Cuban Vice President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura defended the necessary unity of unions and managers in every work center when they have to report to workers. Cuba Faces Challenges aimed at Improving Socialist Economic Model ... More

The art gallery of Old Havana’s Rubén Martínez Villena library will be the venue of an exhibition titled El alma desnuda (The Naked Soul) by renowned Cuban artist, Ernesto García Peña.... More

Caracas, February 21 (RHC) -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says Washington is interfering in his country’s internal affairs, adding that it is promoting ongoing violence by siding with rioters and opposition leaders.... More

Caracas, February 21 (RHC) –- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has warned that the U.S. television network CNN report the protests in the country accurately or face expulsion.... More

Washington, February 21 (RHC)-- The U.S. National Security Agency, the NSA, is considering the expansion of its controversial collection of phone records and data of the American public, drawing the anger of civil rights groups.... More

Ramallah, February 21 (RHC)-- Israeli gunboats have opened fire at Gazan fishermen off the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah, according to a report by Press TV.... More

La Paz, February 21 (RHC) -– Bolivia's first communications satellite is under its full control and expected to be ready for operation on April 1st, Bolivian Space Agency (ABE) announced Sunday.... More

Moscow, February 21 (RHC)-- Russia has said the threat of sanctions against Ukraine is an attempt to blackmail Kiev by the West, accusing Ukrainian opposition hardliners of seeking a civil war. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made the statements on Thursday, as tensions remain high in the Ukrainian capital Kiev after renewed violence.... More

Montevideo, February 21 (RHC) -- Uruguay's GDP this year is expected to expand by 3 percent, below the original estimate of 4 percent, according to Uruguayan Economy Minister Mario Bergara.... More

Ramallah, February 21 (RHC)-- A Palestinian Authority official says six Palestinians were injured in clashes after Israeli settlers attacked a high school south of Nablus in the north of the occupied West Bank. The attack took place against Burin High School on Thursday, according to PA official Ghassan Daghlas. ... More

Santo Domingo, February 21 (RHC) -- A boat carrying about 25 Haitian migrants capsized Thursday off the southeast tip of the Dominican Republic, killing at least three.... More

Berlin, February 21 (RHC)-- A strike by security personnel at Germany's largest airport, Frankfurt, has led to the cancellation of dozens of flights with travelers seeing disruptions to their travel plans.... More

Havana, February 21 (RHC)-- The achievement of economic efficiency amid current transformations in Cuban society is at the center of debates at the 20th Congress of the Confederation of Cuban Workers, the CTC, which is underway at Havana’s Convention Center.... More

Manama, February 21 (RHC)-- In Bahrain, new anti-government protest rallies have been held across the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom in defiance of the Manama regime's deadly crackdown on peaceful demonstrations.... More

Colombo, February 21 (RHC) Media outlets in Sri Lanka stressed the good state of relations with Cuba and the coincident views of both countries in the international arena, in tune with a visit to Havana by Environment minister Susil Premajayantha.... More