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Tropical depression Melissa weakens to a tropical depression

At 1100 am ast 1500z the center of tropical depression Melissa was located near latitude 16.1 north, longitude 32.6 west or about 570 miles-920 km west of the Cape Verde Islands. Read More

Hoping to escape alcohol addiction, canadian man heads to Cuba for treatment

Seeking to escape a long-time addiction to alcohol that is tearing him and his family apart, a Canadian man will arrive in Cuba late Sunday (Sept. 30) to participate in a renowned treatment program. Arranged by Choice Medical Services, a leading medical tourism firm, his treatment will be at the Villa El Cocal/El Quinqué oceanside rehab center in eastern Cuba, where he will stay for the three-month long program designed to make him better again. Read More

Cuba and USA at FIBA finals

The Cuban women's basketball team is one win away from qualifying for the 2008 Olympics. Read More

Carlos Acosta: a ballet superstar

The wayward Havana boy turned ballet superstar tells our correspondent why he is still fiercely proud of his roots; and, below, an extract from his new autobiography. Read More

Juan Almeida and his music

Almeida was inspired by Lupe, by the farewell, by all that he felt for Mexico, by his responsibility to his country, and with all those ideas stirring in him, he began to record the passionate experience. The song, "La Lupe," emerged as a tribute to the Mexican woman. Read More

Launched new CD for children named Cascabelitos

The disk comprises 14 beautiful and funny songs with authorship of Abel Ramos Rodriguez and arrangements of Rigoberto Otaño. Read More

From the land to the cup

The coffee campaign 2007-2008 is the new challenge for these farmers who see good omens in the first grains they have collected. So we expect these man can make out their future among these small grains, which are so valued in the international market, in favor of their economy and the countrys as well. Read More

Che Guevaras widow to launch Book of Memories in march

Che Guevara married March de la Torre in 1959, after his electrifying campaign in the central provinces that gave Fulgencio Batistas tyranny the coup de gráce. Read More

Sweet epidemic, how sweet it isnt

Cuba has 375 000 diagnosed diabetics under treatment, that is, 3,3 % of the population. But the current trend indicates the figure has doubled for the past 20 years. Diabetes accounts for the eighth cause of death in the country. This year, it amounts to 18,2 in every 100 000 inhabitants. The strategy of the Ministry of Public Health goes far beyond raising awareness about the ways of prevention. Read More

Cuba-Portugal co-production based on Saramago novel

The Stone Raft, a co-production between Cuba's Teatro D Dos theater group and Lendas de Encantar of Portugal, opened at the Pax Julia Municipal Theater Read More