Artemisa, Cuba - The political-military act for the 60th anniversary of the creation of the San Antonio de los Baños Air Base, to be held on September 5, took place this week; an auspicious occasion for the start of the 2nd instruction period of the 2019 Defense Preparation Year.
During the event, the exquisite trajectory of the Girón Beach Guard Aviation Regiment was highlighted next to the Cuban Revolution and in defense of the conquests, defending the homeland's sky. A history represented in the participation of Cuban aviation in the mercenary attacks of Playa Girón, in the internationalist missions for the liberation of African nations, in the Tribute Operation, as well as when Ernesto Guevara de la Serna's remains, and those of four of his comrades, arrived in Cuba.
On the occasion of the celebration, the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Raúl Castro Ruz, sent a meritorious congratulation letter.
The Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) issued a statement on Tuesday rejecting recent remarks by Peruvian-Spanish writer Mario Vargas Llosa, in which he blamed social outbreaks in the continent on Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua and promoted an internal uprising in Cuba.Read More
One of the actions, in correspondence with this objective, is aimed at exchanging ideas on the current perspectives of contemporary Cuban animation, which takes place at the International Film and Television School (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños, from 9 to December 13th.Read More
Havana - Cuban intellectual Abel Prieto was appointed president of Casa de las Américas, the center's website La Ventana reported today.
Prieto, former minister of Culture and currently serving as director of the Marti Program Office and president of the José Martí Cultural Society, was nominated for the post by Alpidio Alonso, current Culture Minister.Read More