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February 27th

Cuba opens experimental wind farm

Cuba has opened an experimental wind farm, hoping alternative energy sources can one day ease occasional power shortages while reducing the island's dependence on oil, state news media reported Sunday. Read More

February 26th

Timba reaches stardom

Timba has invaded billboards the world over with websites, dancing halls, books, magazines and the works. Experts say that since the times of Perez Prado and the mambo mania, such a resounding and polemic impact on music was not seen. Read More

Cubas International Sports School Turns Six

Cubas International School of Physical Education has a current enrollment of 1,216 students from 75 countries, and has graduated 810 youths from 54 nations. The colossal school aspires to become a world model for such institutions Read More

February 25th

Silvio Rodriguez applauded by three generations in Peru

His statement that he is willing to take up arms in case of an aggression against Cuba was widely highlighted in Lima. Singer-songwriter Silvio Rodriguez returned to Peru after a 21-year absence and delighted three generations of Peruvians at a concert on Thursday evening that ended around midnight Read More

Earth sciences to convene in Cuba

Cuba will host Geociencias 2007, the second Earth Sciences Convention from March 20-23, with 700 guests from 19 countries. Dr. Evelio Linares Cala, organizing committee chairman, said the event is sponsored by Cuba's Geology Society. Read More

Canadas Tuft Shines in tour de Cuba

Dramatic and incredible describes Fridays time trials in the 32nd Tour de Cuba cycling event in which Canadian Svein Tuft broke a record and vaulted to the lead in the general individual category with two days remaining in the competition. Read More

Gore climate change Oscar entry has Cuba's vote

Acting Cuban President Raul Castro "recognized the effort of the former vice president to denounce" global warming. Official praise of former U.S. presidents and vice presidents is rare in Cuba. Read More

Cuba Hosts Colombia Govt-ELN Talk

The Colombian government and guerrilla ELN (National Liberation Army) are meeting in the Cuban capital Sunday to agree on a working agenda for a possible peace talk. Colombia's High Peace Commissioner Luis Carlos Restrepo, and ambassador in Cuba Julio Londono are heading the governmental delegation, while rebel leaders Pablo Beltran, Juan Carlos Cuellar, and Francisco Galan are doing so for the ELN. Read More

February 24th

Cuba wins tenth cycling stage

Cuban cycling athlete Jan Carlos Arias won the 10th stage of the 32nd Cycling Tour of Cuba Thursday, disputed over 115 miles between Cienfuegos and Cardenas. Arias, a young member of the Cuban national track cycling team, and his comrades Dayren Lagrana and Renier Cardoso were the minority in the leading group, of which the rest were foreign participants. Read More

Cuba, Guatemala to Increase Cooperation

Cuba and Guatemala expressed their willingness to increase cooperation in several fields. "We have identified areas of cooperation in risk management and community development from Cuba's experience in the last few years," said Cuban Deputy Minister for Foreign Investment and Economic Collaboration, Orlando Requeijo, at the fifth Joint Intergovernmental Committee. Read More