Raul Castro sings in Chinese

Juventud Rebelde article “More than 5,000 Chinese students will graduate in Cuba between 2006 and 2001,” said Chinese President Hu Jintao during a visit to the seaside Tarará neighborhood in Havana; the visiting guest was accompanied by Cuban President Raúl Castro. During a warm encounter with some of the Chinese students, President Hu Jintao noted … [Read more…]

Fidel Castro: Meeting Hu Jintao

Prensa Latina article Havana, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro highlighted the figure and prestige of Chinese Head of State Hu Jintao, with whom he held a warm and friendly meeting. In his Thursday Cubadebate article, entitled “Meeting Hu Jintao,” Fidel Castro wrote “We wish the best to our distinguished and fraternal … [Read more…]

While the US and British governments give billions to the banks…

… China spends on “low-income housing, water, electricity, disaster relief and transport”. Article from the Financial Times. China authorises $586bn stimulus package By Geoff Dyer in Beijing China announced on Friday a “massive infrastructure spending programme” as part of a new fiscal stimulus plan aimed at boosting the country’s rapidly slowing economy. The State Council, … [Read more…]