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January 16th

Cuban music in search of wider markets

The CD "Breathing Havana" is a sample of what has been called as the contemporary Cuban sound. One of the Cuban CDs that Ive listened to at home over the last few months is titled Breathing Havana, a compilation aimed specifically at the Japanese market through the Omagatoki Corporation. The objective of this album is to take a listen at what is being called the contemporary Cuban sound: musical creations that inherit certain elements from what was the Nueva Trova style, but"consistent with the times we live in" opening up to a range of other musical influences. Read More

Cuba to massive Shanghai Show

Cuba is among the over one hundred countries which have confirmed their participation in the Universal Exhibition of Shanghai, China, scheduled for May1-October 31, 2010, and expected to be attended by about 200 nations and international organizations. Read More

Scientific contributions of cuban university recognized

Jose A. Echevarria Polytechnic Institute of Higher Education was the academic center with the most projects proposed to the Cuban National Forum of Science and Technology Read More

New Havana Club rum factory opens

A new Cuban rum distillery has been inaugurated - the product of a joint venture between Cuban rum maker Havana Club and the French business group Pernod Ricard, the second largest distributor and trader of beverages and spirits in the world. Read More

Cuba continues producing petroleum while insisting on saving

After meeting 2006 plans for oil extraction, Cubans continue working in three dozen wells operated by its national enterprise, CUPET and by associations between the island and foreign companies. Read More

Correa heralds ties with Cuba

Ecuadorian President-elect Rafael Correa has augured a strengthening of the bilateral relations and collaboration with Cuba after meeting with the island s Vice President Carlos Lage. Sunday, in declarations to Cuban journalists, Correa said his nation will import high-quality and low-priced medicines from the Caribbean state to be able to truly offer free public health to his people. Read More

January 14th

Cuba certifies salvadoran Medicine Lab

CECMED, Cuba's medication regulatory agency, has certified the production practices of Lopez Pharmaceutical Labs in El Salvador, guaranteeing that medicines produced there imported by the island fulfill quality, security and efficiency requirements. Read More

Cuba announces new TV News Channel

Cuba s new TV news channel ACN, a new information support with a dynamic vision of Cuban life, was presented Thursday at the 8th National Written Press Festival, that concluded Friday at the Havana Convention Center. Read More

Nicaragua resumes relations with Cuba

Nicaragua's Sandinista President Daniel Ortega on Thursday said his country would resume diplomatic relations with Cuba. Nicaragua maintained diplomatic relations with Cuba during Ortega's first term from 1979 to 1990, but ties were broken after he left the office. Read More

Health trials underway in central Cuba

The Camilo Cienfuegos hospital in central Sancti Spiritus is conducting tests to evaluate the efficiency and safety of four treatments used nationwide, reported Escambray newspaper online. Read More