FAO Works with Cuba in 29 Projects

0 Havana, Oct 18. -The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) currently works with Cuba in 29 projects promoting irrigation, forest development, and fishing, among others, this agency's representative, Marcio Porto, stated.The Cuban government has implemented those programs in all provinces, supported by FAO, the diplomat also told Prensa Latina. Porto chairs a seminar, that began on Monday, on

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U.S. Artists: Free the Cuban 5

0 Washington, Oct 11. -U.S. artists have sent a letter to President Barack Obama demanding that Cuban antiterrorist fighter, Rene Gonzalez, can freely move, the International Committee to Free the Five stated in a release.Puerto Rico Denounces U.S. Hypocrisy in Retaining Rene The letter is part of the Actors and Artists united for the release of the Cuban Five campaign

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Cuba, Single LatAm Country without Child Malnutrition

2 Havana, Sep 22. -The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) stated that Cuba is the only Latin American country without child malnutrition, while 146 million children are suffering from that scourge worldwide.Twenty-eight percent of those minors are from Africa, 17 from the Middle East, 15 from Asia, seven from Latin America and the Caribbean, five from Central Europe, and 27

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U.S. Activists: End Blockade of Cuba

2 Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Jul 12. -Opposed to the blockade on Cuba, Golbal Exchange co-founder Kevin Danaher stated that U.S. policy towards the island must be changed from the bottom up. Danaher told Prensa Latina that education can be an effective instrument in fostering close relations between the Cuban and U.S. people and in eliminating a group of measures

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Puerto Rican People´s Struggle Highlighted in Cuba

1 Havana, Jun 2. -Puerto Rico is still fighting to break the bonds of domination imposed by colonialism for over 500 years, stated a university professor from that island nation, Julio Murientes. Puerto Rico is a nation subjugated to colonialism, and in 518 years, that became a relationship of domination, always controlled by others who prevent the Puerto Rican people

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Cuban Parliament President Wants Cuban 5 Free

1 Managua, May 19. -U.S. President Barack Obama must release the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly imprisoned in that country for the last 13 years, stated the president of the Cuban Parliament, Ricardo Alarcon. Alarcon, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party, was referring to Rene Gonzalez, Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo, Ramon

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Cuba Hosts Anesthesia, Reanimation Congress

2 Havana, May 10. -The Ninth Cuban Congress on Anesthesiology, Reanimation and Pain Treatment will be held from Wednesday to Friday in this capital, members of the organizing committee stated. The main objectives of the event are to analyze and debate the state of complications from anesthesia in cancer patients, pediatrics, obstetrics, and reanimation as well as in diagnosis and

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Health Officials Praise Cuban Medical Efforts in Hait

0 Santo Domingo, Apr 27. -Some 1,200 Cuban physicians live in the most remote areas of Haiti, working in solidarity to eradicate cholera, Lilian Reneau-Vernon, representative of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), stated in this capital. During a workshop on experiences in response to the cholera epidemic in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the PAHO official talked about the outstanding

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Cubans, Venezuelans Share Honor of Defeating Imperialism

1 Caracas, Apr 16. -Cubans and Venezuelans share the honor of having defeated U.S. imperialism, Executive Vice President Elias Jaua stated during an act held on Friday at the capitalâ�Ös Military Academy theater. Jaua said Cubans defeated the Bay of Pigs military invasion occurred in April 1961, as Venezuelan made the same nine years ago when the civic-military people rescued

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Cuba Hands Over G-77 Presidency to Lesotho

0 Geneva, Mar 18. -Cuba handed over the presidency of the Group of 77 (G-77) plus China to the Kingdom of Lesotho, after a year of outstanding work, top officials and diplomats stated. The ceremony was held at the Palais des Nations of Geneva, the second UN headquarters, and those attending included the secretary general of the UN Conference on

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