CubaPLUS Magazine


Cuba strengthens energy cooperation with Latin America
Jun 13, 2024
President Miguel Diaz-Canel met in Havana with Andres Rebolledo, Executive Secretary of the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE), to strengthen cooperation with that entity. National television reported on Wednesday that during the meeting, held at the Palace of the Revolution, the seat of the Government, Diaz-Canel was grateful to Rebolledo for holding the 61st ordinary session of OLADE experts in Cuba.
Limited editions of Habanos, the most anticipated by fans
Jun 13, 2024
For 24 years, Habanos S. A. has presented 68 Limited Editions of 12 brands that, not despite the time that has passed, they continue to be one of the most anticipated specialties appreciated by fans and collectors of premium tobacco in the world. A press release this Wednesday by the company adds that the first Limited Editions were Hoyo de Monterrey Particulares, Montecristo Robustos, Partagás Pirámides and Romeo and Juliet Exhibition No. 2. The differentiation and prestige of these launches come not only from the design of their packaging, but also for the exclusivity of the cigars they contain.
University of Cuba focuses on tourism development on the island
Jun 13, 2024
Strategies for the development of the Cuban economy are a priority for the University of Camagüey (UC), which pays special attention today to the Faculty of Tourism as a stronghold for the sector. In a region, which in addition to hosting more than 20 percent of the archipelago’s beaches, has in Cayo Cruz one of the largest hotel growth programs in the country, the house of higher education enhances the section in conjunction with the Center for Multidisciplinary Studies on Tourism (Cemtur).
Three beaches next to Meliá Cuba, facilities among the best in 2024
Jun 11, 2024
Three coastal areas located next to accommodations managed by Meliá Hotels Cuba are included in the “Best Beaches 2024” report, prepared by the International Center for Training in Beach Management and Certification (CIFPLAYAS) and the Federal University of Rio Grande (Brazil).
Cubaindustria 2024 for greater integration
Jun 11, 2024
The IV edition of Cubaindustria, which will take place from the 17th to the 21st of this month, has as its main objective to achieve greater integration, complementarity and international insertion of the country in that sector, said Ernesto Cedeño, vice minister of Industry of the island.
Royal Canadian Navy ship HMCS MARGARET BROOKE will arrive in Cuba
Jun 11, 2024
The Royal Canadian Navy patrol ship HMCS MARGARET BROOKE will arrive in Cuba through the port of Havana on June 14, a visit that it has in the context of the eightieth year of uninterrupted diplomatic relations between both countries and the fiftieth anniversary of cooperation ties.
Prensa Latina, a communication referent
Jun 09, 2024
The Latin American news agency Prensa Latina is today a referent of participative and integrating , the Coordinating Committee for Peace, Sovereignty, Integration and Non-interference (CPAZ, in Spanish) of Ecuador assured.
Cuba to attend BRICS Sports Games as guest of honor
Jun 09, 2024
Cuba announced on Sunday its participation to the BRICS Sports Games, scheduled from June 12 to 23 in the Russian Republic of Tatarstan. Cuba will be present in different sports disciplines such as wushu, basketball and soccer, according to the Cuban Sports Institute (INDER). The last two disciplines, according to the press release, Cuba will compete in the novel “figital” method, which combines the physical environment with the virtual one, and in which the sum of the results in each one defines the final position. For this multi-sport event “around 5,000 participants from over 90 countries are expected to attend, including BRICS member States, and other invited nations”. A total of 27 sports will be competed in. In addition to those mentioned, there will be athletics, swimming, diving, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, canoeing, rowing, judo, fencing, tennis, weightlifting, badminton and wrestling. There will also be action in other disciplines such as artistic swimming, horseback riding, sambo, boxing, chess, karate, and table tennis, acrobatic rock’n roll and break dancing, the latter being one of the attractions for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games. According to the organizers, the main objective of the competition will be to strengthen sporting and friendly ties between BRICS member states and the invited countries, based on the principles of equality and non-discrimination in terms of the eligibility of participating athletes. (With information from Prensa Latina)
Cuba legalizes exercise of advertising and sponsorship in media
Jun 07, 2024
The recognition of the exercise of advertising and sponsorship in Cuba's public media is a breakthrough in almost 70 years, executives of organizations in the field of communication in this country acknowledged. Decree-Law 102 on the exercise of advertising and sponsorship was also formalized on Thursday, after a broad consultation that led to the approval of the Social Communication Law, the first in the nation, and its related regulations.
