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In Pinar del Río they debate on Human Rights

December 08, 2017 Culture & society

In Pinar del Río they debate on Human Rights

As part of the day for Human Rights Day, to be celebrated next December 10, a panel on the work of the Revolution in Vueltaabajo was held at Tele Pinar, with the participation of representatives of various sectors of the civil society from Pinar del Rio. . The results presented in the interactive meeting are the most genuine example of absolute respect for human rights in Cuba and in our province. Today Pinar del Río residents live 26 years more and with a higher life quality life, because today the life expectancy in Vueltabajo is 79 years and before January 1959, it was 53 years. "With the foundation of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), access to paid work without gender discrimination was...

Cuba and the World

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Cuba exhibits human rights achievements

Cuba exhibits human rights achievements

Cuba is showing today tangible human rights achievements by guaranteeing access to education, health and social security amid the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States more...

Raúl Castro defends more unity and integration Cuba-Caricom

Raúl Castro defends more unity and integration Cuba-Caricom

Cuban President Raúl Castro today called for unity in diversity, integration and genuine cooperation among Caribbean states to face common challenges and problems of the region and the world.

The 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema started

The 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema started

The premiere in Cuba of Brazilian feature film ''O Filme da minha vida'' (The Movie of My Life), by Selton Mello, is marking today the opening of the 39th International...

A special visit

A special visit

The city's Santa Ifigenia Cemetery began the day, yesterday December 6, with a group of young people arriving who had participated in the procession of thousands to honor Fidel, on...

Stress sickened U.S diplomatsin Havana

Stress sickened U.S diplomatsin Havana

After a 9-month probe hampered by lack of access to medical records, a panel of Cuban scientists today declared that U.S. diplomats here likely suffered a “collective psychogenic disorder” earlier...

Seventeen countries in Fiart 2017

Seventeen countries in Fiart 2017

Cuban craftsmen from all over the country will attend the fair, as well as foreign craftsmen from 17 countries who will take up 67 stands. Such foreign craftsmen come from...

State Council appoints date for the constitution of municipal assemblies of people’s power

State Council appoints date for the constitution of municipal assemblies of people’s power

Starting December 17th, the elected delegates will proceed to constitute the Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power for a new mandate of two and a half years.

Center-left wing closes ranks in Chile thanks to Piñera

Center-left wing closes ranks in Chile thanks to Piñera

Although the vote is always relative in any democratic electoral process, the center-left forces closed ranks in favor of its candidate, Alejandro Guillier. To a great extent, that sort of miracle...

Good turnout in Sunday’s second round elections

Good turnout in Sunday’s second round elections

The second round of elections of delegates to Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power took place this Sunday, December 3, in those constituencies where no candidate received more than 50% of...

Fidel in Pinar del Río

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Israel´s fate

Israel´s fate

Israel Francisco Carmona, or the skinny man who is no longer skinny, as everyone knows him, is alive. He is a Cuban citizen, common, hardworking, with family, social responsibilities, he is 49 years old, he is tall and everybody loves him. Four years ago when the skinny guy was only 45...

Delegates from Pinar del Rio already elected to the Municipal Assemblies

Delegates from Pinar del Rio already elected to the Municipal Assemblies

The 897 delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of People's Power of the westernmost province of our country have already been elected. During the second round of the 2017-2018 general elections, the 54 constituencies involved had an attendance at the polls of 80.53 percent, highlighting the municipalities of Guane and Viñales. According to...

An essential character in the radio: the announcer

An essential character in the radio: the announcer

Many celebrations should be thanked to Luis Casas Romero after the first radio broadcast in 1922, because by 1954 the Second Inter-American Congress of Broadcasters was being held in Havana, on December first. That meeting was the reason why today, in Cuba, we all celebrate the day of the radio announcer,...

Art and speed: two experiences in one, with Nelo

Art and speed: two experiences in one, with Nelo

For lovers of art and those who prefer adrenaline and ride on pure motor, the plastic artist of Pinar del Rio, Arquimedes Lores, Nelo, as part of his Art in Spiral Project, mixes these two sensations and makes them unique. According to Frank Emilio Rodríguez, a member of the project, two...

Nine municipalities in Pinar del Río will have Nauta Hogar service, soon

Nine municipalities in Pinar del Río will have Nauta Hogar service, soon

In the rest of the year, the territorial division of the Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA) in Pinar del Río will gradually extend the Nauta Hogar service to nine municipalities, aimed at bringing Internet browsing to Cuban homes.These facilities began in Vueltabajo as of September 29 in the provincial capital,...

Scientific Conference "Justice and Law" in Pinar del Río dedicated to Fidel

Scientific Conference "Justice and Law" in Pinar del Río dedicated to Fidel

A tribute to Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, on the first anniversary of his physical disappearance, constituted the XIII Scientific Conference "Justice and Law", of the People´s Provincial Court (TPP) of Pinar del Río. Nobody better than him, main author of the thesis entitled Cuban Revolution, he always put justice as...

Never forget history (+Audio)

Never forget history (+Audio)

There are crimes that can never be forgotten. At the University of Medical Sciences "Ernesto Guevara de la Serna", the young people of Pinar del Río honored this morning the eight medical students, shot in 1871 by order of the Spanish colonial power. A Pinar del Rio student march, the staging...

