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American Delegation in Cienfuegos province

<p style="text-align: justify;">CIENFUEGOS, Cuba, Oct 7 (acn)The American delegation met with members of the Cuban National Association of Jurists in the province in order to expand their knowledge on the legal system of the Caribbean island. The delegation made up of American students and teachers on criminal justice of the Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) in the U.S. are visiting the central Cuban province of Cienfuegos to exchange with their peers and counterparts. Read More

Namibian species to be sent to a Cuban zoo causes concern in the African nation

<p style="text-align: justify;">Jana-Mari Smith.7 October 2011. Several animal health experts and conservationists have questioned the decision of a mass donation of wildlife from Namibia to Cuba.The translocation of an estimated 150 animals - said to include the 'big five' as well as a large number of other species.There are fears that certain wildlife species could be at serious risk,because of the travel distance and also due to the relocation to a tropical climate. But these concerns were dismissed by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) which is currently in the process of finalising the list of wildlife to be shipped to national parks in Cuba. Read More

Vietnam, Cuba favor the improvement of cooperation

<p style="text-align: justify;">;&nbsp; 2011-10-07 19:31:58. HANOI, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Cuba wants to promote cooperation with the Asian nation. The Vietnam-Cuba Inter-Governmental Committee held its 29th conference here on Friday chaired by Vietnamese Minister of Construction Trinh Dinh Dung and Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz. Read More

Memorandum for Cultural Exchanges signed between Cuba and Peru

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.10.06. HAVANA, Cuba.- Signed by the deputy ministers of this sector from the two nations, the agreement will favor the strengthening of relations between the two countries, referred to literary publications, technical and academic cooperation between artistic teaching centers, and the promotion of audiovisuals. Read More

Continental Event in Mexico in solidarity with Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">Mexico, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The meeting, to be attended by some 1,000 delegates, will be opened tonight at the Esperanza Iris Theater in Mexico City.The program includes special speeches and a cultural activity. Among speakers are Ricardo Alarcon, Carlos Payan, representing the Mexican people, and U.S. Gail Walker, on behalf of international delegates. Read More

Cinema exchange between Cuba and Venezuela includes animated films

<p style="text-align: justify;">Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan filmmaker Jose Antonio Varela, who is the president of the Villa del Cine Foundation, said that the movie ties between his country and Cuba are moving forward with several joint projects. Two of them are animated films Caporito, el guardian de la montaña and Samuel H2O, whose set designs, photography and music are performed in the Animation Studios of the Cuban Film Institute. Read More

Raul Castro Meets Briefly with Angola Military Delegation

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 4 (acn) During a break in a working meeting with Cuban Vice President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura on Monday, Cuban President Raul Castro met briefly with Angolan Army General Geraldo Sachipengo Nunda, head of that country's Armed Forces' General Staff, and the delegation accompanying him on a visit to Cuba. Read More

First Peruvian Vicepresident to visit Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Ileana Ferrer Fonte.Lima, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Marisol Espinoza, Peru´s First Vice President travels on Monday to Cuba leading a top-level delegation to discuss issues on health, education, culture and sports. Espinosa comes accompanied by Education Minister Patricia Salas, Peruvian Sports Institute president, Olympic shooting medallist Francisco Boza, Deputy Ministers of Interculturality Vicente Otta and Health´s Enrique Jacoby. Read More

Venezuela, Guyana ministers friendly talks about border dispute

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Dayami Interián García.Caracas, Oct 1 Prensa Latina) The Foreign Ministers of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, and Guyana, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, analyzed the border extension request Guyana presented recently before Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, the ministry said in a release. Both ministers agreed to solve the bilateral border dispute through talks, and in line with the established laws, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry informed on Saturday. Read More

Cuba supports the Palestinian cause at UNO

<p style="text-align: justify;">Sun Oct 2, 2011.“Cuba is familiar with the rights of the Palestinian people and categorically supports them,” Head of Cuba-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Group Hector Eligio Amigo Carcases said on Sunday. The 5th International Conference on Palestinian Intifada at the Summit Conference Hall in Iran's Capital of Tehran. A senior Cuban lawmaker says Cuba supports a bid by the Palestinian Authority (PA) at the UN to seek statehood for Palestine, and backs the Palestinians' right to return to their homelands. Read More

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