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Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Members from a community coalition in the Bronx, New York, praised in this capital the participation of the citizens in the actions of the Cuban public health system. The visitors, from community group Claremont Healthy V... Continue reading
One of Cuba's hot spots is Varadero, a popular destination located on the long peninsula. Many of Varadero's resorts are located close to the town, making ventures on-and off-resort convenient."Ernest Hemingway has a home in ... Continue reading
Havana, 14 Nov (Prensa Latina)The historian of Havana, Eusebio Leal, pleaded for a responsible gastronomy not only in the Cuban capital but also in the whole country, with initiatives and the rescue of the abundant traditional local recipes. During the... Continue reading
Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The book "Hablando con la boca llena" (Speaking with Mouth Full") by Cuban Jorge Mndez was launched as part of activities of the 4th Meeting of Rescue and Promotion of ... Continue reading
Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Niger Foreign Minister Mohamed Bazoum recognized today the social progress that has been made in Cuba, during his official visit here. The Nigerien diplomat, welcomed at the Cuban foreign ministry headquarters by his peer... Continue reading
Nick Frost stars as Bruce, a man who once was a big star on the dance floor in his youth. He’s put his love of dance far behind him but it’s reignited once a beautiful American worker ... Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO - The parents of a drunk driving victim killed five years ago unveiled a trailer with the vehicle their son was in to remind people the dangers of being intoxicated while behind the wheel. On the early morning hours of Aug. 17, 2008, Scot... Continue reading
Jose Fernandez -the NL Rookie of the Year in 2013 - came to the United States by boat as a 15-year-old Cuban refugee in 2008. Along the way, he rescued his mother, who had fallen overboard. However, his beloved grandmother, who Fernandez calls a &q... Continue reading
Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has about 513,000 diabetic people, while a similar figure ignore they suffer from this disease, said Doctor Ileydis Churches, on the occasion today of the World Diabetes Day. The director of the national center for c... Continue reading
Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba honors today the Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, at Casa de las Americas, with an exhibition about his characters and a panel on his relationship with the Caribbean. The initiative will remember the 31st ann... Continue reading
Cuba's reelection to UN human rights council hailed by state media 2013-11-14 04:17:27 HAVANA, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- Cuba's state media said the country "earned the right" to sit on the United Nations Human Rights C... Continue reading
Cuba and Denmark will launch direct flights Wednesday to accommodate Europe's winter-time vacationers, the Tourism Ministry said.Some 250 travelers will take the inaugural flight from Denmark's Copenhagen, and head for Cuba's... Continue reading
Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Sixth International Festival Love In, which brings together various art expressions, will gather here next Friday and Saturday more than 700 participants from different countries, organizers confirmed. The Fortress Sa... Continue reading
terrible pitches on reality business show "Shark Tank." But the one thing he can't stand is when aspiring entrepreneurs waste his time rattling off insignificant details about how their businesses got started. "Th... Continue reading
Havana, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's more than 11.16 million people now live in 3,885,900 housing units, for an average of of 2.87 people per unit, according to data from the latest Population and Housing Census. The housing occupation rate i... Continue reading
Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Local construction brigades have finished building a housing complex for families who lost their homes to recent hurricanes in this western province, project coordinators announced today. The homes will be pr... Continue reading
Human Rights Council (Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Eric Bridiers) The UN General Assembly has voted both Mexico and Cuba into the Human Rights Council yesterday to represent the Latin America and Caribbean region at its annual election. Mexico gained 13... Continue reading
William Potts Jr., an American accused of hijacking a Florida-bound flight and diverting it to Cuba in 1984, arrives at FBI headquarters after arriving on a flight at Miami International Airport on November 6, 2013 in Miami, Florida (AFP Photo/Joe ... Continue reading
MIAMI A man who admits hijacking an airliner from the U.S. to Cuba almost three decades ago pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal air piracy charges. William Potts has said in interviews he decided to return from Cuba last week to face U.S. justice b... Continue reading
Caracas, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The executive boards of the Venezuelan and Cuban supreme courts strengthened their relations in the interest of both nations, official sources said. Oscar Silvera, vice president of the People's Supreme Court of... Continue reading
MIAMI A man who admits hijacking an airliner from the U.S. to Cuba almost three decades ago pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal air piracy charges. William Potts has said in interviews he decided to return from Cuba last week to face U.S. justice b... Continue reading
HAVANA (AP) - Official media in Cuba celebrated the country's election to the United Nations Human Rights Council as a vindication of the Communist-run nation's principles on Wednesday. A day after the Caribbean country was picked fo... Continue reading
HAVANA - Official media in Cuba celebrated the country's election to the U.N. Human Rights Council as a vindication of the Communist-run nation's principles on Wednesday. A day after the Caribbean country was picked for a three-year ... Continue reading
Luanda, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Cuban Residents in Angola advocated today for strengthening their country''s ties with this African nation, on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic r... Continue reading
HAVANA (AP) -- Cuba is celebrating its election to the U.N. Human Rights Council as a vindication of the Communist-run nation's principles. Headlines in Communist Party newspaper Granma call it "a new victory for the Cuban people&amp... Continue reading
Luanda, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro sent a message of congratulation to his Angolan peer Jose Eduardo dos Santos, on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the independence of Angola, the Cuban embassy in this African country re... Continue reading
Paris, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) During the launching here of his book "Cuba. Los medios ante el reto de la imparcialidad" (Cuba. The media face the challenge of impartiality), French intellectual Salim Lamrani said the great press is in... Continue reading
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2013) - San Diego based Cuba Beverage Company (OTC Pink: CUBV) announced a new distribution deal with Core-Mark for Nevada, New Mexico and Dallas, Texas. Core-Mark purchased inventory and it has been shipped to the... Continue reading
By PETER ORSIAssociated Press HAVANA (AP) - Something unusual appears to be happening in Havana. The Communist government may be backing off an unpopular economic crackdown barely a week after it was announced - a feat of political dexterity that isl... Continue reading
Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Jardines del Rey, one of Cuba's most popular tourist destinations, is celebrating two decades of operations, during which it has received 3.5 million visitors. Located in the cays north of Ciego de ... Continue reading
HAVANA, Nov 12 2013 (IPS) - The meagre budgets of Cuban families are put to the test when one of the members is diagnosed with cancer. Although treatment is free of cost, only extended networks of support help alleviate the economic impact of the disea... Continue reading
Voting takes place in the General Assembly on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, to elect 14 members of Human Rights Council. (UN Photo/Evan Schneider) (CNSNews.com) - Cuba's election onto the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday saw it receive more ... Continue reading
Cuban dissident Guillermo “Coco” Fariñas donned a crisp suit and tie to meet the president of the United States in Miami, but it was his battle wounds that spoke volumes.The former psychologist and veteran Cuban soldier o... Continue reading
Havana, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Cubans are in marriages and consensual unions in similar proportions, according to marital status statistics published today from the 2012 population and housing census. Those figures accounted for 9,676,129 people aged 1... Continue reading
HAVANA (AP) -- Something unusual appears to be happening in Havana.The Communist government may be backing off an unpopular economic crackdown barely a week after it was announced -- a feat of political dexterity islanders say they are not used to seei... Continue reading
Something unusual appears to be happening in Havana. The Communist government may be backing off an unpopular economic crackdown barely a week after it was announced - a feat of political dexterity islanders say they are not used to seeing from a leade... Continue reading
China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Cuba and Algeria won seats Tuesday on the U.N. Human Rights Council, riling independent human rights groups who said their election undermined the rights watchdog's credibility. The General Assembly elect... Continue reading
United Nations, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Mexico were backed by the UN General Assembly today to join 12 other countries and occupy the two Latin American and Caribbean seats available on the Human Rights Council. The General ... Continue reading
UNITED NATIONS- China, Cuba, Russia and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday won three-year seats on the Geneva-based Human Rights Council, the United Nations' top rights body, despite concerns about abuses and restrictions on freedoms in all four nations.... Continue reading
China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Cuba won seats on the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday, despite fierce criticism of their records from rights ... Continue reading
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Cuba and Algeria won seats Tuesday on the U.N. Human Rights Council, riling independent human rights groups who said their election undermined the rights watchdog's ... Continue reading
(TeamRock Radio) Deaf Havana will tour the UK in April next year, the band have confirmed. James Veck-Gilodi and co have enjoyed a successful 2013, with their album Old Souls hitting the top ten and a series of acclaimed live appearances.The frontman r... Continue reading
The newest Cuban export to Major League Baseball, infielder Alexander Guerrero, says that the talent pool remaining in the Serie Nacional back home is very thin. "Now that people like Yasiel [Puig] and Jos Dariel [Abreu] are gone," t... Continue reading
KUALA LUMPUR, 12 Nov (Bernama) -- Kerajaan Cuba menyampaikan setinggi-tinggi penghargaan kepada Malaysia kerana sekali lagi menyokong usul negara itu berhubung sekatan Amerika Syarikat di Perhimpunan Agung ke-68 Pertubuhan Bangsa-bangsa Bersatu baru... Continue reading
Cuba will host the 4th International Meeting on Agro-ecology and Sustainable Agriculture later this month to showcase its agricultural progress, local media reported Monday.About 200 agricultural experts, producers and government representatives from 2... Continue reading