Cuba Elects New Vice President of Parliament

1 Havana, Cuba, Jul 24.- Member of Parliament Ana María Mari Machado was elected for the post of Vice President of the National Assembly of the People´s Power of Cuba (Parliament) in the wake of approval of the release because of illness of Jaime Crombet from the post. In line with the current Electoral Law, the jurist and also member

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Cuba Appoints New VP of Council of Ministers

1 Havana, Feb 20. – The Council of State, at the request of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba(PCC), has appointed Adel Yzquierdo, the current minister of Economy and Planning, as vice president of the Council of Ministers, it was reported on Monday. According to the press release, Yzquierdo will maintain his responsibilities

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NIcaragua: President Ortega to Be Sworn on Tuesday

2 Managua, Jan 10. -International delegations and thousands of Nicaraguans on Tuesday will attend the presidential inauguration of Daniel Ortega and Vice President Omar Halleslevens, winners with over 62 percent of votes in the recent general elections.On Monday night, lots of people, mostly youths, offered a preview of the popular festival, when they gathered outside the Supreme Electoral Council (CSE)

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El Salvador Thanks Cuba for Help to Eliminate Illiteracy

1 San Salvador, Dec 20. – El Salvador Vice President and Minister ad Honorem of Education Salvador Sanchez Ceren, expressed appreciation for Cuba's support to the government's National Literacy Program that taught more than 100,000 people to read and write in two years. Sanchez Ceren extolled Cuba's solidarity in a ceremony held Monday in Comacaran Village, 160km east of the

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Top Cuban Official Describes FIHAV 2011 as Excellent

3 Havana, Nov 5. -Council of Minister Vice President Ricardo Cabrisas on Saturday described the 29th Havana International Trade Fair, FIHAV 2011, as excellent, held with a greater involvement of business people and in an atmosphere of opportunities and confidence. At the end of the awarding ceremony, Cabrisas also told reporters that FIHAV is a fair in which we can

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Cuban Vice President on African Tour

0 Havana Oct 22. -Vice President Esteban Lazo kicked off an African tour on Saturday, including Ghana, Mali and Ecuatorial Guinea, during which he is scheduled to hold talks with authorities and representatives of those countries, Granma daily informed. (Prensa Latina)

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Top Cuban, Salvadoran Officials Meet

0 Havana, Aug 5. – Cuban First Vice President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura met with Salvador Sanchez, vice president and education minister of El Salvador, who is on an official visit to this country. During their meeting on Thursday, the two leaders reviewed the relations of friendship and cooperation between their nations. They reaffirmed the willingness of their respective governments

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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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Cuban Vice President Meets with Vietnamese Leader

1 Havana, Feb 26. – Vice President Esteban Lazo received Hoang Binh Quan, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam and chairman of its International Relations Committee, it was reported Saturday. According to Granma newspaper, the visitor talked about the outcome of the recent 11th Congress of the Vietnamese Party, and the economic and social objectives

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Raúl Castro Welcomes Mexican Leader

0 Havana, Jan 13. -Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed Beatriz Paredes, president of the Mexican Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and vice president of the Socialist International, who is on a working visit to this country. In their meeting at the Conference Center on Wednesday, the two leaders talked about the current state of relations between the two parties, as well

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