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January 8th

Praga: Mozart to the beat of salsa

The German trio Klazz Brothers and Cuban duo Percussion will join in Praga to play Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to the beat of Caribbean rhythms. Read More

Cuba's youth newspaper warns against consumerism after rise in holiday shopping

Cuba's official youth newspaper on Sunday reported an increase in holiday toy shopping this year and expressed concern that growing celebration of religious holidays could bring a rise in consumerism on the communist-run island. Read More

Cuban "Operation Miracle" programs restores sight to 10,000 ecuadorians

More than 10,000 eye surgery operations have been carried out in Ecuador under the Operation Miracle program that Cuba is carrying out in several Latin American countries, according to information provided today by government sources. Read More

Haitian author honored in Cuba

Haitian author Laennec Hurbon was given a special award by Cubas Fernando Ortiz Foundation for his research into Haitian ethnography, functions of the Haitian state and his countrys policies. Read More

Two-headed snake found in Cuba

A particular discovery of an odd Santa Maria snake with two living heads impressed even the oldest residents of a small village in Matanza, Cuba. Read More

January 6th

2007 sugar harvest starts in Las Tunas, Cuba

Sugarcane cutting operations have just begun in the areas of the Antonio Guiteras sugar company, in the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas, thus kicking off the 2007 sugar harvest in this territory. Read More

Cuba marks special education anniversary

Cuba celebrated the 45 years of special education on the island Thursday at Dora Alonso School for the Autistic in this capital. Educators were honored at the event as well as health specialists and family members known for taking the students on a path that allows them to develop their maximum potential, reports Granma newspaper. Read More

Energetic revolution in Sancti Spiritus

The radical transformations adopted in Cuba to produce energy-saving electricity constitute an example for the world. Three basic reasons led to determine how to guarantee a stable low-cost electricity distribution: the hurricanes, an inefficient old system and the high prices of the oil in the market. Read More

Cuba travelers back in Louisville

The Henry Wallace Brigade is back in Kentucky. Twenty-three Louisvillians who traveled to Cuba as part of the brigade returned home Wednesday and Thursday. Read More

Dominican ambassador in Cuba praises intensified trade activity

The Dominican Republic today branded as "very positive" the growth in trade with the neighboring Cuban island. Dominican ambassador in Cuba Daniel Guerrero said that numerous of the hotels there consume foods produced in Dominican soil, as well as construction material and furniture manufactured here. Read More