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Diplomats from Asian countries praise advances of Cuban biotechnology

Representatives from six countries of the Pacific Islands Forum visited on Thursday the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) in Havana.</font> Read More

Cuba is paying old debts to farmers and increases prices for milk and meat

Cuba is repaying debts to farmers and promising higher prices for milk and meat in an attempt to increase flagging food production in a society that depends on the state for most of what it eats. Read More

Apple's new iPhone to hit stores, hundreds wait on line to get one

Hundreds of Apple fans, or their paid stand-ins, lined up on Friday to be the first buyers of Apple Inc.'s new iPhone, a music and video playing phone that seeks to change the mobile industry. Read More

High court to reconsider Guantanamo, the justices agree to weigh detainees' right to their day in federal court.

In a surprising rare reversal, the Supreme Court agreed Friday to consider whether prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, had been wrongly held for years without a fair chance to plead their innocence. Read More

CARICOM to improve and enhance relations with Cuba

Saint Vincent and Grenadines' Prime Minister and President of CARICOM, Ralph Gonsalves, said this organization of Caribbean states will further encourage its relations with Cuba, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic in 2008 to the benefit of regional development. Read More

The Cuban parliament holds plenary session

The Cuban legislature meets in full on Friday at the Havana Convention Center, with an agenda that includes reports from the Attorney General and the Supreme Court. Read More

A new and improved public transport system vital for Cubas development

Making optimum use of the massive resources that the Cuban government is investing in the rehabilitation of the countrys transportation network demands a high level of organization, commitment and efficiency from workers and officials at all levels. This was expressed by Transportation Minister Jorge Luis Sierra at the Cuban parliament on Thursday. Read More

First Vice President Raul Castro attends Cuban Parliament's ninth ordinary session

Cuba's First Vice President Raul Castro Ruz is attending the Cuban Parliament's Ninth Ordinary Session, taking place in Havana's Convention Center. The working agenda of the Cuban Parliament includes a document on the payments to the members of the Small Farmers Association, as well as the reports by the island's General Attorney's Office and the Supreme Court. Read More

Areito, the Cuban music of the aboriginal people

The Cuban musical tradition has its origins in the most authentic elements of the culture and history of the island. Even the Cuban aboriginal population had certain musical tradition known as Areito. Read More