National news

Havana_ Cuba's Council of State, responding to a call made by Pope Francis in what he has designated the Year of Mercy, agreed to grant pardons to 787 prisoners.

Havana, Cuba_ The President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Tran Dai Quang, will arrive in Cuba tomorrow, November 15th, on an official visit, Granma newspaper published.

Havana, Cuba_ The World Diabetes Day is celebrated in Cuba every November 14, with educational activities in the main centers of the health system and the communities, the digital place of Radio Havana Cuba publishes.

Havana, Cuba_ The third rendering account process of the delegates to their electors in the sixteenth term of the Municipal Assemblies of People's Power continues in Cuba, with a total of 66 thousand 991 assemblies scheduled to be held until December 30, Radio Reloj publishes.

Havana, Cuba_ Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba's Councils of State and Ministers, sent President-elect Donald Trump a message on the occasion of his election as President of the United States of America, Granma newspaper published.

Havana, Cuba__ The Strategic Exercise "Bastión 2016" is scheduled to take place November 16-18.in Cuba, the Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces announced, Prensa Latina publishes.