Cuba remembers this Wednesday the 60th anniversary of the explosion of the French steamship La Coubre in the Port of Havana; an event denounced as one of the first warlike actions of the United States against the nascent Revolution.
The ship that came from the port of Antwerp in Belgium contained 31 tons of grenades and 44 tons of ammunition.
After a first explosion, another one followed when the aid corps, firefighters, and the revolutionary police assisted the victims of the first bast.
Cuba was placed in the list of the 25 most popular destinations in the world corresponding to Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards, the largest travel website worldwide, and based on the opinions and ratings of millions of its members.
As published by Granma newspaper, these annual awards reflect “the best of the best” in terms of service, quality and customer satisfaction, from hotels and accommodation to destination and attractions.
The Communist Party of Uruguay (PCU) publicly denounced that the deputy of the Frente Amplio, Gerardo Núñez, received death threats for wearing a T-shirt with a Cuban during the presidential inauguration.
Prensa Latina news agency reports that a statement by the PCU points out that hours after the ceremony held on Sunday at the legislative chamber, Núñez received death threats, including against his daughters.
Argentina is on course to legalise abortion after President Alberto Fernandez said that he will send a Bill to congress in the next 10 days.
If the Bill is passed, Argentina would become one of the first major Latin American countries to legalise the procedure following Cuba, Uruguay and — in some regions — Mexico.
During his first annual address to congress on Sunday, Mr Fernandez said: “The state must protect its citizens in general and women in particular.