National news

Havana_ Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz received members of the island's delegation who attended the 8th Summit of the Americas and its parallel forums, and recognized the strong position they maintained in defense of the Revolution, Granma newspaper publishes. 

Havana_ As it is traditional, Cuban workers will commemorate this year the Victory of Playa Girón, as part of the main activities of the program for the celebration of May 1st, World Proletariat Day, Radio Reloj publishes.  

Ciénaga de Zapata, Cuba_ Several economic and social projects in Ciénaga de Zapata, in the province of Matanzas receive a necessary impulse on the occasion of the 57th anniversary of the Victory of Playa Girón, Radio Reloj publishes.  

Holguin_ The Commander of the Revolution Ramiro Valdés Menéndez, appreciated on Friday morning the execution of the works associated with the east-west transfer, in the municipality of Mayarí, the website of Radio Angulo publishes. 

Havana_ President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, yesterday afternoon, received Angola's Minister of National Defense, Salviano de Jesús Sequeira, who is making an official visit to Cuba, Granma newspaper publishes. 

Guantanamo_ The Army Corps General, Ramón Espinosa Martín, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba and head of the Eastern Strategic Region, checked in the province of Guantánamo the restoration of more than 36,000 homes affected by hurricanes Matthew and Irma in that territory, which represents 83.8% of the damaged ones, Radio Habana Cuba publishes.