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UN sends another donation to Hurricane Matthew’s victims in Cuba

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), entity related to the UN system, gave Cuba a donation of mattresses and roof tiles for families affected by Hurricane Matthew in Guantanamo province. Read More

Cuba reduces infant mortality rate to 4.3 in 2016

Cuba reduced its infant mortality rate to 4.3 per thousand live births in 2016, thus staying among the best countries in the world in this health indicator, according to Minister of Health Roberto Morales. Read More

More than 60% of the families affected by hurricane in Cuba have received resources to repair their houses

A little more than two months after Hurricane Matthew crossed Cuban eastern region, 63 percent of the families affected in Baracoa municipality have received the necessary resources to repair their homes. Read More

Electricity service re-established to 90 percent of Hurricane Matthew victims

Electricity service re-established to 90 percent of the municipalities damaged by Hurricane Matthew. Read More

Construction materials to be delivered at low prices to victims of Matthew

Materials delivery to the victims of Hurricane Matthew in Guantanamo advances to safe passage and with the rigor required, to ensure this process not to deviate from the provisions of the law. Read More

Cuban government will help finance construction of houses for victims of Matthew

The Cuban government announced it will use its budget to cover 50 percent of the cost of the construction materials needed for the victims of hurricane Matthew to repair their houses or build new ones in case of total destruction. Read More

Alexis Martinez Pena: The Countryman

Alexis Martinez Pena, 52, was a schoolteacher for 14 years in the city of Bayamo. He loved working with children, but found the system to be too rigid and dogmatic. So he left and moved to San Pablo de Yao, a village of just over 1,200 in the Sierra Maestra mountains of eastern Cuba. Read More

Cuban roller gets to a third of record breaking cigar

The new world's largest cigar has already a third of its final length, which will reach next August 12th in this city in the hands of its creator, the renowned cigar roller Jose Castelar Cairo (Cueto). Read More

Revolico website unblocked in Cuba

After more than eight years blocked in Cuba, the online classifieds site Revolico.com has returned to the on-line Cuban world. Read More

US Coast Guard repatriates almost 100 Cuban migrants

The US Coast Guard has repatriated 97 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since July 30. Read More

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