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March 16th

Chile lawyer to defend cuban singer

Cuban singer Silvio Rodriguez reported that the Chilean lawyer Eduardo Contreras will be his defender in a lawsuit against him from that country. "Now I have legal council with Eduardo Contreras, who advised my friend Gladys Marin in the first dispute against (Augusto) Pinochet, in 1989", the poet and composer reported to Prensa Latina. Read More

Cuba attends Russia Tourist Fair

Cuba's stand at the International Tourist Fair "Inturmarket-2007," opened Sunday in this capital, was noticed by thousands of visitors who attended the main Krokus-Expo exhibition center. Read More

March 15th

Ibero-American University Conference opens in Havana

Gathering in Cuba are representatives of 14 countries involved in the field of education Read More

Cuba increases food storage capacity

Raul Castro visits refrigerated silos and flour packing plant in Pinar del Rio. More than a hundred refrigerated silos for storing wheat, corn, soy, beans, rice and other grains are now in use as Cuba seeks to increase its food storage capacity. The goal is to have another similar amount in operation by the middle of the year. Read More

Drummer Dafnis Prieto praised in Turkey

Cuban drummer Dafnis Prieto made his debut in Istanbul with his new musical band Absolut Quintet that lends its name to his most recent CD featuring pieces he himself penned. Read More

Archaeological site found in Cuban Capital

The place was intact until today, being the more conserved and abundant discovery of the XVI century in Havana, expressed Roger Arrazcaeta, Director of Archaeology Department. Read More

Pablo Milanés honored with UNEAC Award

Popular Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanés received in Havana the Annual Award of the National Association of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC). Pablito, author of the anthological piece "Yolanda" and founder of the Nueva Trova (New Song) Movement in Cuba, won the 2007 award along with musician Salvador Alarcón, of Bayamo. Read More

Cuba protects AIDS patients

Cuba guarantees jobs, labor protection and free medical care to HIV AIDS patients, because the State prioritizes human development. Cuban experts attending the Second International Congress on Health and Work, being held in Havana until Friday, noted that the island nation provides high-quality medical care to those patients in order to improve their quality of life. Read More

Marti ideas in Cuban Press

Jose Marti, the most universal man of Cubans, left his legacy in the Cuban press, which remembers him Wednesday to celebrate the first release of his newspaper "Patria," in New York in 1892. Read More

Compay Segundo award presented to Omara Portuondo

Cuban renowned singer Omara Portuondo received the Compay Segundo Centenary Award in San Miguel de Allende, amid the 4th Cuban Culture Event, that is underway in that municipality of the Mexican state of Guanajuato. Read More