Havana, June 19 (RHC) –- Cuba and Angola signed a memo of understanding on Wednesday to deepen bilateral cooperation relations, during the visit here by Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos.... More

Havana, June 19 (RHC)-- The President of the Cuban Society of Poultry Farming Clemente Alberto Ramirez said in Havana that the economic sector in Latin America has safeguarded its competitiveness for the past fifty years, as it fosters agri-industrial development in an efficient and productive way.... More

Life Expectancy Increases in Cuba

Havana, June 19 (RHC) -– Life expectancy in Cuba increased to 78.45 years during 2011-2013, standing for a 0.48-year growth with respect to the period between 2005-2007, according to the National Statistics Office.... More

Havana, June 19 (PL-RHC) -- Theodor Friedrich, representative of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization in Cuba (FAO), highlighted the need of world agricultural sectors of becoming climate-smart.... More

Havana, June 19 (PL-RHC) -- Climate change has increased the possibilities Cuba is hit by more intense hurricanes, said José Rubiera, Chief of the national forecasting center at the Cuban Meteorology Institute.... More

Havana, June 19 (PL-RHC) -- The Cuban Official Gazette has published the new Labor Code of the Republic of Cuba and its complementary provisions supporting legal safeguards for employees and employers.... More

Havana, June 18 (RHC) -– Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos began an official visit to Cuba on Tuesday, aimed at further strengthening bilateral relations between Luanda and Havana.... More

Havana, June 18 (RHC) -- UN Representative in Havana Laura Melo has praised the Cuban disaster risk management experience and the role of the island’s Civil Defense system in disaster situations. ... More

Havana, June 18 (RHC) -- The Cuban Health Ministry announced on Wednesday the detection of six cases of Chikungunya virus on the island, explaining that all are Cuban citizens who have frequently traveled to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.... More

Havana, June 18 (RHC) -- Havana’s Provincial Court handed down its verdict and imposing sanctions on a group of citizens directly involved in the theft and distribution of methanol. The illegal activity led to the intoxication and hospitalization in July and August 2013 of 99 persons, 11 of whom died, after having consumed the product, which was originally stored at Havana’s Chemist and Food Institute.... More

Miami, June 18 (RHC) -- A recent poll by the Florida International University revealing that a large number of Cuban Americans in Miami-Dade county favor the lifting of the U.S. economic blockade of Cuba and the resumption of diplomatic relations between Washington and Havana has had a big repercussion this week in the U.S. press.... More

Havana, June 18 (RHC) -- The renowned Varadero tourist center, on the northern Hicacos peninsula in western Matanzas province, is witnessing a growing number of tourists from different nations, which marks a diversity of markets headed by Canada, and followed by European and Latin American nations.... More

Yihadistas se incautan de ropa femenina "contraria" a ley islámica en Siria

Beirut, 18 jun (EFE).- Militantes del grupo radical Estado Islámico de Irak y el Levante (EIIL o ISIS, en sus siglas en inglés) registraron varias tiendas en la ciudad de Al Raqa, su bastión principal en Siria, donde se incautaron de prendas femeninas que consideran contrarias a la sharía o ley islámica. ... More

Havana, June 17 (RHC)Angola’s president Jose Eduardo dos Santos kicked off an official visit to Cuba on Tuesday, which aims at further strengthening bilateral relations between Luanda and Havana.... More

Havana, June 17 (RHC) -– The Council of Chambers of Commerce in Spain will hold a forum on business and investment opportunities in Cuba on June 26th, the entrepreneurial organization announced on Tuesday.... More