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The death of a President who lives on

Allende

“A great black cloud rises from the flaming palace. President Allende dies at his post. The military kills thousands throughout Chile. (…) Señora Pinochet declares that the tears of mothers will redeem the country. Power, all power, is assumed by a military junta of four members, formed in the School of the Americas in Panama. Heading it is General Augusto Pinochet.”

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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.

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What has September 11 left us?

Torres Gemelas

In the following days, U.S. President George W. Bush repeated once and again that the crusade against terrorism would be a long one, announcing a new type of war, a total war, with no limits, that would mean conflicts, military interventions, new threats against states, against coalitions of states, and anything associated with the enemy, an abstraction named “evil,” always justified by the need to protect national security and the rights of those who make a business of these conflicts and their consequences.

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Golden women

mujeres deporte

It is clear that no human effort is perfect, but if anything could approach perfection it is the hands of a woman, their sensitivity, ability to organize, to manage.Only 40 countries have won more than 10 gold medals in the Olympics, and Cuban women have won 12.

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Cuba present in activities for the 70th anniversary of the DPRK

Fiesta Nacional Viet Nam

Cuba’s First Vice President, Salvador Valdés Mesa, arrived in Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), on Saturday, to conduct an official visit, after a brief stay in the People’s Republic of China, where he was received by Yang Jiechi, a member of the Communist Party of China’s Political Bureau, and vice president, Wang Qishan, among other leaders.

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Reason and justice cannot be blockaded

Bloequo

When it comes to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for so many years, it would seem that everything has already been said, although reality proves the contrary. As the blockade is tightened, its damages to the island intensify, some more visible than others. This unilateral policy, the product of senseless injustice, is the work of those who use such measures as their means of doing politics.

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How is a pretext for a cold war manufactured?

embajada EEUU

Last year, the U.S. asserted that its diplomatic personnel in Cuba had been affected by “sonic attacks,” an accusation that has been developed in the media in an attempt to justify launching a Cold War.

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Involving everyone in the commemoration of Havana’s 500 years

Habana aniversario

Involving everyone, the population as well as national, provincial, and municipal entities, in efforts to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Havana is a challenge, but the key to a better realization of the project.

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Quality services and care must define public health institutions

Servicios salud reuni´´on

It is possible that on occasion insufficient financial resources are available to carry out some efforts, but what can never be lacking in Cuba’s public health institutions is attention to detail in services offered, and care of medical equipment and facilities to prevent their unnecessary deterioration.

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Díaz-Canel presides national ceremony opening 2018-2019 academic year

Canel Curso escolar

Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, presided an event held this morning in Old Habana opening the 2018-2019 academic year for two million students at 10,000 schools across the island.
The ceremony took place at Rafael María de Mendive Elementary School, inaugurated today 150 years after the country’s national hero, José Martí studied at the site.