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March 6th

SKN looking to expand nursing training in Cuba

Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas is hoping that a larger number of nursing students from his country could undergo professional training in Cuba. Read More

March 5th

Letters are partying in Cuban East

From March 5-11, Santiago de Cuba opens its doors to the 16th International Book Fair, the great literature party in our country. Dedicated to Argentina and the figures of the Santiago poet César López and historian Eduardo Torres Cuevas, the Fair becomes, as usual, the most popular event for all Cubans. Read More

Birth rate rises in Las Tunas, Cuba

Cuban health officials report that the eastern province of Las Tunas has registered an increase in its birth rate with 897 children born so far this year. According local public health statistics that figure represents 117 more births than the same period last year. Read More

Graphic Humor Festival scheduled for late march in Havana

The 15th Biennial of Graphic Humor takes place from March 25th through the 29th at its traditional venue in the municipality of San Antonio de los Baños in Habana with exhibitions that on this occasion will include hundreds of competing works from 13 countries. Read More

Book on Orchids in Cuba Launched

A book on orchids in Cuba's Cienaga de Zapata biosphere reserve, one of the biggest wetlands in the Caribbean, has been published thanks to the joint work of a group of Cuban and Italian scientists. Read More

Top boxing official to visit Cuba

The top eight boxers in each weight division in the Moscow World Championships will qualify for Beijing. A total of 286 fighters will take part in the 2008 Olympics. Read More

St. Kitts Nevis, Cuba to sign accords

Saint Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Denzil Douglas is due to sign agricultural accords with Cuba on Monday, as part of his agenda the day before concluding his visit to the island. Today s activities include a meeting with Cuban acting Agriculture Minister Maria del Carmen Perez and a briefing on an energy project in the municipality of Regla, west of Havana. Read More

Cuban traders to Panama Fair

About 70 Cuban businesspeople are due to travel to Panama on Monday to attend the international multi-sector trade fair Expocomer 2007, slated for March 7-10 in that Central American nation. Read More

March 4th

Cuban National Film Awards: Fernando Pérez, Daysi Granados and Nelson Rodríguez

The film director Fernando Pérez ("Madrigal"), the actress Daysi Granados and the film editor Nelson Rodríguez, have received the Cuban National Film Award for 2007. The winners formed part of a group of 13 nominees, among whom were directors, actors, an editor and a costume designer, all who have figured in many Cuban films in the past decades. Read More

UK wins Habanasommelier Contest

The representative of the United Kingdom, Fabien Garrigues, from the Malmaison and Du Vin hotels, won the Sixth International Habanasommelier Contest, held on the last day of the Ninth Havana Cigar Festival. Garrigues, who has a French nationality and is 26 years old, convinced the jury with his combination of a Romeo y Julieta Short Churchill cigar and a Mendoza brandy. Read More