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Tribute to García Márquez at Film School in Havana

Colombian Nobel Literature Award laureate Gabriel García Márquez to head some of the activities marking the 20th anniversary of the San Antonio de los Baños International Film and Television School (EICTV), one of the most prestigious of the world for it has trained hundreds of seventh art professionals from the American continent. Read More

China beat Cuba 3-1 at world women's volleyball championship

Olympic champions China beat the Olympic bronze medallists Cuba 26-24, 25-21, 26-28, 25-20 here on Wednesday to enter the fifth place play-off of the 2006 women's volleyball World Championships. Read More

Cuba, Nicaragua to increase ties

Cuba and Nicaragua will fortify bilateral relations after the electoral win of Sandinista Daniel Ortega, who will take office on January 10, Cuba's charge d'affaires in Nicaragua announced Tuesday. Read More

18 first works to Cuba Film Festival

In an attempt to retain its primacy, Argentina is entering the Havana New Latin American Film Festival with two first works and another two as co-producer, the organizing committee revealed on Tuesday. Read More

Nobel Prize in Chemistry admires Cubas scientific contributions

Robert Huber (Germany), winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, praised Tuesday in Havana the advances of Cuba in Health, Educationa and Science, for which the Island nation distinguishes itself among other developing countries. Read More

Cuba, Italy, Australia, Netherlands notch baseball wins

In a matchup of the tournament's two strongest teams, defending champions Cuba maintained its perfect record on the 5th day of the 16th baseball Intercontinental Cup on Tuesday by beating previously-undefeated Japan, 6-3. Read More

Cuba working to develop vaccine against dengue fever

Cuba is accelerating its efforts to develop a vaccine against dengue fever, an illness endemic to tropical countries and that kills thousands each year. Read More

European, Canadian tourists to Cuba down

The number of tourists arriving in Cuba from Europe and Canada has fallen, according to a Tourism Ministry report seen by Reuters Read More

Zanzibar President in Cuba

Zanzibar President Amani Abeid Karume is due to start an official visit in this capital Wednesday, fulfilling an invitation by the Cuban government. Read More

Cuba's UNESCO-affiliated libraries hold meeting in Matanzas

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday convened a meeting of Cuba's 26 UNESCO-affiliated libraries in the northwest city of Matanzas. Read More