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The San Francisco de Paula church

One of the greatest architectonical jewels of Havana, raised as it were an island of art and spirituality, located in the middle of Avenida del Puerto on the Oficios and San Ignacio streets. The San Francisco de Paula church keeps a three- centurys history. Read More

The history of medicine in Cuba

The history of medicine in Cuba does not begin as many people could believe with the arrival of Spaniards to the island. We can say, based on chroniclers of the Indies readings and works of some medical historians, that among the natives of this land there was a certain medical practice typical of their culture. Read More

Iberoamerican Colloquium of Letters, to be held in Holguín

  The Iberoamerican Colloquium of Letters, to be held this year from October 25 to 27 in Holguín Read More

A call to create in the artistic teaching a Cuban repertoire.

Abel Prieto, minister of culture, called to create "a Cuban repertoire" as a way to undertake the artistic teaching in millions of students in the country. Read More

National Theater Festival: Far Beyond the Awards

We won't speak of awards, we will speak of shows. The awards, of course, they are important; but, according to an old saying, far more important than winning is competing. Awards in art, regardless the prestige and honesty of any jury, are used to being a very subjective issue. Read More

Haydeé Santamaría medal awarded to Cuban personalities

The Haydeé Santamaría medal was awarded to Armando Hart, Eusebio Leal, Harold Gramatge, Alfredo Guevara, Silvio Rodríguez and Pablo Milanés during a ceremony that took place in the Casa de las Américas Read More

Sport for all on agenda in Cuba. From the International Olympic Committee

The 11th World Sport for All Congress will be held in Havana, Cuba, from October 31 to November 3 at the Havana International Conference Centre. It will be the first time that the Cuban Olympic Committee will host the Congress. Read More

Cuban Minister satisfied with quality of the sugar cane

Cuban Sugar Minister, Ulises Rosales expressed satisfaction over the reactivation of sugar cane production in the country, while cutting this crop at a plantation in Pinar del Rio province. Read More

Cuba builds 79,000 homes in 2006

At the close of September, the National Institute of Housing reported 79,751 homes finished out of a plan of 100 thousand this year. Read More

Russia tops Havana Trade Fair

Russia will take part of Havana Fair FIHAV-2006 with more than 40 companies and a private pavilion of one thousand square meters, the biggest presence at the forum in the last few years, affirmed enterprise sources Wednesday. Read More