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Cuba

Santiago de Cuba, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) The fortress of San Pedro de la Roca del Morro, in this city, a World Mankind''s Heritage, exerts a certain kind of magnetism over hundreds of foreign and national visitors, who include this place in their tours, for new discoveries.


Havana, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina)Cuban Minister of Economy and Planning Ricardo Cabrisas received today Vietnamese Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung, who is on an official visit to Cuba.


Havana, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) Cubans will reportedly hold walktons throughout the island to reject once more the economic, financial and commercial blockade the US has been enforcing for almost six decades.


San Salvador, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) German Mesa, a living legend of Cuban baseball, is currently facing up to a new challenge in his magical sports career: to make Salvadoran national baseball team much more competitive for Managua-2017.


Havana, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is ready to undertake, from September 4-30, the process to nominate the candidates for electoral district delegates, a key step toward general elections, which have been scheduled for October.


Washington, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Friends and agencies of solidarity with Cuba are currently making progress in organizing ab 2017 Week against the Blockade, which will be held in the US capital from September 11-16.


Panama, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban children''s theater company La Colmenita got another success in its long list by meeting Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, who already enjoyed the performances of this Cuban prestigious cultural troupe.


Havana, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) National Geographic selected three Cuban beaches among the most beautiful in the world in 2017; thus, European travelers bet strongly today on the sun and the sea in Cuba. Many visitors accepted the recent selection and reinforced it with repetitive visits, mostly Germans and Italian who pick up isolated well preserved natural places, such as Cuban beaches.


Hanoi, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction, a historic coordinator of cooperation with Cuba, today conferred its highest distinction on Ambassador Herminio López Díaz, who will soon completes his mission in this country.


Havana, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban ballet company Acosta Danza will premiere two world choreographies next September from outstanding creators Goyo Montero of Spain and Sidi Larbi of Belgium, according to the company.


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).