13 May 2016

Courier Services to Cuban Embassy in Austria Suspended

HAVANA, Cuba, (acn).- The TNT Österreich Company, an Austrian subsidiary of TNT Express N.V. (Netherlands), has permanently suspended the international courier services normally offered to the Cuban embassy in
Austria, the Cubaminrex Web site reported on Thursday.

13 May 2016

Cuban baseball holds gala for national champions

CIEGO DE AVILA, Cuba (acn).- The Award Gala of the 55th Cuban National Baseball Series was held tonight in Ciego de Avila, province that won for the second consecutive year the crown in the most popular sport of the country.

13 May 2016

Buena Vista Social Club’s Goodbye Tour to End in Havana

HAVANA, Cuba, acn).-  With two big concerts at Havana's Karl Marx Theater this weekend, the Cuban traditional music group Buena Vista Social Club will say good-bye to stages.

13 May 2016

Cuba and the U.S.A. to Meet Again to Weigh up Progress in Normalization of  Ties

HAVANA, Cuba, (acn).-  Representatives of Cuba and the United States will meet in this capital on Monday, May 16, to take stock of progress in the process towards normalization of ties, announced at a press conference
Gustavo Machin, deputy director general of the Cuban Foreign Ministry’s United States Department.

13 May 2016

Fidel, a source of inspiration for young teachers

Camagüey, Cuba,  (acn).-  In the Third National Meeting of Students of Pedagogical Schools, underway in the eastern city of Camaguey, participants said Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro is a source of inspiration for their teaching vocation.

12 May 2016

At Least 86 Cuban Athletes Classify for   2016 Olympics

Havana, (Prensa Latina).- The recent classification of badmintonplayer Osleni Guerrero rose to 86 the number of Cuban athletes in 14 sports so far to take part in the 2016 Olympic Games, scheduled for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug.5-21.

12 May 2016

Colombia Rejects Campaign against Peace   Promoted by Right-Wing

Bogota (Prensa Latina).- Human rights defenders, parliamentarians, social and political organizations today rejected a campaign promoted by the Colombian right against the peace process.

12 May 2016

Sounds from Cuba and the World to Converge   in Cubadisco 2016

Havana, (Prensa Latina).- The 20th International Fair Cubadisco 2016 will gather in this capital Cuban and foreigner musicians from May 14 to 22, announced the vice president of the Cuban Institute of Music, Marta Bonet.

12 May 2016

Dilma Impeached for a Crime She Did Not Commit, Says Defense

Brasilia, (Prensa Latina).-  By 55 votes to 22, the Brazilian Senate approved today the political trial against the president Dilma Rousseff for a liability crime, which according to her defense lawyer, she never committed.

11 May 2016

Cuban Contemporary Dance at Alicia Alonso Theater in May

Havana.- (Prensa Latina) With premieres and revivals, Danza Contemporanea de Cuba will return to the Alicia Alonso Great Theater over the weekend, in the wake of its successful first season this year, organizers announced.