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December 29th

Zulia and Rigondeux: best female and male athletes

Mid-distance runner Zulia Calatayud and boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux were selected as Best Cuban Female and Male Athletes of 2006 Read More

Nickel still number one for Cuba

Nickel retained its first place among Cuban exports in 2006, its earnings boosted by unprecedented high prices on the international market, although output was lower than the government had hoped. Read More

Religious Merger Prevail in Cuban Identity

Cuban renowned ethnologist Natalia Bolivar said Afro-Cuban religions are a key part of Cuba's national identity and their importance lies in solving human problems. Read More

Cuba slams people smuggling to US

At least two Cubans continue missing Thursday, after the motorboat in which they were trying to illegally leave the country sank this week, part of a new people s smuggling operation towards the US. Read More

Cuba boosts culture for happiness

Cuban Culture Minister Abel Prieto said the quantity and quality of existing cultural offers in the country is a priority of his sector in the face of 2007. The idea includes the creation of spaces for all kinds of music lovers, with a program meeting the requirements of each sector, the minister told Prensa Latina. Read More

Bolivian court orders Cuban dissident deported

A Bolivian court ruled on Wednesday that a Cuban dissident who criticized improved relations between Bolivia and Cuba should be deported to the communist country. Read More

Cuba a wonderful place to visit

I encourage those looking for a safe, interesting winter holiday in this hemisphere, free from strip malls, Wal-Marts, KFCs or McDonald's, to try Cuba. Read More

New concert hall

The former Convent of Santa Clara currently housing the National Centre for Conservation, Restoration and Museology (CENCREM) located on Calle Cuba #610 e/ Sol y Luz, Old Havana, will inaugurate a choral music concert hall on December 28 at 5:00 p.m. Read More

Historic photos of Cuba to be exhibited

The provincial Brigadier General Jose Gomez Cardoso archive and the local Youth Computer Club will exhibit an image bank of 700 contemporary and historic photos, most of which have never before been published. Read More

Cuban prodigy up for another Guinness Record

Yusnier Viera, the Havanian young who recently won the fourth place in the II World Olympiad of Mental Calculation, has just established a new mark that will lead him once again into the Guinness Book of Records, after identifying 56 dates among years 1600 to 2100, in one minute. Read More