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Outstanding accounts payable and receivable should be reduced to a minimum
October.30.2014
CIENFUEGOS.— The situation regarding accounts payable and receivable, a topic which Granma has followed closely in the province since 2011, has shown a positive trend. Comparing the situation three years ago with the current, reveals a very distinct picture.

Camilo Cienfiegos forever in the hearts of Cubans
October.30.2014
October 28, thousands of Cubans gather along rivers and seawalls, and children throw flowers into the water, to honor Camilo Cienfuegos, in a ritual which began in 1959, when the revolutionary...
 

For a region without Ebola
October.30.2014
In accordance with decisions made by regional leaders at the recent ALBA Ebola Summit, a meeting of health specialists and authorities began yesterday, October 29, in Havana, with the goal of establishing joint strategies of prevention and response to the global threat of Ebola, and the organization of a shared Latin America...

Yes, I can’ Cuban literacy program benefits more than eight million
October.30.2014
Given the possibility of adapting its methodology to the culture and needs of a country in which it is being applied, the ‘Yo, sí puedo’ (Yes, I can) program has been implemented in 30 countries...

Human resources are the major advantage for Cuba
October.29.2014
Cuba’s human resources provide the country with a huge capacity for incorporation into the world market and are an advantage in the current updating of its economic model, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcenas, explained in an interview with Granma on Tuesday.

International Workshop on Childhood, Adolescence and Youth: Social Integration and Sustainable Development
October.29.2014
With the aim of
generating a vision of the desired future for children, adolescents and youth in the country, as well as outlining proposals to guide possible measures to achieve this, and considering the contribution that social studies on the subject can make, the 5th International Workshop on Childhood, Adolescence and Youth: Social Integration and Sustainable Development, began this Tuesday, October 29, in the Hotel Riviera, Havana.

Raúl receives Executive Secretary of ECLAC
October.29.2014
Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received on the afternoon of October 28, the honorable Alicia Bárcenas Ibarra, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), on an offical visit to the country.

October.29.2014 From October 29-30 - as part of one of the agreements established during the recently held Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples´ Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) Extraordinary...

Camilo Remembered in the Cauto plains
October.28.2014
GRANMA.— Rarely in war, where death is lurking and danger is constant, are there people who charge into battle with the same ease and confidence as during times of calm, with the capability of joking even under the whistle of bullets.

Science and Technology
With a focus on nature

October.28.2014
Beyond increasing the risks of natural disasters to small island states, the rise in mean sea level (MSL) is among the main causes of erosion in many coastal areas across the planet.

Clean up underway in Puerto Padre
October.28.2014
After suffering for more than 100 years of human aggression, Puerto Padre Bay, on the northern coast of the province of Las Tunas, is part of a Cuban initiative to clean up and rehabilitate these ecosystems.
 

Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez receives ECLAC Executive Secretary
October.27.2014
Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received Alicia Bárcenas Ibarra, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) this Monday morning.

Havana Trade Fair recognized as one of the most important in Latin America
October.27.2014
The 32nd edition of the Havana Trade Fair (FIHAV 2014), scheduled for the first week of November, is dedicated this year to the promotion of foreign investment in Cuba.

Cuban collaborator dies of malaria in Guinea
October.27.2014
Cuba’s Minister of Public Health has reported the death, due to malaria and cerebral complications, of one of the country’s collaborators in Guinea Conakry, a member of the advance task force making preparations for the medical brigade which recently traveled to the country to fight the Ebola epidemic.

Council of Ministers meets
October.27.2014
October 24, President Raúl Castro Ruz presided a Council of Minsiters meeting which approved several new policies and measures to continue the updating of the country’s economic model.

FATF expresses international confidence in Cuban financial system
October.24.2014
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided today in Paris, to exclude Cuba from its monitoring mechanisms, in recognition of the country’s efforts to prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism, according to AIN.

A model of management to improve efficiency
October.24.2014
GUISA, Granma.— There are magnificent examples that shatter the myth that banking is restricted to a woman or man in uniform, separated from the public by a glass counter and computer screen.

