Cuban News Agency

Lightning kills five Cubans at a beach

A lightning bolt killed five people, two adults and three minors around 3:30 p.m. this Thursday at La Puntilla beach, in Santa Cruz del Norte, in the province of Mayabeque.

Plant to generate energy with rice husks in Pinar del Río is up and running

Cuban specialists, with advice from India, set up a plant that will allow the use of rice husks to generate energy.

U.S. Government funds attacks on Cuban medical missions

The United States offers up to three million dollars to organizations investigating Cuban medical missions, in a new attack against one of the most important solidarity programs in the Caribbean country, according to information Prensa Latina News Agency.

Cuban FM calls U.S. Executive Order against Venezuela illegitimate

Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Cuba's Minister of Foreign Affairs on his Twitter account this Wednesday called the U.S. Executive Order against Venezuela illegitimate.

Díaz-Canel: President Bolsonaro lies once again

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez called his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro, a liar and servile, and said his vulgar slander can never deceive the Brazilian people.

US Democrat candidate co-sponsors bill to allow Americans to travel to Cuba

Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker joined the list of American politicians who co-sponsor the bill recently introduced in the US Senate to remove travel restrictions for citizens of that nation To Cuba.

Canada will restore some visa services in Cuba

Canada will restore some of the visa services at its embassy in Cuba from next August 1st, Prensa Latina news agency reported today from Ottawa.

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel: I speak in the name of those who are grateful for the sacrifices of the July 26th revolutionaries

Speaking at the ceremony to commemorate the 66th anniversary of the attacks on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes barracks, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said he was speaking in the name of those who are grateful for the actions of the revolutionaries who sacrificed their lives for the Cuban Revolution.

President Miguel Diaz-Canel: U.S. wants to cut our electricity, our water and even our air

Addressing those present at the ceremony to commemorate the 66th anniversary of the attacks on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes barracks, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel denounced "before the people of Cuba and the world that the U.S. administration is aggressively acting to prevent the arrival of gasoline to the island. They want to cut our electricity, our water and even our air."

Cuba and Russia coordinate efforts against unilateral coercive measures

Cuba and Russia will coordinate efforts to jointly confront unilateral sanctions with extraterritorial character, said Bruno Rodriguez, Minister of Foreign Affairs, at the conclusion of a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.

Experts reject study on alleged sonic incidents on U.S. diplomatic in Cuba

Mitchell Joseph Valdés-Sosa, member of the Committee of Experts that participated in the investigations into the health incidents reported by U.S. diplomats in Havana, reiterated the call for a transparent scientific discussion to find coherent explanations for these events.

Russian Foreign Minister to meet with Cuban authorities

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in Havana for an official visit to meet the main Cuban authorities.

Cuban Foreign Ministry: No evidence to support unjust U.S. measures

Cuba reiterated on Tuesday that there is still no reason to support the closure of consular services, the expulsion of Cuban diplomats from Washington, the misleading alerts of travelers and all the unjust measures of the United States under the pretext that its officials in Havana are in danger.

Power generation stable in Cuba after repairs

Although repairs are yet to be completed in sector seven of the Mariel Thermoelectric Power Plant (CTE), last weekend there was stability in the power generation service.

President of the Cuban Parliament meets with Gambian Chancellor

Esteban Lazo, President of the National Assembly of People's Power of Cuba, and Mamadou Tangara, Chancellor of The Gambia, spoke in Havana about the good state of bilateral and parliamentary relations.

Díaz-Canel calls for quality in summer options for the people

Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, president of the Councils of State and Ministers, said that quality must distinguish summer options and reiterated the call to combat vulgarity and sloppiness, according to information published today on the website of the Presidency.

Cuban First VP: We come to pay tribute to Sandino

We have come to pay tribute to Sandino, Carlos Fonseca Amador and the leaders who made Nicaragua's independence possible, said Salvador Valdés Mesa, First Vice-President of the Councils of State and Ministers, on his arrival in Managua, the capital of that Central American country.

Cuba´s Council of State grants pardon to 2,604 prisoners

The State Council, in accordance with the new Constitution of the Republic, which among its postulates favors the social reinsertion of persons deprived of liberty; taking into account requests from relatives and in compliance with the policy established by the Cuban Government several years ago, agreed to pardon 2,604 persons sanctioned with effective sentences of deprivation of liberty.

First Automated poultry farm starts operation in western Cuba

The construction and assembly of the country's first automated poultry house for egg production was completed in the municipality of Consolación del Sur and will receive in this month the first 56,000 hens with which will begin the production cycle.

Gambian Foreign Minister visits Cuba

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, will make an official visit to Cuba from Friday, July 19.

Cuban VP held official conversations with Vice President of Ghana

The Vice-President of the Councils of State and Ministers Inés María Chapman Waugh held official talks this Thursday morning with the Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, who is making an official visit to our country.

President assesses employment program and demographic dynamics

Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez advocated on Tuesday for a temporary solution for workers laid off in activities demanded by the national economy.

Oil refinery production restarts after rehabilitation in central Cuba

The Sergio Soto refinery in Cabaiguán, in the province of Sancti Spíritus, restarted production after completing the general repair of the furnaces.

Granma province works to recover state pork production

In line with the development plans being promoted in Cuba to recover the program of state production of pork, the province of Granma rehabilitates an old integral pig center, whose structure dates from 1986, when it was inaugurated by the Commander in Chief Fidel Castro.

Tobacco growers in central Cuba create conditions to start seedbeds

Tobacco growers in the Cuban central province of Ciego de Avila create the conditions to set next August seedbeds for the 2019-2020 sowing season, scheduled for October.