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US Philosophers Against Cuba Blockade

The 19th Conference of Philosophers and Social Scientists of the US and Cuba came to an end after five days Friday at the University of Havana with approval of a resolution calling for "the restoration of relations that would benefit North America, Cuba and the rest of the international community." Read More

Rural Music Fest underway, Jornada Cucalambeana in Las Tunas, Cuba

Representatives from 13 countries take part in the 40th running of the National Cucalambe Festival, starting Monday evening in eastern Las Tunas province through July 1. Puerto Rico brings the largest delegation, including singer Danny Rivera, the Mapeyé National Orchestra, and a member of the Hermanos Sanabria group. Read More

Change in Trade with Cuba

Lawmakers from both the Republican party and the Democratic party are working on a new policy to expand trade with Cuba. Read More

Michael Moore and SiCKO are Welcomed in Havana

Some Canadian, French and British critics of Michael Moore have accused the U.S. filmmaker of painting a too rosy picture of the public health care systems of their countries while trying to expose his own nations shortcoming in his latest documentary SiCKO. But in Havana, where Moore shot a sequence of his film, the movie was given the highest marks and the filmmaker given support by the authorities. Read More

Cuban Professor and intellectual José Juan Arrom dies.

Now, after knowing of his death, in his home in Massachusetts, where he lived after retiring as a professor at the University of Yale, where he had a fruitful career, we feel moved, not only because of the intellect that has died, but also, and above all, because he was a human being of an extraordinary kindness and wisdom that we knew and from whom we received advice and encouragement. Read More

Largest pink flamingo protected site in Cuba

The Fauna Refuge of the Maximo river, housing the largest population of pink flamingos in the Caribbean, was awarded the Annual National Environment Prize by the Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment and the Academy of Science of Cuba. Read More

Cuban divers finish second in Grand Prix in Rostock

Cuba finished second at the Diving Grand Prix, the last of the 2007 season, held in Rostock, Germany. China finished first in the Grand Prix with 8 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal. Cuba finished second with 1 silver and 2 bronze medals followed by Canada, Germany, Russia, Australia and Mexico. Read More

Plots to assassinate Fidel ordered by the White House

The Central Intelligence Agency attempted to assassinate Cuban President Fidel Castro as well as other personalities and foreign leaders under orders from the White House. What was already presumed and denounced will now be corroborated in the content of documents to be declassified next week. Read More

Passion, Pardon fill Havana stage

Obsessions, death and pardon are explored by El Publico theater group in the 1677 Jean Racine tragedy Phaedra, which Cuban director Carlos Diaz says "represents powerful passion that overrides reason." Read More

Cuba remarks ALBA gains in health and education

Cuba"s Foreign Investment and Economic Collaboration Minister Marta Lomas reported to the Cuban Legislature"s International Relations Committee on the course of several programs of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) on Monday Read More