Heads of State or government and other personalities of the Caribbean that will attend the 5th CARICOM-Cuba Summit, toured on Sunday in this capital the National Zoo, one of the largest in the region, with 340 hectares.
Heads of State of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) joined on Sunday the tribute paid by the Cuban people to General Antonio Maceo, on the occasion of the 118th anniversary of his death in combat, and to those who laid down their lives in other lands of the world.
Cuban President Raul Castro presided over on Saturday a ceremony to commemorate the 118 anniversary of the fall in action of Independence leader Antonio Maceo and to pay homage to Cuban internationalists fighters.
Army General Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party and President of the councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, presided over the political meeting and military ceremony on the occasion of the 118th anniversary of the death in combat of General Antonio Maceo.
Cuba continues to be a great example to those in the Caribbean who wish a better future, said on Saturday in this capital Freundel J. Stuart, Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Public Service and Urban Development of Barbados.
Gaston A. Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, arrived on Saturday in this capital with confidence in the contribution the 5th CARICOM-Cuba Summit will make to the improvement of relations between Caribbean countries.
Ralph E. Gonsalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, considered on Saturday that the 5th CARICOM-Cuba Summit will be a space to renew solidarity between the Caribbean peoples.
Cuba has played an important role in the development of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member nations, with its huge contribution in terms of education and health, declared on Saturday in this capital the Prime Minister of Grenada, Keith Mitchell.
A press room was opened on Thursday night at the Palace of the Revolution to facilitate coverage of the Fifth Caricom-Cuba Summit, where on December 8th Caribbean Heads of State and Government will meet.
Heads of State and Government of the member nations of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and regional organizations , will begin arriving today in this capital to participate on Monday in the Fifth CARICOM-Cuba Summit.
Marc Van Montagu, pioneer of molecular biotechnology in plants in the world, was full of praise for the development reached by the Cuban scientific community in the field of biotechnology.
Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party (CC of the PCC), met on Thursday morning with Medardo Gonzalez, General Secretary of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) of El Salvador, who is in Cuba heading a delegation of that political organization, at the invitation of the PCC.
On the occasion of the 58th anniversary of the creation of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) of Cuba, marked on December 2, Joao Gonzalves, Angola's Minister of Defense, sent a note of congratulations to the Cuban army.
José Luis Di Fabio, representative in Cuba of the Pan American and World Health organizations (PAHO / WHO), sent an acknowledgment to the workers of that sector in the country on the occasion of the Latin American Medicine Day which is celebrated on December 3rd.
Trips of U.S. citizens to Cuba are on the rise in spite of Washington's sanctions against Havana, pointed out on Tuesday an article published on the blog of the editorial page of the New York Times (NYT).