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Cuba aids filipino typhoon victims

The Philippines Foreign Minister Alberto Romulo expressed gratitude on Friday for the donation of medicine by the Cuban government and people to the victims of Typhoon Durian, which severely affected the Bicol region in November. Read More

AIDS issue brought up at Anthropology Congress in Cuba

The impact of AIDS in Latin America will be the main topic of debate Friday at the First Ibero American Congress on Anthropology underway in this capital. Cuban specialist Lisbert Roig Martín, will deliver a lecture with a socio-cultural approach to the HIV/AIDS issue in Latin America. Read More

Box office hit "Vampires in Havana" now in print

Well-known Cuban artist and filmmaker Juan Padron presented his first humour novel, Vampires in Havana, after the successful animated feature film by the same name. Published by editorial house Abril during the Cuban International Book Fair, the novel includes many full-color illustrations by the author of the legendary Cuban independence war Col. Elpidio Valdes. Read More

The US government denies visa to Cuban film-director

Cuban director Jorge Luis Sánchez won't be able to travel to Miami this weekend to attend the premiere of "El Benny", after the US government denied him the visa. "We looked forward to going to this Festival.", declared the Cuban film-director to EFE News Agency. Read More

Call for La Joven Estampa, Havana, May 10th-19th, 2007

La Casa de las Américas calls the young engravers from Latin America and the Caribbean to participate in the ninth edition of La Joven Estampa Award. The aim of this award, which has a biennial character Read More

Silvio Rodriguez cancells concert in Chile over tickets prices

Cuban singer-songwriter Silvio Rodriguez cancelled his concert scheduled for Friday in the town of Talca, 255 kilometers South of Santiago de Chile, in protest of the high prices of the tickets that ranged from $80 to $110 US. Read More

Cuba optimizes gas production

Cuba increases its infrastructure for an optimum use of accompanying gas extracted from the country's oil fields, Cuban TV reported on Friday. Installments from Cuban Company ENERGAS in Havana province's northern strip have new technologies and methods, aimed at raising the delivery of that resource to generate electricity in the Caribbean nation. Read More

Cuban National Ballet begins mexican tour

After a successful presentation Tuesday night at the National Auditorium of Mexico City, the Cuban National Ballet gets ready for the second leg of its Mexico tour in places of the state of Tabasco. "The Magic of Dancing" is the title of the presentation by the renowned ballet company, founded in 1948 by its present director Alicia Alonso. The Cuban National Ballet is scheduled for performances in 10 Mexican cities, Prensa Latina News Agency reported. Read More

Ernest Hemingway's former secretary gave lecture in Havana

Ernest Hemingway's former secretary, US free-lance writer and editor Valerie Heminguay, gave a lecture on the journalistic work of the famous American writer on Wednesday at Jose Marti International Institute of Journalism in this capital. Read More

French film festival begins in Cuba

French cinema has a strong following in Cuba and this years French Film Festival begins Friday in Havana with 19 full-length features and two programs of short films scheduled. Read More