Bucanero from Cuba: 27 years of quality and tradition
Jun 07, 2024
Bucanero S.A. Brewery, located in the eastern province of Holguín, celebrates its 27th anniversary today, with a work characterized by the tradition and quality of its products, which places the company in the preference of Cuban consumers. In the opinion of its general director, Erick Williams, the brewery has a wide range of potentialities.
Council of Ministers approves priorities for science in Cuba
Jun 05, 2024
The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba today approved the national priorities in science, technology and innovation and the forms of their management, in a meeting headed by President Miguel Díaz-Canel.
Cuba’s Social Communication Law officially published
Jun 05, 2024
Cuba has a Social Communication Law, which was published in the Official Gazette on Wednesday, after an extensive process of debates that led to its approval by the National People's Power Assembly last year. The legal instrument and its regulatory standards, which will come into force within 120 days, regulate the Social Communication System for the management of processes in the organizational, media and community spheres, for political, public good, organizational and social and commercial purposes, in public spaces, whether physical or digital.
Jun 05, 2024
Since June 5, 1973, World Environment Day was designated, to promote awareness about caring for the Earth and slow down the deterioration of the planet as much as possible. Currently, more than 150 countries participate in this activity to create a sustainable world, led by the United Nations Environment Program, UNEP. This year the date has as its central purpose the restoration of the lands. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host the celebrations aimed at fighting drought and desertification on the planet.
Cuba: call to participate in the great health event 2025
Jun 04, 2024
The V International Cuba Health Convention, the XVI Health for All Fair and the II Tourism Fair of Medical and Wellness will be held from April 21 to 25 next year under the motto “Universal Health and equity based on the health paradigm with a focus on health”, officially announced.
Sancti Spíritus celebrates its 510th anniversary in style CubaPLUS
Jun 04, 2024
Sancti Spíritus, the fourth town founded by the Spanish colonizers, celebrates this Tuesday its 510th anniversary with great joy and immerse in numerous activities for the enjoyment of all the population and its visitors.
Do you know how many popular proverbs or sayings there are in Spanish?
Jun 03, 2024
Proverbs are something deeply rooted in Cuba. At least this journalist and all of my generation grew up hearing them from our parents and grandparents. When there was an event that for them was important as teaching, they always resorted to proverbs. It is because of that I think it is worth returning to the topic. Although it is not known exactly, it is estimated that there are about one hundred thousand sayings in the Spanish language. Can you imagine?
Cuba builds one of its first large photovoltaic parks
May 31, 2024
Cuba began the construction of one of the first large photovoltaic parks to be installed in Cuba, with a generation capacity of 20 megawatts, it was announced today. The works are taking place in the locality of Corúa 5, in the province of Holguín, in the eastern part of Cuba. The facility, which should be installed before the end of this year, will be equipped with technology from China.
Ingenio Taoro, a great story to tell
May 30, 2024
Located on the road that connects the town of Punta Brava and the beach of Santa Fe, in the municipality of Bauta, province of Artemisa, are the ruins of what was once a large manufacturing factory of sugar.
Conference discusses climate investment for small island states
May 30, 2024
The Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), taking place in Antigua and Barbuda, focuses on reforming global climate finance to meet the needs of these countries. The event began on Monday, and delegations from all 39 island states are participating. One of the talks will address the issue of financing, as the 39 SIDS member nations suffer disproportionately from the effects of climate change despite their low levels of carbon emissions.
Cuba demands financial stability for small developing countries
May 28, 2024
The imbalances of the international financial system do not provide the necessary stability to achieve the objectives of sustainable development and meet the needs of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa asserted today. During his intervention at the high-level meeting on resource mobilization for SIDS, based in Antigua and Barbuda, he stressed that the challenges presented are exacerbated exponentially for Cuba, due to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States and the arbitrary inclusion of the country in the unilateral list of alleged state sponsors of terrorism.
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