Experts in Cuban Forum about Afro-descendants

1 Havana, Jan 4. -Academics, researchers and artists from Spain, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuatorial Guinea, Portugal and Cuba will begin on Wednesday in this capital the XVI Scientific Workshop on Afro American Social and Cultural Anthropology and the V Festival of Oral Narration.Both events will be held in the House of Africa, attached to the Office of the Historian of

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Trinidad and Tobago Hosts 4th Cuba-Caricom Summit

13 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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Paris: Rally vs. U.S. Blockade on Cuba

0 Paris, Nov 21. -The Coordinating Committee in Defense of the Cuban Revolution called for a demonstration in this capital for Friday, in rejection of the U.S.-maintained blockade for 50 years on the Caribbean island.The demonstration that takes place every month in a different site of this capital, will stage at the Bastille Square, a symbolic place of the French

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UNESCO Conference to Analyze Palestine’s Entry

1 Paris, Oct 18. -Palestine's admission as a full member of UNESCO will be the most relevant issue of the 36th General Conference of this agency, which will begin in this capital on Oct. 26.In remarks to Prensa Latina, Cuban ambassador at the UN Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO), Maria de los Angeles Florez, noted this is a just

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Venezuela Demands Terrorist Posada Carriles Extradition

0 Caracas, Oct 7. -Venezuelans and Cubans demanded in this capital to the United States the extradition of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles to Caracas, to be tried for the explosion in midair of a Cubana de Aviacion airplane and other crimes.National Assembly Second Vice President Blanca Eekhout, Cuban ambassador to Venezuela Rogelio Polanco, and one of Posada Carriles´ victims, Brenda

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Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba in Mexico

0 Mexico City, Oct 7. -The 7th Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba was opened at the Esperanza Iris Theater in this capital, in the presence of 1,000 delegates.In his speech on Thursday night, Ricardo Alarcon, head of the Cuban delegation, expressed Mexicans and representatives from 23 countries gratitude for the meeting. Alarcon recalled that October 6 marked the 35th anniversary

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Cuba’s Report on Blockade in France

2 Paris, Oct 6. -The Cuban embassies in France and in the UNESCO presented in this capital the report on the Resolution 65/6 of the UN General Assembly, where the Caribbean country demands to end the U.S.-imposed blockade.In the presence of diplomats from all regions worldwide, representatives from political parties, French companies, academicians, journalists and groups of solidarity with the

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Cuba Hosts Int’l Orthopedics Event

2 Havana, Sep 22. -New techniques to treat orthopedic diseases and injuries will be the main focus of the 22nd International Congress of the Cuban Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology "Ortopedia 2011" starting Thursday in this capital.Orthopedists, and physical therapists from about 20 countries will debate until September 24 issues such as minimum-access surgery in orthopedics and Traumatology, treatment of

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LatAm Journalists Meet in Ecuador

0 Quito, Aug 31. -Leading journalists from nine news organizations are holding Wednesday in this capital the first official meeting of the Latin American Union of News Agencies (ULAN).During the first session of the meeting, organized by the Ecuadorian news agency, Andes, the ULAN Executive Board will meet at the capital�s Dann Carlton Hotel. On Thursday, delegates will participate in

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Panama Confirms Child Death to Dengue

1 Panama, Jul 25. -Panama Health Ministry has confirmed the death of an 8-year-old to hemorrhagic dengue in this capital, the first this year.Jorge Hassan, director of the Metropolitan Health Region, said their top goal is to detect where the vector is and order sanitation and eradication measures. The latest official statistics had shown so far 1,608 cases of classic

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