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December 22nd

Fidel and Chávez meet again

President Fidel Castro Ruz and President Hugo Chávez Frías of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela had a warm and fraternal meeting yesterday afternoon, an expression of the deep friendship that unites our peoples and our leaders. Read More

The Publishing House of the UPEC is preparing over 50 teaching books

In this 22nd anniversary, the institution has a catalogue with over 500 titles, as well as a considerable number of magazines and comic books that have been quite an event in recent Book Fairs. Read More

Last days of December with the National Cuban Ballet

The Cuban National Ballet (BNC, after its initials in Spanish) under the leadership of Alicia Alonso has just ended its last 2007 tour in Canada with the presentation of The Nutcracker. Read More

December 21st

Hugo Chavez in Cuba for Petrocaribe Summit

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Cuba on Wednesday to participate in the Fourth Petrocaribe Summit that takes place in the central city of Cienfuegos on Friday. Read More

Domestic Violence Brought to Light in Cuba

The debate that has been taking place lately within Cuban society has had a new and unusual expression. Read More

Cuba: sixty years educating blind people

The 60th anniversary of the first literacy campaign for blind people in Cuba has arrived. It was directed by blind educator Zacarías Alvisa and it was carried out by means of the radio. Read More

Havana University will reach the 280 anniversary of its foundation

The 5th of January 2008 the Havana University, and with it the higher education in Cuba, will reach its 280th anniversary of its foundation. From its beginnings as Royal and Pontifice in 1728 and later on secularized in 1842. Read More

Alicia Alonso supports the cultural Project Danzar por la Vida

A message of the Director of the National Cuban Ballet, expressed the satisfaction of Alicia Alonso by assuming such a nice initiative. Read More

Cubas Blackouts, an Dark Episode of the Past

It was May 2004 when Cubas national power grid took a tremendous hit: a breakdown occurred during regular maintenance at the Antonio Guiteras Power Plant in Matanzas. Read More