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Cubas medical aid after Hurricane Mitch recalled in Guatemala

Shortly after Hurricane Mitch devastated Central America in October 1998, Cuban doctors arrived in the remote northern Guatemalan town of Santa Catarina La Tinta, located in the Polochic River basin. Read More

Cuban boxing gold sought as coach

The Amateur Boxing Association (ABA) wants Cuban Olympic lightweight champion Mario Kindelan to coach their boxers in the runup to the 2012 London Games, ABA chief executive Paul King said. Read More

Cuban oil and ethanol could prosper in Havanas hunt for energy supplies

Cuba has slowly made progress through the operations of both state-owned and foreign enterprises, by means of new oil explorations and a stepped-up search for new energy alternatives, such as ethanol. Read More

Press release from the Central Bank of Cuba

Swiss bank UBS and Credit Suisse, an unfortunate subordination to the orders of the empire took place, providing an irrefutable example of how the United States imposes its laws in an extraterritorial manner, and decides who can or cannot do business with the institutions of other nations that are supposed to be free and sovereign. Read More

Cuba Biotechnology announces progress in Dengue Fever Vaccine

Cuba looks forwards to creating an effective vaccine for the four strains of the potentially lethal virus of Dengue, said the director of Biomedical Research at the Havana-based Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Dr. Gerardo Guillen, during the final session of the Biotechnology Convention on Thursday. Read More

Cuba, great tribute to Compay Segundo

Outstanding Italian musicians will open the celebrations for the centenary of Compay Segundo in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba, organizers announced on Friday. Today, people and authorities of Santiago de Cuba will open a year of cultural activities ending up on November 18, 2007, date on which Francisco Repilado Munoz (Compay Segundo) would turn 100 years. Read More

Cuba recovers World Dominoes Crown

Cuba got the crown at the 3rd Domino World Championship after winning the team competition, celebrated for two days with the presence of teams of four countries. The triumph of the Cuban team let them recover the World Champion title won at the first edition, which was lost in the second, at the hands of Venezuela. Read More

Former Black Panther William Lee Brent dies in Cuba at 75

William Lee Brent, a Black Panther who hijacked a passenger jet to communist Cuba in 1969 and spent 37 years in exile, has died on the island, his sister said. He was 75. Read More

Chavez says Cuba-inspired light bulb giveaway program will mean energy savings

President Hugo Chavez said Friday that his Cuba-inspired light bulb giveaway program, which aims to improve energy efficiency, will mean big energy savings for his oil-rich nation. Read More

Brazil opens defense of world title with win over Cuba

Brazil men's volleyball players opened defense of their title at the 2006 men's volleyball World Championship with a 3-1 victory over Cuba on Friday. Brazil overcame a low start to beat Cuba 21-25, 25-19, 25-15, 25-22 in the opener of Group B. Read More