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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

Cuban Christmas

When the revolution triumphed and as part of the disagreements between the new government and the church, Christmas time like any other religious event was victim of a complete amnesia by the authorities. Even, ten years later was officially prohibited the celebration of Christmas and claimed that the measure was taken to prevent people to distract their attention from the work in the sugar cane harvest which were the most important for them. <br /> Read More

The Athens of Cuba

Matanzas province, known as "La Atenas de Cuba" (The Athens of Cuba) is located 100 kilometers to the east of the Cuban capital. It was nicknamed the Athens of Cuba because it was the birthplace of prestigious poets like one of them who has become a real legend, Carilda Oliver Labra, author of the popular poem " Me desordeno, amor, me desordeno" Read More

Hanabanilla, nature and legend

A picturesque and exuberant place is located in the central part of the island known as Hanabanilla that means small gold basket in aboriginal language. Although a deposit of this valued mineral has never been found in this area, it does not mean that the aboriginal people would not have it. This place owes its name to the incomparable natural values that treasures it. <br /> Read More