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October 17th

Psychological Damage of Hurricanes and US Blockade of Cuba Examined

“The magnitude of the psychological damage that the blockade has caused to the Cuban family is something still to be studied” Read More

Renowned and Young Cuban Authors Attend Book Fair in Barcelona

A delegation of renowned and young Cuban authors and publishers participated in the 26th International Book Fair ‘Liber 2008’ in Barcelona, Spain. Read More

Cubans Celebrate Cuban Culture Season

The Cuban Culture Season started throughout the island amidst ongoing limitations imposed by the damage inflicted by hurricanes Ike and Gustav, but with stronger expressions of unity and advancement in the nationwide recovery process. Read More

October 16th

Cuba Addresses WTO Council on Crisis

Cuba warned about the effects of the financial crisis on world trade because of the worsening of terms in unequal exchange, credit contraction and the drop of demand. Read More

Cuban Minister Expects Sugar Harvest to Equal Previous Output

Cuba's sugar minister recently stated that the coming sugar harvest would be similar to the previous one, around 1.5 million tons of raw sugar, despite damage inflicted by hurricanes. Read More

Fidel Castro Stresses Actions by Cuban People

Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro stated that it is necessary that young revolutionary internationalists, with deep feelings and willing to act, put on record for history the actions carried out by the Cuban people. Read More

Lincoln Diaz-Balart, Raul Martinez rip each other over Cuba, taxes in District 21 debate

Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart and his Democratic challenger Raul Martinez heatedly clashed over who has the better temperament for serving in Congress during a debate -- being aired at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday -- that is likely to be the last televised exchange between the two. Read More

Spanish King Juan Carlos awarded Cuba's Prima Ballerina Assoluta Alicia Alonso

Spanish King Juan Carlos awarded Cuba's Prima Ballerina Assoluta Alicia Alonso with the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts, granted by the Spanish government to a group of outstanding international figures. Read More

Medicuba-Swiss Brigade Visiting Cuban CDR

The members of the Medicuba-Switzerland brigade talked with neighbors of an urban district as part of the solidarity activities they develop during their stay in Cuba. Read More

Traveling Caribbean Film Festival in France

The traveling Caribbean Film Festival is visiting France again --the second time this year, but with different films. The aim is to strengthen cultural exchange with a country that has produced 12 Nobel Prize winners. Read More