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January 26th

Rehabilitation benefits to mountain people from Sancti Spiritus

The program dedicated to the rehabilitation in Sancti Spíritus' mountainous areas benefitted last year to about 7 700 suffered patients of different ailments. These services of health toasts in 16 of the 22 television rooms that alternate their functions in the province, besides being centers culture promoters and information, they are also important areas to the service of the health. Read More

Education conference opens in Havana

A total of 5,500 educators from 30 countries will attend the "Pedagogy 2007" education conference in which a record total of 2,411 works will be presented Read More

January 25th

Underground beauty in Western Cuba

Varadero beach, in the western Cuban province of Matanzas, is the major coastal resort in the Caribbean Island. However, near the city of Matanzas, the provincial capital, are the Bellamar Caves, a true underground treasure that complements the region's tourist attractions. Read More

Cuba expounds on its advances at World Social Forum

"The Cuban revolution has been and will be a fortress of socialism in Latin America and of resistance to imperialism," said Cuban legislator and economist Osvaldo Martinez Tuesday, speaking at the Seventh World Social Forum (WSF). Martinez, chairman of the Cuban parliaments Economic Affairs Committee, participated on a panel on critical thinking and social struggle in Latin America that included well-known intellectuals and professors. Read More

The alley of fantasy

Its walls and sidewalks are daubed with overflowing paintbrushes of fantasy. It seems a legend panorama and there's plenty of truth in that, because the reality is that neighbors delighted by the fiction have also established its residence in the alley of Benicia Perdomo. Read More

Ernesto Che Guevara exhibit

The largest exhibit area in the island, Expocuba, inaugurated a sample marking the 40th anniversary of the Argentinean-Cuban-Guerrilla Fighter Ernesto Che Guevara's death occurred in Bolivia, October 9th, 1967. Photos of his life and work are on display in the Che desde siempre Salon, whose inaugurating strip was cut off last week Saturday by his daughter Aleida Guevara and Brigade General Harry Villegas, National Vice-president of the Association of Combatants of the Cuban Revolution. Read More

The tourist company of Old Havana is growing

Habaguanex S.A., the tourist company that manages the recreation in the old part of the Cuban capital, informed that their operations are growing, specially their hotels that have a proven intimism. An official dossier received by Prensa Latina, points out that the firm that was created in 1994 became a tourist company in dynamic expansion, and is looking for the best quality standards. Read More

Young artist from plastic arts selected for Italian contest.

The young painter from Bauta, Denys San Jorge Rodríguez was selected to participate in the international exhibition ARSLATINA in Antichi Forni, Macerata, Italy, with a piece from the series Hijo de papá (Son of Dad) (a mixed-metal technique, in which he uses holography, dry end and silk screen, engraving techniques...). To this contest came more than 60 artists from plastic arts from all over Latin America. Read More

3rd International Congress on Technology, Multimedia and Virtual Reality call

The Organizing Committee is pleased to invite you to the 3rd International Congress on Technology, Multimedia and Virtual Reality, that will take place from February 12th-16th, 2007, at Havana's Conventional Center of Cuba, in the middle of the 12th International Fair of Informatics "INFORMATICA 2007." Read More

Theater National Prize laureates

Maestro, playwright and Papalote theatre director René Fernández is the first National Theatre Prize winning-puppet and children script writer. Good news because it was time enough that sector of the Cuban scenic arts received the attention of a non-Havana-based creator. Read More