National news

The Party Central Committee Fifth Plenum, presided by its First Secretary, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, meeting over two intense days, examined issues related to the updating of Cuba's economic and social model, a complex process which the country began in 2011, when the 6th Party Congress was held. 

Havana Cuba_ Since the first quarter of next year, Vietnamese company Thai Binh Investment Treiding Corp will begin producing sanitary pads and disposable diapers in the Mariel Special Development Zone, Radio Reloj publishes. 

Havana_ Cuban Labor Federation called to do voluntary work to open activities for May Day, the local press reported today, Granma newspaper publishes.  

Havana_ More than 300 delegates from around 20 countries are registered for the 3rd International Congress of Researchers on Youth, opened today in the Cuban capital, according to Prensa Latina.  

Havana_ The president of the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television (ICRT), Alfonso Noya, signed on Friday a technological cooperation agreement with the Russian Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Media, Rashid Ismailov, with the aim of promoting digital television, the digital site Cubadebate publishes.

Havana, Cuba_ After two days, the III Round of Cuban-Canadian Migratory Talks concluded this March 23, in Havana, with the evaluation of the behavior of the migratory flow between both nations, and of the illicit acts associated with it, Radio Havana Cuba publishes.