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Chavez will go to Cuba for medical tests

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Jennifer Socorro Ramon.Caracas, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday that he will go to Cuba in order to undergo new tests in the last two weeks of October to rule out the presence of malign cancer cells. Chavez said that he will go through intensive exams, referring to the follow-up checkup after the fourth round of chemotherapy in Cuba over a week ago. Read More

FM Bruno Rodriguez referred to Longstanding US Embargo during ONU address

<p style="text-align: justify;">September 27, 2011. VOA News. Rodriguez made the comment Monday during an address before the United Nations General Assembly. Rodriguez, however, said Cuba's government reiterates its willingness and interest to move toward the normalization of relations with the United States. He proposed talks on humanitarian issues as well as cooperation in countering the illegal drug trade, terrorism and human smuggling Read More

CARICOM supports Cuba in its effort to lift the US embargo

<p style="text-align: justify;">Jane Franklin. Thu, 29 Sep 2011. Wednesday, 28 September 2011 10:23. CSMENetwork News Georgetown, Guyana- The 15 CARICOM nations re-affirm their support for Cuba's annual Resolution calling for Washington to end the trade embargo against Cuba. The Resolution reportedly will be presented to the UN General Assembly on October 25. In 2010. the General Assembly voted 187 to 2 (U.S. and Israel) for Cuba's Resolution. Read More

President Chavez says he is fine

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Osmany González Tocabens. Caracas, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) President Chavez asserted this Thursday to be in good health, and added the current phase is awkward because is cumulative, especially on his case, which took four chemotherapy cycles. He is right now recovering from fourth preventive chemotherapy cycles after a surgery to remove a carcinogenic tumor. Read More

Chancellor Bruno Rodríguez Meets with His Syrian Peer in New York

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.09.27 - 13:35:58 / HAVANA, Cuba.-&nbsp; Both foreign ministers are in New York for the 66th session of the UN General Assembly.The Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, recently held a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Walid Moallen, in New York, in which both officials coincided in their interest of strengthening bilateral bonds. Read More

Cuba and Bhutan settled Diplomatic Relations

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.09.27 - 11:27:06 / HAVANA, Cuba.-&nbsp; In the framework of the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly underway in New York, Cuba and the Kingdom of Bhutan established diplomatic relations. The Cuban Minister for Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez, and the Acting Foreign Minister of Bhutan, Daw Penjo, penned on Monday at the UN headquarters, the agreement marking the official beginning of bonds between their countries. Read More

Agreement between Korea-Cuba penned in Pyongyang

<p style="text-align: justify;">Pyongyang, September 26 (KCNA) -- The agreement was inked by Kim Jong Suk and Kenia Serrano Puig.An agreement on friendship and solidarity was signed here on Monday between the Korean Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, the Korean Committee for Solidarity with Cuba and the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples and the Cuban Committee for Supporting Korea's Reunification. Read More

Congo and Cuba Presidents Meet

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Ileana Ferrer Fonte. Havana, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) President Raul Castro received in this capital his peer of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, who is on an official visit to Cuba. During the meeting, both statesmen talked of the state of bilateral relations, and reiterated their willingness to strengthen diverse fields, as well as analyzed international issues. Read More

Full support to the end of blockade at UN General Assembly

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.09.26 - 15:17:20 / Cuba.- The Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla is scheduled to address the UN’s General Assembly in New York on Monday afternoon. Representatives from several countries criticized on Monday the nearly 50-year-old economic, commercial and financial blockade maintained by the United States against Cuba at the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Read More

Cuba announces ambassador's withdrawal from Libya

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Associated Press. HAVANA—Cuba has decided to withdraw its ambassador and diplomatic mission in Libya and said that it does not recognize the rebels' transitional government.It warned that NATO's conduct could create similar conditions for an outside military intervention in Syria, which has been roiled by popular protests as well. Read More

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