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March 3rd

Lunar eclipse today

A total lunar eclipse takes place Saturday and can be seen in Africa, Europe, Western Asia and the eastern half of the American Continent, informed Cubas Geophysics and Astronomy Institute. Read More

Habanos Fest to auction valuable humidors

Valuable humidors related to Cuban habanos were auctioned during the closing ceremony of the Ninth Habano Festival, in the presence of over 1,000 foreign people at the EXPOCUBA exhibition center. Read More

March 2nd

Cuban film about author Lezama Lima

A film about the life of Cuban author José Lezama Lima will start shooting next week in Havana, directed by filmmaker and scriptwriter Tomás Piard. The film, funded by Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC) will be entitled El Viajero inmóvil. Lezama Lima was born in 1910 and died in 1976. He was an outstanding poet and narrator. Read More

Cuba hosts International Phys Ed Summit

Representatives of 15 nations confirmed their attendance at the Regional Summit of the International Society for Comparative Studies on Physical Education and Sports (ISCPES), the organizing committee reported on Thursday. Read More

Cuba: Ecologists from Italy visit Camagüey

Areas of environmental interests will be visited in Camaguey by a group of Italian ecologists, who want to know about the actions implemented in this Cuban eastern province in favor of the environment. Read More

When Cubas baseball came of age

On March 3, 2006 the first World Baseball Classic began in Tokyo; 17 days later in San Diego, California it was indeed the Japanese team that had won the tournament defeating the Cuba "mystery" team 10-6 in the final game. Read More

India, Cuba to co-operate in renewable energy

The Sixth Session of the Inter-governmental Commission for Economic, agreed to renew the Protocol of Co-operation in the field of Renewable Energy for two more years, i.e 2007-08. Read More

Cuba, World Third in Youth Philately

Youth Philatelists help Cuba rank third world runner up in the study and collection of stamps and other postal pieces. The annual award ceremony of the Cuban Philately Federation at the Jose Marti Monument chose Daniel Montes Young Philatelist of the Year after winning the Grand Prix of the World Expo Malaga 2006. Read More

Cuba Donates Eye Hospital to Panama

Cuba s Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque is due to open in Panama on Friday an ophthalmologic center, donated by Havana, to offer free eye surgery for low-income Panamanian patients. Read More

Summer Time Coming to Cuba

Clocks in Cuba will be moved up an hour on midnight, Saturday March 10. Daylight Savings Time takes effect in Cuba at midnight Saturday March 10 when the islands clocks will be moved ahead an hour. Read More