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Cienfuegos qualifying from villa to patrimonial cuban city

In 1819, a handful of French colonists headed by Don Louis D'Clouet founded the Fernandina de Jagua Villa, located some 250 km southeast Havana. Over the years, the place turned into a prosperous city currently known as Cienfuegos City. Read More

Over 40 papers on Cuba's northern swamp examined

The Cuban experience in handling and conservation of fragile ecosystems is being discussed in the First International Workshop on the Great Swampland north of Ciego de Avila, at the center of the island. Read More

Havana to host german cinema week in June

The Cuban capital to screen seven feature films from contemporary German cinema with the sponsorship of the Goethe Institute and the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) from June 22-28 at the Charles Chaplin Hall, headquarters of the Cinematheque of Cuba. On this occasion, the German sample includes a programming for children and youths at the 23 y 12 movie. Read More

The Cuban Village of Sancti Spiritus in central Cuba celebrated 493 years

The Cuban central city of Sancti Spiritus, founded by Spaniard Diego Velazquez in 1514 celebrated its 493 anniversary last June 4th. This city, located about 350 kilometers away from Havana, was first inhabited by aboriginals who dedicated themselves to cultivate the land and to practice the art of pottery. Read More

Cuban filmaker Ernesto Daranas finishes first movie

Cuban filmaker Enesto Daranas is finishing his first work "Los Dioses Rotos," inspired in the myth of Alberto Yarini, a popular pimp, who was shot to death in the streets of Havana almost 100 years go. Read More

Bolivian president meets with Fidel Castro

Bolivian President Evo Morales met with Fidel Castro for nearly three hours Thursday and said the convalescing Cuban leader looked well. ``He looked very recovered to me,'' said Morales, who also found the time to play racquetball with Vice President and Cabinet Secretary Carlos Lage, and meet with Castro's brother Raul, Cuba's interim president, during his previously unannounced daylong trip to Havana. Read More

New promising horizon for sugar cane in Cuba

Cuba's Sugar Cane Research Institute (INICA) director, Ignacio Santana, asserted the competitiveness of this branch, and said a new stage is open for the sector to still play a very important role in the economy. Read More

Cuba Brazil stars promote beach ball

Two volleyball legends, Cuban Mireya Luis and Brazilian Jackie da Silva, announced they will play beach volleyball on a beach east of Havana Sunday, to promote this sport among young people. Read More

Las Tunas organizes Ibero-American Symposium on Ten-Line Stanza

One of the main activities of the Cucalambeana folkloric party, to be held in this eastern province of Las Tunas this month in Cuba, will be the 14th Iberian-American Colloquy on Ten-Line Stanza that will be dedicated to the traditional culture of the Iberian-American countries. Read More

Digital telephony grows in Las Tunas, Cuba

In more than 12,000 new digitized lines and wireless telephones grew the Cuban eastern province of Las Tunas, since it was introduced to develop the communications in Cuba in 2004. Read More