National news

Havana_ The 7th Plenary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party, presided by its First Secretary, Army General Raul Castro Ruz, concluded on Tuesday in Havana after two days of intense work, with a profound analysis of the content of the draft proposal of the Constitution of the Republic.

Havana_ Cuban researchers from the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) of Havana are testing their own therapeutic vaccine against solid tumors, "top priority" of the state group Biocubafarma that also lists seven other "high impact" medicines, Granma newspaper reports.

Havana_ President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez reiterated the importance of tourism to the country’s development, as the sector that contributes the most income to the economy, during a Council of Ministers meeting devoted to the issue, Granma newspaper publishes.

Havana_ The Cuban president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, received today in this capital the credentials from ambassadors of several countries, Prensa Latina reports.

Havana_ The National Assembly of People's Power of Cuba will hold its first regular session this year on July 21, convened by its president Juan Esteban Lazo Hernández, according to Granma newspaper.

Santa Clara, Cuba_ Specialists of the Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA) are working today on the gradual restoration of the mobile service after the damages caused by the fire on Monday in a technological site of this central city, Prensa Latina reports.