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Cuba marks 180 anniversary of its first railroad

Cuba marks 180 anniversary of its first railroad

The 180th anniversary of the arrival of the railroad to Cuba, the first country in America to have this means of transportation, will be celebrated in the town of Bejucal, 26 kilometers south of Havana.

Oscar Lopez Rivera Receives the Mehdi Ben Barka Solidarity Order

Oscar Lopez Rivera Receives the Mehdi Ben Barka Solidarity Order

The Organization in Solidarity with the Peoples of Africa, Asia and Latin America (OSPAAAL) granted on Thursday in Havana the Mehdi Ben Barka Solidarity Order to Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar Lopez Rivera.

Best Tribute to Fidel Castro is to Study his Thinking

Best Tribute to Fidel Castro is to Study his Thinking

The participants to the 1st National Scientific Event Reflecting on the Ideals of the Cuban leader said on Thursday in Guantanamo that the best tribute to Fidel Castro's life is to study his thinking and follow his teachings.

Unionist Leaders Reiterate their Condemnation of the US Blockade against Cuba

Union leaders from six countries condemned on Thursday in Havana, for the second time in less than 48 hours the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba for over half a century.

Cuban Baseball: Carlos Benitez hits his 6th Grand Slam of the Season

Cuban Baseball: Carlos Benitez hits his 6th Grand Slam of the Season

Carlos Benitez, who plays for Granma in the Cuban National Baseball Series, amounts six grand slams so far this season and only has to hit one more to match the record set by OF Alexei Bell in the 2009-10 campaign.

Oscar Lopez Rivera Expresses Gratitude Towards Cuban People

Oscar López Rivera (I), luchador independentista de Puerto Rico, durante su intervención en el acto de recibimiento que se le hiciera en la sede del Instituto Cubano de Amistad con los Pueblos (ICAP), en La Habana, Cuba, el 13 de noviembre de 2017. ACN FOTO/Abel PADRÓN PADILLA

Puerto Rican independence leader Oscar Lopez Rivera, who is visiting Cuba for the first time, expressed on Monday in Havana his gratitude for the Cuban people, “example of resistance and main defender of Puerto Rican independence”.

International Meeting on Communication Begins in Havana

Intervención del Dr.C. Raúl Garcés Corra, Decano de la Facultad de Comunicación Social de la Universidad de La Habana, durante la inauguración del IX Encuentro Internacional de Investigadores y Estudiosos de la Información y la Comunicación (ICOM 2017), en el Palacio de Convenciones, en La Habana. Cuba, el 13 noviembre de 2017. ACN FOTO/Marcelino VÁZQUEZ HERNÁNDEZ

The 9th International Meeting on Researchers and Experts on Information and Communication (ICOM 2017) began on Monday in Havana with the participation of over 400 researchers from 20 countries.
 

Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López arrives in Cuba (+Fotos)

Fernando González Llort (I), Héroe de la República de Cuba y presidente del Instituto Cubano de Amistad con los Pueblos (ICAP), recibe al luchador independentista puertorriqueño Oscar López Rivera, en el aeropuerto internacional José Martí, en La Habana, el 12 de noviembre de 2017. ACN FOTO/Orlando PERERA/ICAP

Happy to visit Cuba for the first time, whose leaders and people he thanked for their support for his release, the Puerto Rican independence leader Oscar López Rivera arrived in Havana this morning.

Cuba Elected Member of UNESCO’s Inter-Governmental Council

Cuba was elected on Thursday a member of  UNESCO’s Inter-governmental Council of the International Program for the Development of Communications.

Oscar Lopez Rivera to Receive Solidarity Order

Puerto Rican Independence leader Oscar Lopez Rivera who unjustly served almost 36 years in US prisons will arrive on November 12th to Cuba on an official visit, where he is to receive the Solidarity Order conferred by the Council of State.

Josefina Vidal Characterized New US Measures against Cuba as a Setback

Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, Directora General de Estados Unidos de América del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, en entrevista con la prensa sobre las medidas del gobierno estadounidense anunciadas por los departamentos de Estado, Tesoro y Comercio, como resultado del cambio de política hacia Cuba. La Habana, 8 de noviembre de 2017. ACN FOTO/Leysi RUBIO/Cubadebate

The US government measures announced on Wednesday by the US State, Treasury and Commerce Departments confirm the serious setback of bilateral relations as a result of the change of policy towards Cuba pronounced by President Donald Trump, said Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, General Director of the US Division of the Foreign Ministry.

Ulises Rosales del Toro Meets with Niger’s Foreign Minister

Ibrahim Jacoubou (D), ministro de Asuntos Exteriores, Cooperación, Integración Africana y Nigerinos en el Exterior de la República de Níger, durante las conversaciones oficiales en la sede del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores (MINREX) de Cuba, en La Habana, el 6 noviembre de 2017. ACN FOTO/Oriol de la Cruz ATENCIO

Vice President of the Council of Ministers, Ulises Rosales del Toro met on Wednesday in Havana with Niger’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigeriens Living Abroad, Ibrahim Yacoubou who is on an official visit to the island.

Raul Castro Presides the Activity for the Centennial of the October Revolution

Cuban President Raul Castro and First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party assisted on Tuesday in Havana at the political-cultural gala for the Centennial of the October Socialist Revolution.

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