This people will never be forced to surrender
October.24.2014
“Fifty-four years of aggression and economic war perpetuated by the world’s most powerful country, will never force this people to surrender, despite the economic damage done, which has reached a value of more than a trillion dollars, given the depreciation of the USD,”

55th anniversary of the National Revolutionary Militias
October.24.2014
On October 23, the 55th anniversary of the National Revolutionary Militias (MTT) – officially October 26 - was celebrated in a cultural-political act in the José Martí Technical Military Institute, which has been decorated with An­tonio Maceo and Carlos J. Finlay Orders.

Pinar del Rio Coat of Arms bestowed on Fernando González
October.24.2014
The Decorated Hero of the Republic of Cuba, Fernando González Llort, was awarded the Pinar del Rio Coat of Arms, the highest honor conferred by this province on individuals who have excelled in different areas...

Blockade causes million-dollar impact on higher education
October.24.2014
ON October 28 the United Nations will vote on a resolution to put an end to the United States’ economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba.

The blockade is an obstacle to production, trade and well-being in Cuba
October.24.2014
FOR the 23rd consecutive time, the United Nations General Assembly has voted on a Cuban resolution calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, a genocidal policy which has created obstacles to the development of the country for more than 55 years.

Bats donated by Gerardo Hernandez
October.23.2014
Canadian Bill Ryan was once named a "messenger for humanity". And he demonstrated why, October 22 in the Los Pinos Sports Complex, where, on behalf of Decorated Hero of the Republic of Cuba, Gerardo Hernández Nordelo, he delivered four baseball bats which he had made himself, to two teams in the 11-12 age group.

Director of OPCW praises Cuba’s biotechnology and toxicology expertise
October.23.2014
“During this visit, I have noted the high level of existing knowledge and expertise in Cuba in the areas of biotechnology and toxicology,” the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ahmet Üzümcü, said during a press conference.

Government accountability to the people
October.23.2014
More than 25,400 neighborhood accountability meetings of People’s Power delegates with their electors have taken place, as of October 21 - 95.4% of those scheduled to date, according to Miriam Brito Sarroca, secretary of the National Assembly.

Agriculture among the sectors most affected by U.S. blockade
October.23.2014
Cuban agriculture continues to be one of the sectors most affected by the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the U.S. on the country since the 1960´s. Officials from the Ministry of Agriculture (Minag) reported losses of 307,367,200 dollars, from May 2013 through Mayo 2014.

U.S. blockade negatively impacts cruise ship visits
October.23.2014
Cuban cruise activities, important to the development of tourism on the island, have been visibly affected from April 2013 through April 2014, with reported losses of 149,520,280 dollars...
 

Healing as an act of humanity
October.22.2014
These have not been typical days at the Central Unit of Medical Cooperation (UCCM). A total of 91 health processionals, among them doctors and nurses, took over the institution, responsible for preparing them for their departure to Liberia and Guinea Conakry, in West Africa, where they will join the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global effort to contain the Ebola epidemic in the region.

Director of OPCW praises Cuba’s biotechnology and toxicology expertise
October.22.2014
"During this visit, I have noted the high level of existing knowledge and expertise in Cuba in the areas of biotechnology and toxicology," the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ahmet Üzümcü, said during a press conference.

US willing to cooperate with Cuba against Ebola
October.22.2014

HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 22 (acn) The United States is willing to cooperate with Cuba in the international al struggle against Ebola in Western Africa, as confirmed to EFE on Wednesday, October 22, by a spokeswoman of the State Department.


FIHAV 2014 to promote foreign investment
October.22.2014
With the presence of some 2,000 international businesspeople from over 60 countries and 360 Cuban companies, the XXXII Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2014) will take place November 2 - 8, with a focus on presenting projects open to foreign investment.

An embrace from Cuba
October.22.2014
The runway of José Martí International airport was one again witness to the most touching scenes as Cuba’s President bid farewell to our heroes, who will be arriving in West Africa tomorrow to participate in the global fight against Ebola. On this occasion 83 collaborators departed for affected countries, 49 to Liberia and 34 to Guinea Conakry.

