Havana, April 17 (RHC) -- Cuba's health ministry is urging vulnerable citizens to undergo HIV tests more often, revealing that 2,156 new cases of HIV/AIDS were registered last year, according to a report by the weekly newspaper Trabajadores.... More

Hanoi, April 17 (RHC) -- Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Hoan Trung Hai on Wednesday paid a visit to the Cuban exhibition stand at the Expo Vietnam International Fair underway in the capital Hanoi.... More

Havana, April 16 (RHC) -. On this April 16 the Cuban people are commemorating the proclamation of the socialist character of the Revolution in 1961, on the eve of the mercenary invasion of Playa Girón, in Bay of Pigs.... More

Caracas, April 16 (RHC) -- The Venezuelan government and the right-wing opposition ended the second round of talks in Caracas aimed at ending two months of violent protests in the Latin American country with progress on several issues, said Venezuelan Vice President Jorge Arreaza.... More

Santiago, April 16 (RHC) -- Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said in Santiago on Tuesday that her country will respect international treaties in dealing with the dispute with neighboring Bolivia, which handed over documents at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to support its claim in an ongoing sea access case against Chile.... More

Kabul, April 16 (RHC)-- Local Afghan officials say at least three civilians -- including a woman and two children -- have been killed in a U.S.-led airstrike in the country’s troubled east.... More

Constanta, April 16 (RHC)-- As tensions grow between Ukraine and Russia, Romanian President Traian Basescu says the U.S. will send another warship to the Black Sea after its guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook leaves.... More

Santiago de Chile, April 16 (RHC) – Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday that her government will be appointing three delegates to deal with the recent disasters that hit the South American nation. The announcement came as her administration announced that at least 3,500 houses have been destroyed and as many as 11,000 people have been displaced by the blaze roaring in the Valparaiso hil... More

Kiev, April 16 (RHC)-- The United States is giving its support to the Ukrainian government's military operation against anti-Kiev protesters in the east of the country, describing it as "measured.”... More

Buenos Aires, April 16 (RHC) – In Buenos Aires on Tuesday, Argentine cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich confirmed 'significant advances' in the elaboration of MERCOSUR's joint proposal to exchange dialogue with the European Union on a much delayed wide ranging cooperation and trade agreement.... More

Kiev, April 16 (RHC)-- Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists are staging rival shows of force amid a growing risk of violent escalation. ... More

Kabul, April 16 (RHC)-- A powerful roadside bomb explosion has targeted a NATO military convoy in northern Afghanistan, according to local and Western sources. The Western military alliance says an improvised explosive device hit several military vehicles in Baghlan Province on Wednesday.... More

Seoul, April 16 (RHC)-- Hundreds of people are missing after a passenger ferry sank in waters off the Korea peninsula. ... More

Damascus, April 16 (RHC)-- Syrian Army troops continue to gain ground in their fight against foreign-backed armed groups, and have taken full control of a town in northeast of the capital Damascus. On Tuesday, Syrian soldiers carried out an operation and liberated Assal al-Ward in the mountainous al-Qalamoun region.... More

Havana, April 16 (RHC) – Cuba produces five percent of its energy from renewable sources, and 90 percent of that amount comes from the sugar industry, said the vice president of the CUBASOLAR agency, Julio Torres. ... More