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Swedish and cuban filmmakers talk in Havana about documentary cinema

Eight filmmakers from Sweden and the same number from Cuba (directors, producers and photography directors) attend its theoretical sessions at the Glauber Rocha Hall in the FNCL, exchange experiences on documentary production in their countries and examine potential sources of financing and promotion of this audiovisual genre. Read More

Call to The 29th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema by its President Alfredo Guevara

The Festivals program comprises the main Contest with its competing sections, as usual the General Information Program on the works in contest, a comprehensive panorama of the New Cinema and of Contemporaneous Cinema displayed in Showings and Homage Activities, Retrospectives, Posters Contest and Exhibitions, Plastic Art Exhibitions, Concerts, Dance Performances, Presentation of new books, a Contest of Unpublished Scripts and if feasible a workshop would be included Read More

China: sugar imports up slightly in first 7 months

Of the total imports, 660,000 tons, or 95.5 percent, came from Cuba, Thailand, Guatemala, the Republic of Korea, Brazil and Australia. Read More

Free medical degree obtained in Cuba by an US young East Bay woman

East Bay Student among first to graduate from Cuban Program. Now she just has to pass the tests in her country that will enable her to continue to pursue her dream. Read More

The elections, new reflections on Fidel Castro

Having more than 90 per cent of all citizens voting in the elections and school children guarding the ballots is an unheard of experience; its hard to believe that this occurs in one of the "dark corners of this world", a harassed and blockaded country named Cuba. Read More

US physicians demand that ABC rectify lies on Cuba

In a letter sent to ABC a dozen eminent US physicians criticized the biased documentary by John Stossel "Sick in the US, healthy in Cuba?" Read More

Over 407, 000 donations of blood to Public Health of Cuba

Members of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) guarantee all the donations of blood that needs the system of Public Health of Cuba Read More

Cuba container terminal in the port of Mariel is being studied by Dubai ports

DP World agreed in early October to do a feasibility study to build a $250 million container terminal in Mariel that would start operating in 2012 Read More

Caracas show on without cuban Silvio

Cuban singer songwriter Silvio Rodriguez will be unable to participate in the concert organized in Venezuela in support of humanitarian exchange in Colombia because he is participating at a tour in Spain at the same date. Read More

Cuba strengthening canine security forces to fight drugs and terrorism

There are more than 200 canine teams in Cuba to prevent acts of that nature and two centres for the breeding and training of canines. Read More