First round of elections was developed successfully in Pinar del Río

First round of elections was developed successfully in Pinar del Río

Unity, discipline and organization characterized the First Round of Elections of Delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of People´s Power in Pinar del Río, province of western Cuba, where despite the rain, 417,126 voters went to the polls, for a 90,14 percent attendance. The weather conditions led to the extension of the...

A Sunday of rights

A Sunday of rights

Diana, a sixteen-year-old girl, wants to vote, she can vote; and for her, next Sunday is a new expected experience. She remembers that she was always close to the polls, although in a different way, at that time she was the pioneer in red and white uniform who greeted each...

Sports

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Paolo Guerrero sanctioned with a one-year suspension

08-12-2017

Paolo Guerrero sanctioned with a one-year suspension

On 7 December 2017, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee decided, after analysing all the specific circumstances of the case, to suspend the Peru...

Olympics: IOC sees more than 20,000 drugs tests in Pyeongchang lead-up

06-12-2017

Olympics: IOC sees more than 20,000 drugs tests in Pyeongchang lead-up

More than 20,000 doping tests will have been conducted by the start of next year’s Pyeongchang winter Olympics as the International Olympic ...

Russia to defend athletes against doping allegations

05-12-2017

Russia to defend athletes against doping allegations

Russia will defend its athletes against doping allegations and work to preserve its ties with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Kre...

Telesur stands for Altuve

04-12-2017

Telesur stands for Altuve

Venezuelan baseball player José Altuve received today the vote of the multinational TELESUR TV and consolidated in the first position of Pre...

Cuba without Visas for World Weightlifting Championships in U.S.

01-12-2017

Cuba without Visas for World Weightlifting Championships in U.S.

Cuban athletes were prevented from participating at the World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim, the United States, because the U.S. Em...

Brazil and France in Pool B of World Volleyball Championships

01-12-2017

Brazil and France in Pool B of World Volleyball Championships

Olympic champion Brazil, also world runner-up, and France, the World League champion, will lead Pool B of the World Men's Volleyball Champio...

Cuba loses to Panama in Pan-American U23 Baseball Championship

30-11-2017

Cuba loses to Panama in Pan-American U23 Baseball Championship

Cuba lost 0-2 to Panama in the start of the final hexagonal of the Pan-American U23 Baseball Championship, based in that same country. The ...

6-nation Super Round set for WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup Americas Qualifier

29-11-2017

6-nation Super Round set for WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup Americas Qualifier

The Super Round of the Pan American U-23 Baseball Championship 2017 has been set, as the field has been cut from 12 to 6 nations following a...

Venezuela the lone undefeated squad

28-11-2017

Venezuela the lone undefeated squad

In a fierce battleground of baseball powerhouses, No. 9 Venezuela remains the only undefeated squad after three days in the inaugural Pan Am...

Pinar del Rio Internationalists
Medicine is my great passion

August 25, 2017 Interviews

Medicine is my great passion

For Rosmery López, being a medical professional is being the lawyer for the poor. Therefore, as soon as she obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree, she decided to help others in an internationalist mission in Venezuela and, although this meant moving away from those she loved most, she is proud to...

 
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Amazing jumps

Amazing jumps

Strong and a self-confident people believe in their abilities. These individuals do not fear taking risks in life. If you have low self-esteem and low self-confidence, then it is very...

12 animals on the brink of extinction in 2017

12 animals on the brink of extinction in 2017

Several animal species, some that have been on the planet for hundreds of thousands of years and more, are on the brink of extinction in 2017. Recent human activity, developed around...

The most insane moments from the hurricanes of 2017

The most insane moments from the hurricanes of 2017

In 2017, Mother Nature rained down her powerful wrath on us. Some of the most powerful hurricanes in history completely wrecked parts of the United States and the Caribbean with...

Casualty dogs, man’s best friends

Casualty dogs, man’s best friends

In World War I, some dogs doubled as medics, carrying packs on their backs filled with bandages and supplies. They were quicker than any human medic and could navigate and...

A wing and a prayer: Planes that almost crashed

A wing and a prayer: Planes that almost crashed

Plane crashes are simply terrifying, and the scary thing is that although they say air travel is safer and more reliable than it’s ever been, accidents still happen. Although statistically,...

The end of the Great Wall of China

The end of the Great Wall of China

You might have not thought about it, but the great wall of china actually has a beginning and an end. And they are awesome!

 

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Wonders of nature, let´s prserve the human species

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A museum at the safeguard of the history of Pinar del Río

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January 17, 1959: Caravan of freedom reaches Pinar del Río

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Parque La Guira, an ideal place to enjoy the bounties of nature

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Cuban Amazons in action

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Day of Physical Culture and Sports celebrated in the day care center Pioneritos del 2000

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  • Wonders of nature, let´s prserve the human species
  • A museum at the safeguard of the history of Pinar del Río 
  • January 17, 1959: Caravan of freedom reaches Pinar del Río
  • Parque La Guira, an ideal place to enjoy the bounties of nature
  • Cuban Amazons in action
  • Day of Physical Culture and Sports celebrated in the day care center Pioneritos del 2000

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