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Cuba

Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) United States companies will participate in the 36th International Havana Fair (Fihav 2018) -starting on October 29-, despite the strengthening of the blockade on Cuba by the present U.S. administration, according to organizers of the event.


Mexico, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) A large selection of Cuban books, music and plastic arts is currently present at the Zocalo Book Fair, which will run until October 21.


La Paz, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Minister of Communication Gisela Lopez on Thursday condemned the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for more than half a century.


Beirut, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Jose Marti Arab-Latin American Solidarity Association on Thursday condemned the US campaign against Cuba with which Washington tries to discredit the Caribbean nation.


Paris, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The 205th Executive Council of UNESCO ended in Paris on Thursday, after two weeks of intense debates in which the analysis of the strategic transformation proposal promoted by its general director, Audrey Azoulay, stood out.


Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) rejected the defamatory campaign against the Caribbean island with the objecive of minimizing the greatness of the Revolutin that triumphed in 1959, local media reported on Thursday.


Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday highlighted the commitment by students and professors at the Pedagogical School in central Ciego de Avila province.


Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Minister-President of the Banco Central de Cuba (BCC), Irma Martínez, said the country works to minimize all that it can the great incidence of U.S. blockade in its financial system.


Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban coral reefs are preserved and in perfect health, despite the damage caused by hydrometeorological phenomena, said Maria de los Angeles Serrano, director of Cuba''s National Aquarium, on Thursday.


Moscow, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Latin American Personality of the Year distinction was granted to Cuban Jorge Petinaud Martinez by the Ibero-American Journalists'' Organization (OPI), sources of that union confirmed in Moscow on Thursday.


Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban musician Jesus ''Chucho'' Valdes will be honored on Thursday at the 6th edition of the annual La Musa Award due to his career and contributions to that event throughout his 50-year career.