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US-Cuba blockade: A new chapter

February 22, 2017 Culture & society

US-Cuba blockade: A new chapter

Three perspectives, three stories, three moments that are repeated again and again in the Cuban reality. Three events that illustrate an irrefutable truth. Diana's mother breathes in spite of the suffocation of the blockade. "In hospitals you know when you enter but not when you leave, I've been here for so long, and the truth is the attention is wonderful, you are treated like a family, the Cuban health system gives me hope and makes me strong." Third countries are fined for marketing with Cuba, says Josefina Vidal, Director General of the United States of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. "They are expressed in three fines that have been applied in a period of six months to a French company and two...

Cuba and the World

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Cuban Women: Examples of rebelliousness and revolutionary dedication

Cuban Women: Examples of rebelliousness and revolutionary dedication

General Esther ''Tete,'' Puebla, member of the Association of Combatants of the Cuban Revolution, asserted today that women in this country were examples of rebelliousness and dedication

Ecuador’s Anti-Wikileaks candidate serves US interests: Correa

Ecuador’s Anti-Wikileaks candidate serves US interests: Correa

Correa said right-wing presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso is "giving into" the Washington consensus

Venezuela to contest French givernment for discriminating against Skier

Venezuela to contest French givernment for discriminating against Skier

Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez said that the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will present today a complaint to the French government for the discriminatory behavior of its authorities against the skier...

Cuba starts 2017 Salsa Festival

Cuba starts 2017 Salsa Festival

The Salsa Festival convenes today in this capital many of the most popular dance music orchestras in Cuba, in order to visualize those dances and sounds that win followers around...

Evo admires Cuban people for stopping interference from the empire

Evo admires Cuban people for stopping interference from the empire

President Evo Morales has expressed his admiration for the Cuban people today after stoping the interference of the empire and thwarting a planned provocation by right-wing organizations of the region

Correa asks to count until the last vote before enacting second round

Correa asks to count until the last vote before enacting second round

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa called for a total count of votes before announcing a second round between the ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno and conservative opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso

Raul Castro receives US congressmen

Raul Castro receives US congressmen

President Raul Castro has received here a delegation from the United States Congress, led by Democrat Senator from Vermont, Patrick Leahy, and Republican Senator from Mississippi, Thad Cochran

American Professional Association awards Cuban feature films

American Professional Association awards Cuban feature films

Cuban feature films ''Bailando con Margot'' (Dancing with Margot) and ''El acompañante'' (The Companion) won the Best First Work and Best Screenplay awards delivered by the Association of Latin Entertainment...

Ecuador: Electoral results still pending

Ecuador: Electoral results still pending

Vote counting in Ecuador continues today aimed at determining if Lenin Moreno will reach the required score to be the winner of the presidential elections or an electoral run-off will...

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The radio is in my heart

The radio is in my heart

Elina Pelegrí Trujillo is a lover of the radio of Pinar del Rio who has been in this media for almost five decades as announcer. She has become the outstanding voice of the provincial radio station Guamá and a personality recognized at national level. Her love for those who lead her...

The Radio in Pinar is on celebration

The Radio in Pinar is on celebration

The workers of Radio Guamá broadcasting station celebrate today February 21, the 86th anniversary of the start of broadcasting in Pinar del Río; With new strengths, new goals, but with the wisdom and dedication of those who helped to found it

Reunion in La Sandunga (+ photos and audio)

Reunion in La Sandunga (+ photos and audio)

The award for the best label design for the wine Antología was the perfect excuse for hundreds of followers of the program of greatest audience of Radio Guamá, to meet again Saturday 18, February in La Sandunga, cozy center for joy from Artex, In Pinar del Río. There came to the...

FEU: 95 from the bottom of the heart

FEU: 95 from the bottom of the heart

The main objective of the Campaign for the 95th anniversary of the University Student Federation (FEU is to carry out creative, open and participative activities that involve all the young Cubans. This was assured in Pinar del Rio by the national president of this organization, Jennifer Bello Martinez. "What we want is...

University of Pinar del Río: a certified institution

University of Pinar del Río: a certified institution

The impact on the economic, political and social life of the people of Pinar del Río and the results in the training of professionals stand out among the main strengths of Hermanos Saíz Montes de Oca University, this entity that will receive the diploma that accredits it as Certified Institution...

Extensive participation of Pinar del Rio writers at the International Book Fair of Havana 2017

Extensive participation of Pinar del Rio writers at the International Book Fair of Havana 2017

As part of the XXVI International Book Fair, several writers from Pinar del Río presented their most recent publications at the fairgrounds of San Carlos de la Cabaña in Havana. Among the texts of Ediciones Loynaz were "Proyecto Mellizo" by Carlos Ettiel, Chicuelo 2015 award, "El viejo trencito" by Celima Bernal,...

