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Sociocultural community project Guerrilla de Teatreros will perform at the Cauto river

Famous by his tours to Sierra Maestra -the highest mountainous region of Cuba-, the sociocultural itinerant community project Guerrilla de Teatreros will perform this month at the plains next to El Cauto, the country's longest river. Read More

Third Festival of Havana's traditions at the House of Africa

The 3rd Festival of Havana's Traditions and Customs, sponsored by the House of Africa and the Cultural Project Jose Luciano Franco held from November 15th to December 13th in our capital. This Festival has the purpose of strengthening our identity and paying tribute to José Luciano Franco, an outstanding personality of our culture. The inauguration took place at the House of Africa, last November 15th, at ten in the morning. Read More

Cuba's Bruzon becomes Ibero-American Chess Champ

Cuban GM Lazaro Bruzon won the title of the First Ibero-American Chess Championship after beating Spain's IM Manuel Perez in the second game of the final match. Read More

Cuba, Miracle Operation for a million patients

A total of 485,476 people from 28 countries have been benefited by the Miracle Operation, preserving or reestablishing sight to patients of low economic resources through the free surgeries. A report of the Health Ministry to the recently-held Parliamentary Hearing analyzing the course of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas, allowed knowing that 290,934 of them are Venezuelans. Read More

Cuban, Venezuelan writers to meet

Venezuelan and Cuban academics are expected to attend the 2nd Cuba-Venezuela Writers Meeting to be held in Caracas in March 2007, this country's Culture Minister Farruco Sesto stated Monday. Sesto told Prensa Latina that the decision was taken as a result of the excellent experience of the January 2004 meeting, with the participation of 50 academics from the two nations. Read More

Germany, France, Brasilia and probably Cuba are our volleyball rivals in second phase

Germany, France, Brasilia are the rivals of Japan's volleyball team in the second phase at the 16th World Championship in Japan. They are at the first three places in the temporary standings in the group "B". According to the rules the first 4 teams form the total of 6 will be ranked in the four preliminary groups "А", "В", "С" and "D". Read More

Alton woman returns from visit to Cuba

Since 1959, not a lot of Americans can say they spent their vacation in Cuba, but Altonian Anna Rodriguez can make that claim twice. Rodriguez recently returned from her second trip to the communist Caribbean country, where she celebrated her 78th birthday. Read More

Cuba demolishes Australia 3-0 in men's volleyball world championship

Cuba rocked Australia in three straight sets here on Sunday to gain their first victory at the 2006 men's volleyball World Championship. It took Cuba only 75 minutes to take the win in the tournament with 25-15, 25-19, 25-20. Read More

Compay honored in Santiago de Cuba

As one of the most authentic exponents of Cuban traditional music, it was honored in this capital troubadour Francisco Repilado (Compay Segundo), during the opening ceremony concert celebrating the centenarian of his anniversary of birth. Read More

Cuba defends Intercontinental Cup

Champion Cuba defended its Intercontinental Cup baseball title Sunday, beating the Netherlands 6-3 in the final in Taiwan. This marks Cuba's 10th win out of the 16 Intercontinental Cup tournaments since the tournament was launched in 1973. Read More