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Raul Castro, Torrijos team up

Panamanian President Martin Torrijos is on his second to last day in Cuba, after bilateral collaboration topped a meeting with Cuban Vice President Raul Castro. Read More

Cuban indicators show the difference

Investment in social development programs bears fruit as Cuban indicators have come to show. According to national statistics, in 1958, there were one million illiterates and over one million of functional illiterates in the island. At the end of 1961, Cuba was free of illiteracy. Four and a half decades later, inhabitants of the Caribbean nation hold one of the highest schooling indexes in Latin America, if not the first. Read More

Cuba lowest Latin American infant mortality

Cuba registered the lowest infant mortality rate in Latin America with 5.3 deaths for every 1000 live births in 2006, only surpassed on the continent by Canada, local dailies revealed on Wednesday. Read More

President of the Republic of Panama begins visit to Cuba

YESTERDAY afternoon, January 2, His Excellency Mr. Martín Torrijos Espino, president of the Republic of Panama, arrived in Havana on a working visit. He is accompanied by a group of his collaborators. Read More

Haiti's leader: cancer has not returned

Haitian President Rene Preval said Friday after undergoing tests in Cuba that his prostate cancer has not returned. Preval, 63, said he would go back to see his Cuban doctors on March 18, but that the health of his prostate was "under control." Read More

Cuba denounces Saddam Hussein's execution

Cuba on Monday criticized the hanging of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein as "an illegal act," calling for an end to the U.S.-led war in Iraq. "It is political foolishness, an illegal act in a country that has been driven to an internal conflict in which millions of citizens have been exiled or lost their lives," said the Foreign Ministry in a statement. Read More

Message from Fidel Castro to the cuban people

It is my most ardent desire that the year 2007 constitute a dawning of hope for our entire people. Long live our Revolution on its 48th anniversary! Read More

Cubans visit activists in Bolivia

Representatives of Cuban governmental, political and social organizations are visiting in Bolivia their countrymen and women on internationalist missions there and attend a ceremony for the triumph of the Cuban Revolution on January 1,1959. Read More

Brazilian president drops plans to visit Nicaragua, Cuba

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Saturday that he decided to drop plans to visit Nicaragua and Cuba. Lula said he would skip the inauguration of Nicaraguan President-elect Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua, and that he would also give up the planned visit to Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Read More

Camagüey: panamanian ambassador to Cuba visits Vertientes

His Excellency the Panamanian Ambassador to Cuba, Anel Omar Rodríguez Barrera visited on Thursday educational establishments in the municipality of Vertientes, some 38 kilometres from Camaguey city. Read More

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