Cuban ambassador to Portugal Johana Tablada strongly rejected critical statements against the Cuban medical cooperation in that country by the president of the Bastonario da Ordem dos Medicos, or Portuguese Medical Association, Jose Manuel Silva by describing them in a disrespectful and irrational manner.
The Panamanian government has resumed a national literacy program to lower current illiteracy levels estimated at 5.5 percent down to 3.0 percent in five years, an effort that will count on Cuban assistance.
The rector of the Santo Domingo Autonomous University (UASD) in the Dominican Republic, Ivan Grullon, welcomed a Cuban delegation to attend the presentation of the book entitled "Fidel Castro, Trujillo, USA" by writer Hamlet Hermann.
Palestinian ambassador to Venezuela Linda Sobeh Ali told Telesur TV during the current Israeli invasion on Gaza Strip, which has left nearly 2 thousand deaths, that Palestine does not want to have enemies but only peace.
HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 12 (acn) Washington has launched a new initiative to Latin America called America Visits the Americas, which consists of expeditions, in what it calls cooperative maritime security operations to enhance inter-operational activities and build partnership to foster regional security.
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa said that Cuba is a champion of international collaboration in relation to its economic sector.
The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says the risk of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) being imported to the Caribbean is low, while there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in the region.
Philadelphia's Geller Foundation granted its Nelson Mandela Prize to the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters who were given unfair prison sentences in the United States after they infiltrated US based violent organizations that planned terrorist actions against the Cuban people.
After imposing a record fine on the Paris' Bank BNP Paribas, US authorities are now pursuing to punish another French bank for an alleged violation of US sanctions of several countries, including Cuba.
Uruguay's president Jose Mujica thanked Cuba for its medical support over the past years, which included over 50 thousand free eye surgeries and for what he called a great lesson of ethics.
The Cuban medication known as Heberprot-P to treat diabetic food ulcers began to be administered in Seychelles islands, in what is known as an experimental stage, according to reports from the capital Victoria.
More than 1200 Jamaican citizens were submitted to eye surgeries under a Cuban medical program implemented in that Caribbean island nation since 2012.
The president of the Ukrainian Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee Vitali Kaliuzhni thanked Cuba for its 22-year permanent and free medical treatment of children victims of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
To strengthen ties with important Spanish partners, to attract more tourists will be the purpose of the Cuban delegation to the 33rd International Tourism Fair (FITUR 2013), scheduled from January 30 to February 3rd, in Madrid, Spain.