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New Cuban Chess Champion: Yuniesky Quesada, Grand Master from the central Cuban province of Villa Clara

As there are moments that occur once in a lifetime, last night, Villa Clara GM Yuniesky Quesada (2546) did not miss the chance to celebrate before spectators after prevailing over Santiago FIDE (World Chess Federation) Grand Master, "the electric" Lelys Martínez (2445), and became new Cuban Chess Champion. Read More

The 4th International Symposium of Hypertension, HTA 2008 will be Held in the City of Santa Clara, Cuba, from May of 2008.

The topics included in HTA 2008 cover an important part of the current strategies to fight hypertension. The Symposium includes the study of the more vulnerable sectors of the population, with risk of suffering the illness, as well as diverse proposals of means for diagnosis and treatment. Read More

Cuba has Shipped Some 110 tons of the Mineral Zeolite to Brazil

Zeolite is used in Cuba as a fertilizer mixed with nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium plus other nutrients to be applied in potato fields. And is also used by chicken and egg producers. Read More

In Cuban Province, 160 Kidney Transplants Performed

Celia Hernández, a housewife from the Cuban port city of Cienfuegos, is recovering satisfactorily after having been 160th renal transplant patient since 2001 at a facility in the islands province of Villa Clara. Read More

A New Regional Toxicology Ward and an Experimental Surgery Lab Inaugurated in Villa Clara, Cuba

The Regional Toxicology Ward and the Experimental Surgery Lab, inaugurated in the Serafín Ruiz de Zárate Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, are two essential services for public attention. Read More

To start the Parrandas de Remedios

The neighborhoods San Salvador and El Carmen, from the locality of Remedios in Villa Clara, begin again their traditional parrandas, the most ancient popular festivities in Cuba. Read More

Central Cuba Reports Increased Tourist Arrivals

The central Cuban province of Villa Clara has reported an increase in tourist arrivals this year. Read More

Canadian Airline Flies to Cuban Tourist Destinations

Air Canada Vacations has begun flying to the keys off Villa Clara's northern keys, with the goal of meeting the growing demand during the peak tourist season. Read More

The restoration of Cuban Villa is projected

The start of the actions will allow the conservation of the buildings with high architectonic value in the historical centre of the city, declared National Monument in 1980. Read More

A feat of Cuban science

The search for, discovery and identification of the remains of Che and his fellow guerrilla fighters was a scientific feat, the result of research and multidisciplinary efforts by Cuban experts and institutions. Read More

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