Rescue work continues in basement of the Saratoga hotel in Cuba

Havana, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The search for possible survivors in the basement of the Saratoga hotel in Cuba continues today after 43 hours of incessant work by joint forces, said Alexis Acosta, mayor of Old Havana.

The director explained through national television the complexity of the actions due to the high volume of debris in the entire hotel area, after the impact of the explosion, which caused the collapse of the structures of the second, third and fourth floors.

Díaz-Canel expresses gratitude for international support after accident

Havana, May 8 (ACN) Miguel Díaz-Canel, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the Republic, thanked those who, from different latitudes, expressed their support and solidarity after the accident that took place this Friday, May 6, at the Saratoga Hotel in Havana.

Countries and personalities who are friends of Cuba continue to express their condolences and support to the Cuban government and the families of the victims of the accident that resulted in more than thirty deaths and dozens of injured.

Cubans demonstrate against the continued US blockade on May Day.

Havana, May 2 (Latin Press) Millions of Cubans turned out and filled main squares of cities and smaller towns throughout the island on May Day to demonstrate against the hardened US blockade.

People in Cuba returned to celebrate in public places the International Workers Day after two years of closure due to the Covid-19 as the country has put the pandemic under control.

Twelve million dollars a day is only one of the costs of Washington's blockade

By Roberto Morejón

Cuba's losses due to the U.S. blockade, updated to the point of outlining that they imply doing without more than 12 million dollars a day, are related to the inadequacies of the economy and the consequent material shortages.

Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez took the accounts to the current days, by specifying that the boycott, intensified by Donald Trump and supported by Joseph Biden, causes havoc in the amount of 365 million dollars a month.