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April 12th

Cuba and Galicia to celebrate audiovisual event

For the first time in history, Cuba and the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia will celebrate an Audiovisual Meeting from April 20th to 24th, said local magazine Cartelera. Read More

Cuba prepares to meet natural disasters

Authorities from Cuba s National Defense Council are working on preparations for the Meteoro 2007 exercise in May to assess safety levels in case of natural disasters. According to Lt. Col. Domingo Carretero, an expert from that institution, the drill is scheduled for May 19-20 and will be aimed at assessing the level of safety and measures to be taken to reduce casualties and damage. Read More

Sexto Sentido's CD launch concert

Sexto Sentido will launch their first CD, Mi Feeling, during a concert on April 21st at Havanas Teatro Nacional. The concert, promoted by the Colibri record label and the National Council for Popular Music, is dedicated to "those who love and are loved, and who open up their feelings only expecting love in return." Read More

Cubas Foreign Minister begins Asia tour

Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque begins a tour of Asian countries on Wednesday that includes India, Vietnam and the Peoples Republic of China. Read More

Oscar Niemeyer builds Monument to Cuban Resistance

Renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, 99, is currently working on a monument to Cuba's resistance over more than four decades to US hostility. Read More

Low Budget Film Festival set in Gibara, Cuba

Cubas Fifth International Low Budget Film Festival is set to run from April 16-22 in the costal town of Gibara, Holguin. Read More

International Conference of Veterinary Sciences. Homage to a Dedicated Teacher

At the age of 82, Professor Roberto Brito Capallejas is still teaching postgraduate courses for veterinary doctors at the Agricultural University of Havana Read More

April 10th

Cuba names gymnasts for Ibero-American Championship in Spain

Cuba's Gymnastics Federation (FCG) said Monday it will send Gerardo Medina, winner of the juvenile Pan-American gymnastics in 2004 in El Salvador, and Yahara Cese, to the Ibero-American Championship slated for Monday to Wednesday in El Ejido, Spain. Read More

US sister-city group highlights Cuba medical achievements

The US Boulder-Cuba Sister City Organization will screen a film at the University of Colorado on Monday presenting Cuba's health care achievements as an example to follow by countries that face serious problems in that important field of society. Read More

Trying to sell more Idaho goods

Idaho Governor Butch Otter is in Cuba this week to help discuss trade between country leaders and the Gem State. Otter is leading a 35 member delegation to Cuba in effort to sell more Idaho goods. Read More