Cuba, Brazil Strengthen Relations with Dilma Rousseff’s Visit

2 Havana, Jan 30. -Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will begin an official visit to Cuba on Monday afternoon to enhance bilateral relations.Rousseff's agenda in Havana includes meetings with local leaders and a tribute to Cuban National Hero Jose Marti.The Brazilian president will conclude her visit on Wednesday and will travel to Haiti. The objective of her visit to Cuba is

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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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US: Outraged Popular Movement Occupies Iowa Caucus

0 Washington, Dec 27. -The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement on Tuesday will begin in Iowa a popular election assembly, a week before the first GOP primaries.The Occupy Iowa Caucus planned a meeting on Tuesday night in Des Moines, the state capital, some days ahead of the Republican party which on January 3 will hold its primaries, the group said

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New Vaccination Campaign in Cuba

0 Havana, Nov 21. -Cuban health authorities will begin on Monday a new vaccination campaign against seasonal flu, in which more than one million people will be immunized.This was expressed by Doctor Luis Estruch, Deputy Minister of Hygiene and Epidemiology of the Public Health Ministry, who stated that respiratory infections are a global health problem, and in Cuba it ranks

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Cuba: Anti-Flu Vaccine Campaign to Begin

1 Havana, Nov 15. -Cuba will begin an anti-flu vaccination campaign on November 21, due to the increase of respiratory diseases in the country's population, Granma newspaper reported on Tuesday.According to the daily, the campaign corresponds to the annual seasonal period and will continue until December 21, 2011. We have guaranteed all conditions, from disposable materials to the preparation and

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Caracas Youth Symphony Orchestra Tours Asian Countries

2 Caracas, Oct 19. -Caracas Youth Symphony Orchestra will begin on Friday a new international tour in Asia with a repertoire of Latin American and universal music, reported the press.The National Center of Performing Arts of Beijing, China's capital, will host the first presentation of the Venezuelan orchestra, who will perform Symphony No. 3 with organ by French Camille Saint-Saens;

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The Cuban “Danza Espiral” Company Soon on a Tour of France

3 Havana, Jul 15. -The Cuban dance company "Danza Espiral", directed by Liliam Padron, will begin a tour of France at the end of the month, as part of a bilateral agreement with the General Confederation of Labour of that European nation. "Adjunto de una Isla" (Attached to an Island) is the show that the troupe, from the western province

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Venezuela to Hold Public Consultation on Anti-Corruption Law

1 Caracas, Jun 7. -Public consultation on the reform of the Law Against Corruption will begin in Venezuela next week, a project aimed at strengthening administrative ethics, informed the chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Finance Control, Hector Navarro. According to Navarro, the initiative is to promote a national debate to enrich standards, including stiffer penalties in cases of misconduct

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Lula Begins Visit to Cuba

0 Havana, May 31. -The former president of Brazil, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, will begin a visit to Cuba on Tuesday, Granma newspaper reported today. During his stay, Lula will meet with President Raul Castro and visit sites of economic interest. (Prensa Latina)

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6th Cuban Party Congress Begins Today

1 Havana, Apr 16. -Some 1,000 delegates will begin on Saturday debates of the 6th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC), focused on a group of measures to update the country"s economic model. The opening session of the Congress, to be run until April 19, will start at 16:00 local time at the capitalâ�Ös Conference Center. The meeting will

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