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Cuba

Havana, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Baseball is one of the most affected sports by the blockade of Cuba maintained by the United States for more than 50 years, Cuban former baseball star Rey Vicente Anglada asserted today in this capital.


Santiago de Cuba, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Located in a principal site of Cuban history, the exhibition Jinete de Luz (Rider of Light), from the TV series ''El Caballo'' (The Hourse), with the multiple and diverse image of Fidel Castro, draws the attention of visitors and locals in Santiago de Cuba.


Santo Domingo, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from Cuba and the Dominican Republic are studying the possible effects of earthquakes in Puerto Plata, a province of high seismic risk in this country, it was reported here today.


28 de agosto de 2017, 19:43Artemisa, Cuba, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Famous for its collection of Cuban exotic varieties, Soroa Orchid Garden uses today techniques of vegetable biotechnology to reproduce orchid species on a large scale. Founded several decades ago, the in-vitro-plant laboratory of the garden, the largest of its kind in Cuba, reproduces endangered species to reinsert them later on their natural environment, Research Director Elaine Gonzalez told the news agency Prensa Latina.


28 de agosto de 2017, 15:17Havana, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Central Bank of Cuba (BCC) signed the adhering instrument to the constitutient agreement with the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) today in this capital. The meeting took place at the headquarters of BCC, led by the executive president of CABEI Nick Rischbieth, and the BCC''s president minister Irma Martinez, in presence of the Cuban vice president of the Council of Ministers Ricardo Cabrisas, who is also minister of Foreign Trade and Investment.


Matanzas, Cuba, August 28 (Prensa Latina) The festivities of Matanzas-2017 carnival, which will be held from today until September 3, will be a moving closure for the carnival program conceived by local authorities.


28 de agosto de 2017, 12:06United Nations, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has today called for a more transparent and democratic Security Council fulfills the mandate of the UN Charter to represent all member states in peacekeeping matters.


Havana, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Official reports show today that Cuba goes to the rescue of the henequen industry in order to increase production of ropes and strings, among other economic items.


Hanoi, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) President Tran Dai Quang has sent a greeting to the Cuban people and invited his peer Raul Castro to visit the nation, after welcoming today the island''s outgoing ambassador, Herminio Lopez Diaz.


Havana, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Agencies of the United Nations (UN) join efforts in a new world project to contain marine biological invaders spread by boats throughout the planet.


La Paz, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) A total of 16 countries already confirmed their attendance to the business round at the International Fair of Santa Cruz, from September 27 to 29, in that Bolivian city, informed organizers.