National news

Havana_ Cuba celebrates World Hearing Day today with positive results in the prevention work and in the Cochlear implant program, a medical procedure that recently benefited patient 500, Prensa Latina reports.

Santiago de Cuba_ The 18th International Conference on African and Afro-American Culture will gather here from April 11 to 16, 2010, scholars from a dozen countries who will update their analyses of the continent, Prensa Latina publishes.

Havana_ The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, is heading today a governmental visit to Mayabeque, where he will review the progress of works and social and economic programs, Radio Reloj publishes.

Havana_ Doctor Fabio Raimundo Torrado was awarded the National Law Prize Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, corresponding to the year 2018, given by the National Union of Jurists of Cuba (UNJC), Radio Rebelde publishes.

Havana_ The daylight saving  time will begin to be applied in the country next Sunday, March 10, announced the National Office for the Control of the Rational Use of Energy (ONURE), of the Ministry of Energy and Mines, the Cuban News Agency publishes.

Havana_ The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba strongly rejects the disrespectful statement issued by the US State Department, attributed to Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, which intends to question the constitutional referendum that was freely and sovereignly held by all Cubans on February 24 last.