Cuban President Raul Castro paid tribute today here to the late South African leader Nelson Mandela, at his coffin exposed at the Union Buildings executive headquarters.
The FARC-EP delegation to peace talks with the Colombian government sent greetings today to the first meeting of small farmers, indigenous groups, and people of African descent who produce crops that are illegal in Colombia.
Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro was awarded the 2013 National Pedagogy Prize by the Cuban Pedagogues' Association in recognition of his contribution to Cuban and Latin American education and for his methodological contribution to the development of new generations of citizens.
The Ukrainian dancer Vladimir Malakhov, considered by European critics as the dancer of the century, received the condition Illustrious Son of Holguin city.
Cuban scientists will begin in early 2014 the drawing of the Aboriginal Archaeological Atlas of Cuba, after having conducted a census of more than 3,000 Aboriginal archaeological sites in the country.
Representatives of Cuban institutions highlighted in Havana the country´s achievements and challenges regarding fundamental human rights.
An international investigation commission will hear in London the testimony of Cuban Rene Gonzalez, one of the five anti-terrorist fighters who were given unfair and extremely long sentences in the United States in 2001.
Cuba celebrated the Day of Latin American Medicine on Tuesday with the country reporting the lowest infant mortality rate in its history, according to Health Minister Roberto Morales.