Vice President Díaz-Canel receives director of OPCW – Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
October.21.2014
Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers received, on the morning of Tuesday, October 21, the Honorable Ahmed Üzümcü, Director General Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, who is on a working visit to Cuba.

Festival of Cuban Identity Grand Finale
October.21.2014
BAYAMO.— The last day of the Festival of Cuban Identity (Fiesta de la Cubanía) saw no shortage of local and other visitors from across the country, as they celebrated the Day of Cuban Culture, which takes place every October 20, the date on which the National Anthem was first sung.

Energy and Mining industries suffer under U.S. blockade
October.21.2014
Cuban energy and mining sectors are suffering under the U.S. blockade of the country. Damages to the nickel industry have reached 50 million dollars, with the sector incurring greater costs given that products must be exported to...

Extraordinary ALBA Summit on Ebola
An alliance for life
October.21.2014
A profoundly moving moment came yesterday, after the conclusion of the ALBA-TCP Ebola Summit, when regional leaders attending the event met with members of the Cuban medical brigades departing today, October 21, to Liberia and Guinea Conakry, to battle the epidemic impacting these West African nations. At the Pedro Kourí Institute of Tropical Medicine (IPK)...

WHO and PAHO support ALBA efforts to combat Ebola
October.21.2014
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Margaret Chan, thanked Cuba for its rapid response to the Ebola epidemic...

The Bodeguita del Medio in Varadero is the preferred choice for tourists
October.21.2014
Having not yet been open a year, the Bodeguita del Medio in Varadero has surpassed more long standing establishments in this tourist destination.
 

President Raúl Castro Ruz opens Extraordinary ALBA-TCP Summit
October.20.2014
Cuban President of the Councils of State and Ministers warmly welcomed heads of state and delegations attending the Extraordinary ALBA-TCP Summit, convened in Havana to coordinate efforts to confront the Ebola virus.

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Declaration of the Extraordinary ALBA-TCP Summit on Ebola
October.20.2014
Havana, October 20, 2014
The member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America –Peoples’ Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP in its Spanish acronym), meeting in Havana on October 20th, 2014, on the occasion of the Extraordinary Summit to deal with the Ebola epidemic.


UN envoy stresses the importance of the ALBA-TCP Ebola Summit
October.20.2014
David Nabarro, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Ebola, conveyed the regards of the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon in a message to the heads of state, ministers and representatives attending the
Extraordinary Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) on Ebola, this Monday.

Raúl will preside during ALBA-TCP Extraordinary Summit on Ebola
October.20.2014
President of the Councils of State and Ministers Raúl Castro Ruz is presiding the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America Summit on Ebola, taking place today in Havana.

Venezuelan President Maduro emphasizes ALBA’s ability to respond to emergencies
October.20.2014
Upon his arrival in Havana for the ALBA-TCP Summit on Ebola, yesterday evening, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro emphasized that the meeting demonstrates the distinctive nature of the alliance, as one based on the pursuit of life, peace and solidarity.

U.S. blockade negatively impacts Cuban children’s education
October.20.2014
The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the U.S. on Cuba for over half a century limits the development of the Cuban education system, particularly affecting Cuban children, reported PL.

ALBA-TCP Summit on Ebola begins Monday
October.20.2014
Today at 9:00 am, with an official welcome to attending authorities, will begin the Havana Extraordinary Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) on Ebola, to be attended by nine member delegations from Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, Ecuador...

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Duty calls

October.19.2014
Our country did not hesitate one minute in responding to the request made by international bodies for support to the struggle against the brutal epidemic which has erupted in West Africa.

Director of Pan American Health Organization arrives in Cuba to attend ALBA Summit on Ebola
October.19.2014
The director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa Etienne, has arrived in Cuba to participate tomorrow in an Extraordinary Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples' Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) on Ebola.

New Cuban Neurosciences Center inaugurated
October.17.2014
The main areas of investigation and production of the new Cuban Neurosciences Center (CNEURO) headquarters will be inaugurated today, in a ceremony which will include the participation of renowned specialists from Holland, the United States, Canada, the UK, France, Germany, Brazil, Belgium, China and Turkey.

