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Cuban vice president reviews government projects in Holguin

"The year 2006 has been a year of accomplishments in different areas but also a year in which we could have done much better," said Cuban Vice President Carlos Lage at the end of a tour of state projects underway in the eastern province of Holguin. Read More

Rights to 14 Cuban songs remain in dispute

A U.S. music company lost its bid for rights to more than dozen songs from the golden age of Cuban music, ending a six-year legal battle against the island's government in a London court. Read More

Press release from the Central Bank of Cuba

Swiss bank UBS and Credit Suisse, an unfortunate subordination to the orders of the empire took place, providing an irrefutable example of how the United States imposes its laws in an extraterritorial manner, and decides who can or cannot do business with the institutions of other nations that are supposed to be free and sovereign. Read More

Former Black Panther William Lee Brent dies in Cuba at 75

William Lee Brent, a Black Panther who hijacked a passenger jet to communist Cuba in 1969 and spent 37 years in exile, has died on the island, his sister said. He was 75. Read More

Foreign local officials praise Cuba's Social Programs

Cuba's socioeconomic progress was recognized by more than 400 representatives of local governments from 27 countries who are participating in 14th Meeting of City Councils in Cooperation and Solidarity with Havana. Divided into groups, the delegates visited schools, kindergartens, hospitals, polyclinics, factories and senior citizen homes in 15 municipalities of this capital. Read More

Celebrations for Fidel Castro's 80th birthday in full swing

In what will be a demonstration of love, passion, affection and respect for Fidel Castro, over one thousand personalities from around the world will take part in celebrations for the 80th birthday of the Cuba Revolution leader, from November 28th through the first days of December. Read More

Cuba, Nicaragua to increase ties

Cuba and Nicaragua will fortify bilateral relations after the electoral win of Sandinista Daniel Ortega, who will take office on January 10, Cuba's charge d'affaires in Nicaragua announced Tuesday. Read More

Zanzibar President in Cuba

Zanzibar President Amani Abeid Karume is due to start an official visit in this capital Wednesday, fulfilling an invitation by the Cuban government. Read More

East Timor: thanks for our doctors Cuba

Timor Leste Prime Minister Jose Ramon Horta expressed gratitude to Cuba on Monday for providing medical training to almost 500 young people from that small insular Southeast Asian state. Read More

China to continue cooperation with Cuba

Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing reiterated in this capital on Monday his country's will of reinforcing friendship and cooperation with Cuba. Read More

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