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Cuba

Havana, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Vietnam set up today the ViMariel S.A. company to develop an industrial park in the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM), located about 45 kilometers west of this capital.


Havana, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) The film Yuli, inspired by the life of Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta and directed by Spanish filmmaker Iciar Bollaín, will compete at the San Sebastian International Film Festival, Acosta Danza announced today.


Maputo, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban maxillofacial surgeon Osdany Cancio participated in the medical team that pulled out a four-kilogram tumor lodged in the neck of a pregnant Mozambican woman, Cuban diplomatic sources said today.


Havana, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) French Foreign and European Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Cuba on July 28 and 29, an ocassion in which he will talk to Cuban authorities, official sources said in this capital.


Havana, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba qualifies as one of the most affected areas by thunderboalts or lightnings in the world, given the great electrical activity that characterizes the storms in the country, said Manuel Iturralde, President of the Cuban Society of Geology.


Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban central province is committed today to increase the efficiency of electric power generation and distribution through the use of renewable energy sources such as solar energy.


Caracas, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan socialist leader Adan Chavez highlighted today the importance for leftist movements of the Sao Paulo Forum held in Havana last week.


Havana, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) Friends of Cuba in Canada gathered in front of the U.S. consulate in Vancouver to demand the end of the economic and financial blockade, which has caused countless damages to the people of the Caribbean country.


Havana, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) The possibility of a heat wave in Cuba in the next few days was ruled out by a specialist from the Climate Center of the Meteorological Institute of the island, the daily Granma points out today.


Havana, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) The People's Power National Assembly (Parliament) called on Cubans to express their criteria on the Draft Constitution that would replace the carta magna in force since 1976 with a document according to the transformations under way in the country.


Havana, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel today called to socialize the Draft Constitution, so that the people, who will participate in a consult from August 13 to November 15, can get familiar with the text.