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November 21st

American Lawyers Pass Resolution on Cuban Five

Members of U.S' National Lawyers Guild endorsed a call for an international investigation into their government's failure to address the denial of justice in the case of the Five Cubans, who have been unfairly imprisoned for more than nine years. Read More

U.S Scholars Ask For Normal Relations with Cuba

In an open letter to Bush, more than two hundred artists and scholars from the United States asked their president to end the travel ban that prevents U.S. citizens from visiting Cuba and allow Cuban artists and scholars to visit the United States. Read More

Cuban GM Dominguez and Bruzon to World Chess Cup

Cuban Grand Masters Leinier Dominguez and Lazaro Bruzon are participating in the World Chess Cup 2007 kicking off November 23 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. Read More

Congress on Asphalt Techniques Underway in Havana

The Congress, sponsored by the National Union of Cuban Architects and Engineers, is being attended by delegates from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Nicaragua, Venezuela and the United States. Read More

Cuba Cooperation Meeting in Bilbao

A new vision is needed that envisages cooperation as a right and duty derived from equality and equity of inhabitants all over the world, so a cooperation model in line with Millennium objectives is called for, the promoters explained. Read More

In Paris: Che Guevara honoured by poems and songs

Truly artisitc poems and songs were highly interpreted during the tribute paid to Ernesto "Che" Guevara in the Parisian theatre Le Grand Rex, closing the event commemorating the 40th anniversary of his assesination in Bolivia. Read More

Presented novel 2007 Alejo Carpentier Award

"Las potestades incorpóreas", novel by Alberto Garrandés, 2007 Alejo Carpentier Award was presented in the Pabellón Cuba in La Rampa as part of the University Festival of Book and Reading. Read More

Oil Costs and Development

Reflections of President Fidel Castro: CHÁVEZ said it very clearly in Riyadh: developing countries spend upwards of one trillion dollars in oil and gas. Read More

U.S. artists demand normal cultural relations with Cuba

More than 200 prominent individuals from the arts and show business in the United States have signed a letter addressed to President George W. Bush expressing their support for cultural relations between the United States and Cuba. Read More

Lawyers Call U.S. System of Military Hearings at Guantánamo a Sham

A large number of detainees who were cleared to leave the U.S.-run prison at Guantánamo after military hearings last year remain in custody -- raising questions among prisoners and their attorneys about the legitimacy of the system the U.S. Army says is designed to review evidence against those being held. Read More