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Cuba to enlarge nickel industry

Cuba said it will invest 300-plus million dollars in its basic industry, including nickel, to improve industry output and energy-saving efficiency. Holguin -located over 456 miles east of Havana- closed 2006 with a record production and nickel exports excelled as Cuba's largest hard currency income source. Read More

Over the hump? Cubans hope for end to "camel" buses

With black humour, Cubans call the uncomfortable 18-wheel trucks that have been turned into Havana city buses "Saturday night movies" because of the adult language, sex and violence on board. Read More

First itinerant sample of cinema in the Caribbean

The First Itinerant Sample of Cinema in the Caribbean, has already pre-selected films from 19 countries and will start its route in Saint Kitts y Nevis in February 2007. Read More

Cuba guest country for the 47th edition of Cartagena Festival

Cuba, one of the major countries in Latin America regarding to cinematography, will be the guest country for the 47th edition of Cartagena Festival, to be held from March 2 to 9, 2007 in this Colombian city. Read More

Cuba-India Exchange on Boxing and Cricket

A new chapter in relations between Cuba and India opened Thursday with the arrival to Havana of Indian Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Mani Shankar Aiyar. Staff at the Indian Embassy in Cuba told Granma that it is the first official visit of an Indian sports minister to the island and that among his activities Shankar will donate equipment for playing hockey and cricket, the most popular sports in India. Read More

Argentine rock music featured at Cuban Book Fair

The Anti-Imperialist Bandstand in Havana will host a concert celebrating 40 years of Argentine rock music within the program of the 16th Cuban International Book Fair 2007 that will take place February 8 to 18 in the Cuban capital. Argentina is this years special guest country to the popular annual event that starts in Havana and then tours throughout the island. Read More

Pedagogy 2007 closes with praise for Cuban Literacy Method

Educators from the Bolivian Department of Oruro sent a plaque of recognition to Cuban President Fidel Castro, presented Friday at the closing session of the international Pedagogy 2007 Congress in Havana. The plaque reads: "To Fidel Castro Ruz for what he has done and is doing for Bolivia and for teaching that being educated is the only way of being free." Read More