National news

Havana, Cuba_ The Ninth Legislature of the National Assembly of People's Power will be constituted this April 19, at Havana’s Convention Center, the Cuban News Agency publishes. 

Washington_ The Cuban ambassador to the United States, José Ramón Cabañas, met with businessmen from several companies during a working visit to Florida on April 9 and 10, the Island's diplomatic mission reported today, Prensa Latina publishes. 

Lima_ Members of the Cuban delegation to the 5th Forum of Youths from the Americas denounced the presence of counterrevolutionaries from their country accredited here with the objective of defaming about the reality on the Caribbean island, Prensa Latina reports. 

Havana_ The General of the reserve and Minister of National Defense of Angola, Salviano de Jesús Sequeira, makes an official visit to Cuba, as a sign of the effective and historic relations between both nations, Radio Habana Cuba publishes. 

Havana_ The Chamber of Commerce of Cuba (CCC by its Spanish initials) will participate during 2018 in about 20 national and foreign fairs and business missions, including the latter Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic in April, the entity reported today. 

Havana_ The construction of the 400-room Hotel Meliá Trinidad, scheduled for inauguration in 2020, started today in the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus, tourist authorities confirmed, Prensa Latina reports.