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February 8th

US impedes cyclists from competing in Cuba

The US administration has once again blocked US athletes from participating at a competition in Cuba, this time the 32nd Vuelta a Cuba bicycle race. Jose Pelaez, president of the Cuban Cycling Federation, told Granma that the US team of cyclists in the under 23 category was invited to compete along with other organizations from around the world. Read More

Presiding Bishop affirms 'sea of possibilities' in Cuba

Vast as an ocean deep with common good is the dream to be realized by God's people, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said while visiting the Episcopal Church of Cuba's Synod meeting February 2-4 in Cardenas. Read More

February 8th

Cubans deporting Colombian drug suspect

Cuba on Wednesday was deporting reputed drug kingpin Luis Hernando Gomez Bustamante to Colombia, which plans to extradite him to the United States, a government official told The Associated Press. The Colombian official, speaking on condition he not be further identified, said Gomez was being flown on a Colombian police plane from Cuba and would be held at Bogota's heavily fortified chief prosecutor's office compound before being extradited to the United States. Read More

For sustainable and viable tourism

Experts in the tourism industry, judging from numbers and results of recent international meetings, look to sustainability as the most solid way to develop tourism. Read More

Cuba to present African religions' Dossier

A dossier on the African religions and different theological books are among some of the innovations the editorial Caminos will launched at the 16th International Book Fair, announced sources of that headquarter. Caminos is attached to the Martin Luther King Memorial Center (CMMLK) will provide the readers with new titles. Read More

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

February 6th

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