Viewing from April 2011

President Castro's closing speech at the Communist Party Congress

News from Cuba | Thursday, 21 April 2011

It is necessary that we immediately concentrate our efforts on implementing the agreements reached by this Congress, guided in our conduct by the common denominators: ORDER; DISCIPLINE and RESOLVESpeech presented by First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba’s Central Committee Raúl Castro Ruz, in the Convention Center, April 19, ... read more

Playa Giron remembered

Campaign News | Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Commander Victor Dreke Cruz “ is one of the pillars on which I relied “ wrote Ernesto Che Guervara after a mission to Africa in the mid 60s. An incredibly humble but passionate man, this outstanding veteran of the Cuban revolution shared his experience and thoughts in a rapturously received ... read more

Cuba denounces acquittal of former CIA agent Luis Posada as a farce

News from Cuba | Monday, 11 April 2011

By Rory Carroll, for the GuardianCuba has denounced as a "farce" the acquittal in the United States of Luis Posada Carriles, a former CIA agent who is accused of terrorist attacks against the island.The foreign ministry said Friday's verdict, which found the 83-year-old not guilty on all 11 counts of ... read more

Battling with Bacardi

News from Cuba | Sunday, 10 April 2011

The battle for the ownership of the Cuba’s Havana Club rum trademark continues to rage on both sides of the Atlantic.In February Cuba won a ruling when Spanish courts, for the third time, refused Bacardi’s attempt to challenge the ownership of the famous trademark Cuban rum in Spain. Ian FitzSimons, ... read more

Pinter plays in Cuba

Campaign News | Sunday, 10 April 2011

UK actors to perform Pinter’s works in HavanaA group of UK actors will perform a selection of Harold Pinter’s works in Havana, Cuba in November at the Havana International Theatre festival.Roger Lloyd Pack and Andy de la Tour are some of the group who will be taking a series of ... read more