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February 23rd

Nicaragua to honor cuban Intellectuals

Cuban Culture Minister Abel Prieto and seven young writers will be awarded Nicaraguas Ruben Dario Cultural Independence Award on Saturday at a public ceremony presided over by President Daniel Ortega. Read More

Cuba develops artificial skin for burn patients

Cuban specialists are developing polymeric membranes that could be used as artificial skin for patients with third-degree burns. The project is being carried out by specialists from the laboratory of the National Center for Animal and Plant Health (CENSA) Read More

Adigio Benítez in Villa Manuela

Works of Adigio Benítez, National Prize for Plastic Arts 2002 exhibited at Villa Manuela gallery of the Cuban National Association of Writers and Artists until next March 23rd under the title Essay about Hope. Read More

Eros Ramazzotti shoots video in Cuba

Singer Eros Ramazzotti is now in Havana to shoot a video that will be included in a CD in collaboration with Amaia Montero who visited the Caribbean Island some years ago with her group La Oreja de Van Gogh. Read More

Festival of young cuban filmmakers kicked off

Some young Cuban TV makers, video makers and movie makers, several of them with credentials from the latest International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana, started competing Wednesday at the 6th National Festival of New Filmmakers. Read More

Fernando Perez to screen Madrigal in Cuba

Beyond any allegory or reality itself, Cuban director Fernando Perez is back with a new film, Madrigal; a pretext to share his feelings and unavoidable need to communicate his thoughts and ideas in a novel way. Read More

Cuba produces instructional DVD on non-intrusive paediatric surgery

The recording shows 1,500 operations performed on children between 1993 and 2005 Read More

Mexican bicyclist Zarate wins eighth leg of Cuban Tour

Not to exaggerate, the eighth leg of the "Vuelta a Cuba" bicycling tour is "the blue-ribbon event," with a distance of 159 km from the town of Sancti Spiritus to Santa Clara, where Mexican rider Jesus Zarate (Tecos) finished first, with a time of 4:11.04 hours Read More

The best of cuban salsa dance to be featured in Havanas Revolution Square

Cuban salsa dance" known as "Casino"" will be featured at ceremonies marking the 45th anniversary of the Young Communist League Read More

February 21st

Basic Orthodox Culture begins to be taught in Cuba

The secondary school at the Russian embassy in Havana has begun teaching Basic Orthodox Culture, Rev. Mercury Gorbov, Moscow Patriarchate representative in Cuba and the Dominican Republic, has informed Interfax. He says this was agreed in principle at a parents meeting last month. Read More