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October 11th

FAO recognizes Cuba's efforts in food security

With the motto of 'The Right to Food', the FAO is seeking "to sensitize society on the importance of agriculture and food," in a planet where 60 percent of the 10.9 million children under five years of age who pass away annually in the underdeveloped countries, die from malnutrition. Read More

Cuban Ping Pong player 31st in world ranking

Cuban table tennis player Andy Pereira continues on top of the world rankings, after the International Federation (ITTF) placed him at 31st in the Junior Circuit Read More

Cuba-Russia trade more than doubles

Current trade involves sectors such as transportation mainly railroad transportation, aviation and automobiles, telecommunications, biotechnology export of Cuban products including a vaccine to fight Hepatitis type B, and tourism Russia is focused mainly on health and eco-tourism. Read More

October 10th

Cuba boosts special educational programs

There are some 20 schools for special education in the 8 municipalities of Las Tunas, and one computer for each 22 students, an unprecedented proportion Read More

Honduran President characterizes his official visit to Cuba as historic

Cuba and Honduras re-established diplomatic relations in 2002, but since 1998 after Hurricane Mitch, some 1 500 Cuban health professions have offered their services free of charge in that Central American nation. Read More

Low-cost, hurricane-proof housing made with ecomaterials

Low-income Cuban families now have a greater chance of having a home of their own thanks to a prize-winning construction method that uses strong, locally-produced alternative materials. Read More

Cuba has participated in 14 international book fairs in 2007

This unprecedented increased participation is partly the result of a bilateral agreement signed between Cuba and Venezuela which has led to the publication of the first 10 titles financed by the Cultural Fund of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA). Read More

Cuba win Olympic qualifier 3-0

Trinidad and Tobago played much of the game a man short after the 27th minute sending off of left back Aklie Edwards. Read More

The towering Che sculpture at Havanas Revolution Square

A work of art has marked the life of Enrique Avial. He is the creator of the huge sculpture of "Che" in the Revolution Square in Havana, embedded in the facade of the Ministry of Interior building Read More