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Speech by the Cuban PM, via videoconference, at the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council Meeting

The following is the speech made by the prime minister of the Republic of Cuba, Manuel Marrero Cruz, via videoconference, at the Meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council. Read More ...

Havana Governor Calls to Meet COVID 19 Protocols

Havana’s governor Reinaldo Garcia Zapata called on the people to meet the protocols set up to control the COVID 19 spread currently hitting the city capital and the county. Read More ...

Cuba has the capacity to produce enough vaccines

Cuba has the capacity to produce different quantities of vaccines to begin the campaign for immunizing its entire population, said Eduardo Martinez Diaz, president of the Biotechnological and Pharmaceutical Industries Group (BioCubaFarma). Read More ...

Cuban President and Barbadian PM hold telephone conversation

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and Barbadian Prime Minister Mía Amor Mottley held a telephone conversation on Friday in which they agreed to increase economic, trade and cooperation ties and relations between the two countries. Read More ...

Cuba Boasts Results on Climate Change Efforts

Cuba lowered green-house gas emissions in 2020 as part of the island’s environmental efforts, said Odalys Goicochea, general director of the Environment at Cuba’s Minister of Science, Technology and the Environment, CITMA. Read More ...

Cuban President Made a Dream Come True

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel visited the building hosting the Foundation of the New Latin American Cinema, in Havana. Read More ...

Cuba´s National Library turns to solar energy

A battery of 112 solar panels began operating at the José Martí National Library of Cuba, considered the first cultural institution in the country to be supplied with electricity in this way. Read More ...

Cuba Joins Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Cuba signed the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) on Thursday, an action that reiterates the island’s commitment to nuclear disarmament, according to Havana’s permanent mission at the United Nations. Read More ...

Cuba at Eurasian Intergovernmental Council

Cuba’s Prime Minister Manuel Marrero will participate at the online session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council to be hosted Friday by the Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan. Read More ...

Havana Authorities Impose Nightly Curfew and Lock-down

Havana’s Top Provincial Defense Authorities announced the enforcement of full restriction of movement of people and vehicles from 9 pm to 5 am as of Friday, February 5th as part of the reinforcement of measures to contain the complex COVID 19 wave currently hitting the capital city and the country. Read More ...

22nd International Biennial of Graphic Humor to be held in Cuba in April

The Circle of Humorists and Historians of the Union of Association of Cuban Journalists ( UPEC by its Spanish acronym) and the Museum of Humor of San Antonio de los Baños are calling graphic humorists worldwide to participate in the 22nd International Biennial of Graphic Humorism, to be held online from April 11 to 14. Read More ...

Cuban Revolution Has Latin-American and Socialist Nature

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez stressed the socialist and Latin American-oriented nature of the Cuban Revolution as highlighted during the Second Havana Declaration 59 years ago. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel calls on municipality officials to have greater weight on food production

Cuban President Miguel Díaz Canel-Bermúdez called on the central province of Cienfuegos for greater municipal autonomy, especially in food production, at the end of a tour of all the provinces and the Isle of Youth. Read More ...

Farewell to Pedagogy 2021

In the conviction that a better world is possible and that unity, solidarity and the tireless struggle of the peoples will make it real, the International Congress Pedagogy 2021, held online for the first time, concluded its sessions today. Read More ...

Cuba condemns U.S. blockade, 59 years after its official application

On the 59th anniversary of the U.S. president's signing of the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla condemned in his Twitter account what he described as a cold war policy and the longest and most comprehensive siege against any country, calling it a failure. Read More ...

Frei Betto's top-notch lecture at Pedagogy 2021

On the final day of the International Congress ‘Pedagogy 2021’, Brazilian theologian Frei Betto drew a profile of education in times of pandemic and made a clear description of its ups and downs on a global level Read More ...

Desoft develops projects of national relevance in eastern Cuba

Developers of the Territorial Division of Empresa de Aplicaciones Informáticas (Desoft) in the province of Granma are working on three projects of national impact that will contribute to a better administration of services in the Energy, Construction and Water and Sanitation sectors. Read More ...

University professor shares views on humanism in isolation

Yasnier Hinojosa, head of the Institutional Communication department of the University of Matanzas (UM) addressed the humanism of volunteers in the isolation center opened on campus to fight COVID-19. Read More ...

Eastern Cuba International Airport Shuts Down

The Ignacio Agramonte International Airport in the eastern Cuban province of Camaguey temporarily closed all operations starting Wednesday in tune with the most recent COVID 19 control and sanitary measures adopted by the Cuban government to contain a wave of the disease affecting the island. Read More ...

International Education Forum Comes to a Close

Havana, Feb 3rd (ACN) The International Congress Pedagogy 2021 closed its online sessions Wednesday after participants reiterated their conviction that a better world is possible to achieve through solidarity, unity and restless struggle by all the peoples. Read More ...

