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The Flight of the hummingbird wings

When only three years ago, the Cuban Institute of Music and the Phonographic National Office wanted to create its own record seal, as alternative for the promotion of certain areas in the creation and interpretation not always privileged by the market, they turned their heads to a specie of the Islands fauna, sung by the traditional trova movement, of modest and delicate expression: Colibrí (hummingbird). Read More

Cuban international health aid extolled

The Cuban Public Health Minister Jose Ramon Balaguer ratified the internationalist nature of the Island s health system on Thursday, which contributes to other Third World people s welfare. Introducing a special lecture at the 2007 International Pedagogue meeting, where participate more than 5,000 delegates from 50 countries, Balaguer insisted that his country will continue its efforts in the training of professionals from other nations. Read More

Boloña Publishing House will be presenting new titles at Havana's International Book Fair

Boloña Publishing House, from the Historian Office of the City, will be presenting its most recent books at the 16th Havana's International Book Fair, that will take place from February 8th-18th at San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress. The presentations will be held at the Boloñas stand , at 3 in the afternoon. Read More

Camagüey: Radar made in Cuba proves efficiency

The movable radar M-1, developed by Cuban specialists, and intended to take control of the air traffic in Camagüey, has saved the country around half a million dollars after having worked efficiently for three years. During this time the quality of this device has been put to test, revealing the excellent job done by the civil and electrical engineers, the maintenance technicians and installers. Read More

Senior Cuban, Chinese officials meet to discuss ties

A senior Cuban official and Chen Fengxiang, deputy head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday spoke highly of the bilateral friendship. Ricardo Alarcon, member of the political bureau of the central committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, told Chen at their meeting that both countries witnessed an expansion of exchange in politics, economy, trade, culture and personnel, and strengthened mutual understanding and friendship in recent years. Read More

Cuba to host World Fencing Cup in june

Cuba will host the 2007 competition for seven competitions in the World Villa de la Habana Cup in fencing in June, which competitors will include a good part of the best fencers on the globe, seeking universal rank. Read More

Chavez says Cuba's Castro has visibly improved, gained weight

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said that Cuba's Fidel Castro has visibly improved, describing how the ailing Cuban leader has gained weight and is walking around and studying."A notable improvement," Chavez said Thursday, describing Castro's condition when the two met recently in Havana. Read More