National news

Havana_ High season of tourism in Cuba, starting today and extending to the end of April, has this year a higher interest driven by the purpose of reinforcing a climbing spiral in the travel industry, Prensa Latina publishes.

Guantánamo_ The Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba José Ramón Machado Ventura and the first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers Salvador Valdés Mesa checked in Guantánamo the conditions for the beginning of the sugar harvest, Radio Reloj publishes.

Havana_ A more active participation of the provinces in the promotion of exports, import substitution and attraction of foreign investment characterize the Portfolio of Opportunities 2018-2019, presented today at the International Fair of Havana (Fihav 2018), the Cuban Agency of News publishes.

Havana, Cuba _ Cubacán project has produced baseball bats for Cuban players, for ten years, to increase sports equipment, the Hero of the Republic of Cuba Gerardo Hernández Nordelo said.

Paris_ Cuban president, Miguel Diaz-Canel was welcomed in this capital on Wednesday by French Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, in a stopover in Paris on his trip to Russia, the journalist Yaima Puig Meneses reports.

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez stated today in a press conference that the United States government, in its desire to create greater tensions and increase hostility, is posing obstacles to the forthcoming vote against the blockade in the UN.