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Arts instructors improve affected childrens behavior

The story told by Marisela Moreno impacted the audience. ¨I taught classes of performing arts to a boy having serious personality problems. The boy lived amid an eternal hell: In his house, his mother betrayed his father and had affairs with other men in front of him. His father got drunk and hit his mother when arriving from work¨. ¨The boy reproduced that violence; he had a different problem every day and hit the girls. I wouldn't say he became a saint, but his interaction with us and the workshops changed his attitude. After leaving school he wrote me a very affectionate letter.¨ Read More

February 1st

Pianist Frank Fernández selected to attend Moscow celebration

Cuban pianist Frank Fernández was selected to represent Latin American in the upcoming celebration for the 140th anniversary of Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow as Internet website reported. Fernández was selected to perform among a group of notable graduates of the prestigious Music School considered Mecca of the musicians from all over the world. Read More

Urban agriculture blooms in Cuba

Over 350 thousand Cubans are working today in the Urban Agricultural Movement with the objective to increase the still depressed supply of agricultural products in the Caribbean nation. The movement appeared in 1994 and is also implemented in Venezuela, based on an ecological approach with the substitution of fertilizers and pesticides by organic fertilizer and biological controls against plague. Read More

The Cuban Book Fair is coming next week

More than 500 publishers from 82 countries will participate at the 16th International Book Fair in Cuba (FIL), which will cover 40 cities, and opens at the San Carlos de la Cabana Fort in Havana on February 8. In the announcement news conference, FIL President Iroel Sanchez explained this fair will have 135 exhibitors, 82 of them foreigners, a never before registered figure, attesting perhaps that word has spread of Cubans love for books. Read More

Madrid tourism campaign for Cuba

"Long Live Cuba" is the title of a new image campaign at the Madrid International Tourism Fair (FITUR), revealed the Tourism minister Manuel Marrero Cruz. Read More

Berlin to premiere Cuban Fernando Pérez film "Madrigal"

The world premiere of the film "Madrigal", by outstanding Cuban film director Fernando Pérez, will take place in the non-competitive section of the Berlinale Special of the coming Berlin International Film Festival, Germany, country where the filmmaker is now. Read More

New videos and photos of cuban President Fidel

New videos and photos of Cuban President Fidel Castro meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chávez were shown on national television Tuesday evening. Read More

Cuban writer wins Latin American Prize

Cuban writer Alberto Abreu received the Casa de Las Americas 2007 Prize in the category of artistic-literary essay on Thursday. Abreu, a narrator and art critic, won the award unanimously for his essay Los juegos de la escritura o la (re) escritura de la Historia (The games of writing or re-writing history). Read More

January 31st

Cuban cardiology quality praised

Dr. Naranjan S. Dahlla, director of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (IACS) headuartered in Canada, praised Cuba's development in this medical specialty. Read More

Ivan Pedroso ready to keep over eight meters

Cuban multi-champion Ivan Pedroso is now in condition to extend his chain to 18 consecutive years jumping over eight meters, in a season in which he will defend his Pan American crown in the long jump in the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro. Read More