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  • Excerpts of the address by foreign minister Bruno Rodríguez at 26th Ibero-American Summit 02:23 PM

    In his address, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said the Cuban health professionals are the victims of political manipulation by Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro.

  • Fidel's legacy is of paramount importance for Cuba's foreign policy and international relations amongst States16/11/18

    Journalist Roberto Bastidas speak with Santiago Pérez, deputy director of the Havana-based Studies Center on International Politics, about a campaign on social media, organized by ICAP in homage to Fidel Castro and his legacy.

  • Statement by the Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Cuba16/11/18

    The Cuban Ministry of Public Health issued a statement on Wednesday morning, announcing that due to the unacceptable conditions placed on its doctors and medical personnel in Brazil, Cuba has decided to end its participation in the More Doctors Program in that country.

  • First group of doctors withdrawn from Brazil arrives in Havana15/11/18

    The first group of Cuban doctors, who returned home from Brazil after Wednesday's announcement by the Cuban health ministry that the Caribbean state would withdraw from the 'More Doctors for Brazil' Program, arrived at Havana's José Martí airport early on Thursday.

  • Faced with unacceptable conditions, Cuba decides to withdraw from Brazilian health care program 14/11/18

    The Cuban Ministry of Public Health issued a statement on Wednesday morning, announcing that due to the unacceptable conditions placed on its doctors and medical personnel in Brazil, the Cuban government has decided to withdraw from the More Doctors Program in that country.

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  • Eusebio Leal: "We cannot reach the future, but from the past"13/11/18

    Next year, 2019, we'll be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the capital of Cuba -- Havana! Celebrations have already begun in one form or another and there are big plans for next year.

  • U.S. business people advocate increased trade with Cuba09/11/18

    The representatives of U.S. agribusiness, the farming lobby and related industries, who are participating here in Havana in the U.S.-Cuba Agricultural Business Conference, offered a press conference Thursday at Havana's Hotel Nacional.

  • Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing 08/11/18

    The Presidents of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel and China's Xi Jinping held an official meeting Thursday at the Great Hall of People in Beijing.

  • Cuba-US Agricultural Conference begins in Havana 08/11/18

    The Cuba-U.S. Agriculture Business Conference is underway for a three-day meeting. The forum is organized by a coalition created in 2015 to promote bilateral ties in the sector, despite the adverse scenario that the U.S. blockade represents.

  • Expert in U.S. affairs: U.S. Congress does not work along party lines, but along ideological lines07/11/18

    Midterm elections were held on Tuesday in the United States and the results are now coming in. Today we talk with a well-known Cuban analyst and expert on U.S. affairs, Esteban Morales.

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  • Brazilian analyst says Jair Bolsonaro represents a big setback in Brazil-Cuba relations06/11/18

    Brazil's president-elect, Jair Balsonaro, won't be taking office until January 1st next year... but his incoming administration is already making the headlines in Latin America and throughout the world.

  • President Miguel Diaz-Canel hails Cuba's victory at the UN 02/11/18

    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who is in Russia on a three-day official visit, described the adoption of the United Nations General Assembly’s resolution on Thursday, calling for removal of the U.S. blockade, as a "resounding victory."

  • Sad day for U.S. diplomacy: the world sides with Cuba against U.S. blockade01/11/18

    The annual UN resolution condemning the U.S. blockade against Cuba was passed overwhelmingly by a vote of 189 to 2.

  • Bruno Rodríguez: Washington is trying to change the essence of the UN resolution that condemns the blockade on Cuba 31/10/18

    Cuban foreign minister Bruno Rodríguez is in New York to participate in the UN General Assembly debate and vote on a Cuban-sponsored resolution urging the lifting of Washington's nearly 60 years-old blockade policy against the Caribbean state.

  • At UN, international community comes out against U.S. Blockade of Cuba31/10/18

    At the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, a number of countries rose to speak in favor of Cuba's annual resolution to end Washington’s criminal blockade against Cuba. Radio Havana Cuba's Jorge Miyares is up next with the details.

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  • Despite Washington's blockade, U.S. and Cuban scientists develop strong partnership to help cancer patients31/10/18

    In the face of the U.S. blockade of Cuba, a current pharmaceutical joint venture between BioCubafarma and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in the United States is a clear example of what could be possible between the two countries were it not for US intransigence in maintaining the criminal blockade against our country. Juan Jacomino now brings us an exciting interview with Doug Plessinger, an executive with the Innovative Immunotherapy Alliance.

