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Cuba must improve for Gold Cup

Cuba will play for third place against Guadalupe today at the Caribbean Cup tournament in Trinidad and Tobago while the home squad, which beat Cuba 3-1 on Sunday, plays Haiti in the finals. Read More

The Habana's Fountains

The oldest fountain is Fuente de los Leones located next to San Francisco de Asis Convent, in the square of the same name, between the Oficios and Avenida del Puerto streets. It was brought from Italy in 1836 sculptured by artist Giuseppe Gaggini. It is made of white marble. It is a striated column with four lions supported by pedestals. It offers a beautiful view of the water falling from the mouth of the lions, surrounded by hundreds of pigeons, carriages and people walking. Read More

CUBADISCO present at MIDEM 2007

Starting Monday 22, Cuban artists will have a first class promotional space for their most recent productions of the islands rich musical heritage during the MIDEM 2007, the most important music industry gathering in Europe. Read More

Complete collection of Joaquin Sorolla

For the first time are exhibited in a hall of the National Museum of Fine Arts, in this city, the complete collection of the Valencian painter Joaquín Sorolla, which belongs to that Cuban cultural institution. Moraima Clavijo, director of the Museum highlighted that this collection of paintings is considered by experts as one of the most coherent and important of those existing nowadays outside the Iberian peninsula and for that same reason it has been exhibited in important museums around the world. Read More

Rigondeaux confirms winning objectives

Cuban boxing star Guillermo Rigondeaux confirmed that retaining the Pan American and world crowns would be his priorities for 2007. The predictions cannot be different, assured the best male athlete of the island in 2006, returned to the national training center in El Wajay after recovering from a slight pain that left him out of the "Playa Girón" Boxing Tournament, led till now by Havana City (24), Guantanamo (16) and Santiago de Cuba (14). Read More

More than a thousand latin american doctors trained in Cienfuegos

Nearly 700 Latin American students are doing their degree in Medical Sciences in Cienfuegos, with a program which links them to the community, while living with the families of the region Read More

Cuba has more than 8000 Science PhDs

In the last three decades, since creation of the national science degree committee, Cuba has trained more than 8,000 doctors of sciences, and 60 percent of their theses have been defended in the country. Doctor Carlos Peniche Covas, secretary of this working group, told press it has been implementing the national policy in relation to scientific degrees since March 17, 1977. Read More

Cuba looks at science and technology

Innovators throughout the country meet Tuesday in the 15th Science and Technology Forum of Cuba, this time centered on the island's energy revolution. According to Eugenio Mainegra, official of the Republic of Cuba's Council of State, the main issues of the event are Energy saving, efficiency and renovable energies." Read More

Cuban Environmental Program wins UN Award

The annual award of the Small Donations Program went to a program for reducing pollution in Guantanamo City. An environmental program aimed at reducing the level of pollution in the Sur-Isleta neighborhood of Guantanamo City was awarded the annual award of the Small Donations Program (SDP) of the UN, according to local Venceremos newspaper. Read More