The Amazon and the Sahara desert seem to be opposed to each other when it comes to life: one "the lungs of our planet and the other the largest desert on Earth with inhospitable conditions for life. However, the Sahara desert is indispensable for the Amazon in order to fill its biosphere with oxygen and diversity. The arid desert maintains the Amazon humid.
Cuban government vice-president Ricardo Cabrisas is paying an official visit to Japan where he will meet with officials in the political and economic sectors.
Some 30 Cuban entrepreneurs from different economic sectors will attend Panama´s Expocomer Trade Fair March 11-15, which this year marks the 100th anniversary of the local Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, (CCIAP), the main Panamanian private organization of its kind founded on May 17, 1915.
Cuban first vice-president Miguel Diaz-Canel ratified his country´s determination to keep working for the further development of the PetroCaribe regional program, during the 9th Summit of that bloc, held Friday in Caracas.
Representatives of rural governments from the Ecuadorian province of Pichincha will travel to Cuba next week to take a fist-hand look at social and community projects, public and people´s power management.
The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released on Thursday the regulations on the imports of goods by US citizens authorized to travel to Cuba, in tune with Section 515.582 of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CARC) which established a list of Cuban goods eligible and others excluded from being imported into the USA.
Cuba´s first vice-president Miguel Diaz-Canel reiterated the island´s firm support of Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution as he arrived in Caracas on Thursday to attend commemorations of the second anniversary of the death of Bolivarian leader Hugo Chavez.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos stressed the role of Cuba in the advancement of the peace dialog for his country underway in Havana.
A ruling this week by the US Supreme Court favored Cuba in a litigation underway for several years against an American company, which was illegally marketing Dominican cigars under the Cuban brand Cohiba.
Ecuador's Coordinating Minister of Knowledge and Human Talent, Guillaume Long, praised the Cuban education system and said that it is not copying it what Ecuador tries to do, but learning from its advantages.
Over 70 percent of Hispanics living in the United States favors the reestablishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba, according to a recent national survey by the Florida Atlantic University (FAU).
Cuban Cardinal and Archbishop of Havana Jaime Ortega applauded on Monday the beginning of the process of reestablishment of relations between his country and the United States, while giving a speech at the Vatican.
Venezuela´s President Nicolas Maduro highlighted the role of Cuban workers in his country, particularly those in the field of healthcare.
The general secretary of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), Ernesto Samper, said that the lifting of US sanctions on Cuba and the evacuation of the shutting down of the US naval based in the Cuban territory of Guantanamo are issues to consider for a normalization of relations between Washington and Havana.