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December 6th

Ciego de Avila starts winning

Cuban baseball team Ciego de Avila made its debut in the 46th National Championship with a victory over Metropolitanos (representative of the Cuban capital, just like Industriales) 4-2 at the Jose Ramon Cepero Stadium in this city Tuesday. Read More

Telesur to participate in Havana Film Festival

The Telesur satellite television channel will participate in Havanas New Latin American Cinema Festival for the first time, supporting Latin American and Caribbean audiovisual creators with an award for the Best Documentary from the South, to be disputed between 150 documentary films in competition. Read More

Ralph Fiennes at the Latin American Film and TV School

Celebrated British actor, Ralph Fiennes, says he is "very pleased, honored and happy to be in Cuba." The movie star delivered on Monday several master classes at the International Film and TV School in San Antonio de los Banos, where he is invited as special guest, on the occasion of the schools 20th anniversary. Read More

Mexican drama opens Cuba Film Festival

The 28th New Latin American Cinema Festival opened Tuesday in Havana with the screening of Pans Labyrinth, a film by Mexican director Guillermo del Toro that artfully combines a magical fairytale with the crude reality of post-Civil War Spain and which kept the audience on the edge of their seats throughout. Read More

Cuba improves protected crop techniques

Cuban technology related to crop protection has advanced to the point of serving as an umbrella to reduce solar intensity, humidity and the impact of hurricanes. Read More

Cuba, Belize for Medical Co-op

Cuba s ambassador to Belize Eugenio Martinez Enriquez ratified the Revolution s commitment to deepen cooperation with this country, where Cuban physicians, nurses and health technicians are currently working. Read More

December 5th

Havana Film Festival opens Tuesday

The 28th edition of the New Latin American Cinema Festival opens in Havana on Tuesday with over a dozen Havana theaters showing hundreds of fiction, documentary, animated and short films through December 15. Read More

Santiago opens Cuban Baseball Season with win

Cubas 2006-2007 Baseball Season got underway Sunday afternoon in Havana with Santiago de Cuba defeating Industriales, last years defending champs, 6-3 before 35,000 fans at the capitals Latinoamericano Stadium. Read More

Daughter of cuban independence war vet turns 100

"In my right arm runs Cuban blood and in my left arm runs Mambisa [the name for Cuban War of Independence fighters]," said Luisa Cruz Cardenas who has just celebrated her 100th birthday. Read More

Salt production making headway in Las Tunas, Cuba

Although 2006 has not yet concluded, the 330 workers of Puerto Padre Saltworks, located on the coast of the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas, have proved that efficiency and cost effectiveness are attainable goals for a socialist company. Read More