  • Fihav 2018: U.S. entrepreneurs interested in Cuban cancer drugs30/10/18

    The Havana Trade Fair is well underway here in the Cuban capital -- a major event in the trade and investment sectors in Cuba.

  • International Ballet Festival opens in Havana with inaugural words by President Miguel Diaz-Canel 29/10/18

    The National Ballet of Cuba marked this Sunday, October 28, its 70th anniversary coinciding with two auspicious events: the beginning of the 26th Havana International Ballet Festival, and the celebrations on the 75 years of Alicia Alonso's debut in the role of Gisselle, a masterpiece in the history of classic dance.

  • U.S. activists demand #NoMasBloqueo! against Cuba26/10/18

    Reporter Ed Newman speaks on the phone with Gloria La Riva, a long-time Cuba solidarity activist in the United States, on solidarity activists in the U.S. around the debate and voting at the UN General Assembly next October 31 on a Cuban-sponsored resolution, urging the lifting of Washington's blockade policy against the Caribbean state.

  • Bruno Rodríguez: Washington's latest maneuver seeks to justify a blockade policy that punishes an entire people25/10/18

    Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez has denounced a new diplomatic maneuver by the U.S. government at the United Nations to try to justify its nearly six decades-old blockade policy against Cuba.

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  • Sánchez Cerén: Cuba's cooperation has been pivotal in advancing development programs in El Salvador25/10/18

    The president of El Salvador, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, is currently in Cuba paying an official visit.

  • Puerto Rican: I've come to Cuba to refresh my energy25/10/18

    Up next, Radio Havana Cuba's Juan Jacomino talks with Richard Lopez, the vice president of the board of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party in New York. Richard visited us here at Radio Havana and Jaco was able to talk with him in our studios.

  • Cuban scholar: The blockade is a whole system of laws, regulations and restrictions passed by the US government22/10/18

    Next week, on Wed, October 31st, for the 27th consecutive time since 1992, the UN General Assembly will vote on the Cuban resolution to put an end to the criminal U.S. blockade of the island. Up next, Juan Jacomino has the comments of an expert on U.S. relations with Cuba, a professor at the University of Havana, who talks about some of the dimensions of Washington's blockade of Cuba.

  • MarCuba 2018: time to turn the tide and change direction towards protecting the oceans19/10/18

    Up next, let's listen to a U.S. oceanographer, Ericka Delmar, who is here in Havana attending an international conference on marine sciences. She spoke with Radio Havana Cuba's Lorenzo Oquendo.

  • Havana gears up to host Cuba's main trade event19/10/18

    The Cuban capital is getting ready for its big, annual trade fair FIHAV 2018.

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  • Homero Acosta: The Cuban Communist Party must abide by the Constitution and uphold it18/10/18

    The public discussions on the draft of our new constitution continue across the island. Up next, we take a look at comments about the ongoing debates by the Secretary of the Cuban Council of State, Homero Acosta, who spoke at the inauguration of an international lawyers congress in the Cuban capital.

  • Cuba categorically rejects slander campaign orchestrated by the U.S. at the United Nations18/10/18

    The US tried this Tuesday to use the hall of the United Nations' Economic and Social Council, the ECOSOC, to attack Cuba, this in contravention of the purposes and principles of the UN Charter. The Cuban Foreign Ministry and also the Cuban permanent mission to the UN were quick to react to this provocation.

  • Fidel Castro: Our enemies' hatred grows as our Revolution strengthens12/10/18

    In delivering the main speech at the rally on October 10th, marking the 150th anniversary of the beginning of Cuba's independence wars, president Miguel Díaz-Canel referred to not one, but three speeches by the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, in which he spoke extensively about the historic date and our country's history.

  • Cuba: The Revolution that began 150 years ago lives on today10/10/18

    The historic La Demajagua Sugar Mill, in Manzanillo, eastern Cuba, was the venue this Wednesday of a event marking the 150th anniversary of the beginning of Cuba's wars for national liberation and independence. We bring excerpts of the remarks by Cuban president Miguel Díaz-Canel at the rally.

