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Cuba

Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) President Raul Castro hosted in this capital a delegation from the United States Congress led by Democratic Senator from Vermont, Patrick Leahy.


Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Havana Club International S.A., informed today that during the 20th Habano Festival (February 26 thru March 2) it will present here the new version of the rum named Tributo (Tribute) of this year.


Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban male former high jumper and still world recordman Javier Sotomayor highlighted the potential of Cuban track and field to face new international competitions, among them the Central American Games in Barranquilla, Colombia this year.


Ciego de Avila, feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The dumping of sand at Playa Larga in Cayo Coco, is one of the main tasks undertaken in the Cuban tourist destination Jardines del Rey, to minimize the effects of climate change.


Havana, feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The general director for the United States Office of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Cuba, Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, thanked the efforts made by U.S. congressmen to improve bilateral relations.


Camagüey, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The mines Chrome Camagüey, Gold Jacinto and Golden Hill are today vital fields in the exploitation of minerals rich in silver and gold, under the management of Enterprise Geominera Camagüey, in this central-eastern Cuban region.


Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Telecommunications Enterprise (ETECSA) and SES Networks, of Luxembourg, signed a deal for satellite services, the entity of the Caribbean island said today.


Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The National Electoral Commission (CEN) in Cuba is making preparations today for the general elections to be held on March 11 in the Caribbean island.


Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is celebrating today the World Day of Social Justice with important achievements in health and education, and dedicating a large amount of resources to develop these and other sectors.


Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) During a meeting of U.S. congresspeople with officials of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Cuba reiterated here today that there is no evidence of the alleged sonic attacks against U.S. diplomats in Cuba.


Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Namibian Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila is concluding her visit to Cuba Monday, after honoring Cuban heroes Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, Jose Marti, Mariana Grajales and Fidel Castro in the Cemetery of Santa Ifigenia in the Cuban eastern city of Santiago de Cuba.