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December 25th

Folk Canarias fills up Firgas of Guaracha, Guajira and Son Montuno

Folk Canarias dedicated one of the music days to the brotherly island of Cuba. Brought over by the people from the island from the other side of the Atlantic, the son from the Caribbean island are reflected in the festival by the Jóvenes Soneros, a group that reflects the experiences and the closeness to Cuban popular culture made through the time of the migration of the people from the Canary Islands Read More

Ceramicists from 19 countries displaying their pieces in Camagüey

Donations by artists from 19 countries of Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia make up the most extraordinary exhibition of ceramics in the Cuban eastern city of Camagüey. Read More

Brazilian president to visit Fidel Castro in January

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Friday that he plans to visit Cuban leader Fidel Castro in January 2007. The president said he will travel to Cuba to visit Castro after his trip to Nicaragua, where he will take part in Daniel Ortega's presidential swearing in ceremony on Jan. 10. Read More

Warning to Radio, TV Marti: Congress is watching

Democrats aren't likely to abide the anti-Castro operation's big budget, small audience and violations of standards. Read More

Non-Aligned Nations want dialogue over Iran nuclear issue

The Non-Aligned Movement demanded this week that the UN Security Council practice a policy of peaceful diplomacy and dialogue to find a lasting solution to the issue of Irans development of nuclear energy Read More

Surgeon 'flew in to treat Castro'

A leading Spanish surgeon flew to Havana last Thursday to treat the ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro, a Spanish newspaper is reporting. Read More

December 24th

New five star Cuban Hotel

The Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) announced on Tuesday that has opened the hotel Melia Las Dunas in the center of Cuba, in the exotic 84 mile long Santa Maria Key. The installation opened on December 1st, and is Cuban property with the Spanish Sol Melia hotel chain as administration. Read More

Frank Fernández, always preceded by a long-standing ovation

Convinced that artistic creation is a spiritual need through which best human values can surface concert pianist Frank Fernández makes clear he reached that notion at the age of 10. Privileged by an overwhelmingly huge musical talent Fernández proves to have been subject to rigorous academic training what led him to show great virtuosity and temperament. Read More

Cuba allocates 22.6 per cent of GDP to Social Programs

Education and health services will receive 22.6 per cent of Cuba's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), that is four times more than the average destined by any country in Latin America, according to 2007 budget figures. Read More

Cuban oil, gas output grow

Cuba will end 2006 fulfilling oil and natural gas production plans and new gas-based power generators in operation. Carlos Lage, Secretary of the Council of Ministers Executive Committee, rounded production to over 3.9 million tons which is 50 percent of the domestic consumption that helped to half imports. Read More