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President Bachelet receives Cuban deputy foreign minister

President Michelle Bachelet received Alejandro Gómez, Cuban deputy minister of foreign affairs, with whom she reviewed the positive state of bilateral relations and exchanged views on Latin America. Giraldo Mazola, Cuban ambassador to Chile, and Jaime Tohá, that of Chile in Cuba, attended the meeting, described as pleasant and cordial. Read More

Film on Agent Orange in Vietnam screened in Cuba

A documentary on the war in Vietnam entitled 'Chat Doc Da Cam (Agent Orange) produced by Japanese Masako Sakata is now on screen at the 28th Latin America New Film International Film Festival in La Habana, Cuba. The film recalls events occurring in 1970s of the last century when Vietnam was in fierce war. Read More

Urban agriculture gaining momentum in Las Tunas, Cuba

As part of the urban agriculture program, Cuba currently has more than 3,800 organic plots, some 961 intensive gardens, 100,000 small family plots, and 139, 960 larger fields dedicated to the production of vegetables. Read More

David Price succumbs in Cuba at 55

Belize has lost one of its most stalwart and indomitable servants - Mr. David Price, who passed away in a public hospital in Cuba early Wednesday, December 13, 2006. While the cause of his death has not yet been reported to us, relatives say that he most likely died from complications of his diabetic condition. A death certificate is still pending. Read More

Emerson to travel to Cuba to talk agriculture

U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson will travel to Cuba today to discuss how to expand U.S. agricultural exports to the country, her office announced Thursday morning. Emerson " whose district includes Wright, Douglas, Ozark counties and part of Taney County " will be in Cuba through Sunday. Read More

Cuba looks at health, hygiene

The results of an analysis on health services, environmental hygiene and sports in Cuba will be released on Friday by the Cuban Assembly s permanent commission that controls those sectors in 2006. Read More

U.S. lawmakers heading to Cuba

A group of 10 U.S. congressmen who favor easing the embargo on Cuba is scheduled to visit the communist island, the BBC reported Friday. The bipartisan group of lawmakers will reportedly meet with senior Cuban officials Read More

Brazil, Argentina and Cuba win big at Latin American Film Festival

Brazil, Argentina and Cuba were the big winners at the 28th edition of the New Latin American Film Fest in this capital. Cuban feature films El Benny in the category of Opera Prima, and La Edad de la Peseta (The Silly Age) for photography and art direction, were awarded for their meticulous work in creating the ambience of the 50s. Read More