Miami.- Tropical Storm Erika is becoming better organized and stronger as it moves west at 17 mph towards the northern Caribbean. According to weather forecasters, the storm could pass to the north of Cuba and approach the U.S. state of Florida by late this weekend.

Camagüey.- The soundness of the Cuban Revolution, kicked off in 1868 by Carlos Manuel de Céspedes in La Demajagua on October 10th, 1868, and strengthened in the liberating milestone which explosive was the assault to the Moncada on July 26th, 1953, constitutes an irreversible process, in which our people, its principal protagonist, decided long ago to pass the way towards the socialism.

Havana.- Cuban President Raul Castro has called on his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama to use his executive powers to dismantle the economic, trade and financial blockade imposed by Washington on Havana.

Havana.- The Cuban Communist Party will hold its Seventh Congress on April 16, 2016, a foundation date of the organization and the 55th anniversary of the Declaration of the Socialist Nature of the Revolution, Granma newspaper reported.

Havana.- The 10 permanent commissions of Parliament continue today their work on the second day of sessions focusing an assessment of processes in different sectors of the Cuban society.

Havana.– The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro visited the Food Industry Research Center Friday evening, where he chatted for over four hours with 19 cheese makers who are taking a course at that center in Havana.