Cuba hails the importance of computerization in the fight against COVID-19

During the virtual sessions of the China-CELAC Cooperation Forum on Digital Technology for the fight against COVID-19, Cuban Vice Minister of Communications, Ernesto Rodríguez Hernández, stressed the values of computerization in the fight against the pandemic in the Island. Read More ...

International Pedagogy Congress concludes today

Education and pandemic, a more than recurrent theme in the sessions of the International Congress ‘Pedagogy 2021’, will be addressed again today, on the final day of this meeting of educators, held online for the first time because of COVID-19. Read More ...

Cuban Polymita ranks second on the list of Mollusk of the Year 2021

Polymita picta, a Cuban snail recognized as the most beautiful in the world, reached second place on the list for the title of Mollusk of the Year 2021. Read More ...

Several Cuban provinces regress in their epidemiological phase

Taking into account the complex epidemiological scenario that is currently underway in the provinces of Artemisa, Mayabeque and Ciego de Avila, as well as in the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud, the temporary working group for the prevention and control of the new coronavirus approved on Tuesday the regression of those territories, in their entirety, to the epidemic stage in the phase...

Cuban Minister of Education visits teachers injured in bus crash

Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, Cuba's Minister of Education, visited on Tuesday three hospitals in Havana and one in Mayabeque to see the victims of a bus crash that happened last Saturday. Read More ...

Cuban universities start the 2021 academic year

HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 2 (ACN) The 2021 academic year in higher education in Cuba began on Monday in several universities in the country, applying measures for the control of COVID-19. Read More ...

Cuban Premier Calls to Boost Local Productive Potentials

Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero stressed the need to further exploit local resources to improve the people’s standards of living. Read More ...

Cuba plans greater use of genetically modified organisms in agriculture

In the winter planting this year, 500 hectares (ha) of transgenic hybrid corn seed are expected to be produced, Doctor of Science Mario Pablo Estrada Garcia, director of Agricultural Research at the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), announced. Read More ...

Rock Art Site Discovered in the Cuban Varadero Region

Concentric circles and images resembling the Sun are some of the first aboriginal drawings recently discovered in a rock art site inside a cave located in a protected area known as Varahicacos, in the Varadero region, western Matanzas province. Read More ...

International Congress Pedagogia 2021 kicks off in Havana

The International Congress Pedagogia 2021 opened its virtual sessions for the first time today with the commitment, always renewed and multiplied in these hard times of pandemic, to fight for an education with all and for the good of all. Read More ...

Mambisa's results are evaluated in its short vaccination schedule

HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 2 (ACN) The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) will immunize this week the group of volunteers receiving the third dose of the vaccine candidate Mambisa (CIGB-669), while evaluating the immunology data of its short vaccination scheme. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel chairs governmental exchange in central province of the country

Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, president of Cuba, heads today a meeting with the main political and government authorities of the province of Ciego de Avila, with the aim of analyzing different issues of socio-economic interest for this central territory and the country. Read More ...

Cuban President Calls for Intensive Action against current COVID 19 Flare-up

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel called for intensive and rigorous action to deal with the local COVID 19 wave currently hitting the country as a consequence of disregarding sanitary protocols set up for international travelers. Read More ...

Díaz-Canel exchanges with eastern Cuban authorities

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz held a meeting today with the highest municipal and provincial authorities of the province of Camagüey about the local epidemiological situation and other issues of economic and social relevance. Read More ...

Díaz-Canel congratulates Nauru on the 53rd anniversary of its independence

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez sent a message of congratulations to his counterpart of Nauru, Leonel Rouwen Aingimea, on the 53rd anniversary of the independence of that country and reiterated Cuba’s willingness to continue expanding the relations of friendship and cooperation between the two nations after almost 20 years of diplomatic ties. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel congratulates general secretary of the Vietnamese communist party on his reelection

Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez congratulated comrade Nguyen Phu Trong, who was re-elected as General Secretary of the Vietnamese Communist Party (VCP). Read More ...

Cuban FM stresses importance of gender equality in the world

Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Cuban foreign minister, stressed today the importance of gender equality in the world, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, whose economic effects have affected women to a greater extent. Read More ...

Promoting radiation hygiene project management

The Center for Radiation Protection and Hygiene (CPHR), one of the institutions of the Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies Agency (AENTA), is promoting an innovative project management for this year, a step in line with the need to contribute to food safety, the fight against climate change, human health and the export of services, said Physics Engineer Gonzalo Walwyn Salas, general director...

New molecular biology laboratory opens in Cienfuegos province

A new molecular biology laboratory was inaugurated on Sunday in the central province of Cienfuegos, as part of the national network to face the COVID-19 pandemic in Cuba. Read More ...

10 people killed in a car crash outside Havana

A total of 10 deaths have been reported so far as a result of a massive accident that occurred late Friday night on a stretch of road in the municipality of Güines, Mayabeque province. Read More ...