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May 16th

Cuban divers training for Grand Prix Events

The Cuban top men's diving team - comprised of José Antonio Guerra, Erick Fornaris and Jorge Betancourt - will participate in the fifth and sixth stages of the Grand Prix of diving scheduled for Madrid, Spain, on June 8th, and in Rostock, Germany, on June 22nd. Read More

Scientific projects benefit cuban mountainous environment

Some fifty scientific Project are underway in the western and mountainous Cuban territory to further boost social, economic development and enhance environmental protection. The initiative is part of the Turquino-Manati program, an initiative launched in the 1980?s to improve social and economic living conditions in Cuban mountainous areas. Read More

Santiago de Cubas cathedral turns 485

Santiago de Cuba, a villa founded by conqueror Diego Velázquez in 1522 celebrates its 485th anniversary of being granted the title of "City" as well as its designation as a dioceses as a Cathedral. Read More

Spanish Odette-Odile shines in Madrid

Spanish ballerina Tamara Rojo put a spell on the public gathered at Retiro Park, Madrid, by her Odette-Odile interpretation in the Swan Lake ballet. Directed by Cuban maitre Loipa Araujo and with also Cuban Carlos Acosta as Prince Sigfried, the production was staged in an open-door stage built on a lake. Read More

Anacaona Band is recording new CD

Cubas all-woman Anacoana salsa band is recording their fourth career record at the Eusebio Delfin Recording Studios in Cienfuegos. Read More

Silvio sings for free in Chile

The Cuban singer and songwriter Silvio Rodriguez said he will give a free concert in compensation for the recital called off last March in Talca, Chile, due to the elevated prices charged for the entrance tickets. Read More

Cuba to revitalize water system

Over a five year period, Cuba will dedicate about 60 million dollars to restore damaged hydraulic networks in the capital and three provinces of the country. Read More

May 15th

Haiti produce and livestock farm, red and green in southern Camagüey

Todays extra-dense banana plantations are strange to my eyes of countrywoman. The long rows of these giant herbs, solid and of an intense green, have no much to do with the fields that I used to see when I was young. But the truth is that this system is so highly productive, that guarantees the supply of this food to the Camagueyans. Read More

Local image improved in Holguin

Several local public sites recently built or reconstructed in Holguin give a fresh look to the capital city of our province, third in population in the island with over one million inhabitants. Read More

Cubas Yipsi Moreno and Yania Ferrales triumph

Just days after winning at the Second ALBA Games in Venezuela, Cuban athletes Yipsi Moreno and Yania Ferrales won their second victories at the South American Track and Field Circuit in Brazil. Read More