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December 16th

Saul Landau's generous gift

Saul Landau, the University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate who went on to become one of the world's most respected documentary filmmakers, has donated his films and papers to the Madison-based Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research. Read More

7 Afghans return home after imprisonment

Seven Afghan men on Saturday arrived in their home country " weary, angry and proclaiming their innocence " after years of imprisonment in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Read More

Cuba wins two silver medals in track cycling

Lisandra Guerra was overcome by Belarussian Natalia Tsylinskaya in the 200m final and Lithuanian Simona Krupeckaite got the bronze. In the race by points, Cuban Yoanka Gonzalez Melbourne world champion in 2004 was overcome by Italian Georgia Bronzini and the bronze was for Russian Yulia Arustamova. Read More

Haydée Milanés in Puerto Rico

Young Cuban singer Haydée Milanés to perform in several recitals this December in Puerto Rico, where she arrived after her performances in New York, also accompanied by her new CD, whose sleeve only carries her name, Haydée, and in which she sings works by the also Cuban instrumentalist Descemer Bueno Read More

President Bachelet receives Cuban deputy foreign minister

President Michelle Bachelet received Alejandro Gómez, Cuban deputy minister of foreign affairs, with whom she reviewed the positive state of bilateral relations and exchanged views on Latin America. Giraldo Mazola, Cuban ambassador to Chile, and Jaime Tohá, that of Chile in Cuba, attended the meeting, described as pleasant and cordial. Read More

Film on Agent Orange in Vietnam screened in Cuba

A documentary on the war in Vietnam entitled 'Chat Doc Da Cam (Agent Orange) produced by Japanese Masako Sakata is now on screen at the 28th Latin America New Film International Film Festival in La Habana, Cuba. The film recalls events occurring in 1970s of the last century when Vietnam was in fierce war. Read More

Urban agriculture gaining momentum in Las Tunas, Cuba

As part of the urban agriculture program, Cuba currently has more than 3,800 organic plots, some 961 intensive gardens, 100,000 small family plots, and 139, 960 larger fields dedicated to the production of vegetables. Read More

David Price succumbs in Cuba at 55

Belize has lost one of its most stalwart and indomitable servants - Mr. David Price, who passed away in a public hospital in Cuba early Wednesday, December 13, 2006. While the cause of his death has not yet been reported to us, relatives say that he most likely died from complications of his diabetic condition. A death certificate is still pending. Read More

Emerson to travel to Cuba to talk agriculture

U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson will travel to Cuba today to discuss how to expand U.S. agricultural exports to the country, her office announced Thursday morning. Emerson " whose district includes Wright, Douglas, Ozark counties and part of Taney County " will be in Cuba through Sunday. Read More

December 16th

Cuba looks at health, hygiene

The results of an analysis on health services, environmental hygiene and sports in Cuba will be released on Friday by the Cuban Assembly s permanent commission that controls those sectors in 2006. Read More