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Operation Miracle in Panama

More than 3,200 Panamanians have undergone surgery at the Ophthalmologic Center donated by Cuba to Panama as part of the Operation Miracle free eye-surgery program. Read More

6th International Convention on Environment and Development in Havana

Climate change and other environmental challenges of the 21st century are topics of the program oftoday's sessionat the 6th International Convention on Environment and Development, starting in this capital. Read More

Exceptional cuban journalist Guillermo Cabrera Alvarez dies

Journalist Guillermo Cabrera Alvarez, director of the Jose Marti International Journalism Institute, passed away in this capital of a heart failure last Sunday. Read More

Work and Transport Minister from the State of Western Cape in Cuba

Marius Fransman, South African Work and Transport Minister from the State of Western Cape, is visiting Cuba invited by the Cuban Ministry of Construction. Read More

History of Baseball in Cuba

<span>In Matanzas as well as in Havana the game started to spread and in October 1st of the year 1868 Francisco de Lersundi, General Captain of the island, passed a law banning the baseball practice throughout the national territory because he considered it <em>"an anti-Spanish game with insurrection tendencies, opposed to the language and<span> </span>favored the lack of affection to Spain...".</em></span> Read More

First stem cells transplant performed in Cuba

Cuba performed the first central nervous system stem cell transplant in the country to a fully paraplegic 32-year patient, who is satisfactorily recovering just three months after surgery. Read More

Environment UN expert to participate in convention in Cuba

Achim Steiner, director executive of the United Nations Environment Program will be a special guest to the Sixth International Convention on the Environment and Development, to be held in Havana Cuba, on July. Read More

The Friendshipment Caravan program brings medical supplies, solidarity to Cuba

The Friendshipment Caravan program " in its 18th year " will make more than 120 stops throughout the U.S. and Canada collecting medical supplies and journals before the goods are flown to Havana from Tampico, Mexico. Read More