  • Hurricane Michael brings floods, surges, destruction to western Cuba09/10/18

    Hurricane Michael was a Category 1 storm when it hit westernmost Cuba, including Pinar del Rio and the Isla de la Juventud. Up next, Radio Havana Cuba's Juan Jacomino takes a look at the damage now that Michael is moving away from Cuba.

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  • Ernesto 'Che' Guevara: an example for millions of men and women around the world08/10/18

    October 8th is another anniversary of the assassination of Ernesto Che Guevara. This anniversary marks 51 years since the Argentinian born revolutionary fighter was killed in Bolivia.

  • October 6 and the long history of U.S.-sponsored terrorism against Cuba06/10/18

    By: Juan Jacomino and Lena Valverde

  • Workers at Radio Havana Cuba debate draft Cuban Constitution06/10/18

    Journalists Ed Newman and Juan Jacomino bring highlights of the debate at our station on the draft of a new Cuban Magna Carta.

  • U.S. tour operator: my commitment to bringing people here is stronger than ever02/10/18

    Up next, we bring details of a visit here by a group of U.S. tour operators, who came to explore Cuba's tourist sites.

  • Nestor García: Cuba has a new president, but our country's positions and principles remain the same 01/10/18

    Up next, Juan Jacomino talks with Nestor Garcia, a former Cuban diplomat who served our country for more than a decade at the United Nations. In this interview, Jaco talks with him about the visit to New York by Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel and the many activities the Cuban leader carried out at the UN last week.

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  • Reactions to president Miguel Díaz-Canel's first visit to the United States28/09/18

    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has had a busy schedule in New York, where he attended the United Nations General Assembly session this week. Up next, we bring some reactions to this important visit to the United States by the Cuban president.

  • Díaz-Canel: Cuba is indebted to solidarity activists in the U.S. and around the world 28/09/18

    Up next, we bring part two of a two-part series with remarks by Cuban president Miguel Díaz-Canel to the more than 2000 people gathered for a rally in solidarity with Cuba at the Riverside Church in New York City.

  • Díaz-Canel: Cuba comes to the UN to promote cooperation and solidarity as opposed to threats and competition28/09/18

    Cuban president Miguel Díaz-Canel attended a rally in solidarity with Cuba at the Riverside Church in New York city. Up next, we bring part one of a two-part series with his remarks to the more than 2000 people gathered there.

  • Evo Morales: Bolivia categorically rejects the illegal, inhumane and criminal U.S. blockade against Cuba28/09/18

    We bring excerpts of the speeches delivered by some Latin American presidents at the high-level General Debate of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

  • Díaz-Canel: Today's Cuba will stand firm, true to its principles28/09/18

    We now bring excerpts of the address by Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Wednesday on behalf of Cuba at the UN General Assembly.

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  • Ghanaian foreign minister praises relations with Cuba and the Caribbean19/09/18

    The foreign minister of Ghana has wrapped up an official visit to Cuba, during which she held talks with Cuban authorities and signed an important agreement for regular diplomatic consultations between both countries' foreign ministries.

  • U.S. Scholar: Washington's policy towards Cuba throughout history has been a mistake18/09/18

    Up next, we bring statements by a U.S. expert on security and intelligence, talking about Washington's blockade against Cuba.

  • ICAP marks 20th anniversary of Cuban Five's incarceration in the U.S.13/09/18

    September 12, 1998 – 20 years ago – the Cuban Five were arrested in Miami, beginning their long ordeal in U.S. prisons.

  • Havana hosts international conference on the economy of Latin America and the Caribbean12/09/18

    We report on a major international conference here in Havana on the economy of Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • UNESCO: Cuba is an example to the world in education07/09/18

    September 8th is the international Day of Literacy, established by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. With more on the celebration of this day here in Cuba is Juan Jacomino.

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  • Cuban nationals abroad have their say in writing the country's new Magna Carta06/09/18

    In statements to Radio Havana Cuba, Ernesto Soberón, Director for Consular Affairs and Cuban Residents Abroad of the Cuban Foreign Ministry (MINREX), offered details about how Cubans residing abroad can participate actively in the current process to reform our country's Magna Carta.

  • PAHO/WHO: promoting traditional, complementary and integrative medicine05/09/18

    Now we will hear from Susana de Calvo of RHC’s Spanish Language Department speaking with Dr. Anna Coates, the head of the office for equity, gender and cultural diversity with PAHO/WHO.

