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December 5th

Cuban Sculptor Jose Villa Soberón received the National Award of Plastic Arts

José Villa Soberón, the author of important figures, such as John Lennon and El caballero de París received the 2008 National Award of Plastic Arts, at the Arts Museum of this capital. Read More

Havana Film Fest Honors Mike Leigh

British filmmaker Mike Leigh will be honored Thursday in the 30th Festival of the New Latin American Film Festival, with the screening of 11 of his most important films. Read More

In Havana: Jojazz 2008 Awards

The gala closing of the Jojazz 2008 young jazz festival took place at the Mella Theater with awards being presented to the winners. Read More

In Santiago de Cuba: Pablo Hernández Research and Information Center Celebrates 6th Anniversary

The Pablo Hernández Balaguer Research and Information Center is not very well-known among local residents. This is perhaps because it is ‘hidden’ inside the building that houses the prestigious Dolores Concert Hall, which stands out prominently for its acoustic, cultural and architectural values.<br /> Read More

December 4th

Cuba: Advanced Technology in Surgery

In spite of being a developing nation suffering a harsh economic blockade, the technology used for surgery in the country is as advanced as that in any other part of the world, according to Dr. Alejandro García, head of the National Surgery Group. Read More

Cuba's National Ballet to Dance The Nutcracker in Canada

Cuba's National Ballet Company will make five presentations of the classic The Nutcracker in Hamilton, Canada, from December 11 through the 14. Read More

CARICOM Leaders to Cuban Event

Fourteen heads of State and Government from the independent Caribbean nations have confirmed attendance to the Third Cuba-CARICOM Summit, to be run December 8 in Santiago de Cuba. Read More

175th anniversary of the birth of Cuban scientist Dr. Carlos J.Finlay

The celebration of the 175th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Carlos J.Finlay, is a good opportunity to remember this great man who dedicated a great part of his life to discover the enigma of yellow fever. Read More

Bolivian president Evo Morales and Cuban Culture minister Abel Prieto met

Bolivian president Evo Morales and Cuban Culture minister Abel Prieto met at Quemado Palace, where they highlighted the two countries´ friendship and solidarity.<br /> Read More

Venezuelan Film in Havana Festival

Venezuelan filmmaker and scriptwriter Alberto Arvelo will debut Wednesday in the 30th Havana Cinema Festival with the movie &quot;Cryano Fernandez,&quot; one of the 22 full-length figure films in contest. Read More