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October 10th

Cuban taekwondo experts obtain two tickets for Olympic Games

Cuba secured two tickets for the Olympic Games of 2008 in Beijing, China. Read More

English boy grateful to cuban doctors

Three years ago, the child came to this eastern province to spend his vacations and upon arrival at the airport he had a serious neurological problem that jeopardized his life. The accurate performance of local authorities and especially the neurosurgeon and IC unit doctors and personnel of the "Octavio de la Concepcion y la Pedraja" children hospital allowed for the salvage of this child's life. Read More

UNICEF collaboration corroborated in Holguin

Kastverg, accompanied by national UNICEF officials and provincial Government executives, appraised several projects of the 27 currently held, starting 2005, in areas such as health, education, sports, and culture; accounting for almost half a million dollars. Read More

October 9th

Next Aló Presidente will be in Santa Clara. Chavez, honoring Che, gives Venezuela doctors 60 percent raise

Venezuelan doctors working for the public health system will get a 60 percent pay raise in honor of Cuban revolutionary hero Ernesto ``Che'' Guevara, who was a trained physician. Read More

The Quinta Avenida Clock

The Tower formed part of a series of plastic art works such as the Fountain of the Americas that presides the wide artery lined with trees from the mouth of the Almendares River to a formerly popular beach in Marianao. Read More

New issue of Cuban Magazine for readers around the world

Its 50th issue, which covers a wide range of topics related to universal culture including popular religions, anthropology and history. Published by the House of the Caribbean in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba, the magazine is a valuable reference source with articles written by renowned Cuban and foreigner scholars. Read More

Jamaica to face Cuba and Trinidad&Tobago in womens Olympic qualifiers

Cuba advanced as Group B winners with maximum nine points after defeating hosts the Dominican Republic 2-1 in the top of the table clash in Santo Domingo. Read More

Spanish director Fernando Trueba gave classes in Cuba

Fernando Trueba added his name to the list of celebrities from worldwide cinema who have visited San Antonio's International School of Cinema and Television. Trueba's visit was the best pretext to exhibit some of his films. The Glauber Rocha Theater, at the New Latin American Cinema Foundation Read More

Livestock producers in Cuba interested in purchase Iowa's ethanol byproducts

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey said Monday that on his first trip to Cuba last week he learned that Cubans are interested in importing distillers dried grains, also known as DDGs, which are produced after the starch is removed from the corn kernel to make ethanol. Read More

Cuban cigar aroma, taste and art

The artist Carlos Manuel Matalobos displays a special technique for designing antique and contemporary cigar brands artistically garnished with tobacco leaves crafted in the form of masks and god images. Whereas Miguel Ángel Couret exhibits the Producto-Arte-Objeto resembling a revolting electric fan in operation. Read More