  • Díaz-Canel: the inauguration of a new school year in Cuba is a happy event04/09/18

    We bring excerpts of the statements by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel during a tour of Old Havana, where he attended the official ceremony for the inauguration of the school year 2018-2019 in Cuba.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup16/11/18

    Havana, the seventh village created by the Spanish colonizers in Cuba, eventually the capital city of the archipelago, is engaged in a program of remodeling and rehabilitation of sites that define its identity.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup15/11/18

    On Tuesday (Nov. 13), the Latin Recording Academy introduced the particular lifetime achievement and trustees awards on the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas as part of the 19th Annual Latin Grammy week.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup14/11/18

    Today we’ll be bringing you an interview with Puerto Rican musicians Roy Brown and Pepe Sanchez.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup08/11/18

    The twenty-first edition of the JoJazz 2018, the International Young Jazz Competition will be sataging the best of the young talent that exists today in Cuba, this according to the president of the organizing committee, Víctor Rodríguez.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup06/11/18

    175 years after the largest slave uprising in the nineteenth century in Cuba, its leader, Carlota, is now seen as a woman precursor of social revolutions for freedom, this according to Damarys González Benítez researcher of the museum located in the former sugar mill of Triunvirato near Limonar in Matanzas province.

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  • RHC's Arts Roundup02/11/18

    Cuban singer Omara Portuondo is in the Dominican Republic to participate in the DR Jazz Festival in Cabarete, in the province of Puerto Plata, in the north of the country. The Cuban Diva will participate in the prestigious festival, which began last August 25 in Punta Cana, La Altagracia province.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup29/10/18

    The night of October 28, 1948, in the former Auditorium Theater, currently the Amadeo Roldán Theatre, a group composed initially by artists of various nationalities gave a first performance. Media of the time recognized the event as the launch of the Alicia Alonso Ballet, a name that took advantage of the international prestige of the already famous Cuban dancer.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup26/10/18

    The 26th International Ballet Festival of Havana, October 28 to November 6, includes a special program this year to “honor the past, celebrate the present, and reflect on the future.”

  • RHC's Arts Roundup22/10/18

    The 26th International Ballet Festival of Havana, October 28 to November 6, includes a special program this year to “honor the past, celebrate the present, and reflect on the future.”

  • RHC's Arts Roundup18/10/18

    Legendary Cuban jam sessions originally released over a span of almost a decade from 1956 to 1965 by Cuba's first independent record label Panart have been reissued in Cuba in their entirety and in the original format.

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  • RHC's Arts Roundup09/10/18

    The National Anthem of Cuba accompanied and encouraged the independent revolutionaries who after the seizure of Bayamo transformed longings and dreams into actions, and with the proclamation of independence and the abolition of slavery, started the years of struggle on which the Cuban people established their identity and forged their nation.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup08/10/18

    The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba has announced its next regular presentation on Sunday morning, with a special concert dedicated to the day of Cuban culture that includes a varied program with works by Cuban composers López Gavilán, Roig and Caturla, and the Russian Prokofiev, with the participation of the young pianist Rodrigo García, under the baton of the principal conductor of the orchestra, the maestro Enrique Pérez Mesa.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup02/10/18

    The Cubans Miguel Barnet and Eliades Ochoa were awarded the Latin Awards Canada in recognition of their meritorious careers and contributions to cultural development and music in the Greater Island of the Antilles.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup28/09/18

    Next Wednesday, October 3, at 4:00 p.m., the SOMOS catalog of Cuban photographer Roberto Chile will be presented at the Dulce María Loynaz Cultural Center, located on Calle 19, on the corner of E, in the Havana district of Vedado.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup19/09/18

    Punto Cubano is a poetic form of popular music originating from the island's rural communities. It is so called because the guitars are plucked, or punteado, not strummed. In Havana, October 12-14, the city hosts the final of a nationwide Competition dedicated to this genre, recently declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

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  • RHC's Arts Roundup18/09/18

    Dozens of interpreters from different generations gather every so often in Chile to recreate Victor Jara's compositions. They will meet in Santiago de Chile next Saturday 22 September.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup13/09/18

    Paying homage to the 90th anniversary of his birth, an exhibition of Alberto Korda's photographs opens on September 14 at the Fototeca de Cuba, located on Plaza Vieja in Old Havana.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup12/09/18

