UNEP Deputy Executive Director and Assistant-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ibrahim Thiaw, began a two-day official visit to Cuba on Monday.
Delegates from Mexico, the Dominican Republic and other Caribbean nations met in Havana to prepare the 27th Ibero-American Conference of Youth Ministers and High-Level Representatives.
Thousands of signatures and messages of affection and admiration were registered on the visitors' book at the recent photo and video exhibited presented in Havana by Cuban film maker Roberto Chile.
A Cuban delegation headed by Bruno Rodriguez, Minister of Foreign Affairs and member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party, arrived in New Zealand on Sunday at the invitation of Hon Murray McCully, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of that nation.
Elizabeth Palmeiro, wife of Ramon Labañino, one of the three Cuban antiterrorists still unfairly incarcerated in U.S. jails, explained on Sunday the situation of these men during the installation of the Colombian chapter at the Alba of Social Movements.
Members of the Illinois-Cuba working Group (ICWG) urged the US Congress and administration to loosen trade restriction on Cuba so that they agricultural entities may sell their products to the island.
Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark asserted on Thursday in this capital that the case of the five Cubans condemned to prison in his country exemplifies the injustice prevailing in U.S. courts.
The Assistant Director-General for Polio, Emergencies and Country Collaboration of the World Health Organization (WHO), Bruce Alward, thanked Cuba on Thursday for its solidarity with other nations of the world in the field of health.
A six-ton humanitarian cargo sent by Cuba to the people of Gaza will be distributed over the weekend in the region, said Cuban diplomat in Egypt Alexander Pellicer who also announced that the island is willing to give treatment to the victims of the Israeli bombings and offer new medical scholarships to Palestinian youths.
Pamanian Vice President and Foreign Minister Isabel Saint Malo de Alvarado confirmed Sunday, September 7, that Panama invited the presidents of the United States and Cuba, Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, to the Ibero-American Summit scheduled for April 2015 in Panama.
Cuba's Oil Company CUPET is currently advancing horizontal oil drilling in an effort to exploit new reserves and contribute to the country's economic development. The oil sector has thus far advanced the initiative with prospects to drill the first multilateral well soon.
Cayo Santamaria Key, a growing tourist resort off the northern coast of Central Cuba, will be the meeting point of nearly 240 tour operators from The Americas, who will attend the 6th Convention of Copa Vacations Argentina Group, September 16 to 24.
Some 300 delegates from 50 nations are attending the 10th International Colloquium with the Cuban Five and against Terrorism, which runs Thursday and Friday at Havana's Conventions Center.
Given the history of Cuban international collaboration, particularly in the health field, we have been asked to join the group of countries that will give initial response to an urgent call against Ebola in Africa, said Cuban Health Minister Roberto Morales after a meeting in Geneva with World Health Organization director general Margaret Chan.
Although the United Nations has adopted, for 22 years in a row, the Cuban resolution against the US blockade of Cuba, the US´s measure has been kept intact and even stiffened, with no changes, said Cuban deputy foreign minister Abelardo Moreno.