Mayabeque, Cuba_ The José Martí Cultural Society in the province of Mayabeque promoted the realization of activities, conferences, talks and workshops on history and other events, in the context of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the wars of independence in Cuba.

Havana, Cuba_ The development of the country demands, necessarily, the productive resuscitation and the rescue of the industrial culture. Within that effort the Electronic Business Group (GELECT) is included.

Washington_ President Donald Trump recently spoke with the Chief of Staff of the Department of Justice, Matt Whitaker about the possibility of replacing Jeff Sessions as attorney general, The Washington Post reported.

The name of Máximo Gómez Báez soon became associated with the struggles of the Cuban people for their independence in the second half of the nineteenth century. Ascended to Major General by appointment of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, he held early positions in the ranks of the Liberation Army during the Ten Years' War.

On February 27, 1874, the Father of the Nation fell in San Lorenzo. He was born in the village of Bayamo on April 18, 1819. His parents were Jesús María Céspedes y Luque and Francisca de Borja del Castillo y Ramírez de Aguilar.

Ankara_ The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu, will make an official visit to Iraq, where he will meet with the new president of the country and with Kurdish leaders of the autonomous region, Prensa Latina reports.

Bayamo_ The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC), Raul Castro, and President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday attended the ceremony to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the wars for independence,, Prensa Latina reports.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ As part of a tour around the country the president of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER), Antonio Eduardo Becali Garrido, visited the School of Sports Initiation (EIDE) Antonio Ñico Jiménez, located in Güines.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ Fifty-one years after the physical disappearance of Commander Ernesto Che Guevara de la Serna, the communist youth continues the path traced by the Heroic Guerrilla fighter more than half a century ago.