Mayabeque, Cuba_ The director of Science, Technology and Innovation (CTI) of CITMA, Armando Rodríguez, reported the eight finalist works that aspire to the National Award for Technological Innovation, with an outstanding participation of Mayabeque, Radio Rebelde publishes.

Ankara_ Turkish authorities confirmed Wednesday that a total of 4,270 migrants and 170 smugglers were arrested in operations made in 2017, Radio Habana Cuba publishes.

Quito_ The former president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, announced that he will return to his country on Thursday to campaign for the No to the popular consultation and referendum, convened by President Lenin Moreno, scheduled for the upcoming February 4.

Havana_ Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca received on Wednesday the High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, who is on an official visit to the Island, with the purpose of strengthening bilateral relations, Radio Habana Cuba publishes.

Havana, Cuba_ The new immigration measures approved in October 2017 came into force since this January 1st yesterday in Cuba as part of the continuous and irreversible updating process that the country has been undergoing since January 2013, the Granma newspaper publishes.

Havana, Cuba_ Popular joy multiplies throughout the nation. In family or among friends, more than 11 million Cubans celebrate the arrival of the New Year, and also the 59th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution. 

Vietnam_ The top leaders of Vietnam sent congratulatory messages to the president of Cuba, Raúl Castro Ruz, on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution, Cubasí reports. 

Mayabeque, Cuba_ A total of 320 hectares are planted with potatoes in Melena del Sur, as part of the 2018 cold season.

United Nations_ The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, demanded more actions to implement the Paris Agreement, adopted two years ago, and demands a greater commitment to the so-called green companies, Radio Habana Cuba publishes.