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Cuba Reiterates Claim on Havana Club Trademark

habana-club-289x300HAVANA, Cuba, July 27 (acn) Cuba reiterated at the World Trade Organization its claim for justice after the theft of its rum brand Havana Club by the Bacardi Transnational Company backed by Washington and the US legislation.

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Caribbean Leaders in Cuba for July 26 Commemoration

balwin-spencer-cubaSANTIAGO, Cuba, July 26  - Three CARICOM Prime ministers are now in Cuba to participate in the national ceremony to commemmorate one of the highlights of the Revolution, the July 26  attack on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes garrison in 1953.

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Fidel Castro Greets Venezuelan Parliament Leader

fidelcastro-diosdadocabelloHavana, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and President of the National Assembly of Venezuela, Diosdado Cabello, held a lively and fraternal meeting in Havana, national television reported this weekend.

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Mexican Congress Confers Diploma on Fidel Castro

moncada-fidelMexico, Jul 25 - The historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, has again been recognized for his role in leading the Cuban revolution. This time the recognition has come from the Mexican Congress' Standing Committee which awarded the Cuban leader with a diploma in recognition of his role, his life and work, on occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Attack on the Moncada Garrison.

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Experts Recommend Washington to Change Policy Towards Cuba

USA cuba mapaWashington, May 31 (Prensa Latina) US experts coincided Friday in the need for a change of policy towards Cuba, speaking at the 31st Congress of the Latin American Studies Association.

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Cuba to Graduate Over 2,700 Medicine Students

cuba-medicograduadoHavana, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The University of Medical Sciences of Havana (ELAM) will graduate more than 2,700 new health professionals this academic year, said Cosme More Cuesta, chief of Information of the higher educational institute.

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Saint Lucian Premier Praises Cuban Special Education

kenny-in-cubaHAVANA, Cuba, May 30 (acn) Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Kenny Davis Anthony stressed on Tuesday the assistance provided in Cuba to physically challenged children, during a visit to a special school in Havana.

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Cuba to Provide Expertise in Manufacture of Solar Panels

cuba-energy.jpg-460x307Jamaica is to partner with Cuba for the transfer of knowledge and technology to facilitate the local manufacture and assembly of cost effective photovoltaic (solar) light panels.

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USA Certifies Loss of Nationality of Cuban Antiterrorist Rene Gonzalez

renenacionalidadHavana, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban antiterrorist Rene Gonzalez announced today that the U.S. Interests Section of United States in Havana handed him the certificate of loss of U.S. nationality.

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Raul Castro: Communist Party leaders must be at the forefront of the struggle against all difficulties

raul5HAVANA, Cuba, July 3 (acn) Communist Party leaders must face the problems and foresee the future scenarios, said the first secretary of Cuba’s Communist Party Raul Castro Ruz as he gave the closing remarks of the 7th plenary session of the political organization on Monday, June 1.

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Cuban Antiterrorist Fighter Renounces his U.S. Citizenship

renegonzalez9Havana, May 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban antiterrorist fighter Rene Gonzalez began here today the proceedings to renounce the United States (U.S.) citizenship, a requirement set by the authorities of that country to modify the terms of his supervised release.

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Standing shoulder to shoulder with Cuba

cuba-tourism"We are not terrorists, have never been terrorists. "We are the victims of terrorists, of illegal invasions, of plane bombings and other attacks."

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Cuba to Host Workshop on Renewable Energy Sources

renewable-energyMatanzas, Cuba, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Promoting sustainable energy and socioeconomic development based on renewable sources and respect for the environment will be objectives of the 11th International Workshop Cubasolar, scheduled for April 2014.

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Cuba, US try talking, but face many obstacles

banderas-cuba-ueHAVANA (AP) — They've hardly become allies, but Cuba and the U.S. have taken some baby steps toward rapprochement in recent weeks that have people on this island and in Washington wondering if a breakthrough in relations could be just over the horizon.

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US Judge Says René González, one of the Cuban Five, Can Stay in Cuba

ReneGonzalez77MEXICO CITY — A US Federal Judge ruled on Friday that Rene Gonzalez, one of the Cuban Five can remain in Cuba where he was allowed to go last month for his father’s funeral, if he renounces his American citizenship.

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Academic Diplomacy, another element of the Cuba-US conflict

lasaWashington (PL) As the ping-pong diplomacy, which brought China and the U.S. closer, Cuban and American experts hope today that their "academic diplomacy" initiate a dialogue between the two parties involved in a conflict of more than half a century.

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Infocuba: State​ Terrorism as practis​ed against Cuba and ​what we can do…​

Keith-BolenderOf all the components to the United States hostile strategy against Cuba, nothing raises the ire of the Castro government more than its inclusion on the State Department’s list of states that sponsor terrorism.

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Cuba Ratifies Commitment to Fight Terror

CUBAGeneva, June 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba ratified today the commitment to fight terrorism in all its forms and expressions, and proposed to adopt an international convention of general scale to face the scourge.

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UN meeting on nuclear disarmament is a step forward says Cuba

raul5Kingston, April 25, 2013, The Government of Cuba says it hopes that a High Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament to be held on September 26, 2013 will constitute a step forward on the necessary road to nuclear disarmament, and that all nations will participate in this important event at the highest possible level.

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Experts Present Carib Situation in Agricultural Forum with China

gustavo-rguez-rolleroBeijing, Jun 10 (Prensa Latina) Participants in a recently concluded forum on Chinese-Latin American agriculture know details of the particular situation the Caribbean countries are experiencing, whose agricultural imports doubled its exports, and where its inhabitants suffer the consequences of successive natural disasters.

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Guantánamo hunger strikers make up half of inmate population

Guantanamo Bay 008Eighty-four of the 166 remaining detainees are on hunger strike, a figure almost double the number previously released. More than half of the remaining detainees at Guantánamo Bay are now on a hunger strike, US military officials confirmed Sunday.

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