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Museum of the Slave Route preserves African legacy

The Museum of the Slave Route, located in Matanzas, city 100 km east of Havana, is an institution created by local authorities to preserve the contributions of the African continent to our country. Declared a National Monument of the Republic in 1978, the Castle of San Severino, an 18th-century Spanish military fort, houses the Museum, a UNESCO project that has been developed since 1994. Read More

Cuba sports trainers to help Costa Rica

Cuban trainers of different sports will help the Costa Rican Puerto Limon municipality to achieve athletic development in the coming months, sources told Prensa Latina on Sunday. Eduardo Barbosa, mayor of that locality, stated that he sought assistance by basketball, boxing, athletics, volleyball, and weight lifting trainers, because Cuba has great experience in those fields. Read More

Cuban, Nicaraguan presidents meet

Cuban President Fidel Castro Ruz welcomed his Nicaraguan counterpart, Daniel Ortega Saavedra, who is on a working visit to the Island. A press note broadcast by local radio and TV networks indicated that in the four-hour friendly meeting, the two leaders dealt with results of Operation Miracle, "Yes, I can" literacy program, progress of the energy revolution in Nicaragua, and other issues of national and international interest. Read More

Sandino benefits from the ALBA

There are already 17 construction projects in Bolivar and Marti communities in Sandino municipality, sponsored by the ALBA (Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas), as part of a development process in that region of the province. Read More

Cuba to host 6th Perfusion Congress

The Latin American Perfusion Council convened for June 27-30 at Hotel Nacional de Cuba the 6th Congress of Extracorporeal Technology. Doctor Antolin Romero Suarez, president of the organizing committee, said the meeting will gather over 120 foreign delegates and near 100 experts from Cuban cardiovascular centers. Read More

Sinfonia Ecologica Brasilena in Havana

The Brazilian musical group Sinfonia Ecologica Brazilena has been welcomed by the Cuban audience and critics of Havana during its performance at Karl Marx theater. This group was conceived as a project by the remarkable stage director José de Possi Neto and the Symphonic Orchestra of Campinas, a city located 90 kilometers northwest of Sao Paulo. Read More

Research for alternative treatments in Holguin, Cuba

Early outcomes of the assessment of the clinical tests with new medications on people suffering from spino-cerebellar Ataxia type 2 (SCA2, in Spanish) prove the research effective, having much improved zinc levels in the serum of the patients studied. Read More

Iran, Cuba ink 29 agreements

The 12th Iran-Cuba Joint Economic Commission concluded in Havana Friday, with signing 13 documents, 16 memorandums of understanding and agreements.Receiving Iran's Minister of Industries and Mines Alireza Tahmasbi, Cuban Acting President Raul Castro expressed his countrys readiness to boost economic, scientific, and industrial ties with Iran. Read More

Film shows humaneness of our health system: Cuba

Cuba's government joined the debate surrounding Michael Moore's new documentary SiCKO on Friday, saying the film will allow the world to get a glimpse of the humaneness of its health system. Read More

Cuba flourishes

By 2009, Cuba will have one million university graduates, and that is not just a statistic; its the achievement, the reality of a nation that has followed its history, transforms life and finds its reasons in humans that live what they dream. Read More