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A fascinating love and indifference story of in a Havana stately home

Behind one of the most dazzling residences of Havana city of 1926 (Paseo Avenue, corner 17) hides a fascinating love and indifference story. The main character was one of the most beautiful girls of Cuba at that time, who won several prestigious beauty contests. Catalina Lasa was one of the most flattered ladies of the Havanas high society. Read More

New aqueduct in eastern Cuba

The far eastern Cuban city of Guantanamo has a new aqueduct that is already serving some 190,000 residents. The project was officially inaugurated Friday by Carlos Lage Davila, secretary of the Executive Committee of the Council of Ministers. Read More

Elders in Cuban Spotlight

The aging population and problems among the elderly will be at the center of an international forum to be held this month in the Cuban eastern city of Bayamo Read More

Cuba International Film School turns 20

The premiere of the documentary "Za 05: Lo viejo y lo Nuevo" by Argentine director Fernando Birri is one of the gifts for the San Antonio de los Baños Film and Television International School's anniversary. Read More

Cuba teaching Mexico to read

The Cuban Yo Si Puedo literacy teaching method will be implemented in Chicxulub, Pueblo and Conkal Mayan municipalities in the Mexican Yucatan state. Read More

Hemingway's famed fishing boat is getting a facelift

Cultural authorities in Cuba are undertaking what Washington has not done: they are restoring the fishing boat that inspired one of the most famous novels of U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961). Read More

Ediciones Vigía - Handcrafted Books from Cuba

In 1985 Ediciones Vigia emerged out of the need of a group of artists in Matanzas to see their work, which they valued as literature, in print. Read More

East Timor: thanks for our doctors Cuba

Timor Leste Prime Minister Jose Ramon Horta expressed gratitude to Cuba on Monday for providing medical training to almost 500 young people from that small insular Southeast Asian state. Read More

China to continue cooperation with Cuba

Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing reiterated in this capital on Monday his country's will of reinforcing friendship and cooperation with Cuba. Read More

Cuba hosts Biotechnology Congress

Cuba will present its experience in the field of biotechnology at Havana's Biotechnology Congress 2006 taking place from November 13 to 16. Read More