Showing posts with label Cuba. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cuba. Show all posts

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Cuba to recognise private property under new constitution

Cuba to recognise private property
Cuba will officially recognise private property for the first time under a new constitution that features a number of far-reaching changes, state media say.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Cuba urges US to comply with migration agreements despite setback in ties

Cuba urges US to comply with migration agreements
Cuba on Wednesday urged US authorities to comply with the 1994 migration agreements which stipulate 20,000 immigrant visas should be granted annually to Cuban nationals, pressing Washington to restart consular services in Havana.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to succeed Raul Castro as president

Miguel Diaz-Canel to succeed Raul Castro as president
Cuba's National Candidature Commission on Wednesday nominated First Vice President of the Council of State Miguel Diaz-Canel to succeed Raul Castro as president.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Cubans prepare to turn the page on Castro era

Castro era
Cuban President Raul Castro is set to step down on Thursday, passing the baton to a new generation in a transition that brings to a close the Castro brothers' six-decade grip on power.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Elder son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro commits suicide

Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart
Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, the eldest son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, took his own life Thursday morning after being treated for depression for months, an official release said.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Trump plans to keep Guantanamo Bay open

Trump plans to keep Guantanamo Bay open
US President Donald Trump is preparing to reverse an Obama-era order to shut down the infamous military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to a report by Politico, a political news website in Washington D.C.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Politique des USA contre Cuba «obsolète», selon Mogherini

Politique des USA contre Cuba «obsolète»
Le blocus économique et commercial de Cuba par les États-Unis est inacceptable, selon la haute représentante de l’Union européenne pour les affaires étrangères Federica Mogherini en visite sur l’île.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Cuba hails 59th anniversary of revolution

anniversary of revolution cuba
Cuba marked the start of the New Year with a 21-gun salute in honor of the 59th anniversary of the 1959 Revolution and the quality of life accomplishments made since.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Cuba Begins Transition to Post-Castro Era

Castro Era
Cuba on Monday began a five-month political transition expected to end with Raul Castro's departure from the presidency, capping his family's near-total dominance of the political system for nearly 60 years.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Cuba: UN Security Council Lacks Transparency, Accountability

UN Security Council
 Cuba reiterated its long-held position that the United Nations Security Council requires more transparency, a democratic style of organization and genuine accountability, fulfilling the UN Charter's pledge to represent all member states in matters of security and international peacekeeping.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Russia pays off balance of Soviet Union's foreign debt.

Moscow made the final payment on the remaining foreign debt inherited from the Soviet Union. Russia took on the debt after the other former Soviet republics refused to pay.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Castro blames Trump for 'setback' in US-Cuba relations

Raul Castro
Donald Trump's hardline stance towards Cuba marks "a setback" in its relations with the United States after ties were gradually restored in 2015, president Raul Castro said.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017

‘Not in a position to lecture’: Cuba fires back at Trump, says blockade ‘destined to fail’

Havana has blasted US President Donald Trump’s decision Friday to roll back much of Barack Obama’s policy of rapprochement and imposing new restrictions on Cuba using the pretext of human rights concerns, calling it a case of double standards.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Tobacco-growing Cuba marks World No Tobacco Day

Despite its world-famous tobacco crop, Cuba on Wednesday celebrated World No Tobacco Day with zeal, launching anti-smoking campaigns in the media, at schools and in healthcare centers.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Scientists forecast increase of senile dementia in Cuba

Nearly 160,000 people are now suffering senile dementia in Cuba, and the figure is estimated to reach 300,000 in 2040, representing 2.7 percent of the total population, the official newspaper "Granma" disclosed on Tuesday.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Cuba sees 74 pct jump in US visitors in 2016

In 2016, 74 percent more US citizens took advantage of improved bilateral ties to visit Cuba, compared to the year before, the Cuban government announced on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Guantanamo: Trump urges Obama to halt prisoner transfers

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday urged the Obama administration to halt prisoner transfers from the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba, calling the detainees "extremely dangerous people."

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.