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Cuba and Chile will resume direct flights between Havana and Santiago

Cuban airline "Cubana de Aviación" will resume direct flights between Havana and Santiago de Chile next January as it was announced during a meeting with tour-operators of that South American country that took place in the Chilean capital. Read More

Cuyaguateje: from the cuban roots

Authentic as the river with the same name, is the group Cuyaguateje, which has devoted their 45 years of its artistic life to cultivate the traditional music of our country. The same as the greatest flow of this province, that embraces the lands of the best tobacco in the world, this group deepens in our own roots to rescue a forgotten kind of music. Read More

Cubas literacy method high in the Andes

Surrounded by notebooks and in front of a television broadcasting the second part of the Yes, I Can literacy program, equivalent to 3rd and 4th grades, the 34-year-old man optimistically assures, "Now things are different; the people know that they cannot be cheated if they learn how to read." Read More

Guillermo Jimenez on his book PROPRIETORS, 1958

A recent Sábado del Libro (Book Saturday) launch at the Segundo Cabo Palace was a reencounter with history. Thanks to his perseverance and untiring search for the most pressing doubts, Guillermo Jiménez has offered us in Los proprietarios de Cuba 1958 (Cuban Proprietors, 1958), a detailed study of the 551 wealthiest people on the island at the triumph of the Cuban Revolution. Read More

Haitian resident in Cuba dies at age 110

A Haitian resident in Cuba who witnessed the beginning of two centuries, Guillaume Sanon, passed away on Tuesday June 12 in the central province of Ciego de Avila at the age of 110. Read More

Cuba dams at 68% capacity

Cuban dams have accumulated about 68 percent of their volume, a figure far exceeding the historic average in 1993, and one billion cubic meters more than last year. Read More

Cuba Conference tackles cultural issues

Scholars and experts meeting at the Fifth International Conference on Culture and Development in Havana warned of the "serious crimes being committed against Iraqi culture before the astonished and immobile eyes of a large portion of humanity. Read More

Foreign airlines satisfied with Cuban tax readjustments

International airlines showed satisfaction for the discount to diverse aircraft services carried out by the Institute of Civil Aeronautics of Cuba (IACC), confirmed vice-president Mayda Molina. Foreign airlines welcome this measure, Molina told Prensa Latina on Friday, when commenting on the decrease in 20 percent of the landing rates and parking of airplanes in force since May 1st. Read More

New Latin American Medical School in Cuba

The inauguration of a new Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Cuba favors about five hundred Bolivian students from the regions of Santa Cruz and Potosi. The students will soon begin classes for their formation as doctors, and will be a great support to their country since the department of Santa Cruz is the largest in the country. Read More

Guanabacoa, about the 28th Culture Week

From June 11th until 16th, Guanabacoa is celebrating, like every other year, a new edition of its Culture Week. Guanabacoa has the atmosphere of the old Cuban cities, a very well defined atmosphere after more than four centuries of existence and which is still capable of provoking the most diverse feelings and interpretations. Read More