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Pledge to deepen relationship

Barbados and Cuba are keen to deepen relations 34 years after formally establishing diplomatic ties. Having already forged major links in education, culture, sports, health, agriculture, the environment and other areas, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Teresa Marshall, expressed a desire to improve what already existed, while looking for new opportunities. Read More

2014 Games candidates pitch IOC

Seven months before the vote, officials from three cities vying for the 2014 Winter Olympics face a key test Friday when they make campaign pitches to an influential European audience. Read More

Garcia Marquez at Cuba Film School

Colombian Nobel Prizewinner Gabriel Garcia Marquez headed the homage for the 20th anniversary of the San Antonio de los Baños International Movie and TV School in south Havana. Read More

Da Hitmen presents Reggaeton Latino

Reggaeton, the tropical mix of hip-hop and dancehall, has become hotter than a Caribbean heatwave. Don Omar is one of the sources of heat, who has contributed heavily to the transmission of this fairly new genre among American audiences. Read More

Cuban cyclists heading for Costa Rica

Four-time Cuban cycling champion, Pedro Pablo Perez, heads a squad of nine athletes to compete in a competition in Costa Rica scheduled for December 18 to 29. Read More

Hippocrates Meets Fidel, and Even U.S. Students Enroll

The Latin American School of Medical Sciences, on a sprawling former naval base on the outskirts of this capital, teaches its students medicine Cuban style. That means poking at cadavers, peering into aging microscopes and discussing the revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power 48 years ago. Read More

Cuba lit course for native tongues

Misquito and Mayangna indigenous peoples of the Nicaraguan Atlantic coast will be taught how to write and read in their own languages, supported with the Cuban literacy method Yo Si Puedo, Orlando Pineda, coordinator of the program said. Read More

Ralph Fiennes talks to film students in Cuba

"My passion for theater led me to be actor," said distinguished actor Ralph Fiennes to students at Cubas International Film and Television School, located some 50 kilometers from Havana in the town of San Antonio de los Banos. Read More

Chile University honors Alicia Alonso

Chile s University of Arts has bestowed upon Cuban Prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso the title of Honorary Professor and the Chancellor s Medal. Those decorations were respectively given on Thursday by Alvaro Cruz, dean of the Faculty of Arts, and Victor Perez, rector of that higher education center. Read More

Cuba updates report on Caribbean Sea contamination

Cuba is one of the first Latin American countries to have finished a report on the Caribbean Sea pollution affecting national coasts. Read More