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January 10th

Cuba Alba projects made progress

Twenty hospitals, schools and policlinics, in what were formerly high school dorms, are now providing services in Jaguey Grande, western Matanzas Province, to the Bolivarian Alternative of the Americas (ALBA). Read More

Casa de Las Americas lit award begins

With over 400 written works from 18 countries competing in five genres, the 48th Casa de las Americas Literature Award, one of the most prestigious in Latin America, began on Tuesday. Read More

Cuban psychiatric innovator honored

Doctors and patients paid emotional tribute Tuesday to the late Dr. Eduardo Bernabe Ordaz Ducunge, who radically altered psychiatric care in Cuba, a labor recognized in Latin America and the rest of the world. Read More

January 9th

Vocabulary of cuban students published

The text Léxico activo-funcional del escolar cubano (the Active-Functional Lexicon of Cuban Students) is a comprehensive work of research on the vocabulary of students from second to sixth grade in urban and rural areas of ten Cuban provinces. Read More

El Sombrero Azul, new project for children

The project for Children El Sombrero Azul (The Blue Hat), conformed by singers and musicians gathering drama and singing to show the most relevant events in the literature for children. Read More

5th Ibero-American Colloquium "From the Papyrus to the Virtual Library"

The 5th Ibero-American Colloquium "From the Papyrus to the Virtual Library", summoned by Casa de las Americas, will be taking place from March 12th-16th, 2007. Read More

Attractive exhibitions at the National Fine Arts Museum

With attractive exhibitions coming from Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla, Cubans Rocío García and Nelson Domínguez and the French artist Gérard Fromanger, the National Fine Arts Museum (MNBA), opens the 2007 Read More

XI edition of the Longina Trova Festival

With the attendance of about 40 authors and singers from the entire island, since January 4 to 9 is currently running the XI edition of the Longina Trova Festival. Read More

From Mexico to all of Europe, Cuban music sounds with Bamboleo

Lazarito Valdés and his band Bamboleo, in the middle of the success of the CD Knoct out, performed recently in Mexico and returned to Cuba to share with the Cuban public the festivities for the new coming of the year 2007. In February they will be having a big tour around Europe. Read More

Cuba develops pregnancy test

Researchers from the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center in the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus have developed a new pregnancy test. The kit, which is produced at the center, has been used since July and has been widely accepted by both doctors and patients, due to its high effectiveness. Read More