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March 23rd

Cuba sees economy growing 10 percent in 2007

Cuba expects its economic growth to slip down a gear this year to around 10 percent but remain among the strongest in the region, a senior government official said on Thursday. Read More

10 countries to participate in Havanas International Agricultural Fair

The International Agricultural Fair will be held in Havana from March 24 to April 1, with Canada and Germany among the most important firms attending Read More

Cuban literacy method used in seventeen countries

More than 2.1 million people in 17 countries no longer remain illiterate thanks to the implementation of the Cuban "Yo sí puedo" (Yes, I can) method. Read More

March 23rd

60,000 operations performed in Venezuela

Every month, two or three groups of Latin American patients are operated on for cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases Read More

Cuba soccer team leaves for Venezuela

The Cuban soccer team heads for Venezuela on Thursday where it will play a game on Saturday against the national squad in the Andean city of Merida. Read More

New cuban soap opera coming in april

"Oh, Havana!" is the name of the new Cuban television soap opera that will begin airing on April 17. The script was written by the late playwright Abraham Rodriguez and will be shown on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Read More

March 21st

Cuba to host International Fair on Construction

Businessmen from 17 countries have confirmed their attendance at the 7th International Fair on Construction, FECONS, to take place in this capital from March 27 to 31. Read More

Cubas Robles opens outdoor season with 13.35

World Indoor 60-metres hurdles silver medallist Dayron Robles made a successful start to his 2007 outdoor campaign after winning the men's 110m Hurdles at the Rafael Fortun National Meeting in Camagüey at the weekend. Read More

Cuba holds petrol, geoscience conferences

Geologists from 20 nations on Tuesday attended the Petroleum and Gas Congress in Havana, the first of its kind there. The conference will focus on long-distance and horizontal drilling, deep-water exploration, production and transport, and refining of extra-heavy crude. Read More

Repairs slowed on Hemingway's hideaway

Work to restore Ernest Hemingway's Cuban hideaway probably won't be finished until the end of 2009, held up in part by efforts to build a garage to house the author's long-lost Chevy convertible, museum officials say. Read More