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June 12th

Fidel received the US Reverend Joan Brown Campbell

On the night of Thursday, Fidel Castro Ruz, the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, received to Rev. Joan Brown Campbell, who is visiting Cuba invited by the Evangelical Theological Seminary of Matanzas. Read More

American artist Matthew Barney will be at the Fábrica de Arte Cubano

As part of the XII Havana Biennial, the American artist Matthew Barney will be on Saturday 13 at 4:00pm at Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Cuban Art Factory) to attend the premiere in Cuba of his film River of Fundament. Read More

Republican Senator promotes bill against the embargo

Two US senators introduced a new bill on Thursday to restore trade with Cuba, a text which, if approved, would give the private sector freedom to export goods and services to the island, while also protecting the taxpayers in these transactions, reports EFE. Read More

Committee of the US Congress blocks funding for future embassy in Cuba

The United States House Committee on Appropriations approved on Thursday a bill that blocks the use of funds for the reopening of a hypothetical US embassy in Cuba, in a Republican attempt to undermine the current rapprochement between the island and Obama’s Administration. Read More

The University of Havana ranks 83rd among the best 300 institutions in Latin America

The University of Havana is the only institution of Cuban higher education system included in the top 100 list in Latin America according to the QS University Rankings for the region that is published for the fifth consecutive year. Read More

First flight from Orlando to Cuba arrives with delay

The first direct flight to Cuba from Orlando International Airport, United States, was delayed for more than two hours because of weather conditions, but eventually departed to Havana on Wednesday afternoon, reports Caitlin Dineen from the Orlando Sentinel. Read More

June 11th

Rush in the EU to conclude agreement with Cuba

Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, said on Wednesday that the European Union (EU) is determined to conclude the negotiation of its first bilateral agreement with Cuba and added he hopes for the normalization of relations between Havana and Washington and the "end of the American embargo". Read More

International Law event in Havana

The VII School of Public International Law and the IX International Seminar-Workshop on International Humanitarian Law, opened today at the National Hotel of Cuba, brings together 180 lawyers from 13 countries in Havana. Read More

EU-CELAC Summit: Diaz-Canel denounces the permanency of US embargo against Cuba

Miguel Diaz-Canel, Cuban First Vice President, reported today that the US embargo against Cuba is maintained with all the intensity and called on Europe to advocate for its total elimination. Read More

I will go further in love with Cuba, says Tom Weston

Tom Weston was seduced by Cuba even without having visited it, so when Rigoberto Lopez proposed him to release here his documentary film The winds that blows within the Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase, the US filmmaker, director of photography and cameraman did not hesitate to accept. Read More