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September 23rd

Russian Film Week in Havana

From 21 to 27 September cinema lovers will enjoy a selection of Russian films produced in the last three years, during Russian Film Week in Havana, sponsored by the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry, the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Cuba and Producer Center Kinofest. Read More

Pope Francis in the White House: "As son of immigrants, I'm happy to be a guest in this country."

In a scene that combines politics, religion and emotion, Pope Francis visit this morning for the first time the White House, where he gave his first speech in the US, and then maintained a private meeting with US President Barack Obama, in the Oval. Read More

Pope admits he never planned to meet with Cuban dissidents

Of the seven questions to the pope Francis during the flight between Santiago de Cuba and Washington five had implied the perception that he had been too lenient with the regime of the Castro brothers and, instead, he had ignored the repression against dissidents. Read More

Pope Francis Wishes Cuba-U.S. Relations Come to Fruition

Pope Francis will urge Congress to bi-national understanding "as a sign of progress in coexistence" and will not mention the embargo directly, although he stated the traditional position of the Holy See in this regard, which is opposed not only to this one but also to "other cases of blockade." Read More

Cuba’s Lizt Alfonso Ballet Company prepares tour of Mexico

Cuba’s Litz Alfonso Ballet Company prepares a tour of several Mexican cities, announced the general director of that company to a local television station. Read More

Pope Francis sends message to Raul Castro


September 22nd

Apace Cuba-Uruguay relations

Uruguay emphasizes its willingness to cooperate and deepen its trade and cultural relations with Cuba, said today to the Cuban press Antonio Carámbula, executive director of the Institute for the Promotion of Investments and Exports of the South American country. Read More

Cuban president Raul Castro saw off Missionary of Mercy

Cuban President Raul Castro saw off Pope Francis at the Antonio Maceo International Airport in Santiago de Cuba, along top Cuban government and Church officials. Read More

Cuba and Panama sign cooperation agreement on agriculture

An agreement for scientific and technical cooperation in agriculture was signed between the governments of Cuba and Panama; two weeks after Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela paid an official visit to Cuba, where he met with Raul Castro. Read More

Cuba and Argentina sign cooperation agreements

Argentina and Cuba signed cooperation agreements to boost ties in the agricultural, livestock and rural development sectors, so necessary today for development. Read More