    Mercaderes is one of the oldest and most frequented streets in Old Havana. You can easily walk its four blocks, starting at Tacón Street near the Cathedral of Havana and ends at the historic Plaza Vieja. It is one of the best preserved streets of the historical core of the capital of Cuba. Narrow, cobbled and pedestrian with its immense doors of precious woods, its canopies and its old lamps.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup07/09/18

    Maestro Leo Brouwer, one of the essential names in the field of academic music, has been appointed Cultural Ambassador of the Latin Music Institute, founded in Mexico City in 1921.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup05/09/18

    Monday morning, the Cuban group Buena Fe performed, as they do every year, to the students of the Technological University of Havana Jose Antonio Echeverria, in the context of the beginning of the new academic period in Cuba. Buena Fe will perform again next Friday night, at the emblematic Havana´s seafront, the Malecon. The invitation is for all university students and followers in general to go directly from the classroom to the concert on September 7.

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  • RHC's Arts Roundup04/09/18

    Renown Cuban pianist Jesus Chucho Valdes has been included in the 2018 class of lifetime achievement awards by the Latin Recording Academy.

  • Public debate on draft Constitution concludes16/11/18

    Public debate on draft Constitution concluded throughout Cuba this week, in an exercise of genuine popular participation during which more than seven million Cubans freely expressed their views.

  • President Díaz-Canel learns in London of British interest in strengthening ties with Cuba15/11/18

    Following a fruitful tour of nations in Europe and Asia, Cuban President Miguel Diaz Canel, on his way back to Havana made a stop over in Great Britain, where he highlighted the solidarity of that nation with Cuba and reiterated the interest of further strengthening ties between the two peoples.

  • Argentina – The social panorama worsens!13/11/18

    The neoliberal policies introduced over the past months by the Government of Argentinian President Mauricio Macri has worsened by a multi million dollar loan concluded with the International Monetary Fund that is aggravating the difficult situation faced by the Argentine people.

  • Children of immigrants are children of the United States09/11/18

    Although captured and brought by force, Africans rank among the first immigrants to arrive in what would later become the United States of America. Their ordeal began when they were first sent to the British colony of Virginia, in 1619, one year before the Mayflower passengers landed in Massachusetts. In 1860, before the outbreak of the Civil War, there were already more than four million slaves in that country.

  • The United States: a highly polarized society!07/11/18

    The Democratic Party regained control over the Lower House of Congress in the so called Mid=Term election held this Tuesday in the United States, whose results have evidenced the high polarization prevailing in the US society under the Presidency of Donald Trump.

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  • Bolivia marches forward with a satisfactory economic development06/11/18

    Bolivia will close 2018 in a favorable economic climate, which confirms that country as the fastest growing economy in South America with stable policies following the election of President Evo Morales, who has been able to sort out many domestic and international difficulties.

  • The U.S. blockade affects the development of renewable energies in Cuba26/10/18

    Cuba plans for the year twenty thirty to obtain twenty four percent of its energy from clean sources, in its effort to change its sources of energy and contribute to world wide efforts to continue reducing oil consumption and contribute to a clean environment.

  • Trump, the unpopular!25/10/18

    A survey conducted among citizens of the 25 nations by the Washington based Pew Consultants revealed that most of them do not, I repeat, do not trust Mr. Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, thus confirming that this high official is most unpopular throughout the world.

  • Migrant caravan moves north towards U.S.-Mexico Border19/10/18

    Migration, a complex global problem, grows every day. The deep economic and social inequalities and the violence generated by conflicts, drug trafficking and mobs force more affected persons to displace themselves from their places of residence in order to save their lives and seek a more promising future.

  • U.S. failure at the UN18/10/18

    The US delegation to the United Nations and its servant, Luis Almagro, the General Secretary of the Organization of American States, just had a notorious setback when they tried to stage a grotesque anti Cuban show at the UN General Assembly with the pretext of alleged violations in Cuba of human rights. But the Cuban delegation rose in face of such an insult and immediately responded adequately to such insolent fabrications and lies.

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  • Good news from Guatemala12/10/18

    One piece of good news came from Guatemala this week concerning the sentence to fifteen and a half years of imprisonment on former vice president Roxana Baldetti, one of the many trials she must stand as accused for having set up a system of corruption that allowed her to steal millions of dollars, along with then President Otto Perez Molina, also now behind bars.

