It is paramount to have a good sugar harvest because the sugar industry and its derivatives are part of the strategic sectors in the productive transformation of the country, said Salvador Valdes Mesa, First Vice-President of the Councils of State and Ministers.

Army General Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, attended the ceremony for the 14th anniversary of the founding of the Bolivarian Alliance for Our America-Peoples' Trade Treaty, which takes place at the Convention Palace of Havana

These are moments of intense struggle because of the profound changes for the good of the peoples that are taking place, said today in Havana, Daniel Ortega Saavedra, president of Nicaragua, during the XVI Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Trade Treaty of the Peoples (ALBA-TCP).

To continue advancing in the pursuit of the definitive independence and of the integration of Latin American and the Caribbean, was the call of Evo Morales, President of the Multinational State of Bolivia, at the 16th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP).

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday called to consolidate the unity advocated by the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas-People''s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) in response to threats to peace in the region.

Near midnight, the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, arrived at José Martí International Airport, saying he was excited to participate in the XVI Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for Peoples of Our America-Peoples Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), more than 20 years after the first embrace between Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez.