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Update: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 - 10:10
XX Ibero American Culture FestivalMeeting of Cultures

Photo: Amauris BetancourtAmid the areíto, traditional dance of Cuba's indigenous peoples, a native called Long Feathers, perhaps the leader of the hunters, invited women, men and children attending the celebration, to dance around their idols. It was on October 28 in Bariay, Holguin province, the place where Christopher Columbus landed 522 years ago.

President Raul Castro Receives ECLAC Executive Secretary

Army General Raul Castro, President of the councils of State and Ministers, received the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcenas (CEPAL), who is on a working visit to Cuba.

Cuban FM Denounces Strengthening of US Economic Sanctions on Cuba

In his intervention at the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly which debated today a resolution on the necessity to end US sanctions on Cuba, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla decried the strengthening of the US economic, financial and trade blockade imposed on Cuba for over half a decade.

UNESCO Official Attends Iberoamerican Festival in Holguin

In pursuit of promoting international cooperation and cultural development in Holguin province, experts from the international collaborative planning, UNESCO and the Ministry of Science Technology and Environment and Culture in the province, developed on Monday a workshop presided over by Fernando Brugman, director of the UNESCO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Council of Ministers Discusses Issues on Cuban Economy

The Cuban Council of Ministers led by Cuban President Raul Castro, adopted several policies and measures related to the updating of the national economic model, today reports Granma newspaper.

Holguin Highlights Debut of Argentine Danzas Purrufé

The debut and welcoming of the public to the Argentinean folklore group Danzas Purrufé, highlight in the twentieth edition of the Ibero American Culture Festival taking place in Holguin province, with a program of about 50 art shows.

Bolivian Doctors to Attend Preparatory Meeting in Cuba against Ebola

Bolivian Health Minister Juan Carlos Calvimontes said today that six doctors of his country will attend a preparatory meeting in Cuba on the clinical management of Ebola.

Cuba Presents Plan to Face Ebola

Photo: AINCuba develops a comprehensive plan of prevention and facing an Ebola epidemic, trying to minimize risks of introduction and transmission of the infection, assured Jose Angel Portal, First Deputy Minister of Public Health.

Blockade of Cuba: the U.S.A. against the World, says The New York Times

The United States and Israel were left once again on their own against the world with respect to the blockade of Cuba, warned on Tuesday a new article published by The New York Times.

UN Vote vs Blockade Shows US Isolation

The UN voting against the economic blockade the United States has maintained on Cuba has showed the almost unanimously international isolation in which Washington is immersed today, Deputy Director of Multilateral Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pedro Luis Pedroso, said.

Cuban Delegation Reaffirms Commitment to Win in Veracruz-2014

The Cuban delegation reaffirmed today its commitment to victory for upcoming Central American and Caribbean Games Veracruz-2014, which aims to restore regional hegemony.

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