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UA professor leads archaeological dig in Cuba

Former UA grad student Paul Noe carefully digs within an excavation square at the site of a former native village in eastern Cuba. Read More

Australia Says It May Accept Guantánamo Bay Detainees

The Australian government might accept some detainees who are released from Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, for resettlement at the request of the United States, but only after a rigorous case-by-case assessment, an Australian newspaper reported on Saturday. Read More

Cuban Parliament Approves State Budget for 2009

The Cuban Parliament passed on Saturday the country's economic and social guidelines and the state budget for 2009, during parliamentary sessions of the 2nd Ordinary Period of the 7th Legislature. Read More

In Cuba: More and More Tourists Prefer Cuba's Jardines del Rey

Cuba's Jardines del Rey consolidated its preference as a major tourist destination a in 2008, surpassing last year's numbers by 6 percent. Read More

Cuban Parliamentarians Assess Economic Impact of the 2008 Hurricanes

Cuba’s Minister of Planning and the Economy, Jose Luis Rodriguez, described hurricanes Gustav, Ike and Paloma as being among the most devastating meteorological phenomena in Cuban history, with a damage valued at 9.2 billion dollars. Read More

Calendar in Honor of Cuban Revolution Issued in New York

The New York's Center of Cuban Studies issued a calendar featuring a collection of posters on the assault on the Moncada garrison, an episode that marked the last stage of the Cuban liberation war. Read More

More than One Thousand New Titles at Cuba Book Fair

More than 1000 new titles and six million copies will be released during the 18th International Book Fair, the first stage of which will be held here in Havana from February 12th through the 22nd, 2009, organizers announced. Read More

In Cuba: 50th Anniversary Website Launched

The national network of Community Computer Centers launched the 50th Anniversary of the Revolution site ( at a ceremony at Havana ´s José Martí Anti-Imperialist Tribune. Read More

The US doctor and clown Patch Adams to plan the creation of Medical schools in Africa

The US doctor and clown Hunter Patch Adams, the creator of laugh therapy, announced here that he is planning to open in his country and in Africa a medical school similar to the one in Cuba. Read More

Complex Economic Situation Led to Large Budget Deficit in Cuba

Cuban Minister of Finances and Prices Georgina Barreiro Fajardo, said on Saturday that the complex conditions in which the Cuban economy developed in the year 2008 led to an increase in expenses and a budget deficit of 4.2 billion dollars. Read More