New York, December 23 (RHC)-- The U.S. National Security Agency, the NSA, is spying on the European Union in order to gather economic data for American corporations, according to a well-known U.S. political analyst. ... More

Stockholm, December 23 (RHC)-- Thousands of Swedes have taken to the streets of a suburb of the Swedish capital Stockholm to protest against racism and Nazism. According to reports on Sunday, over 16,000 people took part in the protest, chanting: "End racism now" and "No racists on our streets."... More

Havana, December 23 (RHC)-- As he addressed the country’s epidemiological and hygienic situation at the recent second session of the Cuban Parliament, Cuban Health Minister Roberto Morales called for the reinforcement of actions to control all diseases that could potentially affect the Cuban people.... More

Havana, December 23 (RHC)-- January 2014 will see the inauguration of the first stage of the container terminal in the Mariel Special Development Zone, west of Havana. The announcement was made by President Raul Castro as he closed the second session of the Cuban Parliament’s Eight Legislature on Saturday.... More

Havana, December 23 (RHC)-- The Havana-based Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center will host the 3rd International Congress on the Integral Attention of Patients suffering from Diabetic Foot Ulcers in December of 2014.... More

More Cruise Ships Coming to Cuba

Havana, December 23 (RHC)-- Norberto Perez, general director of the Aries Transport Company, in charge of commercializing cruise ships operations in Cuba, has told reporters that a new company named Cuba Cruises will manage arrivals here of cruise ships, such as Canada’s Louis Cristal, which called at the south-central port of Cienfuegos on Saturday. ... More

Kiev, December 23 (RHC)-- Ukrainian journalist Igor Slisarenko, an activist supportive of Cuba, was buried at the Lesnoy cemetery in the capital Kiev on Monday after a ceremony that paid honors by colleagues, relatives and friends.... More

Havana, December 21 (RHC)-- With the attendance of President Raul Castro, Cuban lawmakers on Saturday continued debating central issues during the second session of the Cuban Parliament's Eighth Legislature.... More

Havana, December 21 (RHC)-- Fernando Gonzalez, one of the four anti-terrorist fighters still held in U.S. prisons since 1998 thanked the support and solidarity of Spanish citizens, who are demanding their release from prison.... More

Havana, December 21 (RHC)-- The delegations of Colombia´s Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) and the government of Juan Manuel Santos, currently negotiating the end of the armed conflict in that nation, issued a joint communique on Friday as they wound up the 18th round of talks in Havana.... More

Bangui, December 21 (RHC)-- Gunfire rang out in the Central African Republic’s capital of Bangui on Friday as Christian fighters attacked Muslim neighborhoods. The country is facing a spiraling sectarian crisis since Muslim rebels ousted the Christian-led government in March.... More

La Paz, December 21 (RHC)-- The launch into orbit of the Tupac Katari satellite placed Bolivia on the list of less than 50 countries of the world that already utilize such space technology.... More

Washington, December 21 (RHC)-- The U.S. Senate has passed a sweeping Pentagon bill that keeps military sexual assault cases within the chain of command while adding some new protections for survivors. It also raises military pay by one percent and bars the transfer of Guantánamo prisoners to the United States.... More

Houston, December 21 (RHC)-- A former British Petroleum engineer has been convicted of obstruction of justice for deleting text messages about the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.... More

Brussels, December 21 (RHC)-- Protesters opposed to austerity and so-called free trade shut down traffic in parts of Brussels on the opening day of the European Union summit.... More