Mayabeque, Cuba_ The integration of young people from the municipality of Güines to the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) is one of the fundamental bases for the continuity of the Cuban social project and the organization founded by Fidel Castro Ruz.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ The factories of White Ceramic of San José de las Lajas and Santa Cruz del Norte, in the province of Mayabeque, are involved in an investment process due to the constitution of a joint venture between Cuba and Vietnam.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ The workers of the Non Agricultural Cooperative (CNA) Venancio Núñez of the municipality of Güines, about 52 kilometers from the Cuban capital, over-fulfill the productive plans  up to date. The entity, specialized in carpentry work, supplies furniture to the best tourist fairs in the country and hotels, according to the workshop director, Luis Conde.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ The workers of the Porcine Marketing Unit (UCP), of Nueva Paz, about 70 kilometers from the Cuban capital, exceeded the meat plan for animals at weaning and now managers and associates are working in order to achieve the same result for the rest of the year and increase the fattening program with their own animals.

Port-au-Prince_ The Civil Protection Directorate informed today that the heavy rains that hit the Haitian capital caused the death of at least one person, Prensa Latina reports.

Caracas_ The candidates running in the presidential elections in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela are involved in an intensive campaign nationwide in search for the people's votes, Prensa Latina reports.

Havana_ The Council of Ministers of Cuba, headed by the President of the Councils of State and Ministers Miguel Diaz-Canel, held a meeting in this capital to tackle economic and social issues, including the consequences of irregularities in foreign trade operations, Prensa Latina reports.

Havana, Cuba_ The May Day parades, International Workers' Day will be held in the morning hours simultaneously in all squares and towns of Cuba, Radio Reloj publishes.

Bogota_ The head of the Colombian government's delegation in the negotiations with the ELN, Gustavo Bell, mentioned today the probable signing of a new bilateral ceasefire before the May 27 elections, Prensa Latina reports.