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Cuba Shows Record ELO in Chess Olympics

The Cuban man's chess team will participate with 2, 625 ELO points in the World Olympiads, to take place in Dresden, Germany, next November. Read More

Cuba to Plant New Variety of Yucca

Cuban agricultural officials have decided to plant a new variety of yucca called INIVIT 93-4, which is resistant to wind Read More

In Santiago de Cuba: Flagship Santiago Hotel Gets a Facelift

The Melia Santiago Hotel has begun undergoing its most extensive remodelling since the five-star facility was opened 17 years ago, said the manager of the famous Spanish-run complex. Read More

The first album of the Cuban band El Son del Nene

The aim of the album Mi deseo (My desire) (EGREM 2008), by the band Son del Nene has been to reach the son from its traditional sonority to the most contemporary one. Pedro Lugo Martínez (el Nene) achieves a fine melody, supported by one of the classical formats of the genre: the septet. Read More

UN Agency Calls for Review of Biofuel Policy

World food organization head Jacques Diouf spoke of the urgency evaluating this energy alternative and its relationship to the damage it portends for food production Read More

Operating Tent in Cuban Mountains Facilitates Eye Surgery

Cubans who live in the mountains of the easternmost province of the island, Guantanamo, have recovered their sight with the setting up, for the first time, of an operating tent to carry out the Operation Miracle eye-surgery program. Read More

Homage to Cuban Filmmaker Humberto Solas Paid in Chile

Several Chilean filmmakers paid homage to Cuban movie director Humberto Solas, who made the emblematic film La Cantata de Chile (Chile´s Cantata), which shows several crucial events of the South American country´s history. Read More

Cuba Reports Increase in Breast Cancer

More than 2,200 new cases were diagnosed among older women between 50 and 64 years old – who are at great risk Read More

Cuban Back-up Generators Pass the Test

Currently, back-up generators continue guaranteeing energy to hospitals, food production centers and other facilities that provide vital services in Cuba’s Pinar del Río Province<br /> Read More

Cuba Readies for 18th International Book Fair

Preparations for the 18th International Book Fair ‘Cuba 2009’, scheduled for February 12-22 next year, are underway in the Caribbean nation. Read More