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Silvio Rodríguez will give five concerts in Chile

Due to the tickets demand for the announced presentations in Chile of the Cuban singer and songwriter Silvio Rodríguez in March, a fifth concert was added, informed the company Multimúsica. Read More

Carlos Acosta wins Laurence Olivier Award

The Cuban choreographer Carlos Acosta won the award to the outstanding achievements in dance for his work with the London Theater Sadler's Wells, during the awarding ceremony of Laurence Olivier Award to the best of theater in the British capital. Read More

New Cuba-Russia Antivirus Software

The new software package Segurmatica Antivirus Kaspersky Edition, resulting from the cooperation between Kaspersky International Corporation of Russia and the Cuban Computer Security Consulting Firm Seguramaitc was presented Read More

I play to invoke feelings not to dazzle

The great Argentine pianist Miguel Angel Estrella closed the Havana segment of the Cuban Book Fair on Sunday with concert at the Amadeo Roldan Theater Read More

Cuba gets first Muslim medical students from Pakistan

The first group of 27 Pakistani students has arrived in Cuba and 368 more students will also follow them, said education official Dr S Mehmood Raza, an education official, during an orientation session organised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Friday for students wants to study in Cuba. Read More

Cuba imports first shipment of DDGS since December 2005

Cuba is importing its first shipment of U.S. distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) since December of 2005. A shipment of 8,000 metric tons was purchased by ALIMPORT, Cuba's sole trade entity. Read More

Spains Bruno Antero wins third leg of Cuban bike tour

Always pedalling within the pack, without losing out to those who dominated the final kilometers, Spains Bruno Antero win the third leg of the "Vuelta a Cuba" bicycle tour Read More

India, Cuba team up in drugs, oil and wind energy

India and Cuba are forging closer economic ties through cancer vaccine research and oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, officials said this week. Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma, who ended a visit to Havana on Wednesday, said the longtime Third World allies also will train a Cuban team in wind energy technology among a growing number of areas of cooperation. Read More

Cartoonist steals show at Cuba Book Fair

One of the greats of Latin American humor, cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado "Quino," creator of the Mafalda comic strip, was a big hit Monday presenting a volume of his work at the 16th International Book Fair underway in Havana. The cartoonist, part of the Argentine cultural delegation attending the fair, combines humor and social commentary in his popular work. He singed dozens of his books and spoke vividly with his audience. 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

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