Havana - Former Cuban basketball player Ruperto Herrera will receive the Olympic Order, highest distinction granted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to the ''Jit'' website.
The survival of critically ill newborns and infant mortality are among the health services that currently maintain first-world indicators in this central Cuban province.
The Neonatology Service of the Camilo Cienfuegos University Hospital, in Yayabo town, has achieved a survival rate of 98 percent so far this year, one of the best rates in the country.
The second Vice-President of the Tanzanian region of Zanzibar, Seif Ali Iddi, confirmed in Havana the upcoming opening of an embassy of his country in Cuba, during a meeting with the parliamentary leader Esteban Lazo reported Friday.
Havana - Cuban youths of the University Student Federation (FEU) are preparing the final details of the 9th Congress of that organization to be held from July 6 to 8 in this capital.
Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) More than 500 families have benefited in Cuba with the oncogenetic service, created to identify hereditary cancer and achieve early detection of cancer and prevention of tumors.
Paris - Cuba supported on Tuesday, during the general debate of the UNESCO Executive Board session, a reform of this UN agency that promotes peace to boost education, culture and science.Read More
Washington - Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal, one of Cuba's most recognized intellectuals, is now a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S).
Cuba's Ambassador to the United States, Jose Ramon Cabañas, attended the commencement ceremony on Leal's behalf on Saturday at the Cambridge-based Academy.Read More
Paris - Cuba meets this month an extensive program within the Executive Board of Unesco, which focuses its work on the follow-up to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, said the permanent delegation of the island.Read More