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Cuba

Havana, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) The Workshop 'Challenges in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Cuban Experience', will be held here from November 25 to 27, organizers announced here.


Caracas, August 28 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro reported that more than six million people in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa have recovered their sight after receiving surgery through the Miracle Mission.


Havana, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The international colloquium ''Havana and the Sea in 500 Years'' will session in Havana next week to discuss the privileges of the strategic position of the port of the Cuban capital, local media reported on Tuesday.


Havana, August 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez called on Monday for increased awareness of the magnitude of the disaster in the flame-ridden Amazon and urged action.


Havana, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Despite the complex economic situation Cuba faces, its classrooms will receive on Sept. 2 more than 1.7 million students, the Education Ministry (Mined) announced on Sunday. According to Education Minister Ena Elsa Velazquez, between August 14 and 22, Mined officials conducted a nationwide tour to verify material, human and financial resources for the new school year.



By Roberto F. Campos

Havana, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) The increase in tourism in Cuba has many edges today, when even pilgrims from all over the world appreciate the practice of diving and snorkeling in the insular waters.


Damascus, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador, Miguel Porto Parga, highlighted this Saturday in an interview with the national agency SANA, his country''s ties with Syria on the 54th anniversary of relations between the two nations.


Havana, August 24 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, described as a ''good summer'' the holiday period about to end in the country, because of varied recreational options and tranquility which prevailed.


Bogota, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Cubans and Colombians this Monday honored the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in the context of activities carried out in Colombia to mark the 93rd anniversary of his birth.


Havana, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba devotes major efforts and resources to combating drug trafficking and drug abuse. Global drug production is increasing and with it the number of deaths related to drug use.


Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The Connecting Landscapes project, aimed at preserving biodiversity in mountain ecosystems, is currently advancing in the Bamburanao mountain range in Florencia municipality.