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Cuba highlights air security for high tourism season amid U.S. pressure

Cuba highlights air security for high tourism season amid U.S. pressure

Cuba said it will guarantee air security for travelers flying to and from the Caribbean nation, to be prepared for its high tourist season which lasts from November to April. The International Civil Aviation Organization carried out an audit in Cuba in August 2015 which acknowledged the island’s compliance with air safety protocols.

Cuba seeks to increase trade, join China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Cuba seeks to increase trade, join China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Cuba seeks to increase trade with China and join the Belt and Road Initiative as a possible “regional node” for this plan to spread throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, the island’s first deputy minister of foreign trade and investment said this week.

Senile dementia to double in Cuba in two decades

Senile dementia to double in Cuba in two decades

Researchers this week said that the population with senile dementia is expected to double or even triple by 2040 in Cuba, which has one of the longest life expectancy rates in Latin America.

Cuba’s Confucius Institute thrives in teaching locals Chinese

Cuba’s Confucius Institute thrives in teaching locals Chinese

Havana’s Confucius Institute, the only certified institution in the island country that teaches the Chinese language and culture, saw an “enrollment explosion” this academic year.

Cuba promotes wind power with Chinese turbines to protect environment

Cuba promotes wind power with Chinese turbines to protect environment

Cuba today has four wind farms already in operation, including Gibara I and II, with total capacity of 11.7 MW, ranking Cuba 72nd worldwide in installed wind-power capacity.

The French president’s agenda on his visit to Havana on May 11

The French president’s agenda on his visit to Havana on May 11

French President François Hollande will tour the Caribbean region until Tuesday, including a visit to Havana on Monday that is intended to give new impetus to the bilateral relations between France and Cuba.

Chinese leader visits Fidel

Chinese leader visits Fidel

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro here Tuesday (July 22) and the two exchanged views on bilateral ties, the international situation and other issues of common concern.

OAS members demand Cuba’s inclusion in next summit

OAS members demand Cuba’s inclusion in next summit

The majority of country delegations attending the 44th general assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) agreed Thursday that Cuba should take part in the regional bloc’s next summit to be held in Panama next year.

Chinese foreign minister will visit 4 Latin American countries

Chinese foreign minister will visit 4 Latin American countries

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay visits to Cuba, Venezuela, Argentina and Brazil from April 19 to 26. The visit aims to advance China’s relations with Latin American nations.

China ready for forum with CELAC

China ready for forum with CELAC

China on Friday expressed readiness to work with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) for the establishment of a China-CELAC forum before the end of this year.

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