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Vocabulary of cuban students published

The text Léxico activo-funcional del escolar cubano (the Active-Functional Lexicon of Cuban Students) is a comprehensive work of research on the vocabulary of students from second to sixth grade in urban and rural areas of ten Cuban provinces. Read More

El Sombrero Azul, new project for children

The project for Children El Sombrero Azul (The Blue Hat), conformed by singers and musicians gathering drama and singing to show the most relevant events in the literature for children. Read More

5th Ibero-American Colloquium "From the Papyrus to the Virtual Library"

The 5th Ibero-American Colloquium "From the Papyrus to the Virtual Library", summoned by Casa de las Americas, will be taking place from March 12th-16th, 2007. Read More

Attractive exhibitions at the National Fine Arts Museum

With attractive exhibitions coming from Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla, Cubans Rocío García and Nelson Domínguez and the French artist Gérard Fromanger, the National Fine Arts Museum (MNBA), opens the 2007 Read More

XI edition of the Longina Trova Festival

With the attendance of about 40 authors and singers from the entire island, since January 4 to 9 is currently running the XI edition of the Longina Trova Festival. Read More

From Mexico to all of Europe, Cuban music sounds with Bamboleo

Lazarito Valdés and his band Bamboleo, in the middle of the success of the CD Knoct out, performed recently in Mexico and returned to Cuba to share with the Cuban public the festivities for the new coming of the year 2007. In February they will be having a big tour around Europe. Read More

Cuba develops pregnancy test

Researchers from the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center in the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus have developed a new pregnancy test. The kit, which is produced at the center, has been used since July and has been widely accepted by both doctors and patients, due to its high effectiveness. Read More

New Art Gallery in Sancti Spiritus

Cuban Minister of Culture Abel Prieto opened Monday El Paso art gallery in Sancti Spiritus city which was built in an old underground passage previously intended for pedestrian crossing. Read More

The New Year in Cuba: increased productivity, savings and prosperity

Cubans have made tremendous efforts to leave behind the crisis that hit the island in the l990s. But though its impact is still felt on the country's economy and services, there is a continuing upward trend that is reflected in a steadily rising Gross Domestic Product. Read More

Cuba: citrus company recovers greenhouses from hurricane damage

The hurricane Dennis ravaged the greenhouses of the Cuban citrus company Victoria de Girón from Matanzas. Of the 150 greenhouses, only 15 were still standing after the storm. Lead by engineer Gilberto Medina a team of construction workers started the repair works to get 100 greenhouses operational again. Read More