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SKN looking to expand nursing training in Cuba

Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas is hoping that a larger number of nursing students from his country could undergo professional training in Cuba. Read More

Cuba-Venezuela scientific exchange to benefit all of Latin America

Hector Navarro, Venezuelas minister of Science and Technology, detailed the initiatives related to his wide area of work. «We are not only thinking about how to solve the problems of Cuba and Venezuela, explained Venezuelan Minister of Science and Technology Hector Navarro. «Heeding the ideas of ALBA (a Latin American integration initiative), we are considering the positive impact every agreement we sign will have on all our countries,» he asserted. Read More

Cuba wins four prizes at the Dominican Film Festival

Visibly pleased Dominican film critics highlight today Cuban film "El Benny" by director Jorge Luis Sánchez won Cemi Prize in the Best Opera Prima category at the 9th International Film Festival of Santo Domingo. The film portraying the life of the popular music star also conquered the Peoples Choice Award and the Best Actor Award went to Renny Arozarena for his role as Benny Moré. Read More

Cuba to help Antigua restore heritage sites

Antigua & Barbuda will be receiving assistance from Cuba in the restoration of Fort James and other historical sites. News of this follows a recent visit to Cuba by Minister of Tourism Harold Lovell, who led a five member delegation on the visit, during which time the officials negotiated technical assistance in the development of tourism in Antigua & Barbuda. Read More

Eye operations from Cuba coming soon

The scheme under which Barbadians will receive high tech eye operations in Cuba should start soon. News of this has come from Cuba's Ambassador to Barbados Pedro Garcia, during a courtesy call on General Secretary of the Barbados Labour Party, Dr. William Duguid. Read More

First itinerant sample of cinema in the Caribbean

The First Itinerant Sample of Cinema in the Caribbean, has already pre-selected films from 19 countries and will start its route in Saint Kitts y Nevis in February 2007. Read More

Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Cuba win Casa 2007 Prizes

Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Cuba led the vanguard of good Latin American literature by winning the Casa 2007 Prizes, convened from January 15 to its closure yesterday in the Che Guevara Hall of this Cuban institution. Read More

Cuban Stars to ALBA Games

Cuba confirmed attendance to the second Sports Games of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) to be held in five Venezuelan states from April 27 to May 12. Osvaldo Vento, head of the mission giving technical service in Venezuela, told Prensa Latina that Cuba will attend the ALBA Games with a large representation, including its best athletes among its 800 competitors to take part in at least 30 of the 37 sports disciplines of the event. Read More

Antigua and Barbuda youth minister in Cuba

The Minister for Youth and Sports of Antigua and Barbuda is visiting Cuba with the purpose of strengthening the exchange between the two countries in those areas. On arriving in the island, Winston Williams told the Cuban press about the interest of his country in receiving assistance from Cuban sports experts in the areas of sports medicine, the fight against doping, athletics, volleyball, tennis, cycling and physical education. Read More

Cuba still the top football team in the Caribbean

Cuba, currently chasing their first regional title in the Digicel Cup, have retained the No.1 spot in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) rankings. In the January FIFA Coca Cola rankings released this week, the Cubans slipped two spots on the world list down to No.48, but they remain clear of their nearest CFU rivals Jamaica, who remained steady at 57th. Read More

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