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December 9th

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

Cuba, IAEA eye measuring Caribbean Sea water quality

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Caribbean Environment Network (RAC) are considering a plan to measure Caribbean Sea water quality, RAC chief Antonio Villasol announced on Thursday. Read More

Dominica's prime minister heads to Cuba for surgery

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit will travel to Havana this weekend where Cuban doctors will remove a metal pin from his right leg, the Caribbean island's prime minister said yesterday. Read More

Cuba and China build eye clinic in Qinghai

China and Cuba have joined together to build an ophthalmologic hospital in the northwestern Chinese province of Qinghai. The China-Cuba Friendship Ophthalmologic Hospital of Xining, the provincial seat of Qinghai, has a constructed area of 4,000 sq. meters, with 80 beds and a staff of 135, including 52 from Cuba. Read More

December 8th

Cuban sea animals species

There are many and diverse treasures that lie at the reach of those who dive in the Cuban coasts. The alga is one of them. Cuba has an infinite future with the microalgas. The scientists of the island are constantly studying the countless properties they have. Read More

New Hotel in Old Havana: San Felipe and Santiago de Bejucal Hotel.

On the corner of the old San Fran Francisco de Asis square, just next to the smart Café Del Oriente restaurant and the Lonja del Comercio building with its Café Mercurio, one of the greatest Havana mansions is being restored to be turned into the San Felipe and Santiago de Bejucal Hotel. Read More

December 7th

Cuba Tests Early Pregnancy Reactive

A bio reactive strip to detect pregnancy and cysts early, developed by CIGB (Genetics Engineering and Biotechnology Center) of Sancti Spiritus, is being tested in that central Cuban province. The reactive strip Heber FastLine Embarazo (pregnancy) is being applied for local women who seek menstrual regulation, with 99.8 percent sensitivity. Read More

Cuba to send 12 players to Mexican chess tournament

Cuba will send a team of 12 chess players, led by grand master Lazaro Bruzon, whose Elo coefficient is 2,648, to the 12th Carlos Torre Repetto Memorial Chess Tournament, to be held in Mexico, Gerardo Anaya of the national chess commission told Wednesday's media. Read More