Credit for home construction in Camagüey expanded
October.17.2014
More than 10,000 loans have been awarded by the province’s Banco Popular de Ahorro, (BPA) for independent construction and repair of homes, since the end of 2011 to date. Credit for this purpose is the type most often requested in the region, according to AIN.

Raúl presides during Naval Academy’s 55th anniversary ceremony
October.17.2014
On October 16, a ceremony was held to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Granma Naval Academy’s foundation, headed by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Councils of State and Ministers.

Thank you for your infinite kindness
October.17.2014
Antonio Guerrero sent a message of thanks to the Cuban people and those across the world who have shown him kindness, this Thursday on his son’s 22nd birthday

Cuba increases production of Hepatitis C medicine
October.16.2014
AN increasing number of Cuban patients suffering from chronic Hepatitis C will be soon benefit from PEG-Heberon, a medicine developed by the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (CIGB) in Havana, which acquired new technologies to increase production of the medication.

Direct flight between Switzerland and Cuba scheduled
October.16.2014
The Swiss airline Edelweiss will incorporate an additional direct flight between the city of Zurich and Havana, beginning April, 2015, announced Cuba’s Tourism Ministry (Mintur), October 15.

Advances in Cuban pneumonia project
October.16.2014 The clinical and epidemiological priorities and laboratory observation of pneumonia, in addition to advances in the Cuban preventative vaccine project were discussed during the Eighth Microbiology and Parasitological Congress which concludes October 16 in Havana. 

Extraordinary ALBA-TCP Summit to address Ebola
October.16.2014
Heads of state and government of member states of Alba and the Peoples’ Free Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), along with representatives of international organizations, will meet in Havana, on October 20, in an extraordinary summit to coordinate efforts to prevent and confront Ebola.

Cubans continue to denounce the blockade
October.16.2014
Havana.— Cuban civil society, regional and international organizations based in the country repeated their demand that the U.S. government lift the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed on the island. 

A spectacular underwater world
October.16.2014
Cuba’s marine ecosystems, considered to be the most important natural environment in the Caribbean given their size, variety, number of species and state of conservation...

Educational television: A tool for teachers
October.15.2014
Nine television programs primarily related to civic education and culture have been added to the Canal Educativo (Educational Channel) schedule, providing a total of 46 programs in various subjects for the National Education System.

Effective science in global epidemiology
October.15.2014
The global epidemiological situation – an example of which is the Ebola epidemic currently afflicting various countries in Central and West Africa, which has been classified as a global emergency by the World Health Organization – demonstrates the danger the world is currently facing and the need to adequately prepare countries to combat this and other possible future epidemics.

Cuban culture suffers under U.S. blockade
October.15.2014
After more than half a century, the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the U.S. on Cuba continues to affect and increasingly damages diverse spheres of national culture.

More Encanto hotels in a beautiful World Heritage Site
October.15.2014
Xavier Mojica Caminal is a tourist from Catalonia who has been interested in traveling to the Cuban city of Cienfuegos for many years. Despite the city being on the coast, he is not interested in the typical “sun and beach” offers that the area is renowned for, given that he suffers from a skin condition which prohibits him from prolonged exposure to the sun’s strong rays.

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That which can never be forgotten
October.14.2014
Yesterday morning, on Sunday October 12, the Sunday internet edition of The New York Times – a newspaper which under certain circumstances follows the political line most convenient to its country’s interests – published an article entitled “Obama should end the embargo on Cuba;” with opinions as to how, in its view, the country should proceed.

Cuba and Brazil analyze results of biopharmaceutical medicine
October.13.2014
More than 100 Cuban and Brazilian experts will share their experiences on
recombinant human erythropoietin, a highly effective biotechnological medicine able to treat anemia associated with different types of illnesses.

The cost of an arbitrary policy
October.10.2014
If the joint enterprise, Havana Club Internacional, had been able to sell its rum in the U.S. market, it would have made over 100 million dollars in the period from March 2013 to 2014.  This figure is just one of the many that encompass the losses Cuba has suffered over the years thanks to the arbitrary policy of the blockade.

