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The Cuban cuisine a unique mixture of the spanish, aboriginal, african and caribbean cuisines

The Cuban cuisine is the result of the mixing of Spanish, aboriginal, African and Caribbean cuisines. There are remains of the aboriginal cuisine today. The most remarked characteristic of Cuban gastronomy is this mixture where the tomato sauce with few sautéed spices or Cuban sauce stands over the rest of the ingredients. Read More

Cuban singers triumph at Canadian Festival

Cuba's Nexus Vocal Ensemble won first prize and a gold medal in its category in the recently concluded Mondial Choral Loto-Québec 2007 singing contest. Nexus also won the audience prize after obtaining the vote of 82 percent of the spectators. Read More

Cuban government officials meet with participants of the General Assembly of the Latin American Episcopal Council

Cuban Vice Presidents Carlos Lage and Esteban Lazo met on Wednesday in Havana with several of the participants to the 31st General Assembly of the Latin American Episcopal Council, headed by the Archbishop of Aparecida, Brazil and President of CELAM Monsenior Raymundo Damasceno Assis, and Archbishop of Havana, Cardinal Jaime Ortega. Read More

200,000 mexicans read with cuban method

At least 25 of the 113 municipalities of Michoacan State in Mexico have been declared free of illiteracy through the Cuban teaching method "Yo Si Puedo (Yes I Can)." Michoacan Gov. Lazaro Cardenas Batel presented certificates to the oldest students, representing the nearly 200,000 Michoacan residents who, thanks to their effort and dedication, learned how to read and write in the last five years. Read More

Cuban university wins World Prize

The Cuban Structure and Material Development Research Center (CIDEM), part of Las Villas' Central University, won the World Habitat Award, sponsored by the United Nations. Doctor of Sciences Jose Martirena, director of the CIDEM Materials and Sustainable Construction group, told press those workers are the authors of the project that won the prize from among some 1,200 from the entire world. Read More

Panama-Cuba parliaments satisfied

Panama and Cuba parliaments' top representatives inked a joint declaration, aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation in the most several spheres. Cuban People's Power National Assembly (Parliament) President Ricardo Alarcon and his Panamanian counterpart Elias Castillo signed the document Thursday after concluding two-day sessions of the 11th Bilateral Inter-Parliamentary Group Meeting. Read More

Cuban cinema season opens in Chile

A Cuban cinema season, including the documentary by Oliver Stone "Comandante," a profound interview with President Fidel Castro, began at Santiago de Chile Tuesday and runs until August 28. Read More

The Bolshoi Ballet returns to London for three weeks summer season

International superstar Carlos Acosta appears as a Guest Artist with the Bolshoi dancing the lead role in Yuri Grigorovich's heroic Soviet-era ballet Spartacus - a work which has become synonymous with the Bolshoi name (August 6, 8). Read More

Cuban poet Carilda Oliver: 85 years old

Carilda came to life on July 6, 1922 out of the love between Caridad Labra and doctor Pedro Oliver, both Matanzas natives just as their darling daughter. She told me once her parents heard a young man calling out on his girlfriend "¡Carilda, Carilda!", and because they liked it they decided to name as such their first daughter. Read More

Graduation as Bachelor of Science from the Jose Antonio Echevarria Higher Polytechnic Institute

947 young people, students of architecture, chemistry, engineering and telecommunication, received their Bachelor of Science diplomas from the Jose Antonio Echevarria Higher Polytechnic Institute (CUJAE). With this graduation, 48,042 students, 1,851 of them from 15 nations, have graduated from CUJAE since it was founded 42 years ago. Read More