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Cuban boxers who defected are 'repentant,' Brazilian police say

The two boxers told police they left the Pan American Village in the company of two businessmen - a German and a Cuban citizen - who promised to take them to Europe to embark on a professional career. But they have since apparently changed their minds, saying they regretted the defection and hoped to return to Cuba. Read More

Bobby Carcasses, Jazzman or Musical Comedian?

The Cuban jazz pioneer was well received at recent performances at the Marlborough 2007 Jazz Festival in England Read More

Havana Carnival opens with Childrens Parade

Childrens carnival director Omar Piedra told ACN news that choreographers and designers have put together a varied parade with a large representation of traditional carnival musician and dance ensembles and a constant movement from beginning to end. Read More

Actress Maria Santana: 93 and going strong

Nicolas Dorr said Santana is "among the actresses who knows how to talk, who communicates and shows elegance and a gentleness that are rare today." Read More

Cuban Yearbook in multimedia an at a website

The Cuban National Statistics Office has issued a multimedia version of the 2006 Cuban Statistics Yearbook. It is the first time this publication has been offered in this format. And more importantly, it will be available to everyone on the web. The address is . Read More

Cuban choir continues successful tour around France

After participating in a big popular concert as part of the Music Festival of Morvan, France, the Cuban choir Schola Cantorum Coralina continues its successful tour around several French cities in Saint-Lègèr-sous-Baeuvray, Sully and Autun. Read More

Cuban dancers participate in International Ballet Encounter

The 2nd International Ballet Festival in the Middle of the World, held in Quito, Ecuador, honored the words of Cuban ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, who said: "We want all the Americas to dance together". Read More

Posada Carriles case at Summit Agenda

Speaking Wednesday in the forum "Democracy and Socialism in the 21st century," Alarcon insisted in the need of explaining participants on the double standard of US policy in this case. Read More

10th International Course on Dengue to be held in Cuba

Dengue and its hemorrhagic ways: past, present and future, new initiatives to face it, diagnosis strategies, prognosis scores and structures are some of the main issues of the scientific agenda. Read More

Baracoa, Cuba's Primate City, to host Turnat-2007

The city awarded National Monument, is known for its rain forests, excellent for cocoa and coffee plantations, but also for its rich fauna and flora that make up the ideal environment for nature lovers. Read More