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Daniel Ortega in Cuba

Nicaragua s President Daniel Ortega started a working visit to Cuba after a world tour that took him to Venezuela, Algeria, Libya and Iran. Ortega arrived in this capital Friday night and was welcomed at the Jose Marti International Airport by Council of State Vice President Carlos Lage and Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque. Read More

Social Workers fostered at Banes, Holguin

Mankind efforts double nowadays in Banes municipality after serious damages caused by intense rains. This territory belonging to northeastern Holguin province was affected by unseen-before heavy rains that caused housing damages and private property losses. Read More

Surgery revolution taking Place in the 21st Century

Virtual reality, robotics, and operations via natural orifices are some of the concepts promoted by the new surgery revolution, said French doctor Jacques Marescaux during a conference in Havana Read More

Cuba ex baseball players to vie in Rio

Cuban former baseball stars Rey Vicente Anglada and Alfonso Urquiola will be in different lineups for the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, 28 years after winning titles together in those events. Read More

Cuba-Dominican Republic relations at high point

The relations between Cuba and the Dominican Republic are at their best moment, said Dominican Ambassador to Havana Daniel Guerrero Read More

Chilean theatre to Havana

The Chilean company Teatro La Mancha returned to Cuba to present Cara de hereje -one of its most acclaimed performances- and to give a workshop on its aesthetic releases. It first can be seen at Sala Llauradó, from where itll move on to the rest of the country. Read More

Prevalence of overweight among Cubans

Thirty percent of men and more than 31 percent of women are overweight in Cuba, according to an official study published on Sunday. The investigation was carried out by the Institute of Food Hygiene and Nutrition in joint collaboration with the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology Read More

Discovery in Cuban West feeds aboriginal history

Aboriginal evidence reported in this municipality of the Cuban province of Pinar del Río shed new lights today on the life and customs of before Columbus groups that inhabited the island centuries ago. Simple hammers, smashing stone, flagstones, grinding stones, and a rasper are part of the discovery, result of an archaeological prospecting carried out in the cave "La Paila" in this western town. Read More

Solidarity with Moore at Cuba International Event

Prestigious Latin American filmmakers at the recently concluded fifth International Culture Congress in Havana expressed solidarity with US filmmaker Michael Moore, who is being bombarded with criticism by his country's government. Read More

Che Guevara's birthday celebrated around the world

The 79th birthday of legendary guerrilla fighter Ernesto ''Che'' Guevara was commemorated around the planet Read More