A recollection of the death of Cuba's national hero José Martí, who fell in battle against Spanish colonial forces, May 19, 1895
He was not seeking death, as some have erroneously contended, although José Martí was well aware of the very real possibility in wartime. It was logical that he should comment in his correspondence from the field to his Mexican friend Manuel Mercado: "I can write now… I am in danger of giving my life for the country every day."
The Cuban President expresses his congratulations to the fighter for Puerto Rican independence, who was finally released yesterday from U.S. custody
Havana, May 18, 2017
Dear compañero Oscar,
Accept my fraternal congratulations in the name of the Cuban Party, government, and people, who share the joy of your liberation.
History will not forget your determination and loyalty to the cause of Puerto Rican independence, which is essential to Our America.
Cuba participates in opening ceremony of mangrove forest restoration project in Thailand
Organized by the National Legislative Assembly, on May 18th, 2017 the inaugural ceremony of the mangrove forest restoration project presided by His Royal Highness, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, took place in Chanthaburi province. In the event, to which the diplomatic corps was invited, the Cuban Ambassador Héctor Conde Almeida participated and planted a tree on behalf of Cuba.
Cuban health officials have announced that the medication will undergo human clinical trials for the first time
In its efforts to halt the advance of Alzheimers and improve the quality of life of people suffering from the disease, Cuba announced the launch of human clinical trials on the medication NeuroEpo.
Cubanacan group is currently in the process of establishing nine joint ventures with foreign chains, for the construction of four thousand rooms in Santa Maria del Mar and Santa Lucia, beaches located in Havana and Camagüey provinces, respectively.
According to Maria Isabel Gonzalez, Vice President of the company, the portfolio of opportunities includes 12 other projects that will involve the creation of new joint ventures for the development of hotels in Covarrubias (Las Tunas), Havana and Santa Lucia.