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March 19th

Montserrat and Cuba to benefit from cultural exchange programmes

The government of Montserrat is to establish a range of cultural exchange programmes with the people and government of Cuba. Montserrats Director of Culture Herman Cupid Francis has been holding discussion with members of a delegation from Cuba who were on island this week. Read More

March 18th

Advances in cornea transplants in Cuba recognized

Since 2001, Cuba has had a national network for cornea transplants; this allowed the country to reached the record of 450 such operations in 2006. Read More

Cuba to host image of nature festival

The Havana-based National Museum of Natural History of Cuba called the 4th Image of Nature Festival in 2007. Sponsored by international agencies and the Office of the Historian of the City of Havana, the festival is aimed at acknowledging the creative and investigative work of audiovisual teams linked to nature. Read More

Vaccination campaign against mumps in eastern Cuba

Health authorities in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba will carry out a vaccination campaign against mumps, benefiting people aged 12-24. Experts said that on this occasion, the one-time vaccine, which is usually administered to children aged 1-6, will immunize people against mumps, rubella and measles. Read More

University games in eastern Cuba

The eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas and Holguín will host the 8th National University Games in late April. Las Tunas will hold the competitions in athletics, basketball, table tennis and volleyball. Read More

"Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco", tours around Peru

Danceable music group Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco, belonging to Clave Cubana`s catalog, ARTEX S.A, will jumpstart a tour around Peru since March 17 until April 2 to have diverse presentations at different places from Lima. Read More

March 17th

Cuba attends International Book Fair in Calcutta

The works of Cuban authors translated into English and Bengali were exhibited at the International Book Fair of Calcutta, India. The Cuban selection included books by Cuban poets Jose Marti and Nicolas Guillen, as well as collections of speeches by Fidel Castro and Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Read More

Cuba wins regional shooting championships

Cuba swept to victory at the 1st Centro-American and Caribbean Shooting Championship that took place in the capital of Guatemala, winning 13 gold medals, five silvers and three bronzes. Read More

Another Habano Cigar Shop opens in China

A new Habano House, selling the best of Cuban cigars, was recently opened in China in the hotel Westin in Beijing, with the presence of many local business men and Cuban embassy officials. This is the fifth House opened in the Asian country by the Cuba Habano S.A company, making a total of 117 franchise shops of the well-known Cuban cigars in the world. Read More

March 16th

Cuba outstanding in Tourism Hall in Paris

With the new slogan "VIVA CUBA" and the exhibit of attractive posters inviting people to tour the Caribbean beaches, Cuba stood out in the World Tourism Hall held here. Visitors and tour operators went to the Cuban pavilion and enjoyed Cuban typical drinks and the good music during the inauguration. Read More