Havana and visiting movie fans will be able to take a look at Dutch reality in the Cuban capital as the 5th Dutch Film Festival in Havana kicks off on October 24 through 31 at the 23 y 12 theater.
The festival will screen eight films and a documentary that will be seen in Cuba for the first time, including the Price of Sugar by Jean Van de Velde, who will be on hand at the premiere as long as actress Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing, of Surinamese descent.
A declaration approved on Thursday by a Cuban Parliamentary Hearing against the US economic, commercial and financial blockade of the island stresses that the Cuban people will never surrender despite that economic war.
The fifty four year long US aggressions and economic war have had a huge economic cost on Cuba calculated at over one trillion dollars, considering the devaluation of the US dollar in front of gold at the world market, reads the statement.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that he met with Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro for four hours in Havana, following the recent special summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America on the situation of the Ebola virus.
During a meeting of the Caracas Federal Council of Government, Maduro said that he and Fidel addressed issues related to the agrarian and the food revolution needed in Latin America.
The 50-member strong 23rd Juan Rius Rivera Solidarity with Cuba Brigade from Puerto Rico was welcomed Thursday afternoon in the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, local media reports.
Raul Cardoso Cabrera, an official with the Cuban Friendship Institute, ICAP, in the province of Sancti Spiritus, told reporters that the brigadistas were very active in their solidarity work towards the Cuban people, especially in the campaign for the release of the Cuban Five from U.S. prisons.
After four days of intense work and festivities, today finally ends the First Broadcasting Convention 2014 Cuba, since last Monday was last held in the Havana´s Convention Center in Havana.
Firms conventions, workshops, expo shows, mini-concerts, anniversaries, exhibitions, closing agreements, workshops, conferences and professional exchanges occurred in this event, dedicated to young people as the future of media communication.