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January 23rd

Cuba boosts coffee production

Cuba's current coffee harvest peaked over 8,000 tons, said Ruben Martinez, vice-president of the Mountain Agriculture Entrepreneurial Group. According to a Prensa Latina report, coffee production increased by 3,200 tons compared to last year's season. Read More

Antigua and Barbuda youth minister in Cuba

The Minister for Youth and Sports of Antigua and Barbuda is visiting Cuba with the purpose of strengthening the exchange between the two countries in those areas. On arriving in the island, Winston Williams told the Cuban press about the interest of his country in receiving assistance from Cuban sports experts in the areas of sports medicine, the fight against doping, athletics, volleyball, tennis, cycling and physical education. Read More

January 23rd

Cuba continues purchasing agricultural products from U.S.

Nearly $1.5 billion in exports later, diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States are still icy, but farm diplomacy is moving on its own track as state trade officials, farmers, ranchers and food traders flock to Cuba to sign deals with Cuba's food import firm Alimport. Read More

January 21st

Cuba still the top football team in the Caribbean

Cuba, currently chasing their first regional title in the Digicel Cup, have retained the No.1 spot in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) rankings. In the January FIFA Coca Cola rankings released this week, the Cubans slipped two spots on the world list down to No.48, but they remain clear of their nearest CFU rivals Jamaica, who remained steady at 57th. Read More

More natural areas protected in Cuba

The development and strengthening of protection systems in natural areas with more biodiversity are today a priority for Cuba, Reynaldo Estrada, director of the National Protected Areas Center (CNAP) said in this city. The official told Prensa Latina that the CNAP efforts are aimed to protect systems guaranteed by park rangers. Read More

V edition of America Cantat, to be held from March 30 to April 7 in Cuba

Cuba will be soon seat for a great meeting related to the choral music, the V edition of America Cantat, to be held from March 30 to April 7. The event comes every other year at diverse places of Latin America. Read More

Charanga de Oro in Mexico

About thousand persons in Mexico danced, sang and clapped with the international musical rhythm of Charanga de Oro, during the traditional Dancing Marathon that took place at the main streets of the historical center of this country. Read More

Cultural Brigade will pay tribute to José Martí

Over 35 artists and intellectuals that are part of the Cultural Brigade in Campaign of the Santiago de Cuba province will pay tribute to the Cuban National Hero Jose Marti, at his 154 birth date. The tribute to the Hero starts this Tuesday with the registration of the group at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery and with the deposit of flowers in front of the tomb, where lies the man who was born the 28th of January 1853 in Paula street, in Havana. Read More

Uruguay and its New Cinema in Cuba

The Charles Chaplin theatre, headquarters of the Cinema Library of Cuba, will host the first Exhibition of the New Uruguayan Cinema from January 22nd to 31st, a chance for the public to tread into the contemporary look of that movie culture. This program will aslo commemorate the 55th anniversary of the creation of the Cinema Library of Montevideo and nearly a dozen of fiction and documentary films will be presented to Cuban movie lovers, an example of the most recent filmography in that country. Read More

The 9th International Cigar Festival will be celebrated in Cuba

The 9th International Cigar Festival will take place in Havana, from February 26th to March 2nd. This event aims at fostering a wide exchange of experiences, products and ideas, besides providing delight to the people. An official statement issued by Habanos S.A. International Corporation informed in Havana that this encounter will include a Commercial Fair, Habanos Armagnac's Award, Habanosommelier contest and the launching of the product line Cohiba Maduro. Read More