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June 3rd

Cuban Radio among the first ones in the world

Cuba was one of the first countries in the world having its own radio transmissions. Although signals from USA were received at that time, and there was some attempts without results, on August 22, 1922 the first Cuban signal was transmitted. The first radio station had the abbreviation 2LC property of the musician Luis Casas Romero, considered father of the Cuban radio and his son of the same name. Read More

The first commemorative stone in Cuba dates from 1557

<span>In 1557, just in the place where the Palace of the General Captains that was built in the 18<sup>th</sup> Century was located the first church built in San Cristobal.<span> </span>It has two naves, a sacristy and a cemetery.<span> </span>The walls of the church were made of earth and the arches and columns, stone.<span> </span>It was a place to worship San Cristobal, patron saint of the city.<span> </span>The church was called Parroquial Mayor.</span> Read More

UNESCO Convention on the Agenda of Culture and Development Congress in Cuba

The V International Culture and Development Congress, due for next June in Havana, is proposing delegates from around the world to focus on ways to implement UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of Cultural Diversity. Read More

Cuba has drought-resistant sugarcane

Cuba has currently obtained 13 varieties of sugarcane resistant to drought and diseases, including mosaic virus, National Sugarcane Research Institute (INICA) Deputy Director Hector Suarez announced on Friday. Read More

Fidel Castro meets Vietnamese party leader

Cuban President Fidel Castro met Secretary General of Vietnam's Communist Party Nong Duc Manh for two hours on Saturday, according to Cuban media. Read More

Cuba, Vietnam sign energy agreement and other accords

Vietnam became Cuba's latest partner in oil exploration and drilling in the Gulf of Mexico under one of several agreements signed during a visit by the Asian nation's Communist Party chief. Read More

Spanish expert lauds Cuban Health Care

The humanistic and scientific nature of Cuban traditional and preventive medicine were extolled by Carlos Bermejo, Doctor in Sanitary Pastoral Theology. The also director of the Centro de Humanizacion de la Salud, in Tres Cantos, Madrid, and author of more than 30 books also lauded the professionalism of Cuban doctors, nurses and parameds. Read More

Cuba says Fidel OK, Guantanamo not

National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon told CNN that Fidel Castro s health is on the mend but the situation of human rights in the US prison at Guantanamo bay, Cuba, is seriously ill. Read More

Cuba in strongest group of Soccer Gold Cup

The captain of the Cuban soccer team, the central defender Yenier Márquez, said that there is a &quot;contagious optimism&quot; in the team of being able to advance to the second round of the Gold Cup, in United States. This is despite the lack of international games in the last few weeks and the days of training spoilt by heavy rain. Read More

Russian Prime Minister receives Cuban delegation

The Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Fradkov, today welcomed the co-chairman of the Russia-Cuba intergovernmental commission, Government Minister, Ricardo Cabrisas, and other officials of the Island at the Government headquarters. Read More