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Cuba will train 100,000 foreign doctors

Dr. Juan Carrizo, dean of Cuba s Latin American Medical School (ELAM) defended as viable the dream of Fidel Castro to train 100,000 foreigners within ten years to be physicians to alleviate the suffering of the poor people in the world. Read More

Cuba night at Argentine Tourism Fair

In the context of the International Latin America Tourism Fair, 2006 FIT participants devoted an evening to Cuba promoting products made in the Caribbean island. Read More

Colombia, Cuba for joint health plan

A complementary agreement on health cooperation reached Wednesday allows Colombia and Cuba to foster programs and research in this sphere. The document, signed by Colombia s Social Protection Minister Diego Palacio and Cuba s Public Health Minister Jose Ramon Balaguer, also enables bilateral collaboration in health, science and technology. Read More

Ivanchuk leads chess tournament in Cuba

The Capablanca in Memoriam Chess Tournament is in full swing at Havanas Riviera Hotel with Grand Master (GM) Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine 2,714 ELO points), the defending champion, in the lead. Read More

Silvio Rodriguez celebrates 60th birthday concert bash

Silvio Rodriguez, one of the icons of the Latin American political song, celebrated his 60th birthday along with a whole host of Cuban signer-song writers, friends and family. Read More

Restored Havana architectural treasure houses new University

"How beautiful that on this day when celebrations begin for the Cuban presidents 80th birthday, we inaugurate this new San Geronimo University of Havana, a long held dream of Fidel," said Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal at the inauguration ceremony on Tuesday. Read More

Cuba, two million tourists third year in a row

Cuba receives over two million tourists for third year in a row, informed Wednesday an official report from the Ministry of Tourism. The report highlights that the figure is evidence of the positioning achieved by the Cuban tourism product in the main markets. Read More

Memory and future, Cuba and Fidel

Three committees of more than 1,400 people from 81 countries attending the "Memory and Future: Cuba and Fidel" forum Wednesday in Havana expressed their "faith in the Commander whom we love and know of his robust struggle to benefit the Third World. Read More