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The baptism of Havana streets

According to History, after the constitution of the Havana Town Council in 1603, alderman Juan Recio expressed his concern due to the disorder in which the city was being built and the need to name the streets as a guide for the location of the future buildings. Read More

Cuba in Arco 2007

Works by notable Cuban artists like Roberto Fabelo, Manuel Mendive, Moisés Finalé and Agustín Bejarano will be exhibited at Madrids International Fair of Contemporaneous Art ARCO 2007 as Havana Gallery president Luis Miret said to Cubasi. Read More

Cuban biotechnology working for healthcare

Products from this industry have been patented and sold in more than 45 countries.Cubas potential in carrying out projects to develop therapeutic vaccines against a variety of diseases are currently on display at the 2006 Havana International Biotechnology Congress which was underway at the close of this edition. Read More

Homosexuality in cuban literature: An Approach to a Taboo

Despite Sodom's destruction by fire, homosexuality has been condemned and ignored by humanity throughout centuries but it is like any other subject in the literary and artistic life of human beings. Read More

Sprint Hurdler Robles beats World Record Holder in German Athletics Meeting

Cuban sprint hurdler Dayron Robles continued unbeaten in the 2007 indoor season as he beat Chinese arch rival and world record holder Liu Xiang on Saturday at the Sparkassencup track and field meeting in Stuttgart, Germany. The young Cuban hurdler, running in only his third indoor competition blew away Liu and everyone else with an amazing 7.38-second Personal Best clocking, obliterating his own world-leading time of 7.49 from earlier in the week. Liu placed second with 7.45as Ron Bramlett finished third in a distant 7.58. Read More

Several titles for Cuban Judokas in Belgium

The Cuban national men and women's judo teams began their annual European tour with very good results in two tournaments held over the weekend in Belgium. At the women's 23rd Open Tournament of Arlon, Cuba won five titles. On Saturday, in the Under-20 competition, the titles were for 48-kilo world champion Yanet Bermoy, Sheila Espinosa (52 kg) and Onix Cortés (63 kg). Read More

U.S. Avoids Trying Luis Posada Carriles for What He Is: A Murderer and Terrorist

Cuba's Foreign Ministery published an official note on Monday in Havana on Washington's continued protection of Cuban-born terrorist Luis Posada Carribes. On January 31, the note says, the United States government once again used legal subterfuge to avoid bringing charges against Luis Posada Carriles for what he actually is: a murderer and a terrorist. Read More

New cuban tool for children with Down Syndrome

Thanks to a software program created by the Community Computers Centers program in Cuba, children with Down syndrome are improving their language skills. Read More

Mountain population grows in Cuba

An increase of over 50 thousand persons in mountain population in Cuba indicates better living conditions, said Lazaro Vazquez, Executive Secretary for the National Comisión attending those areas. Cuban mountain areas are currently inhabited by 720 thousand persons, distributed over 10 provinces of the island's territory. Read More

Cuban Milanes sings in Spain for peace

Cuban singer and songwriter Pablo Milanes closed his tour of Spain with a concert for peace in Sevilla, as part of anti-imperialist campaigns in that country and against a NATO meeting. Nearly 3,000 people attended the concert organized by the youth and sports delegation from Sevilla in the Mar del Plata sports center, according to a Prensa Latina note. Read More