Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:38:00
Today begins the working committees of the IX Congress of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC ), where delegates will discuss issues related to the role of the Houses of Focus on Women and Families , the participation of the women in the economy and national defense and preventive , educational, health and social care organization that performs , among other things work.
On the eve of the Congress and with the attendance of the Second Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, were proceeded to present the organization distinctions to outstanding women of all economic and social sectors of the country.
Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reiterated his country’s position to the events perpetrated by right-wing forces in Venezuela and Ukraine that encourage violence and prevent citizens from exercising their rights in those nations.
At a press conference, FM rejected the resolutions adopted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States and attempted interference by the Organization of American States against South American nation.
President Raul Castro returned to Cuba yesterday afternoon, after participating in Venezuela in the activities in honor to the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution, Hugo Chavez, Granma newspaper reported today. The head of State attended the activities held in that country, on occasion of the first anniversary of Chavez' death, on March 5, 2013.