Havana, January 14 (RHC)-- The 16th International Habano Cigar Festival, to take place February 24th to the 28th at Havana’s International Convention Palace, will be dedicated to the traditional and famous brand Partagas.... More

Matanzas, January 14 (RHC)-- Breaking the media silence around the case of The Five is key to incorporate more people to the demand for their release, Maria de los Angeles Hilario, member of the 31st contingent of the Australian Southern Cross Solidarity with Cuba Brigade said on Monday.... More

Havana, January 14 (RHC)-- The Cuban anti-terrorist fighter Rene Gonzalez denounced on Monday the blatantly biased treatment the U.S. media has given to the legal case against him and his four compatriots, labelling it one of the most silenced event in the history of U.S. journalism.... More

The First Vice-President of the Councils of State and Minister, Miguel Díaz-Canel, attended the opening on Sunday of the exhibition The Bible: God's Path in Man’s Path at Havana’s Cathedral. ... More

The Bolivian President Evo Morales along with his Vice President Alvaro Garcia celebrated on Sunday their country's inclusion in the Dakar Rally, saying it marks the first time ever Bolivia has hosted a world-class sporting event.... More

Orientales surpassed Occidentales by 4-3 in the All-Star Game of the 53rd Cuban Baseball Championship at the Cristóbal Labra stadium in Isla de la Juventud special municipality, and earned the right to represent Cuba in an international tournament to be defined.... More

Havana, January 13 (RHC)-– Peace talks between Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel group the FARC resumed today in Havana, as the negotiators continue to address problems surrounding drug production and trafficking.... More

Geneva, January 13 (RHC)-- A top Iranian nuclear negotiator says Iran and the six world powers will start implementing the Geneva nuclear agreement on January 20th. ... More

Buenos Aires, January 13 (RHC)-– Argentina says it will take legal action against companies and executives exploring for oil in the Malvinas Islands, which are the center of a sovereignty dispute with the United Kingdom.... More

Kabul, January 13 (RHC)-- An unmanned aerial vehicle belonging to the U.S. military in Afghanistan has crashed in the country’s western province of Herat, according to local security officials.... More

Managua, January 13 (RHC)-– The government of Nicaragua announced over the weekend that the construction of a massive inter-oceanic canal in through that Central American nation will begin at the end of 2014.... More

London, January 13 (RHC)-- The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been asked to examine the actions of former British cabinet members and troops over claims of torture in Iraq. The European Centre for Constitutional Human Rights (ECCHR) and the Public Interest Lawyers (PIL) firm said in a statement that they have filed a joint complaint to the ICC, calling for a probe into British war crimes in the war-torn country.... More

Santiago de Chile, January 13 (RHC)-- Struggling with an increase in forest fires, Chile's National Forest Corporation (Conaf) has requested international help to control the blazes, media reported Sunday.... More

United Nations, January 13 (RHC)-- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says thousands of South Sudanese people have fled to neighboring countries in the wake of deadly violence between government troops and rebels.... More

Strong Quake Jolts Puerto Rico

San Juan, January 13 (RHC)-- An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale jolted Puerto Rico early on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).... More