Cuba immersed in recovery

Cuba immersed in recoveryAuthor Alejandra García/Photo Ismael Batista

Restoring electrical service, reestablishing regular water supplies to the population, and reopening schools are priorities for Cuban authorities, according to officials during the seventh meeting of the National Defense Council for Disaster Reduction, held yesterday, September 11, in Havana.

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National Electrical Union working hard to restore power

 National Electrical Union working hard to restore powerAuthor Sumaily Pérez Carrandi

The National Electrical Union (UNE) is working hard to restore power across the country, following the damages left by Hurricane Irma.

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Cuba will be ready for high season, says Minister of Tourism

 Cuba will be ready for high season, says Minister of Tourism  HOLGUIN, Cuba, Sep 12 (ACN) Manuel Marrero Cruz, Minister of Tourism, said in Holguin that despite the impact of hurricane Irma, the sector will be ready for the high season in the country since it can count on the will of its workers and the necessary resources in each of the facilities.

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Hurricane Irma: Severe damages to Cuban agriculture

 Hurricane Irma: Severe damages to Cuban agriculture  HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 12 (ACN) Although the figures are preliminary, the Ministry of Agriculture (Minagri) reported that Hurricane Irma, after passing through the national territory, caused severe damage to livestock facilities, windmills, crops and livestock.

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Havana´s International Airport resumes operations

Havana´s International Airport resumes operations HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 12 (ACN) The Civil Aviation Corporation of Cuba reports that from 12:00 hours on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, national and international air operations are reestablished at José Martí International Airport.  In the case of the Juan Gualberto Gómez International Airport in Varadero, it will start its international operations starting on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 08.00 hours.

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Growing Solidarity with Cuba after the Passage of Irma

Growing Solidarity with Cuba after the Passage of IrmaHavana, Sep (Prensa Latina) Following the devastating hurricane Irma for Cuba, the Caribbean nation today has the solidarity and support of several countries, as well as their willingness to send aid. This Sunday Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed the purpose of helping the Greater Antilles. 'We have always done that, the Minister of Emergency Situations has already spoken in that regard,' Putin told Prensa Latina.

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Leo Brouwer to Be Decorated by Argentinean University

Leo Brouwer to Be Decorated by Argentinean UniversityBuenos Aires, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban music teacher, orchestra director and composer Leo Brouwer will offer an open chat session at Argentinean prestigious Kirchner Cultural Center (CCK) in a cycle in his honor that will be held in this capital, from September 11 to 14.

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Cuba and China Confirm Excellent State of Historical Relations

Cuba and China Confirm Excellent State of Historical RelationsBeijing, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Relations between China and Cuba are at an excellent time, they share a historical basis and are not due to ephemeral circumstances, said the deputy Foreign Minister of the island, Marcelino Medina. Speaking to Prensa Latina, Medina stressed high-level systematic exchanges, depth of political dialogue and mutually beneficial cooperation as notable elements of relations with this nation.

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