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Carlos Varela invited to Ottawa festival

The organizers of the Ottawa Blues Festival have invited Cuban trova singer Carlos Varela to join the line-up of celebrities who, between next July 7th and 17th, will light up the stage in that Canadian city. Read More

Cuban photo exhibit in Canada

An exhibition of Cuban pictures taken by Canadian photographer Richard Martin is displayed at the Gallery at 120 Ossington until June 2 as part of the Contact Toronto Photography Festival. Read More

Mountaire farms to start exporting chicken meat to Cuba

By the end of this month, Mountaire Farms will be shipping container loads of chicken to Cuba, despite U.S. trade restrictions on the country. Delaware joins 38 other states currently exporting to Cuba, which is located just 90 miles off the coast of Florida. Read More

Statue of Jose Marti to be built in Mexico

A sculpture of Cuban National Hero Jose Marti will be built in Mujeres Island, Mexican state of Quintana Roo Read More

Film of the Cuban movie director, Pavel Giroud will be present at the San Franciso Movie Festival

The Cuban film La edad de la peseta -The silly age-, by the young movie director, Pavel Giroud, will be exhibited at the San Francisco Movie Festival, in the United States, according to sources from the Cuban Film Institute. Read More

US sister-city group highlights Cuba medical achievements

The US Boulder-Cuba Sister City Organization will screen a film at the University of Colorado on Monday presenting Cuba's health care achievements as an example to follow by countries that face serious problems in that important field of society. Read More

Trying to sell more Idaho goods

Idaho Governor Butch Otter is in Cuba this week to help discuss trade between country leaders and the Gem State. Otter is leading a 35 member delegation to Cuba in effort to sell more Idaho goods. Read More

Global Solidarity School in Cuba from May 6 to May 11, 2007

A group of North American labor, community, and academic activists are sponsoring the first annual Global Solidarity School in Havana, Cuba, from May 6 to May 11, 2007. Participants will have the opportunity to share ideas, experiences, and strategies with leading Cuban activist educators and international cultural experts. The idea is to bring together people seeking to build a better world. Read More

Sour note for Cuba pianist, US visa

Cuban pianist Frank Fernandez denounced Wednesday, while on a Russian tour, that the denial a US visa prevented the presentation in Puerto Rico of a recording in which the eminent musician is accompanied by Puerto Rican singer Dany Rivera. The musician said in a press conference in this capital, that this policy must be overcome. Read More

Gore climate change Oscar entry has Cuba's vote

Acting Cuban President Raul Castro "recognized the effort of the former vice president to denounce" global warming. Official praise of former U.S. presidents and vice presidents is rare in Cuba. Read More

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