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Bulletin Hurricane Dean Advisory number 14, Hurricane Dean rapidly approaching the Lesser Antilles with 100 mph winds

At 5:00 p.m. the center of hurricane Dean was located near latitude 14.0 north, longitude 56.5 west or about 210 miles-335 km east-northeast of Barbados and about 305 miles-490 km east of Martinique. Dean is moving toward the west near 23 mph-37 km/hr and this motion is expected to continue tonight and tomorrow. On this track, the center of Dean will be crossing the Lesser Antilles early friday. Read More

Cuba places fifth at Para-Pan American Games

Cuban athletes won three titles and two silver medals on Wednesday during the third day of competitions of the 3rd Para-Pan American Games that are underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and in the process remained in the fifth spot of the general medal standings. Read More

Experts seek reasons for Polymita drop in eastern Cuba

A noticeable decrease in the population of polymita muscarum, a species endemic to areas in the north coast of the island, has alarmed experts in the central province of Camaguey where a thorough research has therefore started. Read More

Cuban painters at the Museo de Arqueologia de Chamizal

The museum plans for this exhibit with Cuban artists Jorge Hidalgo, Daniel Santiesteban and Eduardo Leyva to be the start of a series of exchanges between Juarez artists and Cuban artists. Read More

A day with Ancestors

Since the release of the album Ancestros (Ancestors), Sintesis has followed a spiral path of uniquely interpreting Afro-Cuban chants of Yoruba origin merged with elements taken from jazz, rock and electronica Read More

Panamanian officials involved in release of terrorist Posada Carriles to be tried

Three Panamanian officials of the administration of former president Mireya Moscoso will face trial for violating the law in the case of the release of Cuban-born international terrorist Luis Posada Carriles. Read More

Animated films in Cubas summer

This summer, six movies and ten video clips produced in Cuba under a program sponsored by the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) will be released for children and adolescents. Read More

Radio Miami head Max Lesnik honored in Havana

The distinction was granted to Radio Miami head Max Lesnik by the Cuban Council of State for his work in the struggle against terrorism. Read More

Washington fines Travel Company for booking trips to Cuba

American online travel company Travelocity has been fined $182,750 by the US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for booking trips between the United States and Cuba in violation of the trade blockade enforced by the US government against the island for more than four decades. Read More

Cuban Chess Master training with hungarian Peter Leko!

The Cuban chess Grand Master Leinier Dominguez is part of a group of experts who are in Hungary assisting Hungarian expert Peter Leko, considered one of the best world chess players Read More