Carilda Oliver, National Literature Award and outstanding Cuban poet, passed away this morning at 96 years of age in her house, site in which she lived most of her life and from where she wrote her prodigal work.
The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba causes multi-million limitations on the island's culture, according to the annual report issued by the Foreign Affairs Ministry on damages by this hostile policy.
96 years have passed since the 2LC founded by Luis Casas Romero made the miracle of the Radio in Cuba. Celebrations throughout the country include book presentations, awards and distinctions, talks and lots of work.
René González Sehwerert, Hero of the Republic of Cuba and vice-president of the José Martí Cultural Society, arrived to this city as part of his work schedule to interchange ideas with the main authorities and scholars of this territory, visit historical places and launch the book Escrito desde el banquillo (Written from the dock), published by the Capitán San Luis publishing house.