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January 28th

Nicaragua to Implement Cuban Literacy Program

The education of all children and the elimination of illiteracy are among the major challenges of the newly installed Nicaraguan government Read More

January 27th

Cuban Stars to ALBA Games

Cuba confirmed attendance to the second Sports Games of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) to be held in five Venezuelan states from April 27 to May 12. Osvaldo Vento, head of the mission giving technical service in Venezuela, told Prensa Latina that Cuba will attend the ALBA Games with a large representation, including its best athletes among its 800 competitors to take part in at least 30 of the 37 sports disciplines of the event. Read More

Sound mind and sound body

Sound mind and sound body to enjoy a full life and mental health was the premise that ruled the 111th Congress of Havanas University Hospital Calixto García, formation site of several medical professional and technician generations. Read More

Cuban ballet dancers to perform in Prague

Cuban dancers Viengsay Valdes and Romel Frometa will perform at the Prague Ballet Gala in the State Opera Theatre on Thursday, sources of the company directed by Alicia Alonso reported. Read More

Cuban school kids honor National Hero Jose Marti

A weekend of festivities is underway as Cuban school children celebrate the 154th anniversary of the birth of that countrys independence leader, Jose Marti. For today a party is foreseen for the children in the Square of the Revolution, a veiled one to wait January 28 in the native house of the street Paula, and tomorrow Sunday the CTC summoned to a voluntary work in the whole country Read More

The Gaspar Jorge Garcia Gallo award handed in to a report on Cultural Studies

The report on Cultural Studies, Culture and Community Development, by Universidad de Oriente, received Gaspar Jorge García Galló Award, summoned in 2006 by Las Villas Main University "Marta Abreu". Read More

Famous ballerina dies in Cuba

Dancer Josefina Mendez, one of the four jewels of the Cuban National Ballet, as she was described by British expert Arnold Haskell, died on Friday after a lengthy illness, sources of the company confirmed. Read More

Leaders fall in Cuba baseball league

Group leaders Pinar del Rio, Sancti Spiritus and Santiago de Cuba all lost night games on Thursday, and only Ciego de Avila, which played a day game, was able to win to go four games ahead in Group C. Read More

January 26th

Homage of Ever Fonseca

La Acacia Gallery inaugurated this weekend the personal exhibition Where the River Flow, homage of the plastic artist Ever Fonseca to his native town Manzanillo, with the presence of the artist. The 20 works included in the exhibition range from the 50 centimeters up to three meters and they were created with different materials like cloth, metal, paper and wood. Read More

Sting sang "Roxanne" for cuban musicians

British bassist and composer Sting sang the emblematic song "Roxanne" before Cuban musicians of the renown of Compay Segundos Group, Carlos Varela, Amaury Pérez, César López, Elmer Ferrer and Síntesis Group, among others, Prensa Latina knew today. The gathering with the ex-leader of The Police, who is in Cuba on a private visit since January 16, took place Thursday at the Club Habana, a beautiful facility located west of the capital. Read More