Cuba Condemns US ‘Punitive Mentality’
October.9.2014
The official acknowledged that relations can be improved, if both parts work to do so.
The director general of the United States department in the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Josefina Vidal, condemned on Wednesday the “punitive mentality” that Washington has towards Cuba.

A Cuban official said they have received no indication of Obama's administration changing U.S. policy towards Cuba
October.9.2014
Despite the international and domestic pressure for the U.S government to end the embargo towards Cuba, there is no sign that Obama's administration will change the policy, a Cuban official said on Wednesday.

The Blockade Makes No Sense
October.9.2014
The United States continues to punish Cuba, whom it has not forgiven for having taken control of its own destiny over 50 years ago, the Director of the U.S. Department at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Josefina Vidal, stated yesterday.

An encounter with British culture
October.9.2014
Starting today until October 19, various spaces across the capital will host the III British Week in Havana. Once again, the event will see the most representative of the arts from this European country with a range of films, music, theatre and exhibitions.

Cubana Flight 455: Remembering the victims of US-supported terrorism
October.9.2014
October 6th, is the 38th anniversary of the first act of terrorism against civilian aviation in the western hemisphere – the unparalleled Cubana air disaster on the coastline of Barbados on October 6, 1976 – the Barbados crime. Cubana flight 455 was hit by two C-4 explosives bombs just after the aircraft took off from the then Seawell Airport (now the Grantley Adams International Airport) in Barbados at an altitude of 18,000 feet.

Youths pay tribute to Che and demand the release of the Cuban Five
October.9.2014
SANTA CLARA. —Thousands of young people from Villa Clara paid tribute to the Heroic Guerrilla, Che Guevara, on the 47th anniversary of his murder, with a massive march in which they also called for the release of the Cuban antiterrorists who remain imprisoned in the United States.

A continuous struggle
October.9.2014
Although there is still much to be done given that Gerardo Hernández, Antonio Guerrero and Ramón Labañino remain in prison, the solidarity movement has reached a level of development enabling it to meet the challenge of organizing actions of greater impact and reach, crucially in the United States, so that the Cuban...

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An uncertain future
October.8.2014
In their evolution, Homo Sapiens, as a thinking beings unique among millions of living species, never had a concept of the nature or reason of their existence. Endowed with the ability to think, they were governed by severe instincts.

Santa Clara to play tribute to Che
October.7.2014
SANTA CLARA. — With equal devotion to that in 1958, when Che first entered this city, the people of Santa Clara, representing all of Cuba, will pay heartfelt tribute to the Heroic Guerrilla this October 8, in commemoration of the 47th anniversary of his death in combat on Bolivian soil.

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Heroes of our time
October.7.2014
There is much to say about the difficult times humanity is experiencing. Today, however, is a day of special interest for us and perhaps for many other people. Throughout our short revolutionary history, since the insidious coup, carried out by the empire on March 10, 1952 against our small county, we have often been faced with the need to take important decisions.

38 years of injustice
October.6.2014
38 years have passed and the Cuban people continue to demand justice. On October 6, 1976, 73 people, amongst them 11 Guyanese, 5 citizens of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and 57 Cubans were killed on a Cubana Airlines flight.

Former U.S. Colonel and diplomat asks Obama to release Cuban antiterrorists
October.6.2014
Former U.S. Colonel Ann Wright, who served in the U.S. Army and in the Reserve for 29 years sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting the release of the Cuban antiterrorists incarcerated in the country.

Cuba celebrates Confucius Institute Day
October.6.2014
"POLITICALLY, economically and in regards to social issues it must be emphasized that relations between China and Cuba are experiencing their greatest moment. Cuba is an excellent comrade, worthy ally and partner in all aspects."

Díaz-Canel receives Japanese Member of Parliament
October.6.2014
On October 3, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received the honorable Keiji Furuya, member of Japan’s House of Representatives and President of the Japan-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship League, on a working visit to the country.


