Havana, Cuba_ The authorities of the Cuban Ministry of Tourism (Mintur) said this Wednesday that the main professional and promotional event of the Cuban leisure and travel industry, the International Tourism Fair, scheduled for May 3 to 6 in Holguin, promotes the infrastructural revitalization of that province, Granma newspaper reports.

Vice President Ayad Allawi revealed that the Islamic State (EI) is talking with Al Qaeda about a possible alliance, reports Radio Havana Cuba.

Havana, Cuba_ Cubans celebrate this April 19 the 56th anniversary of the victory in Playa Girón, Radio Habana Cuba reports.

Caracas__ The Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela begins today the opening day of inauguration of education and health works, included in the program to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the electoral triumph of President Nicolas Maduro Moros, Prensa Latina reports.

Havana__ The second stage of the 56th National Anti-Polio Vaccination Campaign begins today in Cuba until April 21, Granma newspaper reports.

Mayabeque__ The second edition of the Youth Radio and Television Contest Lázaro Vidal Silva Ochandía, dedicated to exalting the role of young journalists as legacy and learning of the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, will be held in San José de las Lajas, capital of Mayabeque, the website of Radio Camoa publishes.

Mayabeque, Cuba__ A day of sanitation will take place next weekend in the 11 municipalities of the province as part of the preventive and control actions of mosquitoes and other vectors, Mayabeque newspaper publishes.

Using the authority granted me, in the Procedures Rule of the Provincial Assembly of People's Power, in Article 9, subsection a, which gives the President the faculty convene and preside over the meetings thereof.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ The Provincial Conservation Award 2017 went to the O'Farrill's House, now the Municipal Museum of Madruga, while in the category of  restoration it corresponded to María Arbide's property , belonging to the family Aragón Álvarez in San Nicolás.