Che Remembered as Inspiration in Greece

3 Athens, Oct 29. -Greek authorities and Latin American diplomats paid tribute to Argentinian-Cuban guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara as a source of inspiration to millions of people worldwide in the 44th anniversary this month of his assassination in Bolivia. Ambassadors Luis Prado (Cuba) and Rodrigo Chavez (Venezuela) highlighted different aspects of the personality and life of Che, the great

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Cuban Youth Call Int”l Solidarity Meeting on Cuban 5

7 Havana, Jan 31. – The Union of Young Communists called on youth and student organizations worldwide to take part in the 3rd International Solidarity Conference for the Cuban 5, with antiterrorists unfairly held in U.S. prisons since 1998. The goal of the meeting, scheduled for June 12-13 in Havana, is to break the wall of silence built by the

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British Actor Pete Postlethwaite Dies

1 London, Jan 4. -British actor Pete Postlethwaite, known worldwide for his role in the film In the Name of the Father (1994), died at the age of 64 after a long struggle with cancer. The news was confirmed by his friend, journalist Andrew Richardson, who said he died early in the morning in a Shropshire hospital, where he had

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Chinese Supercomputer Tianhe-1A: Fastest in the World

5 Beijing, Nov 16. -The Chinese supercomputer Tianhe-1A is considered as the fastest in the world, and tops the list of the 500 most powerful computer systems worldwide. The Tianhe-1A, which has 2.57 petaflops, which is 2.57 billion operations per second, is faster than the U.S.-made Jaguar, which has 1.75 petaflops. The third fastest computer is another Chinese model, the

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June, August Hottest in Cuba since 1951

1 Havana, Sep 14. -Cuba sweated through its hottest June and August since 1951, and the forecast is for this year to be the hottest worldwide, according to a Monday report in the newspaper Granma. August had extreme maximum and minimum temperatures, very significant figures for this month, the article said. The Casablanca weather station recorded the third-highest maximum ever,

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