  • Nobel peace prize committee hits the nail on the head10/10/18

    As is the custom every October, news from Sweden and Norway disclosed the winners of the Nobel Prizes, which this year will be missing the one for Literature.

  • Haiti struck again09/10/18

    Once again, the force of nature has made the eyes of the world turn on Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, struck by a five point nine strong earthquake that has left at least fifteen dead, hundreds of wounded and widespread damages to its flimsy infrastructure.

  • Brazilian left-wing keeps up the struggle08/10/18

    The first round of the Brazilian general election closed this Sunday with an advantage for the extreme right wing, which is now in an easy position with a view to the next election day, on October 28, placing the left wing to do an Herculean job if it wants to erase such advantage.

  • Cuba and the voice of dignity06/10/18

    We now bring you excerpts from a 2001 address by the well-known Uruguayan poet and writer, the late Eduardo Galeano, dealing with the issue of terrorism against Cuba, a country that has had to mourn the loss of 3,478 of their sons and daughters, whose lives were cut short by terrorism.

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  • Tlatelolco in Mexico's memory02/10/18

    Mexico is recalling on this date, with countless activities, the fiftieth anniversary of one of the most painful episodes in its recent history. It is known as the Tlatelolco Massacre, in which countless youths disappeared at the hands of security forces and paramilitary groups.

  • Trump: Is he a patriot?28/09/18

    The President of the United States Donald Trump spoke for thirty four minutes before the United Nations General Assembly and his speech was, as expected, chaotic, self sufficient, full of contradictions and based on the idea that he could not care less for the rest of the world, subscribing to the thesis that any nation, however powerful, can live in isolation from the rest of the planet.

  • Bolivia awaits for the sea18/09/18

    The President of Bolivia Evo Morales has called on the population to wait with serenity the ruling to be issued by the International Penal Court at The Hague, Holland, on Bolivia's historic claim demanding a sovereign outlet to the Pacific Ocean.

  • Hunger expands in the world!13/09/18

    On a planet that is able to produce enough foodstuffs to feed all its inhabitants, several factors are at work that expand the scourge of hunger, which affects one out of every nine inhabitants of the Earth, according to a joint report issued by five specialized United Nations agencies.

  • Do we have on course a general test of an aggression against Venezuela?07/09/18

    Ongoing right now near Colombia's Caribbean Coast is a naval and sea armed exercise known as UNITAS LIX, led by the United States with the participation of some Latin American nations. This so called exercise may be considered as a general test, if not the prelude, of a military attack on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, whose coast is just miles away.

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  • Donald Trump: playing with fire06/09/18

    The unpredictable President of the United States Donald Trump has decided to heighten the level of confrontation with some of the most important media organs in his country, a most dangerous idea since he is only two months away from the mid term elections, which will prove to be crucial for his tenure.

  • Macri decides to adjust the adjustment05/09/18

    With the real value of the Argentine peso on a free fall and an economy on the brink of recession, Argentine President Mauricio Macri is enforcing desperate measures and has turned the screw even further on his already anti-popular economic decisions, which are already worsening the tragic economic situation of the Argentine people, with a society on the brink of a huge explosion.

  • Trump defines his priorities in the Middle East04/09/18

    President Donald Trump has decided to suspend all US contributions to the United Nations Agency for Palestinian Refugees, thus endangering the lives and the fundamental rights of millions of Palestinian citizens who suffer the permanent onslaught of the Israeli regime.

  • Cuba says lack of political will by industrialized nations hampers eradication of poverty and hunger02:25 PM

    Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez says that humanity has sufficient material, financial and technological resources to eradicate poverty, hunger and preventable diseases. However, he noted that goal cannot be accomplished due to the lack of political will of industrialized nations.

  • Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez leads Cuban delegation to Ibero-American Summit in Guatemala16/11/18

    Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez is in La Antigua, Guatemala, heading the country's delegation to the XXVI Summit of Ibero-American Heads of State and Government.

  • Communist Party leader Raúl Castro welcomes President Miguel Díaz-Canel upon his return from international tour15/11/18

    The First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Raúl Castro welcomed President Miguel Díaz-Canel at Havana's José Martí International Airport, upon his return from his first international tour as the Cuban head of state.

  • Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel meets with British business people in London13/11/18

    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel held a meeting in London with members of the Cuba Initiative, an organization that promotes economic cooperation, trade and investment between Cuba and the United Kingdom.

