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December 19th

Hugo de Sotos art in Havana

The first exhibition of the works of Hugo de Soto (1928) in his native Cuba brings together recent and other works from the City Museum collection.According to City Historian Eusebio Leal, at the inauguration of this diverse display, "there is no better place than this cloister of San Francisco, the birthplace of important things for Cuba, and which is now a temple to art and high culture. Read More

Cuban deputies to be informed on housing situation today

A plenary session of deputies to the National Assembly of People's Power is to receive a report this Monday on the progress of the house building program. This meeting is the first in a week of activities by this legislative body, which ends Friday with its ordinary period of sessions. Read More

Cuban migrants won't attempt trip again

Cuban migrants sent back to the island this year after reaching an abandoned bridge in the Florida Keys said Monday they would not risk their lives again like the other half of their group, which took a second sea voyage to the United States last week. Read More

Cuba upgrades currency

Cuba s Central bank issued a new series of convertible currency bills with characteristics that give them more security in commercial operations, local Granma daily published on Monday. In a note, the bank informs that the watermark of the bills has now an indicative number of their denomination. Read More

Argentina and Brazil with 10 Corals each: the most prizes

It was somewhat expected, but not to such an extent, that the Coral prizes this year would be shared among various films. There hasnt been that great movie that grabs immediate attention. The jury members appreciated certain interesting aspects of each of the films in competition. And so 32 of them received prizes. Read More

Cuban cardinal meets with U.S. legislators, calls visit 'interesting'

Cuban Cardinal Jaime Ortega Alamino called a mid-December visit to his nation by 10 U.S. legislators "very interesting." "It seems to me that they have a favorable attitude, and at this time of year, when Christmas is near and we are so in need of peace and dialogue among human beings, I consider this mission interesting, very interesting" Read More

Granma red hot in Cuba Baseball League

While Ciego de Avila saw its ten-game winning streak broken by Cienfuegos on Sunday, Granma completed a sweep of Metropolitanos and reached nine wins after two weeks of play in the 2006-2007 Cuban Baseball League. Read More

Cuba concert remembers John Lennon

An outdoor rock concert took place Sunday afternoon in Havana to remember John Lennon on the 26th anniversary of his assassination. The event was sponsored by the Cuban chapter of the In Defense of Humanity Network and chaired by Minister of Culture Abel Prieto and Omar Gonzalez Read More

December 18th

Documentary film about Korda.

"Kordavision" a documentary film about Cuban photographer Alberto Korda ( 1928-2001) author of the most well known photo image of Ernesto Che Guevara, was shown for the first time last Monday, as part of the New Latin American Cinema International Festival. Read More

Vocal Sampling: a peculiar band

It began as a joke and has become a technical challenge today. The members of the Cuban group Vocal Sampling sound like a band, but they do not use instruments. Read More