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Cuban President visits Google’s NYC office

Canel GOOgle

The meeting held on Monday afternoon with the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, during his visit to Google’s NYC office, was informative and productive. Executives from several U.S. information technology and communications companies showed particular interest in the potentialities of the Cuban market, as well as in the development prospects of the Caribbean nation.

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New information on aviation accident

Restos avion

In the process of deciphering information in the black boxes of the Boeing 737-200 that crashed in Havana last May, it has been possible to identify 100% of the technical parameters, Armando Daniel López, president of the Institute of Civil Aeronautics of Cuba (IACC), informed Granma.

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Circuit tourism in the center of the country

Hanabanilla

Although Cuba is recognized around the world as a sun and beach destination par excellence, there are other attractions to be found farther from the coastline. Natural parks, waterfalls, rivers, caves, and a rich variety of plant and animal species to observe abound in the center of the island.

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The blockade imposes restrictions on the world’s relations with Cuba

Cuba vs Bloqueo

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, in a September 16 interview on teleSUR, was emphatic in defining the blockade as “a brutal practice, that seeks to condemn our people to die of need, violates our territory, and imposes regulations on the world’s relations with Cuba.” This was one of the many arguments presented during the twitter storm and online panel discussion, “The world against the blockade,”

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Technology and sports: A winning formula

Centro biomedical

Used efficiently, technologies applied to any sphere represent an advantage, especially on the path to finding feasible solutions to different problems that, without them, would be unlikely. In sports, technology has made inroads in different areas, with proven achievements in world events.

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Pacific island nations can count on the friendship and support of Cuba

Suva, Fijji

Cuba´s Deputy Foreign Minister, Rogelio Sierra Díaz, led a delegation to participate in the 49th Pacific Islands Forum, held in the Republic of Nauru, in the South Pacific, September 3-6, the ministry reported.

The Forum is the Pacific region’s principal event and includes 14 small island nations, as well as observers and associates, a category Cuban has been afforded since 2013.

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Cubans living abroad can participate in discussion of constitutional reform

Proyecto Constitucion

The Cuban Foreign Ministry announced August 31 the beginning of the consultation process on the draft constitutional reform for all Cubans living abroad, through the online form posted on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ “Nation and Emigration” website at: http://www.nacionyemigracion.cu.

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How are the country’s strategic sectors advancing?

Diaz Pinar

As part of his agenda earlier this week, the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers reviewed progress being made on agricultural, energy, and tourism plans, of key importance to the country’s development.

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Trinidad, the place to experience Cuba’s diversity

Trinidad

Trinidad boasts four of the six principal tourist destinations in the province of Sancti Spíritus, in the center of the island. It is not only one of the best preserved colonial cities in the Caribbean, but also offers the beach at Ancón, one of the most popular on the southern coast of Cuba, as well as natural sites like Topes de Collantes and the Valle de los Ingenios, declared a World Heritage Site in 1988 by the United Nations Organization for Education, Science, and Culture (UNESCO), along with the city.

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Challenges facing the Latin American left

Lula pueblo brasil

Forces on the left are mobilizing in Latin America and the Caribbean to confront the right wing offensive which, encouraged and financed by the United States, is underway in the region, with the use of strategies meant to foment political destabilization and discredit progressive governments in power and former elected leaders.