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May 21st

Zambia sports Minister visits Cuba

Gabriel Namulambe, Zambia's Minister of Sports, Youth and Child Development began an official visit to Cuba on Monday. Read More

Cuba to Restore Port Facilities

Important Cuban ports will be restored this year as part of a program to last till 2010, to modernize those facilities and increase their efficiency, announced Transportation Ministry authorities. Read More

Cubas youth computer clubs, not just for kids

With the world well into the new information age, close to 1.2 million Cubans have benefited from a range of courses offered since the Youth Computer Club program was initiated. With more than 600 facilities in place across the country, expectations are that another million students can be trained every four years. Read More

Art and Community, ¨Cero a la Izquierda¨ Cultural Project

The group "Cero a la Izquierda", from the western Cuban province of Pinar del Río, is fostering initiatives to link artistic expressions with the community. Read More

"Varadero Jazz Session" is announced

The "Varadero Jazz Session", an event summoned by the Cuban Ministries of Culture and Tourism, will be taking place the coming September. This festival, presided over by the Cuban virtuoso, Chucho Valdes, will gather a big group of outstanding jazz musicians from Cuba and abroad. Read More

A heartfelt art tribute

The slim figure of the Spanish flamenco dancer Antonio Gades has been portrayed in a tribute sculpture. It stands on the terrace of the Palacio de Lombillo overlooking the Plaza de la Catedral in Old Havana. Read More

May 21st

In spite of adverse weather, horticultural production mantained

Even though the climate this winter was completely adverse, urban agriculture could maintain its production targets in the first trimester of this year of harvesting 375,396 tons of vegetables and fresh condiments, 6% higher than that planned. Read More

May 20th

Rosita Fornés is making a tour around diverse Cuban provinces

The first vedette Rosita Fornés is making a tour around diverse Cuban provinces with her spectacle Rosa del tiempo. The famous actress and singer is presenting this time fifteen songs from her high-packed repertoire Read More

Debut of seven full-length fiction films in Cuba this year

Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC) is readying for this year the debut of seven full-length fiction films. La noche de los inocentes will be the third oficially- presented Cuban film of the year Read More

Local TV Festival coming soon to Las Tunas, Cuba

A national festival of local television stations is scheduled to be held in the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas from May 23rd-25th. Speaking to a press conference, Rafaela Balanza, an official from the Cuban Radio and Television Institute (ICRT), a record number of 333 programs and documentaries will compete in this edition of the National Local TV Stations Festival. Read More