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New Eye Surgery Service at Santiago de Cuba Hospital

Sight restoring eye surgeries have begun in Santiago de Cuba at the new ophthalmology service of the Juan Bruno Zayas General Hospital. The facilitys state-of-the-art equipment is at the service of the population free of charge, as are all other types of care. Read More

School reopens in Santiago de Cuba

The school where Fidel Castro and his brothers Raul and Ramon studied was re-inaugurated after being renovated as a gesture of respect for Cubas national hero Jose Marti on the 154 anniversary of the independence leaders birth Read More

Leaders fall in Cuba baseball league

Group leaders Pinar del Rio, Sancti Spiritus and Santiago de Cuba all lost night games on Thursday, and only Ciego de Avila, which played a day game, was able to win to go four games ahead in Group C. Read More

Cultural Brigade will pay tribute to José Martí

Over 35 artists and intellectuals that are part of the Cultural Brigade in Campaign of the Santiago de Cuba province will pay tribute to the Cuban National Hero Jose Marti, at his 154 birth date. The tribute to the Hero starts this Tuesday with the registration of the group at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery and with the deposit of flowers in front of the tomb, where lies the man who was born the 28th of January 1853 in Paula street, in Havana. Read More

Santiago de Cuba a Leader in clinical trials

The Cuban biotech industry is off to a roaring start in 2007 with close to 40 clinical trials underway in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba to evaluate products to treat cancer and other diseases. Clinical trials for products to cancer of the head, neck, lungs, breasts, prostate, esophagus and intestines, are being held along with trials to test pharmaceuticals in the treatment of hepatitis B and C, diabetic foot and other diseases. Read More

Santiago de Cuba commemorates half a century anniversary of Nov.30th uprising

With a political-cultural ceremony and Military Parade, the people from Santiago of Cuba commemorate Thursday the historical uprising, that 50 years ago took the streets to back up the Granma Yacht landing led by Fidel Castro. Read More

Sociocultural community project Guerrilla de Teatreros will perform at the Cauto river

Famous by his tours to Sierra Maestra -the highest mountainous region of Cuba-, the sociocultural itinerant community project Guerrilla de Teatreros will perform this month at the plains next to El Cauto, the country's longest river. Read More

Compay honored in Santiago de Cuba

As one of the most authentic exponents of Cuban traditional music, it was honored in this capital troubadour Francisco Repilado (Compay Segundo), during the opening ceremony concert celebrating the centenarian of his anniversary of birth. Read More

Cuba honors haitian heritage

Groups representative of artistic manifestations native to Haiti will carry out events intended to revitalize that heritage November 9-14, sources in eastern Santiago de Cuba Read More

An homage under the title Compay Segundo 100 Years will be held in Santiago de Cuba

The commemorative event will start at Dolores Hall from this oriental city with a concert featuring versions by this legendary trovasonero, in charge of the Symphonic Orchestra and a group pf Italian musicians. Read More

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