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May 23rd

Cuba upgrades poultry raising facilities

Back in 2004, more than 400 poultry farms located east of Havana were battered by Hurricane Charlie, destroying the facilities and killing a large number of hens. However, according to specialists from the National Poultry Company, that situation has changed for the better and now the facility is able to turn out some 90 million eggs every month. Read More

National Forum on IT technologies opens in Havana

InfoClub 2007 --a national information technology forum organized by Cuba's Youth Computer Club movement-- kicks off Wednesday at the Central Computation Hall in Havana. Read More

HIV AIDS incidence in Cuba the lowest in the Americas

Cuba reiterated its commitment to confront HIV AIDS and affirmed that, after 20 years, prevalence in the 15 to 49-year-old bracket fell to 0.1 percent, which is the lowest in the Americas. Read More

At the age of 105, he still walks

This venerable gentleman, who is six feet tall and lives near the city of Bayamo in eastern Cuba, had a birthday celebration that was warm, beautiful and instructive. Read More

Two galas to remember

THE start of CUBADISCO 2007 has been for celebrating. Two gala events, the award ceremony at the Karl Marx Theater and the official opening event at the Amadeo Roldán Theatre both qualify as "something to remember." Read More

Venezuelan cadets visit cuban military school

On behalf of President Hugo Chavez, Venezuelan Brigadier General Mauro Hernan Araujo Oviedo, director of the Venezuelan Air Force Academy, thanked the Cuban government for allowing a group of officers and cadets in their last year of studies to visit the Cuban Military Technical Institute. Read More

African celebration in Cuba

The Seventh Fiesta for Africa festival takes from May 24 to 28 with a wide-ranging program of activities honoring the different cultures of the continent. Read More

Cuba to reveal national soccer roster

Fresh off a series of tune-up games in Chile, the Cuban national soccer squad resumed the last leg of its training Monday in preparation for the CONCACAF Gold Cup that gets under way in June in the United States. Read More

May 22nd

Thousands youths graduate from Information Technology schools in eastern Cuba

The number of youths graduated from mid-level Information Technology centers in Las Tunas province, since 1973, has increased to over 50, 000 with the recent graduation of 2,628 students in 24 IT specialties. Read More

Cuban cyclists to attend continental meeting in Venezuela

Cuba's best cyclists will compete in the Pan-American Cycling Championship in the Venezuelan city of Valencia. The Caribbean Island's delegation is already in that South American country, where they are training for the event. The Cuban women's team is made up of world medalists Lisandra Guerra (500-meter time trial), Yumari González and Yoanka González (both in the scratch modality), as well as Dalila Rodríguez and Yeima Torres. Read More