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January 4th

Cuba lowest Latin American infant mortality

Cuba registered the lowest infant mortality rate in Latin America with 5.3 deaths for every 1000 live births in 2006, only surpassed on the continent by Canada, local dailies revealed on Wednesday. Read More

President of the Republic of Panama begins visit to Cuba

YESTERDAY afternoon, January 2, His Excellency Mr. Martín Torrijos Espino, president of the Republic of Panama, arrived in Havana on a working visit. He is accompanied by a group of his collaborators. Read More

January 2nd

Mozart in Martí

In 1875 José Martí attended a concert at a Mexican Conservatory, and while listening to the music, he highly praised Mozarts work Read More

Haiti's leader: cancer has not returned

Haitian President Rene Preval said Friday after undergoing tests in Cuba that his prostate cancer has not returned. Preval, 63, said he would go back to see his Cuban doctors on March 18, but that the health of his prostate was "under control." Read More

Eva Mendes says she resisted 'stereotypical' Hispanic role

Actress Eva Mendes says she first resisted a part in an upcoming movie also featuring Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix and Robert Duvall because it was too stereotypical, but finally relented when the director agreed to adjust her role. Read More

Cuba denounces Saddam Hussein's execution

Cuba on Monday criticized the hanging of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein as "an illegal act," calling for an end to the U.S.-led war in Iraq. "It is political foolishness, an illegal act in a country that has been driven to an internal conflict in which millions of citizens have been exiled or lost their lives," said the Foreign Ministry in a statement. Read More

Cuban singer Pablo Milanes awarded

The Gran Teatro de La Habana award was received by the Cuban singer Pablo Milanes, granted to people or groups that have reached an "extraordinary importance," Read More

Longest drum jam to celebrate life and work of Joel James

The eastern Cuban province of Santiago de Cuba is celebrating the 65th birthday of the late intellectual Joel James with the longest drum jam. Read More

Message from Fidel Castro to the cuban people

It is my most ardent desire that the year 2007 constitute a dawning of hope for our entire people. Long live our Revolution on its 48th anniversary! Read More