Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (Mincex), clarified that if before the triumph of the Revolution that activity constituted an instrument of neocolonial domination, but now is a fundamental element in the economic and social development of the Island
The second and definitive half of the 30 th Carlos Torre Memorial Chess Tournament will begin in Merida, Mexico, where young Cuban player Carlos Daniel Albornoz is hitting lines.
Roberto Morales Ojeda, vice-president of the Councils of State and Ministers, said that the country will end this year with the lowest infant mortality rate in history, which today is 3.9 per 1,000 live births.
I want to express to the Cuban people: that they can be very proud of their doctors and their medical schools. In Brazil you won millions of admirers, the gratitude of millions of people.
Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta has just been nominated for the Goya Prize, awarded by the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences, as Best New Actor for his participation in the film "Yuli", by Catalan filmmaker Icíar Bollaín
The Italian group T.O.MA. signed in Havana, in the presence of the Minister of Construction of Cuba, René Mesa Villafaña, a contract worth 80 million dollars for the construction of the IBEROSTAR Hotel in Trinidad