A greater architectural value and use

A greater architectural value and use

Year 2016 was special, as it was decided to fill the city of Pinar del Río with light. Each restoration of old buildings, parks, main streets and the construction of new works, form the slats of a city that will soon be full of colors like the rainbow. In the process...

Computerization in the health sector in Pinar del Río increases

Computerization in the health sector in Pinar del Río increases

Today, the Cuban society is moving towards technological development, an important support to increase efficiency in each of the sectors. As part of this process, the health system is not exempted from this computerization.Currently, the territory of Pinar del Río has 1 876 telephone accesses, which are distributed to the...

The love of Cubans cannot be blocked

The love of Cubans cannot be blocked

The people of Pinar del Río, like the rest of the Cubans on the island, after five more decades of economic, commercial and financial blockade, suffer its consequences, but we know very well that there is one thing that can never be blocked, it is love among the Cubans and...

Sports

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Pinar del Rio beats USA in Bilateral Boxing Match (+ photos)

23-02-2017

Pinar del Rio beats USA in Bilateral Boxing Match (+ photos)

Pinar del Rio's boxing selection defeated its United States of America (USA) counterpart today in the two-way bout at the multipurpose room...

Rain prevents third warm-up game with Cuban baseball team in Chinese Taipei

23-02-2017

Rain prevents third warm-up game with Cuban baseball team in Chinese Taipei

The rain prevented the Cuban national team and the Taiwanese university squad from facing each other at the Intercontinental Stadium, as par...

Cuban track and field to Work for recovering lost grounds

21-02-2017

Cuban track and field to Work for recovering lost grounds

The Cuban national federation of track and field and its commission want to strengthen athletics in Cuba, and increase the results reached i...

Cristiano Ronaldo to star with Angelina Jolie in Turkish TV drama

20-02-2017

Cristiano Ronaldo to star with Angelina Jolie in Turkish TV drama

The reigning World Player of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo will make a sensational debut TV show role alongside Hollywood star Angelina Jolie....

Tokyo 2020 chiefs keeping a close eye on record-breaking Asian Winter Games

17-02-2017

Tokyo 2020 chiefs keeping a close eye on record-breaking Asian Winter Games

Tokyo 2020 have vowed to learn from the Asian Winter Games starting here on Sunday (February 19) as Japan seeks another opportunity to showc...

Cuba to participate for second time in Can-Am Baseball League

17-02-2017

Cuba to participate for second time in Can-Am Baseball League

Cuba will participate for the second consecutive year in the Can-Am Baseball League, based in Canada, a tournament in which for the third se...

Cuba ready to belong to the Caribbean Series, but USA prevents it

16-02-2017

Cuba ready to belong to the Caribbean Series, but USA prevents it

Cuba has everything ready to be a full member of the Caribbean Baseball Series, the acting baseball national commissioner Yosvani Aragon sai...

Jamaican Nesta Carter appeals doping penalty

16-02-2017

Jamaican Nesta Carter appeals doping penalty

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter is appealing the ruling that cost him, Usain Bolt and the rest of the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team a gold ...

Cuba with new blood for upcoming World Baseball Classic

16-02-2017

Cuba with new blood for upcoming World Baseball Classic

Cuba is readying its National Team for the upcoming 4th World Baseball Classic, incorporating young talented prospects that are willing to e...

Pinar del Rio Internationalists
Life imposes challenges

February 15, 2017 Interviews

Life imposes challenges

Already with older children, without supposed dependence from whom until that moment had taken the administration of the house, Maria Caridad decided to break the routine of the home and the work and accepted to fulfill internationalist mission in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela...

 
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Pineapple express brings heavy rain to BC through late week

Pineapple express brings heavy rain to BC through late week

An active pattern building for mid-to-late week will bring back the clouds and rain - make that a lot of rain

Canadian glaciers play big role in global sea level rise

Canadian glaciers play big role in global sea level rise

A group of glaciologists from the University of California Irvine have just revealed in the Environmental Research Letters journal, that ice melt from Canada's Arctic glaciers is becoming a major...

Five drowned cities lurking beneath the waves

Five drowned cities lurking beneath the waves

There's something romantic about discovering a sunken ship, hoping to stumble on sunken treasure

After 100 years gone, bison back roaming Banff. Here's why

After 100 years gone, bison back roaming Banff. Here's why

Bison are a potent symbol of the rugged outdoors, but for more than a century, they have been absent from large parts of Canada's west.

Lake Huron Ice Creatures

Lake Huron Ice Creatures

Strong winds and cold temperatures combined to create these "Ice Creatures" on the Lake Huron shoreline and harbour in Port Elgin, Ontario.

Avalanche buries Italian hotel, many feared dead under snow

Avalanche buries Italian hotel, many feared dead under snow

Dozens of people remain missing after an avalanche engulfed a hotel in Abruzzo in central Italy overnight. Rescuers are searching the area of the Rigopiano hotel for any survivors, with more...

 

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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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  • 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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