase the spheres of mutual exchange.Cooperation between these two nations will include Brazilian technology transfer in bioenergy and sustainable practices in the exploitation of charcoal and other wood resources.

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U.S. Artists Demand Freedom for the Cuban Five

3 Washington, Sep 14. -A group of U.S. artists headed by Danny Glover and Edward Asner signed a letter to President Barack Obama, demanding the release of five Cuban antiterrorists held in U.S. prisons. Glover and Asner, coordinators of Actors and Artists United for the Release of the Cuban Five, called on their colleagues in that country to sign the

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China Supports Cuba in Customs Technology

7 Beijing, Sep 10. -Cuba and China signed an agreement for the modernization of Cuba's customs technology, to improve services and strengthen the struggle against terrorism and drug trafficking. The project, valued at $1.48 million, implements a donation granted during the 20th session of the intergovernmental commission in December 2007. This latest step in bilateral collaboration includes the delivery of

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