Cuban expert alerts about effects by El Niño natural phenomena

Havana, Cuba.- (acn) The first fourth months of 2016 could bring heavy rains and thunderstorms associated to the passage of frontal systems, all related to El Niño South Oscillation phenomena.

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Obama urges US Congress to lift blockade of Cuba

Havana, Cuba.- (acn) US President Barack Obama again and directly called on the US Congress onTuesday to lift the over-50-year economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba.

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First group of Cuban migrants to arrive in El Salvador en route to the US

HAVANA, Cuba.- (acn) The first 180 out of thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica will be flown to El Salvador on Tuesday, as part of a pilot plan that paves their way to the United States.

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A Year Later, the Blockade Remains in Full Force

The Apollo spacecraft landing on the moon, the lifting of the prohibition of alcohol in Mississippi and the end of racial segregation, are the stuff of history books in the United States. However, these three events all postdate the implementation of the economic, political and financial blockade against Cuba. Read more ...

Havana.- The entrance to this capital of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, with the Caravan for Freedom, will be evoked today after 57 years of that historical event.

Havana, Cuba.- The achievements of Cuban biotechnology, particularly the Havana-based Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center, have helped diagnose, prevent and treat 26 diseases.

Havana, Cuba.- The first vice-president of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel, met on Thursday with Sigmar Gabriel, Deputy Foreign Minister (FM) and Minister of the Economy and Energy of the Federal Republic of Germany, who is on an official visit to Cuba.

Havana, Cuba.- (acn) US President Barack Obama is expected to meet a large international agenda this year with visits to European and Asian nations, as well as Colombia and Peru with possibilities to visit Cuba.

HAVANA, Cuba.- (acn) The Vice-president of the Cuban Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas, received the governor of the state of Virginia, United States, Terry McAuliffe, who is on a working visit to Cuba.