Mexican Ambassador Thanks Cuba for Support and Solidarity

Mexico’s ambassador to Cuba, Enrique Martinez Martinez thanked on Tuesday in Havana, the island’s government and people for the enormous support and solidarity after the plane crash last Friday which inflicted the death of over 100 passengers among them 7 Mexican citizens.

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Cuba’s Health Minister Roberto Morales Ojeda met on Tuesday in Geneva with counterparts from other countries to strengthen relations and promote medical cooperation projects.

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Two Million Foreign Vacationers have Visited Cuba

The arrival of two million tourists to Cuba so far this year ratifies the confidence of tour operators, travel agencies, airlines and vacationers to the Caribbean destination, according to a report on Monday of the Tourism Ministry.

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Grettel Landrove dies, survivor of the plane crash in Cuba

With profound pain, the Ministry of Public Health informs that patient Gretell Landrove Font, originally from Holguin, resident of Havana, passed away on Monday afternoon at 15:45 hours.

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Cuba: Plane crash survivors still in extreme critical condition

The three sole survivors of the May 18 Havana’s plane crash where 110 people died, are in extreme critical condition after 72 hours at the Calixto Garcia Hospital in this capital city.


Cuba will hold nationwide drill to prepare for disasters

The Meteoro, a Cuban nationwide drill to prepare the population to face disaster situations will have its first day of activities today, when the System of Measures of the National Civil Defense Staff (EMNDC) will enter into action.


At 12:08 pm today, a Boeing 737-200, leased by Cubana de Aviación, with a contracted foreign crew and 104 passengers aboard, traveling from Havana to Holguín on flight DMJ 0972, fell to the ground as it was taking off, in an area between José Martí International Airport and the town of Santiago de Las Vegas. Search and rescue teams are at the site. More information will be forthcoming on the unfortunate accident.


Cuba submits report at UN Human Rights Council

Cuba will keep working to improve its economic and social model, said foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez as he submitted the island’s report in Geneva at the Human Rights Council Universal Periodical Review.


Cuba supports investments in the sea in search of metals

Juan Ruiz Quintana, Director General of Mining, of the Ministry of Energy and Mines, today supported a proposal by the 70th anniversary regular Council meeting of the Interoceanmetal Joint Organization to attract investment in the oceans in search of metals.