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World and National Heritage in Sancti Spiritus

The Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus exhibits a series of valuable monuments and sites, three of which are already considered world heritage. On December 8th, 1988, the downtown historic area in Trinidad city as well as the Valley of the Sugar Mills and the Manaca-Iznaga Tower in this same village were recognized as such by UNESCO. Read More

Book on living and investing in Cuba

All of us, at one time or another has imagined leaving the rat race, saying to hell with everything and realizing our dreams by moving to our own paradise. Whether you are of retirement age, a burned out baby boomer, or perpetual traveler, this book should provide you with food for thought and sufficient information to start you on the journey to beginning a new life in Cuba. Read More

Italian culture week in Cuba

Cuba will celebrate the ninth edition of the Italian culture week on november 20-26, in this capital. Sponsored by the Culture Ministry, the Historian's Office and the Cuban Committee of the Dante Allighieri Society, the event will offer literary meetings, fine arts, music and movies from that European nation. Read More

Foreign local officials praise Cuba's Social Programs

Cuba's socioeconomic progress was recognized by more than 400 representatives of local governments from 27 countries who are participating in 14th Meeting of City Councils in Cooperation and Solidarity with Havana. Divided into groups, the delegates visited schools, kindergartens, hospitals, polyclinics, factories and senior citizen homes in 15 municipalities of this capital. Read More

Monoclonal antibody shows promising results

Results from recent clinical trials made with the humanized monoclonal antibody HR3, obtained by specialists from the Center for Molecular Immunology (CIM), show promise in the possibility of using this antibody in the treatment of head and neck tumors. Read More

Celebrations for Fidel Castro's 80th birthday in full swing

In what will be a demonstration of love, passion, affection and respect for Fidel Castro, over one thousand personalities from around the world will take part in celebrations for the 80th birthday of the Cuba Revolution leader, from November 28th through the first days of December. Read More

U.S. firm can't reclaim copyright to pre-1959 Cuban hits

A U.S. company has lost a six-year legal battle to win the copyright to a collection of Cuban songs that was taken over by the Cuban government. Peer International Corp. had claimed ownership of 600 tracks, some of which were made famous by the Buena Vista Social Club. Read More

Cuba promises to send more doctors

CUBA has promised to increase a number of medical specialists working in Zanzibar, to strengthen medical services in the Isles. Read More

Pedagogy debate held in Holguin, Cuba

Holguin has just selected 45 presentations for inclusion in the international event "Pedagogy 2007", to take place February next year. The provincial event has recently closed after four months of research, analysis and debating the main problems of education in Holguin at all levels. Read More

Brazil downs Cuba for first win at men's volleyball worlds

Defending champion Brazil rallied to defeat Cuba in four sets on Friday, the first day of the men's volleyball world championships. Andre Nascimento scored a team-high 24 points to lead the Olympic champion to a 21-25, 25-19, 25-15, 25-22 win over Cuba. Read More