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October 8th

Ibero-American Conference on Critical Thinking to be held in Holguin

Scholars and experts from Venezuela, Ecuador, Mexico, United States and Cuba have confirmed their participation at the event which will debate some137 research papers in 4 different forums. Read More

October 7th

MEMO retrofits mammography van for Cuba

This initiative means breast cancer screening will become more readily available in a region where it is needed. Read More

Freixenet still betting on Cuba

The two companies sell 140 products in Cuba, including high-quality Freixenet wines. Juanita Mateo S.L. also imports cosmetics and toilet products that are renewed every year depending on the market's demand. Read More

Nobel laureate demands freedom for Cuban Five

Nobel Literature Prize Laureate in 1991 Nadine Gordimer has condemned the unfair incarceration of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in US prisons for fighting terrorism and called for a global effort to demand their release. Read More

Bronx student finds free Med School in Cuba

Luckily, Tavarez has found " and eagerly seized " an opportunity to study medicine on a full scholarship this fall. Along with 18 other U.S. students, Tavarez is attending the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Havana, Cuba. ELAM offers a six-year medical school program open to qualified students from the neediest communities in Latin America and Africa. Read More

American pacifist Jane Jackson asked to be buried in Cuba

The mortal remains of American pacifist Jane Jackson were buried Thursday at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery of this eastern city at the request of her family in honor to the love she felt for the Santiagueros. Read More

Cuba's growing 100-year-old population

Close to 2,500 people are at least 100 years old in Cuba. Read More

Cuba wins First Gold Medal for Swimming in special Olympics

Thirteen-year-old swimmer Angelica Arias won Cuba's first gold medal in the 12th Special Olympics World Summer Games underway in Shanghai, China from October 2-11. Read More

UNICEF praises results of Cuba Programs

The official, who visited the eastern province of Holguin on Thursday, especially lauded the low infant mortality rate in the territory (3.8 per every one thousand live births). Read More

Peter Nadin exhibition open in Cuba

The exposition, on through October at the San Francisco de Asis Convent in Old Havana, features 18 paintings, 4 sculptures and a book in which the artist links elements such as beeswax, burlap, goat's wool and indigo. Read More