New business opportunities to be presented at FIHAV 2014 October.6.2014
HAVANA.— In November Cuba will officially present its portfolio of business opportunities, designed to attract foreign investment in key sectors of Cuban industry in order to stimulate the national economy.


Cuban medical training described as exemplary
October.6.2014
HAVANA.— Cuba’s work in the field of health and in particular medical training is exemplary, according to Dr. José Luis di Fabio, representative of the Pan American and World Health Organizations (PAHO-WHO) in Cuba.


We will keep knocking at the necessary doors
October.3.2014
"16 years of imprisonment have passed during which our friends have expressed their maximum commitment to Cuba, and put their professional and family life second to this constant struggle, Alicia and Bill form part of this selfless friendship", Kenia Serrano, president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the...

Cuba and Japan promote commercial cooperation
October.3.2014
On October 2, business executives and directors from Cuba and Japan assessed the possibility of increasing commercial cooperation and establishing new agreements, during the Cuba-Japan Economic Conference held over two days in Havana.

20 years celebrating national identity
October.3.2014
The Festival of Cuban Identity (Fiesta de la Cubanía) returns for the 20th year to its usual home of Bayamo, from October17-20, with a celebration including a variety of activities.

Struggle is inherent to our times
October.3.2014
The events which took place this Wednesday all across Cuba were an eloquent expression of the profound sense of justice and patriotism which characterize the new generations, the faithful defenders of the historical legacy of their homeland.

Malaysia and Cuba to enhance relations
October.3.2014

Cuba, which started diplomatic relations with Malaysia in 1975, is determined to enhance bilateral relations, pending their 40th anniversary of friendship next year, Cuban Embassy Charge D' Affairs Yanila Reyes Paret said.


Heroes dressed in white
October.3.2014 That evening, two people were celebrating their birthdays. I don’t know how old they were, and right then it didn’t seem to matter, given that in a few moments they would be setting off to perhaps the last place anyone would want to go. On the tarmac of José Martí International Airport they boarded the IL-96 plane which would take them directly to Sierra Leone.

Miguel Díaz-Canel receives President of the Institutional Revolutionary Party of Mexico
October.3.2014
On the afternoon of October 2, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, member of the Political Bureau and First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received César Octavio Camacho Quiroz, President of the Institutional Revolutionary Party of Mexico (PRI), who is leading a delegation on a visit to the country, at the invitation of the Communist Party of Cuba.

Raúl bids farewell to medical brigade headed to Sierra Leone
October.2.2014
On the evening of October 1, Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz bid farewell to the 165 health professionals traveling to Sierra Leone, to contribute to the global struggle against Ebola, which has caused the death of thousands of people in West Africa.
 
Cuba and China’s enduring friendship
October.2.2014
The relations between China and Cuba are an example of cooperation between nations in the sphere of development and strengthening of such links is one of China’s key foreign policy priorities...
 

Cuba’s Central Bank prepares for monetary unification
October.1.2014

HAVANA.—The elimination of the dual currency and exchange in the country is a critical task for the Cuban banking system, Ernesto Medina, minister-president of the Central Bank of Cuba (BCC), stated.


The Blockade: preventing trade
October.1.2014
Damages
to the Cuban foreign trade sector incurred from April 2013 through June 2014 due to the economic, commercial and financial blockade are estimated at about four billion dollars, Pedro Luis Padron, director of U.S. Commercial Policy at the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment (MINCEX), told reporters.

Wind farms in Gibara provide 15,000 megawatts
October.1.2014
The wind farms located in the municipality of Gibara have contributed 15,000 megawatts/hours to the National Power Grid


Hotel America, the first Cuban establishment free of ozone depleting substances
October.1.2014
SANTA CLARA. —
Hotel America, which belongs to the Cubanacán travel agency, made a national and international first last Friday by becoming the first Cuban establishment to be declared free of ozone depleting substances (ODS).

Raúl holds official talks with President of Niger

October.1.2014
Arm General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, held official conversations with the honorable Issoufou Mahamadou, President of the Republic of Niger, on an official visit to the country.

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