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December 12th

Zimbabwe: Cuba Pledges to Send More Doctors, Specialists

Cuba has pledged to send additional doctors and medical specialists to Zimbabwe in a bid to alleviate the crippling shortage of manpower in the health sector. Visiting Cuban Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs responsible for International Co-operation Cde Yillian Jiamenz yesterday told Health and Child Welfare Minister Read More

U.S. presbyterian head, cubans celebrate Havana Church Centennial

The executive officer of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) helped Cubans celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the capital's first Protestant temple on Sunday, giving a sermon in which he urged all Christians to do more to eliminate global inequality. Read More

Cayman draws Cuba in rare rugby match

Cayman traveled to Havana Cubs to take on a select Cuban club side on December 2nd to renew relationships between the two countries for the first time since 1999. In fact Cayman played in the first ever rugby international match in Cuba in 1991 so is fondly remembered by a few Cuban veterans. Read More

Forests replacing sugar plantations in Las Tunas, Cuba

As part of the restructuring process of the sugar industry, which Cuba has been undertaking over the past few years, the workers of that sector in eastern Las Tunas province have begun planting timber-yielding trees on more than 10,200 hectares of land previously dedicated to sugar cane plantations. Read More

December 11th

Cuba on the Film Festivals Screen

With two long length feature films, among 18 from five nations competing at the official section of the 28th Havanas International New Latin-American Film Festival, Cuba is on the track of the events most sought after awards, the Coral. Read More

Gente D' Zona and Las Anacaonas to Italy and Colombia

The Cuban groups of Cuban popular music Gente D' Zona and Las Anacaonas, belonging to the catalogs from Musicalia and Clave Cubana respectively, both from ARTEX S.A, will make important tours during the last month of 2006 and the first months of next year. Read More

Cuban reservoirs Improve capacity

Cuban reservoirs were storing over 7 billion cubic meters when November concluded, which represents 257 million more than a year ago. According to the National Institute of Water Resources, the 235 reservoirs in Cuba are at 80 percent of their total capacity of 1.7 billion cubic meters of water. Read More

Thumbs up for Cuba degrees

Barbadians studying in Cuba no longer have to worry about having their qualifications recognised when they return home. This was one of the key agreements coming out of the fourth meeting of the Barbados/Cuba Joint Commission held over the last two days. Read More

Cubas Bruzon to Mexican Chess Tournament

Grand Master (GM) Lázaro Bruzón heads twelve Cuban chess players to take part in the 19th Carlos Torre in Memoriam International Chess Tournament in Mexico. Bruzón, champion of the 18th edition and with 2.648 ELO coefficient, will be accompanied by Grand Masters, Jesús Nogueiras (2.554) and Yunieski Quesada (2.512), said national press commissioner, Gerardo Anaya. Read More

Los VAN VAN at the Kool Haus Tonight

Tonight just might be the Cuban music event of the year in Toronto. It's the Los Van Van concert at the Kool Haus. For almost 40 years, Los Van Van has been on the cutting edge of Cuban dance music, developing fusions, rhythms and patterns of playing drums and piano. Read More