Coffee collectors in the province of Santiago de Cuba face today the final stretch of the current coffee harvest, estimated at almost 1.5 million cans of the grain, for a growth of 19 percent in relation to the previous season.
In what has been considered Obama´s last move towards the improvement of US-Cuba relations before leaving the White House, he revoked the dry-feet, wet-feet policy, which encouraged Cuban illegal migration to the US, and the medical parole program, aimed at having Cuban doctors abandon their medical missions in other countries to leave for the United States.
A US religious delegation is currently on an official visit to Cuba with the objective of exchanging with their Cuban counterparts and explore possibilities for cooperation.
The governments of Cuba and the United States signed in Havana an agreement on the readiness and answer to oil and other toxic substances spills in the Gulf of Mexico and the Florida Straits.
The First Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party in Havana, Mercedes Lopez Acea said on Sunday in the Cuban capital that the Freedom Caravan (Cavarana de la Libertad) is eternal and will mark the path the history of the Revolution.
The Meteorology Institute announced clouds to the northern coastal areas, some occasional rain in the north eastern region. The rest of the country will be partially and occasional cloudy with isolated rain.