The Havana Reporter No.16

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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.

Cuba and U.S. Sign Agreement on Drug Trafficking

Published on: Cuba
Cuba and U.S. Sign Agreement on Drug Trafficking

Cuba and the United States agreed in Havana to cooperate on the confrontation of illegal drug trafficking, in the context of the third technical meeting between Cuban and U.S. entities on the fight against narcotics – an agreement to be applied and fulfilled within a legal framework.

Tales From Beneath A Green Tiled Roof....

Published on: Culture
Tales From Beneath A Green Tiled Roof....

She had stayed behind when relatives and friends left the country, alone in a big house with her memories, dogs and the occasional company of an elderly cook.

Electronic Waves By the Beach

Published on: Culture
Electronic Waves By the Beach

The coastline of Santa Cruz del Norte, in the Cuban province of Mayabeque, played host to the sixth edition of Cuba’s largest electronic music festival, under the tiltle of “VeranoenJibacoa” (Summer in Jibacoa).

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.

Electronics Industry Takes a New Turn

Published on: Economy
Electronics Industry Takes a New Turn

The Entrepreneurial Group of the Electronic, Information Technology, Automation and Communication Industry (GELECT in Spanish) participated in the 2nd edition of the Cubaindustria 2016 International Convention for the capture new markets.

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.

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.