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March 9th

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

Brazil, Cuba register record trade volume in 2006

Trade between Brazil and Cuba amounted to a record high of 374.85 million U.S. dollars in 2006, the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade said on Wednesday. Read More

Better ecosystem in Caguanes National Park

Caguanes National Park (PNC), one of Cubas most important marhlands, is back to normality. Endemic and migratory aquatic birds which had almost disappeared from Buenavista bay, in the north district of Yaguajay, can be seen again flying over the lagoons and catching fishes. Read More

Cuba: alternative fuel in Sancti Spiritus cement factory

The Siguaney cement factory in the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus will soon begin to substitute fuels by industrial wastes, thus applying the so called co-processing method used worldwide. Read More

Washington forbids US softball official to travel to Cuba

US chairman of the International Softball Federation Dan Porter can not travel to Cuba because Washington has denied him permission, based on the American policy blocking academic, cultural, sports and people-to-people exchange with the island. Read More

March 8th

Biosphere reserve in eastern Cuba

Cuba, which has a privileged location in the Caribbean region, also offers unique natural attractions to both national and foreign tourists. Experts noted the existence of six Biosphere Reserves in the country, including two that were declared Humankind's Heritage. One of them is Cuchillas del Toa, in eastern Cuba. Read More

Erotic art by Aldo Soler

Aldo Soler, from Cuba, has developed a style of appreciation and expression that has turned him into one of the most popular artists in his field. His recent exhibition, which can be seen at the Finca del Arte, is his third appearance at the gallery. Read More

Cuba-Venezuela: Making biofuels without wasting food

The governments of Cuba and Venezuela are planning to move forward together on biofuels production, but they will rely on producing alcohol from sugarcane, in order to spare food crops. Read More