National news

Havana_ The Cuban Council of Ministers assessed the damages, debris collection and restoration of basic services after nine days of the passage of a tornado that hit Havana, official sources informed on Tuesday, Prensa Latina publishes.

Havana_ The courses prior to the 2019 Pedagogy Congress began today in this capital as the preamble to one of the most important event on education sciences in the region, which will conclude on February 8 at the Convention Center as the main venue, the Cuban News Agency reports.

Havana_ Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez urged to protect Latin America from interference by the United States, after denouncing provocations against Venezuela that pursue military aggression against that nation, Radio Reloj publishes.

Havana_ Strong "explosions" were heard in the afternoon of Friday in the city of Pinar del Río and in municipalities of that province such as Sandino and San Luis, Granma newspaper publishes.

Havana_ The people whose homes suffered total or partial damage from the recent passage of the tornado through Havana will receive an important state bonus for the acquisition of construction materials and water tanks, Radio Reloj publishes.

Ciego de Avila, Cuba_ The first bioelectric plant to be built in Cuba with foreign investment is currently in its completion phase, and once finished it will provide clean energy with the use of sugarcane bagasse and marabou, Prensa Latina reports.