Rodriguez ended in this capital a tour which had its first stop in Ethiopia, then followed to Seychelles Islands, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
"Africa, particularly the sub-Saharan region, is always in our hearts. We felt a debt of gratitude with this continent and cooperation is part of our deepest convictions," the Cuban foreign minister told Prensa Latina.Continue reading
Guerrero sent a note from Marianna prison, in south Florida, saying "It's noon on Oct. 16. So many birthday greetings are coming in."
"With these few lines, I would like to try to show my gratitude to everyone for such beautiful words of love, solidarity, and encouragement. My son Gabriel is 21 today," Guerrero stressed in the text, to which Prensa Latina had access.Continue reading
The Cuban diplomat will speak at the Municipal Palace of that city, under the auspices of the Friends Committee associated with the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA).
That integration bloc, which emerged in December 2004, brings together Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and St. Lucia.Continue reading
This is denounced in a yearly report issued by the island's government to submit to the UN General Assembly for damages inflicted by United States hostility.
Among those affected is the group of Pharmaceutical Biological Laboratories (Labiofam), whose funds destined to cooperate with the eradication of malaria in Tanzania were frozen by a US bank.Continue reading
The first of those provisions issued by Cuba's highest executive and administrative body is aimed at updating the national medicine program for the population.
Marino Murillo, Vice President of the Council of Ministers, stressed that the country is looking to achieve greater capacity and more stability at pharmacies and hospitals.Continue reading
Antonio Guerrero, Gerardo Hernandez, Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, and Fernando Gonzalez were arrested in 1998 in Miami, for monitoring Cuban groups that organized and executed terrorist actions against the island.
The Cuban Five, as they are universally known, were condemned to long and harsh prison sentences that included several life terms.Continue reading
The show "Les doy una cancion como doy el amor" (I give you a song as I give love), held yesterday night, convened artists of several genres, from Silvio Rodriguez' trova to guaguanco with the Banrarra Rumba folk company.
In addition of the Cuban president, personalities from many fields attended the event, and the only one of the five antiterrorist fighters who was already released from prison and returned to Cuba, Rene Gonzalez.Continue reading
"You have the power of free these men to let them return to Cuba in your hands," wrote Franklin to the US President in a letter published Friday.
Gerardo Hernandez, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez y René Gonzalez (in Habana since April 22) were arrested on September 12 ,1998 in the city of Miami, Florida, and were taken to solitaire confinement for 17 months.Continue reading
In a statement issued on Friday, the Foreign Ministry recalled that the July 26, 1953 in Santiago de Cuba has been inscribed in the contemporary history as absolute example of courage and commitment of Marti's youth in front of the disgraced of betrayal and corruption.
"History will absolve me!" proclaimed Fidel at that time, to the courts of the tyranny who feared to hear him. History has already absolved you, Fidel!, he added.Continue reading