Category Archives: Society

Commitment of women recognized

Commitment of women recognized

Commitment of women recognized

Cuba, Aug 18 – In recognition of their outstanding careers and the revolutionary values which have distinguished their leadership within the Federation of Cuban Women, a group of women were awarded the August 23 Distinction, yesterday August 17, a few days prior to the 57th anniversary of the organization’s founding. Continue reading

Raúl sends message of condolences following attack in Barcelona

Raúl sends message of condolences following attack in Barcelona

Raúl sends message of condolences following attack in Barcelona

Cuba, Aug 18 – The Cuban embassy in Spain has reported that President Raúl Castro sent a message of condolences to King Phillip VI and families of the victims of a terrorist attack in Barcelona, which left at least 13 dead and dozens injured, including five Cuban citizens according to Radio Habana Cuba. Continue reading

Guantánamero’s women reaffirm loyalty to Fidel and Vilma

Guantánamero's women reaffirm loyalty to Fidel and Vilma

Guantánamero’s women reaffirm loyalty to Fidel and Vilma

Guantánamo, Aug 17 –  The commitment of Guantánamero’s women to remain loyal to the legacies of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro and Vilma Espín, was reaffirmed during a ceremony to present August 23 Distinctions to a substantial group of Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) members. Continue reading

Club Amigo Mayanabo: four decades of tourist service

Club Amigo Mayanabo: four decades of tourist service

Club Amigo Mayanabo: four decades of tourist service

Camagüey, Aug 17 – The first one of the hotels of Saint Lucia beach, in the north of the province of Camagüey, the Club Amigo Mayanabo, arrived recently at its 40th anniversary, with special offers that spread during the summer, considered a high seson of the national tourism. Continue reading

UNESCO Official to Cuba Highlights Importance of Rumba

UNESCO Official to Cuba Highlights Importance of Rumba

UNESCO Official to Cuba Highlights Importance of Rumba

Havana, Aug 17 – The director-general of the UNESCO Cultural Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Catherine Muller, highlighted today here the importance of Cuban rumba for being an expression of resistance and national identity. Continue reading

One fifth of the Cuban population is over 60 years of age

One fifth of the Cuban population is over 60 years of age

One fifth of the Cuban population is over 60 years of age

Havana, Aug 16 – There are more than 2,219,783 people 60 years of age or older in Cuba, representing 19.8% of the island’s total population, according to a report by the National Office of Statistics and Information (ONEI), published August 8. Continue reading

Nicolás Maduro pays his respects in Santa Ifigenia

Nicolás Maduro pays his respects in Santa Ifigenia

Nicolás Maduro pays his respects in Santa Ifigenia

Cuba, Aug 16 – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Moros visited the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba, yesterday August 15, accompanied by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, to pay his respects to Cuba’s national hero José Martí and Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro, on the 91st anniversary of his birth. Continue reading