Cubans will be marking the 149th anniversary of the “Grito de Yara“ (Cry of Yara), on Tuesday.  That was the uprising which triggered Cuba´s Ten Years’ War, the island´s first war of independence that was led by Carlos Manuel de Cespedes.

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US Blockade Inflicts Million Dollar Losses in Cuban Economy

 The application of the economic blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba has inflicted from April of 2016 to June of this year, a total of 4.3 million dollars, double of what the national economy requires for it development.

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Raúl Castro receives the Executive Secretary of ECLAC

Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz received on Thursday afternoon Mrs. Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), who is visiting Cuba.

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The Cuban government is waiting for a response from Puerto Rican authorities to offer solidarity to the people of that Caribbean island, hardly hit by Hurricane Maria two weeks ago.

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez addressed the press in Havana this afternoon, following the Trump Administration's announcement earlier today that 15 Cuban diplomats from the island's Embassy in Washington will have to leave the country.

Members of the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees (Fagforbundet) are here today to provide medical assistance in Puerto Piloto, in this eastern Cuban province, which was harshly hammered by Hurricane Irma.

"Whoever is doing this is obviously trying to disrupt the normalization process between the United States and Cuba,” said U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy about the alleged 'sonic attacks' against U.S. diplomats in Cuba, which prompted the Trump Administration to reduce the diplomatic staff at the U.S. embassy in Havana by 60%.

Russian company will sign 1.8 billion Euros contract to restore Cuban railways

Russian business group RZD intends to modernize Cuban railway infrastructure, for which it will sign a contract of 1.8 billion euros, local media reported today.

Internet at home service expanded through all Cuba

As part of its intention to taking Internet services to Cuban homes, the Cuban Telecommunications Company (Etecsa), as of September 29, will continue to commercialize the Nauta Hogar service, incorporating it gradually, and until the month of December, to all the provinces of the country.