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Guantanamo man turns 106 in good health

Elpidio Ramirez Londres, a Guantanamo resident is still vital at 106, age he reached today in control of mind and body, walks without support and talks coherently, reported the local media. Elpidio can even remember events that occurred at the beginning of the last century. Read More

Cuban medical help recognized in Japan

Japanese Physicians, students and university professors Monday recognized here the accessibility and noble purpose of the Cuban medical cooperation, after having a symposium on the topic, celebrated at Meiji University. The event, which had as main speaker Cuban doctor Arlenis Barroso, talked about the Caribbean isle health system characteristics at a great length. Read More

Cuba donates four ophthalmological centers to Honduras

The Cuban government has announced its donation to Honduras of four centers for ophthalmological attention, with the goal of providing specialized care to population groups that lack access to this service. Read More

Silvio in the 1960s

The 1960s were like a Cabala. Its radical rebelliousness and its slovenly aspect showed a way to achieve a superior world and find the meaning of the human existence. After that decade nothing could be the same. Read More

Havana Jazz Festival opens thursday

The Havana International Jazz Plaza 2006 festival is set to take place from November 30 to December 3 with the participation of musicians from eleven foreign countries and a hefty Cuban representation. Read More

Camagüey wins Great Prize at national magic festival

The Teatro Cubano de la Magia, Camagueys company of magicians won the Great Prize at the 12th National Festival Ánfora 2006, that wound up in Las Tunas city, some 670 kilometres east of Havana - after a week of performances. Read More

Guests arrive in Havana for Fidel Castro's 80th Birthday

Outstanding intellectuals Jorge Enrique Adoum of Ecuador and Thiago de Mello, of Brazil were the first to arrive over the weekend in Havana, out of more than 1,000 personalities from over 70 countries to attend celebrations for the 80th birthday of Cuban President Fidel Castro. Read More

More Argentineans Pick Cuba for their Vacations

A total of 30,000 Argentinean vacationers have picked the island as their tourist destination this year, for a 23 percent increase in visits from that country, compared to 2005. The announcement was made in Buenos Aires, by Cuba's deputy tourism minister Oscar González, during a press conference at the Latin American International Tourism Fair Read More

Cubas economy grows 12.5 percent in 2006

The Cuban economy has grown 12.5 percent so far this year, with promising prospects for 2007, said Cuban Economy Minister José Luis Rodriguez in the eastern Cuban city of Bayamo on Sunday. Rodriguez made his statement during a ceremony marking Cuban Economists and Accountants Day. Read More

Homo antecessor discoverer in Cuba

Spanish anthropologist Eudald Carbonell Roura, one of the Homo Antecessor discoverers, is visiting Cuba to exchange with the island colleagues and foster bilateral collaboration Read More