Cuban News Agency



Cuban government refuses meeting with U.S.-funded persons or media

Cuba's Ministry of Culture (MINCULT) reported Friday that minister Alpidio Alonso will not meet with people who have direct contact and receive funding, logistical support and propaganda backing from the US government and its officials, or with press outlets funded by US federal agencies. Read More ...

International Congress Cubamotricidad 2020 kicks off today in Havana

For the first time online, the International Congress Cubamotricidad 2020 will be held Friday and Saturday at the Havana Convention Center, in a space favorable to the exchange of experiences and research related to physical activity and sports. Read More ...

FAO recognizes Cuba for efforts in food security and sovereignty

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recognized in its report Panorama of Food and Nutritional Security in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 Cuba's work in the Plan for Food Sovereignty and Nutritional Education. Read More ...

Cuba government: It is not true all stores will be in USD

It is totally false that when the monetary ordering occurs, all the stores in Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC) will change to freely convertible currency (MLC), Alejandro Gil Fernandez, deputy prime minister and head of economy and planning, stated on Thursday at the Mesa Redonda radio and television program. Read More ...

Cuba and EU strengthen bilateral ties

Ana Teresita Gonzalez, first deputy minister of foreign trade and foreign investment, called on Thursday for progress in strengthening bilateral relations between Cuba and the European Union (EU), based on solidarity and cooperation, for the benefit of sustainable development. Read More ...

Havana will have a public bicycle system in 2021

The implementation of the public bicycle system at the pilot level, designed to promote the use of this low-carbon means of transport, is expected to begin next year in the Cuban capital. Read More ...

Cubans will pay homage to Fidel Castro in Santiago de Cuba

The layingof floral offerings and a political-cultural event at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in the eastern Santiago de Cuba city are part of the homage the people of Santiago will pay to the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, on the fourth anniversary of his funeral. Read More ...

Cuba and China discuss science and technology

Carlos Miguel Pereira, Cuban Ambassador to China, and Wang Zhigang, Minister of Science and Technology of the Asian nation, discussed the progress of bilateral cooperation, as well as the state of implementation of the agreements adopted at the XI Joint Commission for Science and Technology, held in October 2019. Read More ...

Cuba to host 6th ordinary session of the 9th legislature this month

The Cuban legislative process cannot be seen only during the session but at all times before it, Homero Acosta, secretary of the National Assembly of People's Power (Parliament), said Thursday in Havana. Read More ...

Cuban deputy PM signs book of condolence at Iranian embassy to Havana

Cuban deputy prime minister Ricardo Cabrisas attended the signing of the book of condolence opened by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Havana on Wednesday, on the occasion of the recent murder of scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Mahabadi, president of the Research and Innovation Organization of the Ministry of Defense of that country. Read More ...

Global emergency by COVID-19 appeals to the world's awareness, Diaz-Canel asserts at UN

The world emergency in which COVID-19 has sunk us is like a new call to the world's conscience; let's listen this time, it is possible and Cuba is the proof, affirmed Thursday president Miguel Diaz-Canel when he addressed the 31st special session of the UN general assembly, in response to the current pandemic. Read More ...

Head of the Cuban parliament congratulates his Vietnamese counterpart on the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations

Esteban Lazo, president of the National Assembly of People's Power of Cuba ( parliament ), congratulated his counterpart from Vietnam, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two governments. Read More ...

Cuban province hosts first International meeting on innovation

Sponsored by the Research, Projects and Engineering Company (EIPI by its Spanish acronym) of Matanzas province(western Cuba), began Thursday the first International Innovation meeting, Innovazul 2020, with the aim of promoting the exchange of ideas about post-COVID-19 challenges. Read More ...

Three foreign investment projects approved in construction and assembly areas

The Construction and Assembly Business Group (Cubacons), in line with the priority given by the country to foreign investment, has three projects of this type already approved for completion. Read More ...

Cuban President to participate in UN extraordinary period on COVID-19

Miguel Díaz-Canel, President of the Republic of Cuba, heads the Cuban delegation that will participate today in the 31st Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UN), in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More ...

Cuban doctors officially nominated to Nobel Peace Prize from Bulgaria

Friends of Cuba in Bulgaria officially proposed the request to nominate Cuba's Henry Reeve international medical brigade to the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel rejects terrorist acts against Cuba financed from USA

The president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, rejected the use of United States-financed violence and terrorism against Cuba following the recent evidence of destabilizing plans presented. Read More ...

Cuba marks Day of the Revolutionary Armed Forces

Cuba commemorates today the Day of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) and the 64th anniversary of the landing of Granma Yacht expedition that began the guerrilla struggle against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista (1952-1959). Read More ...

Cuba calls on prioritizing social protection during Covid-19 pandemic

Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez called on the world to apply strategies to strengthen healthcare systems and social protection in the face of the aftermaths of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More ...

