Cuban President Raul Castro warned writers and artists of the island that Cuba is “threatened” by a “global wave of colonization” and “subversive projects” in the realm of culture.
Cuba’s monopoly telecommunications company, Etecsa, announced on Monday an agreement for direct interconnection with the US giant AT&T for the exchange of international voice traffic between the two countries.
Yulieski Gourriel, the top Cuban league baseball player before obtaining a major league contract earlier this year, is expected to get his first chance on Sunday with the Houston Astros.
Cuban boxers Robeisy Ramírez and Arlen Lopez added today two gold medals for the Cuban Olympic team by winning their final matches in Rio de Janeiro.
Discus thrower Denia Caballero also won a bronze medal, who in spite of a last minute injury was able to climb up onto the podium of her specialty.
Gen. Julio Cesar Aviles, head of the Nicaraguan army, assured the public that the acquisition of 50 Russian T72 model tanks does not represent a US $80 million debt for Nicaragua, as the Moscow press asserted last April on the Sputnik news agency’s website.
This coming 7-day period will be very hot and will partially cloudy days. During the evenings showers and thunderstorms will occur, as a result of daytime convection and high humidity.
Tropical Storm Fiona formed this afternoon in the eastern Atlantic Ocean becoming the sixth such system of the hurricane season, which runs to the end of November, reported the Cuban Weather Service (Insmet).
Internet service from public cybercafés and Wi-Fi hotspots is down in the capital since early on Wednesday.