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August 26th

Altar in Revolution Square ready for the Pope

The incessant work of a team of workers, in the driest and hottest summer in decades in Cuba, has been in charge of making an altar of iron and wood, in the Revolution Square, where the Pope Francis will officiate Mass on September 20, as part of his tour of Cuba and the United States. Read More

Congress on sexual health and education to be held in Cuba

Cuba will expose its most significant achievements in the area of sexual health and education during the 7th Cuban Congress on those subjects to take place on September 14 to 18 at Havana´s Conventions Center. Read More

Expectation in Cuba for ecotourism event is growing

The tenth edition of the International Nature Tourism Event Turnat 2015, scheduled to be held in Cuba next September, raises expectations in sectors of the travel industry. Read More

August 25th

Cuba cuts budget to scientific research in 40%

A report on 2014, published on the website of the National Bureau of Statistics revealed that scientific and technological R & D fell from 651.5 million pesos in 2010 to 380,500,000 last year, the Cuban peso fixed to the US dollar equivalent. Read More

Bank of Spain decides to open a representative office in Cuba

Banco Popular has requested the opening of a representative office in Cuba to join other Spanish banks already operating in the island as BBVA, CaixaBank, Bankia and Sabadell. Read More

Institute of Meteorology: Tropical Storm Erika is coming

Tropical storm Erika is expected to approach the Leeward Islands or Northern Lesser Antilles on Wednesday night or early on Thursday as it is moving westward as fast as 20 miles per hour, 31 kilometers per hour, though its speed is to lower over the next 48 hours. Read More

At least 20 Cuban doctors arrested in Colombia get US protection

At least 20 Cuban health professionals claiming US visa in Bogotá were notified between Friday and Monday they had achieved protection of the Cuban Medical Professional Parole (CMPP), according to El Nuevo Herald. Read More

Cuba wins seven gold in Pan American boxing championship

The light flyweight Joahnys Argilagos took revenge against Mexican Joselito Velazquez to provide the first of the seven belts with which Cuba led the continental boxing tournament staged in Venezuela. Read More

Cuba and Belgium seeking to promote bilateral ties

Entrepreneurs of Cuba and Belgium interested in diversifying trade will seek new business opportunities in this capital on August 27, in key sectors such as construction, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals. Read More

New regulations on lobster fishing in Cuba

The Ministry of Food Industry established maximum catch quotas for spiny lobster to authorized boats and companies, with the obligation to stop fishing after meeting their plans. Read More