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July 15th

Athletics: Cuba takes gold and silver at IAAF World Youth Championships

Triple jumpers Dailenis Alcántara and Yosleidis Rivalta gave Cuba a crown and a silver medal on Thursday in the second day of competitions of the 5th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Youth Championships that are underway in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Read More

Cuba to Increase wind power generation

By the end of the decade, Cuba could see its power-generating capacity increase through the use of wind energy by some 300 MW a year -- output close to that of a major regional generating plant. This eco-friendly power source is under study on the island as part of the nation's "energy revolution." Read More

All Provincial Election Commissions constituted

Two hundred and ten authorities have officially joined the organization and direction of the general elections in Cuba, when the 14 provincial electoral commissions were sworn in during solemn ceremonies. Read More

Vivanco: an urban country man?

Cuban Trova singer William Vivanco is news again ! His next concert at Los Jardines de La Tropical de La Habana took place yesterday July 14th featuring hit songs in the recently awarded CIDs "Lo tengo to' pensáo" Read More

Norge Batista sings in Spain

Notable Cuba singer song-writer, Norge Batista Albuerne continues his touring of Spain scenarios with concerts largely applauded in Madrid and Santiago de Compostela. According to the report received the Cuban singer performed last Saturday in the Rincón del arte Nuevo located on calle Segovia No. 17 in Madrid. Read More

Juan Bosch Department inaugurated at the University of Havana

The University of Havana inaugurated the Juan Bosch Department to promote and strengthen historic and cultural ties between Cuba and the Dominican Republic as well as promote the intellectual and political thinking of both sides. During a ceremony held at the University of Havana's Master Lecture Hall, its Rector outlined the importance of Juan Bosch's ideas and revolutionary action, his loyalty to the Cuban Revolution and friendship with President Fidel Castro. Read More

Science and Technology Forum in Cuba: more results to benefit the people

The great battle is how to obtain and generalize the most results with a real impact for the population, said Dr. Jose Miyar Barrueco, secretary of the Council of State at the Havana Convention Center. Read More

Cuban Official extols argentinean Forum

Cuba's Minister of Higher Education, Juan Vela Valdes, described as relevant the two-day Latin American, Caribbean meeting in Buenos Aires. In remarks to Prensa Latina, he highlighted the approach of challenges to be faced by universities in a globalized world and the role they must play at this stage of society of the 21th Century. Read More

Fidel Castro criticizes the policy of the US government on education, public health and its projection towards Latin America

Cuban President Fidel Castro criticized the policy of the US government on education, public health and its projection towards Latin America, and highlighted the progress and solidary efforts of Cuba in these fields. Read More

July 14th

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