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Awarded in Argentina Cuban version of Don Quixote by BNC

The unique adaptation of Don Quixote by Cuba's National Ballet ''BNC'' was awarded the prize for best foreign performance in the 2006-2007 stage season in Argentina, granted by the prestigious Hispanic Theater Critics Association ''ACE''. Read More

CARICOM praises Cuba's integration efforts in renewable energy

Waterman, along with representatives from 10 CARICOM countries, took a two-week study trip throughout the island in order to learn from the Cuban experience in the use of renewable energy sources. Read More

Visit to Cuba by UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food

The visit of the rapporteur is in keeping with Cuba's willingness to resume such cooperation on human rights matters with United Nations apparatuses that are universal and non-discriminatory. Read More

Hermanos Saiz University celebrates its 35 anniversary

There are in the province representatives from Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico and Spain, who have a constant scientific exchange with the center. Read More

Canadian couple goes to Cuba for her orthopedic surgery, instead both get treated

A Halifax couple, Diane and Vern Paul, traveled to Cuba so that she could get orthopedic surgery, but instead, they both were treated. Vern was so impressed with the quality of medical care in Cuba, that at the last minute he decided to get cosmetic surgery. Diane chose Cuba because she knew that the country had outstanding health care, and she wanted to avoid the one-year wait for her treatment in Canada. Read More

Cuba's National Baseball Team for World Cup baseball tournament

The team, coached by Rey Vicente Anglada and, is comprised of 24 players including famed pitchers Pedro Luis Lazo and Yadel Marti, catcher Ariel Pestano, infield players Eduardo Paret and Yulieski Gourriel and fielders Osmany Urrutia and Frederich Cepeda. Read More

Alicia Alonso, head of Cuba's national ballet calls on U.S. arts community to reject embargo

Prima ballerina Alicia Alonso released copies in English and Spanish of an open letter to the American arts and academic community that dismissed the trade sanctions as absurd. Read More

Luis Rogelio Nogueras: deep interest in poetry

In the prologue to his book of poems "Hay muchos modos de jugar" recently edited by Letras Cubanas publishing house, Guillermo Rodríguez Rivera wrote: "In the early days of the Cuban revolution, national poets were linked to each other through the common interest of understanding the Hispanic American man as much as César Vallejos legacy". Obviously, Luis Rogelio Nogueras is among those who has benefited from such a treasure. Read More

Iberoamerican Congress on Critical thinking

Eduardo Torres Cuevas, director of the José Martí National Library referred to the significance of reconsidering the history of Latin America and the Iberoamerican region to locate thinkers from the region in the position they deserve. Read More

Ruben Rodríguez, Holguin's writer, wins National Award

Entitled, Peligrosos prados verdes con vaquitas blancas y negras, the book reflects the life of Leidi Jamilton, a character who previously appeared in the book Maravilloso viaje del mundo alrededor de Leidi Jamilton, by the same author. Read More