Tuesday 31 October 2017 | 12:58:14 pm.
HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 31 (ACN) The First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, received Monday morning Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry of India, who heads a large delegation of businessmen will participate in the XXXV International Fair of Havana.
Monday 16 October 2017 | 06:57:29 pm.
Havana, Cuba, Jun 28 (ACN) The use of green medicine for the treatment against asthma is today a valuable tool that the Juan Manuel Marquez Pediatric Hospital develops with important results.
Monday 16 October 2017 | 06:44:59 pm.
SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba, October 10.— Eusebio Leal, City Historian for the city of Havana called on the population on Tuesday at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery in Santiago de Cuba for unity and maintain the legacy of the forefathers of the Homeland.
During the political activity and military ceremony in which the remains of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes and Mariana Grajales were buried in a different location with the presence of President Raul Castro, Leal praised the life and work of the great Forefathers of the Homeland.
He also explained how Fidel subordinated all his talent and good to the ideal of continuing with the path of the those that founded the Homeland in a Revolution that began on October 10th, 1868, and lasted until our times.
Remembering the life of Cespedes, he highlighted the independence leader as a politician, educated and loyal. His beloved son Oscar, explained, was captured by the enemy and offering Cespedes to give up his ideals in exchange for the life of his son, responded that Oscar was not his only son, he was the father of all the Cuban people that have died for the Revolution.
Regarding Mariana Grajales, born on July 12th, 1815 in Santiago de Cuba, Leal said that she joined the first struggle for independence days after its initiation swearing that her husband and sons would fight for their Homeland or die in the struggle.
Leal said that today we remember with profound pride, like the mother of the Maceos and woman that broke the barriers of her race and time, genuine of national identity that the Heroine of the Sierra Vilma Espin continued with patriotism and humanism, continuing her example.
Concluding the activity, President Raul Castro together with leaders of the Party and Government placed white roses before the tomb of Mariana Grajales, Mother of the Cuban people, Carlos Manuel de Cespedes Monument, Jose Marti Mausoleum and the stone that treasures the ashes of the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro.
They also paid tribute to the Martyrs of the 26th of July and internationalist combatants.
Monday 16 October 2017 | 06:40:15 pm.
HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 11 (acn) The 11th Cuban Congress on Anesthesiology, Revival and Pain entitled "Cubaestesia 2017" to be held in Havana with discussions on the implication of anesthesia techniques in senior citizens, obese and critical patients when they require surgery with certain complications.
Monday 16 October 2017 | 06:30:16 pm.
LAS TUNAS, Cuba, Aug 7 (acn) Cristino Marquez Reyes, one of the most prestigious musicians in the province of Las Tunas passed away on Monday in the eastern city where his work and contribution to culture and to the new generation were recognized.
Monday 16 October 2017 | 05:44:49 pm.
The Iberoarte 2017 Artisan’s Fair opened its doors on Friday in Expo-Holguin Center in that eastern city with the participation of exhibitors from 10 countries which will run until October 29th.
Artisans from Peru, Costa Rica, Panama, India, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil and Spain will be participating in the exhibition with vases, bags and traditional costumes, like ponchos used by the indigenous population to protect themselves from the cold.
Handbags, shoes, bracelets, necklaces and mirrors, furniture and wooden pieces will complete the colorful exhibition and will be part of the activities for the Ibero-Americna year of Arts and Crafts.
Yamile Escalona, member of the Organizing Committee, told ACN that the Fair will have collateral cultural and recreational options among them expositions, fashion show, talks and children’s workshops.
Iberoarte is held each year since 2001 in the Cuban city of Holguin and shares its activities with the Ibero-American Culture Fiesta, a gathering of the region’s ancestral traditions.