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March 4th

Cuba-Venezuela scientific exchange to benefit all of Latin America

Hector Navarro, Venezuelas minister of Science and Technology, detailed the initiatives related to his wide area of work. «We are not only thinking about how to solve the problems of Cuba and Venezuela, explained Venezuelan Minister of Science and Technology Hector Navarro. «Heeding the ideas of ALBA (a Latin American integration initiative), we are considering the positive impact every agreement we sign will have on all our countries,» he asserted. Read More

Cuba graduates new class of Auditors to safeguard the economy

With the graduation of 344 auditors, the island now has 3,564 such professionals. The new class, which is the direct result of one of the programs of the national «Battle of Ideas» educational initiative"will be deployed in the ongoing combat against neglect, waste, pilfering, profiteering and various forms of corruption Read More

Cuba develops new low cost nutritional algae

Cuban scientists have developed a new technology for the producing the micro alga (chlorella vulgaris) used as component in diet supplements and food complements. The new culturing technology, developed in the laboratory, has been replicated in a field of approximately 3.5 square kilometres enriched with farmyard and sugar industry waste, bringing down the cost of the process. Read More

Cuba wins seven titles at Independence Boxing Cup

The ten Cubans participating at the Independence Boxing Cup underway in Dominican Republic have won seven gold medals. Two-time Olympic Champ Guillermo Rigondeaux won his 90th consecutive fight since 2003 on Tuesday to win his division (54 kg), reports Granma newspaper. Read More

Ghanaian Embassy donates toys to children's hospital in Havana

The Ghanaian embassy in Cuba delivered a donation of toys to children at the William Soler Pediatric Cardiology Hospital in Havana on Wednesday. The ambassador of the West African country, Cecilia Gyan Amoah, told the Cuban News Agency (ACN) that the donation is a small gift in return for the immense assistance and friendship that Cuba has shown to her nation since 1959 Read More

March 3rd

Great tiger shark caught in Gibara, Holguin

The news shot spread on the streets of Gibara, the White Seaside City: A tiger shark, 800 pounds heavy, had been caught on its bay, just like the one coming out of Spielberg wild imagination in Jaws. Such catch is very unusual in the local history. Read More

Archeological treasures for tourism

The Indo-Cuban Museum of Baní, in Banes, in the eastern province of Holguín, is an excellent option for both national and foreign tourists interested in aboriginal archeology. According to experts, the museum exhibits more than 22,000 archeological artifacts from two stages of the primitive community, Appropriation and Productive Economy. Read More

Iberostar initiates operations in Trinidad

The Spanish hotel group Iberostar inaugurated an establishment in the village of Trinidad, in the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus. The Gran Hotel Iberostar Trinidad is the smallest of the 85 hotels the group runs all over the world, including 18 establishments in the Caribbean. Read More

Colibrí label: four aces to Cervantes

Serenata Cubana production, where Colibrí collected a large unknown part of the pianist Ignacio Cervantes' work (1847-1905) into (disc, store book, DVD and CD ROM) will be made availabe for all Cuban educational institutions ranging from elementary level to higher education. Read More

Cuba wins four prizes at the Dominican Film Festival

Visibly pleased Dominican film critics highlight today Cuban film "El Benny" by director Jorge Luis Sánchez won Cemi Prize in the Best Opera Prima category at the 9th International Film Festival of Santo Domingo. The film portraying the life of the popular music star also conquered the Peoples Choice Award and the Best Actor Award went to Renny Arozarena for his role as Benny Moré. Read More