  • Cuban and Vietnamese presidents meet in Hanoi09/11/18

    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel and his Vietnamese counterpart President Nguyen Phu Trong witnessed the signing of trade and finance agreements after official talks in the Vietnamese capital.

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  • Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel continues official visit to China07/11/18

    During his second day of an official visit to China, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel met in Beijing with the head of the Standing Committee of the People's Political Consultative Conference, Wang Yang.

  • Cuban and Russian presidents sign Strategic Partnership Agreement in Moscow02/11/18

    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Friday, where they signed an agreement to foster strategic bilateral cooperation.

  • UN General Assembly overwhelmingly votes against U.S. blockade of Cuba01/11/18

    The United Nations General Assembly passed with 189 votes in favor and only 2 against -- the United States and Israel -- a Cuban-sponsored resolution on ending the blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba.

  • Nations of the world raise their voices at UN to say 'No More Blockade on Cuba'31/10/18

    For the 27th consecutive year, the United Nations General Assembly is debating a Cuban-sponsored draft resolution on the “Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Blockade Imposed by the United States of America against Cuba.”

  • Cuban and Panamanian presidents hold official talks in Havana30/10/18

    Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel received on Monday his Panamanian counterpart, Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez, who is on an official visit to Cuba.

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  • President Miguel Diaz-Canel receives Robert Fico, former Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic 29/10/18

    President Miguel Diaz-Canel met this Sunday with Robert Fico, top leader of the SMER-SD Party and former Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic, who is visiting Cuba.

  • Cuban foreign minister reveals new U.S. political maneuver at U.N. that seeks to erode upcoming resolution against Washington's blockade25/10/18

    Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez warned during a news conference in Havana on Wednesday that a new political maneuver by Washington is being staged against Cuba at the United Nations.

  • Spain and Cuba for expanded relations and cooperation22/10/18

    The government of Spain has highlighted the good relations and cooperation with Cuba and expressed its commitment to consolidate ties with the island.

  • Cuban president begins two-day working visit to Camagüey19/10/18

    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel is on a two-day working visit to the province of Camagüey, accompanied by a government delegation.

  • Cuban president calls for sensitivity in facing damage from Hurricane Michael 12/10/18

    Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel toured the municipality of Batabanó, in Mayabeque province, to evaluate damage caused by Hurricane Michael. He said that the visit also served as an opportunity to analyze the situation of longstanding problems in the area.

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  • President Miguel Díaz-Canel says 150 years later Cuban Revolution is the same and so are its challenges 10/10/18

    President Miguel Díaz-Canel said that the Cuban Revolution, begun by the Father of the Cuban Homeland Carlos Manuel de Céspedes on October 10th, 1868, is the same today and so are the challenges it faces.

  • 150th anniversary of Cuba's independence War to be marked at La Demajagua 09/10/18

    The 150th anniversary of the beginning of Cuba's independence war will be marked Wednesday at La Demajagua National Park in Manzanillo, in the eastern Cuban province of Granma.

  • Days of Action against the U.S. Blockade of Cuba slated for next week in Washington, D.C. 19/09/18

    The fourth annual Days of Action Against the Blockade of Cuba -- organized by the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity, the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and the National Network of Solidarity with Cuba (NNOC) -- will take place from September 24th through the 28th in Washington D.C.

  • Process of constitutional debates continues throughout Cuba18/09/18

    More than 80,000 debates, with nearly one million Cubans taking part, have been held thus far since the process of popular consultation of Cuba's new constitution began last August 13th.

  • President Miguel Díaz-Canel highlights broad public debates nationwide on draft of Cuban Constitution13/09/18

    Cuban president Miguel Díaz-Canel termed as broad and thorough the public debates on the proposed draft Constitution, taking place in workplaces and communities across Cuba since last August 13th.

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  • Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel meets with visiting prime minister of Belize12/09/18

    Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel met Tuesday in Havana with the Right Honorable Dean Oliver Barrow, Prime Minister of Belize, who is on an official visit.

  • Cuba blasts attempt to use the UN Security Council against Nicaragua07/09/18

    Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno has denounced attempts by the United States to use the UN Security Council to attack Nicaragua and ratified Cuba's rejection of that type of position.

  • Foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez meets with visiting Dominican deputy foreign minister 06/09/18

    Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez met Wednesday in Havana with the Dominican Republic’s deputy foreign minister in charge of Consular and Migratory Issues, Marjorie Espinosa. The Dominican high diplomatic officer is on an official visit to Cuba to participate in a round of bilateral migration talks.

  • Cuba wins under-21 men's continental volleyball tournament05/09/18

    Cuba came up on top and obtained the only ticket to the 2019 World Volleyball Championships by beating the Dominican Republic in the final of the under-21 regional NORCECA Men's Continental Tournament in Havana this week.

  • Cuba blasts new version regarding alleged health incidents of US diplomats in Havana04/09/18

    The Cuban government rejected today a new version regarding alleged health incidents involving US diplomats in Havana. Reports in the US now point to the supposed use of microwave radiation in those incidents.

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  • RHC's Mailbag Show14/11/18

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show07/11/18

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show24/10/18

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show18/10/18

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show10/10/18

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

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  • RHC's Mailbag Show28/09/18

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show19/09/18

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro13/11/18

    RHC's feature dedicated to the fascinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro 06/11/18

    RHC's feature dedicated to the fascinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro09/10/18

    RHC's feature dedicated to the fascinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro 03/10/18

    RHC's feature dedicated to the fascinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro 18/09/18

    RHC's feature dedicated to the fascinating world of radio communications.

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  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro04/09/18

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the fascinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's segment 'Voice of José Martí'12/09/18

    Part One of our series focused largely on the War Diaries of Martí, ending with his death on May 19, 1895. In Part Two we were relating Martí’s observations and views on North American life. In Part 3 of our series we are featuring profiles of Martí in the writings of famous authors both of his own time and those who wrote later.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show16/11/18

    Cuba's Septeto Santiaguero and Dominican singer José Alberto 'el Canario' won this year's Latin Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Album with their latest issue 'A mi qué'.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show09/11/18

    On Friday, November 9th, the University of Tampa’s Scarfone/Hartley Gallery opened a new exhibition, Pedro Pablo Oliva’s Cuba: Histories, highlighting the art of this nationally recognized master of Cuban contemporary art from Pinar del Rio. The exhibition runs through December 12th.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show02/11/18

    Earlier this week, the United Nations General Assembly debated and voted on the yearly resolution urging Washington to end its nearly six-decades-long blockade policy on Cuba. The UN resolution garnered the support of 189 UN member states, among them all sister Caribbean nations.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show26/10/18

    Health ministers from across the Caribbean have agreed on an action plan to ensure that the health of people living in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is protected and prioritized within the global climate change agenda.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show19/10/18

    The Cuban Ministry of Culture has called a massive Tuitazo campaign this Friday and Saturday on social media, on occasion of Cuban Culture Day –marked on October 20th.

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  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show12/10/18

    The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission has called on the international community to launch a swift, coordinated and aggressive relief effort to assist the people and government of Haiti in the wake of the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck northwestern Haiti over the weekend.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show07/09/18

    China's Belt and Road Initiative offers "many benefits" and "more investment" for Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the head of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

  • RHC's Scientific and Medical Report22/10/18

    More than 3 thousand Cuban women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, the country's health authorities have advised, adding that in 2017, breast cancer was second among diseases with the highest incidence and mortality rates among women in the country.

  • RHC's Scientific and Medical Report08/10/18

    The New York-based Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has announced that the initial results of the first North American clinical study of the CIMAvax-EGF vaccine show that this immunotherapy developed in Cuba is safe, well tolerated and deserves further study.

  • RHC's every other weekly program Focus on Africa29/10/18

    Today on FOCUS ON AFRICA, we have some news for you from the continent and we have some great African music, too... right here on Radio Havana Cuba.

  • RHC's Segment on Literature 'From The Bookshelf'15/11/18

    Today we are continuing our new series of programs containing excerpts from Puerto Príncipe, Cuba By Joseph Alden Springer and written in 1875.

  • RHC's Segment on Literature 'From The Bookshelf'25/10/18

    Today we are continuing our new series of programs containing excerpts from Puerto Príncipe, Cuba By Joseph Alden Springer and written in 1875.

  • RHC's Segment on Literature 'From The Bookshelf'13/09/18

    In our program today we are continuing an excerpted series of the book by James J. O’Kelly entitled Mambi Land and published by J. B. Lippincott and Company in 1874.



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