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January 30th

New Eye Surgery Service at Santiago de Cuba Hospital

Sight restoring eye surgeries have begun in Santiago de Cuba at the new ophthalmology service of the Juan Bruno Zayas General Hospital. The facilitys state-of-the-art equipment is at the service of the population free of charge, as are all other types of care. Read More

School reopens in Santiago de Cuba

The school where Fidel Castro and his brothers Raul and Ramon studied was re-inaugurated after being renovated as a gesture of respect for Cubas national hero Jose Marti on the 154 anniversary of the independence leaders birth Read More

High Accident Rate of New Buses Raises Concern in Cuba

New Chinese Yutong buses have been involved in a number of accidents of which the main cause has been the irresponsibility of their drivers Read More

President Fidel Castro awarded Amilcar Cabral Medal

The highest distinction of the government of Guinea Bissau, the Amilcar Cabral medal, was received by Esteban Lazo as representative of the Cuban president. It was delivered by the prime minister of Guinea Bissau, Mr. Aristides Gomes Read More

Los Van Van in an ample project around Europe

Popular orchestra of danceable music Los Van Van, belonging to the artists catalog of ARTex`s Clave Cubana, will be involved around February and March in an ample artistic-commercial project around Europe. Read More

Anthological exhibition by Cosme Proenza

The famous Cuban painter, drawer and mural painter Cosme Proenza, emulator of Bosco, presents in the province of Holguín an anthological exhibition classified as an unprecedented event in the history of local plastic arts, highlighted local authorities. Graduated as a Master of Fine Arts from the Fine Arts Institute of Kiev, Ukraine, Proenza (Holguín, 1948) has had already around thirty personal shows in Cuba and abroad. Read More

Cuba beach volleyball team sets sights on Pan American Games

Cuba's beach volleyball team is aiming to boost its harvest of victories on the sand, and to win a medal in the next Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Daniel Reinoso, the top Cuban official in the discipline told Sunday's Havana media. Read More

Bruzon on the lead of Cuba's National Chess Championship

After 33 moves of a Ruy Lopez opening, Cuban Grand Masters (GM) Lazaro Bruzon and Leinier Dominguez tied in the second game of the final leg for the crown of the National Chess Championship. Read More

Cuba's cattle herds grew in 2006

The improvement of weather conditions in Cuba's eastern province of Las Tunas, after ten years of severe drought, has led to an increase of more than 33, 000 heads of cattle. This advance is very important, as the past few years saw a tendency towards a reduction of the herds. Read More

Cuba says farewell to a jewel

Josefina Mendez, world renowned as one of the four jewels of the Cuban National Ballet (BNC), passed away in Havana after a four-year battle with cancer. Her death brings sorrow not only to the Cuban dance stage, but to all of the island's culture, since she was one of its most valuable exponents. Read More