The Havana Reporter No.16

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Cuba Prepared for Possible Radioactive Events

Published on: Health & Medicine
Cuba Prepared for Possible Radioactive Events

Following a massive accident caused by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant of Japan on March 11, 2011, the Cuban government adopted a number of measures to confront and manage the possible consequences of a similar situation on the island.

U.S. Ladies Choir Charms Cuban Audiences

Published on: Culture
U.S. Ladies Choir Charms Cuban Audiences

A choir of lady graduates from Smith College in the United States delighted Cuban audiences in Matanzas and Havana with pieces from the Italian baroque repertoire, during the two performances that made up its first visit to Cuba.

Cuba and Saudi Arabia Forge Stronger Commercial Ties

Published on: Economy
Cuba and Saudi Arabia Forge Stronger Commercial Ties

The signing of five agreements over a six year period between Cuba and the Saudi Arabian Fund for Development shows the interest both have in strengthening trade links, something particularly highlighted by the last two agreements on the development of the Island’s water system.

Arts Museum Hosts Olympic Games Exhibition

Published on: Culture
Arts Museum Hosts Olympic Games Exhibition

To coincide with the Rio 2016 Olympic Games that opened on August 5 last, the National Museum of Fine Arts is hosting the “Mens sana in corpore sano. Deporte en la antigüedad” exhibition this summer.

Deserved Olympic Glory for Moreno

Published on: Sports
Deserved Olympic Glory for Moreno

The charismatic Cuban athlete, retired hammer-thrower Yipsi Moreno, is to be awarded the Beijing 2008 Olympic title -- a deserved reward for an outstanding career – following the disqualification for doping of the Belarusian champion, Aksana Miankova.

Ecuador Recovers from Earthquake

Published on: Politics
Ecuador Recovers from Earthquake

The joint efforts of government, the private sector and the general population have ensured that the Ecuadorian coastal region severely damaged by an earthquake last April 16, is recovering from the consequent destruction.

Havana’s Monuments

Published on: Cuba
Havana’s Monuments

The unique charm of the city of Havana, founded in November 1519, is due in no small part to its many monuments, most of which are associated with personalities and events.

Cuba’s Most Revered Sanctuary

Published on: Photo Featured
Cuba’s Most Revered Sanctuary

The National Basilica-Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de la Caridad (Our Lady of Charity) del Cobre, in the province of Santiago de Cuba, is a special place for both religious pilgrims and tourists from all over the world, interested in knowing the traditions and the history of the site.

Cuba For Indoor Football World Cup Finals

Published on: Sports
Cuba For Indoor Football World Cup Finals

The Cuban team will add to the atmosphere of the VIII Indoor Football World Cup Finals Colombia-2016, scheduled to run from September 10 to October 1 next. This will be their fifth time to participate in the event first held in Holland in 1989.