Goodwill Ambassador Danny Glover visits Cuba to support people of African descent
HAVANA, Cuba, 20 June 2011 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and internationally acclaimed actor Danny Glover visited Havana last week to attend the opening session of the regional workshop entitled ‘Cuba and the Afro-Descendant Peoples of the Americas’.
Hospitals friendly to newborns and their mothers are widely realized in Cuba
SANCTI SPÍRITUS, Cuba, 17 March 2010 – With a history of poverty and political strife, Cubans have experienced much deprivation over the years. But access to basic services, such as healthcare, is available to all – especially children – whose first right is to the best start in life.
UNICEF organizes concert for Cuban young people
HAVANA, Cuba, 12 March 2009 – Last Friday and Saturday nights, Havana’s Karl Marx Theatre was filled with more than 5,000 young people who joined some of the country’s most renowned musicians and dancers to celebrate the cultural identity of Cuban young people.
Cuban schools devastated by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike
HAVANA, Cuba, 12 September 2008 – Two powerful hurricanes, Gustav and Ike, have pummelled the island of Cuba in the last nine days with high winds and torrential rains that left a broad path of destruction.
Hurricane Gustav leaves behind a path of destruction in Cuba
HAVANA, Cuba, 5 September 2008 – Hurricane Gustav, one of the most devastating hurricanes to strike Cuba in 50 years, hit the island hard overnight on 30-31 August.
Fifth International Congress on Culture and Development held in Havana
HAVANA, Cuba, 25 June 2007 – Almost 800 intellectuals, artists and spokespeople from 64 countries recently attended the Fifth International Congress on Culture and Development in Havana.