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Cuba to open Museum of miniatures

Cuba will open a museum of miniatures as part of the first hemispheric Festival of Miniatures in May. The fair will be held in San Juan de los Remedios and Caibarien municipalities, both in Villa Clara Province, Granma International on-line edition informed. Read More

Jose Marti World Council in Spain

The Jose Marti Solidarity Project World Council, made up of academics from several countries, is due to analyze in Zaragoza this weekend the labor of international promotion of Marti thinking. Read More

More cuban blind to attend universities

The Cuban educational system, based on equity and social justice, announced on Thursday it expects to increase matriculation of blind students in the island s universities. Thanks to opportunities created by the government, about 300 visually impaired Cubans are now studying in higher education. Read More

Cuban supported for baseball Leadership

The Cuban candidature to preside over the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) is supported by the 21 strongest countries in this sport at the world level, revealed Reynaldo Gonzalez, member of the International Olympic Committee Thursday. Read More

Uruguay to implement Cuban Literacy Program

The Cuban Literacy program known as «Yo sí puedo» (Yes, I Can) will be implemented in Uruguay next month. According to Nicaragua's Internet Webpages the initiative, to begin implementation as of March 12, is aimed at teaching 10,000 Uruguayans how to read and write before the year's end. Read More

Nicaragua to honor cuban Intellectuals

Cuban Culture Minister Abel Prieto and seven young writers will be awarded Nicaraguas Ruben Dario Cultural Independence Award on Saturday at a public ceremony presided over by President Daniel Ortega. Read More

Cuba develops artificial skin for burn patients

Cuban specialists are developing polymeric membranes that could be used as artificial skin for patients with third-degree burns. The project is being carried out by specialists from the laboratory of the National Center for Animal and Plant Health (CENSA) Read More

Adigio Benítez in Villa Manuela

Works of Adigio Benítez, National Prize for Plastic Arts 2002 exhibited at Villa Manuela gallery of the Cuban National Association of Writers and Artists until next March 23rd under the title Essay about Hope. Read More

Eros Ramazzotti shoots video in Cuba

Singer Eros Ramazzotti is now in Havana to shoot a video that will be included in a CD in collaboration with Amaia Montero who visited the Caribbean Island some years ago with her group La Oreja de Van Gogh. Read More

Festival of young cuban filmmakers kicked off

Some young Cuban TV makers, video makers and movie makers, several of them with credentials from the latest International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana, started competing Wednesday at the 6th National Festival of New Filmmakers. Read More