The Single Citizen's Card will come into force in Cuba

On December 10, Resolution 484/20, issued by the Minister of Justice, Oscar Silvera Martínez, will enter into force in Cuba. It establishes the organization, operation and scope of the Ficha Única del Ciudadano (Single Citizen's Card). Read More ...

Cuban scientists repudiate manipulations from USA

The Cuban scientific community rejected the US interference and manipulations that seeks to destabilize the Revolution and divide the people. Read More ...

Cuban customs improve procedures against Covid-19

The General Customs of the Republic of Cuba (AGRC) improved its internal operations and health protocols to face the Covid-19 pandemic, AGRC authorities told ACN. Read More ...

Cubans pay homage to Granma yacht landing and Army forces

A military ceremony and political act will take place this Wednesday at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery, in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba as a tribute to the 64th anniversary of the landing of the yacht Granma and the Day of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR). Read More ...

Nobel Peace Prize Committee confirms official registration of Cuban medical brigade

The Nobel Prize Committee confirmed the registration of a petition to grant the Nobel Peace Prize to Cuba's Henry Reeve Medical Brigade, sent by Russian college rector Andrei Alexandrov, official sources reported. Read More ...

Cubans express full enjoyment of religious freedom

The Cuban Interfaith website issued a statement in which it reiterates Cubans' full enjoyment of religious freedom. Read More ...

Ambassador to UN praised Cuban youth´s role

Cuban Permanent Representative at the United Nations Pedro Luis Pedroso said that Cuban youths defend the right to build an independent, sovereign and dignified country. Read More ...

Cuba sets legal framework for international cooperation, both given and received

The Official Gazette of the Republic of Cuba publishes this Tuesday a package of legal provisions that establish the legal framework of the international cooperation that Cuba offers and receives, which are aimed at organizing this activity. Read More ...

Cuba and China will resume ties in judicial matters

Cuba and China will resume the actions contained in the Memorandum of Understanding on Legal Cooperation signed between the Supreme People's Court of the Asian nation and its Cuban counterpart in September 2019. Read More ...

Cuba denounces US interference in its internal affairs

The Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez, described today the interference of the Donald Trump administration in the internal affairs of Cuba as unacceptable. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel to attend UN General Assembly on COVID-19

The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, will participate in the 31st special session of the United Nations General Assembly, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will take place virtually on December 3 and 4. Read More ...

Díaz-Canel participates in Cuban civil society's support for the Revolution

Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, attended a peaceful demonstration organized by the capital's civil society to condemn the recent destabilizing attempts by the United States through the so-called San Isidro movement. Read More ...

Latin America approves Digital Agenda 2022

The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean approved on Thursday the Digital Agenda 2022, during the closing of the 7th Ministerial Conference on the Information Society for the region, held virtually due to the COVID-19. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel heads government visit to special municipality Isle of Youth

Miguel Diaz-Canel, president of Cuba, heads a government visit to the Isle of Youth Friday, to check on the development of the main activities of the special municipality. Read More ...

Díaz-Canel: complexity is a challenge to be taken up

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel held video conference with the governors and the mayor of the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud to discuss the complex situation the country is going through. Read More ...

Excessive humidity hinders preparation of land for potato planting in Cuba

The excess of humidity that exists in the lands of Ciego de Avila(central Cuba), caused by the rains before the tropical storm Eta and after it, hinders the preparation of lands for the planting of potatoes in the province. Read More ...

Sri Lankan solidarity group calls for Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban medical contingent

The Friends of Cuba Group in Sri Lanka launched a virtual campaign to collect signatures in support of the nomination of Cuban Medical Contingent Henry Reeve for the Nobel Peace Prize, Prensa Latina reported. Read More ...

Cuba and Portugal strengthen trade ties

The Cuban Center for the Promotion of Foreign Trade and Investment (ProCuba) and the Portuguese Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade (AICEP) signed Wednesday ,online, a MOU to expand trade ties between the two institutions. Read More ...

Association Cuba Cooperation France asks Joe Biden to overturn inhumane measures against the island

The association Cuba Cooperation France (CubaCoop), asked today the president elect of the United States, Joe Biden, to eliminate the inhumane and criminal measures imposed on the Caribbean nation by the Donald Trump administration, Prensa Latina reported. Read More ...

Cuban experts participate at COOMET forum

A delegation of Cuban professionals participated in an online meeting called Forum of the Technical Committee on Quality of Eurasian Metrology Cooperation (COOMET). Read More ...

Cuban industry expects to commercialize set-top boxes by 2021

Albeo Zamora Quintero, vice president of the Electronics Group (GELECT), announced that more than 320,000 set-top boxes are expected to be sold by 2021, most of them to families protected by Social Assistance. Read More ...