Miguel Barnet, President of the Organizing Committee, reported on the events preparations.
A total of 414 delegates will attend, chosen in provincial meetings held island-wide, including the Isle of Youth special municipality.
After more than five years of instruction, more than 1,870 young people have graduated as teachers from the José de la Luz y Caballero School in Havana. They will serve to guarantee the changes being introduced at the high school level in Cuba
Legendary Cuban musician Israel Lopez, known to the world as Cachao and credited with being one of the originators of the mambo musical style, died on Saturday in Miami, his spokesman announced. He was 89. Read More
Communist Cuba has issued what appears to be the first public report on prices and inflation in the private sector, in an unusually realistic acknowledgment of the key role the informal economy plays in island life. Read More
The volume, launched at the headquarters of the Cuban diplomatic mission there, was published by Conocimiento del Mundo publishing house. The 275-page book is illustrated with watercolor paintings by and pictures of the author. Read More
Spanish artist Luis Eduardo Aute and his wife, Maria del Carmen Rosado, received on Thursday in Havana the Cuban National Culture Distinction, the highest award granted by the Cuban Council of State in this field. Read More