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Basic Orthodox Culture begins to be taught in Cuba

The secondary school at the Russian embassy in Havana has begun teaching Basic Orthodox Culture, Rev. Mercury Gorbov, Moscow Patriarchate representative in Cuba and the Dominican Republic, has informed Interfax. He says this was agreed in principle at a parents meeting last month. Read More

Las Tunas company contributing to Cuba's Housing Program

A metal carpentry in the eastern Cuban province Las Tunas has started the production of more than 20,000 modules of windows and doors destined for a nationwide housing program. Read More

Cuba to help Antigua restore heritage sites

Antigua & Barbuda will be receiving assistance from Cuba in the restoration of Fort James and other historical sites. News of this follows a recent visit to Cuba by Minister of Tourism Harold Lovell, who led a five member delegation on the visit, during which time the officials negotiated technical assistance in the development of tourism in Antigua & Barbuda. Read More

Lima shouts Viva Cuba to Silvio Rodriguez

Silvio Rodríguez, Cuban singer and songwriter, said he was happy and moved upon his arrival to Lima 21 years after his last performance in the Peruvian capital, a period he agreed was too long an absence. The artist made the statement in the midst of Vivas to Cuba and President Fidel Castro, shouted by hundreds of young people gathered to welcome him at the Jorge Chavez international airport. Read More

Foreign Cyclists Trail in Cuba

Cuban cycling athlete Pedro Pablo Perez has taken the lead of the 23rd Cycling Tour of Cuba, following the two most difficult mountain runs. Venezuelan Carlos Ochoa and Cuban Adonis Cardoso are now behind the leader by 35 and 36 seconds respectively. Read More

An American in Cuba

Nationality trumps race, and color still matters. But everyone struggles together. Read More

U.S won't soften policy toward Cuba

Despite pressure from members of Congress and business groups, the United States has no plans to soften its policies toward Cuba as the island heads into the post-Fidel Castro era, Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez says. Read More