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Cuba

Brasilia, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is arriving today in Recife with the Caravan of Hope, will meet with members of the More Doctors Program. The meeting in this capital of the northern state of Pernambuco is scheduled for 18:30 hours, local time, and will be preceded by a visit by the ex-president to the Cais do Sertao Museum, which pays tribute to the culture, history and the people of the Brazilian sertao region (backcountry).


Buenos Aires, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Ramon Labañino, vice president of the National Association of Economists and Accountants of Cuba (ANEC), kicked off a working visit in Argentina Wednesday accompanied by ANEC vice president Amelia Caridad Lopez Victoris.


Havana, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban speleologists have discovered a new cave painting site in a cave located at the Sierra Maestra mountain range, in southern Granma province, national media reported today.


San Jose, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Some 500 representatives of governments, civil society, the academia and the technological sector from the American continent are meeting here from today until Friday to analyze the achievements and challenges of opening and using public information.


Artemisa, Cuba, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Lashed by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, the famous Soroa Orchid Garden is exhibiting today more than 480 species of the so-called Aristocrat of Flowers, admired by Cuban and foreign tourists.


Havana, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) With a tribute to Harry Belafonte and Cuban women, the 13th International Symposium and the 2017 Hip Hop Event is begining today, in which artists from six countries will participate.


Havana, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban women are celebrating today the 57th anniversary of an organization that has been a stronghold of the battles for their emancipation, equity and social equality.


Havana, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban organizations have ratified their support for Venezuela, whose government is facing the fury of hegemonic forces to overthrow democracy.


Caracas, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s President Nicolas Maduro today saluted the 12th anniversary of the signing by Cuba and Venezuela of the Sandino Commitment, which started a massive eye health care plan.


Port-of-Spain, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) restated the warning on conjunctivitis, also known as Pink Red Eye, outbreaks that today affect several countries of the region.


Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Organizers of the first edition of the international electronic music festival, Eyeife, scheduled here for September 26-30, hope to turn the Cuban capital into one of the main venues of that music genre in the world.