For his support of Africa's liberation struggles, Namibia granted the Order of Welwitschia to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, during the inauguration of the new State House of the Government of this African nation.
Thousands of Cuban youths are living renewed days with the presence in the Island of Raúl Torres, one of the most charismatic troubadours from the 1990's, who went to live abroad at the end of that decade and stopped singing in the theatres of Havana. Read More
Miguel Barnet, President of the Organizing Committee, reported on the events preparations.
A total of 414 delegates will attend, chosen in provincial meetings held island-wide, including the Isle of Youth special municipality.
Legendary Cuban musician Israel Lopez, known to the world as Cachao and credited with being one of the originators of the mambo musical style, died on Saturday in Miami, his spokesman announced. He was 89. Read More
Angola will celebrate on Saturday for the first time the anniversary of the 1988 battle of Cuito Cuanavale which changed the region's political landscape, accelerating the independence of Namibia and the fall of apartheid in South Africa. Read More
The volume, launched at the headquarters of the Cuban diplomatic mission there, was published by Conocimiento del Mundo publishing house. The 275-page book is illustrated with watercolor paintings by and pictures of the author. Read More
Spanish artist Luis Eduardo Aute and his wife, Maria del Carmen Rosado, received on Thursday in Havana the Cuban National Culture Distinction, the highest award granted by the Cuban Council of State in this field. Read More