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Cuba looks at leptospirosis

The situation of leptospirosis in Cuba, actions, results and analysis of a vaccine against that bacterial infection, are issues to discuss in the Nacional Congress on this disease starting yesterday in this capital. Read More

Books to rival sun this summer in Cuba

A "new bohemia or useful break time for Havana residents," is envisioned this summer under a summer reading campaign beginning July 6, Havana Cuba Book Institute deputy director Alpidio Alonso announced on Wednesday. Read More

Cuban energy revolution makes progress

Cuban Minister of Basic Industry Yadira Garcia said on Wednesday that energy saving and its rational use are the current main objectives of the country"s energy revolution. Speaking at the ninth session of the sixth National Assembly of the People"s Power, Garcia revealed that other purposes are increase in availability of power service and the use of renewable sources, including biomass, the sun and the wind to generate electricity. Read More

National Festival of Humor "Aquelarre 2007" this summer in Havanas theaters

The 13th edition of the National Festival of Humor "Aquelarre 2007" will take place this July, with his ups and downs, but always with the theaters full of people and with big lines at the booking office. Read More

Cuban gets a seat at UNESCO's Oceano-geographic Council

Cuban scientist Guillermo García Montero has become a member of the Executive Council of UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceano-geographic Commission. The announcement was made at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris, during the 14th meeting of this organization that looked into such issues as climate change and how it would influence the oceans. Read More

Danzon one of the most authentic Cubans rhytms

Danzon is considered the Cuban national dance although other such authentic rhythms can challenge the supremacy. It was created in the Liceo de Matanzas in the year 1879. "La Alturas de Simpson" by Miguel Failde, honoring the place it came from, was its first piece. Read More

Cuba hosts Latin American Congress on Cardiovascular Surgery

Cuba will present its achievements in the field of cardiovascular surgery at the 6th Latin American Congress of that specialty taking place in this capital from Wednesday to Saturday. Read More

CIA worked with gangsters trying to kill Fidel Castro

The US's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) plotted to assassinate Cuban President Fidel Castro in the 1960s by getting the mafia to kill him in a "gangster-type action". This is just one among the details contained in the secret records declassified by the CIA on its website. Read More

Cuban Ministers report to Parliament

Cuban legislators discussed a report Wednesday on the payments by the State purchasers to farmers and cooperatives for their production, a topic of major interest as the island seeks to increase local production and decrease imports. Read More

Cubas Baseball roster set for Rio Games

The 20-player roster of Cubas baseball team for the Rio de Janeiro Pan American Games in July was announced Tuesday on the evening TV and radio Round Table program. Twelve have played on Olympic championship squads. Read More