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June 26th

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

Cuba: offers aid to Latin America in Medical Genetics

The director of the National Institute of Medical Genetics in Cuba, Dr. Beatriz Marcheco Teruel, said the island is willing to contribute to the development of the specialty in Latin America. Dr. Marcheco recalled that over 100,000 Cuban health workers are serving in 103 nations around the world and noted that the medical genetics program has not yet been fully implemented in the region despite the recommendations made by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Read More

Mambo, an authentic Cuban rhythm

<span>Despite other names preceded the process of creation of this genre, pianist Damaso Perez Prado (1916-1989) from Matanzas is the singer and composer that really structured Mambo. <br /></span> Read More

CARICOM draws its line in the sand on Cuba and Venezuela

Prime Minister Gonsalves made the point that neither of the two nations needs any member of CARICOM as its defender. "We are building mature relationships with them," he said. Read More

Nigeria will receive ethanol-making technology from Cuba

The Cuban government was ready to transfer the sugarcane-based ethanol-making technology to Nigeria, said Elio Olivia, the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, here on Monday. Read More

Cuba urges world to change currently unsustainable energy model

During a speech at the 3rd International Meeting "Territory and Life" held last weekend in the Spanish city of Oviedo, the Cuban ambassador to Madrid, Alberto Velazco, said that the world consumes a lot more than 90 million oil barrels per day. Read More

The Cuban coffee

Cuban people would stop being in the way they are if they were not inspired by such a prized thing for them. Therefore, coffee is motif for many artistic productions. Undoubtedly, the most famous musical composition is that immortalized by the famous Havana artist Bola de Nieve whose refrain says...... "Ay mamá Inés, ay mamá Inés, todos los negros tomamos café". Read More

June 25th

Found more than 10 new species in Guanahacabibes peninsula

New species discovered by ongoing research project.<br /><br />The expedition studying the seabed of the Guanahacabibes peninsula in Cuba&#39;s far western Pinar del Rio province, found more than 10 new species thanks to a project that receives cooperation from Canadian specialists.<br /> Read More