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Water levels go down in Camagüey, but civil defense still on alert

Even when the water levels of the rivers that overflowed Friday the city of Camaguey go down, the measures of evacuation and protection dictated by the Provincial Civil Defense still stand, because of two reasons the saturation of the soil and the prevalence of rains. Read More

Cubans progress confronting HIV

UN-AIDS (Joint United Nations Program on HIV AIDS) coordinator for Jamaica, Bahamas and Cuba, Miriam Maluwa, expressed the complete satisfaction of that organ with the projects of this nation to confront the pandemic. Read More

Granma yacht story screened in Rome, Italy

A special presentation of the documentary "Cuba Libre" by director Omelio Borroto (Mundo Latino), took place at the Biblis Cultural Center in Rome, Italy. The film narrates the 1956 voyage of the Granma yacht that brought a handful of young men from Mexico to Cuba to begin the Cuban revolution. Read More

Film Music in Cubadisco 2007

One of the most awaited concerts of Cubadisco 2007 took place on the event when the Cubadisco Orchestra played a concert devoted to movie soundtracks. Roberto Valera, the orchestras conductor, said that the idea for the concert came from Ciro Benemelis, president of Cubadiscos Organizing Committee, after the committee decided to dedicate this years event to movie soundtracks. Read More

Nursing Congress in Cuba

With the theme "Humanizing the art of caring for people," the 7th Congress on Nursing "Enfermeria 2007" opens in this capital Monday, aimed at showing the social nature of this profession. Read More

Cuban women take Pan-American Judo Crown

The Cuban womens team won the Pan-American Judo Championships held in Montreal, Canada by defeating Brazil. The Cuban team, lead by Coach Ronaldo Veitia, easily beat the Brazilians in three consecutive matches. Read More

Cuba and Venezuela work together to open Cuban Oil Refinery

"We are very pleased with the joint effort between Cuba and my country [Venezuela] to finish building the oil refinery [in Cienfuegos]. We believe its opening in December will be a hard blow to the blockade," said Venezuelan Ambassador to Cuba Ali Rodriquez Araque, after a visit to the refinery. Read More

New Chano Pozo documentary Awarded at Cubadisco 2007

Chano was more than just the musician who made the perfect combination with Dizzy Gillepsie and the guy who once and for all brought the bongo and conga into the world of jazz Read More

Cuban javelin thrower Osleidys Menendez likely back in competition soon

Though the female world record holder in the javelin is still recovering from a slight injury to her left heel, that wont prevent her from shining during the summer season Read More

Cuba Celebrates International Childrens Day

Festivities in celebration of the International Childrens Day began on Sunday, May 27, with recreational activities in all the municipalities across Cuba Read More