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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

New Vaccine Development In Cuba

Published on: Health & Medicine
New Vaccine Development In Cuba

The Cuban Biotechnological and Pharmaceutical Industry institution, BioCubaFarma, is developing new vaccines to increase the effectiveness and security indicators of pre-clinical trials conducted on the population.

Young Catholics Gather In Havana

Published on: Cuba
Young Catholics Gather In Havana

In line with the call made by Pope Francis to foster a culture of mutual respect and understanding, young Cuban catholic attended a 29th World Youth Day 2016 gathering in late July.

Havana’s Monuments

Published on: Tourism
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.