Pole vaulter Yarisley Silva won a gold medal Sunday at the World Indoor Championships in the Polish city of Sopot, with a clean jump over 4.70 meters, JIT Online reported.
We present the list of protein products that can be purchased by Havana residents with their ration booklets during the week of March 10-16. The amounts correspond to the month and are distributed on a rotation basis in the 15 municipalities of the capital.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) published today a list of 70 artworks recently stolen from the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana. Cuban authorities had confirmed the robbery but without giving specific figures on the number of stolen pieces.
A new contingent of 4,000 Cuban doctors is currently arriving in Brazil adding to the 7,400 already working in the “More Doctors” program of President Dilma Rousseff. Back in January the Brazilian ambassador in Havana had announced his country’s intention to raise the number of Cuban doctors in the program to 11,000.
As the clock strikes 12 midnight tonight, Saturday March 8, in Cuba the time will spring forward an hour to begin Daylight Savings Time. The return to Standard Time will take place on November 3, reports the official Cuban media.
Cuba’s reelection last November as member of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council is proof of the Revolution’s prestige in that field, said Vice Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno on Thursday.
The government of Cuba agreed today to start negotiations with the European Union (EU) to reach a bilateral agreement, which could mark a rapprochement between the 27-member block and the Caribbean island after decades of minimal relations.
Raul Castro dismissed Wednesday his Minister of Culture, Rafael Bernal, after two years in office; no reason was given. Bernal was immediately replaced with the current deputy minister, Julián González Toledo, 52.
We’ll have some rain on Thursday and Friday with the passage of a cold front through the territory. High temperatures will range during the period around 30° C (86 F). The low will drop to 17° C (62 F) in the early hours of Saturday.
Cuban President, Raul Castro arrived in Venezuela on Wednesday morning to participate in the tribute on the first anniversary of the death of President Hugo Chavez, the official media reported on the island.