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March 15th

Cuban poet wins Neruda Prize

The prestigious Pablo Neruda Ibero-American Poetry Award was given this year to Cuban poet and essayist Fina Garcia Marruz, Chilean Minister of Culture Paulina Urrutia announced. Read More

Cuba-China trade doubles in 2006

The trade volume between Cuba and China in 2006 saw a twofold increase from the previous year and reached 1.8 billion dollars, Cuban newspaper Opciones quoted Chinese Ambassador Zhao Rongxian as saying on Tuesday. Read More

March 13th

A collection of photos taken by Che Guevara are exhibited in Paris

A collection of photos taken by Che Guevara are being exhibited in Paris, filling with images and memories the streets of the Barrio Latino and shedding to light Ches liking for photography. Read More

Alonso Ballet Center opens in Mexico

Mexico s Yucatan State Art Institute opened a new space for ballet teaching and training on Monday, named after Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso. Read More

Disaster reduction study awarded Cuban Academy of Sciences Prize

Cuban engineers were awarded today the Science Academy Prize 2006 for their study on disaster reduction in urban surroundings. Read More

Spanish touroperators visit Cuba

About 80 touroperators from Spanish group "Corte Ingles" began a visit to Cuba starting Saturday through Thursday, to learn at first hand the island's tourist destination. Read More

Cuba, new pasta for celiac children

A new State-funded line to produce gluten-free pasta intended for celiac children is ready to start operation at Havana-based La Pasiega factory. Read More

Cuban Film Triumphs at Cartagena, Colombia Festival

The Cuban film La Edad de la Peseta (The Silly Age) directed by Pavel Giroud, obtained an award over the weekend at the 47th Cartagena Cinema and Television Festival. Read More

Cuba commemorates student leader death

Young Cubans will commemorate this week the 50th Anniversary of the death off student leader Jose Antonio Echeverria and others after an action against the dictator Fulgencio Batista (1953-1959). Read More

Uruguay, Cuba plan teaches to read

A literacy campaign for adults based on the Cuban program "YO SI PUEDO" will start in Uruguay on Monday with attention to a total of 280 people, it was known here Sunday. One of the organizers, Yamandu Ferraz, said the plan is coordinated by the Ministry of Social Development (MIDES) and the National Administration of Public Teaching. Read More