The government’s intention was to prevent the concentration of people. However, the peasants who oppose the Nicaragua canal project managed to group themselves into scattered clusters in four departments of the country: New Guinea, Boaco, Juigalpa and Rio San Juan. They changed strategy and converted a national march into regional protests.
Cuba today reestablished diplomatic relations with Morocco, which had been broken in 1980, following the expulsion of the Cuban ambassador from Rabat. The agreement came days after the private visit of King Mohamed VI and his family to the Cuban capital where they booked the entire 96-room Saratoga Hotel in Old Havana.
Tony Cragg, an important English sculptor living in Germany, traveled to Cuba to open his personal exhibition: Toni Cragg. Sculptures and drawings, at Havana’s National Fine Arts Museum.
During this 7-day Havana forecast period we can expect some isolated showers. The days will be cloudy from the morning, and in the evenings the probability of rain will increase.
Brazilian prosecutors seek to investigate former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, accused of corruption, in connection with the Odebrecht corporation’s construction operations in Cuba, reports the Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper quoting secret court documents.
Two senior Cuban officials linked to business with the Huawei consortium, a Chinese enclave within the state’s telecommunications monopoly on the island, were arrested in Havana on corruption charges.
In the morning hours of Tuesday, April 18, the staircase of the building located at the corners of San Miguel and Amistad municipality of Centro Habana collapsed. On this occasion there was no loss of human life. (7 photos)
Brazilian authorities announced on Monday that they will seek to hire more local doctors after Cuba suspended sending more than 700 of its doctors, part of a health agreement between the two countries, for fear of defections.
Austrian cyclist Jacob Zurl has set himself the challenge to cross the entire island of Cuba without a break. It entails 1,450 kilometers (900 miles) and he plans to cover it in 55 hours.
The celebration of International Jazz Day 2017 takes place this year in Cuba with a program that will run from April 24 to 30 and bring together in Havana great musicians from around the globe.