Havana, September 27 (RHC)-- The center of Hurricane Ian made landfall around 4:30 am, by Coloma in the south of the western province of Pinar del Rio, with maximum sustained winds of 205 kilometers per hour.... More

Havana, September 27 (RHC)-- Hurricane Ian, category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, made landfall in Cuba today shortly after 03:00 local time, by Coloma in the province of Pinar del Rio, in the western part of the country.... More

Manila, September 27 (RHC)-- The Philippines has begun cleaning up after Typhoon Noru swept across the northern part of the country, leaving at least five rescuers dead, floods and power cuts but leaving the capital relatively unscathed.  Noru, with sustained winds of 185 kilometres (115 miles) per hour, was the most powerful typhoon to hit the Southeast Asian nation this year.... More

Havana, September 27 (RHC)-- The National Baseball Commission announced the roster of 24 players that will represent Cuba in the upcoming Under-23 World Championship, to be held in Taipei, China, from October 13 to 23.... More

Havana, September 27 (RHC)-- With good relief by international player Mayumi Solano, the Camagüey team defeated 4-3 the monarch Ciego de Avila, broke its undefeated record and caused a four-way tie at the top of the National Women's Baseball Championship held at the Mártires de Barbados stadium in Granma.... More

United Nations, September 27 (RHC)-- During the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, Nicaragua's Foreign Affairs Minister Denis Moncada asked multilateral institutions to respect the sovereignty of the countries and remain independent from the interests of the hegemonic powers.... More

Moscow, September 27 (RHC)-- Russia has granted citizenship to former U.S. security contractor Edward Snowden.  He is one of 75 foreign nationals granted Russian citizenship by the decree published on an official government website on Monday.... More

Damascus, September 27 (RHC)-- At least 29 people have been killed due to a cholera outbreak in several regions of Syria, in what the United Nations has called the worst outbreak in the war-torn country for years.  Rapid assessment testing confirmed 338 cases since the outbreak was first recorded last month, with the bulk of deaths and cases in the northern Aleppo province, the Syrian health ministry said in a statement on Monday.... More

Havana, Sep 26 (Web Network) The National General Staff of Cuba’s Civil Defense establishes the Cyclonic Alarm Phase for the western provinces of Pinar del Río, Artemisa, and the special municipality Isla de la Juventud, from 17:00 hours this Monday, taking into account that Hurricane Ian will continue to gain in organization and intensity, approaching the national territory.... More

Tokyo, Sep 26 (RHC) Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero arrived Monday in Japan at the head of an official delegation to participate in the state funeral of former President Shinzo Abe.... More

Havana, Sep 26 (RHC) The Twitter account of the Cuban Presidency highlights Monday the celebration of the country's highest authorities after learning the results of the approval of the Code of Families, with 66.87 percent of the valid votes.... More

Tegucigalpa, September 26 (RHC)-- At least 13 deaths and 18,000 victims have been affected by the rains in Honduras, reported Sunday the authorities of that country.... More

Ramallah, September 26 (RHC)-- Israeli forces have stormed the At-Tur and Silwan neighborhoods in the occupied holy city of al-Quds, cracking down on the Palestinian population there.  The swoops took place on Sunday, ahead of upcoming Jewish holidays. The holidays are expected to witness a surge in violations of the al-Aqsa Mosque's compound -- Islam's third-holiest site, which is located in al-Quds' Old City -- by illegal Israeli settlers.... More

Havana, Sep 26 (Red Web) The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel, and the president of the National Assembly of People's Power (Parliament), Esteban Lazo Hernández signed and endorsed this Monday the new Family Code, after the victory in the popular referendum this Sunday.... More

Havana, Sep 26 (RHC) The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel checked on Monday with the country's top authorities on the fulfillment of measures to face Hurricane Ian, about to hit the western part of the territory.... More