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Cuba

Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Before 14:00 local time, 74.09 percent of Cubans registered to vote in Sunday''s referendum on the new Constitution had already voted, said the National Electoral Commission (CEN).


Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, called this Saturday to vote Yes for the new Constitution of the Republic in tomorrow''s referendum, because it is a text that enhances the dignity of the people of the island.


Washington, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Marti Alliance, which gathers Cuban emigration entities in the U.S. city of Miami, Florida, on Friday endorsed Yes vote to the new Constitution during the February 24 referendum in Cuba.


Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Media and Cuban Internet users denounced Friday a new fake news attributed to President Miguel Diaz-Canel and an alleged Facebook page of the President.


Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday stated that Cuba is standing for the Yes vote to the new Constitution during the February 24 referendum and for supporting Venezuela.


By Roberto F. Campos
Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The 21st Habano Cigar Festival is concluding on Friday in Havana with a total success of meetings, visits and presentations of the most new products of the Cuban tobacco industry.


Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The executive secretary of the Cuban Council of Churches, Joel Ortega Dopico, called the religious organizations of the United States and the world to find a road to peace and understanding.


United Nations, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s alternate permanent representative to the UN, Ana Silvia Rodriguez, reaffirmed her country''s commitment to continue working for the independence of the world''s 17 non-self-governing territories.


Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday called to eradicate corruption, crime and illegalities in the country, during his participation in the annual analysis of the General Comptrollers of the Republic.


Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Still less one month after the devastating impact of a tornado in several Havana municipalities, the recovery of the damaged houses shows progress and continues as a priority, authorities quoted by the press stated on Thursday.


By Roberto F. Campos

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The co-president of the international corporation Habanos S.A., Inocencio Nuñez, awarded Wednesday for the first time the Special Prize of his company to the Havana Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler.