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Russian Soldiers Honored by Cuba Army

Russian Ambassador to Havana Andrei V. Demetriev expressed gratitude to the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) for the homage paid in Havana Friday on the Day of Homeland Defenders, on its 89th anniversary. Read More

2 men from Fort Lauderdale, Miami charged with violating travel laws to Cuba

The U.S. Attorney's Office on Thursday charged two men with obtaining fraudulent licenses for religious travel to Cuba by making up churches. Victor Vazquez and David Margolis obtained the licenses under false pretenses and provided them to travel agencies, according to court records. The agencies sold the authorization to travel under the licenses for $250 a piece to more than 4,500 customers who could not have gone to Cuba legally, the affidavit stated. Read More

Jose Marti World Council in Spain

The Jose Marti Solidarity Project World Council, made up of academics from several countries, is due to analyze in Zaragoza this weekend the labor of international promotion of Marti thinking. Read More

Cuban supported for baseball Leadership

The Cuban candidature to preside over the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) is supported by the 21 strongest countries in this sport at the world level, revealed Reynaldo Gonzalez, member of the International Olympic Committee Thursday. Read More

Uruguay to implement Cuban Literacy Program

The Cuban Literacy program known as «Yo sí puedo» (Yes, I Can) will be implemented in Uruguay next month. According to Nicaragua's Internet Webpages http://www.lavozdelsandinismo.com the initiative, to begin implementation as of March 12, is aimed at teaching 10,000 Uruguayans how to read and write before the year's end. Read More

Nicaragua to honor cuban Intellectuals

Cuban Culture Minister Abel Prieto and seven young writers will be awarded Nicaraguas Ruben Dario Cultural Independence Award on Saturday at a public ceremony presided over by President Daniel Ortega. Read More

Eros Ramazzotti shoots video in Cuba

Singer Eros Ramazzotti is now in Havana to shoot a video that will be included in a CD in collaboration with Amaia Montero who visited the Caribbean Island some years ago with her group La Oreja de Van Gogh. 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

Cuban judo shone in Paris

Sheila Espinosa took gold at the Villa de Paris Super A Judo Tournament, which has been described as the best result in her yet young sporting career, because this is the third most important event of this discipline, after the Olympics and World Championships. Read More

Cuban National Ballet in Mexico

The Cuban National Ballet, directed by the Prima Ballerina Assoluta Alicia Alonso, will have during this year 2006, important presentations in different parts of the world which include tours through Mexico, Brazil, Spain, England, and Egypt. Read More

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