Havana, Monday 23 de July de 2018 01:36 pm

Scientists: heat wave in Cuba unlikely

Cuban scientists addressed concerns on a heat wave hitting the archipelago saying that the Cuba's insular condition makes it extremely unlikely that a heat wave will occur, due to the cooling effect of sea breezes and summer rains.

Cuban economy grows 1.1 percent in first half of 2018

The Cuban Gross Domestic Product had a discreet growth of 1.1 percent at the end of the first half, when the county faced shortages in hard currency, said Miguel Diaz-Canel, President of the Council of State and Ministers.

Parliament gives the green light for consultation on the draft Constitution

The National Assembly of People's Power approved on Sunday  the holding - from August 13 to November 15 of this year - of a popular consultation on the draft Constitution of the Republic, a transcendental step before the final referendum.

Diaz-Canel: Constitutional project will strengthen unity among Cubans (+Photos)

Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, expressed his confidence that the country now has a draft Constitution that will contribute, after its popular consultation and referendum, to strengthen unity.

Cuba starts its participation in Central American Games (+Photos)

Cuba begin today their activities in the Central American and Caribbean Games with presence in 17 sports in the Colombian city of Barranquilla as main stage, but also in the co-host cities of Bogota and Cali, where they should win their first medals in the time-trial event of the women´s road cycling.

Cuba reiterates its unwavering support and solidarity with Nicaragua

On the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution, held on Thursday in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla addressed the Nicaraguan people.

Cuban lawmakers discuss draft of new Constitution (+Photos)

After the two days dedicated to the individual reading of the Draft Constitution, this Friday the standing committees of the National Assembly will meet in three groups to continue the study of the document and the clarification of doubts.

Raul and Diaz-Canel send messages to the Nicaraguan people

Army General Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, and Miguel Diaz-Canel, President of the Council of State and Ministers, sent messages of congratulations on the 39th anniversary of the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution to Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, president and vice president, respectively, of that sister nation.

Cuba’s Deputy Health Minister Heads Official Visit to South Africa

Cuba’s Deputy Health Minister, Alfredo Gonzalez met on Tuesday in Pretoria with union leaders, officials from the Foreign Ministry and the Minister of the Presidency Nkosozana Dlamini Zuma, reported the South African embassy in Havana.

Deputies to National Assembly Begin Individual Study of the Constitutional Reform Draft Proposal

The Cuban deputies, meeting in the 10 permanent working commissions of the National Assembly of the People’s Power began the individual study of the constitutional reform draft proposal on Wednesday after being presented with the text.

Cuban Foreign Minister Participates in Festivities for the Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla is heading the island delegation to attend the main activity for the 39th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution on Thursday in Managua, Nicaragua.

Raul Castro sees off Maduro at Havana´s Airport

First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Army General Raúl Castro  saw off the Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro  who was visiting Cuba to participate in the XXIV Annual Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum.

Cuba works to stabilize drug production

The Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries Group (BioCubaFarma) works to stabilize the production and distribution of medicines.

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