|XX Ibero American Culture Festival|
Amid 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.