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Cuba offers three levels of physiotherapy training

<p align="left">There are three levels in the physiotherapy course offered in Cuba. The first level is called basic technician and is attained after one year of intensive hands-on training. The second level, (superior) technician is attained at the end of the third year. If you continue to the fifth year you would complete the third and final level which is called &#39;Licensing&#39;. This final level is a specialization. Read More

642 pre-medical students to constitute last batch for Cuba: HEC

<div align="left">A total of 642 pre-medical students will constitute the last batch under 1000 Scholarships in General Medicine Studies in Cuba. The programme has been jointly sponsored by the Republic of Cuba and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan.<br /><br />The Cuban government had announced the scholarship for 1000 Pakistani students at the time when Cuba&#39;s medical and relief team arrived in Pakistan in 2005 to help earthquake affectees in NWFP and AJK.<br /> Read More

Cuba Buries Another Hero

Lt. Col. Victor Ibo Acuna Velazquez, murdered while trying to prevent a plane hijacking yesterday, was buried Friday at the Pantheon to Martyrs fallen in defense of the homeland, at Pinar del Rio municipal cemetery. Read More

Plane Hijacking Thwarted in Cuba

Cuban authorities frustrated an attempt to hijack a civil aviation plane on Thursday and captured two armed individuals involved in the incident. Read More

Cuba coast guard snags drug runners

Cuban border patrol forces intercepted a vessel in the country's eastern zone during a drug trafficking operation, Granma newspaper reported on Friday. Read More

Romerias de Mayo Festival unwinds in Holguin, Cuba

For fourteen years now, May begins in Holguin with the Romerias, a religious tradition that came to be an art festival sponsored by the Hermanos Saiz Young Artists Organization (AHS, in Spanish). A party of tradition and modernity flares up at the city turning it into the Cuban Capital for New Art. Read More

Daniel Ortega thanked Cuba for medical assistance

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega publicly thanked Cuba for medical assistance being supplied by the island through medical teams working in his country as part of an initiative of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA), an effort in support of Latin American integration. Read More

Guatemalan Foreign Minister in Cuba

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Gert Rosenthal Koenigsberger arrived in this capital Thursday on an official visit to the island at the invitation of his Cuban counterpart Felipe Perez Roque. Read More

Cuba's answer to the Beatles: Film explores forgotten Los Zafiros

A year or so after the CD and subsequent movie "Buena Vista Social Club" became a sensation in the United States, bringing 1950s-style Cuban popular music to a 1990 audience that had never heard it, the same record company, Nonesuch, released other recordings by musicians heard on the "Social Club" recordings, as well as one made in the early '60s. Read More

Over 240 health workers back in Sancti Spiritus

Over 240 health workers from the Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus have already returned home during the last six months after having successfully fulfilled their missions in different Third World countries. Read More